Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana Book 1 Chapter 14 (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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bhīṣma uvāca |
kathaṃ tripuruṣājjāto hyarjunaḥ paravīrahā |
kathaṃ karṇastu kānīnaḥ sūtajaḥ parikīrtyate || 1 ||
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varaṃ tayoḥ kathaṃ bhūtaṃ nisargādeva tadvada |
bṛhatkautūhalaṃ mahyaṃ tadbhavānvaktumarhati || 2 ||
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pulastya uvāca |
chinne vaktre purā brahmā krodhena mahatā vṛtaḥ |
lalāṭe svedamutpannaṃ gṛhītvā tāḍayadbhuvi || 3 ||
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svedataḥ kuṃḍalī jajñe sadhanuṣko maheṣudhiḥ |
sahasrakavacī vīraḥ kiṃkaromītyuvāca ha || 4 ||
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tamuvāca viriṃcastu darśayanrudramojasā |
hanyatāmeṣa durbuddhirjāyate na yathā punaḥ || 5 ||
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brahmaṇo vacanaṃ śrutvā dhanurudyamya pṛṣṭhataḥ |
saṃpratasthe maheśasya bāṇahastotiraudradṛk || 6 ||
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dṛṣṭvā puruṣamatyugraṃ bhītastasya trilocanaḥ |
apakrāṃtastato vegādviṣṇorāśramamabhyagāt || 7 ||
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trāhitrāhīti māṃ viṣṇo narādasmācca śatruhan |
brahmaṇā nirmitaḥ pāpo mleccharūpo bhayaṃkaraḥ || 8 ||
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yathā hanyānna māṃ kruddhastathā kuru jagatpate |
huṃkāradhvaninā viṣṇurmohayitvā tu taṃ naram || 9 ||
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adṛśyaḥ sarvabhūtānāṃ yogātmā viśvadṛkprabhuḥ |
tatra prāptaṃ virūpākṣaṃ sāṃtvayāmāsa keśavaḥ || 10 ||
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tatassa praṇato bhūmau dṛṣṭo devena viṣṇunā |
viṣṇuruvāca |
pautro hi me bhavānrudra kaṃ te kāmaṃ karomyaham || 11 ||
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dṛṣṭvā nārāyaṇaṃ devaṃ bhikṣāṃ dehītyuvāca ha |
kapālaṃ darśayitvāgre prajvalaṃstejasotkaṭam || 12 ||
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kapālapāṇiṃ saṃprekṣya rudraṃ viṣṇuracintayat |
konyo yogyo bhavedbhikṣurbhikṣādānasya sāṃpratam || 13 ||
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yogyo'yamiti saṃkalpya dakṣiṇaṃ bhujamarpayat |
tadbibhedātitīkṣṇena śūlena śaśiśekharaḥ || 14 ||
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prāvartata tato dhārā śoṇitasya vibhorbhujāt |
jāṃbūnadarasākārā vahnijvāleva nirmitā || 15 ||
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nipapāta kapālāṃtaśśambhunā sā prabhikṣitā |
ṛjvī vegavatī tīvrā spṛśaṃtī tvāṃbaraṃ javāt || 16 ||
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paṃcāśadyojanā dairghyādvistārāddaśayojanā |
divyavarṣasahasraṃ sā samuvāha harerbhujāt || 17 ||
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iyaṃtaṃ kālamīśosau bhikṣāṃ jagrāha bhikṣukaḥ |
dattā nārāyaṇenātha kāpāle pātra uttame || 18 ||
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tato nārāyaṇaḥ prāha śaṃbhuṃ paramidaṃ vacaḥ |
saṃpūrṇaṃ vā na vā pātraṃ tato vai paramīśvaraḥ || 19 ||
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satoyāṃbudanirghoṣaṃ śrutvā vākyaṃ harerharaḥ |
śaśisūryāgninayanaḥ śaśiśekharaśobhitaḥ || 20 ||
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kapāle dṛṣṭimāveśya tribhirnetrairjanārdanam |
aṃgulyā ghaṭayanprāha kapālaṃ paripūritam || 21 ||
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śrutvā śivasya tāṃ vāṇīṃ viṣṇurdhārāṃ samāharat |
paśto'tha harerīśaḥ svāṃgulyā rudhiraṃ tadā || 22 ||
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divyavarṣasahasraṃ ca dṛṣṭipātairmamaṃtha saḥ |
mathyamāne tato rakte kalilaṃ budbudaṃ kramāt || 23 ||
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babhūva ca tataḥ paścātkirīṭī saśarāsanaḥ |
baddhatūṇīrayugalo vṛṣaskaṃdhoṅgulitravān || 24 ||
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puruṣo vahnisaṃkāśaḥ kapāle saṃpradṛśyate |
taṃ dṛṣṭvā bhagavānviṣṇuḥ prāha rudramidaṃ vacaḥ || 25 ||
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kapāle bhava ko vā'yaṃ prādurbhūto'bhavannaraḥ |
vacaḥ śrutvā harerīśastamuvāca vibho śṛṇu || 26 ||
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naro nāmaiṣa puruṣaḥ paramāstravidāṃ varaḥ |
