Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana Book 1 Chapter 16 (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 |
yadetatkathitaṃ brahmaṃstīrthamāhātmyamuttamam |
kamalasyābhipātena tīrthaṃ jātaṃ dharātale || 1 ||
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tatrasthena bhagavatā viṣṇunā śaṃkareṇa ca |
yatkṛtaṃ muniśārdūla tatsarvaṃ parikīrttaya || 2 ||
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kathaṃ yajño hi devena vibhunā tatra kāritaḥ |
ke sadasyā ṛtvijaśca brāhmaṇāḥ ke samāgatāḥ || 3 ||
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ke bhāgāstasya yajñasya kiṃ dravyaṃ kā cadakṣiṇā |
kā vedī kiṃ pramāṇaṃ ca kṛtaṃ tatra viraṃcinā || 4 ||
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yo yājyaḥ sarvadevānāṃ vedaiḥ sarvatra paṭhyate |
kaṃ ca kāmamabhidhyāyanvedhā yajñaṃ cakāra ha || 5 ||
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yathāsau devadeveśo hyajaraścāmaraśca ha |
tathā caivākṣayaḥ svargastasya devasya dṛśyate || 6 ||
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anyeṣāṃ caiva devānāṃ dattaḥ svargo mahātmanā |
agnihotrārthamutpannā vedā oṣadhayastathā || 7 ||
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ye cānye paśavo bhūmau sarve te yajñakāraṇāt |
sṛṣṭā bhagavatānena ityeṣā vaidikī śrutiḥ || 8 ||
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tadatra kautukaṃ mahyaṃ śrutvedaṃ tava bhāṣitam |
yaṃ kāmamadhikṛtyaikaṃ yatphalaṃ yāṃ ca bhāvanāṃ || 9 ||
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kṛtaścānena vai yajñaḥ sarvaṃ śaṃsitumarhasi |
śatarūpā ca yā nārī sāvitrī sā tvihocyate || 10 ||
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bhāryā sā brahmaṇaḥ proktāḥ ṛṣīṇāṃ jananī ca sā |
pulastyādyānmunīnsapta dakṣādyāṃstu prajāpatīn || 11 ||
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svāyaṃbhuvādīṃśca manūnsāvitrī samajījanat |
dharmapatnīṃ tu tāṃ brahmā putriṇīṃ brahmaṇaḥ priyaḥ || 12 ||
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pativratāṃ mahābhāgāṃ suvratāṃ cāruhāsinīṃ |
kathaṃ satīṃ parityajya bhāryāmanyāmaviṃdata || 13 ||
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kiṃ nāmnī kiṃ samācārā kasya sā tanayā vibhoḥ |
kva sā dṛṣṭā hi devena kena cāsya pradarśitā || 14 ||
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kiṃ rūpā sā tu deveśī dṛṣṭā cittavimohinī |
yāṃ tu dṛṣṭvā sa deveśaḥ kāmasya vaśameyivān || 15 ||
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varṇato rūpataścaiva sāvitryāstvadhikā mune |
yā mohitavatī devaṃ sarvalokeśvaraṃ vibhum || 16 ||
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yathā gṛhītavāndevo nārīṃ tāṃ lokasuṃdarīṃ |
yathā pravṛtto yajñosau tathā sarvaṃ prakīrtaya || 17 ||
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tāṃ dṛṣṭvā brahmaṇaḥ pārśve sāvitrī kiṃ cakāra ha |
sāvitryāṃ tu tadā brahmā kāṃ tu vṛttimavarttata || 18 ||
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sannidhau kāni vākyāni sāvitrī brahmaṇā tadā |
uktāpyuktavatī bhūyaḥ sarvaṃ śaṃsitumarhasi || 19 ||
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kiṃ kṛtaṃ tatra yuṣmābhiḥ kopo vātha kṣamāpi vā |
yatkṛtaṃ tatra yaddṛṣṭaṃ yattavoktaṃ mayā tviha || 20 ||
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vistareṇeha sarvāṇi karmāṇi parameṣṭhinaḥ |
śrotumicchāmyaśeṣeṇa vidheryajñavidhiṃ paraṃ || 21 ||
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karmaṇāmānupūrvyaṃ ca prāraṃbho hotrameva ca |
hoturbhakṣo yathā'cāpi prathamā kasya kāritā || 22 ||
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kathaṃ ca bhagavānviṣṇuḥ sāhāyyaṃ kena kīdṛśaṃ |
amarairvā kṛtaṃ yacca tadbhavānvaktumarhati || 23 ||
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devalokaṃ parityajya kathaṃ martyamupāgataḥ |
