From the invocation to the conclusion, the poet Tulsidas seeks the grace of Rama and announces over and over again that the final object of his poetic performance is the attainment of bhakti – complete dedication to Rama. The narrative ends with an elaborate discourse on the supremacy of the devotional sentiment .
I have no disciple. I am the servant of the servant of Rama .ramakrishna
The Travancore royal family took a different approach to ruling its territories and managing the properties of the State. The king served as Padmanabha Dasa [who] ruled on behalf of god and swore allegiance only to god. In 1949, Maharaja Chithira Thirunal Rama Varma came close to refusing the post of Rajpramukh because he could not “give oath to the Indian government".
Am a servant of Rama, Accredited to His Court , What for should I Be a Courier of man?
I call him Rama. You can call him by any other name but have faith in him, surrender all worldy desires and passions to his will and without effort, become disciplined and principled.
Unless one cultivates slave-master relationship with the Lord , No one can go across the ocean of this material world . Who is as virtuous a master as Rama? And who is as vicious as I am?
You are so much after this bundle of flesh and bone ? If you had half of that devotion to Rama, your life would be worthy and it will make you immortal .
Tulsidas is a devotee of Rama, who is an emblem of moral values and decorum . Quite naturally, a tone of high seriousness marks his devotional poetry. His bhakti has a sound socio-moral base with a rational background.
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