Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 30 Aug 2011 12:02 and updated at 30 Aug 2011 12:02


vrm.1.38 "The daughter of Aristanemi, namely sage Kashyapa, and who is also the sister of Garuda, the Divine Eagle vehicle of Vishnu, is the second wife of Sagara, who is known by the name Sumati.
vrm.1.38 Sumati", the sister of mighty winged Garuda and the second queen of Sagara has then chosen sixty thousand sons with great enthusiasm and high reputation.
vrm.1.38 "But the second queen Sumati on part, oh, tigerly man Rama, verily delivered a round and long egg which is like a single gourd, and on breaking it up sixty thousand sons are issued forth from that cucumber like egg.
vrm.1.47 "Presently that Kakutstha s son named Sumati, who is a great resplendent one, an unconquerable one, and a highly celebrated one is dwelling in this city.
vrm.1.47 The best one among best men, a widely reputed and the highly resplendent king of Vishala, namely Sumati, having heard that Vishvamitra has arrived at the precincts of the city, came to him for a warm welcome.
vrm.1.47 King Sumati arrived along with his mentors and family members, offered an excellent veneration to Vishvamitra, and then spoke to the sage with adjoined palms enquiring about his well being.
vrm.1.47 So said king Sumati to Vishvamitra.
vrm.1.48 When those two, Vishvamitra and Sumati, have met one another there at that place, king Sumati raised the topic of Rama and Lakshmana, after exchanging greetings and enquiring about the well being of the great saint Vishvamitra.
vrm.1.48 Thus, king Sumati asked Vishvamitra.
vrm.1.48 On hearing those words of King Sumati, Vishvamitra informed him about the visit of Rama and Lakshmana to the Hermitage of Accomplishment, also about the elimination of Rakshasas, as it has happened.
vrm.1.48 a, b King Sumati is highly astonished to hear the words of Vishvamitra about the visit of Rama and Lakshmana, and treating them to have come as the most prominent and honour worthy guests that king started to honour those two great mighty sons of Dasharatha customarily.
vrm.1.48 c, On getting high honours from King Sumati, Raghava s stayed there along with Vishvamitra and with the community of sages for one night, and then they all have moved on to Mithila.

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