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 252

[English text for this chapter is available]

agniruvāca |
bhrāntamud bhrāntamāviddhamāplutaṃ viplutaṃ sṛtaṃ |
sampātaṃ samudīśañca śyenapātamathākulaṃ || 1 ||
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uddhūtamavadhūtañca savyaṃ dakṣiṇameva ca |
anālakṣitavisphoṭau karālendramahāsakhau || 2 ||
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vikarālanipātau ca vibhīṣaṇabhayānakau |
samagrārddhatīyāṃśapādapādārddhavārijāḥ || 3 ||
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prātyālīḍhamathālīḍhaṃ varāhaṃ lulitantathā |
iti dvātriṃśato jñeyāḥ khaḍgacarmavidhau raṇe || 4 ||
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paravṛttamapāvṛttaṃ gṛhītaṃ laghusañjñitaṃ |
ūdrdhvāt kṣaiptamadhaḥ kṣiptaṃ sandhāritavidhāritaṃ || 5 ||
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śyenapātaṃ gajapānaṃ grāhagrāhyantathaiva ca |
evamekādaśavidhā jñeyāḥ pāśavidhā raṇāḥ || 6 ||
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ṛjvāyataṃ viśālañca tiryyagbhrāmitameva ca |
pañcakarma vinirddiṣṭaṃ vyaste pāśe mahātmabhiḥ || 7 ||
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chedanaṃ bhedanaṃ pāto bhramaṇaṃ śayanaṃ tathā |
vikarttanaṃ karttaऩñca cakrakarmedameva ca || 8 ||
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āsphoṭaḥ kṣveḍanaṃ bhedastrāsāndolitakau tathā |
śūlakarmāṇi jānīhi ṣaṣṭhamāghātasañjñitaṃ || 9 ||
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dṛṣṭighātaṃ bhujāghātaṃ pārśvaghātaṃ dvijottama |
ṛjupakṣeṣuṇā pātaṃ tomarasya prakīrttitaṃ || 10 ||
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āhataṃ vipra gomūtraprabhūtaṅkamalāsanaṃ |
tatorddhagātraṃ namitaṃ vāmadakṣiṇameva ca || 11 ||
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āvṛttañca caparāvṛttaṃ pādoddhatamavaplutaṃ |
haṃsamarddaṃ vimardañca gadākarma prakīrttitaṃ || 12 ||
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karālamavaghātañca daṃśopaplutameva ca |
kṣiptahastaṃ sthitaṃ śūnyaṃ paraśostu vinirdiśet || 13 ||
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tāḍanaṃ chedanaṃ vipra tathā cūrṇanameva ca |
mudgarasya tu karmāṇi tathā plavanaghātanaṃ || 14 ||
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saṃ śrāntamatha viśrāntaṃ govisargaṃ sudurddharaṃ |
bhindipālasya karmāṇi laguḍasya ca tānyapi || 15 ||
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antyaṃ madhyaṃ parāvṛttaṃ nideśāntaṃ dvijottama |
vajrasyaitāni karmāṇi laguḍasya ca tānyapi || 16 ||
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haraṇaṃ chedanaṃ ghāto baloddhāraṇamāyataṃ |
kṛpāṇakarma nirdiṣṭaṃ pātanaṃ sphoṭanaṃ tathā || 17 ||
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trāsanaṃ rakṣaṇaṃ ghāto baloddharaṇamāyatam |
kṣepaṇīkarma nirdiṣṭaṃ yantrakarmaitadeva tu || 18 ||
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santyāgamavadaṃśaśca varāhoddhūtakaṃ tathā |
hastāvahastamālīnamekahastāvahastake || 19 ||
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dvihastavāhupāśe ca kaṭirecitakodgate |
urolalāṭaghāte ca bhujāvidhamanantathā || 20 ||
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dvihastavāhupāśe ca kaṭirecikakodgate |
gātrasaṃśleṣaṇaṃ śāntaṃ tathā gātraviparyyayaḥ || 21 ||
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ūdrdhvaprhāraṃ ghātañca gomūtraṃ savyadakṣiṇe |
pārakantārakaṃ daṇḍaṃ4 karavīrandhamākulaṃ || 22 ||
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tiryyagbandhamapāmārgaṃ5 bhīmavegaṃ sudarśanaṃ |
siṃhākrāntaṃ gajākrāntaṃ garddabhākrāntameva ca || 23 ||
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gadākarmāṇi jānīyānniyuddhasyātha karma ca |
ākarṣaṇaṃ vikaṣañca bāhūnāṃ mūlameva ca || 24 ||
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grīvāviparivarttañca pṛṣṭhabhaṅgaṃ sudāruṇaṃ |
paryyāsanaviparyyāsau paśumāramajāvikaṃ || 25 ||
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pādaprahāramāsphoṭaṃ kakaṭirecitakantathā |
gātraśleṣaṃ skandhagataṃ mahīvyājanameva ca || 26 ||
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urolalāṭaghātañca vispaṣṭakaraṇantathā |
uddhūtamavadhūtañca tiryyaṅmārgagataṃ tathā || 27 ||
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gajaskandhamavakṣepamaparāṅmukhameva ca |
devamārgamadhomārgamamārgagamanākulaṃ || 28 ||
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yaṣṭighātamavakṣepo vasudhādāraṇantathā |
jānubandhaṃ bhujābandhaṃ gātrabandhaṃ sudāruṇaṃ || 29 ||
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vipṛṣṭhaṃ sodakaṃ śubhraṃ bhujāveṣṭitameva ca |
sannaddhaiḥ saṃyuge bhāvyaṃ saśastraistairgajādibhiḥ || 30 ||
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varāṅkuśadharau cobhau eko grīvāgato'paraḥ |
skandhagau dvau ca dhānuṣkau dvau ca khaḍgadharaugaje || 31 ||
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rathe raṇe gaje caiva turaṅgāṇāṃ trayaṃ bhavet |
dhānuṣkāṇāntrayaṃ proktaṃ rakṣaārthe turagasya ca || 32 ||
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dhanvino rakṣaṇārthāya carmiṇantu6 niyojayet |
svamantraiḥ śastramabhyarcya śāstrāntrailokyamohanaṃ || 33 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Chapter 252

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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