Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana Book 1 Chapter 2 (Sanskrit text), including grammatical analysis, glossary and relevant print editions. The Padmapurana is a one of the largest of the eighteen Major Puranas containing roughly 50,000 metrical verses. Although popular for its inclusion of the Ramayana and large sections on pilgrimage guides this is also known for its dedication to both Shiva and Vishnu.

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sūta uvāca |
namasye sarvalokānāṃ viśvasya jagataḥ patim |
ya imaṃ kurute bhāvaṃ sṛṣṭirūpaṃ pradhānavit || 1 ||
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lokakṛllokatatvajño yogamāsthāya yogavit |
asṛjatsarvabhūtāni sthāvarāṇi carāṇi ca || 2 ||
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tamajaṃ viśvakarmāṇaṃ citpatiṃ lokasākṣiṇam |
purāṇākhyānajijñāsurvrajāmi śaraṇaṃ vibhum || 3 ||
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brahmaviṣṇugirīśebhyo namaskṛtvā samāhitaḥ |
iṃdrāya lokapālebhyaḥ savitre ca samādhinā || 4 ||
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munīnāṃ ca variṣṭhāya vasiṣṭhāya mahātmane |
tadvaktrebhātatapase jātūkarṇyāya cākṣuṣe || 5 ||
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tasmai bhagavate natvā vedavyāsāya vedhase |
puruṣāya purāṇāya bhṛguvākyānuvartine || 6 ||
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tasmādahamupāśrauṣaṃ purāṇaṃ brahmavādinaḥ |
sarvajñātsarvalokeṣu pūjitāddīptatejasaḥ || 7 ||
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avyaktaṃ kāraṇaṃ yattannityaṃ sadasadātmakam |
mahadādiviśeṣāṃtaṃ sṛjatīti viniścayaḥ || 8 ||
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aṇḍe hiraṇmaye pūrvaṃ brahmaṇaḥ sūtiruttamā |
aṃḍasyāvaraṇaṃ cādbhirapāmapi ca tejasā || 9 ||
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vāyunā tasya vāyoḥ khāttadbhūtādita āvṛtam |
bhūtādirmahatā cāpi avyaktenāvṛto mahān || 10 ||
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prādurbhāvaśca lokānāmaṃḍa evopavarṇitaḥ |
nadīnāṃ parvatānāṃ ca prādurbhāvonuvarṇyate || 11 ||
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manvaṃtarāṇāṃ saṃkṣepātkalpānāṃ copavarṇanam |
brahmavṛkṣalaya brahmaprajāsargopavarṇanam || 12 ||
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kalpānāṃ saṃcaraścaiva jagataḥ sthāpanaṃ tathā |
śayanaṃ ca harerapsu pṛthivyuddharaṇaṃ punaḥ || 13 ||
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daśadhā janmasaṃcāro bhṛguśāpena keśave |
sanniveśo yugādīnāṃ sarvāśramavibhājanam || 14 ||
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svargasthānavibhāgaśca martyānāṃ svargacāriṇāṃ |
paśūnāṃ pakṣiṇāṃ caiva saṃbhavaḥ parikīrttitaḥ || 15 ||
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tathā nirvacanaṃ kalpaṃ svādhyāyasya parigrahaḥ |
pratisargāḥ punaḥ proktā brahmaṇo buddhipūrvakāḥ || 16 ||
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trayonye'buddhipūrvāste tathā lokānakalpayat |
brahmaṇo vadanebhyaśca bhṛgvādīnāṃ samudbhavaḥ || 17 ||
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kalpayoraṃtaraṃ proktaṃ pratisaṃdhiśca sargayoḥ |
bhṛgvādīnāmṛṣīṇāṃ ca prajāsargopavarṇanam || 18 ||
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vasiṣṭhasya ca brahmarṣerbrahmattvaṃ parikīrttitam |
svāyaṃbhuvasya ca manostataścāpyanukīrtanam || 19 ||
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ukto nābhervisargaśca rajasaśca mahātmanaḥ |
