Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 30 Aug 2011 10:14 and updated at 30 Aug 2011 10:14


vrm.1.63 "Then Indra along with all the assemblages of the Maruts spoke to Rambha, the Apsara, words that are advantageous to himself, but disadvantageous to the son of sage Kushi, namely Vishvamitra.
vrm.1.64 Oh, Rambha, now you have to undertake this very great task of Gods in enchanting Vishvamitra with a craving caused by lust, for lusting after you.
vrm.1.64 Thus Indra ordered Rambha.
vrm.1.64 So said Rambha to Indra.
vrm.1.64 a "Oh, Rama, the Thousand eyed Indra replied Rambha when she spoke to him in that way while shuddering in fear and making palm fold in supplication.
vrm.1.64 b, a You need not be fearful, Rambha, carry out my command, safe betides you, I on becoming a heart stealing black songbird will be at your side along with Kamadeva in the pleasing trees of springtime.
vrm.1.64 So said Indra to Rambha.
vrm.1.64 Vishvamitra" has heard melodious trilling tune of songbird, and while his heart is highly gladdening about the ambience, he incidentally saw and stared at Rambha.
vrm.1.64 "By the exceptional trilling tune of that songbird and by the unexceptional tableau of Rambha the sage is on his qui vive.
vrm.1.64 "On knowing that as an escapade of the Thousand eyed Indra, Vishvamitra is enwrapped in wrath and he cursed Rambha.
vrm.1.64 Whereof you tried to entice me who am wishing to win over the wanton and wroth, you unlucky female Rambha, thereof you will become a rocklike statued wastrel.
vrm.1.64 A highly resplendent Brahman who is ascetically powerful redeems you, oh, Rambha, who are now blemished by my anger.
vrm.1.64 Vishvamitra cursed Rambha in this way.
vrm.1.64 "Then Rambha has become a rocklike statue by that great curse of Vishvamitra, and having heard the words of that great saint Kamadeva and Indra also took flight.
vrm.3.4 a King Kubera thus cursed angrily me for not presenting myself in his service when I was interested in an Apsara Rambha, and indeed he alone said this curse clearance to me.
vrm.4.39 Rambha whose bodily glow is like that of tender sun has then come forth fenced in a thousand plus a hundred of Aayuta s of vanara legions.
vrm.6.26 "O, king! He who resembles a tawny lion with a long mane and who is looking at Lanka attentively as though he wishes to consume it with his glasses, who dwells mostly on the mountains of Krishna and Sahya of Vindhya range of pleasing aspect, is the General named Rambha.
vrm.6.38 Hanuman, Angada, Nila, Mainda, Dvivida, Gaja, Gavaksha, Gavaya, Sharabha, Gandhamadana, Panasa, Kumuda, Hara, Rambha the chief of the troop, Jambavan, sushena, the greatly wise Rishabha, Durmukha of great splendour, Shatabali the Vanara and other hundreds of Vanaras which are fast moving, which can wander easily on mountains with a speed akin to that of wind, ascended that Suvela mountain which Rama ascended.
vrm.6.47 Hanuman, Angada, Nila, Sushena, Kumuda, Nala, Gaja, Gavaksha, Panasa, Sanuprastha and the mighty Jambavan with Sunda, Rambha, Shatabali and Prithu all these Vanaras, armed with trees, reorganized their ranks, stood alert, surveyed the quarters of the sky up and down and on every side and, even if a grass stirred, they exclaimed, It is a Rakshasa!
vrm.6.60 "What was predicted by Parvati the consort of Shiva, Nandishvara the attendant of Shiva, Rambha the wife of Nalakuvara and Punjikasthala the daughter of Varuna has come to pass! The words of the sages never prove false.
vrm.6.66 Rishabha, Sharabha, Mainda, Dhumra, Neela, Kumuda, sushena, Gavaksha, Rambha, Tara and more particularly Dvipada, Panasa and hanuma marched ahead very quickly, with their faces turned towards the battle.
vrm.7.31 At this time passed by that way the foremost of Apsaras, Rambha, adorned with excellent ornaments and having a countenance like the full moon.
vrm.7.31 Rambha appeared like second Sree, in grace and beauty, natural and artificial.
vrm.7.31 Being thus addressed, Rambha, trembling, with folded palms, said: "Be thou propitited ;it doth not behove thee to speak thus, who art my superior.
vrm.7.31 Whereto Rambha replied: "Truely it is ;I am, by virtue, the wife of thy son, O foremost of Rakshasas.
vrm.7.31 Being released from his grasp Rambha becam divested of her ornaments and garland and became like the river agitated by the elephants.

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