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)

sa dadarśāsane rāmo niṣaṇṇaṃ pitaraṃ śubhe |
kaikeyīsahitaṃ dīnaṃ mukhena pariśuṣyatā || 1 ||
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sa pituścaraṇau pūrvamabhivādya vinītavat |
tato vavande caraṇau kaikeyyāḥ susamāhitaḥ || 2 ||
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rāmetyuktvā ca vacanaṃ vāṣpaparyākulekṣaṇaḥ |
śaśāka nṛpatirdīno nekṣituṃ nābhibhāṣitum || 3 ||
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tadapūrvaṃ narapaterdṛṣṭvā rūpaṃ bhayāvaham |
rāmo'pi bhayamāpannaḥ padā spṛṣṭveva pannagam || 4 ||
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indriyairaprahṛṣṭaistaṃ śokasaṃtāpakarśitam |
niḥśvasantaṃ mahārājaṃ vyathitākulacetasaṃ || 5 ||
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ūrmi mālinamakṣobhyaṃ kṣubhyantamiva sāgaram |
upaplutamivādityamuktānṛtamṛṣiṃ yathā || 6 ||
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acintyakalpaṃ hi pitustaṃ śokamupadhārayan |
babhūva saṃrabdhataraḥ samudra iva parvaṇi || 7 ||
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cintayāmāsa ca tadā rāmaḥ pitṛhite rataḥ |
kiṃsvidadyaiva nṛpatirna māṃ pratyabhinandati || 8 ||
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anyadā māṃ pitā dṛṣṭvā kupito'pi prasīdati |
tasya māmadya saṃprekṣya kimāyāsaḥ pravartate || 9 ||
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sa dīna iva śokārto viṣaṇṇavadanadyutiḥ |
kaikeyīmabhivādyaiva rāmo vacanamabravīt || 10 ||
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kaccinmayā nāparāddhamajñānād yena me pitā |
kupitastanmamācakṣva tvaṃ caivainaṃ prasādaya || 11 ||
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vivarṇavadano dīno na hi māmabhibhāṣate |
śārīro mānaso vāpi kaccidenaṃ na bādhate |
saṃtāpo vābhitāpo vā durlabhaṃ hi sadā sukham || 12 ||
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kaccinna kiṃ cidbharate kumāre priyadarśane |
śatrughne vā mahāsattve mātṝṇāṃ vā mamāśubham || 13 ||
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atoṣayanmahārājamakurvan vā piturvacaḥ |
muhūrtamapi neccheyaṃ jīvituṃ kupite nṛpe || 14 ||
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yatomūlaṃ naraḥ paśyet prādurbhāvamihātmanaḥ |
kathaṃ tasminna varteta pratyakṣe sati daivate || 15 ||
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kaccitte paruṣaṃ kiṃ cidabhimānāt pitā mama |
ukto bhavatyā kopena yatrāsya lulitaṃ manaḥ || 16 ||
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etadācakṣva me devi tattvena paripṛcchataḥ |
kiṃnimittamapūrvo'yaṃ vikāro manujādhipe || 17 ||
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ahaṃ hi vacanād rājñaḥ pateyamapi pāvake |
bhakṣayeyaṃ viṣaṃ tīkṣṇaṃ majjeyamapi cārṇave |
niyukto guruṇā pitrā nṛpeṇa ca hitena ca || 18 ||
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tadbrūhi vacanaṃ devi rājño yadabhikāṅkṣitam |
kariṣye pratijāne ca rāmo dvirnābhibhāṣate || 19 ||
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tamārjavasamāyuktamanāryā satyavādinam |
uvāca rāmaṃ kaikeyī vacanaṃ bhṛśadāruṇam || 20 ||
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purā devāsure yuddhe pitrā te mama rāghava |
rakṣitena varau dattau saśalyena mahāraṇe || 21 ||
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tatra me yācito rājā bharatasyābhiṣecanam |
gamanaṃ daṇḍakāraṇye tava cādyaiva rāghava || 22 ||
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yadi satyapratijñaṃ tvaṃ pitaraṃ kartumicchasi |
ātmānaṃ ca narareṣṭha mama vākyamidaṃ śṛṇu || 23 ||
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sa nideśe pitustiṣṭha yathā tena pratiśrutam |
tvayāraṇyaṃ praveṣṭavyaṃ nava varṣāṇi pañca ca || 24 ||
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sapta sapta ca varṣāṇi daṇḍakāraṇyamāśritaḥ |
abhiṣekamimaṃ tyaktvā jaṭācīradharo vasa || 25 ||
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bharataḥ kosalapure praśāstu vasudhāmimām |
nānāratnasamākīrṇāṃ savājirathakuñjarām || 26 ||
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tadapriyamamitraghno vacanaṃ maraṇopamam |
śrutvā na vivyathe rāmaḥ kaikeyīṃ cedamabravīt || 27 ||
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evamastu gamiṣyāmi vanaṃ vastumahaṃ tvataḥ |
jaṭācīradharo rājñaḥ pratijñāmanupālayan || 28 ||
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idaṃ tu jñātumicchāmi kimarthaṃ māṃ mahīpatiḥ |
nābhinandati durdharṣo yathāpuramariṃdamaḥ || 29 ||
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manyurna ca tvayā kāryo devi brūhi tavāgrataḥ |
yāsyāmi bhava suprītā vanaṃ cīrajaṭādharaḥ || 30 ||
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hitena guruṇā pitrā kṛtajñena nṛpeṇa ca |
niyujyamāno viśrabdhaṃ kiṃ na kuryādahaṃ priyam || 31 ||
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alīkaṃ mānasaṃ tvekaṃ hṛdayaṃ dahatīva me |