dvīpānāṃ ca samudrāṇāṃ parvatānāṃ ca kīrtanam || 20 ||
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dvīpabhedasamudrāṇāmantarbhāvaśca saptasu |
kīrtyante yojanāgreṇa ye ca tatra nivāsinaḥ || 21 ||
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tadīyāni ca varṣāṇi nadībhiḥ parvataiḥ saha |
jaṃbūdvīpādayo dvīpāḥ samudraiḥ saptabhirvṛtāḥ || 22 ||
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aṃḍasyāṃtastvimelokāḥ saptadvīpā ca medinī |
sūryācaṃdramasoścāro grahāṇāṃ jyotiṣāṃ tathā || 23 ||
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kīrtyate dhruvasāmarthyātprajānāṃ ca śubhāśubham |
brahmaṇā nirmitaḥ sauraḥ syaṃdanorthavaśātsvayam || 24 ||
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kalpito bhagavāṃstena prasarpati divākaraḥ |
sūryādīnāṃ syaṃdanānāṃ dhruvādeva pravarttanaṃ || 25 ||
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kalpitaḥ śiṃśumāraśca yasya pucche dhruvaḥ sthitaḥ |
saṃbhavāṃte ca saṃhāraḥ saṃhārāṃte ca saṃbhavaḥ || 26 ||
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devatānāmṛṣīṇāṃ ca manoḥ pitṛgaṇasya ca |
na śakyaṃ vistarādvaktumityuktaṃ ca samāsataḥ || 27 ||
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atītānāgatānāṃ vai samaṃ svāyaṃbhuvena tu |
manvaṃtareṣu devānāṃ prajeśānāṃ ca kīrtanam || 28 ||
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naimittikaḥ prākṛtikastathaivātyaṃtikaḥ smṛtaḥ |
trividhaḥ sarvabhūtānāṃ kalpitaḥ pratisaṃcaraḥ || 29 ||
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anāvṛṣṭirbhāskarācca ghoraḥ saṃvarttakānalaḥ |
meghāścaikārṇavā ye tu tathā rātrirmahātmanaḥ || 30 ||
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saṃdhyālakṣaṇamuddiṣṭaṃ tathā brāhmaṃ viśeṣataḥ |
bhūtānāṃ cāpi lokānāṃ saptānāmanuvarṇanam || 31 ||
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saṃkīrtyaṃ te mayā cātra pāpānāṃ rauravādayaḥ |
sarveṣāmeva satvānāṃ pariṇāmavinirṇayaḥ || 32 ||
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brahmaṇaḥ pratisargaśca sarvasaṃhāravarṇanam |
kalpekalpe ca bhūtānāṃ mahatāmapi saṃkṣayaḥ || 33 ||
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susaṃkhyāya ca buddhvā vai brahmaṇaścāpyanityatām |
daurātmyaṃ caiva bhogānāṃ saṃsārasya ca kaṣṭatām || 34 ||
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durllabhatvaṃ ca mokṣasya vairāgyāddoṣadarśanam |
vyaktāvyaktaṃ parityajya satvaṃ brahmaṇi saṃsthitam || 35 ||
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nānātva darśanātsusthastatastadabhivarttate |
tatastāpatrayātīto virūpākhyo niraṃjanaḥ || 36 ||
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ānaṃdaṃ brahmaṇaḥ prāpto na bibheti kutaścana |
iti kṛtya samuddeśaḥ pramāṇasyopavarṇitaḥ || 37 ||
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kīrtyaṃte jagato yatra sargapralayavikriyāḥ |
pravṛttiścāpi bhūtānāṃ nivṛttīnāṃ phalāni ca || 38 ||
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prādurbhāvo vasiṣṭhasya śakterjanma tathaiva ca |
saudāsānnigrahastasya viśvāmitrakṛtena ca || 39 ||
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parāśarasya cotpattiradṛśyantyāṃ yathā vibhoḥ |
jajñe pitṝṇāṃ kanyāyāṃ vyāsaścāpi yathā muniḥ || 40 ||
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śukasya ca yathā janma putrasya saha dhīmataḥ |
parāśarasya vidveṣo viśvāmitrakṛto yathā || 41 ||
