1. 66

    अथ तस्य वचश्श्रुत्वा भ्रातुर्निधनसंश्रयम् | प्रधर्षयितुमारेभे मुनिं क्रोधान्निशाचरः || ३ -११-६६

    On hearing the news of the death of his brother, the demon Ilvala, out of anger, started attacking the sage. [3-11-66]

  2. 67

    सोऽभिद्रवन्मुनिश्रेष्ठं मुनिना दीप्ततेजसा | चक्षुषानलकल्पेन निर्दग्धो निधनं गतः || ३-११-६७

    Ilvala who pounced upon Agastya, the best among the sages whose lustre lay consumed by the fire of his eyes which were in flames. [3-11-67]

  3. 68

    तस्यायमाश्रमो भ्रातुस्तटाकवनशोभितः | विप्रानुकम्पया येन कर्मेदं दुष्करं कृतम् || ३-११-६८

    This hermitage embellishing with lake and woods belongs to the brother of Sage Agastya who has done this impossible deed just by his compassion towards Brahmans. [3-11-68]

  4. 69

    एवं कथयमानस्य तस्य सौमित्रिणा सह | रामस्यास्तं ग गतः सूर्यः संध्या कालो अभ्यवर्तत || ३ -११-६९

    While Rama was thus narrating to Lakshmana (the story of Agastya), the Sun set and evening closed in. [3-11-69 ]

  5. 70

    उपास्य पश्चिमां सन्ध्यां सह भ्रात्रा यथाविधि | प्रविवेशाऽश्रमपदं तमृषिं सोऽभ्यवादयत् || ३-११-७०

    Rama with his brother Lakshmana duly offered oblations at twilight, entered the hermitage and greeted the sage with folded palms. [3-11-70]