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 371

[English text for this chapter is available]

agniruvāca |
uktāni yamamārgāṇi vakṣye'tha maraṇe nṛṇāṃ |
ūṣmā prakupitaḥ kāye tīvravāyusamīritaḥ || 1 ||
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śarīramuparudhyā'tha kṛtsnāndoṣānruṇaddhi vai |
chinatti prāṇasthānāni punarmarmāṇi caiva hi || 2 ||
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śaityāt prakupito vāyuśchidramanviṣyate tataḥ |
dve netre dvau tathā karṇau dvau tu nāsāpuṭau tathā || 3 ||
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ūddhvantu sapta cchidrāṇi aṣṭamaṃ vadanaṃ tathā |
etaiḥ prāṇo viniryāti prāyaśaḥ śubhakarmaṇaṃ || 4 ||
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adhaḥ pāyurupasthañca anenāśubhakāriṇāṃ |
mūrddhānaṃ yogino bhittvā jīvo yātyatha cecchayā || 5 ||
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antakāle tu samprāpte prāṇe'pānamupasthite |
tamasā saṃvṛte jñāne saṃvṛteṣu ca marmmasu || 6 ||
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sa jīvo nābhyadhiṣṭhānaścālyate mātariśvanā |
bādhyamāṇaścānayate aṣṭāṅgāḥ prāṇavṛttikāḥ || 7 ||
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cyavantaṃ jāyamānaṃ vā praviśantañca yoniṣu |
prapaśyanti ca taṃ siddhā devā divyena cakṣuṣā || 8 ||
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gṛhṇāti tatkṣaṇād yoge śarīrañcātivāhikam |
ākāśavāyutejāṃsi vigrahādūdrdhvagāminaḥ || 9 ||
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jalaṃ mahī ca pañcatvamāpannaḥ puruṣaḥ smṛtaḥ |
ātivāhikadehantu yamadūtā nayanti taṃ || 10 ||
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yāmyaṃ mārgaṃ mahāghoraṃ ṣaḍa़śītisahasrakam |
annodakaṃ nīyamāno bāndhavairdattamaśnute || 11 ||
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yamaṃ dṛṣṭvā yamoktena citraguptena ceritān |
prāpnoti narakānraudrāndharmī śubhapathairdivam || 12 ||
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bhujyante pāpibhirvakṣye narakāṃstāśca yātanāḥ |
aṣṭāviṃśatirevādhaḥ kṣiternarakakoṭayaḥ || 13 ||
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saptamasya talasyānte ghore tamasi saṃsthitāḥ |
ghorākhyā prathamā koṭiḥ sughorā tadadhaḥ sthitā || 14 ||
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atighorā mahāghorā ghorarūpā ca pañcamī |
ṣaṣṭhī taralatārākhyā saptamī ca bhayānakā || 15 ||
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bhayotkaṭā kālarātrī mahācaṇḍā ca caṇḍayā |
kolāhalā pracaṇḍākhyā padmā narakanāyikā || 16 ||
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padmāvatī bhīṣaṇā ca bhīmā caiva karālikā |
vikarālā mahāvajrā trikoṇā pañcakoṇikā || 17 ||
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sudīrkhaghā vartulā saptabhūmā caiva subhūmikā |
dīptamāyā'ṣṭāviṃśatayaḥ koṭayaḥ pāpiduḥśadāḥ || 18 ||
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aṣṭāviṃśatikoṭīnāṃ pañca pañca ca nāyakāḥ |
rauravādyāḥ śatañcaikaṃ catvāriṃśaccatuṣṭayaṃ || 19 ||
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tāmiśramanghatāmiśraṃ mahārauravarauravau |
asipatraṃ vanañcaiva lohabhāraṃ tathaiva ca || 20 ||
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narakaṃ kālasūtrañca mahānarakameva ca |
sañjīvanaṃ mahāvīci tapanaṃ sampratāpanaṃ || 21 ||
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saṅghātañca sakākolaṃ kudmalaṃ pūtimṛttikaṃ |
lohaśaṅkumṛjīṣañca pradhānaṃ śālmalīṃ nadīm || 22 ||
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narakān viddhi koṭīśanāgānvai ghoradarśanān |
pātyante pāpakarmmāṇa ekaikasminbahuṣvapi || 23 ||
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mārjārolūkagomāyugṛdhrādivadanāśca te |
tailadroṇyāṃ naraṃ kṣiptvā jvālayanti hutāśanaṃ || 24 ||
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ambarīṣeṣu caivānyāṃstāmrapātreṣu cāparān |
ayaḥpātreṣu caivānyān bakahuvahnikaṇeṣu ca || 25 ||
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śūlāgrāropitāścānye chidyante narake'pare |
tāḍyante ca kaśābhistu bhojyante cāpyayoguḍa़ाn || 26 ||
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yamadūtairnarāḥ pāṃśūnviṣṭhāraktakaphādikān |
taptaṃ madyaṃ pāyayanti pāṭayanti pāṭayanti punarnarān || 27 ||
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yantreṣu pīḍayanti sma bhakṣyante vāyasādibhiḥ |
tailenoṣṇena sicyante chidyante naikadhā śiraḥ || 28 ||
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hā tāteti krandamānāḥ svakannandanti karmma te |
mahāpātakajānghorānnarakānprāpya garhitān || 29 ||
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karmmakṣayātprajāyante mahāpātakinastviha |
mṛgaśvaśūkaroṣṭrāṇāṃ brahmahā yonimṛcchati || 30 ||
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kharapukkaśamlecchānāṃ madyapaḥ svarṇahāryyaṃpi |
kṛmikīṭapataṅgatvaṃ gurugastṛṇagulmatāṃ || 31 ||
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brahmahā kṣayarogī syāt surāpaḥ śyāvadantakaḥ |
svarṇahārī tu kunakhī duścarmmā gurutalpagaḥ || 32 ||
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yo yena saṃspṛśatyeṣāṃ sa tallihgo'bhijāyate |
annahartā māyāvī syāmmūko vāgapahārakaḥ || 33 ||
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dhānyaṃ hṛtvā'tiriktāṅgaḥ piśunaḥ pūtināsikaḥ |
tailahṛttailapāyī syāt pūtivaktrastu sūcakaḥ || 34 ||
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parasya yoṣitaṃ hṛtvā brahmasvamapahṛtya ca |
araṇye nirjane deśe jāyate brahmarākṣasaḥ || 35 ||
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ratnahārī hīnajātirgandhān chuchundarī śubhān |
patraṃ śākaṃ śikhī hṛtvā mukharo dhānyahārakaḥ || 36 ||
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ajaḥ paśuṃpayaḥ kāko yānamuṣṭraḥ phalaṃ kapiḥ |
madhu daṃśaḥ phalaṃ gṛdhro gṛhakāka upaskaraṃ || 37 ||
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śvitrī vastraṃ sārasañca jhillī lavaṇahārakaḥ |
ukta ādhyātmikastāpaḥ śatrādyairādhibhautikaḥ || 38 ||
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grahāgnidevapīḍa़ाdyairādhidaivika īritaḥ |
tridhā tāpaṃ hi saṃsāraṃ jñānayogādvināśayet |
kṛcchrairvrataiśca dānādyairviṣṇupūjādibhirnaraḥ || 39 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Chapter 371

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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