Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana Book 6 Chapter 122 (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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kārtikeya uvāca |
dīpāvaliphalaṃ nātha viśeṣādbrūhi sāṃpratam |
kimarthaṃ kriyate sā tu tasyāḥ kā devatā bhavet || 1 ||
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kiṃ ca tatra bhaveddeyaṃ kiṃ na deyaṃ vada prabho |
praharṣaḥ ko'tra nirdiṣṭaḥ krīḍā kātra prakīrtitā || 2 ||
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sūta uvāca |
iti skaṃdavacaḥ śrutvā bhagavānkāmaśoṣaṇaḥ |
sādhūktvā kārtikaṃ viprāḥ prahasannidamabravīt || 3 ||
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śrīśiva uvāca |
kārtikasyāsite pakṣe trayodaśyāṃ tu pāvake |
yamadīpaṃ bahirdadyādapamṛtyurvinaśyati || 4 ||
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mṛtyunā pāśahastena kālena bhāryayā saha |
trayodaśīdīpadānātsūryajaḥ prīyatāmiti || 5 ||
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kārtike kṛṣṇapakṣe ca caturdaśyāṃ vidhūdaye |
avaśyameva karttavyaṃ snānaṃ ca pāpabhīrubhiḥ || 6 ||
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pūrvaviddhā caturdaśyā kārtikasya sitetare |
pakṣe pratyūṣasamaye snānaṃ kuryādataṃdritaḥ || 7 ||
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taile lakṣmīrjale gaṃgā dīpāvalyāṃ caturdaśīm |
prāptaḥ snānaṃ hi yaḥ kuryādyamalokaṃ na paśyati || 8 ||
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apāmārgastathā tuṃbī prapunnāṭaṃ ca vāhvalam |
bhrāmayetsnānamadhye tu narakasya kṣayāya vai || 9 ||
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sītāloṣṭasamāyukta sakaṃṭaka dalānvita |
hara pāpamapāmārga bhrāmyamāṇaḥ punaḥ punaḥ || 10 ||
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apāmārgaṃ prapunnāṭaṃ bhrāmayecchirasopari |
tataśca tarpaṇaṃ kāryaṃ yamarājasya nāmabhiḥ || 11 ||
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yamāya dharmarājāya mṛtyave cāṃtakāya ca |
vaivastāya kālāya sarvabhūtakṣayāya ca || 12 ||
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auduṃbarāya dadhnāya nīlāya parameṣṭhine |
vṛkodarāya citrāya citraguptāya vai namaḥ || 13 ||
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narakāya pradātavyo dīpaḥ saṃpūjya devatāḥ |
tataḥ pradoṣasamaye dīpāndadyānmanoharān || 14 ||
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brahmaviṣṇuśivādīnāṃ bhavaneṣu viśeṣataḥ |
kūṭāgāreṣu caityeṣu sabhāsu ca nadīṣu ca || 15 ||
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prākārodyānavāpīṣu pratolī niṣkuṭeṣu ca |
maṃdurāsu viviktāsu hastiśālāsu caiva hi || 16 ||
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evaṃ prabhātasamaye hyamāvāsyāṃ tu pāvakaṃ |
snātvā devānpitṝnbhaktyā saṃpūjyātha praṇamya ca || 17 ||
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kṛtvā tu pārvaṇaṃ śrāddhaṃ dadhikṣīraghṛtādibhiḥ |
bhojyairnānāvidhairviprānbhojayitvā kṣamāpayet || 18 ||
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tatoparāhṇasamaye poṣayennāgarānpriya |
teṣāṃ goṣṭhīṃ ca mānaṃ ca kṛtvā saṃbhāṣaṇaṃ nṛpaḥ || 19 ||
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vaktṛṇāṃ vatsaraṃ yāvatprītirutpadyate guha |
aprabuddhe harau pūrvaṃ strībhirlakṣmīḥ prabodhayet || 20 ||
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prabodhasamaye lakṣmīṃ bodhayitvā tu sustriyā |
