Ramayana [sanskrit]

175,075 words | ISBN-10: 8129302500 | ISBN-13: 9788129302502

This Sanskrit edition of the Ramayana: An ancient epic revolving around the life and legends of Rama, Sita and Ravana. Original titles: Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa (वाल्मीकि रामायण) or Vālmīkirāmāyaṇa (वाल्मीकिरामायण)

Verse 10.23

ततः सुहृदमापृच्छ्य प्रस्थितो रघुनन्दनः ।
पौरेभ्यः प्रेषयामास दूतान् वै शीघ्रगामिनः ।
क्रियतां नगरं सर्वं क्षिप्रमेव स्वलंकृतम् ॥ २३ ॥

tataḥ suhṛdamāpṛcchya prasthito raghunandanaḥ |
paurebhyaḥ preṣayāmāsa dūtān vai śīghragāminaḥ |
kriyatāṃ nagaraṃ sarvaṃ kṣiprameva svalaṃkṛtam || 23 ||

The English translation of Ramayana Verse 10.23 is contained in the book Valmiki-Ramayana by Gita Press, Gorakhpur. This book is not available online so in order to read the full text and translation you should buy the book:

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (10.23). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Suhrid, Suhrida, Apricchya, Prasthita, Raghunandana, Paura, Presha, Yama, Yaman, Duta, Shighragamina, Kriyat, Nagara, Sarvam, Sarva, Kshipram, Kshipra, Eva, Svalankrit, Svalankrita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ramayana Verse 10.23). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “tataḥ suhṛdamāpṛcchya prasthito raghunandanaḥ
  • tataḥ -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • suhṛdam -
  • suhṛda (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    suhṛd (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    suhṛd (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • āpṛcchya -
  • āpṛcchya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āpṛcchya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prasthito* -
  • prasthita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • raghunandanaḥ -
  • raghunandana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “paurebhyaḥ preṣayāmāsa dūtān vai śīghragāminaḥ
  • paurebhyaḥ -
  • paura (noun, masculine)
    [dative plural], [ablative plural]
    paura (noun, neuter)
    [dative plural], [ablative plural]
  • preṣa -
  • preṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    preṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • yāmā -
  • yāma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yāman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    yāma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yāmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperative active first plural]
  • asa -
  • asan (noun, neuter)
    [compound]
  • dūtān -
  • dūta (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • śīghragāminaḥ -
  • śīghragāmina (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 3: “kriyatāṃ nagaraṃ sarvaṃ kṣiprameva svalaṃkṛtam
  • kriyatām -
  • kṛ -> kriyat (participle, masculine)
    [genitive plural from √kṛ class 6 verb]
    kṛ -> kriyat (participle, neuter)
    [genitive plural from √kṛ class 6 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [imperative passive third single]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [imperative passive third single]
    kṛ (verb class 5)
    [imperative passive third single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [imperative passive third single]
    kṛ (verb class 3)
    [imperative passive third single]
    kṛ (verb class 6)
    [imperative active third dual], [imperative middle third single], [imperative passive third single]
  • nagaram -
  • nagara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sarvam -
  • sarvam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kṣipram -
  • kṣipram (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kṣipra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṣipra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṣiprā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • svalaṅkṛtam -
  • svalaṅkṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    svalaṅkṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    svalaṅkṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    svalaṅkṛt (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Ramayana Verse 10.23

Cover of edition (2019)

Valmiki Ramayana
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2019)

Sanskrit Only

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Cover of edition (2011)

Ramayana of Valmiki (Hindi Translation)
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2011)

A Set of Two Volumes (Sanskrit Text with Hindi Translation)

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Cover of edition (1967)

Ramayana (Marathi Translation)
by Swadhyaya Mandal (Vedic Research Centre), Gujarat (1967)

Set of 10 Volumes

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Cover of edition (2008)

Valmiki Ramayanam (with Five Sanskrit Commentaries)
by Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan (2008)

Sanskrit only in Seven Volumes

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Cover of edition (2000)

Burmese Ramayana
by Ohno Toru [B.R. Publishing Corporation] (2000)

With an English Translation of The Original Palm Leaf Manuscript in Burmese Language in 1233 year of Burmese Era (1871 A.D.)

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Cover of Bengali edition

Srimad Valmikiya Ramayana in Bengali
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2015)

শ্রীমদ্বাল্মীকীয় রামায়ণ:

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Preview of verse 10.23 in Bengali sript:
ততঃ সুহৃদমাপৃচ্ছ্য প্রস্থিতো রঘুনন্দনঃ ।
পৌরেভ্যঃ প্রেষযামাস দূতান্ বৈ শীঘ্রগামিনঃ ।
ক্রিযতাং নগরং সর্বং ক্ষিপ্রমেব স্বলংকৃতম্ ॥ ২৩ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

Srimad Valmiki Ramayana in Gujarati
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2013)

શ્રીમદવાલ્મીકીય રામાયણ: [Set of 2 Volumes]

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Preview of verse 10.23 in Gujarati sript:
તતઃ સુહૃદમાપૃચ્છ્ય પ્રસ્થિતો રઘુનન્દનઃ ।
પૌરેભ્યઃ પ્રેષયામાસ દૂતાન્ વૈ શીઘ્રગામિનઃ ।
ક્રિયતાં નગરં સર્વં ક્ષિપ્રમેવ સ્વલંકૃતમ્ ॥ ૨૩ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

The Ramayana of Valmiki in Kannada
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2018)

ಶ್ರೀ ಮದ್ವಲ್ಮಿಕಿ ರಾಮಾಯಣ: [Set of 3 Volumes]

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Preview of verse 10.23 in Kannada sript:
ತತಃ ಸುಹೃದಮಾಪೃಚ್ಛ್ಯ ಪ್ರಸ್ಥಿತೋ ರಘುನನ್ದನಃ ।
ಪೌರೇಭ್ಯಃ ಪ್ರೇಷಯಾಮಾಸ ದೂತಾನ್ ವೈ ಶೀಘ್ರಗಾಮಿನಃ ।
ಕ್ರಿಯತಾಂ ನಗರಂ ಸರ್ವಂ ಕ್ಷಿಪ್ರಮೇವ ಸ್ವಲಂಕೃತಮ್ ॥ ೨೩ ॥

Cover of edition (2019)

Srimad Valmiki Ramayanam and Srimad Bhagavad Gita - Malayalam
by Swami Siddhinathananda & Swami Ranganathananda [Ramakrishna Math, Thrissur] (2019)

രാമായണം: [Set of 3 Volumes]

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Preview of verse 10.23 in Malayalam sript:
തതഃ സുഹൃദമാപൃച്ഛ്യ പ്രസ്ഥിതോ രഘുനന്ദനഃ ।
പൌരേഭ്യഃ പ്രേഷയാമാസ ദൂതാന് വൈ ശീഘ്രഗാമിനഃ ।
ക്രിയതാം നഗരം സര്വം ക്ഷിപ്രമേവ സ്വലംകൃതമ് ॥ ൨൩ ॥

Cover of edition (2019)

Shrimad Valmiki Ramayana Mulam (Telugu)
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2019)

వాల్మీకీ రామాయణం [Set of 3 Volumes]

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Preview of verse 10.23 in Telugu sript:
తతః సుహృదమాపృచ్ఛ్య ప్రస్థితో రఘునన్దనః ।
పౌరేభ్యః ప్రేషయామాస దూతాన్ వై శీఘ్రగామినః ।
క్రియతాం నగరం సర్వం క్షిప్రమేవ స్వలంకృతమ్ ॥ ౨౩ ॥

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