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16 qualities of Sri Rama that everyone needs to know
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16 qualities of Sri Rama that everyone needs to know

Lord Rama, the Maryada Purushottam, is closely translated in English as a “respected gem among men”, aka the perfect man. He is considered to be ideal even among the enemies of his time. He is best known for – values, conduct, character, relationship, and what not? Of course, anything under the sun that we can…

Story of Agastya Muni, a deva cursed by Indra saved mankind
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Story of Agastya Muni, a deva cursed by Indra saved mankind

Introduction The mighty sage to whom the mountain bowed, and who drank the sea empty. He humbled the arrogant and punished the demons. He is the symbol of man’s heroism and confident strength. Agasthya What a wonderful sight the star-studded sky is! We want to go on gazing at it forever, don’t we? We can…

Story of Sant Sakhubai, a devotee who Vittala himself helped
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Story of Sant Sakhubai, a devotee who Vittala himself helped

Introduction A devotee of Panduranga Vittala. Though suffering hardships from a cruel mother-in-law and a foolish husband. She bore it and reposed pure ‘Bhakti’(devotion) in Lord Vittala who, for her sake, served her people and transformed them. A poor man and his wife lived in a town near Pandharapur. Though poor, they were leading a…