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 saṃpāditaṃ tatra yātrāsthena rumaṇvatā |
aśitvodāramāhāraṃ yātrāyai gantumārabhe || 1 ||
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ukṣavṛndārakairyuktamāsthāya syandanaṃ sukham |
haṃsairiva śaśāṅkābhairvimānaṃ yādasāṃ patiḥ || 2 ||
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akhaṇḍaśaśibimbābhaṃ gomukhaśchatramagrahīt |
mṛṣṭahāṭakadaṇḍaṃ ca cāmaraṃ marubhūtikaḥ || 3 ||
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rathāgrāvasthito raśmīnālambata tapantakaḥ |
ātatajyadhanuṣpāṇiḥ pārśvaṃ hariśikho'bhavat || 4 ||
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āśitaṃ mṛdughāsānāṃ śeṣaṃ snāpitapāyitam |
mandaṃ mandaṃ ca naḥ sainyaṃ syandanaṃ parito'gamat || 5 ||
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evaṃprāye ca vṛttānte cāmaraṃ calayanmanāk |
dṛṣṭvā hariśikhaṃ vākyamavocanmarubhūtikaḥ || 6 ||
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caratā mṛgayākrīḍāmaryaputreṇa pāpikām |
pradāya prāṇinaḥ prāṇāndharmaḥ prāpto mahāniti || 7 ||
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tenoktaṃ kimihāścaryamanupāsitasādhunā |
śramavyāyāmasāreṇa bhāṣitaṃ yattvayedṛśam || 8 ||
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bhūmimitrahiraṇyānāṃ mitramevātiricyate |
tanmūlatvāditarayostasmānmitramupārjitam || 9 ||
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tayoḥ saṃjalpatorevamahaṃ gomukhamabruvam |
dharmādīnāṃ pradhānaṃ yattadācaṣṭāṃ bhavāniti || 10 ||
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tenoktaṃ dharmamitrārthāyataḥ kāmaprayojanāḥ |
prādhānyaṃ tena kāmasya kāmaścecchāsukhātmakaḥ || 11 ||
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puline hi padaṃ dṛṣṭvā pūrvamicchā prabhorabhūt |
yenedamiha vinyastaṃ taṃ paśyeyaṃ kathaṃ nviti || 12 ||
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taṃ ca dṛṣṭvāryaputreṇa sukhamāsāditaṃ yataḥ |
tanna mitraṃ na dharmārthau kiṃ tu kāmo'yamarjitaḥ || 13 ||
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anyo'pyasti mahākāmaḥ sa yuṣmākaṃ na gocaraḥ |
yūyaṃ hi sarvakāmibhyo bāhyā dārumanuṣyakāḥ || 14 ||
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nirdiṣṭāḥ kāmaśāstrajñaiḥ puruṣāstu caturvidhāḥ |
uttamā madhyamā hīnāścaturthāstu nakecana || 15 ||
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uttamo gomukhasteṣāmaryaputrastu madhyamaḥ |
adhamān kathayiṣyāmi bhavantastu nakecana || 16 ||
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tataḥ krodhādvihasyedamavocanmarubhūtikaḥ |
aho nāgarakatvaṃ te niṣpannamanujīvinaḥ || 17 ||
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api bālabalīvarda satyamevāsi gomukhaḥ |
ko nāma mānuṣamukhaḥ sannaśuddhamudāharet || 18 ||
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uttamo gomukhasteṣāmaryaputrastu madhyamaḥ |
prabhoradhikamātmānamitthaṃ kaḥ kathayediti || 19 ||
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tenoktaṃ dṛḍhamūḍho'si na kiṃcidapi budhyase |
na hi prabhutvamātreṇa bhavatyuttamakāmukaḥ || 20 ||
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yaḥ kāmyate ca kāmī ca sa pradhānamahaṃ yathā |
akāmī kāmyate yastu madhyo'sāvaryaputravat || 21 ||
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yastu kāmayate kāṃcidakāmāṃ so'dhamaḥ smṛtaḥ |
te nakecana bhaṇyante ye na kāmyā na kāminaḥ || 22 ||
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itīdaṃ lakṣaṇaṃ yeṣāṃ tānvijānīta kāminaḥ |
nakecana bhavantastu yena nirlakṣaṇā iti || 23 ||
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atha cāmaramujjhitvā sphuṭanniva kutūhalāt |
apṛcchadgarjitamukhaṃ gomukhaṃ marubhūtikaḥ || 24 ||
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yoṣinmadhukarī yāsāv upabhoktuṃ vyavasyati |
svāmino yauvanamadhu kvāsau kathaya tāmiti || 25 ||
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tenoktamaryaputrāya bravīmi yadi pṛcchati |
na tubhyaṃ sthalamaṇḍūka na hi bhasmani hūyate || 26 ||
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atha baddhāñjaliḥ prahvo māvocanmarubhūtikaḥ |
pṛcchyatāṃ sthiragarvo'yaṃ prasādaḥ kriyatāmiti || 27 ||
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icchatāpi tamālāpaṃ lajjāṃ bhāvayatā mayā |
apratyākhyātakathitaṃ kathayetyanumoditam || 28 ||
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athānandāśrutimire netre saṃmṛjya gomukhaḥ |
saṃkāsya śuddhakaṇṭhaśca ramyāmakathayatkathām || 29 ||
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athāhamaryaputreṇa yauvarājye vibhūṣite |
abhivādayituṃ devyau narendrāntaḥpuraṃ gataḥ || 30 ||
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tatra citraṃ mayā dṛṣṭamadṛṣṭaṃ divyamānuṣaiḥ |
varṇakramaviśuddhyā yad rājyamasyeva bhūpateḥ || 31 ||
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padmāvatyā ca pṛṣṭo'haṃ kimasminputra gomukha |
paśyasīti tato devi trayamityahamuktavān || 32 ||
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kiṃ punastrayamityukte devyai kathitavānaham |
ṛddhiṃ vaḥ śilpināṃ śilpaṃ bahuratnāṃ ca gāmiti || 33 ||
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atha devyā vihasyoktaṃ cetasyaḥ khalu gomukhaḥ |
acetasyo hi puruṣaḥ kathamevaṃ vadediti || 34 ||
