Jai Sriman Narayana !!
Kosalo Nama Mudhitha: Spheetho Janapadho Mahan|
Nivishta Sarayu Theerey Prabhuth Dhan Dhanyavan ||
Ayodhya Nama Nagari Thathra Asitha Loka Vishrutha |
Manuna Manava Indrena Ya Puri Nirmitha Swayam ||
The illustrious Sage Valmiki describes the splendor of the Kingdom of Ayodhya, there was a righteous King Sagara from the clan of Ikshvaku Dynasty, and this glorious clan was initiated by Prajapathis and his sixty thousand sons. The legend of Ramayana originated from the highly revered and victorious clan of Ikshvaku. This great epic Ramayan narrates about the Dharma/righteousness, Artha/prosperity and Kama/desires should not be overlooked. There was a grand Kingdom of Kosala situated on the river banks of Sarayu, It was flourished with rich natural resources and the people were lived a blissful life in this Kindgom. This renowned city was built by Manu, who was the foremost ruler of mankind. This glorious city has well equipped freeways of 12 Yojana at length and 3 Yojana as its breadth. The royal pathways are stunningly marvelous bedecked with flowers. King Dasaratha made this great city as his abode, just like Lord Indra made heaven as his abode. This great city has classy portico, stylish gateways, finely constructed buildings etc.. stacked with all kind of machineries, weapons, bastion and armaments and the inhabitants were craftsmen, writers and spokespersons. The city of Ayodhya accommodates dancers and theater personalities; it has beautiful gardens full of mango trees and its fort-wall as a cincture to it. This city is impossible to trespass or invade surrounded by the deepest moats as its protective shield; it has immense collection of horse, camels, cows and elephants. The Kings of neighboring cities pay their dues to City of Ayodhya. This great city has attractive buildings and skyscrapers decked with precious gem which has the close resemblance to the City of Amaravati, capital city of Lord Indra. This city has the design of a game board, where heaps of gems are crammed, beautiful women flawlessly moves around through the multi-storied buildings like a picture square. The dwelling places constructed in the land are well utilized and there was no famine and the water tastes like sugarcane juice. This unique city reverberated with the sounds of divine instruments like drums, cymbals, Veena, Mrudangam, etc…it was filled with the sages, ascetic and righteous people on Earth. The people were so compassionate and skillful in archery; they don’t attack a person who has no predecessor or successor in the family and they don’t target their opponent by listening to the sound. They attack lions, tigers and wild boars with their sharp weapons or by hand. This greatest City was perfect in all sense; it has thousands of archers and great warriors to protect, King Dasaratha made this city as his Abode. This city was sanctified with the presence of Vedic Scholars who always encourages the fire sacrifices, virtuous Brahmin scholars and their disciples, great saints and holy men and honorable people perform charities.
Jai Sriman Narayana !!