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 203

[English text for this chapter is available]

agniruvāca |
puṣpādyaiḥ pūjanādviṣṇorna yāti narakāndave |
āyuṣo'nte naraḥ prāṇairanicchannapi mucyate || 1 ||
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jalamagnirviṣaṃ śastraṃ kṣudvyādhiḥ patanaṃ gireḥ |
nimittaṃ kiñcidāsādya dehī prāṇairvimucyate || 2 ||
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anyaccharīramādatte yātanīyaṃ svakarmabhiḥ |
bhuṅkte'tha pāpakṛtduḥkhaṃ sukhaṃ dharmāya saṅgataḥ || 3 ||
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nīyate yamadūtaistu yamaṃ prāṇibhayaṅkaraiḥ |
kupathe dakṣiṇadvāri dharmikaḥ paścimādibhiḥ || 4 ||
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yamājñaptaiḥ kiṅkaraistu pātyate narakeṣu ca |
svarge tu nīyate dharmādvasiṣṭhādyuktisaṃśrayāt || 5 ||
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goghātī tu mahāvīcyāṃ varṣalakṣantu pīḍyate |
āmakumbhe mahādīpte brahmahā bhūmihārakaḥ || 6 ||
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mahāpralayakaṃ yāvadraurave pīḍyate śanaiḥ |
strībālavṛddhahantā tu yāvadindrāścaturdaśa || 7 ||
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mahārauravake raudre gṛhakṣetrādidīpakaḥ |
dahyate kalpamekaṃ sa caurastāmisrake patet || 8 ||
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naikakalpantu śūlādyairbhidyate yamakiṅkaraiḥ |
mahātāmisrake sarpajalaukādyaiśca pīḍyate || 9 ||
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yāvadbhūmirmātṛhādyā asipatravane'sibhiḥ |
naikakalpantu narake karambhavālukāsu ca || 10 ||
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yena dagdho janastatra dahyate vālukādibhiḥ |
kākole kṛmiviṣṭhāśī ekākī miṣṭabhojanaḥ || 11 ||
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kuṭṭale mūtraraktāśī pañcayajñakriyojjhitaḥ |
sudurgandhe raktabhojī bhaveccābhakṣyabhakṣyakaḥ || 12 ||
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tailapāke tu tilavatpīḍyate parapīḍakaḥ |
tailapāke tu pacyeta śaraṇāgataghātakaḥ || 13 ||
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nirucchāse dānanāśī rasavikrayako'dhvare |
nāmnā vajrakavāṭena mahāpāte tadānṛtī || 14 ||
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mahājvāle pāpabuddhiḥ krakace'gamyagāminaḥ |
saṅkarī guḍapāke ca pratudetparamarmanut || 15 ||
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kṣārahrade prāṇihantā kṣuradhāre ca bhūmihṛt |
ambarīṣe gosvarṇahṛddrumacchidvajraśastrake || 16 ||
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madhuhartā parītāpe kālasūtre parārthahṛt |
kaśmale'tyantamāṃsāśī ugragandhe hyapiṇḍadaḥ || 17 ||
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durdhare tu kācabhakṣī vandigrāharatāśca ye |
mañjuṣe narake lohe'pratiṣṭhe śrutinindakaḥ || 18 ||
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pūtivaktre kūṭasākṣī pariluṇṭhe dhanāpahā |
bālastrīvṛddhaghātī ca karāle brāhmaṇārtikṛt || 19 ||
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vilepe madyapo vipro mahātāmre tu medinaḥ || 20 ||
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tathākramya pāradārān jvalantīmāyasīṃ śilāṃ |
śālmalākhye tamāliṅgennārī bahunaraṅgamā || 21 ||
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āsphoṭajihvoddharaṇaṃ strīkṣaṇānnetrabhedanaṃ |
aṅgārarāśau kṣipyante mātṛputryādigāminaḥ || 22 ||
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caurāḥ kṣuraiśca bhidyante svamāṃsāśī ca māṃsabhuk |
māsopavāsakartā vai na yāti narakannaraḥ || 23 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Chapter 203

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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