Observing Vibhishana to be the cause of panic created among the monkeys, Sugreeva asks Jambavan to restore the confidence of monkeys. Jambavan then ressures the monkeys. Vibhishana also feels distressed on perceiving the bodies of Rama and Lakshmana lying unconscious on the ground. Sugreeva consoles and convinces Ravana that Rama and Lakshmana will regain consiousness. Meanwhile, Garuda the King of Birds, makes his appearance on the scene and liberates Rama and Lakshmana from their bondage.
atha uvāca mahā tejā hari rājo mahā balaḥ |
kim iyam vyathitā senā mūḍha vātā iva naur jale || 6-50-1
1. atha = then; hariraajaH = Sugreeva; the king of monkeys; mahaatejaH = having a great splendour; mahaabalaH = and a mighty prowess; uvaacha = spoke; (as follows); kim = why; iyam senaa = is this army; vyathitaa = agitated; nouH iva = like a ship; muuDhavaateva = driven out of its course; jale = in water.
Meanwhile, Sugreeva the king of Monkeys, possessing a great splendour and a mighty power, enquired saying, "Why is this army agitated, like a ship driven out of its course in water?"
sugrīvasya vacah śrutvā vāli putro angado abravīt |
na tvam paśyasi rāmam ca lakṣmaṇam ca mahā balam || 6-50-2
śara jāla ācitau vīrāv ubhau daśaratha ātmajau |
śara talpe mahātmānau śayānāu rudhira ukṣitau || 6-50-3
2; 3. shrutvaa = hearing; vachaH = the words; sugriivasya = of Sugreeva; aN^gadaH = Angada; vaaliputraH = the son of Vali; abraviit = replied (as follows); tvam na pasyasi = do you not see; mahaatmanau = the high-souled; raamam = Rama; lakSmaNam cha = and Lakshmana; mahaaratham = the great charioteer; viirau uboau = the two valiant; dasharathaatmajau = sons of Dasaratha; sharajaalachitau = covered with darts; shayanau = lying; rudhirokSitau = all bloody; sharatalpe = in a bed of arrows.
Hearing the words of Sugreeva, Angada the son of Vali replied, saying "Do you not see the high-souled Rama and Lakshmana of the great chariot, those two valiant sons of Dasaratha covered with darts lying all bloody in a bed of arrows?"
atha abravīd vānara indrah sugrīvah putram angadam |
na animittam idam manye bhavitavyam bhayena tu || 6-50-4
4. atha = thereupon; sugriivaH = Sugreeva; vaanarendraH = the Lord of Monkeys; abraviit = said; putram = to his son; aN^gadam = Angaa; na manya = I do not think; idam = this; animittam = to be without any reason; bhavitavyam = there must be; bhayena = (some) danger (ahead).
Thereupon, Sugreeva the Lord of Monkeys said to his son Angada: "To my mind, there is some othere cause why the monkeys are bewildereed. There must be some danger ahead."
viṣaṇṇa vadanā hy ete tyakta praharaṇā diśaḥ |
prapalāyanti harayas trāsād utphulla locanāḥ || 6-50-5
5. atra = here; ete = these; harayaH = monkeys; palaayante = are running away; dishaH = in all directions; utphulla lochanaaH = with their eyes distended; traasaat = with terror; tyakta praharaNaaH = throwing down their arms; viSaNNavadanaaH = and looking dejected.
"Here, these monkeys are runnng away in all directions, with their eyes distended with terror, throwing down their arms and looking dejected."
anyonyasya na lajjante na nirīkṣanti pṛṣṭhataḥ |
viprakarṣanti ca anyonyam patitam langhayanti ca || 6-50-6
6. na lajjante = (They) are not ashamed; anyanyasya = of one another; na niriikSanti = they are not looking; pR^iSThataH = behind them; viprakarSanti = (They) are jotling; anyonyam = each other; laN^ghayanti cha = and leaping over; patitam = those who have fallen.
"They are not ashamed of one another. They are not looking behind than even. They are jostling each other and leaping over those who have fallen."
etasminn antare vīro gadā pāṇir vibhīṣaṇaḥ |
sugrīvam vardhayām āsa rāghavam ca niraikṣata || 6-50-7
7. etasmin antare = In the meanwhile; viiraH = the valiant; vibhiiSaNaH = Vibhishana; gadaapaaNiH = wielding a mace in his hand; (came there); vardhayaamaasa = and cheered; sugriiva = Sugreeva; raaghavam cha = and Rama (saying); jayaashiSaa = Victory to Rama! Victory to Rama!
