Lakshminarayana Samhita [sanskrit]

by Shwetayan Vyas | 1,169,834 words | ISBN-10: 8170801818 | ISBN-13: 9788170801818

The Lakshminarayana Samhita Chapter 348 (Sanskrit text), including grammatical analysis, glossary and relevant print editions. The Lakshmi-narayana-samhita is an encyclopaedic work devoted to Narayana although it deals with various deities. The work is written in Puranic style and divided into four books according to the four Yugas. In total, the work consists of roughly 120,000 metrical verses.

śrīnārāyaṇa uvāca |
śṛṇu lakṣmi mahāpuṇyaṃ sthalaṃ govardhanātmakam |
mathurāyāḥ paścime tad vartate yojanadvaye || 1 ||
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bhuktimuktipradaṃ kṣetraṃ prakramaṇena dehinām |
hṛdasyatra pāpanāśakaraḥ snānena vai nṛṇām || 2 ||
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aindraṃ pūrve yamatīrthe dakṣiṇe vartate priya |
paścime vāruṇaṃ tīrthaṃ kauberaṃ tūttareṇa vai || 3 ||
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tattattīrthe snānakartā tattalloke mahīyate |
prāṇatyāge mama smartā mama lokaṃ pragacchati || 4 ||
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annakūṭasthalaṃ prāpya tasya kuryātpradakṣiṇam |
sa yāti paramaṃ lokaṃ dhanadhānyādismṛddhimat || 5 ||
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snātvā mānasagaṃgāyāṃ dṛṣṭvā govardhane harim |
annakūṭaṃ parikramya na janurjāyate punaḥ || 6 ||
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somavāre tvamāyāṃ vai gatvāgovardhanasthalam |
pitṝn santarpayed gayāpiṇḍatṛptistadā bhavet || 7 ||
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govardhanaṃ parikramya dṛṣṭvā kṛṣṇanarāyaṇam |
rājasūyā'śvamedhānāṃ puṇyamāpnotyasaṃśayam || 8 ||
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māsi bhādrapade śuklaikādaśyāṃ samupoṣayet |
snātvā mānasagaṃgāyāṃ brāhme sūryasya darśanam || 9 ||
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kṛtvā govardhanaṃ natvā śṛṃge natvā hariṃ sthitam |
avatīrya sopavāsā kuryād gireḥ pradakṣiṇam || 10 ||
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puṇḍarīkaṃ sthalaṃ gacchet kuṇḍe snānaṃ samācaret |
pitṛdevānarcayecca puṇḍarīkaṃ prapūjayet || 11 ||
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evaṃ vidhānakartā sa prayāti bhavanaṃ hareḥ |
tataścāpsarase kuṇḍe snāyāt pitṝṃśca tarpayet || 12 ||
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rājasūyā'śvamedhānāṃ phalaṃ vindettu tena vai |
tataḥ saṃkarṣaṇe tīrthe snāyāt tarpaṇamācaret || 13 ||
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gohatyābrahmahatyādipāpānāṃ vilayo bhavet |
annakūṭasya nikaṭe śakratīrthe tataścaret || 14 ||
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makhabhaṃgo mahendrasya yatra kṛṣṇena vai kṛtaḥ |
indro vavarṣa roṣeṇa sarṭanāśecchayā tadā || 15 ||
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kṛṣṇena ca gavādīnāṃ rakṣayāya dhṛto giriḥ |
tatra ca bhojitā devā devyo gāvo maharṣayaḥ || 16 ||
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gopā gopyaḥ pataṃgādyāḥ kīṭāḥ paśavaḥ pakṣiṇaḥ |
so'nnakūṭa iti nāmnā khyāto'bhavadgiristathā || 17 ||
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tatra bhojanadānena jalārpaṇena vai tathā |
tarpaṇena ca yātrāluḥ śatayajñaphalaṃ labhet || 18 ||
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tataḥ kadambakuṇḍe vai snātavyaṃ brahmalokade |
tato devagiriṃ gacchet snāyāt paśyecca bhāvataḥ || 19 ||
