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 342

[English text for this chapter is available]

agniruvāca |
ābhimukhyannayannarthānvijñeyo'bhinayo budhaiḥ |
caturddhā sambhavaḥ sattvāvāgaṅgāharaṇāśrayaḥ || 1 ||
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stambhādiḥ sāttviko vāgārambho vācika āṅgikaḥ |
śarīrārambha āhāryyo buddhyārambhapravṛttayaḥ || 2 ||
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rasādiviniyogo'tha kathyate hyabhimānataḥ |
tamantareṇa sarvveṣāmapārthaiva svatantratā || 3 ||
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sambhogo vipralambhaśca śrṛṅgāraḥ sa caturvidhaḥ |
pūrvvānurāgamānākhyaḥ pravāsakaruṇātmakaḥ || 4 ||
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vipralambhābhidāno yaḥ śrṛṅgāra upacīyate |
ālamvanaviśeṣaiśca tadviśeṣairnnirantaraḥ || 5 ||
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etebhyo'nyataraṃ jāyamānasambhogalakṣaṇam |
vivarttate caturddhaiva na ca prāgativarttate || 6 ||
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strīpuṃsayostadudayastasya nirvirttikāratiḥ |
nikhilāḥ sāttvikāstatra vaivarṇyapralayau vinā || 7 ||
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dharmmārthakāmamokṣaiśca śrṛṅgāra upacīyate |
ālamvanaviśeṣaiśca tadviśeṣairnnirantaraḥ || 8 ||
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śrṛṅgāraṃ dvividhaṃ vidyādvāṅnepathyakriyātmakam |
hāsaścaturvvidho'lakṣayadantaḥ smita itīritaḥ || 9 ||
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kiñcillakṣitadantāgraṃ hasitaṃ phullalocanam |
vihasitaṃ sasvanaṃ syājjihmopahasitantu tat || 10 ||
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saśabdaṃ pāpahasitamaśabdamatihāsitaṃ |
yaścāsau karuṇo nāma sa rasastrividho bhavet || 11 ||
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dharmmopaghātajaścittavilāsajanitastathā |
śokaḥ śokādbhavet sthāyīkaḥ krodhaḥ svedo romāñcavepathuḥ || 12 ||
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aṅkanepathyavākyaiśca raudro'pi trividho rasaḥ |
tasya nirvarttakaḥ krodhaḥ svedo romāñcavepathuḥ || 13 ||
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dānavīro dharmavīro yuddhavīra iti trayam |
vīrastasya ca niṣpattiheturutsāha iṣyate || 14 ||
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ārambheṣu bhavedyatra vīramevānuvarttate |
bhayānako nāma rasastasya nirvartakaṃ bhayaṃ || 15 ||
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udvejanaḥ kṣobhaṇaśya vībhatso dvividhaḥ smṛtaḥ |
udvejanaḥ syāt plutyādyaiḥ kṣobhaṇo rudhirādibhiḥ || 16 ||
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jugupsārambhikā tasya sāttvikāṃśo nivarttate |
kāvyaśobhākarān dharmmānalaṅkārān pracakṣyate || 17 ||
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alaṅkariṣṇavaste ca śabdamarthamubhau tridhā |
ye vyutpattyādinā śabdamalaṅkarttumiha kṣamāḥ || 18 ||
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śabdālaṅkāramāhustān kāvyamīmāṃsakā vidaḥ |
chāyā mudrā tathoktiśca yuktirgumphanayā saha || 19 ||
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vākovākyamanuprāsaścitraṃ duṣkarameva ca |
kṣeyā navālaṅkṛtayaḥ śabdānāmityasaṅkarāt || 20 ||
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tatrānyokteranukṛtiśchāyā sāpi caturvvidhā |
lokacchekārbhakoktīnāmekokteranukārataḥ || 21 ||
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ābhāṇakoktirlokoktiḥ sarvvasāmānya eva tāḥ |
yānudhāvati lokoktiśchāyāmicchanti tāṃ budhāḥ || 22 ||
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chekā vidagdhā vaidagdhayaṃ kalāsu kuśalā matiḥ |
tāmullikhantī chekoktiśchāyā kavibhiriṣyate || 23 ||
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avyutpannoktirakhilairarbhakoktyopalakṣyate |
tenārbhakoktiśchāyā tanmātroktimanukurvyatī || 24 ||
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viplutākṣaramaślīlaṃ vaco mattasya tādṛśī |
yā sā bhavati mattoktiśchāyoktāpyatiśobhate || 25 ||
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abhiprāyaviśeṣeṇa kaviśaktiṃ vivṛṇvatī |
mutpradāyinīti sā mudrā saiva śayyāpi no mate || 26 ||
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uktiḥ sā kathyate yasvāmarthako'pyupapattimān |
lokayātrārthavidhinā dhinoti hṛdayaṃ satāṃ || 27 ||
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ubhau vidhiniṣedhau ca niyamāniyamāvapi |
pikalpaparisaṅkhye ca tadīyāḥ paḍa़thoktayaḥ || 28 ||
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ayuktayoriva mitho vācyavācakayordvayoḥ |
yojanāyai kalpyamānā yuktiruttā manīṣibhiḥ || 29 ||
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padañcaiva padārthaśca vākyārthameva ca |
viṣyo'syāḥ prakāraṇaṃ prapañcaśceti ṣaḍvidhaḥ || 30 ||
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gumphanā racanācaryyā śabdārthakramagocarā |
śabdānukārādarthānupūrvvārtheyaṃ kramāttridhā || 31 ||
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uktipatyuktimadvākyaṃ vākovākyaṃ dvidhaiva tat |
ṛjuvakroktibhedena tatrādyaṃ sahajaṃ vacaḥ || 32 ||
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sā pūrvvapraśnikā praśnapūrviketi dvidhā bhavet |
vakroktimtu bhavedbhaṅgyā kākustena kṛtā dvidhā || 32 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Chapter 342

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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