[Advaita-l] Ref Check: Valmiki Ramayana Verse ( F/U to Re: Ramesh - Namaste)

Murali Karamchedu murali_m_k at msn.com
Mon Jan 15 12:30:59 CST 2007

Amuthan <aparyap at ...> writes:

>a similar verse (again from the same source) is in udyoga parva 178.24
>which goes as follows:
>'gurorapyavaliptasya kAryAkAyamajAnataH.
>  utpathapratipannasya kAryaM bhavati shAsaNam..'
>interestingly, the above verse also seems to occur in shrImad vAlmIki
>rAmAyaNa. see for instance verse 13 in
>http://www.valmikiramayan.net/ayodhya/sarga21/ayodhyaitrans21.htm. but
>i need to check if this reference is reliable since i wasn't able to
>find it in other versions.

This verse does appear in the Gitapress edition that I have. It is part of
Lakshmana's conversation with Kausalya where he is overwhelmed by anger over
Rama's exile, and at the same time he is trying to assuage Kausalya.

Murali Manohar

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