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 54.8

राज्ये पुत्रं प्रतिष्ठाप्य सगुणो निर्गुणो ऽपि वा ।
कथं शत्रुकुलीनं मां सुग्रीवो जीवयिष्यति ॥ ८ ॥

rājye putraṃ pratiṣṭhāpya saguṇo nirguṇo'pi vā |
kathaṃ śatrukulīnaṃ māṃ sugrīvo jīvayiṣyati || 8 ||

The English translation of Ramayana Verse 54.8 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 (54.8). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Rajya, Putra, Pratishthapya, Saguna, Nirguna, Api, Katham, Katha, Kulina, Asmad, Sugriva, Vayishyat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ramayana Verse 54.8). 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: “rājye putraṃ pratiṣṭhāpya saguṇo nirguṇo'pi
  • rājye -
  • rājya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    rājya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    rājyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    rāj -> rājya (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [locative single from √rāj]
    rāj -> rājya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √rāj class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √rāj class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √rāj class 1 verb], [locative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √rāj], [vocative dual from √rāj], [accusative dual from √rāj], [locative single from √rāj]
    rāj -> rājyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √rāj class 1 verb], [vocative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √rāj class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √rāj class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √rāj], [vocative single from √rāj], [vocative dual from √rāj], [accusative dual from √rāj]
    rāj (verb class 1)
    [present passive first single]
    rāj (verb class 0)
    [present passive first single]
  • putram -
  • putra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    putra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    putrā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • pratiṣṭhāpya -
  • pratiṣṭhāpya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pratiṣṭhāpya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saguṇo* -
  • saguṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nirguṇo' -
  • nirguṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Line 2: “kathaṃ śatrukulīnaṃ māṃ sugrīvo jīvayiṣyati
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kathā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śatru -
  • śatru (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • kulīnam -
  • kulīna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kulīna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kulīnā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • mām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • sugrīvo* -
  • sugrīva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • -
  • (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    ji (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ji (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • vayiṣyati -
  • -> vayiṣyat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √ class 1 verb]
    -> vayiṣyat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √ class 1 verb]
    vay -> vayiṣyat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √vay class 1 verb]
    vay -> vayiṣyat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √vay class 1 verb]
    (verb class 1)
    [future active third single]
    vay (verb class 1)
    [future active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Ramayana Verse 54.8

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)

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Preview of verse 54.8 in Bengali sript:
রাজ্যে পুত্রং প্রতিষ্ঠাপ্য সগুণো নির্গুণোঽপি বা ।
কথং শত্রুকুলীনং মাং সুগ্রীবো জীবযিষ্যতি ॥ ৮ ॥

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 54.8 in Gujarati sript:
રાજ્યે પુત્રં પ્રતિષ્ઠાપ્ય સગુણો નિર્ગુણોઽપિ વા ।
કથં શત્રુકુલીનં માં સુગ્રીવો જીવયિષ્યતિ ॥ ૮ ॥

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 54.8 in Kannada sript:
ರಾಜ್ಯೇ ಪುತ್ರಂ ಪ್ರತಿಷ್ಠಾಪ್ಯ ಸಗುಣೋ ನಿರ್ಗುಣೋಽಪಿ ವಾ ।
ಕಥಂ ಶತ್ರುಕುಲೀನಂ ಮಾಂ ಸುಗ್ರೀವೋ ಜೀವಯಿಷ್ಯತಿ ॥ ೮ ॥

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 54.8 in Malayalam sript:
രാജ്യേ പുത്രം പ്രതിഷ്ഠാപ്യ സഗുണോ നിര്ഗുണോഽപി വാ ।
കഥം ശത്രുകുലീനം മാം സുഗ്രീവോ ജീവയിഷ്യതി ॥ ൮ ॥

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 54.8 in Telugu sript:
రాజ్యే పుత్రం ప్రతిష్ఠాప్య సగుణో నిర్గుణోఽపి వా ।
కథం శత్రుకులీనం మాం సుగ్రీవో జీవయిష్యతి ॥ ౮ ॥

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