Bhavishya Purana [sanskrit]

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This Sanskrit edition of the Bhavishya Purana. It is one of the traditional eighteen Mahapuranas presented as an encyclopedia of ancient Indian history and knowledge. The Bhavishyapurana contains 4 books and over 26,000 Sanskrit verses. It is famous for detailing the history and legends of ancient times as well as future times, narrating the genealogy of the kings and sages. The last part is considered an independent work known as the Bhavishyottara-Purana.

sumanturuvāca |
pañcamī dayitā rājannāgānāṃ nandivardhinī |
pañcamyāṃ kila nāgānāṃ bhavatītyutsavo mahān || 1 ||
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vāsukistakṣakaścaiva kāliyo maṇibhadrakaḥ |
airāvato dhṛtarāṣṭraḥ1 karkoṭakadhanañjayau |
ete prayacchantyabhayaṃ prāṇināṃ prāṇajīvitām || 2 ||
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pañcamyāṃ snapayantīha nāgānkṣīreṇa ye narāḥ |
teṣāṃ kule prayacchanti te'bhayaprāṇadakṣiṇām || 3 ||
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śaptā nāgā yadā mātrā dahyamānā divāniśam |
nirvāpayanti snapanairgavāṃ3 kṣīreṇa miśritaiḥ || 4 ||
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ye snapayanti vai nāgānbhaktyā śraddhāsamanvitā |
teṣāṃ kule sarpabhayaṃ na bhavediti niścayaḥ || 5 ||
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śatānīka uvāca |
mātrā śaptāḥ kathaṃ nāgāḥ kiṃ samuddiśya kāraṇam |
kathaṃ cānandakaraṇaṃ kasya vā samprasādajam || 6 ||
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sumanturuvāca |
uccaiḥśravā aśvaratnaṃ śveto jāto'mṛtodbhavaḥ |
taṃ dṛṣṭvā cābravītkadrūrnāgānāṃ jananī svasām || 7 ||
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aśvaratnamidaṃ śvetaṃ samprekṣe'mṛtasambhavam |
kṛṣṇāṃśca vīkṣase bālānsarvaṃ śvetamutāmbare || 8 ||
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vinatovāca |
sarvaśveto hayavaro nāsya kṛṣṇo na lohitaḥ |
kathaṃ paśyasi kṛṣṇaṃ tvaṃ vinatovāca tāṃ svasām4 || 9 ||
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kadrūruvāca |
vīkṣe'hamekanayanā kṛṣṇabālasamanvitam |
dvinetrā tvaṃ tu vinate na paśyasi paṇaṃ kuru || 10 ||
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vinatovāca |
ahaṃ dāsī bhavitrī te kṛṣṇe keśe pradarśite |
na ceddarśayase kadru mama dāsī bhaviṣyasi || 11 ||
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evaṃ te vipaṇaṃ kṛtvā gate krodhasamanvite |
vinatā śayane suptā kadrūrjihmamacintayat || 12 ||
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āhūya putrānprovāca bālā bhūtvā hayottame |
tiṣṭhadhvaṃ vipaṇe jeṣye vinatāṃ jayagarddhinīm || 13 ||
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procuste jihmabuddhiṃ tāṃ nāgā mātāṃ1 vigṛhya tu |
adharmyametanmātaste na kariṣyāma te vacaḥ || 14 ||
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tāñśaśāpa ruṣā kadrūḥ pāvako vaḥ pradhakṣyati |
gate bahutithe kāle pāṇḍavo janamejayaḥ || 15 ||
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sarpasatraṃ sa kartā vai bhuvi hyanyaiḥ suduṣkaram |
tasminsatre sa tigmāṃśuḥ pāvako vaḥ pradhakṣyati || 16 ||
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evaṃ śaptvā ruṣā kadrūḥ kiñcinnoktavatī tu sā |
mātrā śaptāstathā nāgāḥ kartavyaṃ nānvapatsata || 17 ||
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vāsukiṃ duḥkhitaṃ jñātvā brahmā provāca sāntvayan |
mā śuco vāsuke'tyarthaṃ śṛṇu madvacana param || 18 ||
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yāyāvarakule jāto jaratkārūriti dvijaḥ |