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mahādevaṃ prapaśyecca kuṇḍe pitṝnpratarpayet |
vājapeyaphalaṃ prāpya svarge muktvā hariṃ vrajet || 20 ||
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gaṃgāyāścottaraṃ yāvad devadevasya cakriṇaḥ |
sthale kṛṣṇasya saṃgrāmo'riṣṭāsureṇacā'bhavat || 21 ||
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vṛṣāsuraṃ harirhatvā snātastatra punaḥ punaḥ |
rādhayā tu samāgatya kṛṣṇaḥ saṃsnāpitastadā || 22 ||
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rādhākuṇḍamiti nāmnā khyātaṃ pāpaharaṃ śubham |
tatra snānenāśvamedharājasūyaphalaṃ bhavet || 23 ||
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gonarabrahmahatyāyāḥ pāpaṃ snānena naśyati |
mokṣarājākhyatīrthaṃ ca natvendradhvajamāvrajet || 24 ||
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indradhvajocchraye tīrthe snātvā natvā samāvrajet |
pañcatīrthā'bhidhaṃ kuṇḍaṃ gacched yātrāṃ samāpayet || 25 ||
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yātrāphalaṃ śrīharaye nivedya niśi jāgaram |
govardhane prakartavyaṃ dvādaśyāṃ ca tataḥ prage || 26 ||
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snātvā piṇḍaṃ tu nirvāpya natvā gacched bhajan harim |
ya evaṃ kurute yātrāṃ pitṝn sa tārayatyapi || 27 ||
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pāpāni saṃvinirdhūya parabrahmā'dhigacchati |
aṣāḍhe'pi prakartavyamannakūṭaparikramam || 28 ||
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etattu śṛṇuyād yaśca paṭhecca pāṭhayettathā |
yātrāphalaṃ labhet snānaphalaṃ kṛṣṇaprasannatām || 29 ||
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śṛṇu lakṣmi suśīlākhyo vaiśyo vai dakṣiṇāpathe |
pratiṣṭhānapurāvāso bahuputraḥ samṛddhimān || 30 ||
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udaraṃbhara evā'sau kuṭumbabharaṇe rataḥ |
snānaṃ dānaṃ japaṃ homaṃ devārcāṃ na karoti saḥ || 31 ||
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satāṃ samāgamaścāpi kadāpi tena na kṛtaḥ |
kathāyāḥ śravaṇaṃ dharmakāryaṃ cāpi kṛtaṃ nahi || 32 ||
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devānāṃ brāhmaṇānāṃ ca bhaktistasya na vidyate |
pāpamagnasya tu buddhirdharmadānāya nā'bhavat || 33 ||
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matidātāramābhartsya tiraskaroti sarvathā |
evaṃ vai vartamānasya kālena maraṇaṃ hyabhūt || 34 ||
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nirudakasthale śuṣke pretatvaṃ samupāgataḥ |
marudeśe kṣudhāviṣṭo bhraman tiṣṭhati duḥkhitaḥ || 35 ||
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marau stambe vasati sma preto raudro bhayānakaḥ |
dīrghadaṃṣṭro lambahanurbiḍālāsyo mahodaraḥ || 36 ||
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tatra gatena mārgeṇa krayavikrayakārakaḥ |
nirjagāma vaṇik kaścit taṃ nṛtyannabravīttadā || 37 ||
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bhakṣyaṃ prāptaṃ mayā tvaṃ vai kvā'dhunā yātumicchasi |
māṃsaṃ te bhakṣayiṣyāmi pāsyāmi tava śoṇitam || 38 ||
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pretasya vacanaṃ śrutvā dhairyaṃ kṛtvā''ha taṃ vaṇik |
kuṭumbabharaṇārthāya gacchāmi dhanavāñcchayā || 39 ||
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vṛddhaḥ pitā me bhavane mātā patnī pativratā |
mayi saṃbhakṣite rakṣaḥ kuṭumba me mariṣyati || 40 ||
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punaḥ pāpena yuktatvaṃ pretabhāvānna mokṣyase |