gārhapatyaṃ ca vidhinā anvāhāryaṃ ca dakṣiṇam || 24 ||
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agnimāhavanīyaṃ ca vedīṃ caiva tathā sruvam |
prokṣaṇīyaṃ srucaṃ caiva āvabhṛthyaṃ tathaiva ca || 25 ||
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agnīṃstrīṃśca yathā cakre havyabhāgavahānhi vai |
havyādāṃśca surāṃścakre kavyādāṃśca pitṝnapi || 26 ||
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bhāgārthaṃ yajñavidhinā ye yajñā yajñakarmaṇi |
yūpānsamitkuśaṃ somaṃ pavitraṃ paridhīnapi || 27 ||
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yajñiyāni ca dravyāṇi yathā brahmā cakāra ha |
vibabhrāja purā yaśca pārameṣṭhyena karmaṇā || 28 ||
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kṣaṇā nimeṣāḥ kāṣṭhāśca kalāstraikālyameva ca |
muhūrtāstithayo māsā dinaṃ saṃvatsarastathā || 29 ||
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ṛtavaḥ kālayogāśca pramāṇaṃ trividhaṃ purā |
āyuḥ kṣetrāṇyapacayaṃ lakṣaṇaṃ rūpasauṣṭhavam || 30 ||
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trayo varṇāstrayo lokāstraividyaṃ pāvakāstrayaḥ |
traikālyaṃ trīṇi karmāṇi trayo varṇāstrayo guṇāḥ || 31 ||
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sṛṣṭā lokāḥ parāḥ sraṣṭrā ye cānyenalpacetasā |
yā gatirdharmayuktānāṃ yā gatiḥ pāpakarmaṇāṃ || 32 ||
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cāturvarṇyasya prabhavaścāturvarṇyasya rakṣitā |
caturvidyasya yo vettā caturāśramasaṃśrayaḥ || 33 ||
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yaḥ paraṃ śrūyate jyotiryaḥ paraṃ śrūyate tapaḥ |
yaḥ paraṃ parataḥ prāha paraṃ yaḥ paramātmavān || 34 ||
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seturyo lokasetūnāṃ medhyo yo medhyakarmaṇām |
vedyo yo vedaviduṣāṃ yaḥ prabhuḥ prabhavātmanām || 35 ||
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asubhūtaśca bhūtānāmagnibhūtognivarcasām |
manuṣyāṇāṃ manobhūtastapobhūtastapasvinām || 36 ||
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vinayo nayavṛttīnāṃ tejastejasvināmapi |
ityetatsarvamakhilānsṛjanlokapitāmahaḥ || 37 ||
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yajñādgatiṃ kāmanvaicchatkathaṃ yajñe matiḥ kṛtā |
eṣa me saṃśayo brahmanneṣa me saṃśayaḥ paraḥ || 38 ||
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āścaryaḥ paramo brahmā devairdaityaiśca paṭhyate |
karmaṇāścaryabhūtopi tattvataḥ sa ihocyate || 39 ||
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pulastya uvāca |
praśnabhāro mahāneṣa tvayokto brahmaṇaśca yaḥ |
yathāśakti tu vakṣyāmi śrūyatāṃ tatparaṃ yaśaḥ || 40 ||
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sahasrāsyaṃ sahasrākṣaṃ sahasracaraṇaṃ ca yam |
sahasraśravaṇaṃ caiva sahasrakaramavyayam || 41 ||
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sahasrajihvaṃ sāhasraṃ sahasraparamaṃ prabhuṃ |
sahasradaṃ sahasrādiṃ sahasrabhujamavyayam || 42 ||
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havanaṃ savanaṃ caiva havyaṃ hotārameva ca |
pātrāṇi ca pavitrāṇi vedīṃ dīkṣāṃ caruṃ sruvam || 43 ||
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sruksomamavabhṛccaiva prokṣaṇīṃ dakṣiṇā dhanam |
addhvaryuṃ sāmagaṃ vipraṃ sadasyānsadanaṃ sadaḥ || 44 ||
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yūpaṃ samitkuśaṃ darvī camasolūkhalāni ca |
prāgvaṃśaṃ yajñabhūmiṃ ca hotāraṃ bandhanaṃ ca yat || 45 ||
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hrasvānyatipramāṇāni pramāṇasthāvarāṇi ca |
prāyaścittāni vājāśca sthaṃḍilāni kuśāstathā || 46 ||
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maṃtraṃ yajñaṃ ca havanaṃ vahnibhāgaṃ bhavaṃ ca yaṃ |
agrebhujaṃ homabhujaṃ śubhārciṣamudāyudhaṃ || 47 ||
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āhurvedavido viprā yo yajñaḥ śāśvataḥ prabhuḥ |
