Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha [sanskrit]

35,982 words

The Sanskrit edition of the Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha: an epic story in the form of a narrative detailling Naravahanadatta’s quest to become the emperor of the Vidyadharas. Similair to the Kathasaritsagara, the Brhatkathaslokasamgraha also represents one of the several abridgements of the “Great Story” (Brihatkatha), said to have originally consisted of 700,000 shlokas (metrical verses). Alternative titles: Bṛhatkathāślokasaṃgraha (बृहत्कथाश्लोकसंग्रह), Bṛhatkathāślokasaṅgraha (बृहत्कथाश्लोकसङ्ग्रह), Bṛhat-kathā-śloka-saṃgraha (बृहत्-कथा-श्लोक-संग्रह), Brihatkathashlokasamgraha, Brhatkathaslokasangraha, Brhat-katha-sloka-samgraha (sangraha).

atha saṃpreṣitāsthānaḥ sacivānabravīnnṛpaḥ |
yadbravīmi nibodhantu bhavantastatsacetasaḥ || 1 ||
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ṛṇaiḥ kila samāghrātaḥ puruṣo jāyate tribhiḥ |
brahmacaryeṣṭisaṃtānairṛṣidevasvadhābhujām || 2 ||
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tatrādhigatavedo'hamiṣṭāśeṣamahākratuḥ |
aputratvāttu pitṛbhirgṛhītaḥ piṇḍabhojibhiḥ || 3 ||
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na ca putrāṅgasaṃsparśātsukhaheturanuttaraḥ |
sukhibhiḥ sa hi nirdiṣṭaścandanādapi śītalaḥ || 4 ||
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alaṃ cātiprasaṅgena sarvathā gṛhamedhinām |
dṛṣṭādṛṣṭasukhaprāpteḥ putrādanyanna kāraṇam || 5 ||
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tadasti yadi vaḥ kāṅkṣā niṣprajānāṃ prajāṃ prati |
ārabhadhvaṃ mayā sārdhaṃ devatārādhanaṃ tataḥ || 6 ||
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te tu sapramadāḥ śrutvā rājñaḥ putrārthinaḥ kathām |
siddhakalpātmasaṃkalpāḥ pratyūcurdarśitasmitāḥ || 7 ||
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putrajanma vaṇigvadhvā yātrāyāṃ citradarśanam |
piṅgalīdarśanaṃ ceti prayogo'yamanuṣṭhitaḥ || 8 ||
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asmābhiḥ sa ca devena tathaiva saphalīkṛtaḥ |
kṛtaḥ kāle prayogo hi nāphalo jātu jāyate || 9 ||
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tena saṃkalpasadṛśīmārabhadhvaṃ kriyāmiti |
sacivairabhyanujñātastatheti pratipannavān || 10 ||
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sa puṇye'hani saṃpūjya devatāgnidvijanmanaḥ |
yayau nāgavanodyānaṃ sadāraḥ saha mantribhiḥ || 11 ||
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māgadhī tu kṛtotsāhā devyā vāsavadattayā |
alamāli tavānena khedeneti nivāritā || 12 ||
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uktā ca nanu bālāsi mṛṇālītantukomalā |
anubhūtasukhā cāsi bhrāturbhartuśca veśmani || 13 ||
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duḥsahāni tu duḥkhāni mayā ninditabhāgyayā |
anubhūtāni tenāhaṃ śaktā duḥkhamupāsitum || 14 ||
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yaśca me bhavitā putraḥ sa bhavatyā bhaviṣyati |
kṛttikāgarbhasaṃbhūto bhavānyā iva ṣaṇmukhaḥ || 15 ||
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iti tasyāṃ nivṛttāyāṃ saha vāsavadattayā |
tapobhiracirād rājā rājarājamatoṣayat || 16 ||
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ekadā pratibhuddhau tu daṃpatī jātasaṃbhramau |
hā devi hāryaputreti vyāharantau parasparam || 17 ||
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athopaspṛśya nṛpatirnamaskṛtvā dhanādhipam |
puraḥ purohitādīnāmācakhyau svapnamādṛtaḥ || 18 ||
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adya paśyāmyahaṃ svapne vyomni kāmapi devatām |
prabhāmbhaḥsaṃtativyastanabhomaṇḍalanīlatām || 19 ||
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sā māmuktavatī vācā ghambhīrasukumārayā |
tvāmāhvayati vitteśastadāśāṃ gamyatāmataḥ || 20 ||
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mayaumiti pratijñāte saṃdhyāraktataraṃ karam |
āropya prasthitā vyomni diśaṃ vitteśapālitām || 21 ||
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śarveṇeha dhṛtā gaṅgā pariṇītātra pārvatī |
ityādīndarśayantī nau pradeśaṃ pārvatīpituḥ || 22 ||
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nīyamānaḥ krameṇetthamathāhaṃ dṛṣṭavānpuraḥ |
candrapāṣāṇanirmāṇaprākārāmalakāpurīm || 23 ||
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gaṇānāṃ pārvatībharturgaṇairagaṇitairyutam |
yasyā bāhyamadṛṣṭāntaṃ kalpapādapakānanam || 24 ||
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nānāmaṇiprabhājālakalmāṣaśikharāṇyapi |
śubhrayatyeva harmyāṇi yasyāṃ rudrenducandrikā || 25 ||
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avatārya tu māṃ dvāre guhyakeśvaraveśmanaḥ |
vadati kṣaṇamatraiva sthīyatāmiti devatā || 26 ||
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sā praviśya pratīhāryā saha nirgamya bhāṣate |
anujñātapraveśo'si devenāgamyatāmiti || 27 ||
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bhavanānīva devānāṃ ṣaḍatikramya saptame |
kakṣāntare prakṛṣṭarddhau paśyāmi draviṇeśvaram || 28 ||
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atha tatrāpsarāḥ kācitkāṃcidāha nirīkṣya mām |
sakhi nūnamasāveṣa yasyāsau bhavitā sutaḥ || 29 ||
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mayā mantrayamāṇānāmṛṣīṇāmagrataḥ śrutam |
bharatānāmayaṃ vaṃśe viśuddhe jāyatāmiti || 30 ||
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na caiṣa kevalaṃ dhanyastena putreṇa pārthivaḥ |
so'pi sādhūpamānasya putraḥ pātraṃ bhaviṣyati || 31 ||
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tena tattādṛśaṃ putraṃ labhatāmeṣa bhūpatiḥ |
asāvapi śacīśakracaritau pitarāvapi || 32 ||
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kārye guruṇi saktatvāttṛṇīkṛtasurāṅganaḥ |
sakiṃkaragaṇaṃ prahvaḥ praṇamāmi dhanādhipam || 33 ||
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manuṣyadharmā tu bhujaṃ bhujageśvarapīvaram |
udyamyāha manuṣyendra svāgataṃ sthīyatāmiti || 34 ||
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āsanne ratnacaraṇe dāpite kanakāsane |
vyavadhāya tu māmāste devī nīcaistarāsanā || 35 ||
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svananti parivādinyastāḍitā nāradādibhiḥ |
anekākārakaraṇaḥ śrūyate puṣkaradhvaniḥ || 36 ||
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urvaśīmenakārambhācitralekhākratusthalāḥ |
gāyantyaḥ kuṭṭitatalānartayante tilottamām || 37 ||
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evaṃprāye ca vṛttānte kumāro nalakūbaraḥ |