In the midst of this turmoil, the valiant Vibhishana, wielding a mace in his hand came there and cheered Sugreeva and Rama saying "Victory to Rama! Victory to Rama!."
vibhīṣaṇam tam sugrīvo dṛṣṭvā vānara bhīṣaṇam |
ṛkṣa rājam samīpastham jāmbavantam uvāca ha || 6-50-8
8. dR^iSTvaa = observing; vibhiiSaNam = Vibhishana; vaanara bhiiSaNam = who had caused panic among the monkeys; sugriivaH = Sugreeva; uvaacha ha = spoke; mahaatmaanam = to the illustrious; R^ikSaraajam = Jambavan the king of the bears; samiipastham = who stood near; (as follows):
Observing Vibhishana to be the cause of panic among the monkeys, Sugreeva spoke to the illustrious Jambavan the king of Bears who stood near (as follows):
vibhīṣaṇo ayam samprāpto yam dṛṣṭvā vānara ṛṣabhāḥ |
vidravanti paritrastā rāvaṇa ātmaja śankayā || 6-50-9
9. ayam = this; vibhiiSaNaH = Vibhishana; sampraaptaH = has come; dR^iSTvaa = on seeing; yam = him; vaanararSabhaaH = the foremost of monkeys; aayata santraasaaH = seized with terror; dravanti = have fled; raavaNaatmaja shaNkayaa = deeming him to be Indrajit; Ravana's son.
"It is Vibhishana who has come here. On seeing him, the foremost of monkeys seized with terror have fled, deeming him to be Indrajit, Ravana's son."
śīghram etān suvitrastān bahudhā vipradhāvitān |
paryavasthāpaya ākhyāhi vibhīṣaṇam upasthitam || 6-50-10
10. paryavasthaapaya = you reassemble; etaan = those monkeys; bhiighram = immediately; susantrastaan = who; in fear; vipradhaavitaan = have scattered; bahudhaa = in many directions; aakhyaahi = and inform (them); vibhiiSaNam = (that it is Vibhishana; upasthitam = who has come!.
"You reassemble those monkeys immediately, who in fear have scattered in many directions and inform them that it is Vibhishana who has come!"
sugrīveṇa evam uktas tu jāmbavān ṛkṣa pārthivaḥ |
vānarān sāntvayām āsa samnivartya prahāvataḥ || 6-50-11
11. evam = thus; uktaH = spoken; sugriiveNa = by Sugreeva; jaambavaan = Jambavan; R^ikSa paarthivaH = the king of Bears; nivartya vaanaraan pradhaavataH = made monkeys; who were fleeing; to turn back; saantvayaamaasa = and reassured (them).
Thus spoken by Sugreeva, Jambavan the king of Bears called the fugitive monkeys back and restored them to confidence.
te nivṛttāh punah sarve vānarās tyakta sambhramāḥ |
ṛkṣa rāja vacah śrutvā tam ca dṛṣṭvā vibhīṣaṇam || 6-50-12
12. shrutvaa = hearing; R^iSaraaja vachaH = the words of Jambavan the king of Bears; sarve = all; te vaanaraaH = those monkeys; dR^iSTvaa = on seeing; tam = that; vibhiiSaNam = Vibhishana; punaH nivR^ittaaH = retraced their steps; tyakta saadhvasaah = shaking off their fear.
Hearing the words of Jambavan the king of Bears, all those monkeys, on perceiving Vibhishana, retraced their steps, shaking off their fear.
vibhīṣaṇas tu rāmasya dṛṣṭvā gātram śaraiś citam |
lakṣmaṇasya ca dharma ātmā babhūva vyathita indriyaḥ || 6-50-13
13. dharmaatmaa = the virtuous; vibhiiSaNastu = Vibhishana; tadaa = then; dR^iSTvaa = on beholding; raamasya = Rama's; gaatram = body; lakSmaNasya = as also of Lakshmana's chitam = covered; sharaiH = with arrows; babhuuva = became; vyathitaH = distressed.
Meanwhile, the virtuous Vibhishana, on beholding Rama's body as also of Lakshmana's covered with arrows, felt distressed.
jala klinnena hastena tayor netre pramṛjya ca |
śoka sampīḍita manā ruroda vilalāpa ca || 6-50-14
14. vimR^ijya cha = washing; tayoH = their; netre = eyes; hastena = with his hands; jalaklinnena = dipped in water; ruroda = (Vibhishana) began to weap; shoka sampiiDitamanaaH = with anguish seizing his heart; vilalaapa cha = and lamented (saying).
Washing their eyes with his hands dipped in water, Vibhishana began to weap, with anguish seizing his heart and lamented, saying:
imau tau sattva sampannau vikrāntau priya samyugau |
imām avasthām gamitau rākasaih kūṭa yodhibhiḥ || 6-50-15
15. imau = these two; tau = who are; sattvasampannau = powerful; vikraantau = and valiant; priya samgamau = warriors; gamitau = have been brought; imaam = to this; avasthaam = state; raakSasaiH = by the demons; kuuTayodhibhiH = the treacherous combatants.
"These two powerful and valiant warrriors have been brought tot his state by the demons, the treacherous combatants."
bhrātuḥ putreṇa me tena duṣputreṇa durātmanā |
rākṣasyā jihmayā buddhyā calitāv ṛju vikramau || 6-50-16
16. bhreatR^iputreNa = son of my brother; duSputreNa = that wicked youth; duraatmanaa = of perverse soul; raakSasyaa = in his demoniacal; jihmayaa buddhyaa = cunning mind; vaN^chitau = has deceived; R^ijuvikramau = those two honourable fighters.