yāṃ pṛcchasi mahārāja puṇyāṃ divyāmimāṃ kathāṃ || 48 ||
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yadarthaṃ bhagavānbrahmā bhūmau yajñamathākarot |
hitārthaṃ suramartyānāṃ lokānāṃ prabhavāya ca || 49 ||
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brahmātha kapilaścaiva parameṣṭhī tathaiva ca |
devāḥ saptarṣayaścaiva tryaṃbakaśca mahāyaśāḥ || 50 ||
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sanatkumāraśca mahānubhāvo manurmahātmā bhagavānprajāpatiḥ |
purāṇadevotha tathā pracakre pradīptavaiśvānaratulyatejāḥ || 51 ||
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purā kamalajātasya svapatastasya koṭare |
puṣkare yatra saṃbhūtā devā ṛṣigaṇāstathā || 52 ||
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eṣa pauṣkarako nāma prādurbhāvo mahātmanaḥ |
purāṇaṃ kathyate yatra vedasmṛtisusaṃhitaṃ || 53 ||
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varāhastu śrutimukhaḥ prādurbhūto viriṃcinaḥ |
sahāyārthaṃ suraśreṣṭho vārāhaṃ rūpamāsthitaḥ || 54 ||
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vistīrṇaṃ puṣkare kṛtvā tīrthaṃ kokāmukhaṃ hi tat |
vedapādo yūpadaṃṣṭraḥ kratuhastaścitīmukhaḥ || 55 ||
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agnijihvo darbharomā brahmaśīrṣo mahātapāḥ |
ahorātrekṣaṇo divyo vedāṃgaḥ śrutibhūṣaṇaḥ || 56 ||
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ājyanāsaḥ sruvatuṃḍaḥ sāmaghoṣasvano mahān |
satyadharmamayaḥ śrīmānkarmavikramasatkṛtaḥ || 57 ||
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prāyaścittanakho dhīraḥ paśujānurmakhākṛtiḥ |
udgātrāṃtro homaliṃgo phalabījamahauṣadhiḥ || 58 ||
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vāyvaṃtarātmā maṃtrāsthirāpasphiksomaśoṇitaḥ |
vedaskaṃdho havirgaṃdho havyakavyātivegavān || 59 ||
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prāgvaṃśakāyo dyutimānnānādīkṣābhirarcitaḥ |
dakṣiṇāhṛdayo yogī mahāsatramayo mahān || 60 ||
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upākarmeṣṭiruciraḥ pravargyāvartabhūṣaṇaḥ |
chāyāpatnīsahāyo vai maṇiśṛṃgamivocchritaḥ || 61 ||
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sarvalokahitātmā yo daṃṣṭrayābhyujjahāragām |
tataḥ svasthānamānīya pṛthivīṃ pṛthivīdharaḥ || 62 ||
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tato jagāma nirvāṇaṃ pṛthivīdhāraṇāddhariḥ |
evamādivarāheṇa dhṛtvā brahmahitārthinā || 63 ||
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uddhṛtā puṣkare pṛthvī sāgarāṃbugatā purā |
vṛtaḥ śamadamābhyāṃ yo divye kokāmukhe sthitaḥ || 64 ||
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ādityairvasubhiḥ sādhyairmarudbhirdaivataiḥ saha |
rudrairviśvasahāyaiśca yakṣarākṣasakinnaraiḥ || 65 ||
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digbhirvidigbhiḥ pṛthivī nadībhiḥ saha sāgaraiḥ |
carācaraguruḥ śrīmānbrahmā brahmavidāṃvaraḥ || 66 ||
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uvāca vacanaṃ kokāmukhaṃ tīrthaṃ tvayā vibho |
pālanīyaṃ sadā gopyaṃ rakṣā kāryā makhe tviha || 67 ||
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evaṃ kariṣye bhagavaṃstadā brahmāṇamuktavān |
uvāca taṃ punarbrahmā viṣṇuṃ devaṃ puraḥ sthitam || 68 ||
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tvaṃ hi me paramo devastvaṃ hi me paramo guruḥ |
tvaṃ hi me paramaṃ dhāma śakrādīnāṃ surottama || 69 ||
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utphullāmalapadmākṣa śatrupakṣa kṣayāvaha |
yathā yajñena me dhvaṃso dānavaiśca vidhīyate || 70 ||
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tathā tvayā vidhātavyaṃ praṇatasya namostu te |
viṣṇuruvāca |
bhayaṃ tyajasva deveśa kṣayaṃ neṣyāmi dānavān || 71 ||
