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.

ṣaṭcatvāriṃśo'dhyāyaḥ - 46
śrīḥ---
anukrameṇa deveśa lakṣmyādīnāṃ ca sādhanam|
vividhāni ca karmāṇi tanmantrebhyo'vadhāraya || 1 ||
1. ādiśabdena kīrtijayāmāyā gṛhyante|
caturaśraṃ caturdvāraṃ kṛtvā pūrvoditaṃ puram|
tanmadhye'ṣṭadalaṃ padmaṃ likhecchuklāruṇaprabham || 2 ||
2. puranirmāṇamāha---caturaśramityādinā|
sitāni caturālikhya koṇeṣu svastikāni ca|
vyāpakatvena tu purā maṇibandhamukhāditaḥ || 3 ||
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vinyasya mūlamantraṃ ca haste dehe ca kevalam|
paścādādau ca{1} hastābhyāṃ lakṣmīmantraṃ tathā nyaset || 4 ||
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{1. tu B. C. }
tadaṅgāni ca vinyasya haste dehe yathā purā|
tasyānugacatuṣkaṃ yaddevīnāṃ tadanu nyaset || 5 ||
5. anugeti| ṛddhyādicatuṣkamantramityarthaḥ|
pradeśinyādito hastadvaye tadanu vigrahe|
uttamāṅge tu {2}hṛnmadhya ūrvorjānudvaye tathā || 6 ||
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{2. bhrūmadhye B. }
lāvaṇyādyāṃśca caturo hyanāmādi{3} karadvaye|
aṅguṣṭhāntaṃ ca vinyasya haste dehe ca vāsava || 7 ||
7. anucaramantrāṇāṃ nyāsamāha---lāvaṇyādyāniti|
{3. anāmādau C. G. }
dakṣiṇe ca tathā vāme skandhe pakṣadvaye tataḥ|
nyāsaṃ kṛtvā yathānyāyaṃ śrīkāmo'tha yajeddhṛdi || 8 ||
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layayāgaprayogeṇa lakṣmīmantraṃ tu kevalam|
kṛtvāvalokanādyaṃ tu to bāhye tu vinyaset || 9 ||
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mūtimantrayutaṃ mūlaṃ karṇikopari vāsava|
sakalākaladehaṃ ca sarvamantrānvitaṃ vibhum || 10 ||
10. karṇikoparīti| aṣṭadalapadmakarṇikoparītyarthaḥ| akalo niṣkalaḥ|
tadutsaṅgagatāṃ lakṣmīṃ svamantreṇāvatārya ca|
pūrvoktadhyānasaṃyukto bhogamokṣaprasiddhaye || 11 ||
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tadāgneye tadīśāne yātavīye'tha vāyave|
catvāri hṛdayādīni netraṃ kesarasaṃtatau || 12 ||
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tadagre dakṣiṇe pṛṣṭhe vāmapārśve kramānnyaset|
catuṣṭayaṃ tu ṛddhyādyaṃ dvibhujaṃ tu tathākṛti{4} || 13 ||
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{4. yathākṛti C. }
{5}padmagaurapratīkāśaṃ śrīvṛkṣacamarāṅkitam|
padmāsanenopaviṣṭaṃ prekṣamāṇaṃ tadānanam || 14 ||
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{5. piñcha C. }
svastikānāṃ tadīśādikoṇasthāne niveśya tu|
lāvaṇyādyacatuṣkaṃ tu saumyavaktraṃ caturbhujam || 15 ||
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nīlakauśeyavasanaṃ padmakumbhakarānvitam|
nalinīdhvajahastaṃ ca saphalāmalavṛkṣadhṛt || 16 ||
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dvāreṣvasraṃ caturdikṣu nyasya pūjya yathā purā|
mūlamantrayutāṃ devīṃ lakṣmīṃ tridaśanandana || 17 ||
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mudrāsca darśayet sarvā yatra yatra hi yāḥ smṛtāḥ|
japtvā kṛtvā tato homaṃ saghṛtaistu tilākṣataiḥ || 18 ||
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sāmalaiḥ śrīphalaiścaiva {6}sati lābhe tu paṅkajaiḥ|
{7}yathāśakti hyasaṃkyaistu homānte vṛtrasūdana || 19 ||
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{6. satilaiścaiva A. C. }
{7. B. C. omit three lines from here. }
lakṣmīrūpastato būtvā sādhakaḥ kṛtaniścayaḥ|
japellakṣāṇi vai pañca śuddhāhāro jitendriyaḥ || 20 ||
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homaṃ kuryājjapānte tu kramādbilvāmalāmbujaiḥ|
yathāśakti hyasaṃkhyaistu ayutāyutasaṃkhyayā || 21 ||