pumānvai vatsaraṃ yāvallakṣmīstaṃ naiva muṃcati || 21 ||
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abhayaṃ prāpya viprebhyo viṣṇubhītā suradviṣaḥ |
suptaṃ kṣīrodadhau jñātvā lakṣmīṃ padmāśritāṃ tathā || 22 ||
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tvaṃ jyotiḥ śrī raviścaṃdro vidyutsauvarṇatārakaḥ |
sarveṣāṃ jyotiṣāṃ jyotirdīpajyotiḥ sthitā tu yā || 23 ||
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yā lakṣmīrdivase puṇye dīpāvalyāṃ ca bhūtale |
gavāṃ goṣṭhe tu kārtikyāṃ sā lakṣmīrvaradā mama || 24 ||
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śaṃkaraśca bhavānī ca krīḍayā dyūtamāsthitau |
bhavānyābhyarcitā lakṣmīrdhenurūpeṇa saṃsthitā || 25 ||
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gauryā jitvā purā śaṃbhurnagno dyūte visarjitaḥ |
ato'yaṃ śaṃkaro duḥkhī gaurī nityaṃ sukhesthitā || 26 ||
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prathamaṃ vijayo yasya tasya saṃvatsaraṃ sukham |
evaṃ gate niśīthe tu jane nidrārdhalocane || 27 ||
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tāvannagaranārībhistūrya ḍiṃḍimavādanaiḥ |
niṣkāsyate prahṛṣṭābhiralakṣmīśca gṛhāṃgaṇāt || 28 ||
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parājaye viruddhaṃ syātpratipadyudite ravau |
prātargovarddhanaḥ pūjyo dyūtaṃ rātrau samācaret || 29 ||
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bhūṣaṇīyāstathā gāvo varjyā vahanadohanāt |
govarddhanadharādhāra gokulatrāṇakāraka || 30 ||
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viṣṇubāhukṛtocchrāya gavāṃ koṭiprado bhava |
yā lakṣmīrlokapālānāṃ dhenurūpeṇa saṃsthitā || 31 ||
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ghṛtaṃ vahati yajñārthe mama pāpaṃ vyapohatu |
agrataḥ saṃtu me gāvo gāvo me saṃtu pṛṣṭhataḥ |
gāvo me hṛdaye saṃtu gavāṃ madhye vasāmyaham || 32 ||
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itigovarddhanapūjā |
sadbhāvenaiva saṃtoṣya devānsatpuruṣānnarān |
itareṣāmannapānairvākyadānena paṃḍitān || 33 ||
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vastraistāṃbūladīpaiśca puṣpakarpūrakuṃkumaiḥ |
bhakṣyairuccāvacairbhojyairaṃtaḥpura nivāsinaḥ || 34 ||
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grāmarṣabhaṃ ca dānaiśca sāmaṃtānnṛpatirdhanaiḥ |
padātijanasaṃghāṃśca graiveyaiḥ kaṭakaiḥ śubhaiḥ || 35 ||
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svānamātyāṃśca tānrājā toṣayetsvajanānpṛthak |
yathārthaṃ toṣayitvā tu tato mallānnaṭāṃstathā || 36 ||
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vṛṣabhāṃśca mahokṣāṃśca yuddhymānānparaiḥ saha |
rājānyāṃścāpi yodhāṃśca padātīnsa samalaṃkṛtān || 37 ||
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maṃcārūḍhaḥ svayaṃ paśyennaṭanartakacāraṇān |
yodhayedvāsayeccaiva gomahiṣyādikaṃ ca yat || 38 ||
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vatsānākarṣayedgobhiruktipratyukti vādanāt |
tatoparāhṇasamaye pūrvasyāṃ diśi pāvake || 39 ||
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mārgapāladyaṃ prabadhnīyāddurgastaṃbhe'tha pādape |
kuśakāśamayīṃ divyāṃ laṃbakairbahubhirguha || 40 ||
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vīkṣayitvā gajānaśvānmārgapālyāstale nayet |
gāvairvṛṣāṃścamahiṣānmahiṣīrghaṃṭikotkaṭāḥ || 41 ||
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kṛtahomairdvijeṃdraistu badhnīyānmārgapālikām |
