Chapter – 294– Sri Ramacharitha Manas – Bala Kanda– Several auspicious omens were witnessed by the people in the wedding procession
The young and talented princes mounted on the horses made their stallion dance to the tune of kettle drums, the accomplished dancers took great pleasure in it. The marriage procession was beyond description, people could witness several auspicious omens, the blue-necked bird nibbled its grain from the left of the procession is considered as auspicious, cow and calf appeared on the right of the paddy field, mongoose witnessed by all, soft and cool breeze was blowing towards the promising direction, Sumangali/un widowed women were seen with the pitcher on her head, holding the arm of the child walking away, and the calf was seen sucking milk from the udder of mother cow, a herd of deer appeared from nowhere to witness the wedding procession, all that was considered as auspicious omen by the people assembled, wife of Bhramin blessed the procession, Shyama bird was seen seated on the tree left to the procession, a villager was seen with the pitcher of curd on the head was holding a bunch of fishes on his hand, two Vedic Brahmins holding scriptures was seen walking towards the procession were considered as one of the most promising omens.
Thuraga Nachavahi Kuara Bara Akani Mridhanga Nisana | Nagara Nat Chithavahi Chakitha Dagahi Na Thala Bandhan ||
Banayi Na Baranath Bani Baratha | Hohi Saguna Sundhara Subhadhatha || Chara Chashu Bama Dhisi Leyi | Manahu Sakala Mangala Kahi Dheyi || Dhahina Kaga Sukhetha Suhava | Nakula Dharasu Sab Kahu Pava || Sanukoola Baha Thribidhi Bayari| Saghat Sabala Aava Bara Nari || Lova Phiri Phiri Dharasu Dhekhava | Surabhi Sanmukha Sisuhi Piava || Mrigamala Phiri Dhahini Ayi | Mangala Gana Janu Dheenhi Dhekhayi || Cchemakari Kaha Chema Biseshi | Syama Bama Sutharu Par Dhekhi || Sanmukha Aayau Dhadhi Aru Meena | Kara Pusthaka Dhuyi Bipra Prabeena ||