Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana Book 6 Chapter 43 (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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yudhiṣṭhira uvāca |
sādhu kṛṣṇa tvayā proktamādidevo bhavānprabho |
svedajā aṃḍajāścaiva udbhijjāśca jarāyujāḥ || 1 ||
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teṣāṃ karttā vikarttā tvaṃ pālakaḥ kṣayakārakaḥ |
māghasya kṛṣṇapakṣe tu ṣaṭtilā kathitā tvayā || 2 ||
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śukle ca kā bhaveddeva kathayasva prasādataḥ |
kiṃ nāma ko vidhistasyāḥ ko devastatra pūjyate || 3 ||
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śrīkṛṣṇa uvāca |
kathayiṣyāmi rājeṃdra śukle māghasya yā bhavet |
jayā nāmeti vikhyātā sarvapāpaharā parā || 4 ||
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pavitrā pāpahaṃtrī ca kāmadā mokṣadā nṛṇām |
brahmahatyāpahaṃtrī ca piśācatvavināśinī || 5 ||
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naiva tasyā vrate cīrṇe pretatvaṃ jāyate nṛṇām |
nātaḥ paratarā kācitpāpaghnī mokṣadāyinī || 6 ||
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etasmātkāraṇādrājankarttavyā sā prayatnataḥ |
śrūyatāṃ rājaśārdūla kathā paurāṇikī śubhā || 7 ||
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paṃkaje ca purāṇe'syā mahimā kathito mayā |
ekadā nākaloke vai iṃdro rājyaṃ cakāra ha || 8 ||
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devāstatra sukhenaiva nivasaṃti manorame |
pīyūṣapānaniratā apsarogaṇasevitāḥ || 9 ||
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naṃdanaṃ tu vanaṃ tatra pārijātopasevitam |
ramayaṃti ramaṃte'tra apsarobhirdivaukasaḥ || 10 ||
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ekadā ramamāṇo'sau deveṃdraḥ svecchayā nṛpa |
narttayāmāsa vai harṣātpaṃcāśatkoṭināyakaḥ || 11 ||
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gaṃdharvāstatra gāyaṃti gaṃdharvaḥ puṣpadaṃtakaḥ |
citrasenastu tatraiva citrasenasutā tathā || 12 ||
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mālinīti ca nāmnā tu citrasenasya yoṣitā |
mālinyāstu samutpannā puṣpadaṃtī ca nāmataḥ || 13 ||
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puṣpadaṃtasya putro'sau mālyavānnāma nāmataḥ |
puṣpadaṃtyāśca rūpeṇa mālyavānatimohitaḥ || 14 ||
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tayā hyevaṃ kaṭākṣaiśca mālyavāṃśca vaśīkṛtaḥ |
lāvaṇyaṃ rūpasaṃpannaṃ tasyā rūpaṃ niśāmaya || 15 ||
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bāhū tasyāśca kāmena kaṃṭhapāśau kṛtāviva |
karṇāyate tu nayane raktāṃte ghūrṇite tathā || 16 ||
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karṇau tu śobhanau tasyāḥ kuṇḍalābhyāṃ nṛpottama |
kaṃbugrīvāyutā saiva divyābharaṇabhūṣitā || 17 ||
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pīnonnatau kucau tasyāstau hemakalaśāviva |
madhyaṃ kṣāmaṃ ca cārvaṃgyā muṣṭigrāhyamanuttamam || 18 ||
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nitaṃbau vistṛtau cāsyā vistīrṇā jaghanasthalī |
caraṇau śobhamānau ca raktotpalasamadyutī || 19 ||
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īdṛśyā puṣpavatyā sa mālyavānatimohitaḥ |
śakrasya paritoṣāya nṛtyārthaṃ tau samāgatau || 20 ||
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gāyamānau tu tau tatra apsarogaṇasevitau |
madanābhiparītāṃgau puṣpadaṃtī ca mālyavān || 21 ||
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parasparānurāgeṇa vyāmohavaśamāgatau |
na śuddhagānaṃ gāyetāṃ cittabhramasamanvitau || 22 ||
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baddhadṛṣṭī tathānyonyaṃ kāmabāṇavaśaṃ gatau |
jñātvā lekharṣabhastatra saṃgataṃ mānasaṃ tayoḥ || 23 ||
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tālakriyāmānalopāttathā gītavisarjanāt |
ciṃtayitvā tu maghavā hyavamānaṃ tathātmanaḥ || 24 ||
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kupitaśca tayorarthe śāpaṃ dāsyannidaṃ jagau |
dhigdhigvāṃ patitau mūḍhāvājñābhaṃga kṛtau mama || 25 ||
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yuvāṃ piśācau bhavatāṃ daṃpatībhāvadhāriṇau |
martyalokamanuprāptau bhuṃjānau karmaṇaḥ phalam || 26 ||
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evaṃ maghavatā śaptāvubhau duḥkhitamānasau |
himavaṃtaṃ giriṃ prāptāviṃdraśāpādvimohitau || 27 ||
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ubhau piśācatāṃ prāptau dāruṇaṃ duḥkhameva ca |
saṃtaptamānasau tatra himakṛcchragatāvubhau || 28 ||
