Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana Book 6 Chapter 180 (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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śrībhagavānuvāca |
ṣaṣṭhādhyāyasya māhātmyaṃ pravakṣyāmi varānane |
yadākarṇayatāṃ nṝṇāṃ muktiḥ karatale sthitā || 1 ||
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asti godāvarī tīre pratiṣṭhānaṃ puraṃ mahat |
pippaleśābhidhāno'haṃ yatrāsmi smeralocane || 2 ||
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yatra godāvarī tīra śīkarairavaśītalaiḥ |
haṃsāḥ pakṣapuṭaiḥ kīrṇairharaṃti yamināṃ śramam || 3 ||
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sphuratpadmāvalīkośaparāgasurabhīkṛtam |
ślāghyaṃ godāvarītoyaṃ yena te nirjarā narāḥ || 4 ||
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dhiksudhāmauṣadhīśasya vikṛtkṣayavidhāyinīm |
mahārāṣṭravadhūkānāṃ majjaṃtīnāṃ munīśvarāḥ || 5 ||
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spṛśaṃti yatra vaktrāṇi phullapaṃkajaśaṃkayā |
yatrakhelanmahārāṣṭrāḥ kvaṇatkaṃkaṇasuṃdarāḥ || 6 ||
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haraṃti dhvanayo līnāṃ manāṃsyapi tapasvinām |
atyuccasaudhaśikharavihāri vanitāmukham || 7 ||
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paśyannanudinaṃ yatra kṣīyate mṛgalāṃcchanaḥ |
atyuccasaudhavalabhī mahāmaṇimarīcibhiḥ || 8 ||
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cuṃbyaṃte munigaṃdharvairdūrvācaṃdanacaṃcalaiḥ |
yasminnādhūyamānānāṃ patākānāṃ samīraṇaiḥ || 9 ||
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gataśramā raveryāne bhavaṃti rathavājinaḥ |
rāśīkṛtairmalayajairasaṃkhyātairvaṇiggaṇaiḥ || 10 ||
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yasminnupalaśeṣo'sau lakṣyate malayācalaḥ |
puṃjīkṛtāni dṛśyaṃte yatra muktāphalānyapi || 11 ||
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nagarīdevatā hāsya stabakā iva sarvataḥ |
tatra jñānaśrutirnāmnā medinīvallabho'bhavat || 12 ||
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yasminnuddharati kṣoṇīṃ śeṣo'yaṃ maṇisaṃnibhāṃ |
api pratāpamārtaṃḍamaṃḍalī tīvratejasi || 13 ||
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nityamadhvaradhūmena śyāmalāḥ kalpaśākhinaḥ |
asādhāraṇadātṛtvaṃ paśyaṃta iva lajjayā || 14 ||
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yadadhvarapuroḍāśa carvaṇāsvādalaṃpaṭāḥ |
na tatyajuḥ suparvāṇaḥ pratiṣṭhānapuraṃ manāk || 15 ||
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yasyadānāṃbudhārābhiḥ pratāpajyotsnayāniśam |
makhadhūmaiśca saṃpuṣṭā vavṛṣuḥ samaye ghanāḥ || 16 ||
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svalpamātramapi kvāpi na padaṃ prāpurītayaḥ |
nītayaḥ prasaraṃti sma yasminśāsati medinīm || 17 ||
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vāpikūpataḍāgānāṃ cchadmanā yo'nuvāsaram |
hṛdayasthāni medinyā nidhānāni vyalokayat || 18 ||
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pāṃḍurābhiḥ patākābhiḥ prāsādo yasya rājate |
viyadgaṃgātaraṃgoghairhimādririva sānumān || 19 ||
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dānaistapobhiryajñaiśca prajānāṃ pālanena ca |
tuṣṭāḥ svargaukasastasmai varaṃ dātuṃ samāgaman || 20 ||
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tatoṃtarikṣamārgeṇa dhunvānāḥ pakṣasaṃhatīḥ |
mṛṇāladhavalā devī devahaṃsā vinirgatāḥ || 21 ||
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tvarayā gacchatāṃ teṣāmanyonyaṃ tatra bhāṣiṇām |
bhadrāśvapramukhā dvitrāḥ purastānniryayurjavāt || 22 ||
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sarvairmiladbhirūcuste purastādgacchato javāt |
kathaṃ vegena niryātā bhavaṃtaḥ purataḥ sthitāḥ || 23 ||
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sarvairmilitvā gaṃtavyamasminnadhvani durgame |