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ye cānte vighnakartāro yātudhānāstathā'surāḥ |
ghātayiṣyāmyahaṃ sarvānsvasti tiṣṭha pitāmaha || 72 ||
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evamuktvā sthitastatra sāhāyyena kṛtakṣaṇaḥ |
pravavuśca śivā vātāḥ prasannāśca diśo daśa || 73 ||
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suprabhāṇi ca jyotīṃṣi caṃdraṃ cakruḥ pradakṣiṇam |
na vigrahaṃ grahāścakruḥ praseduścāpi siṃdhavaḥ || 74 ||
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nīrajaskā bhūmirāsītsakalā hlādadāstvapaḥ |
jagmuḥ svamārgaṃ sarito nāpi cukṣubhurarṇavāḥ || 75 ||
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āsanśubhānīṃdriyāṇi narāṇāmaṃtarātmanām |
maharṣayo vītaśokā vedānuccairavācayan || 76 ||
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yajñe tasminhaviḥ pāke śivā āsaṃśca pāvakāḥ |
pravṛttadharmasadvṛttā lokā muditamānasāḥ || 77 ||
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viṣṇoḥ satyapratijñasya śrutvārinidhanā giraḥ |
tato devāḥ samāyātā dānavā rākṣasaissaha || 78 ||
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bhūtapretapiśācāśca sarve tatrāgatāḥ kramāt |
gaṃdharvāpsarasaścaiva nāgā vidyādharāgaṇāḥ || 79 ||
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vānaspatyāścauṣadhayo yaccehedyacca nehati |
brahmādeśānmārutena ānītāḥ sarvato diśaḥ || 80 ||
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yajñaparvatamāsādya dakṣiṇāmabhitodiśam |
surā uttarataḥ sarve maryādāparvate sthitāḥ || 81 ||
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gaṃdharvāpsarasaścaiva munayo vedapāragāḥ |
paścimāṃ diśamāsthāya sthitāstatra mahākratau || 82 ||
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sarve devanikāyāśca dānavāścāsurāgaṇāḥ |
amarṣaṃ pṛṣṭhataḥ kṛtvā suprītāste parasparam || 83 ||
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ṛṣīnparyacaransarve śuśrūṣanbrāhmaṇāṃstathā |
ṛṣayo brahmarṣayaśca dvijā devarṣayastathā || 84 ||
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rājarṣayo mukhyatamāssamāyātāḥ samaṃtataḥ |
katamaśca suropyatra kratau yājyo bhaviṣyati || 85 ||
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paśavaḥ pakṣiṇaścaiva tatra yātā didṛkṣavaḥ |
brāhmaṇā bhoktukāmāśca sarve varṇānupūrvaśaḥ || 86 ||
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svayaṃ ca varuṇo ratnaṃ dakṣaścānnaṃ svayaṃ dadau |
āgatyavaruṇolokātpakvaṃcānnaṃsvatopacat || 87 ||
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vāyurbhakṣavikārāṃśca rasapācī divākaraḥ |
annapācanakṛtsomo matidātā bṛhaspatiḥ || 88 ||
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dhanadānaṃ dhanādhyakṣo vastrāṇi vividhāni ca |
sarasvatī nadādhyakṣo gaṃgādevī sanarmadā || 89 ||
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yāścānyāḥ saritaḥ puṇyāḥ kūpāścaiva jalāśayāḥ |
palvalāni taṭākāni kuṃḍāni vividhāni ca || 90 ||
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prasravāṇi ca mukhyāni devakhātānyanekaśaḥ |
jalāśayāni sarvāṇi samudrāḥ saptasaṃkhyakāḥ || 91 ||
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lavaṇekṣusurāsarpirdadhidugdhajalaiḥ samam |
saptalokāḥ sapātālāḥ saptadvīpāḥ sapattanāḥ || 92 ||
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vṛkṣā vallyaḥ satṛṇāni śākāni ca phalāni ca |
pṛthivīvāyurākāśamāpojyotiśca paṃcamam || 93 ||
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savigrahāṇi bhūtāni dharmaśāstrāṇi yāni ca |
vedabhāṣyāṇi sūtrāṇi brahmaṇā nirmitaṃ ca yat || 94 ||
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amūrtaṃ mūrtamatyantaṃ mūrtadṛśyaṃ tathākhilam |
evaṃ kṛte tathāsmiṃstu yajñe paitāmahe tadā || 95 ||
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devānāṃ saṃnidhau tatra ṛṣibhiśca samāgame |
brahmaṇo dakṣiṇe pārśve sthito viṣṇuḥ sanātanaḥ || 96 ||