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gaṃdharvatvamapsarastvaṃ na jānīto vimauhitau |
pīḍyamānau nidāghena dehapātakajena ca || 29 ||
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na niśāyāṃ sukhaṃ śāṃtiṃ labhete karmapīḍitau |
parasparaṃ vādamānau ceraturgirigahvare || 30 ||
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pīḍyamānau tu śītena tuṣāraprabhavena tau |
daṃtagharṣaṃ prakurvāṇau romāṃcitavapurddharau || 31 ||
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ūce piśācaḥ sa tadā tāṃ patnīṃ svāṃ piśācikām |
kimanalpakṛtaṃ pāpaṃ dāruṇaṃ romaharṣaṇam || 32 ||
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yena prāptaṃ piśācatvaṃ svena duṣkṛtakarmaṇā |
narakaṃ dāruṇaṃ matvā piśācatvaṃ ca duḥkhadam || 33 ||
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tasmātsarvaprayatnena pātakaṃ na samācaret |
iti ciṃtāparau tatra tāvāstāṃ duḥkhakarṣitau || 34 ||
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daivayogāttayoḥ prāptā māghasyaikādaśī tithiḥ |
jayānāmeti vikhyātā tithīnāmuttamā tithiḥ || 35 ||
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tasmindine tu saṃprāpte tāvāhāravivarjitau |
āsāte tatra nṛpate jalapānavivarjitau || 36 ||
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na kṛto jīvaghātaśca na patraphalabhakṣaṇam |
aśvatthasya samīpe tau sarvadā duḥkhasaṃyutau || 37 ||
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ravirastaṃgato rājaṃstathaiva sthitayostayoḥ |
prāptā caiva niśā ghorā dāruṇā prāṇahāriṇī || 38 ||
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vepamānau tatastau tu tataḥ suṣupataḥ kṣitau |
paraspareṇa saṃlagnau gātrayorbhujayorapi || 39 ||
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na nidrā na rataṃ tatra na tau saukhyamaviṃdatām |
evaṃ tau rājaśārdūla śāpeneṃdrasya pīḍitau || 40 ||
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itthaṃ tayorduḥkhitayornirjagāma niśīthinī |
mārtaṃḍa udayaṃ prāpto dvādaśī divasāgame || 41 ||
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mayā tu rājaśārdūla tayormuktirdhṛtā hṛdi |
jayāyāḥ suvrataṃ cīrṇaṃ rātrau jāgaraṇaṃ kṛtam || 42 ||
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tasmādvrataprabhāvācca yathājātaṃ tathā śṛṇu |
dvādaśīdivase prāpte tathā cīrṇe jayā vrate || 43 ||
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viṣṇoḥ prabhāvānnṛpate piśācatvaṃ tayorgatam |
puṣpadaṃtī mālyavatau pūrvarūpau babhūvatuḥ || 44 ||
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purātanasnehayutau pūrvālaṃkāradhāriṇau |
vimānamadhirūḍhau tau gatau nāke manorame || 45 ||
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deveṃdrasyāgrato gatvā praṇāmaṃ cakraturmudā |
tathāvidhau tu tau dṛṣṭvā maghavā vismito'bravīt || 46 ||
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iṃdra uvāca |
vada taṃ kena puṇyena piśācatvaṃ hi vāṃ gatau |
mama śāpaṃ ca saṃprāptau kena devena mocitau || 47 ||
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mālyavānuvāca |
vāsudevaprasādena jayāyāstu vratena ca |
piśācatvaṃ gataṃ svāmiṃstava bhaktiprabhāvataḥ || 48 ||
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iti śrutvā tu maghavā pratyuvāca punastathā |
pavitrau pāvanau jātau vaṃdanīyau mamāpi ca || 49 ||
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harivāsarakartārau viṣṇubhaktiparāyaṇau |
harivāsarasaṃllīnā ye ca kṛṣṇaparāyaṇāḥ || 50 ||
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asmākamapi martyāste pūjyāścaiva na saṃśayaḥ |
viharasva yathāsaukhyaṃ puṣpadaṃtyā surālaye || 51 ||
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kṛṣṇa uvāca |
etasmātkāraṇādrājankarttavyo harivāsaraḥ |
jayā tu rājaśārdūla brahmahatyāpahāriṇī || 52 ||
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sarvadānāni tenaiva sarvayajñā aśeṣataḥ |
dattāni kāritāścaiva jayāyāstu vrataṃ kṛtam || 53 ||
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kalpakoṭirbhavettāvadvaikuṃṭhe modate dhruvam |
paṭhanācchravaṇādrājannagniṣṭomaphalaṃ labhet || 54 ||
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iti śrīpādme mahāpurāṇe paṃcapaṃcāśatsāhasryāṃ saṃhitāyāmuttarakhaṃḍe umāpatināradasaṃvāde māghaśuklajayaikādaśīmāhātmyaṃnāma tricatvāriṃśo'dhyāyaḥ || 43 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Chapter 43

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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