Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana Book 5 Chapter 84 (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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ṛṣaya ūcuḥ |
sūtasūta mahābhāga romaharṣaṇanaṃdana |
kathā ramyā tvayā proktā lokasyānaṃdadāyinī || 1 ||
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śrīkṛṣṇasya mahābhāga caritaṃ mahadadbhutam |
śrutaṃ sarvaṃ tvayā proktaṃ nirvṛtistena cābhavat || 2 ||
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aho śrīkṛṣṇamāhātmyaṃ bhaktānāṃ gatidāyakam |
yatastena mahābhāga nirvṛtiṃ ko na cāpnuyāt || 3 ||
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ataḥ punarapi śrīmatkṛṣṇasya caritaṃ mahat |
śrotumicchāmahe cānyadvratadānārhaṇādikam || 4 ||
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snānaṃ vāpi mahābhāga yathā yena kṛtaṃ purā |
tatsarvaṃ vistarādbrūhi yathā no nirvṛtirbhavet || 5 ||
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sūta uvāca |
sādhu pṛṣṭaṃ dvijaśreṣṭhā lokānāṃ tāraṇaṃ param |
yūyaṃ kṛtārthāḥ kṛṣṇasya bhaktyā saṃpūrṇamānasāḥ || 6 ||
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śrīkṛṣṇacaritaṃ puṇyaṃ sādhūnāṃ harṣadaṃ param |
pravakṣyāmi dvijaśreṣṭhā mahadākhyānamuttamam || 7 ||
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ekadā nārado lokānparyaṭanbhagavatpriyaḥ |
mathurāyāmaṃbarīṣaṃ kṛṣṇārādhanatatparam || 8 ||
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mahābhāgaṃ vrataparaṃ dadarśa munisattamaḥ |
sa āgataṃ munivaraṃ satkṛtya munisattamaḥ || 9 ||
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bhavaṃta iva papraccha śraddhayā hṛṣṭamānasaḥ |
aṃbarīṣa uvāca |
yanmune paramaṃ brahma vedavādibhirucyate || 10 ||
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sa devaḥ puṃḍarīkākṣaḥ svayaṃ nārāyaṇaḥ paraḥ |
yo'mūrto mūrtimānīśo vyakto'vyaktaḥ sanātanaḥ || 11 ||
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sarvabhūtamayo'ciṃtyo dhyātavyaḥ sa kathaṃ hariḥ |
yasminsarvamidaṃ viśvamotaṃ protaṃ pratiṣṭhitam || 12 ||
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avyaktamekaṃ paramaṃ paramātmeti viśrutam |
yato janmādi jagato yo nirmāya svayaṃ bhuvam || 13 ||
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dadau tasmai ca nigamānātmanyeva vyavasthitān |
kathamārādhyate so'yaṃ samagrapuruṣārthadaḥ || 14 ||
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yogināmapi durgamyastadetatkṛpayā vada |
anārādhita goviṃdā na vidaṃti hitodayam || 15 ||
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na tapo yajñadānānāṃ labhate phalamuttamam |
anāsvāditagoviṃdapadāṃbujarasaśca yaḥ || 16 ||
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manorathapathātītaṃ sphītaṃ nākalayetphalam |
harerārādhanaṃ hitvā duritaugha nivāraṇam || 17 ||
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nānyatpaśyāmi jaṃtūnāṃ prāyaścittaṃ paraṃ mune |
yadbhrūnartanavartinyaḥ śrūyaṃte siddhayo'khilāḥ || 18 ||
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kathamārādhyateso'yaṃ keśavaḥ kleśanāśanaḥ |
upāsyate sa bhagavānkathaṃ nārāyaṇo naraiḥ || 19 ||
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prītaśca sarvametanme hitāya jagato vada |
bhaktipriyo'sau bhagavānkayā bhaktyā prasīdati || 20 ||
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kathaṃ tasminbhavedbhaktiḥ sarvairārādhyate katham |
vaiṣṇavosi harestasya priyo'si paramārthavit || 21 ||
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tena tvāmeva pṛcchāmi brahmanbrahmaviduttama |