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āsīcca mama tacchrutvā saṃdehādhyāsitaṃ manaḥ |
cetasyaḥ kiṃ nu guṇavānāho sviddoṣavāniti || 35 ||
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na ca pṛṣṭā mayā devī sasaṃdehe'pi cetasi |
mā sma budhyata sā bālamacetasyaṃ ca māmiti || 36 ||
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apṛṣṭaḥ ko nu kathayeccetasyamiti cintayan |
saṃcaranmandiraṃ ahaṃ nirgato rājaveśmanaḥ || 37 ||
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paśyāmi sma rathaṃ yuktaṃ citracāmaramaṇḍanaiḥ |
nirantarakhuranyāsaiḥ pārasīkaisturaṃgamaiḥ || 38 ||
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rathasya prājitā tasya puruṣo māṃ vinītavat |
pratodagarbhamādhāya mūrdhanyañjalimabravīt || 39 ||
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bhartṛdāraka vijñāpyamasmin rājakule vayam |
kulakramāgatā bhṛtyārathavāhanajīvinaḥ || 40 ||
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so'hamājñāpito rājñā yathaite pṛṣṭhavāhniaḥ |
acirādbhavatā rathyāḥ kriyantāṃ turagā iti || 41 ||
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mayā caite yathāśakti skandhadāntāstvarāvatā |
na tu saṃbhāvayāmyetān kuśalairaparīkṣitān || 42 ||
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tadevaṃ rathamāruhya parīkṣyantāmamī tvayā |
padavākyapramāṇārthacatureṇa āgamā iva || 43 ||
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idamādi tataḥ śrutvā kṣaṇamānamitānanaḥ |
upacāro bhavedeṣa satyamevetyacintayam || 44 ||
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lambakarṇamathāpaśyaṃ vinītaṃ lambaśāṭakam |
kāyasthaṃ samaṣīpātraṃ lekhanīkarṇapūrakam || 45 ||
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so'bravīnmahati kleśe pātitāḥ prabhuṇā vayam |
sarvathā dhigimāṃ kṣudrāṃ śvavṛttimanujīvinaḥ || 46 ||
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pṛthivyāṃ santi yāvantaścetasyāḥ puruṣottamāḥ |
acetasyāśca kartavyaṃ teṣāṃ lekhyaṃ mayā kila || 47 ||
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na caikamapi paśyāmi yuktaṃ cetasyalakṣaṇaiḥ |
acetasyāstu sakalāṃ kṣobhayanti mahīmiti || 48 ||
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pustakadvayahastena tatra caikena bhāṣitam |
prasāritāṅgulīkena māmuddiśya sakautukam || 49 ||
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āgatyāryākṛtimamuṃ nirdākṣiṇyaṃ na paśyasi |
ājīvārthacikitsākaṃ cikitsakamivādhanam || 50 ||
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ayaṃ tāvadacetasyapustakādau niveśyatām |
ya evamanunīto'pi rathaṃ nāroḍhumicchati || 51 ||
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aprārthito'pi yaḥ kaścidārohati sa likhyatām |
cetasyapustakasyādau namaskārādanantaram || 52 ||
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tataścetasyatālobhāddūramutplutya satvaraḥ |
mā smānyaḥ kaścidārohadityārohamahaṃ rathaṃ || 53 ||
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tena vegavatā gacchannapaśyaṃ gajamagrataḥ |
sukhāyamānaṃ madhurairālāpair parikarmiṇām || 54 ||
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hastyārohaṃ rathāroho vidhārya rathamuktavān |
anyato naya mātaṅgaṃ mā cetasyarathaṃ rudhaḥ || 55 ||
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tenoktamanyato yātu cetasyādhyāsito rathaḥ |
vihantumahametasya necchāmicchāmi dantinaḥ || 56 ||
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apravṛttamadasyāsya madaḥ sāntvaiḥ pravartate |
icchāyāścāvighātena tena naḥ kṣamyatāmiti || 57 ||
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avocamatha yantāraṃ na nāma yadi necchati |
ādhoraṇaḥ pathānyena rathaḥ prasthāpyatāmiti || 58 ||
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evaṃ nāmeti coktvā saḥ parivartitavān ratham |
cetasyāvāsamadhyena tvāṃ nayāmīti coktavān || 59 ||
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āsīcca mama dīrghāyurayaṃ bhavatu kuñjaraḥ |
rundhatā yena me mārgaṃ cetasyā darśitā iti || 60 ||
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paśyāmi sma ca vistīrṇaśilātaladharātalam |
mālyabhūṣaṇadhūpādiprāyapaṇyaṃ vaṇikpatham || 61 ||
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tamatikramya ramyāgrāharmyamālāḥ saniṣkuṭāḥ |
saśarīrā iva nyastāvāstuvidyākṛtāṃ dhiyaḥ || 62 ||
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utkaṭākāracaritāḥ samadāḥ pramadāḥ kvacit |
tādṛśāneva puruṣān sevamānāḥ parāṅmukhān || 63 ||
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pṛṣṭhato'nunayantaṃ ca yuvānaṃ yuvatiṃ kvacit |
tayā nirbhartsyamānaṃ ca vākyairmadhuradāruṇaiḥ || 64 ||
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ayi ballavakāpehi kiṃ mā chupasi durbhagām |
bahuballavakacchuptāṃ chupa ballavikāmiti || 65 ||
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calayantīṃ kvacitkāṃcidvipañcīmañcitāṅgulim |
kāṃcitkoṇaparāmarśaśiñjānaparivādinīm || 66 ||
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iti saṃcaramāṇo'haṃ rathena mṛdugāminā |
paṭhantīḥ paṭṭikā vyagrāḥ paśyāmi sma kumārikāḥ || 67 ||
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kaḥ punaḥ syādayaṃ grantha iti śrotuṃ mayecchatā |
dūrātprahitakarṇena sphuṭamākarṇitaṃ yathā || 68 ||
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sametya pūrvaṃ na svapyātsuptaṃ ca na parityajet |
