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UrmiLa rEkha

rAtri pani mugiMchukoni vIdhi gadilOki vachchiMdi nirmala. nidra paTTaDaM lEdu. pakka gadilO pillaliddarikI mAvagAru katha chebutunnAru. rAmAyaNaM vinipistOMdi. Ayana koMtakoMtagA rOjU rAtri rAmAyaNAnni chebutunnAru. madhya madhyalO pillalu praSnalaDugutunnAru. mAvagAru – rAmuDi vanavAsaM guriMchi chebutunnAru. Ayana cheppE katha nirmala chevulnI tAkutOMdi. A dRSyaM kaLLaku kaTTinaTlugA kanipistOMdAmeku.

 

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chIkaTi paDi chAlA sEpayyiMdi. dAvAnalaMlAMTi vArta rAja prAsAdaM dATi nagaraMlO pravESiMchiMdi. ayOdhyA nagarAnni niSSabdaM AvariMchiMdi. AnaMdaMgA saMbarAlatO kaLa kaLalADAlsina nagara vIdhulannI nirmAnushyaMgA unnAyi. A nagaraM A durvArta jIrNiMchukOlEka pOtOMdi. prajalaMtA maunaMgAnE rOdistunnAru. vidhi vaiparItyaM anEdi kaLLArA chUstunnAru prajalaMtA. nissahAyulai Emi cheyyAlO tOchaka talupulu bigiMchi evari iLLalO vALLE du@hkhistunnAru. eMtO bAdha unnA paiki vyaktIkariMchalEni paristhiti.

prajalE ilA uMTE ika rAjaprAsAdaMlO iMta kaMTE ekkuva utkaMTha nelakoni uMdi. parichArikalu niSSabdaMgA aTU iTU tirugutunnAru. EM jarigiMdO dAdApugA aMdarikI avagatamE. eppaTikappuDu kotta pariNAmAlani chEravEstunnAru parichArikalu. aMta@hpuraM nuMDi evarU bayaTaku rAlEdu. parichArikala dvArA eppaTikappuDu samAchAraM aMdutOMdi aMdarikI.

kAMtulu vedajallE aMta@hpurAlani chIkaTi alamariMchukuMdi. akkaDakkaDa minuku minukumaMTunnadIpAlu. EM cheyyAlO tOchaka aTU iTU tirugutOMdi UrmiLa. manasu manasulO lEdu.

asalu EM jarigiMdi ? eMduku mahArANi kaikEyi anuvugAni samayaMlO I varAlu kOrukuMdi ?kOritE kOravachchu – marI iMta nirdAkshiNyaMgA pravartiMchaDamA ? tellAritE paTTAbhishEkaM jaragAlsina rAmabhadruniki I Akasmika vanavAsaM EmiTi ? kaikEyi kOraDamEmiTi? rAmabhadruDu aMgIkariMchaDamEmiTi ? tana sOdari sItani kalisi vichAriMchudAmanukuMTE aMta@hpuraM viDichi rAvaddani attagAru sumitra paMpina AdESaMtO ikkaDE uMDipOyiMdi. eppuDu tana svAmi lakshmaNuDu vichchEstArA ani eMtO samayaMgA vEchi chUstOMdi.tana parichArikaladvArA telisiMdi – tana sOdari sIta kUDA bAvagArni anusaristunnaTlu.

ayitE tana bharta EM chEstunnaTlu? mAmagAru daSaratha mahArAju iMkA spRhalOki rAlEdanna vishayaM tappa Ayanaki elA uMdO teliyadu tanaki.

tana lakshmaNa svAmi kaburE teliya lEdu. tana bharta vastE vishayaM telustuMdi. ennO AlOchanalatO satamata mavutOMdi. iMtalO parichArika vachchi lakshmaNa svAmi rAkanu teliya parichiMdi. manasu koMcheM kuduTa paDiMdi. utkaMTha vIDE samayaM vachchiMdi. tana bharta dvArA vishayAlu telustAyi.

AtraMgA eduru chUstOMdi UrmiLa. lakshmaNuDu taladiMchukoni maunaMgA pravESiMchADu. pravESistU UrmiLa vaipu chUsADu. tana mukhaMlOni bAdhani, nissahAyata AvariMchina kOpAnni chUsiMdi UrmiLa. lakshaNuDu maunaMgA tala paTTukuni haMsatUlikA talpaM mIda kUrchunnADu. koddi kshaNAlu maunaM. UrmiLE nemmadigA aMdi.