bhavatokto nara iti narastasmādbhaviṣyati || 27 ||
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naranārāyaṇau cobhau yuge khyātau bhaviṣyataḥ |
saṃgrāme devakāryeṣu lokānāṃ paripālane || 28 ||
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eṣa nārāyaṇasakho narastasmādbhaviṣyati |
athāsuravadhe sāhyaṃ tava kartā mahādyutiḥ || 29 ||
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munirjñānaparīkṣāyāṃ jetā loke bhaviṣyati |
tejodhikamidaṃ divyaṃ brahmaṇaḥ paṃcamaṃ śiraḥ || 30 ||
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tejaso brahmaṇo dīptādbhujasya tava śoṇitāt |
mama dṛṣṭi nipātācca trīṇi tejāṃsi yāni tu || 31 ||
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tatsaṃyogasamutpannaḥ śatruṃ yuddhe vijeṣyati |
avadhyā ye bhaviṣyaṃti durjayā api cāpare || 32 ||
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śakrasya cāmarāṇāṃ ca teṣāmeṣa bhayaṃkaraḥ |
evamuktvā sthitaḥ śaṃbhurvismitaśca haristadā || 33 ||
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kapālasthaḥ sa tatraiva tuṣṭāva harakeśavau |
śirasyaṃjalimādhāya tadā vīra udāradhīḥ || 34 ||
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kiṃkaromīti tau prāha ityuktvā praṇataḥ sthitaḥ |
tamuvāca haraḥ śrīmānbrahmaṇā svena tejasā || 35 ||
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sṛṣṭo naro dhanuṣpāṇistvamenaṃ tu niṣūdaya |
itthamuktvāṃjalidharaṃ stuvaṃtaṃ śaṃkaro naram || 36 ||
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tathaivāṃjalisaṃbaddhaṃ gṛhītvā ca karadvayam |
uddhṛtyātha kapālāttaṃ punarvacanamabravīt || 37 ||
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sa eṣa puruṣo raudro yo mayā veditastava |
viṣṇuhuṃkāraracitamohanidrāṃ praveśitaḥ || 38 ||
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vibodhayainaṃ tvaritamityuktvāntardadhe haraḥ |
nārāyaṇasya pratyakṣaṃ nareṇānena vai tadā || 39 ||
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vāmapādahataḥ sopi samuttasthau mahābalaḥ |
tato yuddhaṃ samabhavatsvedaraktajayormahat || 40 ||
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visphāritadhanuḥ śabdaṃ nāditāśeṣabhūtalam |
kavacaṃ svedajasyaikaṃ raktajena tvapākṛtam || 41 ||
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evaṃ sametayoryuddhe divyaṃ varṣadvayaṃ tayoḥ |
yudhyatoḥ samatītaṃ ca svedaraktajayornṛpa || 42 ||
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raktajaṃ dvibhujaṃ dṛṣṭvā svedajaṃ caiva saṃgatau |
vicintya vāsudevogādbrahmaṇaḥ sadanaṃ param || 43 ||
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sasaṃbhramamuvācedaṃ brahmāṇaṃ madhusūdanaḥ |
raktajenādya bho brahmansvedajoyaṃ nipātitaḥ || 44 ||
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śrutvaitadākulo brahmā babhāṣe madhusūdanam |
hare dyajanmani naro madīyo jīvatādayam || 45 ||
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tathā tuṣṭo'bravīttaṃ ca viṣṇurevaṃ bhaviṣyati |
gatvā tayo raṇamapi nivāryā''ha ca tāvubhau || 46 ||
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anyajanmani bhavitā kalidvāparayormithaḥ |
saṃdhau mahāraṇe jāte tatrāhaṃ yojayāmi vāṃ || 47 ||
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viṣṇunā tu samāhūya graheśvarasureśvarau |
uktāvimau narau bhadrau pālanīyau mamājñayā || 48 ||
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sahasrāṃśo svedajoyaṃ svakīyoṃ'śo dharātale |
dvāparāṃtevatāryoyaṃ devānāṃ kāryasiddhaye || 49 ||
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yadūnāṃ tu kule bhāvī śūronāma mahābalaḥ |
tasya kanyā pṛthā nāma rūpeṇāpratimā bhuvi || 50 ||
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utpatsyati mahābhāgā devānāṃ kāryasiddhaye |
durvāsāstu varaṃ tasyai maṃtragrāmaṃ pradāsyati || 51 ||
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maṃtreṇānena yaṃ devaṃ bhaktyā āvāhayiṣyati |
devi tasya prasādāttu tava putro bhaviṣyati || 52 ||
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sā ca tvāmudaye dṛṣṭvā sābhilāṣā rajasvalā |
ciṃtābhipannā tiṣṭhaṃtī bhajitavyā vibhāvaso || 53 ||
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tasyā garbhe tvayaṃ bhāvī kānīnaḥ kuṃtinaṃdanaḥ |
bhaviṣyati suto devadevakāryārthasiddhaye || 54 ||
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tatheti coktvā provāca tejorāśirdivākaraḥ |
