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    स चन्द्रकुमुदं रम्यं सार्ककारण्डवं शुभम् | तिष्यश्रवणकादम्बमभ्रशैवालशाद्वलम् || ५-५७-१

    (When Hanuman takes leave of Sita and sets out for the northern shore) The Moon in the sky was like a white lotus, the Sun like a waterfowl, the auspicious Tishya and Shravana like the sweetvoiced swans, and the clouds like duckweeds and green grassy spots on the shore. [5-57-1]

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    पुनर्वसुमहामीनं लोहिताङ्गमहाग्रहम् | ऐरावतमहाद्वीपं स्वातिहंसविलोलितम् || ५-५७-२

    The Punarvasu star was like a large fish and the planet Mars was like a crocodile. Airavata was like the great island. The constellation Swati was like a swan (in the ocean). [5-57-2]

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    वातसङ्घातजातोर्मि चन्द्रांशुशिशिराम्बुमत् | भुजङ्गयक्षगन्धर्वप्रबुद्धकमलोत्पलम् || ५-५७-३

    The waves produced by the wind were like cool moonlight in the cold water. The ocean was graced with fullblown lotuses and water lilies, like the nagas, yakshas, and gandharvas gathered together. [5-57-3]

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    हनुमान्मारुतगतिर्महानौरिव सागरम् | अपारमपरिश्रान्तः पुप्लुवे गगनार्णवम् || ५-५७-४

    Hanuman leaped like the Wind-god, unwearied across the sky, as a huge boat crosses an ocean. [5-57-4]

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    ग्रसमान इवाकाशं ताराधिपमिवोल्लिखन् | हरन्निव सनक्षत्रं गगनं सार्कमण्डलम् || ५-५७-५

    It appeared as if he was swallowing the space, scratching the Moon, lord of the stars, as if seizing the heavens along with the constellation of Sun and stars..... - [5-57-5]