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    एवं बहुविधां चिन्तां चिन्तयित्वा महाकपिः | संश्रवे मधुरं वाक्यं वैदेह्या व्याजहार ह || ५-३१-१

    After deliberating in several ways the great Hanuman spoke these sweet words to Vaidehi : - [5-31-1]

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    राजा दशरथो नाम रथकुञ्जरवाजिमान् | पुण्यशीलो महाकीर्तिरिक्ष्वाकूणां महायशाः || ५-३१-२

    - 'There was an illustrious king called Dasaratha in Ikshvaku race, a master of chariots, elephants and horses. He was highly meritorious and renowned. [5-31-2]

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    राजर्षीणां गुणश्रेष्ठस्तपसा चर्षिभिस्समः | चक्रवर्तिकुले जातः पुरन्दरसमो बले || ५-३१-३

    'He was the most virtuous among royal sages, equal to sages in austerity, born in the race of emperors and equal to Indra in might. [5-31-3]

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    अहिंसारतिरक्षुद्रो घृणी सत्यपराक्रमः | मुख्यश्चेक्ष्वाकुवंशस्य लक्ष्मीवान् लक्ष्मिवर्धनः || ५-३१-४

    'He was committed to nonviolence, magnanimous, compassionate and one whose strength was truth. He was not only a prosperous king of Ikshvaku family but also a promoter of prosperity of others too. [5-31-4]

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    पार्थिवव्यञ्जनैर्युक्तः पृथुश्रीः पार्थिवर्षभः | पृथिव्यां चतुरन्तायां विश्रुतस्सुखदस्सुखी || ५-३१-५

    'Endowed with signs of kingship and vast wealth, he was a bull among rulers of the vast earth, surrounded by the sea. A happy king himself, he was well known as a provider of happiness. [5-31-5]