Seetha asks Hanuma, who is prepared to depart with the jewel for her head, to convey her enquiries about the welfare of Rama, Lakshmana and Sugreeva. She further requests Hanuma to urge them to rescue her. Then, Seetha expresses her doubt about the capacity of Rama, Lakshmana and the troops of monkeys and bears to cross the ocean. Hanuma explains to Seetha about the strength of monkey-heroes and assures her about their ability to cross the ocean. In the end, Hanuma consoles Seetha by promising to bring Rama and Lakshmana on his back across the sea so that they will together destroy the City of Lanka.
maṇim dattvā tataḥ sītā hanūmantam atha abravīt |
abhijñānam abhijñātam etat rāmasya tattvataḥ || 5-39-1
1. tataH = then; atha = after; dattvaa = giving; maNim = the jewel; siitaa = Seetha; abraviit = spoke; hanuumantam = to Hanuma (as follows); etat = this; abhijJNaatam = known; raamasya = to Rama.
Then, after giving the jewel for head, Seetha spoke to Hanuma as follows: "This token of remembrance is actually known to Rama."
maṇim tu dṛṣṭvā rāmo vai trayāṇām saṃsmariṣyati |
vīro jananyā mama ca rājño daśarathasya ca || 5-39-2
2. dR^iSTvaa = by seeing; maNim = (this) jewel; viiraH = the heroic; raamaH = Rama; samsmariSyati = can recollect; trayaaNaam = three of us; jananyaaH = viz. my mother; mamacha = myself; raajJNaH cha = and the king; dasharathasya = Dasaratha.
"By seeing this jewel, the heroic Rama can recollect three of us, viz. my mother, myself and the king Dasaratha."
sa bhūyaḥ tvam samutsāhe codito hari sattama |
asmin kārya samārambhe pracintaya yat uttaram || 5-39-3
3. harisattama = O the excellent among monkeys; saH tvam = you; as such; bhuuyaH = again; samutsaahachoditaH = driven by enthusiasm; prachintaya = think; yat = what; uttaram = remains to be done; kaarya samaarambhe = in undertaking this task.
"O Hanuma the excellent among monkeys! Driven by your enthusiasm again, think what remains to be done in undertaking this task."
tvam asmin kārya niryoge pramāṇam hari sattama |
hanuman yatnamāsthāya duḥkhakṣayakaro bhava || 5-39-4
tasya cintaya yo yatno duhkha kṣaya karo bhavet |
4. harisattama = O Hanuma the best among monkeys!; asmin kaarya niryoge = In fulfillment of this task; tvam = you; pramaaNam = are the standard; hanuman = O Hanuma!; aasthaaya = utilizing; yatnam = your effort; bhava = become; duHkhakSayakaraH = the on who can remove my misfortunes; tasya = If you; as such; chintayataH = think; yatnah = your effort; bhavet = will become; duHkhhayakaraH = the one which can remove my misfortunes.
"O Hanuma the best among monkeys! You are capable of fulfilling this task. O Hanuma! Become the one who can remove my misfortunes, by employing your effort. If you think of it carefully, your effort will become the one which can remove my misfortunes."
sa tathā iti pratijñāya mārutiḥ bhīma vikramaḥ || 5-39-5
śirasā āvandya vaidehīm gamanāya upacakrame |
5. saH maarutiH = that Hanuma; bhiima vikramaH = of terrific prowess; pratijJNaaya = having promised; tatheti = 'so be it'; vandya = offered his salutation; shirasaa = by bowing his head; vaidehiim = to Seetha; upachakrame = and was set off; gamanaaya = to go.
That Hanuma of terrific prowess, having promised 'so be it', offered salutation to Seetha by bowing his head to her and was set off to go.
jñātvā samprasthitam devī vānaram māruta ātmajam || 5-39-6
bāṣpa gadgadayā vācā maithilī vākyam abravīt |
6. jJNaatvaa = getting to know; maarutaatmajam = Hanuma; samprasthitam = ready to set out; maithilii = Seetha; vaakyam = (the following) words; baaSpagadgadayaa = with her voice choked by tears.
