Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana Book 1 Chapter 35 (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 |
uktaṃ bhagavatā sarvaṃ purāṇāśrayasaṃyutaṃ |
tathā śvetena brahmāṃḍaṃ gurave pratipāditaṃ || 1 ||
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śrutvaitatkautukaṃ jātaṃ yathā tenāsthilehanaṃ |
kṛtaṃ kṣudhāpanodārthe annadānādvinā dvija || 2 ||
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tadahaṃ śrotumicchāmi pṛthivyāṃ ye ca pārthivāḥ |
annadānāddivaṃ prāptāḥ kratavaścānnamūlakāḥ || 3 ||
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kathaṃ tasya matirnaṣṭā śvetasya ca mahātmanaḥ |
na dattaṃ tenānnadānamṛṣibhirvā na darśitam || 4 ||
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aho māhātmyamannasya iha dattasya yatphalam |
paratra bhujyate puṃbhiḥ svargaścākṣayatāṃ vrajet || 5 ||
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annadānaṃ paraṃ viprāḥ kīrtayaṃti sadotthitāḥ |
annadānātsuredreṇa trailokyamiha bhujyate || 6 ||
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śatakraturiti proktaḥ sarvaireva dvijottamaiḥ |
tenāvasthāṃ tatsadṛśīṃ prāptavāṃstridaśeśvaraḥ || 7 ||
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dānadevagataḥ svargaṃ tvattaḥ sarvaṃ śrutaṃ mayā |
aparaṃ ca purāvṛttaṃ nivṛttaṃ yadi karhicit || 8 ||
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bhūyopi śrotumicchāmi tanme vada mahāmate |
pulastya uvāca |
etadākhyānakaṃ pūrvamagastyena mahātmanā || 9 ||
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rāmāya kathitaṃ rājaṃstatte vakṣyāmi sāṃpratam |
bhīṣma uvāca |
kasminvaṃśe samutpanno rāmo'sau nṛpasattamaḥ || 10 ||
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yasyāgastyena kathitaścetihāsaḥ purātanaḥ |
pulastya uvāca |
raghuvaṃśe samutpanno rāmo nāma mahābalaḥ || 11 ||
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devakāryaṃ kṛtaṃ tena laṃkāyāṃ rāvaṇo hataḥ |
pṛthivīṃ rājyasaṃsthasya ṛṣayo'bhyāgatā gṛhe || 12 ||
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prāptāste tu mahātmāno rāghavasya niveśanam |
pratīhārastato rāmamagastyavacanāddrutam || 13 ||
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āvedayāmāsa ṛṣīnprāptāstāṃśca tvarānvitaḥ |
dṛṣṭvā rāmaṃ dvārapālaḥ pūrṇacaṃdramivoditam || 14 ||
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kausalyāsuta bhadraṃ te suprabhātādya śarvarī |
draṣṭumabhyudayaṃ tedya samprāpto raghunaṃdana || 15 ||
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agastyo munibhiḥ sārdhaṃ dvāri tiṣṭhati te nṛpa |
śrutvā prāptānmunīnrāmastānbhāskarasamadyutīn || 16 ||
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prāha vākyaṃ tadā dvāsthaṃ praveśaya tvarānvitaḥ |
kimarthaṃ tu tvayā dvāri niruddhā munisattamāḥ || 17 ||
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rāmavākyānmunīṃstāṃstu prāveśayadyathāsukham |
dṛṣṭvā tu tānmunīṃnprāptānpratyuvāca kṛtāṃjali || 18 ||
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rāmo'bhivādya praṇata āsaneṣu nyaveśayat |
te tu kāṃcanacitreṣu svāstīrṇeṣu sukheṣu ca || 19 ||
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kuśottareṣu cāsīnāḥ samaṃtānmunipuṃgavāḥ |
pādyamācamanīyaṃ ca dadau cārghyaṃ purohitaḥ || 20 ||
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rāmeṇa kuśalaṃ pṛṣṭā ṛṣayaḥ sarva eva te |
maharṣayo vedavida idaṃ vacanamabruvan || 21 ||
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kuśalaṃ te mahābāho sarvatra raghunaṃdana |
tvāṃ tu diṣṭyā kuśalinaṃ paśyāmo hatavidviṣam || 22 ||
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hṛtā sītātipāpena rāvaṇena durātmanā |
patnī te raghuśārdūla tasyā evaujasā hataḥ || 23 ||
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asahāyena caikena tvayā rāma raṇe hataḥ |
yādṛśaṃ te kṛtaṃ karma tasya kartā na vidyate || 24 ||
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iha saṃbhāṣituṃ prāptā dṛṣṭvā pūtāḥ sma sāṃpratam |
darśanāttava rājeṃdra sarve jātāstapasvinaḥ || 25 ||