” nE vinnadi nijamEnA ? ”

lakshmaNuDu avunannaTlu talUpADu.

” ayitE bAvagAru vanavAsAniki saMsiddhulayyArA ?”

” avunu UrmiLA – mA vadina gAru kUDA payanamayyAru ? ”

“adEmiTi – bAvagAru mA sOdari sItani vaddani vAriMchalEdA ? ”

“vAriMchAru. eMtO sukumAraMgA perigina mA vadinagAru A araNyaMlO gaDapaDaM kashTamani cheppAru. vanavAsaMlO edurkOvalasina bhayAlu annI vivaraMgA cheppAru. kAnI…” okkasAri AgipOyADu lakshmaNuDu.

” kAnI…? ” UrmiLaki arthaMkAlEdu.

” attamAmalaku sEvalu chEstU I ayOdhyalOnE uMDamani arthiMchAru.”

” ayitE mA sOdari abhyarthanani aMgIkariMchArA ? ”

” lEdu. bhartani anusariMchaDamE bhArya dharmamani A mahAsAdhvi anaDaMtO gatyaMtaraMlEka, dharmanishTAparuDaina mA annagAru sarE nannAru. ”

” ayitE mA akkagAriki tODugA aMta@hpura parichArikalu aMdarU siddhamavutunnArA ?”

” lEdu dEvI ! I vanavAsAniki mA annagAru vadina gAru iddarE upakramistunnAru. nEnu vAriki tODugA, rakshakuDigA veLadAmani nirNayiMchukunnAnu. mA annagArini viDichi nEnu ikkaDa rAja saukhyAlu anubhaviMchaDAniki nAku manassu lEdu. ”

” rakshakulugA sainyAnni, parichArikalni kUDA paMpachchukadA ? ”

” mottaM I aMta@hpuraM kadili veLitE idi vanavAsaM avvadu UrmiLA ! vihArayAtragA mArutuMdi. kEvalaM mA annagAru mAtramE oMTarigA veLLaDAniki siddhapaDDAru. Ayanaki tODugA nEnU veLatAnu. ”

” adEmiTi svAmI – mIrU I vanavAsAniki veLatArA ? ayitE nEnU mItO payanamavutAnu. mA sOdariki tODugA kUDA uMTuMdi. ”

” vaddu UrmiLA ! nuvvu attamAmalaki sEva chEstU ikkaDE uMDu. I vanavAsaM mA annagAriki kAni Ayana baMdhuvulaMdarikI kAdu. ”

” mari mIru AyattamavutunnAru kadA ! nEnU mI sahadharma chAriNi gA vastAnu. ”

” vaddu UrmiLA ! nEnokkaDnE veLatAnu. nA mATa vinu. I raghuvaMSapu kODaligA attamAmalaku sEva chEsi aMdari mannanalu poMdu. idE rAjadharmaMgA pATiMchu. I vanavAsaM nIku tagadu. ”

” idEmi nyAyaM svAmI ! nA sOdari sIta tana bhartananusariMchi veLLavachchu. kAnI nEnu mAtraM rAjadharmaM aMTU ikkaDE uMDipOvAli.”

” adikAdu UrmiLA ! A annagArini viDichi uMDalEnani mA vadinagAru…”

” aMTE nEnu mimmalni viDichi uMDagalanA svAmI ? mA akkagAriki E dharmamO nAkU adE vartistuMdi kadA ! nEnU vastunnAnu. nA mATa kAdanakaMDi. ” prAdhEya paDiMdi UrmiLa.

” UrmiLA ! nEnu nA annagAriki tODugA rakshakuDigA veLutunnAnu. nuvvu nAkUDA vastE nA dhyEyAniki pratibaMdhakaM avutuMdi. ”

” nA rAka mI dhyEyAniki pratibaMdhakamA? ” arthaMkAnaTTugA chUsiMdi UrmiLa.

