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Ramavijaya,                        gj

one arrow and threw Lakshuman with his chariot into
the sky, which turned in the air and came down on the
ground. Lakshuman mounted another chariot and conti-
nued letting off arrows at Lahu, which the latter cut off
one after another in the twinkle of an eye. Lakshuman
then let off an arrow, which produced kotis of * gadas,
when Lahu made use of the mantra given "by Valmikas,
which produced koits of | chaJcras and cut off the gadas.
Lakshuman then let off a mountain-weapon, which produ-
ced mountains hut Lahu broke them with the diamonds
produced by a diamond-weapon. Thus Lakshuman tried
his utmost to kill Lahu with his arrows but he could not
overcome the boy, when the latter said to him, " Why have
yon stopped now ? If your arrows are finished, go back
and call your Rama.11 Lakshuman did not reply to what
Lahu had said, and indignantly let off arrows at Lahu,
when the latter let off a- melody-weapon, which produced
melodious sounds and charmed Lakshuman, who was an
incarnation of the serpent, Shesha. Lakshuman, having
, been charmed with the melodious sounds, ceased to fight
and began to nod his head with mirth.

Kalajit  surrounded  Kusha  with his troops  but the
latter killed them all and  joined his brother.' Rama was
about to send  Bharat with more troops  to re-enforce the
army of Lakshuman with-instructions to Lakshuman that
they should  put upon the boys a fascination-weapon and,
seizing  the two  boys,  bring  them to him alive, so that
, their mother might not cry for them.   But in the mean-
time, a  few wounded warriors  went and informed Rama
that Lakshuman had fallen in the field of war with Kalajit
and all the warriors commanded by him. Rama, hearing this,
grieved much for Lakshuman and immediately  despatch-
ed Maruti and Blmrat with more warriors. When  Bharat
saw the boys just like Rama, he said to Maruti, " There
is no doubt that the.  boys are sons of Bama," u I should