Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana Book 6 Chapter 129 (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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vasiṣṭha uvāca |
śrūyatāṃ ye piśācāśca mocitāstena tadvane |
āsīdrājā citranāmā drāviḍe viṣaye purā || 1 ||
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somānvaye mahāvīraḥ śūraḥ śastrāstrapāragaḥ |
gajavājirathaughaiśca saṃpanno vikramī sadā || 2 ||
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svarṇairnānāvidhai ratnaiḥ pūrṇakośo mahādhanaḥ |
madhye nārīsahasrasya sadā krīḍati tatparaḥ || 3 ||
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straiṇaḥ kāmī sadā lubdhaścaṃḍakopaḥ sa pārthivaḥ |
na karoti vaco dharmyaṃ sacivaiḥ samudīritam || 4 ||
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viṣṇuṃ niṃdati so'tyarthaṃ vaiṣṇavāndveṣṭi sarvadā |
ko'sau viṣṇuḥ kva dṛṣṭo'sau kva cāste kena kīrtyate || 5 ||
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itthaṃ na sahate viṣṇuṃ sa rājā daivamohitaḥ |
nārāyaṇaṃ bhajaṃte ye tānpīḍayati kopitaḥ || 6 ||
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na brāhmaṇānna vedāṃśca vaidikaṃ karma na vratam |
na dānaṃ manyate dātuṃ pākhaṃḍasthitisaṃsthitaḥ || 7 ||
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anītyā caṃḍadaṃḍaiśca prajāpīḍāṃ karoti saḥ |
niṣṭhuro nirdayaḥ krūraḥ puṇyakāryaparāṅmukhaḥ || 8 ||
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cyutācāro'cyutadveṣṭā cyutāgniśca cyutakriyaḥ |
so'nuśāsti janaṃ bhūpaḥ kālarūpa ivāparaḥ || 9 ||
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tato bahutithe kāle sa rājā paṃcatāṃ gataḥ |
vaidikena vidhānena lebhe naivordhva daihikam || 10 ||
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atha kiṃkarayūthena pīḍyamāno bhṛśaṃ tadā |
ayaḥkīlamaye mārge taptasiktā prapūrite || 11 ||
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caṃḍārkaraśmisaṃtapte vṛkṣacchāyāvivarjite |
taptāṃgāraprakīrṇe ca vahnijvālāsamākule || 12 ||
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lohatuṃḍaiśca kākolairhanyamānaḥ sudāruṇaiḥ |
vṛkairdaṃṣṭrākarālaiśca śvabhirghoraiśca bhakṣitaḥ || 13 ||
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śṛṇvankraṃditamanyeṣāṃ nṛṇāṃ kilbiṣakāriṇām |
jagāma pārthivo lokamaṃtakasya bhayāvaham || 14 ||
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śṛṇu bhūpagatiṃ tasya tasmiṃlloke suduḥsahām |
nirayānnirayaṃ yātaḥ paryāyeṇa sa bhūpatiḥ || 15 ||
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ādau prayātastāmisre dāruṇe bhūriduḥkhade |
punaścaivāṃdhatāmisre yatra duḥkhaṃ niraṃtaram || 16 ||
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gato'naṃtaramatyugraṃ mahārauravarauravam |
narakaṃ kālasūtraṃ ca mahānarakameva ca || 17 ||
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paścānmagnaḥ sa bhūpālo dustare duḥkhamūrchitaḥ |
saṃjīvane mahāvīcau tāpane saṃpratāpane || 18 ||
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pratāpanarakaṃ rājā duḥkhāgnipluṣṭamānasaḥ |
saṃpātaṃ ca sa kākolaṃ kuḍmalaṃ pūtimṛttikam || 19 ||
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lohaśaṃkuṃ mṛgīyaṃtraṃ paṃthānaṃ śālmalinadīm |
praviṣṭo'tha mahābhīmaṃ durdarśaṃ durgamaṃ punaḥ || 20 ||
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asipatravanaṃ caiva lohacārakameva ca |
evameteṣu sarveṣu patitvā pāpakṛnnṛpaḥ || 21 ||
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aviṃdannarake ghore saṃtāpaṃ yātanāmayam |
viṣṇupradveṣaghoṣeṇa yugānāmekaviṃśatiḥ || 22 ||
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bhuktvā ca yātanāṃ yāmyāṃ nistīrṇanarako nṛpaḥ |
samayādgirirāje tu piśāco'bhūttadā mahān || 23 ||
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sa bhrāmyati diśaḥ sarvā vane tasminbubhukṣitaḥ |
na paśyatyaśanaṃ toyaṃ merāvapi sadā girau || 24 ||
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kadācitparyaṭanso'tha piśācaḥ śokapīḍitaḥ |
plakṣaprasravaṇāraṇyaṃ praviṣṭo bhāvisatphalam || 25 ||
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bibhītakatarucchāyāṃ samāśritya suduḥkhitaḥ |
hā hato'smīti cākraṃdadghoramuccaiḥ punaḥ punaḥ || 26 ||
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kṣruttṛḍbhyāṃ muhyamānasya sarvabhūtadruho mama |
janmanosya duraṃtasya kathamaṃto bhaviṣyati || 27 ||
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ādau pāpasamudre'sminduḥkhakallolamālinī |
karāvalaṃbanaṃ kodya nimagnasya pradāsyati || 28 ||
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itthaṃ tasya piśācasya rodanaṃ dīnacetasaḥ |
devadyutiradhīyānaḥ śuśrāva karuṇāmayam || 29 ||
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samāgamya tatastatra taṃ piśācaṃ dadarśa saḥ |
vikarālamukhaṃ bhīmaṃ piśaṃganayanaṃ kṛśam || 30 ||
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ūrdhvamūrdhajakṛṣṇāṃgaṃ yamadūtamivāparam |
lalajjihvaṃ ca laṃboṣṭhadīrghajaṃghaṃ śirākulam || 31 ||
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dīrghāṃghriṃ śuṣkatuṃḍaṃ ca gartākṣaṃ śuṣkapaṃjaram |
athāmuṃ kautukāviṣṭaḥ papraccha munipuṃgavaḥ || 32 ||
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devadyutiruvāca |
ko'si tvaṃ bhīṣaṇākāraḥ kuto rodiṣi dāruṇam |
avastheyaṃ kuto brūhi kiṃcāhaṃ karavāṇi te || 33 ||
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mamāśramapraviṣṭā hi duḥkhabhājo na jaṃtavaḥ |
modaṃte kevalaṃ sarve vaiṣṇave bhavane yathā || 34 ||
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vada tvaṃ satvaraṃ bhadra duḥkhasyaitasya kāraṇam |
kālakṣepaṃ na kurvaṃti prāpte'the hi manīṣiṇaḥ || 35 ||
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vasiṣṭha uvāca |
śrutvaitadvacanaṃ prītaḥ piśācastyaktarodanaḥ |
uvāca dīnayā vācā praśrayāvanatastadā || 36 ||
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piśāca uvāca |
sarvāṃgavyāpi saṃtāpaṃ jahāra tvadvaco mayi |
grīṣme dāvānalodbhūtaṃ varṣanmegha ivācale || 37 ||