"The son of my brother, that wicked youth of perverse soul in his demoniac cunning mind, has decived those two honourable fighters."
śarair imāv alam viddhau rudhireṇa samukṣitau |
vasudhāyām ima suptau dṛśyete śalyakāv iva || 6-50-17
17. imau = these two (Rama and Lakshmana) viddhau = struck; alam = badly; sharaiH = by arrows; samukSitau = covered; rudhireNa = with blood; suptau = and lying; vasudhaayaam = on the earth; dR^ishyete = are appearing; shalyakaaviva = like two porcupines.
"These two warriors, Rama and Lakshmana, who were struck badly by arrows and covered with blood are lying on the earth, like two porcupines."
yayor vīryam upāśritya pratiṣṭhā kānkṣitā mayā |
tāv ubhau deha nāśāya prasuptau puruṣa ṛṣabhau || 6-50-18
18. imau = these; puraSarSabhau = two lions among men; yayau = on whom aashritya = depended; pratiSThaa = the position; kaaNkSitaa = aspired; mayaa = by me; tau = they as such; prasuptau = are lying insensible; dehanaashaaya = waiting for the dissolution of the body.
"These two lions among men, on whom depended the positon aspired by me, are lying insensible, waiting for the dissolution of the body."
jīvann adya vipanno asmi naṣṭa rājya mano rathaḥ |
prāpta pratijnaś ca ripuh sakāmo rāvaṇah kṛtaḥ || 6-50-19
19. naSTaraajyamanorathaH = deprived of the hope of becoming king; adya = now; asmi = I am; vipannaH = dead; jiivannapi = even if survinving; ripuH = (while) my rival; raavaNaH = Ravana; praapta pratijJNaH = sees his vow fulfilled; kR^itaH = and gets; sakaamaashcha = his desires realised.
"Deprived of the hope now of becoming a king, I am as one dead, eventhough surviving; while my rival Ravana sees his vow fulfilled and gets his desires realised."
evam vilapamānam tam pariṣvajya vibhīṣaṇam |
sugrīvaḥ sattva sampanno hari rājo abravīd idam || 6-50-20
20. sugriivaH = Sugreeva; sattva sampannaH = the magnanimous; hariraajaH = king of the Monkeys; pariSvajya = having embraced; tam vibhiiSaNam = that Vibhishana; evam = thus; vilapamaanam = lamenting; abraviit = spoke; idam = these words.
Then, Sugreeva the magnanimous King of Monkeys embraced that Vibhishana thus lamenting and spoke the following words:
rājyam prāpsyasi dharmajna lankāyām na atra saṃśayaḥ |
rāvaṇaḥ saha putreṇa sa rājyam na iha lapsyate || 6-50-21
21. dharmajJNa = O; knower of what is right!; praapsyasi = you shall obtain; raajyam = the kingdom; laN^kaayaam = in Lanka; na = there is no; samshayaH = double; atra = in this matter; raavaNaH = Ravana; na lapsyate = will not fulfil; svakaamam = their desire; iha = now.
"O, knower of what is right! You shall certainly reign over Lanka. Ravana and his son will not acheive their purpose."
na rujāpīḍitāv etāv ubhau rāghava lakṣmaṇau |
tyaktvā moham vadhiṣyete sagaṇam rāvaṇam raṇe || 6-50-22
22. etau = these; ubhau = two; raaghavalakSmanau = Rama and Lakshmana; na piiDitau = are not badly off; rujaa = with injury; tyaktvaa = giving up; moham = their swoon; vadhiSyete = they will destroy; raavaNam = Ravana; sagaNam = with his hordes; raNe = in battle.
"The injury done to Rama and Lakshmana is not grave. Emerging from their swoon, they will destroy Ravana with his hordes in battles."
tam evam sāntvayitvā tu samāśvāsya ca rākṣasam |
suṣeṇam śvaśuram pārśve sugrīvas tam uvāca ha || 6-50-23
23. saantvayitvaa = consoling; samaashvaasya = and convincing; tam raakSasam = that Vibhishana; evam = in this way; sugriivaH = Sugreeva; uvaacha = spoke; tam suSeNam = to that Sushena; shvashuram = his father-in-law; paarshve = who was on his side.
Consoling and convincing Vibhishana thus, Sugreeva spoke to Sushena, his father-in-law, who was on his side (as follows):
saha śūrair hari gaṇair labdha samjnāv arim damau |
gacca tvam bhrātarau gṛhya kiṣkindhām rāma lakṣmaṇau || 6-50-24
24. gR^ihya = taking; bhraatarau = these two brothers; raamalakSmaNau = Rama and Lakshmana; harigaNaiH = with the troops of monkeys; shuuraiH = who ar strong; tvam = you; gachha = go; kiSkindhaam = to Kinshkinda; arindamau = till these two scourgers of their foes; labdha sanjJNau = have recovered their consciouness.
