1. 41

    न मांसं राघवो भुङक्ते न चाऽपि मधु सेवते | वन्यं सुविहितं नित्यं भक्तमश्नाति पञ्चमम् || ५-३६-४१

    'Rama is not eating meat, nor drinking wine. He takes only the one fifth of a meal (sanctioned for an ascetic) available in the forest. [5-36-41]

  2. 42

    नैव दंशान्न मशकान्न कीटान्न सरीसृपान् | राघवोऽपनयेद्गात्रात्त्वद्गतेनान्तरात्मना || ५-३६-४२

    'Since you left, Rama has been always thinking sincerely of you, no longer drives away flies or mosquitoes nor insects or serpents from his body (his mind entirely fixed on you). [5-36-42]

  3. 43

    नित्यं ध्यानपरो रामो नित्यं शोकपरायणः | नान्यच्चिन्तयते किञ्चित्स तु कामवशं गतः || ५-३६-४३

    'Rama is always lost in thought. He is totally given to grief. Absorbed in love for you, he thinks of none else. [5-36-43]

  4. 44

    अनिद्रस्सततं रामस्सुप्तोऽपि च नरोत्तमः | सीतेति मधुरां वाणीं व्याहरन्प्रतिबुध्यते || ५-३६-४४

    'Rama, the best of men never goes to sleep and even if he drops off to sleep he mutters 'Sita, Sita' in a sweet voice in his sleep. [5-36-44]

  5. 45

    दृष्ट्वा फलं वा पुष्पं वा यद्वाऽन्यत्सुमनोहरम् | बहुशो हा प्रियेत्येवं श्वसंस्त्वामभिभाषते || ५-३६-४५

    'Sighing deeply whenever Rama sees a fruit or a flower or any such delightful thing, he remembers you and calls you out again and again, saying, 'alas, my darling '. [5-36-45]