Chapter – 319– Sri Ramacharitha Manas – Bala Kanda– King Janaka and King Dhasharatha shares mutual love and respect which was beyond description
King Janaka attended the groom’s people individually, and honored them and offered an abundance of gifts. He received the twice-born, Sages, Rishis with great respect and offered charities, prostrated before them seeking perpetual blessings, and stood before them with folded hands and spoke in a pleasant tone “The deities and ascetics gets highly pleased with the pure love and devotion, they are the ocean of compassion and kindness, will it be possible to propitiate the ocean by offering a handful of water?” King Kushakethu, younger brother of King Janaka approached them with folded hands and prayed to King of Kosala, with full of wise and sincere words “Oh! Rajan, the marriage between the princes and princess of Kosala and Mithila brought great fame and respect to us, kindly consider us as your sincere attendants. Oh! Kosalapathi, kindly consider these young girls as your son’s sincere attendants, and foster them with extreme kindness. Oh! Rajan, kindly pardon us for the ignorance to put you in trouble to visit us.” King of Ayodhya, the jewel of the solar race honored the King of Mithila and Kushakethu, and offered an abundance of gifts in return, the mutual respect, and love shared by the King of Mithila and King of Ayodhya was beyond description, their hearts overflown with love and respect for each other, the deities showered flowers on them. King Dhasharatha along with preceptors, followed by a huge number of twice-born reciting Vedic chants, sounds of divine musical instruments, returned to the fortress arranged for him to stay, the celestial showered flowers in extreme delight. Sage Vashishta instructed the brides and grooms to conduct the worship of family deities eventually led them to the place where the deities have been installed before the wedding ceremonies were begun.
Sanmani Sakala Barath Aadhara Dhana Binaya Badayi Kai |Pramudhitha Mahamuni Brindha Bandhe Pooji Prema Ladayi Kai || Siru Nayi Deva Manayi Sab San Kahatha Kara Samputa Kiya | Sura Sadhu Chahath Bhau Sindhu Ki Thosha Jala Anjali Dhiya || Kara Jori Janaku Bahori Bandhu Sametha Kosalaraya So | Bole Manohara Bayana Sani Saneha Seela Subhaya So || Sambandha Rajan Ravare Ham Bade Ab Sab Bidhi Bhaye | Yehi Raja Saja Sametha Sevak Janibe Binu Gaya Liye || Ye Dharika Paricharika Kari Palibi Karuna Nayi | Aparadhu Cchamibo Boli Padaye Bahuth Hau Tityo Kayi || Puni Bhanukula Bhooshana Sakala Sanmana Nidhi Samadhi Kiye | Kahi Jathi Nahi Binathi Paraspara Prema Paripoorana Hiye || Brindharaka Gana SumanaBarisahi Rau Janavasehi Chale | Dhundhubi Jaya Dhuni Bedha Dhuni Nabha Nagara Kauthuhala Bhale|| Thab Sakhi Mangala Gana Karatha Muneesa Aayasu Payi Kai | Dhulaha Dhulahininha Sahitha Sundhari Chali Kohabar Playi Kai ||