putramutpādayiṣyāmi kānīnaṃ balagarvitam || 55 ||
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yasya karṇeti vai nāma lokaḥ sarvo vadiṣyati |
matprasādādasya viṣṇo viprāṇāṃ bhāvitātmanaḥ || 56 ||
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adeyaṃ nāsti vai loke vastu kiṃcicca keśava |
evaṃ prabhāvaṃ caivainaṃ janaye vacanāttava || 57 ||
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evamuktvā sahasrāṃśurdevaṃ dānavaghātinam |
nārāyaṇaṃ mahātmānaṃ tatraivāṃtardadhe raviḥ || 58 ||
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adarśanaṃ gate deve bhāskare vāritaskare |
vṛddhaśravasamapyevamuvāca prītamānasaḥ || 59 ||
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sahasranetraraktottho naro'yaṃ madanugrahāt |
svāṃśabhūto dvāparāṃte yoktavyo bhūtale tvayā || 60 ||
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yadā pāṃḍurmahābhāgaḥ pṛthāṃ bhāryāmavāpsyati |
mādrīṃ cāpi mahābhāga tadāraṇyaṃ gamiṣyati || 61 ||
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tasyāpyaraṇyasaṃsthasya mṛgaḥ śāpaṃ pradāsyati |
tena cotpannavairāgyaḥ śataśṛgaṃ gamiṣyati || 62 ||
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putrānabhīpsankṣetrotthānbhāryāṃ sa pravadiṣyati |
anīpsaṃtī tadā kuṃtī bharttāraṃ sā vadiṣyati || 63 ||
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nāhaṃ martyasya vai rājanputrānicche kathaṃcana |
daivatebhyaḥ prasādācca putrānicche narādhipa || 64 ||
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prārthayaṃtyai tvayā śakra kuṃtyai deyo narastataḥ |
vacasā ca madīyena evaṃ kuru śacīpate || 65 ||
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athābravīttadā viṣṇuṃ deveśo duḥkhito vacaḥ |
asminmanvaṃtare'tīte caturviṃśatike yuge || 66 ||
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avatīrya raghukule gṛhe daśarathasya ca |
rāvaṇasya vadhārthāya śāṃtyarthaṃ ca divaukasām || 67 ||
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rāmarūpeṇa bhavatā sītārthamaṭatā vane |
matputro hiṃsito deva sūryaputrahitārthinā || 68 ||
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vālināma plavaṃgeṃdraḥ sugrīvārthe tvayā yataḥ |
duḥkhenānena taptohaṃ gṛhṇāmi na sutaṃ naram || 69 ||
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agṛhṇamānaṃ deveṃdraṃ kāraṇāṃtaravādinam |
hariḥ proce śunāsīraṃ bhuvo bhārāvatāraṇe || 70 ||
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avatāraṃ kariṣyāmi martyaloke tvahaṃ prabho |
sūryaputrasya nāśārthaṃ jayārthamātmajasya te || 71 ||
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sārathyaṃ ca kariṣyāmi nāśaṃ kurukulasya ca |
tato hṛṣṭobhavacchakro viṣṇuvākyena tena ha || 72 ||
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pratigṛhya naraṃ hṛṣṭaḥ satyaṃ cāstu vacastava |
evamuktvā varaṃ devaḥ preṣayitvā'cyutaḥ svayam || 73 ||
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gatvā tu puṃḍarīkākṣo brahmāṇaṃ prāha vai punaḥ |
tvayā sṛṣṭamidaṃ sarvaṃ trailokyaṃ sacarācaram || 74 ||
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āvāṃ kāryasya karaṇe sahāyau ca tava prabho |
svayaṃ kṛtvā punarnāśaṃ kartuṃ deva na budhyase || 75 ||
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kṛtaṃ jugupsitaṃ karma śaṃbhumetaṃ jighāṃsatā |
tvayā ca devadevasya sṛṣṭaḥ kopena vai pumān || 76 ||
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śuddhyarthamasya pāpasya prāyaścittaṃ paraṃ kuru |
gṛhṇanvahnitrayaṃ deva agnihotramupāhara || 77 ||
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puṇyatīrthe tathā deśe vane vāpi pitāmaha |
svapatnyā sahito yajñaṃ kuruṣvāsmatparigrahāt || 78 ||
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sarve devāstathādityā rudrāścāpi jagatpate |
ādeśaṃ te kariṣyaṃti yatosmākaṃ bhavānprabhuḥ || 79 ||
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ekohi gārhapatyognirdakṣiṇāgnirdvitīyakaḥ |
āhavanīyastṛtīyastu trikuṃḍeṣu prakalpaya || 80 ||
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vartule tvarcayātmānammāmatho dhanurākṛtau |
catuḥkoṇe haraṃ devaṃ ṛgyajuḥsāmanāmabhiḥ || 81 ||
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agnīnutpādya tapasā parāmṛddhimavāpya ca |
divyaṃ varṣasahasraṃ tu hutvāgnīnśamayiṣyasi || 82 ||
