1. 36

    ततः पैतामहं वीरः सोऽस्त्रमस्त्रविदां वरः | संदधे सुमहत्तेजा: तं हरिप्रवरं प्रति || ५-४८-३६

    Then the heroic master of weapons, an excellent and glorious warrior directed the Brahmastram towards the foremost of monkeys. [5-48-36]

  2. 37

    अवध्योऽयमिति ज्ञात्वा तमस्त्रेणास्त्रतत्त्ववित् | निजग्राह महाबाहुर्मारुतात्मजमिन्द्रजित् || ५-४८-३७

    Indrajit, the strongarmed hero, who knew the secrets of all missiles, realising that the son of the Windgod cannot be killed caught him by the divine weapon of Brahma (Brahmastram). [5-48-37]

  3. 38

    तेन बद्धस्ततोऽस्त्रेण राक्षसेन स वानरः | अभवन्निर्विचेष्टश्च पपात स महीतले || ५-४८-३८

    Then Hanuman bound by the weapon of the demon was unable to move and fell on the ground. [5-48-38]

  4. 39

    ततोऽथ बुद्ध्वा स तदस्त्रबन्धं प्रभोः प्रभावाद्विगतात्मवेगः | पितामहानुग्रहमात्मनश्च विचिन्तयामास हरिप्रवीरः || ५-४८-३९

    The monkey leader realised that his speed was arrested by the power of the lord Brahma, by the strength of the bond of Brahmastram. He then recalled lord Brahma's boon to him. [5-48-39]

  5. 40

    तत स्स्वायम्बुवैर्मन्त्रैर्ब्रह्मास्त्रमभिमन्त्रितम् | हनुमांश्चिन्तयामास वरदानं पितामहात् || ५-४८-४०

    Hanuman realised that it was by invoking creator Brahma and applying the mantra that he was caught by Brahmastram. On that occasion he started thinking of the boon given to him by Grandsire Brahma : - [5-48-40]