Chapter [Sarga] 76

Introduction

Angada kills Kampana and severely injures Shonitaksha, the demons in battle. Angada, along with Mainda and Dvivida the monkey-warriors encounter Shonitaksha, Yupaksha and Prajangha. Angada kills Prajangha. Shonitaksha dies in the hands of Dvivida and Youpaksha at the hands of Mainda. When Kumbha throws down Angada in the battle-field, Rama sends some more monkey-chiefs headed by Jambavan. Sugreeva, with his thunderbolt-like fist, strikes Kumbha with a heavy blow and kills him.


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pravåtte saìkule tasminghore vérajanakñaye |
aìgadaù kampanaà véramäsasäda raëotsukaù || 6-76-1

1. viirajanakShaye= destroying eminent heroes; tasmin ghore samkule= (When) that terrific battle; pravR^itte= was setting in motion; aN^gadaH= Angada; raNotsukaH= who was eager to fight; aasasaada= attacked; viiram= the valiant; kampanam= Kampana.

While that terrific battle, which destroyed many eminent heroes, was in progress, Angada, who was eager to fight, attacked the valiant Kampana.

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ähüya so'ìgadaà kopättäòayämäsa vegitaù |
gadayä kampanaù pürvaà sa cacäla bhåçähataù || 6-76-2

2. aahuuya= calling; aN^gadam= Angada; (to fight); saH kampanaH= that Kampana; taaDayaamaasa= struck; vegitaH= rapidly; kopaat= with fury; gadayaa= with a mace; puurvam= before hand; bhR^ishaahataH= violently hit (by him); saH= Angada; chachaala= was reeled.

Calling Angada to fight, Kampana with fury, rapidly struck him with a mace in anticipation. Violently hit by him, Angada was reeled.

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sa saïjïäà präpya tejasvé cikñepa çikharaà gireù |
arditaçca prahäreëa kampanaù patito bhuvi || 6-76-3

3. tejasvii= the energetic; saH= Angada; prapya= obtaining; samJNaam= consciousness; chikShepa= hurled; gireH shikharam= a mountain-peak; arditaH= tormented; prahaareNa= by that stroke; kampanaH= Kampana; patitaH= fell down; bhuvi= on the ground.

Restoring consciousness, the energetic Angada hurled a mountain peak. Tormented by that stroke, Kampana fell down on the ground.

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tatastu kampanaà dåñövä çoëitäkño hataà raëe |
rathenäbhyapatat kñipraà taträìgadamabhétavat || 6-76-4

4. tataH= then; dR^iShTvaa= seeing; kampanam= Kampana; hatam= killed; raNe= in battle; shoNitaakShaH= Shonitaksha; tatra= there; abhiitavat= fearlessly; abhyapatat= rushed towards; aN^gadam= Angada; kShipram= quickly; ratena= in a chariot.

Then, seeing Kampana killed in battle, Shonitaksha fearlessly rushed there towards Angada quickly in a chariot.

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so'ìgadaà niçitairbäëaistadä vivyädha vegitaù |
çaréradäraëaistékñaëaiù kälägnisamavigrahaiù || 6-76-5
kñurakñurapranäräcairvatsadanaiù çilémukhaiù |
karëiçalyavipäöhaiçca bahubhirniçitaiù çaraiù || 6-76-6

5-6. saH= He; tadaa= then; vegitaH= swiftly; vivyaadha= struck; aN^gadam= Angada; nishitaiH tiikShaNaiH baaNaiH= with sharp pointed arrows; shariira daaraNaiH= which can tear up the body; tiikShNaiH kaalaagni samavigrahaiH= with fire-like forms which can destroy the world; bahubhiH nishitaiH sharaiH= (He struck) with many sharp arrows; (by the names of) kShurakShurapranaaraachaiH= Kshura (an arrow with a crescent-shaped head); naaraacha= Naracha (an arrow entirely made of steel); vatsadanta (an arrow with head slipped like the teeth of a calf; shiliimukhaiH= Shilimukha (an arrow with its head shaped like the feathers of a buzzard); karNishalya vipaaThaiH cha= Karni (an arrow provided with ear-like protuberances on both sides; Shalya (an arrow with a long head); vipaaThaiH= Vipatha (an arrow with its head resembling the leaf of a Karaveera tree.

He then swiftly struck Angada with sharp pointed arrows which can tear up the limbs and with fire-like forms which can destroy the world. He struck with many sharp arrows by the names of Kshura, Kshurapra, Naaraacha, Vatsatanta, Shilimukha, Karni, Shalya and Vipatha.

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aìgadaù pratividdhäìgo väliputraù pratäpavän |
dhanurugraà rathaà bäëän mamarda tarasä balé || 6-76-7

7. balii= the strong; aN^gadaH= Angada; vaaliputraH= the son of Vali; pratividdhaaNgaH= with his wounded limbs; prataapavaan= who was powerful; mamarda= crushed; ugram= the terrific; dhanuH= bow; ratham= the chariot; baaNaan= and darts; tarasaa= with his might.

The strong and powerful Angada, the son of Vali, with his wounded limbs, crushed his terrific bow, chariot and darts with his might.

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çoëitäkñastataù kñipramasicarma samädade |
utpapäta tadä kruddho vegavänavicärayan || 6-76-8

8. tataH= then; shoNitaakShaH= Shonitaksha; kShipram= quickly; samaadada= took; asi charma= sword and shield; tadaa= then; kruddhaH= enraged; utpapaata= he jumped down; vegavaan= swiftly; avichaarayan= unhesitatingly.

Then, Shonitaksha quickly took a sword and a shield. Enraged as he was, he swiftly jumped down (from his chariot) unhesitatingly.

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taà kñiprataramäplutya parämåçyäìgado balé |
kareëa tasya taà khaògaà samäccidya nanäda ca || 6-76-9

9. aaplutya= springing forward; kShiprataram= more swiftly; balii= the strong; aN^gadaH= Angada; paraamR^ishya= seizing hold of; tam= him; kareNa= with his hand; aachchhidya= and snatching away; khaD^gam= the sword; nanaada cha= made a (lions) roar.

Springing forward more swiftly, seizing hold of him with his hand and snatching away the sword, the strong Angada made a lions roar.

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tasyämsaphalake khaògaà nicakhäna tato'ìgadaù |
yajïopavétavaccainaà cicceda kapikuïjaraù || 6-76-10

10. tataH= thereupon; aN^gadaH= Angada; nichakhaana= dug; khaDgam= the sword; tasya amsaphalake= into the flat surface of his shoulder; kapikuN^jaraH= that foremost of monkeys; chichheda= divided; enam= him; yaJNopaviitavat= from left to right diagonally.

Angada the foremost of monkeys the sword into the flat surface of his shoulder and cut him from left to right diagonally.

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taà pragåhya mahäkhaògaà vinadya ca punaù punaù |
väliputro'bhidudräva raëaçérñaà paränarén || 6-76-11

11. pragR^ihyam= taking; tam mahaakhaDgam= that large sword; punaH punaH= and repeatedly; vinadya= roaring; vaaliputraH= Angada; abhidudraava= rushed; paraanariin= towards other enemies; raNashiirSham= in the battle-front.