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agnihotrātparaṃ nānyatpavitramiha paṭhyate |
sukṛtenāgnihotreṇa praśuddhyaṃti bhuvi dvijāḥ || 83 ||
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paṃthāno devalokasya brāhmaṇairdaśitāstvamī |
ekogniḥ sarvadā dhāryo gṛhasthena dvijanmanā || 84 ||
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vināgninā dvijeneha gārhasthyanna tu labhyate |
bhīṣma uvāca |
yo'sau kapālādutpanno naro nāma dhanurddharaḥ || 85 ||
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kimeṣa mādhavājjāta utāho svena karmaṇā |
uta rudreṇa janito hyathavā buddhipūrvakam || 86 ||
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brahmanhiraṇyagarbho'yamaṃḍajātaścaturmukhaḥ |
adbhutaṃ pañcamaṃ tasya vaktraṃ tatkathamutthitam || 87 ||
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satve rajo na dṛśyeta na satvaṃ rajasi kvacit |
satvastho bhagavānbrahmā kathamudrekamādadhāt || 88 ||
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mūḍhātmanā naro yena haṃtuṃ hi prahito haraṃ |
pulastya uvāca |
maheśvaraharī caito dvāveva satpathi sthitau || 89 ||
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tayoraviditaṃ nāsti siddhāsiddhaṃ mahātmanoḥ |
brahmaṇaḥ paṃcamaṃ vaktramūrddhvamāsīnmahātmanaḥ || 90 ||
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tato brahmābhavanmūḍho rajasā copabṛṃhitaḥ |
tato'yaṃ tejasā sṛṣṭimamanyata mayā kṛtā || 91 ||
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matto'nyo nāsti vai devo yena sṛṣṭiḥ pravartitā |
saha devāḥ sagaṃdharvāḥ paśupakṣimṛgākulāḥ || 92 ||
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evaṃ mūḍhaḥ sa paṃcāsyo viriṃcirabhavatpunaḥ |
prāgvaktraṃ mukhametasya ṛgvedasya pravartakam || 93 ||
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dvitīyaṃ vadanaṃ tasya yajurvedapravartakam |
tṛtīyaṃ sāmavedasya atharvārthaṃ caturthakam || 94 ||
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sāṃgopāṃgetihāsāṃśca sarahasyānsasaṃgrahān |
vedānadhīte vaktreṇa paṃcamenorddhvacakṣuṣā || 95 ||
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tasyā'surasurāḥ sarve vaktrasyādbhutavarcasaḥ |
tejasā na prakāśaṃte dīpāḥ sūryodaye yathā || 96 ||
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svapureṣvapi sodvegā hyavartaṃta vicetasaḥ |
na kaṃcidgaṇayeccānyaṃ tejasā kṣipate parān || 97 ||
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nābhigaṃtu na ca draṣṭuṃ purastānnopasarpitum |
śekustrastāḥ surāssarve padmayoniṃ mahāprabhum || 98 ||
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abhibhūtamivātmānaṃ manyamānā hatatviṣaḥ |
sarve te maṃtrayāmāsurdaivatā hitamātmanaḥ || 99 ||
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gacchāmaḥ śaraṇaṃ śaṃbhuṃ nistejaso'sya tejasā |
devā ūcuḥ |
namastesarvasatveśa maheśvara namonamaḥ || 100 ||
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jagadyone paraṃbrahma bhūtānāṃ tvaṃ sanātanaḥ |
pratiṣṭhā sarvajagatāṃ tvaṃ heturviṣṇunā saha || 101 ||
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evaṃ saṃstūyamānosau devarṣipitṛdānavaiḥ |
aṃtarhita uvācedaṃ devāḥ prārthayatepsitam || 102 ||
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devā ūcuḥ |
pratyakṣadarśanaṃ datvā dehi deva yathepsitam |
kṛtvā kāruṇyamasmākaṃ varaścāpi pradīyatām || 103 ||
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yadasmākaṃ mahadvīryaṃ teja ojaḥ parākramaḥ |
tatsarvaṃ brahmaṇā grastaṃ paṃcamāsyasya tejasā || 104 ||
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vineśuḥ sarvatejāṃsi tvatprasādātpunaḥ prabho |
jāyate tu yathāpūrvaṃ tathā kuru maheśvara || 105 ||
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tataḥ prasannavadano devaiścāpi namaskṛtaḥ |
jagāma yatra brahmā'sau rajohaṃkāramūḍhadhīḥ || 106 ||
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stuvaṃto devadeveśaṃ parivārya samāviśan |
brahmā tamāgataṃ rudraṃ na jajñe rajasāvṛtaḥ || 107 ||
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sūryakoṭisahasrāṇāṃ tejasā raṃjayanjagat |
tadādṛśyata viśvātmā viśvasṛgviśvabhāvanaḥ || 108 ||
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sapitāmahamāsīnaṃ sakalaṃ devamaṃḍalam |
abhigamya tato rudro brahmāṇaṃ parameṣṭhinam || 109 ||
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ahotitejasā vaktramadhikaṃ deva rājate |