Getting to know Hanuma ready to set out, Seetha the princess spoke the following words with her voice choked by tears.
kuśalam hanuman brūyāḥ sahitau rāma lakṣmaṇau || 5-39-7
sugrīvam ca saha amātyam vṛddhān sarvān ca vānarān |
bruyastvām vānaraśreṣṭha kuśalam dharmasamhitam || 5-39-8
7; 8. hanumaan = O Hanuma; vaanarashreSTha = the excellent among the monkeys!; bruuyaaH = ask; kushalam = about the welfare; raamalakSmaNau = of Rama and Lakshmana; sahitau = together; tvam = you; bruuyaaH = ask; dharmasamhitam = according to usage; kushalam = for welfare; sugriivamcha = of Sugreeva; sahaamaatyam = together with his ministers; sarvaan vaanaraan = of all the monkeys; vR^iddhaan = who are elder.
"O Hanuma, the excellent among monkeys! Ask about the welfare of both Rama and Lakshmana together. You also ask, according to our usage, about the welfare of Sugreeva together with his ministers and of all the monkeys who are elder."
yathā ca sa mahābāhuḥ mām tārayati rāghavaḥ |
asmāt duhkha ambu samrodhāt tvam samādhātum arhasi || 5-39-9
9. tvam = you; arhasi = deserve; samaadhatum = arrange through; saH raaghavaH = that Rama; mahaabaahuH = the long-armed; yathaa = the way in which; taarayati = he can make me to cross over; asmaat = this; duHkhaambu samrodhaat = ocean of misfortunes.
"You deserve to evolve a strategy through which the long-armed Rama can make me to cross over this ocean of misfortunes."
jīvantīm mām yathā rāmaḥ sambhāvayati kīrtimān |
tat tvayā hanuman vācyam vācā dharmam avāpnuhi || 5-39-10
10. hanuman = O Hanuma!; tat = It; vaachyam = is to be told; yathaa tathaa = in whatever manner; (so that); kiirtimaan = the illustrious; raamaH = Rama; maam jiivantiim = while I am surviving; sambhaavayati = can console me; avaapuuhi = obtain; dharmam = righteousness; vaachaa = by your word.
"O Hanuma! Tell, in whatever manner, by which the illustrious Rama can console me, even while I am still surviving. Reap righteousness, by helping me through your word."
nityam utsāha yuktāḥ ca vācaḥ śrutvā mayā īritāḥ |
vardhiṣyate dāśaratheḥ pauruṣam mat avāptaye || 5-39-11
11. nityam = constantly; shrutvaa = hearing; vaachaH = the words; utsaahayuktaaH = endowed with energy; iiritaaH = spoken; tvayaa = by you; daasharathaH = Rama's; pauruSam = manly strength; vardhiSyate = will by intensified; madavaapyate = to recover me.
"Constantly hearing the words endowed with energy spoken by you, Rama's manly strength will be intensified to recover me."
mat saṃdeśa yutā vācaḥ tvattaḥ śrutvā eva rāghavaḥ |
parākrama vidhim vīro vidhivat samvidhāsyati || 5-39-12
12. shrutvaa = hearing; vaachaH = the words; matsandesha yutaaH = containing my message; tvattaH = from you; viiraH = the valiant; raaghavaH = Rama; vidhivat samvidhaasyati = will duly set his heart; paraakramavidham = in exercising his strength.
'Hearing the words containing my message from you, the valiant Rama will duly set his heart in exercising his strength."
sītāyāḥ tat vacaḥ śrutvā hanumān māruta ātmajaḥ |
śirasi añjalim ādhāya vākyam uttaram abravīt || 5-39-13
13. shrutvaa = hearing; vachanam = the words; siitaayaaH = of Seetha; hanumaan = Hanuma; maarutaatmajaH = the son of wind-god; aadhaaya = having placed; aN^jalim = his open hands side by side; slightly hollowed; shirasi = on his head; abraviit = spoke; uttaram vaakyam = (the following) words in reply.