prāṇāpānau ca yatnena samaṃ saṃdhārayediti || 69 ||
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āsīcca mama kā etāviṭaśāstramadhīyate |
manye sārathinopāyairahaṃ veśaṃ praveśitaḥ || 70 ||
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kāmadevālayaṃ cānyaḥ kurvan ko'pi pradakṣiṇam |
abhāṣata kṛtārtho'haṃ nidrāṃ prāpsyāmi saṃprati || 71 ||
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yo'sau vinayagarveṇa duḥkhamāste sa gomukhaḥ |
avandhyaṃ yauvanaṃ kartumeṣa veśaṃ vigāhate || 72 ||
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avocamatha yantāramaśobhanamanuṣṭhitam |
adhunā tu rathaḥ kṣipraṃ pratīpaṃ nīyatāmiti || 73 ||
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tenoktaṃ mā trasīrveśānnedaṃ mātaṅgapakṣaṇam |
na ca darśanamātreṇa kaścidbhavati doṣavān || 74 ||
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atītaśca mahānadhvā śiṣyate stokamantaram |
rathaḥ kiṃ pṛṣṭhato yātu kiṃ puraḥ preryatāmiti || 75 ||
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mayā tu pura ityukte tvaritaḥ sārathī ratham |
prairayattatra cāpaśyaṃ mandiraṃ mandaronnatam || 76 ||
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rājāvarodhanākāraṃ dvāsthādhyāsitatoraṇam |
yoṣidvarṣavaraprāyaṃ vinītajanasaṃkulam || 77 ||
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tasmātkanyā viniryāya hārihārādibhūṣaṇāḥ |
kāntibādhitapadminyaḥ parivārya rathaṃ sthitāḥ || 78 ||
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tāsāmekābravitprauḍhā śiroviracitāñjaliḥ |
bhartṛdāraka vijñāpyamāgacchata kileti mām || 79 ||
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mama tvāsīdaho śaktirbata puṇyasya karmaṇaḥ |
jagataḥ prabhurapyeṣā yena praiṣyeva bhāṣate || 80 ||
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acetanairalaṃ puṇyaiḥ kilaśabdaḥ pralīyatām |
yaiḥ kṛtā paratantreyaṃ lakṣmīryena ca sūcitā || 81 ||
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kiṃ tu yāni na yānīti saṃśayāne kṣaṇaṃ mayi |
dainyamlānamukhāmbhojāstā niraikṣanta pṛṣṭhataḥ || 82 ||
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anuyātā ca taddṛṣṭiṃ dṛṣṭamudghāṭitaṃ mayā |
vātāyanaṃ kavāṭasthamaṇijālāṃśubhāsuram || 83 ||
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tena śṛṅgārasaṃcāraṃ tālavṛntatrayaṃ calat |
vibhrāntagrāhiṇīpāṇikaraprakarapiñjaram || 84 ||
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tālavṛttāntarālīnaṃ mukhamunnatakaṇṭhakam |
sarastaraṃgarandhrasthamunnālamiva paṅkajam || 85 ||
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cañcatpradeśinīkaṃ ca pāṇimuccaiḥ prasāritam |
sukumāramarutprāptamiva vidrumapallavam || 86 ||
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keyamāhūyatītyetadavicāryaiva yānataḥ |
bhuvamāgatamātmānamāśu cetitavānaham || 87 ||
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uktaḥ sārathinā cāsmi praṇayaṃ praṇayījanaḥ |
karotu saphalaṃ tena bhartṛputra praviśyatām || 88 ||
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yāvatīṃ ca bhavānvelāmihāste tāvatīmaham |
dhuryānviśramayannāse jātatīvraśramāniti || 89 ||
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gaṇikābhistvahaṃ tābhirāraṇyaka iva dvipaḥ |
vārīmiva dṛḍhadvārāmādyāṃ kakṣyāṃ praveśitaḥ || 90 ||
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praśastairanvitāṃ tatra pradeśaiḥ puṣkarādibhiḥ |
adhīyamānavinayāmapaśyaṃ nāgakanyakām || 91 ||
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dvitīyāyāṃ tu kakṣyāyāṃ śilpikauśalaśaṃsinī |
karṇīrathapravahaṇe śibikāṃ ca śivākṛtim || 92 ||
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praśastalakṣaṇagaṇān raṇadābharaṇasrajaḥ |
nānādeśāṃstṛtīyāṇāṃ vājinaḥ sādhuvāhinaḥ || 93 ||
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caturthyāṃ viruvatkekacakoraśukaśārikam |
sarāvakukkuṭavrātaṃ vayaḥpañjaramaṇḍalam || 94 ||
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kalāvinyāsakuśalairnānākārāṇi śilpibhiḥ |
suvarṇatāratāmrāṇi kalpitāni tataḥ param || 95 ||
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ṣaṣṭhyāṃ tu yojyamānāni gandhaśāstraviśāradaiḥ |
dhūpānulepanamlānavāsanāni tatastataḥ || 96 ||
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saptamyāṃ racyamānāni raṅgadhūpanavāsanaiḥ |
vāsāṃsi paṭṭakauśeyadūkūlaprabhṛtīni tu || 97 ||
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aṣṭamyāṃ maṇimuktasya prakīrṇabahalatviṣaḥ |
saṃskārāndṛṣṭavānasmi niśānavyadhanādikān || 98 ||
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aṣṭasvapi ca kakṣyāsu mahāmātrādayaściram |
svakauśalāni śaṃsanto vighnanti sma gatiṃ mama || 99 ||
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āgatyāgatya tāḥ kanyāḥ kāntarūpavibhūṣaṇāḥ |
abruvan kāraṇīmūlyādbhavanto mūḍhabuddhayaḥ || 100 ||
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ayaṃ kenāpi kāryeṇa praviśanbhartṛdārakaḥ |
durbhagairdhāryate kasmātsvaśilpakathitairiti || 101 ||
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hemakuṇḍaladhāriṇyaḥ pāṇḍarāmbaramūrdhajāḥ |
prayuktaratnapuṣpārghamavocanmāmatha striyaḥ || 102 ||
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dīrghāyuṣā gṛhamidaṃ cintāmaṇisadharmaṇā |
alaṃkṛtaṃ ca guptaṃ ca gamitaṃ ca pavitratām || 103 ||
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tataḥ saṃgatya cetasyaiścetasyagrāmaṇīrbhava |
