1. 26

    सर्वे ज्ञानोपसंपन्नाः सर्वे समुदिता गुणैः | तेषामपि महातेजा रामः सत्यपराक्रमः || १-१८-२६

    They were endowed with knowledge and virtues. Among them the great resplendent Rama, whose valour itself was his truthfulness,.....- [1-18-26]

  2. 27

    इष्टः सर्वस्य लोकस्य शशांक इव निर्मलः | गजस्कन्धेऽश्वपृष्ठे च रथचर्यासु सम्मतः || १-१८-२७

    - was the dear one to all the world like the tranquil moon. Rama was admittedly a champion of riding elephants and horses, also in tactical charioting,.....- [1-18-27]

  3. 28

    धनुर्वेदे च निरतः पितृशुश्रूषणे रतः | बाल्यात् प्रभृति सुस्निग्धो लक्ष्मणो लक्ष्मिवर्धनः || १-१८-२८

    - and also in archery, he was always engaged in the service of his parents. Right from childhood Lakshmana, the enhancer of prosperity,.....- [1-18-28]

  4. 29

    रामस्य लोकरामस्य भ्रातुर्ज्येष्ठस्य नित्यशः | सर्वप्रियकरस्तस्य रामस्यापि शरीरतः || १-१८-२९

    - was always amiable towards his world-charming elder brother Rama. He (Lakshmana) was dedicated himself to Rama with bodily service, and while performing all agreeable deeds in respect of Rama.....- [1-18-29]

  5. 30

    लक्ष्मणो लक्ष्मिसंपन्नो बहिःप्राण इवापरः | न च तेन विना निद्रां लभते पुरुषोत्तमः || १-१८-३०

    Lakshmana, possessed of fortune, he behaved like Rama's alter ego. Rama, the greatest among men would not sleep without Lakshmana's company. [1-18-30]