Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana Book 3 Chapter 1 (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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namāmi govindapadāraviṃdaṃ sadeṃdirāvaṃditamuttamāḍhyam |
jagajjanānāṃ hṛdi saṃniviṣṭaṃ mahājanaikāyanamuttamottamam || 1 ||
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ekadā munayaḥ sarve jvalajjvalanasannibhāḥ |
himavadvāsinaḥ sarve munayo vedapāragāḥ || 2 ||
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trikālajñā mahātmāno nānāpuṇyasamāśrayāḥ |
maheṃdrādriratā ye ca ye ca viṃdhyanivāsinaḥ || 3 ||
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ye'rbudāraṇyaniratāḥ puṣkarāraṇyavāsinaḥ |
śrīśailaniratā ye ca kurukṣetranivāsinaḥ || 4 ||
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dharmmāraṇyaratā ye ca daṃḍakāraṇyavāsinaḥ |
jaṃbūmārgaratā ye ca ye ca satyanivāsinaḥ || 5 ||
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ete cānye ca bahavaḥ saśiṣyā munayo'malāḥ |
naimiṣaṃ samupāyātāḥ śaunakaṃ draṣṭumutsukāḥ || 6 ||
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taṃ pūjayitvā vidhivattena te ca supūjitāḥ |
āsaneṣu vicitreṣu bṛsyādiṣu yathākramam || 7 ||
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śaunakena pradatteṣu āsīnāste tapodhanāḥ |
kṛṣṇāśritāḥ kathāḥ puṇyāḥ parasparamathābruvan || 8 ||
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kathāṃteṣu tatasteṣāṃ munīnāṃ bhāvitātmanām |
ājagāma mahātejāḥ sūtastatra mahādyutiḥ || 9 ||
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vyāsaśiṣyaḥ purāṇajño romaharṣaṇasaṃjñakaḥ |
tānpraṇamya yathānyāyaṃ sa taiścaivābhipūjitaḥ || 10 ||
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upaviṣṭaṃ yathāyogyaṃ śaunakādyā maharṣayaḥ |
vyāsaśiṣyaṃ sukhāsīnaṃ sūtaṃ vai romaharṣaṇam || 11 ||
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taṃ papracchurmahābhāgāḥ śaunakādyāstapodhanāḥ |
ṛṣaya ūcuḥ |
paurāṇika mahābuddhe romaharṣaṇa suvrata || 12 ||
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tvattaḥ śrutā mahāpuṇyāḥ purā paurāṇikīḥ kathāḥ |
sāṃprataṃ ca pravṛttāḥ sma kathāyāṃ sakṣaṇā hareḥ || 13 ||
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sa vai puṃsāṃ parodharmo yato bhaktiradhokṣaje |
punaḥ purāṇamācakṣva harivārtā samanvitam || 14 ||
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hareranyā kathā sūta śmaśānasadṛśī smṛtā |
haristīrthasvarūpeṇa svayaṃ tiṣṭhati tacchrutam || 15 ||
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tīrthānāṃ puṇyadātṝṇāṃ nāmāni kila kīrtaya |
kuta etatsamutpannaṃ kena vā paripālyate || 16 ||
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kasminvilayamabhyeti jagadetaccarācaram |
kṣetrāṇi kāni puṇyāni ke ca pūjyāḥ śiloccayāḥ || 17 ||
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nadyaśca kāḥ parāḥ puṇyā nṛṇāṃ pāpaharāḥ śubhāḥ |
etatsarvaṃ mahābhāga kathayasva yathākramam || 18 ||
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sūta uvāca |
sādhusādhu mahābhāgāḥ sādhupṛṣṭaṃ tapodhanāḥ |
taṃ praṇamya pravakṣyāmi purāṇaṃ padmasaṃjñakam || 19 ||
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pārāśaryaṃ paramapuruṣaṃ viśvavedyaikayoniṃ vidyādhāraṃ vipulamatidaṃ vedavedāṃtavedyam |
śaśvacchāṃtaṃ svamativiṣayaṃ śuddhatejoviśālaṃ vedavyāsaṃ vitatayaśasaṃ sarvadāhaṃ namāmi || 20 ||
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namo bhagavate tasmai vyāsāyāmitatejase |
yasya prasādādvakṣyāmi nārāyaṇakathāmimām || 21 ||
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pravakṣyāmi mahāpuṇyaṃ purāṇaṃ padmasaṃjñitam |
sahasraṃ paṃcapaṃcāśatṣaḍbhiḥ khaṃḍaiḥ samanvitam || 22 ||
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tatrādāvādikhaṃḍaṃ syādbhūmikhaṃḍaṃ tataḥ param |
brahmakhaṃḍaṃ ca tatpaścāttataḥ pātālakhaṃḍakam || 23 ||
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kriyākhaṃḍaṃ tataḥ khyātamuttaraṃ khaṃḍamaṃtimam |
etadeva mahāpadmamadbhutaṃ yanmayaṃ jagat || 24 ||
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tadvṛttāṃtāśrayaṃ tasmātpādmamityucyate budhaiḥ |
etatpurāṇamamalaṃ viṣṇumāhātmyamuttamam || 25 ||
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devadevohariryadvai brahmaṇe proktavānpurā |
brahmā tannāradāyāha nārado'smadguroḥ puraḥ || 26 ||
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vyāsaḥ sarvapurāṇāni setihāsāni saṃhitāḥ |
adhyāpayāmāsa muhurmāmatipriyamātmanaḥ || 27 ||
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tatte'haṃ saṃpravakṣyāmi purāṇamatidurlabham |
yacchrutvā brahmahatyādi pāpebhyo mucyate naraḥ || 28 ||
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sarvatīrthābhiṣekaṃ ca labhate śṛṇute hi yaḥ |
śraddhayā parayā bhaktyā śrutamātreṇa muktidaḥ || 29 ||
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aśraddhayāpi śṛṇute labhate puṇyasaṃcayam |
tasmātsarvaprayatnena padmaṃ śrotrātithī kuru || 30 ||
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tatrādikhaṃḍaṃ vakṣyāmi puṇyaṃ pāpavināśanam |
śṛṇvaṃtu munayaḥ sarve saśiṣyāstvatra ye sthitāḥ || 31 ||
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iti śrīpādme mahāpurāṇe svargakhaṃḍe prathamo'dhyāyaḥ || 1 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Chapter 1

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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