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.

yudhiṣṭhira uvāca |
śāṃtiṃ kathaya deveśa gaṇanāthasya me vibho |
yāṃ kṛtvā sarvadurgāṇi tarate mānavo'khilaḥ || 1 ||
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śrīkṛṣṇa uvāca |
śāṃtiṃ vakṣyāmi rājendra gaṇanāthapriyāṃ parām |
yasyā ācaraṇenaiva sarvāriṣṭakṣayo bhavet || 2 ||
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vināyakaṃ karmāvighnasiddhyarthaṃ vinibodhata |
svapne'vagāhate'tyarthaṃ jalaṃ muṃḍāṃśca paśyati || 3 ||
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kāṣāyavāsasaścaiva kravyādānadhirohati |
apamūrdhaiḥ śave rudraiḥ sahaikatra ca tiṣṭhati || 4 ||
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vrajannapi tathātmānaṃ manyatenugataṃ paraiḥ |
vimanā viphalāraṃbhaḥ saṃsīdatyanimittataḥ || 5 ||
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tenopasṛṣṭo labhate na rājyaṃ rājanaṃdanaḥ |
kumārī na ca bhartāramapatyaṃ garbhiṇī tathā || 6 ||
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ācāryatvaṃ śrotriyaśca na śiṣyo'dhyāpanaṃ tathā |
vaṇiglābhaṃ na cāpnoti na kṛṣiṃ ca kṛṣīvalaḥ || 7 ||
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snapanaṃ tasya kartavyaṃ puṇye'hni vidhipūrvakam |
gaurasarṣapakalkena sājyenotsāditasya tu || 8 ||
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sugandhakuṃkumāliptaśarīraśirasastathā |
bhadrāsanopaviṣṭasya svasti vācya dvijāñchubhān || 9 ||
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aśvasthānādgajasthānādvalmīkātsaṃgamāddhradāt |
mṛttikāṃ rocanāṃ gaṃdhānguggulaṃ cāpsu nikṣipet || 10 ||
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yadā hṛtā hyekavaṇairmanubhiḥ kalaśairhradāt |
carmaṇyānaḍuhe rakte sthāpya bhadrāsanaṃ tathā || 11 ||
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sahasrākṣaṃ śatadhāramṛṣiṇā vacanaṃ kṛtam |
tena tvāmabhiṣiṃcāmi pāvamānyaḥ punaṃtu te || 12 ||
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bhagaṃ te varuṇo rājā bhagaṃ sūryo bṛhaspatiḥ |
bhagamindraśca vāyuśca bhagaṃ saptarṣayo daduḥ || 13 ||
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yatte keśeṣu daurbhāgyaṃ sīmaṃte yacca mūrddhani |
lalāṭe karṇayorakṣṇorāpastadghnantu te sadā || 14 ||
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snātasya sārṣapaṃ tailaṃ sruveṇaudumbareṇa ca |
juhuyānmūrddhani kuśānsavyena parigṛhya ca || 15 ||
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mitaśca samitaścaiva tathā sālakaṭaṃkaṭau |
kūṣmāṃḍo rājaputraśca aṃte svāhāsamanvitaiḥ || 16 ||
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nāmabhirbalimaṃtraiśca namaskārasamanvitaiḥ |
dadyāccatuṣpathe śūrpe kuśānāstīrya sarvaśaḥ || 17 ||
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kṛtā kṛtāṃstaṃḍulāṃśca palalaudanameva ca |
matsyānpakvāṃstathaivāmānmāṃsametāvadeva tu || 18 ||
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puṣpaṃ citraṃ sugandhaṃ ca surāṃ ca trividhāmapi |
mūlakaṃ pūri kāpūpaṃ tathaivoṃḍerakasrajam || 19 ||
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dūrvāṃ sarvaprapuṣpāṇāṃ dattvārghyaṃ pūrṇamaḍalām |
vināyakasya jananīmupatiṣṭhettatoṃ'bikām || 20 ||
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rūpaṃ dehi yaśo dehi bhagaṃ bhavati dehi me |
putrāndehi dhanaṃ dehi sarvakāmāṃśca dehi me || 21 ||
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tataḥ śuklāṃbaradharaḥ śuklamālyānulepanaḥ |
bhojayedbrāhmaṇāndadyādvastrayugmaṃ gurorapi || 22 ||
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evaṃ vināyakaṃ pūjya grahāṃścaiva vidhānataḥ |
karmaṇāṃ phalamāpnoti śriyamāpnoti cottamām || 23 ||
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ādityasya tathā pūjāṃ tilakaṃ svāminastathā |
mahāgaṇapateścaiva kurvansiddhimavāpnuyāt || 24 ||
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śvetārkasya tu yo mūle mahāgaṇapatiḥ kṛtaḥ |
sarvalakṣaṇasaṃpūrṇaḥ so'pi siddhikaraḥ smṛtaḥ || 25 ||
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saṃjapyate śucau deśe vighnaṃ nātra hi dehinaḥ |
paramaṃ pūjayennityaṃ gandhamālyasragādibhiḥ || 26 ||
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kṣīṇabhāgyo'pi puruṣaḥ pūjitaśca nareśvaraḥ |
sarvasiddhimavāpnoti jayī bhavati sarvadā || 27 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Chapter 144

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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