In the 1540s, Sri Vadiraja Tirtha went on a tirtha yatra to Ayodhya. While there he composed a shloka describing that sacred land of the Hindus. He said: “ayOdhyA nAma nagarI bhAti sAdhvI vadhUriva | vanaM gatasyApi tasya pAdukE yA$karOt patiM” "The town of Ayodhya appears resplendent like a chaste wife (woman). That city which... Continue Reading →
Agnipariksha is on; Rama shall soon reunite with Sita!
The erudite Sri @upanishadist has written a wonderful post on the ongoing Rama Janma Bhoomi issue, asking if Sri Rama shall return to his home at last. It is a very moving, emotional piece. Although a far lesser mortal, I too felt compelled to write a few words on this issue. Not because it is... Continue Reading →