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 hatāśvo mahātejā bhūmau tiṣṭhanniśācaraḥ |
indrajit paramakruddhaḥ saṃprajajvāla tejasā || 1 ||
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tau dhanvinau jighāṃsantāvanyonyamiṣubhirbhṛśam |
vijayenābhiniṣkrāntau vane gajavṛṣāviva || 2 ||
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nibarhayantaścānyonyaṃ te rākṣasavanaukasaḥ |
bhartāraṃ na jahuryuddhe saṃpatantastatastataḥ || 3 ||
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sa lakṣmaṇaṃ samuddiśya paraṃ lāghavamāsthitaḥ |
vavarṣa śaravarṣāṇi varṣāṇīva puraṃdaraḥ || 4 ||
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muktamindrajitā tattu śaravarṣamariṃdamaḥ |
avārayadasaṃbhrānto lakṣmaṇaḥ sudurāsadam || 5 ||
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abhedyakacanaṃ matvā lakṣmaṇaṃ rāvaṇātmajaḥ |
lalāṭe lakṣmaṇaṃ bāṇaiḥ supuṅkhaistribhirindrajit |
avidhyat paramakruddhaḥ śīghramastraṃ pradarśayan || 6 ||
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taiḥ pṛṣatkairlalāṭasthaiḥ śuśubhe raghunandanaḥ |
raṇāgre samaraślāghī triśṛṅga iva parvataḥ || 7 ||
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sa tathāpyardito bāṇai rākṣasena mahāmṛdhe |
tamāśu prativivyādha lakṣmaṇaḥ panabhiḥ śaraiḥ || 8 ||
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lakṣmaṇendrajitau vīrau mahābalaśarāsanau |
anyonyaṃ jaghnaturbāṇairviśikhairbhīmavikramau || 9 ||
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tau parasparamabhyetya sarvagātreṣu dhanvinau |
ghorairvivyadhaturbāṇaiḥ kṛtabhāvāv ubhau jaye || 10 ||
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tasmai dṛḍhataraṃ kruddho hatāśvāya vibhīṣaṇaḥ |
vajrasparśasamānpañca sasarjorasi mārgaṇān || 11 ||
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te tasya kāyaṃ nirbhidya rukmapuṅkhā nimittagāḥ |
babhūvurlohitādigdhā raktā iva mahoragāḥ || 12 ||
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sa pitṛvyasya saṃkruddha indrajiccharamādade |
uttamaṃ rakṣasāṃ madhye yamadattaṃ mahābalaḥ || 13 ||
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taṃ samīkṣya mahātejā maheṣuṃ tena saṃhitam |
lakṣmaṇo'pyādade bāṇamanyaṃ bhīmaparākramaḥ || 14 ||
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kubereṇa svayaṃ svapne yaddattamamitātmanā |
durjayaṃ durviṣahyaṃ ca sendrairapi surāsuraiḥ || 15 ||
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tābhyāṃ tau dhanuṣi śreṣṭhe saṃhitau sāyakottamau |
vikṛṣyamāṇau vīrābhyāṃ bhṛśaṃ jajvalatuḥ śriyā || 16 ||
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tau bhāsayantāvākāśaṃ dhanurbhyāṃ viśikhau cyutau |
mukhena mukhamāhatya saṃnipetaturojasā || 17 ||
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tau mahāgrahasaṃkāśāvanyonyaṃ saṃnipatya ca |
saṃgrāme śatadhā yātau medinyāṃ vinipetatuḥ || 18 ||
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śarau pratihatau dṛṣṭvā tāv ubhau raṇamūrdhani |
vrīḍito jātaroṣau ca lakṣmaṇendrajitāv ubhau || 19 ||
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susaṃrabdhastu saumitrirastraṃ vāruṇamādade |
raudraṃ mahedrajid yuddhe vyasṛjad yudhi viṣṭhitaḥ || 20 ||
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tayoḥ sutumulaṃ yuddhaṃ saṃbabhūvādbhutopamam |
gaganasthāni bhūtāni lakṣmaṇaṃ paryavārayan || 21 ||
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bhairavābhirute bhīme yuddhe vānararākṣasām |
bhūtairbahubhirākāśaṃ vismitairāvṛtaṃ babhau || 22 ||
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ṛṣayaḥ pitaro devā gandharvā garuṇoragāḥ |
śatakratuṃ puraskṛtya rarakṣurlakṣmaṇaṃ raṇe || 23 ||
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athānyaṃ mārgaṇaśreṣṭhaṃ saṃdadhe rāvaṇānujaḥ |
hutāśanasamasparśaṃ rāvaṇātmajadāruṇam || 24 ||
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supatramanuvṛttāṅgaṃ suparvāṇaṃ susaṃsthitam |
suvarṇavikṛtaṃ vīraḥ śarīrāntakaraṃ śaram || 25 ||
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durāvāraṃ durviṣahaṃ rākṣasānāṃ bhayāvaham |
āśīviṣaviṣaprakhyaṃ devasaṃghaiḥ samarcitam || 26 ||
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yena śakro mahātejā dānavānajayat prabhuḥ |
purā devāsure yuddhe vīryavān harivāhanaḥ || 27 ||
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tadaindramastraṃ saumitriḥ saṃyugeṣvaparājitam |
