BOOK 1 : Section of Childhood (Bala Kaand`a)
sarvadaa abhigataha sadbhihi
samudra iva sindhubhihi
aryaha sarvasamaha ca eva
sadaiva priya darshanaha
This is the very first chapter of the Ramayana. Valmiki wanted to know from Narada who was the greatest person in this world. Narada was quoting Rama as the ideal man.
An ocean allows all the rivers approaching it to join it.
Rama like the ocean, is equally accessible to everybody. He is a feast to eyes.
*Why Rama was so unkind to S`ambuuka, who was a fourth-caste man? Rama killed Sambuka without hearing his side of things. Didn't Sambuka deserve a feast-to-eye appearance?
*Did Rama treat Vali and Sugriva equally? Rama helped Sugriva, because S. promised to send forces for searching Sita. Rama killed Vali without giving him an opportunity, to explain his side of things. This was against natural justice.
What a great egalitarian and equalist?