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).

Chapter 102

[English text for this chapter is available]

īśvara uvāca |
cūlake dhvajadaṇḍe ca dhvaje devakule tathā |
pratiṣṭhā ca yathoddiṣṭā tathā skanda vadāmi te || 1 ||
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taḍāgārdhapraveśādvā yadvā savārdhaveśanāt |
aiṣṭake dārujaḥ śūlaḥ śailaje dhāmni śailajaḥ || 2 ||
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vaiṣṇavādau ca cakrāḍhyaḥ kumbhaḥ syānmūrtimānataḥ |
sa ca triśūlayuktastu agracūlābhidho mataḥ || 3 ||
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īśaśūlaḥ samākhyāto mūrdhni liṅgasamanvitaḥ |
vījapūrakayukto vā śivaśāstreṣu tadvidhaḥ || 4 ||
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citro dhvajaśca jaṅghāto yathā jaṅgārdhato bhavet |
bhavedvā daṇḍamānastu yadi vā tadyadṛcchayā || 5 ||
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mahādhvajaḥ samākhyāto yastu pīṭhasya veṣṭakaḥ |
śakrairgrahai rasaivāpi hastairdaṇḍastu sambhitaḥ || 6 ||
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uttamādikrameṇaiva vijñeyaḥ śūribhistataḥ |
vaṃśajaḥ śālajātirvā sa daṇḍaḥ sarvakāmadaḥ || 7 ||
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ayamāropyamāṇastu bhaṅgamāyāti vai yadi |
rājñoniṣṭaṃ vijānīyādyajamānasya vā tathā || 8 ||
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mantreṇa bahurūpeṇa pūrvavacchāntimācaret |
dvārapālādipūjāñca mantrāṇāntarpyaṇantathā || 9 ||
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vidhāya cūlakaṃ daṇḍaṃ snāpayedastramantrataḥ |
anenaiva tu mantreṇa dhvajaṃ samprokṣya deśikaḥ || 10 ||
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mṛdu kaṣāyādibhiḥ snānaṃ prāsādaṅkārayettataḥ |
vilipya rasamācchādya śayyāyāṃ nyasya pūrvavat || 11 ||
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cūḍake liṅgavaṇanyāso na ca jñānaṃ na ca kriyā |
viśeṣārthā caturthī ca na kuṇḍasya kalpanā || 12 ||
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daṇḍe tayārthatattvañca vidyātattvaṃ dvitīyakaṃ |
sadyojātāni vakrāṇi śivatattvaṃ punardhvaje || 13 ||
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niṣkalañca śivantatra nyasyāṅgāni prapūjayet |
cūḍake ca tato mantro sānnidhye sahitāṇubhiḥ || 14 ||
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homayetpratibhāgañca dhvaje taistu phaḍantikaiḥ |
anyathāpi kṛtaṃ yacca dhvajasaṃskāraṇaṃ kvacit || 15 ||
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astrayāgavidhāvevaṃ tatsarvamupadarśitaṃ |
prāsāde kārite sthāne sragvastrādivibhūṣite || 16 ||
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jaṅghā vedī tadūrdhve tu tritattvādi niveśya ca |
homādikaṃ vidhāyātha śivaṃ sampūjya pūrvavat || 17 ||
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sarvatattvamayaṃ dhyātvā śivañca vyāpakaṃ nyaset |
anantaṃ kālarudrañca vibhāvya ca padāmbuje || 18 ||
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kuṣmāṇḍahāṭakau pīṭhe pātālanarakaiḥ saha |
bhuvanairlokapālaiśca śatarudrādibhirvṛtaṃ || 19 ||
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brahmāṇdakamidaṃ dhyātvā jaṅghātāñca vibhāvayet |
vāritejonilavyomapañcāṣṭakasamanvitaṃ || 20 ||
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sarvāvaraṇasañjñañca vṛddhayonyavṛkānvitaṃ |
yogāṣṭakasamāyuktaṃ nāśāvidhi guṇatrayaṃ || 21 ||
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paṭasthaṃ puruṣaṃ siṃhaṃ vāmañca paribhāvayet |
mañjarīvedikāyāñca vidyādikacatuṣṭayaṃ || 22 ||
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kaṇṭhe māyāṃ sarudrāñca vidyāścāmalasārake |
kalase ceśvaraṃ vinduṃ vidyeśvarasamanvitaṃ || 23 ||
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jaṭājūṭañca taṃ vidyācchūlaṃ candrārdharūpakaṃ |
śaktitrayaṃ ca tatraiva daṇḍe nādaṃ vibhāvya ca || 24 ||
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dhvaje ca kuṇḍalīṃ śaktimiti dhāmni vibhāvayet |
jagatyā vātha sandhāya liṅgaṃ piṇḍikayāthavā || 25 ||
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samutthāpya sumantraiśca vinyaste śaktipaṅkaje |
nyastaratnādike tatra svādhāre viniveśayet || 26 ||
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yajamāno dhvaje lagne bandhumitrādibhiḥ saha |
dhāma pradakṣiṇīkṛtya labhate phalamīhitaṃ || 27 ||
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guruḥ pāśupataṃ dhyāyan sthiramantrādhipairyutaṃ |
adhipān śastrayuktāṃśca rakṣaṇāya nibodhayet || 28 ||
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nyūnādidoṣaśāntyarthaṃ hutvā datvā ca digbaliṃ |
gurave dakṣiṇāṃ dadyādyajamāno divaṃ vrajet || 29 ||
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pratimāliṅgavedīnāṃ yāvantaḥ paramāṇavaḥ |
tāvadyugasahasrāṇi karturbhogabhujaḥ phalaṃ || 30 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Chapter 102

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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