1. 16

    शुद्धात्मन्प्रेमभावाध्दि भविष्यामि विकल्मषा | भर्तारमनुगच्छन्ती भर्ता हि मम दैवतम् || २-२९-१६

    Oh ! my pure-hearted one by following my husband with love I shall become sinless, because my husband is my god. [2-29-16]

  2. 17

    प्रेत्यभावे हि कल्याण स्सङ्गमो मे सह त्वया | श्रुतिर्हि श्रूयते पुण्या ब्राह्मणानां यशस्विनाम् || २-२९-१७

    My union with you, is auspicious even beyond death. This is a statement from the Vedas quoted by famous brahmins : - [2-29-17]

  3. 18

    इहलोके च पितृभिर्या स्त्री यस्य महामते | अद्भिर्दत्ता स्वधर्मेण प्रेत्यभावेऽपि तस्य सा || २-२९-१८

    - 'A woman, given away by her parents in accordance with traditional offerings of water belongs to him even after death and lives with him', Oh ! high-minded one. [2-29-18]

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    एवमस्मात्स्वकां नारीं सुवृत्तां हि पतिव्रताम् | नाभिरोचयसे नेतुं त्वं मां केनेह हेतुना || २-२९-१९

    Why don't you want to take to the forest your own wife who is loyal and devoted, and is of good conduct ? [2-29-19]

  5. 20

    भक्तां पतिव्रतां दीनां मां समां सुखदुःखयोः | नेतुमर्हसि काकुत्स्थ समान सुखदुःखिनीम् || २-२९-२०

    Oh ! descendant of Kakutstha, I am faithful and devoted to you. I have equal disposition to happiness and sorrow. I equally share your prosperity and adversity. Therefore, you should take your wife (to the forest). In this time of distress. [2-29-20]