” avunu dEvI. A araNyAllO krUra mRgAlu uMTAyi. rAkshasulu uMTAru. vAri bArinuMDi rakshiMchaDAniki vAriki tODugA pratIrAtri vAriki kApalA gA uMTAnu. pagalu alasi solasina mA annagAriki rAtripUTa nEnu tODugA uMTAnu. nEnE lEkapOtE rAtraMtA mA vadinagAriki bhayaM lEkuMDA uMDAlani mA annagAru kApalAgA uMDAlsi vastuMdi. pagalu AhAra sEkaraNa rAtri kApalA ivannI chEyaDaM kashTa sAdhyaM. aMdukE vAriki tODugA nE veLitE mA annagAru I vanavAsaM pUrtichEyagalarani nA viSvAsaM. nuvvu vastE nA paniki ATaMkamE ! eMduvalana aMTAvA – bhartagA nEnu nI rakshaNa bhAraM nirvahiMchAli. nI avasarAlanu kanipeDutU nItO samayaM vechchiMchAli. alA chEstE nEnu mA annagArini viDichi gaDapAli. nAkunna samayamaMtA mA anna gAri sEvakE viniyOgiMchAlannadE nA lakshyaM. nuvvu vastE nEnu nA kartavyAnni nirvartiMchalEnu UrmiLA ! daya chEsi nA mATa vinu. ”

” aMTE mIrokkaru veLitE nEnokkadAnni ikkaDa sukhaMgA uMDagalanaMTArA ? ”

” uMDavu. uMDalEvu. A vishayaM nAku telusu. nA kOsaM I tyAgaM chEyamani arthistunnAnu. vEDukuMTunnAnu. bhartagA mAtraM SAsiMchaDaMlEdu UrmiLA ! nIkeMta viyOgamO nAkU aMtE – kAni I tappani paristhitullO iMtakaMTE E mArgamU lEdu nAku. ”

” svAmI – okaTI reMDu saMvatsarAlu kAdu. padhnAlugELLu. elA gaDapaDaM svAmI ? ”

” nAku telusu dEvI ! I viyOgaMlO uMDE kashTaM. tappadu mari. nA kOsaM, mA annagArikOsaM I tyAgaM chEyamanE arthistunnAnu. ”

UrmiLaki vadanaM du@hkha pUritaM ayyiMdi. mATa rAvaDaM lEdu.

“kAdanaku dEvI – nAku telusu bhartani anusariMchaDamE bhArya dharmamani. A dharmAnni pakkana beTTi ninnu ikkaDa uMDamanaDaM nyAyaM kAdani telusu. ayinA marokkasAri abhyarthistunnAnu. kAdanaku. ”

UrmiLa stabdhuvai niluchuMdi. goMtu pegalaDaM lEdu. bharta mATa javadATi tanu payanaM kAlEdani telusu. alAgani ikkaDa oMTarigA nivasiMchalEdu. tanaku parichArikalu, I saukhyAla kaMTE bharta anurAgamE mukhyaM. aTuvaMTidi A anurAgAnnE bharta koMtakAlaM tyajiMchamaMTunnADu. bhariMchalEni nirNayaM.

kaLLanILLa paryaMtamai sthANuvulA nilichipOyiMdi.

tana bhartaki tanu pratibaMdhakaM anna mATa SUlaMlA guchchukuMdi.

” mI ishTaM svAmI ! mIku nEnu pratibaMdhakaM kAnani pramANaM chEstunnAnu. ” gadgada svaraMtO aMdi UrmiLa.

” nAku telusu dEvI nuvvu nA mATa javadATavani. nA I padhnAlugELLa vratAniki nI sahAya sahakArAlu labhiMchaDamE nA kartavya nirvahaNa vijaya lakshyAniki Subha saMkEtaM. bhartakOsaM nuvvu chEsina I tyAgaM ajarAmaraM dEvI ! ”

pogaDtala varshaM kurustunnA UrmiLa hRdaya jvAlalni ArpaDaM lEdu. “nA prayANAniki siddha parachu dEvI ! mA annagArini kalisi nA nirNayaM nivEdistAnu ” aMTU UrmiLa chekkili pai rAlina kannILLani tuDichi bhAraMgA akkaDanuMDi nishkramiMchADu lakshmaNuDu.

tana yOgAnni viyOgaM AvariMchukuMdani du@hkhistOMdi UrmiLa.

