Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana Book 5 Chapter 104 (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 |
bhūyo vada mahābhāga rāmacāritramadbhutam |
rāmamāhātmyasarvasvaṃ bhaktānāṃ prītidāyakam || 1 ||
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sūta uvāca |
aśvamedhaṃ kratuvaraṃ kṛtvā dāśarathiryathā || 2 ||
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pravṛtto lokakṛtyeṣu śāstrakṛtyeṣu kovidaḥ |
ayodhyāṃ gaṃtukāmena śaṃkareṇa mahātmanā || 3 ||
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pārvatyā saha devena uṣitaḥ sarayūtaṭe |
munayastaṃ samabhyetya śaṃkaraṃ viśvarūpiṇam || 4 ||
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kaśyapādyā mahātmānaḥ papracchuramitaujasam |
svāgataṃ te muniśreṣṭha sabhāryaḥ kuta āgataḥ || 5 ||
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kimāgamanakṛtyaṃ te kaṃ deśaṃ gaṃtumudyataḥ |
śaṃkara uvāca |
ahaṃ śaṃbhuriti khyāto vipro himagiristhitaḥ || 6 ||
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draṣṭuṃ ca rāghavaṃ gacche mama kāryaṃ mahattataḥ |
māmāhvayati rājāsau purāṇaśravaṇe rataḥ || 7 ||
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āgacchaṃtu bhavaṃto'pi rāghavaḥ parituṣyati |
tataste munayaḥ śaṃbhuryayū rāmadidṛkṣayā || 8 ||
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tānāgatānvasiṣṭhastu jñātvā rāmāya coktavān |
tataḥ satvaramutthāya niryayau sa purohitaḥ || 9 ||
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arghyapādyādikaissarvānpūjayāmāsa tānṛṣīn |
gṛharājaṃ tataḥ sarvānprāveśayadariṃdamaḥ || 10 ||
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pratyekamāsanaṃ datvā svāgatoktyāsanasthitān |
krameṇa raghuśārdūlaḥ pūjayāmāsa tānṛṣīn || 11 ||
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vācā madhurayā prīṇannidamāhāsanasthitān |
śrīrāma uvāca |
adya me saphalaṃ janma prāptamadya tapaḥ phalam || 12 ||
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adyābhyāsasya vidyānāṃ phalakālo'yamāgataḥ |
adya me pitarastuṣṭā rājyaṃ ca saphalaṃ mama || 13 ||
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adya me saphalaṃ vṛttamadya me saphalaṃ śrutam |
evaṃ vadaṃtaṃ rājānaṃ brāhmaṇāḥ kaśyapādayaḥ || 14 ||
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ūcuḥ priyataraṃ vākyaṃ rāmaṃ rājīvalocanam |
ṛṣaya ūcuḥ |
ayaṃ śaṃbhurdvijaḥ prāptaḥ sarvaśāstraviśāradaḥ || 15 ||
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vedavedāṃgatattvajñaḥ sarvabhūtahite rataḥ |
kailāsavāsī satataṃ tapase kṛtaniścayaḥ || 16 ||
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brahmaṇā brahmavarcaske tulyo brahmavidāṃ varaḥ |
hariṇā brahmavātsalye prasāde śaṃkaropamaḥ || 17 ||
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evaṃvidho mahātejāḥ śaṃbhurbrāhmaṇapuṃgavaḥ |
aṣṭādaśapurāṇajño mīmāṃsā nyāyakovidaḥ || 18 ||
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tvadbhāgyagauravādeva prāpto'yaṃ munisattamaḥ |
tvayāhūto munivaraḥ kailāsādāgataḥ prabho || 19 ||
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ataḥ pṛccha mahābhāga purāṇākhyānamuttamam |
śrotukāmā vayaṃ prāptāstvāmadya raghunaṃdana || 20 ||
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aṃtaṃ gatasya vedānāṃ sarvaśāstrārthavedinaḥ |
puṃso'śrutapurāṇasya na samyagyāti darśanam || 21 ||
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sūta uvāca |
evamukto raghuśreṣṭho munibhistattvadarśibhiḥ |
praharṣamatulaṃ lebhe purāṇaśravaṇotsukaḥ || 22 ||
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śrīrāma uvāca |
ligārcanaprakāraṃ ca liṃgamāhātmyameva ca |
maheśanāmamāhātmyaṃ pūjāmāhātmyameva ca || 23 ||
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namaskārasya māhātmyaṃ dṛṣṭimāhātmyameva ca |
jaladānasya māhātmyaṃ dhūpadānasya sattama || 24 ||
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dīpagaṃdhādidānasya puṣpamāhātmyameva ca |
nānākhyānetihāsānāṃ kathāṃ pāpapraṇāśinīm || 25 ||