bhaviṣyati mahātejāstasminkāle taponidhiḥ 1 | || 19 ||
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bhaginīṃ ca jaratkāruṃ tasmai tvaṃ pratidāsyasi |
bhavitā tasya putro'sāvāstīka iti viśrutaḥ || 20 ||
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sa tatsatraṃ pravṛddhaṃ vai nāgānāṃ bhayadaṃ mahat |
niṣedhetsumatirvāgbhiragryābhistaṃ naviṣyati || 21 ||
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tadimāṃ bhaginīṃ rājaṃstasya tvaṃ pratidāsyasi |
jaratkāruṃ jaratkāroḥ pradadyā avicārayan || 22 ||
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yadāsau prārthate'raṇye yatkiñciddhi vadiṣyati |
tatkartavyamaśaṅkena yadīccheḥ śreya ātmanaḥ || 23 ||
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pitāmahavacaḥ śrutvā vāsukiḥ praṇipatya ca |
tathākarodyathā coktaṃ yatnaṃ ca paramāsthitaḥ || 24 ||
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tacchrutvā pannagāḥ sarve praharṣotphullalocanāḥ |
punarjātamivātmānaṃ menire bhujagottamāḥ || 25 ||
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tatra satraṃ mahābāho1 tava pitrā pravartitam |
ṛtvigbhiḥ sa hi teneha sarvalokeṣu duṣkaram || 26 ||
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proktaṃ ca viṣṇunā pūrvaṃ dharmaputrasya dhīmataḥ |
avaśyaṃ tasya bhavitā nāgānāṃ bhayakārakam3 || 27 ||
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tasmātkālāntarādrājansāgre varṣaśate gate |
tatsatraṃ bhavitā ghoraṃ nāgānāṃ kṣayakārakam || 28 ||
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yāsyantyadharmabharitā dandaśūkā viṣolbaṇāḥ |
koṭisaṅkhyā mahārāja nipatiṣyantyaharniśam || 29 ||
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apūrve tu nimagnānāṃ ghore raudrāgnisāgare |
āstīkastatra bhavitā teṣāṃ naurvahnisāgare || 30 ||
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śrutvā sa cāgniṃ rājānamṛtvijastadanantaram |
nivartayiṣyate yāgaṃ nāgānāṃ mohanaṃ param || 31 ||
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pañcamyāṃ tatra bhavitā brahmā provāca lelihān |
tasmādiyaṃ mahābāho pañcamī dayitā sadā |
nāgānāmānandakarī dattā vai brahmaṇā purā || 32 ||
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kṛtvā tu bhojanaṃ pūrvaṃ brāhmaṇānāṃ tu kāmataḥ |
visṛjya nāgāḥ prīyantāṃ ye kecitpṛthivītale || 33 ||
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ye ca helimarīcisthā ye'ntare divi saṃsthitāḥ |
ye nadīṣu mahānāgā ye sarasvatigāminaḥ |
ye ca vāpītaḍāgeṣu teṣu sarveṣu vai namaḥ || 34 ||
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nāgānviprāṃśca sampūjya visṛjya ca yathārthataḥ |
tataḥ paścāttu bhuñjīta saha bhṛtyairnarādhipa || 35 ||
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pūrvaṃ madhuramaśnīyāttato bhuñjīta kāmataḥ |
evaṃ niyamayuktasya yatphalaṃ tannibodha me || 36 ||
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mṛto nāgapuraṃ yāti pūjyamāno'psarogaṇaiḥ |
vimānavaramārūḍho ramate kālamīpsitam || 37 ||
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iha cāgatya rājāsāvayutānāṃ1 varo bhavet |
sarvaratnasamṛddhaḥ syādvāhanāḍhyaśca jāyate || 38 ||
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pañca janmānyasau rājā dvāpare dvāpare bhavet |
ādhivyādhivinirmuktaḥ patnīputrasahāyavān |
tasmātpūjyāśca pālyāśca2 ghṛtapāyasaguggulaiḥ || 39 ||
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śatānīka uvāca |
daśanti ye naraṃ vipra nāgāḥ krodhasamanvitāḥ |
bhavetkiṃ tasya daṣṭasya vistarād brūhi me dvija || 40 ||
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sumanturuvāca |
nāgadaṣṭo naro rājanprāpya mṛtyuṃ vrajatyadhaḥ |