I padhnAlugELLu tanaki tana manasuki ika yOga nidrE SaraNyaM. karaDu kaTTina hRdayaMtO A rAtraMtA mElkonE uMdi UrmiLa.

pratibaMdhaMkaM viyOgaM gA mAri, tyAgaMgA rUpAMtaraM cheMdina A rAtri bhAraMgA tellAriMdi.

 

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Ame maunaMgA viMTOMdi. cheppAlsinavi cheppi tIsukOvAlsina nirNayAlu bharta appaTikE tIsEsukunnADu. nirNayaM tIsukunE muMdu aDigitE vishayaM vErugA uMTuMdi. niSSabdaMgA A nirNayaM Amenu koMcheM koMcheM gA kudipiMdi.

saMpAdana kOsaM bharta vErE dESaM veLLaDAniki niSchayiMchukunnADu.

aMdulO tana abhiprAyAlaki chOTu lEdu – kEvalaM Sirassu vaMchaDaM tappa. tala vaMchaDaM tALi kaTTina kshaNaM nuMDE Ame alavATu chEsukuMdi.

” adikAdu nirmalA ! manaM DabbukOsaM eMta ibbaMdulu edurkuMTunnAmO nIku telusu kadA ! amma ArOgyamA aMtaMta gA uMdi. I dubAy udyOgaM vadulukOvaDaM aMtagA maMchidikAdEmO – nAku telusu nuvvu okkadAnivi ikkaDa uMDaDaMlO kashTaM – nAku mimmalni viDichi veLLaDaM kashTamE – ayinA tappadu – mana saMsAraM kOsaM manaM A mAtraM vadulukOvAli. ”

atani bhAvaM nirmalaki arthaM ayyiMdi. pillalni attamAmalni chUsukuMTU ikkaDa tanu uMDAli. okaTI reMDu nelalu kAdu – konni ELLu !

“nEnU vastAnu ! ” mellagA aMdi – atanu vaddaMTADani telisinA !

maralA atanu cheppina vivaraNE cheppADu. I sAri ” nAkOsaM AmAtraM cheyyalEvA ? idi mana kuTuMba kshEmaM kOsamE – eMtO kAlaM kAdu – ayidELLu iTTE gaDichipOtAyi – adIkAka ammA nAnna ekkaDuMTAru cheppu – I vayasulO vALLani vadili vachchEyaDaM aMta maMchidi kAdu. ” I sAri oka seMTimeMTu astraM tIsADatanu.

attamAmalni haidrAbAdulO uMTunna atani tammuDi daggara uMchachchu anna vishayaM Ameku telusu. atani tammuDiki tallitaMDrulu paTTaru anI Ameku telusu. kAni okasAri aDigi chUDachchu kadA? ippuDu tanu aDagaDaM lAMTidEnani telusukoni Ame mATlADa lEdu.

” nuvvu – pillalU rAvaDaM nAkishTamE – kAni dubAy lO mIru uMDalEru – sarikadA pillala chaduvu pADaipOtuMdi. adIkAka ammA nAnna elA uMTAru cheppu. nuvvu ikkaDa uMDaDaM anEdAnimIda ennO adhArapaDi uMTAyi. ” atanu gaTTigA cheppADu.

asalu samasya tanu vastAnanaDaM anna vishayaM arthaM ayyiMdi. tanu tana kuTuMbaM kOsaM akkaDE uMDi pOvAli.

padE padE aDagaDaM prayOjanaM lEdani Ameku telusu. aMdukE atani nirNayAniki kaTTu baDiMdi. tana abhiprAyAlU, tana bhAvAlu Ame marOsAri AlOchanala peTTelO mUsEsiMdi.

Amenu attamAmala sEvalO vadili atanu udyOga rItyA dubAyi prayANamayyADu.

