Lakshminarayana Samhita [sanskrit]

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

The Lakshminarayana Samhita Chapter 88 (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.

śrīkṛṣṇanārāyaṇa uvāca |
gārhasthye'pi prajñike padmāvati pramokṣaṇaṃ hyapi |
yauvanārdhaṃ brahmacaryaṃ pālayed yaḥ samucyate || 1 ||
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tadardhaṃ vā tadardhārdhaṃ brahmacaryaṃ prapālayet |
lakṣārdhaṃ vā sahasrārdhaṃ śataṃ śatārdhameva vā || 2 ||
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pañcaviṃśativarṣāṇi pālayed dvādaśābdikam |
vā ṣaḍabdāni varṣaṃ vā brahmacaryaṃ prapālayet || 3 ||
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ṛtumātraṃ ca vā māsaṃ brahmacaryaṃ prapālayet |
vratottamaṃ hi tatproktaṃ yathābalaṃ pramokṣadam || 4 ||
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evapatnīvrataṃ yadvā svargadaṃ mokṣadaṃ tataḥ |
ārtavaṃ cārtavaṃ dānaṃ brahmacaryaṃ hi madhyamam || 5 ||
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tenā'pi balatulyaṃ vai prāpyate mokṣaṇaṃ khalu |
dharmā'dharmā'nabhijño ya ājñāśīlaparāyaṇaḥ || 6 ||
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snehasevātimagnaśca gṛhī mokṣamavāpnuyāt |
naro vā yadi vā nārī gṛhadharmaparāyaṇau || 7 ||
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devasādhvīsādhusevāparau mokṣaṃ pragacchataḥ |
yadvā kṛṣṇo hariḥ pṛthvyāṃ rāmo nārāyaṇaḥ prabhuḥ || 8 ||
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prāvirbhāvaparaḥ syādvai tadā tadyogato drutam |
dayālostasya kṛpayā tacchakteḥ kṛpayāpi ca || 9 ||
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pārṣadānāṃ ca bhaktānāṃ kṛpayā mucyate janaḥ |
kṛṣṇo vā kṛṣṇabhūtāni vicaranti bhuvastale || 10 ||
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channarūpā bhikṣukā vai janakalyāṇahetave |
bhikṣārthaṃ cā'lakṣyacihnāḥ samāyānti gṛhigṛham || 11 ||
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tadā bhikṣādānasevāyogaṃ labhed gṛhāśramī |
ajñāto jñānato vāpi mokṣamavāpnuyāt || 12 ||
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tasmādvai gṛhibhirnityaṃ dātavyaṃ bhikṣukāya tu |
mokṣadānāṃ kvacid yogānmokṣaḥ syād gṛhadharmiṇām || 13 ||
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satkārasya nidhānaṃ vai dārāśramo viśiṣyate |
bahupāpādiyukto'pi paropakāraśevadhiḥ || 14 ||
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gṛhāśramo vijayate nityaśaḥ sādhusevanāt |
yadgṛhe sādhavo yānti svalpabhojanavāñcchayā || 15 ||
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sādhupādarajobhūmirgārhasthyaṃ tad viśiṣyate |
sādhupādāmṛtaṃ yatra sādhuśiṣṭāśanaṃ tathā || 16 ||
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sādhusamvāhanaṃ yatra mokṣasthānaṃ tu tadgṛham |
yatra devālayo devapūjā satāṃ nivāsanam || 17 ||
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brahmakayā vaiṣṇavāśca tadeva mokṣamandiram |
yatra lakṣmīśca tulasī gaṃgā yamī sarasvatī || 18 ||
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sthāvaraṃ jaṃgamaṃ tīrthaṃ tadeva mokṣamandiram |
yatra viṣṇuḥ śivo brahmā nārāyaṇo narāyaṇaḥ || 19 ||
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yatrā'vatārāḥ kṛṣṇasya yatra yogijanālayaḥ |
caityadrumā devamūrtistadeva mokṣamandiram || 20 ||
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ityevaṃ sarvathā śraiṣṭhyaṃ dārāśramasya bhūtale |
anyatrāpi tathā śraiṣṭhyaṃ santyuktāni tu yadgṛhe || 21 ||