ityākarṇya sa pretastaṃ papraccha kuta āgamaḥ || 41 ||
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vaṇik prāha mathurāyāḥ samāgato'smi te vanam |
govardhanaḥ śailavaro yamunā ca mahānadī || 42 ||
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tayormadhye mathurāyāṃ vasāmi bahuvaṃśataḥ |
dhanaprāptyai pragacchāmi deśāntaraṃ daridrakaḥ || 43 ||
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pretaḥ prāha śṛṇu dīna yadi kāryaṃ kuruṣva me |
samayena hi mokṣyāmi gaccha tvaṃ mathurāṃ prati || 44 ||
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snānaṃ kṛtvā tu vidhivat cātuḥsāmudrike prahau |
piṇḍadānaṃ kuruṣva tvaṃ mama nāmnā prayatnataḥ || 45 ||
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snānasya ca phalaṃ yaccha mama muktirbhaviṣyati |
tava gṛhe dhanaṃ tvasti dāridryaṃ nāsti te vaṇik || 46 ||
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suvarṇabhāro gartastho gṛhe tiṣṭhati sañcitaḥ |
nivartasva susantuṣṭaḥ kuru me mokṣaṇaṃ vaṇik || 47 ||
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vaṇik prāha kathaṃ te'sti jñānaṃ kūpaḥ pramokṣakaḥ |
rakṣaḥ prāha pratiṣṭhāne pure'gastyo mahāmuniḥ || 48 ||
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lakṣmīnārāyaṇasaṃhitāyāḥ kathāmavācayat |
sāyaṃkāle kathāṃ śrotuṃ gato'haṃ viṣṇumandiram || 49 ||
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śruto mayā tataḥ kūpaḥ pretānāṃ mokṣadāyakaḥ |
samudrāḥ kila tiṣṭhanti catvārastatra saṃgatāḥ || 50 ||
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itiśrutā kathā tatra vācakāya janairbahu |
dānaṃ dattaṃ mayā śāṭhyād datto vai tāmraḍhabbukaḥ || 51 ||
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tato me saṃgate kāle nidhanaṃ samapadyata |
yamarājaniyogena pūrvakarmabalena ca || 52 ||
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pretatvaṃ samanuprāpto dānahomavivarjitaḥ |
tadā tīrthaṃ kṛtaṃ naiva pitarastarpitā nahi || 53 ||
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dharmakāryaṃ kṛtaṃ naiva prāpto'haṃ pretatāṃ tataḥ |
ḍhabbukasya prabhāveṇa kathāyāḥ śravaṇena ca || 54 ||
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jñānaṃ tu vidyate'dyāpi gaccha me mokṣaṇaṃ kuru |
vibhvākhyastu vaṇik prāha kathaṃ jīvasi me vada || 55 ||
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rakṣaḥ prāha mayā naijagṛhāṃgaṇe praropitaḥ |
chāyārthaṃ pippalavṛkṣo jalena vardhitastataḥ || 56 ||
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tasya varṣe dvivāraṃ ca bhavantyeva phalāni vai |
jantavastena jīvanti tatpuṇyena mamāpi ca || 57 ||
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tṛptirbhavati me nityā jalānnavihitā yathā |
śrutvā vaṇik samāśvāsya pretaṃ ca mathurāṃ yayau || 58 ||
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dravyaṃ niṣkāsya vai bhūmeḥ pretakāryaṃ cakāra ha |
catuḥsāmudrike kūpe piṇḍadānaṃ cakāra saḥ || 59 ||
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preto'sau tatra cāgatya piṇḍān bhuktvā yayau divam |
vaṇik dravyaṃ tathā prāpya modate sma gṛhe nije || 60 ||
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tīrthe lakṣmi gṛhe'raṇye devasthāne ca catvare |
yatra tatra mṛtāḥ piṇḍadānānmuktiṃ prayānti te || 61 ||
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anyatra kṛtapāpasya tīrthe muktirhi niścitā |
mathurāyāṃ kṛtapāpasyāpi kūpārṇave kṣayaḥ || 62 ||
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mathurāyāṃ kṛtaṃ pāpaṃ tatraiva tu vinaśyati |
