1. 6

    स तमाश्रममागम्य भरद्वाजस्य बुद्धिमान् | अवतीर्य रथात्पादौ ववन्दे कुल नन्दनः || २-११३-६

    On approaching the hermitage of sage Bharadwaja, Bharata alighted from the chariot, and prostrated at his feet. [2-113-6]

  2. 7

    ततो हृष्टो भरद्वाजो भरतं वाक्यमब्रवीत् | अपि कृत्यं कृतं तात रामेण च समागतम् || २-११३-७

    Then Bhardwaja asked Bharata in delight, My son, have you accomplished your task? Did you meet Rama? [2-113-7]

  3. 8

    एवमुक्तः स तु ततो भरद्वाजेन धीमता | प्रत्युवाच भरद्वाजं भरतो धर्मवत्सलः || २-११३-८

    Having been thus addressed by wise Bharadwaja, Bharata, devoted to righteousness, replied : - [2-113-8]

  4. 9

    स याच्यमानो गुरुणा मया च दृढविक्रमः | राघवः परमप्रीतो वसिष्ठं वाक्यमब्रवीत् || २-११३-९

    - 'Entreated by me and by preceptor (Vasistha), the highly pleased Rama with his firmness of mind replied to Vasistha : - [2-113-9]

  5. 10

    पितुः प्रतिज्ञां तामेव पालयिष्यामि तत्त्वतः | चतुर्दश हि वर्षाणि या प्रतिज्ञा पितुर्मम || २-११३-१०

    - 'In sooth, I shall honour the words of promise given by my father and live in the forest for fourteen years, as promised.' [2-113-10]