namaskāraṃ tataḥ kuryānmaṃtreṇānena suvrataḥ || 42 ||
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mārgapāli namastubhyaṃ sarvalokasukhaprade |
mārgapālītale skaṃda yāṃti gāvo mahāvṛṣāḥ || 43 ||
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rājāno rājaputrāśca brāhmaṇāśca viśeṣataḥ |
mārgapāladyaṃ samullaṃghya nirujaḥ sukhino hi te || 44 ||
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kṛtvaitatsarvameveha rātrau daityapaterbaleḥ |
pūjāṃ kuryāttataḥ sākṣādbhūmau maṃḍalake kṛte || 45 ||
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balimālikhya daityeṃdraṃ varṇakaiḥ paṃcaraṃgakaiḥ |
sarvābharaṇasaṃpūrṇaṃ viṃdhyāvalisamanvitam || 46 ||
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kūṣmāṃḍamaya jaṃbhoru madhudānavasaṃvṛtam |
saṃpūrṇaṃ hṛṣṭavadanaṃ kirīṭotkaṭakuṃḍalam || 47 ||
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dvibhujaṃ daityarājānaṃ kārayitvā svake punaḥ |
gṛhasya madhye śālāyāṃ viśālāyāṃ tato'rcayet || 48 ||
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mātṛbhrātṛjanaiḥ sārddhaṃ saṃtuṣṭo baṃdhubhiḥ saha |
kamalaiḥ kumudaiḥ puṣpaiḥ kalhārai raktakotpalaiḥ || 49 ||
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gaṃdhapuṣpānnanaivedyaiḥ sakṣīrairguḍapāyasaiḥ |
madyamāṃsasurālehya coṣya bhakṣyopahārakaiḥ || 50 ||
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maṃtreṇānena rājeṃdra saḥ maṃtrī sapurohitaḥ |
pūjāṃ kariṣyate yo vai saukhyaṃ syāttasya vatsaram || 51 ||
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balirāja namastubhyaṃ virocanasuta prabho |
bhaviṣyeṃdra surārāte pūjeyaṃ pratigṛhyatām || 52 ||
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evaṃ pūjāvidhiṃ kṛtvā rātrau jāgaraṇaṃ tataḥ |
kārayedvai kṣaṇaṃ rātrau naṭanartakagāyakaiḥ || 53 ||
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lokaiścāpi gṛhasyāṃte saparyāṃ śuklataṃḍulaiḥ |
saṃsthāpya balirājānaṃ phalaiḥ puṣpaiśca pūjayet || 54 ||
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balimuddiśya vai tatra kāryaṃ sarvaṃ ca pāvake |
yāni yānyakṣayānyāhu ṛṣayastatvadarśinaḥ || 55 ||
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yadatra dīyate dānaṃ svalpaṃ vā yadi vā bahu |
tadakṣayaṃ bhavetsarvaṃ viṣṇoḥ prītikaraṃ śubham || 56 ||
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rātrau ye na kariṣyaṃti tava pūjāṃ balernarāḥ |
teṣāmaśrotriyaṃ dharmaṃ sarvaṃ tvāmupatiṣṭhatu || 57 ||
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viṣṇunā ca svayaṃ vatsa tuṣṭena balaye punaḥ |
upakārakaraṃ dattamasurāṇāṃ mahotsavam || 58 ||
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tadā prabhṛti senāne pravṛttā kaumudī sadā |
sarvopadravavidrāvā sarvavighnavināśinī || 59 ||
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lokaśokaharā kāmyā dhanapuṣṭisukhāvahā |
kuśabdena mahī jñeyā muda harṣe tato dvayam || 60 ||
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dhātutve nigamaiścaiva tenaiṣā kaumudī smṛtā |
kaumodaṃ te janā yasmānnānābhāvaiḥ parasparam || 61 ||
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hṛṣṭatuṣṭāḥ sukhāpannāstenaiṣā kaumudī smṛtā |
kumudāni baleryasyāṃ dīyaṃte tena ṣaṇmukha || 62 ||
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aghārthaṃ pārthivaiḥ putra tenaiṣā kaumudī smṛtā |
ekamevamahorātraṃ varṣevarṣe ca kārtike || 63 ||