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vāmapārśve sthito rudraḥ pinākī varadaḥ prabhuḥ |
ṛtvijāṃ cāpi varaṇaṃ kṛtaṃ tatra mahātmanā || 97 ||
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bhṛgurhotāvṛtastatra pulastyodhvaryyusattamaḥ |
tatrodgātā marīcistu brahmā vai nāradaḥ kṛtaḥ || 98 ||
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sanatkumārādayo ye sadasyāstatra te bhavan |
prajāpatayo dakṣādyā varṇā brāhmaṇapūrvakāḥ || 99 ||
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brahmaṇaśca samīpe tu kṛtā ṛtvigvikalpanā |
vastrairābharaṇairyuktāḥ kṛtā vaiśravaṇena te || 100 ||
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aṃgulīyaiḥ sakaṭakairmakuṭairbhūṣitā dvijāḥ |
catvāro dvau daśānye ca ta ṣoḍaśartvijaḥ || 101 ||
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brahmaṇā pūjitāḥ sarve praṇipātapuraḥsaram |
anugrāhyo bhavadbhistu sarvairasminkratāviha || 102 ||
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patnī mamaiṣā sāvitrī yūyaṃ me śaraṇaṃdvijāḥ |
viśvakarmāṇamāhūya brahmaṇaḥ śīrṣamuṃḍanaṃ || 103 ||
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yajñe tu vihitaṃ tasya kāritaṃ dvijasattamaiḥ |
ātaseyāni vastrāṇi daṃpatyarthe tathā dvijaiḥ || 104 ||
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brahmaghoṣeṇa te viprā nādayānāstriviṣṭapam |
pālayaṃto jagaccedaṃ kṣatriyāḥ sāyudhāḥ sthitāḥ || 105 ||
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bhakṣyaprakārānvividhinvaiśyāstatra pracakrire |
rasabāhulyayuktaṃ ca bhakṣyaṃ bhojyaṃ kṛtaṃ tataḥ || 106 ||
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aśrutaṃ prāgadṛṣṭaṃ ca dṛṣṭvā tuṣṭaḥ prajāpatiḥ |
prāgvāṭeti dadau nāma vaiśyānāṃ sṛṣṭikṛdvibhuḥ || 107 ||
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dvijānāṃ pādaśuśrūṣā śūdraiḥ kāryā sadā tviha |
pādaprakṣālanaṃ bhojyamucchiṣṭasya pramārjanaṃ || 108 ||
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tepi cakrustadā tatra tebhyo bhūyaḥ pitāmahaḥ |
śūśrūṣārthaṃ mayā yūyaṃ turīye tu pade kṛtāḥ || 109 ||
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dvijānāṃ kṣatrabandhūnāṃ bandhūnāṃ ca bhavadvidhaiḥ |
tribhyaśśuśrūṣaṇā kāryetyuktvā brahmā tathā'karot || 110 ||
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dvārādhyakṣaṃ tathā śakraṃ varuṇaṃ rasadāyakam |
vittapradaṃ vaiśravaṇaṃ pavanaṃ gaṃdhadāyinam || 111 ||
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udyotakāriṇaṃ sūryaṃ prabhutve mādhavaḥ sthitaḥ |
somaḥ somapradasteṣāṃ vāmapakṣa pathāśritaḥ || 112 ||
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susatkṛtā ca patnī sā savitrī ca varāṃganā |
adhvaryuṇā samāhūtā ehi devi tvarānvitā || 113 ||
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utthitāścāgnayaḥ sarve dīkṣākāla upāgataḥ |
vyagrā sā kāryakaraṇe strīsvabhāvena nāgatā || 114 ||
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ihavai na kṛtaṃ kiṃciddvāre vai maṃḍanaṃ mayā |
bhittyāṃ vaicitrakarmāṇi svastikaṃ prāṃgaṇena tu || 115 ||
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prakṣālanaṃ ca bhāṃḍānāṃ na kṛtaṃ kimapi tviha |
lakṣmīradyāpi nāyātā patnīnārāyaṇasya yā || 116 ||
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agneḥ patnī tathā svāhā dhūmrorṇā tu yamasya tu |
vāruṇī vai tathā gaurī vāyorvai suprabhā tathā || 117 ||
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ṛddhirvaiśravaṇī bhāryā śambhorgaurī jagatpriyā |
medhā śraddhā vibhūtiśca anasūyā dhṛtiḥ kṣamā || 119 ||
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gaṃgā sarasvatī caiva nādyā yātāśca kanyakāḥ |
iṃdrāṇī caṃdrapatnī tu rohiṇī śaśinaḥ priyāḥ || 120 ||
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aruṃdhatī vasiṣṭhasya saptarṣīṇāṃ ca yāḥ striyaḥ |
