1. 31

    यावज्जानामि वैदेहीं यदि जीवति वा न वा | तत्रैव चिन्तयिष्यामि दृष्ट्वा तां जनकात्मजाम् || ५-२-३१

    'Whether Janaka's daughter, Vaidehi is alive or not is not known. After seeing her I shall think over.' [5-2-31]

  2. 32

    ततः स चिन्तयामास मुहूर्तं कपिकुञ्जरः | गिरिशृङ्गे स्थितस्तस्मिन् रामस्याभ्युदये रतः || ५-२-३२

    Standing on the mountain, the elephant among monkeys (Hanuman) pondered for a while on the means of finding Sita, in which lay the welfare of Rama : - [5-2-32]

  3. 33

    अनेन रूपेण मया न शक्या रक्षसां पुरी | प्रवेष्टुं राक्षसैर्गुप्ता क्रूरैर्बलसमन्वितैः || ५-२-३३

    - 'I shall not be able in my present form to enter the city guarded by fierce and powerful demons. [5-2-33]

  4. 34

    उग्रौजसो महावीर्या बलवन्तश्च राक्षसाः | वञ्चनीया मया सर्वे जानकीं परिमार्गता || ५-२-३४

    'All these mighty ogres with extraordinary energy and great prowess are to be cheated by me while engaged in the search of Sita. [5-2-34]

  5. 35

    लक्ष्यालक्ष्येण रूपेण रात्रौ लङ्का पुरी मया | प्रवेष्टुं प्राप्तकालं मे कृत्यं साधयितुं महत् || ५-२-३५

    'To accomplish this great task I will have to assume an inconspicious form and enter the city of Lanka in the night as that is the appropriate time.' [5-2-35]