Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana Book 3 Chapter 34 (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 |
tatredaṃ vimalaṃ ligamoṃkāraṃnāma śobhanam |
yasya smaraṇamātreṇa mucyate sarvapātakaiḥ || 1 ||
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etatparataraṃ jñānaṃ paṃcāyatanamuttamam |
sevitaṃ munirbhirnityaṃ vārāṇasyāṃ vimokṣaṇam || 2 ||
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tatra sākṣānmahādevaḥ paṃcāyatanavigrahaḥ |
ramate bhagavānrudro jaṃtūnāmapavargadaḥ || 3 ||
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etatpāśupataṃ jñānaṃ paṃcāyatanamucyate |
tadetadvimalaṃ ligamoṃkāraṃ samupasthitam || 4 ||
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śāṃtyatītā tathā śāṃtirvidyā caivāparā varā |
pratiṣṭhā ca nivṛttiśca paṃcātmaṃ liṃgamaiśvaram || 5 ||
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paṃcānāmapi liṃgānāṃ brahmādīnāṃ samāśrayam |
oṃkārabodhakaṃ liṃgaṃ paṃcāyatanamucyate || 6 ||
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saṃsmaredīśvaraṃ liṃgaṃ paṃcāyatanamavyayam |
dehāṃte paramaṃ jyotirānaṃdaṃ viśate budhaḥ || 7 ||
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tatra devarṣayaḥ pūrvaṃ siddhābrahmarṣayastathā |
upāsya devamīśānamāpuraṃtaḥ paraṃ padam || 8 ||
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matsyodaryāstaṭe puṇye sthānaṃ guhyatamaṃ śubham |
gocarmamātraṃ rājeṃdra oṃkāreśvaramuttamam || 9 ||
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kṛttivāseśvaraṃ liṃgaṃ madhyameśvaramuttamam |
viśveśvaraṃ tathoṃkāraṃkaṃdarpeśvarameva ca || 10 ||
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etāni guhyaliṃgāni vārāṇasyāṃ yudhiṣṭhira |
na kaścidiha jānāti vinā śaṃbhoranugrahāt || 11 ||
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kṛttivāseśvarasyaiva māhātmyaṃ śṛṇu pārthiva |
tasminsthāne purā daityo hastī bhūtvā śivāṃtikam || 12 ||
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brāhmaṇānhaṃtumāyāto yatra nityamupāsate |
teṣāṃ liṃgānmahādevaḥ prādurāsīttrilocanaḥ || 13 ||
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rakṣaṇārthaṃ mahādevo bhaktānāṃ bhaktavatsalaḥ |
hatvā gajākṛtiṃ daityaṃ śūlenāvajñayā haraḥ || 14 ||
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vāsastasyākarotkṛttiṃ kṛttivāseśvarastataḥ |
tatra siddhiṃ parāṃ prāptā munayo hi yudhiṣṭhira || 15 ||
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tenaiva ca śarīreṇa prāptāstatparamaṃ padam |
vidyāvidyeśvarā rudrāḥ śivā ye ca prakīrttitāḥ || 16 ||
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kṛttivāseśvaraṃ liṃgaṃ nityamāśritya saṃsthitāḥ |
jñātvā kaliyugaṃ ghoramadharmabahulaṃ janāḥ || 17 ||
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kṛttivāsaṃ na muṃcaṃti kṛtārthāste na saṃśayaḥ |
janmāṃtarasahasreṇa mokṣo yatrāpyate na vā || 18 ||
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ekena janmanā mokṣaḥ kṛttivāse'tra labhyate |
ālayaṃ sarvasiddhānāmetatsthānaṃ vadaṃti hi || 19 ||
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gopitaṃ devadevena mahādevena śaṃbhunā |
yugeyuge hyatra dāṃtā brāhmaṇā vedapāragāḥ || 20 ||
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upāsaṃte mahātmānaṃ japaṃti śatarudriyam |
stuvaṃti satataṃ devaṃ tryaṃbakaṃ kṛttivāsasam |
dhyāyaṃti hṛdaye devaṃ sthāṇuṃ sarvāṃtaraṃ śivam || 21 ||
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gāyaṃti siddhāḥ kila gītakāni vārāṇasīṃ ye nivasaṃti viprāḥ |
teṣāmathaikena bhavedvimuktirye kṛttivāsaṃ śaraṇaṃ prapannāḥ || 22 ||
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saṃprāpya loke jagatāmabhīṣṭaṃ sudurlabhaṃ viprakuleṣu janma |
dhyāne samādhāya japaṃti rudraṃ dhyāyaṃti citte yatayo maheśam || 23 ||
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ārādhayaṃti prabhumīśitāraṃ vārāṇasīmadhyagatā munīṃdrāḥ |
yajaṃti yajñairabhisaṃdhihīnāḥ stuvaṃti rudraṃ praṇamaṃti śaṃbhum || 24 ||
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namo bhavāyāmalayogadhāmne sthāṇuṃ prapadye giriśaṃ purāṇam |
smarāmi rudraṃ hṛdaye niviṣṭaṃ jāne mahādevamanekarūpam || 25 ||
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iti śrīpādme mahāpurāṇe svargakhaṃḍe catustriṃśo'dhyāyaḥ || 34 ||
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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 34

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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