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 tu dattvā daśagrīvo vanaṃ ghoraṃ kharasya tat |
bhaginīṃ ca samāśvāsya hṛṣṭaḥ svasthataro'bhavat || 1 ||
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tato nikumbhilā nāma laṅkāyāḥ kānanaṃ mahat |
mahātmā rākṣasendrastat praviveśa sahānugaḥ || 2 ||
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tatra yūpaśatākīrṇaṃ saumyacaityopaśobhitam |
dadarśa viṣṭhitaṃ yajñaṃ saṃpradīptamiva śriyā || 3 ||
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tataḥ kṛṣṇājinadharaṃ kamaṇḍaluśikhādhvajam |
dadarśa svasutaṃ tatra meghanādamariṃdamam || 4 ||
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rakṣaḥpatiḥ samāsādya samāśliṣya ca bāhubhiḥ |
abravīt kimidaṃ vatsa vartate tadbravīhi me || 5 ||
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uśanā tvabravīttatra gururyajñasamṛddhaye |
rāvaṇaṃ rākṣasaśreṣṭhaṃ dvijaśreṣṭho mahātapāḥ || 6 ||
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ahamākhyāmi te rājañ śrūyatāṃ sarvameva ca |
yajñāste sapta putreṇa prāptāḥ subahuvistarāḥ || 7 ||
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agniṣṭomo'śvamedhaśca yajño bahusuvarṇakaḥ |
rājasūyastathā yajño gomedho vaiṣṇavastathā || 8 ||
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māheśvare pravṛtte tu yajñe pumbhiḥ sudurlabhe |
varāṃste labdhavānputraḥ sākṣāt paśupateriha || 9 ||
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kāmagaṃ syandanaṃ divyamantarikṣacaraṃ dhruvam |
māyāṃ ca tāmasīṃ nāma yayā saṃpadyate tamaḥ || 10 ||
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etayā kila saṃgrāme māyayā rākṣaseśvara |
prayuddhasya gatiḥ śakyā na hi jñātuṃ surāsuraiḥ || 11 ||
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akṣayāviṣudhī bāṇaiścāpaṃ cāpi sudurjayam |
astraṃ ca balavat saumya śatruvidhvaṃsanaṃ raṇe || 12 ||
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etān sarvān varāṃl labdhvā putraste'yaṃ daśānana |
adya yajñasamāptau ca tvatpratīkṣaḥ sthito aham || 13 ||
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tato'bravīddaśagrīvo na śobhanamidaṃ kṛtam |
pūjitāḥ śatravo yasmāddravyairindrapurogamāḥ || 14 ||
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ehīdānīṃ kṛtaṃ yaddhi tadakartuṃ na śakyate |
āgaccha saumya gacchāmaḥ svameva bhavanaṃ prati || 15 ||
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tato gatvā daśagrīvaḥ saputraḥ savibhīṣaṇaḥ |
striyo'vatārayāmāsa sarvāstā bāṣpaviklavāḥ || 16 ||
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lakṣiṇyo ratnabūtāśca devadānavarakṣasām |
nānābhūṣaṇasaṃpannā jvalantyaḥ svena tejasā || 17 ||
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vibhīṣaṇastu tā nārīrdṛṣṭvā śokasamākulāḥ |
tasya tāṃ ca matiṃ jñātvā dharmātmā vākyamabravīt || 18 ||
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īdṛśaistaiḥ samācārairyaśo'rthakulanāśanaiḥ |
dharṣaṇaṃ prāṇināṃ dattvā svamatena viceṣṭase || 19 ||
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jñātīn vai dharṣayitvemāstvayānītā varāṅganāḥ |
tvāmatikramya madhunā rājan kumbhīnasī hṛtā || 20 ||
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rāvaṇastvabravīdvākyaṃ nāvagacchāmi kiṃ tvidam |
ko vāyaṃ yastvayākhyāto madhurityeva nāmataḥ || 21 ||
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vibhīṣaṇastu saṃkruddho bhrātaraṃ vākyamabravīt |
śrūyatāmasya pāpasya karmaṇaḥ phalamāgatam || 22 ||
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mātāmahasya yo'smākaṃ jyeṣṭho bhrātā sumālinaḥ |
mālyavāniti vikhyāto vṛddhaprājño niśācaraḥ || 23 ||
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piturjyeṣṭho jananyāśca asmākaṃ tvāryako'bhavat |
tasya kumbhīnasī nāma duhiturduhitābhavat || 24 ||
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mātṛṣvasurathāsmākaṃ sā kanyā cānalodbhavā |
bhavatyasmākameṣā vai bhrātṝṇāṃ dharmataḥ svasā || 25 ||
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sā hṛtā madhunā rājan rākṣasena balīyasā |
yajñapravṛtte putre te mayi cāntarjaloṣite || 26 ||
