Chapter – 286– Sri Ramacharitha Manas – Bala Kanda– The boundless joy in the palace of King Dhasharatha
Sage Vashishta spoke “Oh! Rajan, kindly make immediate arrangements to proceed to the city of Mithila.” King Dhasharatha prostrated before Sage Vashishta and left the hermitage, the messengers were returned to the Kingdom of Mithila, and King returned to his palace and summoned all his consorts and read out the message of King Janaka of Mithila. The women in the palace rejoiced at the news of Rama and Lakshman, further King Dhasharatha explained whatever he had heard from the messengers, soon after there was a huge rush of emotions seen on the faces of Queens assembled, they have started to dance in joy and laughter hurried to different directions for making arrangements for the wedding, the wives of preceptors, elderly family members and Devi Kausalya, Devi Kaikeyi, and Devi Sumithra transported to a state of ecstasy, conducted prayers for the blessings, they repeatedly looked at the message and pressed on their bosom to achieve the coolness from it. King Dhasharatha recollected the various childhood sports of Rama and Lakshman, tears welled up in gratitude remembering the graciousness of Sage Vishwamithra and Sage Vashishta. The queens summoned the Bhramins of the city and offered an abundance of contributions in the form of wealth, cow, grains, money etc. and in returned they blessed the children to achieve appropriate companion as a wedded wife.
Chalahu Begi Suni Guru Bachana Bhalehi Natha Siru Nayi | Bhoopathi Gavane Bhavana Thab Dhoothanha Basu Devayi ||
Raja Sabu Ranivasa Bolayi | Janaka Pathrika Bachi Sunayi || Suni Sandheshu Sakala Harshani | Apara Katha Sab Bhoopa Bakhani || Prema Praphullitha Rajahi Rani | Manahu Sikhini Suni Baridha Bani || Mudhitha Aseesa Dhehi Guru Nari | Athi Anandha Magana Mahathari || Lehi Paraspara Athi Priya Pathi | Hridhaya Lagayi Judavahi Cchathi || Rama Lakhana Kai Keerathi Karani | Barahi Bar Bhoobara Barani || Muni Prasadhu Kahi Dhwara Sidhaye | Raninha Thab Mahideva Bolaye || Dhiye Dhana Anandha Sametha | Chale Biprabara Aasisha Dhetha ||