Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana Book 5 Chapter 108 (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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śrīrāma uvāca |
bhasmotpattiṃ mahābhāga bhasmamāhātmyameva ca |
bhasmasaṃdhāraṇe puṇyaṃ bhasmadāne ca tadvada || 1 ||
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śaṃbhuruvāca |
bhasmotpattiṃ pravakṣyāmi sarvapāpapraṇāśinīm |
smaraṇātkīrtanādrāma tāṃ śṛṇuṣva narādhipa || 2 ||
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ya ekaḥ śāśvato devo brahmavaṃdyaḥ sadāśivaḥ |
trilocano guṇādhāro guṇātīto'kṣarovyayaḥ || 3 ||
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sisṛkṣā tasya jātātha vīkṣyātmasthaṃ guṇatrayam |
vedatrayamidaṃ jñeyaṃ guṇatrayamidaṃ hi yat || 4 ||
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pṛthakkṛtvātmanastāta tatrasthānaṃ vibhajya ca |
dakṣiṇāṃgesṛjatputraṃ brahmāṇaṃ vāmato harim || 5 ||
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pṛṣṭhadeśe maheśānaṃ trīnputrānasṛjadvibhuḥ |
jātamātrāstrayo devā brahmaviṣṇumaheśvarāḥ || 6 ||
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idamūcurvacaḥ spaṣṭaṃ ko bhavānke vayaṃtviti |
tānāha ca śivaḥ putrānyūyaṃ putrā ahaṃ pitā || 7 ||
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idaṃ guṇatrayaṃ putrā bhajadhvaṃ karmahetukam |
putrā ūcuḥ |
kaṃ vā guṇaṃ ko bhajatāṃ kiyaṃtaṃ kālamīśvara || 8 ||
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kathaṃ guṇanivṛttiśca bhavedetadvadasva naḥ |
śiva uvāca |
yāvajjñānaṃ hi bhavatāṃ yāvadāyurathāpi vā || 9 ||
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dhāraṇaṃ tāvadevasyādekaikasya guṇasya ca |
satvaṃ brahmā rajoviṣṇurbhajenmaheśvarastamaḥ || 10 ||
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ityuktamātre deveśe brahmā satvamathāgrahīt |
na ca cālayituṃ śakto dhāraṇe kimu śaktimān || 11 ||
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taṃ guṇaṃ tu tiraskṛtya rajoguṇamathāgrahīt |
na ca cālayituṃ śakto jagrāhātha tamoguṇam || 12 ||
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na ca cālayituṃ śakto nipapāta ruroda ca |
viṣṇuśca vāmahastena rajoguṇamadhārayat || 13 ||
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aṃgulībhyāṃ maheśo'pi tamoguṇamadhārayat |
satvamekoṃgulībhyāṃ ca satvaṃ viṣṇumathādadhāt || 14 ||
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brahmāṇaṃ pādapīṭhe ca dadhāra ca nanarta ca || 15 ||
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nṛtyaṃtamatyaṃtavilāsarūpaṃ gokṣīrarūpaṃ taruṇaṃ trinetram |
sarvaṃ dadhānaṃ kṛtakautukaṃ śivaṃ samīkṣya putrānvarado babhāṣe || 16 ||
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śiva uvāca |
prīto'smi tava putrāhaṃ varaṃ vṛṇu yathepsitam |
athāha pitaraṃ putro varamenaṃ dadasva me || 17 ||
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māmuddiśya kṛtā pūjā tava pūjā bhavecchiva |
tiṣṭhermayi sadā tvaṃ ca tvamevāhaṃ ca vāvyayaḥ || 18 ||
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śiva uvāca |
evametanmahābhāga bhaviṣyati na saṃśayaḥ |
raktagaurāvimau putrau brahmaviṣṇū mamaiva tu || 19 ||
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bāhumūlastharomau ca mamākārau tathānaghau |
atha brahmāṇamāhedaṃ bhajatvekaṃ guṇaṃ bhavān || 20 ||
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brahmovāca |
tvannirdiṣṭaṃ guṇamahaṃ dhartuṃ śakto na hīśvara |
dhārayiṣye rajo deva satvaṃ bhajatu vai hariḥ || 21 ||
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avaśiṣṭaṃ guṇaṃ cāyamīśvaro dhārayiṣyati |
śaṃbhuruvāca |
guṇānādāyate devā naśekurnityadhāraṇam || 22 ||
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kartuṃ bharaṇaśaktyarthaṃ śivamityavadatpunaḥ |
guṇānvayaṃ sarvakālaṃ na ca dhārayituṃ kṣamāḥ || 23 ||
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dīyatāṃ bhagavañchaktiryadi bhostvaṃ varapradaḥ |
atha tadvacanaṃ śrutvā śivo vākyamabhāṣata || 24 ||
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śiva uvāca |
vidyāśaktiḥ samastānāṃ śaktirityabhidhīyate |
guṇatrayāśrayā vidyā avidyā ca tadāśrayā || 25 ||
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guṇatrayaṃ ca dagdhvaiva tatsāraṃ dhartumarhatha |
yacca kiṃcidbhavettatra bhavadbhirdhriyatāṃ hi tat || 26 ||