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rāvaṇasya vadhāttedya kṛtamaśrupramārjanam |
datvā puṇyāmimāṃ vīra jagatyabhayadakṣiṇām || 26 ||
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diṣṭyā vardhasi kākutstha jayenāmitavikrama |
dṛṣṭassaṃbhāṣitaścāsi yāsyāmaścāśramānsvakān || 27 ||
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araṇyaṃ te praviṣṭasya mayā ceṃdraśarāsanam |
arpitaṃ cākṣayau tūṇau kavacaṃ ca paraṃtapa || 28 ||
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bhūyopyāgamanaṃ kāryamāśrame me raghūdvaha |
evamuktvā tu te sarve munayoṃtarhitā'bhavan || 29 ||
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gateṣu munimukhyeṣu rāmo dharmabhṛtāṃ varaḥ |
ciṃtayāmāsa tatkāryaṃ kiṃ syānme muninoditam || 30 ||
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bhūyopyāgamanaṃ kāryamāśrame raghunaṃdana |
avaśyameva gaṃtavyaṃ mayā'gastyasya sannidhau || 31 ||
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śrotavyaṃ devaguhyaṃ tu kāryamanyacca yadvadet |
evaṃ ciṃtayatastasya rāmasyāmitatejasaḥ || 32 ||
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kariṣye niyataṃ dharmaṃ dharmo hi paramā gatiḥ |
sutavarṣasahasrāṇi daśa rājyamakārayat || 33 ||
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dadato juhvataścaiva jagmustānyekavarṣavat |
prajāḥ pālayatastasya rāghavasya mahātmanaḥ || 34 ||
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etasminneva divase vṛddho jānapado dvijaḥ |
mṛtaṃ putramupādāya rāmadvāramupāgataḥ || 35 ||
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uvāca vividhaṃ vākyaṃ snehākṣarasamanvitam |
duṣkṛtaṃ kiṃtu me putra pūrvadehāṃtare kṛtam || 36 ||
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tvāmekaputraṃ yadahaṃ paśyāmi nidhanaṃ gatam |
aprāptayauvanaṃ bālaṃ paṃcavarṣaṃ gatāyuṣam || 37 ||
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akāle kālamāpannaṃ duḥkhāya mama putraka |
akṛtvā pitṛkāryāṇi gato vaivasvatakṣayam || 38 ||
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rāmasya duṣkṛtaṃ vyaktaṃ yena te mṛtyurāgataḥ |
bālavadhyā brahmavadhyā strīvadhyā caiva rāghavam || 39 ||
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pravekṣyati na sandehaḥ sabhārye tu mṛte mayi |
śuśrāva rāghavaḥ sarvaṃ duḥkhaśokasamanvitam || 40 ||
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nivārya taṃ dvijaṃ rāmo vasiṣṭhaṃ vākyamabravīt |
kiṃ mayādya ca kartavyaṃ kāryamevaṃ vidhe sthite || 41 ||
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prāṇānahaṃ juhomyagnau parvatādvā patehyaham |
kathaṃ śuddhimahaṃ yāmi śrutvā brāhmaṇabhāṣitam || 42 ||
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vasiṣṭhasyāgrataḥ sthitvā rājño dīnasya nāradaḥ |
pratyuvāca śrutaṃ vākyamṛṣīṇāṃ sannidhau tadā || 43 ||
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śṛṇu rāma yathākālaṃ prāpto vai bālasaṃkṣayaḥ |
purā kṛtayuge rāma sarvatra brāhmaṇottaram || 44 ||
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abrāhmaṇo na vai kaścittapastapati rāghava |
amṛtyavastadā sarve jāyaṃte cirajīvinaḥ || 45 ||
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tretāyuge punaḥ prāpte brahmakṣatramanuttamam |
adharmo dvāpare teṣāṃ vaiśyānśūdrāṃstathāviśat || 46 ||
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evaṃ niraṃtaraṃ juṣṭamudbhūtamanṛtaṃ punaḥ |
adharmasya trayaḥ pādā eko dharmasya cāgataḥ || 47 ||
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tataḥ pūrve bhṛśaṃ trastā varṇā brāhmaṇapūrvakāḥ |
bhūyaḥ pādastu dharmasya dvitīyaḥ samapadyata || 48 ||
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tasmindvāparasaṃjñe tu tapo vaiśyaṃ samāviśat |
yugatrayasya vaidharmyaṃ dharmasya pratitiṣṭhati || 49 ||
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kalisaṃjñe tataḥ prāpte vartamāne yugeṃtime |
adharmaścānṛtaṃ caiva vavṛdhāte nararṣabha || 50 ||
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bhavitā śūdrayonyāṃ tu tapaścaryā kalau yuge |
