1. 6

    अयोध्या नाम नगरी तत्रासील्लोकविश्रुता | मनुना मानवेन्द्रेण या पुरी निर्मिता स्वयम् || १-५-६

    A world-renowned city is there in that kingdom, which is personally built by Manu, the foremost ruler of mankind. [1-4-6]

  2. 7

    आयता दश च द्वे च योजनानि महापुरी | श्रीमती त्रीणि विस्तीर्णा सुविभक्ता महापथा || १-५-७

    That glorious city with well-devised highways is twelve yojana-s lengthwise and three yojana-s breadth wise. [1-5-7]

  3. 8

    राजमार्गेण महता सुविभक्तेन शोभिता | मुक्तपुष्पावकीर्णेन जलसिक्तेन नित्यशः || १-५-८

    That city shines forth with well-laid great royal highways that are always wetted with water, and with flowers strewn and scattered on them. [1-5-8]

  4. 9

    तां तु राजा दशरथो महाराष्ट्रविवर्धनः | पुरीमावासयामास दिवं देवपतिर्यथा || १-५-९

    King Dasartha, augmenting the prosperity of the great kingdom, lived in the city of Ayodhya like Indra in heaven. [1-5-9]

  5. 10

    कवाटतोरणवतीं सुविभक्तान्तरापणाम् | सर्वयन्त्रायुधवतीमुषितां सर्वशिल्पिभिः || १-५-१०

    The city where all kinds of artificers lived had arched outer gateways, wellarranged local markets and all kinds of instruments and weapons. [1-5-10]