Hearing the words of Seetha, Hanuma the son of wind-god, having placed his open hands side by side, slightly shallowed on his head in salutation), spoke the following words in reply.
kṣipram eṣyati kākutstho hari ṛkṣa pravaraiḥ vṛtaḥ |
yaste yudhi vijitya arīn śokam vyapanayiṣyati || 5-39-14
14. kaakutthasaH = Rama; eSyati = will come; kSipram = soon; haryR^ikSapravaraiah yutaH = together with excellent monkeys and bears; yaH = which Rama; vijitya = defeating; ariin = the enemies; yudhi = in battle; vyasanayiSyati = will devastate; te = your; shokam = sorrow.
"Coming soon together with valiant monkeys and bears, Rama after defeating the enemies in battle, will eliminate your sorrow."
na hi paśyāmi martyeṣu na amareṣv asureṣu vā |
yastasya ṣkhipato bāṇān sthātum utsahate agrataḥ || 5-39-15
15. yaH = who; kSipataH = while discharging; baaNaan = his arrows; na hi pashyaami = none can be seen; martyeSu = either in human beings; vaanareSu = or in monkeys; sureSu vaa = or in celestials; utsahate = are able; sthaatum = to stand; agrataH = before; yaH = that Rama; yudhi = in battle.
"While discharging his arrows, none can be seen either in men or in monkeys or in celestials who are able to stand before Rama in battle."
api arkam api parjanyam api vaivasvatam yamam |
sa hi soḍhum raṇe śaktaḥ tava hetoḥ viśeṣataḥ || 5-39-16
16. saH = that Rama; shaktaH = is capable; soDhum = to endure; arkamapi = even the sun-god; parjanyam api = even Indra the god of rain; yamam = or Yama; vaivasvatam = son of the sun-god; raNe = in battle-field; visheSataH = especially; tava hetoH = for your sake.
"That Rama is capable of enduring even the sun-god, even Indra the god of rain or even Yama the god of death, son of the sun-god a battle-field especially for your sake."
sa hi sāgara paryantām mahīm śāsitum īhate |
tvan nimitto hi rāmasya jayo janaka nandini || 5-39-17
17. saH = that Rama; arhati hi = is indeed worthwhile; saadhitum = to master; mahiim = the earth; saagaraparyantaam = which extends to the ocean; janakanandini = O Seetha!; raamasya = Rama's jayaH = victory; tvannimittohi = is indeed for your sake.
"Rama is indeed worthwhile to master the entire earth bounded by the ocean. O Seetha! Rama's victory is indeed for your sake."
tasya tat vacanam śrutvā samyak satyam subhāṣitam |
jānakī bahu mene atha vacanam ca idam abravīt || 5-39-18
18. shrutvaa = hearing; tat vachanam = those words; tasya = of Hanuma; subhaaSitam = spoken rightly; satyam = and truly; samyak = well; jaanakii = Seetha; bahumane = highly respected him; atha = thereupon; abraviit = spoke; idam = these; vachanam cha = words too.
Hearing those words of Hanuma, spoken rightly and truly well, Seetha held him in great respect and proceeded to speak (the following) words:
tataḥ tam prasthitam sītā vīkṣamāṇā punaḥ punaḥ |
bhartuḥ sneha anvitam vākyam sauhārdāt anumānayat || 5-39-19
19. tataH = thereupon; viikSamaaNaa = looking punaH punaH = again and again; tam = (towards) that Hanuma; prasthitam = who was going away; siitaa = Seetha; sauhaardaat = kind-heartedly; anumaanayat = adored; vaakyam = his words; bhartR^isnehaanvitam = endowed with friendliness for her husband.
Thereupon, looking again and again towards that Hanuma who was going away, Seetha kind-heartedly adored his words endowed with friendliness for her husband.
yadi vā manyase vīra vasa eka aham arim dama |
kasmiṃścit samvṛte deśe viśrāntaḥ śvo gamiṣyasi || 5-39-20
20. viira = O valiant monkey; arimdama = the annihilator of enemies!; manyasse yadi = If you think it as good; vasa = stay; ekaaham = for a day; kasmimshchit = at anyone; samvR^ite = secret; deshe = place; vishraantaH = after taking rest; gamiSyasi = you can go; shvaH = tomorrow.
