Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana Book 2 Chapter 60 (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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kṛkala uvāca |
kathaṃ me jāyate siddhiḥ kathaṃ pitṛvimocanam |
etanme vistareṇāpi dharmarāja vadādhunā || 1 ||
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dharma uvāca |
gaccha gehaṃ mahābhāga tvāṃ vinā duḥkhamācarat |
saṃbodhaya tvaṃ sukalāṃ svapatnīṃ dharmacāriṇīm || 2 ||
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śrāddhadānaṃ gṛhaṃ gatvā tasyā hastena vai kuru |
smṛtvā puṇyāni tīrthāni yajasva tvaṃ surottamān || 3 ||
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tīrthayātrākṛtā siddhistava caiva bhaviṣyati |
bhāryāṃ vinā tu yo loke dharmaṃ sādhitumicchati || 4 ||
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sa gārhasthyaṃ vilopyaiva ekākī vicaredvanam |
viphalo jāyate loke taṃ na manyaṃti devatāḥ || 5 ||
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yajñāḥ siddhiṃ tadāyāṃti yadā syādgṛhiṇī gṛhe |
ekākī sa samartho na dharmārthasādhanāya ca || 6 ||
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viṣṇuruvāca |
evamuktvā ca taṃ vaiśyaṃ gato dharmo yathāgatam |
kṛkalopi sa dharmātmā svagṛhaṃ pratiprasthitaḥ || 7 ||
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svagṛhaṃ prāpya medhāvī dṛṣṭvā tāṃ ca pativratām |
sārthavāhena tenāpi svasthānaṃ prāpya buddhimān || 8 ||
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tayā samāgataṃ dṛṣṭvā bhartāraṃ dharmakovidam |
kṛtaṃ sumaṃgalaṃ puṇyaṃ bharturāgamane tadā || 9 ||
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samācaṣṭa sa dharmātmā dharmasyāpi viceṣṭitam |
samākarṇya mahābhāgā bharturvākyaṃ mudāvaham || 10 ||
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dharmavākyaṃ praśasyātha anumene ca taṃ tathā |
viṣṇuruvāca |
atho sa kṛkalo vaiśyastayā sārdhaṃ supuṇyakam || 11 ||
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cakāra śraddhayā śrāddhaṃ devatāgṛhasaṃsthitaḥ |
pitaro deva gaṃdharvā vimānaiśca samāgatāḥ || 12 ||
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tuṣṭuvustau mahātmānau daṃpatī munayastathā |
ahaṃ cāpi tathā brahmā devyāyukto maheśvaraḥ || 13 ||
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sarve devāḥ sagaṃdharvā vimānaiśca samāgatāḥ |
ahameva tato brahmā devyāyukto maheśvaraḥ || 14 ||
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sarve devāḥ sagaṃdharvāstasyāḥ satyena toṣitāḥ |
ūcuśca tau mahātmānau dharmajñau satyapaṃḍitau || 15 ||
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bhāryayā saha bhadraṃ te varaṃ varaya suvrata |
kṛkala uvāca |
kasya puṇyaprasaṃgena tapasaśca surottamāḥ || 16 ||
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sabhāryāya varaṃ dātuṃ bhavaṃto hi samāgatāḥ |
iṃdra uvāca |
eṣā satī mahābhāgā sukalā cārumaṃgalā || 17 ||
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asyāḥ satyena tuṣṭāḥ sma dātukāmā varaṃ tava |
samāsena tu tatproktaṃ pūrvavṛttāṃtameva ca || 18 ||
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tasyāścaritamāhātmyaṃ śrutvā bhartā sa harṣitaḥ |
tayā saha sa dharmātmā harṣavyākulalocanaḥ || 19 ||
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nanāma devatāḥ sarvā uvāca ca punaḥ punaḥ |
yadi tuṣṭā mahābhāgā trayo devāḥ sanātanāḥ || 20 ||
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anye ca ṛṣayaḥ puṇyāḥ kṛpāṃ kṛtvā mamopari |
janmajanmani devānāṃ bhaktimevaṃ karomyaham || 21 ||
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dharmasatyaratiḥ syānme bhavatāṃ hi prasādataḥ |
paścāddhi vaiṣṇavaṃ lokaṃ sabhāryaśca pitāmahaiḥ || 22 ||
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gaṃtumicchāmyahaṃ devā yadi tuṣṭā mahaujasaḥ |
devā ūcuḥ |
evamastu mahābhāga sarvameva bhaviṣyati || 23 ||
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puṣpavṛṣṭiṃ tataścakrustayorupari bhūpate |
jagurgītaṃ mahāpuṇyaṃ lalitaṃ susvaraṃ tataḥ || 24 ||
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gaṃdharvā gītatattvajñā nanṛtuścāpsarogaṇāḥ |
tato devāḥ sagaṃdharvāḥ svaṃsvaṃ sthānaṃ nṛpottama || 25 ||
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varaṃ datvā prajagmuste stūyamānāḥ pativratām |
nārītīrthaṃ samākhyātamanyatkiṃcidvadāmi te || 26 ||
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etatte sarvamākhyātaṃ puṇyākhyānamanuttamam |
yaḥ śṛṇoti naro rājansarvapāpaiḥ pramucyate || 27 ||
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śraddhayā śṛṇute nārī sukalākhyānamuttamam |
saubhāgyena tu satyena putrapautrairna mucyate || 28 ||
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modate dhanadhānyena sahabhartrā sukhī bhavet |
pativratā bhavetsā ca janmajanmani nānyathā || 29 ||
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brāhmaṇo vedavidvāṃśca kṣatriyo vijayī bhavet |
dhanadhānyaṃ bhaveccaiva vaiśyagehe na saṃśayaḥ || 30 ||
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dharmajño jāyate rājansadācāraḥ sukhī bhavet |
śūdra suḥkhamavāpnoti putrapautraiḥ pravardhate || 31 ||
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vipulā jāyate lakṣmīrdhanadhānyairalaṃkṛtā || 32 ||
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iti śrīpadmapurāṇe bhūmikhaṃḍe venopākhyāne sukalācaritre ṣaṣṭitamo'dhyāyaḥ || 60 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Chapter 60

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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