eṣā purī mahāpuṇyā yasyāṃ pāpaṃ na vidyate || 63 ||
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kṛtaghnaśca surāpaśca cauro bhagnavratastathā |
mathurāṃ yamunāṃ prāpya mucyate sarvakilbiṣaiḥ || 64 ||
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tiṣṭhed yugasahasraṃ tu pādenaikena yaḥ kvacit |
tato'dhikaṃ bhavetpuṇyaṃ mathurāyāṃ nivāsinaḥ || 65 ||
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mathurāvāsinaḥ sarve divyā devā hi mānavāḥ |
tīrthasnānaratāste'pi devā vai naramūrtayaḥ || 66 ||
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anyatra viprasāhasrapūjanena tu yatphalam |
ekena pūjitenātra māthureṇa phalaṃ bhavet || 67 ||
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anṛg vai māthuro yatra caturvedastathā'paraḥ |
na tu vedaiścaturbhiḥ syānmāthureṇa samaḥ kvacit || 68 ||
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bhavanti sarvatīrthāni puṇyānyāyatanāni ca |
maṃgalāni tu sarvāṇi yatra vai māthuro dvijaḥ || 69 ||
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sarve mokṣāstatra bhūtā bhaviṣyanti ca dehinām |
yatra vai māthuraṃ tīrthaṃ yamunāyā jalaṃ tathā || 70 ||
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mathurāvāsino bodhyāḥ pārṣadā vai caturbhujāḥ |
paṭhanācchravaṇāttvasya caturbāhutvamāpnuyāt || 71 ||
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śṛṇu tvanyat pravakṣyāmi māhātmyamasikuṇḍajam |
puṇyanagaravāstavyo rājā'bhūd vimatiḥ purā || 72 ||
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vimatestu gṛhe tatra tvāgato nāradaḥ kvacit |
tasmai pādyaṃ tathā'rghyaṃ ca dattavān vimatistadā || 73 ||
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pratigṛhya tatastaṃ ca nāradaḥ prāha dharmabhṛt |
ānṛṇyaṃ te pituḥ kartuṃ samartho'si nṛpeśvara || 74 ||
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mama mitraṃ pitā te me samāsīnmānadaḥ sadā |
sumatināmakastasya nidhanottarameva tu || 75 ||
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kṛtaṃ tvayā mahādānaṃ puṇyaṃ cāpyatipuṣkalam |
tīrthayātrā kṛtā naiva tayā''nṛṇyaṃ bhavet pituḥ || 76 ||
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pituranṛṇatāṃ kṛtvā putro'sya dharmabhāg bhavet |
evamuktvā nāradastu yayau vai badarīvanam || 77 ||
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rājāpi ca tato'pyaicchat tīrthayātrāṃ pituḥ kṛte |
tasya buddhiḥ samutpannā gacchāmo mathurāṃ purīm || 78 ||
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iti niścitya rājā'sau tvāgato mathurāṃ purīm |
caturo vārṣikānmāsānmathurāyāṃ vasāmi vai || 79 ||
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sarvatīrthāni cātraiva cāturmāsye vasanti ca |
iti vicārya rājā sa vāsaṃ dīrghaṃ cakāra vai || 80 ||
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sahasramānavairyukto dāsadāsīprasevitaḥ |
bhṛtyāstīrtheṣu sarvatra kurvanti malavarjanam || 81 ||
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dāsā dāsyaḥ śūdravarṇā vratāheṣvapi maithunam |
kurvanti ca tathā snāntyamaryādaṃ tīrthavāriṣu || 82 ||
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prasahya brāhmaṇādīnāṃ nayantyupaskarādikam |
nindanti sādhūn viprāṃśca kathāṃ ca bhartsayanti vai || 83 ||
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mūtratyāgādikaṃ devabhūmau kurvantyarodhinaḥ |
matsyān khādanti tānpāpān rājā daṇḍaṃ karoti na || 84 ||
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tatpāpaṃ duṣṭatārājñaḥ śirasyeva bhavatyapi |
