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    निवेश्य सेनां तु विभुः पद्भ्यां पादवतां वरः | अभिगन्तुं स काकुत्थ्समियेष गुरुवर्तकम् || २-९८-१

    On encamping the army, lord Bharata, the best among men, wished to approach on foot Rama who was devoted to his father. [2-98-1]

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    निविष्टमात्रे सैन्ये तु यथोद्देशं विनीतवत् | भरतो भ्रातरं वाक्यं शत्रुघ्नमिदमब्रवीत् || २-९८-२

    After the army encamped in the assigned places, Bharata said to his brother Satrughna thus : - [2-98-2]

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    क्षिप्रं वनमिदं सौम्य नरसङ्घैस्समन्ततः | लुब्धैश्च सहितैरेभिस्त्वमन्वेषितुमर्हसि || २-९८-३

    - 'Oh ! dear ( Satrughna ), you should explore this forest quickly along with groups of our people and hunters as well. [2-98-3]

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    गुहो ज्ञातिसहस्रेण शरचापासिधारिणा | समन्वेषतु काकुत्स्थमस्मिन् परिवृतस्स्वयम् || २-९८-४

    Let Guha, surrounded by a thousand kinsmen and armed with bows, arrows and swords look for kaakutthsa ( Rama and Lakshmana ). [2-98-4]

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    अमात्यैः सह पौरैश्च गुरुभिश्च द्विजातिभिः | वनं सर्वं चरिष्यामि पद्भ्यां परिवृतः स्वयम् || २-९८-५

    I myself shall go on foot surrounded by ministers, citizens, preceptors and brahmins and search the entire forest. [2-98-5]