evamuktvāṭṭahāsaṃ tu mumoca śaśiśekharaḥ || 110 ||
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vāmāṃguṣṭhanakhāgreṇa brahmaṇaḥ paṃcamaṃ śiraḥ |
cakarta kadalīgarbhaṃ naraḥ kararuhairiva || 111 ||
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vicchinnaṃ tu śiraḥ paścādbhavahaste sthitaṃ tadā |
grahamaṃḍalamadhyastho dvitīya iva caṃdramāḥ || 112 ||
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karotkṣiptakapālena nanarta ca maheśvaraḥ |
śikharasthena sūryeṇa kailāsa iva parvataḥ || 113 ||
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chinne vaktre tato devā hṛṣṭāstaṃ vṛṣabhadhvajam |
tuṣṭuvurvividhaistotrairdevadevaṃ kapardinam || 114 ||
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devā ūcuḥ |
namaḥ kapāline nityaṃ mahākālasya kāline |
aiśvaryajñānayuktāya sarvabhāgapradāyine || 115 ||
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namo harṣavilāsāya sarvadevamayāya ca |
kalau saṃhārakartā tvaṃ mahākālaḥ smṛto hyasi || 116 ||
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bhaktānāmārtināśastvaṃ duḥkhāṃtastena cocyase |
śaṃkaroṣyāśubhaktānāṃ tena tvaṃ śaṃkaraḥ smṛtaḥ || 117 ||
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chinnaṃ brahmaśiro yasmāttvaṃ kapālaṃ bibharṣi ca |
tena deva kapālī tvaṃ stuto hyadya prasīda naḥ || 118 ||
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evaṃ stutaḥ prasannātmā devānprasthāpya śaṃkaraḥ |
svāni dhiṣṇyāni bhagavāṃstatraivāsīnmudānvitaḥ || 119 ||
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vijñāya brahmaṇo bhāvaṃ tato vīrasya janma ca |
śiro nīrasya vākyāttu lokānāṃ kopaśāṃtaye || 120 ||
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śirasyaṃjalimādhāya tuṣṭāvātha praṇamya tam |
tejonidhi paraṃ brahma jñātumitthaṃ prajāpatim || 121 ||
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niruktasūktarahasyairṛgyajuḥ sāmabhāṣitaiḥ |
rudra uvāca |
aprameya namastestu paramasya parātmane || 122 ||
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adbhutānāṃ prasūtistvaṃ tejasāṃ nidhirakṣayaḥ |
vijayādviśvabhāvastvaṃ sṛṣṭikartā mahādyute || 123 ||
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ūrddhvavaktra namastestu satvātmakadharātmaka |
jalaśāyinjalotpanna jalālaya namostu te || 124 ||
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jalajotphullapatrākṣa jaya deva pitāmaha |
tvayā hyutpāditaḥ pūrvaṃ sṛṣṭyarthamahamīśvara || 125 ||
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yajñāhutisadāhāra yajñāṃgeśa namo'stu te |
svarṇagarbha padmagarbha devagarbha prajāpate || 126 ||
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tvaṃ yajñastvaṃ vaṣaṭkāraḥ svadhā tvaṃ padmasaṃbhava |
vacanena tu devānāṃ śiraśchinnaṃ mayā prabho || 127 ||
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brahmahatyābhibhūtosmi māṃ tvaṃ pāhi jagatpate |
ityukto devadevena brahmā vacanamabravīt || 128 ||
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brahmovāca |
sakhā nārāṇo devaḥ sa tvāṃ pūtaṃ kariṣyati |
kīrtanīyastvayā dhanyaḥ sa me pūjyaḥ svayaṃ vibhuḥ || 129 ||
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anudhyāto'si vai nūnaṃ tena devena viṣṇunā |
yena te bhaktirutpannā stotuṃ māṃ matirutthitā || 130 ||
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śiraśchedātkapālī tvaṃ somasiddhāṃtakārakaḥ |
koṭīḥ śataṃ ca viprāṇāmuddhartāsi mahādyute || 131 ||
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brahmahatyāvrataṃ kuryā nānyatkiṃcana vidyate |
abhāṣyāḥ pāpinaḥ krūrā brahmaghnāḥ pāpakāriṇaḥ || 132 ||
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vaitānikā vikarmasthā na te bhāṣyāḥ kathaṃcana |
taistu dṛṣṭaistathā kāryaṃ bhāskarasyāvalokanam || 133 ||
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aṃgasparśe kṛte rudra sacailo jalamāviśet |
evaṃ śuddhimavāpnoti pūrvaṃ dṛṣṭāṃ manīṣibhiḥ || 134 ||
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sa bhavānbrahmahantāsi śuddhyarthaṃ vratamācara |
cīrṇe vrate punarbhūyaḥ prāpsyasi tvaṃ varānbahūn || 135 ||
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evamuktvā gato brahmā rudrastannābhijajñivān |
aciṃtayattadāviṣṇuṃ dhyānagatyā tataḥ svayaṃ || 136 ||
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lakṣmīsahāyaṃ varadaṃ devadevaṃ sanātanam |