rājarājasutaḥ krīḍannāyātaḥ saha bālakaiḥ || 38 ||
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merusāramahāratnasaṃghātakṛtasaṃhatim |
krīḍāśakaṭikāṃ karṣannitaścetaśca gacchati || 39 ||
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atha skhalitacakrāyāstasyāḥ kusumasaṃcaye |
utplutya patitaṃ ratnaṃ vaiḍūryakṣodakuṭṭime || 40 ||
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atha prasāritakaraḥ kuvero nalakūbaram |
mahyametaddadasveti tad ratnamudayācata || 41 ||
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nyastaṃ ca rājaputreṇa rājarājakarodare |
ratnaṃ paṅkajagarbhasthabandhūkamiva rājate || 42 ||
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duṣṭalakṣaṇamuktānāṃ muktānāṃ parivāritam |
ṣaḍviṃśatyā padmarāgamaṣṭāśri bahalaprabham || 43 ||
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vittādhipatinā mahyaṃ dattaṃ devyai ca tanmayā |
stanayorantare nyastamanayāpi sphuranmudā || 44 ||
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siṃhaśāvastato bhūtvā cañcadvāladhikeśaraḥ |
vidārya dakṣiṇaṃ kukṣimetasyāḥ praviśatyasau || 45 ||
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tadavasthāmimāṃ dṛṣṭvā hā devīti vadannaham |
pratibuddha iti svapnamācaṣṭe sma narādhipaḥ || 46 ||
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atha nakṣatraśāstrajñaḥ siddhādeśaḥ sasaṃmadaḥ |
ādityaśarmā svapnasya dvijaḥ phalamavarṇayat || 47 ||
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vijayasva mahārāja putreṇa dviṣatāṃ gaṇam |
samādhineva balinā rāgādīnāṃ balīyasām || 48 ||
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vimānaghanasaṃghātasthagitendudivākaraḥ |
vidyādharasamūhendraḥ putrastava bhaviṣyati || 49 ||
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yāstā muktāparīvārāstasya ṣaḍviṃśati maṇeḥ |
mahākulā bhaviṣyanti bhāryāstava sutasya tāḥ || 50 ||
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ye cāṣṭāvaśrayo ratnaṃ parito lakṣitāstvayā |
vidyāstā viddhi putrasya bhaviṣyantī bhaviṣyataḥ || 51 ||
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evaṃ ca sthāpite svapne rājakīye dvijanmanā |
svasvapnaḥ kathitastatra devyā vāsavadattayā || 52 ||
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āryaputreṇa yo dṛṣṭaḥ sa eva sakalo mayā |
kukṣau vidāryamāṇe ca hāryaputreti bhāṣitam || 53 ||
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iti śrutavataḥ svapnau tulyāvādityaśarmaṇaḥ |
bhaviṣyadviṣaye jñāne dṛḍhatāṃ niścayo gataḥ || 54 ||
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atha vijñāpayāmāsa rumaṇvānmedinīpatim |
dṛṣṭaḥ svapno mayā yaḥ sa śravaṇenānugṛhyatām || 55 ||
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deve saniyame jāte cedivatsaniveśinaḥ |
devasyāpatyalābhāya sarve saniyamāḥ sthitāḥ || 56 ||
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tatrāhamadya paśyāmi svapne garuḍavāhanam |
mārgitaśca mayā dehi svāmine naḥ prajā iti || 57 ||
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sa vihasyoktavānpūrṇaḥ svāminaste manorathaḥ |
tavāpi pūrayāmīti mahyaṃ bāṇaṃ vitīrṇavān || 58 ||
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sapraṇāmaṃ tamādāya hṛdaye nidadhāmi ca |
akālakaumudīṃ cemāṃ paśyāmi pratibodhitaḥ || 59 ||
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eṣo'pi sthāpitaḥ svapnaḥ prītenādityaśarmaṇā |
yādṛśo'sya suto bhavī tādṛśaḥ śrūyatāmiti || 60 ||
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sāyako hi guṇenārthī tasmādasya bhaviṣyati |
putraḥ ṣāḍguṇyatattvajño yuktaścāyaṃ guṇairguṇaiḥ || 61 ||
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paratantragatisthānaḥ khagāmī ca yataḥ śaraḥ |
tena rājasutapraiṣyaḥ khecaraśca bhaviṣyati || 62 ||
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athākathayadātmīyaṃ svapnaṃ yaugandharāyaṇaḥ |
mamādyaikonapañcāśanmaruto darśanaṃ gatāḥ || 63 ||
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teṣāmekaḥ sphuraddyotaḥ khadyotanikaradyutim |
svaṃ vimucya mudā mahyaṃ saṃnāhaṃ dattavāniti || 64 ||
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bhartuḥ saṃnāhasadṛśaḥ śūro'dhyavasitaḥ sutaḥ |
bhavato bhavitetyevaṃ svapnamāsthāpayaddvijaḥ || 65 ||
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ṛṣabheṇeti kathitaṃ dṛṣṭavānasmi gogaṇam |
bravīti tatra māmekā praviśemāṃ guhāmiti || 66 ||
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tatra praviśatā dṛṣṭāścatuḥṣaṣṭirmayā kalāḥ |
catasraśca mahāvidyāvinyastāścitrakarmaṇi || 67 ||
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tatra citrīyamāṇo'haṃ citraṃ citraṃ vilokayan |
bodhito jṛmbhaṇairmandrairbherīṇāṃ garjitairiti || 68 ||
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sthapito'yamiti svapnaḥ putrastava bhaviṣyati |
aśeṣacitravinyastakalākuśaladhīriti || 69 ||
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dṛṣṭaṃ vasantakenāpi svapnaṃ kathitamityatha |
dattavānpāvako mahyaṃ kuṇḍalaṃ rucirojjvalam || 70 ||
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iti vyākriyamāṇeṣu svapneṣu ravisāratheḥ |
bhinnaṃ bhābhistamo jātaṃ cakoranayanāruṇam || 72 ||
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komalānilavikṣiptanalinasparśabodhatāḥ |
resurvivādarasitāḥ sarasīṣu śakuntayaḥ || 73 ||
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gambhīrapratinirghoṣabhīṣitendrāvarodhanaḥ |
devatāgārabherīṇāmuccairdhvanirajṛmbhata || 74 ||
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avadanta ca vṛndāni bandināṃ medinīpatim |
pūritārthisamūhāśa tavāśā pūryatāmiti || 75 ||
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yuvā dhīraḥ sabhe yogyo yajamānasya jāyatām |
ityādibhirdvijāścainaṃ mantravādyairavardhayan || 76 ||
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nimittairevamākāraiḥ kāryasaṃsiddhiśaṃsibhiḥ |
ādityaśarmaṇo jātamaṅgaṃ romāñcakarkaśam || 77 ||
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padmāvatyā tato harṣādvivāhae iva nṛtyati |
vasantake dhvanattāle nanarta gaṇikāgaṇaḥ || 78 ||
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alaṃ cātiprasaṅgena saṃkṣepādavadhāryatām |
vadhūvṛndaparīvārāḥ pranṛttāḥ śvaśurā api || 79 ||
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atiharṣaparītatvādvitantrīparivādinīḥ |
tāḍayanti sma gandharvāḥ svarāvismṛtasāraṇāḥ || 80 ||
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evamādau tu vṛttānte vartamāne mahīpatiḥ |
