Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana Book 1 Chapter 53 (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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dvija uvāca |
tulādhārasya caritaṃ prabhāvamatulaṃ prabho |
vaktumarhasyaśeṣeṇa yadi mayyastyanugrahaḥ || 1 ||
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śrībhagavānuvāca |
satyabhāvādalobhācca dadyādyo vai tvamatsarāt |
nityaṃ yajñaśataṃ tasya suniṣpannaṃ sudakṣiṇam || 2 ||
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satyenodayate sūro vāti vātastathaiva ca |
na laṃghayetsamudrastu velāṃ kūrmo dharāṃ tathā || 3 ||
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satyena lokāstiṣṭhaṃti sarve ca vasudhādharāḥ |
satyādbhraṣṭotha yaḥ satvopyadhovāsī bhaveddhruvam || 4 ||
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satyavāciratothastu satyakāryarataḥ sadā |
saśarīreṇa svarlokamāgatyācyutatāṃ vrajet || 5 ||
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satyena munayaḥ sarve māṃ ca gatvā sthiraṃ gatāḥ |
satyādyudhiṣṭhiro rājā saśarīro divaṃ gataḥ || 6 ||
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sarvaśatrugaṇaṃ jitvā loko dharmeṇa pālitaḥ |
akarocca makhaṃ śuddhaṃ rājasūyaṃ sudurlabham || 7 ||
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caturaśītisahasrāṇi brāhmaṇānāṃ ca nityaśaḥ |
bhojayedrukmapātreṣu rājopakaraṇeṣu ca || 8 ||
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bhojayitvopakaraṇāṃstebhyo datvā visarjayet |
yadabhīṣṭaṃ dvijātīnāmatonyaddāpayeddhanam || 9 ||
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adaridraṃ tato jñātvā dvijavyūhaṃ parityajet |
tathaiva snātakānāṃ tu sahasrāṇi tu ṣoḍaśa |
nityaṃ saṃbhojayedrājā satyenaiva vimatsaraḥ || 10 ||
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atiṣṭhaṃta gṛhe pūrvaṃ ciraṃ tasya jigīṣayā |
jitaṃ tena jagatsarvaṃ prāṇānugrahakāraṇāt || 11 ||
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satyena cāsuro rājā baliriṃdro bhaviṣyati |
pātālasthasya tasyaiva bhūyastiṣṭhāmi veśmani || 12 ||
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niraṃtaraṃ ca tiṣṭhāmi svāṃte puṇyaikakarmaṇaḥ |
yadvā purā mayā baddho daityayonervimokṣaṇāt || 13 ||
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talaṃ caivāmaratvaṃ hi śakratvaṃ pradadāmyaham |
hariścaṃdro nṛpassatyātsavāhanaparicchadaḥ || 14 ||
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svaśarīreṇa śuddhena satyaloke pratiṣṭhitaḥ |
rājāno bahavaścānye ye ca siddhā maharṣayaḥ || 15 ||
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jñānino yatayaścaiva sarve satye'cyutā'bhavan |
tasmātsatyarato loke saṃsāroddharaṇakṣamaḥ || 16 ||
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tulādhāro mahātmā vai satyavākye pratiṣṭhitaḥ |
loke tatsadṛśo nāsti satyavākyasya kāraṇāt || 17 ||
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aśvamedhasahasreṇa satyaṃ tu tulayā dhṛtam |
aśvamedhasahasrāddhi satyameva viśiṣyate || 18 ||
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sarvaṃ satyādbhavetsādhyaṃ satyo hi duratikramaḥ |
satyavākyena sā dhenurbahulā svargagāminī || 19 ||
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sarvaṃ rāṣṭraṃ samādhāya punarāvṛttidurlabhā |
tathāyaṃ sarvadā sākṣī mṛṣā nāsti kadācana || 20 ||
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bahvarghamalpamarghaṃ ca krayavikrayaṇe sudhīḥ |
satyavākyaṃ praśastaṃ ca viśeṣātsākṣiṇo bhavet || 21 ||
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sākṣiṇaḥ satyamuktvā ca akṣayaṃ svargamāyayuḥ |
vāvadūkaḥ sabhāṃ prāpya satyaṃ vadati vākpatiḥ || 22 ||
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sa yāti brahmaṇo gehaṃ yajñairanyaiśca durlabham |
sabhāyāṃ yo vadetsatyamaśvamedhaphalaṃ labhet || 23 ||
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lobhāddveṣānmṛṣoktvā ca rauravaṃ narakaṃ vrajet |
sarvasākṣī tulādhāro janānāṃ śūra eva ca || 24 ||
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viśeṣāllobhasaṃtyāgānnāke nirjaratāṃ vrajet |
kaścicchūdro mahābhāgo na lobhe vartate kvacit || 25 ||
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vṛttiśśākena duḥkhena tathā śiloṃchato bhṛśam |