aṣṭāṃgapraṇipātena devadevastrilocanaḥ || 137 ||
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tuṣṭāva praṇato bhūtvā śaṃkhacakragadādharam |
rudra uvāca |
paraṃ parāṇāmamṛtaṃ purāṇaṃ parātparaṃ viṣṇumanaṃtavīryaṃ || 138 ||
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smarāmi nityaṃ puruṣaṃ vareṇyaṃ nārāyaṇaṃ niṣpratimaṃ purāṇam |
parātparaṃ pūrvajamugravegaṃ gaṃbhīragaṃbhīradhiyāṃ pradhānam || 139 ||
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natosmi devaṃ harimīśitāraṃ parātparaṃ dhāmaparaṃ ca dhāma |
parāparaṃ tatparamaṃ ca dhāma parāpareśaṃ puruṣaṃ viśālam || 140 ||
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nārāyaṇaṃ staumi viśuddhabhāvaṃ parāparaṃ sūkṣmamidaṃ sasarja |
sadāsthitatvātpuruṣapradhānaṃ śāṃtaṃ pradhānaṃ śaraṇaṃ mamāstu || 141 ||
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nārāyaṇaṃ vītamalaṃ purāṇaṃ parātparaṃ viṣṇumapārapāram |
purātanaṃ nītimatāṃ pradhānaṃ dhṛtikṣamāśāṃtiparaṃ kṣitīśam || 142 ||
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śubhaṃ sadā staumi mahānubhāvaṃ sahasramūrddhānamanekapādam |
anaṃtabāhuṃ śaśisūryanetraṃ kṣarākṣaraṃ kṣīrasamudranidram || 143 ||
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nārāyaṇaṃ staumi paraṃ pareśaṃ parātparaṃ yattridaśairagamyam |
trisargasaṃsthaṃ trihutāśanetraṃ tritatvalakṣyaṃ trilayaṃ trinetram || 144 ||
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namāmi nārāyaṇamaprameyaṃ kṛte sitaṃ dvāparataśca raktam |
kalau ca kṛṣṇaṃ tamatho namāmi sasarja yo vaktrata eva viprān || 145 ||
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bhujāṃtarātkṣatramathoruyugmādviśaḥ padāgrācca tathaiva śūdrān |
namāmi taṃ viśvatanuṃ purāṇaṃ parātparaṃ pāragamaprameyam || 146 ||
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sūkṣmamūrttiṃ mahāmūrttiṃ vidyāmūrttimamūrtikam |
kavacaṃ sarvadevānāṃ namasye vārijekṣaṇam || 147 ||
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sahasraśīrṣaṃ deveśaṃ sahasrākṣaṃ mahābhujam |
jagatsaṃvyāpya tiṣṭhaṃtaṃ namasye parameśvaram || 148 ||
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śaraṇyaṃ śaraṇaṃ devaṃ viṣṇuṃ jiṣṇuṃ sanātanam |
nīlameghapratīkāśaṃ namasye śārṅgapāṇinam || 149 ||
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śuddhaṃ sarvagataṃ nityaṃ vyomarūpaṃ sanātanam |
bhāvābhāvavinirmuktaṃ namasye sarvagaṃ harim || 150 ||
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na cātra kiṃcitpaśyāmi vyatiriktaṃ tavācyuta |
tvanmayaṃ ca prapaśyāmi sarvametaccarācaram || 151 ||
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evaṃ tu vadatastasya rudrasya parameṣṭhinaḥ |
itīritestena sanātana svayaṃ parātparastasya babhūva darśane || 152 ||
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rathāṃgapāṇirgaruḍāsano giriṃ vidīpayanbhāskaravatsamutthitaḥ |
varaṃ vṛṇīṣveti sanātanobravīdvarastavāhaṃ varadaḥ samāgataḥ || 153 ||
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itīrite rudravaro jagāda mamātiśuddhirbhavitā sureśa |
na cāsya pāpasya haraṃ hi cānyatsaṃdṛśyategryaṃ ca ṛte bhavaṃ tam || 154 ||
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brahmahatyābhibhūtasya tanurme kṛṣṇatāṃ gatā |
śavagaṃdhaśca me gātre lohasyābharaṇāni me || 155 ||
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kathaṃ me na bhavedevametadrūpaṃ janārdanam |
kiṃ karomi mahādeva yena me pūrvikā tanūḥ || 156 ||
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tvatprasādena bhavitā tanme kathaya cācyuta |
viṣṇuruvāca |
brahmavadhyā parā cogrā sarvakaṣṭapradā parā || 157 ||
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manasāpi na kurvīta pāpasyāsya tu bhāvanām |
bhavatā devavākyena niṣṭhā caiṣā nibodhitā || 158 ||
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idānīṃ tvaṃ mahābāho brahmaṇoktaṃ samācara |
bhasmasarvāṇi gātrāṇi trikālaṃ gharṣayestanau || 159 ||
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śikhāyāṃ karṇayoścaiva kare cāsthīni dhāraya |
evaṃ ca kurvato rudra kaṣṭaṃ naiva bhaviṣyati || 160 ||
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saṃdiśyaivaṃ sa bhagavāṃstatoṃ'tarddhānamīśvaraḥ |
lakṣmīsahāyo gatavānrudrastaṃ nābhijajñivān || 161 ||
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kapālapāṇirdeveśaḥ paryaṭanvasudhāmimām |