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yanme'sti sukṛtaṃ kiṃcittena dṛṣṭo'si me dvija |
na hyasaṃcitapuṇyānāṃ sadbhirekatrasaṃgamaḥ || 38 ||
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ityuktvā kathayāmāsa pūrvavṛttāṃtamātmanaḥ |
viṣṇudveṣapradoṣeṇa daśāmetāmahaṃ gataḥ || 39 ||
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yannāmaprāṇānmukto hi smṛtvā viṣṇupadaṃ vrajet |
pāpiṣṭho hi harau tasminmamadveṣo'bhavaddvija || 40 ||
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yaḥ pālayati bhūtāni dharmaṃ yāti jagattraye |
yoṃ'tarātmā ca bhūtānāṃ tasmindveṣo mamābhavat || 41 ||
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karmaṇāṃ phalado yo'tra sarvavedeṣu gīyate |
tapobhirijyate vipraiḥ samadveṣavaśaṃgataḥ || 42 ||
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tyaktakriyaiḥ priyāraṇyairniḥsaṃgaikacaraiśca yaḥ |
vedāṃte yatibhiściṃtyaḥ sa me dveṣī harirdvija || 43 ||
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brahmādayaḥ surāḥ sarve yoginaḥ sanakādayaḥ |
muktyarthamarcayaṃtīha sa viṣṇurdveṣito mayā || 44 ||
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ādau madhye'vasāne yo viśvadhātā sanātanaḥ |
yasya naivādimadhyāṃtāḥ same dveṣapadaṃ yayau || 45 ||
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yanmayā sukṛtaṃ karma kṛtaṃ prāktanajanmani |
viṣṇudveṣāgninā dagdhaṃ tatsarvaṃ bhasmasādabhūt || 46 ||
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kathaṃcidasya pāpasya sīmāṃ drakṣyāmi cedaham |
muktvā nārāyaṇaṃ nānyamarcayiṣyāmi devatām || 47 ||
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viṣṇudveṣācciraṃ bhuktvā mayā narakayātanām |
nirayānnisṛtaḥ so'haṃ paiśācīṃ yonimāgataḥ || 48 ||
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adhunā karmamaṃtraiḥ kairathānītastvadāśramam |
yatra tvaddarśanārkānme naṣṭaṃ duḥkhamayaṃ tamaḥ || 49 ||
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prāpyate maraṇaṃ yatra baṃdhanaṃ śrīḥ sukhaṃ vadhūḥ |
sa tatra nīyate svena karmaṇā galahastinā || 50 ||
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idānīmucitaṃ karma brūhi paiśācyanāśanam |
paropakārakārye hi na dhanyā maṃdagāminaḥ || 51 ||
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devadyutiruvāca |
aho muṣṇāti māyeyaṃ devāsuranṛṇāṃ smṛtim |
yayā deveṣvapi dveṣo jāyate dharmanāśanaḥ || 52 ||
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sraṣṭā pālayitā haṃtā jagatāṃ yo maheśvaraḥ |
ātmā ca sarvabhūtānāṃ taṃ mūḍho dveṣṭi kaḥ katham || 53 ||
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bhavaṃti sarvakarmāṇi saphalāni yadarpaṇāt |
tadbhaktivimukho martyaḥ ko na yātīha durgatim || 54 ||
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śrutismṛtisadācāravihitaṃ karma kevalam |
sevitavyaṃ caturvarṇairbhajannārāyaṇaṃ sadā || 55 ||
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anyathā nirayaṃ yāṃti vinā hyāgamasevanāt |
ato vedaviruddhārthaṃ śāstroktaṃ karma saṃtyajet || 56 ||
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svabuddhiracitaiḥ śāstraiḥ pratāryeha tu bāliśān |
vighnaṃti śreyaso mārgaṃ lokanāśāya kevalam || 57 ||
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viṣṇuṃ niṃdaṃti vedāṃśca tapo niṃdaṃti saddvijān |
tena te narakaṃ yāṃti hyasacchāstraniṣevaṇāt || 58 ||
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ayameva yathā rājā draviḍo nirayaṃ gataḥ |
dviṣannārāyaṇaṃ devaṃ devadevaṃ jagatprabhum || 59 ||
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tasmāddveṣaṃ hi deveṣu brāhmaṇeṣu viśeṣataḥ |
saṃtyajetpuṇyakāmo'tra vedabāhyāṃ kriyāṃ tyajet || 60 ||
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ityuktvā kathayāmāsa piśācāya hi taṃ muniḥ |
prayāgaṃ gaccha bho bhadra māghamāsaṃ vicāraya || 61 ||
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yatra te niścitā muktiḥ paiśācyānnātra saṃśayaḥ |
tatrāplutā divaṃ yāṃti śrutireṣā sanātanī || 62 ||
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vijahāti narastatra prāktanaṃ karma duṣkṛtam |
prayāgasnānato nāsti kvāpyanyadadhikaṃ param || 63 ||
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prāyaścittaṃ taporūpaṃ dānarūpaṃ kriyātmakam |
yāgayogādhikaṃ viddhi prayāgaṃ pāpināmapi || 64 ||
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svargāpavargayordvāraṃ tatpṛthivyāmapāvṛtam |
sitāsitoda veṇī yā tāṃ hitvā bhuvi nāparā || 65 ||
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pāpanaigaḍabaddhasya chedanaikakuṭhārikā |
kva viṣṇuḥ sūryatejo'gnirgaṃgāyāmunasaṃgamaḥ || 66 ||
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kva varākī nṛṇāṃ tucchā pāparāśi tṛṇāhutiḥ |
malīmasaghanadhvaṃse yathā śaradi caṃdramāḥ || 67 ||
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bhāti pāpakṣayādūrdhvaṃ naro veṇījalāplutaḥ |
sitāsitasya māhātmyamahaṃ vaktuṃ na te kṣamaḥ || 68 ||
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yattoyakaṇasaṃspṛṣṭo muktaḥ keralako dvijaḥ |
iti vākyamṛṣeḥ śrutvā piśācastuṣṭamānasaḥ || 69 ||
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muktaduḥkhaiva prītaḥ papraccha praṇayānmunim |
kathaṃ keraladeśīyo dvijo mukto mahāmune || 70 ||
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etaṃ kathaya vṛttāṃtaṃ saṃśritya karuṇāṃ mayi || 71 ||
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devadyutiruvāca |
piśāca śṛṇu puṇyāṃ me kathāṃ kathayataḥ śubhām |
kerale vasunāmātra brāhmaṇo vedapāragaḥ || 72 ||
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dāyādairhṛtavittastu nirdhano baṃdhuvarjitaḥ |
janmabhūmiṃ parityajya mahāduḥkhena duḥkhitaḥ || 73 ||
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deśāddeśaṃ paribhrāmya kālena mahatā punaḥ |
praviśya sa mahāraṇyamīṣadvyādhiprapīḍitaḥ || 74 ||
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gacchaṃstīrthāṃtaraṃ śrāṃtaḥ kṣutkṣāmo viṃdhyaparvate |
durbhikṣeṇa mṛtiṃ lebhe na dāhaṃ caurdhvadehikam || 75 ||
