Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana Book 2 Chapter 22 (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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vyāsa uvāca |
praśnamekaṃ mahābhāga kariṣye sāṃprataṃ vada |
tvayaiva pūrvamuktaṃ hi suvrataṃ ca pratīśvaram || 1 ||
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pūrvābhyāsena saṃdhyāyannārāyaṇamanāmayam |
kasyāṃ jñātyāṃ samutpannaḥ suvrataḥ pūrvajanmani || 2 ||
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tanme tvaṃ sāṃprataṃ brūhi kathamārādhito hariḥ |
anenāpi sa deveśa koyaṃ puṇyasamāvilaḥ || 3 ||
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brahmovāca |
vaidiśe nagare puṇye sarvaṛddhisamākule |
tatra rājā mahātejā ṛtadhvajasuto balī || 4 ||
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tasyātmajo mahāprājño rukmabhūṣaṇaviśrutaḥ |
saṃdhyāvalī tasya bhāryā dharmapatnī yaśasvinī || 5 ||
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tasyāṃ putraṃ samutpādya sa ātmasadṛśaṃ tataḥ |
tasya dharmāṃgadaṃ nāma cakāra nṛpanaṃdanaḥ || 6 ||
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sarvalakṣaṇasaṃpannaḥ pitṛbhaktiparāyaṇaḥ |
rukmāṃgadasya tanayo yoyaṃ bhagavatāṃ varaḥ || 7 ||
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pituḥ saukhyāya yenāpi mohinyai tu śiro dade |
vaiṣṇavena ca dharmeṇa pitṛbhaktyā tu tasya hi || 8 ||
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suprasanno hṛṣīkeśaḥ sakāyo vaiṣṇavaṃ padam |
nītastu sarvadharmajño vaiṣṇavaḥ sātvatāṃ varaḥ || 9 ||
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dharmāṃgado mahāprājñaḥ prajñājñānaviśāradaḥ |
tatrastho vai mahāprājño dharmosau dharmabhūṣaṇaḥ || 10 ||
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divyānmanonugānbhogānmodamānaḥ prabhuṃjati |
pūrṇe yugasahasrāṃte dharmo vai dharmabhūṣaṇaḥ || 11 ||
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tasmātpadātparibhraṣṭo viṣṇoścaiva prasādataḥ |
suvrato nāma medhāvī sumanānaṃdavarddhanaḥ || 12 ||
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somaśarmasya tanayaḥ śreṣṭho bhagavatāṃ varaḥ |
tapaścacāra medhāvī viṣṇudhyānaparobhavat || 13 ||
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kāmakrodhādikāndoṣānparityajya dvijottamaḥ |
saṃyamyacaindriyaṃ vargaṃ tapastepe niraṃtaram || 14 ||
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vaiḍūryaparvataśreṣṭhe siddheśvarasya sannidhau |
ekīkṛtya manaścāyaṃ saṃyojya viṣṇunā saha || 15 ||
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evaṃ varṣaśataṃ sthitvā dhyānenāsya mahātmanaḥ |
suprasanno jagannāthaḥ śaṃkhacakragadādharaḥ || 16 ||
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tasmai varaṃ dadāvanyaṃ salakṣmyā saha keśavaḥ |
bhobhoḥ suvrata dharmātmanbudhyasva vibudhāṃvara || 17 ||
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varaṃ varaya bhadraṃ te kṛṣṇo'haṃ te samāgataḥ |
evamākarṇya medhāvī viṣṇorvākyamanuttamam || 18 ||
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harṣeṇa mahatāviṣṭo dṛṣṭvā devaṃ janārdanam |
baddhāṃjalipuṭo bhūtvā praṇāmamakarottadā || 19 ||
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suvrata uvāca |
saṃsārasāgaramatīva mahāsuduḥkhajālormibhirvividhamohacayaistaraṃgaiḥ |
saṃpūrṇamasti nijadoṣaguṇaistu prāptastasmātsamuddhara janārdanamāśudīnam || 20 ||
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karmāṃbude mahati garjativarṣatīva vidyullatollasatipātakasaṃcayairme |
mohāṃdhakārapaṭalairmama nāsti dṛṣṭirdīnasya tasya madhusūdana dehi hastam || 21 ||
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saṃsārakānanaghanaṃ bahuduḥkhavṛkṣaiḥ saṃsevyamānamapi mohamayaiśca siṃhaiḥ |
saṃdīptamasti karuṇābahuvahnitejaḥ saṃtapyamānamaniśaṃ paripāhi kṛṣṇa || 22 ||
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saṃsāravṛkṣamatijīrṇamapīha uccaṃ māyāsukaṃdakaruṇā bahuduḥkhaśākham |
jāyādisaṃgacchadanaṃ phalitaṃ murāre tatrādhirūḍhapatitaṃ bhagavanhi rakṣa || 23 ||
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duḥkhānalairvividhamohamayaiḥ sudhūmaiḥ śokairviyogamaraṇāṃtika sannibhaiśca |
dagdhosmi kṛṣṇa satataṃ mama dehi mokṣaṃ jñānāṃbudaiḥ samabhiṣiṃca sadaiva māṃ tvam || 24 ||
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ghorāṃdhakārapaṭale mahatīva garte saṃsāranāmnipatitaṃ satataṃ hi kṛṣṇa |
