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    विश्वामित्रवचः श्रुत्वा कथान्ते रघुनंदन | उवाच परमप्रीतो मुनिं दीप्तमिवानलम् || १-३९-१

    Immensely pleased with the words of Viswamitra, to the ascetic flaming bright like fire, Rama spoke towards the end of the narration: ..... - [1-39-1]

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    श्रोतुमिच्छामि भद्रं ते विस्तरेण कथामिमाम् | पूर्वजो मे कथं ब्रह्मन् यज्ञं वै समुपाहरत् || १-३९-२

    - "O Brahman I wish to listen in detail as to how my ancestors made preparations for the sacrifice? Prosperity to you". [1-39-2]

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    तस्य तद्वचनं श्रुत्वा कौतूहलसमन्वितः | विश्वामित्रस्तु काकुत्स्थमुवाच प्रहसन्निव || १-३९-३

    On listening the words of Rama that were inclusive of his inquisitiveness, Sage Vishvamitra smilingly spoke to the descendent of Kakutstha,..... - [1-39-3]

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    श्रूयतां विस्तरो राम सगरस्य महात्मनः | शंकरश्वशुरो नाम हिमवानिति विश्रुतः || १-३९-४

    - "oh ! Rama, let the episode of the great-souled Sagara be listened vividly." The father-in-law of god Shankara who was well-known by the name of Himavan..... - [1-39-4]

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    विंध्यपर्वतमासाद्य निरीक्षेते परस्परम् | तयोर्मध्ये प्रवृत्तोऽभूद्यज्ञः स पुरुषोत्तम|| १-३९-५

    - sets eyes on Mt. Vindhya, which stands as loftily as Himalayas, and those two mountains peered at each other. Oh ! best of men, the sacrifice took place in the region in between these two mountains. [1-39-5]