 

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chitrakUTa parvataM. anEka phala vRkshAlu, pUla saurabhAlatO niMDi uMdi. dAni kriMdugA, maMdAkinI nadi pravahistOMdi.

bharadvAja muni ASramaMlO viDidi ayyAka bharatuDu, atani venukE kausalya, sumitra mariyu kaikEyi aMdarU chitrakUTa parvataM dakshiNa diSagA payaniMchAru.

vaSishTa maharshi, maMtri sumaMtuDu, guhuDu, bharatuni AdhyAtmika salahAdAru dhriti, bharatuni sainikulu atani veMTE bayaldErAru.

bharatuni manassu ippuDu sthimita paDiMdi. rAmuDni chErukunE samayaM Asanna mayyiMdi anna vishayaM atani manO dhairyAnni peMchiMdi.

bharatuDu tana sainyAnni rAma lakshmaNula jADa telusukOmani paMpiMchADu.

chitrakUTa parvatAraNyaMlO oka dikkugA pogalu rAvaDaM chUsi, daTTamaina A aDavi prAMtaM madhyalO sannini poga rAvaDaM mAnava saMchArAnni teluputOMdani akkaDE rAma lakshmaNuluMDa vachchunanna vishayaM cheppAru. sainyAnni, tana mAtA parivArAnni akkaDE uMDamani bharatuDu bayaldErADu.

A samayAniki rAmuDu maMdAkinI nadI tIraM daggara tana ASramaM bayaTa sItaki chitrakUTa parvata viSEshAlu, maMdAkinI nadi aMdAlu varNistuMDagA, dUraMgA Enugula ghIMkArAlu, tarali vastunna sainyaM kadalika O bhUkaMpaMlA tOchi, vishayaM EmiTO chUDamani lakshmaNuDiki cheppADu.

lakshmaNuDu oka cheTTu painuMDi dUraMgA bharatuDu sainyaMtO rAvaDaM chUsi, bharatuDu rAmuDni chaMpaDAniki ostunnADanukunnADu. bharatuDni, atani sainyAnni, kaikani aMdarnI hata mArchEMduku anuj~na immani rAmuDni aDigADu. bharatuDi manasu tanaku telusunani, tanaku kalalO nainA bharatuDu hAni chEyaDani kOpAnni upaSamiMchukoni SAMtaMgA uMDamani nirdESiMchADu. vachchE vyakti bharatuDu kAkapOtE, daSarathuDainA ayyivuMDavachchani annADu.

dUraMgA vAriki daSarathuDi Enugu SatruMjaya kanipiMchiMdi. kAni dAnipai daSaradhuDi SvEta varNa goDugu kanipiMchaka pOyEsariki manasu EdO SaMkiMchiMdi.

dUrAnna unna rAmuDni, atani pakkanE lakshmaNuDni chUsi, bharatuDu sainyAnni kiMdanE uMchi ASramaM vaipugA vaDivaDigA naDuchukuMTU veLLADu.

rAmuDni chUDagAnE atani manassu karigipOyiMdi. dUrAnnuMchE ” rAmA ” aMTU okka uduTuna atani pAdAlapai paDDADu. jarigina dAniki paSchAttApa paDutU, tanani, tana talli kaikani kshamiMchamani arthistU, tanu vachchina vainaM, jarigina vishayaM cheppADu. daSarathuDi maraNa vArtani cheppADu. A vArta vini hatASuDaina rAmuDu, lakshmaNuDu kannIru munnIrugA vilapiMchAru.

daSarathuDi aMtyakriyalu chEsE adRshTaM bharatuDiki labhiMchiMdani, tanu taMDri kaDa sAri chUpuku nOchukOni abhAgyuDanani rAmuDu vApOyADu.

bharatuDu tamaku hAni chEyaDAniki vastunnADanukunna tana toMdarapATu manastatvaM chUsi lakshmaNuDiki siggEsiMdi.

taMDri maraNa vArta vinnAka, rAmuDu, lakshmaNuDu, daSarathuDiki maMdAkinI nadilO dharmOdakAlu viDichAru. rAmuDu talli kausalyani, kaikani, sumitrani chUsi bAdhatO vilapiMchADu. chIkaTi paDaDaMtO, A rAtriki akkaDE basa chEyaDAniki nirNayiMchADu bharatuDu. tana sainyAnni rappiMchi tana parivArAniki guDArAlu ErpATu chEyiMchADu. kausalya tana savatulatO oka guDAraMlO uMdi.

