Lakshminarayana Samhita [sanskrit]

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

The Lakshminarayana Samhita Chapter 54 (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.

śrīnaranārāyaṇa uvāca |
śṛṇu badrīpriye devi kanyāghnasya kathāṃ tathā |
yuddhapuramahārājye yuddharājo'bhavannṛpaḥ || 1 ||
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dānadharmarataḥ puṇyakaraḥ sādhuprapūjakaḥ |
prajārakṣākaraścāpi garvamānabharo'bhavat || 2 ||
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tatra prathā'bhavad badri kanyāhiṃsāmayī purā |
kanyāyā janma jāyeta kṣatriyasya gṛhe yadi || 3 ||
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kanyābhrātā kasyacittu śālakaḥ syād bhaviṣyati |
kanyāpitā śvaśuraḥ syāt tadaniṣṭaṃ paraṃ yataḥ || 4 ||
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kṣatriyaḥ śālako na syājjāmātṛśvaśuro na ca |
snuṣāśvaśuraḥ syādeva kutracit sā prathā'bhavat || 5 ||
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ataḥ kanyā prahantavyā kṣatriyeṇa tu janmataḥ |
mānino yuddharājasya rājñyāṃ kanyā tvajāyata || 6 ||
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rājñīprasūtikāle'pi dāsyāṃ putro'pyajāyata |
rājñīsnehena sā dāsī kanyānāśabhayena ca || 7 ||
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kanyāṃ jagrāha datvā svaṃ putraṃ rājñyai susundaram |
putro'bhavannṛpatestu prakāśe'prasaracchubham || 8 ||
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atiharṣeṇa rājñā vai kṛtaḥ putrotsavaḥ śubhaḥ |
kanyākumārau sadṛśau vṛddhimāptau śanaiḥ śanaiḥ || 9 ||
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kanyāmānaṃ tu sā dāsī rājakanyāvadācarat |
rājñī cāpi tathā mānaṃ rājakanyāvadācarat || 10 ||
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na tādṛśaṃ kumārasya prakṛtirhi balīyasī |
kumāro'pi mahān jāto dāsīṃ svamātaraṃ prati || 11 ||
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dāsīṃ kṛtvā vartate saḥ kiṃkarīṃ mānavarjitām |
athaikadā snehamagnā dāsī rahaḥ svaputrakam || 12 ||
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adhīrā prāha vṛttāntaṃ sarvaṃ jātaṃ yathātatham |
rājakanyāprarakṣārthaṃ vinimayastu janmataḥ || 13 ||
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kṛta eva mayā putra kanyā rājñyāḥ suto'si me |
ato māṃ mātaraṃ garbhadhāriṇīṃ janmadāyinīm || 14 ||
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viddhi vatsa prakāśaṃ māṃ kuru svaṃ kuśalaṃ kuru |
kanyāyāḥ kuśalaṃ cāpi prakāśe sati naiva ha || 15 ||
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ato gopyaṃ samastaṃ tanmāṃ viddhi tava mātaram |
badrike strīhṛdayaṃ niṣṭhuraṃ bhinnakapāṭakam || 16 ||
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kadācidbhidyate krodhāt kadācit snehato dhruvam |
tenā'nirghāritaṃ syādvai vyasanaṃ duḥsahaṃ tataḥ || 17 ||
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strīto gopyaṃ gopanīyaṃ prakāśyaṃ na striyāḥ puraḥ |
athaivaṃ rājamātuśca putryāṃ sneho'tivartate || 18 ||
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putrī vivāhayogyā sā jātā rājñīsamā śubhā |
tadā putrī pradeyā kva kasmai ceti vyacintayat || 19 ||
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rājñī svayaṃ cāticintāparā'bhavat sutākṛte |
na dāsāya pradātavyā deyā kumārakāya vai || 20 ||
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rājaputrāya dātavyā no ced rakṣyā kumārikā |
evaṃ vyacintayad rājñī kanyā varaṃ pratīkṣate || 21 ||
