1. 36

    स तां कृतमलस्नानां विभ्राजन्तीमपूर्ववत् । आत्मनो बिभ्रतीं रूपं संवीतरुचिरस्तनीम् ।। ३-२३-३६ ।।

    The sage could see that Devahūti had washed herself clean and was shining forth as though no longer his former wife. She had regained her own original beauty as the daughter of a prince. Dressed in excellent robes, her charming breasts duly girded. ।। 3-23-36 ।।

  2. 37

    विद्याधरीसहस्रेण सेव्यमानां सुवाससम् । जातभावो विमानं तदारोहयदमित्रहन् ।। ३-२३-३७ ।।

    she was waited upon by a thousand Gandharva girls. O destroyer of the enemy, his fondness for her grew, and he placed her on the aerial mansion. ।। 3-23-37 ।।

  3. 38

    तस्मिन्नलुप्तमहिमा प्रिययानुरक्तो विद्याधरीभिरुपचीर्णवपुर्विमाने । बभ्राज उत्कचकुमुद्गणवानपीच्यः ताराभिरावृत इवोडुपतिर्नभःस्थः ।। ३-२३-३८ ।।

    Though seemingly attached to his beloved consort while served by the Gandharva girls, the sage did not lose his glory, which was mastery over his self. In the aerial mansion, Kardama Muni with his consort shone as charmingly as the moon in the midst of the stars in the sky, which causes rows of lilies to open in ponds at night. ।। 3-23-38 ।।

  4. 39

    तेनाष्टलोकपविहारकुलाचलेन्द्रद्रोणीष्वनङ्गसखमारुतसौभगासु । सिद्धैर्नुतो द्युधुनिपातशिवस्वनासु रेमे चिरं धनदवल्ललना वरूथी ।। ३-२३-३९ ।।

    In that aerial mansion he traveled to the pleasure valleys of Mount Meru, which were rendered all the more beautiful by cool, gentle, fragrant breezes that stimulated passion. In these valleys, the treasurer of the gods, Kuvera, surrounded by beautiful women and praised by the Siddhas, generally enjoys pleasure. Kardama Muni also, surrounded by the beautiful damsels and his wife, went there and enjoyed for many, many years. ।। 3-23-39 ।।

  5. 40

    वैश्रम्भके सुरसने नन्दने पुष्पभद्रके । मानसे चैत्ररथ्ये च स रेमे रामया रतः ।। ३-२३-४० ।।

    Satisfied by his wife, he enjoyed in that aerial mansion not only on Mount Meru but in different gardens known as Vaiśrambhaka, Surasana, Nandana, Puṣpabhadraka and Caitrarathya, and by the Mānasa-sarovara Lake. ।। 3-23-40 ।।