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)

praviṣṭāyāṃ hutāśaṃ tu vedavatyāṃ sa rāvaṇaḥ |
puṣpakaṃ tat samāruhya paricakrāma medinīm || 1 ||
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tato maruttaṃ nṛpatiṃ yajantaṃ saha daivataiḥ |
uśīrabījamāsādya dadarśa sa tu rākṣasaḥ || 2 ||
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saṃvarto nāma brahmarṣirbhrātā sākṣādbṛhaspateḥ |
yājayāmāsa dharmajñaḥ sarvairbrahmagaṇairvṛtaḥ || 3 ||
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dṛṣṭvā devāstu tad rakṣo varadānena durjayam |
tāṃ tāṃ yoniṃ samāpannāstasya dharṣaṇabhīravaḥ || 4 ||
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indro mayūraḥ saṃvṛtto dharmarājastu vāyasaḥ |
kṛkalāso dhanādhyakṣo haṃso vai varuṇo'bhavat || 5 ||
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taṃ ca rājānamāsādya rāvaṇo rākṣasādhipaḥ |
prāha yuddhaṃ prayacceti nirjito'smīti vā vada || 6 ||
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tato marutto nṛpatiḥ ko bhavānityuvāca tam |
avahāsaṃ tato muktvā rākṣaso vākyamabravīt || 7 ||
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akutūhalabhāvena prīto'smi tava pārthiva |
dhanadasyānujaṃ yo māṃ nāvagacchasi rāvaṇam || 8 ||
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triṣu lokeṣu kaḥ so'sti yo na jānāti me balam |
bhrātaraṃ yena nirjitya vimānamidamāhṛtam || 9 ||
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tato marutto nṛpatistaṃ rākṣasamathābravīt |
dhanyaḥ khalu bhavānyena jyeṣṭho bhrātā raṇe jitaḥ || 10 ||
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nādharmasahitaṃ ślāghyaṃ na lokapratisaṃhitam |
karma daurātmyakaṃ kṛtvā ślāghase bhrātṛnirjayāt || 11 ||
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kiṃ tvaṃ prākkevalaṃ dharmaṃ caritvā labdhavān varam |
śrutapūrvaṃ hi na mayā yādṛśaṃ bhāṣase svayam || 12 ||
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tataḥ śarāsanaṃ gṛhya sāyakāṃśca sa pārthivaḥ |
raṇāya niryayau kruddhaḥ saṃvarto mārgamāvṛṇot || 13 ||
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so'bravīt snehasaṃyuktaṃ maruttaṃ taṃ mahānṛṣiḥ |
śrotavyaṃ yadi madvākyaṃ saṃprahāro na te kṣamaḥ || 14 ||
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māheśvaramidaṃ satramasamāptaṃ kulaṃ dahet |
dīkṣitasya kuto yuddhaṃ krūratvaṃ dīkṣite kutaḥ || 15 ||
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saṃśayaśca raṇe nityaṃ rākṣasaścaiṣa durjayaḥ |
sa nivṛtto gurorvākyānmaruttaḥ pṛthivīpatiḥ |
visṛjya saśaraṃ cāpaṃ svastho makhamukho'bhavat || 16 ||
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tatastaṃ nirjitaṃ matvā ghoṣayāmāsa vai śukaḥ |
rāvaṇo jitavāṃśceti harṣānnādaṃ ca muktavān || 17 ||
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tānbhakṣayitvā tatrasthānmaharṣīnyajñamāgatān |
vitṛpto rudhiraisteṣāṃ punaḥ saṃprayayau mahīm || 18 ||
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rāvaṇe tu gate devāḥ sendrāścaiva divaukasaḥ |
tataḥ svāṃ yonimāsādya tāni sattvānyathābruvan || 19 ||
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harṣāttadābravīdindro mayūraṃ nīlabarhiṇam |
prīto'smi tava dharmajña upakārādvihaṃgama || 20 ||
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mama netrasahasraṃ yattatte barhe bhaviṣyati |
varṣamāṇe mayi mudaṃ prāpsyase prītilakṣaṇam || 21 ||
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nīlāḥ kila purā barhā mayūrāṇāṃ narādhipa |
surādhipādvaraṃ prāpya gatāḥ sarve vicitratām || 22 ||
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dharmarājo'bravīd rāma prāgvaṃśe vāyasaṃ sthitam |
pakṣiṃstavāsmi suprītaḥ prītasya ca vacaḥ śṛṇu || 23 ||
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yathānye vividhai rogaiḥ pīḍyante prāṇino mayā |
te na te prabhaviṣyanti mayi prīte na saṃśayaḥ || 24 ||
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mṛtyutaste bhayaṃ nāsti varānmama vihaṃgama |
yāvattvāṃ na vadhiṣyanti narāstāvadbhaviṣyasi || 25 ||
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ye ca madviṣayasthāstu mānavāḥ kṣudhayārditāḥ |
tvayi bhukte tu tṛptāste bhaviṣyanti sabāndhavāḥ || 26 ||
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varuṇastvabravīddhaṃsaṃ gaṅgātoyavicāriṇam |
śrūyatāṃ prītisaṃyuktaṃ vacaḥ patraratheśvara || 27 ||
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varṇo manoharaḥ saumyaścandramaṇḍalasaṃnibhaḥ |
bhaviṣyati tavodagraḥ śuklaphenasamaprabhaḥ || 28 ||
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maccharīraṃ samāsādya kānto nityaṃ bhaviṣyasi |
prāpsyase cātulāṃ prītimetanme prītilakṣaṇam || 29 ||
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haṃsānāṃ hi purā rāma na varṇaḥ sarvapāṇḍuraḥ |
pakṣā nīlāgrasaṃvītāḥ kroḍāḥ śaṣpāgranirmalāḥ || 30 ||
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athābravīdvaiśravaṇaḥ kṛkalāsaṃ girau sthitam |
hairaṇyaṃ saṃprayacchāmi varṇaṃ prītistavāpyaham || 31 ||
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sadravyaṃ ca śiro nityaṃ bhaviṣyati tavākṣayam |
eṣa kāñcanako varṇo matprītyā te bhaviṣyati || 32 ||
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evaṃ dattvā varāṃstebhyastasminyajñotsave surāḥ |
nivṛtte saha rājñā vai punaḥ svabhavanaṃ gatāḥ || 33 ||
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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 18

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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