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.

śrīkṛṣṇa uvāca |
agnihotre sukhāsīnaṃ gargaḥ pṛcchati kauśikam |
baṃdhane saṃnirodheṅgā vyādhīnāṃ saṃprapīḍane || 1 ||
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kathaṃ mokṣo bhavettasya sādhyāsādhyaṃ bravīhi me |
gargeṇa kauśikaḥ pṛṣṭa idaṃ vacanamabravīt || 2 ||
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ādhāne janmanakṣatre naidhanapratyayeṣu ca |
vyādhirutpadyate yasya kleśāya maraṇāya ca || 3 ||
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kṛttikāsu yadā kaścidvyādhiṃ saṃpratipadyate |
navarātraṃ bhavetpīḍā trirātraṃ rohiṇīṣu ca || 4 ||
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mṛgaśīrṣe pañcarātramārdrā prāṇaviyojinī |
punarvasau ca puṣye ca saptarātraṃ vidhīyate || 5 ||
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navarātraṃ tathāśleṣā śmaśānāṃtaṃ maghāsu ca |
dvau māsau phālgunī caiva uttarāsu tripakṣakam || 6 ||
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haste ca tanu dṛśyeta citrāyāṃ tvarddhamāsa kam || 7 ||
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māsadvayaṃ tathā svātau viśākhā viṃśatirdināḥ |
maitre caiva daśāhaṃ tu jyeṣṭhā caivārddhamāsikā || 8 ||
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mūlena jāyate mokṣaścāṣāḍhāsu tripañcakam |
uttarādinaviṃśatyā dvau māsau śravaṇena tu || 9 ||
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dhaniṣṭhāyāmarddhamāsaṃ vāruṇe tu daśāhakaiḥ |
nava bhādrapadāṛkṣa uttarāsu tripaṃcakam || 10 ||
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revatī daśarātraṃ tu ahorātraṃ tathāśvinī |
prāṇairviyojayennityaṃ garga nāstyatra saṃśayaḥ || 11 ||
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kauśikena samādiṣṭo nakṣatravyādhisaṃbhavaḥ |
daivajñenāpi jñātavyaṃ nakṣatramatha janmanā || 12 ||
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kṣīravṛkṣasya samidho juhuyādaśvadaivate |
tilānmadhuplutānyāmye yavamevāgnidaivate || 13 ||
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prājāpatye tu juhuyādbhogyabījakaraṃ bakam |
saumye priyaṃgavo raudre sarpirmāṃsasamanvitam || 14 ||
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āditye ca prayatnena ghṛtāktāḥ sitataṃḍulāḥ |
payasā sarpiṣā sākaṃ bṛhaspatyadhidaivate || 15 ||
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grāmyoṣadhairvaṭapatraiḥ sarpiḥ sarpādhidaivate |
homaḥ proktaḥ priyaṃgūnāṃ nakṣatre yāmadaivate || 16 ||
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sāvitre dadhihomotra tvāṣṭraṃ citraudanaṃ haviḥ || 17 ||
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yavānsahājyena hunedraudre'gnau tu payodanam |
maitreṇātha tu maṃtreṇa maitre kaṭakamiśritam || 18 ||
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nairṛtye tilahomaḥ syādavyakte ca hutāśane |
abdaivatye śālibījairvaiśvadevaṃ tu kārayet || 19 ||
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raktāśca taṃḍulāścaiva hotavyā viṣṇudaivate |
vāruṇe pārijātānāṃ puṣpāṇāṃ homa iṣyate || 20 ||
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ajaikapāde nakṣatre prājāpatyena tatsamam |
āhirbudhnye tu nakṣatre vaiśvadevaṃ tu kārayet || 21 ||
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raktāśca taṇḍulāścaiva hotavyā viṣṇudaivate |
pauṣe phalānyakhaṃḍāni juhuyādaṣṭottaraṃ śatam || 22 ||
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sāvitrī homamekaṃ tu brahmābhihitavānpurā |
sarvajvarapraśamanaṃ sadyo jvaraharaṃ param || 23 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Chapter 145

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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