कारयित्वा महत् कर्म भर्ता भृत्यमनर्थकम् । अधर्मोयोऽस्य सोऽस्यास्तुयस्याऽऽर्योऽनुमतेगतः ॥

— श्रीमद्रामायणे अयोध्याकाण्डे पञ्चसप्ततितमस्सर्गः (२२व श्लोकमु)

Bharata spoke this note-worthy verse while pledging before Kausalya that he was not involved in sending ShriRaama to the forests:

“If I was involved, then (because of that sin) may I be destined to get the same sin as that person who does not give appropriate salary/wages to those who do service for him”.

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