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Lord Rama's grace
The Lord's avataras are mainly intended to show the world that He is the embodiment of kindness and simplicity. He is Omniscient, Omnipresent and Omnipotent, and yet He is accessible even to the humblest of devotees, and therein lies His greatness, said Vaduvur Veeraraghavachariar in a discourse.
One is struck by Lord Rama's obedience to His father. It is unquestioning. Rama does not have anything negative to say about Kaikeyi. When Kausalya is unable to bear her grief at Rama's departure, Sumantra consoles her, and while doing so, he extols the virtues of Rama. Rama's valour is widely known. Even the Sun will not beat down mercilessly on Him.
What is the need for anxiety regarding Rama, when He has been blessed with celestial weapons, and is renowned for His valour, asks Sumantra. Such are Rama's qualities that it is not just Kausalya who laments the departure of her son. The whole of Ayodhya is plunged in grief. All citizens of Ayodhya grieve when He departs for the forest with Sita and Lakshmana. Those who follow him wonder how they will return to a city that is without Rama. What a void His departure has left!
After Rama has left, Kausalya is even more distraught, and Sumantra offers more words of consolation. He speaks of Sita's endearing qualities too, to Kausalya, and in doing so, highlights some more virtuous qualities of Rama. He says that to Sita, Ayodhya without Rama would be akin to a forest, showing through his words the inseparability of the Divine Couple.
When Jatayu, after fighting Ravana valiantly, is mortally hurt by Ravana and dies, Rama tells Lakshmana that His anguish over the bird Jatayu's death is greater than His anguish over Sita's abduction, showing how compassionate He is. The Lord then performs the last rites for Jatayu. When Sabari sees Rama, she says that she feels the purpose of her birth has been fulfilled only upon her seeing Rama. Thus Rama is loved by everyone, because of His good qualities. So kind is He, that even blades of grass in Ayodhya get moksha, says Kulasekhara Azhvar. Association with Rama is enough to help them attain moksha.-----The Hindu dated 8-12-11
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