A rAtraMtA rAmuniki nidra paTTaDaMlEdu. sIta paristhitI aMtE !

tana talli kausalya nidriMchiMdO lEdO chUsi rammani rAmuDu lakshmaNuDni paMpADu.

lakshmaNuDu kausalya, kaikEyi, sumitra uMDE guDAraM vaipugA vachchADu. dUraMgA sannani dIpa kAMti lO chelikattelatO saMbhAshistunna kausalya goMtu vinipiMchiMdi lakshmaNuDiki.

eMdukO okka sAri UrmiLa gurtukochchiMdi.

tama parivAraM aMtA vachchAru.

UrmiLa eMduku rAlEdu ? anna praSna atani manassulO pravESiMchiMdi. tana talli sumitranaDugudAmani niSchayiMchukunnADu. guDAraM lOpalnuMchi nemmadigA mATalu vinipistunnAyi. lOpaliki pravESiddAmanukonna lakshmaNuDu guDAraM velupalE AgipOyADu. kausalya goMtu nemmadigA vinipistOMdi.

“vidhi vaiparItyaM eMtagA uMdO chUsAvA sumitrA ! rAjabhOgAlatO tulatUgutU, paTTAbhishiktuDu kAvalasina rAmabhadruDini chUstE guMDe tarukkupOtOMdi. rAmuDinE kAdu, sIta ni chUstE manasu pariparividhAla rOdistOMdi. ” kausalya goMtuni gurtiMchADu lakshmaNuDu.

” avunu sOdarI – nuduTi rAtani evvarU tappiMchalEru. mana daurbhAgyaM ilA dApuriMchiMdi. oka pakka rAmuni vanavAsaM, marO pakka pati viyOgaM. okaTi marichipOdAmanukunnA reMDavadi eppuDU manasuni bAdhistUnE uMTOMdi. ” talli sumitra bhAdhani vinnADu.

” aMtEkAdu mahArANI – mana mahArANi sItammani chUstE eMtO bAdha kalgutOMdi. haMsatUlikA talpaM mIda SayaniMchAlsina paTTa mahishi, kaTika nEla mIda… chUDalEka pOtunnAmammA ! ”

evaridO I kotta goMtu. bahuSA kausalya chelikattedayyuMTuMdi. maralA AmE aMTOMdi.

” aMtE kAdammA ! rAjabhOgAlu annI tyajiMchi ilA vanavAsaM chEyaDAniki eMtO manasthairyaM kAvAli. manalAMTi mAmUlu manushula valla kAdu. sukhAlni tyajiMchi rAvaDaM aMta sulabhaM kAdammA ! ”

” avunu – sIta mahA tyAgaSIli. bhartananusariMchaDamE bhArya vidhyukta dharmamani marokka sAri tana charyallO chUpiMchiMdi. nuvvannaTlu sIta mAmUlu manishi kAdu, mahA sAdhvi. tyAgaSIli – sIta lAMTi patni labhiMchaDaM mA rAmuDi adRshTaM !” I mATalu viMTUMTE kausalya goMtu boMguru pOyiMdi.

” aMtEkAdammA – mana lakshmaNa svAmini chUstE eMtO garvaMgA uMdammA ! annagAri kOsaM sarva saukhyAlu vadilEsi ilA aDavula veMTa rAvAlaMTE eMtO nibbaraM, dhairyaM kAvAli. mahA tyAgaSIlini kanna I sumitramma eMtO adRshTavaMturAlammA ! vILLaMdarU okarini miMchi marokaru maNi pUsalu. okarini miMchina tyAgadhanulu marokaru….” chelikatte goMtulO bhakti bhAvaM spashTaMgA vinipiMchiMdi lakshmaNuDiki.

bayaTanunna lakshmaNuDiki tyAgaM pEru cheppagAnE UrmiLa gurtochchiMdi. tana mATani javadATakuMDA aMta@hpurAnikE aMkitamayyiMdi. okarakaMgA UrmiLani vadili rAvaDaM bhartagA tanu chEsiMdi tappE – kAni annagAri mIda prEma, bhakti InATivi kAdu. abhimAnAlu, prEmalu nyAya dharmAla tarkAniki aMdavu. tanu annagArinanusariMchi tyAgaM chEsAnanukuMTunnAru vILLaMdarU ! tana tyAgaM venuka maroka mUrti tyAgaM kUDA vuMdi. UrmiLE kanaka tanani aDavulaku veLLa vaddani nirbaMdistE ? okarakaMgA tanaku parIkshE – tanu vaddanagAnE marOmATa mATlADakuMDA maunaMgA aMgIkariMchiMdi.