guṇisaṅganimittā hi guṇā guṇavatāmiti || 104 ||
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sūryakāntaśilākāntinirastatimirāṃ tataḥ |
kanyāyūthaparīvāraḥ prāptaḥ sopānapaddhatim || 105 ||
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tayā prāsādamāruhya vākpraspanditavarjite |
prasuptae iva saṃsāre citre dṛṣṭiṃ nyaveśayam || 106 ||
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kalābhiratha citrābhirbuddhiṃ sarvavidāmiva |
aprameyaguṇākārāṃ kanyāṃ kanyābhirāvṛtām || 107 ||
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anumānopamāśabdau sudūre tāv upāsatām |
pratyakṣeṇāpi tadrūpaṃ durnirūpaṃ nirūpakaiḥ || 108 ||
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cakṣurnirīkṣya tasyāṃ hi mūrchāmuṣitacetanaḥ |
pāṣāṇapuruṣākāraḥ pratyakṣeṇa kimīkṣate || 109 ||
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neśvareṇa ca dharmeṇa na pradhānena nāṇubhiḥ |
na ca kālasvabhāvādyaistādṛśī sukarākṛtiḥ || 110 ||
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alaṃ tadrūpakathayā tadguṇākhyānadīrghayā |
kariṣyatha svayaṃ tasyāguṇarūpavicāraṇām || 111 ||
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tadahaṃ tāṃ namaskartumuttamāṅgāhitāñjaliḥ |
tadrūpaṃ vismitaḥ paśyaṃstūṣṇīmāsaṃ muhūrtakam || 112 ||
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unnamayya mukhaṃ sāpi vikasallocanotpalam |
ciraṃ gomukha jīveti māṃ pūrvaṃ samabhāṣata || 113 ||
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mama tvāsīdaho dhūrtā mugdhābhā cāpi khalviyam |
evaṃ nirabhimānā ca yayāhaṃ samayārthitaḥ || 114 ||
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ninditā ca mayātmīyā buddhirvākca pramādinī |
hastau praśastau tābhyāṃ hi pūrvameva kṛtāñjaliḥ || 115 ||
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sarvato hastamātro'hamacetanamukhādikaḥ |
apramattā hi jīvanti mṛtā eva pramādinaḥ || 116 ||
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iti cintayate mahyaṃ tayā dāpitamānasam |
nikharvadantacaraṇaṃ tatra cāhamupāviśam || 117 ||
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sā ha māṃ kṣaṇamāsīnamapṛcchadgomukhaḥ kutaḥ |
āgacchatīti kathitaṃ mayā rājakulāditi || 118 ||
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tayoktaṃ kuśalī rājā devyau cāntaḥpurāṇi ca |
rumaṇvadādayo vāpi mantriṇaḥ saparigrahāḥ || 119 ||
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kumāriti tataḥ kiṃcidullāpyāsphuṭarephakam |
tūṣṇīṃbhūtā kṣaṇaṃ dṛṣṭiṃ nāsāgre niścalāmadhāt || 120 ||
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pṛṣṭe hariśikhādīnāṃ krameṇa kuśale tayā |
mayā kuśalamityuktaṃ māmapṛcchadasau punaḥ || 121 ||
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jānāmyeva yathā buddhiḥ sarvaiḥ sarvā sukheditā |
prakarṣo yasya yasyāṃ vo vidyāṃ kathaya tāmiti || 122 ||
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mayoktamaryaputrasya prāvīṇyaṃ gajanītiṣu |
mānuṣairavigahye ca gāndharvajñānasāgare || 123 ||
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daṇḍanītau hariśikhaḥ śāstreṣu marubhūtikaḥ |
rathādiyānavidyāsu niṣṭhāyātastapantakaḥ || 124 ||
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mayā tu karabheṇeva śamīnāmagrapallavāḥ |
gṛhītāḥ sarvavidyānāmekadeśā manīṣitāḥ || 125 ||
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sābravīdatha vidyānāmāsāmāsevanasya kaḥ |
bhavatāmucitaḥ kālaḥ katamadvā vinodanam || 126 ||
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mayoditaṃ triyāmānte prabuddhāḥ stutadevatāḥ |
maṅgalālaṃkṛtāḥ paścāditihāsamadhīmahe || 127 ||
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anujñātāstato vaidyaiḥ sugandhisnehadhāriṇaḥ |
abhyasyāmaḥ sayānāni niyuddhānyāyudhāni ca || 128 ||
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tataḥ snātvā ca bhuktvā ca muhūrtaṃ yāpitaśramāḥ |
arthaśāstrāṇi śaṃsanto mahākāvyāni cāsmahe || 129 ||
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niśāmukhe tataḥ saudhe sāndracandraprabhājiti |
ramāmahe sukhaṃ kāntairveṇutantrīrutairiti || 130 ||
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atha sā nayanāntena śravaṇāntavisāriṇā |
bālikāmantikāsīnāṃ dṛṣṭvāpaśyanmadantikam || 131 ||
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tataḥ kṛcchrādivotthāya nitambabharamantharam |
mayāsanne niviṣṭā sā manāgapi na lakṣitā || 132 ||
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evamanyāpi gaṇikā tṛṇavadgaṇitā mayā |
yadāparā tadāyātā rūpiṇī rūpadevatā || 133 ||
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sābravītkaṣṭamāyātamito guru gurorvacaḥ |
itaścātithisatkāraḥ kimatra kriyatāmiti || 134 ||
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mayoktaṃ devatābhyo'pi guravo guravo yataḥ |
tasmādgururgurorājñā saiva saṃpādyatāmiti || 135 ||
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sābravīnna tvayotkaṇṭhā kāryā mitrāṇyapaśyatā |
kariṣyati nirutkaṇṭhamivaṃ tvā padmadevikā || 136 ||
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mamābhiprāyamūhitvā lajjamāneva sābravīt |
na yuktamananujñātaiḥ preṣyairāsannamāsitum || 137 ||
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idaṃ tvāstīrṇaparyaṅkaṃ śaraṇaṃ bhartṛdārakaḥ |
praviśya rathasaṃkṣobhakhedaṃ vinayatāmiti || 138 ||