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vasiṣṭhasaṃbhṛtaścāgnirviśvāmitrajighāṃsayā |
saṃdhānahetorvibhunā jīrṇaḥ kaṇvena dhīmatā || 42 ||
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devena viprā viprāṇāṃ viśvāmitrahitaiṣiṇā |
ekaṃ vedaṃ catuḥpādaṃ caturdhā punarīśvaraḥ || 43 ||
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yathā bibheda bhagavān vyāsaḥ sarveṣvanugrahāt |
tasya śiṣyapraśiṣyaiśca śākhābhedāḥ punaḥ kṛtāḥ || 44 ||
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prayāge munivaryaiśca yathā pṛṣṭaḥ svayaṃ prabhuḥ |
kṛṣṇena cānuśiṣṭāste munayo dharmakāṃkṣiṇaḥ || 45 ||
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etatsarvaṃ yathātatvamākhyātaṃ dvijasattamāḥ |
munīnāṃ dharmanityānāṃ lokataṃtramanuttamam || 46 ||
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brahmaṇā yatpurā proktaṃ pulastyāya mahātmane |
pulastyenātha bhīṣmāya gaṃgādvāre prabhāṣitam || 47 ||
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dhanyaṃ yaśasyamāyuṣyaṃ sarvvapāpapraṇāśanam |
kīrtanaṃ śravaṇaṃ cāsya dhāraṇaṃ ca viśeṣataḥ || 48 ||
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sūtenānukrameṇedaṃ purāṇaṃ saṃprakāśitam |
brāhmaṇeṣu purā yacca brahmaṇoktaṃ savistaram || 49 ||
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pādamasya vidansamyagyodhīyīta jiteṃdriyaḥ |
tenādhītaṃ purāṇaṃ syātsarvaṃ nāstyatra saṃśayaḥ || 50 ||
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yo vidyāccaturo vedānsāṃgopaniṣado dvijaḥ |
purāṇaṃ ca vijānāti yaḥ sa tasmādvicakṣaṇaḥ || 51 ||
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itihāsapurāṇābhyāṃ vedaṃ samupabṛṃhayet |
bibhetyalpaśrutādvedo māmayaṃ pratariṣyati || 52 ||
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adhītya caikamadhyāyaṃ svayaṃ proktaṃ svayaṃbhuvā |
āpadaḥ prāpya mucyeta yatheṣṭāṃ prāpnuyādgatim || 53 ||
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purā paraṃparāṃ vakti purāṇaṃ tena vai smṛtam |
niruktimasya yo veda sarvapāpaiḥ pramucyate || 54 ||
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ṛṣayohyabruvansūtaṃ kathaṃ bhīṣmeṇa saṅgataḥ |
brahmaṇo mānasaḥ putraḥ pulastyo bhagavānṛṣiḥ || 55 ||
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durlabhaṃ darśanaṃ yasya naraiḥ pāpasamanvitaiḥ |
atyāścaryamidaṃ sūta kṣatriyeṇa kathaṃ muniḥ || 56 ||
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ārādhito bṛhadbhūtastanno vada mahāmate |
kīdṛśaṃ vā tapastena ko vānyo niyamaḥ kṛtaḥ || 57 ||
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yena tuṣṭo munirbrāhmastathā tena prabhāṣitaḥ |
parvaṃ vāpyatha parvārdhaṃ samagraṃ vā prabhāṣitam || 58 ||
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yasminsthāne yathādṛṣṭaḥ pulastyo bhagavānṛṣiḥ |
tanno vada mahābhāga kalyāḥ sma śravaṇe vayam || 59 ||
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sūta uvāca |
yatra gaṃgā mahābhāgā sādhūnāṃ hitakāriṇī |
vibhidya parvataṃ vegānniḥsṛtā lokapāvanī || 60 ||
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gaṃgādvāre mahātīrthe bhīṣmaḥ pitṛparāyaṇaḥ |
śuśrūṣuḥ suciraṃ kālaṃ mahatāṃ niyame sthitaḥ || 61 ||
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yāvadvarṣaśataṃ sāgraṃ parameṇa samādhinā |
dhyāyamānaḥ paraṃ brahma trikālaṃ snānamācarat || 62 ||
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pitṝndevāṃstarpayataḥ svādhyāyena mahātmanaḥ |
