February 2021

Story of Kubja

Importance of Bhakti | Association of pure devotees | Story of Kubja | Shandilya Bhakti Sutra-07

Bhakti is universal and the highest of all mellows. Jnana can only be considered as a variation within Bhakti, as a by product of deep Bhakti. Jnana devoid of Bhakti can never bring total fulfilment. Bhakti revolves around appreciation of the Supreme Personality of Godhead to the exclusion of everything else. Even in the entire creation, the thing of beauty is in the Creator alone. This is the central theme of Bhakti.

Vishwamitra asks Dasharath to send Rama with him

Vishwamitra asks Dasharath to send Rama with him | Vishwamitra Ram Lakshmana | Valmiki Ramayan-11

The conversation between Sage Vishwamitra and King Dasharath about sending Sri Rama to the forest along with the sage has many dimenisons. The event displays the love of a father towards His son, the Supreme Personality. It displays Bhakti, because the son is none other than the Supreme Personality of Godhead. The sage on the other hand is concerned about establishing that the small boy is the Supreme Person while Dasharath is happy with this cognisance that the boy is just his son.