śrotāramatha vaktāraṃ praṣṭāraṃ puruṣaṃ hareḥ || 22 ||
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praśnaḥ punāti kṛṣṇasya tadaṃghrisalilaṃ yathā |
durllabho mānuṣo deho dehināṃ kṣaṇabhaṃguraḥ || 23 ||
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tatrāpi durllabhaṃ manye vaikuṃṭhapriyadarśanam |
saṃsāresminkṣaṇārdho'pi satsaṃgaḥ śevadhirnṛṇām || 24 ||
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yasmādavāpyate sarvaṃ puruṣārthacatuṣṭayam |
bhagavanbhavato yātrā svastaye sarvadehinām || 25 ||
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bālānāṃ tu yathā pitroruttamaślokavartmanām |
bhūtānāṃ devacaritaṃ duḥkhāya ca sukhāya ca || 26 ||
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sukhāyaiva hi sādhūnāṃ tvādṛśāmacyutātmanām |
bhajaṃti ye yathā devāndevā api tathaiva tān || 27 ||
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chāyeva karmasacivāḥ sādhavo dīnavatsalāḥ |
tasmāttvaṃ bhagavanmahyaṃ vaiṣṇavaṃ dharmamādiśa || 28 ||
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yasyopadeśadānena labhate vedajaṃ phalam |
nārada uvāca |
sādhu pṛṣṭaṃ mahīpāla viṣṇubhaktimatā tvayā || 29 ||
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jānatā paramaṃ dharmamekaṃ mādhavasevanam |
yasminnārādhite viṣṇau viśvamārādhitaṃ bhavet || 30 ||
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tuṣṭe carācaraṃ tuṣṭaṃ sarvadevamaye harau |
yasya smaraṇamātreṇa mahāpātakasaṃhatiḥ || 31 ||
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tatkṣaṇānnāśamāyāti sa sevyo harireva hi |
ko'nu rājanniṃdriyavānmukuṃdacaraṇāṃbujam || 32 ||
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na bhajetsarvato mṛtyurupāsyamṛṣidaivataiḥ |
śruto'nu paṭhito dhyāta ādṛtaścānumoditaḥ || 33 ||
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sadyaḥ punāti saddharmo vīro viśvadruho'pi hi |
yoyaṃ kāraṇakāryādi kāraṇasyāpi kāraṇam || 34 ||
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ananyakāraṇaṃ yogī jagajjīvo jaganmayaḥ |
aṇurbṛhatkṛśaḥ sthūlo nirguṇo guṇabhṛnmahān || 35 ||
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ajo janmalayātīto dhyātavyaḥ sa hariḥ sadā |
samyagetadvyavasitaṃ bhavatā puruṣarṣabha || 36 ||
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yatpṛcchase bhāgavatāndharmāṃstvaṃ viśvabhāvanān |
prasaṃgena satāmātmamanaḥ śruti rasāyanāḥ || 37 ||
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bhavaṃti kīrtanīyasya kathāḥ kṛṣṇasya nirmalāḥ |
bhāvasādhyohyayaṃ devaḥ svayaṃ jānāti tadbhavān || 38 ||
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tathāpi vakṣye jagato hitāya tava gauravāt |
yadāhuḥ paramaṃ brahma pradhānapuruṣātparam || 39 ||
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yanmāyayā tataṃ sarvaṃ sarvaṃ yacchati so'cyutaḥ |
putrānkalatraṃ dīrghāyū rājyaṃ svargāpavargakam || 40 ||
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sa dadyādīpsitaṃ sarvaṃ bhaktyā saṃpūjito'jitaḥ |
karmaṇā manasā vācā tatparā ye hi mānavāḥ || 41 ||
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teṣāṃ vratāni vakṣyāmi prītaye bhūpasattama |
ahiṃsāsatyamasteyaṃ brahmacaryamakalpatā || 42 ||
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etāni mānasānyāhurvratāni harituṣṭaye |
ekabhaktaṃ tathā naktamupavāsamayācitam || 43 ||
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ityevaṃ kāyikaṃ puṃsāṃ vratamuktaṃ nareśvara |
vedasyādhyayanaṃ viṣṇoḥ kīrtanaṃ satyabhāṣaṇam || 44 ||