anasūyātripatnī ca tathānyāḥ pramadā iha || 121 ||
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vadhvo duhitaraścaiva sakhyo bhaginikāstathā |
nādyāgatāstu tāḥ sarvā ahaṃ tāvatsthitā ciraṃ || 122 ||
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nāhamekākinī yāsye yāvannāyāṃti tā striyaḥ |
brūhi gatvā viraṃciṃ tu tiṣṭha tāvanmuhūrtakam || 123 ||
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sarvābhiḥ sahitā cāhamāgacchāmi tvarānvitā |
sarvaiḥ parivṛtaḥ śobhāṃ devaiḥ saha mahāmate || 124 ||
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bhavānprāpnoti paramāṃ tathāhaṃ tu na saṃśayaḥ |
vadamānāṃ tathādhvaryustyaktvā brahmāṇamāgataḥ || 125 ||
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sāvitrī vyākulā deva prasaktā gṛhakarmāṇi |
sakhyo nābhyāgatā yāvattāvannāgamanaṃ mama || 126 ||
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evamuktosmi vai deva kālaścāpyativarttate |
yattedya rucitaṃ tāvattatkuruṣva pitāmaha || 127 ||
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evamuktastadā brahmā kiṃcitkopasamanvitaḥ |
patnīṃ cānyāṃ madarthe vai śīghraṃ śakra ihānaya || 128 ||
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yathā pravartate yajñaḥ kālahīno na jāyate |
tathā śīghraṃ vidhitsva tvaṃ nārīṃ kāṃcidupānaya || 129 ||
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yāvadyajñasamāptirme varṇe tvāṃ mā kṛthā manaḥ |
bhūyopi tāṃ pramokṣyāmi samāptau tu kratoriha || 130 ||
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evamuktastadā śakro gatvā sarvaṃ dharātalaṃ |
striyo dṛṣṭāśca yāstena sarvāḥ paraparigrahāḥ || 131 ||
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ābhīrakanyā rūpāḍhyā sunāsā cārulocanā |
na devī na ca gaṃdharvī nāsurī na ca pannagī || 132 ||
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na cāsti tādṛśī kanyā yādṛśī sā varāṃganā |
dadarśa tāṃ sucārvaṃgīṃ śriyaṃ devīmivāparām || 133 ||
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saṃkṣipantīṃ manovṛtti vibhavaṃ rūpasaṃpadā |
yadyattu vastusauṃdaryādviśiṣṭaṃ labhyate kvacit || 134 ||
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tattaccharīrasaṃlagnaṃ tanvaṃgyā dadṛśe varam |
tāṃ dṛṣṭvā ciṃtayāmāsa yadyeṣā kanyakā bhavet || 135 ||
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tanmattaḥ kṛtapuṇyonyo na devo bhuvi vidyate |
yoṣidratnamidaṃ seyaṃ sadbhāgyāyāṃ pitāmahaḥ || 136 ||
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sarāgo yadi vā syāttu saphalastveṣa me śramaḥ |
nīlābhra kanakāṃbhoja vidrumābhāṃ dadarśa tāṃ || 137 ||
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tviṣaṃ saṃbibhratīmaṃgaiḥ keśagaṃḍe kṣaṇādharaiḥ |
manmathāśokavṛkṣasya prodbhinnāṃ kalikāmiva || 138 ||
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pradagdhahṛcchayenaiva netravahniśikhotkaraiḥ |
dhātrā kathaṃ hi sā sṛṣṭā pratirūpamapaśyatā || 139 ||
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kalpitā cetsvayaṃ budhyā naipuṇyasya gatiḥ parā |
uttuṃgāgrāvimau sṛṣṭau yanme saṃpaśyataḥ sukhaṃ || 140 ||
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payodharau nāticitraṃ kasya saṃjāyate hṛdi |
rāgopahatadehoyamadharo yadyapi sphuṭam || 141 ||
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tathāpi sevamānasya nirvāṇaṃ saṃprayacchati |
vahadbhirapi kauṭilyamalakaiḥ sukhamarpyate || 142 ||
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doṣopi guṇavadbhāti bhūrisauṃdaryamāśritaḥ |
netrayorbhūṣitāvaṃtā vākarṇābhyāśamāgatau || 143 ||
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kāraṇādbhāvacaitanyaṃ pravadaṃti hi tadvidaḥ |
karṇayorbhūṣaṇe netre netrayoḥ śravaṇāvimau || 144 ||
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kuṃḍalāṃjanayoratra nāvakāśosti kaścana |