kṛtābhiṣekādividhiḥ suraviprānapūjayat || 81 ||
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praviśya stūyamānaśca vṛndairbrāhmaṇabandinām |
pauramantaḥpuraṃ caiva dānādibhiramānayat || 82 ||
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māsadvayaparīmāṇe tataḥ kāle'tigacchati |
devyāṃ sattvasamāveśavārttāṃ prāvartayatkṣitau || 83 ||
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yena yena śrutā vārttā śabareṇa śukena vā |
giriṣṭhaḥ pañjarastho vā mugdhastatraiva tatra saḥ || 84 ||
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striyaḥ prasūtikuśalāḥ kumārādicikitsakāḥ |
garbhakarmavidaścānye nityaṃ tāṃ paryacārayan || 85 ||
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mlāyanmadhūkavicchāyakapolaṃ jihmalocanam |
śvaśrūstasyā mukhaṃ dṛṣṭvā bubudhe dohadavyathām || 86 ||
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pṛcchati sma ca tāṃ putri śīghramācakṣva dohadam |
anākhyāte hi garbhasya vaiphalyamapi dṛśyate || 87 ||
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lajjamānā yadā nāsau kathayāmāsa dohadam |
tadā svavṛttaṃ sā vadhvai vyāhartumupacakrame || 88 ||
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antarvatnīmapṛcchanmāmekadā śvaśurastava |
bādhate dohado yastvāṃ sa kṣipraṃ kathyatāmiti || 89 ||
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mayā tu praṇayinyāpi prakṛṣṭataralajjayā |
sakhīmukhena kathitaṃ bahukṛtvo'nuyuktayā || 90 ||
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iyaṃ māṃ bādhate śraddhā sāśu saṃpādyatāmiti |
sā ca saṃpāditāmātyaiḥ śatānīkasya śāsanāt || 91 ||
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bālabhāskarabimbābhādadhānāḥ sānulepanāḥ |
vyacaranta purīṃ raktāmambarābharaṇasrajaḥ || 92 ||
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raktātapatravyajanāraktakambalavāhyakāḥ |
raktāśokavanākāraparivārakadambakāḥ || 93 ||
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suyamunamathāruhya padmarāganagāruṇam |
digdāhādiva raktānāmapaśyaṃ maṇḍalaṃ diśām || 94 ||
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atha pakṣānilabhrāntasaṃbhāntajanavīkṣitaḥ |
jyeṣṭhaputra ivāgacchadgaruḍasya vihaṃgamaḥ || 95 ||
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sarasāmiṣagṛddhaśca mugdhāmādāya māmasau |
agamadgaganaṃ vegācchatānīkasya paśyataḥ || 96 ||
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tataḥ pradeśe kasmiṃscidavatāritavān sa mām |
bhakṣayiṣyanniṣiddhaśca kenāpyākāśamāśrayat || 97 ||
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paśyāmi sma ca tatra dvau kṛśāv ṛṣikumārakau |
prabhāmaṇḍalasaṃsargapiṅgalāṅgau jvalajjaṭau || 98 ||
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tau māmavocatāṃ devi mā bhaiṣīrayamāśramaḥ |
vasiṣṭhasyāśritaḥ puṇyāmudayādrerupatyakām || 99 ||
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āgaccha nanu pāvastvāṃ tatretyukte gatā satī |
paśyāmi sma jagajjyeṣṭhaṃ śreṣṭhatāpasaveṣṭitam || 100 ||
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vanditaśca mayā dūrādāśiṣā māmavardhayat |
putri putraṃ vijāyasva yaśaḥpātramajarjaram || 101 ||
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na cotkaṇṭhā tvayā kāryā svajane matsanāthayā |
ādityavaṃśajānāṃ hi saṃniveśaḥ parāyaṇaḥ || 102 ||
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iti viśvāsya māṃ vākyairmadhurairevamādibhiḥ |
āvāsaḥ kriyatāṃ vadhvā iti śiṣyān samādiśat || 103 ||
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kṣipramāvasathaṃ kṛtvā te śilādāruveṇubhiḥ |
khātaśālaparikṣiptaṃ vasiṣṭhāya nyavedayan || 104 ||
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tāpasī kṛtasānāthyā tatrāhamavasaṃ sukham |
ṛṣibhiḥ kriyamāṇeṣu garbhasaṃskārakarmasu || 105 ||
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prasūtā cāsmi daśame māse putraṃ patiṃ tava |
anukūlasavitṛādigrahasūcitasaṃpadam || 106 ||
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jātakarma tataḥ kṛtvā sūryavaṃśaguruḥ svayam |
divase dvādaśe nāma putrasya kṛtavānmama || 107 ||
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bālo jātaḥ sujāto'yaṃ yasmādudayaparvate |
tasmādudayano nāma prasiddhimupayātviti || 108 ||
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vede gandharvavede ca sakalāsu kalāsu ca |
sāstreṣu cāstraśastreṣu buddhirasya vinīyata || 109 ||
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gacchatsu divaseṣvevaṃ vasiṣṭhenaiṣa vāritaḥ |
mā kadācidbhavānasmāddūraṃ gā āśramāditi || 110 ||
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nisargakarkaśatvāttu kṣatrajātestapovanāt |
niryāya mṛgayāmeṣa samakrīḍata kānane || 111 ||
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ekadā bhrājamāno'yaṃ divyaiḥ srakcandanādibhiḥ |
abhivāditavānbhīto vasiṣṭhaṃ darśitasmitam || 112 ||
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vasiṣṭhaḥ pṛṣṭavānenamapi dṛṣṭāḥ kumārakāḥ |
nalinyāṃ prastutakrīḍābhavatā bhogināmiti || 113 ||
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āma dṛṣṭā iti prokte sutena mama nīcakaiḥ |
ācakṣva vistareṇeti vasiṣṭhastamabhāṣata || 114 ||
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pṛṣṭenodayenoktamahamājñāpitastvayā |
na gantavyaṃ tvayā dūrametasmādāśramāditi || 115 ||
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ārabhya ca tataḥ kālātkiṃ punaḥ kāraṇaṃ guruḥ |
māṃ nivārayatītyāsamahaṃ kautūhalākulaḥ || 116 ||
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so'haṃ doṣamasaṃcintya gurvājñābhaṅgasaṃbhavam |
dūramadyāśramādasmādgacchāmi diśamuttarām || 117 ||
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tatra paśyāmi nalinīṃ nānāsarasijāṇḍajām |
vanavāraṇasaṃkṣobhasaṃghaṭṭitanadāmbhasam || 118 ||
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tasyāmamānuṣākārāmayā dṛṣṭāḥ kumārakāḥ |
unmajjanto nimajjantastarantaścāruṇekṣaṇāḥ || 119 ||
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te māṃ taṭasthamālokya puñjībhūya sasaṃbhramāḥ |
dīrghadīrghabhujākṣepairagādhaṃ jalamāśritāḥ || 120 ||
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ahaṃ tānuktavānasmi mā palāyadhvamāsyatām |
nanvahaṃ bhavato draṣṭumāśramādṛṣirāgataḥ || 121 ||
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iti madvacanaṃ śrutvā teṣāmekena bhāṣitam |
kiṃ te'smābhirmahāsattva bhāṣitairgamyatāmiti || 122 ||