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dadāti darśanaṃ {8}śakra homānte parameśvarī|
putra siddhāsmi te brūhi yatte manasi cepsitam{9} || 22 ||
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{8. tatra B. G. }
{9. ceṣṭitam A. B. C. }
kuru kāryāṇyabhīṣṭāni manmantreṇākhilāni ca|
adya prabhṛti niḥśaṅko dvandvopadravavarjitaḥ || 23 ||
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evamuktvā tu devī yāti yatrāgatāśu vai|
tataḥ karmāṇi vai kuryāllakṣmyā anumate mama || 24 ||
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sa eṣa tuṣṭo'bhīṣṭaṃ tu śriyaṃ dadyādyathārthinām|
saṃkruddho nirdhanaṃ kuryādvāṅmātreṇa dhaneśvaram || 25 ||
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śulbaṃ kuryāt sakṛddhyāyan mantrajāpācca hāṭakam|
pūrayitvāmbhasā kumbhaṃ kṣīreṇa madhunāthavā || 26 ||
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nidhāya dakṣiṇe haste vāmaṃ tadupari nyaset|
śatamaṣṭādhikaṃ mantraṃ japeddhyānasamanvitam || 27 ||
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rasendrābhiniveśastho hyekacittaḥ samāhitaḥ|
rasendratvaṃ samāyāti tatkumbhe tvāhṛtaṃ jalam || 28 ||
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saraso lakṣavedhī syācchasrādīnāṃ puraṃdara|
karoti kāyamamaraṃ jarārogavivarjitam || 29 ||
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aṅguṣṭhākāramātraṃ tu purā pāṣāṇamāharet|
dakṣiṇodarahastena vāmena badarīsamam || 30 ||
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abhimantrya tu tau muṣṭī dve śate ṣoḍhaśādhike|
dakṣiṇasthaṃ tu pāṣāṇaṃ ratnatvamupayāti ca || 31 ||
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vāme muktāphalatvaṃ ca mahāmūlye tu te ubhe|
yadyadicchati jātyā vai tattadratnaṃ bhavettadā || 32 ||
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{10}tathā muktāphalaṃ tattat pratibhāti karoti ca|
gogajāśvasamuddhūtamasthi cādāya pāṇinā || 33 ||
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{10. yathā B. C. F. }
śatārdhaṃ mantritaṃ kṛtvā {11}pravālatvaṃ prayāti tat|
śatābhimantritaṃ kṛtvā trapu sīsaṃ tathāyasam || 34 ||
34. kṛtveti| dhārayati cediti śeṣaḥ|
{11. prāṇayuktaṃ bhaveddhi tat A. G. }
jāyate kaladhautaṃ tu rajataṃ vātinirmalam|
yadyad gṛhītvā devendra yaṃ yaṃ dhātuṃ samīhate || 35 ||
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kruddho parituṣṭasca tattat kuryāttu so'nyathā|
evamaśmamayānāṃ tu anyatvamupapadyate || 36 ||
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manasi vai yasya vibhūtiḥ pratibhāti ca|
tāṃ tāṃ dadāti tasyāśu dhanadhānyagavādikām || 37 ||
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likhitvā bhūrjapatre tu {12}yāganyāsakrameṇa tu|
rocanākuṅkumābhyāṃ tu saṃdhārayati yaḥ sadā || 38 ||
38. rocanākuṅkumābhyāmiti| likhitveti pūrveṇānvayaḥ|
{12. G. omits this and the next quarter. }
suvarṇaveṣṭitaṃ cāṅge lakṣmīmantraṃ śatakrato|
tasyāyuṣo bhaved vṛddhiḥ sarvatra vijayī mahān || 39 ||
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prāpnuyānmahatīṃ pūjāṃ yatra yatra ca saṃviśet|
idamārādhanaṃ proktaṃ śrīkāmānāṃ viśeṣataḥ|
lakṣmyāsridaśaśārdūla mama prathamā tanuḥ || 40 ||
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iti {13}śrīpāñcarātrasāre lakṣmītantre {14}lakṣmīmantrasiddhiprakāśo nāma ṣaṭcatvāriṃśo'ghyāyaḥ
{13. śrīpañcarātra A.; pāñcarātre B. }
{14. A. g. omit lakṣmīmantra. }
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Lakshmi Tantra (Hindi translation)
by Shri Kapildev Narayan (2016)

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