prakāśamānaṃ puratastejaḥpuṃjaṃ na paśyatha || 24 ||
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jñānaśrutermahībhartuḥ puṇyamūrtteratisphuṭam |
niśamyeti vacaḥ samyakpāścātyānā puraḥ sthitāḥ || 25 ||
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haṃsā hasitvā sāvajñamūcurvacanamuccakaiḥ |
raikyābhidhasya durddharṣa tejaso brahmavādinaḥ || 26 ||
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kiṃ nu jñānaśruterasya rājñastīvrataraṃ mahaḥ |
iti śuśrāva haṃsānāṃ giro jñānaśrutirnṛpaḥ || 27 ||
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atyuccasaudhabhavanamāruhya ca sukhaṃ sthitaḥ |
tataḥ sārathimāhūya bhūpālo vismayānvitaḥ || 28 ||
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saṃdideśa mahātmā'sau raikya ānīyatāmiti |
tato'vadhārya bhūpālavacaḥ pīyūṣagarbhitam || 29 ||
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nirjagāmamaho nāmnā sārathiḥ prathayanmudam |
yatra vārāṇasīnāma nagarī muktidāyinī || 30 ||
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yatra viśveśvaro nāma hyupadeṣṭā jagatpatiḥ |
tato gayābhidhe kṣetre yatra devo gadādharaḥ || 31 ||
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uddhartumakhilānlokānvasatyutphullalocanaḥ |
tato gaurīguroḥ pārśve sarvaistīrthairanekadhā || 32 ||
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paryaṭangatavānyatra kedāraḥ pāpadāraṇaḥ |
yamālokya sakṛnmartyā muktāḥ syurnātra saṃśayaḥ || 33 ||
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mahāpāpavirnimuktā bhuktvā bhogānyathepsitān |
tato gauḍeṣu niryāto yatrāste puruṣottamaḥ || 34 ||
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yasyāvalokanādeva narāḥ svarlokagāminaḥ |
tato dvārāvatīṃ prāgānnagarīṃ muktidāyinīm || 35 ||
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yatrāste gomatī tīre rukmiṇīvallabho hariḥ |
snātvā ca gomatītīrthe paṃcakṛṣṇānvilokya ca || 36 ||
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martyo muktimavāpnoti bhuktvā bhogānyathepsitān |
tataḥ samudramāsādya somanāthaṃ vilokya ca || 37 ||
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bhuktimuktipradaṃ devaṃ tato niragamansudhīḥ |
avaṃtikāṃ purīṃ prāpto bhuktimuktipradāyinīm || 38 ||
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yatromayā sukhaṃ krīḍanmahākālosti śaṃkaraḥ |
athoṃkāraṃ samāsādya śarmadaṃ narmadātaṭe |
bhuktimuktipradātāraṃ tvarayā nirgatastataḥ || 39 ||
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aśvamedhakaraṃ nāmnā nagaraṃ paryaṭaṃstataḥ |
yatra śārṅgadharaḥ sākṣādāste lakṣmīpatiḥ svayam || 40 ||
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tato viṣṇugayāṃ prāptaḥ kuṇḍaṃ loṇārasaṃjñitam |
yatra snātvā ca pītvā ca mucyate bandhanānnaraḥ || 41 ||
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tataḥ kolhāpuraṃ nāma gato rudragayāṃ prati |
āste bhagavatī yatra lakṣmīrbhaktipradāyinī || 42 ||
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pañcanadyāṃ naraḥ snātvā mahālakṣmīṃ vilokya ca |
bhuktvā bhogānyathākāmaṃ bhaktiṃ ca pratipadyate || 43 ||
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tato'malagiriṃ nāma nagarīṃ pratipadya ca |
nandikeśvaramāruhya somanātho'sti yatra tu || 44 ||
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dṛṣṭvā caturbhujaṃ devaṃ varadānodyataṃ śivam |
somanāthaṃ nṛṇāṃ muktirbhavatyeva na saṃśayaḥ || 45 ||
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tuṅgabhadrānadī tīre dṛṣṭvā hariharaṃ tataḥ |
yugeyuge bhujā yasya patantyavanimaṇḍale || 46 ||
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yadvilokya narāḥ sarve ramyaṃ hariharaṃ vapuḥ |
bhuktvā bhogānyathākāmaṃ mucyante bandhanānnarāḥ || 47 ||
