~~OM~~ Bhishma got the boon of “ichcha mrityu” which means you can choose the time of your death. So when Bhishma was shot by arrows from Arjuna, the sun had just moved over the equator into the southern hemisphere. Bhishma was laying there on a be of arrows, shot so many times by Arjuna, he […]
There are also stories from the puranas, and Swamiji masterfully weaves the magic, retelling these with his own brand of wisdom.
~~OM~~ Shantanu had a son Devavrat. And Devavrat was the son of Ganga, and he was the most knowledgable. He had Brihaspati as his Guru, Parashuram taught him how to use weapons. And he had the greatest teachers, he lived in Heaven with Ganga for his formative years and had the best education. And he […]
~~OM~~ Question: What is the importance of Arjuna’s elder brother Karna? Oh, Karna is extremely important. Of course he is the elder brother, he is the sixth of the Pandavas. And Karna of course, he led a very sorrowful life. He had much suffering in his life. And we’ll talk more about that in the […]
~~OM~~ Sita had a vow that she would not touch any other man. So Hanuman came to her and said, “I will take you out of here right now.” And Sita said, “No, no, when Ravana grabbed me by force I was powerless to resist, but I can’t knowingly, willingly touch any other male figure. […]
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