Swayameva Mrugendrata स्वयमेव मृगेन्द्रता

Swayameva Mrugendrata is one of the most inspiring shlokas which implies self-declared the king of the forest.

"Your actions and attributes makes you a king."

"Your power and strength makes you a king."

न अभिशेको न संस्कार: सिम्हस्य क्रियते वने | विक्रमार्जिता सत्वस्य स्वयमेव मृगेन्द्रता ||

There is no official coronation ceremony held to declare lion king of the Jungle He becomes king by his attributes and heroic actions.