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tena karmavipākena tatraiva girigahvare |
pretībhūtaściraṃ kālamuvāsa nirjane vane || 76 ||
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śītātapaparikliṣṭo nirāhāro nirūdakaḥ |
digaṃbaro vyupānatko girā hāheti niḥśvasan || 77 ||
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itastataḥ paribhrāmya vāyubhūtaḥ sa keralaḥ |
dvijo na śaraṇaṃ lebhe na sukhaṃ kutracittadā || 78 ||
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saṃśocati sma duḥkhārte naiva paśyati sadgatim |
sarvadā dattadānaṃ sa bhuṃkte svaṃ karmaṇaḥ phalam || 79 ||
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havirjuhvati nāgnau ye goviṃdaṃ nārcayaṃti ye |
bhajaṃte nātmavidyāṃ ye sutīrthavimukhāśca ye || 80 ||
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suvarṇavastratāṃbūlaṃ maṇimannaṃ phalaṃ jalam |
ārtebhyo na prayacchaṃti sarve te kṛtahīnakāḥ || 81 ||
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brahmasvaṃ ca parasvaṃ ca strīdhanāni haraṃti ye |
balena chadmanā vāpi dhūrtāśca paravaṃcakāḥ || 82 ||
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dāṃbhikaḥ kuhakāścaurā ye ca pāvakavṛttayaḥ |
bālavṛddhāturastrīṣu nirdayāḥ satyavarjitāḥ || 83 ||
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agnidā garadā ye ca ye cānye kūṭasākṣiṇaḥ |
agamyāgāminaḥ sarve ye cānye grāmayājinaḥ || 84 ||
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pitṛmātṛsnuṣāpatyasvadāratyāginaśca ye |
ye kadaryāśca lubdhāśca nāstikā dharmadūṣakāḥ || 85 ||
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tyajaṃti svāminaṃ yuddhe tyajaṃti śaraṇāgatam |
gavāṃbhūmeśca haṃtāro ye cānye ratnadūṣakāḥ || 86 ||
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parāpavādinaḥ pāpā devatāguruniṃdakāḥ |
mahākṣetreṣu sarveṣu pratigraharatāśca ye || 87 ||
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paradroharatā ye ca yathā ca prāṇihiṃsakāḥ |
kupratigrāhiṇaḥ sarve te bhavaṃti punaḥ punaḥ || 88 ||
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pretarākṣasapaiśāca tiryagvṛkṣakuyoniṣu |
na teṣāṃ sukhaleśo'sti iha loke paratra ca || 89 ||
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tasmāttyaktvā niṣiddhārthaṃ vihitaṃ karma cācaret |
yajñaṃ dānaṃ tapastīrthaṃ maṃtraṃ devaṃ guruṃ bhajet || 90 ||
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vipākaṃ karmaṇāṃ dṛṣṭvā yonikoṭiṣu dustaram |
caturbhirapi varṇaiśca sevyo dharmo niraṃtaram || 91 ||
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iti pretagatiṃ dṛṣṭvā pāpabījotthitāṃ hi saḥ |
kṛtvā dharmopadeśaṃ ca punastasmai dvijo'bravīt || 92 ||
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itthaṃ sa keralaḥ preto vartamāno girau tadā |
ativāhya ciraṃ kālamapaśyatpathikaṃ pathi || 93 ||
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vahaṃtaṃ dvau karaṃḍau ca veṇī jalayutau tathā |
gāyaṃtaṃ pramukhā devaṃ puṇyaślokaṃ janārdanam || 94 ||
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taṃ dṛṣṭvā sahasā preto mārgarodhaṃ cakāra saḥ |
darśayāmāsa cātmānaṃ mā bhaiṣīrityuvāca saḥ || 95 ||
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pānīyaṃ pātumicchāmi tvattaḥ kārpāṭikottama |
na pāsyasi jalaṃ cenmāṃ prāṇā yāsyaṃti me dṛḍham || 96 ||
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iti pretavacaḥ śrutvā pāṃthaḥ pratyāha kautukāt |
kārpaṭīka uvāca |
kastvaṃ duḥkhābhibhūtastu kṛśo mlāno digaṃbaraḥ || 97 ||
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jīvaśeṣo mumūrṣuśca vikṛto bhayavardhanaḥ |
navadhūmamayākāraścaṃḍaścaṃcalalocanaḥ || 98 ||
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padbhyāmaspṛṣṭabhūmistvaṃ nirmāṃsodarabāhukaḥ |
iti tadvacanaṃ śrutvā preto vākyamathābravīt || 99 ||
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preta uvāca |
śṛṇu dharmiṣṭha te vacmi yenāhamīdṛśo'bhavam |
brāhmaṇo'dattadāno'haṃ lobhī ca malinakriyaḥ || 100 ||
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parānnaṃ ca sadā bhuktamekākī miṣṭabhojanaḥ |
mayā dattā na bhikṣāpi haṃtakāro na puṣkalaḥ || 101 ||
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na kṛto vaiśvadevastu prakṣipto na bahirbali |
bhūtānāṃ tu tṛṣārtānāṃ na hatā payasā ca tṛṭ || 102 ||
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kadācitpitaro naiva tarpitā aṭatā mahīm |
na ca śrāddhaṃ kṛtaṃ kvāpi pūjitā naiva devatāḥ || 103 ||
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varṣātapaparitrāṇaṃ na dattaṃ pādarakṣaṇam |
jalapātraṃ na dattaṃ ca tāṃbūlaṃ nauṣadhaṃ mayā || 104 ||
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na gṛhe vasatirdattā nātithyaṃ kasyacitkṛtam |
aṃdhavṛddhādhanānātha dīnāḥ pānānnatoṣitāḥ || 105 ||
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gavāṃ grāso na datto vai na rogī parimocitaḥ |
na dattā na hutā vipra pavitrāśca tilā mayā || 106 ||
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pṛthivyāṃ tiladātāro na bhavaṃti tu madvidhāḥ |
vyatīpāte na dattaṃ hi kiṃcitsvarṇaṃ mahāphalam || 107 ||
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saṃkrāṃtāvuparāge ca na dattaṃ sūryacandrayoḥ |
parvāṇyanyāni sarvāṇi jagmuḥ śūnyāni me dvija || 108 ||
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tithayaḥ kārtike mukhyā jātā vaṃdhyāḥ sadā mama |
pitṛbhyo naiva dattaṃ vā aṣṭakāsu maghāsu ca || 109 ||
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dvijānāṃ na kṛtā prītirmanvādiṣu yugādiṣu |
na dattastilatailena pradīpaḥ kārtike mayā || 110 ||
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na snāto māghamāse'haṃ rūpasaubhāgyakāmade |
dvijāya vedaviduṣe gautamyāṃ siṃhage gurau || 111 ||
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mayā saṃkalpitaṃ dravyaṃ na dattaṃ pūrvajanmani |
na snāto'haṃ kṛṣṇaveṇyāṃ tathā kanyāgate gurau || 112 ||
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agniṃ prajvālya kāṣṭhaughaiḥ snātānāṃ pauṣamāghayoḥ |
śītārtānāṃ ca viprāṇāṃ na kṛto jāḍyanigrahaḥ || 113 ||
