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 8.23

क्व च शस्त्रं क्व च वनं क्व च क्षात्रं तपः क्व च ।
व्याविद्धमिदमस्माभिर्देशधर्मस्तु पूज्यताम् ॥ २३ ॥

kva ca śastraṃ kva ca vanaṃ kva ca kṣātraṃ tapaḥ kva ca |
vyāviddhamidamasmābhirdeśadharmastu pūjyatām || 23 ||

The English translation of Ramayana Verse 8.23 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 (8.23). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kva, Shastra, Vana, Kshatra, Tap, Tapa, Tapas, Vyaviddham, Vyaviddha, Idam, Asmad, Deshadharma, Pujyata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ramayana Verse 8.23). 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: “kva ca śastraṃ kva ca vanaṃ kva ca kṣātraṃ tapaḥ kva ca
  • kva -
  • kva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śastram -
  • śastra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śastra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • kva -
  • kva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vanam -
  • vana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kva -
  • kva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṣātram -
  • kṣātra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṣātra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tapaḥ -
  • tapas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    tap (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    tap (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    tapa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kva -
  • kva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “vyāviddhamidamasmābhirdeśadharmastu pūjyatām
  • vyāviddham -
  • vyāviddham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    vyāviddha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vyāviddha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vyāviddhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • asmābhir -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental plural]
  • deśadharmas -
  • deśadharma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • pūjyatām -
  • pūjyatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    pūj (verb class 1)
    [imperative passive third single]
    pūj (verb class 10)
    [imperative passive third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Ramayana Verse 8.23

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 8.23 in Bengali sript:
ক্ব চ শস্ত্রং ক্ব চ বনং ক্ব চ ক্ষাত্রং তপঃ ক্ব চ ।
ব্যাবিদ্ধমিদমস্মাভির্দেশধর্মস্তু পূজ্যতাম্ ॥ 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 8.23 in Gujarati sript:
ક્વ ચ શસ્ત્રં ક્વ ચ વનં ક્વ ચ ક્ષાત્રં તપઃ ક્વ ચ ।
વ્યાવિદ્ધમિદમસ્માભિર્દેશધર્મસ્તુ પૂજ્યતામ્ ॥ 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 8.23 in Kannada sript:
ಕ್ವ ಚ ಶಸ್ತ್ರಂ ಕ್ವ ಚ ವನಂ ಕ್ವ ಚ ಕ್ಷಾತ್ರಂ ತಪಃ ಕ್ವ ಚ ।
ವ್ಯಾವಿದ್ಧಮಿದಮಸ್ಮಾಭಿರ್ದೇಶಧರ್ಮಸ್ತು ಪೂಜ್ಯತಾಮ್ ॥ 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 8.23 in Malayalam sript:
ക്വ ച ശസ്ത്രം ക്വ ച വനം ക്വ ച ക്ഷാത്രം തപഃ ക്വ ച ।
വ്യാവിദ്ധമിദമസ്മാഭിര്ദേശധര്മസ്തു പൂജ്യതാമ് ॥ 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 8.23 in Telugu sript:
క్వ చ శస్త్రం క్వ చ వనం క్వ చ క్షాత్రం తపః క్వ చ ।
వ్యావిద్ధమిదమస్మాభిర్దేశధర్మస్తు పూజ్యతామ్ ॥ ౨౩ ॥

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