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apaiśunyamidaṃ rājanvācikaṃ vratamuttamam |
cakrāyudhasya nāmāni sadā sarvatra kīrtayet || 45 ||
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nāśaucaṃ kīrtane tasya sa pavitrakaro yataḥ |
varṇāśramācāravatā puruṣeṇa paraḥ pumān || 46 ||
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viṣṇurārādhyate paṃthā nānyaḥ saṃtoṣakāraṇam |
patipriyahitābhiśca manovākkāyasaṃyamaiḥ || 47 ||
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vratairārādhyate strībhirvāsudevo dayānidhiḥ |
āgamoktena mārgeṇa strīśūdrairapipūjanam || 48 ||
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kartavyaṃ kṛṣṇacaṃdrasya dvijātivararūpiṇaḥ |
trayovarṇāstu vedoktamārgārādhanatatparāḥ || 49 ||
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strīśūdrādaya eva syurnāmnā'rādhanatatparāḥ |
na pūjanairna yajanairna vratairapi mādhavaḥ || 50 ||
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tuṣyate kevalaṃ bhaktipriyo'sau samudāhṛtaḥ |
strīṇāṃ pativratānāṃ tu patireva hi daivatam || 51 ||
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sa tu pūjyo viṣṇubhaktyā manovākkāyakarmabhiḥ |
kartavyaṃ śraddhayā viṣṇościṃtayitvā patiṃ hṛdi || 52 ||
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śūdrāṇāṃ caiva bhavati nāmnā vai devatārcanam |
sarve'pyāgamamārgeṇa kuryurvedānukāriṇā || 53 ||
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strīṇāmapyadhikāro'sti viṣṇorārādhanādiṣu |
patipriyaratānāṃ ca śrutireṣā sanātanī || 54 ||
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svakulocitadharmeṇa yadyasya vihitaṃ vratam |
tattadevācaredyastu tena tuṣyati keśavaḥ || 55 ||
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haviṣāgnau jale puṣpairdhyānena hṛdaye harim |
yajaṃti sūrayo nityaṃ japena ravimaṃḍale || 56 ||
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ahiṃsā prathamaṃ puṣpaṃ dvitīyaṃ karaṇagrahaḥ |
tṛtīyakaṃ bhūtadayā caturthaṃ kṣāṃtireva ca || 57 ||
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śamastu paṃcamaṃ puṣpaṃ damaḥ ṣaṣṭhaṃ ca saptamam |
dhyānaṃ satyaṃ cāṣṭamaṃ ca hyetaistuṣyati keśavaḥ || 58 ||
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etairevāṣṭabhiḥ puṣpaistuṣyatyevārcito hariḥ |
puṣpāṃtarāṇi saṃtyeva bāhyāni manujottama || 59 ||
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bhaktyā kṛtāni yairviṣṇuḥ pūjitaḥ parituṣyati |
vāruṇaṃ salilaṃ puṣpaṃ saumyaṃ ghṛtapayodadhi || 60 ||
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prājāpatyaṃ tathānnādi āgneyaṃ dhūpadīpakam |
phalapuṣpādikaṃ caiva vānaspatyaṃ tu paṃcamam || 61 ||
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pārthivaṃ kuśamūlādyaṃ vāyavyaṃ gaṃdhacaṃdanam |
śraddhākhyaṃ viṣṇupuṣpaṃ ca vādyaṃ viṣṇupadaṃ smṛtam || 62 ||
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ebhistupūjitaḥ puṣpairapi viṣṇuḥ prasīdati |
sūryo'gnirbrāhmaṇogāvo vaiṣṇavaḥ khaṃ marujjalam || 63 ||
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bhūrātmā sarvabhūtāni pūjāsthānāni vā hareḥ |
sūryye tu maṃtrajāpyena haviṣāgnau yajettataḥ || 64 ||
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ātithyena tu viprāgrye goṣu grāsarasādinā |
vaiṣṇave baṃdhusatkṛtyā hṛdaye dhyānaniṣṭhayā || 65 ||
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vāyau mukhyadhiyā toye dravyaistoyapuraskṛtaiḥ |
sthaṃḍile maṃtrahṛdayairbhogairātmānamātmani || 66 ||
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kṣetrajñaṃ sarvabhūteṣu samatvenārcayedvibhum |
