Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana Book 6 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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nārada uvāca |
itthaṃ tadvacanaṃ śrutvā dharmadattaḥ savismayaḥ |
praṇamya daṃḍavadbhūmau vākyametaduvāca ha || 1 ||
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dharmadatta uvāca |
ārādhayaṃti sarve'pi viṣṇuṃ bhaktārttināśinam |
yajñairdānairvrataistīrthaistapobhiśca yathāvidhi || 2 ||
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viṣṇuprītikaraṃ teṣāṃ viṣṇusānnidhyakārakam |
yatkṛtvā tāni cīrṇāni sarvāṇyapi bhavaṃti hi || 3 ||
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gaṇāvūcatuḥ |
sādhu pṛṣṭaṃ tvayā vipra śṛṇuṣvaikāgramānasaḥ |
setihāsāṃ kathāṃ vipra kathyamānāṃ purābhavām || 4 ||
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kāṃtipuryāṃ purā cola cakravarttī nṛpo'bhavat |
yasya nāmnā ca te deśāścolākhyā abhavankila || 5 ||
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yasminśāsati bhūcakraṃ daridro naiva duḥkhitaḥ |
pāpabuddhiḥ sarugvāpi naiva kaścidabhūnnaraḥ || 6 ||
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yasyāpyatyaṃtayajñasya tāmraparṇī taṭāvubhau |
suvarṇayūpaiḥ śobhāḍhyāvāstāṃ caitrarathopamau || 7 ||
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sa kadācidagādrājā hyanaṃtaśayanaṃ dvija |
yatrāsau jagatāṃ nātho yoganidrāmupāsate || 8 ||
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tatra śrīramaṇaṃ devaṃ saṃpūjya vidhivannṛpaḥ |
maṇimuktāphalairdivyaiḥ svarṇapuṣpaiśca śobhanaiḥ || 9 ||
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praṇamya daṃḍavadyāvadupaviṣṭaḥ sa tatra vai |
tāvadbrāhmaṇamāyāṃ tamapaśyaddevasannidhau || 10 ||
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devārcanārthamāyāṃtaṃ tulasyudakapāṇinam |
svapurīvāsinaṃ tatra viṣṇudāsā vayaṃ dvijam || 11 ||
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tatrābhyetya sa viprarṣirdevadevamapūjayat |
viṣṇusūktena saṃsnāpya tulasīmaṃjarīdalaiḥ || 12 ||
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tulasīpūjayā tasya ratnapūjāṃ tathā kṛtām |
ācchāditāṃ samālokya rājā kruddho'bravīdvacaḥ || 13 ||
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rājovāca |
māṇikyasvarṇapūjātra śobhāḍhyā yā mayā kṛtā |
viṣṇudāsa kathaṃ seyamācchannā tulasīdalaiḥ || 14 ||
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viṣṇubhaktiṃ na jānāsi varāko'si mato mama |
yastvimāmatiśobhāḍhyāṃ pūjāmācchādayasyaho || 15 ||
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iti tadvacanaṃ śrutvā sakrodhaḥ sa dvijottamaḥ |
rājño gauravamullaṃghya jagāda vacanaṃ tadā || 16 ||
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viṣṇudāsa uvāca |
rājanmuktiṃ na jānāsi garvito'si nṛpaśriyā |
kiṃsvidviṣṇuvrataṃ pūrvaṃ tvayā cīrṇaṃ vadasva tat || 17 ||
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gaṇāvūcatuḥ |
tadbrāhmaṇavacaḥ śrutvā prahasya sa nṛpottamaḥ |
viṣṇudāsaṃ tadā garvāduvāca vacanaṃ dvija || 18 ||
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itthaṃ cetkathyase vipra viṣṇubhaktyātigarvitaḥ |
bhaktiste kiyatīviṣṇordaridrasyādhanasya ca || 19 ||
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yajñadānādikaṃ caiva viṣṇutuṣṭikaraṃ kṛtam |
nāpi devālayaṃ pūrvaṃ tvayā vipra kvacitkṛtam || 20 ||
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īdṛśasyāpi te garva eṣa tiṣṭhati bhaktitaḥ |
tacchṛṇvaṃtu vaco me'dya sarvepyete dvijottamāḥ || 21 ||
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sākṣātkāramahaṃ viṣṇoreṣa vādo gamiṣyati |
yathā tu sarve'pi tato bhaktiṃ jñāsyatha cāvayoḥ || 22 ||
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gaṇāvūcatuḥ |
ityuktvā sa nṛpo gacchannijaṃ rājagṛhaṃ dvijaḥ |
ārebhe vaiṣṇavaṃ satraṃ kṛtvācāryaṃ tu mudgalam || 23 ||
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ṛṣisaṃghasamājuṣṭaṃ babhūva bahudakṣiṇam |
yadvadbrahmakṛtaṃ pūrvaṃ gayākṣetre samṛddhimat || 24 ||
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viṣṇudāso'pi tatraiva tasthau devālaye vratī |
paṃcaitānniyamānkṛtvā viṣṇutuṣṭikarānsadā || 25 ||
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māghorjayorvrataṃ samyaktulasīvanapālanam |
ekādaśīvrataṃ jāpyaṃ dvādaśākṣaravidyayā || 26 ||
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upacāraiḥ ṣoḍaśabhirgītanṛtyādimaṃgalaiḥ |
nityaṃ viṣṇostathā pūjāṃ vratānyetāni so'karot || 27 ||
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nityaṃ saṃsmaraṇaṃ viṣṇorgacchanbhuṃjansvapannapi |
sarvabhūtasthitaṃ viṣṇumapaśyatsamadarśanaḥ || 28 ||
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māghakārtikayornityaṃ viśeṣaniyamānapi |
akarodviṣṇutuṣṭyarthaṃ sodyāpanavidhiṃ tathā || 29 ||
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evaṃ samārādhayatoḥ śriyaḥ patiṃ tayostu coleśvaraviṣṇudāsayoḥ |
agādanehā bahu tadvratasthayostanniṣṭhakarmendriyakarmaṇostayoḥ || 30 ||
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iti śrīpādme mahāpurāṇe paṃcapaṃcāśatsāhasryāṃ saṃhitāyāmuttarakhaṃḍe kārtikamāhātmye śrīkṛṣṇasatyabhāmāsaṃvāde kalahopākhyāne aṣṭādhikaśatatamo'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)

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