Many of the meetings in the tales of the Puranas represent important turning points in the field of consciousness. Such was an epic meeting of Sage Valmiki and Sri Brahma. Sri Brahma was the sole inspiration that prompted Sage Valmiki to compose the poetic epic the Ramayana, that has stood the ravages of time and shall continue to stand its ground as long as the sun and the moon rise at the horizon. If one is to connect with one's inner self, the Ramayana can be a means to enable the connection.
It is important to understand the lives of the Sages and Seers of India, by studying them closely. Through this study, one should try to decode the mystery of life. The sages of Sanatana Dharma represent the highest ideals, the very epitome of pure consciousness. When the lives of these sages are studied and assimilated, our journey towards the Absolutely is simplified and the mysteries of life get unraveled with consummate ease