Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana Book 3 Chapter 2 (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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sūta uvāca |
ādisargamahaṃ tāvatkathayāmi dvijottamāḥ |
jñāyate yena bhagavānparamātmā sanātanaḥ || 1 ||
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sṛṣṭeṣu pralayādūrdhvaṃ nāsītkiṃciddvijottamāḥ |
brahmasaṃjñamabhūdekaṃ jyotirvai sarvakārakam || 2 ||
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nityaṃ niraṃjanaṃ śāṃtaṃ nirmalaṃ nityanirmalam |
ānaṃdasāgaraṃsvacchaṃ yatkāṃkṣaṃti mumukṣavaḥ || 3 ||
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sarvajñaṃ jñānarūpatvādanaṃtamajamavyayam |
avināśi sadāsvacchamacyutaṃ vyāpakaṃ mahat || 4 ||
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sargakāle tu saṃprāpte jñātvā taṃ jñānarūpakam |
ātmalīnaṃ vikāraṃ ca tatsraṣṭumupacakrame || 5 ||
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tasmātpradhānamudbhūtaṃ tataścāpi mahānabhūt |
sātviko rājasaścaiva tāmasaśca tridhā mahān || 6 ||
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pradhānenāvṛto hyeva tvacā bījamivāvṛtam |
vaikārikastaijasaśca bhūtādiścaiva tāmasaḥ || 7 ||
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trividhoyamahaṃkāro mahattatvādajāyata |
yathā pradhānena mahānmahatā sa tathā vṛtaḥ || 8 ||
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bhūtādistu vikurvāṇaḥ śabdatanmātrakaṃ tataḥ |
sasarja śabdatanmātrādākāśaṃ śabdalakṣaṇam || 9 ||
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śabdamātraṃ tathākāśaṃ bhūtādiḥ samamāvṛṇot |
śabdamātraṃ tathākāśaṃ sparśamātraṃ sasarja ha || 10 ||
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balavānabhavadvāyustasya sparśo guṇo mataḥ |
ākāśaṃ śabdamātraṃ tu sparśamātraṃ samāvṛṇot || 11 ||
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tato vāyuvikurvāṇo rūpamātraṃ sasarja ha |
jyotirutpadyate vāyostadrūpaguṇamucyate || 12 ||
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sparśamātrastu vai vāyū rūpamātraṃ samāvṛṇot |
jyotiścāpi vikurvāṇaṃ rasamātraṃ sasarja ha || 13 ||
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saṃbhavaṃti tatoṃbhāṃsi rasamātrāṇi tāni tu |
rasamātrāṇicāṃbhāṃsi rūpamātraṃ samāvṛṇot || 14 ||
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vikurvāṇānicāṃbhāṃsigaṃdhamātraṃsasarjire |
tasmājjātā mahī ceyaṃ sarvabhūtaguṇādhikā || 15 ||
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sasaṃghāto yatastasmāttasya gaṃdho guṇo mataḥ |
tasmiṃstasmiṃstu tanmātrāttena tanmātratā smṛtā || 16 ||
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tanmātrāṇyaviśeṣāṇi viśeṣāḥ kramaśo parāḥ |
bhūtatanmātrasargoyamahaṃkārāttu tāmasāt || 17 ||
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kīrtitastu samāsena munivaryāstapodhanāḥ |
taijasānīṃdriyāṇyāhurdevā vaikārikā daśa || 18 ||
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ekādaśaṃ manaścātra kīrtitaṃ tattvaciṃtakaiḥ |
jñāneṃdriyāṇi paṃcātra paṃcakarmeṃdriyāṇi ca || 19 ||
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tāni vakṣyāmi teṣāṃ ca karmāṇi kulapāvanāḥ |
śravaṇaṃ tvakcakṣurjihvā nāsikā caiva paṃcamī || 20 ||
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śabdādijñānasiddhyarthaṃ buddhiyuktāni paṃca vai |
pāyūpasthaṃ hastapādau kīrtitā vākcapaṃcamī || 21 ||
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visargānaṃdanādānagatyuktikarmatatsmṛtam |
ākāśavāyutejāṃsi salilaṃ pṛthivī tathā || 22 ||
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śabdādibhirguṇairviprāḥ saṃyuktā uttarottaraiḥ |
nānāvīryāḥ pṛthagbhūtāstataste saṃhatiṃ vinā || 23 ||
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nāśaknuvanprajāḥ sraṣṭumasamāgatya kṛtsnaśaḥ |
sametyānyonyasaṃyogaṃ parasparamathāśrayāt || 24 ||
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ekasaṃghāssalakṣyāśca saṃprāpyaikyamaśeṣataḥ |
puruṣādhiṣṭhitatvācca pradhānānugraheṇa ca || 25 ||
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mahadādayo viśeṣāṃtā aṃḍamutpādayaṃti te |
tatkrameṇa vivṛddhaṃ tu jalabudbudavatsadā || 26 ||
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bhūtebhyoṃḍaṃ mahāprājñā vṛddhaṃ tadudakeśayam |
prākṛtaṃ brahmarūpasya viṣṇoḥ sthānamanuttamam || 27 ||
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tatrāvyaktasvarūposau viṣṇurviśveśvaraḥ prabhuḥ |
brahmarūpaṃ samāsthāya svayameva vyavasthitaḥ || 28 ||
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svedajāṃḍamabhūttasya jarāyuśca mahīdharāḥ |
garbhodakaṃ samudrāśca tasyābhūnmahadātmanaḥ || 29 ||
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sādridvīpasamudrāśca sajyotirlokasaṃgrahaḥ |
tasminnaṃḍebhavatsarvaṃ sadevāsuramānuṣam || 30 ||
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anādinidhanasyaiva viṣṇornābheḥ samutthitam |
yatpadmaṃ taddhaimamaṃḍamabhūcchrīkeśavecchayā || 31 ||
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rajoguṇadharo devaḥ svayameva hariḥ paraḥ |
brahmarūpaṃsamāsthāya jagatsraṣṭuṃ pravartate || 32 ||
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sṛṣṭaṃ ca pātyanuyugaṃ yāvatkalpavikalpanā |
nārasiṃhādirūpeṇa rudrarupeṇa saṃharet || 33 ||
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sabrahmarūpaṃ visṛjanmahātmā jagatsamastaṃ paripātumicchan |
rāmādirūpaṃ sa tu gṛhya yāti babhūva rudro jagadetadattum || 34 ||
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iti śrīpādmemahāpurāṇesvargakhaṃḍedvitīyo'dhyāyaḥ || 2 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Chapter 2

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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