"Taking these two brothers, Rama and Lakshmana with the troops of monkeys who are strong, you go to Kishkindha, till these two scourgers of their foes have recovered their consciousness."
aham tu rāvaṇam hatvā saputram saha bāndhavam |
maithilīm ānayiṣyāmi śakro naṣṭām iva śriyam || 6-50-25
25. aham tu = as for me; hatvaa = slaying; raavaNam = Ravana; saputram = with his son; saha baandhavam = and his relatives; aanayiSyaami = I shall bring back; maithiliim = Seetha; shakraH iva = as did Indra the Lord of celestials; shriyam = the prosperity; naSTaam = he had lost.
"As for me, I shall slay Ravana with his son and his relatives and bring back Seetha as did Indra the Lord of celestials, the prosperity he had lost."
śrutvā etad vānara indrasya suṣeṇo vākyam abravīt |
deva asuram mahā yuddham anubhūtam sudāruṇam || 6-50-26
26. shrutvaa = hearing; etatvaakyam = these words; vaanarendrasya = of Sugreeva; suSeNaH = Sushena; abraviit = spoke (as follows); sudaaruNam = a highly terrific; mahat = and great; yuddham = was; daivaasuram = between celestials and demons; anubhuutam = was perceived by me.
"Hearing the words of Sugreeva, Sushena replied as followers: " A highly terrific and great was between celestials and demons was perceived by me."
tadā sma dānavā devān śara saṃsparśa kovidāḥ |
nijaghnuḥ śastra viduṣaś cādayanto muhur muhuḥ || 6-50-27
27. chhaadayantaH = by making themselves invisible; muhurmuhuH = again and again; tadaa = at that time; daanavaaH = the demons; sharasamsparsha koridaaH = skilled in the use of arrows; nijaghuuH = overcame; devaan = the gods; shastraviduSaH = (despite) their skill in bearing arms.
"By making themselves invisible again and again, the demons skilled in the use of arrows overcame the celestials despite their skill in bearing arms."
tān ārtān naṣṭa samjnāṃś ca para asūṃś ca bṛhaspatiḥ |
vidhyābhir mantra yuktābhir oṣadhībhiś cikitsati || 6-50-28
28. taan = to those celstials; aartaan = who were injured; naSTasamjJNaan = who have lost consciousness; gataasuumshcha = and who (almost) lost their lives; bR^ihaspatiH = Brihaspati; chikitsati = treated (them); vidyaabhiH = with his spells; mantrayuktaabhiH = comprising of sacred formulas; oSadhiibhiH = and herbs.
"To those celestials who were wounded, unconscious and almost deprived of life, Brihaspati treated them by the aid of herbs accompanied by his spells of sacred formulas."
tāny auṣadhāny ānayitum kṣīra udam yāntu sāgaram |
javena vānarāh śīghram sampāti panasa ādayaḥ || 6-50-29
29. vaanaraaH = (Let) the monkeys; sampaati panasaadayaH = Sampati; panasa and others; yaantu = go; shiighram = quickly; javena = with speed; saagaram = to the ocean; kSirodam = of milk; aanayitum = to bring; taani = those; ouSadhaani = herbs.
"Let the monkeys Sampati, Panasa and others go quickly in speed, to the ocean of milk, to bring those herbs."
harayas tu vijānanti pārvatī te mahā oṣadhī |
samjīva karaṇīm divyām viśalyām deva nirmitām || 6-50-30
30. harayaH = these monkeys; vijaananti = are conversant with; taaH = those; paarvaatiiH = mountainous; mahouSadhiiH = efficacious herbs; divyaam = the celestial; samjiivakaraNiim = Samjivakarani; vishalyaam = and Vishalya; devanirmitaam = which were created by a God.
"These monkeys are conversant with those efficacious mountianous herbs - the celestial Sanjivakarani and Vishalya, which were created by a God."
candrasḥ ca nāma droṇaś ca parvatau sāgara uttame |
amṛtam yatra mathitam tatra te parama oṣadhī || 6-50-31
31. kSirode = from the bosom of the milky ocean; saagarottame = the best of oceans; (rise the mountains); naama = called; chnadrashcha = Chandra; droNashcha = and Drona; yatra = where; amR^itam = the ambrosia; mathitam = was churned; te = those aparamauSadhii = excellent herbs; tatra = are here.
"In the bosom of the milky ocean the best of oceans, rise the mountains called Chandra and Drona, where the ambrosia was formerly churned. These two excellent herbs exist there."
tau tatra nihite devaiḥ parvate parama oṣadhī |
ayam vāyu suto rājan hanūmāṃs tatra gaccatu || 6-50-32
32. mahodadhau = In that vast ocean; vihitau = were built; viihitau = and fixed; tau parvatau = those mountains; devaiH = by the celestials; raajan = O; King!; ayam = (Let) this; hanuumaan = Hanuman; vaayusutaH = the son of wind-god; gachhatu = go; tatra = there.