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athāhustatsutā vākyaṃ na dāho jvalanaṃ vinā |
śivaḥ prāha maheśasya locane vahnirasti vai || 27 ||
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guṇatrayamidaṃ dhenurvidyā syādgomayaṃ śubham |
mūtraṃ copaniṣatproktaṃ kuryādbhasma tataḥ param || 28 ||
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vatsāstu smṛtayo yasyāstatsaṃbhūtaṃ tu gomayam |
āgāva iti maṃtreṇa dhenuṃ tatrābhimaṃtrayet || 29 ||
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gāvo gāvo gāva iti prāśayettu tṛṇaṃ jalam |
upoṣya ca caturddaśyāṃ śukle kṛṣṇe'thavā vratī || 30 ||
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paredyuḥ prātarutthāya śucirbhūtvā samāhitaḥ |
kṛtasnāno dhautavastro gomayārthaṃ vrajettu gām || 31 ||
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utthāpya tāṃ prayatnena gāyatryā mūtramāharet |
sauvarṇe rājate tāmre dhārayenmṛnmaye ghaṭe || 32 ||
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pauṣkare vā palāśe vā pātre gośṛṃga eva vā |
ādadhīta hi gomūtraṃ gaṃdhadvāreti gomayam || 33 ||
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abhūmipātaṃ gṛhṇīyātpātre pūrvodite'dhike |
gomayaṃ śodhayedvidvāñchrīrme bhajatu maṃtrataḥ || 34 ||
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alakṣmīrmayīti maṃtreṇa gomayasyāpamārjanam |
saṃ tvā siṃcāmi maṃtreṇa gomūtraṃ gomaye kṣipet || 35 ||
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paṃcānāṃ tveti maṃtreṇa piṃḍāṃścaiva caturddaśa |
kuryātsaṃśoṣya kiraṇaistaraṇerāharettu tān || 36 ||
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nidadhyādatha pūrvoktapātre gomayapiṃḍakān |
svagṛhyoktavidhānena pratiṣṭhāpyāgnimiṃdhayet || 37 ||
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piṃḍānvinikṣipettattadarṇadevāya piṃḍakān |
āghārāvājyabhāgau ca prakṣipya dvau hunetsudhīḥ || 38 ||
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tato nidhanapataye trayodaśajayādayaḥ |
hotavyāḥ paṃcabrahmāṇi namo hiraṇyabāhave || 39 ||
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iti sarvāhutīrhutvā caturthyaṃtaistu maṃtrakaiḥ |
tataḥ śarvāya rudrāya yasya vaikaṃkatīti ca || 40 ||
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etaistu juhuyādvidvānanājñātatrayaṃ tathā |
vyāhṛtīratha hutvā tu tataḥ sviṣṭakṛtaṃ hunet || 41 ||
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idhmaśeṣaṃ tu nirvartya pūrṇapātrodakaṃ tataḥ |
pūrṇamāsāṃtayajuṣā jalenānyena bṛṃhayet || 42 ||
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brāhmaṇeṣvamṛtamiti tajjalaṃ śirasi kṣipet |
prācyāmiti diśāṃ liṃgairdikṣu toyaṃ vinikṣipet || 43 ||
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brahmaṇe dakṣiṇāṃ datvā śāṃte pulakamāharet |
āhariṣyāmi devānāṃ sarveṣāṃ karmaguptaye || 44 ||
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jātavedasamene tvāṃ pulākaṃ cchādayādya me |
maṃtreṇānena taṃ vahniṃ pulāke chādayedatha || 45 ||
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tridinaṃ jvalanasthityai chādanaṃ pulakaiḥ smṛtam |
brāhmaṇānbhojayedbhaktyā svayaṃ bhuṃjīta vāgyataḥ || 46 ||
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bhasmādhikamabhīpsaṃstu hyadhikaṃ gomayaṃ haret |
dinatrayeṇa yadi vā ekasmindivase bahu || 47 ||
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tṛtīye vā caturthe vā prātaḥsnātvā sitāṃbaraḥ |
śuklayajñopavītī ca śuklamālyānulepanaḥ || 48 ||
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śukladaṃto bhasmadigdho maṃtreṇānena maṃtravit |
tadveti coccārayitvā bhasmasatyaṃ na saṃtyajet || 49 ||
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tata āvāhanamukhā upacārāstu ṣoḍaśa |
kartavyā hutadānena tato'gnimupasaṃharet || 50 ||
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agne bhasmeti maṃtreṇa gṛhṇīyādbhasma codbhavam |
agnirasmīti maṃtreṇa pramṛjya ca tataḥ param || 51 ||
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saṃyojya gaṃgāsalilaiḥ kapilāpayasāthavā |
caṃdraṃ kuṃkumakāśmīramuśīraṃ caṃdanaṃ tathā || 52 ||
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agurudvitayaṃ caiva cūrṇayitvā tu sūkṣmataḥ |
kṣipedbhasmani taccūrṇamomiti brahmamaṃtrataḥ || 53 ||
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tataḥ payaḥ secane ca gaditaḥ kapilā manuḥ |
