1. 96

    राजवंशान् शतगुणान् स्थापयिष्यति राघवः | चातुर्वर्ण्यं च लोकेऽस्मिन् स्वे स्वे धर्मे नियोक्ष्यति || १-१-९६

    In this world Raghava will establish kingly dynasties in hundredfold and he will be maintaining the four-caste system positing each in his own duty, may it be caste-bound or provincial-kingdom-bound duty, in order to achieve a perfect social harmony. [1-1-96]

  2. 97

    दशवर्षसहस्राणि दशवर्षशतानि च | रामो राज्यमुपासित्वा ब्रह्मलोकं गमिष्यति || १-१-९७

    Rama, reigning the kingdom for eleven thousand years, will attain Brahmaloka. [1-1-97]

  3. 98

    इदं पवित्रं पापघ्नं पुण्यं वेदैश्च सम्मितम् | यः पठेद्रामचरितं सर्वपापैः प्रमुच्यते || १-१-९८

    This Ramayana is holy, sin-eradicating, merit-endowing, and conformable with the teachings of Vedas. Whoever reads this Legend of Rama, will be verily liberated of all sins. [1-1-98]

  4. 99

    एतदाख्यानमायुष्यं पठन् रामायणं नरः | सपुत्रपौत्रः सगणः प्रेत्य स्वर्गे महीयते || १-१-९९

    This Ramayana is long-life giving. A narrative by reading which a human will be blessed with sons and grandsons, and after enjoying worldly comforts with attendants, will be adored in heaven after demise. [1-1-99]

  5. 100

    पठन् द्विजो वागृषभत्वमीयात् | स्यात् क्षत्रियो भूमिपतित्वमीयात् || वणिग्जनः पण्यफलत्वमीयात् | जनश्च शूद्रोऽपि महत्त्वमीयात् || १-१-१००

    "By reading this Ramayana, that person if a Brahmana obtains excellency in speech, if a Kshatriya obtains land-lordship, if Vaisya attains profit in trade and even if a Sudra attains excellence." Thus Sage Narada gave a gist of Ramayana to Sage-poet Valmiki. [1-1-100]