sa te viṣayaparyaṃte rājannugrataraṃ tapaḥ || 51 ||
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śūdrastapati durbuddhistena bālavadhaḥ kṛtaḥ |
yasyādharmamakāryaṃ vā viṣaye pārthivasya hi || 52 ||
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pure vā rājaśārdūla kurute durmatirnaraḥ |
kṣipraṃ sa narakaṃ yāti yāvadābhūtasaṃplavam || 53 ||
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caturthaṃ tasya pāpasya bhāgamaśnāti pārthivaḥ |
sattvaṃ puruṣaśārdūla gacchasva viṣayaṃ svakam || 54 ||
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duṣkṛtaṃ yatra paśyethāstatra yatnaṃ samācara |
evaṃ te dharmavṛddhiśca balasya vardhanaṃ tathā || 55 ||
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bhaviṣyati naraśreṣṭha bālasyāsya ca jīvanam |
nāradenaivamuktastu sāścaryo raghunaṃdanaḥ || 56 ||
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praharṣamatulaṃ lebhe lakṣmaṇaṃ cedamabravīt |
gaccha saumya dvijaśreṣṭhaṃ samāśvāsaya lakṣmaṇa || 57 ||
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bālasya ca śarīraṃ tvaṃ tailadroṇyāṃ nidhāpaya |
gaṃdhaiśca paramodāraistailaiścaiva sugaṃdhibhiḥ || 58 ||
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yathā na śīryate bālastathā saumya vidhīyatām |
yathā śarīraṃ guptaṃ syādbālasyākliṣṭakarmaṇaḥ || 59 ||
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vipattiḥ paribhedo vā na bhavettattathā kuru |
tathā saṃdiśya saumitraṃ lakṣmaṇaṃ śubhalakṣaṇam || 60 ||
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manasā puṣpakaṃ dadhyāvāgaccheti mahāyaśāḥ |
iṃgitaṃ tattu vijñāya kāmagaṃ hemabhūṣitam || 61 ||
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ājagāma muhūrtāttu samīpaṃ rāghavasya hi |
sobravītprāñjalirvākyamahamasmi narādhipa || 62 ||
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agre tava mahābāho kiṃkaraḥ samupasthitaḥ |
bhāṣitaṃ suciraṃ śrutvā puṣpakasya narādhipa || 63 ||
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abhivādya maharṣīṃstānvimānaṃ sodhyarohata |
dhanurgṛhītvā tūṇau ca khaḍgaṃ cāpi mahāprabham || 64 ||
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nikṣipya nagare vīrau saumitri bharatāvubhau |
prāyātpratīcīṃ tvarito vicinvansusamāhitaḥ || 65 ||
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uttarāmagamatpaścāddiśaṃ himavadāśritām |
pūrvāmapi diśāṃ gatvā tathā'paśyannarādhipaḥ || 66 ||
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sarvāṃ śuddhasamācārāmādarśamiva nirmalām |
tato diśaṃ samākrāmaddakṣiṇāṃ raghunaṃdanaḥ || 67 ||
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śailasya uttare pārśve dadarśa sumahatsaraḥ |
tasminsarasi tapyaṃtaṃ tāpasaṃ sumahattapaḥ || 68 ||
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dadarśa rāghavo bhīmaṃ laṃbamānamadhomukhaṃ |
tamupāgamya kākutsthastapyamānaṃ tu tāpasam || 69 ||
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uvāca rāghavo vākyaṃ dhanyastvamamaraprabha |
kasyāṃ yonau tapovṛddhirvartate dṛḍhaniścaya || 70 ||
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ahaṃ dāśarathī rāmaḥ pṛcchāmi tvāṃ kutūhalāt |
kortho vyavasitastubhyaṃ svargalokotha vetaraḥ || 71 ||
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kimarthaṃ tapyase vā tvaṃ śrotumicchāmi tāpasa |
brāhmaṇo vāsi bhadraṃ te kṣatriyo vātha durjayaḥ || 72 ||
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vaiśyastṛtīyavarṇo vā śūdro vā satyamucyatām |
tapaḥ satyātmakaṃ nityaṃ svargalokaparigrahe || 73 ||
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sātvikaṃ rājasaṃ caiva tacca satyātmakaṃ tapaḥ |
jagadupakāraheturhi sṛṣṭaṃ tadvai viriṃcinā || 74 ||
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raudraṃ kṣatriyatejojaṃ tattu rājasamucyate |
parasyotsādanārthāya taccāsuramudāhṛtam || 75 ||
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aṃgāni nihnute yo vā asṛgdigdhāni bhāgaśaḥ |
paṃcāgniṃsādhayedvāpi siddhiṃ vā mṛtyumeva vā || 76 ||
