18 Wonderful Praises on Lord Sri Rama

Rama Lakshman Janaki in Exile no-watermark

Rama Lakshman Janaki in Exile no-watermark

Lord Rama is one of the precious avatars of Lord Vishnu, and though he had incarnated before several lakhs of years, yet he is remembered for his good qualities like giving respect to father’s words, showing affection on everybody and kindly treating even his servants as his own family members etc. In this avatar, mostly he didn’t show his divine form similar to Lord Krishna, and he lived like a normal person.

Rama avatar is very much praised by the people since Vedic times, and it is very good to read the Ramayana regularly, in order to get rid from the day to day problems in our lives.Lord Rama is very much liked by his devotees due to his simplicity and generosity. Though Lord Hanuman is a Vanara, but Lord Rama didn’t see about his clan and about his appearance, but treated him like his own brother, and gave much respect to him.

There are lot of Slokas written in praise of Lord Rama by many saintly and holy people, but among those, the 18 praises on Lord Rama looks more attractive and beautiful, since it describes about glory of Lord Rama, and it also tells about his significance.

The 18 praises on Lord Rama are as follows:-

1. Oh Lord Rama, the pious son of Dasarata and Ma Kausalya, who looks like Lord Indra and Chandra with regard to beauty. I bow before you, and offer my humble salutations to you. Please accept my prayers and fulfill my wishes.

2. Oh Lord Rama, the marvellous King of Ayodhya, who look like the divine Parijatha flower in the heaven. I bow before you, and offer my humble salutations to you. Please accept my prayers and fulfill my wishes.

3. Oh Lord Rama, the pious consort of Ma Sita, who was a brave warrior. I bow before you, and offer my humble salutations to you. Please accept my prayers and fulfill my wishes.

4. Oh Lord Rama, the Divine avatar of Lord Vishnu, who was a humble king, and the one, who gives good respect to the elders and the sages. I bow before you, and offer my humble salutations to you. Please accept my prayers and fulfill my wishes.

5. Oh Lord Rama, you appear similar to Yama before your enemies, and you appear as Lord Indra before your devotees. I bow before you, and offer my humble salutations to you. Please accept my prayers and fulfill my wishes.

6. Oh Lord Rama, you have killed powerful demons like Kara and Dushana at your young age itself, and you have restored peace in the world. I bow before you, and offer my humble salutations to you. Please accept my prayers and fulfill my wishes.

7. Oh Lord Rama, through your excellent archery skills, you have killed Vali, and made Sugriva as the king of Kishkinta. I bow before you, and offer my humble salutations to you. Please accept my prayers and fulfill my wishes.

8. Oh Lord Rama, you have given a golden rule and ruled Ayodhya in a prosperous manner, and handled even the problematic things in a simple manner. I bow before you, and offer my humble salutations to you. Please accept my prayers and fulfill my wishes.

9. Oh Lord Rama, you are the king of the kings and the Lord of the Lords, you are like the holy Kamadhenu Cow, who grants boons and satisfies the needs of your devotees. I bow before you, and offer my humble salutations to you. Please accept my prayers and fulfill my wishes.

10. Oh Lord Rama, you are the form of the Vedas, and recitation of your powerful Rama Mantra, is equivalent to reciting several thousands of Vedic Mantras. I bow before you, and offer my humble salutations to you. Please accept my prayers and fulfill my wishes.

11. Oh Lord Rama, you are very compassionate with your people, and you have shown your entire love and affection on everybody. I bow before you, and offer my humble salutations to you. Please accept my prayers and fulfill my wishes.

12. Oh Lord Rama, Lord Hanuman continuously recites your Rama Mantra, and due to that, his powers are increasing day by day. I bow before you, and offer my humble salutations to you. Please accept my prayers and fulfill my wishes.

13. Oh Lord Rama, You are the hero of the great epic Ramanaya, and those who read your life history would be relieved from their troubles, and they would attain great spiritual bliss in their life. I bow before you, and offer my humble salutations to you. Please accept my prayers and fulfill my wishes.

14. Oh Lord Rama, during the time of Ramayana recitation by the Bhagavathas, apart from the listeners, even the trees, animals and birds are delightfully watching the discourse. I bow before you, and offer my humble salutations to you. Please accept my prayers and fulfill my wishes.

15. Oh Lord Rama, by chanting your divine names, I feel as if the divine nectar flows from my mouth directly from the heaven. I bow before you, and offer my humble salutations to you. Please accept my prayers and fulfill my wishes.

16. Oh Lord Rama, your significance cannot be explained in words even by Lord Hanuman, you are such a great, noble and a supreme personality. I bow before you, and offer my humble salutations to you. Please accept my prayers and fulfill my wishes.

17. Oh Lord Rama, among the mighty kings, you are the great Prahalada, and among the sages, you are the holy Bhrigu. I bow before you, and offer my humble salutations to you. Please accept my prayers and fulfill my wishes.

18. Oh Lord Rama, you name and fame would never diminish and would go stronger, due to your good qualities. I bow before you, and offer my humble salutations to you. Please accept my prayers and fulfill my wishes.

Those who read the above praises on Lord Rama, would be relieved from their sins, and would attain salvation after their death.

“JAI SRIRAM”
WRITTEN BY
R.HARISHANKAR

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