ātmānaṃ karṣataścāsya tuṣṭo devaḥ pitāmahaḥ || 63 ||
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uvāca tanayaṃ brahmā pulastyamṛṣisattamam |
sa tvaṃ devavrataṃ bhīṣmaṃ vīraṃ kurukulodbhavam || 64 ||
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tapasaḥ saṃnivarttasva kāraṇaṃ cāsya kīrttaya |
pitṝnbhaktyā mahābhāgo dhyāyamānassamāsthitaḥ || 65 ||
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yo hyasya manasaḥ kāmastaṃ saṃpādayamāciram |
pitāmahavacaḥ śrutvā pulastyo munisattamaḥ || 66 ||
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gaṃgādvāramathāgatya bhīṣmaṃ vacanamabravīt |
varaṃ varaya bhadraṃ te yatte manasi varttate || 67 ||
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tuṣṭaste tapasā vīra sākṣāddevaḥ pitāmahaḥ |
brahmaṇā preṣitastehaṃ varāndāsyāmi kāṃkṣitān || 68 ||
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bhīṣmopi tadvacaḥ śrutvā manaḥśrotrasukhāvaham |
unmīlya nayane dṛṣṭvā pulastyaṃ purataḥ sthitam || 69 ||
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aṣṭāṃgapraṇipātena natvā taṃ munisattamam |
uvāca praṇato bhūtvā sarvāṃgāliṃgitāvaniḥ || 70 ||
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adya me saphalaṃ janma dinaṃ cedaṃ suśobhanam |
bhavataścaraṇau dṛṣṭau jagadvaṃdyau mayā tviha || 71 ||
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tapasaśca phalaṃ prāptaṃ yaddṛṣṭobhagavānmayā |
varaprado viśeṣeṇa saṃprāptaśca nadītaṭe || 72 ||
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iyaṃ brasī mayā klaptā āsyatāṃ sukhadā kṛtā |
arghyapātre tu pālāśe dūrvākṣatasumaiḥ kuśaiḥ || 73 ||
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sarṣapaiśca dadhikṣaudrairyavaiśca payasā saha |
aṣṭāṃgo hyeṣa nirddiṣṭo hyargho hi munibhiḥ purā || 74 ||
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śrutvaitadvacanaṃ tasya bhīṣmasyāmitatejasaḥ |
upaviṣṭo brahmasutaḥ pulastyo bhagavānṛṣiḥ || 75 ||
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viṣṭaraṃ sahapādyena arghapātraṃ mudānvitaḥ |
jujoṣa bhagavānprītaḥ sadācāreṇa tena tu || 76 ||
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pulastya uvāca |
satyavāndānaśīlosi satyasaṃdhirnareśvaraḥ |
hrīmānmaitraḥ kṣamāśīlo vikrāṃtaḥ śatruśāsane || 77 ||
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dharmajñastvaṃ kṛtajñastvaṃ dayāvānpriyabhāṣitā |
mānyamānayitā vijño brahmaṇyaḥ sādhuvatsalaḥ || 78 ||
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tuṣṭastehaṃ sadā vatsa praṇipātaparasya vai |
prabrūhi tvaṃ mahābhāga kathanaṃ te vadāmyaham || 79 ||
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bhīṣma uvāca |
bhagavanbhagavānbrahmā kasminkāle sthito vibhuḥ |
sṛṣṭiṃ cakāra vai pūrvaṃ devādīnāṃ vadasva me || 80 ||
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sthitiṃ vā bhagavānviṣṇuḥ kathaṃ rudrastu nirmitaḥ |
kathaṃ vā ṛṣayo devāssṛṣṭāstena mahātmanā || 81 ||
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kathaṃ pṛthvī kathaṃ vyoma kathaṃ ceme tu sāgarāḥ |
kathaṃ dvīpāḥ parvatāśca grāmāraṇyapurāṇi ca || 82 ||
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munīnprajāpatīṃścaiva saptarṣīnpravarānapi |
varṇānvāyuṃ purāsthānaṃ gaṃdharvānyakṣarākṣasān || 83 ||
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tīrthāni sarito vātha sūryādīngrahatārakān |
yathā sasarja bhagavāṃstathā me tvaṃ vadasva ha || 84 ||
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pulastya uvāca |
