Chapter [Sarga] 61

Introduction

Rama sees Kumbhakarna with a colossal body and enquires Vibhishana about a report of him. Then Vibhishana apprises Rama about Kumbhakarna and narrates his story of his getting curse from Brahma, imprecating him to sleep apparently Vibhishana adds that on an appeal from Ravana Brahma relaxed the curse saying that Kumbhakarna would keep sleeping for every six months and then waking up for a day in a year Vibhishana informs Rama that Ravana got Kumbhakarna awakened and is sending now to the battle. Rama then orders Neela the commander-in-cheif to marshal his entire army of monkeys in their appropriate positions in Lanka. On hearing Rama's orders the army of monkeys start their fighting operation.


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tato rämo mahätejä dhanurädäya véryavän |
kiréöinam mahäkäyam kumbhakarëam dadarça ha || 6-61-1

1. aadaaya= having taken; dhanuH= his bow; raamaH= Rama; mahaatejaaH= of great brilliance; viiryavaan= and prowess; tataH= then; dadarsha= saw; mahaakaayam= the bulky; kumbhakarNam= Kumbhakarna; kirriTinam= decorated with a diadem.

Having taken his bow, Rama of great brilliance and prowess, then beheld the bulky Kumbhakarna, adorned with a diadem.

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tam dåñövä räkñasaçreñöham parvatäkäradarçanam |
kramamäëamiväkäçam purä näräyaëam prabhum || 6-61-2

2. dR^iSTvaa= seeing; tam raakSasashreSTham= that paramount demon; parvataakaara darshanam= whose appearance was in the form of a mountain; prabhum naaraayaNam yathaa= looking like Lord Narayana (the son of the original Man); kramamaaNam= taking strides across; aakaasham= space; puraa= long ago (manifested in the form of Trivikrama, who measured the whole universe in a couple of strides) Rama became vigilant).

Seeing that paramount demon, whose appearance was in the form of a mountain and looking like Lord Narayana (the son of the original Man); taking strides across space, (manifested in the form of Trivikrama, who measured the whole universe in a couple of strides) Rama became vigilant.

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satoyämbudasamkäçam käïcanäìgadabhüñaëam |
dåñövä punaù pradudräva vänaräëäm mahäcamüù || 6-61-3

3. dR^iSTvaa= beolding; (him); punaH= again; satoyaambuda samkaasham= who was appearing like a rainy black cloud; kaaNchanaaN^gada bhuuSaNam= wearing a golden bracelet as an ornament on his upper arm; mahaa chamuuH= that large army; vaanaraaNaam= of monkeys; pradudraava= took to their heels speadily.

Beholding him again, who was appear like a rainy black cloud and wearing a golden bracelet as an ornament on his upper arm, that huge army of monkeys took to their heels in full speed.

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vidrutäm vähiném dåñövä vardhamänam ca räkñasam |
savismitamidam rämo vibhéñaëamuväca ha || 6-61-4

4. dR^iSTvaa= seeing; vaahiniim= the army; vidrutaam= who ran away; raakSasamcha= and the demon; vardhamaanam= who was increasing his body; raamaH= Rama; savismitam= with a surprise; uvaacha ha= spoke; vibhiiSaNam= to Vibhishana; idam= these words.

Seeing the army running away and the demon increasing his body, Rama with a surprise, spoke to vibhishana as follows:

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ko'su parvatasamkäçaù kiréöé harilocanaù |
laìkäyäm dåçyete véraù savidyudiva toyadaù || 6-61-5

5. viiraH= this eminent demon; parvata samkaashaH= who appears like a mountian; kiriiTii iva= with a diadem; harilochanaH= and tawny eyes; toyadaH iva= looking like a cloud; savidyut= is seen; laN^kaayaam= in Lanka; kaH= who; asau= is he?

"This eminent demon, appearing as a mountain, with a diadem and tawmy eyes and looking like a cloud with a flash of lightning, is seen in Lanka. Who is he?"

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påthivyäm ketubhüto'sau mahäneko'tra dåçyate |
yam dåñövä vänaräù sarve vidravanti yatastataù || 6-61-6

6. asau= he; ekaH= alone; mahaan= with a huge body; atra= here; pR^ithivaam= on earth; dR^ishyate= is appearing; ketu bhuutaH= like a meteror; dR^iSTvaa= seeing; yam= whom; sarve= all; vaanaraaH= the monkeys; vidravanti= are running away; yatastataH= here and there.

