Lakshmi-tantra [sanskrit]

44,377 words | ISBN-10: 8120817354 | ISBN-13: 9788120817357

The Sanskrit text of the Lakshmi Tantra, an ancient text belonging to the Pancaratra tradition possibly dating to the 9th century A.D. The Lakshmitantra is devoted to the worship of Goddess Lakshmi (the Shakti of Vishnu-Narayana) although it also glorifies all women in general. Alternative titles: Lakṣmītantra (लक्ष्मीतन्त्र), Lakṣmī-tantra (लक्ष्मी-तन्त्र), Laksmitantra.

ekādaśo'dhyāḥ - 11
śrīḥ{1}---
nirdoṣo {2}niradhiṣṭheyo niravadyaḥ sanātanaḥ|
viṣṇurnārāyaṇaḥ {3}śrīmān paramātmā sanātanaḥ || 1 ||
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{1. śrīruvāca B. }
{2. ni niṣṭo yo E. I. }
{3. śrīśaḥ E. I. }
ṣāḍguṇyavigraho {4}nityaṃ paraṃ brahmākṣaraṃ param|
tasya māṃ paramāṃ śaktiṃ nityaṃ taddharmadharmiṇīm || 2 ||
2.brahmākṣaraśabdayoḥ prakṛtijīvayorapi prayogāt tadvyudāsāya paramiti viśeṣaṇam|
{4. nityaḥ E. }
sarvabhāvānugāṃ viddhi nirdoṣāmanapāyinīm|
sarvakāryakarī sāhaṃ viṣṇoravyayarūpiṇaḥ || 3 ||
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śuddhāśuddhamayairbhāvairvitatyātmānamātmanā|
paravyūhādisaṃbhedaṃ vyūhayantī hareḥ sadā || 4 ||
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śuddhaṣāḍguṇyamādāya kalapayantī tathā tathā|
{5}tena nānāvidhaṃ rūpaṃ{6}vyūhādyucitamañjasā || 5 ||
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{5. tenāpi vividhaṃ E. }
{6. vyūhādyañcita E. }
unmeṣayāmi devasya prakāraṃ bhavaduttaram|
vyāpārastasya devasya sāhamasmi na saṃśayaḥ || 6 ||
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mayā kṛtaṃ hi yat karma tena tat kṛtamucyate|
ahaṃ hi tasya devasya smṛtā {7}vyāpriyamāṇatā || 7 ||
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{7. vyākriya A. I. }
iti {8}śakra paraṃ rūpaṃ vyūharūpaṃ ca darśitam|
tṛtīyaṃ vibhavākhyaṃ tu rūpamadya niśāmaya || 8 ||
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{8. kṛtvā A. I. }
turyādijāgradantaṃ yat proktaṃ padacatuṣṭayam|
vāsudevādinā vyāptamaniruddhāntimena tu || 9 ||
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tatra tatra pade caiva cāturātmyaṃ tathā tathā|
avyaktavyaktarūpaiḥ svairuditaṃ te yathoditam || 10 ||
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vyūhād vyūhasamutpattau padādyāvatpadāntaram|
{9}antaraṃ sakalaṃ deśaṃ saṃpūrayati tejasā || 11 ||
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{9. ānandaṃ G. }
{10}pūjitastejasāṃ rāśiravyakto mūrtivarjitaḥ|
viśākhayūpa ityuktastattajjñānādibṛṃhitaḥ || 12 ||
12. viśākhayūpo nāmāprākṛte divyaloke bhrājamāno jyotirmayaḥ stambhākāro bhagavadrūpaviśeṣaḥ| tatrādhobhāgamārabhya ūrdhvabhāgaparyantaṃ catvāri parvāṇi krameṇāniruddhapradyumnasaṃkarṣaṇavāsudevādhiṣṭhitāni spaṣṭataraspaṣṭakiṃcitspaṣṭāspaṣṭaśaṅkhacakrādilakṣmāṇi| pratiparva prāgādikrameṇa caturṣvapi pārśveṣu krameṇa vāsudevādayo vyūhā bhrājante| evaṃ vibhāgaśca yoginā dhyānālambanārthaṃ bhagavataiva kalpitaḥ| asya ca vistaraḥ sāttvatasaṃhitāyāṃ draṣṭavyaḥ|
{10. pūritaḥ G. }
tasmiṃstasmin pade tasmānmūrtiśākhācatuṣṭayam|
vāsudevādikaṃ śakra prādurbhavati vai kramāt || 13 ||
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evaṃ svapnapadājjāgratpadavyūhavibhāvane|
svaprātpadājjāgradante taijasaḥ pūjyate mahān || 14 ||
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viśākhayūpo bhagavān sa devastejasāṃ nidhiḥ|
turyādye svapnaparyante {11}cāturātmyatrike hi yat || 15 ||
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{11. cāturātmyādike A. B. C. D. F. }