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dārāgṛhāśramo yasya paropakārahetave |
tadā śraiṣṭhyaṃ sarvato vai dārāśramasya mādhavi || 22 ||
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api prajñe pravakṣyāmi tyāgāśramasya vai kvacit |
hīnatvam ṛddhiśūnyasya vyaktidoṣeṇa vā kvacit || 23 ||
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upakārā'samartho vai ṛddhiśūnyāśramaḥ sa hi |
tyāgino na kṣitiścāsti na gṛhaṃ vāṭikā sutā || 24 ||
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bhūdānaṃ vāṭikādānaṃ kanyādānaṃ gṛhārpaṇam |
svarṇadānaṃ ca godānaṃ dhanadānaṃ na jāyate || 25 ||
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nā'nyeṣāṃ jīvikādānaṃ jāyante notsavāstathā |
nahi sampadrahitānāṃ gṛhe'śnanti sadā dvijāḥ || 26 ||
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na cā''yānti makhe devā mahīmānā na yantyapi |
na bālā bālikāstasya pramodante prasaṃginaḥ || 27 ||
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śūnyatulyaṃ tyāgino vai sthalamāsanamambaram |
manomodakaraṃ tyāge sarvaṃ śuṣkāyate yataḥ || 28 ||
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na cullī kāśate kvāpi na vahnistṛptimetyapi |
peṣaṇī gāyati brāhme brahmanādaṃ na tu kvacit || 29 ||
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nāpi kusūladhānyāni na piṣṭacintanaṃ tathā |
na navotpannalābhaśca yatrā''tithyaṃ na vartate || 30 ||
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na śayyā nā''layaṃ saudhaṃ na gaurna kṣetramityapi |
navasasyakaṇāptiśca yatra svapne'pi nāsti hi || 31 ||
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na nārīṇāṃ gītayaśca na dhanānāṃ pradānakam |
na prātarbālabhāṣādiśravaṇaṃ yatra vidyate || 3 ||
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na nārījanaviśvāso nārīśūnye pravartate |
na saubhāgyaṃ na saṃskārā dharmayajñā bhavanti na || 33 ||
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śuṣkāyate sadātyāgāśramo hīnotsavo yataḥ |
paryuṣitaṃ na paśavo bhakṣayanti yadāśrame || 34 ||
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nāpi pipīlikādyāśca piṣṭamadanti yatsthale |
na miṣṭaṃ vidyate yatra makṣikā na vasanti ca || 35 ||
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na mūṣakā vartayanti pārāvātā vasanti na |
na vṛddhā jalapānādi labhante guḍamiśritam || 36 ||
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na strīṇāṃ yatra sammānaṃ devīnāṃ gaṇanā na ca |
dānaṃ yatra na cotkṛṣṭaṃ rūkṣastyāgāśramastataḥ || 37 ||
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kaupīnavalkalabhasmajñānaghanaṃ yadāśrame |
na kṣudhānāśakaṃ tadvai rūkṣastyāgāśramastataḥ || 38 ||
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nagnāstu saṃhatā yatra maryādā'dhomukhāyate |
ātmāmṛtābhimagnāśca bāhyāmṛtavivardhitāḥ || 39 ||
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rūkṣadehāḥ śuṣkarāgā vidyante yatra tāpasāḥ |
duḥkhasahāśca jaṭilā mālākeśavibhūṣaṇāḥ || 40 ||
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vṛkṣagṛhanivāsāśca phaliśākhiprabhojanāḥ |
patrapātrāḥ karatumbā māyānāśaparāyaṇāḥ || 41 ||
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vicitratilakaśṛṃgā mṛttikābhasmacandanāḥ |
dhūnīvahnisahāyāśca mattakanakasevinaḥ || 42 ||
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pratīkṣamāṇā vasatiṃ cāyāntīṃ deyasaṃbhṛtām |
śvānaḥ kākāḥ sadocchiṣṭaṃ prāpnuvanti na yatra ca || 43 ||
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na bhūtayajño bhavati satṛṣṇaḥ śāntimeti na |