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dharmārthakāmamokṣāṃśca tadupāyāṃśca suvrata |
tatsarvaṃ śrotumicchāmi tvatto munivarottama || 26 ||
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śaṃbhuruvāca |
rāmarāma mahābāho puṇyavānasi rāghava |
rājyāsaktasya te jātā purāṇaśravaṇe ratiḥ || 27 ||
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syānmahatsevayā rāma puṇyatīrthaniṣevaṇāt |
sā jihvā yā śivaṃ gāyettaccittaṃ yattadarppitam || 28 ||
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tāveva kevalau ślāghyau yau tatpūjākarau karau |
sujanmadehamatyarthaṃ tadevāśeṣajanmasu || 29 ||
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yadevotpulakobhāsi hara nāmānukīrtanāt |
kṛtārtho'si mahārāja tatpraśnānugatā matiḥ || 30 ||
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anaṃtaraṃ samājagmurjāṃghikāḥ satvaraśramāḥ |
tatkarātpatrikāṃ gṛhya papāṭha raghusattamaḥ || 31 ||
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manasā'ciṃtayadrāmaḥ kathametadabhūditi |
rāmaṃ śaṃbhustadā prāha devyā brāhmaṇaveṣavān || 32 ||
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kiṃ ciṃtayasi kākutstha muniṣvagre vasatsvapi |
tadvākyaṃ rāghavaḥ śrutvā papraccha munipuṃgavān || 33 ||
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śrīrāmauvāca |
vibhīṣaṇaḥ kathamasau baddhaḥ śṛṃkhalayā nṛbhiḥ |
matsthāpitaṃ śivaṃ ligaṃ dṛṣṭvā rāmeśvaraṃ tvaho || 34 ||
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drāviḍaiḥ kuṭilairduṣṭairātmanā tadvicāryatām |
vicārya munivaryāste neśāstajjñātumalpataḥ || 35 ||
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na jānīma iti prāhū rāmaṃ rāmastadābravīt |
purāṇaṃ vīkṣya vidhinā tatsarvaṃ brūta sattamāḥ || 36 ||
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bhavadajñānahetuśca vicāryastadanaṃtaram |
kiṃ kiṃ purāṇaṃ prekṣyaṃ syādvarjanīyaṃ tathaiva kim || 37 ||
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praśastaḥ kīdṛśaḥ ślokastadanyaḥ kīdṛśo bhavet |
kīdṛśeṣu ca kāryeṣu kīdṛśaḥ pūjakastathā || 38 ||
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pūjā ca kīdṛśairbhaktaiḥ kāryā nirṇayadarśane |
iti rāmasya vacanaṃ śrutvā te dvijasattamāḥ || 39 ||
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pratyūcustaṃ raghuśreṣṭhaṃ ciṃtāvyākulamānasam |
na vaktāro varaṃ rāma vīkṣatāṃ tu purāṇavit || 40 ||
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tacchrutvā rāghavaḥ śaṃbhuṃ papraccha vinayānvitaḥ |
sopi tadvākyamākarṇya pratyuvāca mahāmatiḥ || 41 ||
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śaṃbhuruvāca |
purāṇajīvī pūjārhaḥ svaśākhādhyayanaḥ śuciḥ |
mīmāṃsātattvavijñānaḥ śrotriyo'nṛtadūṣakaḥ || 42 ||
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deveṣu ca samasteṣu samadṛṣṭiḥ śive rataḥ |
śatarudriyajāpī ca sāgnikaścātivācakaḥ || 43 ||
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yajurvedī viśeṣeṇa pūjayetpustakaṃ sudhīḥ |
śrītālapatralikhitaṃ devalipyanvitaṃ śubham || 44 ||
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baṃdhādyatiprapaṃcaṃ yadyugapatpraṇavākṣaram |
prāgūrddhvaṃrekhayoḥ prāṃte praṇavasyāgrayojikā || 45 ||
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rekhā bhavedevamekā akārastasyapārśvataḥ |
śirobhāgamupakramya sakoṇādhaḥ pralaṃbinī || 46 ||
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ākāraḥ sa hi vijñeyaḥ paṭṭikādakṣarekhayā |
vāme ṣaḍvakrabiṃdūdvā vikāra iti kīrtitaḥ || 47 ||
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tasya vāmaśirorekhā laṃbinyā ī udāhṛtaḥ |
sarvākṣare śirorekhā avakrā praṇavaṃ vinā || 48 ||
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tasyāṃ tu laṃbarekhānyā tadaṃte calavitravat |
ukāraḥ sa hi vikhyāto lavitradvayatastadū || 49 ||
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evamanyāni sarvāṇi akṣarāṇyāha bhāratī |
lipyānayaiva likhitaṃ purāṇaṃ tu praśasyaste || 50 ||