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tatpraviśya tadādeśādvikasadramaṇīyakam |
śayanaṃ hemaratnāṅgaṃ sāpāśrayamapāśrayam || 139 ||
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pādasthāne tataḥ sthitvā sābravītkaḥ karotu vaḥ |
mandapuṇyairasaṃbhāvyāṃ pādasaṃvāhanāmiti || 140 ||
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pādasaṃvāhanaṃ kāryaṃ bhadraṃ syād yena kenacit |
saṃvāhakaviśeṣeṇa kimatreti mayoditam || 141 ||
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tayā tvālambite pāde pāṇibhyāmabhavanmama |
nirdoṣe mayi keneyaṃ prayuktā viṣakanyakā || 142 ||
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karaṇānyasvatantrāṇi na jāne kīdṛśaṃ manaḥ |
viceṣṭāni ca me'ṅgāni dhiganāryāmimāmiti || 143 ||
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sā tu saṃvāhya caraṇau muhūrtamidamabravīt |
kathaṃ dāsajano vakṣaḥ śrāntaṃ vaḥ sevatāmiti || 144 ||
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mama tvāsītpragalbheyamanācārā ca yā mama |
spṛṣṭapādatalau hastāv urasyādhātumicchati || 145 ||
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mamābhiprāyamūhitvā sābravīddarśitasmitā |
uraḥ spṛśati vaḥ ko vā karābhyāṃ mūḍhadhīriti || 146 ||
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āsīcca mama kāpyeṣā devatā brahmavādinī |
paracittajñatā yasmānnāsti rāgavatāmiti || 147 ||
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tayoktaṃ rathasaṃkṣobhajātakhedasya vakṣasaḥ |
stanotpīḍitakaṃ nāma saṃvāhanamaninditam || 148 ||
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yadi vāhamanugrāhyā vakṣo vā prabalaśramam |
tato māmanujānīta bhartṛtantrā hi yoṣitaḥ || 149 ||
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āsīcca mama dhīreyaṃ nirastakaruṇā ca yā |
anujñāṃ labhate yāvattāvadāste nirākulā || 150 ||
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athaināmabruvaṃ bāle parāyattaṃ nibodha mām |
yaḥ saṃvāhanaśāstrajñaḥ sa svatantraḥ pravartatām || 151 ||
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urasā stanasāreṇa sā madīyamurastataḥ |
saṃvāhayitumārabdhā sakampena savepathu || 152 ||
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sarvathālaṃ visarpantyā prasaṅgakathayānayā |
saṃkṣiptavastu ramye'rthe na kadācidvirajyate || 153 ||
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tataḥ krīḍāgṛhāttasmādbāhyāṃ tāmeva vīthikām |
upāgacchaṃ muhūrtācca tāmevāryasutāgatā || 154 ||
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vanditvā prasthitaṃ sā māṃ kṣaṇamālokya vismitā |
ālapanmadhurālāpā smitapracchāditāratiḥ || 155 ||
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idaṃ bhavanamātmīyaṃ pratyavekṣyaṃ sadā tvayā |
dṛśyamāno bhujaṃgo'pi kālena paricīyate || 156 ||
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atha vastrāntamālambya madīyaṃ padmadevikā |
vijñāpyamasti me kiṃcittacca nādyetyabhāṣata || 157 ||
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tato hṛdayavāsinyā padmadevikayā saha |
tameva rathamāruhya kumārāgāramāgamam || 158 ||
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tatra yuṣmānabhuñjānānpaśyāmi sma mayā vinā |
upahāsaṃ ca kurvantaṃ taṃ tathā marubhūtikam || 159 ||
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dine'nyatra ca sevitvā kṣaṇaṃ yuṣmānahaṃ punaḥ |
gatvāryaduhiturmūlamāseve padmadevikām || 160 ||
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uktaścāryaduhitrāhamadhīrāḥ suhṛdastava |
vṛttānto'yamatasteṣāṃ mā gamatkarṇagocaram || 161 ||
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tataḥ pratiṣṭhamānaṃ māmavocatpadmadevikā |
tadvaḥ kiṃ vismṛtaṃ kāryamiti meti mayoditam || 162 ||
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tayoktaṃ kathayiṣyāmi punarapyāgatāya te |
dhatte saṃdhriyamāṇaṃ hi rahasyaṃ ramyatāmiti || 163 ||
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athāparasmindivase gatvāryaduhiturgṛham |
śokamūkapravṛddhāsramapaśyamabalājanam || 164 ||
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karadvayāvṛtamukhī stambhe lagnā parāṅmukhī |
mandaśabdaṃ mayā dṛṣṭā krandantī padmadevikā || 165 ||
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tāmapṛcchaṃ mahārājye vatsarāje surājani |
jaṅgamasya kutaḥ śoko yuvarāje ca rājati || 166 ||
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na kiṃcidapi sāvocanmayā pṛṣṭāsakṛd yadā |
tadā kila viṣaṇṇo'haṃ mumoha ca papāta ca || 167 ||
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tatra caikā pramṛjyāsraṃ māmavocatsacetanam |
tvannāthāślāghanīyeyamaśocyā padmadevikā || 168 ||
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asyāstu svāminīṃ paśya yuvarāje virājati |
yasyāḥ śokopataptāyāyato rakṣastato bhayam || 169 ||
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atha vā paśya tāmeva paśyatāmeva pīḍyate |
tvādṛśāṃ suhṛdāṃ yasyāḥ samaduḥkhasajīvanam || 170 ||
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tadāveditamārgeṇa gatvā pramadakānanam |
dṛṣṭā kamalinīkūle tatrāryaduhitā mayā || 171 ||
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mṛṇālaśaivalāmbhojanalinīdalasaṃstaram |
śoṣayantī saniśvāsairmuhurviparivartanaiḥ || 172 ||
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mudrikālatikā nāma dārikā hārikā dṛśaḥ |