tattadaiśvaryasaṃpanne ṣāḍguṇyaṃ suvyavasthitam|
tadādāyākhilaṃ divyaṃ {12}śuddhasaṃvitpuraḥsaram || 16 ||
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{12. śuddhaṃ B. }
vibhajannātmanātmānaṃ vāsudevādirūpataḥ{13}|
{14}punavibhavavelāyāṃ vinā mūrticatuṣṭayam || 17 ||
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{13. rūpakam A. B. C. }
{14. punarviśākha E. }
viśākhayūpa evaiṣa vibhavān bhāvayatyuta|
te devā vibhavātmānaḥ padmanābhādayo matāḥ || 18 ||
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padmanābho dhruvo'nantaḥ śakrīśo madhusūdanaḥ|
vidyādhidevaḥ kapilo viśvarūpo vihaṃgamaḥ || 19 ||
19. eta eva devā vyañjanādhiṣṭhātṛtayā tattanmahiṣībhiḥ sahātraiva viṃśādhyāye vakṣyante|
{15}kroḍātmā baḍavāvaktro dharmo vāgīśvarastathā|
ekārṇavāntaḥśāyī ca tathaiva kamaṭhākṛtiḥ || 20 ||
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{15. krodhātmā A. C. D. F. I. }
varāho narasiṃhaścāpyamṛtāharaṇastathā|
śrīpatirdivyadeho'tha kāntātmāmṛtadhārakaḥ || 21 ||
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rāhujit kālanemighnaḥ pārijātaharastathā|
lokanāthastu śāntātmā dattātreyo mahāprabhuḥ || 22 ||
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nyagrodhaśāyī bhagavānekaśṛṅgatanustathā|
devo vāmanadehastu sarvavyāpī trivikramaḥ || 23 ||
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naro nārāyaṇaścaiva hariḥ kṛṣṇastathaiva ca|
jvalatparaśubhṛdrāmo{16} rāmaścānyo dhanurdharaḥ || 24 ||
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{16. dhṛgrāmo A. B. C. D. }
vedavidbhagavān kalkī pātālaśayanaḥ prabhuḥ|
{17}triṃśaccāṣṭāvime devāḥ padmanābhādayo matāḥ || 25 ||
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{17. triṃśadaṣṭāvime A. B. C. D. }
vibhorviśākhayūpasya tattatkāryavaśādime|
{18}sphūrtayo vibhavāḥ khyātāḥ kāryaṃ caiṣāmasaṃkaram{19} || 26 ||
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{18. mūrtayo A. B. C. D. }
{19. asaṃkaraḥ B. }
śuddhāśuddhādhvanormadhye padmanābho vyavasthitaḥ|
dhruvādayo'pare {20}devā vivṛtā viśvamandire || 27 ||
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{20. devāḥ pravṛttāḥ E. }
rūpāṇyastrāṇi caiteṣāṃ śaktayaścāparā vidhāḥ|
sarvaṃ tat sāttvate siddhaṃ saṃjñāmātraṃ pradarśitam || 28 ||
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śākhāstu vāsudevādyā vibhordevasya kīrtitāḥ|
viśākhayūpo bhagavān vitatābhiḥ karoti tat || 29 ||
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catasṛbhyo'tha śākhābhyaḥ keśavādyaṃ trayaṃ trayam|
dāmodarāntamudbhūtaṃ tadvyūhāntaramucyate || 30 ||
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tābhya {21}eva hi śākhābhyaḥ śriyādīnāṃ trayaṃ trayam|
pūrvatrayānurūpeṇa śaktīnāṃ ca {22}samudgatam || 31 ||
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{21. evātha B. E. }
{22. samudbhavam A. B. E. }
parādivibhavāntānāṃ sarveṣāṃ devatātmanām|
śuddhaṣāḍguṇyarūpāṇi vapūṃṣi tridaśeśvara || 32 ||
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yāvantyastrāṇi devānāṃ cakraśaṅkhādikāni vai|
bhūṣaṇāni vicitrāṇi vāsāṃsi vividhāni ca || 33 ||
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dhvajāśca vividhākārāḥ kāntayaśca sitādikāḥ|
vāhanāni vicitrāṇi satyādyāni sureśvara || 34 ||
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śaktayo bhogadāścaiva vividhākārasaṃsthitāḥ|
āntaḥkaraṇiko vargastadīyā vṛttayo'khailāḥ || 35 ||
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yacca yaccopakaraṇaṃ sāmānyaṃ puruṣāntaraiḥ|