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brāhmaṃ pādmaṃ vaiṣṇavaṃ ca mārtaṃḍaṃ nāraderitam |
mārkaṃḍeyamathāgneyaṃ kaurmaṃ vāmanameva ca || 51 ||
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gāruḍaṃ laiṃgamākhyātaṃ skāṃdaṃ mātsyaṃ nṛsiṃhakam |
tathaiva gaditaṃ rāma purāṇaṃ kāpilaṃ tathā || 52 ||
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vārāhaṃ brahmavaivartaṃ śakuneṣu praśasyate |
śaivaṃ bhāgavataṃ daurgaṃ bhaviṣyottarameva ca || 53 ||
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bhaviṣyaṃ copasaṃjñāni tvanyāni ca vivarjayet |
vimucya pustakaṃ ratnapīṭhe nikṣipya saṃskṛtam || 54 ||
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dhautavastradharaḥ snātvā śucirakrodhano'jvaraḥ |
ādāvātmānamabhyarcya kṛtvā saṃkalpameva ca || 55 ||
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aṃkuśaṃ cākṣasūtraṃ ca pāśaṃ pustakameva ca |
dhārayaṃtīṃ sitāṃ dhyāyetprasannāsyāṃ sarasvatīm || 56 ||
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gokṣīrasadṛśākāraṃ trinetraṃ vṛṣavāhanam |
sahāsavadanaṃ śāṃtaṃ śuklāṃbaradharaṃ śivam || 57 ||
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hariṇaṃ cābhayaṃ corddhvabāhuyugmaṃ kirīṭinam |
vyākhyāmudrā caṃ dakṣedho vāmahaste varapradam || 58 ||
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nānāratnavibhūṣāḍhyaṃ girijārddhāṃbujāsanam |
bahubhirmunimukhyaistu dhyāyamāna padāṃbujam || 59 ||
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mūrtimadbhistathā vedaiḥ stūyamānaṃ purāṇakaiḥ |
anyaiḥ samastalokaiśca saṃsevitapadāṃbujam || 60 ||
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dhyātvaivaṃ pūjakaḥ samyagādau pūjāṃ samārabhet |
āpo vā idamityetatkalaśasyābhimaṃtraṇam || 61 ||
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tajjalaṃ ca gṛhītvā ca pātrasthamabhimaṃtrayet |
tatsadbrahmeti maṃtreṇa praśasya praṇavena tu || 62 ||
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ātmānaṃ sarvapātrāṇi tata āvāhayediti |
yadvāgiti tṛ cenaiva bhāratī ṣoḍaśārcanam || 63 ||
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puruṣasūktena vā kuryādgāyatryā vā samarcayet |
oṃ namo bhagavate amuka purāṇeti purāṇamarcayet || 64 ||
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kāṃḍāditi hi maṃtreṇa dūrvāmānīya pūjayet |
oṃ namo bhagavatyai dūrvāyai iti || 65 ||
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salokapāla pūjā syādatha kanyā samarcanam |
vatsarātpaṃcakādūrddhvaṃ daśavarṣādadhaḥ śubhāḥ || 66 ||
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anutpannaṛturvāpi tāṃ prayatnena pūjayet |
gaṃdhapuṣpākṣatairdhūpairdīpatāṃbūlabhūṣaṇaiḥ || 67 ||
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pāṭhayedapyamuṃ maṃtraṃ pūjakaḥ kanyakāmimām || 68 ||
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satyaṃ brūhi priyaṃ brūhi bhagavati sarasvati namaste namasta iti || 69 ||
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gāyatryānukramārthāttu dūrvāyugmaṃ tu kārayet |
sannidhau pustakasyādhaḥ sahasraparametyṛcā || 70 ||
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dūrvāyugmatrayaṃ dadyāttasyā haste vicakṣaṇaḥ |
sā prakṣipetpustasaṃdhau śalākātrayamanvanu || 71 ||
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visṛjyatāṃ punardadyācchivābhyāṃ nama ityatha |
patrayormadhyamaḥ ślokaḥ kāryasiddherhi sūcakaḥ || 72 ||
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pūrvapatre samāptiḥ syācchlokasya yadi rāghava |
parapatre paṭhecchlokaṃ vivicyārthamudīrayet || 73 ||
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śanaiḥśanaiḥ paṭhetprājño vyākhyāsecca śanaiḥśanaiḥ |
tvareha na hi kartavyā kupyati tvarayā tu gīḥ || 74 ||
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ghaṭikāyāstu pādaḥ syādatvarāsyāttatodhikā |
tvarayenna ca vaktāraṃ jñātavyāṃśamanudvijam || 75 ||
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vivicya pāṭhaṃ ślokasya niścityārthaṃ ca mānase |
pratīpaṃ tanna vaktavyaṃ vivicya raghunaṃdana || 76 ||
