1. 26

    आश्चर्यमिदमाख्यानं मुनिना सम्प्रकीर्तितम् | परं कवीनामाधारं समाप्तं च यथाक्रमम् || १-४-२६

    Surprising is this well-said rendering of Valmiki... it is the subsistence for tomorrow's poets... and this is completed sequentially, as well... [1-4-26]

  2. 27

    अभिगीतमिदं गीतं सर्वगीतेषु कोविदौ | आयुष्यं पुष्टिजनकं सर्वश्रुतिमनोहरम् || १-४-२७

    While this song that generates longevity and prosperity, and one that is melodious one to all ears is being well-sung -......[1-4-27]

  3. 28

    प्रशस्यमानौ सर्वत्र कदाचित्तत्र गायकौ | रथ्यासु राजमार्गेषु ददर्श भरताग्रजः || १-४-२८

    - everywhere in streets and on the principal roads and while those two singers who are experts in singing any kind of music are being appreciated everywhere, Rama has seen them. [1-4-28]

  4. 29

    स्ववेश्म चानिय ततो भ्रातरौ स कुशीलवौ | पूजयामास पूजार्हौ रामः शत्रुनिबर्हणः || १-४-२९

    Thereafter, Rama, the destroyer of enemies, having invited the two brothers Kusa and Lava who deserved honour. He brought them to his royal palace and extended respectful hospitality. [1-4-29]

  5. 30

    आसीनः काञ्चने दिव्ये स च सिंहासने प्रभुः | उपोपविष्टैः सचिवैर्भ्रातृभिश्च समन्वितः || १-४-३०

    Rama, the tormentor of enemies, surrounded by his ministers and brothers occupied the splendid golden throne. [1-4-30]