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


vrm.2.15 Water was brought from auspicious conjunction of rivers ganga and Yamuna, from other rivers, lakes, wells, ponds, from streams flowing eastwards, from streams which joined together and from oceans in all sides.
vrm.2.54 Having penetrated into a deep forest, they the illustrious trios, while seeing many stretches of land and at some places, attractive scenery never seen before, proceeded in the direction of that region where river Yamuna was flowing forth towards river Ganga, associated with the name of Emperor Bhagiratha.
vrm.2.54 "Perceive, Oh Lakshmana, the smoke looking prominent as a sign of the glorious Agni fire near Prayaga the confluence of the holy Ganga and Yamuna rivers.
vrm.2.54 "We have certainly reached the confluence of rivers Ganga and Yamuna.
vrm.2.54 Having walked comfortably, Rama and Lakshmana wielding their bows, reached the abode of the sage Bharadwaja, near the confluence of rivers Ganga and Yamuna, while the Sun was falling to the west.
vrm.2.54 While Rama, having approached that great sage at Prayagathe confluence of Ganga and Yamuna, was discoursing on various topics, the auspicious night arrived.
vrm.2.55 After approaching Oh, the best of men! The confluence of Ganga and Yamuna, follow the river Yamuna which takes to the direction of west.
vrm.2.55 Reaching the River Yamuna belonging to olden times, having a rapid stream and perceiving in it a passage for descent into the river, which is too much frequented the river, which is too much frequented, you cross the River Yamuna the daughter of the sun god by preparing a raft there, Oh Rama! After crossing the river Yamuna and approaching a large banyan tree named Syama dark green having green leaves surrounded by many tress and visited by Siddhas, Seetha should, joining her palms, recite her auspicious prayers to the tree.
vrm.2.55 After going only for two miles from there, you will see a beautiful forest blue in colour with bamboo trees touching upon Yamuna river and interspersed with Sallaka and jujube trees.
vrm.2.55 Deliberating thus, Rama and Lakshmana the Tigers among men who were highly intelligent, headed for the river Yamuna guarding Seetha still in front.
vrm.2.55 Having reached the River Yamuna, running with rapid stream, all of them then plunged into a thought of how to cross those river waters.
vrm.2.55 Having arrived at the middle of Yamuna river, Seetha offered salutation to the river and prayed as follows: Oh, goddess of Yamuna! Adieu! I am crossing you! May my husband complete his vow! When Rama safely comes back again towards the city of Ayodhya, ruled by Ikshvaku kings I shall propitiate you by offering a thousand Cows and a hundred drinking vessels.
vrm.2.55 Seetha of excellent complexion thus praying with joined palms to Yamuna River, forthwith reached the southern side of the river.
vrm.2.55 Thus, by the raft, Seetha Rama and lakshmaNa crossed the River Yamuna, which flows briskly, wreathed with waves, with many trees born on its bank and having rays for it reflection.
vrm.2.55 They, who have crossed the river, abandoned the raft and march through the river forest of Yamuna and reached a cool banyan tree called Syama having green leaves.
vrm.2.55 Then Seetha the daughter of King Janaka was please to see the River Yamuna with wonderful sands and waters re echoing to the cry of swans and cranes.
vrm.2.55 Thereafter having travelled only a couple of miles the two brothers Rama and Lakshmana killed many consecrated deer and ate in the river forest of Yamuna.
vrm.2.71 Reaching and crossing a refreshing river named Kulinga, which is swift and surrounded by mountains as well as Yamuna river, the army was then made to rest there.
vrm.2.105 "The night that has passed, does not return and the buntiful River Yamuna just marches on towards the all sufficient abounding in water.
vrm.2.113 Thereafter, all of them crossed the charming River Yamuna wreathed with waves and moreover saw the River Ganga with its pure water.
vrm.4.40 b, a "Search shall be conducted at the riversides of heartening rivers like River Bhagirathi, another name for River Ganga, and River Sarayu, like that at River Kaushiki, and at the pleasing surrounds of River Yamuna, and on Mountain Kalinda, as well at River Sarasvati, River Sindhu and at the river whose waters are lustrous like gems, namely River Shona, and further at River Mahi and River Kaalamahi which rivers are brightened by mountains and forests surrounding them.
vrm.6.12 Hearing the lamentation of Ravana who was captivated by lust, Kumbhakarna became angry and spoke the following words: "You should have contemplated thoroughly that very moment when Seetha was brought here forcibly only after a single impulsive thought from the hermitage of Rama, who was accompanied by Lakshmana, even like the river Yamuna fills the depression at its source the moment it descends on earth.
vrm.6.123 "O Seetha! Here is seen the beautiful river of Yamuna, surrounded by colourful groves.
vrm.6.125 Leaping into the auspicious sky, the dwelling place of Birds, duly crossing over the terrific conjunction of Ganga and Yamuna rivers, reaching Shringaverapura and approaching Guha the chief of Nishadas, that valiant Hanuma spoke the following words in a charming voice: Along with Seetha and Lakshmana, Rama, your friend, that scion of Kakuthsa, of true prowess, has for his part enquired of your welfare.
vrm.7.73 And, O mighty monarch, eager for a sight of thee, those dwellers on the banks of the Yamuna, well pleased, have despatched mc hither, O tiger among men.
vrm.7.73 Hearing his words, the sages of fierce austerities inhabiting the banks of the Yamuna, broke out into a peal of plaudits.
vrm.7.75 Heroic, and accomplished, thou art competent to found a city on the Yamuna as well as flourishing provinces.
vrm.7.76 And on Satrughna having been installed the high souled sages dwelling on the banks of the Yamuna, thought that Lavana had been slain.
vrm.7.79 And having spent seven nights he at last arived at the hermitage of the Rishis living on the banks of the Yamuna.
vrm.7.81 In the meantime having crossed the river Yamuna, the heroic Satrughna, with bow in his hands, stood at the gate of Madhu s city.
vrm.7.83 That city on the banks of Yamuna appeared beautiful like the half moon and was filled with yards, shops, streets beautiful houses, men of four orders and various articles of trade.

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