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    कदाचिदप्यहं वीर्यात्पर्यटन्पृथिवीमिमाम् | बलं नागसहस्रस्य धारयन्पर्वतोपमः || ३-३८-१

    Once I was roaming the earth, like a mountain possessing the strength of a thousand elephants,..... - [3-38-1]

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    नीलजीमूतसङ्काशस्तप्तकाञ्चनकुण्डलः | भयं लोकस्य जनयन्किरीटी परिघायुधः || ३-३८-२

    like a dark cloud, wearing bright gold earrings and crown,holding a spear in hand, terrorising the people. [3-38-2]

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    व्यचरं दण्डकारण्ये ऋषिमांसानि भक्षयन् | विश्वामित्रोऽथ धर्मात्मा मद्वित्रस्तो महामुनिः || ३-३८-३

    I was wandering in Dandaka forest feeding on the flesh of ascetics. Hence the great sage, righteous Visvamitra afraid of me,..... - [3-38-3]

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    स्वयं गत्वा दशरथं नरेन्द्रमिदमब्रवीत् | अद्य रक्षतु मां रामः पर्वकाले समाहितः || ३-३८-४

    - he himself went to king Dasaratha and said : - 'Spare the self possessed Rama to protect me while I do the sacrifice. [3-38-4]

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    मारीचान्मे भयं घोरं समुत्पन्नं नरेश्वर | इत्येवमुक्तो धर्मात्मा राजा दशरथस्तदा || ३-३८-५

    Oh ! king Maricha has created in me a great fear.' When thus spoken, the righteous king Dasaratha..... - [3-38-5]