Chapter – 318– Sri Ramacharitha Manas – Bala Kanda– King Janaka offered an abundance of gifts to his sons-in-law were graciously accepted by King Dhasharatha
The King of Ayodhya/Avadhapathi was extremely delighted to see his four beautiful sons and lovely daughters in law, the illustrious Kings perceived the charming grooms as the Purusharththa/Dharma, Arththa, Kama, and Moksha personified as sons of Dhasharatha and the beautiful daughters in law as the symbol of sacrificial performances, piousness, Yoga, and spiritual practices. Bharatha, Lakshman, and Shathrughna’s marriages were performed exactly the same as the wedding rites performed for Rama. The wealth and richness offered as gifts by King Janaka to his groom was beyond description, the entire wedding Hall was filled with gifts and contributions offered by King Janaka to his sons-in-law in the form of golden ornaments, silk garments, chariots, elephants, horses, several male and female attendants, cows adorned in magnificent golden ornaments. The guardians of different realms envied watching the gifts offered as gifts by King Janaka to his sons-in-law. The King of Ayodhya accepted the gifts offered wholeheartedly, further stored the required items for the brides were transferred to their carts and the rest of them were offered to the needy people. King Janaka with folded hands spoke gentle words to King Dhasharatha.
Mudhitha Avadhapathi Sakala Sutha Bandhunha Sametha Nihari | Janu Paye Mahipala Mani Kriyanha Sahitha Phalachari ||
Jasi Raghubeera Byaha Bidhi Barani | Sakala Kuara Byahe Thehi Karani || Kahi Na Jayi Kacchu Dhayija Bhoori | Raha Kanaka Mani Mandapu Poori || Kambala Basana Bichithra Patore | Bhanthi Bahu Mola Na Thore || Gaja Ratha Thuraga Dhasa Aru Dhasi | Dhenu Alankritha Kamadhuha Si || Basthu Aneka Karia Kimi Lekha | Kahi Na Jayi Janahi Jinha Dhekha || Lokapala Avaloki Sihane | Leenha Avadhapathi Sabu Sukhu Mane|| Dheenha Jachaknhi Jo Jehi Bhava | Ubara So Janavasehi Ava || Thab Kara Jori Janaku Mridhu Bani | Bole Sab Barath Sanmani ||