himavaṃtaṃ samainākaṃ meruṇā ca sahaiva tu || 162 ||
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kailāsaṃ sakalaṃ viṃdhyaṃ nīlaṃ caiva mahāgirim |
kāṃcīṃ kāśīṃ tāmraliptāṃ magadhāmāvilāṃ tathā || 163 ||
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vatsagulmaṃ ca gokarṇaṃ tathā caivottarānkurūn |
bhadrāśvaṃ ketumālaṃ ca varṣaṃ hairaṇyakaṃ tathā || 164 ||
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kāmarūpaṃ prabhāsaṃ ca maheṃdraṃ caiva parvatam |
brahmahatyābhibhūtosau bhramaṃstrāṇaṃ na viṃdati || 165 ||
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trapānvitaḥ kapālaṃ tu paśyanhastagataṃ sadā |
karau vidhunvanbahuśo vikṣiptaśca muhurmuhuḥ || 166 ||
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yadāsya dhunvato hastau kapālaṃ patate na tu |
tadāsya buddhirutpannā vrataṃ caitatkaromyaham || 167 ||
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madīyenaiva mārgeṇa dvijā yāsyaṃti sarvataḥ |
dhyātvaivaṃ suciraṃ devo vasudhāṃ vicacāra ha || 168 ||
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puṣkaraṃ tu samāsādya praviṣṭo'raṇyamuttamam |
nānādrumalatākīrṇaṃ nānāmṛgaravākulam || 169 ||
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drumapuṣpabharāmoda vāsitaṃ yatsuvāyunā |
buddhipūrvamiva nyastaiḥ puṣpairbhūṣitabhūtalam || 170 ||
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nānāgadhaṃrasairanyaiḥ pakvāpakvaiḥ phalaistathā |
viveśa taruvṛṃdena puṣpāmodābhinaṃditaḥ || 171 ||
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atrārādhayato bhaktyā brahmā dāsyati me varam |
brahmaprasādātsaṃprāptaṃ pauṣkaraṃ jñānamīpsitam || 172 ||
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pāpaghnaṃ duṣṭaśamanaṃ puṣṭiśrībalavarddhanam |
evaṃ vai dhyāyatastasya rudrasyāmitatejasaḥ || 173 ||
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ājagāma tato brahmā bhaktiprīto'tha kaṃjajaḥ |
uvāca praṇataṃ rudramutthāpya ca punarguruḥ || 174 ||
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divyavratopacāreṇa sohamārādhitastvayā |
bhavatā śraddhayātyarthaṃ mamadarśanakāṃkṣayā || 175 ||
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vratasthā māṃ hi paśyaṃti manuṣyā devatāstathā |
tadicchayā prayacchāmi varaṃ yatpravaraṃ varam || 176 ||
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sarvakāmaprasiddhyarthaṃ vrataṃ yasmānniṣevitam |
manovākkāyabhāvaiśca saṃtuṣṭenāṃtarātmanā || 177 ||
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kaṃ dadāmi ca vai kāmaṃ vada bhoste yathepsitam |
rudra uvāca |
eṣa evādya bhagavansuparyāpto mahā varaḥ || 178 ||
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yaddṛṣṭosi jagadvaṃdya jagatkartarnamostute |
mahatā yajñasādhyena bahukālārjitena ca || 179 ||
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prāṇavyayakareṇa tvaṃ tapasā deva dṛśyate |
idaṃ kapālaṃ deveśa na karātpatitaṃ vibho || 180 ||
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trapākarā ṛṣīṇāṃ ca caryaiṣā kutsitā vibho |
tvatprasādādvrataṃ cedaṃ kṛtaṃ kāpālikaṃ tu yat || 181 ||
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siddhametatprapannasya mahāvratamihocyatām |
puṇyapradeśe yasmiṃstu kṣipāmīdaṃ vadasva me || 182 ||
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pūto bhavāmi yenāhaṃ munīnāṃ bhāvitātmanām |
brahmovāca |
avimuktaṃ bhagavataḥ sthānamasti purātanam || 183 ||
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kapālamocanaṃ tīrthaṃ tava tatra bhaviṣyati |
ahaṃ ca tvaṃ sthitastatra viṣṇuścāpi bhaviṣyati || 184 ||
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darśane bhavatastatra mahāpātakinopi ye |
tepi bhogānsamaśnaṃti viśuddhā bhavane mama || 185 ||
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varaṇāpi asīcāpi dve nadyau suravallabhe |
aṃtarāle tayoḥ kṣetre vadhyā na viśati kvacit || 186 ||
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tīrthānāṃ pravaraṃ tīrthaṃ kṣetrāṇāṃ pravaraṃ tava |
ādehapatanādye tu kṣetraṃ sevaṃti mānavāḥ || 187 ||
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te mṛtā haṃsayānena divaṃ yāṃtyakutobhayāḥ |
paṃcakrośapramāṇena kṣetraṃ dattaṃ mayā tava || 188 ||
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kṣetramadhyādyadā gaṃgā gamiṣyati saritpatim |
tadā sā mahatī puṇyā purī rudra bhaviṣyati || 189 ||