dhiṣṇyeṣveteṣu tadrūpaṃ śaṃkhacakragadāṃbujaiḥ || 67 ||
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yuktaṃ caturbhujaṃ śāṃtaṃ dhyāyannarccetsamāhitaḥ |
brāhmaṇaiḥ pūjitaireva pūjito'yaṃ na saṃśayaḥ || 68 ||
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nirbhartsitaiśca tairbhūpa bhavennirbhartsito vibhuḥ |
nigamo dharmaśāstraṃ ca yadādhāre pravartate || 69 ||
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viprāste vaiṣṇavīmūrtiḥ pāvanī paramā matā || 70 ||
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sarvaṃ śubhaṃ jagati dharmata eva labhyaṃ dharmo gatirnigamato nṛpadharmaśāstrāt |
nūnaṃ tayorapi gatirbhuvi bhūmidevāstairarcitairiha jagatpatirarcitaḥ syāt || 71 ||
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na yajñayogairna tapobhiranyairna yogayuktyā na samarcanena |
tathā vibhustuṣyati devadevo yathā mahī daivatatoṣaṇena || 72 ||
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brahmaṇyo brahmavidbrahmā brahmavedapravartakaḥ |
brāhmaṇaireva tuṣyeta toṣitaṃ brahmadaivatam || 73 ||
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narake'pi ciraṃ magnāḥ pūrvajā ye kuladvaye |
tadaiva yāṃti te svargaṃ yadārccati suto harim || 74 ||
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kiṃ teṣāṃ jīviteneha paśuvacceṣṭitena kim |
yeṣāṃ na pravaṇaṃ cittaṃ vāsudeve jaganmaye || 75 ||
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dhyānaṃ tasya pravakṣyāmi yanna dṛṣṭaṃ tu kenacit |
śrūyatāṃ bhūpakaivalyaṃ kevalaṃ malavarjitam || 76 ||
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yathā dīpo nivātastho niścalo vāyuvarjitaḥ |
prajvalannāśayetsarvamaṃdhakāraṃ mahāmate || 77 ||
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tadvaddoṣavihīnātmā bhavatyeva nirāmayaḥ |
nirāśo niścalo vīronamitraṃ na ripustathā || 78 ||
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śokaharṣau viṣādaśca na lobho matsaro bhramaḥ |
saṃbhramālāpamohaiśca sukhaduḥkhairvimucyate || 79 ||
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viṣayaiścāpi sarvaiśca iṃdriyāṇāṃ pramucyate |
tadā sa kevalajñānī kaivalyatvaṃ prajāyate || 80 ||
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jvālākarmaprasaṃgena dīpastailaṃ praśoṣayet |
vartyādhāreṇa rājeṃdra nirdvandvo vāyuvarjitaḥ || 81 ||
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kajjalaṃ vamate paścāttailasyāpi mahāmate |
kṛṣṇā saṃdṛśyate rekhā dīpasyāgre mahāmate || 82 ||
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svayamākṛṣya tattailaṃ tejasā nirmalobhavet |
kāye cāṃtaḥ sthitastadvatkarmatailaṃ praśoṣayet || 83 ||
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viṣayānkajjalaṃ kṛtvā pratyakṣānsaṃpradarśayet |
jvālāvannirmalo bhūtvā svayameva prakāśayet || 84 ||
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krodhalobhādibhiḥ saṃjñairvāyubhiḥ parivarjitaḥ |
niḥspṛho niścalo bhūtvā tejaśca svayamujjvalet || 85 ||
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trailokyaṃ paśyate sarvaṃ svasthānasthaṃ svatejasā |
kevalajñānarūpo'yaṃ mayā te parikīrtitaḥ || 86 ||
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dhyānaṃ caiva pravakṣyāmi dvividhaṃ tasya cakriṇaḥ |
kevalajñānarūpeṇa dṛśyate paracakṣuṣā || 87 ||
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yogayuktā mahātmānaḥ paramārthaparāyaṇāḥ |
yaṃ na paśyaṃti mugdhāstu sarvajñaṃ sarvadarśakam || 88 ||
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hastapādavihīnaśca sarvatra parigacchati |
