1. 6

    पुरोहितं वसिष्ठं च ये चान्ये द्विजसत्तमाः | ततः सुमंत्रस्त्वरितं गत्वा त्वरितविक्रमः || १-१२-६

    - along with the family priest Vashishta, as well as other Vedic Brahmans. Then Sumantra being a quickest person went quickly.....- [1-12-6]

  2. 7

    समानयत्स तान्सर्वान् समस्तान्वेदपारगान् | तान् पूजयित्वा धर्मात्मा राजा दशरथस्तदा || १-१२-७

    - and fetched all those Vedic scholars and clergymen. Then the virtuous king Dasharatha having offered due worships to all the sages and saints brought in by Sumantra,.....- [1-12-7]

  3. 8

    धर्मार्थसहितं युक्तं श्लक्ष्णं वचनमब्रवीत् | मम लालप्यमानस्य पुत्रार्थं नास्ति वै सुखम् || १-१२-८

    - uttered these words which are with virtue and meaning, in an impressible manner. "My mind is tumultuous without quietude for I have no sons.....- [1-12-8]

  4. 9

    तदर्थं हयमेधेन यक्ष्यामीति मतिर्मम | तदहं यष्टुमिच्छामि शास्त्रदृष्टेन कर्मणा || १-१२-९

    hence I am thinking of performing the Vedic Horse Ritual for progeny... I wish to perform the ritual as enshrined in the scriptures and by strict observances.....- [1-12-9]

  5. 10

    ऋषिपुत्रप्रभावेण कामान्प्राप्स्यामि चाप्यहम् | ततः साध्विति तद्वाक्यं ब्राह्मणाः प्रत्यपूजयन् || १-१२-१०

    - I wish to get my desires fulfilled through the divine influence of the Sage's son, Rishyasringa. Then "Splendid, splendid is this idea," said the Brahmana scholars blessing the king. [1-12-10]