Swayamprabha, that was the name of the ascetic woman, said: "Alas! You
cannot by yourselves go out of this cave. No stranger who enters it can go out of it with
life. But yours is a great mission and I must, by my tapasya, transport you out. Now shut
Accordingly they shut their eyes. All at
once they found themselves on the sea-shore.
Reaching the sea-shore, they looked round
and they were start led to discover that it was the beginning of spring. Angada lamented:
"Alas! The time set has been transgressed. If we return to Kishkindha without any
clue about Seeta, the King will surely punish us with death. He hates me. It was under
pressure from Raama that he agreed to make me Yuvaraaja, not because of love for me.
Instead of going there and losing our lives, let us fast and seek death here and
now." Many of his companions agreed with Angada.