ṣāḍguṇyanirmitaṃ viddhi tatsarvaṃ balasūdana || 36 ||
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śuddhasaṃvinmayī sāhaṃ ṣāḍguṇyaparipūritā|
tathā tathā bhavāmyeṣāmiṣṭaṃ yaddhi yathā yathā || 37 ||
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na vinā devedevena sthitirmama hi vidyate|
{23}mayā vinā na devasya sthitirviṣṇorhi{24} vidyate || 38 ||
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{23. C. omits this line. }
{24. viṣṇośca E. I. }
tāvāvāmekatāṃ prāptau dvidhā bhūtau ca saṃsthitau|
vidhāṃ bhajāvahe tāṃ tāṃ yaddadyatra {25}hyapekṣitam || 39 ||
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{25. vyapekṣitam E. I. }
śakraḥ---
sindhukanye namastubhyaṃ namaste sarasīruhe|
paravyūhādibhedena kiṃ prayojanamīśituḥ || 40 ||
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śrīḥ---
{26}anugrahāya {27}jīvānāṃ bhaktānāmanukampayā|
paravyūhādibhedena devadevapravṛttayaḥ || 41 ||
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{26. B. omits verses 41 and 42. }
{27. devānāṃ D. }
śakraḥ---
devadevapriye devi namaste kamalodbhave|
anugrahāya bhaktānāmekaivāstu vidhā hareḥ || 42 ||
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śrīḥ---
{28}jīvānāṃ vividhāḥ śakra saṃcitāḥ puṇyasaṃcayāḥ|
saṃcinvanti na te jīvāstulyakālaṃ kathaṃcana || 43 ||
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{28.jīvināṃ B. }
kaściddhi sukṛtonmeṣāt kadācit puruṣo nṛṣu|
śrīmatā kamalākṣeṇa jāyamāno nirīkṣyate || 44 ||
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anyadā puruṣo'nyaścetyevaṃ bhinnāḥ śubhāśayāḥ|
bhedo'dhikāriṇāṃ puṇyatāratamyena jāyate || 45 ||
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vivekaḥ kasyacinmando bhagavattatvavedane|
madyamastu parasyātha divyo'nyasya tu jāyate || 46 ||
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īśānugrahavaiṣamyādevaṃ bhede vyavasthite|
tattatkāryānurodhena paravyūhādibhāvanā || 47 ||
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kriyate devadevena śaktiṃ māmadhitiṣṭhatā|
{29}saṃsiddhayogatattvānāmadhikāraḥ parātmani || 48 ||
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{29. susiddha A. C. D. E. G. }
vyāmiśrayogayuktānāṃ madhyānāṃ vyūhabhāvane|
vaibhavīyādirūpeṣu vivekavidhurātmanām || 49 ||
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ahaṃtāmamātārtānāṃ{30} bhaktānāṃ parameśvare|
adhikārasya vaiṣamyaṃ bhaktānāmanudṛśya{31} saḥ || 50 ||
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{30. mamatājñanāṃ B. }
{31. adhigamya F. }
bhajate vividhaṃ bhāvaṃ paravyūhādiśabditam|
iti te leśataḥ śakra darśitā ubhayātmakāḥ || 51 ||
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bhavadbhāvottarā vyūhā mama nārāyaṇasya ca|
śuddhe śuddhetarasmiṃśca kośavarge madudbhave || 52 ||
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sthitirnau darśitā te'dya pṛthak saha ca kevalā|
evaṃprakārāṃ{32} māṃ jñātvā pratyakṣāṃ sarvasaṃmatām || 53 ||
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{32. prakāraṃ B. D. E. I. }
upāyairvividhaiḥ śaśvadupāsya vividhātmikām|
kleśakarmāśayātīto madbhāvaṃ pratipadyate || 54 ||
54. kleśakarmāśayā anantarādhyāye vakṣyante|
iti {33}śrīpāñcarātrasāre lakṣmītantre {34}vibhavaprakāśo nāma ekādaśo'dhyāyaḥ
{33. śrīpañcarātra A. I. }
{34. vaibhava A. I. }
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Lakshmi Tantra (Hindi translation)
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