"The celestials place dthose two mountain in the vast sea. O, King! Let Hanuman the son of Wind-God go there."
etasminn antare vāyur meghāṃś ca api savidyutaḥ |
paryasyan sāgare toyam kampayann iva parvatān || 6-50-33
33. etasmin antare = In the mean-time; vaayuH = a (great) wind (arose); savidyutaH meghaamshchaapi = accompanied by massed clouds and lightning; paryasyan = whipping up; toyam = the salty waves; saagare = in the ocean; kampayanniva parvataan = causing the mountains to tremble as from an earthquake.
In the meantime, a great wind arose, accompanied by massed clouds and lightning, whipping up the salty waves in the ocean, causing the mountains to tremble as from an earthquake.
mahatā pakṣa vātena sarve dvīpa mahā drumāḥ |
nipetur bhagna viṭapāḥ samūlā lavaṇa ambhasi || 6-50-34
34. sarvadviipa mahaadrumaaH = large trees situated in all the sand-banks; bhagnaviTapaaH = had their branches broken; mahataa pakSavaatena = by the mighty stroke of vata's wing; nipetuH = and fell; lavaNa salile = in the briny water; ambhasi = of the ocena.
"Large trees on the sand-banks had their branches broken by the mighty stroke of Vata's wings and fell headlong into the briny waters of the ocean."
abhavan pannagās trastā bhoginas tatra vāsinaḥ |
śīghram sarvāṇi yādāṃsi jagmuś ca lavaṇa arṇavam || 6-50-35
35. pannagaaH = the snakes; abhavan = became; trastaaH = frightened; bhoginaH = the snakes; vaasinaH = living; tatra = there; sarvaaNi = and all; yaadaamsi = marine animals; jagmuH = wnet; shiighram = quickly; lavaNaarNavam = to the briny ocean.
"The snakes became frightened. The snakes inhabiting there and all the marine animals plunged quickly into the briny ocean."
tato muhūrtad garuḍam vainateyam mahā balam |
vānarā dadṛśuḥ sarve jvalantam iva pāvakam || 6-50-36
36. tataH = thereupon; sarve = all; vaanaraaH = the monkeys; dadR^ishaH = saw; muhuurtaat = within a moment; mahaabalam = a mighty; garuDam = Garuda the eagle; vainateyam = the son of Vinata; jvalantam paavakam iva = like unto a blzing torch.
Thereupon, all the monkeys saw within a moment, a mighty eagle, Garuda, the son of Vinata, like unto a blazing torch.
tam āgatam abhiprekṣya nāgās te vipradudruvuḥ |
yais tau sat puruṣau baddhau śara bhūtair mahā balau || 6-50-37
37. te = those; naagaaH = serpents; mahaabalaiH = of mighty prowess; sharabhuutaiH = which became arrows; yaiH = by whom; tau = those two; puruSau = Rama and Lakshman; baddhau = were fastened; prekSya = beholding; tam = that Garuda the eagle; aagatam = which came; sampradudruvaH = fled away.
On beholding Garuda the eagle which came there, the serpants who bound those two warriors Rama and Lakshmana in the form of mighty arrows, fled away.
tataḥ suparṇah kākutsthau dṛṣṭvā pratyabhinandya ca |
vimamarśa ca pāṇibhyām mukhe candra sama prabhe || 6-50-38
38. tataH = thereupon; suparNaH = Garuda; the eagle; spR^iSTvaa = coming into contact with; kaakutthsau = Rama and Lakshman; pratyabhinandya cha = and greeting them; paaNibhyaam = and with his hands; vimamarshacha = caressly touched; mukhe = their faces; chandra samaprabhe = which were readiant like the moon.
Thereupon, Garuda the eagle, coming into contact iwth Rama and Lakshmana d offering them his good wishes, with his hands caressly touched their faces that were radiant like the moon.
vainateyena saṃspṛṣṭās tayoh samruruhur vraṇāḥ |
suvarṇe ca tanū snigdhe tayor āśu babhūvatuḥ || 6-50-39
39. tayoH = their; vraNaaH = wounds; samspR^iSTaaH = touched; vainateya = by Garuda the eagel; samruhuH = were healed; tayoH = their; tanuu = bodies; aashu = soon; babhuuvatuH = became; snigdhe = smooth; suuarNecha = and well-rounded.
Their wounds, touched by Garuda the eagle, were healed. Their bodies soon became smooth and well-rounded.
tejo vīryam balam ca oja;utsāhaś ca mahā guṇāḥ |
pradarśanam ca buddhiś ca smṛtiś ca dviguṇam tayoḥ || 6-50-40
40. tayoH = their; tejah = lustre; viiryam = valour; utsaahasya = strength; endurance and resolution; mahaaguNaaH = those great qualitites; pradarshanam = (also) their perspicacity; buddhishcha = intelligence; smR^itishcha = and memory; dviguNam = were re-doubled.
