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Sri Rama & Forest Meditation:

I meditate on Sri Rama staying in the beautiful Panchavati forest during his forest exile with Lakshmana and Devi Sita.

(Valmiki Ramayana - Aranya Kanda 14 - 16)


Sri Rama & Forest Events:

Valmiki Ramayana - Aranya Kanda 14: Sri Rama meeting Jatayu while going towards Panchavati: While Sri Rama was going to Panchavati from Agastya ashrama, He met Jatayu. Jatayu offered to go to Panchavati with them to protect Devi Sita if needed. Sri Rama, Lakshmana, Sita and Jatayu proceeded towards Panchavati.

Valmiki Ramayana - Aranya Kanda 15: Sri Rama settling at Panchavati: Sri Rama selected a place in Panchavati forest where Lakshmana built a parna shala, a beautiful cottage made of bamboos, straws and leaves. Sri Rama settled happily at Panchavati.

Valmiki Ramayana - Aranya Kanda 16): Sri Rama hearing Lakshmana describing Hemanata Ritu at Panchavati: While Sri Rama was staying at Panchavati, the beautiful Hemanta Ritu (Pre-Winter season) arrived. One day Lakshmana described the beauty of Hemanta Ritu to Sri Rama.


Panchavati, Nashik district, Maharashtra Pilgrimage:

Panchavati is identified with Panchavati in the Nashik district of Maharashtra.

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Meditation on Earth and Life: >>

Om, May there be Peace in Heaven,
May there be Peace in the Sky,
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(Shanti Mantra of Upanishad)

Preserve Nature,
And Nature will preserve Us,
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