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kadā me syād vivāho vai mātā kathaṃ na vakti tat |
ityevaṃ cintayānā sā papraccha mātaraṃ tvidam || 22 ||
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kathaṃ mātarvivāhaṃ me naiva cintayasi kvacit |
tadā mātā dāsikā sā prāha rājñī niṣedhanam || 23 ||
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karotyeva sadā putri tato'haṃ na vadāmi tat |
athaikadā sutā rājñyā dehasevāparāyaṇā || 24 ||
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rahaḥ papraccha tāṃ rājñīṃ mātarnamāmi te muhuḥ |
pṛcchāmyahaṃ hṛdayasthaṃ mā doṣaṃ mayi kalpaya || 25 ||
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madrahasyaṃ tu pṛcchāmi yathāvad vaktumarhasi |
kathaṃ vivāhayogyāyā vivāhaṃ me śubhapradam || 26 ||
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kartuṃ na manyase niṣidhyase kathaṃ samucyatām |
śrutvā mātā rājamātā nijāṃ putrīṃ tu dāsikām || 27 ||
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ākṛṣya bahudhā dhṛtvā vakṣasyaśrūṇyavāsṛjat |
tato dhairyaṃ samālambya jagāda putrikāṃ hitam || 18 ||
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vatse matkukṣijā cāste nṛpasyāsi sutā śubhā |
kintu nikṛṣṭabhāgyā tvaṃ dāsyai mayā purā'rpitā || 29 ||
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dāsīputro mayā prāptaḥ tvatsamakṣaṇajanmavān |
karomyevaṃ na ced rājā nihanyāt tvāṃ tu jīvanaḥ || 30 ||
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rājā kasyāpi na syādvai śālakaḥ śvaśuro'thavā |
bhrātā te tvagrajaścānyo vartate rājadāyabhāg || 31 ||
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rājyādhikāravāṃścāpi śālakaḥ sa kathaṃ bhavet |
pitā te ca śvaśuro vā kathaṃ syāt kasyacit khalu || 32 ||
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tvaṃ kanyā me yadā jātā mayā guptā kṛtā na cet |
aśālakatvarakṣārthaṃ cā'śvaśuratvaguptaye || 33 ||
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rājā tvāṃ nāśayettūrṇaṃ syāṃ putrī rahitā tvaham |
mayā prāptā tvekaputrī mukhadarśanadāyinī || 34 ||
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mārayituṃ kathaṃ dadyāṃ gataiḥ prāṇaśatairapi |
vatse tadā mayā samyag cintitaṃ śreyase tava || 35 ||
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prasūtaścā'bhavad dāsyāṃ putro'yaṃ yaḥ kumārakaḥ |
sa mayā snehabaddhāyā dāsyāḥ prāpto drutaṃ gṛhe || 36 ||
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tasyai tvaṃ cārpitā vatse prāṇarakṣaṇahetave |
sā tvaṃ matkukṣijā putri vartase mama sannidhau || 37 ||
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tāṃ tvāṃ rājakumārīṃ vai śreṣṭhāṃ madaṃgasaṃbhavām |
yasmai kasmai tu dāsāya dātuṃ kathaṃ samutsahe || 38 ||
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tataḥ putri mayā dāsī niṣidhyate pradānake |
dāse dānaṃ nikṛṣṭaṃ yad rājaputre praśastakam || 39 ||
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vada vatse rahaḥ proktaṃ tvatkṛte kiṃ karomyaham |
tvayā pṛṣṭaṃ tataḥ sarvaṃ mayoktaṃ mama putrike || 40 ||
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vinā rājakumāraṃ tu kaumāryaṃ te varaṃ sadā |
tathāpyahaṃ yatiṣye vai putrike yacchubhaṃ bhavet || 41 ||
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mā prakāśaya vṛttāntaṃ hānistena bhaviṣyati |
mama nāśastava nāśo rājadvārā bhaviṣyati || 42 ||
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ityevaṃ śayane rājñī jagāda nijabālikām |
putrī jñātvā samastaṃ tanmātṛsevāparāyaṇā || 43 ||
