Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 30 Aug 2011 10:14 and updated at 30 Aug 2011 10:14


vrm.1.1 "This Ramayana is holy, sin eradicating, merit endowing, and conformable with the teachings of all Vedas.
vrm.1.1 "Any man who reads this lifespan enriching narrative of actuality, Ramayana, the peregrination of Rama, he will be enjoying worldly pleasures with his sons and grand sons and with assemblages of kinfolks, servants etc.
vrm.1.1 "A man reading this Ramayana happens to be a Brahman, one from teaching class, he obtains excellency in his speech, and should he be Kshatriya person from ruling class, he obtains land lordship, and should he be Vyshya person from trading class, he accrues monetary gains, and should he be a Shudra person from working class, he acquires his personal excellence.
vrm.1.1 Thus Sage Narada gave a gist of Ramayana to Sage poet Valmiki.
vrm.1.2 b a "As long as the mountains and even rivers flourish on the surface of the earth, so long the legend of Ramayana will flourish in this world.
vrm.1.2 Born is an intuition in that great sage and contemplated soul asserting that "I will compose entire Ramayana, the epic, in suchlike verses.
vrm.1.3 On hearing the essence of Ramayana from Sage Narada, which is abound with probity and prosperity, and a propitious one too, that virtue souled Valmiki started searching for further known details in the legend of that dexterous Rama.
vrm.1.3 Valmiki sitting on a sacred grass mat, whose apices are towards east, touched waters, and made his palms adjoined in reverence, and then by his yogic insight started to search comprehensively, for the narrative course of Ramayana.
vrm.1.3 Discerning all of Ramayana in its actuality by his yogic prowess that highly intellectual Valmiki pioneered to author all of the legend of Rama, for Rama is a delighter of all in all worlds, and whose legend is abounding with the real functional qualities of earthly pleasures and prosperities, and which clearly elaborates the meaning of probity and its operative qualities, and thus this legend is like an ocean replete with such gems called thoughts, and an ear pleasing legend, as well.
vrm.1.4 The godly saint Valmiki composed Ramayana on Rama s retrieving kingdom, wording admirably and meaningfully.
vrm.1.4 Sage Valmiki said Ramayana in twenty four thousand verses, in six hundred chapters, in six books, likewise an end piece too.
vrm.1.4 On seeing that pair intellectuals who are proficient in Veda s that self reliant sage Valmiki made those two to memorize the epic, as the epic Ramayana is composed only to reinforce the import of Veda s, as an ancillary.
vrm.1.4 That sage with observed sacred vows has rendered the entire epic in the name of Ramayana Sublime Legend of Seetha and elimination of Ravana
vrm.1.5 Once upon a time, under which victorious kings this entire earth with all its islands is there, starting from Prajapati among which kings there is one named Sagara, who deepened the oceans, and whom his sixty thousand sons were fencing in when he is set out for action in the dynasty of such of those Ikshvaku kings this highly revered and reputed epic Ramayana is originated.
vrm.1.5 Being such a legend, we two wish to relate this Ramayana entirely and completely from the beginning, which is endowed with the values and means of probity, prosperity, and pleasure seeking.
vrm.6.128 On hearing this epic of Ramayana and all the episode of victory of Rama, who was unweary in his actions, a person gets longevity to life.
vrm.6.128 There is no doubt that the listener and the reader of this entire Ramayana will get lordship and the birth of a son.
vrm.6.128 By listening to this Ramayana, the forefathers forever get pleased.
vrm.7.106 "Do ye carefully and delightedly sing the whole of Ramayana in the highly holy hermitages, of the Rishis, in the homes where perpetual fire is kept up by the Brahmanas, in streets and palaces, at the gate of Rama s house, in the sacrificial arena and before all Ritvikas.
vrm.7.106 And eating all those sweet fruits that are on the summit of the mountan near our hermitage, do ye engage in chanting the sweet Ramayana.
vrm.7.106 If Rama, the lord of earth, invites you to sing the Ramayana, you may fearlessly sing it there in due notes and measures before the assembled ascetics.
vrm.7.106 During the day do ye sing, in your sweet voice, Twenty sections out of many I have laid in the Ramayana consisting of many slokas.
vrm.7.107 Thereupon taking leave from business for some time and inviting the great ascetic Valmiki, kings, learned men, persons well versed in Nyaya, Puranas and science of words, all old men, twice born ones, those conversant with the signs of music, Brahmanas desirous of hearing the Ramayana, persons deep read in palmistry, Gandharvas, citizens, all those who have mastered the use of words, letters and Samasas, those who have studied well metres, those well informed in the science of music, those well versed in astronomy, those who are well up in the knowledge of rites and ceremonies, those expert in the despatch of business, logicians whose fame has spread far and wide, those well versed in reasonings and arguments, poets, historians, Vedic Brahmanas, painters, and songsters Rama resquested Lava and Kusa lovingly to sing the song before the assembly.
vrm.7.107 He heard the Ramayana sung by Kusa and Lava, gifted with musical characteristics, consisting of sections, vowels, and consonant and enchanted in accompaniment with the music of a stringed instrument.
vrm.7.111 O Rama, this first epic poem, Ramayana, has been composed describing thy works.

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