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satyasatyaṃ na yakṣo'smi na piśāco na rākṣasaḥ |
tena mā bhaiṣṭa ḍhaukadhvamiti tānahamuktavān || 123 ||
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taistu saṃjātaviśrambhaiḥ saṃharanvā muhūrtakam |
āgaccha prārthito mitra gṛhaṃ no gamyatāmiti || 124 ||
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mayā tadanurodhena gacchāmīti pratiśrute |
māmādāya nimagnāste tasyaiva saraso'mbhasi || 125 ||
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athānuditacandrārkagrahanakṣatratārakam |
candrasūryamaṇidyotapradhvastadhvāntasaṃcayam || 126 ||
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sthavirāturanirvṛttavirūpajanavarjitam |
ramyaharmyāvalīgarbhajṛmbhitātodyanisvanam || 127 ||
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aśeṣairviyutaṃ doṣairaśeṣaiḥ saṃyutaṃ guṇaiḥ |
praveśito'smi muditairadhiṣṭhānaṃ kumārakaiḥ || 128 ||
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teṣāmekastu māmāha bhogināṃ bhogināmiyam |
purī bhogavatī nāma vasatiḥ kalpajīvinām || 129 ||
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tanayaḥ kambalasyāhamayamaśvatarasya tu |
anye ca sūnavo'nyeṣāṃ nāgasenābhṛtāmiti || 130 ||
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tataḥ kambalaputreṇa nītvāhaṃ svaṃ gṛhaṃ mahat |
grāhitārghādisatkāraḥ kārito veṣamīdṛśam || 131 ||
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itare netumaicchanta svagṛhānmāṃ mayoditāḥ |
anujānīta māmadya suhṛdo mā sma kupyata || 132 ||
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guruṇā pratiṣiddho'hametāṃ bhūmimupāgataḥ |
bhītaśca kupitāttasmāttasmānnayata māmiti || 133 ||
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te tu māmāhuruttiṣṭha gamyatāṃ svamidaṃ puram |
punarāgacchatā kāryamanutkaṇṭhabhujaṃgamam || 134 ||
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tasyāmeva ca ramyatvātkrīḍāmaḥ saṃtataṃ vayam |
suhṛdo'pi yadīcchā syādgacchettāṃ nalinīmiti || 135 ||
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ityuktvā mama tairvaktre paṭāntenāvaguṇṭhite |
uttīrṇamahamātmānaṃ paśyāmi sarasastataḥ || 136 ||
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iti bhogavatīṃ dṛṣṭvā so'hamāyāmi saṃprati |
mamāsminnaparādhe ca pramāṇaṃ bhagavāniti || 137 ||
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vasiṣṭhastamathāvocadupāyo'yaṃ mayā kṛtaḥ |
yena nāgakumārāste dṛṣṭigocaratāṃ gatāḥ || 138 ||
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idānīmapi taiḥ sārdhaṃ gatvā bhogavatīṃ tvayā |
gāndharvaṃ hastividyā ca śikṣitavyāḥ savistarāḥ || 139 ||
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yadi ca grāhayetkiṃcittvāṃ nāgādhipatistataḥ |
sanāgamūrchanā grāhyā vīṇā ghoṣavatī tvayā || 140 ||
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aṅkamāropitāyāṃ ca tantryo yasyāmanāhatāḥ |
madhuraṃ nisvaneyustāṃ vidyāṃ ghoṣavatīmiti || 141 ||
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gurorudayanaḥ śrutvā nāgalokaṃ gatastataḥ |
gate bahutithe kāle vīṇāpāṇirupāgataḥ || 142 ||
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kṛtābhivādo guruṇā pariṣvaktaśca sāśruṇā |
tadviyogāgnitaptāṅgīmambāmaṅgairaśītayat || 143 ||
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ekadā tu sukhāsīno vasiṣṭhastamabhāṣata |
tāta ghoṣavatīghoṣasaṃgītaṃ śrāvyatāmiti || 144 ||
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tannideśācca patyau te pragīte saha vīṇayā |
jagatpracalanācāryo nabhasvānapi nācalat || 145 ||
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niśceṣṭamāśramaṃ dṛṣṭvā mūkakeśarivāraṇam |
raktāṃ ghoṣavatīṃ muktvā tuṣṇīmāsītpatistava || 146 ||
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uktaścaiṣa vasiṣṭhena na tvayāsmiṃstapovane |
vādanīyā punarvīṇā geyaṃ vā śanakairapi || 147 ||
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anye'pi dhvanayaḥ prāyaścalayanti samāhitān |
samādheḥ kiṃ punaryena sākṣiṇo'pi vimohitāḥ || 148 ||
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tasmādavītarāgāṇāṃ samādhimavihiṃsatā |
dūre tapovanādasmādvīṇeyaṃ vādyatāmiti || 149 ||
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tataścārabhya divasādudayācalacāriṇaḥ |
nāgānudayano'gṛhṇād ramyairghoṣavatīrutaiḥ || 150 ||
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dāntavyālagajārūḍhaḥ siṃhādivyālavellitaḥ |
kvaṇadghoṣavatīpāṇirāyāti sma tapovanam || 151 ||
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evaṃ yāti kvacitkāle bhagavānmāmabhāṣata |
dārakastaruṇo jātaḥ kauśāmbīṃ gamyatāmiti || 152 ||
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mayā tu nirvacanayā kathite'sminmanorathe |
guruṇā tīrthasalilairabhiṣiktaḥ suto mama || 153 ||
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tacchiṣyāstu tadādiṣṭāmāmādāya saputrakām |
ākāśena nayanti sma kṣaṇena nagarīmimām || 154 ||
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athāhaṃ nagarodyāne ramye tairavatāritā |
muhūrtaṃ preritavatī gaganāgamanaśramam || 155 ||
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avatīrya tu te bhartā krīḍāpuṣkariṇīṃ pituḥ |
padmabhañjikayā krīḍandṛṣṭa udyānapālakaiḥ || 156 ||
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tairgatvā kathitaṃ rājñe deva devakumārakaḥ |
adhunaivāgataḥ svargādgāhate nalinīmiti || 157 ||
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rājā tu drutamāgatya dṛṣṭvā devasamaṃ sutam |
deva evāyamityuktvā praṇāmaṃ kartumudyataḥ || 158 ||
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tatastapasvibhiḥ khasthaiḥ saṃbhrāntaiḥ sa nivāritaḥ |
rājannudayanaputraṃ na namaskartumarhasi || 159 ||
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saṃdehaścedimāṃ pṛccha mahiṣī mṛgayāvatīm |
premasaṃbhramasaṃtrāsalajjābhiḥ kheditāmiti || 160 ||
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rājā tu tānatho dṛṣṭvā māmapaśyatsutaṃ tataḥ |
muhūrtaṃ cintayitvā tu vihasanprasthito gṛhān || 161 ||
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athāyamṛṣibhiḥ proktaḥ puraḥsthitvā sasaṃbhramaiḥ |
na gantavyaṃ na gantavyaṃ naiṣa svapno nivartyatām || 162 ||
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atha vā bhavatu svapnaḥ svapne'pi na virudhyate |
durlabhenāpi hi svapne vallabhena samāgamaḥ || 163 ||
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yacca brūmastadākarṇya cetaḥkarṇasukhāvaham |
tato yasyāsi sāpatyāmādāya dayitāmiti || 164 ||