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āsuro hyeṣa te bhāvo na ca me tvaṃ dvijo mataḥ |
satyaṃ te vadataḥ siddhiranṛte nāsti jīvitam || 77 ||
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tasya tadbhāṣitaṃ śrutvā rāmasyākliṣṭakarmaṇaḥ |
avākśirāstathā bhūto vākyametaduvāca ha || 78 ||
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svāgataṃ te nṛpaśreṣṭha cirāddṛṣṭosi rāghava |
putrabhūtosmi te cāhaṃ pitṛbhūtosi menagha || 79 ||
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athavā naitadevaṃ hi sarveṣāṃ nṛpatiḥ pitā |
satvamarcyo'si bho rājanvayaṃ te viṣaye tapaḥ || 80 ||
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carāmastatrabhāgosti pūrvaṃ sṛṣṭaḥ svayaṃbhuvā |
na dhanyāḥ smo vayaṃ rāma dhanyastvamasi pārthiva || 81 ||
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yasya te viṣaye hyevaṃ siddhimicchaṃti tāpasāḥ |
tapasā tvaṃ madīyena siddhimāpnuhi rāghava || 82 ||
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yadetadbhavatā proktaṃ yonau kasyāṃ tu te tapaḥ |
śūdrayoniprasūtohaṃ tapa ugraṃ samāsthitaḥ || 83 ||
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devatvaṃ prārthaye rāma svaśarīreṇa suvrata |
na mithyāhaṃ vade bhūpa devalokajigīṣayā || 84 ||
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śūdraṃ māṃ viddhi kākutstha śaṃbūkaṃ nāma nāmataḥ |
bhāṣatastasya kākutsthaḥ khaḍgaṃ tu ruciraprabhaṃ || 85 ||
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niṣkṛṣya kośādvimalaṃ śiraściccheda rāghavaḥ |
tasminśūdre hate devāḥ sendrāścāgnipurogamāḥ || 86 ||
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sādhusādhviti kākutsthaṃ praśaśaṃsurmuhurmuhuḥ |
puṣpavṛṣṭiśca mahatī devānāṃ susugaṃdhinī || 87 ||
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ākāśādvipramuktā tu rāghavaṃ sarvatokirat |
suprītāścābruvandevā rāmaṃ vākyavidāṃvaram || 88 ||
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surakāryamidaṃ saumya kṛtaṃ te raghunaṃdana |
gṛhāṇa ca varaṃ rāma yamicchasi mahāvrata || 89 ||
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tvatkṛtena hi śūdro'yaṃ saśarīro'bhyagāddivaṃ |
devānāṃ bhāṣitaṃ śrutvā rāghavaḥ susamāhitaḥ || 90 ||
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uvāca prāñjalirvākyaṃ sahasrākṣaṃ puraṃdaram |
yadi devāḥ prasannā me varārho yadi vāpyaham || 91 ||
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karmaṇā yadi me prītā dvijaputraḥ sa jīvatu |
varametaddhi bhavatāṃ kāṃkṣitaṃ paramaṃ hi me || 92 ||
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mamāparādhādbālo'sau brāhmaṇasyaikaputrakaḥ |
aprāptakālaḥ kālena nīto vaivasvata kṣayam || 93 ||
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taṃ jīvayata bhadraṃ vo nānṛtī syāmahaṃ guroḥ |
dvijasya saṃśruto hyartho jīvayiṣyāmi te sutam || 94 ||
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madīyenāyuṣā bālaṃ pādenārddhena vā surāḥ |
jīvedayaṃ varo mahyaṃ varakoṭyadhiko vṛtaḥ || 95 ||
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rāghavasya tu tadvākyaṃ śrutvā vibudhasattamāḥ |
pratyūcuste mahātmānaṃ prītāḥ prītisamanvitāḥ || 96 ||
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nirvṛto bhava kākutstha brāhmaṇasyaikaputrakaḥ |
jīvitaṃ prāptavānbhūyaḥ sametaścāpi baṃdhubhiḥ || 97 ||
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yasminmuhūrte kākutstha śūdroyaṃ vinipātitaḥ |
tasminmuhūrte sahasā jīvena samayujyata || 98 ||
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svasti prāpnuhi bhadraṃ te sādhayāmaḥ paraṃtapaḥ |
agastyasyāśramapade draṣṭāraḥ sma mahāmunim || 99 ||
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sa tatheti pratijñāya devānāṃ raghunaṃdanaḥ |
āruroha vimānaṃ taṃ puṣpakaṃ hemabhūṣitam || 100 ||
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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 35

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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