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CC Madhya 9.202

Text

rāvaṇa dekhiyā sītā laila agnira śaraṇa
rāvaṇa haite agni kaila sītāke āvaraṇa

Synonyms

rāvaṇa dekhiyā — after seeing Rāvaṇa; sītā — mother Sītā; laila — took; agnira — of fire; śaraṇa — shelter; rāvaṇa — Rāvaṇa; haite — from; agni — fire; kaila — did; sītāke — unto mother Sītā; āvaraṇa — covering.

Translation

When Rāvaṇa came to kidnap mother Sītā and she saw him, she took shelter of the fire-god, Agni. The fire-god covered the body of mother Sītā, and in this way she was protected from the hands of Rāvaṇa.