"O valiant monkey, the annihilator of enemies! If you are agreeable, stay for a day at any one secret place. After taking rest, you can go tomorrow."
mama cet alpa bhāgyāyāḥ sāmnidhyāt tava vīryavān |
asya śokasya mahato muhūrtam mokṣaṇam bhavet || 5-39-21
21. vaanara = O Hanuma! tava sannidhyaat = because of your vicinity; bhavet chet = there may be; mokSaNam = a relief; muhuurtam = for a moment; mahataH asya shokasya = to this great sorrow; mama = of me; alpabhaagyaayaaH = who is less fortunate.
"O Hanuma! Because of your vicinity, there may be a relief for a moment to this great sorrow of me, who is less fortunate."
gate hi hari śārdūla punaḥ āgamanāya tu |
prāṇānām api saṃdeho mama syān na atra saṃśayaḥ || 5-39-22
22. harishaarduula = O lion among the monkeys!; gate = while you go; punaraagamanaaya = for your return; syaat = there will be; sandehaH = a doubt; mama praaNaanaam api = even to my survival; na = there is no; samdehaH = doubt; atra = in this matter.
"O Hanuma the lion among the monkeys! If after that, there is any doubt about your return, there is a doubt even for my survival too. There is no suspicion about this matter."
tava adarśanajaḥ śoko bhūyo mām paritāpayet |
duhkhāt duhkha parāmṛṣṭām dīpayann iva vānara || 5-39-23
23. vaanara = O Hanuma!; mama = to me; duHkhaat = duHkhaparaamR^iSTaam = who is touched by one grief after another grief; shokaH = my sorrow; tava adarshanajaH = due to your disappearance; paritaapayet = will torment me; bhuuyaH = again; diipayanniva = like a burning flame.
'O Hanuma! To me, who is tormented by one grief after another grief, my sorrow due to your disappearance will further torment me, like a burning flame."
ayam ca vīra saṃdehaḥ tiṣṭhati iva mama agrataḥ |
sumahān tvat sahāyeṣu hari ṛkṣeṣu hari īśvara || 5-39-24
24. hariishvara = O best among the monkeys; viira = the valiant one!; haryR^ikSeSu = In the matter of monkeys and bears; tvatsahaayeSu- who are helpmates to you; ayam = this; sumahaan = highly great; sandehaH = doubt; tiSThatiiva = is standing; agrataH = before me.
"O best among the monkeys! O valiant one! In the matter of monkeys and bears who are your helpmates, this highly great doubt is lingering before me."
katham nu khalu duṣpāram tariṣyanti mahāudadhim |
tāni hari ṛkṣa sainyāni tau vā nara vara ātmajau || 5-39-25
25. kathumnu = how; khalu = indeed; taani = those; haryR^ikSasainyaani = troops of monkeys and bears; tau naravaraatmajauvaa = or those two princes; tariSyanti = can cross; duSpaaram = the insurmountable; mahodadhim = great ocean?
"How indeed can those troops of monkeys and bears or Rama and Lakshmana can cross that great insurmountable ocean?"
trayāṇām eva bhūtānām sāgarasya iha langhane |
śaktiḥ syāt vainateyasya tava vā mārutasya vā || 5-39-26
26. trayaaNaam eva = only three; bhuutaanaam = beings; vainateyasyavaa = viz. Garuda the eagle; tavavaa = or yourself; maarutasya vaa = or the wind-god; syaat = have; shaktiH = the capacity; laN^ghane = in crossing; asya = of this; saagarasya = ocean.
"Three beings viz. Garuda the eagle, or yourself or the wind-god only have the capacity of crossing this ocean."
tat asmin kārya niryoge vīra evam duratikrame |
kim paśyasi samādhānam tvam hi kāryavidām varaḥ || 5-39-27
27. viira = O valiant monkeys!; tat = that is why; kim = what; samaadhaanam = strategy; pashyasi = are you visualizing; asmin kaaryaniryoge = to fulfill this act; duratikrame = which is impassable; evam = thus?; tvam = you; varaH hi = are indeed excellent; kaaryavidaam = of those who know how to accomplish any work.
