Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana Book 6 Chapter 45 (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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śrīkṛṣṇa uvāca |
māhātmyaṃ vijayāyāśca śrutaṃ kṛṣṇa mahatphalam |
phālgunasyārjune pakṣe yannāmnī tāṃ vadādhunā || 1 ||
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śrīkṛṣṇa uvāca |
dharmaputra mahābhāga śṛṇu vakṣyāmite'dhunā |
yoktā pṛṣṭena māṃdhātrā vasiṣṭhena mahātmanā || 2 ||
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phālgunasya viśeṣeṇa viśeṣaḥ kathito nṛpa |
āmalakīvrataṃ puṇyaṃ viṣṇulokaphalapradam || 3 ||
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āmalakyāstale gatvā jāgaraṃ tatra kārayet |
kṛtvā jāgaraṇaṃ rātrau gosahasraphalaṃ labhet || 4 ||
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māṃdhātovāca |
āmalakī kadā hyeṣā utpannā dvijasattama |
etatsarvaṃ mamācakṣva paraṃ kautūhalaṃ hi me || 5 ||
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kasmādiyaṃ pavitrā ca kasmātpāpapraṇāśinī |
kasmājjāgaraṇaṃ kṛtvā gosahasraphalaṃ labhet || 6 ||
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vasiṣṭha uvāca |
kathayāmi mahābhāga yatheyamabhavatkṣitau |
āmalakī mahāvṛkṣaḥ sarvapāpapraṇāśanaḥ || 7 ||
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ekārṇave purā jāte naṣṭe sthāvarajaṃgame |
naṣṭe devāsuragaṇe praṇaṣṭoragarākṣase || 8 ||
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tatra devādideveśaḥ paramātmā sanātanaḥ |
jagāma brahmaparamamātmanaḥ padamavyayam || 9 ||
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tato'sya jāgrato brahmamukhācchaśisamaprabhaḥ |
ṣṭhīvanādbiṃdurutpannaḥ sa bhūmau nipapāta ha || 10 ||
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tasmādbiṃdoḥ samutpannaḥ svayaṃ dhātrī nago mahān |
śākhāpraśākhābahulaḥ phalabhāreṇa nāmitaḥ || 11 ||
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sarveṣāṃ caiva vṛkṣāṇāmādirohaḥ prakīrtitaḥ |
brahmaṇātha tataḥ paścātsaṃsṛṣṭāśca imāḥ prajāḥ || 12 ||
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devadānavagaṃdharvayakṣarākṣasapannagān |
asṛjadbhagavāndevo maharṣīṃśca tathāmalān || 13 ||
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ājagmustatra devāste yatra dhātrī haripriyā |
tāṃ dṛṣṭvā te mahābhāga paraṃ vismayamāgatāḥ || 14 ||
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na jānīma imaṃ vṛkṣaṃ ciṃtayaṃto'bhisaṃsthitāḥ |
evaṃ ciṃtayatāṃ teṣāṃ vāguvācāśarīriṇī || 15 ||
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āmalakī nago hyeṣa pravaro vaiṣṇavo mataḥ |
asya saṃsmaraṇādeva labhedgodānajaṃ phalam || 16 ||
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sparśanāddviguṇaṃ puṇyaṃ triguṇaṃ dhāraṇāttathā |
tasmātsarvaprayatnena sevyā āmalakī sadā || 17 ||
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sarvapāpaharā proktā vaiṣṇavī pāpanāśinī |
tasyā mūle sthito viṣṇustadūrdhve ca pitāmahaḥ || 18 ||
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skaṃdhe ca bhagavānrudraḥ saṃsthitaḥ parameśvaraḥ |
śākhāsu munayaḥ sarve praśākhāsu ca devatāḥ || 19 ||
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parṇeṣu cāsate devāḥ puṣpeṣu marutastathā |
prajānāṃ patayaḥ sarve phaleṣveva vyavasthitāḥ || 20 ||
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sarvadevamayī hyeṣā dhātrī ca kathitā mayā |
tasmātpūjyatamā hyeṣā viṣṇubhaktiparāyaṇaiḥ || 21 ||
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ṛṣaya ūcuḥ |