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viśeṣataḥ prajātā vai kumāro'pi prasūṃ prati |
evaṃ svābhāvikasnehe vinimayo'pyajāyata || 44 ||
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vacane hṛdaye dehe kriyāsvapi samantataḥ |
svasvamātṛsnehabhāvo vyavardhata tayostadā || 45 ||
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athaikadā nṛpo naije śayane nidrito'bhavat |
madhyarātrau nṛpanidrā naṣṭā jāgarito nṛpaḥ || 46 ||
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rājñī nṛpasya śayyāyāṃ suptā''sīt svapnanidritā |
svapne jajalpa nṛpateḥ śṛṇvato daivanoditā || 47 ||
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aho putri mama putri mā rājñe tvaṃ nivedaya |
rājñīputrīti caivā'si kumāro dāsikāsutaḥ || 48 ||
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aho dāsi hyaho dāsi mā kasmaicinnivedaya |
kumāro dāsikāputraḥ kumārī nṛpaputrikā || 49 ||
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rājā śrutvā mahāścaryaṃ gataḥ satyārthavismitaḥ |
mohito vākyabodhena ṛtārthaṃ samacintayat || 50 ||
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nirṇayārthaṃ tvekadā tu dāsyai sauvarṇaśṛṃkhalām |
dadau papraccha dāsīṃ sa vada cānyadabhīpsitam || 51 ||
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prasanno'smi sevayā te kiṃ dadāmyaparaṃ dhanam |
prāsādaṃ vāṭikāṃ kṣetraṃ grāmaṃ vā kiṃ dadāmi te || 52 ||
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dāsī prasannavadanā badrike hrasvabuddhitaḥ |
yayāce naiva vāṭīṃ vā kṣetraṃ grāmaṃ dhanaṃ gṛham || 53 ||
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na me sarvaṃ rocate vai rājaṃstṛptāsmi sarvathā |
yadi deyo varo mahyaṃ yayāce tu kumārayoḥ || 54 ||
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dvitīyāya kumārāya rājyaṃ dehi samastakam |
yadvā'rdhaṃ dehi nṛpate jyeṣṭhāyā'rdhaṃ pradehyapi || 55 ||
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rājā śrutvā pakṣavākyaṃ papraccha kāraṇaṃ tadā |
pralobhya bahuratnādyairdāsī jagāda kāraṇam || 56 ||
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putro madgarbhasaṃbhūto vartate sa kumārakaḥ |
putrī tvatpatnikājanyā vartate sā kumārikā || 57 ||
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dehi rājyaṃ cārdhamapi rājan putrāya me śubham |
badrike sā'bhavad dāsī kṣatriyā bhṛtyakarmiṇī || 58 ||
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nāmnā prabhāvatī devī putrastasyāstu bhūpajaḥ |
kṣatriyo'bhūd dvitīyaḥ saḥ sā'to rājyamayācata || 59 ||
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akathyaṃ kathitaṃ sarvaṃ lobhavṛttyā bhujiṣyayā |
snehavṛttyā sute naije kathitaṃ raha uttamam || 60 ||
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atha rājā viditvaiva kumāraṃ dāsikāsutam |
kumārīṃ nijaputrīṃ ca khyātāṃ tāṃ dāsikāsutām || 61 ||
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kiṃkartavyapramūḍho'tivihvalaḥ so'bhavat sadā |
śālakena na vai bhāvya jyeṣṭhakumārakeṇa vai || 62 ||
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śvaśureṇa na vai bhāvyaṃ mayā cānyanṛpasya vai |
vārtā prasiddhimāpannā'vaśyaṃ prakāśameṣyati || 63 ||
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rājyādhikārī jyeṣṭho'sti cārdhasya yāvato'pi vā |
dāsīputrāya dāsye ced rājye'niṣṭaṃ bhaviṣyati || 64 ||
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mamā'niṣṭaṃ bhaveccāpi tatastat kāryameva na |
kanyākumārayoḥ prāṇapralayo'tra śubho mataḥ || 65 ||