"He alone with a huge body here on this earth, is appearing like a solitary meteror, by seeing whom all the monkeys are running away hither and thither."

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äcakñva sumahän ko'sau rakño vä yadi väsuraù |
na mayaivamvidham bhütam dåñöapürvam kadäcana || 6-61-7

7. kaH= who; asau= is he; sumahaan= with a very large body?; aachakSva= tell; rakSaH vaa= whether he is a demon; yadivaa= or; asuraH= an evil spirit; evam vidham= such; bhuutam= a being; na dR^iSTvaa puurvan= has never been seen earlier; mayaa= by me; kadaachana= at any time.

"Who is he with such a colossal body? Tell me whether he is a demon or an evil spirit. I have not seen such a creature earlier at any time."

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sampåñöo räjaputreëa rämeëäkliñöakarmaëä |
vibhéñaëo mahäpräjïaù käkutthsamidamabravét || 6-61-8

8. sampR^STaH= asked (thus); raameNa= by Rama; raajaputreNa= the prince; akliSTakarmaNaa= who was unweary in action; mahaapraaJNaH= the highly intelligent; vibhiiSaNaH= Vibhishana; abraviit= spoke; idam= these words; kaakutthsam= to Rama.

Thus asked by Rama the prince, who was unweary in action, the highly intelligent Vibhishana replied to Rama as follows:

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yena vaivasvato yuddhe väsavaçca paräjitaù |
saiña viçravasaù putraù kumbhakarëaù pratäpavän || 6-61-9
asya pramäëasadåço räkñaso'nyo na vidyate |

9. yena= by whm; yuddhe= in the battle; vaivasvataH= Yama; vaasavascha= and indra; paraajitaH= were defeated; saH eSaH= that very person; prataapavaan kumbhakarNah= is the powerful kumbhakara; putraH= the son; vishravasaH= of Visravasa; na vidyate= there is no; anyaH raakSasaH= other demon; asya pramaaNa sadR^ishaH= corresponding to his size.

"He is the powerful Kumbhakarna, the son of Visravasa. He conquered Yama and Indra in battle. Tehre is no other demon, corresponding to the size of his body."

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etena devä yudhi dänaväçca |
yakñäbhujamgäù piçitäçanäçca |
gamdharvavidyädharapannagäçca |
sahasraço räghava samprabhagnäù || 6-61-10

10. raaghava= O, Rama!; etena= by him; sahasrashaH= thousands of; devaah= celestials; daanavaashcha= demons; yakSaaH= a class of demi-gods; bhujangaaH= serpent-demons; pishitaashanaashcha= ogres; gandharva vidyaadhara pannagaashcha= celestial musicians; celestial artistes and kinnaras (semi divine beings with the human form and with the head of a horse); yudhi= in battle.

"O Rama! He conquered thousands of celestials, demons, a class of demi-gods, serpent demons, ogres, Gandharvas teh celestial musicians, Vidyadharas the celestials artistes and Kinnaras (the semi-divine beings with the human form and the head of a horse) in battle."

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çülapäëià virüpäkñam kumbhakarëam mahäbalam |
hantum na çekustrimdaçäù kälo'yamiti mohitäù || 6-61-11

11. kumbhakarNam mahaabalam= (Seeing) the mighty Kumbhakarna; viruupakSam= having ghastly eyes; shuulapaaNim= with a spear in hand; tridashaaH= the celestials; na shekuH= were not able; hantum= to kill (him); mohitaaH= confused to think ayam kaalaH iti= that he was Yama the god of Death.

"Seeing the mighty Kumbharana with ghastly eyes and a spear in hand, the celestials were not able to kill him, having confused to think that he was yama the god of Death."

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prakåtyä hyeña tejasvé kumbhakarëo mahäbalaù |
anyeñäm räkñasemdräëäm varadänakåtam balam || 6-61-12

12. eSaH= this; kumbhakarNaH= Kumbharna; prakR^itaa= by his very nature; tejasvii= is energetic; mahaabalaH= and mighty; balam= the strength; anyeSaam raakSasendraaNaam= of the other demons-chiefs; varadaanakR^itam= is attributable to boons; (granted on request by gods).

"This Kumbhakarna, by his very nature, is energetic and mighty. The strength of the other demon-chiefs is attributable to boons (granted on request by gods)."

