1. 6

    ज्ञातुकामो महातेजा सह रामः कनीयसा | अथ रामः सरिन्मध्ये पप्रच्छ मुनिपुङ्गवम् || १-२४-६

    - and that brilliant one Rama desired to know its significance. Rama then asked the eminent sage Vishvamitra in the midst of the river,.....- [1-24-6]

  2. 7

    वारिणो भिद्यमानस्य किमयं तुमुलो ध्वनिः | राघवस्य वचः श्रुत्वा कौतूहलसमन्वितम् || १-२४-७

    - "What is this tumultuous sound bursting out of the waters?" On hearing the inquisitive words of Raghava.....- [1-24-7]

  3. 8

    कथयामास धर्मात्मा तस्य शब्दस्य निश्चयम् | कैलासपर्वते राम मनसा निर्मितं परम् || १-२४-८

    - the righteous (Viswamitra) narrated the true nature of that sound. "A lake on mount Kailas out of his mind has been created by......- [1-24-8]

  4. 9

    ब्रह्मणा नरशार्दूल तेनेदं मानसं सरः | तस्मात् सुस्राव सरसः सायोध्यामुपगूहते || १-२४-९

    - Brahma, so that lake is called Manasa (Sarovara), Oh ! tiger among men, Rama. This river which flows from Manasa Sarovara is, therefore, known as 'Sarayu'. It surrounds Ayodhya. [1-24-9]

  5. 10

    सरः प्रवृत्ता सरयूः पुण्या ब्रह्मसरश्च्युता | तस्यायमतुलः शब्दो जाह्नवीमभिवर्तते || १-२४-१०

    This sacred river flows from that lake of Brahma. This is the remarkable noise of such a Sarayu River in its course towards River Ganga,.....- [1-24-10]