jarjaraṃ vastrayugmaṃ ca karau pātre ca sarvadā || 26 ||
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sadāpi lābhaviraho na parasvaṃ gṛhītavān |
tasya jijñāsayaivāhaṃ gṛhītvā vastrayugmakam || 27 ||
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avakoṭe nadītīre sthitassaṃsthāpya sādaram |
sa dṛṣṭvā vastrayugmaṃ tanna lobhe kurate manaḥ || 28 ||
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itarasya parijñāya tatkṣāṃtyā svagṛhaṃ yayau |
tato viciṃtayitvā tu hṛdā svalpamiti dvija || 29 ||
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uduṃbaraṃ hemagarbhaṃ mayā tatraiva pātitam |
kiṃkare ca nadītīre vikoṇe janavarjite || 30 ||
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tasya yātasya deśe tu dṛṣṭaṃ tena tadadbhutam |
alaṃ vidhānametattu kṛtrimaṃ copalakṣyate || 31 ||
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grahaṇe vādhunā cāsya alobhaṃ naṣṭameva me |
asyaiva rakṣaṇe kaṣṭamahaṃkārapadaṃ tvidam || 32 ||
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yato lobhastato lābho lābhāllobhaḥ pravartate |
lobhagrastasya puṃsaśca śāśvato nirayo bhavet || 33 ||
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yadi no viguṇaṃ vittaṃ yadā veśmani tiṣṭhati |
tadā me dāraputrāṇāmunmādo hyupapadyate || 34 ||
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unmādātkāmasaṃjāta vikārānmativibhramaḥ |
bhramānmohopyahaṃkāraḥ krodhalobhāvataḥ paraṃ || 35 ||
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eṣāṃ pracurabhāvācca tapaḥ kṣayaṃ gamiṣyati |
kṣīṇe tapasi vartaṃte paṃkāścittapramohakāḥ || 36 ||
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taiśca śṛṃkhalayogaiśca baddho naivoddhṛtiṃ vrajet |
etadvimṛśya śūdro'sau parityajya gṛhaṃ gataḥ || 37 ||
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svasthā devā mudā tatra sādhusādhviti cābruvan |
nirgraṃthirūpamādāya tasyāṃtika gṛhaṃ tathā || 38 ||
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gatvāhaṃ daivasaṃvādamavadaṃ bhūtavartanam |
tatobhyāsaprasaṃgācca janānāṃ ca pariplavāt || 39 ||
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tasya yoṣā tadāgatya papraccha daivakāraṇam |
tatohamavadaṃ tasya yadvā cetogataṃ drutam || 40 ||
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nibhṛtotha ninādasya kāraṇaṃ kathitaṃ mayā |
hṛdgataṃ patinā tedya vidhinā dattamajñavat || 41 ||
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parityaktaṃ mahābhāge punarnāstīha te vasu |
yāvajjīvati daurvidhyaṃ tasya bhoktā na saṃśayaḥ || 42 ||
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gaccha mātargṛhaṃ śūnyamalabdhaṃ tatprapṛcchatam |
śrutvā tadvai śivaṃ sā ca vacanaṃ patyuraṃtike || 43 ||
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gatvā provāca durvṛttaṃ tacchrutvā vismayaṃ gataḥ |
sa viciṃtya tayā sārdhamāgatosau mamāṃtikam || 44 ||
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nibhṛtaṃ māmuvācedaṃ kṣapaṇatvaṃ ca kīrtaya |
kṣapaṇaka uvāca |
cākṣuṣaṃ cirasaṃśuddhaṃ helayā tṛṇavatkatham || 45 ||
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tvayā tyaktaṃ yatastāta nāsti bhāgyamakaṃṭakam |
aiśvaryamatulaṃ śauryaṃ śīryate bhāvukaṃ punaḥ || 46 ||
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svabaṃdhūnāṃ mahadduḥkhamājanmamaraṇāṃtikam |
drakṣyase cātmanā nityaṃ mṛtānāṃ yā gatirdhruvam || 47 ||
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tasmāttadgṛhyatāṃ tūrṇaṃ bhuṃkṣva bhogyamakaṃṭakam |
aiśvaryamatulaṃ śauryaṃ lokānāṃ vismayaṃ varam || 48 ||
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śūdra uvāca |
na me vitte spṛhā cāsti dhanaṃ saṃsāra vāgurā |
tadvidhau patito martyo na punarmokṣakaṃ vrajet || 49 ||
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śṛṇu vittasya yaddoṣamihaloke paratra ca |
bhayaṃ corācca jñātibhyo rājabhyastatkarādapi || 50 ||
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sarve jighāṃsavo martyāḥ paśumatsyaviviṣkirāḥ |
tathā dhanavatāṃ nityaṃ kathamarthāssukhāvahāḥ || 51 ||
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prāṇasyāṃtakaro hyarthassādhako duritasya ca |
kālādīnāṃ priyaṃ gehaṃ nidānaṃ durgateḥ param || 52 ||
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kṣapaṇaka uvāca |