Their lustre, valour, strength, endurance and resolution, those great qualities, also their perspicacity, intelligence and memory were re-doubled.
tāv utthāpya mahā vīryau garuḍo vāsava upamau |
ubhau tau sasvaje hṛṣṭau rāmaś ca enam uvāca ha || 6-50-41
41. utthaapya = lifting; tau = them; ubhau = both; vaasavopamau = who wee like Indra; mahaatejaaH = the highly majestic; garudaH = Garuda the eagle; sasvaje = embraced (them_; raamashcha = Rama also; hR^iSTaH = being plased; uvaachha = spoke; enam = to him (as follows)
Lifting them up both who were like Indra, the highly majestic Garuda the eagle embraced them. Rama also, being pleased, spoke to him (as follows):
bhavat prasādād vyasanam rāvaṇi prabhavam mahat |
āvām iha vyatikrāntau śīghram ca balinau kṛtau || 6-50-42
42. iha = now; bhavat prasaadaat = by you grace; aavaam = we both; vyatikraanto = have crossed over; mahat = a great; vyasanam = diaster; raavaNi prabhavam = created by Inrajit; the son of Ravana; kR^itau = we have been made; balinau = stron; puurvaivat = as before.
"Now, by your grace, we both have overcome a great disaster created by Indrajit the son of Ravana. We have been made strong as before."
yathā tātam daśaratham yathā ajam ca pitāmaham |
tathā bhavantam āsādya hṛṣayam me prasīdati || 6-50-43
43. aasaadya = by meeting; bhavantam = you; me = my; hR^idayam = heart; prasiidati = is gladdened; yathaa tathaa = i the same manner; yathaa = as (meeting); dasharatham = Dasaratha; taatam = my father; yathaa = and as (meeting); ajamcha = Aja; pitaamaham = my paternal grandfather.
"By meeting you thus, my heart is gladdened in the same manner as I am meeting Dasaratha, my fatehr and Aja, my paternal grandfather."
ko bhavān rūpa sampanno divya srag anulepanaḥ |
vasāno viraje vastre divya ābharaṇa bhūṣitaḥ || 6-50-44
44. kaH = who; bhavaan = are you; ruupasampannaH = the one enowed with beauty; divyasraganulepanaH = having blissful garlands and anointments; vasaanaH = wearing; viraje = clean; vastre = garments; divyaabharaNa bhuuSitaH = and adorned with divine ornaments?
"Who are you, the one endowed with beauty, having blissful garlands and anointments, wearing clean garments and adorned iwth divine ornaments?"
tam uvāca mahā tejā vainateyo mahā balaḥ |
patatri rājah prīta ātmā harṣa paryākula īkṣaṇaḥ || 6-50-45
45. vainateyaH = Garuda the eagle; patattriraajaH = the king of Birds; mahaatejaH = the highly majestic; mahaabalah = and mighty (one); priitaatmaa = being plased in mind; harSaparyaakulekSaNaH = with his eyes widened in gladness; uvaacha = spoke; tam = to that Rama (as follows):
The highly majestic and the mighty Garuda the eagle, the King of Birds, with his eys widened in gladness and with a pleased heart, spoke to Rama as follows:
aham sakhā te kākutstha priyah prāṇo bahiś caraḥ |
garutmān iha samprāpto yuvayoh sāhya kāraṇāt || 6-50-46
46. kaakutstha = O; Rama!; te = to you; aham = I (am) priyaH = a beloved; sakhaa = friend; garutmaan = Garuda; bahischaraH praaNaH = dear as your own; moving outside; sampraaptaH = I came; iha = here; saahya kaaraNaat = for helping; yuvayoH = both of you.
"O, Rama! I am your dearest friend Garuda dear as your own breath moving outside I came here for the purpose of helping you, both."
asurā vā mahā vīryā dānavā vā mahā balāḥ |
surāsḥ ca api sagandharvāh puras kṛtya śata kratum || 6-50-47
nemam mokṣayitum śaktāh śara bandham sudāruṇam |
māyā balād indrajitā nirmitam krūra karmaṇā || 6-50-48
47; 48. asuraaH vaa = either the demons; mahaaviiryaaH = the most valiant; vaanaraaH vaa = or hte monkeys; mahaabalaah = the exceedingly strong; suraashchaapi = or the celestials; sagandharvaaH = together with the celestial musicians; puraskR^itya = having in their front; shatakratum = devendera; the Lord of celestials; na shaktaaH = are not able; mokSayitum = to untie; imam = this; sudaaruNam = awfully terrific; sharabandham = entanglement of arrows; nirmitam = created; maayaabalaat = through his power of sorcery; indrajitaa = by Indrajit; kruura karmaNaa = of cruel deeds.
"Either the most valiant demons or the exceedingly strong monkeys or the celestials together with the celestial musicians having Devendra the Lord of celestials in their forefront are unable to untie this awfully terrific entanglement of arrows created through his power of sorcery by Indrajit of terrific deeds."
ete nāgāh kādraveyās tīkṣṇa damṣṭrā viṣa ulbaṇāḥ |
rakṣo māyā prabhāvena śarā bhūtvā tvad āśritāḥ || 6-50-49
49. ete = these serpents; kaadraveyaaH = the sons of Kadru; tiikSNadamSTrau = with their sharp fangs; viSolbaNaaH = abundantly furnished iwth poison; bhuutvaa = became; sharaaH = arrows; rakSomaayaa prabhaaveNa = by the dint of sorcery by Indrajit the demon; tvadaashritaa = and took their base at you."