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mādhavādiṣu māseṣu na dattaṃ śītalaṃ jalam |
mayā nāro'pito'śvattho nyagrodho naiva vardhitaḥ || 114 ||
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baṃdīgṛhānmayā muktirna kṛtā prāṇināṃ kvacit |
na prāṇibhayasaṃtrasto rakṣitaḥ śaraṇāgataḥ || 115 ||
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nopoṣyātra trirātrāṇi toṣito madhusūdanaḥ |
kṛcchrātikṛcchrapārākaṃ tathā cāṃdrāyaṇaṃ dvija || 116 ||
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athānyattaptakṛcchraṃ ca tathā sāṃtapanāni ca |
vratānyetāni puṇyāni juṣṭānīṃdrādibhiḥ suraiḥ || 117 ||
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caritvā na mayā tāni dehaḥ saṃśoṣitaḥ purā |
itthaṃ pūrvabhavo vaṃdhyo mama jāto dvijottama || 118 ||
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paśya dvija mahākrūrāmadbhutāmatra janmani |
gatiṃ dūraprabodhāṃ tu mama pūrvasya karmaṇaḥ || 119 ||
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saṃti māṃsāni mārgeṣu vṛkavyāghrahatāni vai |
phalānyanyāni śailesminśukaistyaktāni sarvataḥ || 120 ||
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puṇyāni ca sugaṃdhīni phalāni rasavaṃti ca |
mūlāni tu subhakṣyāṇi mṛdūni madhurāṇi ca || 121 ||
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nānāvidhāni tiṣṭhaṃti madhūni subahūnyapi |
srotasāṃ nirjharāṇāṃ ca saṃti vārīṇi sarvaśaḥ || 122 ||
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sulabheṣu padārtheṣu sarveṣveteṣu parvate |
nekṣehamaśanaṃ kvāpi daivenāpi hataṃ sadā || 123 ||
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vātāhāreṇa jīvāmi yathā jīvaṃti pannagāḥ |
punarjīvāmi bho vipra devayoniprabhāvataḥ || 124 ||
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balena prajñayā nityaṃ maṃtrapauruṣavikramaiḥ |
sahāyaiścaiva mitraiśca nālabhyaṃ labhate naraḥ || 125 ||
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lābhālābhe sukhe duḥkhe vivāhe mṛtyujīvane |
bhoge roge viyoge ca daivameva hi kāraṇam || 126 ||
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kurūpāḥ kukulā mūrkhāḥ kutsitācāraniṃditāḥ |
śauryavikramahīnāśca daivādrājyāni bhuṃjate || 127 ||
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kāṇāḥ khaṃjā abhavyāśca nītihīnāśca durguṇāḥ |
napuṃsakāśca dṛśyaṃte daivādrājye pratiṣṭhitāḥ || 128 ||
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yairdattāśca tilā gāvo hiraṇyaṃ vasanāni ca |
gaurī kanyā ca yairdattā yairdattā ca vasuṃdharā || 129 ||
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śayyāsanāni tāṃbūlaṃ maṃdirāṇi dhanāni ca |
bhakṣyabhojyāni dattāni caṃdanānyagarūṇi ca || 130 ||
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aṭavyāṃ parvatāgre ca grāme vā nagare'pi vā |
puraḥ puraḥśca tiṣṭhaṃti teṣāṃ bhogāḥ prayatnataḥ || 131 ||
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saṃtyatra parvate'nye'pi rākṣasā balavattarāḥ |
rākṣasāśca piśācāśca piśācyaścātidāruṇāḥ || 132 ||
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kadācicca kathaṃcicca kvāpi yatra svakarmaṇā |
labhaṃte cānnapānāni paryaṭaṃto vanevane || 133 ||
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iti śrutvā'tra tebhyaśca mā bhayaṃ bhavatāṃ bhavet |
śuciṃ goviṃdabhaktaṃ tvāṃ na te draṣṭumapi kṣamāḥ || 134 ||
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viṣṇubhaktitanutrāṇaṃ nārāyaṇaparāyaṇam |
na spṛśaṃti na paśyaṃti rākṣasāḥ pretapūtanāḥ || 135 ||
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bhūtavetālagaṃdharvāḥ śākinyaścāryakā grahāḥ |
revatyo vṛddharevatyo mukhamaṃḍyastathā grahāḥ || 136 ||
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yakṣā bālagrahāḥ krūrā duṣṭā vṛddhagrahāśca ye |
tathā mātṛgrahā bhīmā grahāścānye vināyakāḥ || 137 ||
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kṛtyāḥ sarpāśca kūṣmāṃḍā ye cānye duṣṭajaṃtavaḥ |
na paśyaṃti paraṃ vipra vaiṣṇavaṃ brāhmaṇaṃ śucim || 138 ||
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śuciṃ rakṣaṃti bhūtāni dharmiṣṭhaṃ pīḍayaṃti na |
rakṣaṃti ca śuciṃ nityaṃ grahanakṣatradevatāḥ || 139 ||
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goviṃdanāma jihvāgre hṛdi vedastu saṃsthitaḥ |
śuciśca dānaśīlaśca tvaṃ sarvatrākutobhayaḥ || 140 ||
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evaṃ brāhmaṇa tiṣṭhāmi bhuṃjānaḥ karmaṇaḥ phalam |
na śocāmīti matvā'haṃ vimṛśya ca punaḥ punaḥ || 141 ||
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na dunomi tathā tāvadyāvajjaṃbālinī taṭe |
sārasodīritaṃ vākye śrutaṃ paryaṭatā mayā || 142 ||
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brāhmaṇa uvāca |
sārasodīritaṃ vākyaṃ kīdṛśaṃ hi śrutaṃ tvayā |
tadahaṃ śrotumicchāmi brūhi tvaṃ preta satvaram || 143 ||
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preta uvāca |
bravīmi sārasaṃ vākyaṃ śṛṇu kārpāṭikottama |
dhūsarā nāma kakṣe'sminnadīgirisamudbhavā || 144 ||
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sadā jalaśayottālā mattadaṃtikulākulā |
mahākakubhaśobhāḍhyā snigdhajaṃbūmanoharā || 145 ||
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tasyāstīramahaṃ prāpto gāhamāno vanaṃ ghanam |
mayi tiṣṭhati vai tatra phalabhojanakāmyayā || 146 ||
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vanāṃtarātsamuḍḍīya sāraso lakṣmaṇā yutaḥ |
āgatya pulinaṃ nadyāḥ sevituṃ bahupakṣibhiḥ || 147 ||
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pītvā tatraiva pānīyaṃ ramitvā bhāryayā saha |
suptaḥ pakṣapuṭe vāme praveśya ca śiromukham || 148 ||
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etasminnaṃtare dṛṣṭaḥ pādapādavatīrya ca |
raktānanaḥ suraktākṣo daṃḍī dṛḍhanakhāvali || 149 ||
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lomaśo dīrghalāṃgūlaścalaceṣṭo hi vānaraḥ |
yatrāsau sārasaḥ suptastatra vegena cāgataḥ || 150 ||
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samāgatya ca jagrāha sārasaṃ caraṇe dṛḍham |