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yadi yuktamayuktaṃ vā ślokamanyaṃ paṭhedasau |
pustakasthaṃ ca hitvaiva pūjakaḥ sa dvijo yadi || 77 ||
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tattathaiva hi vijñeyaṃ visaṃvādo na śasyate |
daivāgato hi sa śloko daivaṃ hi balavattaram || 78 ||
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upaśrutiṣu yadvacca nāparādho dvijasya tu |
vismayo na ca kartavyo daivasya kuṭilā gatiḥ || 79 ||
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yattatpadaviparyāse patre coparivāriṇi |
tamādeśaṃ tiraskṛtya dvitīyaṃ tu paṭhedataḥ || 80 ||
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tatastṛtīyaṃ pāṭhyaṃ syāttataḥ kāryaṃ vivecanam |
avisargāṃtapūrvāste pavargetarapaṃcamāḥ || 81 ||
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stutiliḍvarjitaḥ ślokaḥ śakuneṣu praśasyate |
adhyāyādiḥ samāptiśca vṛthā patraṃ vṛthā lipiḥ || 82 ||
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uktānuvacanaṃ caiva dvyupastutamathaiva ca |
dagdhapatraṃ naṣṭalipiḥ saṃdigdhākṣarameva ca || 83 ||
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etāni śakune nityaṃ varjanīyāni paṃḍitaiḥ |
praśno hi dvividho jñeyo dīptaśāṃta prabhedataḥ || 84 ||
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śāṃtaṃ ca dvividhaṃ jñeyamutpattisthitivṛddhitaḥ |
tatra śāṃtaṃ praśastaṃ syāllakṣitaṃ pūrvalakṣaṇaiḥ || 85 ||
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kāryabhedāstu varṇyaṃte kecinmartyopayoginaḥ |
kasyacitkāryamādāya kaścitpraṣṭā bhavatyapi || 86 ||
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sa karoti tadā praśnaṃ sametya smarate'tra kim |
sa punardhārya patraṃ tattasminpatraṃ praśasyate || 87 ||
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athavā tatkṣamopetaṃ vairāgyaṃ parameva ca |
yataḥ kutaściddṛṣṭastu stutipādakameva ca || 88 ||
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parihṛtya paraṃ cāpi tasminnarthe śubhāvaham |
mṛto gṛhṇāti vāgarthamiti praśno'śubhapradaḥ || 89 ||
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vivāde vijayapraśne jayadyotakamiṣyate |
sṛṣṭirapyatra śastā syātkrūrāyāṃ kleśato jayaḥ || 90 ||
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praśāṃtāyāmupāyaistu miśrāyāṃ viḍvaro bhavet |
purādivarṇanaṃ yattu madhyamaṃ yadi cottamam || 91 ||
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kalisaṃbhāvanāyāstu śṛṃgārasyopavarṇane |
rājyanirvāhaciṃtāyāṃ rājyaliṃgaṃśubhāvaham || 92 ||
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yasyāpi yādṛśaṃ yogyaṃ vicārya tādṛśaṃ budhaiḥ |
stutivairāgyayoḥ kāryaṃ vilayaḥ parikīrtitaḥ || 93 ||
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kāryālpasiddhiḥ skhalitena ca nirvāhamṛcchati |
tasyānyārthasyānyabhāvo rāma śāṃtivicāraṇe || 94 ||
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visargāṃtaśca pūrvārddha viparyāso bhaviṣyataḥ |
saṃkalpitānyathābhāvo hyadhyāyasya samāpane || 95 ||
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kāṃḍādestu samāptau tu syāttatkāryavināśanam |
tasmādetādṛśe doṣe śakunasya viparyayaḥ || 96 ||
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kṣute pustakapāte ca tvāhate mastakādiṣu |
vaktā vaimānanaṃ yāti tataḥ śakunanāśanam || 97 ||
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tasmādetādṛśe doṣe śakunaṃ parivarjayet |
upamāyāṃ bhavedrāma kāryābhāso na vastutaḥ || 98 ||
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saṃtānaṃ bhonyatra coktā sṛṣṭirmadhyaphalapradā |
stutiḥ praśastā kutrāpi guṇavatkāryanirṇaye || 99 ||
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vivāhe cauṣadhe dāne vyavahāre kṛṣau tathā |
yathārthā ca stutī rāma nirvāhe'pi na dūṣaṇam || 100 ||
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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 104

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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