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nivṛttāya ca te tasmai bhāruṇḍaharaṇādikam |
ācakṣate sma vṛttāntamāśramānayanāditi || 165 ||
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rājā tu putramāliṅgya harṣamūrchāvicetanaḥ |
nipatandharaṇīpṛṣṭe putreṇa lambhitaḥ kṣaṇam || 166 ||
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māṃ ca dṛṣṭvā ciraṃ dṛṣṭvā devadṛṣṭiviceṣṭayā |
niśvāsairakṣipaddīrghairnetrāmbukaṇikāgaṇam || 167 ||
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baddhāñjalirnarapatirbravīti sma ca tānṛṣīn |
avatāreṇa gurubhiḥ prasādaḥ kriyatāmiti || 168 ||
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tairuktaṃ na samādiṣṭāvasiṣṭhena vayaṃ tataḥ |
gacchāmo nāvatīryaiva svasti tubhyaṃ bhavatviti || 169 ||
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tānayācata bhūpālo yatkiṃcitsvāṅgadhāritam |
asmatpāvanamujjhitvā yatheṣṭaṃ gamyatāmiti || 170 ||
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mṛgājināni te kṣiptvā taḍitkāntijaṭāguṇāḥ |
tatraivāntardadhuścaṇḍamarudvyastā ivāmbudāḥ || 171 ||
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mṛgājināni tu nṛpo daivatānīva bhaktimān |
pūjayitvā tadudyānaṃ namnāvocanmṛgājinam || 172 ||
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sā mṛgājinayātreyaṃ tataḥ prabhṛti vāsarāt |
pravartitā nṛpatinā prasiddhimagamadbhuvi || 173 ||
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tataḥ kṛtvā sutaṃ rājā yuvarājaṃ mṛgājine |
praviṣṭo hṛṣṭahṛdayaḥ prahṛṣṭāṃ nagarīmiti || 174 ||
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so'yaṃ mayedṛśo labdhaḥ putraḥ saṃpādya dohadam |
tavāpi dohado yaḥ sa putri saṃpādyatāmiti || 175 ||
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yadā tu naivākathayal lajjayā nṛpatistadā |
māgadhīmuktavānpṛccha dohadaṃ bhaginīmiti || 176 ||
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padmāvatī tu tāṃ pṛṣṭvā tadākhyātamavarṇayat |
duḥsaṃpādā kila śraddhā mametyāha śanairiyam || 177 ||
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atha tāmabravīduccairhasitvā mṛgayāvatī |
mugdhe kiṃ nāma duḥsādhyamupāyacaturairnṛbhiḥ || 178 ||
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śrūyatāṃ vā purāvṛttaṃ mathurāyāmabhūnnṛpaḥ |
ugraseno mahāsenaḥ śatrusenāmbudānilaḥ || 179 ||
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tasya strī guṇasaṃpannā śucyācārakulodbhavā |
āsīnmanoramācārā yā nāmnāpi manoramā || 180 ||
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kadācidāgate kāle samṛddhakuṭajārjune |
rasanmayūrasāraṅgameghamaṇḍūkamaṇḍale || 181 ||
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manoramaṃ gṛhodyānaṃ praviveśa manoramā |
kadambānilamāghrātumudbhūtaprathamārtavā || 182 ||
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tadā ca drumilo nāma dānavo nabhasā vrajan |
udyānaśobhayākṛṣṭadṛṣṭistāṃ tatra dṛṣṭavān || 183 ||
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kṛtograsenarūpeṇa tena sāpāyacetasā |
samagacchata sadyaśca sasattvā samapadyata || 184 ||
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strībhiśca dohadaṃ pṛṣṭā kṛcchrāduktavatī hriyā |
viṣṇoḥ śoṇitamāṃsāntrairgamayāmi tṛṣāmiti || 185 ||
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śrutvedamugrasenena ciraṃ saṃmantrya mantribhiḥ |
sṛṣṭaḥ piṣṭamayo viṣṇurmeṣāmiṣabhṛtodaraḥ || 186 ||
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mandapradīpakiraṇe tasyā vasatimandire |
nyastaḥ piṣṭamayo viṣṇuḥ kṣapāyāṃ kṣapitastayā || 187 ||
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duḥsaṃpāde'pi saṃpanne dohade'sminnupāyataḥ |
vadhyaṃ yādavasiṃhasya kaṃsaṃ sutamasuta sā || 188 ||
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tena bravīmi nāstyeva duḥsaṃpādā kriyā nṛbhiḥ |
tasmāttavāpi yā śraddhā sāpi saṃpādyatāmiti || 189 ||
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kathitaṃ ca tataḥ śrutvā padmāvatyeyamicchati |
ambarasthavimānasthā kṛtsnāṃ draṣṭuṃ mahīmiti || 190 ||
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athovāca hasannuccaiḥ krīḍāśīlo vasantakaḥ |
devasya dāsabhāryāṇāmayameva manorathaḥ || 191 ||
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mayā tu bhaṇitāḥ sarvādīrghasthambhāvalambinīm |
dolāmāruhya nabhasā muhurāyāta yāta ca || 192 ||
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upāyamanyaṃ patayo bhavatīnāṃ na jānate |
tenākāśagatiśraddhā tathā ca pūryatāmiti || 193 ||
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tataḥ prahasitā sarve rumaṇvānidamabravīt |
nivartyatāṃ parīhāsaḥ prastutaṃ vartyatāmiti || 194 ||
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yaugandharāyaṇenoktaṃ kimatra paricintyate |
asādhāraṇa evāyaṃ viṣayaḥ śilpināmiti || 195 ||
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rumaṇvatā tu takṣāṇaḥ saṃnipātya pracoditāḥ |
yantramākāśasaṃcāri tvaritaiḥ kriyatāmiti || 196 ||
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athotkramya ciraṃ sarve mantrayitvā ca śilpinaḥ |
rumaṇvantamabhāṣanta saṃtrāsapraskhaladgiraḥ || 197 ||
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caturvidhāni jānīmo vayaṃ yantrāṇi tad yathā |
jalāśmapāṃśuyantrāṇi kāṇḍarāśikṛtāni ca || 198 ||
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ākāśayantrāṇi punaryavanāḥ kila jānate |
asmākaṃ tu na yātāni gocaraṃ cakṣuṣāmiti || 199 ||
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tatra ca brāhmaṇaḥ kaścidabravīdāgrahārikaḥ |
bhoḥ sabhe śrūyatāṃ tāvad yanmayākhyānakaṃ śrutam || 200 ||
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asti pukvasako nāma mahāsenasya vardhakī |
skandhāvāreṇa sārdhaṃ sa surāṣṭraviṣayaṃ gataḥ || 201 ||
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tena tatrāparo dṛṣṭaḥ surūpaḥ śilpidārakaḥ |
viśvilo nāma yaḥ śilpī sadṛśo viśvakarmaṇā || 202 ||
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atha pukvasakastasya pitaraṃ mayamabravīt |
tava putrāya duhitā dattā ratnāvalī mayā || 203 ||
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praṣṭavyaśca tvayā nāhaṃ kīdṛśī sā guṇairiti |
kularūpābhijātyādiguṇaratnāvalī hi sā || 204 ||
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saṃpadyate ca naḥ kiṃcinmahāsenaparigrahāt |
tasmātsaṃvardhasiddhyarthaṃ putraṃ prasthāpayeriti || 205 ||
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mayena ca pratijñāto gatvā pukvasako gṛhān |
