Jai Sriman Narayana !!
Thasya Amathya Gunair Asan Ikshvakuvakosthu Mahathmana: |
Manthrajya: Cha Ingithacha: Cha Nithyam Priya Hithe Ratha: ||
Vidhya Vinitha Himath: Kushala Niyathendriya: ||
Srimantha: Cha Mahathmana: Sashthranjya Dhruda Vikrama: |
Kirthimantha: Pranihitha Yatha Vachana Karina: ||
Theja: Kshama Yasha: Praptha: Sthimath Purva Abhibashina: |
The illustrious Sage Valmiki describes the brilliance of Minister’s of Assembly of Emperor Dasaratha as highly devoted to their King and the welfare of his Kingdom. These great souls where superior in every sense, they were highly skillful and responsible. There were eight ministers in the assembly such as Dhristi, Jayantha, Vijaya, Surashtra, Rashtravardhana, Akopa, Dharmapala, and Sumantra were relentlessly served their glorious King. Two venerable saints prominent in Vedic rituals, Vashishta, Vamadeva and a few more ministers of scholastic skills was the chief of priestly affairs of King Dasaratha. The reverential ministers of religious assembly were Suyajna, Jabali, Kashyapa, Gautama, Markandeya, Dheergayu and Kathyayana, a few of elderly scholars were well taken care of the ancestral rituals of King Dasaratha. All of them were highly intellectual, gracious, perfect control over their senses, prominent in all science, courageous and deserved utmost reverence. They were righteous, always speaks truth, good control over their anger and there was no greed in them. They had thorough knowledge about the past, present and future about the Kingdom of Ayodhya and its affairs. They were highly efficient to carry out the ministerial works; if situation arises they don’t hesitate to punish their own progeny. There was no manipulation in collection of funds and in the allocation of army personnel, they were valorous with great enthusiasm, all of them of were duty bound and no one is tortured until and unless deserved to be punished, they were efficient administrators of political science and protectors of subjects and their Kingdom. They don’t maltreat the Brahmins and Kshtriyas to fill the treasury, punishments will be imposed upon the offenders after considering their strength and weakness. The ministers were dedicated, righteous, and perfect administrators of the Kingdom. They were not evil minded or don’t look for other man’s wife, in this manner a perfect peace prevailed in the city. The army personnel of King Dasaratha were diligently dressed with watchful eyes, always cautious in the interest of the Kingdom and its subjects. They possessed virtues, intelligence and skill from their mentors famous in the neighboring countries as well. They acquired opulence through their versatile and virtuous nature. They were gentle articulators/communicators, reliable, capable to execute strategies of high confidentialities and put into practice even the micro-affairs of the Kingdom. King Dasaratha ruled the great city of Ayodhya with the assistance of glorious army personnel and Ministers of Assembly. King Dasaratha was a generous ruler wisely observed the welfare of his subjects and protected righteousness in his country. He successfully ruled this great city which becomes renowned among all three worlds. King Dasaratha ruled his Kingdom like Lord Indra, he never encountered with the forces of superior or equal in kinship, his provincial Kings were passive after witnessing the valor of him. King Dasaratha sparkled in the brilliance of Aditya with the association skillful and efficient ministers of Assembly who were always on the lookout for the welfare of their King, Kingdom and its subjects.
Jai Sriman Narayana !!