Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana Book 3 Chapter 17 (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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nārada uvāca |
uttare narmadākūle tīrthaṃ yojanavistṛtam |
patreśvareti vikhyātaṃ sarvapāpaharaṃ param || 1 ||
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tatra snātvā naro rājandaivataiḥ saha modate |
paṃcavarṣasahasrāṇi krīḍate kāmarūpadhṛk || 2 ||
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garjanaṃ tu tato gacchedyatra megha upasthitaḥ |
iṃdrajinnāma saṃprāptaṃ tasya tīrthaprabhāvataḥ || 3 ||
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megharāvaṃ tato gacchedyatra meghābhigarjitam |
meghanādo gaṇastatra varasaṃpannatāṃ gataḥ || 4 ||
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tato gaccheta rājeṃdra brahmāvartamiti smṛtam |
tatra saṃnihito brahmā nityameva yudhiṣṭhira || 5 ||
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tatra snātvā tu rājeṃdra brahmaloke mahīyate |
tatoṃ'gāreśvare tīrthe niyato niyamāśanaḥ || 6 ||
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sarvapāpaviśuddhātmā rudralokaṃ sa gacchati |
tato gaccheta rājeṃdra kapilātīrthamuttamam || 7 ||
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tatra snātvā naro rājangopradānaphalaṃ labhet |
kāṃcītīrthaṃ tato gaccheddevarṣigaṇasevitam || 8 ||
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tatra snātvā naro rājangolokaṃ samavāpnuyāt |
tato gacchettu rājeṃdra kuṃḍaleśvaramuttamam || 9 ||
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tatra saṃnihito rudrastiṣṭhate umayā saha |
tatra snātvā tu rājeṃdra avadhyastridaśairapi || 10 ||
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pippaleśvaraṃ tato gacchetsarvapāpapraṇāśanam |
tatra gatvā tu rājeṃdra rudraloke mahīyate || 11 ||
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tato gacchettu rājeṃdra vimalaṃ vimaleśvaram |
tatra devaśikhā ramyā īśvareṇa nipātitā || 12 ||
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tatra prāṇānparityajya rudralokamavāpnuyām |
tataḥ puṣkariṇīṃ gacchettatra snānaṃ samācaret || 13 ||
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snānamātre narastatra iṃdrasyārddhāsanaṃ labhet |
narmadā saritāṃ śreṣṭhā rudradehādviniḥsṛtā || 14 ||
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tārayetsarvabhūtāni sthāvarāṇi carāṇi ca |
sarvadevātidevena īśvareṇa mahātmanā || 15 ||
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kathitā ṛṣisaṃghebhyo hyasmākaṃ ca viśeṣataḥ |
munibhiḥ saṃstutā hyeṣā narmadā pravarā nadī || 16 ||
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rudradehādviniṣkrāṃtā lokānāṃ hitakāmyayā |
sarvapāpaharā nityaṃ sarvaprāṇinamaskṛtā || 17 ||
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saṃstutā devagaṃdharvairapsarobhistathaiva ca |
namaḥ puṇyajale ādye namaḥ sāgaragāmini || 18 ||
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namostu te ṛṣigaṇaiḥ śaṃkaradehaniḥsṛte |
namostu te dharmavṛte varānane namostu te devagaṇaikavaṃdite || 19 ||
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namostu te sarvapavitrapāvane namostu te sarvajagatsupūjite |
yaścedaṃ paṭhate stotraṃ nityaṃ śuddhena mānavaḥ || 20 ||
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brāhmaṇo vedamāpnoti kṣattriyo vijayī bhavet |
vaiśyastu labhate lābhaṃ śūdraścaiva śubhāṃ gatim || 21 ||
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annārthī labhate hyannaṃ smaraṇādeva nityaśaḥ |
narmadāṃ sevyate nityaṃ svayaṃ devo maheśvaraḥ |
tena puṇyā nadī jñeyā brahmahatyāpahāriṇī || 22 ||
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iti śrīpādme mahāpurāṇe svargakhaṃḍe saptadaśo'dhyāyaḥ || 17 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Chapter 17

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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