Taking hold of that large sword and repeatedly roaring, Angada rushed towards the other surviving enemies in the battle-front.

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prajaìghasahito véro yüpäkñastu tato balé |
rathenäbhiyayau kruddho väliputraà mahäbalam || 6-76-12

12. tataH= thereafter; yuupaakShastu= Yupaksha on his part; kruddhaH= was enraged; prajN^ghasahitaH= and together with Prajangha; abhiyayau= attacked; mahaabalam= the mighty; vaaliputram= Angada; rathena= in a chariot.

Taking hold of that large sword and repeatedly roaring, Angada rushed towards the other surviving enemies in the battle-front.

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äyasém tu gadäm gåhya sa véraù kanakäìgadaù |
çoëitäkñaù samäçvasya tamevänupapäta ha || 6-76-13

13. saH= that; viiraH= valiant; shoNitaaH= Shonitaksha; kanakaaN^gadaH= wearing golden armlets; samaashvasya= regaining his consciousness; gR^ihya= and taking; aayasiim gadaam= an iron mace; anupaapata ha= rushed quickly; tameva= towards the same Angada.

That valiant Shonitaksha, wearing golden armlets, restoring his consciousness, took an iron mace and rushed quickly towards the same Angada.

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prajaìghastu mahävéro yüpäkñasahito balé |
gadayäbhiyayau kruddho väliputraà mahäbalam || 6-76-14

14. balii= the strong; mahaaviiraH= and the great warrior; prajaN^gha tu= Prajangha on his part; yuupaakSha sahitaH= along with Yupaksha; kruddhaH= was enraged; abhiyayau= rushed towards; mahaabalam vaaliputram= the mighty Angada; gadayaa= with his mace.

The strong and the great warrior, Prajangha on his part, along with Yupaksha, was enraged and rushed towards the mighty Angada with his mace.

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tayormadhye kapiçreñöhaù çoëitäkñaprajaìghayoù |
viçäkhayormadhyagataù pürëacandra iväbabhau || 6-76-15

15. kapishreShTaH= Angada, the chief of monkeys; madhye= in the middle; tayoH shoNitaakShaprajaN^ghayoH= of those two, Shonitaksha and Prajangha; aababhau= shone; puurNachandraH iva= like a full moon; madhyagataH= staying in the middle; vishaakhayoH= of two Vishakha asterisms.

Angada, the chief of monkeys, between the two warriors, Shonitaksha and Prajangha, shone like a full moon between the two asterisms known as Vishakhas.

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aìgadaà parirakñanau maindo dvivida eva ca |
tasya tasthaturabhyäçe parasparadidåkñayä || 6-76-16

16. parirakShantau= protecting; aNgadam= Angada; maindaH= Mainda; dvividaH eva cha= and Dvivida; tasthatuH= stood; abhyaashe= in the vicinity; tasya= of Angada; parasparadR^ikShayaa= with an intent to exhibit each his own martial skill.

Protecting Angada, Mainda and Dvivida took their position near Angada, with an intent to exhibit each of their own martial skill.

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abhipeturmahäkäyäù pratiyattä mahäbaläù |
räkñasä vänarän roñädasibäëagadädharäù || 6-76-17

17. mahaabalaaH= the mighty; raakShasaaH= demons; mahaakaayaaH= with their colossal bodies; pratiyattaaH= in retaliation; abhipetuH= rushed; vaanaraan= towards the monkeys; roShaat= with rage; asibaaNagadaa dharaaH= wielding swords, arrows and maces.

The mighty demons with their colossal bodies retaliated and rushed in anger, wielding swords, arrows and maces, towards the monkeys.

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trayäëäà vänarendräëäm tribhiräkñasapumgavaiù |
saàsaktänäm mahadyuddhamabhavadromaharñaëam || 6-76-18

18. mahat= a great; yuddham= battle; romaharShaNam= causing hair to stand on end; abhavat= was waged; trayaaNaam= by the three; vaanarendraaNaam= monkey-chiefs; samsaktaanaam= who encountered; tribhiH= the three; raakShasa puN^gavaiH= excellent demons.

A great battle, causing hair to stand on end, was waged by the three monkey-chiefs who encountered the three excellent demons.

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te tu våkñän samädäya sampracikñipurähave |
khaògena praticikñepa tän prajaìga mahäbalaù || 6-76-19

19. te= those monkeys; aahave= in the battle; samaadaaya= having taken; vR^ikShaan= the trees; samprachikShipuH hurled (at the demons); mahaabalaH= the mighty; prajaN^ghaH= Prajangha; taan pratichikShepa= got rid of them; khaDgena= with a sword.

In the battle-field, the monkeys, seizing hold of trees, hurled them against the demon-chiefs. The mighty Prajangha, however, cut them down with his sword.

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rathänaçvän drumän çailän praticikñipurähave |
çaraughaiù praticiccheda tänyüpäkño mahäbalaù || 6-76-20

20. aahave= (the monkeys) in the battle-field; pratichikShipuH= hurled; drumaan= trees; shailaan= and rocks; rathaan= towards chariots; ashvaan= and horses; mahaabalaH= the mighty; yuupaakShaH= Yupaksha; taan chichheda= chopped them off; shoraughaiH= with a flood of arrows.

The monkeys in the battle-field hurled trees and rocks towards chariots and horses. The mighty Yupaksha chopped them off with a flood of arrows.

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såñöän dvivadamaindäbhyäà drumänutpäöya véryvän |
babhaïja gadayä madya çoëitäkñaù pratäpavän || 6-76-21

21. shoNitaakShaH= Shonitaksha; viiryavaan= the valiant demon; prataapavaan= and the powerful demon; babhaaN^ja= chopped off; drumaan= the trees; utpaaTya= uplifted; sR^iShTaan= and hurled; dvivida maindaabhyaam= by Dvivida and Mainda; gadayaa= by his mace; madhye= in the mid-way.

Shonitaksha, the valiant and the powerful demon, chopped off the trees uplifted and hurled by Dvivida and Mainda with his mace in the midway itself.

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udyamya vipulaà khaògaà paramarmavidäraëam |
prajaìgho väliputräya abhidudräva vegitaù || 6-76-22

22. prajaN^ghaH= Prajangha; udyamya= lifting; vipulam= a large; khaDgam= sword; paramarma vidaaraNam= which can chop off vital parts of the enemies; abhidudraava= rushed; vegitaH= swiftly; vaaliputraaya= towards Angada.

Prajangha, lifting a large sword, which can chop off vital parts of the enemies, rushed swiftly towards Angada.

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tamabhyäçagataà dåñövä vänarendro mahäbalaù |
äjaghänäçvakarëena drumeëätibalastadä || 6-76-23

23. tadaa= then; mahaabalaH= the mighty; vaanarendraH= Angada; atibalaH= who was exceedingly strong; dR^iShTvaa= seeing; tam= him; abhyaashagatam= coming nearer; aajaghaana= struck (him); drumeNa= with a tree; ashvaarNena= called Ashvakarna.

Then the mighty Angada, who was exceedingly strong, seeing him coming nearer, struck him with an Ashvakarna tree.