tadaṅkanyastacaraṇā dhyāyantī puruṣottamam || 173 ||
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athopagamya saṃbhrāntastāṃ kṛtāñjalirabravam |
devī duḥkhāṅgadānena saṃbhāvayatu māmiti || 174 ||
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sābravīdalamākarṇya pravṛddhasukhabhāginaḥ |
tathā mamāpratīkārāṃ lajjāśokakarīṃ kathām || 175 ||
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ko hi nandanasaṃcārikāminījanakāmukaḥ |
taranmakaragambhīrāṃ viśedvaitaraṇīmiti || 176 ||
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tataḥ prasādayantī tāṃ mudrikālatikābravīt |
bhartṛdārikayā kaścitsmaryate na vimānitaḥ || 177 ||
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yadi ca svayamākhyātumaśaktā bhartṛdārikā |
tato māmanujānātu dhṛṣṭo hi gaṇikājanaḥ || 178 ||
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evamuktābravīdevamevaṃ nāma nigadyatām |
akṛtvā sāhasaṃ kairvā mahāl labdho manorathaḥ || 179 ||
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na cemaṃ gomukhādanyaḥ śrotumālāpamarhati |
bhedasaṃdhānadakṣo hi dūtaḥ kārye niyujyate || 180 ||
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athotsārya tato deśānmudrikālatikā kathām |
mahyamākhyātumārabdhā kṣaṇamadhīyatāṃ manaḥ || 181 ||
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bharato nāma rājāsīttrivargāntaparāyaṇaḥ |
sa samāhṛtavān kāntāḥ kumārīrā mahodadheḥ || 182 ||
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yugapatpariniyāhametāḥ sarvā rahogatāḥ |
sukhānyanubhaviṣyāmi saṃtatānītyacintayat || 183 ||
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yasyāśca prathamaṃ tena gṛhītaḥ kampanaḥ karaḥ |
tasyāmeva sa saṃtuṣṭaḥ śuddhapuṇyārjitākṛtau || 184 ||
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pariśeṣāstu yāstāsāṃ manonayanahāriṇaḥ |
manoruhakarākārānaṣṭau prākalpayadgaṇān || 185 ||
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gaṇe gaṇe ca pramukhāṃ mukharābharaṇāvṛtām |
anujñātāsanacchatracāmarāmakaronnṛpaḥ || 186 ||
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tā gaṇāntargatā yasmādanyāsāṃ ca mahattamāḥ |
taṃ mahāgaṇikāśabdamalabhanta narādhipāt || 187 ||
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mahāguṇāstataścānyāstato'pyanyāstataḥ parāḥ |
yāvadghaṭakasaṃghaṭṭakaṭhorakaṭayaḥ khalāḥ || 188 ||
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ya eṣa gaṇikābheda idānīmapi dṛśyate |
tataḥ kālātprabhṛtyeva bharatena pravartitaḥ || 189 ||
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gaṇamukhyāstu yāstāsāmekasyāṃ kila saṃtatau |
jātā kaliṅgaseneyaṃ sarasyāmiva padminī || 190 ||
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surāsuroragastrīṇāṃ nindantī rūpasaṃpadam |
anayā tanayā labdhā seyaṃ madanamañjukā || 191 ||
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eṣā rājakulaṃ yāntīṃ dṛṣṭvā mātaramekadā |
ahamapyāci yāmīti punaḥ punarabhāṣata || 192 ||
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jñātvā tu dṛḍhanirbandhāṃ sācī duhitaraṃ priyām |
gṛhītabālābharaṇāmanayannṛpasaṃsadam || 193 ||
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atha rājakulādeṣā nivṛttā lakṣitā mayā |
savikāsaiḥ satoṣeva kapolanayanādharaiḥ || 194 ||
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sthitā saṃprasthitāsīnā niṣīdantī ca saṃtatāḥ |
karoti sma sakhīmadhye rājāsthānagatāḥ kathāḥ || 195 ||
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dinaśeṣamatiprerya kṣaṇadāṃ ca sajāgarā |
prātaḥ sādaramādatta citraṃ maṇḍanamātmanaḥ || 196 ||
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prasthitā prasthitām dṛṣṭvā rājāsthānāya mātaram |
tayā pṛṣṭā kva yāsīti yatra tvamiti cābravīt || 197 ||
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tayoktamananujñātaiḥ putri gantuṃ na labhyate |
rājāsthānaṃ tanusnehāḥ paruṣā hi narādhipāḥ || 198 ||
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tena mātarnivartasva labdhānujñā gamiṣyasi |
dhṛṣṭā hi dveṣyatāṃ yānti praṇayinyo'pi yoṣitaḥ || 199 ||
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madhurāścopapannāśca śrutvā māturimā giraḥ |
kaṭukā durghaṭāśceyaṃ manyamānā nyavartata || 200 ||
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dṛṣṭanaṣṭanidhāneva daridravaṇigaṅganā |
muktanidrāśanālāpā śayyaikaśaraṇābhavat || 201 ||
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ekadā prastutakathāḥ sakhīriyamabhāṣata |
svaptumicchāmyahaṃ sakhyastāvannirgamyatāmiti || 202 ||
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yātāsu tāsu manasā yatsatyaṃ mama śaṅkitam |
etāḥ prasthāpitāḥ sakhyaḥ kimakāraṇametayā || 203 ||
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yā sakhībhirvinā nidrāṃ naiva labdhavatī purā |
tasyāstā eva nighnanti nidrāmiti na badhyate || 204 ||
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cintayitveti tiṣṭhantī jālavātāyanāvṛtā |
maṇḍanavyāpṛtāmetāṃ paśyāmi sma sadarpaṇā || 205 ||
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abhirājakulaṃ sthitvā baddhāñjalirabhāṣata |
janmāntare'pi bhūyāsamahaṃ tasminvadhūriti || 206 ||
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dukūlapāśamāsajya kaṃdharāyāmanantaram |
udalambayadātmānaṃ satvarā nāgadantake || 207 ||
