“May Indra protect you on the East, may Yama protect you on the South and Varuna on the West and Kuvera on the North.” (Sita Devi speaking to Lord Rama, Valmiki Ramayana, Ayodhya Kand, 16.24)
It’s moving-in day. It was a longtime coming. Enough of living with others. It was nice to have close friends and family around, but you needed some space. You have your own family to start, so it’s nice to get a little privacy, some separation.
When you enter the new dwelling, you are thankful. You appreciate the ability to live in such a place. The wise person is grateful for every day they remain alive, because no results in life are guaranteed. Under the influence of ahankara, the false ego, the individual thinks they are the sole doer, but that is not the case. The modes of…
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