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bähuà cäsya sanistrimçamäjaghäna sa muñöinä |
väliputrasya ghätena sa papäta kñitävasiù || 6-76-24

24. saH= Angada; aajaghaana= struck; asya baahum= his arm; sanistrimsham= holding the sword; muShTinaa= with his fist; ghaatena= by the blow; vaaliputrasya= of Angada; saH asiH= that sword; papaata= fell; kShitau= on the ground.

Angada struck, with his fist, the arm of Prajangha, holding the sword. By that blow, the sword fell on the ground.

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taà dåñövä patitaà bhümau khaògam musalasannibham |
muñöià saàvartayämäsa vajrakalpaà mahäbalaù || 6-76-25

25. dR^iShTvaa= seeing; tam khaDgam= that sword; musala samnibham= looking like a pebble in shape); patitam= which fell; bhuumau= on the ground; mahaabalaH= the mighty Prajangha; samvartayaamaasa= tightened; muShTim= his fist; vajrakalpam= equal to a thunder-bolt.

Seeing that sword looking like a pebble (in shape), which fell on the ground, the mighty Prajangha tightened his thunderbolt like fist.

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sa laläöe mahävéryamaìgadaà vänararñabham |
äjaghäna mahätejäù sa muhürtaà ccäla ha || 6-76-26

26. saH= that Prajangha; mahaatejaaH= with great splendour; mahaa viiryam= of great valour; vaanararShabham= the excellent monkey; aajaghaana= struck; aN^gadam= Angada; lalaaTe= on his forehead; saH= Angada; chchaalaha= shuddered; muhuurtam= for a moment.

When that Prajangha of great splendour struck Angaa, the excellent monkey with a great strength on his forehead, Angada shuddered for a moment.

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sa saïjïäm präpya tejasvé väliputraù pratäpavän |
prajaìghasya çiraù käyätpätayämäsa muñöinä || 6-76-27

27. saH= that; vaaliputraH= Angada; tejasvii= of splendour; prataapavaan= and prowess; praapya= obtaining; samJNaam= consciousness; muShTinaa= and by his fist; prajaN6ghasya shiraH paatayaamaasa= caused Prajanghas head to fall; kaayaat= off his trunk.

That Angada of splendour and prowess, restoring his consciousness, struck with his fist and shattered Prajanghas head off his trunk.

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sa yüpäkño'çrupürëäkñaù pitåvye nihate raëe |
avaruhya rathän kñipraà kñéëeñuù khaògamädade || 6-76-28

28. saH= that; yuupaakShaH= Yuupaksha; ashrupuurNaakShaH= with tears filled in his eyes; pitR^ivye nihate= because of the death of his paternal uncle; raNe= in battle; kShiiNeShuH= and since his arrows were exhausted; kShipram= quickly; aadade= took; khaDgam= a sword; avaruhya= after descending; rathaat= from his chariot.

That Yupaksha, with tears filled in his eyes because of the death of his paternal uncle in battle, quickly took a sword as his arrows were exhausted and descended from his chariot.

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tamäpatantaà samprekñya yüpäkñaà dvividastvaran |
äjaghänorasi kruddho jagräha ca balädbalé || 6-76-29

29. samprakShya= seeing; tam yuupaakSham= that Yupaksha; aapatantam= rushing on him; dvividaH= Dvivida; tvaram= hurriedly; aajaghaana= struck; urasi= on his chest; kruddhaH= with rage balii= the strong Dvivida; balata= forcibly; jagraaha= caught hold of him.

Seeing that Yupaksha rushing on him, Dvivida hurriedly struck Yupaksha on his chest and with a rage, forcibly caught hold of him.

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gåhétaà bhrätaraà dåñövä çoëitäkño mahäbalam |
äjaghäna mahätejä vakñasi dvividaà tataù || 6-76-30

30. dR^iShTvaa= seeing; mahaabalam= his mighty; bhraataram= brother; gR^ihiitam= being seized; shoNitaakShaH= Shonitaksha; mahaatejaaH= of great splendour; tataH= then; aajaghaana= struck; dvividam= Dvivida; vakShasi= on his chest.

Seeing his mighty brother being seized, Shonitaksha, of great splendour, then struck Dvivida on his chest.

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sa tato'bhihatastena cacäla ca mahäbalaù |
udyatäà ca punastasya jahära dvivido gadäm || 6-76-31

31. saH mahaabalaH= that mighty; dvividaH= Dvivida; abhihataH= struck; tena= by him; tataH= then; chachaala= was tottered; jahaara= (but) pulled off; tasya gadaam= his mace; punaH= again; udyataam= lifted on him.

That mighty Dvivida, struck by Shonitaksha was tottered; but pulled off the platters mace when lifted again on him.

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etasminnantare maindo dvividäbhyäçamägamat |
yüpäkñaà täòamämäsa talenorasi véryavän || 6-76-32

32. etasmin antare= meanwhile; maindaH= Mainda; aagamat= came; dvividaabhyaasham= nearer to Dvivida; viiryavaan= that powerful Mainda; taaDayaamaasa= banged; yuupaakSham= Yupaksha; urasi= on his chest; talena= with his palm.

Meanwhile, Mainda came nearer to Dvivida and banged Yupaksha on his chest with his palm.

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tau çoëitäkñayüpäkñau plavamgäbhyäà tarasvinau |
cakratuù samare tévramäkarñotpäöanaà bhåçam || 6-76-33

33. tau= those; tarasvinau= violent; shoNitaakSha yuupaakShau= Shonitaksha and Yupaksha; samara= in battle; chakratuH= made a keen contest; plavaNgaabhyaam= with the two monkeys; aakarShotpaaTanam= in pulling and overthrowing; bhR^isham= vehemently; tiivram= and severely.

Those two demons, Shonitaksha and Yupaksha, who were full of violence, carried on a keen contest with the two monkeys in the battle field, by pulling and overthrowing them vehemently and severely.

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dvividaù çoëitäkñaà tu vidadära nakhairmukhe |
niñpipeña ca véryeëa kñitävävidhya véryavän || 6-76-34

34. viiryavaan= the valiant; dvividaH= Dvivida; vidadaara= split open; mukhe= the face; shoNitaakSham= of Shonitaksha; nakhaiH= with his nails; aavidhya= threw him down; kShitau= on the floor; viiryeNa= by his strength; niShpipeShacha= and crushed him.

The valiant Dvivida, after splitting open shonitakshas face with his claws, threw him down on the floor by his strength and crushed him down.

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yüpäkñamabhisaìkruddho maindo vänarapuìgavaù |
péòayämäsa bähubhyäà papäta sa hataù kñitau || 6-76-35

35. maindaH= Mainda; vaanarapuN^gavaH= the foremost of monkeys; abhisamkruddhaH= was enraged; piiDayaamaasa= and pressed; yuupaakSham= Yupaksha; baahubhyaam= with his arms; saH= Yupaksha; hataH= was killed; papaata= and fell down; kShitau= on the floor.

Mainda, the foremost of monkeys, was enraged and pressed Yupaksha with his arms. Yupaksha fell down dead on the ground.

