Again in the Kamba
Ramayana-Bala Kandam, reference to King Sibi has been made in the context of Romapada
requesting Rishyasringar to go to Ayodhya. While describing the greatness of King
Dasaratha, Romapada says to Rishyasringar that he (King Dasaratha,) was born in tae family
of that noble person who weighed himself in the balance for the sake of a bird and by
whose fame the whole family had attained reputation," "
In the Yuddha Kandam of the same work - Kumbhakarna vadhaippadalam Stanza 1559-from his
deathbed Kumbhakarna entreats Rama to afford protection to Vibhishana who had sought
refuge with Him. Kumbha karna says to Rama: "You are born in the family of one who
weighed himself in the balance for the sake of a bird which sought refuge with him."
Again in the Yuddha Kandam-Vibhishana adaikalappadalam-Stanza 413-Rama
declares that he will give protection to Vibhishana whether he is his enemy or friend. He
says, 11 from the days of our birth, have wherever forgotten the greatness of him who
entered the balance for one who had sought refuge? Even if, in the act of affording
protection, I die in consequence, I feel that that day of death is the day of ever-lasting