tvaṃ satkṛpo mama hi dīnabhayāturasya tasmādvirajyaśaraṇaṃ tava āgatosmi || 25 ||
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tvāmeva ye niyatamānasabhāvayuktā dhyāyaṃti jñānamanasā padavīṃ labhaṃte |
natvaiva pādayugalaṃ ca mahāsupuṇyaṃ yaddevakinnaragaṇāḥ pariciṃtayaṃti || 26 ||
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nānyaṃ vadāmi na bhajāmi na ciṃtayāmi tvatpādapadmayugalaṃ satataṃ namāmi |
kāmaṃ tvameva mama pūraya medya kṛṣṇa dūreṇa yātu mama pātakasaṃcayaste || 27 ||
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dāsosmi deva tava kiṃkarajanmajanma tvatpādapadmayugalaṃ satataṃ smarāmi || 28 ||
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yadi kṛṣṇa prasannosi dehi me suvaraṃ prabho |
manmātāpitarau kṛṣṇa sakāyau maṃdire naya || 29 ||
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ātmanaśca mahādeva mayāsaha na saṃśayaḥ |
śrīkṛṣṇa uvāca |
evaṃ te paramaṃ kāryaṃ bhaviṣyati na saṃśayaḥ || 30 ||
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tasya tuṣṭo hṛṣīkeśo bhaktyā tasya pratoṣitaḥ |
prayātau vaiṣṇavaṃ lokaṃ dāhapralayavarjitau || 31 ||
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suvratena samaṃ tau dvau sumanā somaśarmakau |
yāvatkalpadvayaṃ prāptaṃ tāvatsa suvrato dvijaḥ || 32 ||
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bubhuje bubhuje divyāṃllokāṃścaiva mahāmate |
devakāryārthamatraiva kāśyapasya gṛhaṃ punaḥ || 33 ||
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avatīrṇo mahāprājño vacanāttasya cakriṇaḥ |
aiṃdraṃ padaṃ hi yo bhuṃkte viṣṇoścaiva prasādataḥ || 34 ||
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vasudatteti vikhyātaḥ sarvadevairnamaskṛtaḥ |
aiṃdraṃ padaṃ hi yo bhuṃkte sāṃprataṃ vāsavo divi || 35 ||
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etatte sarvamākhyātaṃ sṛṣṭisaṃbaṃdhakāraṇam |
anyadevaṃ pravakṣyāmi yadeva paripṛcchasi || 36 ||
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vyāsa uvāca |
dharmāṅgado mahāprājño rukmāṅgadasuto balī |
ādye kṛtayuge jātaḥ sṛṣṭikāle sa vāsavaḥ || 37 ||
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tatkathaṃ devadeveśa anyo dharmāṅgado bhuvi |
anyo rukmāṃṅgado rājā kiṃ cāyaṃ tridaśādhipaḥ || 38 ||
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etanme saṃśayaṃ jātaṃ tadbhavānvaktumarhati |
brahmovāca |
haṃta te kathayiṣyāmi sarvasaṃdehanāśanam || 39 ||
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devasya līlāsṛṣṭyarthe vartate dvijasattama |
yathā vārāśca pakṣāśca māsāśca ṛtavo yathā || 40 ||
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saṃvatsarāśca manavastathā yāṃti yugāḥ punaḥ |
paścātkalpaḥ samāyāti vrajāmyevaṃ janārdanam || 41 ||
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ahameva mahāprājña mayi yāṃti carācarāḥ |
punaḥ sṛjati yogātmā pūrvavadviśvameva hi || 42 ||
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punarahaṃ punarvedāḥ punaste devatā dvijāḥ |
tathā bhūpāśca te sarve svacaritrasamāvilāḥ || 43 ||
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prabhavaṃti mahābhāga vidvāṃstatra na muhyati |
pūrvakalpe mahābhāgo yathā rukmāṃgado nṛpaḥ || 44 ||
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tathā dharmāṃgadaścāyaṃ saṃjātaḥ khyātimāndvijaḥ |
rāmādayo mahāprājñā yayātirnahuṣastathā || 45 ||
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manvādayo mahātmānaḥ prabhavaṃti layaṃti ca |
aiṃdraṃ padaṃ prabhuṃjaṃti rājāno dharmatatparāḥ || 46 ||
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yathā dharmāṃgado vīraḥ prabhuṃjati mahatpadam |
evaṃ vedāśca devāśca purāṇāḥ smṛtipūrvakāḥ || 47 ||
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etattu sarvamākhyātaṃ tavāgre dvijasattama |
caritaṃ suvratasyātha puṇyaṃ sugatidāyakam || 48 ||
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avyaktaṃ tu mahābhāga prabravīmi tavāgrataḥ || 49 ||
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iti śrīpadmapurāṇe paṃcapaṃcāśatsahasrasaṃhitāyāṃ bhūmikhaṃḍe aiṃdre suvrato |
pākhyānaṃnāma dvāviṃśo'dhyāyaḥ || 22 ||
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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 22

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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