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viṣādisaṃprayogeṇa tūrṇaṃ dvayoḥ paretatā |
bhaviṣyati na sandehaḥ kartavyaṃ śreṣṭhamatra tat || 66 ||
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vicāryetthaṃ yuddharājo viṣaṃ mārakamulbaṇam |
dāpayāmāsa kanyāyai kumārāya ca guptitaḥ || 67 ||
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guptistatrā'bhavannāmnā ghaṭamālā'bhidhā'nugā |
dāsī rājñaḥ karmakartrī khasajātisamudbhavā || 68 ||
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tathā bhojanavelāyāṃ viṣaṃ prayojitaṃ tayoḥ |
rājñī dāsī mātarau te jānīto na viṣārpaṇam || 69 ||
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maraṇaṃ yannimittena likhitaṃ tadbhavatyapi |
jīvanaṃ yannimittena likhitaṃ tadbhavatyapi || 70 ||
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bhuktavantau sutāputrau bhojanaṃ viṣamiśritam |
vyasū jātau ca tau tatra tāvadabhyāgato dvijaḥ || 71 ||
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sādhuryatiścamatkārī viṣahauṣadhibodhavān |
tadoṣadhirasagūṭīyuto bhraman samāyayau || 72 ||
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daivena prerito nāmnā jīvanāyanasaṃjñakaḥ |
atithirbhojanamātravāñcchayā tatra cāgataḥ || 73 ||
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tāvat sa śrutavān rājye prakāśaṃ maraṇaṃ dvayoḥ |
rājā tūrṇaṃ dahanāya preṣayāmāsa tau tadā || 74 ||
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tathā jāte yatiḥ sādhurjñātvā mṛtau sutāsutau |
rājaśmaśānapārśveṇa nirgato'yaṃ tu vaiṣṇavaḥ || 75 ||
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jñātvā dehau nīlavarṇau tūrṇamoṣadhagūṭikām |
niṣkāsya sandadau tayoroṣṭhayośca jalaṃ dadau || 76 ||
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oṃ namaḥ śrīkṛṣṇanārāyaṇāya svāmine svāhā |
mantramenaṃ dadau tābhyāṃ śmaśāne tāvadeva tu || 77 ||
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utthitau śāntagaralau svasthau rogavivarjitau |
prabhonārāyaṇasvāmin kṛṣṇanārāyaṇa prabho || 78 ||
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nāmadhunyaṃ dadau tābhyāmājīvayad dayānidhiḥ |
atha rājñaḥ krūrakarma jñātvā yayau nṛpaṃ prati || 79 ||
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rājannaitat tvayā duṣṭaṃ krūraṃ kṛtaṃ tu pāpakam |
kanyāhatyā kumārasya hatyā prakāritā tvayā || 80 ||
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yatiścāhaṃ vinirbhīkastvāṃ daṇḍayitumīśvaraḥ |
hāhākāro vartate'dya rājñā viṣeṇa māritau || 81 ||
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kiṃ rājyena tava rājan pāpātipāpakāriṇaḥ |
yogyo nā'si sadā rājan tavā''yuḥ kṣīṇatāṃ gatam || 82 ||
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yāmyaloke tava vāsaściraṃ kaṣṭo bhaviṣyati |
paśya kanyākumārābhyāṃ dattaṃ śāpaṃ tu gocaram || 83 ||
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mriyatāṃ yuddharājo'yaṃ mārako nau viṣeṇa vai |
śāpo'yaṃ mūrtimānāste tava prāṇaharastviha || 84 ||
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idānīṃ te gatirnāsti vinā mṛtyuṃ parā bhuvi |
hatyāpāpaṃ tava jātaṃ mṛtyuste'yamupāgataḥ || 85 ||
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ityukte tatra cāyāto yamadūto bhayaṃkaraḥ |
pāśahasto vikarālo vahniṃ samudgiran mukhāt || 86 ||
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yatiṃ taṃ vaiṣṇavaṃ natvā kanyākumārarakṣakam |
pāśena pāpinaṃ duṣṭaṃ babandha nṛpatiṃ tu saḥ || 87 ||
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rājā parādhīnadeho vyajāyata tadā'budhaḥ |
