Agni Purana [sanskrit]

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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 340

[English text for this chapter is available]

agniruvāca |
vāgvidyāsampratijñane rītiḥ sāpi caturvidhā |
pāñcalī gauḍa़deśīyā vaidarbhī lāṭajā tathā || 1 ||
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upacārayutā mṛdvī pāñcālī hrasvavigrahā |
anavasthitasandarbhā gauḍīyā dīrghavigrahā || 2 ||
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upacārairnna bahubhirupacārairvivarjjitā |
nātikomalasandarbhā vaidarbhī muktaviṃgrahā || 3 ||
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lājīyā sphujasandarbhā nātivisphuravigrāhā |
parityaktāpi bhūyobhirupacārairudāhṛtā || 4 ||
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kriyāsvaviṣamā vṛttirbhāratyārabhaṭī tathā |
kauśikī sātvatī caiti sā caturddhā pratiṣṭhitā || 5 ||
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vākpradhānā naraprāyā strīyuktā prākṛtoktitā |
bharatena praṇītatvāt bhāratī rītirucyate || 6 ||
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catvāryyaṅgāni bhāratyā vīthī prahasanantathā |
prastāvanā nāṭakādervvīthyaṅgāśca trayodaśa || 7 ||
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udghātakaṃ tathaiva syāllapitaṃ syāddvitīyakam |
asatpralāpo vākśreṇī nāṃnikā vipaṇantathā || 8 ||
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vyāhārasrimatañcaiva chalāvaskandite tathā |
gaṇḍo'tha mṛdavaścaiva trayodaśamathācitam || 9 ||
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tāpasādeḥ prahasanaṃ parihāsaparaṃ vacaḥ |
māyendrajālayuddhādibahulārabhaṭī smṛtā || 10 ||
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saṅkṣiptakārapātau ca vastūtthāpanameva ca || 11 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Chapter 340

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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