"These serpents, which took their base at, were none other than the sons of Kadru with their sharp fangs, abundantly filled with poison, transformed into arrows, by the dint of sorcery by Indrajit the demon."
sabhāgyasḥ ca asi dharmajna rāma satya parākrama |
lakṣmaṇena saha bhrātrā samare ripu ghātinā || 6-50-50
50. dharmajJNa = the knower of righteousness; satyaparaakrama = andtrue to your promise!; lakSmaNena saha = along with Lakshmana; bhraatraa = your brother; shatrughaatinaa = the annihilator of enemies; asi = you have become; sabhaayyaH = fortunate; samare = in battle.
"O, Rama the knower of righeousness and true to your promise! You, along with your brother Lakshmana the annihilator of enemies, indeed are lucky."
imam śrutvā tu vṛtta antam tvaramāṇo aham āgataḥ |
sahasā yuvayoh snehāt sakhitvam anupālayan || 6-50-51
51. shrutvaa = hearing; imam = this; vR^ittaantam = incident; aham = I; aagataH = came; sahasaiva = soo; tvaramaaNaH = hastily; anupaalayan = duly cherishing; aavayoH = our; snchaat = love; sakhitvam = and frindship.
"Hearing about this incident, I have hastened all at once, duly cherishing the love and friendship (for you)."
mokṣitau ca mahā ghorād asmāt sāyaka bandhanāt |
apramādasḥ ca kartavyo yuvābhyām nityam eva hi || 6-50-52
52. mokSitau cha = you have been released; asmaat saayaka bandhanaat = from this shackle of arrows; mahaaghoraat = which was quite terrific; nityamevacha = a forever; apramaadaH = vigilance; kartavyaH = is to be maintained; yuvaabhyaam = by both of you.
"You have been released from this quite terrific shackle of arrows. Both of you should maintain vigilance, all the time."
prakṛtyā rākṣasāh sarve samgrāme kūṭa yodhinaḥ |
śūrāṇām śuddha bhāvānām bhavatām ārjavam balam || 6-50-53
53. prakR^itya = by name; sarve = all; raakSasaaH = the demons; kuuTayodhinaH = are treacherous fighters; saN^graame = the warriors; shuddhabhaavanaam = the pure-minded-ness; aarjavam = and the straight forwardness; balam = are the strength.
"All the demons by their very nature are treacherous fighters in battle. For you, the warriors, your pue-mindedness and straight forwardeness are the strengths."
tan na viśvasitavyam vo rākṣasānām raṇa ajire |
etena eva upamānena nitya jihmā hi rākṣasāḥ || 6-50-54
54. etena upamaanenaiva = by this example itself (of Indrajit); raakSasaaH = the demons; nityam = are alwasy; jihmaaH hi = indeed crooked-minded; tat = for that reason; na vishvasaneeyam = it is not be trusted' raakSasaanaam = in the case of demons; nah = by you; raNaajire = in the battle-field.
"What Indrajit has done, exemplifies how the demons are always crooked-minded. For this reason, you should not trust the demons in battle."
evam uktvā tato rāmam suparṇah sumahā balaḥ |
pariṣvajya suhṛt snigdham āpraṣṭum upacakrame || 6-50-55
55. saH suparNaH = that Garuda; mahaabalaH = the mighty; uktvaa = having spoken; raamam = to Rama; evam = thus; tadaa = then; pariSvajya cha = and having embraced; susnigdham = affectionately; upachakrame = and began; aapraSTam = to take leave.
That mighty Garuda, having spoken thus to Rama then and having affectionately embraced him, began to take leave of him.
sakhe rāghava dharmajna ripūṇām api vatsala |
abhyanujnātum iccāmi gamiṣyāmi yathā āgatam || 6-50-56
56. raama = O; Rama; dharmajJNa = the knower of righteousness; vatsala = affectionate; ripuNaamapi = even towards the enemies; sakhe = and my friend!; ichhaami = I wish; abhyamjJNaatum = to take leave of you; gamiSyaami = I shall proceed; yathaasukham = happily.
"O, Rama the knower of piety, affectionate even towards your enemies and my dear fried! I wish to take leave of you." I shall proceed happily."
na ca kautūhalam kāryam sakhitvam prati kāṅkṣiṇā |
kṛtakarmā raṇe vīra k\sakhitvam prativetsyasi || 6-50-57
57. viira = O; hero!; na kaaryam = there is no need; kautuuhalam = for curiosity; kaaNKSiNaa = to wish to know; sakhitvam prati = about my friendship; kR^itakarmaa = after the act is accomplished; prativetsyasi = you will know; sakhitvam = about my friendship.