māse gate ca tīrthāni duḥkhādūcuḥ parasparam || 85 ||
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rājā tvasmāt sthalānniṣkāsanīyaḥ sukhahetave |
yuddhaṃ vimatinā sārdhaṃ svayaṃ kartuṃ na śaknumaḥ || 86 ||
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kalpagrāmaṃ vayaṃ gatvā varāhaṃ parameśvaram |
kaṣṭaṃ nivedayāmaḥ sa yogyaṃ samyak kariṣyati || 87 ||
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kalpagrāme gatānyeva prārthayāṃcakrurādarāt |
jaya viṣṇo jaya pṛthvīpate rājapate jaya || 88 ||
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tīrthakaṣṭavināśārthaṃ nārāyaṇa namo'stu te |
śrutyā varāhabhagavān prāha tīrthāni sādaram || 89 ||
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varaṃ vṛṇuta bhadraṃ vo yadvo manasi vartate |
tīrthānyūcurhare kṛṣṇa no'bhayaṃ dātumarhasi || 90 ||
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supāpinā vimatinā kṛtastrāsaḥ sudāruṇaḥ |
taṃ niyacchasva pāpiṣṭhaṃ māṃsādaṃ pāpisevitam || 91 ||
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śrīvarāhastadā prāha haniṣyāmi mahāripum |
evaṃ tīrthaniyogena tvāgato mathurāṃ purīm || 92 ||
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vārāhaḥ svāsinā rājñā yuddhaṃ cakāra dāruṇam |
sūdayāmāsa rājānaṃ varāhaḥ svāsinā tataḥ || 93 ||
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khaḍgaṃ svasya dharāyāṃ ca dhārāgraṃ nihitaṃ bhuvi |
kṣaṇa viśrāntilābhāya niṣasāda bhuvastale || 94 ||
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sā bhūmiḥ pāvanī yatra kuṇḍaṃ devarṣibhiḥ kṛtam |
asikuṇḍaṃ tu tatproktaṃ tīrthaṃ paramapāvanam || 95 ||
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dvādaśyāṃ vā caturdaśyāṃ kuṇḍasnānaṃ hi muktidam |
tadā varāhatīrthe'haṃ tiṣṭhāmi mokṣadānakṛt || 96 ||
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tīrthe tatra pradātavyā mūrtayo me caturvidhāḥ |
ekā varāhasaṃjñā ca nārāyaṇī dvitīyakā || 97 ||
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vāmanasya tṛtīyā ca caturthī rāghavasya ca |
etāsāṃ darśanaṃ pūjā pratiṣṭhā dānamityapi || 98 ||
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kartavyaṃ sarvathā tatra mokṣabhāk sa bhavettataḥ |
etāścatasro yaḥ paśyet snātvā kuṇve'sināmake || 99 ||
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catuḥsāgaraparyantā krāntā tena vasundharā |
māthurāṇāṃ ca tīrthānāṃ phalabhāk sa bhaveddhruvam || 100 ||
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suptotthito'pi dvādaśyāmasikuṇḍāpluto naraḥ |
mūrtīḥ paśyati yastāstu brahmabhūyāya kalpate || 101 ||
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nāsti tatpunarāvṛttirnārāyaṇaprasādataḥ |
paṭhanācchravaṇāttvasya bhuktvā muktiṃ vrajet khalu || 102 ||
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iti śrīlakṣmīnārāyaṇīyasaṃhitāyāṃ prathame kṛtayugasantāne mathurākṣetramāhātmye govardhanā'nnakūṭatadanyatīrthapradakṣiṇam pretarūpasya suśīlavaiśyasyoddhāraḥ vārāheṇa vimaternāśe'sikuṇḍaṃ vārāhakṣetramāhātmyaṃ cetyādinirūpaṇanāmā'ṣṭacatvāriṃśadadhikatriśatatamo'dhyāyaḥ || 348 ||
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Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lakshminarayana Samhita Chapter 348

Cover of edition (2011)

Shri Lakshmi Narayana Samhita
by Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office (2011)

शेतायनव्यास (Shwetayan Vyas)

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