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 347

[English text for this chapter is available]

agniruvāca |
udvegajanako doṣaḥ sabhyānāṃ sa ca saptadhā |
vaktṛvācakavācyānāmekadvitriniyogataḥ || 1 ||
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tatra vaktā kavirnāma prathate sa ca bhedataḥ |
sandihāno'vinītaḥ sannajño jñātā caturvviṃdhaḥ || 2 ||
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nimittaparibhāṣābhyāmarthasaṃsparśivācakam |
tadbhedo padavākye dve kathitaṃ lakṣaṇaṃ dvyoḥ || 3 ||
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asādhutvāprayuktatve dvāveva padanigrahau |
śabdaśāstraviruddhatvamasādhutvaṃ vidurbudhāḥ || 4 ||
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vyutpannairanibaddhatvamaprayuktatvamucyate |
chāndasatvamavispaṣṭatvañca kaṣṭatvameva ca || 5 ||
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tadasāmayikatvañca grāmyatvañceti pañcadhā |
chāndasatvaṃ na bhāṣāyāmavispaṣṭamabodhataḥ || 6 ||
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gūḍha़ाrthatā viparyyastārthatā saṃśayitārthatā |
avispaṣṭārthatā bhedāstatra gūḍha़ाrthateti sā || 7 ||
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yatrārtho duḥkhasaṃvedyo viparyyastārthtā punaḥ |
vivakṣitānyaśabdārthapratipattirmalīmasā || 8 ||
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anyārthatvāsamarthatve etāmevopasarpataḥ |
sandihyamānavācyatvamāhuḥ saṃśayitārthatāṃ || 9 ||
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doṣatvamanubadhnāti sajjanodvejanādṛte |
asukhoccāryyamāṇatvaṃ kaṣṭatvaṃ samayācyutiḥ || 10 ||
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asāmayitatā neyāmetāñca munayo jaguḥ |
grāmyatā tu jaghanyārthapratipattiḥ śalīkṛtā || 11 ||
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vaktavyagrāmyavācyasya vacanātsmaraṇādapi |
tadvācakapadenābhisāmyādbhavati sā tridhā || 12 ||
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doṣaḥ sādhāraṇaḥ prātisviko'rthasya sa tu dvidhā |
anekabhāgupālambhaḥ sādhāraṇa iti smṛtaḥ || 13 ||
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kriyākārakayorbhraṃśo visandhiḥ punaruktatā |
vyastasambandhatā ceti pañca sādhāraṇā matāḥ || 14 ||
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akriyatvaṃ triyābhraṃśo bhraṣṭakārakatā punaḥ |
sarttryādikārakābhāvo visandhiḥ sandhidūṣaṇam || 15 ||
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vigato vā viruddho vā sandhiḥ sa bhavati dvidhā |
sandhervviruddhatā kaṣṭapādādarthāntarāgamāt || 16 ||
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punaruktatvamābhīkṣṇyādabhidhānaṃ dvidhaiva tat |
arthāvṛttiḥ padāvṛttirarthāvṛttirapi dvidhā || 17 ||
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prayukta varaśabdena tathā śabdāntareṇa ca |
nāvarttate padāvṛttau vācyamāvarttate padam || 18 ||
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vyastasambandhatā suṣṭhusambandho vyavadhānataḥ |
sambandhāntaranirbhāṣāt sambandhāntarajanmanaḥ || 19 ||
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abhāvepi tayorantarvyavadhānātttridhaiva sā |
antarā padavākyābhyāṃ punardvidhā || 20 ||
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vācyamarthārthyamānatvāttaddvidhā padavākyayoḥ |
vyutpāditapūrvvavācyaṃ vyutpādyañceti bhidyate || 21 ||
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iṣṭavyāghātakāritvaṃ hetoḥ syādasamarthatā |
asiddhatvaṃ viruddhatvamanaikāntikatā tathā || 22 ||
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evaṃ satpratipakṣatvaṃ kālātītatvasaṅkaraḥ |
pakṣe sapakṣe nāstitvaṃ vipakṣe'stitvameva tat || 23 ||
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kāvyeṣu pariṣadyānāṃ na bhavedapyaruntudam |
ekādaśanirarthatvaṃ duṣkarādau na duṣyati || 24 ||
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duḥkhīkaroti doṣajñān gūḍhārthatvaṃ na duṣkare |
na grāmyatodvegakārī prasiddherllokaśāstrayoḥ || 25 ||
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kriyābhraṃśena lakṣmāsti kriyādhyāhārayogataḥ |
bhraṣṭakārakatākṣepabalādhyāhṛtakārake || 26 ||
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pragṛhyo gṛhyate naiva kṣataṃ vigatasandhinā |
kaṣṭapāṭhādvisandhitvaṃ durvvacādau na durbhagam || 27 ||
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anuprāse padāvṛttirvyastasambandhatā śubhā |
nārthasaṃgrahaṇe doṣo vyutkramādyairnna lipyate || 28 ||
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vibhaktisaṃjñāliṅgānāṃ yatrodvego na dhīmatāṃ |
saṃkhyāyāstatra bhinnatvamupmānopameyayoḥ || 29 ||
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anekasya tathaikena bahūnāṃ bahubhiḥ śubhā |
kavīnāṃ samudācāraḥ samayo nāma gīyate || 30 ||
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sāmānyaśca viśiṣṭaśca dharmmavadbhavati dvidhā |
siddhasaiddhāntikānāñca kavīnāñcāvivādataḥ || 31 ||
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yaḥ prasidhyati sāmānya ityasau samayo mataḥ |
sarvve siddhāntikā yena sañcaranti niratyayaṃ || 32 ||
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kiyanta eva vā yena sāmānyastena sa dvidhā |
chedasiddhāntato'nyaḥ syāt keṣāñcid bhrāntito yathā || 33 ||
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tarkajñānāṃ muneḥ kasya kasyacit kṣaṇabhaṅgikā |
bhūtacaitanyatā kasya jñānasya suprakāśatā || 34 ||
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prajñātasthūlatāśabapdānekāntatvaṃ tathārhataḥ |
śaivavaiṣṇavaśākteyasaurasiddhāntināṃ matiḥ || 35 ||
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jagataḥ kāraṇaṃ brahma sāṅkhyānāṃ sapradhānakaṃ |
asmin sarasvatīloke sañcarantaḥ parasparam || 36 ||
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badhnanti vyatipaśyanto yadviśiṣṭaḥ sa ucyate |
parigrahādapyasatāṃ satāmevāparigrahāt || 37 ||
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bhidyamānasya tasyāyaṃ dvaividhyamupagīyate |
pratyajñādipramāṇairyadbādhitaṃ tadasadviduḥ || 38 ||
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kavibhistat pratigrāhyaṃ jñānasya dyotamānatā |
yadevārthakriyākāri tadeva paramārthasat || 39 ||
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ajñānājjñānatastvekaṃ brahmaiva paramārthasat |
viṣṇuḥ svargādihetuḥ sa śabdālaṅkārarūpavān || 40 ||
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aparā ca parā vidyā tāṃ jñātvā mucyate bhavāt || 41 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Chapter 347

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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