Sri Rama told Sita Devi: “See, I have built this bridge along the sea which will in future become a place of worship. Whoever comes to this pilgrimage and worships Me will have his sins reduced to ashes. Therefore, you must look at this site carefully and shower your blessings, so that devotees are receive maximum benefits from it.”
Common man when overpowered by lust, commits regressive activities while spiritual love, devotion or Bhakti endows one with progression in both spiritual and material field of life. Spiritually one is able to focus on the goal of life while materially one gains more charge of one’s own life without giving in to the flimsiness of the mind.
Marriage mantras are significant. They sanctifying thought, word, deeds and body of the couple. There are several rituals that deal at various platforms, on the gross physical body as well as on the subtle and aatmic levels.
The breaking of the Shiva Dhanush, in Sita Swayamvar is a very memorable event in Ramayana. This marks the union of the eternal couple, Sri Rama and Sita Devi. Along with Sri Rama's marriage, his brothers also get married to the sisters of Sita Devi.
Ramacharitmanasa elucidates the glorious pastimes of Sri Rama. Ramayana was composed by Sage Valmiki who incarnated in the form of Goswami Tulsidas to reveal the Ramacharitmanas.
One often misinterprets the words culture and tradition. One fails to link these commonly used words to the spirit. For this reason, these words have lost all worth and ,meaning. It is important to rediscover the true sense in the word culture, before trying to promote this word any further.
To appreciate the Ramayana, one needs to hear the Ramayana from the lotus mouth of a pure devotee of Lord Rama. Sri Rama is the Lord of Lords and hearing His glories is the surest way, available and open to all in this Iron age, that can easily take one across the ocean of nescience.
It is important to understand, how the Ramayana began. One should understand the greatness of the work, the greatness of the one, who has authored this scripture. One should know about the spiritual masters who have been the driving force behind this work , that continues to maintain the balance of the world even today and shall continue to do so for eternity.
Unless one understands the structure of the Vedic scriptures, one shall be very confused about the way in which Sanatana Dharma has been configured. It is important to understand the position of the original works of the Vedic scriptures, so as to appreciate the deep philosophy and mystery of the life process, which is documented in every detail within these works.
Unless the science behind a subject is understood, the subject remains a mystery. The subject shall always be a challenge. Unless the mind is applied, a scientific study cannot be carried out. For consciousness to participate and to get directed one requires the mind to get totally involved. It is the mind that grasps a subject. Spirituality is no different. Without the mind being applied, spirituality can never begin