sarvaṃ gṛhṇāti trailokyaṃ sthāvaraṃ jaṃgamaṃ punaḥ || 89 ||
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nāsāmukhavihīnastu ghrāti bhakṣati bhūpate |
akarṇaḥ śṛṇute sarvaṃ sarvasākṣī jagatpatiḥ || 90 ||
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arūpo rūpasaṃbaddhaḥ paṃcavargavaśaṃ gataḥ |
sarvalokasya yaḥ prāṇaḥ pūjyate sacarācaraiḥ || 91 ||
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ajihvo vadate sarvaṃ vedaśāstrānugaṃ tathā |
atvacaḥ sparśamevāpi sarveṣāmeva viṃdati || 92 ||
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sadānaṃdo viviktākṣa ekarūpo nirāśrayaḥ |
nirguṇo nirmamo vyāpī saguṇo nirmalo'naghaḥ || 93 ||
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avaśyaḥ sarvavaśyātmā sarvadaḥ sarvavittamaḥ |
tasya mātā na caivāsti sa vai sarvamayo vibhuḥ || 94 ||
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evaṃ sarvamayaṃ dhyānaṃ yaśca paśyatyananyadhīḥ |
sa yāti paramaṃ sthānamamūrttamamṛtopamam || 95 ||
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dvitīyaṃ tu pravakṣyāmi tacchṛṇuṣva mahāmate |
mūrttākāraṃ tu sākāraṃ nirākāraṃ nirāmayam || 96 ||
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brahmāṃḍaṃ sarvamatulaṃ vāsitaṃ yasya vāsanāt |
sa tasmādvāsudevastu procyate nṛpanaṃdana || 97 ||
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varṣamāṇasya meghasya yadbhāsā tasya tadbhavet |
sūryatejaḥpratīkāśaṃ caturbāhuṃ sureśvaram || 98 ||
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dakṣiṇe śobhate śaṃkho hemaratnavibhūṣitaḥ |
kaumodakī gadā tasya mahāsuravināśinī || 99 ||
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vāme ca śobhate vīra haste tasya mahātmanaḥ |
mahāpadmaṃ sugaṃdhāḍhyaṃ tasya dakṣiṇahastagam || 100 ||
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śobhamānaṃ sadaivāste sāyudhaṃ kamalaśriyam |
kaṃbugrīvaṃ suvṛttāsyaṃ padmapatranibhekṣaṇam || 101 ||
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rājamānaṃ hṛṣīkeśaṃ daśanaiḥ kuṃdasaṃnibhaiḥ |
guḍākeśasya yasyāste adharo vidrumākṛtiḥ || 102 ||
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śobhate puṃḍarīkākṣaḥ kirīṭenāpi bhāsvatā |
viśālenāpi rūpeṇa keśavastu suvakṣasā || 103 ||
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kaustubhenāṃkitenaiva rājamāno janārdanaḥ |
sūryatejaḥpratīkāśa kuṃḍalābhyāṃ prabhāti ca || 104 ||
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hariḥ keyūrakaṃkaṇairhārairmauktikairṛkṣasannibhaiḥ || 105 ||
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vapuṣā bhrājamānastu vijayo jayatāṃ varaḥ |
bhrājateso'pi goviṃdo hemavarṇena vāsasā || 106 ||
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mudrikābhistu yuktābhiraṃgulīṣu virājate |
sarvāyudhaiḥ susaṃpūrṇairddivyairābharaṇairhariḥ || 107 ||
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vainateyasamārūḍho lokakarttā jagatpatiḥ |
evaṃ yo dhyāyate nityamananyamanasā naraḥ || 108 ||
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mucyate sarvapāpebhyo viṣṇulokaṃ sa gacchati |
etatte sarvamākhyātaṃ dhyānabhedaṃ jagatpateḥ || 109 ||
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iti śrīpadmapurāṇe pātālakhaṃḍe nāradāṃbarīṣasaṃvāde vaiśākhamāsamāhātmye |
bhagavaddhynāvarṇanaṃ nāma caturaśītitamo'dhyāyaḥ || 84 ||
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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 84

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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