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dattaṃ dānavarājasya ādarśamiva bhūtala |
yaḥ karoti nṛpo rājye tasya vyādhibhayaṃ kutaḥ || 64 ||
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subhikṣaṃ kṣemamārogyaṃ tasya saṃpadanuttamā |
nīrujaśca janāḥ sarve sarvopadravavarjitāḥ || 65 ||
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kaumudī kriyate tasmādbhāvaṃ kartuṃ mahītale |
yo yādṛśena bhāvena tiṣṭhatyasyāṃ ca ṣaṇmukha || 66 ||
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harṣaduḥkhādibhāvena tasya varṣaṃ prayāti hi |
rudite rodate varṣaṃ hṛṣṭe varṣaṃ praharṣitam || 67 ||
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bhukte bhoktā bhavedvarṣaṃ svasthe svasthaṃ bhaviṣyati |
tasmātprahṛṣṭaiḥ karttavyā kaumudī ca śubhairnaraiḥ || 68 ||
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vaiṣṇavī dānavī ceyaṃ tithiḥ proktā ca kārtike || 69 ||
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dīpotsavaṃjanita sarvajanaprasādaṃ kurvaṃti ye śubhatayā balirājapūjām |
dānopabhogasukhabuddhimatāṃ kulānāṃ harṣaṃ prayāti sakalaṃ prabhudaṃ ca varṣam || 70 ||
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skaṃdaitāstithayo nūnaṃ dvitīyādyāśca viśrutāḥ |
māsaiścaturbhiśca tataḥprāvṛṭkāle śubhāvahāḥ || 71 ||
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prathamā śrāvaṇe māsi tathā bhādrapade parā |
tṛtīyāśvayujemāsi caturthī kārtike bhavet || 72 ||
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kaluṣā śrāvaṇe māsi tathā bhādrapademalā |
āśvine pretasaṃcārā kārtike yāmyakāmatā || 73 ||
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guha uvāca |
kasmātsā kaluṣā proktā kasmātsā nirmalā matā |
kasmātsā pretasaṃcārā kasmādyāmyā prakīrtitā || 74 ||
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sūta uvāca |
iti skaṃdavacaḥ śrutvā bhagavānbhūtabhāvanaḥ |
uvāca vacanaṃ ślakṣṇaṃ prahasanvṛṣabhadhvajaḥ || 75 ||
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maheśa uvāca |
purā vṛtravadhe vṛtte prāpte rājye puraṃdare |
brahmahatyāpanodārthamaśvamedhaḥ pravartitaḥ || 76 ||
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krodhādiṃdreṇa vajreṇa brahmahatyā niṣūditā |
ṣaḍvidhā sā kṣitau kṣiptā vṛkṣatoyamahītale || 77 ||
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nāryāṃ bhrūṇahaṇivahnau saṃvibhajya yathākramam |
tatpāpaśravaṇātpūrvaṃ dvitīyāyā dinena ca || 78 ||
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nārīvṛkṣanadībhūmivahnibhrūṇahanastathā |
kaluṣībhavanaṃ jāto hyatorthaṃ kaluṣā smṛtā || 79 ||
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madhukaiṭabhayo rakte purā magnānu medinī |
aṣṭāṃgulā pavitrā sā nārīṇāṃ tu rajomalam || 80 ||
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nadyaḥ prāvṛṇmalā sarvā vahnirūrdhvaṃ maṣīmalaḥ |
niryāsamalinā vṛkṣāḥ saṃgādbhrūṇahano malāḥ || 81 ||
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kaluṣāni caraṃtyasyāṃ tenaiṣā kaluṣā matā |
devarṣipitṛdharmāṇāṃ niṃdakā nāstikāḥ śaṭhāḥ || 82 ||
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teṣāṃ sā vāṅmalātpūtā dvitīyā tena nirmalā |
anadhyāyeṣu śāstrāṇi pāṭhayaṃti paṭhaṃti ca || 83 ||
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sāṃkhyakāstārkikāḥ śrautāsteṣāṃ śabdāpaśabdajāt |
malātpūtā dvitīyāyāṃ tatorthe nirmalā ca sā || 84 ||
