Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana Book 4 Chapter 5 (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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śaunaka uvāca |
kathayasva mahāprājña putrahīno jano bhavet |
karmaṇā kena vai sūta putro bhavati kena ca || 1 ||
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sūta uvāca |
etatpṛṣṭaḥ purā brahmā nāradena mahātmanā |
sa yadāha tadā taṃ ca śṛṇuṣva munipuṃgava || 2 ||
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nārada uvāca |
pitāmaha mahāprājña sarvatattvārthapāraga |
aputro vai bhavenmartyaḥ karmaṇā kena padmaja || 3 ||
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vaṃdhyā strī vā bhavetkena vṛjinena mamāgrataḥ |
kathaya śṛṇvato vai me sarvaprāṇihite rata || 4 ||
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duhitā jāyate kena karmaṇā vā napuṃsakaḥ |
mṛtavatso bhavetkena mṛtavatsātiduḥkhitā |
kena puṇyena bho brahmanpunaḥ putro bhavedvada || 5 ||
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brahmovāca |
kathayāmi samāsena sāvadhānena tacchraṇu |
vṛttāṃtaṃ pṛcchasi tvaṃ vai śṛṇvatāṃ vismayapradam || 6 ||
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pūrvajanmani yo martyo vartanaṃ brāhmaṇasya ca |
haredvā hārayedatra putrahīno bhavetkila || 7 ||
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iha janmani yo martyaḥ purāṇaśravaṇaṃ hi ca |
sasasyā bhūmerdānaṃ ca kuryādvai śraddhayānvitaḥ || 8 ||
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dhenuṃ bahuguṇāṃ haimīṃ bahudugdhāṃ sadakṣiṇām |
suvarṇapratimāṃ caiva tasya putro bhaveddhruvam || 9 ||
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pūrvajanmani yā nārī parabālakaghātanam |
karoti kapaṭenaiva bālahīnā bhaveddhruvam || 10 ||
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sauvarṇapratimādānaṃ yā nārī śraddhayānvitā |
kuryātpānaṃ brāhmaṇasya bhaktyā vai caraṇodakam || 11 ||
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purāṇaśravaṇaṃ caiva dadyādvai bahudakṣiṇām |
bahvapatyā jīvavatsā bhavennāstyatra saṃśayaḥ || 12 ||
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jale nimagnaṃ bālaṃ yo dṛṣṭvā yā na samuddharet |
iha janmanyaputro vai sā'putrī ca bhaveddhruvam || 13 ||
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vṛṣabhaṃ caiva kūṣmāṃḍaṃ sasuvarṇaṃ savastrakam |
dadyāddānaṃ brāhmaṇasya kuryādbālavrataṃ śubham || 14 ||
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gaurīṃ kanyāṃ tathā kuryātpurāṇaśravaṇaṃ hi yaḥ |
putro vai jāyate tasya sarvapātakanāśanam || 15 ||
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pūrvajanmani yo martyo nirāśaṃ cātithiṃ dvija |
kuryātkrodhena daṃḍaṃ ca putrahīno bhaveddhruvam || 16 ||
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brāhmaṇaṃ cātithiṃ caiva kuryādbhaktyā prapūjanam |
annadānaṃ jalaṃ caiva tathā devālayaṃ śubham || 17 ||
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pūrvajanmani yā nārī bhrūṇahatyāṃ ca yo naraḥ |
kuryātsā mṛtavatsā ca mṛtavatso bhaveddhruvam || 18 ||
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yā nārī svāmisahitā kuryācca harivāsaram |
suputrā bhartṛsubhagā bhavetsā pratijanmani || 19 ||
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yo naro godhanaṃ kuryācchūdraḥ kuryādvimohitaḥ |
brāhmaṇīharaṇaṃ vāpi karmaṇā sa napuṃsakaḥ || 20 ||
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idaṃ tu vṛjinaṃ kṛtvā paścātpuṇyaṃ karoti yaḥ |
iha puṇyaprabhāveṇa duhitā jāyate dvija || 21 ||
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āsīttretāyuge rājā śrīdharo nāmato dvija |
aputro dhanavāṃstasya jāyā hemaprabhāvatī || 22 ||
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vyāsaṃ sakalaśāstrajñaṃ sarvalokahitaiṣiṇam |
āgataṃ caiva papraccha cāputro'haṃ kathaṃ dvija || 23 ||
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uvāca nṛpateḥ śrutvā vacanaṃ vinayānvitam |
rājñā datte ca pīṭhe ca nirmite kanakādibhiḥ || 24 ||
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rājārājñī tasya pādau dhautaṃ kṛtvā ca harṣitau |
pītvā pādodakaṃ dvau ca sarvapātakanāśanam || 25 ||
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vyāsa uvāca |
rājanśṛṇuṣva yatpṛṣṭamaputro yena karmaṇā |
taveyaṃ rājñī cāputrī caikapatnīvratastathā || 26 ||
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pūrvajanmani caṃdrastvaṃ nāmnā varatanu smṛtaḥ |
bhāryā tavāpi śubhrāṃgī nāmnā vai śaṃkarī smṛtā || 27 ||
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ekadā pathiyātau ca nīcaputraṃ jalepi ca |
magnaṃ dṛṣṭvā helayā ca gatau sa paṃcatāṃ gataḥ || 28 ||
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bahupuṇyaprabhāveṇa rājñīrājā gatau yuvām |
tena karmavipākena yuvāyorna bhavetsutaḥ || 29 ||
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rājovāca |
idānīṃ kena puṇyena suto vai jāyate prabho |
aputrasya manuṣyāṇāṃ jīvanaṃ hi nirarthakam || 30 ||
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vyāsa uvāca |
savastraṃ caiva kūṣmāṃḍaṃ vṛṣabhaṃ sasuvarṇakam |
dehi dānaṃ brāhmaṇasya kuru bālavrataṃ tathā || 31 ||
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gaurīṃ kanyāṃ tathā dehi purāṇaśravaṇaṃ kuru |
putro vai jāyate tatra sarvapātakanāśanam || 32 ||
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brahmovāca |
iti śrutvā tato rājā vyāsoktaṃ dānamuttamam |
purāṇaśravaṇaṃ caiva cakāra gatakilbiṣaḥ || 33 ||
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tataḥ putro varṣamadhye babhūva sarvapūjitaḥ |
abhūdrājā sārvabhaumaḥ suṃdaraḥ kulanāyakaḥ || 34 ||
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sūta uvāca |
ya idaṃ śṛṇuyādbhaktyā karoti dānamuttamam |
aputro labhate putraṃ saṃkṣepātkathitaṃ mayā || 35 ||
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bhaktyā śrutvā tu yā nārī kuryādbrāhmaṇapūjanam |
suputrā sā bhavennityaṃ śāstroktavidhinā dvija || 36 ||
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suvarṇaṃ rajataṃ vastraṃ puṣpamālyaṃ ca caṃdanam |
yo dadyātpustake bhaktyā sarvapāpapraṇāśanam || 37 ||
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pūrvajanmani yo mūḍho brahmabālakaghātakaḥ |
tasya krūro bhavetputraḥ saptajanmāṃtarairdvijaḥ || 38 ||
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iti śrīpādme mahāpurāṇe brahmakhaṃḍe brahmanāradasaṃvāde karmavipākakathanaṃ |
nāma paṃcamo'dhyāyaḥ || 5 ||
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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 5

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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