Friday, 27 March 2015

Balakandam !! 77. Blissful married life of Rama & Sita !!

Jai Sriman Narayana !!
Gathey Ramey Prashantha Athma Ramo Dhasharathi: Dhanu: |
Varunaya Aprameyaya Dhadhou Hasthey Mahashaya: ||
Abhivadhya Thatho Ramo Vashishta Pramukhan Rishin |
Pitharam Vihvalam Dhrushtva Provacha Raghunandana: ||
Jamadagnyo Gatho Rama: Prayathu Chathurangini |
Ayodhyaya Abhimukhi Sena Thvaya Nathena Palitha ||
Ramasya Vachanam Shruthva Raja Dhasharatha: Sutham |
Bahubhyam Samparishtvajya Moordhani Upaghraya  Raghavam ||
Gatho Rama Ithi  Shruthva Hrushta: Pramudhitho Nrupa: |
Punarjatham Thadha Meney Puthram Athmanam Yeva Cha ||
Dhasharatha Rama was quiet while the departure of Bhargava Rama, later the divine bow of Lord Vishnu was given to Lord Varuna.  Ragunandan reverentially greeted all the Sage Vashishta, assembled Sages and began to speak to his father Dhasharatha “  Rama of Jamadhagni has gone, you are the Lord of the land, you may order the Chathurangasena/warriors to proceed to Kingdom of Ayodhya.”  King Dhasharatha was extremely happy at the words of Rama; he affectionately embraced Raghava and kissed on his forehead.  Listening to the soothing words of Rama about the departure of Bhargava Rama forever, King Dhasharatha considered as it was rebirth of his sons.  Finally,  King Dhasharatha followed by numerous warriors arrived on the pathways to the glorious city of Ayodhya, which was embellished with flowers and various decoratives, reverberating with the divine music.  The people of the city was in a state of ecstacy, prepared to welcome the newly wedded couple and their families with various alluring fresh flowers, fragrances, camphor, vermillion etc…Finally, King Dhasharatha delightfully entered in the glorious well decorated path ways, followed by huge crowd.  As the enormous crowd was delightfully witnessing, illustrious King Dhasharatha like the King Himavantha entered to the palace followed by his sons.  In the palace King Dhasharatha was overjoyed, surrounded by the Kings of other provinces, while Kousalya, Sumithra and Kaikeyi were gleefully receiving their brides.  The womenfolk were received the propitious bride Sita, highly fortunate Urmila and Mandavi and Shruthakirthi, daughters of Kushadhvaja in a grand manner.  All the bride and bridegrooms were attired in majestic clothes engaged in the worship of deities in the sanctum followed by the Vedic chants; they had the resemblance of the ritual fire.  The princesses were reverentially paid obeisance to the elders and respectable people in the family; eventually they followed their husbands to the grand palace chambers.
Rama, Lakshmana, Bharatha and Shathrugna who are well versed in the usage of armaments occupied themselves in the welfare of their Kingdom, assisted their father in the ruling of the Kingdom and looked after the welfare of its people.  King Dhasharatha spoke to Bharatha, son of Kaikeyi, “Your maternal uncle Yudhajith, son of King of Kaikeya came here to take you to his province, you may follow your uncle at the earliest.” and King Dhasharatha bade farewell to Bharatha and Shathrugna.  Bharatha who is virtuous and valorous, reverentially greeted his father, Rama, mother Kaikeyi, Sumithra and Kousalya and proceeded his journey along with Shathrugna to Keykeya province.  The valiant King Yudhajith, delight of King of Keykeya, was extremely happy, journeyed with Bharatha and Shathrugna to his Kingdom.  Rama and Lakshmana immersed in the assistance of his father in ruling the ideal Kingdom, Rama undertook various welfare activities of the people of Ayodhya at the guidance and direction of his father, engaged in pleasing activities with his mothers, immersed in educational activities with his preceptors, and review them time to time.  Rama undertook various welfare activities with utmost honesty and virtue like Lord Brahma, which pleased King Dhasharatha, Brahmins and the subjects of Ayodhya.  Likewise, Rama whose heart was vested with Sita vice versa, he blissfully sported with her many years.  Sita became most beloved to Rama by her virtues and loveliness, and Rama was an ideal husband to her took place twice fold in her heart; they were the idyllic couple who converse their thoughts by their hearts.   Sita/Maithili, who is the personification of goddess and daughter of King Janaka, is the delight of Rama who is the son of Rajarishi/King Dhasharatha, shone like the supreme Lord Vishnu with Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi.
Jai Sriman Narayana !!