Agni Purana [sanskrit]

97,288 words

This Sanskrit edition of the Agnipurana. It is one of the traditional eighteen Mahapuranas presented as an encyclopedia of ancient Indian history and knowledge. It contains either 382 or 383 chapters and over 10.000 verses (Sanskrit Shlokas).

[English text for this chapter is available]

bhagavānuvāca |
bhūmeḥ parigrahaṃ kuryyāt kṣiped vrīhīṃśca sarṣapān |
nārasiṃhena rakṣoghnān prokṣayet pañcagavyataḥ || 1 ||
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bhūmiṃ ghaṭe tu sampūjya saratne sāṅgakaṃ harim |
astramantreṇa karakaṃ tatra cāṣṭaśataṃ yajet || 2 ||
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acchinnadhārayā siñcan vrīhīn saṃskṛtya dhārayet |
pradakṣiṇaṃ paribhrāmya kalaśaṃ vikiropari || 3 ||
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savastre kalaśe bhūyaḥ pūjayedacyutaṃ śriyam |
yoge yogeti mantreṇa nyasecchayyāntu maṇḍale ṣa || 4 ||
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kuśopari tūlikāñca śayyāyāṃ digvidikṣu ca |
vidyādhipān yajedviṣṇuṃ madhughātaṃ trivikramam || 5 ||
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vāmanaṃ dikṣu vāyvādau śrīdharañca hṛṣīkapam |
vidyādhipān yajedviṣṇuṃ madhugātaṃ trivikramam || 6 ||
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abhyarcya pañcādaiśānyāṃ catuṣkumbe savedike |
snānamaṇḍapake sarvadravyāṇyānīya nikṣipet || 7 ||
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snānakumbheṣu kumbhāṃ stāṃ ścaturdikṣvadhivāsayet |
kalśāḥ sthāpanīyāstu abhiṣekārthamādarāt || 8 ||
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vaṭodumbarakāśvatthāṃśvampakāśokaśrī drumān |
palāśārjunaplakṣāṃstu kadambavakulāmrakān || 9 ||
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pallavāṃstu samānīya pūrvakumbhe vinikṣipet |
padmakaṃ rocanāṃ dūrvvā darbhapiñjalameva ca || 10 ||
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jātīpuṣpaṃ kundapuṣpañcandanaṃ raktacandanam |
siddhārthaṃ tagarañcaiva taṇḍulaṃ dakṣiṇe nyaset || 11 ||
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suvarṇaṃ rajatañcaiva kūladvayamṛdantathā |
nadyāḥ samudragāminyā viśeṣāt jāhravīmṛdam || 12 ||
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gomayañca yavān śālīṃstilāṃścaivāpare nyaset |
viṣṇuparṇī śyāmalatāṃ bhṛṅgarājaṃ śatādharīm || 13 ||
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sahadevāṃ mahādevīṃ balāṃ vyāghnīṃ salakṣmaṇām |
aisānyāmapare sumbhe mahgalyānviniveśayet || 14 ||
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valmīkamṛttikāṃ saptasthānotthāmapare nyaset |
jāhnatīvālukātoyaṃ vinyasedapare ghaṭe || 15 ||
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varāhavṛṣanāgendraviṣāṇoddhṛtamṛttikām |
mṛttikāṃ padmamūlasya kuśasya tvapare nyaset || 16 ||
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tīrthaparvatamṛdbhisca yuktamapyapare nyaset |
nāgakeśarapuṣpañca kāśmīramapare nyaset || 17 ||
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canda nāgurukarpūraiḥ puṣpaṃ caivāpare nyaset |
vaidūryaṃ vidrumaṃ muktāṃ sphaṭikaṃ vajrameva ca || 18 ||
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etānyekatra nikṣipya sthāpayeddevasattama |
nadīnadataḍāgānāṃ salilairaparaṃ nyaset || 19 ||
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ekāśītipade dhānyānmaṇḍape kalaśān nyaset |
gandhodakādyaiḥ sampūrṇān śrīsūktenābhimantrayet || 20 ||
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yavaṃ siddhārthakaṃ gandhaṃ kuśāgraṃ cākṣataṃ tathā |
litān phalaṃ tatā puṣpamaghyārthaṃ pūrvato nyaset || 21 ||
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padmaṃ śyāmalatāṃ dūrvāṃ viṣṇuparṇī kuśāṃstathā |
pādyārthaṃ dakṣiṇe bhāge madhuparkkaṃ tu dakṣiṇe || 22 ||
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kakkolakaṃ lavaṅgañca tathā jātīphalaṃ śubham |
uttare hyācamanāya agnau dūrvākṣatānvitam || 23 ||
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pātraṃ nīrājanārthaṃ ca tathodvarttanamānile |
gandhupuṣpānvitaṃ pātramaiśānyāṃ pātrake nyaset || 24 ||
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murāmāṃsīṃ cāmalakaṃ sahadevāṃ niśādikam |
ṣaṣṭidīpānnyasedaṣṭau nyasennīrājanāya ca || 25 ||
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śaṅkhaṃhacakrañca śrīvatsaṃ kuliśaṃ paṅkajādikam |
hemādipātre kṛtvā tu nānāvarṇādipuṣpakam || 26 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Chapter 57

Cover of edition (1987)

The Agni Puranam (Anandashram Edition)
by Shri Chimna Apate (श्री चिमणा आपटे) (1987)

Publisher: Anandashram, Pune; 633 pages; Title: अग्निपुराणम्;

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Cover of edition (2007)

Agni Purana with Hindi Translation
by Tarinish Jha and Dr. Ghanshayam Tripathi (तारिणीश् झा और डॉ. घनश्याम त्रिपाठी) (2007)

Publisher: Hindi Sahitya Sammelan, Allahabad; 1199 pages; Title: अग्निपुराणम् (संस्कृत एवं हिन्दी अनुवाद);

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Cover of edition (2023)

Agni Purana (Two Volumes)
by M. N. Dutt (2023)

Publisher: Parimal Publication Pvt. Ltd.; Editor: K. L. Joshi.; ISBN-10: 8171101690; ISBN-13: 9788171101696; 1070 pages.

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Cover of edition (2006)

Agni-Purana (Set of 4 Volumes)
by N. Gangadharan (2006)

Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; ISBN: Part I 8120803590 (9788120803596); Part II 8120803604 (‎9788120803602); Part III 8120801741 (9788120801745); Part IV 812080306X (9788120803060); 1271 pages.

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Cover of edition (2013)

The Agni Purana (Hindi)
by (2013)

Publisher: Gita Press, Gorakhpur; Title: अग्निपुराण (केवल हिन्दी अनुवाद); ISBN-10: 8129302934; ISBN-13: 9788129302939; 848 pages.

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Cover of edition (2013)

Agni Purana (Kannada)
by Sreedharananda (2013)

Publisher: Pooja Pusthaka Bhandara, Bangalore; Title: ಅಗ್ನಿ ಪುರಾಣ; 560 pages.

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