karābhyāṃ krūrayā buddhyā paśyatāṃ bahupakṣiṇām || 151 ||
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uḍḍīyoḍḍīya te sarve gatāścānyatra khecarāḥ |
sārasī bhītabhītā ca virāvānkurvatī sthitā || 152 ||
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sāraso bhagnanidrastu trāsāccalitalocanaḥ |
avalokitavāñchīghraṃ tadottāmya śirodharām || 153 ||
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vilokya vānaraṃ duṣṭaṃ haṃtukāmaṃ sudāruṇam |
tadā saṃbhāṣayāmāsa girā madhurayā khagaḥ || 154 ||
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aparādhaṃ vinā māṃ tvaṃ kiṃ śākhāmṛga bādhase |
sāparādhā janā loke vadhyaṃte bhūmipairapi || 155 ||
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na pīḍayitumarhaṃti tvādṛśā uttamā janāḥ |
asmānahiṃsakānsādhūnparavṛttiparāṅmukhān || 156 ||
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jalaśaivālabhakṣāṃśca khecarānvanavāsinaḥ |
svadāraratiśīlāṃśca paradārābhivarjitān || 157 ||
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na pīḍayitumarhaṃti tvadvidhā vānarottama |
parāpavādapaiśunyāndvijānparamasevakān || 158 ||
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śākhāmṛga vimuṃcāśu sarvathā māmanāgasam |
jānāmi tava janmāhaṃ na tvaṃ vetsi tu māmakam || 159 ||
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ityākarṇya vacastasya mumoca sārasaṃ tadā |
capalo vānaraḥ śīghramāha dūre vyavasthitaḥ || 160 ||
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vānara uvāca |
brūhi re tvaṃ kathaṃ vetsi mama janma purātanam |
tvaṃ pakṣī jñānahīnaśca tiryakcāhaṃ vanecaraḥ || 161 ||
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sārasa uvāca |
jāne'haṃ tāvakaṃ janma jātismaramiti sphuṭam |
tvaṃ hi viṃdhyādhipo rājā prāgbhave parvateśvaraḥ || 162 ||
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ahaṃ pūjyatamo viprastava vaṃśe purohitaḥ |
tena pratyabhijānāmi tvāṃ samyagvānarottama || 163 ||
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imāṃ pālayatā bhūmiṃ prajāḥ sarvāḥ prapīḍitāḥ |
tvayā vivekahīnena bhṛśaṃ saṃcayatā dhanam || 164 ||
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prajāpīḍānatāpottha vahnijvālaistu vānara |
prāktvaṃ dagdhaḥ punaḥ kṣiptaḥ kuṃbhīpāke'ti dāruṇe || 165 ||
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punaḥ punaḥśca dagdhena jātena ca punaḥ punaḥ |
nārakeṇa śarīreṇa samāstriṃśadgataṃ tvayā || 166 ||
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kurvatā dāruṇāñchabdānrudatā ca punaḥ punaḥ |
kuṃbhīpākānale tīvrā hyanubhūtāśca yātanāḥ || 167 ||
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nistīrṇanarako bhūyaḥ pāpaśeṣeṇa sāṃpratam |
prāpto'si vānaraṃ janma yena māṃ haṃtumicchasi || 168 ||
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viprasyopavanātpūrvaṃ pakvaraṃbhāphalāni vai |
ananujñāpya bhuktāni tvayāpahṛtya pauruṣāt || 169 ||
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vipākaḥ karmaṇastasya phalate paśya dāruṇaḥ |
vānarastvaṃ vane vāso hyadhunā tena vartase || 170 ||
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aśubhasya śubhasyāpi purāvihitakarmaṇaḥ |
bhogaḥ krīḍati bhūteṣu nollaṃghyastridaśairapi || 171 ||
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itthaṃ tvajjanma jānāmi yathāvattu sahetukam |
prāptaḥ sārasadeho'pi jñānenāparimohitaḥ || 172 ||
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preta uvāca |
iti śrutvā kathāṃ vipra vānaropyāha sārasam |
samyagvetti bhavānnūnaṃ kathaṃ tvaṃ pakṣitāṃ gataḥ || 173 ||
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sārasa uvāca |
kathayiṣyāmi tatkarma yenāhaṃ durgatiṃ gataḥ |
pakṣiyoniṃ gato yena tatsarvaṃ śrotumarhasi || 174 ||
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dhānyaṃ khāriśataṃ sāgramutsṛṣṭaṃ hi tvayā purā |
bahubhyo brāhmaṇebhyaśca carmadāyāṃ ravigrahe || 175 ||
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paurohityamadāllobhādvaṃcayitvā dvijāṃstathā |
kiṃciddattvā tu tebhyaśca gṛhītamakhilaṃ mayā || 176 ||
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viprasādhāraṇadravyagrahaṇotpannapātakāt |
patitaḥ kālasūtre'haṃ narake raktakardame || 177 ||
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calatkrimisusaṃpūrṇe durgaṃdhe pūyaphenile |
ānābhestatra magnosmi lihanpūyamadhomukhaḥ || 178 ||
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tathopari mahāgṛdhrairbhakṣyamāṇastu vāyasaiḥ |
krimibhistudyamānastu mama deho niraṃtaram || 179 ||
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tasmiñchoṇitapaṃke'haṃ nirucchvāso'bhavaṃ tadā |
muhūrto'pi mahākalpasamo jāto mamātra vai || 180 ||
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yātanāścānubhūtāśca samāstrirayutaṃ mayā |
vaktuṃ ca tanna śaknomi duḥkhaṃ vānara nārakam || 181 ||
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paurohityaṃ mahāghoraṃ pāpadaṃ ca svabhāvataḥ |
devopajīvanaṃ yatra brāhmaṇasyopajīvanam || 182 ||
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rājñaḥ pratigraho ghorastena dagdhā dvijātayaḥ |
teṣāmapi hareddravyaṃ purodhāstena nārakī || 183 ||
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rājā yatkurute pāpaṃ purā dehena dhīyate |
tasya tena purodhāśca gīyate tatvadarśibhiḥ || 184 ||
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daivātkathamapi prāpta uttāro narakāṃbudheḥ |
mayādau daivayogena śakunitvamupasthitam || 185 ||
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apahṛtya purā kāṃsyabhājanaṃ bhaginīgṛhāt |
ākṣikāya mayā dattaṃ tena me sārasī gatiḥ || 186 ||
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iyaṃ ca brāhmaṇī pūrvaṃ kāṃsyacorī sudāruṇā |
teneyaṃ sārasī jātā mama bhāryā sadharmiṇī || 187 ||
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itthaṃ vānara te sarvaṃ kathitaṃ karmaṇaḥ phalam |
vṛttaṃ ca vartamānaṃ ca bhaviṣyaṃ śṛṇu sāṃpratam || 188 ||
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ahaṃ haṃso bhaviṣyāmi tvaṃ ca haṃso bhaviṣyasi |