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etena jätamätreëa kñudhärtena mahätmanä |
bhakñitäni sahasräëi sattvänäm subahünyapi || 6-61-13

13. jaatamaatreNa= soon after his birth; sabahuuni api= several; sahasraaNi= thousands; sattvaanaam= were eaten; etena mahaatmanaa= by this great souled demon; kSudhaartena= afflicted as he was by hunger.

"Soon after his birth, this great-souled demon, afflicted as he was by hunger, ate thousands of living creatures."

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teñu sambhakñyamäëeñu prajä bhayani péòitäù |
yänti sma çaraëam çakram tamapyartham nyavedayan || 6-61-14

14. teSu sambhakSyamaaNeSu= while they were being eaten; prajaaH= the people; bhayanipiiDitaaH= tormented by fear; sharaNam yaanti sma= sought refuge with; shakram= Indra; nyavedayan= and reported; artham api= the matter also; tam= about him.

"While the living being were being eaten, the frightened people sought refuge with Indra and even reported the matter about him."

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sa kumbhakarëam kupito mahendro
jaghäna vajreëa çitena vajré |
sa çakravajrabhihato mahätmä |
cacäla kopäcca bhåçam nanäda || 6-61-15

15. saH= that; mahendraH= Mahendra; vajrii= having a thunderbolt; kupitaH= was enraged; jaghaana= and struck; kumbhakarNam= Kumbhakarna; shitena vajreNa= with the white thunder-bolt; mahaatmaa= the great souled; saH= Kumbhakarna; shakravajraabhihataH= struck by Indra's thunderbolt; chachaala= was quite agitated; bhR^isham nanaada cha= and roared loudly; kopaat= with anger.

That Mahendra wielding a thunder-bolt was enraged and struck Kumbhakarna with his weapon of the white thunderbolt. The great souled Kumbhakarna struck by Indra's thunderbolt was quite agitatated at it and roared loudly with anger."

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tasya nänadyamänasya kumbhakarëasya rakñasaù |
çrutvä ninädam vitrastäù prajä bhüyo vitatrasuù || 6-61-16

16. shrutvaa= hearing; ninaadam= the roar; tasya kumbhakarNasya= of that Kumbhakarna; rakSasaH= the demon; naanadyamaanasya= who was howling loudly; vitrastaaH= the frightened; prajaaH= people; bhuuyaH viratrasuH= were further frightened.

"Hearing the roar of that Kumbakarna, the demon, wh was howling loudly, the grigthened people were further frightened."

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tataù kruddho mahendrasya kumbhakarëo mahäbalaù |
niñkåñyairävatäddantam jaghänorasi väsavam || 6-61-17

17. kruddhaH= enraged; mahendrasya= on Mahendra; mahaabalaH= the mighty; kumbhakarNaH= Kumbhakarna; tataH= then; niSkR^iSya= pulled out; danam= a tusk; airaavataat= of Airavata, Indra's elephant; jaghaama= and struck it; urasi= into the chest; vaasavam= of Indra.

"Enraged as he was on Mahendra, the mighty Kumbhakarna then pulled out a tusk of Airavata, Indra's elephant and struck it into Indra's chest."

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kumbhakarëaprahärärto vijajväla sa väsavaù |
tato viñeduù sahasä devä brahmarñidänaväù || 6-61-18
prajäbhiù saha çakraçca yayau sthänam svayambhüvaù |

18. saH vaasavaH= that Devendra; kumbhakarna prahaartaartaH= tormented by the hit of Kumbhakarna; vijajvaala= was burning with rage; tataH= then; devaaH= the celestials; brahmarSi daanavaaH= Brahmanical sages and demons; sahasaa= were suddenly; viSeduH= aggrieved; shakrashcha= even Indra; prajaabhiH saha= with his people; yayau= went; sthaanam= to the abode; svayambhuvaH= of Brahma the Lord of creation.

"That Devendra, tormented by the hit of Kumbhakarna, was burning with rage. The celestials, Brahmanical sages and demons were suddenly aggrieved. Even Indra with his people went to the abode of Brahma the Lord of creation."