"O valiant monkey! That is why, what strategy are you visualizing to fulfill this act, which is thus impassable? You are indeed excellent of those who know how to accomplish a task.
kāmam asya tvam eva ekaḥ kāryasya parisādhane |
paryāptaḥ para vīraghna yaśasyaḥ te bala udayaḥ || 5-39-28
28. para viiraghna = O Hanuma the annihilator of strong enemies!; tvam = you; eka eva = as one alone; paryaaptaH kaamam = are accomplisher of desires (capable); parisaadhane = of fulfilling; asya kaaryasya = this task; te = your; phalodayaH = fulfillment of result; yashasyaH = is famous.
"O Hanuma the annihilator of hostile enemies! You, as one alone, is capable of fulfilling this task. Your act of fulfilling the result is well-known."
balaiḥ samagraiḥ yadi mām rāvaṇam jitya samyuge |
vijayī sva puram yāyāt tat tu me syāt yaśaḥ karam || 5-39-29
29. yadi jitya = (If Rama) defeating; raavaNam = Ravana; samagraiH balaiH = with all his army; samyuge = in battle; vijayii = and as a champion; yaayaat = taking; maam = me; svapuram = to his own city; tatsadR^isham bhavet = it will be worthy; tasya = of him.
"If Rama defeats Ravana with his entire army in battle and as a champion takes me back to his own city, it will be quite worthy of him."
śaraistu samkulām kṛtvā lankām para bala ardanaḥ |
mām nayet yadi kākutsthaḥ tat tasya sadṛśam bhavet || 5-39-30
30. yadi kaakutthsaH = If Rama; parabalaardanaH = the destroyer of army of adversaries; kR^itvaa = making; laN^kaam = Lanka; samkulaam = filled; sharaiH = with arrows; maam nayet = take me home; tat = that; sadR^isham bhavet = will be worthy; tasya = of him.
"If Rama, the destroyer of rival army, fills the entire Lanka with his arrows and takes me home, it will be quite worthy of him."
tat yathā tasya vikrāntam anurūpam mahātmanaḥ |
bhavet āhava śūrasya tathā tvam upapādaya || 5-39-31
31. tat = for that reason; tvam = you; upapaadaya = act; yathaa = in such a way; tathaa = that; mahaatmanaH = Rama; the high-souled man; aahavashuurasya = valiant in battle; bhavet = may become; vikraantam = the prowess; anuruupam = worthy; tasya = of him.
"For that reason, you act in such a way, that Rama the high-souled man, valiant in battle, may exhibit the prowess befitting of him."
tat artha upahitam vākyam sahitam hetu samhitam |
niśamya hanumān śeṣam vākyam uttaram abravīt || 5-39-32
32. nishamya = hearing; tat vaakyam = those words; arthopahitam = which were meaningful; prashritam = humble; hetusamhitam = and attended with reason; hanumaan = Hanuma; abraviit = spoke; sheSam = the remaining; uttaram vaakyam = reply.
Hearing those words, which were meaningful humble and attended with reason, Hanuma gave his final reply (as follows)
devi hari ṛkṣa sainyānām īśvaraḥ plavatām varaḥ |
sugrīvaḥ sattva sampannaḥ tava arthe kṛta niścayaḥ || 5-39-33
33. devi = O Seetha the princess!; sugriivaH = Sugreeva; iishvaraH = the Lord; vaanara bhalluukasainyaanaam = of the armies of monkeys and bears; plavataam varaH = excellent among the monkeys; sattvasampannaH = and endowed with strength; kR^itanishchayaH = is firmly determined; tava arthe = in your cause.
"O Seetha the princess! Sugreeva, the Lord of the troops of monkeys and bears and the premost among the monkeys, who is endowed with strength, is firmly determined in your cause."
sa vānara sahasrāṇām koṭībhiḥ abhisamvṛtaḥ |
kṣipram eṣyati vaidehi rākṣasānām nibarhaṇaḥ || 5-39-34
34. vaidehi = O Seetha!; saH = that Sugreeva; abhisamvR^itaH = endowed with; vaanara sahasraaNaam koTiibhiH = thousands and crores of monkeys; eSyati = will come; shiighram = soon; nibharhaNah = to destroy; raakSasaam = the demons.
