1. 21

    आरामोद्यानसंपूर्णां समाजोत्सवशालिनीम् | सुखिता विचरिष्यन्ति राजधानीं पितुर्मम || २-८६-२१

    - and plenty of pleasuregardens, and parks and community festivals, people sound in health would be moving about in great comfort there, in the capital of my father. [2-86-21]

  2. 22

    अपिसत्यप्रतिज्ञेन सार्धं कुशलिना वयं | निवृत्ते समये ह्यस्मिन् सुखिताः प्रविशेमहि || २-८६-२२

    Can we ever reenter Ayodhya happily after safely fulfilling the vow and completing the term of exile?' [2-86-22]

  3. 23

    परिदेवयमानस्य तस्यैवं सुमहात्मनः | तिष्ठतो राजपुत्रस्य शर्वरी साऽत्यवर्तत || २-८६-२३

    While the highminded prince was lamenting this way and was waiting, the night passed off. [2-86-23]

  4. 24

    प्रभाते विमले सूर्ये कारयित्वा जटा उभौ | अस्मिन् भागीरथीतीरे सुखं सन्तारितौ मया || २-८६-२४

    The next morning when the Sun shone bright, both of them matted their hair on the bank of the river Bhagirathi (Ganga) and I ferried them across comfortably. [2-86-24]

  5. 25

    जटाधरौ तौ द्रुमचीरवाससौ महाबलौ कुञ्जरयूथपोपमौ | वरेषुचापासिधरौ परन्तपौ व्यपेक्षमाणौ सह सीतया गतौ ||२-८६-२५

    Rama and Lakshmana, slayers of enemies, who are as strong as bull elephants, with their hair matted, wearing robes made of bark, armed with excellent bows, arrows and swords went along with Sita looking around (vigilantly).' [2-86-25]