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kumbhakarëasya daurätmyam çaçamsuste prajäpateù || 6-61-19
prajänäm bhakñaëam cäpi dharñaëam ca divaukasäm |
äçramadhvamsanam cäpi parastréharaëam tathä || 6-61-20

19, 20. te= they; shashamsuH= informed; dauraatmyam= about the evil-mindedness; kumbhakarNasya= of Kumbhakarna; prajaapateH= to brahama; (saying about); bhakSaNamchaapi= the eating away; prajaanaam= of the living creatures; dharSaNam cha= the assault; divaukasaam= on celestials; aashrama dhvamsanamcha api= the destroyal of hermitages; tathaa= and; parastriiharaNam= the taking away of others' wives.

"They informed about the evil-mind of Kumbhakarna to Brahma, how he devoured the living creatures, his assault on celestials, the destroyal of hermitages and his taking away of others' wives."

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evam prajä yadi tveña bhakñayiñyati nityaçaù |
acireëaiva kälena çünyo loko bhaviñyati || 6-61-21

21. eSaH yadi= if he; bhakSayiSyati= eats away, prajaaH= the created beings; nityashaH= continuously; evam= like this; lokaH= the world; bhaviSyati= will become; shuumyaH= desolate; achireNa kaalenaiva= just soon after some time.

"If he eats away the created beings continuously like this, the world will become desolate just soon after some time."

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väsavasya vacaù çrutvä sarvalokapitämahaù |
rakñämsyävähayämäsa kumbhakarëam dadarça ha || 6-61-22

22. shrutvaa= on hearing; vachaH= the words; vaasavasya= of Indra; sarva lokapitaamahaH= Brahma, the great grandfather of the entire world; rakSaamsi aavaahayaamaasa= called for the demons; dadarsha ha= and saw; kumbhakarNam= Kumbakarna.

"On hearing the words of Indra, Brahama, the great grandfather of the entire world, called for the demons and saw Kumbhakarna too along with them."

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kumbhakarëam samékñyaiva vitaträsa prajäpatiù |
kumbhakarëamathäçvastaù svayambhüridamabravét || 6-61-23

23. samiikSyaiva= just on seeing; kumbhakarNam= Kumbhakarna; prajaapatiH= Brahma; vitatraasa= was frightened; atha= thereafter; aashvastaH= on restoring confidence; svayambhuuH= Brahma; abraviit= spoke; idam= these words; kumbharNam= to Kumbhakarna.

"Just on seeing Kumbhakarna even Brahma was frightened. Thereafter on restoring his confidence, Brahma cursed Kumbhakarna as follows:

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dhruvam lokavinäçäya paulastyenäsi nirmitaù |
tasmättvamadyaprabhåti måtakalpaù çayiñyase || 6-61-24

24. nirmitaH asi= you were created; paulastyena= by Visravasa; loka vinaashaaya= for destroyal of the people; dhruvam= It is sure; tasmaat= therefore; tvam= you; shayiSyase= will be sleeping; adya prabhR^iti= from now onwards; mR^ita kalpaH= apparently dead.

"It is sure that you were created by visravasa for the destroyal of people. On that account, you will be sleeping apparently dead from now onwards."

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brahmaçäpäbhibhüto'tha nipapätägrataù prabhoù |
tataù paramasambhränto rävaëo väkyamabravét || 6-61-25

25. atha= then; brahmashaapaabhibhuutaH= humbled by Brahma's curse; (Kumbhakarna) nipapaata= fell; agrataH= in front; prabhoH= of Ravana; tataH= thereupon; paramasambhraantaH= the highly perplexed; raavaNaH= Ravana; abraviit= spoke; vaakyam= (the following) words:

"Humbled by Brahma's curse, Kumbhakarna then fell down in front of Ravana. Thereupon, the highly perplexed Ravana spoke the following words:"

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pravåddhaù käïcano våkñaù phalakäle nikåntyate |
na naptäram svakam nyäyyam çaptumevam prajäpate || 6-61-26

26. prajaapate= O Brahma!; phalakaale- at the time of yielding its fruits; pravR^iddhaH= a well-grown; kaaN^chanaH vR^ikSaH= golden tree; nikR^intyate= is being cut off; na nyaayam= It is not fair (on your part); shaptum= to curse; evam= like this; svakam= your own; naptaaram= great grandson.

"'O Brahma! You are cutting off a well-grown golden tree, just at the time of yielding its fruit. It is not fair on your part to curse your own great grandson like this."