"O Seetha! That Sugreeva, endowed with thousands and crores of monkeys, will come soon to destroy the demons."
tasya vikrama sampannāḥ sattvavanto mahābalāḥ |
manaḥ samkalpa sampātā nideśe harayaḥ sthitāḥ || 5-39-35
35. harayaH = the monkeys; vikramasampannaaH = endowed with prowess; sattvavantaH = perseverance; mahaabalaaH = great strength; manaH sankalpa sampaataaH = and who can rush to any place as they wish; sthitaaH = are intensely committed; tasya = to Sugreeva's; nideshe = command.
"So many monkeys, endowed with prowess, perseverance, great strength and who can rush to any place as they wish are intensely committed to Sugreeva's command.
yeṣām na upari na adhastān na tiryak sajjate gatiḥ |
na ca karmasu sīdanti mahatsv amita tejasaḥ || 5-39-36
36. yeSaam = whose; gatiH = movement; upari = on the sky; adhastaat = or on the ground; na sajjate = has no hindrance; na = has no hindrance; tiryak = (even) horizontally; (those monkeys); amita tejasaH = with unlimited splendour; na siidanti = are not indolent; mahatsu karmasu = (to perform) great tasks.
"There is no hindrance to their movement either in the sky or in the ground or in any horizontal region (between the sky and the ground) with unlimited splendour are not indolent in performing any great task."
asakṛt taiḥ mahāutsahaiḥ sasāgara dharā dharā |
pradakṣiṇī kṛtā bhūmiḥ vāyu mārga anusāribhiḥ || 5-39-37
37. taiH = by those monkeys; mahotsaahaiH = which are highly energetic; vaayumaargaanusaaribhiH = and follow the path of the wind; bhuumiH = the earth; sa saagaradharaadharaa = with its oceans and mountains; pradakSiNiikR^itaa = has been circumambulated clockwise; asakR^it = many times.
"The earth with its oceans and mountains has been circumambulated clockwise many times by those monkeys, who are highly energetic and who follow the aerial path."
mat viśiṣṭāḥ ca tulyāḥ ca santi tatra vana okasaḥ |
mattaḥ pratyavaraḥ kaścin na asti sugrīva samnidhau || 5-39-38
38. tatra = in them; vanausaH = (some of) the monkeys; madvishiSTaashcha = are superior to me; tulyaashcha = and some; even equal to me; santi = are there; kashchit naasti = none; sugriiva; pratyavaraH = is inferior; mattaH = to me.
"In them, some of the monkeys are superior to me and some are even equal to me. No one in the vicinity of Sugreeva is inferior to me."
aham tāvat iha prāptaḥ kim punaḥ te mahābalāḥ |
na hi prakṛṣṭāḥ preṣyante preṣyante hi itare janāḥ || 5-39-39
39. aham taavat = I myself; anupraaptaH = has come; iha = here; kim punaH = why to talk; te = about them; mahaabalaaH = who are mighty?; prakR^iSTaaH = the superior ones; na preSyante hi = are not sent (for errands); itare = other; janaaH = persons; preSante hi = are indeed sent.
"When I have arrived here, why to talk about the mighty ones? Generally, superior ones are not sent for errands. Only others are indeed sent."
tat alam paritāpena devi śoko vyapaitu te |
eka utpātena te lankām eṣyanti hari yūthapāḥ || 5-39-40
40. devi = O Seetha the princess!; tat = that is why; alam = enough; paritaapena = of (your) lamentation; te shokaH = (Let) your sorrow; vyapaitu = be removed; te = those; hariyuuthapaaH = leaders of monkeys; eSyanti = will reach; laN^kaam = Lanka; ekotpaatena = by one single leap.
"O Seetha the princess! Enough of your lamentation. Take away your sorrow. Those leaders of monkeys will reach Lanka by one single leap."
mama pṛṣṭha gatau tau ca candra sūryāv iva uditau |
tvat sakāśam mahāsattvau nṛsimhāv āgamiṣyataḥ || 5-39-41
41. tau nR^isimhau cha = those two lions among men; Rama and Lakshmana too; mahaasathau = of great strength; mama pR^iSThagatau = sitting on my shoulders; aagamiSyataH = can come; tvatsakaasham = to you; uditau chandra suuryaaviva = like the rising sun and the moon.