jāmātrāgamanākāṅkṣī mahāntaṃ kālamakṣipat || 206 ||
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kṛtvā rājakule karma kadācidgṛhamāgatam |
bhaṇati sma na taṃ kaścitsnāhi bhuṅkṣveti cākulaḥ || 207 ||
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bhāryayā kathitaṃ tasmai kimetaditi pṛṣṭayā |
āgantukena kenāpi sarvamākulitaṃ gṛham || 208 ||
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ātmīyāstaṇḍulāstena randhanāya samarpitāḥ |
mandako'hamamībhirme maṇḍaḥ saṃpādyatāmiti || 209 ||
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kāṣṭhabhāraśataṃ dagdhaṃ na ca svidyanti taṇḍulāḥ |
tenāyamākulo lokastatkimetadbhavediti || 210 ||
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atha pukvasakenoktaṃ pariṣvajya kuṭumbinīm |
gṛhasthe vardhase diṣṭyā prāptaste duhiturvaraḥ || 211 ||
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kvāsau kvāsau viśvabhadra iti pṛcchati bhartari |
śiraḥ prāvṛtya bhāryāsmai karmaśālāmadarśayat || 212 ||
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niṣkramya karmaśālātaḥ satvaraṃ viśvilastataḥ |
abhivāditavānprahvaḥ prasāritabhujaṃ gurum || 213 ||
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utkṣipya śvaśureṇāpi harṣanetrāmbuvarṣiṇā |
nirantaraṃ pariṣvaktaścirādṛṣṭaḥ suhṛd yathā || 214 ||
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kṛtārghādisaparyaśca pṛṣṭaḥ pukvasakena saḥ |
kiṃmayāstaṇḍulāstāta kathyatāmiti so'bravīt || 215 ||
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ete pāṇḍarakāṣṭhasya kāṣṭhena taṇḍulā mayā |
ghaṭitā ghaṭikāmātrātkaraghāṭataroriti || 216 ||
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atha pukvasakenoktaṃ karmedaṃ viśvakarmaṇaḥ |
tavāpi śilpisiṃhasya tṛtīyasya na vidyate || 217 ||
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adyaiva ca dinaṃ bhadramato ratnāvlaīkaraḥ |
gṛhyatāmiti tenokte viśvilenoktamomiti || 218 ||
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ratnāvalyā sa saṃgamya sphuradujjvalaśobhayā |
saṃmīyate sma nāṅgeṣu daridra iva kāmukaḥ || 219 ||
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ālekhyavidyādharayoryathā saṃmukhayostayoḥ |
mahān kālo'tiyāti sma nimeṣojjhitacakṣuṣoḥ || 220 ||
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atha ratnāvalīṃ dṛṣṭvā vicintāmiva viśvilaḥ |
kimetaditi saṃdihya kimetaditi pṛṣṭavān || 221 ||
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tasyāmabhāṣamāṇāyāmekābhāṣata dārikā |
bhartṛdāraka yadyasti śrotumicchā tataḥ śṛṇu || 222 ||
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syālakāstava jalpanti pūrvamekākinīṃ vayam |
adhunā saha jāmātrā puṣṇīmo bhaginīmiti || 223 ||
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iti śrutvā vanaṃ gatvā cittvā dārūṇi kānyapi |
yantrāṇi ghaṭayāmāsa yāvanānyatha viśvilaḥ || 224 ||
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vṛkṣāyurvedanirdiṣṭaiḥ pādapāṅgaiścakāra saḥ |
āyurārogyakārīṇi pākopakaraṇāni ca || 225 ||
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sahasraguṇamūlyāni tāni vikrīya taddhanam |
śvaśurāya dadāti sma sa ca prītastadādade || 226 ||
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evaṃ dineṣu gacchatsu vidrāṇa iva pukvasaḥ |
viśvilādīn samāhūya saviṣādamabhāṣata || 227 ||
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ahamājñāpito rājñā brahmadattaḥ suhṛdmama |
kāśideśapatistena praṇayādahamarthitaḥ || 228 ||
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tava pukvasako nāma takṣāsti kuśalaḥ kila |
dharmādhikārakārāya sa me prasthāpyatāmiti || 229 ||
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tacca devakulaṃ kṛtvā svabuddhisamakarmakam |
vārāṇasyāmavighnena bhavānāvartatāmiti || 230 ||
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avaśyaṃ ca mayā tatra gantavyamanujīvinā |
martavyaṃ cāsya caṇḍasya rājño vākyamakurvatā || 231 ||
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dīrghakālaṃ ca tatkarma daśā ceyamanuttarā |
tasmātpukvasakaḥ sarvaiḥ sudṛṣṭaḥ kriyatāmiti || 232 ||
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viśvilena tataḥ proktamalaṃ trāsamupāsya vaḥ |
bhṛtyaṃ vārāṇasīṃ yāntamanujānīta māmiti || 233 ||
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śvaśureṇābhyanujñātaḥ prītena ca mahībhujā |
dūtaiḥ sa pratidūtaiśca saha vārāṇasīṃ gataḥ || 234 ||
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bahukālaprayāte'pi patyau ratnāvalī mukham |
saṃtatāśrujalāsāradhautaṃ mlānakapolakam || 235 ||
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āyatāśītaniśvāsaṃ nāsāgrāhitalocanam |
dantāvaraṇasaṃskāraśūnyamagalitālakam || 236 ||
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visraṃsamānaraśanaṃ jaghanaṃ malināṃśukam |
na dadhāti sma śokāndhā bāhū ca skhaladaṅgadau || 237 ||
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tasyāmitthamavasthāyāmamantrayata pukvasaḥ |
gṛhiṇīṃ cakitaḥ paśya niścintāṃ tanayāmiti || 238 ||
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sābravitsuṣṭhu paśyāmi lajjamānā ca te mukham |
na darśayāmi nanvevaṃ straiṇaṃ kimapi cāpalam || 239 ||
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yasyāsamena rūpeṇa guṇaiścāgaṇitaiḥ purī |
vṛtā na labhate śāntimapaśyantī tamutsukā || 240 ||
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darśanasparśanālāpaiściraṃ yā tena lālitā |
seyamevamaśoketi mandabhāgyā bhaṇāmi kim || 241 ||
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jāyāpatyostayoritthaṃ mitho mantrayamāṇayoḥ |
dinastokeṣu yāteṣu garbhaṃ ratnāvalī dadhau || 242 ||
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kṛtakrodhasmito bhāryāmatha pukvasako'bravīt |
bho paśya dayitāpatye duhituḥ prakriyāmiti || 243 ||
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bhartṛkopanimittena tanayādoṣajanmanā |
jātena ca nṛpāccaṇḍātprākampata bhayena sā || 244 ||
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āsīdayaṃ ca vṛttānto rājñāhṛtaśca pukvasaḥ |
sutādoṣavipākaṃ ca paśyan rājakulaṃ gataḥ || 245 ||
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sa vihasya nṛpeṇokto mā bhaiṣirduhitustava |
jāmātraivāhito garbhastaccedamavadhīyatām || 246 ||
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ye mayā preṣitā dūtājāmātrā bhavataḥ saha |
nivṛttamatraistaireva mahyamāveditaṃ yathā || 247 ||
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ārabhya prathamādeva prayāṇādeṣa viśvilaḥ |
