“I am faithfully engaged in the service of Rama, who is a lion among men [nrisimham], has a broad chest and powerful arms, who treads the earth like a lion and who is like a lion in prowess.” (Sita Devi speaking to Ravana, Valmiki Ramayana, Aranya Kand, 47.35)
Life giving you trouble lately? The pack mentality striking against you, when deep down you know they are wrong? Need some courage in dealing with belligerent people, who can be found in the oddest of places, like the doctor’s office, the supermarket, or even the car dealership? Let the occasion of Rama Navami lift you up.
As since time immemorial the downtrodden, the distressed, and the helpless have put their faith in God, so the Vedas describe Him in many ways that point to His amazing strength. Since His transcendental attributes, gunas, are beyond comprehension…
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