haṃsīyamapi madbhāryā sārasī ca bhaviṣyati || 189 ||
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deśe ca kāmarūpe vai sthāsyāmo vai yathāsukham |
yoginīṃ bhāvikalyāṇīṃ yāsyāmastadanaṃtaram || 190 ||
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tataśca mānuṣaṃ janma prāpyāmo durlabhaṃ punaḥ |
śreyastadviparītaṃ ca prāṇibhiryatra sādhyate || 191 ||
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evaṃ sarvāñchivo jaṃtūnmohayitvā svamāyayā |
sukhairbhunakti duḥkhaiśca nāsmāneva tu kevalam || 192 ||
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ayaṃ loke pravṛttaśca mārgo vividhanirmitaḥ |
dharmādharmamayo'tyarthe sukhaduḥkhaphalātmakaḥ || 193 ||
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sevitaḥ prāṇibhiḥ sarvaiḥ sarvadā vā punaḥ punaḥ |
devāsuranaravyāghra krimikīṭajalecaraiḥ || 194 ||
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nātikrāṃto hi kenāpi paṃthā'yaṃ duḥkhakaṃṭakaḥ |
viraktānyoginodhyāyaṃ vināvedāṃtapāragān || 195 ||
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aṇorvāpi gurorvāpi puṇyāpuṇyasya karmaṇaḥ |
dadātīha phalaṃ jñātvā deśaṃ kālaṃ maheśvaraḥ || 196 ||
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itthaṃ vidhividhānajñāṃ māyāṃ jñātveśvarasya ca |
na śocaṃti na tapyaṃti na vyathaṃti mahādhiyaḥ || 197 ||
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nānyathā śakyate kartuṃ vipākaḥ pūrvakarmaṇām |
upāyaiḥ prajñayā vāpi śākhāmṛgasurairapi || 198 ||
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purā tvaṃ bhūpatirjātaḥ paścājjāto'si nārakī |
adhunā vānaro bhūyo janma prāpsyasi tādṛśam || 199 ||
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iti matvā viśokastvaṃ śākhāmṛga yathāsukham |
pratīkṣāṃ kuru kālasya ramamāṇo'tra kānane || 200 ||
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ahamapyevamīśāna māyābaddho vane vane |
kṣapayiṣyāmi vai janma dhairyamāsthāya sārasam || 201 ||
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vānara uvāca |
mayā tvaṃ pūjitaḥ pūrvaṃ naumi tvāmadhunāpyaham |
jātismaro'si jānāmi sarvaṃ matpūrvadaihikam || 202 ||
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tiṣṭha sārasa sārasyā śivamastu sadā tava |
tvadvākyādgatamoho'haṃ vicariṣyāmi sarvadā || 203 ||
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preta uvāca |
imaṃ ramyaṃ vicitraṃ ca pāvanaṃ paramaṃ dvija |
pakṣivānarasaṃvādaṃ śrutaṃ yāvannadītaṭe || 204 ||
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tāvanmamāpi bodho'bhūttena śokaḥ kṣayaṃ gataḥ |
idānīṃ jāhnavītoyamāhātmyaṃ paramādbhutam || 205 ||
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dṛṣṭvātra brāhmaṇaśreṣṭha tvāṃ yāce jāhnavījalam |
pretatvāttartukāmo'haṃ tīvrā tṛṣṇā prapīḍitaḥ || 206 ||
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asminnevācale dṛṣṭaṃ mayāścaryaṃ ca vai dvija |
gaṃgātoyasya tāvaddhi pātumicchāmi tajjalam || 207 ||
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pāriyātrodbhavaḥ ko'pi brāhmaṇo grāmayājakaḥ |
ayājyayājanādviṃdhye saṃbhūto brahmarākṣasaḥ || 208 ||
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asmatsaṃgasya lobhe sthito'sau hāyanāṣṭakam |
tasyāsthīni suputreṇa saṃcitāni dvijottama || 209 ||
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kṣiptānyānīya gaṃgāyāṃ tīrthe kanakhale'male |
tatkṣaṇādeva mukto'sau rākṣasatvātsudāruṇāt || 210 ||
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iti gaṃgājalasnāna mahimā mahadadbhutam |
sākṣāddṛṣṭo mayā tena gāṃgeyaṃ prārthitaṃ jalam || 211 ||
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purastādyatkṛtastīrthe mayā bhūriparigrahaḥ |
na kṛtastu pratīkārastasya jāpyādilakṣaṇaḥ || 212 ||
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tena me pretarūpasya durlabhodakabhojanam |
sahasraṃ yatra varṣāṇāmatītaṃ viṃdhyaparvate || 213 ||
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iti te kathitaṃ sarvaṃ hitvā lajjāṃ garīyasīm |
idānīṃ dhārmikaśreṣṭha jaladānena satvaram || 214 ||
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saṃtarpaya mama prāṇānkaṃṭhamātrāvalaṃbitān |
durlabhaṃ pretabhāve'pi jīvitaṃ prāṇināmiha || 215 ||
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śarīraṃ rakṣaṇīyaṃ hi sarvathā sarvadā naraiḥ |
nahīcchaṃti tanutyāgamapi kuṣṭhādi rogiṇaḥ || 216 ||
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devadyutiruvāca |
iti tadvacanaṃ śrutvā vismayaṃ paramaṃ gataḥ |
pathikaściṃtayāmāsa kṛpāṃ prete samudvahan || 217 ||
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pāpapuṇyaphalaṃ loke pratyakṣaṃ dṛśyate khalu |
devadānavamānuṣyaṃ tiryaktvaṃ krimikīṭakam || 218 ||
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nānāyoniṣu janmāni nānāvyādhiprapīḍanam |
maraṇaṃ bālavṛddhānāmaṃdhatvaṃ kubjatā tathā || 219 ||
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aiśvaryaṃ ca daridratvaṃ pāṃḍityaṃ mūrkhatā tathā |
etāśca racanā loke bhavaṃti kathamanyathā || 220 ||
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te dhanyāḥ karmabhūmau ye nyāyamārgārjitaṃ dhanam |
satpātrebhyaḥ prayacchaṃti kurvaṃti cātmano hitam || 221 ||
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bhūmiratnahiraṇyāni gāvo dhānyaṃ gṛhaṃ gajāḥ |
rathāśvavasanagrāmāḥ siddhamannaṃ phalaṃ jalam || 222 ||
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kanyā divyauṣadhamannaṃ chatropānadvarāsanam |
śayyā tāṃbūla mālyāni tālavṛṃtaṃ varāsanam || 223 ||
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sarvametatpradātavyaṃ lokatrayajigīṣubhiḥ |
dattaṃ hi prāpyate svarge dattameva hi bhujyate || 224 ||
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chatracāmarayānāni varāśvavaravāraṇāḥ |
harmyāṇi varaśayyāśca gomahiṣyo varastriyaḥ || 225 ||
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annabhūṣaṇamuktāśca putrā dāsyo mahākulam |
āyurārogyamaiśvaryaṃ kalā vidyāsu kauśalam || 226 ||