okkasAri UrmiLa mIda prEma abhimAnaM poMgukochchAyi lakshmaNuDiki. rAja parivAramaMtA bayaldErivachchinA UrmiLa mAtraM rAlEdu – eMduku rAlEdu ? bhartani chUDAlani anipiMchalEdA ? EdO kAraNaM uMDE uMTuMdi.

talli sumitra naDigitE telustuMdi. lakshmaNuDu guDAraM lOpalaki pravESiMchagAnE chelikattelu pakkaku tappukunnAru. talli sumitraki, pedatalli kausalyaki praNAmAlu chEsi, I aDavilO saukaryAlu lEka ibbaMdulu paDutunnArEmO chUsi rammani annagAri Aj~nani vinnaviMchADu. koMtasEpu kuSala praSnala anaMtaraM sumitrani aDigADu lakshmaNuDu.

” tallI – ayOdhyalO aMdarU kuSalamEnA ? UrmiLa elA vuMdi ? mIraMdarU aDaviki AyattamavutuMTE tanU vastAnani analEdA ? mItO pATu UrmiLa eMduku rAlEdu ? ”

” nAyanA lakshmaNA – mEmaMdaramU bharatunitO bayaldErutunnAmanna vishayaM svayaMgA nEnE veLLi cheppAnu. tanani kUDA rammanamani cheppAnu…kAnI.. ” madhyalO AgipOyiMdi sumitra.

” kAnI…”

” tanE rAnani nishkarshagA cheppiMdi. eMta bratimAlinA rAnaMdi. ”

” adEmiTammA – nuvvu bratimAlinA rAnani aMdA UrmiLa – pOnI eMduku rAnaMdO kAraNamainA vinnaviMchiMdA nAku….”

” kAraNaM…” taTapaTAyistU AgipOyiMdi sumitra.

” saMdEhaM vaddu – cheppammA ! nEnEmU kOpagiMchukOnu…”

” nIku pratibaMdhakaM kAkUDadani…” sumitra madhyalO AgipOyiMdi.

okkasAri lakshmaNunaku manusuni CheLLumani koTTinaTlanipiMchiMdi.

bayaldErEmuMdu tanaki, UrmiLaki jarigina saMbhAshaNa gurtukochchiMdi. iMkEmI mAru mATlADakuMDA maunaMgA lakshmaNuDu bayaTaku vachchESADu. UrmiLa abhimAnavati. aMtEkAdu bharta kartavyapAlanakOsaM aMta@hpurAnikE aMkitamayyina mahAsAdhvi. bAdhalu, saMtOshAlu paMchukOvaDAniki vadina gAru sItaki annagAru rAmuDunnAru. mari UrmiLakevarunnAru ? pakkana uMDAlsina tanu….lakshmaNuDu vaDi vaDigA aDuguluvEsukuMTU tama kuTIraM vaipu maralADu. vennela rAtrilO kuTIraM muMdu vadinagAru pushpa rEkalatO vEsina muggu chUsADu. gabukkuna trokkabOyi pakkaku origADu. pasiDi vennellO gItallA vEsina muggulO A pushpAlu mariMtagA merustunnAyi.

A pushpAllO UrmiLE kanipiMchiMdi lakshmaNuDiki. kanipiMchE pedda gIta – dAni venuka marugaina chinnagIta – sIta – UrmiLa.