"Rama and Lakshmana, those two lions among men also of great strength, ascending on my shoulders, can come to you, like the rising sun and the moon."
tau hi vīrau nara varau sahitau rāma lakṣmaṇau |
āgamya nagarīm lankām sāyakaiḥ vidhamiṣyataḥ || 5-39-42
42. tataH = thereafter; raamalakSmaNau = Rama and Lakshmana; viirau = the valiant; naravarau = and the excellent among men; aagamya = coming; sahitau = together; vidhamiSyataH = can destroy; laN^kaamnagariim = the city of Lanka; saayakaiH = with their arrows.
"Coming together, Rama and Lakshmana the valiant and the excellent among men, can destroy the City of Lanka with their arrows."
sagaṇam rāvaṇam hatvā rāghavo raghu nandanaḥ |
tvām ādāya vara ārohe sva puram pratiyāsyati || 5-39-43
43. varaarohe = O Seetha; with a good waist!; raagavaH = Rama; raghunandanaH = the delight of Raghu dynasty; hattvaa = killing; raavaNam = Ravana; sagaNam = along with his troops; pratiyasyati = will return; svapuriim = to his town tvaam aadaaya = taking you (with him).
"O Seetha with a good waist! Rama, the delight of Raghu dynasty, killing Ravana together with his troops, will return to his town, duly taking you with him."
tat āśvasihi bhadram te bhava tvam kāla kānkṣiṇī |
nacirāt drakṣyase rāmam prajvajantam iva anilam || 5-39-44
44. tat = for that reason; aashrasi hi = console yourself indeed!; te bhadram = happiness to you!; bhava = be; kaalakaaN^kSiNi = waiting for the time; drakSyase = you shall see; na chiraat = within a short time; raamam = Rama; prajvalantam analam iva = like a blazing fire.
"For that reason, console yourself indeed! Happiness to you! If you wait for some time, you shall see, within a short time, Rama like a blazing fire."
nihate rākṣasa indre ca saputra amātya bāndhave |
tvam sameṣyasi rāmeṇa śaśa ankena iva rohiṇī || 5-39-45
45. asmin = (when) this; raakSasendre = king of demons; nihate = is killed; saputraamaatyabaandhave = along with his sons; ministers and relatives; tvam = you; sameSyasi = will meet; raameNa = Rama; rohiNi iva = as Rohini*; shashaaN^kena = (met) the moon.
"When this king of demons is killed along with his sons, ministers and relatives, you will meet Rama, as Rohini* met the moon."
*Rohini: A consort of the moon-god, presiding over a constellation of the same name.
kṣipram tvam devi śokasya pāram yāsyasi maithili |
rāvaṇam caiva rāmeṇa nihatam drakṣyase acirāt || 5-39-46
46. devi = O princess!; maithili = O Seetha!; tvam = you; yaasyasi = can reach; paaram = the end; shokasya = of your sorrow; kSipram = soon; achiraat = within a short time; drakSyase chaiva = you can also see; raavaNam = Ravana; nihatam = as destroyed; raameNa = by Rama.
"O Seetha the princess! You shall see the end of your sorrow soon. Within a short time, you will also see the end of Ravana, as destroyed by Rama."
evam āśvasya vaidehīm hanūmān māruta ātmajaḥ |
gamanāya matim kṛtvā vaidehīm punaḥ abravīt || 5-39-47
47. evam = thus; aashvaasya = consoling; vaidehiim = Seetha; hanumaan = Hanuma; maarutaatmajaH = the son of wind-god; kR^itva = making up; matim = his mind; gamanaaya = to go; abraviit = spoke; vaidehiim = to Seetha; punaH = again (as follows):
Thus consoling Seetha, Hanuma the son of wind-god made up his mind to go back and spoke to Seetha again as follows:
tam arighnam kṛta ātmānam kṣipram drakṣyasi rāghavam |
lakṣmaṇam ca dhanuṣ pāṇim lankā dvāram upasthitam || 5-39-48
48. tam raaghavam = that Rama; arighnam = the annihilator of enemies; kR^itaatmaanam = who firmly decided (to destroy his adversaries); lakSmaNamcha = and Lakshmana; dhanuSpaaNim = wielding bow in his hand; kSipram = will soon; upaagatam = reach; laN^kaadvaaraam = the entrance of Lanka; drakSyasi = (and) you will see (them).