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svarge kalpaśataṃ sthitvā muktasaṃsārabandhanāḥ |
tataḥ svāminamālokya lokānāṃ svāminaṃ vibhum || 48 ||
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yamālokya na paśyanti nirayaṃ jātucinnarāḥ |
svarge kalpaśataṃ sthitvā muktasaṃsāravāsanāḥ || 49 ||
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muktiṃ ca pratidadyante nātra kāryā vicāraṇā |
tataḥ śrīśailamāsādya siddhagandharvasevitam || 50 ||
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girijāvallabho yatra mallinātho'bhidhānataḥ |
uddhartumakhilāṃllokānsaṃsārāmbhodhimadhyataḥ || 51 ||
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svarge kalpaśataṃ sthitvā muktasaṃsārabaṃdhanāḥ |
muktiṃ ca pratipadyaṃte nātra kāryā vicāraṇā || 52 ||
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tataḥ śrīśailamāsādya siddhagaṃdharvasevitam |
girijāvallabho yatra mallinātho'bhidhānataḥ || 53 ||
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uddhartumakhilāṃllokānsaṃsārāṃbudhimadhyataḥ |
kālekāle paraṃ jyotiryaḥ saṃdarśayate svayam || 54 ||
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avalokayatāṃ nṝṇāṃ yamanusmaratāmapi |
dūre tiṣṭhaṃti saṃtrastā dūraṃ nirayayātanāḥ || 55 ||
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svarge loke sukhaṃ bhuktvā muktasaṃsārabaṃdhanāḥ |
muktiṃ ca pratipadyaṃte mānavā nātra saṃśayaḥ || 56 ||
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rāmosti sānujaḥ sārddhaṃ jānakyāpi tato gataḥ |
tatra snātvā ca pītvā ca mucyate narakāddhruvam || 57 ||
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kalpakoṭiśataṃ bhuktvā svargalokasukhaṃ narāḥ |
muktasaṃsāravartmāno muktiṃ yāṃti na saṃśayaḥ || 58 ||
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tato nivṛtya āyātaḥ paśyanbhīmarathī taṭe |
dvibhujaṃ viṭhṭhalaṃ devaṃ bhuktimuktipradāyakam || 59 ||
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yatra godāvarījanmasthānaṃ brahmagirirmahān |
gautamālayamāsādya yatrāste tryaṃbako haraḥ || 60 ||
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aruṇāvaruṇayormadhye yatra godāvarī nadī |
tatra snātvā ca pītvā ca brahmahatyā vilīyate || 61 ||
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asaṃkhyatīrthasaṃpannaṃ dṛṣṭvā brahmagiriṃ narāḥ |
muktimeva prapadyaṃte muktāḥ saṃsāraduḥkhataḥ || 62 ||
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gautamyubhayatīrastha tīrthānveṣaṇakautukī |
tato jagāma sūtastu mathurāṃ pāpanāśinīm || 63 ||
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yatra svāyaṃbhuvaṃ devaṃ bhajaṃti suramānavāḥ |
ādyaṃ bhagavataḥ sthānaṃ mahanmuktipradāyakam || 64 ||
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trailokyeśa janisthānaṃ vikhyātaṃ vedaśāstrayoḥ |
nānādevagaṇairjuṣṭaṃ dvijarṣigaṇasevitam || 65 ||
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kāliṃdīkūlasaṃśobhi hyarddhacaṃdra prabhākṛti |
sarvatīrthanivāsaika pūrṇamānaṃdasuṃdaram || 66 ||
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govarddhanagiriprakhyaṃ puṇyadrumalatāvṛtam |
dviṣaḍvanaṃ mahāpuṇyaṃ viśrāṃti śrutisārabhṛt || 67 ||
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tataḥ kāśmīranagaramapaśyatpratyaguttaram |
dṛṣṭvā dharmadhuraṃ kṣetraṃ kurukṣetraṃ samaṃtataḥ || 68 ||
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yatrābhraṃlihagehānāṃ paṃktayaḥ śaṃkhapāṇḍurāḥ |
tā jātā dhūrjaṭeḥ spaṣṭa aṭṭahāsadaśā iva || 69 ||
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bhaktiprasādamālānāṃ suvarṇakalaśairvṛtam |
svaḥ siṃdhoḥ patitānīva hemapadmāni mārutaiḥ || 70 ||
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yatra prāsādaśikhare nīlapaṭṭapatākikāḥ |
śaivālavalayābhāṃti svaḥ siṃdhorlatikā iva || 71 ||