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hataprapravérä vyathitä räkñasendracamüstadä |
jagämäbhimukhé sä tu kumbhakarëätmajo yataù || 6-76-36

36. saa= that; raakShasendra chamuuH= army of demons; vyathitaa= which was perturbed; hatapraviiraa= with their great warriors killed; tadaa= then; jagaama= moved;abhimukhii= turning its faces; yataH= towards that side, on which side; kumbhakarNaatmajaH= the son of Kumbhakarna (was there).

That army of demons, which was perturbed with their great warriors killed, then moved with its face turned towards the place where Kumbha (the son of Kumbhakarna) was carrying on battle.

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äpatantém ca vegena kumbhastäà säntvayaccamüm |
athotkåñöaà mahävéryairlabdhalakñaiù plavamgamaiù || 6-76-37
nipätitamahävéräà dåñövä rakñaçcamüà tadä |
kumbhaù pracakre tejasvé raëe karma suduñkaram || 6-76-38

37-38. kumbhaH= Kumbha; saantvayat= restored to confidence taam chamuum= that army; aapatantiim= which was coming; vegena= with speed; atha= then; dR^iShTvaa= seeing; rakShasachamuum= the army of demons; nipaatita mahaaviiraam= thrown down; mahaaviiryaiH= having their chief warriors plavaN^gamaiH= by the most powerful monkeys; labdhalakshyaiH= who attained their aim; kumbhaH= Kumbha; tejasvii= the powerful; tadaa= then; chakre= did; utkR^iShTam= a great; karma= feat; suduShkaram= which was very difficult to do; raNe= in a battle.

Kumbha, restored to confidence, that army which was coming towards him with speed. Then, seeing the army of demons whose chief-warriors were thrown down by the most powerful monkeys who could fulfill their aim, the powerful Kumbha then performed a great feat which was very difficult to do in a battle.

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sa dhanurdhanvinäà çreñöhaù pragåhya susamähitaù |
mumocäçéviñaprakhyäïçarändehavidäraëän || 6-76-39

39. saH= that Kumbha; dhanvinaam shreshshThaH= the foremost among the wielders of bow; pragR^ihya= taking; dhanuH= his bow; susamaahitaH= and fully composed; mumocha= released; sharaan= arrows; aashiiviShaprakhyaan= resembling serpents; dehavidaaaNaan= which can split open the bodies.

That Kumbha, the foremost among the wielders of bow, taking his bow and fully composed, released serpentine arrows which can split open the bodies.

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tasya tacchuçubhe bhüyaù saçaraà dhanuruttamam |
vidyudairävatärciñmaddvitéyendradhanuryathä || 6-76-40

40. tat= that; uttamam= excellent; dhanuH= bow; tasya= of his; sasharam= fitted with an arrow; shushubhe= shone; dvitiiyendradhanuH yathaa= like a second bow of indra (the rain-god); vidyudairaavataarchiShmat= illumined by flashes of lightning and the splendour of Airavata (the elephant carrying Indra on its back).

That excellent bow of his, fitted with an arrow, shone like a second bow of Indra (the rain-god), illumined by flashes of lightning and the splendour of Airavata (the elephant carrying Indra on its back).

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äkarëakåñöamuktena jaghäna dvividaà tadä |
tena häöakapuìkhena patriëä patraväsasä || 6-76-41

41. tena= by that; patriNaa= arrow; haaTakapuNkhena= with a golden shaft; patra raasasaa= fastened with feathers; aakarNakR^iShTamuktena= drawn upto the ear and discharged; (he); tadaa= then; jaghaana= struck; dvividam= Dvivida.

By that arrow with a golden shaft and fastened with feathers, drawn upto his ear and discharged, he then struck Dvivida.

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sahasäbhihatastena vipramuktapadaù sphuran |
nipapätädriküöäbho vihvalaù plavagottamaù || 6-76-42

42. abhihataH= struck; sahasaa= suddenly; tena= by that arrow; plavagamottamaH= that foremost of monkeys; trikuuTaabhaH= having a splendour of Mount Trikuta; vipramuktapadaH= with his feet swaying to and fro; vihvalan= and perturbed; nipapaata= fell down; sphuran= throbbing.

Suddenly struck by that arrow, that excellent monkey possessing a splendour of Mount Trikuta, was perturbed, with his feet swaying to and fro and fell down throbbing.

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maindastu bhrätaraà dåñövä bhagnaà tatra mahähave |
abhidudräva vegena pragåhya mahatéà çiläm || 6-76-43

43. dR^iShTvaa= beholding; bhraataram= his brother; bhagnam= defeated; mahaahave= in that great battle; maindaH tu= Mainda on his part; tatra= there; pragR^ihya= taking; vipulaam= a large; shilaam= rock; abhidudraava= rushed; vegena= with speed (to attack the demon).

Beholding his brother defeated in that great battle, Mainda there on his part, taking a large rock, rushed with speed to attack the demon.

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täà çiläà tu pracikñepa räkñasäya mahäbalaù |
bibheda täà çiläà kumbhaù prasannaiù païcabhiù çaraiù || 6-76-44

44. mahaabalaH= the mighty Mainda; pachikShepa= hurled; taam= that; shilaam= rock; raakShasaaya= towards the demon; kumbhaH= Kumbha; bibheda= broke; taam shilaam= rock; paN^chabhiH prasannaiH= with his five shining; sharaiH= arrows.

While that mighty Mainda hurled that rock towards the demon, Kumbha broke that rock into pieces with his five shining arrows.

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sandhäya cänyaà sumukhaà çaramäçéviñopamam |
äjaghäna mahätejä vakñasi dvividägrajam || 6-76-45

45. samdhaaya= stretching; anyam= another; sharam= arrow; sumukham= with a good pointed tip; aashiiviShopamam= resembling a serpent; aajaghaana= mahaatejaaH= Kumbha possessing a great splendour; aajaghaana= struck; vakShasi= on the chest; dvivijaagrajam= of Mainda the brother of Dvivida.

Stretching another arrow resembling a serpent and with a good pointed tip, Kumbha of a great splendour, struck it on the chest of Mainda the brother of Dvivida.

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sa tu tena prahäreëa maindo vänarayüthapaù |
marmaëyabhihatastena papäta bhuvi mürchitaù || 6-76-46

46. tena prahaareNa= by that blow; tena= of that Kumbha; saH maindaH= that Mainda; vaanarayuuthapaH= the chief of monkeys; abhihataH= was struck; marmaNi= on his vital parts; papaata= and fell; bhuvi= on the ground; muurchitaH= unconscious.

As that blow of Kumbhas arrow struck that Mainda, the monkey-chief, on his vital parts, he fell unconscious on the ground.

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aìgado mätulau dåñövä patitau tau mahäbalau |
abhidudräva vegena kumbhamudyatakärmukam || 6-76-47

47. dR^iSTvaa= seeing; mahaabalau= both his mighty; maatulau= maternal uncles; mathitau= wounded; aN^gadaH= Angada; abhidudraava= rushed; vegena= speedily; kumbham= towards Kumbha; udyata kaarmukam= having his bow uplifted.

Seeing both his mighty maternal uncles wounded, Angada rushed speedily towards Kumbha, who was standing with his bow uplifted.