na lābhaṃ labhate loke rūkṣastyāgāśramo hi saḥ || 44 ||
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prajñe padmāvati tyāgo muktānāmabhayaṃkaraḥ |
yathā tathā dehabhājāṃ tyāgo'pi cābhayaṃkaraḥ || 45 ||
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nirbhayatve vitṛṣṇatve kalikleśavivarjite |
dānaśūnye'pi rūkṣe'pi tyāgāśrame viśeṣatā || 46 ||
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haryāśrayo harau sthānaṃ harerdhyānaṃ ca dhāraṇā |
haryarthaṃ sarvakarmāṇi śraiṣṭhyaṃ tyāgāśrame tataḥ || 47 ||
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na cintā gṛhadehāderna patnyā na sutādiṣu |
nāsaktirdhanavāṭyādau sūtakaṃ yatra nāsti ca || 48 ||
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śokasnānaṃ na vai yatra yatropārjanamasti na |
na śramo na vyavahāro na mānaṃ cāvamānanam || 49 ||
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ṛṇaṃ na nāpi daṇḍo'sti na rakṣaṇasya cintanam |
na moho vibhramo naiva na pātragṛhamārjanam || 50 ||
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na daivaṃ bhautikaṃ vāpi yasyodvejanamasti ca |
nātmīyaṃ parakīyaṃ vā pāratantryaṃ na hiṃsanam || 51 ||
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nāsti caurabhayaṃ nāsti yāmyabhīrmṛtyubhīrna ca |
nahi viplavacintā ca na paścadāyacintanam || 52 ||
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na deharogacintā'pi nirapekṣasya yoginaḥ |
na rāgo jīvane yasya na tvarā maraṇe tathā || 53 ||
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na puṣṭau na ratāvicchā na vikārāśca mānasāḥ |
yataḥ śāntiśca nirvighnā nārāyaṇābhiyoginī || 54 ||
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yatra kṛṣṇārthacintā ca yatra nārāyaṇāśrayaḥ |
yatra satāṃ saṃgamāśca satsaṃgo yatra yoginām || 55 ||
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brahmadhyānaratānāṃ ca sevā yatra ca darśanam |
śravaṇaṃ yanmukhebhyaśca nāmnāṃ harermuhurmuhuḥ || 56 ||
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tyāgaṃ vīkṣya kṣaṇaṃ vṛttiḥ śāntimeti hi māyinām |
parāvṛttya mano yatra viśatyeva hṛdīśvare || 57 ||
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bhāsate'ṇumahānandakaṇikā tu sudhottamā |
jñānadhyānāmṛtapānaistṛptiryatra tu yoginām || 58 ||
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sādhvyaśca sādhavo yatra kuṭumbino na cetare |
na yatra vāsanākhyaśca saṃsāro vidyate manāk || 59 ||
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gatirmokṣasya yatrāsti muktiryatra praluṇṭhati |
tīrthāni yatra cāgatya pūyante rajasā satām || 60 ||
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māyā divyā'pi satsaṃgājjāyate vai yadāśrame |
māyāmayaṃ samastaṃ vai satāṃ yogena dīvyati || 61 ||
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nairguṇyaṃ yat samāsādya brāhmaṃ samparivartate |
tasmācchraiṣṭhyaṃ tu rūkṣe'pi tyāgāśrame'rthamokṣiṇām || 62 ||
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caturthā'rthaparā yatra divyā devā hi sādhavaḥ |
sarvapāpaviloptāraḥ pāvanāḥ parameśvarāḥ || 63 ||
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saṃsāratāpadagdhānāṃ brahmaśāntipravarṣakāḥ |
uddhārakā bhayātkaṣṭāt sarveṣṭapūrakāstathā || 64 ||
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milanti sādhavo yatra tyāgāśrame haripriyāḥ |
tatastyāgāśramaḥ śreṣṭhaḥ śramitānāṃ nivṛttaye || 65 ||
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yathā sūryaprataptānā chāyā viśrāntihetukā |
tathā saṃsārataptānāṃ santaḥ śāntipradāyakāḥ || 66 ||
