lacks in right direction and decision; so it falls, cries and licks its own
wounds much to its humiliation and disadvantage; but
maturity-guarded action not only reaches the goal safe, but paves the way for
safe journey to others and thereby illumines the world. It fills the world with
concord, grace, and bliss. If mothers-the moulders and first gurus of mankind show the right path, nothing goes amiss, nor their progeny
ever suffer. As is
the mother so is the product - the matriarchy, if properly respected proves
safer than theocracy, for the simple reason, her physical presence, or invisible
inspiration works miracles and brings credit to the country. Hence 3Lakshmana's
yearning to be 4Soumitri in every life if possible, for her guidance acted like
oil to the lamp of his life. Though figures less among the three wives of
5Dasaratha, her soul reached the highest peak and transformed itself into a
treasure inexhaustible. Her simple yet sublime advice speaks volumes and lights
2) the third wife of king Dasaratha.
3) One of the brothers Lord Sri Rama.
4) Son of Sumitra.
5) King of Kosala.