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tamäpatantaà vivyädha kumbhaù païcabhiräyasaiù |
tribhiçcänyaiù çitairbäëairmätaìgamiva tomaraiù || 6-76-48

48. paN^chabhiH aayasaiH= with five iron arrows; tribhiH anyaiH shitaiH baaNaiH= and with three other sharp arrows; kumbhaH= Kumbha; vivyaadha= pierced; tam= that Angada; aapatantam= who was coming near to him; maataN^gamiva= as (one would fierce) an elephant tomaraiH= with goads.

With five steel arrows and with three other sharp-edged arrows, Kumbha pierced that Angada advancing towards him, as on would pierce an elephant with goads.

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so'ìgadaà vividhairbäëaiù kumbho vivyädha véryavän |
akuëöhadhärairniçitaistékñëaiù kanakabhüñaëaiù || 6-76-49

49. saH= that; viiryavaan= valiant; kumbhaH= Kumbha; vivyaadha= pierced; aN^gadam= Angada; bahubhiH= with many; nishitaiH= sharp; baaNaiH= arrows; kanaka bhuuShaNaiH= decked in gold; akuN^Tha dhaaraiH= with edges which were not blunt; nishitaiH= (but) sharp; tiikShaNaiH= and harsh.

That valiant Kumbha pierced Angada with a multiple of sharp arrows, decked in gold, with edges which were harsh and sharp.

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aìgadaù pratividdhäìgo väliputro na kampate |
çiläpädapavarñäëi tasya mürdhni vavarña ha || 6-76-50

50. aN^gadaH= Angada; vaaliputraH= the son of wind-god; prativiShTaaN^gaH= though pierced all over the body with sharp arrows; na kampate= was not shaken; vavarShaha= (He) showered; shilapaadapavarShaaNi= a rain of rocks and trees; tasy muurdhni= on Kumbhas head.

Angada, the son of wind-god, though pierced all over the body with sharp arrows, was however not shaken. He showered a rain of rocks and trees on Kumbhas head.

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sa praciccheda tänsarvänbibheda ca punaù çiläù |
kumbhakarëätmajaù çrémänväliputrasaméritän || 6-76-51

51. shriimaan= the glorious; Kumbha= Kumbha; kumbhakarNaatmajaH= the son of Kumbhakarna; pravichheda= chopped off; sarvaan= all; taan= those (trees); vaaliputra samiiritaan= hurled by Angada; bibheda cha= and broke off; shilaaH punaH= the rocks further.

The glorious Kumbha the son of Kumbhakarna chopped off all those trees hurled by Angada and burst off the rocks further.

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äpatantaà ca samprekñya kumbho vänarayüthapam |
bhruvorvivyädha bäëäbhyämulkäbhyämiva kuïjaram || 6-76-52

52. samprekShya= seeing; vaanarayuutham= Angada, the monkey-chief; aapatantam= rushing upon him; kumbhaH= Kumbha; vivyaadha= pierced; bhruvoH= his brows; baaNaabhyaam= his arrows; kuNjaram iva= as an elephant is struck; ulkaabhyaam= with flaming torches.

Seeing Angada the monkey-chief rushing upon him, Kumbha pierced his brows with his brows with his arrows, as an elephant would be struck with flaming torches.

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tasya susräva rudhiraà pihite cäsya locane |
aìgadaù päëinä netre pidhäya rudhirokñite || 6-76-53
sälamäsannamekena parijagräha päëinä |

53. tasya= Angadas; rudhiram= blood; susraava= oozed out; asya= his; lochane= eyes; pihite cha= were covered with blood; pidhaaya= covering; netra= his eyes; rudhirokShite= dampened with blood; paaNinaa= with one hand; parijagraaha= he caught hold of; saalam= Sala tree; aasannam= which was nearby; aapannam= nearby; ekena= with one; paaNinaa= hand.

Since Angadas blood was oozing out, his eyes were covered with blood; Covering his eyes, dampened with blood, with one hand, he caught hold of a Sala tree nearby with another hand.

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sampéòyorasi saskandham kareëäbhiniveçya ca || 6-76-54
kiïcidabhyavanamyainamunmamätha mahäraëe |

54. mahaaraNe= In that battle-field; sampiiDya= propping; saskandam= that tree with branches and all; urasi= on his chest; abhiniveshya cha= holding it; kareNa= with his hand; abhyavanamya= and bending; kiNchit= a little; unmamaatha= (he) uprooted; enam= it.

In the battle-field, propping that tree with branches and all, on his chest, holding it with his hand and bending a little, Angada uprooted it from the ground.

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tamindraketupratimaà våkñaà mandarasannibham || 6-76-55
samutsåjantaà vegena paçyatäà sarvarakñasäm |

55. sarvaraakShasaam= (While) all the demons; miShataam= were looking on; (Angada); vegena= swiftly; samutsR^ijata= hurled; tam vR^ikSham= that tree; mandarasannibham= looking like Mount Mandara; indraketupratimam= and imitating Indras banner.

While all the demons were looking on, Angada hurled that tree-which was tall like Indras banner and resembled Mount Mandara in size.

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sa ciccheda çitairbäëaiù saptabhiù käyabhedanaiù || 6-76-56
aìgado vivyathe'bhékñëaà sasäda ca mumoha ca |

56. saH= that Kumbha; chichheda= chopped off; (that tree); saptabhiH shitaiH= with seven sharp; baaNaiH= arrows; kaayabhedanaiH= which were capable of splitting asunder the body; saH= that; aN^gadaH= Angada; abhiikShNam= was very much; vivyathe= perturbed; papaata= fell down; mumoha cha= and swooned too.

That Kumbha chopped off that tree with seven sharp arrows which were capable of splitting asunder the body. That Angada was very much perturbed and fell down, swooning.

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aìgadaà vyathitaà dåñövä sédantamiva sägare || 6-76-57
duräsadaà hariçreñöhä räghaväya nyavedayan |

57. dR^iShTvaa= seeing; duraasadam vaaliputram= the unconquerable Angada; patitam= fallen down; siidantam= sinking into depression; saagaram iva= as an ocean; harishreShThaaH= the monkey-chiefs; nyavedayan= informed; raaghavaaya= Rama.

Seeing the unconquerable Angada fallen down and sinking into depression as though in an ocean, the monkey-chiefs informed the matter to Rama.

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rämastu vyathitaà çrutvä väliputraà mahähave || 6-76-58
vyädideça hariçreñöhäïjämbavatpramukhäàstataù |

58. tataH= then; shrutvaa= hearing; vaaliputram= about Angada; vyathitam= being seized with anguish; mahaavahe= in that great battle; raamaH= Rama; tataH= thereafter; vyaadidesha= sent out; harishreShThaan= for help the leaders of monkeys; jaambavaatpramukhaan= headed by Jambavan.

Hearing of Angada being seized with anguish in that great combat, Rama sent out for help, leaders of monkeys, headed by Jambavan.

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te tu vänaraçärdüläù çrutvä rämasya çäsanam || 6-76-59
abhipetuù susaìkruddhäù kumbhamudyatakärmukam |

59. shrutvaa= hearing; raamasya= Ramas; shaasanam= message; te= these; vaanara shaarduulaaH= excellent monkeys; susamkruddhaaH= were very much enraged; abhipetuH= and rushed; kumbham= towards Kumbha; udyata kaarmukam= who was holding up a bow.

