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 154

[English text for this chapter is available]

vivāhaḥ |
puṣkara uvāca |
vipraścatasro vindeta bhāryāstisrastu bhūmipaḥ |
dve ca vaiśyo yathākāmaṃ bhāryaikāmapi cāntyajaḥ || 1 ||
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dharmakāryāṇi sarvāṇi na kāryāṇyasavarṇayā |
pāṇirgrāhyaḥ savarṇāsu gṛhṇīyātksatriyā śaraṃ || 2 ||
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vaiśyā pratīdamādadyāddaśāṃ vai cāntyajā tathā |
sakṛtkanyā pradātavyā haraṃstāṃ cauradaṇḍabhāk || 3 ||
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apatyavikrayāsakte niṣkṛtirna vidhīyate |
kanyādānaṃ śacīyogo vivāho'tha caturthikā || 4 ||
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vivāhametatkathitaṃ nāmakarmacatuṣṭayaṃ |
naṣṭe mṛte pravrajite klīve ca patite patau || 5 ||
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pañcasvāpatsu nārīṇāṃ patiranyo vidhīyate |
mṛte tu devare deyāttadabhāve yathecchayā || 6 ||
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pūrvātritayamāgneyaṃ vāyavyaṃ cottarātrayaṃ |
rohiṇau ceti caraṇe bhagaṇaḥ śasyate sadā || 7 ||
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naikagotrāntu varayennaikārṣeyāñca bhārgava |
pitṛtaḥ saptamādūrdhvaṃ mātṛtaḥ pañcamāttathā || 8 ||
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āhūya dānaṃ brāhmaḥ syātkulaśīlayutāya tu |
puruṣāṃstārayettajjo nityaṃ kanyapradānataḥ || 9 ||
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tathā gomithunādānādvivāhastvārṣa ucyate |
prārthitā dīyate yasya prājāpatyaḥ sa dharmakṛt || 10 ||
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śulkena cāsuro mando gāndharvo varaṇānmithaḥ |
rākṣaso yuddhaharaṇātpaiśācaḥ kanyakācchalāt || 11 ||
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vaivāhike'hni kurvīta kumbhakāramṛdā śucīṃ |
jalāśaye tu tāṃ pūjya vādyādyaiḥ strīṃ gṛhatrayet || 12 ||
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praśupte keśave naiva vivāhaḥ kārya eva hi |
poṣe caitre kujadine riktāviṣṭitatho na ca || 13 ||
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na śukrajīve'stamite na śaśāṅke grahārdite |
arkārkabhaumayukte bhe vyatīpātahate na hi || 14 ||
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somyaṃ pitryañca vāyavyaṃ sāvitraṃ rohiṇī tathā |
uttarātritayaṃ mūlaṃ maitraṃ pauṣṇaṃ vivāhabhaṃ || 15 ||
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mānuṣākhyastathā lagno mānuṣākhyāṃśakaḥ śubhaḥ |
tṛtīye ca tathā ṣaṣṭhe daśamaikādaśe'ṣṭame || 16 ||
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arkārkicandatanayāḥ praśastā na kujo'ṣṭamaḥ |
saptāntyāṣṭamavargeṣu śeṣāḥ śastā grahottamāḥ || 17 ||
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teṣāmapi tathā madhyātṣaṣṭhaḥ śukro na śasyate |
vaivāhike bhe kartavyā tathaiva ca caturthikā || 18 ||
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na dātavyā grahāstatra caturādyāstathaikagāḥ |
parvavarjaṃ striyaṃ gacchetsatyā dattā sadā ratiḥ || 19 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Chapter 154

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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