Rama’s Coronation

ariyaNai anuman thaanga, angadhan udaivaaL Endha,
bharathan veNkudai kavikka, iruvarum kavari pattra
virai seRi kuzhali Onga, veNNaiyur sadaiyan thangaL
marabuLOr kodukka vaangi vasittanE punaindhaan mouLi

photo: dailyo.com

The coronation of Rama is described by the Tamil poet Kanban in a beautiful word picture that paints the scene of Hanuman, Angada and Rama’s brothers holding the regalia of royalty as Vashishta, the royal guru, places the crown on Rama’s head.

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