Hearing Ramas message, those excellent monkeys were very much enraged and quickly rushed towards Kumbha who was wielding a bow in his hand.

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tato drumaçilähastäù kopasaàraktalocanäù || 6-76-60
rirakñiñanto'bhyapatannaìgadaà vänararñabhäù |

60. rirakShantaH= desirous of defending; aN^gadam= Angada; vaanararShabhaaH= the foremost of monkeys; tataH= then; druma shilaa hastaaH= wielding trees and rocks in their hands; kopa samrakta lochanaaH= and with their eyes reddened of fury; abhyapatan= rushed on.

With an intent to defend Angada, the monkey-chiefs then holding trees and rocks in their hands and with their furious blood-red eyes, rushed on.

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jämbaväàçca suñeëaçca vegadarçé ca vänaraù || 6-76-61
kumbhakarëätmajaà véraà kruddhäù samabhidudruvuù |

61. kruddhaaH= the enraged; jaambavaamshcha= Jambavan; suSheNashcha= Sushena; vegadarshii cha= and Vegadarshi; vaanaraH= the monkey; sambhidudruvuH= ran up; kumbhakarNaatmajam= towards Kumbha the son of Kumbhakarna.

The enraged Jambavan, Sushena and Vegadarshi, the monkey ran up towards Kumbha the son of Kumbhakarna to attack him.

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samékñyätatatastäàstu vänarendränmahäbalän || 6-76-62
ävavära çaraugheëa nageneva jaläçayam |

62. viikShya= seeing; taan mahaabalaan= those mighty; vaanarendraan= monkey-chiefs; aapatataH= coming near him; (Kumbha) aavavaara= covered (them) sharaugheNa= with a flood of arrows; jalaashayam nageneva= as one would obstruct the course of a stream by means of a rock.

Seeing those mighty monkey-chiefs coming nearer to him, Kumbha covered them with a flood of arrows, as one would obstruct the course of a stream by means of a rock.

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tasya bäëacayaà präpya na çokerativartitum || 6-76-63
vänarendrä mahätmäno velämiva mahodadhiù |

63. praapya= reaching; tasya baaNapatham= the range of his arrows; mahaatmanaH= the great souled; vaanarendraaH= monkey-chiefs; na shekuH= were unable; ativartitum= even to look at him; much less advance towards him; mahodadhiH iva= any more than a great ocean (would overstep); velaam= its shore.

Reaching the range of his arrows, the great souled monkey-chiefs were unable even to look at him, much less advance towards him, any more than a great ocean would overstep its shore.

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täàstu dåñövä harigaëäïçaravåñöibhirarditän || 6-76-64
aìgadaà påñöhataù kåtvä bhrätåjaà plavageçvaraù |
abhidudräva vegena sugrévaù kumbhamähave || 6-76-65
çailasänu caraà nägaà vegaväniva kesaré |

64-65. dR^iShTvaa= seeing; taan= those; harigaNaan= troops of monkeys; arditaan= being tormented; sharavR^iShTibhiH= with a flood of arrows; sugriivaH= Sugreeva; plavageshvaraH= the king of monkeys; aN^gadam bhraatR^ijam pR^iShTataH kR^itvaa= keeping Angada, the son of his brother in the rear; abhidudraava= rushed headlong; kumbhakarNaatmajam= towards Kumbha the son of Kumbhakarna; raNe= in the battle; vegavaan kesarii iva= as swift lion; (would bounce); naagam= upon an elephant; shailaanucharam= walking along with slopes of a mountain.

Seeing those troops of monkeys being tormented by a flood of arrows, Sugreeva the king of monkeys, keeping Angada his brothers son in the rear, rushed headlong towards Kumbha in the battle, as a swift lion would bounce upon an elephant walking along the slopes of a mountain.

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utpäöya ca mahäçailänaçvakarëändhavänbahün || 6-76-66
anyäàçca vividhänvåkñäàçcikñepa ca mahäkapiù |

66. utpaaTya= uprooting; bahuun= many; mahaavR^ikShaan= large trees; ashvakarNaadikaan= like Ashvakarna and so on; anyaan vividhaan= and many other kinds; vR^ikShaan cha= of trees; saH mahaakapiH= that king of monkeys; chikShepa= hurled (them on Kumbha).

Uprooting many large trees beginning with Ashvakarna and many kinds of trees, Sugreeva the king of monkeys hurled them on Kumbha.

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täà chädayantémäkäçaà våkñavåñöià duräsadäm || 6-76-67
kumbhakarëätmajaù çrémäàçciccheda niçitaiù çaraiù |

67. shriimaan= the illustrious; kumbhakarNaatmajaH= Kumbha the son of Kumbhakarna; nishitaiH sharaiH= with his sharp arrows; chichchheda= chopped off; taam= that; vR^ikShavR^iShTim= down pour of trees; chhadayantiim= which was obscuring; aakaasham= the sky; duraasadaam= and which was difficult to be attacked.

The illustrious Kumbha, the son of Kumbhakarna, with his sharp arrows, chopped off that down pour of trees, which was obscuring the sky and which was difficult to be assailed.

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abhilakñyeëa tévreëa kumbhena niçitaiù çaraiù || 6-76-68
nirbhidyamänäste rejuryathä ghoraçataghnayaù |

68. te= those trees; nirbhidyamaanaaH= chopped off; nishitaiH sharaiH= with his sharp arrows; tiivreNa kumbhena= by the brutal Kumbha; abhilakSheNa= who was skilled in hitting his target; rejuH= shone; ghoraaH shatagniH yathaa= like terrific Shataghnis (stones or cylindrical pieces of wood studded with iron spikes).

The trees, chopped off with his sharp arrows by the brutal Kumbha, skilled in hitting his target, shone like terrific Shataghnis (stones or cylindrical pieces of wood studded with iron spikes).

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drumavarñaà tu tacchinnaà dåñövä kumbhena véryavän || 6-76-69
vänarädhipatiù çrémänmahäsattvo na vivyathe |

69. dR^iSTvaa= seeing; tat= that; druma varSham= shower of trees; bhinnam= chopped off; kumbhena= by Kumbha; mahaasattvaH= the mighty; shriimaan= and illustrious; vaanaraadhipatiH= Sugreeva; viiryavaan= of valour; na vivyathe= did not feel disturbed.

Seeing that shower of trees chopped off by Kumbha, the mighty and illustrious Sugreeva of valour was not disturbed.

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sa vidhyamänaù sahasä sahamänaçca täïçarän || 6-76-70
kumbhasya dhanuräkñipya babhaïjendradhanuùprabham |

70. sahamaanaH= enduring; taan= those; sharaan= arrows; vidhyamaanaH= being hit; saH= Sugreeva; aakShipya= taking away; Kumbha dhanuH= Kumbhas bow; indra dhanuShprabham= having the splendour of a rain-bow; babhaN^ja= broke it; sahasaa= all at once.

Enduring those arrows being hit, Sugreeva snatched away Kumbhas bow, possessing the splendour of a rain-bow and broke it all at once.

