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Lessons on Success in Life from Hanuman’s Search for Sita – Swami Swaroopananda

Hanuman’s fruitful search for Sita, who represents not only material success but also spiritual peace and harmony, is a perfect example of how every person can achieve success in one‘s life. When Vanara sena looked across the shore, saw that 800 miles had to be crossed, they sat back, and thought about their limitations and inability to perform. They thought the feat to be impossible due to their failures in the past, or the fear of the future as to how they would face the situation in Lanka. None of them dared to take the leap. Single MindednessHanuman’s single-mindedness towards his goal did not make him sit back but rather carry on with confidence taking the Name of the Lord. When the goal is noble one should set out for achieving it without any hesitation and one will recognize within oneself a source of infinite strength.There were three obstacles that Lord Hanuman had to face in his journey towards success. RestFirst was the mighty mountain - Mynaaka - not obstructing his way by…