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vegādiṣurivāgatya prāṇāpaharaṇodyatam |
kaṇṭhapāśaṃ tametasyāḥ kālapāśamivākṣipam || 208 ||
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śayanīyamathānīya sajalairvyajanānilaiḥ |
balātpratyānayaṃ saṃjñāṃ pretarājakulādaham || 209 ||
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krameṇonmīlya nayane mantharā tāmratārake |
ninīya mayi mattaśca pratyāhṛtyedamabravīt || 210 ||
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tadmitramatikaṣṭād yadvyasanātkila rakṣati |
vyasane praharantyā tu śatrutvaṃ darśitaṃ tvayā || 211 ||
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ahaṃ hi sarvaduḥkānāmidamutpannamālayam |
tvayā jīvitamujjhantī vidhṛtā kimakāraṇam || 212 ||
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ānukūlyena nirvāhya kālamekapade tvayā |
vighnantyā mama saṃkalpaṃ darśitā pratikūlatā || 213 ||
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yadetaducyate loke sarvathā na tadanyathā |
aśeṣopāyaduḥsādhyo mitraṃ śatrurmahāniti || 214 ||
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bruvāṇāmityasaṃbaddhamityenāmahamabruvam |
svāmini prabhurityasmānupālambhena takṣasi || 215 ||
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idaṃ kathaya nastāvadvyasane'bhyudaye'pi vā |
svāminyā vayamāyāte kasminnābhyantarīkṛtāḥ || 216 ||
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jātāsi kṛpaṇedānīṃ dāsavargamapāsya yā |
tanumekākinī tyaktvā sukhamāsitumicchasi || 217 ||
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duḥkhahetumataḥ śaṃsa yadi sādhyaṃ bhaviṣyati |
jīviṣyāmastataḥ sarvāmariṣyāmo viparyaye || 218 ||
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atha sthitvā kṣaṇaṃ tūṣṇīṃ śanakairidamabravīt |
ekajīvaśarīrāyai kiṃ tubhyamapi kathyate || 219 ||
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atha jānantyapi tvaṃ māṃ nirlajjayitumicchasi |
idamākhyāya te ko vā strībhyaḥ sāhasikaḥ paraḥ || 220 ||
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ahaṃ rājakulaṃ yātā devenāhūya sādaram |
dakṣiṇaṃ parighākāramūrumāropitā tadā || 221 ||
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upaviṣṭastu nṛpaterūrau vāme nṛpātmajaḥ |
mayā dṛṣṭaḥ praviṣṭaśca hṛdayaṃ me anivāritaḥ || 222 ||
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dahane'pi vasannantarna dahatyaraṇīṃ sa tu |
saumyo'pi puṇyavānasmānnirdhūmaṃ dagdhumicchati || 223 ||
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sa heturasya duḥkhasya sakṛddarśanamāgataḥ |
adhunā śrūyamāṇo'pi kiṃ vā vilapitairiti || 224 ||
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śrutvedamahamasyāstu jātā yatsatyamākulā |
upāyametamāśaṅkya samudrotsekaduṣkaram || 225 ||
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hā heti hasitenoccairgūhamānā viṣaṇṇatām |
etāmāśvāsayāmi sma niḥsārairvacanairiti || 226 ||
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muñca svāmini saṃtāpamapi vidyādhareśvaram |
vaśayeyaṃ tava prītyai kiṃ punaḥ puruṣeśvaram || 227 ||
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kiṃ tu tvāravatā śakyaṃ na labdhaṃ phalamīpsitam |
rājāno'pi hi sāmādīn krameṇaiva prayuñjate || 228 ||
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tena dhairyaprakarṣeṇa manaḥ saṃdhṛtya cañcalam |
lokenālakṣitā kāṃścitsahasva divasāniti || 229 ||
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taṃ ceyaṃ siddhamevārthamarthibhāvādabudhyata |
antaścākathayattoṣaṃ vikasanmukhapaṅkajā || 230 ||
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divase divase caitāṃ vacobhirmadhurānṛtaiḥ |
kāryasaṃsiddhasaṃbaddhairdarśitāśāmayāpayam || 231 ||
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vandhyottarairyadātmānaṃ vañcyamānāmamanyata |
moktukāmā tadā prāṇānpunarutprekṣitā mayā || 232 ||
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tataḥ saṃbhrāntayā gatvā mayāsyā māturantikam |
saṃpradhārya tayā sārdhamupāyo'yamanuṣṭhitaḥ || 233 ||
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śarīraṃ rājaputrasya dvitīyamiva gomukhaḥ |
sa kenacidupāyena veśamāśu praveśyatām || 234 ||
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sa eva sahacāritvādāneṣyati nṛpātmajam |
manaḥśrotraharālāpo vasantamiva kokilaḥ || 235 ||
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kaliṅgasenayā cāyaṃ vṛttāntaḥ kathitastadā |
padmāvatyai tayā cāsi cetasya iti bhāṣitaḥ || 236 ||
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tataḥ sārathikāyasthahastyārohādibhistathā |
dhūrtairasmatprayuktaistvaṃ veśametaṃ praveśitaḥ || 237 ||
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tisṛṇāṃ ca prayuktānāmabhavadbhavataḥ priyā |
tantrīṇāṃ varṇatantrīva madhurā padmadevikā || 238 ||
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sā tu nirvartitasvārthā suhṛdarthaparāṅmukhī |
na nivedayate tubhyaṃ svārthabhraṃśaviśaṅkayā || 239 ||
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nopāyamaparaṃ dṛṣṭvā prayuktaṃ bhartṛdārikā |
asādhyāyataniśvāsā nirāśā dṛśyatāmiti || 240 ||
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tadidaṃ duḥsahaṃ duḥkhaṃ yasmādasmākamāgatam |
tvadāyattaḥ sa śeṣaśca saṃvidhattāṃ bhavāniti || 241 ||
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athāhamabruvaṃ kasmānnakhacchedyamupekṣayā |
