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)

kāmadhenuṃ vasiṣṭho'pi yadā na tyajate muniḥ |
tadāsya śabalāṃ rāma viśvāmitro'nvakarṣata || 1 ||
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nīyamānā tu śabalā rāma rājñā mahātmanā |
duḥkhitā cintayāmāsa rudantī śokakarśitā || 2 ||
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parityaktā vasiṣṭhena kimahaṃ sumahātmanā |
yāhaṃ rājabhṛtairdīnā hriyeyaṃ bhṛśaduḥkhitā || 3 ||
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kiṃ mayāpakṛtaṃ tasya maharṣerbhāvitātmanaḥ |
yanmāmanāgasaṃ bhaktāmiṣṭāṃ tyajati dhārmikaḥ || 4 ||
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iti sā cintayitvā tu niḥśvasya ca punaḥ punaḥ |
jagāma vegena tadā vasiṣṭhaṃ paramaujasaṃ || 5 ||
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nirdhūya tāṃstadā bhṛtyāñ śataśaḥ śatrusūdana |
jagāmānilavegena pādamūlaṃ mahātmanaḥ || 6 ||
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śabalā sā rudantī ca krośantī cedamabravīt |
vasiṣṭhasyāgrataḥ sthitvā meghadundubhirāviṇī || 7 ||
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bhagavan kiṃ parityaktā tvayāhaṃ brahmaṇaḥ suta |
yasmād rājabhṛtā māṃ hi nayante tvatsakāśataḥ || 8 ||
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evamuktastu brahmarṣiridaṃ vacanamabravīt |
śokasaṃtaptahṛdayāṃ svasāramiva duḥkhitām || 9 ||
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na tvāṃ tyajāmi śabale nāpi me'pakṛtaṃ tvayā |
eṣa tvāṃ nayate rājā balānmatto mahābalaḥ || 10 ||
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na hi tulyaṃ balaṃ mahyaṃ rājā tvadya viśeṣataḥ |
balī rājā kṣatriyaśca pṛthivyāḥ patireva ca || 11 ||
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iyamakṣauhiṇīpūrṇā savājirathasaṃkulā |
hastidhvajasamākīrṇā tenāsau balavattaraḥ || 12 ||
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evamuktā vasiṣṭhena pratyuvāca vinītavat |
vacanaṃ vacanajñā sā brahmarṣimamitaprabham || 13 ||
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na balaṃ kṣatriyasyāhurbrāhmaṇo balavattaraḥ |
brahmanbrahmabalaṃ divyaṃ kṣatrāttu balavattaram || 14 ||
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aprameyabalaṃ tubhyaṃ na tvayā balavattaraḥ |
viśvāmitro mahāvīryastejastava durāsadam || 15 ||
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niyuṅkṣva māṃ mahātejastvadbrahmabalasaṃbhṛtām |
tasya darpaṃ balaṃ yattannāśayāmi durātmanaḥ || 16 ||
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ityuktastu tayā rāma vasiṣṭhaḥ sumahāyaśāḥ |
sṛjasveti tadovāca balaṃ parabalārujam || 17 ||
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tasyā humbhāravotsṛṣṭāḥ pahlavāḥ śataśo nṛpa |
nāśayanti balaṃ sarvaṃ viśvāmitrasya paśyataḥ || 18 ||
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sa rājā paramakruddhaḥ krodhavisphāritekṣaṇaḥ |
pahlavānnāśayāmāsa śastrairuccāvacairapi || 19 ||
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viśvāmitrārditāndṛṣṭvā pahlavāñ śataśastadā |
bhūya evāsṛjadghorāñ śakānyavanamiśritān || 20 ||
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tairāsīt saṃvṛtā bhūmiḥ śakairyavanamiśritaiḥ |
prabhāvadbhirmahāvīryairhemakiñjalkasaṃnibhaiḥ || 21 ||
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dīrghāsipaṭṭiśadharairhemavarṇāmbarāvṛtaiḥ |
nirdagdhaṃ tadbalaṃ sarvaṃ pradīptairiva pāvakaiḥ || 22 ||
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tato'strāṇi mahātejā viśvāmitro mumoca ha || 23 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Ramayana Chapter 53

Cover of edition (2011)

Valmiki-Ramayana
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2011)

[Two Volumes] With Sanskrit text and English translation.

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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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Cover of Gujarati edition

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

શ્રીમદવાલ્મીકીય રામાયણ: [Set of 2 Volumes]

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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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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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Cover of edition (2019)

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

వాల్మీకీ రామాయణం [Set of 3 Volumes]

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