yantrakukkuṭamāsthāya pradeśe kvāpi yātavān || 248 ||
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rātrau ca yāmaśeṣāyāṃ prāvṛtyāgatya mastakam |
avijñātaḥ kilāsmābhiradhyaśeta svasaṃstare || 249 ||
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kadācitpratibuddheṣu dūteṣu sa parāgataḥ |
pādeṣu patitasteṣāmayācata viṣaṇṇakaḥ || 250 ||
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nedaṃ kasyacidākhyeyaṃ śilpikasyetarasya vā |
ākāśayantravijñānaṃ survijñānamayāvanaiḥ || 251 ||
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khaṭvāghaṭanavijñānamivedaṃ pracurībhavet |
lokena paribhūyeta kṣaṇarāgā hi mānuṣāḥ || 252 ||
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nindite vandanīye'sminnāstāṃ tāvacca pātakam |
dṛṣṭa eva mahāndoṣo jīvanasyāpahāraṇam || 253 ||
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ahaṃ hi bhāryayā sārdhamuṣitvā rajanīṃ divā |
kurvannarapaterājñāṃ neṣyāmi divasāniti || 254 ||
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tacca devakulaṃ tena ghaṭitaṃ kila tādṛśam |
draṣṭumicchā samutpannā yena duścakṣuṣāmapi || 255 ||
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brahmadattena dattaṃ ca dhanarāśimanuttamam |
na gṛhṇāti sma vakti sma gururme labhatāmiti || 256 ||
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evamuktvā mahāseno mahatā dhanarāśinā |
sarvasvaharaṇāttrastaṃ toṣayāmāsa pukvasam || 257 ||
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viśvilo'pi muhūrtena vārāṇasyāḥ parāgataḥ |
ākāśayantramāsthāya praviṣṭaśca gṛhānniśi || 258 ||
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atīte māsamātre ca viśvilaṃ pukvaso'bravīt |
adya māmāha nṛpatiḥ śanairutsārya sasmitam || 259 ||
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ākāśayantravijñānaṃ jāmātre kathitaṃ tvayā |
yanmahyamapi tatsarvamarthine kathyatāmiti || 260 ||
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mayā tu kathitaṃ tasmai na tasmai kathitaṃ mayā |
tasmai tu kathitaṃ prītaiḥ śilpibhiryāvanairiti || 261 ||
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rājñā tu kupitenoktaṃ nedaṃ lokavaco mṛṣā |
śilpinaḥ saha śāṭhyena jāyanta iti ghuṣyate || 262 ||
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tamidaṃ śāṭhyamujjhitvā mannideśaṃ samācara |
anyathā jīvaloko'yaṃ sudṛṣṭaḥ kriyatāmiti || 263 ||
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tad rakṣatā mama prāṇān saputrānanujīvinaḥ |
rājñe tad yantravijñānamarthine kathyatāmiti || 264 ||
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viśvilastu pratijñāya śvaśurāya tathāstviti |
rātrau ratnāvalīṃ suptāṃ pratibodhyedamabravīt || 265 ||
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āmantraye'haṃ bhavatīṃ gacchāmi svagṛhānprati |
upāyaistava pitrāhamasmātsthānādvivāsitaḥ || 266 ||
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ākāśayantravijñānaṃ prāptuṃ mattaḥ sa vāñchati |
pracchādyaṃ ca tadasmābhirnidhānaṃ kṛpaṇairiva || 267 ||
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tadāstāṃ tāvadātmā me tava vā dayitaḥ pitā |
vijñānasyāsya rakṣāyai tyajeyaṃ bhavatīṃ api || 268 ||
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iti ratnāvalī śrutvā bhartāramidamabravīt |
kiṃ cāhaṃ durbhagā yena bhaktāṃ tyajasi māmiti || 269 ||
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yānaṃ kukkuṭasaṃsthānamāsthāya saha bhāryayā |
rātrāvākāśamutpatya svasthānaṃ viśvilo yayau || 270 ||
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te caivamaurasānbandhūñchilpaguptyai tyajanti ye |
te śilpaṃ darśayantīti kasyeyamasatī matiḥ || 271 ||
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tasmādamī śaṭhā baddhāḥ pīḍyantāṃ tāḍanādibhiḥ |
asādhyāḥ sāmadānābhyāṃ nīcā hi vadhasādhanāḥ || 272 ||
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iti senāpatiḥ śrutvā sarvān saṃyamya śilpinaḥ |
atāḍayadavocacca yantramāyojyatāmiti || 273 ||
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etasminneva vṛttānte kaścidāgantuko'bravīt |
ahaṃ karomi vo yantraṃ mā sma tāḍyanta śilpinaḥ || 274 ||
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yantropakaraṇaṃ cedamidānīṃ dīyatāmiti |
tacca saṃpāditaṃ sarvamacireṇa rumaṇvatā || 275 ||
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teṣu cānyatamaḥ śilpī tamāgantumabhāṣata |
ārohakaparīmāṇaṃ senānīranuyujyatām || 276 ||
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ajñātavāhyasaṃkhyābhirbahavaḥ śilpino nṛpaiḥ |
vipannayantraiḥ śrūyante mathitāḥ kupitairiti || 277 ||
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atha tenoktaṃ manye te varākā grāmyaśilpikāḥ |
kiṃ vā vacobhirbahubhiḥ kṣaṇamāsthīyatāmiti || 278 ||
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ityuktvā garuḍākāramacireṇa cakāra saḥ |
vimānamambaropetaṃ mandārakusumārcitam || 279 ||
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sa cābhāṣata rājānaṃ rājan rājajanārdanaḥ |
ākramya garuḍaṃ krāma krāntapūrvāṃ mahīmimām || 280 ||
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atha rājāvadaddevīṃ devi kiṃ sthīyate'dhunā |
vimānamidamāruhya yatheṣṭaṃ gamyatāmiti || 281 ||
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avocatsā ca rājānamaryaputra tvayā vinā |
nodyānamapi gacchāmi kuto'nālambanāṃ divam || 282 ||
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evaṃ devī bravītīti rājñokte śilpinoditam |
nanu voḍhumidaṃ śaktaṃ sakalāṃ nagarīmiti || 283 ||
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sāntaḥpuraparīvāraḥ sadārasacivastataḥ |
sapauraśreṇivargaśca yānamadhyāsta bhūpatiḥ || 284 ||
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tena ketupatākādichāyāvicchuritāmbarām |
puṇyamākāśamāviśya prākprācīmagamaddiśam || 285 ||
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dadarśa darśakastatra yānaṃ yānnagaropari |
devo vidyādharo vāpi bhoḥ ko'yamiti cābravīt || 286 ||
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padmāvatīdvitīyena sa ca rājñābhivāditaḥ |
anujñātaśca saṃyāto nṛpaḥ pavanavartmanā || 287 ||
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iti pradakṣiṇīkṛtya sa bhuvaṃ sāgarāmbarām |
avantinagarīṃ prāyātpravṛttodakadānakām || 288 ||
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yātrānubhavanotkaṇṭhaṃ jñātvā śilpī mahīpatim |
stambhayāmāsa tad yantramathātuṣyannarādhipaḥ || 289 ||
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pradyotasya tadālokya ratnapradyotapiñjaram |
