Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana Book 6 Chapter 75 (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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mahādeva uvāca |
gaṃḍikāyāstu māhātmyaṃ vakṣye devi vidhānataḥ |
yathā gaṃgā tathā sā ca kathitā naganaṃdini || 1 ||
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śālagrāmaśilā yatra jāyate bahudhā tathā |
māhātmyaṃ caiva tasyāśca kathitaṃ munisattamaiḥ || 2 ||
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aṃḍajā udbhijā yatra svedajāśca jarāyujāḥ |
yasyā darśanamātreṇa puṇyarūpāstu pārvati || 3 ||
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uttare sā tu saṃbhūtā gaṃḍikā tu mahānadī |
saṃsmṛtā saṃsmṛtā nūnaṃ pāpaṃ haṃtyaganaṃdini || 4 ||
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yatra nārāyaṇo devo nityaṃ tiṣṭhati bhūtidaḥ |
śaṃkhacakradharāstasya samīpe nivasaṃti ye || 5 ||
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te mṛtyuṃ samanuprāpya divyarūpāścaturbhujāḥ |
ṛṣayastatra tiṣṭhaṃti devāścaivaṃ viśeṣataḥ || 6 ||
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rudrā nāgāstathā yakṣā nātra kāryā vicāraṇā |
tasyāḥ samīpe hyeko'yaṃ sthalo vai viṣṇurūpadhṛk || 7 ||
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sthale'sminvartate mūrtirbahurūpātimuktidā |
caturviṃśatibhūtānāṃ jātayaḥ saṃti tatra vai || 8 ||
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ekā vai matsyarūpā ca kṛṣṇarūpātimuktidā |
anyā ca yā budhaiḥ proktā sthale vai viṣṇusaṃjñake || 9 ||
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kalkināmnī tathā puṇyā kapilā yā mayoditā |
anyāstu vividhākārā dṛśyaṃte bahudhā api || 10 ||
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tiṣṭhaṃti mūrttayaḥ sarvā nānārūpā hyanekaśaḥ |
sā gaṃgā mahatī puṇyā dharmakāmārthamuktidā || 11 ||
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yasyāṃ bhūmau hṛṣīkeśo niyamena samanvitaḥ |
varttate'dyāpi tatraiva mayā saha na saṃśayaḥ || 12 ||
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bhrūṇahatyā bālahatyā gohatyā ca viśeṣataḥ |
yasyāḥ sparśanamātreṇa mucyate sarvakilbiṣāt || 13 ||
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brāhmaṇāḥ kṣatriyā vaiśyāḥ śūdrāścaivānyajātayaḥ |
sarve te vai vimucyaṃte darśanādgaṃḍikāṃbunaḥ || 14 ||
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iyaṃ veṇī samā puṇyā pāpināṃ tu viśeṣataḥ |
mucyate brahmahā yatra itareṣāṃ tu kā kathā || 15 ||
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sarvadā sarvakāle tu ahaṃ gacchāmi pārvati |
tīrthānāṃ tīrtharājo'yaṃ brahmaṇā bhāṣitaḥ kila || 16 ||
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tatra snānaṃ ca dānaṃ ca munibhiḥ parikalpitam |
āṣāḍhe puṇyakāle tu tatra gacchāmi suṃdari || 17 ||
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māsaikavidhinā caiva snānaṃ tatra karomyaham |
tārakaṃ tatra viśadaṃ japāmi tu niraṃtaram || 18 ||
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ato'haṃ vaiṣṇavo jāto viṣṇukṣetre yatogataḥ |
viṣṇunā nirmitaṃ pūrvaṃ kṣetraṃ tattu mahattaram || 19 ||
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vaiṣṇavānāṃ ca gatidaṃ pāvanaṃ paramaṃ smṛtam |
bhave'sminmānuṣe janma durlabhaṃ devi sarvadā || 20 ||
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durlabhaṃ gaṇḍikātīrthaṃ viṣṇukṣetraṃ tu durlabham |
ato hyāṣāḍhamāse tu gaṃtavyaṃ dvijasattamaiḥ || 21 ||
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tatra gatvā viśeṣeṇa śaṃkhacakrādidhāraṇam |
karttavyaṃ tu dvijaśreṣṭhaiḥ pavitraṃ paramaṃ smṛtam || 22 ||
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śaṃkhatīrthaṃ tu vāme vai dakṣiṇe cakracihnitam |
dvijānāṃ muktidaṃ proktaṃ dhāritavyaṃ prayatnataḥ || 23 ||
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brāhmaṇaiśca viśeṣeṇa śaṃkhacakrādidhāraṇaṃ |
dhṛte sati mahādevi vaiṣṇavāste hi mānavāḥ || 24 ||
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na gaṇḍikā samaṃ tīrthaṃ na vrataṃ dvādaśīsamam |
na devaḥ keśavādanyo bhūyobhūyo varānane || 25 ||
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gaṃḍikāyāstu māhātmyaṃ ye śṛṇvaṃti narottamāḥ |
ihaloke sukhaṃ bhuktvā viṣṇuloke hi yāṃti te || 26 ||
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iti śrīpādme mahāpurāṇe paṃcapaṃcāśatsāhasryāṃ saṃhitāyāmuttarakhaṃḍe umāpatināradasaṃvāde gaṃḍikātīrthamāhātmyaṃnāma paṃcasaptatitamo'dhyāyaḥ || 75 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Chapter 75

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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