yasyārthāstasya mitrāṇi yasyārthāstasya bāṃdhavāḥ |
kulaṃ śīlaṃ ca pāṃḍityaṃ rūpaṃ bhogyaṃ yaśaḥ sukham || 53 ||
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dhanena tu vihīnasya putradārojjhitasya ca |
kathaṃ mitraṃ kathaṃ dharmaṃ dīnānāṃ janmanaḥ kathaṃ || 54 ||
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satvādikratukāryaṃ ca puṣkariṇyupakārakaṃ |
dānaṃ nākasya sopānaṃ niḥsvasya ca na siddhyati || 55 ||
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vratakāryasya rakṣā ca dharmādiśravaṇaṃ bhṛśam |
pitṛyajñāditīrthaṃ ca nirvittasya na siddhyati || 56 ||
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tathā rogapratīkāraḥ pathyamauṣadhasaṃcayaṃ |
rakṣaṇaṃ vigrahaścaiva śatrūṇāṃ vijayo dhruvam || 57 ||
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strīṇāṃ ca janmanā vārtā vasuyogena labhyate |
bhūtabhavyapravṛttānāṃ sukṛtaṃ duṣkṛtaṃ ca yat || 58 ||
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tasmādbahudhanaṃ yasya tasya bhogyaṃ yadṛcchayā |
svargaṃ vitaraṇādeva lapsyase hyacirāditaḥ || 59 ||
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śūdra uvāca |
akāmācca vrataṃ sarvamakrodhāttīrthasevanam |
dayā japyasamā śuddhaṃ saṃtoṣo dhanameva ca || 60 ||
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ahiṃsā paramā siddhiḥ śiloṃchavṛttiruttamā |
śākāhāraḥ sudhātulya upavāsaḥ paraṃtapa || 61 ||
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saṃtoṣo me mahābhogyaṃ mahādānaṃ varāṭakam |
mātṛvatparadārāśca paradravyāṇi loṣṭhavat || 62 ||
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paradārā bhujaṃgābhāḥ sarvayajña idaṃ mama |
tasmādenaṃ na gṛhṇāmi satyaṃ satyaṃ guṇākara || 63 ||
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prakṣālanāddhi paṃkasya dūrādasparśanaṃ varaṃ |
ityukte tu naraśreṣṭha puṣpavarṣaṃ papāta ha || 64 ||
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mūrdhrideśe tanau tasya sarvadeveritaṃ dvija |
devaduṃdubhayo nedurnṛtyaṃtyapsarasāṃ gaṇāḥ || 65 ||
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jagurgaṃdharvapatayo vimānaṃ cāpataddivaḥ |
ūcurdevagaṇāstatra vimānamidamāruha || 66 ||
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satyalokaṃ samāsādya bhuṃkṣva bhogyaṃ maheṃdravat |
saṃkhyā tenāpi varteta bhogyakālasya dhārmika || 67 ||
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ityukteṣu ca deveṣu śūdro vacanamabravīt |
kathaṃ nirgraṃthakasyāsya jñānaṃ ceṣṭāsya bhāṣaṇam || 68 ||
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kiṃ vā hariharau brahmā kiṃ vā śakro bṛhaspatiḥ |
kiṃ vā macchalanādeva sākṣāddharma ihāgataḥ || 69 ||
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ityukte kṣapaṇaścāsau smito vacanamabravīt |
vijñātuṃ caiva vo dharmamahaṃ viṣṇurihāgataḥ || 70 ||
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vimānena divaṃ gaccha sakuṭuṃbo mahāmune |
matprasādācca yuṣmākaṃ sadaiva navayauvanam || 71 ||
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bhaviṣyati mahāprājña bhāgyānaṃtyaṃ pralapsyatha |
divyābharaṇasaṃyuktā divyavastropaśobhitāḥ || 72 ||
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gatāste sahasā nākaṃ sarvairbaṃdhujanairvṛtāḥ |
evaṃ dvijavaraśreṣṭha lobhatyāgādyayurdivam || 73 ||
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tulādhārastathādhīmānsatyadharma pratiṣṭhitaḥ |
ye na jānāti tadvṛttaṃ deśāṃtarasamudbhavam || 74 ||
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tulādhārasamo nāsti suraloke pratiṣṭhitaḥ |
tasmāttvamapi bhūdeva samaṃ gatvā divaṃ vraja || 75 ||
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ya idaṃ śṛṇuyānmartyaḥ sarvadharmapratiṣṭhitaḥ |
janmajanmārjitaṃ pāpaṃ tatkṣaṇāttasya naśyati || 76 ||
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sakṛtpaṭhanamātreṇa sarvayajñaphalaṃ labhet |
lokānāṃ purato vipra devānāmarcyatāṃ vrajet || 77 ||
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iti śrīpādmapurāṇe prathame sṛṣṭikhaṃḍe śūdrasyālobhākhyānaṃ nāma tripaṃcāśattamo'dhyāyaḥ || 53 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Chapter 53

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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