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hariṃ vinā satāṃ sevāṃ vinā ca bhaktimantarā |
ātmabhāvaṃ vinā śāntiṃ dhyānaṃ vinā'nyadujjhitam || 67 ||
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rakṣitaṃ rakṣaṇīyaṃ vai tyāgāśrame parāśrame |
tatastyāgāśramaḥ śreṣṭho mokṣasannidhigocaraḥ || 68 ||
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hariḥ sākṣāt surāḥ sākṣāt sākṣānmuktāśca pārṣadāḥ |
sādhubhiḥ saha tiṣṭhanti tasmāt tyāgaḥ sadottamaḥ || 69 ||
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ākṣaraḥ paramānande hyutsavā bhuktakoṭikāḥ |
kuṭumbaṃ cācyutaṃ yatra tasmāt tyāgaḥ sadottamaḥ || 70 ||
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nartanaṃ bhagavadarthe vyāpārāḥ kṛṣṇatuṣṭaye |
ārambhā yatra muktyarthāstasmāt tyāgaḥ sadottamaḥ || 71 ||
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makhā bhāgavatā yatra prasādaśca satāṃ hareḥ |
kṛṣirmāyāmalahantrī tasmāt tyāgaḥ sadottamaḥ || 72 ||
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jīvanaṃ cātmasiddhyarthaṃ pravṛttiḥ kṛṣṇatuṣṭaye |
brahmagṛhaprayāṇaṃ ca tasmāt tyāgaḥ sadottamaḥ || 73 ||
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yena tyaktaṃ samastaṃ vai samastairujjhitaḥ sa vai |
tyāgaḥ svātmārpaṇaṃ kṛṣṇe sarvārpaṇaṃ hi muktaye || 74 ||
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muktirvai śāśvatānandamagnatā'kṣaradhāmani |
atrā'pyanubhavastādṛṅ muktaḥ sa tyāgavān guruḥ || 75 ||
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ye ye'rthā iṣṭatāpannāste te tyāge hyakalmaṣāḥ |
siddhyanti sarvathā sādhvi prajñe mādhavi siddhavat || 76 ||
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tatastyāgāśramaḥ śreṣṭhaḥ pūjyo mānyaśca mokṣadaḥ |
phalaṃ śreṣṭhaṃ na vai puṣpaṃ na patraṃ nāpi mañjarī || 77 ||
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phale pakvarasaḥ śreṣṭho rase miṣṭāmlako rasaḥ |
śreṣṭho nārāyaṇo miṣṭaścāmlastatrātiraktatā || 78 ||
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snehabhaktidharaḥ kṛṣṇaḥ prāpyastyāgena cottamaḥ |
kevalastu parastyāgo na śreṣṭho bhajanaṃ vinā || 79 ||
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upāsanāṃ vinā tyāgaḥ pāṣāṇatvāya kalpate |
sevāṃ dhyānaṃ vinā tyāgaścāgaskaro na saṃśayaḥ || 80 ||
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jñānaṃ vinā tathā tyāgaścāgaskaro'sti sarvathā |
gurorājñāṃ vinā tyāgo vairāgyamantarā tathā || 81 ||
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āgaskaraḥ sa vijñeyaḥ prāptiśūnyo phale mṛṣā |
saṃsāratyajanaṃ sārthaṃ yadyātmā harimāpnuyāt || 82 ||
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na prāptistu hareryena prāptānāṃ yatra nāśanam |
pumarthā niṣphalā yatra sa tyāgaścā''ga eva ha || 83 ||
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jñānaṃ copāsanā bhaktirdivyatā śrīharismṛtiḥ |
mokṣasthitirguṇāstyāge sādhutā muktatā'pi ca || 84 ||
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kevalastu mahātyāgo doṣa evāsti dehinaḥ |
prastaro'pi mahātyāge tiṣṭhatyeva sa tādṛśaḥ || 85 ||
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tyāge maurkhyaṃ ca garvaśca mānaṃ ca jaḍatā tathā |
phalecchā tyaktasājātyagocarā dūṣaṇāni vai || 86 ||
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upavāsī pāraṇāyāṃ dviguṇaṃ grasate yadi |
pūrvadine'pi dviguṇaṃ tadopavāsitā mṛṣā || 87 ||
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tyāgī paścācchataguṇaṃ gṛhṇāti svarjanaṃ tapaḥ |