ko bhavānna hi jānīmaḥ kasmātkāraṇatāṃ gataḥ |
devo vā yadi vā cānyaḥ kathayasva yathātatham || 22 ||
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vāguvāca |
yaḥ kartā sarvabhūtānāṃ bhuvanānāṃ ca sarvaśaḥ |
vismitānviduṣaḥ prekṣya so'haṃ viṣṇuḥ sanātanaḥ || 23 ||
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tacchrutvā devadevasya bhāṣitaṃ brahmaṇaḥ sutāḥ |
anādinidhanaṃ devaṃ stotuṃ tatra pracakramuḥ || 24 ||
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namo bhūtātmabhūtāya ātmane paramātmane |
acyutāya namo nityamanaṃtāya namo namaḥ || 25 ||
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dāmodarāya kavaye yajñeśāya namo namaḥ |
evaṃ stutastu ṛṣibhistutoṣa bhagavānhariḥ || 26 ||
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pratyuvāca maharṣīṃstānabhīṣṭaṃ kiṃ dadāmi vaḥ |
ṛṣaya ūcuḥ |
yadi tuṣṭo'si bhagavannasmākaṃ hitakāmyayā || 27 ||
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vrataṃ kiṃcitsamākhyāhi svargamokṣaphalapradam |
dhanadhānyapradaṃ puṇyamātmanastuṣṭikārakam || 28 ||
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alpāyāsaṃ bahuphalaṃ vratānāmuttamaṃ vratam |
kṛtena yena deveśa viṣṇuloke mahīyate || 29 ||
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viṣṇuruvāca |
phālgune śuklapakṣe tu puṣyeṇa dvādaśī yadi |
bhavetsā ca mahāpuṇyā mahāpātakanāśinī || 30 ||
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viśeṣastatra karttavyaḥ śṛṇudhvaṃ dvijasattamāḥ |
āmalakīṃ ca saṃprāpya jāgaraṃ tatra kārayet || 31 ||
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sarvapāpavinirmukto gosahasraphalaṃ labhet |
etadvaḥ kathitaṃ viprā vratānāṃ vratamuttamam |
arcayitvācyutaṃ tasyāṃ viṣṇulokānna mucyate || 32 ||
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ṛṣaya ūcuḥ |
vratasyāsya vidhiṃ brūhi paripūrṇaṃ kathaṃ bhavet |
ke maṃtrāḥ ke namaskārāḥ devatā kā prakīrtitā || 33 ||
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kathaṃ dānaṃ kathaṃ snānaṃ kaśca pūjāvidhiḥ smṛtaḥ |
arghārcanasya maṃtraṃ tu kathayasva yathātatham || 34 ||
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viṣṇuruvāca |
śrūyatāṃ yo vidhiḥ samyagvratasyāsya dvijarṣabhāḥ |
ekādaśyāṃ nirāhāraḥ sthitvā caiva pare'hani || 35 ||
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bhokṣye'haṃ puṃḍarīkākṣa śaraṇaṃ me bhavācyuta |
iti kṛtvā tu niyamaṃ daṃtadhāvanapūrvakam || 36 ||
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nālapetpatitāṃścaurāṃstathā pāṣaṃḍino narān |
durvṛttānbhinnamaryādāngurudārapradharṣakān || 37 ||
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aparāhṇe tataḥ snānaṃ vidhinā kārayedbudhaḥ |
nadyāṃ taḍāge kūpe vā gṛhe vā niyatātmavān || 38 ||
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mṛttikālaṃbhanaṃ pūrvaṃ tataḥ snānaṃ ca kārayet |
aśvakrāṃte rathakrāṃte viṣṇukrāṃte vasuṃdhare || 39 ||
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mṛttike hara me pāpaṃ yanmayā duṣkṛtaṃ kṛtam || 40 ||
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tvamaṃbu sarvabhūtānāṃ jīvanaṃ tanurakṣakam |
svedajodbhijjajātīnāṃ rasānāṃ pataye namaḥ || 41 ||
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snāto'haṃ sarvatīrtheṣu hradaprasravaṇeṣu ca |
nadīṣu devakhāteṣu idaṃ snānaṃ tu me bhavet || 42 ||
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jāmadagnyaṃ muniṃ caiva kārayitvā hiraṇmayam |
māṣakasya suvarṇasya tadarddhārddhena vā punaḥ || 43 ||
