After the coronation Sugriv and Angad come to Shri Ram for his blessings. Shri Ram suggests that the search for Sita should start after the monsoon. During the rains, Shri Ram broods over Sita's predicament and waits impatiently for the rains to stop. Meanwhile, in Kishkindha, sugriv and his household indulge in merry-making. After the rains are over, Shri Ram asks Lakshman to go and remind Sugriv of his promise.