The reputation of Goswami Tulasidas was not limited to Kashi only.
It spread all over North India. Many Muslims also became Tulasidas's
followers and worshipped Rama. There is a story associated with
Emperor Jahangir. The fame of Tulasidas reached the ears of Jahangir.
He wanted to see Tulasidas.
visited Agra, the emperor invited him and treated him with great
said, "I hear that you perform miracles. Let me see a miracle."
modestly replied, "I don't perform miracles. All powers belong
to Sri Rama."
was stubborn. He said, "I won't let you go until you show
me a miracle." He imprisoned him in the fort of Salimgad
(Gwalior). 'Everything is Anjaneya's will,' said Tulasidas and
sat down with folded hands.
All of a sudden
a band of monkeys burst into the palace. They rushed into the
queens' apartment and caused great havoc. They were not afraid
of even the soldiers. It was only after Tulasidas was released
that the emperor was free from their menace. From that time Tulasidas
and his followers were never troubled by the emperor.