svayaṃ yannāha māṃ rājā bharatasyābhiṣecanam || 32 ||
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ahaṃ hi sītāṃ rājyaṃ ca prāṇāniṣṭāndhanāni ca |
hṛṣṭo bhrātre svayaṃ dadyāṃ bharatāyāpracoditaḥ || 33 ||
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kiṃ punarmanujendreṇa svayaṃ pitrā pracoditaḥ |
tava ca priyakāmārthaṃ pratijñāmanupālayan || 34 ||
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tadāśvāsaya hīmaṃ tvaṃ kiṃ nvidaṃ yanmahīpatiḥ |
vasudhāsaktanayano mandamaśrūṇi muñcati || 35 ||
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gacchantu caivānayituṃ dūtāḥ śīghrajavairhayaiḥ |
bharataṃ mātulakulādadyaiva nṛpaśāsanāt || 36 ||
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daṇḍakāraṇyameṣo'hamito gacchāmi satvaraḥ |
avicārya piturvākyaṃ samāvastuṃ caturdaśa || 37 ||
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sā hṛṣṭā tasya tadvākyaṃ śrutvā rāmasya kaikayī |
prasthānaṃ śraddadhānā hi tvarayāmāsa rāghavam || 38 ||
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evaṃ bhavatu yāsyanti dūtāḥ śīghrajavairhayaiḥ |
bharataṃ mātulakulādupāvartayituṃ narāḥ || 39 ||
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tava tvahaṃ kṣamaṃ manye notsukasya vilambanam |
rāma tasmāditaḥ śīghraṃ vanaṃ tvaṃ gantumarhasi || 40 ||
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vrīḍānvitaḥ svayaṃ yacca nṛpastvāṃ nābhibhāṣate |
naitat kiṃ cinnaraśreṣṭha manyureṣo'panīyatām || 41 ||
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yāvattvaṃ na vanaṃ yātaḥ purādasmādabhitvaran |
pitā tāvanna te rāma snāsyate bhokṣyate'pi vā || 42 ||
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dhikkaṣṭamiti niḥśvasya rājā śokapariplutaḥ |
mūrchito nyapatattasminparyaṅke hemabhūṣite || 43 ||
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rāmo'pyutthāpya rājānaṃ kaikeyyābhipracoditaḥ |
kaśayevāhato vājī vanaṃ gantuṃ kṛtatvaraḥ || 44 ||
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tadapriyamanāryāyā vacanaṃ dāruṇodaram |
śrutvā gatavyatho rāmaḥ kaikeyīṃ vākyamabravīt || 45 ||
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nāhamarthaparo devi lokamāvastumutsahe |
viddhi māmṛṣibhistulyaṃ kevalaṃ dharmamāsthitam || 46 ||
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yadatrabhavataḥ kiṃ cicchakyaṃ kartuṃ priyaṃ mayā |
prāṇānapi parityajya sarvathā kṛtameva tat || 47 ||
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na hyato dharmacaraṇaṃ kiṃ cidasti mahattaram |
yathā pitari śuśrūṣā tasya vā vacanakriyā || 48 ||
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anukto'pyatrabhavatā bhavatyā vacanādaham |
vane vatsyāmi vijane varṣāṇīha caturdaśa || 49 ||
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na nūnaṃ mayi kaikeyi kiṃ cidāśaṃsase guṇam |
yad rājānamavocastvaṃ mameśvaratarā satī || 50 ||
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yāvanmātaramāpṛcche sītāṃ cānunayāmyaham |
tato'dyaiva gamiṣyāmi daṇḍakānāṃ mahadvanam || 51 ||
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bharataḥ pālayed rājyaṃ śuśrūṣecca pituryathā |
tathā bhavatyā kartavyaṃ sa hi dharmaḥ sanātanaḥ || 52 ||
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sa rāmasya vacaḥ śrutvā bhṛśaṃ duḥkhahataḥ pitā |
śokādaśaknuvanbāṣpaṃ praruroda mahāsvanam || 53 ||
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vanditvā caraṇau rāmo visaṃjñasya pitustadā |
kaikeyyāścāpyanāryāyā niṣpapāta mahādyutiḥ || 54 ||
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sa rāmaḥ pitaraṃ kṛtvā kaikeyīṃ ca pradakṣiṇam |
niṣkramyāntaḥpurāttasmāt svaṃ dadarśa suhṛjjanam || 55 ||
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taṃ bāṣpaparipūrṇākṣaḥ pṛṣṭhato'nujagāma ha |
lakṣmaṇaḥ paramakruddhaḥ sumitrānandavardhanaḥ || 56 ||
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ābhiṣecanikaṃ bhāṇḍaṃ kṛtvā rāmaḥ pradakṣiṇam |
śanairjagāma sāpekṣo dṛṣṭiṃ tatrāvicālayan || 57 ||
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na cāsya mahatīṃ lakṣmīṃ rājyanāśo'pakarṣati |
lokakāntasya kāntatvaṃ śītaraśmeriva kṣapā || 58 ||
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na vanaṃ gantukāmasya tyajataśca vasuṃdharām |
sarvalokātigasyeva lakṣyate cittavikriyā || 59 ||
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dhārayanmanasā duḥkhamindriyāṇi nigṛhya ca |
praviveśātmavān veśma māturapriyaśaṃsivān || 60 ||
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praviśya veśmātibhṛśaṃ mudānvitaṃ samīkṣya tāṃ cārthavipattimāgatām |
na caiva rāmo'tra jagāma vikriyāṃ suhṛjjanasyātmavipattiśaṅkayā || 61 ||
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Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Ramayana Chapter 16

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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