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    ततस्ते राक्षसेन्द्रेण चोदिता मन्त्रिणस्सुताः | निर्ययुर्भवनात्तस्मात्सप्तसप्तार्चिवर्चसः || ५-४५-१

    Commanded by Ravana, the seven sons of minister blazing like fire, set out from the palace. [5-45-1]

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    महाबलपरीवारा धनुष्मन्तो महाबलाः | कृतास्त्रास्त्रविदां श्रेष्ठाः परस्परजयैषिणः || ५-४५-२

    They were followed by large army of experts in archery, possessing great valour, armed with weapons, being distinguished wielders of weapons, skilled in the use of weapons, who were equally capable of conquering each other. [5-45-2]

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    हेमजालपरिक्षिप्तैर्ध्वजवद्भिः पताकिभिः | तोयदस्वननिर्घोषैर्वाजियुक्तैर्महारथैः || ५-४५-३

    They drove chariots yoked with horses which were decked with golden mesh, holding totem staffs (a figure engraved to identify a hero) and flags, neighing like stormy clouds. [5-45-3]

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    तप्तकाञ्चनचित्राणि चापान्यमितविक्रमाः | विस्फारयन्तस्संहृष्टास्तटित्वन्त इवाम्बुदाः || ५-४५-४

    The valiant heroes were sporting and making sounds like stormy clouds wielding wonderful bows glittering like molten gold, shining like lightning. As they marched (from the palace) they looked like stormy clouds accompanied by lightning. [5-45-4]

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    जनन्यस्तु ततस्तेषां विदित्वा किङ्करान्हतान् | बभूवुश्शोकसम्भ्रान्तास्सबान्धवसुहृज्जनाः || ५-४५-५

    Their mothers and relatives and their friends were struck with grief when they learnt about the kinkaras killed. [5-45-5]