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    अथाश्रमादुपावृत्तमन्तरा रघुनन्दनः | परिपप्रच्छ सौमित्रिं रामो दुःखार्दितं पुनः || ३-५९-१

    Rama, the delight of the Raghus, once again questioned Lakshmana who had come out of the hermitage, deeply hurt : - [3-59-1]

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    तमुवाच किमर्थं त्वमागतोऽपास्य मैथिलीम् | यदा सा तव विश्वासाद्वने विरहिता मया || ३-५९-२

    - 'Why did you come, leaving the princess from Mithila alone in the forest when I had left her under your trust? [3-59-2]

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    दृष्ट्वैवाभ्यागतं त्वां मे मैथिलीं त्यज्य लक्ष्मण | शङ्कमानं महत्पापं यत्सत्यं व्यथितं मनः || ३-५९-३

    When I saw you, Oh ! Lakshmana, coming without Sita, my mind was oppressed with evil thought which have come true. [3-59-3]

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    स्फुरते नयनं सव्यं बाहुश्च हृदयं च मे | दृष्ट्वा लक्ष्मण दूरे त्वां सीताविरहितं पथि || ३-५९-४

    Oh ! Lakshmana, as I saw you from a distance without Sita, my left eye, my shoulder and my heart throbbed.' [3-59-4]

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    एवमुक्तन्तु सौमित्रिर्लक्ष्मणश्शुभलक्षणः | भूयो दुःखसमाविष्टो दुःखितं राममब्रवीत् || ३-५९-५

    Thus addressed, virtuous Lakshmana, overwhelmed with sorrow replied to the grief stricken Rama : - [3-59-5]