"O, hero! You need not be so curious to know the casue of my friendship. You will know of it, once you have accomplished success in battle."
bāla vṛddha avaśeṣām tu lankām kṛtvā śara ūrmibhiḥ |
rāvaṇam ca ripum hatvā sītām samupalapsyase || 6-50-58
58. kR^itvaa = by making; laN^kaam = Lanka; baala vR^iddhaavasheSam = a remnant land of children and the aged; sharornibhiH = under the flutter of your arrows; hatvaa = and by slaying; raavaNam = Ravana; ripum = the enemy; tvam = you; pratipatsyase = will bring back; siitaam = Seetha.
"When, under the flutter of your arrows, Lanka has been destroyed save for the aged and the children and you have slain Ravana,. your enemy, you will bring back Seetha."
ity evam uktvā vacanam suparṇah śīghra vikramaḥ |
rāmam ca virujam kṛtvā madhye teṣām vana okasām || 6-50-59
pradakṣiṇam tatah kṛtvā pariṣvajya ca vīryavān |
jagāma ākāśam āviśya suparṇah pavano yathā || 6-50-60
59; 60. uktvaa = speaking; vachanam = these words; ityevam = in this way; suparNaH = Garuda suvarNaH = having beautiful wings; shiighravikramaH = with a swift flight; viiryavaan = possessing vigour; madhye = in the middle; teSaam = of those; vanaukasaam = monkeys; kR^itvaa = and by making; raamam = Rama; niirujam = painless; tataH = and thereafter; pradakSiNam kR^itvaa = making a circumambulation; pariSvajya = and embracing; aavishya = entering; aakaasham = the sky; pavanoyathaa = as a wind; jagaama = went away.
Having spoken thus, Garuda of swift flight, having beautiful wings, who had just healed Rama's wounds in the presence of monkeys, having paid obeisance presence of monkeys, having paid obeisance to him (by circumambulation) and taken him into his arms, entered the sky with the speed of the wind.
nirujau rāghavau dṛṣṭvā tato vānara yūthapāḥ |
simha nādāṃs tadā nedur lāngūlam dudhuvuś ca te || 6-50-61
61. tataH = then; dR^iSTvaa = seeing; raaghavau = Rama and Lakshmana; niirujau = rid of pain; vaanara yuudhapaaH = the chiefs of monkeys; tadaa = then; neduH = howled; simha naadaan = like roars of lions; te = they; dudhuvushcha = lashed; laanguulam = their tail.
Seeing Rama and Lakshmana healed of their wounds, the cheifs of monkeys haowled like roars of lions and lashed their tails.
tato bherīḥ samājaghnur mṛdangāṃś ca vyanādayan |
dadhmuḥ śankhān samprahṛṣṭāh kṣvelanty api yathā puram || 6-50-62
62. tataH = thereupon; (the monkeys); samaajaghnuH = beat; bheriiH = the gongs; avaadayan = resounded; mR^idaN^gaamshchaapi = the drums; dadhmuH = blew; shaN^khaan = the couches; kSvelantyapi = and jumped in joy; yathaapuram = as before.
Thereupon, gongs were beaten, drums resounded, and couches were blown amid jumping in joy of the monkeys as before.
āpare āsphoṭya vikrāntā vānarā naga yodhinaḥ |
drumān utpāṭya vividhāṃs tasthuh śata sahasraśaḥ || 6-50-63
63. apare = some other; vikraantaaH = strong; vaanaraaH = monkeys; nagayodhinaH = who use trees as maces in battle; sphoTya = waving their arms; utpaaTya = uprooting; vividhaan = various kinds; shatasahasraH = of hundreds and thousands; drumaan = of trees; tasthuH = stood there.
Some other strong monkeys who use trees as maces in battle, waving their arms and uprooting hundreds and thousands of various trees, stood there, ready for the battle.
visṛjanto mahā nādāṃs trāsayanto niśā carān |
lankā dvārāṇy upājagmur yoddhu kāmāh plavam gamāḥ || 6-50-64
64. visR^ijantaH = uttering; mahaanaadaan = great noises; traasayantaH = frightening; nishaacharan = the demons; yuddhakaamaaH = and desirous to fight; plavaNgamaaH = and desirous to fight; plavaNgamaaH = the monkeys; upaajagmuH = reached; lan^kaa dvaaraaNi = the gates of Lanka.
Uttering great noises, frightning the demons and desirous to fight, the monkeys reached the gates of Lanka.
tatas tu bhīmas tumulo ninādo tatas tu bhīmas tumulo ninādo |
babhūva śākhā mṛga yūthapānām |
kṣaye nidāghasya yathā ghanānām |
nādah subhīmo nadatām niśīthe || 6-50-65
65. subhiimaH = the highly terrific; tumulaH = and tumultuous; naadaH = sound; teshaam = of those; shaakhaa mR^iga yuuthapaanaam = leaders of the monkeys; babhuuvaH = arose; subhiimah naadaH yathaa = like the highly terrifying sound; nadataam ghanaanaam = of thunder-clouds; nishiidhe = in a mid-night; kSaye = at the end; nidaaghasya = of summer.
Thereafter, a highly terrible and tumuluous sound arose among the leaders of the monkeys, as, at the end of summer the roaring of thunder clouds in the mid-night.
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