"That Rama the annihilator of enemies, who firmly decided to destroy his adversaries and Lakshmana wielding a bow in his hand will soon reach the entrance of Lanka and you will see them."
nakha damṣṭra āyudhān vīrān simha śārdūla vikramān |
vānarān vāraṇa indra ābhān kṣipram drakṣyasi samgatān || 5-39-49
49. drakSyasi = you can see; kSipram = soon; viiraan vaanaraan = the valiant monkeys; nakhadamSTra aayudhaan = with their claws and tusks as weapons; simha shaarduula vikramaan = having the prowess of lions and tigers; vaaraNendraabhaan = looking like lordly elephants; samgataan = coming together.
"You can see soon those valiant monkeys, with their claws and tusks as weapons, having the prowess of lions and tigers and looking like lordly elephants, coming together."
śaila ambuda nikāśānām lankā malaya sānuṣu |
nardatām kapi mukhyānām ārye yūthāni anekaśaḥ || 5-39-50
50. aarye = O venerable lady!; (you shall see); anekashaH = many; yuuthaani = troops; kapi mukhyaanaam = of excellent monkeys; shailaambudanikaashaanaam = resembling hillls and clouds; nardataam = thundering; laN^kaamalaya saanuSu = on the peaks of Malaya mountain in Lanka.
"O venerable lady! You shall see many troops of excellent monkeys resembling hills and clouds, thundering on the peaks of Malaya mountain in Lanka."
sa tu marmaṇi ghoreṇa tāḍito manmatha iṣuṇā |
na śarma labhate rāmaḥ simha ardita iva dvipaḥ || 5-39-51
51. taaDitaH = hit; maronaNi = in the vitals; ghore manmatheSuNaa = by the darts of venerable Manmatha the god of love; saH raamaH = that Rama; na labhate = is not obtaining; sharma = happiness; dvipaH iva = as an elephant; simhaarditaH = tormented by a lion.
"Hit in the vitals by the darts of venerable Manmatha the god of love, Rama is not obtaining happiness, as an elephant gets tormented by a lion."
mā rudo devi śokena mā bhūt te manaso apriyam |
śacī iva pathyā śakreṇa bhartrā nāthavatī hi asi || 5-39-52
52. devi = O Seetha the princess!; maarudaH = do not weep; shokena = with grief; te manasaH = (Let) your mind; maabhuut = be without; apriyam = unpleasantness; naathavatii bhartraa asihi = you are indeed having Rama; your husband as a protector; shachiiva = as Shachi; patyaa shakreNa = having Indra; the husband as her protector.
"O Seetha the princess! Do not weep with grief. Let your mind be without any unpleasantness. You are indeed having Rama your husband as your protector like Shachi having Indra her husband as a protector."
rāmāt viśiṣṭaḥ ko anyo asti kaścit saumitriṇā samaḥ |
agni māruta kalpau tau bhrātarau tava saṃśrayau || 5-39-53
53. kaH anyaH = who else; asti = is there; vishiSTaH = what so greater; raamaat = than Rama; kashchit = or any person; samaH = equal; saumitriNaa = to Lakshmana?; tau bhraatarau = those two brothers; agni maaruta kalpau = equal to fire and wind; samshrayau = are supportive; tava = to you.
"Who else is there greater than Rama or who else equal to Lakshmana? Those two brothers, like fire and wind, are supportive to you."
na asmin ciram vatsyasi devi deśe |
rakṣo gaṇaiḥ adhyuṣito atiraudre |
na te cirāt āgamanam priyasya |
kṣamasva mat sāmgama kāla mātram || 5-39-54
54. devi = O Seetha the princess!; na vatsyasi = you will not stay; chiram = for long; asmin deshe = at this place; atiraudre = which is very terrific; adhyuSite = and occupied; rakSogaNaiH = with multitude of demons; aagamanam = the arrival; te priyasya = of your husband; na chiraat = will not be delayed; kSamasva = be patient; matsangakaala maatram = till the moment of my meeting (with Rama my return).
"O Seetha the princess! You will not stay for long at this place, which is very terrific and occupied with a multitude of demons. The arrival of your husband will not be delayed. Be patient till the moment of my meeting with Rama on my return."
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