Chapter – 340– Sri Ramacharitha Manas – Bala Kanda– The arrival of the Jewel of Raghu clan, King Dhasharatha to the city of Ayodhya
The four mothers holding the golden trays full of Mangaladhravya on their lotus hands, joyfully proceeded towards to meet their sons and brides at the entrance, were longing to shower immense love and affection on them, it was the moment of tremendous bliss which was beyond description. Soon, the sky filled with the freshly formed clouds of the month of Shravana, deities showered flowers from the heaven which resembled the swoop of herons taking flight in the sky. The rainbow resembled the festoons of jewels of seven colors, beautiful ladies in stunning clothing and jewels, appeared on the terrace to get a glimpse of the newlyweds resembled the flash of lightning, the loud noise of drums resembled thunder, the line of mendicants, penniless, stood watching in awe resembled the Chathaka, frogs, and peacocks. The deities showered the rain in the form of rich perfumes, that kindled joy in the hearts of the people like paddy crops. Sage Vashishta after perceiving the arrival of the auspicious moment advised the jewel of Raghu’s clan, King Dhasharatha to enter inside the city of Ayodhya. The King Dhasharatha followed by his ministers and twice-born, contemplating upon Lord Shambhu, Goddess Bhavani, and Lord Ganesha stepped into the city of Ayodhya.
Kanaka Thara Bhari Mangalanhi Kamala Karahni Liya Math | Chali Mudhitha Paricchani Karana Pulaka Pallavitha Gatha ||
Dhoopa Dhooma Nabhu Mechaka Bhayau | Savana Dhana Ghamandu Janu Dayau || Suratharu Sumana Sala Sura Barashahi | Manahu Balak Avali Manu Karashahi || Manjula Manimaya Bandhanivare | Manahu Pakaripu Chapa Savare || Pragatahi Dhoorahi Atanha Para Bhamini | Charu Chapala Janu Dhamakahi Dhamini || Dhundhubi Dhuni Ghana Garjani Ghora | Jachaka Chathaka Dhadhura Mora || Sura Sugandha Suchi Barashahi Bari | Sukhi Sakala Sasi Pura Nara Nari || Samau Jani Guru Aayasu Dheenha | Pura Prabesu Raghukulamani Keenha || Sumiri Sambhu Girija Ganaraja | Mudhitha Maheepathi Sahitha Samaja ||