mūrchāmavāpa sahasā''kruśan mudgaramāritaḥ || 88 ||
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viṣapāśairnibaddhaśca viyojayituṃ varṣmaṇaḥ |
tāvadrājā hṛdayena yatiṃ taṃ śaraṇaṃ gataḥ || 89 ||
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nārāyaṇaṃ tathā smṛtvā śrīkṛṣṇaśaraṇaṃ gataḥ |
kṣamāmayācata tatra mūrchito'pi nijātmani || 90 ||
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śokaṃ cakāra bahudhā yāmyabaddho vaśaṃgataḥ |
lokairdṛṣṭastathā dūto vikarālo'drisannibhaḥ || 91 ||
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prajāśca rājavargāśca saṃhitāstatra vai drutam |
śrutvā jñātvā paraṃ kaṣṭaṃ kanyākumārabhūbhṛtām || 92 ||
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aniṣṭaṃ paramaṃ jñātvā śokaṃ sarve pracakrire |
sādhumaiśvaryayuktaṃ taṃ jñātvā rājñī tu pādayoḥ || 93 ||
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nāmnā nārāyaṇīdevī tuṣṭāva sādhumīśvaram |
kṛpānātha kṛpāmūrte dayālo hitakṛt sadā || 94 ||
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haritulya mahāyogin matpatiṃ svasthamāvaha |
putrikā rakṣitā cāpi kumāro rakṣitastvayā || 95 ||
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kṛpayainaṃ patiṃ me'pi prarakṣayā'pi pāpinam |
pāpāḥ pāpaṃ prakurvanti puṇyāḥ puṇyaṃ dadatyapi || 96 ||
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pāpaṃ matsvāminaścātrā'gaṇayitvā'vanaṃ kuru |
pāpanāśo bhavedyena mokṣaṇaṃ ca tathā bhavet || 97 ||
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tathā tvaṃ bhagavannatra kurvasmākaṃ hitāvaham |
eṣā'haṃ tava dāsyasmi vākyaṃ me pratipālaya || 98 ||
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ityuktvā caraṇau dhṛtvā sādhoḥ rājñī jaḍā'bhavat |
jīvanāyanasādhuḥ sa kṛtvā haste jalaṃ tadā || 99 ||
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rājñyā mukhe dadau rājñī svasthā'bhavat sukhasthitā |
tato gatvā nṛpasyāpi mukhe jalaṃ dadau sa hi || 100 ||
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oṃ namaḥ śrīkṛṣṇanārāyaṇāya svāmine svāhā |
prabhonārāyaṇa śrīśarvarīnārāyaṇa prabho || 101 ||
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anādiśrīkṛṣṇanārāyaṇa śrīkānta sadvibho |
evaṃ mantraṃ nāmadhunyaṃ dadau vāriyutaṃ tadā || 102 ||
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yāmyadūtaśca taṃ tūrṇaṃ nṛpaṃ tyaktvā yayau tataḥ |
rājā bubodha sahasā yatiṃ neme tu rakṣakam || 103 ||
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kanyāghnaṃ ca kumāraghnaṃ sādhuryāmyād rarakṣa tam |
badrike ca tadā sarve śokaṃ vihāya sarvathā || 104 ||
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prasannamānasā jātā jagṛhire manuṃ sataḥ |
nāmadhunyaṃ jagṛhire sahasraśo narāḥ striyaḥ || 105 ||
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vārtā sā yuddhanagare prāsarad vāyuveginī |
hāhākārasamā śāntistadā punarajāyata || 106 ||
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iti śrīlakṣmīnārāyaṇīyasaṃhitāyāṃ caturthe tiṣyasantāne yuddhapatanarājño yuddharājasyaviṣaprayogāt kanyākumārayorvyasutve'pi jīvanāyanasādhuyaugena punarjīvitatā śāpena yuddharājasyā''yurvināśena yāmyadūtāgamo mṛtyuśca pāpaphalaṃ sādhukṛtaṃ rakṣaṇaṃ cetyādinirūpaṇanāmā catuṣpañcāśattamo'dhyāyaḥ || 54 ||
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Cover of edition (2011)

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

शेतायनव्यास (Shwetayan Vyas)

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