amṛtaṃ devi te kṣīraṃ pavitramiha varddhitam || 54 ||
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tavaprasādānmucyaṃte manujāḥ sarvapāpmanaḥ |
praṇavenāvahedvidvānbhasmano vaṭakānatha || 55 ||
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aṇoraṇīyāniti hi maṃtreṇa tu vicakṣaṇam |
śaṃbhuruvāca |
itthaṃ tu bhasmasaṃpādya śuṣkamādāya maṃtravit || 56 ||
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praṇavena vimṛjyātha saptapraṇavamaṃtritam |
īśānena śirodeśaṃ mukhaṃ tatpuruṣeṇa ca || 57 ||
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urodeśamaghoreṇa guhyaṃ vāmena maṃtrayet |
sadyojātena vai pādau sarvāṃgaṃ praṇavena tu || 58 ||
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tata uddhūlya sarvāṃgamāpādatalamastakam |
tata ācamya vasanaṃ dhautaṃ śvetaṃ pradhārayet || 59 ||
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punarācamya karma svaṃ kartumarhati sarvataḥ |
tato bhasmasamādāya pramṛjya praṇavena tu || 60 ||
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trinetraṃ triguṇādhāraṃ trayāṇāṃ janakaṃ vibhum |
smarannamaḥ śivāyeti lalāṭe tu tripuṃḍrakam || 61 ||
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namaḥ śivābhyāmityuktvā bāhvorvāpi tripuṃḍrakam |
aghorāya nama iti ubhābhyāṃ ca prakoṣṭhayoḥ || 62 ||
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bhīmāyeti tataḥ pṛṣṭhe śirodhi paścime tathā |
nīlakaṃṭhāya śirasi kṣipetsarvātmane namaḥ || 63 ||
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prakṣālyātha tato hastau karmānuṣṭhānamācaret |
śiva uvāca |
yūyamevaṃ prakāreṇa bhasma kṛtvā praghṛṣya ca || 64 ||
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guṇāndhārayituṃ śaktāstataḥ srakṣyatha vai prajāḥ |
śaṃbhuruvāca |
itthaṃ śivoditā devā brahmaviṣṇumaheśvarāḥ || 65 ||
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tathā kṛtvā ca vidhinā hamahamikayā tadā |
anyonyabodhanāśaktāḥ praṇamya śivamūcire || 66 ||
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kaṃ guṇaṃ dhārayetko vā śivaḥ prāha sutānatha |
karmaśaktiṃ tathā jñānaṃ mukhareṇvaiva naśyati || 67 ||
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alpāyurdṛśyate brahmā manubhiścāsya jīvitam |
yo'haṃ brahmāṃḍamālābhirbhūṣito brahmagopanam || 68 ||
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rajoguṇamavaṣṭabhya na ca jānāsi māṃ tadā |
brahmādhikabalo viṣṇurāyuṣi brahmaṇo'dhikaḥ || 69 ||
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brahmāṃḍamālābharaṇe maheśasya mamaiva tu |
caturniḥśvāsamātreṇa viṣṇorāyurudāhṛtam || 70 ||
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brahmaṇo'dhikasatvatvātsatvamālaṃbatāṃ hariḥ |
jānāti sarvakālaṃ māṃ kvacideva na vismaret || 71 ||
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sātvikaikaiva pūjāsya rājasī tāmasī na tu |
śāṃtaṃ śivaṃ satvaguṇaṃ rajavaktrāvamānataḥ || 72 ||
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nabhonīlaṃ tathā caiva guṇaṃ śaṃbhustathābhajat |
satvaṃ rajastamaścāpi dadhāra ca purā kila || 73 ||
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ato'sya vividhā pūjā śaṃkarasya vidhīyate |
rajaśca tamasāyuktaṃ dāruṇaṃ parikīrtitam || 74 ||
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dāruṇāpi tataḥ pūjā śaṃkare gatidā matā |
rajaśca tamasāyuktamalaṃ śāstrapravartakam || 75 ||
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vicchinnāpi tataḥ pūjā śaṃkare phaladā matā |
tamaśca satvasaṃyuktaṃ miśrakaṃ ca pravartakam || 76 ||
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miśrapūjā viphaladā śaṃkare lokaśaṃkare |
yādṛśaṃ tādṛśaṃ vāpi niyamenārcanaṃ vibhoḥ || 77 ||
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śaṃkarasyāśuphaladaṃ yādṛśasyāpi dehinaḥ |
śaṃbhuruvāca |
etatsaṃkṣepataḥ proktaṃ vidhānaṃ bhasmano'nagha || 78 ||
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vaktṛśrotṛjanānāṃ ca samastāghavināśanam || 79 ||
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iti śrīpadmapurāṇe pātālakhaṃḍe śivarāghavasaṃvāde bhasmotpattividhānaṃ nāmāṣṭottaraśatatamo'dhyāyaḥ || 108 ||
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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 108

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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