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na mithyävacanaçca tvam svapsyatyeva na samçayaù |
kälastu kriyatämasya çayane jägare tathä || 6-61-27

27. tvam= you; na cha= are not; mithyaavachanaH= the one, telling; untruth; samshayaH na= there is no doubt; svapsyatyeva= he will certainly sleep; kaalaH kriyataam= let a space of time be created; asya shayane= between his sleeping; tathaa= and; jaagare= waking-up.

"Your words can never prove to be in vain. There is no doubt about it. He will have to sleep certainly. Let some space of time be fixed for his sleeping and waking."

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rävasya vacaù çrutvä svayambhüridamabravét |
çayitä hyeña ñaëmäsänekäham jägariñyati || 6-61-28

28. shrutvaa= hearing; vachaH= the words; raavaNasya= of Ravana; svayambhuuH= Brahma; abraviit= spoke; idam= these words; eSaH= He; shayitaahi= will indeed sleep; shat maasaan= for six months; jaagariSyati= and wake-up; ekaaham= for a day.

"Hearing the words of Ravana, Brahma spoke as follows: He will indeed sleep for six months and wake-up for a day."

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ekenähnä tvasau véraçca ran bhümim bubhukñitaù |
vyättäsyo bhakñayellokän samvåddha iva pävakaù || 6-61-29

29. ekena aahnaa= on that single day; asau viiraH= this male-demon; bubhukSitaH= having starved; charan= while wandering; bhuumim= over the earth; bhakSayet= will eat; lokaan= the world of human beings; vyaatyaasyaH= with his month wide open; savR^iddhah paavakaH iva= as an augmented fire.

"On that single day, this male demon, having starved for six months, will wander over the earth and eat the human race with his month wide open, like an augmented fire."

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so'sau vyasanamäpannaù kumbhakarëamabodhayat |
tvatparäkramabhétaçca räjä samprati rävaëaù || 6-61-30

30. asau= this; raavaNaH= Ravana; saH= that very person; raajaa= the king (of demons); aapannaH= who got into; vyasanam= an evil plight; tvat paraakramabhiitaH= and frightened as he was in your prowess; samprati= now; abodhayat= got awakened; kumbhakarNam= Kumbhakarna.

"Ravana, the king of demons, who got into an evil plight and frightened as he was in seeing your prowess, now got Kumbhakarna awakened."

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sa eña nirgato véraù çibirädbhémavikramaù |
vänarän bhåçasamkruddho bhakñayan paridhävati || 6-61-31

31. eSaH= this; saH viiraH= Kumbhakarna that very person, the male-demon; bhiima vikramaH= with a terrific prowess; nirgataH= started; shibiraat= from his tent; bhR^ishasamkruddhaH= the highly enraged Kumbharana; bhakSayan= eating; vaanaraan= the monkeys (on the way); paridhaavati= is running (towards us).

"This Kumbhakarna the male-demon with a terrific prowess started his tent. The highly enraged Kumbhakara devourincg the monkeys on is way, is running towards us."

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kumbhakarëam pratékñyaiva harayo'dya pradudruvuù |
kathamenam raëe kruddham värayiñyanti vänaräù || 6-61-32

32. pratiikSyaiva= even on merely seeing; kumbhakarNam= Kumbhakarna; harayaH= the monkeys; adya= now; pradudruvuH= have fled away; katham= how; vaanaraaH= can the monkeys; vaarayiSyanti= check; enam= him; kruddham= who is enraged; raNe= in battle?

"Even on merely seeing Kumbhakarna, the monkeys have now fled away. How can the monkeys check him, who is thus enraged in battle?"

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ucyantäm vänaräù sarve yantrametatsamucchritam |
iti vijïäya harayo bhaviñyantéha nirbhayäù || 6-61-33

33. sarve= vaanaraaH= let all the monkeys; uchyantaam= be told; etat= that it is; samuchchhritam yantram= a kind of machine, advancing forward; vijNaaya= by knowing; iti= this; bhaviSyanti= they can become; nirbhayaaH= fearless; iha= by now.

"Let all the monkeys be told that it is a kind of machine, advancing forward. By knowing this, they can become fearless by now."

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vibhéñaëavacaù çrutvä hetumatsumukhodgatam |
uväca räghavo väkyam nélam senäpatim tadä || 6-61-34

34. shrutvaa= On hearing; vibhiiSaNavachaH= Vibhishana's words; hetumat= which were well-founded; sumukhodgatam= to make the monkeys inclined (to fight the battle); raamaH= Rama; tadaa= then; uvaacha= spoke; vaakyam= the following words; niilam= to Neela; senaapatim= the chief of army.