na tadyuktaṃ kaṭākṣāṇāṃ yaddvidhākaraṇaṃ hṛdi || 145 ||
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tavasaṃbaṃdhinoye'tra kathaṃ te duḥkhabhāginaḥ |
sarvasuṃdaratāmeti vikāraḥ prākṛtairguṇaiḥ || 146 ||
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vṛddhe kṣaṇaśatānāṃ tu dṛṣṭameṣā mayā dhanam |
dhātrā kauśalyasīmeyaṃ rūpotpattau sudarśitā || 147 ||
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karotyeṣā mano nṝṇāṃ sasnehaṃ kṛtivibhramaiḥ |
evaṃ vimṛśatastasya tadrūpāpahṛtatviṣaḥ || 148 ||
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niraṃtarodgataiśchannamabhavatpulakairvapuḥ |
tāṃ vīkṣya navahemābhāṃ padmapatrāyatekṣaṇām || 149 ||
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devānāmatha yakṣāṇāṃ gaṃdharvoragarakṣasām |
nānā dṛṣṭā mayā nāryo nedṛśī rūpasaṃpadā || 150 ||
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trailokyāṃtargataṃ yadyadvastutattatpradhānataḥ |
samādāya vidhātrāsyāḥ kṛtā rūpasya saṃsthitiḥ || 151 ||
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iṃdra uvāca |
kāsi kasya kutaśca tvamāgatā subhru kathyatām |
ekākinī kimarthaṃ ca vīthīmadhyeṣu tiṣṭhasi || 152 ||
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yānyetānyaṃgasaṃsthāni bhūṣaṇāni bibharṣi ca |
naitāni tava bhūṣāyai tvameteṣāṃ hi bhūṣaṇam || 153 ||
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na devī na ca gaṃdharvī nāsurī na ca pannagī |
kinnarī dṛṣṭapūrvā vā yādṛśī tvaṃ sulocane || 154 ||
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uktā mayāpi bahuśaḥ kasmāddatse hi nottaram |
trapānvitā tu sā kanyā śakraṃ provāca vepatī || 155 ||
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gopakanyā tvahaṃ vīra vikrīṇāmīha gorasam |
navanītamidaṃ śuddhaṃ dadhi cedaṃ vimaṃḍakam || 156 ||
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dadhnā caivātra takreṇa rasenāpi paraṃtapa |
arthī yenāsi tadbrūhi pragṛhṇīṣva yathepsitam || 157 ||
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evamuktastadā śakro gṛhītvā tāṃ kare dṛḍham |
anayattāṃ viśālākṣīṃ yatra brahmā vyavasthitaḥ || 158 ||
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nīyamānā tu sā tena krośaṃtī pitṛmātarau |
hā tāta mātarhā bhrātarnayatyeṣa naro balāt || 159 ||
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yadi vāsti mayā kāryaṃ pitaraṃ me prayācaya |
sa dāsyati hi māṃ nūnaṃ bhavataḥ satyamucyate || 160 ||
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kā hi nābhilaṣetkanyā bhartāṃraṃ bhaktivatsalam |
nādeyamapi te kiṃcitpiturme dharmavatsala || 161 ||
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prasādaye taṃ śirasā māṃ sa tuṣṭaḥ pradāsyati |
pituścittamavijñāya yadyātmānaṃ dadāmi te || 162 ||
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dharmo hi vipulo naśyettena tvāṃ na prasādaye |
bhaviṣyāmi vaśe tubhyaṃ yadi tātaḥ pradāsyati || 163 ||
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itthamābhāṣyamāṇastu tadā śakro'nayacca tām |
brahmaṇaḥ purataḥ sthāpya prāhāsyārthe mayā'bale || 164 ||
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ānītāsi viśālākṣi mā śuco varavarṇini |
gopakanyāmasau dṛṣṭvā gauravarṇāṃ mahādyutim || 165 ||
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kamalāmeva tāṃ mene puṃḍarīkanibhekṣaṇām |
taptakāṃcanasadbhitti sadṛśā pīnavakṣasam || 166 ||
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mattebhahastavṛttoruṃ raktottuṃga nakhatviṣaṃ |
taṃ dṛṣṭvā'manyatātmānaṃ sāpi manmanathacaram || 167 ||
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tatprāptihetu ka dhiyā gatacitteva lakṣyate |
prabhutvamātmano dāne gopakanyāpyamanyata || 168 ||
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yadyeṣa māṃ surūpatvādicchatyādātumāgrahāt |