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puṇyā codaṅmukhī gaṃgā prācī cāpi sarasvatī |
udaṅmukhī yojane dve gacchate jāhnavī nadī || 190 ||
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tatra vai vibudhāḥ sarve mayā saha savāsavāḥ |
āgatā vāsameṣyaṃti kapālaṃ tatra mocaya || 191 ||
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tasmiṃstīrthe tu ye gatvā piṇḍadānena vai pitṝn |
śrāddhaistu prīṇayiṣyaṃti teṣāṃ loko'kṣayo divi || 192 ||
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vārāṇasyāṃ mahātīrthe naraḥ snāto vimucyate |
saptajanmakṛtātpāpādgamanādeva mucyate || 193 ||
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tattīrthaṃ sarvatīrthānāmuttamaṃ parikīrtitam |
tyajaṃti tatra ye prāṇānprāṇinaḥ praṇatāstava || 194 ||
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rudratvaṃ te samāsādya modaṃte bhavatā saha |
tatrāpi hi tu yaddattaṃ dānaṃ rudra yatātmanā || 195 ||
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syānmahacca phalaṃ tasya bhavitā bhāvitātmanaḥ |
svāṃgasphuṭita saṃskāraṃ tatra kurvaṃti ye narāḥ || 196 ||
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te rudralokamāsādya modaṃte sukhinaḥ sadā |
tatra pūjā japo homaḥ kṛto bhavati dehināṃ || 197 ||
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anaṃtaphaladaḥ svargo rudrabhaktiyutātmanaḥ |
tatra dīpapradāne tu jñānacakṣurbhavennaraḥ || 198 ||
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avyaṃgaṃ taruṇaṃ saumyaṃ rūpavaṃtaṃ tu gosutam |
yoṅkayitvā mocayati sa yāti paramaṃ padam || 199 ||
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pitṛbhiḥ sahito mokṣaṃ gacchate nātra saṃśayaḥ |
atha kiṃ bahunoktena yattatra kriyate naraiḥ || 200 ||
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karmadharmaṃ samuddiśya tadanaṃtaphalaṃ bhavet |
svargāpavargayorhetustaddhi tīrthammataṃ bhuvi || 201 ||
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snānājjapāttathā homādanaṃtaphalasādhanam |
gatvā vārāṇasītīrthaṃ bhaktyā rudraparāyaṇāḥ || 202 ||
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ye tatra paṃcatāṃ prāptā bhaktāste nātra saṃśayaḥ |
vasavaḥ pitaro jñeyā rudrāścaiva pitāmahāḥ || 203 ||
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prapitāmahāstathādityā ityeṣā vaidikī śrutiḥ |
trividhaḥ piṃḍadānāya vidhirukto mayānagha || 204 ||
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mānuṣaiḥ piṃḍādānaṃ tu kāryamatrāgataissadā |
piṃḍadānaṃ ca tatraiva svaputraiḥ kāryamādarāt || 205 ||
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suputrāste pitṝṇāṃ tu bhavaṃti sukhadāyakāḥ |
proktaṃ tīrthaṃ mayā tubhyaṃ darśanādapi muktidam || 206 ||
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snātvā tu salile tatra mucyate janmabaṃdhanāt |
vimukto brahmahatyāyāstatra rudra yathāsukham || 207 ||
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avimukte mayā datte tiṣṭha tvaṃ bhāryayā saha |
rudra uvāca |
pṛthivyāṃ yāni tīrthāni teṣvahaṃ viṣṇunā saha || 208 ||
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tiṣṭhāmi bhavatoktena vara eṣa vṛto mayā |
ahaṃ devo mahādeva ārādhyo bhavatā sadā || 209 ||
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varaṃ dāsyāmi te cāhaṃ saṃtuṣṭenāṃtarātmanā |
viṣṇoścāhaṃ pradāsyāmi varāṃśca manasīpsitān || 210 ||
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surāṇāṃ caiva sarveṣāṃ munīnāṃ bhavitātmanām |
ahaṃ dātā ahaṃ yācyo nānyo bhāvyaḥ kathaṃcana || 211 ||
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brahmovāca |
evaṃ kariṣyehaṃ rudra yatvayoktaṃ vacaḥ śubham |
nārāyaṇaśca te vākyaṃ kartā sarvaṃ na saṃśayaḥ || 212 ||
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visṛjyaivaṃ tadā rudraṃ brahmā cāṃtaradhīyata |
vārāṇasyāṃ mahādevo gatvā tīrthaṃ nyaveśayat || 213 ||
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iti śrīpādmapurāṇe prathame sṛṣṭikhaṃḍe rudrasya brahmavadhyānāśaścaturdaśo'dhyāyaḥ || 14 ||
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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 14

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)

[પદમ પુરણ:]

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Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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