On hearing Vibhishana's words, which were well-founded to make the monkeys well-inclined to fight the battle, Rama then spoke the follwoing words to neela, the chief of army:

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gaccha sainyäni sarväëi vyühya tiñöasya pävake |
dväräëyädäya laìkäyäçcaryäçcäpyatha samkramän || 6-61-35

35. paavake= O Neela the son of fire-god!; gachchha= go; vyuuhya= marshalling; sarvaaNi sainyaani= the entire army; aadaaya= occupying; dvaaraaNi= the door-ways; charyaashchaapi= highways; atha= and; samkramaan= bridges; laN^kaayaaH= of Lanka; tiSTha= stand ready for operation.

"O Neela the son of fire-god. Go, marshalling the entire army. Occupying the door-ways, high-ways and bridges of Lanka, stand ready for operation."

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çailaçåìgäëi våkñämçca çiläçcäpyupasamhara |
tiñöhantu säyudhäù sarve vänaräù çailapäëayaù || 6-61-36

36. upasamhara= draw together; shaila shR^iN^gaaNi= the mountain-tops; vR^ikSaamshcha= trees; shilaashchaapi= and even the rocks; sarve vaanaraaH= (Let) all the monkeys; saayudhaaH= with their weapons; shaila paaNayaH= and rocks in hand; tiSThantu= stand ready.

"Draw together the mountain-tops, trees and even the rocks. Let all the monkeys with their weapons and rocks in hand, stand ready."

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räghaveëa samädiñöo nélo haricamüpatiù |
çaçäsa vänaränékam yathävatkapikuïjaraù || 6-61-37

37. samaadiSTah= as directed; raaghaveNa= by Rama; niilaH= Neela; harichamuupatiH= the commander-in-cheif; kapikuN^jaraH= and the foremost among the monkeys; shashaasa= ordered; vaanaraaniikam= the monkey-troops; yathaavat= suitably.

As directed by Raghavana, Neela the commander-in-chief and the foremost of the monkeys, ordered the monkey-troops suitably.

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tatto gaväkñaù çarabho hanümänaìgadastathä |
çailaçåìgäëi çailäbhä gåhétvä dväramabhyayuù || 6-61-38

38. tataH= then; gavaakSaH= Gavaksha; sharabhaH= Sharabha; hanuumaan= Hanuma; tathaa= and; aN^gadaH= Angada; shailaabhaaH= looking like mountains; abhyayuH= reached; dvaaram= the gate; gR^ihiitvaa= taking; shailashR^iNgaaNi= the mountain-tops.

Then, Gavaksha, Sharabha, Hanuma and Angada looking like mountains, reached the gate, taking the mountian-tops.

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rämaväkyamupaçrutya harayo jétakäçinaù |
pädapairardayanvérä vänaräù paravähiném || 6-61-39

39. upashrutya= on hearing; raamavaakyam= Rama's words; jitaashinnaH= the fearless; harayaH= monkeys; (started their operation); viiraaH= the heroic; vaanaraaH= monkeys; ardayan= tormented; paravaahiniim= the enemy-troops; paadapaiH= with trees.

On hearing Rama's words, the fearless monkeys started their operation. The heroic monkeys began to torment the enemy-troops with uplifted trees.

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tato haréëäm tadanékamugram |
raräja çailodyatavåkñahastam |
gireù samépänugatam yathaiva |
mahanmahämbhodharajälamugram || 6-61-40

40. tataH= then; tat= that; ugram= terrrific; hariiNaam= (army) of monkeys; shailodayata vR^ikSahastam= with uplifted rocks and trees in their hands; raraaja= shne; mahat mahaambhodharajaalamyathaiva= like a big collection of giagantic clouds; samiipaanugate= hanging close; gireH= to a mountain.

That terrific army of monkeys, with uplifted rocks and tress in their hands, shone like a big collection of gigantic clouds, hanging close to a mountain.

 

ityärñe çrémadrämäyaëe ädikävye yuddhakäëòe ekañañöitamaù sargaù

Thus completes 61st Chapter of Yuddha Kanda of the glorious Ramayana of Valmiki, the work of a sage and the oldest epic.


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August 2006, K. M. K. Murthy