Kurma Vibhaga ||14||
1To the nine triads of stars commencing from Krittika belong the nine regions of the earth having Bharata Varsha as its centre and proceeding thence to the East, South-east, etc.
2-4To the central region belong the following: —Bhadra, Arimeda, Mandavya, Salwa, Neepa, Ujjihana, Sankhyata, Marwar, Vatsa, Ghosha, those of the Yamuna and the Saraswati, Mathsya, Madhyamika, Mathura, Upajyotisha, Dharmaranya, Surasena, Gouragriva, Uddehika, Pandu, Guda, Aswattha, Panchala, Ayodhya, Kanka, Kuru, Kakikoti, Kukura, Pariyatra mountain, Udumbara, Kapisthala and Hastinapura.
5-7To the east are situated the four mountains, viz. Anjana, Vrishabhadhvaja, Padnia and Malyavan; then the Vyaghramukhas, Suhma, Karvatas, Chandrapura, the Surpakarnas, Khasas, Magadha, Mount Sibira, Mithila, Samathata, Orissa, the Aswavadanas, the Danlurakas, Pragjyotisha, river Lauhitj^a, the milky ocean, cannibals, mountain of Sunrise, the Bhadras, Gaudas, Paundras, Utkala, Kasi, Mekala, the Ambashthas,the one footed people, Tamraliptakas, Kosala and Burdwan.
8-10In the South east are situated Kosala, Kalinga, Vanga, Upavanga, Jatharanga, Saulikas, Vidarbha, the Vatsas, Andhra, Chedi, the Urdhvakanthas, the island of Vrisha, Nalikera Charmgidweepa, the inhabitants of the Vindhya range, Tripuri, Smasrudharas, Hemakudya, the Vyalagreevas, the Mahagreevas, Kishkindha, Kantakastthala, the territory of the aborigines the Purikas, the Dasarnas, naked Sabaras and Parna Sabaras (Sabaras clothed in leaves). These are the regions standing under the group conmencing with Aslesha.
11-16In the south, are situated Lanka, the Kalajinas, Saurikeernas, Talikatas, Girinagara,the Malaya, Dardura, Mahendra and Malindya hills, the Bharukachchas, the Kankatas, Kankanas, Vanavasi, the Sibikas, Phanikaras, Konkans, Abheeras, the nine-region, the Vena river, the Avartakas, Dasapara, the Gonardas, Kerala, Karnatic, the Great forest, Chitrakuta hill, Nasik, Kollagiri, the Cholas, the Krauncha island, Jatadharas, the Kaveri, the Rishyamukha (mountain), the mines of Vaidurya, conch shells, and pearls, Atri’s hermitage, the mariners, Dharmapattana,the islands, Ganarajya, Krishna Velluru, the Pisikas, the Surpa mountain, mount Kusuma, Tarrrbavana, the Karmaneyakas, the southern ocean, the hermitages, the Risheekas, Kanchi, Maruchipattana, Cheryaryakas, the Simhalese, the Ivishabh.is, Baladevapattana, Dandaka forest, the whale-eaters, Bhadras, Kachchas, elephant caves and the Tamriparni river.
17-19In the southwest, lie the following tracts: of tire Palavas, Kambojas, hindhu-Sauveeras, Vadavamukhas, Aravas, Ambashthas, Kapdas, Nareemukhas, Anartas, the Phenagiri, Yavanas, Margaras, Karnapraveyas, Parasavas, Sudras, Barbaras, Kiratas, Khandas, Kravyadas (raw-meat-eaters), Abheeras; dlianchukris, the Hcmagiri, the Indus, the Kalakas, the Raivatakas, the Sourashtras, the Badaras and the Dravidas. These and the great ocean stand under the group of asterisms headed by Swati.
20-21In the west are the Manimath and Meghavat hills, Vanaugha, Mount Kshurarpaua, Asthagiri, the Aparanthakas, Santikas, Haihayas, Mount Prasasta, the Vokkanas, the Punjab? Ramathas, Paratas, Tarakshiti, the Jringas, Vaisyas, Gold Scythians and all the lawless hordes of barbarians living in the west.
22-23In the northwest are the Mandavyas, Tusharas, Talas, Halas, Madras, Asmakas, Kulutas, Haladas, the kingdom of Women, Nrisimha forest, the Khastthas, the river Venumatee, the Phalgulukas, Guluhas, Marukuchchas, Charmarangas, the one-eyed men. Sulikas, Deerghagreevas, Deerghasyas and Deergliakosas.
24-28In the north, lie the mountains known as Kailasa, Himalaya, Vasumat, Dhanashmat, Krauncha and Meru, the Kuru country (north and south), the Kshudra meenas, Kaikayas, Vasatis, Yamunas, Bhogaprasttha, the Arjunayanas, Agneedhras, Adarsas, Antardweepai Trigartha, the Turagananas, the Svamukhas, Kesadharas, Chipitanasikas (flat noses), Daserakas, Vatadhanas, Saradhanas, Taxila, Pushkalavata, Kailavata, the Kanthadhanas, Ambaravata, Madrakas, Malwa, Pauravas, Kachcharas, Dandapingalakas, Manahalas, Huns, Kohalas, Seetakas, Mandavyas, Bhutapura, Gandhara, Yasovatee, the Hematalas, Kshatriyas, the Khacharasj the Gavyas, the Yaudheyas, Dasamcyas, Syamakas and Kshemadhurtas.
29-31In the north east are situated Meruka, Nashtarajya, Pasupala, Keera, Kasliaiir, the Abhitaras, Daradas, Tanganas, Kulutas, Sairindhras, Vanarashtras, Brahmapura, the Dirvas, Damaras, Vanarajya, Kiratas, China, the Kaunindas, Bhallas, Patolas, Jatasuras, Kunatas Khasas, Ghoshas, Kuchikas, one-footed men, the Anuviddhas, gold regions, Vasudhanas, Divishtas, Pauravas, people clad in bark, Trinetras, Mount Munja and the Gandharvas.
32-33When these groups of asterisms beginning with Krittika are hurt by m malefic planets, the kings of the following countries will in their order be destroyed; —Panchala, Magadha, Kalinga, Avantee, Anarta, Sindhusauveera, Haraheura, Aladra and Kuninda.