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avaplutya tataù çéghraà kåtvä karma suduñkaram || 6-76-71
abravétkupitaù kumbhaà bhagnaçåìgamiva dvipam |

71. tataH= then; shiighram= swiftly; avaplutya= bouncing; kR^itvaa= and doing; suduShkaram karma= that most difficult act; kupitaH= the enraged Sugreeva; abraviit= spoke; Kumbha= to Kumbha; dvipam iva= who was looking like an elephant; bhagna shR^iN^gam= whose tusk was broken.

Thus bouncing swiftly and doing that most difficult task, the enraged Sugreeva spoke (as follows) to Kumbha, who was looking like an elephant with a broken tusk.

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nikumbhägraja véryaà te bäëavegaà tadadbhutam || 6-76-72
sannatiçca prabhävaçca tava vä rävaëasya vä |

72. nikumbhaagraja= O Kumbha, the elder brother of Nikumbha!; te= your; viiryam= prowess; adbhutam= is wonderful; baaNavegavat; like the swiftness of an arrow; samnatishcha= the complaisance towards demons; prabhaavashcha= and majesty too; tava vaa= are with you; raavaNasya vaa= or even with Ravana.

O Kumbha, the elder brother of Nikumbha! Both your prowess and the swiftness of your arrow are wonderful. Both Ravana and you are equal in complaisance towards demons and the majesty too exists.

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prahrädabalivåtraghnakuberavaruëopama || 6-76-73
ekastvamanujäto'si pitaraà balavattaraù |

73. prahlaada bali vR^itraghna kubera varuNopama= O Kumbha, compeer of Prahlada, Bali, Indra, Kubera and Varuna!; tvam= you; ekaH= alone; asi= are; anujaata= born with a likeness; balavattaram pitaram= of your stronger father.

O Kumbha, the compeer of Prahlada, Bali, Indra (the destroyer of the demon Vritra), Kubera (the god of riches) and Varuna (the god of water)! You alone are born with a likeness of your father (Kumbhakarna) who was exceedingly strong.

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tvämevaikaà mahäbähuà çülahastamarindamam || 6-76-74
tridaçä nätivartante jitendriyamivädhayaù |
vikramasva mahäbuddhe karmäëi mama paçya ca || 6-76-75

74-75. tridashaaH= the celestials; naativartate= cannot surpass; tvaam ekameva= even you alone; shuula hastam= with a spike in hand; arindamam= who can destroy the enemy; mahaabaahum= with your large arms; aadhayaH iva= as mental agonies cannot overwhelm his senses; vikramasva= exhibit your prowess; mahaabuddhe= O, demon of a great intellect!; pashya= see; mama= my; karmaaNicha= exploits.

The celestials cannot surpass even you alone, with a spike in hand, who can destroy the enemy with your large arms, as mental agonies cannot overwhelm the one who subdued his senses. Hence, exhibit your prowess, O demon of great intellect and see my exploits.

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varadänätpitåvyaste sahate devadänavän |
kumbhakarëastu véryeëa sahate ca suräsurän || 6-76-76

76. te= your; pitR^ivyaH= uncle (Ravana); vara daanaat= due to receipt of a boon; sahate= is tolerating; devadaanavaan= celestials and demons; kumbhakarNastu= (But) Kumbhakarna on his part; viiryeNa= by his prowess; sahate= is tolerating; suraasuraan= celestials and demons.

Because of the boon received by him, Ravana your uncle is able to attack the celestials and demons. But Kumbhakarna (your father) on his part is tolerating the celestials and demons.

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dhanuñéndrajitastulyaù pratäpe rävaëasya ca |
tvamadya rakñasäà loke çreñöho'si balavéryataù || 6-76-77

77. tvam= you; tulyaH= who are equal; indrajitaH= to Indrajit; dhanuShi= in archery; raavaNasya= and to Ravana; prataape= in prowess; asi= are; adya= now; shreShThaH= the foremost; balaviiryataH= in strength and heroism; rakShasaam loke= among the demon-folk.

You are equal in archery to Indrajit and in prowess to Ravana. Hence, you are now the foremost in strength and heroism among the demon-folk.

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mahävimardaà samare mayä saha tavädbhutam |
adya bhütäni paçyantu çakraçambarayoriva || 6-76-78

78. bhuutaani= (Let) the created beings; pashyantu= see; tava adbhutam mahaavimardam= your great wonderful fight; mayaa saha= with me; samara= in battle; adya= today; shakrashambavavoriva= like the fight occurred between Indra and Shambara, the demon.

Let the created beings see your great wonderful fight with me in the battle field today, as they saw that fight between Indra and Shambara, the demon.

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kåtamapratimaà karma darçitaà cästrakauçalam |
pätitä harivéräçca tvayaite bhémavikramäù || 6-76-79

79. apratimam= an incomparable; karma= task; kR^itam= has been done; tvayaa= by you; astra kaushalam cha= a skill in missile weaponry; darshitam= has been shown; ete= these; hariviiraashcha= monkey-heroes; bhiima vikramaaH= possessing a terrific prowess; paatitaaH= have been struck down.

You have performed an incomparable task. You have also shown your skill in missile weaponry. You have struck down these monkey-heroes possessing a terrific prowess.

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upälambhabhayäccäpi näsi véra mayä hataù |
kåtakarmä pariçränto viçräntaù paçya me balam || 6-76-80

80. viira= O valiant demon; kR^itakarmaparishraantaH= you, who look tired in doing your martial duty; na asi hataH= were not killed; mayaa= by me; upaalambhabhayaat= with a fear of censure; pashya= see; me= my; balam= strength; vishraantaH= after taking some rest.

O valiant demon! Since you look tired after performing your martial duty, I did not kill you, with a fear of public censure. Identify my strength, after taking some rest.

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tena sugrévaväkyena sävamänena mänitaù |
agneräjyahutasyeva tejastasyäbhyavardhata || 6-76-81

81. maanitaH= (Kumbha) was honoured; tena Sugreeva saavamaanena vaakyena= with those insulting words of Sugreeva; tasya= His; tejaH= splendour; abhyavardhata= enhanced; agneH iva= like a splendour of the sacrificial (enhances); aajya hutasya= when a melted butter is offered as an oblation.

Kumbha was thus honoured with those insulting words of Sugreeva. Kumbhas splendour then enhanced, like the splendour of the sacrificial fire, when a melted butter is offered to it as an oblation.

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tataù kumbhastu sugrévaà bähubhyäà jagåhe tadä |
gajävivätamadau niùçvasantau muhurmuhuù || 6-76-82
anyonyagätragrathitau gharñantävitaretaram |
sadhümäà mukhato jväläà visåjantau pariçramät || 6-76-83

82-83. tataH= then; kumbhaH= Kumbha; jagR^ihe= clasped; sugriivam= Sugreeva; baahubhyaam= by his arms; tadaa= then; miH shvasantau= (they stood) breathing heavily; muhurmuH= again and again; aviitamadau gajaaviva= like elephants whose rut was not worn out; anyonya gaatra grathitau= having their bodies wound each other; gharShantau= and rubbing; itaretaram= one another; vispajantau= and releasing; jvaalaam= a flame to blaze; sadhuumam= with smoke; mukhataH= from their faces; parishramaat= due to fatigue.

