Kamavijaya. 57 trees and rocks at the demon-king, when the latter hi off a Bramhasra* and made them all disappear in a second. Lakshuman then let off a Bramhaslcti* at Havana, which was cut off by the latter into two parts. One part of it fell on the ground and with another Lakshuman was struck; and consequently he fainted. Maruti was greatly enraged and gave Ravana blows, which made him vomit blood and return to Lanka. When the demon-king was thus defeated, he sent his demon-subjects to arouse his brother, Kumbhakarna, from his fast sleep. The demons went and shook him but he was not awakened. Whereupon they threw rocks and mountains at him, pierced him with sharp weapons, and scratched him with their nails, but nothing could arouse him from his sleep. He was snorting with a great noise and drew in and sent out with his inspiration and respiration the demons, bullocks, cows, elephants and other animals that had come before Mm. At last the demons brought two nymphs and made them sing before,him. By their melodious voice he was aroused; and as he was hungry for six months, he at once . devoured billions of bullocks, she-buffaloes, Brahma ns, cows and even demons, and drank off gallons of liquor and gJiee\. After his hunger was appeased, the demons informed him of what had happened to his brother, Ravana, his kingdom and subjects. Whereupon Kumbhakarna immediately stood on his legs and began j to walk towards the palace of his brother. The monkeys, looking at the huge size of the demon, were greatly disheartened but Maruti went to him and lifted him up thrice in order that* they might not be afraid of him. Kumbhakarna ' reached the palace of Havana and stood before him, when the latter said to him, « Brother ? I am now in difficulty. I have brought Sita, the wife of Rama, as I wish to marry her. In order to recover her from me Rama has * A weapon. t Clarified butter.