kuṭhāracchedyatāṃ nītaṃ bhavatībhiridaṃ tṛṇam || 242 ||
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svayameva tato gatvā devī vijñāpitā mayā |
mucyatāmeṣa saṃtāpaḥ siddhaṃ viddhi prayojanam || 243 ||
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yuvarājārthinī devī sa caritaguṇavatsalaḥ |
saṃdhātā gomukhaśceti dhanyastrikasamāgamaḥ || 244 ||
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nāstyeva ca mamāyāsaḥ śaratkāntyunmanā yataḥ |
rājahaṃso hi nalinīṃ svayamevopasarpati || 245 ||
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alaṃ cālāpajālena sarvathāhaṃ nṛpātmajam |
svāminyai kārayiṣyāmi praṇāmamacirāditi || 246 ||
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sābravīnna nasaṃbhāvyamidaṃ nāgarake tvayi |
kiṃ tu prastāvamāsādya yatethāḥ kāryasiddhaye || 247 ||
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aprastāvaprayuktā hi yānti niṣphalatāṃ kriyāḥ |
aniṣṭaphalatāṃ vāpi kopayitvā prabhūniti || 248 ||
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tatastasyai namaskṛtya kumāravaṭakāmagām |
ucchiṣṭānāgataścāsmi gṛhītvā modakādikān || 249 ||
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tāṃ ca vijñāpayāmi sma rājaputreṇa modakaḥ |
svayamārabhya hastābhyāṃ yuṣmabhyaṃ prahitā iti || 250 ||
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sābravījjālamapyetadāśvāsayati mādṛśam |
āśvāsanti kṣaṇaṃ dṛṣṭvā mṛgā hi mṛgatṛṣṇikām || 251 ||
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mālyacandanatāmbūlavāsobhūṣaṇadhūpanaiḥ |
yuṣmābhiḥ preṣitānīti tāmāśvāsitavānaham || 252 ||
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eṣa vijñāpayāmyadya śvo vijñāpayiteti ca |
alabdhāvasaraḥ kālametāvantamayāpayam || 253 ||
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atha māmabravīddevyāḥ purato mudrikālatā |
aho saṃbhāvanā kāryā mahānāgarako bhavān || 254 ||
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praṇāmaṃ kārayāmīti visphūrjya bhavatā tathā |
kimiyaṃ vañcyate mugdhā patrapuṣpaphalādibhiḥ || 255 ||
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atha vā tiṣṭha tāvattvamahamevānayāmi tam |
viraktamapi saṃdhātumalaṃ kauśalamasti naḥ || 256 ||
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evamuttejjitastasyāgurubhirvacanairaham |
phalena jñāsyasītyuktvā prastāvāvahito'bhavam || 257 ||
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yātrāyāṃ tu pravṛttāyāmabhyāse'tra yadeva me |
tanmayā kāritā yūyaṃ kṣiptvā hariśikhādikān || 258 ||
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yattatpravahaṇaṃ gacchatpathi yuṣmābhirīkṣitam |
tadaryaduhitādhyāsta vidyudabhramiva dhvanat || 259 ||
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yatra yattanmukhasyārddhaṃ lalāṭanihitāṅguli |
yuṣmabhyaṃ darśitaṃ vandyaṃ tattayā vandamānayā || 260 ||
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yacca vijñāpitā yūyamānataṃ mukuṭaṃ manāk |
unnamyatāmiti mayā tatrāpīdaṃ prayojanam || 261 ||
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āsīdāsāṃ praṇāmo'yamaryaputreṇa nāgaraḥ |
kṛtastoṣayatā kāntāmasmākaṃ svāminīmiti || 262 ||
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seyaṃ kāmayate devaṃ devī madanamañjukā |
prajñāparākramaprāṇaṃ lakṣmīriva narādhipam || 263 ||
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ayatnopanatā ceyaṃ na pratyākhyātumarhati |
naveva mālatī mālā lobhanīyaguṇākṛtiḥ || 264 ||
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daṣṭānaṅgabhujaṃgena laghu saṃbhāvyatāmasau |
na hyāśīviṣadagdhaantrāḥ kṣamante divasāniti || 265 ||
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iti gomukhataḥ śrutvā kathāṃ navadaśapriyām |
tatkathāpahṛtavrīḍaḥ prakāśamahamabravam || 266 ||
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tadaiva hṛdaye'smākaṃ rājotsaṅganiṣaṇṇayā |
aśīrṇaṃ manmathataroḥ prakīrṇaṃ bījametayā || 267 ||
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tadguṇaśravaṇāmbhobhiḥ sicyamānaṃ tadā tadā |
bādhamānaṃ mano jātamucchvasatkarkaśāṅkuram || 268 ||
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taddohadamivāsādya priyāṃ pravahaṇe sthitām |
kampaniḥśvāsajananānamuñjatpallavāniva || 269 ||
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samāptāvayavo yāvanmanobhavamahātaruḥ |
na samākramya mṛdnāti tāvaddarśaya tāmiti || 270 ||
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tenoktaṃ nartanācāryāvaspardhetāṃ parasparam |
tvatpravīṇo'hamityuktau tau ca bhūpatinā kila || 271 ||
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alaṃ vāṃ kalahaṃ kṛtvā karmaśāstravidau yuvām |
yasya yā kuśalā śiṣyā sa nartayatu tāmiti || 272 ||
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śvaḥ suyāmunadantāṃ ca tasmādaryasutāṃ ca naḥ |
nṛtyantīṃ nṛpatirdraṣṭā tatra draṣṭāstha tāmiti || 273 ||
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yā svābhāvikarūpakhaṇḍitajagadrūpābhimānā priyā śṛṅgārādirasaprayogasubhagā jāyeta sā kīdṛśī |
ityadhyāsitacetasā kathamapi prakrāntayā cintayā paryaṅkāṅkavivartinārtatanunā nītā triyāmā mayā || 274 ||
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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 10

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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