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dānasyaiva phalaṃ sarvaṃ prāpyate bhuvi mānavaiḥ |
tasmāddeyaṃ prayatnena nādattamupatiṣṭhati || 227 ||
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dharmiṣṭhena tu pāṃthena gātheyaṃ samagāyata |
iti śrutvā punaḥ pretaḥ provāca hyārtamānasaḥ || 228 ||
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manye dharmajñakalpo'si pāṃtha tvaṃ nātra saṃśayaḥ |
dehi me jīvanaṃ vāri cātakāya ghano yathā || 229 ||
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etasminprāṇadāne hi mā vilaṃbaṃ kṛthā bahu |
tataḥ pratyāha pāṃthastu vacanaṃ nyāyagarbhitam || 230 ||
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bhṛgukṣetre śṛṇu preta pitarau mama tiṣṭhataḥ |
tadarthaṃ tīrtharājasya mayā vāri samāhṛtam || 231 ||
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tatsitāsitapānīyaṃ madhye ca prārthitaṃ tvayā |
na jāne dharmasaṃdehaḥ kimatra mama yujyate || 232 ||
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balābalaṃ vicārārthaṃ kariṣye prabalaṃ vidhim |
vedebhyo dharmaśāstrebhyo nāhaṃ mānena kevalam || 233 ||
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hayamedhādi yajñebhyaḥ sarvebhyopyadhikaṃ matam |
ṛṣibhirdevatābhiśca prāṇināṃ prāṇarakṣaṇam || 234 ||
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iti dattvā varaṃ vāri kṛttvā pretasya rakṣaṇam |
pitrarthaṃ punarādāya jalaṃ neṣyāmi pāvanam || 235 ||
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eṣa me prabalo bhāti śuddhadharmaprado vidhiḥ |
paropakaraṇādanyatsarvamalpaṃ smṛtaṃ budhaiḥ || 236 ||
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paropakāribhirdattā api prāṇā nṛbhirmudā |
adbhiḥ paropakāraḥ syātkiṃ na labdhaṃ mayā punaḥ || 237 ||
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dadhīcinā purā gītaḥ śloko'yaṃ śrūyate bhuvi |
sarvadharmamayaḥ sāraḥ sarvadharmajñasaṃmataḥ || 238 ||
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paropakāraḥ kartavyaḥ prāṇairapi dhanairapi |
paropakārajaṃ puṇyaṃ tulyaṃ kratuśatairapi || 239 ||
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ityuktvā pradadau toyaṃ gaṃgāyāmunasaṃbhavam |
pretāya prāṇarakṣārthaṃ sa dharmiṣṭho varo dvijaḥ || 240 ||
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pretaḥ prīto jalaṃ pītvā hyabhiṣicya śirastathā |
prajahau pretadehaṃ taṃ divyadeho'bhavatkṣaṇāt || 241 ||
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tadāścaryaṃ mahaddṛṣṭvā nijagāda sa keralaḥ |
aho vimuktaḥ pretatvādveṇīpānīyabiṃdubhiḥ || 242 ||
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brahmāpi naiva śaknoti manye vaktumapāṃ guṇam |
gaṅgātoyaṃ mahādevo dhatte ke kathamanyathā || 243 ||
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aciṃtyaśaktigaṃgāṃbhastilamātraṃ tu yaḥ pibet |
devo bhavetsa siddho vā garbhe naiva ca saṃviśet || 244 ||
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na gaṃgā sadṛśī siddhirna gaṃgā sadṛśī matiḥ |
na gaṃgāsadṛśī muktirgaṃgā sarvādhikā yataḥ || 245 ||
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tasmātsarvaprayatnena mahābhaktyā ca dhārmika |
karasthaṃ tasya kaivalyaṃ yogaṃ gāṃ sevate sadā || 246 ||
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āyuṣmānbhava pāṃthatvaṃ mā dharmavirato bhava |
tvayā'haṃ tāritaḥ sadyo gaṃgāṃbukaṇadānataḥ || 247 ||
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ityuktvā prasthito nākaṃ piśācastu sa keralaḥ |
āśīrbhirabhinaṃdyātha pāṃthaṃ baṃdhuvaraṃ naram || 248 ||
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pretaṃ vimokṣya pāṃtho'pi punarādāya tajjalam |
gatastenaiva mārgeṇa smaraṃstīrthodakautukam || 249 ||
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vasiṣṭha uvāca |
itthaṃ prayāgamāhātmyaṃ śrutvā natvā ca taṃ munim |
prayāgaṃ sahasā māghe piśācaḥ satvaraṃ gataḥ || 250 ||
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snātvā sitāsite so'pi māghamāse dvijottama |
piśācaḥ kṣīṇapāpastu paiśācīṃ vijahau tanum || 251 ||
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divyadehastato bhūtvā drāviḍo bhūpatistadā |
stuvannārāyaṇaṃ devaṃ bhaktyā doṣavivarjitaḥ || 252 ||
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gaṃdharvaiḥ stūyamānastu nākanārīsupūjitaḥ |
uttamena vimānena puraṃdarapuraṃ yayau || 253 ||
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iti te kathitaṃ vipra pūrvavṛttaṃ sakautukam |
itihāsaṃ dvijaśreṣṭha sadyaḥ pātakanāśanam || 254 ||
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jñānadaṃ mokṣadaṃ vipra śrutaṃ durgatināśanam |
iti te kathitaṃ sarvaṃ purāvṛttaṃ sakautukam || 255 ||
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itihāsaṃ dvijaśreṣṭha śrutaṃ durgatināśanam |
adhunā tu mayā sārdhamimāḥ kanyāḥ sutaśca te || 256 ||
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tvaṃ cāyātu prayāgaṃ vai sarve sadgatimīpsavaḥ |
māghasnānaṃ prakurmo'tra devānāmapi durlabham || 257 ||
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tatra mokṣyaṃti paiśācyaṃ sadyaḥ pāpasamudbhavam || 258 ||
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maheśa uvāca |
evaṃ vasiṣṭhavaktrābjakathāmadhurasaṃmudā |
pītvā pramuditāḥ sarve nistīrṇā narakārṇavāt || 259 ||
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prasthitāstena sārdhaṃ te satvaraṃ vyomni harṣitāḥ |
dilīpa śṛṇu tatsarvaṃ tattīrthaṃ tu sitāsitam || 260 ||
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satvaraṃ vyomamārgeṇa kāmamāsādya duḥsahāḥ |
samāgamya tadā tatra saṃhṛṣṭahṛdayāśca te || 261 ||
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athoce lomaśastatra sadayaṃ gaganāṃgaṇe |
paśyaṃtu śraddhayā sarve tīrtharājamimaṃ bhuvi || 262 ||
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vinā jñānaṃ prayāge'sminmucyaṃte sarvajaṃtavaḥ |
iṣṭvātraiva mahāyajñaṃ sraṣṭukāmaḥ prajāpatiḥ || 263 ||
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avāpa sṛṣṭisāmarthyaṃ tataḥ sṛṣṭiṃ cakāra saḥ |
atra nārāyaṇaḥ sasnau patnīkāmaḥ sitāsite || 264 ||