paraḥ parāṇāṃ paramaḥ paramātmā pitāmahaḥ |
rūpavarṇādirahito viśeṣaṇa vivarjitaḥ || 85 ||
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apakṣayavināśābhyāṃ pariṇāmarddhijanmabhiḥ |
guṇairvivarjitaḥ sarvaiḥ sa bhātīti hi kevalam || 86 ||
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sarvatrāsau samaścāpi vasannanupamo mataḥ |
bhāvayanbrahmarūpeṇa vidvadbhiḥ paripaṭhyate || 87 ||
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taṃ guhyaṃ paramaṃ nityamajamakṣayamavyayam |
tathā puruṣarūpeṇa kālarūpeṇa saṃsthitam || 88 ||
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taṃ natvāhaṃ pravakṣyāmi yathā sṛṣṭiṃ cakāra ha |
pūrvaṃ tu padmaśayanādutthāya jagataḥprabhuḥ || 89 ||
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guṇavyaṃjanasaṃbhūtaḥ sargakāle narādhipa |
sātviko rājasaścaiva tāmasaśca tridhā mahān || 90 ||
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pradhānatatvena samaṃ tathā bījādibhirvṛtaḥ |
vaikārikastaijasaśca bhūtādiścaiva tāmasaḥ || 91 ||
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trividhoyamahaṃkāro mahattattvādajāyata |
bhūteṃdriyāṇāṃ paṃcānāṃ tathā karmendriyaiḥ saha || 92 ||
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pṛthivyāpastathātejo vāyurākāśameva ca |
ekaikaśaḥ svarūpeṇa kathayāmi yathottaram || 93 ||
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śabdamātramathākāśaṃ bhūtādiḥ khaṃ samāvṛṇot |
athākāśaṃ vikurvāṇaṃ sparśamātraṃ sasarja ha || 94 ||
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balavāneṣa vai vāyustasya sparśo guṇo mataḥ |
ākāśaṃ śabdamātraṃ tu sparśamātraṃ samāvṛṇot || 95 ||
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tato vāyurvikurvāṇo rūpamātraṃ sasarja ha |
jyotīrūpantu tadvāyustadrūpaguṇamucyate || 96 ||
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sparśarūpastu vai vāyū rūpamātraṃ samāvṛṇot |
jyotiścāpi vikurvāṇaṃ rasamātraṃ sasarja ha || 97 ||
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saṃbhavaṃti tatoṃbhāṃsi rūpamātraṃ samāvṛṇot |
vikurvāṇāni cāṃbhāṃsi gaṃdhamātraṃ sasarjire || 98 ||
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saṃghāto jāyate tasmāttasya gaṃdho mato guṇaḥ |
taijasānīndriyāṇyāhurdevā vaikārikā daśa || 99 ||
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ekādaśammanaścātra devā vaikārikāḥ smṛtāḥ |
tvakcakṣurnāsikā jihvā śrotramatra ca paṃcamam || 100 ||
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eteṣāṃ tu mataṃ kṛtyaṃ śabdādi grahaṇaṃ punaḥ |
vākpāṇipādapāyūni copasthaṃ tatra pañcamam || 101 ||
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visargaśilpagatyuktirguṇā eṣāṃ viparyayāt |
ākāśa vāyu tejāṃsi salilaṃ pṛthivī tathā || 102 ||
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śabdādibhirguṇairvīra yuktānītyuttarottaraiḥ |
śāṃtā ghorāśca mūḍhāśca viśeṣāstena te smṛtāḥ || 103 ||
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nānāvīryāḥ pṛthagbhūtāstataste saṃhatiṃ vinā |
nāśaknuvanprajāḥ sraṣṭumasamāgamya kṛtsnaśaḥ || 104 ||
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sametyānyonyasaṃyogātparasparasamāśrayāt |
ekasaṃghātalakṣāśca saṃprāpyaikyamaśeṣataḥ || 105 ||
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puruṣādhiṣṭhitatvācca vyaktānugrahaṇe tathā |
mahadādayo viśeṣāṃtā hyaṃḍamutpādayaṃti vai || 106 ||
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tatkrameṇa vivṛttaṃ tu jalabudbudavatsamam |