kimetaditi saṃdehadolādolamabhūnmanaḥ || 290 ||
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mahāṃścedayamutpāto ramaṇīyamataḥ katham |
iṣṭasaṃprāptilambhaścednāsmābhiḥ śrutamīdṛśam || 291 ||
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saṃdihanmānasasyeti pradyotasya puraḥ śaram |
pātayāmāsa vatseśaḥ śanakairlekhitākṣaram || 292 ||
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mahāsenastamādāya citrametadavācayat |
rājannudayanaścauraḥ sadārastvāṃ namasyati || 293 ||
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iti śrutvā mahāseno jāmātaramabhāṣata |
caurāya dattamabhayaṃ tasmādavataratviti || 294 ||
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ālokyāvantikauśāmbyāṃ vimānodakadānake |
draṣṭavyeṣu tanūbhūtamudbhūteṣu kutūhalam || 295 ||
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kāṃcidvelāmupāsyaivamāmantrya śvaśurau tataḥ |
lokālokitayānaśca kauśāmbyāmavarūḍhavān || 296 ||
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pūjitāmaraviprāgnigurupaurānujīvinā |
ājñāpitaṃ nṛpatinā śilpī saṃmānyatāmiti || 297 ||
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athābhibhūya prabhayā suprabhāmaciraprabhām |
tiṣṭhantīmambare'paśyaddevatāmavanīśvaraḥ || 298 ||
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tataścitrīyamāṇaṃ sā tamabhāṣata pārthivam |
pūjitaiva tvayā yattvāṃ pūjyaṃ pūjitavatyaham || 299 ||
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vijñāpyaṃ śrūyatāṃ cedamastyahaṃ guhyakāṅganā |
guhyakādhipaterāptā bhadreti paricārikā || 300 ||
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kadācinnabhasā yāntī satī dṛṣṭavatī saraḥ |
kandarāyāṃ nagendrasya mahendrasya nabhaḥprabham || 301 ||
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tatra saṃkrīḍamānaṃ ca kareṇukaradhāritaiḥ |
vījyamānaṃ sarasijaiḥ kāntārakariyūthapam || 302 ||
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āsīcca mama taṃ dṛṣṭvā karāmṛṣṭavaśāmukham |
kartāro hastiśikṣāyāṃ satyamāhuridaṃ yathā || 303 ||
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devadānavagandharvapiśacoragarākṣasām |
kanyāḥ sujātā diṅnāgairnānāsattvāstato gatāḥ || 304 ||
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tataḥ sapadi nirmāya hastinīrūpamātmanā |
madāmodavibhinnāmbhastadevāvataraṃ saraḥ || 305 ||
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sāmarṣakariṇīyūthakaṭākṣekṣitarūpayā |
prītena yūthapatinā ciramākrīḍitaṃ mayā || 306 ||
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athendukiraṇākārakiraṇe'ruṇasārathau |
sa gajaḥ kṣālitakaṭaḥ kaṭakaṃ prāviśadgireḥ || 307 ||
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ahaṃ tu vyasanasevāphalamutprekṣya dāruṇam |
sadyaḥ kṛtanijākārā rājarājasabhāmagām || 308 ||
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dhanadasyorumālambya tasya yūthapateḥ karam |
smarantī tāḍayāmi sma cāmareṇa dhanādhipam || 309 ||
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sa kaṭākṣeṇa māṃ dṛṣṭvā krodhavisphuritādharaḥ |
trāsotkampitadikcakraḥ kṛtavāñchāpabhājanam || 310 ||
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dhyāyantyā hastinaṃ yasmāccāmareṇāhamāhataḥ |
tvamavantipatestasmādabhavye hastinī bhava || 311 ||
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tatroktaṃ pūrṇabhadreṇa yakṣeṇāgasi tucchake |
prabhunā devadevena muktaḥ śāpo mahāniti || 312 ||
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śrutvedaṃ pūrṇabhadro'pi śapto yasmāttvametayā |
śaptayā pīḍitastasmādbhava hastī mahāniti || 313 ||
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śokadīnamukhāvāvāṃ dṛṣṭvā vittapaterabhūt |
karaṇotkhātakopasya navanītanibhaṃ manaḥ || 314 ||
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abravīcca yadāhaṃ vāṃ smariṣyāmi kvacittadā |
śāpādasmādvimokṣyethe vibhītaṃ mā sma putrakau || 315 ||
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sāhaṃ bhadravatī jātā mahāsenasya hastinī |
pūrṇabhadro'pi tasyaiva nāgo vyālo nalāgiriḥ || 316 ||
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mahāsenasya bhavane paratantrasya tiṣṭhataḥ |
āvayoścaritaṃ yattatsarvaṃ pratyakṣameva te || 317 ||
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tadā cāpaharantī tvāṃ dhanādhipatinā smṛtā |
ahamaprapya kauśāmbīṃ vipannā gahane vane || 318 ||
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na tathā vyasanenāsi pīḍitastena tādṛśā |
yathā mayi vipannāyāṃ priyadāraḥ striyāmiva || 319 ||
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yakṣayonimavāpyāhaṃ tiryagyonimivāpsarāḥ |
tvāmeva śocitavatī seva śaptaṃ śatakratum || 320 ||
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āsīcca me kadā nāma kathaṃ nāma ca bhūpateḥ |
kaṃ nāma ca kariṣye'hamupakāraṃ manāgiti || 321 ||
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nītaścāsi mayā svapne tadā dhanapateḥ sabhām |
bhrāmitaśca vimānena sugarbhasthasuto mahīm || 322 ||
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bhaviṣyantaṃ ca te putraṃ magnaṃ kasyāṃcidāpadi |
vidyādharendramuddhartā sukhamāstāṃ bhavāniti || 323 ||
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prākārasya tataḥ khaṇḍamapanīya jagāma sā |
yattadbhadravatīdvāraṃ kauśāmbyāṃ prathitaṃ bhuvi || 324 ||
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athāśrūyanta paurāṇāṃ jalpitāni gṛhe gṛhe |
siddhādeśavacaḥ satyaṃ kṛtaṃ vyomacarairiti || 325 ||
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sīmantonnayanāntakarmaviratāvautsukyagarbhā purī pratyāsannakaragṛheva taruṇī kṛcchrānnināya kṣapām |
śuddhānte ca śukādipañjaravayaḥkolāhale'pi śrute rājā dārakajanmasaṃpadaghanaprahlādamutpraikṣata || 326 ||
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Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Chapter 5

Cover of edition (1990)

Brihat Katha Shloka Samgraha (Hindi translation)
by Shri Budhaswami (श्री बुधस्वामी) (1990)

340 pages; बृहत्कथा श्लोक संग्रह; [Publisher: Bihar Rashtrabhasha Parishad]

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Cover of edition (2019)

The Katha Sarit Sagara: The Ocean of the Streams of Story (2 Volumes)
by C.H. Tawney (2019)

1412 pages; (Translated from the Original Sanskrit); [Publisher: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Lt.]; ISBN: 9788121505017

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