It is important to understand the language and the words of the Lord as expressed in our Vedic Shastras. Many people feel that the Vedic Shastras are a dogma or a cult that promotes religion with a narrow mindset. The reality is far from it. The words in the Scriptures reflect the genuine concern of the Lord for people who care to be genuine and are ready to follow a life of Truth for the sake of liberation. The Lord does not pass a decree for everyone but is careful in delineating a path for the truly interested beings. When one takes up every word of the Lord, the possibilities of liberation open up, just as the night opens up with the first rays of the sun.
The glory of Sri Laxmana is perhaps the most important aspect of the Ramayana. Sri Laxmana is personfied Time and He is present with us at all times, as we continue to live our lives on earth. Understanding Sri Laxmana is an important aspect of our earhly life.
It is important to understand the concept of Time, if we are to get a hang on what is happening with us in Life. Time is represented as the great Lord Sheshanaga, as Lord Laxmana in the great epic Ramayana.
Conditioning of the mind, is inevitable. However, we have taken this "natural" process very lightly, Our secret of happiness lies captive in this auto-piloted process of conditioning.
Lying, today has become a way of life today. Nobody has been spared of this habit. People are more concerned about its short-term gains than its long-term ill effects. That is more disturbing