संस्कृतम्

जीवनस्य लक्ष्यमेव संस्कृतस्य वर्धनम्

इयं सीता मम सुता

अब्रवीत् जनको राजा कौसल्यानन्द वर्धनम्।
इयं सीता मम सुता सहधर्मचरी तव॥७३-२६॥
प्रतीच्छ चैनां भद्रं ते पाणीं गृह्णीश्व पाणिना।
पतिव्रता महभागा छाय इव अनुगता सदा॥७३-२७॥
इत्युक्त्वा प्राक्षिपत् राजा मन्त्र पूतं जलं तदा।
साधु साधु इति देवानाम् ऋषीणां वदतां तदा॥७३-२८॥
— श्रीमद्वाल्मीकिरामयणे बालकाण्डः
abravīt janako rājā kausalyāananda vardhanam|
iyaṁ sītā mama sutā sahadharmacarī tava||73-26||
pratīccha caināṁ bhadraṁ te pāṇīṁ gṛhṇīśva pāṇinā|
pativratā mahabhāgā chāya iva anugatā sadā||73-27||
ityuktvā prākṣipat rājā mantra pūtaṁ jalaṁ tadā|
sādhu sādhu iti devānām ṛṣīṇāṁ vadatāṁ tadā||73-28||
— śrīmadvālmīkirāmayaṇe bālakāṇḍaḥ
“Janaka addressed Rama who is the enhancer of his mother Kausalya’s rejoice;
This is Sita, my daughter, she [will] be your follower (companion) in dharma.
Take her wishfully, let safeness/auspicious things betide you, Accept her, holding her hands with yours;
She who is prosperous and husband-devout, will always be abiding you like your own shadow.
Saying thus, King Janaka then poured forth water into the palms of Rama, which was sanctified with mantras;
As the Gods and Sages said “Excellent! Excellent!”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: