1. 6

    पद्म पुष्कर संबाधम् गज यूथैः अलंकृतम् | सारसैर्हंसकादम्बैस्सङ्कुलं जलचारिभिः || ३-११-६

    - adorned with lotuses, and crowded with herds of elephants and flocks of cranes, swans and aquatic animals. [3-11-6]

  2. 7

    प्रसन्नसलिले रम्ये तस्मिन्सरसि शुश्रुवे | गीतवादित्रनिर्घोषो न तु कश्चन दृश्यते || ३-११-७

    In that lake of clear waters they heard the sounds of songs and musical instruments, while there were none around. [3-11-7]

  3. 8

    ततः कौतूहलाद्रामो लक्ष्मणश्च महाबलः | मुनिं धर्मभृतं नाम प्रष्टुं समुपचक्रमे || ३-११-८

    Out of curiosity, mighty Rama, and Lakshmana started enquiring about the matter from sage Dharmabhrita by name : - [3-11-8]

  4. 9

    इदमत्यद्भुतं श्रुत्वा सर्वेषां नो महामुने | कौतूहलं महज्जातं किमिदं साधु कथ्यताम् || ३-११-९

    Oh ! great sage, this very wonderful sound, has whetted our great curiosity. What is this ? Please tell us. [3-11-9]

  5. 10

    वक्तव्यं यदि चेदविप्र नातिगुह्यमपि प्रभो | तेनैवमुक्तो धर्मात्मा राघवेण मुनिस्तदा || ३-११-१०

    If there is no top secret about this, do disclose it. Thus addressed by Rama, the righteous sage..... - [3-11-10]