नैव लोभान्नमोहाद्वा नह्यज्ञानात् तमोन्वितः । सेतुं सत्यस्य भेत्स्यामि गुरोः सत्यप्रतिश्रवः ॥

श्रीमद्वाल्मीकिरामायणे अयोध्याकाण्डे नवोत्तरशततमस्सर्गः (१७ श्लोक)

Replying to Jabali Maharshi ShriRaama spoke this wonderful shloka that illustrates His firmness in following Satyam:

“Owing to Lobham (of ruling the kingdom), or Moham (of pleasing my dearest brother Bharata), or (anyother such) Agnyaanam, now I cannot leave my promise and my father’s promise”.

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