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kṛṣṇasya janmanā vatsa trailokyaṃ pāvitaṃ bhavet |
nabhasyete vinirdiṣṭā nirmalā sā tithirbudhaiḥ || 85 ||
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agniṣvāttā barhiṣada ājyapāḥ somapāstathā |
pitṝnpitāmahānpretasaṃcārātpretasaṃcarā || 86 ||
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pretāstu pitaraḥ proktāsteṣāṃ tasyāṃ tu saṃcaraḥ |
putrapautrestudauhitraiḥ svadhāmaṃtraistu pūjitāḥ || 87 ||
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śrāddhadānamakhaistṛptā yāṃtyataḥ pretasaṃcarā |
mahālaye tu pretānāṃ saṃcāro bhuvi dṛśyate || 88 ||
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tenaiṣā pretasaṃcārā kīrtitā śikhivāhana |
yamasya kriyate pūjā yato'syā pāvake naraiḥ || 89 ||
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tenaiṣā yāmyakā proktā satyaṃ satyaṃ mayoditam |
etatkārtikamāhātmyaṃ ye śṛṇvaṃti narottamāḥ || 90 ||
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kārtikasnānajaṃ puṇyaṃ teṣāṃ bhavati niścitam || 91 ||
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kārtike ca dvitīyāyāṃ pūrvāhṇe yamamarcayet |
bhānujāyāṃ naraḥ snātvā yamalokaṃ na paśyati || 92 ||
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kārtike śuklapakṣe tu dvitīyāyāṃ tu śaunaka |
yamo yamunayā pūrvaṃ bhojitaḥ svagṛhe'citaḥ || 93 ||
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dvitīyāyāṃ mahotsargo nārakīyāśca tarpitāḥ |
pāpebhyo viprayuktāste muktāḥ sarvanibaṃdhanāt || 94 ||
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āśaṃsitāśca saṃtuṣṭāḥ sthitāḥ sarve yadṛcchayā |
teṣāṃ mahotsavo vṛtto yamarāṣṭrasukhāvahaḥ || 95 ||
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ato yamadvitīyeyaṃ triṣulokeṣu viśrutā |
tasmānnijagṛhe vipra na bhoktavyaṃ tato budhaiḥ || 96 ||
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snehena bhaginīhastādbhoktavyaṃ puṣṭivarddhanaṃ |
dānāni ca pradeyāni bhaginībhyo vidhānataḥ || 97 ||
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svarṇālaṃkāravastrāṇi pūjāsatkārasaṃyutam |
bhoktavyaṃ saha jāyāśca bhaginyāhastataḥ param || 98 ||
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sarvāsu bhaginīhastādbhoktavyaṃ balavarddhanam |
ūrje śukladvitīyāyāṃ pūjitastarpito yamaḥ || 99 ||
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mahiṣāsanamārūḍho daṃḍamudgarabhṛtprabhuḥ |
veṣṭitaḥ kiṃkaraihṛṣṭaistasmai yāmyātmane namaḥ || 100 ||
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yairbhaginyaḥ suvāsinyo vastradānādi toṣitāḥ |
na teṣāṃ vatsaraṃ yāvatkalaho na riporbhayam || 101 ||
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dhanyaṃ yaśasyamāyuṣyaṃ dharmakāmārthasādhanam |
vyākhyātaṃ sakalaṃ putra sarahasyaṃ mayānagha || 102 ||
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yasyāṃ tithau yamunayā yamarājadevaḥ saṃbhojitaḥ pratitithau svasṛsauhṛdena |
tasmātsvasuḥ karatalādiha yo bhunakti prāpnoti vittaśubhasaṃpadamuttamāṃ saḥ || 103 ||
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iti śrīpādmemahāpurāṇe paṃcapaṃcāśatsasahasrasaṃhitāyāmuttarakhaṃḍe kārtikamāhātmye |
dvāviṃśatyadhikaśatatamo'dhyāyaḥ || 122 ||
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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 122

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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