nāsti sīmaṃtinī kācinmatto dhanyatarā bhuvi || 169 ||
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anenāhaṃ samānītā yaccakṣurgocaraṃ gatā |
asya tyāge bhavenmṛtyuratyāge jīvitaṃ sukham || 170 ||
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bhaveyamapamānācca dhigrūpā duḥkhadāyinī |
dṛśyate cakṣuṣānena yāpi yoṣitprasādataḥ || 171 ||
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sāpi dhanyā na saṃdehaḥ kiṃ punaryāṃ pariṣvajet |
jagadrūpamaśeṣaṃ hi pṛthaksaṃcāramāśritam || 172 ||
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lāvaṇyaṃ tadihaikasthaṃ darśitaṃ viśvayoninā |
asyopamā smaraḥ sādhvī manmathasya tviṣopamā || 173 ||
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tiraskṛtastu śokoyaṃ pitā mātā na kāraṇam |
yadi māṃ naiṣa ādatte svalpaṃ mayi na bhāṣate || 174 ||
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asyānusmaraṇānmṛtyuḥ prabhaviṣyati śokajaḥ |
anāgasi ca patnyāṃ tu kṣipraṃ yāteyamīdṛśī || 175 ||
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kucayormaṇiśobhāyai śuddhāmbuja samadyutiḥ |
mukhamasya prapaśyaṃtyā mano me dhyānamāgatam || 176 ||
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asyāṃgasparśasaṃyogānna cettvaṃ bahu manyase |
spṛśannaṭasi tarhi na tvaṃ śarīraṃ vitathaṃ param || 177 ||
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athavāsya na doṣosti yadṛcchācārako hyasi |
muṣitaḥ smara nūnaṃ tvaṃ saṃrakṣa svāṃ priyāṃ ratim || 178 ||
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tvattopi dṛśyate yena rūpeṇāyaṃ smarādhikaḥ |
mamānena manoratna sarvasvaṃ ca hṛtaṃ dṛḍham || 179 ||
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śobhā yā dṛśyate vaktre sā kutaḥ śaśalakṣmaṇi |
nopamā sakalaṃ kasya niṣkalaṃkena śasyate || 180 ||
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samānabhāvatāṃ yāti paṃkajaṃ nāsya netrayoḥ |
kopamā jalaśaṃkhena prāptā śravaṇaśaṃṅkhayoḥ || 181 ||
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vidrumopyadharasyāsya labhate nopamāṃ dhruvam |
ātmasthamamṛtaṃ hyeṣa saṃsravaṃśceṣṭate dhruvam || 182 ||
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yadi kiṃcicchubhaṃ karma janmāṃtaraśataiḥ kṛtam |
tatprasādātpunarbhartā bhavatveṣa mamepsitaḥ || 183 ||
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evaṃ ciṃtāparādhīnā yāvatsā gopakanyakā |
tāvadbrahmā hariṃ prāha yajñārthaṃ satvaraṃ vacaḥ || 184 ||
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devī caiṣā mahābhāgā gāyatrī nāmataḥ prabho |
evamukte tadā viṣṇurbrahmāṇaṃ proktavānidam || 185 ||
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tadenāmudvahasvādya mayā dattāṃ jagatprabho |
gāṃdharveṇa vivāhena vikalpaṃ mā kṛthāściram || 186 ||
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amuṃ gṛhāṇa devādya asyāḥ pāṇimanākulam |
gāṃdherveṇa vivāhena upayeme pitāmahaḥ || 187 ||
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tāmavāpya tadā brahmā jagādāddhvaryusattamam |
kṛtā patnī mayā hyeṣā sadane me niveśaya || 188 ||
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mṛgaśṛṃgadharā bālā kṣaumavastrāvaguṃṭhitā |
patnīśālāṃ tadā nītā ṛtvigbhirvedapāragaiḥ || 189 ||
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auduṃberaṇa daṃḍena prāvṛto mṛgacarmaṇā |
mahādhvare tadā brahmā dhāmnā svenaiva śobhate || 190 ||
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prārabdhaṃ ca tato hotraṃ brāhmaṇairvedapāragaiḥ |
bhṛguṇā sahitaiḥ karma vedoktaṃ taiḥ kṛtaṃ tadā |
tathā yugasahasraṃ tu sa yajñaḥ puṣkare'bhavat || 191 ||
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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 16

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)

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