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ataḥ sa labdhavānlakṣmīṃ bhāryāmamṛtamaṃthane |
uṣitvā cātra ṣaṇmāsaṃ snātvā veṇyāṃ yathecchayā || 265 ||
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tripuraṃ ghātayāmāsa tribāṇena triśūlabhṛt |
imāni trīṇi kuṃḍāni dīptānyajasravahnibhiḥ || 266 ||
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eṣa tṛptiṃ gato vahniryaḥ kenāpi ca puṣyati |
atra devāstrayastriṃśattṛptā mumudire bhṛśam || 267 ||
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āvirbhūto maheśo'tra nīlakaṃṭhaḥ kapālabhṛt |
aniśaṃsa suraiḥ sevya āyātoṃjalaye baṭuḥ || 268 ||
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mṛkaṃḍasūnunā kalpe praviśya yanmukhe sthitam |
loke jvālākule so'yaṃ yogarūpī janārdanaḥ || 269 ||
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seyaṃ bhāgīrathī śaṃbhoḥ sarvaduḥkhāpahāriṇī |
siddhyarthaṃ sevyate siddhairbhuktimuktiphalapradā || 270 ||
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aniśaṃ bhūtidā yā ca svargamārge hyanuttamā |
svargahetuśca yā devī seyaṃ bhāgīrathī nadī || 271 ||
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yadaṃbhaḥ snānamātreṇa vikartana salokatām |
labhaṃte prāṇinaḥ sarve nadī sā yamunā svayam || 272 ||
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anayoḥ puṇyanadyośca saṃgamaḥ sukhado mune |
atra snātā na pacyaṃte narake jñānabhāvitāḥ || 273 ||
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vinā jñānaṃ prayāge'sminmucyaṃte sarvajaṃtavaḥ |
anyacca śrūyatāṃ vipra itihāsaṃ purātanam || 274 ||
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śṛṇvatāṃ sarvapāpaghnaṃ sarvarogavināśanam |
ṛcīkena purā śapto gaṃdharvo vāyaso'bhavat || 275 ||
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śāpaṃ mumoca so'traiva snātaḥ sadyaḥ sitāsite |
vāsavasya tu śāpena svargādbhraṣṭāpsarorvaśī || 276 ||
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svargakāmā ca sā sasnau lebhe svargaṃ tatocirāt |
putraṃ ca śaṃkaraṃ lebhe yayātirnāhuṣo mune || 277 ||
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putrakāmaḥ prayāge hi snātvā puṇye sitāsite |
dhanakāmaḥ purā śakraḥ susnāto'tra dvijottama || 278 ||
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dhanadasya nidhīnsarvāñjahāra sa ca māyayā |
kaśyapo'tra tapastepe śivārādhanatatparaḥ || 279 ||
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asmiṃstīrthe bharadvājo yogasiddhimavāptavān |
asmiṃstīrthe purā vipra yogeśāḥ śāṃtamānasāḥ || 280 ||
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yogasya phalabhūmiṃ tu lebhire sanakādayaḥ |
asminmāghe tu ye snātā gaṃgāyāmunasaṃgame || 281 ||
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tārārūpāśca te sarve tairvyāptaṃ sakalaṃ jagat |
viṃdaṃti kāminaḥ kāmānmuktiṃ yāṃti mumukṣavaḥ || 282 ||
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viṃdaṃti sādhakāḥ siddhiṃ prayāge hi dvijottama |
sāṃprataṃ muktikāmāstu kanyāścāpi sutaśca te || 283 ||
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madvākyādatra majjaṃtu sarve tvaṃ ca sitāsite |
prākkālīnāghavidhvaṃsi veṇījalabalena tu || 284 ||
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labhaṃtāmakhilaṃ lakṣmīṃ prāptaśāpamahāphalām |
evamārṣavacaḥ satyamatīṃdriyamalaṃghanam || 285 ||
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śrutvā cotkaṃṭhacittāstesarve snānāya codyatāḥ |
prayāgaṃ prāpya duṣprāpyaṃ paiśācyaṃ vijahuḥ kṣaṇāt || 286 ||
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vimuktāḥ śāpaduḥkhena tanuṃ svāṃ svāṃ ca lebhire |
dṛṣṭvā vedanidhiḥ putraṃ tāḥ kanyā divyarūpiṇīḥ || 287 ||
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tuṣṭāva lomaśaṃ prītyā prasannenāṃtarātmanā |
tvadanugrahamātreṇottīrṇaḥ pāpamahārṇavaḥ || 288 ||
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idānīmucitaṃ brūhi bālānāmṛṣisattama |
lomaśa uvāca |
kumārodhītavedo'yaṃ samāptaniyamo yuvā || 289 ||
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āsāṃ tu sānurāgāṇāṃ gṛhṇātu karapaṃkajam |
tato lomaśavākyena svapiturvacanāttadā || 290 ||
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vivāhavidhinā cāśu brahmacārī sa dhārmikaḥ |
śubhadravyaiśca maṃtraiśca ṛṣibhiḥ kṛtamaṃgalaḥ || 291 ||
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paṃcānāmapi kanyānāṃ pāṇiṃ jagrāha dharmataḥ |
ānaṃdinyastadā sarvāḥ kanyāḥ pūrṇamanorathāḥ || 292 ||
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babhūvuḥ sa kumāraśca saṃtuṣṭaśca babhūva ha |
dattvānujñāṃ muniḥ so'tha lomaśastairnamaskṛtaḥ || 293 ||
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jagāma svāśramaṃ meruṃ parvataṃ surasevitam |
tato vedanidhī rājansnuṣāḥ paṃcasutaṃ tathā |
puraskṛtya mudāyukto dhanadasya puraṃ yayau || 294 ||
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iti nṛpavaramāghe snānasaṃjātapuṇyānmunivaravacasā drāktīrtharājaprayāge |
sakalakaluṣamuktāḥ paṃca gaṃdharvakanyā alamabhigatalābhātprāpya tarṣaṃ ca jagmuḥ || 295 ||
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paramimamitihāsaṃ pāvanaṃ tīrthabhūtaṃ vṛjinavilayahetuṃ yaḥ śṛṇotīha nityam |
sa bhavati khalu pūrṇaḥ sarvakāmairabhīṣṭairvrajati ca suraloke durlabho dharmayuktaḥ || 296 ||
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itihāsamimaṃ śrutvā pūjayedyastu pāṭhakam |
gobhirhiraṇyavastraiśca brahmatulyo yato hi saḥ || 297 ||
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vācake pūjite yasmādviṣṇurbhavati pūjitaḥ |
tasmātprapūjayennityaṃ yadīcchetsaphalaṃ bhavam || 298 ||
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iti śrīpādme mahāpurāṇe paṃcapaṃcāśatsahasrasaṃhitāyāmuttarakhaṃḍe māghamāhātmye vasiṣṭhadilīpasaṃvāde gaṃdharvakanyāpariṇayonāmaikonatriṃśādhikaśatatamo'dhyāyaḥ |
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Chapter 129

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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