 

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attagAriki sustI chEsiMdi. AsupatrilO chErchAru. padirOjulugA AviDaku annI maMchaM mIdE ! annI tanE chEstOMdi. iMTlO pillala chaduvulu – vALLani udayAnnE skUliki paMpaDaM – taruvAta vaMTa chEsi Asupatriki kErIru tIsukeLLaDaM – akkaDa attagAriki sEvalu chEsi madhyAnnaM pillalu skUl nuMDi vachchE samayAniki chErukOvaDaM – maralA rAtriki vaMTa – Asupatri ki veLLaDaM – gata padi rOjulugA nirmalaku tIrika lEdu. rAtri AsupatrilO mAvagAru uMTunnADu. Ayaniki enabhai dATiMdi. Opika lEni manishi. aMdukE nirmala Ayanni kashTapeTTadu.

atani tammuDu, tammuDi bhArya DAkTar vijaya iddarU vachchAru. bharta dubAy nuMDi tirigi vachchADu. baMdhuvulU koMtamaMdi vachchAru. DAkTar vijaya attagAriki bI. pi. ekkuvaiMdani – dAni vallE nIrasiMchipOyiMdani cheppiMdi. aMdarU paDukODAniki illu iruku ani – adIkAka AsupatrilO ayitE E. si uMTuMdani vijaya attagAri daggara rAtri uMTAnani cheppiMdi.

AmetOTE maridi kUDA akkaDE unnADu. tanu, bharta, pillalU, mAvagAru iMTlO uMDipOyAru. A rOju rAtri attagAriki hArT eTAk vachchiMdi. pakkanE unna vijaya muMdugA grahiMchi AsupatrilO aMdarnI elarT chEyaDaM valla attagAriki prANApAyaM tappiMdi. vijaya DAkTar gA attagAri pakkanE gaDapaDaM A AsupatrilO aMdarU mechchukunnAru. udayaM attagAriki bhOjanaM paTTukeLLaDAniki Asupatriki veLLinappuDu, DAkTar vachchi parIksha chEsADu.

“pharavAlEdammA ! IviDaki gaMDaM gaDichinaTlE – koMta kAlaM ayina taruvAta yAMjiplAsTI chEyAlsi uMTuMdi. vishayamaMtA DAkTar vijayaki cheppAmu ” ani attagAri vaipu tirigi – “mIku vijaya lAMTi kODalu dakkaDaM mI adRshTaM – iMta chaduvukunnA rAtraMtA ikkaDE gaDuputU attamAmalni sEva chEsE vijaya gAri lAMTi vALLu chAlA arudugA uMTAru. mIku ilAMTi kODalu uMDaDaM mI adRshTaM. ”

DAkTar mATalu viMTU nirmala bharta pakkanE unnADu. avunannaTlu gA DAkTar mATalaki talUpADu. mAvagAru, maridi, akkaDaki vachchina baMdhuvulu aMdarU vijayani pogaDaDaM modalupeTTAru. Ame sEvalni aMdarU koniyADEru, tana bhartatO sahA !

 

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rAtri pillaliddarikI mAvagAru rAmAyaNaM kathagA chebutunnAru. madhya madhyalO pillalu praSnalaDugutunnAru. appuDE Ayana rAmuDni bharatuDu vanavAsaM nuMDi venakki rammanamani abhyardhistunna sannivESaM chebutunnAru. pillalu A kathalO lInamai pOyi U koDutunnAru. adoka aMtulEni katha.

nirmalaki avE dRSyAlu maralA maralA kaLLamuMdu kanipistunnAyi.

#[# vAlmIki rAmAyaNaMlO UrmiLa guriMchi ati takkuvagA prastAviMchabaDiMdi. UrmiLA lakshmaNa saMvAdaM avAlmIkamE kAdu, idi nA Uha mAtramE. - rachayita #]

    
   
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  1. Santhi # abhiprAyaM:

    #February 28, 2007 9:44 am

    This is a great story. I already read this story twice and will probably read many more times. Thank you very much for an awesome story like this… Sai# gAru.

  2. #brij_bala # abhiprAyaM:

    #April 14, 2008 9:23 am

    #chAlA bAgA varNiMchAru sAyi gAru. prastuta paristhitulalO strI pAtra ni UrmiLa pAtratO pOlchaDaM kUDA chAlA bAguMdaMDi.

  3. #gopi # abhiprAyaM:

    #April 15, 2008 8:10 am

    #bAguMdaMDi….kadhalu chadivi chAlA rOjulu ayyiMdi….appuDeppuDO patrikalu bAgA chadivE rOjulalO kadhalu chadivinaTTu gurtu…..A rOjulu maLLI rAvu…kadhalu cheppE, vinE Opika reMDu pOyAyi…kadha chAla bAguMdi….

mI abhiprAyaM teliyachEyaMDi

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