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nihatya rākṣasaśreṣṭhānamātyāṃstava saṃmatān |
dharṣayitvā hṛtā rājan guptā hyantaḥpure tava || 27 ||
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śrutvā tvetanmahārāja kṣāntameva hato na saḥ |
yasmādavaśyaṃ dātavyā kanyā bhartre hi dātṛbhiḥ |
asminnevābhisaṃprāptaṃ loke viditamastu te || 28 ||
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tato'bravīddaśagrīvaḥ kruddhaḥ saṃraktalocanaḥ |
kalpyatāṃ me rathaḥ śīghraṃ śūrāḥ sajjībhavantu ca || 29 ||
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bhrātā me kumbhakarṇaśca ye ca mukhyā niśācarāḥ |
vāhanānyadhirohantu nānāpraharaṇāyudhāḥ || 30 ||
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adya taṃ samare hatvā madhuṃ rāvaṇanirbhayam |
indralokaṃ gamiṣyāmi yuddhakāṅkṣī suhṛdvṛtaḥ || 31 ||
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tato vijitya tridivaṃ vaśe sthāpya puraṃdaram |
nirvṛto vihariṣyāmi trailokyaiśvaryaśobhitaḥ || 32 ||
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akṣauhiṇīsahasrāṇi catvāryugrāṇi rakṣasām |
nānāpraharaṇānyāśu niryayuryuddhakāṅkṣiṇām || 33 ||
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indrajittvagrataḥ sainyaṃ sainikānparigṛhya ca |
rāvaṇo madhyataḥ śūraḥ kumbhakarṇaśca pṛṣṭhataḥ || 34 ||
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vibhīṣaṇastu dharmātmā laṅkāyāṃ dharmamācarat |
te tu sarve mahābhāgā yayurmadhupuraṃ prati || 35 ||
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rathairnāgaiḥ kharairuṣṭrairhayairdīptairmahoragaiḥ |
rākṣasāḥ prayayuḥ sarve kṛtvākāśaṃ nirantaram || 36 ||
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daityāśca śataśastatra kṛtavairāḥ suraiḥ saha |
rāvaṇaṃ prekṣya gacchantamanvagacchanta pṛṣṭhataḥ || 37 ||
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sa tu gatvā madhupuraṃ praviśya ca daśānanaḥ |
na dadarśa madhuṃ tatra bhaginīṃ tatra dṛṣṭavān || 38 ||
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sā prahvā prāñjalirbhūtvā śirasā pādayorgatā |
tasya rākṣasarājasya trastā kumbhīnasī svasā || 39 ||
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tāṃ samutthāpayāmāsa na bhetavyamiti bruvan |
rāvaṇo rākṣasaśreṣṭhaḥ kiṃ cāpi karavāṇi te || 40 ||
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sābravīd yadi me rājanprasannastvaṃ mahābala |
bhartāraṃ na mamehādya hantumarhasi mānada || 41 ||
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satyavāgbhava rājendra māmavekṣasva yācatīm |
tvayā hyuktaṃ mahābāho na bhetavyamiti svayam || 42 ||
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rāvaṇastvabravīddhṛṣṭaḥ svasāraṃ tatra saṃsthitām |
kva cāsau tava bhartā vai mama śīghraṃ nivedyatām || 43 ||
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saha tena gamiṣyāmi suralokaṃ jayāya vai |
tava kāruṇyasauhārdānnivṛtto'smi madhorvadhāt || 44 ||
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ityuktā sā prasuptaṃ taṃ samutthāpya niśācaram |
abravīt saṃprahṛṣṭeva rākṣasī suvipaścitam || 45 ||
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eṣa prāpto daśagrīvo mama bhrātā niśācaraḥ |
suralokajayākāṅkṣī sāhāyye tvāṃ vṛṇoti ca || 46 ||
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tadasya tvaṃ sahāyārthaṃ sabandhurgaccha rākṣasa |
snigdhasya bhajamānasya yuktamarthāya kalpitum || 47 ||
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tasyāstadvacanaṃ śrutvā tathetyāha madhurvacaḥ |
dadarśa rākṣasaśreṣṭhaṃ yathānyāyamupetya saḥ || 48 ||
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pūjayāmāsa dharmeṇa rāvaṇaṃ rākṣasādhipam |
prāptapūjo daśagrīvo madhuveśmani vīryavān |
tatra caikāṃ niśāmuṣya gamanāyopacakrame || 49 ||
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tataḥ kailāsamāsādya śailaṃ vaiśravaṇālayam |
rākṣasendro mahendrābhaḥ senāmupaniveśayat || 50 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Ramayana Chapter 25

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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