śaraśreṣṭhaṃ dhanuḥ śreṣṭhe naraśreṣṭho'bhisaṃdadhe || 28 ||
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saṃdhāyāmitradalanaṃ vicakarṣa śarāsanam |
sajyamāyamya durdharśaḥ kālo lokakṣaye yathā || 29 ||
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saṃdhāya dhanuṣi śreṣṭhe vikarṣannidamabravīt |
lakṣmīvāṃl lakṣmaṇo vākyamarthasādhakamātmanaḥ || 30 ||
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dharmātmā satyasaṃdhaśca rāmo dāśarathiryadi |
pauruṣe cāpratidvandvastadenaṃ jahi rāvaṇim || 31 ||
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ityuktvā bāṇamākarṇaṃ vikṛṣya tamajihmagam |
lakṣmaṇaḥ samare vīraḥ sasarjendrajitaṃ prati |
aindrāstreṇa samāyujya lakṣmaṇaḥ paravīrahā || 32 ||
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tacchiraḥ saśirastrāṇaṃ śrīmajjvalitakuṇḍalam |
pramathyendrajitaḥ kāyāt papāta dharaṇītale || 33 ||
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tad rākṣasatanūjasya chinnaskandhaṃ śiro mahat |
tapanīyanibhaṃ bhūmau dadṛśe rudhirokṣitam || 34 ||
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hatastu nipapātāśu dharaṇyāṃ rāvaṇātmajaḥ |
kavacī saśirastrāṇo vidhvastaḥ saśarāsanaḥ || 35 ||
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cukruśuste tataḥ sarve vānarāḥ savibhīṣaṇāḥ |
hṛṣyanto nihate tasmindevā vṛtravadhe yathā || 36 ||
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athāntarikṣe bhūtānāmṛṣīṇāṃ ca mahātmanām |
abhijajñe ca saṃnādo gandharvāpsarasāmapi || 37 ||
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patitaṃ samabhijñāya rākṣasī sā mahācamūḥ |
vadhyamānā diśo bheje haribhirjitakāśibhiḥ || 38 ||
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vanarairvadhyamānāste śastrāṇyutsṛjya rākṣasāḥ |
laṅkāmabhimukhāḥ sarve naṣṭasaṃjñāḥ pradhāvitāḥ || 39 ||
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dudruvurbahudhā bhītā rākṣasāḥ śataśo diśaḥ |
tyaktvā praharaṇān sarve paṭṭasāsiparaśvadhān || 40 ||
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ke cil laṅkāṃ paritrastāḥ praviṣṭā vānarārditāḥ |
samudre patitāḥ ke cit ke cit parvatamāśritāḥ || 41 ||
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hatamindrajitaṃ dṛṣṭvā śayānaṃ samarakṣitau |
rākṣasānāṃ sahasreṣu na kaścit pratyadṛśyata || 42 ||
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yathāstaṃ gata āditye nāvatiṣṭhanti raśmayaḥ |
tathā tasminnipatite rākṣasāste gatā diśaḥ || 43 ||
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śāntarakśmirivādityo nirvāṇa iva pāvakaḥ |
sa babhūva mahātejā vyapāsta gatajīvitaḥ || 44 ||
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praśāntapīḍā bahulo vinaṣṭāriḥ praharṣavān |
babhūva lokaḥ patite rākṣasendrasute tadā || 45 ||
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harṣaṃ ca śakro bhagavān saha sarvaiḥ surarṣabhaiḥ |
jagāma nihate tasmin rākṣase pāpakarmaṇi || 46 ||
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śuddhā āpo nabhaścaiva jahṛṣurdaityadānavāḥ |
ājagmuḥ patite tasmin sarvalokabhayāvahe || 47 ||
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ūcuśca sahitāḥ sarve devagandharvadānavāḥ |
vijvarāḥ śāntakaluṣā brāhmaṇā vicarantviti || 48 ||
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tato'bhyanandan saṃhṛṣṭāḥ samare hariyūthapāḥ |
tamapratibalaṃ dṛṣṭvā hataṃ nairṛtapuṃgavam || 49 ||
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vibhīṣaṇo hanūmāṃśca jāmbavāṃścarkṣayūthapaḥ |
vijayenābhinandantastuṣṭuvuścāpi lakṣmaṇam || 50 ||
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kṣveḍantaśca nadantaśca garjantaśca plavaṃgamāḥ |
labdhalakṣā raghusutaṃ parivāryopatasthire || 51 ||
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lāṅgūlāni pravidhyantaḥ sphoṭayantaśca vānarāḥ |
lakṣmaṇo jayatītyevaṃ vākyaṃ vyaśrāvayaṃstadā || 52 ||
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anyonyaṃ ca samāśliṣya kapayo hṛṣṭamānasāḥ |
cakruruccāvacaguṇā rāghavāśrayajāḥ kathāḥ || 53 ||
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tadasukaramathābhivīkṣya hṛṣṭāḥ priyasuhṛdo yudhi lakṣmaṇasya karma |
paramamupalabhanmanaḥpraharṣaṃ vinihatamindraripuṃ niśamya devāḥ || 54 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Ramayana Chapter 78

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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