The reopen, Kumbha pressingly clasped Sugreeva in his arms. Then, they stood breathing heavily again and again as elephants in rut, having their bodies fastened against each other, rubbing one another and emitting a flame to blaze with smoke from their faces because of their fatigue.

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tayoù pädäbhighätäcca nimagnä cäbhavanmahé |
vyäghürëitataraìgaçca cukñubhe varuëälayaù || 6-76-84

84. mahii= the floor; abhavat= became; nimagnaa= sunk down; tayoH= by their; paadaabhighaataat= trampling of the feet; vyaaghoorNita taraNgaH= with their waves whirled about; varuNaalayaH= the ocean; chukShubhe= became turbulent.

The battle-ground sank under the trampling of their feet. With their waves whirled about, the ocean became turbulent.

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tataù kumbhaà samutkñipya sugrévo lavaëämbbhasi |
pätayämäsa vegena darçayannudadhestalam || 6-76-85

85. tataH= then; samutkShipya= tossing up; kumbham= Kumbha; sugriivaH= Sugreeva; paatayaamaasa= threw him down; vegena= speedily; lavaNaambhasi= into the ocean; darshayan= showing; udadhaH talam= him the bottom of the sea.

Then tossing up Kumbha, Sugreeva threw him down speedily into the ocean, showing him the bottom of the sea.

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tataù kumbhanipätena jalaräçiù samutthitaù |
vindhyamandarasaìkäço visasarpa samantataù|| 6-76-86

86. tataH= then; kumbhanipaatena= due to throwing down of Kumbha; samutthitaH= the fully risen; jalaraashiH= sea; vindhyamandara samkaashaH= equal to the height of Mount Vindhya; visasarpa= diffused; samantataH= on all sides.

Due to the hurling down of Kumbha, the fully risen sea, reaching a height of as to that of Mount Vindhya, diffused on all sides.

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tasya carma ca pusphoöa saïjajïe cäsya çoëitam |
sa ca muñöirmahävegaù pratijaghne'sthimaëòale || 6-76-87

87. tataH= then; kumbhaH= Kumbha; samutpatya= jumping up; abhipaatya cha= and throwing down; sugriivam= Sugreeva; kruddhaH= irritated; ajaghaana= struck him; urasi= on his chest muShTinaa= with his fist ; vajrakalpena= equal to a thunder-bolt.

The enraged Kumbha, then jumping up and throwing down Sugreeva, struck him on his chest with his thunderbolt-like fist.

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tadä vegena taträséttejaù prajvälitaà muhuù |
vajraniñpeñasaïjätajvälä merau yathä girau || 6-76-88

88. tasya= his; varma cha= armour too; pusphoTa= was burst asunder; shoNitam vaapi= even blood; samjaJNe= appeared (oozing out); saH mahaa vegaH= that awfully forceful; muShTiH= fist; pratijaghne= was given a counter-strike; asthimaN^Dale= by the cage of bones.

Sugreevas armour was burst asunder. Even blood appeared oozing out of his chest. His cage of bones gave a counter-strike to that awfully forceful fist.

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sa taträbhihatastena sugrévo vänararñabhaù |
muñöià saàvartayämäsa vajrakalpaà mahäbalaù || 6-76-89

89. tadaa= then; vegena= by the force (of the fist); tatra= there; prajvalitam= blazed up; mahat= a mighty; tejaH= flame; jvaalaa yathaa= resembling the fire; meroHgireH= (that bursts up) on Mount Meru; vajra niShpeShasamjaataa= born out of a stroke of lighting.

Then, by the force of that fist shot forth there, a mighty flame resembling the fire that bursts up on Mount Meru, was born out of a stroke of lightning.

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arciùsahasravikacaà ravimaëòalasaprabham |
sa muñöià pätayämäsa kumbhasyorasi véryavän || 6-76-90

90. saH= that; mahaabala= mighty; sugriivaH= Sugreeva; vaanara shreShThah= the foremost of monkeys; abhihataH= struck; tatra= there; tena= by him; samvartayaamaasa= tightened; muShTim= his fist; vajrakalpam= equal to a thunderbolt.

Thus struck by Kumbha there, that mighty Sugreeva, the chief of monkeys, tightened his fist which appeared like a thunderbolt.

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sa tu tena prahareëa vihvalo bhåçapéòitaù |
nipapäta tadä kumbho gatärciriva pävakaù || 6-76-91

91. viiryavaan= the valiant; saH= Sugreeva; paatayaamaasa= forcefully descended; muShTim= his fist; archiH sahasra vikacha ravimaN^Dala varchasam= which shone like the solar disc encircled by a thousand rays; urasi= on the breast; kumbhasya= of Kumbha.

The valiant Sugreeva forcefully descended his fist, which shone like the solar disc encircled by a thousand rays, on the breast of Kumbha.

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muñöinäbhihatastena nipapätäçu räkñasaù |
lohitäìga iväkäçäddéptaraçmiryadåcchayä || 6-76-92

92. saH kumbhaH= that Kumbha; bhR^isha piiDitaH= very much hurt; tena prahaareNa= by that blow; vihvalaH= was exhausted; tadaa= and then; nipapaata= fell down; paavakaH iva= like a fire; gataarchiH= whose flame has gone.

That Kumbha, very much hurt by that blow, was exhausted and then fell down, like fire whose flame has extinguished.

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kumbhasya patato rüpaà bhagnasyorasi muñöinä |
babhau rudräbhipannasya yathärüpaà gaväà pateù || 6-76-93

93. abhihataH= struck; muShTinaa= with fist; tena= by that Sugreeva; raakShasaH= that demon; nipapaata= fell down; aashu= suddenly; lohitaaNgaH iva= as the plant Mars; diiptarashmiH= of splendid rays; aakaashaat= (would drop down) from the sky; yard^ichchhayaa= accidentally.

Thus struck with Sugreevas fist, that demon fell down suddenly, as the planet Mars, of splendid rays, would drop down from the sky accidentally.

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tasminhate bhémaparäkrameëa |
plavaìgamänämåñabheëa yuddhe |
mahé saçailä savanä cacäla |
bhayaà ca rakñäàsyadhikaà viveça || 6-76-94

94. tasmin hate= when he was killed; yuddhe= in battle; R^iShaNena= by Sugreeva the chief; plavaN^gamaanaam= of monkeys; bhiimaparaakrameNa= with a terrific prowess; mahii= the earth; chachaala= trembled sa shailaa= with its mountains; savanaa= and forests; adhikam bhayam= too much fear; vivesha= entered; rakShaamsi= the demons.

When Kumbha was killed in battle by Sugreeva the chief of monkeys, possessing a terrific prowess, the earth with its mountains and forests trembled. Too much fear seized the demons.

 

ityärñe çrémadrämäyaëe välmékéye ädikävye yuddhakäëòe ñaösaptatitamaù sargaù

Thus, this is the 76th chapter in Yuddha Kanda of Valmiki Ramayana, the First Epic poem of India.


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Sarga 76 in English Prose

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June 2008, K. M. K. Murthy