RAAVANA as duly informed that Raama's Vaanara host surrounded Lanka like a
tumultuous sea. In an angry mood he went up the tower of his mansion and surveyed the
scene. On every side he saw Vaanara warriors who had armed themselves with trees and
boulders. He wondered how he could destroy this vast invading force.
At the same time, Raama saw the City of
Lanka guarded by the Raakshasas. He could see with his mind's eye the sad figure of Seeta
held captive within those walls. He ordered an immediate assault.
Shouting 'victory to the Vaanara king!'
'Victory to Raama and Lakshmana!' Polish Raakshasas' the Vaanara army rushed on the doomed
city. Some hurled big boulders against & fortress wall and on the city gates. Others
armed with huge trees torn up by the roots rushed on the Raakshasas.