adho gatyā bhavetsarpo nirviṣo nātra saṃśayaḥ || 41 ||
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śatānīka uvāca |
nāgadaṣṭaḥ pitā yasya bhrātā vā duhitāpi vā |
mātā putro'tha vā bhāryā kiṃ kartavyaṃ vadasva me || 42 ||
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mokṣāya tasya viprendra dānaṃ vratamupoṣaṇam |
brūhi taddvijaśārdūla yena tadvai karomyaham || 43 ||
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sumanturuvāca |
upoṣyā pañcamī rājannāgānāṃ puṣṭivardhinī |
tvamevamekaṃ rājendra vidhānaṃ śṛṇu bhārata || 44 ||
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māsi bhādrapade yā tu kṛṣṇapakṣe1 mahīpate |
mahāpuṇyā tu sā proktā grāhyāpi ca mahīpate || 45 ||
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jñeyā dvādaśa ṣañcamyo hāyane bharatarṣabha |
cartuthyāṃ tvekabhaktaṃ tu tasyāṃ naktaṃ prakīrtitam || 46 ||
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bhuvi citramayānnāgānatha vā kaladhautakān |
kṛtvā dārumayānvāpi atha vā mṛnmayānnṛpa || 47 ||
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pañcamyāmarcayedbhaktyā nāgānāṃ pañcakaṃ nṛpa |
karavīraiḥ śatapatrairjātīpuṣpaiśca suvrata || 48 ||
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tathā gandhaiśca dhūpaiśca pūjya pañcakamuttamam || 3 ||
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brāhmaṇaṃ bhojayetpaścād ghṛtapāyasamodakaiḥ || 49 ||
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ananto vāsukiḥ śaṅkhaḥ padmaḥ kambala eva ca |
tathā karkoṭako nāgo nāgo hyaśvataro nṛpa || 50 ||
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dhṛtarāṣṭraḥ śaṅkhapālaḥ kāliyastakṣakastathā |
piṅgalaśca tathā nāgo māsi māsi prakīrtitāḥ || 51 ||
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vatsarānte pāraṇaṃ syādbrāhmaṇānbhojayedbahūn |
itihāsavide nāgaṃ gairikeṇa kṛtaṃ nṛpa |
tathārcanā pradātavyā vācakāya mahīpate || 52 ||
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eṣa vai nāgapañcamyā5 vidhiḥ proktā budhairnṛpa |
tava pitrā kṛtaścaiva piturmokṣāya bhārata || 53 ||
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tvamekamekaṃ vai vīra pañcamyāṃ bharatarṣabha |
suvarṇabhāraniṣpannaṃ nāgaṃ dattvā tathā ca gām || 54 ||
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vyāsāya kuruśārdūla piturānṛṇyamāpnuyāḥ |
tava pitrā kṛtā hyevaṃ pañcamyupāsanā nṛpa || 55 ||
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utsṛjya nāgatāṃ vīra tava pūrvapitāmahaḥ |
puṣpottaraṃ sado gatvā tathā puṣpasado nṛpa || 56 ||
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sunāsīrasado gatvā tadā bhargasado gataḥ |
svabhūsadastato gatvā kañjajasya sado gataḥ || 57 ||
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anye'pi ye kariṣyanti idaṃ vratamanuttamam |
daṣṭako mokṣyate teṣāṃ śubhaṃ sthānamavāpsyati || 58 ||
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yaścedaṃ śṛṇuyānnityaṃ naraḥ1 śraddhāsamanvitaḥ |
kule tasya na nāgebhyo bhayaṃ bhavati kutracit || 59 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Chapter 32

Cover of edition (2022)

Bhavishya Purana: Sanskrit Text with Hindi Translation
by S. N. Khandelwal (2022)

Publisher: Chaukhamba Sanskrit Pratishthan; Pages: 2538.

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Cover of edition (2023)

Complete Bhavisya Mahapurana (English translation)
by Shantilal Nagar (2023)

Publisher: Parimal Publication Pvt. Ltd.; Pages: 2496; ISBN-10: 817110729X; ISBN-13: 9788171107292

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