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gṛhamāgatya pūjāyāḥ pūjāhomaṃ tu kārayet |
tataścāmalakīṃ gacchetsarvopaskarasaṃyutaḥ || 44 ||
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āmalakīṃ tato gatvā pariśodhya samaṃtataḥ |
sthāpayetsatataṃ kuṃbhamavraṇaṃ maṃtrapūrvakam || 45 ||
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paṃcaratnasamopetaṃ divyagaṃdhādhivāsitam |
chatropānadyugopetaṃ sitacaṃdanacarcitam || 46 ||
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sragdāmalaṃbitagrīvaṃ sarvadhūpavidhūpitam |
dīpamālākulaṃ kuryātsarvataḥ sumanoharam || 47 ||
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tasyopari nyasetpātraṃ divyalājaiḥ prapūritam |
pātropari nyaseddevaṃ jāmadagnyaṃ mahāprabham || 48 ||
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viśokāya namaḥ pādau jānunī viśvarūpiṇe |
ugrāya ca tato'pyūrū kaṭī dāmodarāya ca || 49 ||
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udaraṃ padmanābhāya uraḥ śrīvatsadhāriṇe |
cakriṇe vāmabāhuṃ ca dakṣiṇaṃ gadine namaḥ || 50 ||
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vaikuṃṭhāya namaḥ kaṃṭhamāsyaṃ yajñamukhāya vai |
nāsāṃ viśokanidhaye vāsudevāya cākṣiṇī || 51 ||
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lalāṭaṃ vāmanāyeti rāmāyeti bhruvau namaḥ |
sarvātmane tu tacchīrṣaṃ nama ityabhipūjayet || 52 ||
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tato devādhidevāya arghaṃ caiva pradāpayet |
phalena caiva śubhreṇa bhaktiyuktena cetasā || 53 ||
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tato jāgaraṇaṃ kuryādbhaktiyuktena cetasā |
nṛtyairgītaiśca vāditrairddharmākhyānaiḥ stavairapi || 54 ||
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vaiṣṇavaiśca tathākhyānaiḥ kṣapayetsarvaśarvarīm |
pradakṣiṇāṃ tataḥ kuryāddhātryā vai viṣṇunāmabhiḥ || 55 ||
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aṣṭādhikaṃ śataṃ caiva aṣṭāviṃśatireva vā |
tataḥ prabhāte samaye kṛtvā nīrājanaṃ hareḥ || 56 ||
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brāhmaṇaṃ pūjayitvā tu sarvaṃ tasmai nivedayet |
jāmadagnya ghaṭe tatra vastrayugmamupānahau || 57 ||
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jāmadagnyasvarūpeṇa prīyatāṃ mama keśavaḥ |
tataścāmalakīṃ spṛṣṭvā kṛtvā caiva pradakṣiṇām || 58 ||
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snānaṃ kṛtvā vidhānena brāhmaṇānbhojayettataḥ |
tataśca svayamaśnīyātkuṭuṃbena samāvṛtaḥ || 59 ||
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evaṃ kṛtena yatpuṇyaṃ tatsarvaṃ kathayāmi te |
sarvatīrtheṣu yatpuṇyaṃ sarvadāneṣu yatphalam || 60 ||
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sarvayajñādhikaṃ caiva labhate nātra saṃśayaḥ |
etadvaḥ sarvamākhyātaṃ vratānāmuttamaṃ vratam || 61 ||
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etāvaduktvā deveśastatraivāṃtaradhīyata |
te cāpi ṛṣayaḥ sarve cakruḥ sarvamaśeṣataḥ || 62 ||
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tathā tvamapi rājendra kartumarhasi sattama |
vratametaddurādharṣaṃ sarvapāpapramocanam || 63 ||
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iti śrīpādmemahāpurāṇe paṃcapaṃcāśatsāhasryāṃ saṃhitāyāmuttarakhaṃḍe umāpatināradasaṃvāde phālgunaśuklāmalakyekādaśīnāma paṃcacatvāriṃśo'dhyāyaḥ || 45 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Chapter 45

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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