tatrāvyaktasvarūposau vyaktarūpī janārdanaḥ || 107 ||
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brahmābrahmasvarūpeṇa svayameva vyavasthitaḥ |
merurulbamabhūttasya jarāyuśca mahīdharāḥ || 108 ||
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garbhodakaṃ samudrāśca tasyāsaṃśca mahātmanaḥ |
tatra dvīpāssamudrāśca sajyotirlokasaṃgrahaḥ || 109 ||
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tasminnaṃḍe'bhavanvīra sadevāsuramānuṣāḥ |
vāri vahnyanilākāśairvṛtairbhūtādinā bahiḥ || 110 ||
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vṛtaṃ daśaguṇairaṃḍaṃ bhūtādirmahatā tathā |
avyaktenāvṛto rājaṃstaiḥ sarvaiḥ sahito mahān || 111 ||
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ebhirāvaraṇaiḥ sarvaiḥ sarvabhūtaiśca saṃyutam |
nārikelaphalaṃ yadvadbījaṃ bāhyadalairiva || 112 ||
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brahmā svayaṃ ca jagato visṛṣṭau saṃpravarttate |
sṛṣṭiṃ ca pātyanuyugaṃ yāvatkalpavikalpanā || 113 ||
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sa saṃjñāṃ yāti bhagavāneka eva janārdanaḥ |
satvabhugguṇavāndevo hyaprameya parākramaḥ || 114 ||
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tamodrekaṃ ca kalpāṃte rūpaṃ raudraṃ karoti ca |
rājeṃdrākhilabhūtāni bhakṣayatyatibhīṣaṇaḥ || 115 ||
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bhakṣayitvā ca bhūtāni jagatyekārṇavīkṛte |
nāgaparyaṃkaśayane śete sarvasvarūpadhṛk || 116 ||
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prabuddhaśca punaḥ sṛṣṭiṃ prakaroti ca rūpadhṛk |
sṛṣṭisthityaṃtakaraṇādbrahmaviṣṇuśivātmakaḥ || 117 ||
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sraṣṭā sṛjati cātmānaṃ viṣṇuḥ pālyaṃ ca pāti ca |
upasaṃhriyate cāpi saṃharttā ca svayaṃ prabhuḥ || 118 ||
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pṛthivyāpastathā tejo vāyurākāśameva ca |
sa eva sarvabhūteśo viśvarūpo yatovyayaḥ || 119 ||
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sargādikaṃ tatosyaiva bhūtasthamupakārakam |
sa eva sṛjyaḥ sa ca sargakarttā sa eva pālyaṃ pratipālyate yataḥ |
brahmādyavasthābhiraśeṣamūrttirbrahmā variṣṭho varado vareṇyaḥ || 120 ||
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Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Chapter 2

Cover of edition (2016)

Sri Padma Purana (Sanskrit Text and Hindi Translation)
by Chaukhamba Surbharati Prakashan (2016)

Sanskrit Text and Hindi Translation with Sloka Index (Set of 7 Volumes)

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Cover of edition (2007)

Padma Purana (In Six Volumes)
by Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office (2007)

Sanskrit Text Only

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Cover of Bengali edition

Padma Purana in Bengali
by Navabharat Publishers, Kolkata (0)

Set of 7 Volumes

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Cover of edition (2015)

Sri Padma Purana (Tamil)
by Azhwargal Aaivu Maiyam, Chennai (2015)

Translated by S. Jagatrakshgan

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Cover of Gujarati edition

Padma Purana in Gujarati
by Shree Harihar Pustakalay, Surat (0)

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Cover of edition (2013)

Padma Mahapurana (Kannada)
by Vijeth Prakashan Gadag, Bangalore (2013)

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