Valmiki is revered as the first poet of Sanskrit literature. He was a great sage and author of the epic Ramayana which consists of 24,000 verses and 7 cantos (Kandas) including the Uttara canto.
Valmiki is also known as Maharishi Valmiki and considered as the Adi Kavi i.e. the first poet of Sanskrit language.
— Arun Jaitley (@arunjaitley) October 24, 2018
Maharishi Valmiki is believed to be the contemporary of Lord Sri Rama which makes it difficult to define the exact timings of his birth as birth era of Lord Sri Rama is also a topic of much debate among modern historians. However his birth anniversary which is also known as his Jayanti is celebrated on Ashwin Purnima as per Hindu lunar calendar
Maharishi Valmiki’s quote on life’s flow
Valmiki Jayanti is being observed on 5th October this year. Adi Kavi Maharishi Valmiki is admired as the first Sanskrit poet in India and his greatest work can be seen in famous Hindu epic Ramayana as the author of this great Hindu mythology.
Maharishi Valmiki’s quote on time
Maharishi Valmiki had a significant role to play in the Ramayana other than writing the epic. He was a contemporary of Lord Rama and met him during his period of exile.
Known as Adi Kavi,Maharishi Valmiki is celebrated as the harbinger poet in Sanskrit literature. The guru of Luv and Kush,one who authored Holy Ramayana.
Salutations to the great sage and literary genius on Valmiki Jayanti🙏#ValmikiJayanti #WednesdayWisdom pic.twitter.com/rV7bNMo5T6
— Geetika Swami (@SwamiGeetika) October 24, 2018
Maharishi Valmiki’s quote on performing duties
Valmiki gave shelter to Devi Sita in his hermitage when Rama banished her. Kusha and Lava, the twin sons of Shri Rama were born in his hermitage. Valmiki taught Ramayana to both twins.
Maharishi Valmiki’s quote on success in life
Valmiki was a great sage and author of the epic Ramayana which consists of 24,000 verses and 7 cantos (Kandas) including the Uttara canto.
Maharishi Valmiki’s quote on taking risks
It is also believed that in his early life, Rishi Valmiki was a highway dacoit. His name was Ratnakara and he used to kill and rob people. But the day he met Narad Muni, his life changed.
Maharishi Valmiki’s quote on leafing life
He became a great devotee of Lord Rama and started chanting Rama Nama. He meditated for years and one day a divine voice declared his atonement successful. That day, the divine voice renamed him as Valmiki, which means born out of ant-hills.
Maharshi Valmikhi was Adi Kavi & he is believed to be the first author of Ramayana. It’s also believed Valmiki was born in Treta Yuga as a form of Brahma. He was later reincarnated as Tulsidas, who composed the Ramcharitamanas.
I salute him on his Janma Jayanti. #ValmikiJayanti pic.twitter.com/qbLuHacVRz
— Vishweshwar Bhat (@VishweshwarBhat) October 24, 2018
Maharishi Valmiki’s quote on respecting people
Maharishi Valmiki’s quote on respecting people.
Maharishi Valmiki’s quote on welcoming guests
Valmiki was the tenth son of a Brahmin named Pracheta (also known as Sumali) and is of Bhrigu gotra.
Maharishi Valmiki’s quote on overdoing things
People worship Maharishi Valmiki and celebrate this day with great processions or shobha yatras and meetings. Devotees also offer free food to people and recite prayers in honour to celebrate Valmiki Jayanti.