satyamaiśvaralokaṃ ca tadā tyāgaphalaṃ nu kim || 88 ||
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anityaṃ tu prāgabhavat paścādanityamityapi |
dvayoḥ paryavasānaṃ tu nāśe tyāgo vivartate || 89 ||
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doṣastyāge mahān so'sti yaduttamābhirāgitā |
prāptaṃ tyaktaṃ cādhruvaṃ tat prāptavyaṃ svaṃ tathā'dhruvam || 90 ||
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dhruvaṃ nā''lambitaṃ brahma tyāge tredhāpi dūṣaṇam |
tyajanād vā'pyabhiyogād brahma sampadyate yayā || 91 ||
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sevayopāsanayā vā''jñayā jñānena vā tathā |
tyāgena vidhinā vāpi sa tyāgo bhoga eva vā || 92 ||
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brahmaprado yataḥ śreṣṭho guṇa eva sa uttamaḥ |
kṛṣṇecchādhīnavāñchātmatyāga uttama eva saḥ || 93 ||
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mokṣasthityanubhāvātmatyāga uttama eva saḥ |
tadvinā dūṣaṇaṃ tyāgo bhāra eva sa kevalaḥ || 94 ||
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śṛṇutaṃ mādhavi sādhvi prajñe tyāge tu bhūṣaṇam |
audāsīnyaṃ bādhitānuvṛttistu dūṣaṇaṃ tathā || 95 ||
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karmatyāgo bhūṣaṇaṃ vai kṛṣṇatyāgastu dūṣaṇam |
nārītyāgo bhūṣaṇaṃ satkriyātyāgastu dūṣaṇam || 96 ||
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doṣatyāgo bhūṣaṇaṃ vai guṇatyāgastu dūṣaṇam |
gṛhiṇāṃ dūṣaṇaṃ tyāgo bhūṣaṇaṃ bhogasampadaḥ || 97 ||
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tyāgināṃ dūṣaṇaṃ bhogo bhūṣaṇaṃ bhogavarjanam |
mama bhaktiḥ satāṃ sevā devā devā'rhā'tithipūjanam || 98 ||
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sudhārmikaṃ tu dāmpatyaṃ bhūṣaṇāni tu dāriṇām |
ātmaniṣṭha mayi niṣṭhā tadanā'saktavṛttitā || 99 ||
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nityabhaktiśca satsaṃgastyāgināṃ bhūṣaṇāni vai |
kṣamā bhūṣaṇaṃ sādhūnāṃ satkāro gṛhiṇāṃ tu tat || 100 ||
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sādhvīnāṃ bhūṣaṇaṃ śīlaṃ mamā''jñā bhaktabhūṣaṇam |
bhūṣaṇaṃ sthānināṃ dānaṃ dhyānaṃ bhūṣā tu yoginām || 101 ||
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tyāgavatāṃ tvanāsaktirbhūṣaṇaṃ gṛhiṇāṃ satī |
aśraddhā tyāgināṃ doṣo dehābhimāna ityapi || 102 ||
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ālasyaṃ dharmahīnatvaṃ nāstikyaṃ dūṣaṇāni vai |
viṣayāṇāṃ sevanecchā dūṣaṇaṃ paramaṃ tu tat || 103 ||
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dhyānāśrame dhane vāñcchā dūṣaṇaṃ tyāgināṃ sadā |
kuṭumbiṣu snehavṛttistyāgināṃ dūṣaṇaṃ param || 104 ||
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dāridryaṃ tu gṛhasthānāṃ doṣakṛd dūṣaṇaṃ mahat |
tṛṣṇā doṣo hi sarveṣāṃ rājñāṃ tu bhūṣaṇaṃ matā || 105 ||
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jñānināṃ jñānatṛṣṇā'pi bhūṣaṇaṃ tyāgavat sadā |
bhaktānāṃ bhaktitṛṣṇā'pi mama tṛṣṇā'tibhūṣaṇam || 106 ||
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iti śrīlakṣmīnārāyaṇīyasaṃhitāyāṃ caturthe tiṣyasantāne gṛhagītāyāṃ gṛhasthasya mokṣopāyāḥ tyāgāśrame rūkṣatā niścintatā sukhitā ca yathārthatyāgo yathārthā doṣāśca guṇatā doṣatā |
cetyādinirūpaṇanāmā'ṣṭā'śītitamo'dhyāyaḥ || 88 ||
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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 88

Cover of edition (2011)

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

शेतायनव्यास (Shwetayan Vyas)

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