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yatra kāśmīramāśritya nityaṃ vasati bhāratī |
naucedyugapadevedaṃ kathaṃ likhati vāṅmayam || 72 ||
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viśrāmaṃtyāḥ sarasvatyāściraṃ yatra madālasāḥ |
mṛṇālacaṃcavo haṃsā vāhanāni caraṃtyamī || 73 ||
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kalāviśeṣaṃ prahitā yatra boddhuṃ viraṃcinā |
tārā iva virājaṃte haṃsā yātāḥ samaṃtataḥ || 74 ||
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sthalapadmāni dṛśyaṃte karasparśasukhāni ca |
śayanāya nitaṃbinyā yasmindānavavairiṇā || 75 ||
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upanyāsairdvijātīnāṃ yatra na śrūyate sphuṭam |
mūko'pi nirjaro vācā padakallolaḍaṃbaraḥ || 76 ||
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yasminnadhvaradhūmena vyāptaṃ gaganamaṃḍalam |
api ca kṣālitaṃ meghaiḥ kālimānaṃ na muṃcati || 77 ||
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galitāyāḥ sudhāyāstu yatrādhvaramahārciṣā |
lāṃchitaṃ chadmanāsthānaṃ dṛśyate tuhinatviṣi || 78 ||
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janmābhyāsavaśādeva paṭhaṃti baṭavaḥ svayam |
yatropādhyāyasānnidhyamāśritya sakalāḥ kalāḥ || 79 ||
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yatra brāhmaṇapatnīnāṃ kaṃkaṇadhvani huṃkṛtiḥ |
luṃpatyanudinaṃ bhrāmyadbhramarāṇāṃ ca garjitam || 80 ||
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yatra brāhmaṇapatnīnāṃ kapolaphalakaṃ muhuḥ |
spṛśansamīraṇo maṃdaṃ vāti śāpabhayādiva || 81 ||
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māṇikyeśvaranāmāsau yatra śītāṃśuśekharaḥ |
vasatyanudinaṃ devo varadānāya dehinām || 82 ||
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arcito bhūpatīnjitvā maṇikeśena cādṛtaḥ |
māṇikyeśvara ityākhyāṃ tadāprabhṛti yo dadhau || 83 ||
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rājñā kāśmīradeveśa digjayotsavakāriṇā |
asau supūjito yasmānmāṇikyairbhūribhūtibhiḥ || 84 ||
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saṃsevamānaṃ tadvāri chāyāṃ śakaṭikopari |
kaṃḍūyamānamaṃgāni yaṃtā raikyamapaśyata || 85 ||
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rājñāpi kathitaistaistaiścihnaiḥ paricitaṃ javāt |
praṇataḥ sārathī raikyaṃ praṇamya tamabhāṣata || 86 ||
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sārathiruvāca |
kasminbrahmankinnāmāsi svachaṃdo'si niraṃtaram |
kimarthamatra viśrāṃtaḥ kiṃ ca kartuṃ cikīrṣasi || 87 ||
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ityākarṇya ca tadvākyaṃ paramānaṃdanirbharaḥ |
smṛtvā sārathimityūce vayaṃ pūrṇamanorathāḥ || 88 ||
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paraṃ kenāpi bahunā paricaryāvidhāyinā |
bhavitavyaṃ manovṛttiṃ jānatāsmākameva hi || 89 ||
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hṛdayasthitamādāya raikyābhiprāyamādarāt |
śanairniragamadyaṃtā yatrāste vasudhādhipaḥ || 90 ||
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tataḥ praṇamya bhūpālaṃ yathāvṛttaṃ nyavedayat |
baddhāṃjalipuṭo hṛṣṭaḥ sārathiḥ svāmidarśanāt || 91 ||
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tato niśamya tadvākyaṃ vismayasmeralocanaḥ |
śraddhālurabhavadbhūpo raikyasaṃbhāvanāvidhau || 92 ||
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ādāyāśvatarīyugmayuktāṃ śakaṭikāmagāt |
muktāhāradukūlāni sahasraṃ ca gavāṃ nṛpaḥ || 93 ||
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gato'sau tatra yatrāste yogī kāśmīramaṃḍale |
tannivedya puro rājā daṃḍavatpatito bhuvi || 94 ||
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ānamya parayā bhaktyā raikyo rājñe cukopa ha |
re śūdra māmakaṃ vṛttaṃ na jānāsi durīśvara || 95 ||
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gṛhāṇa śakaṭīmetāmutthāpyāśvatarī yutām |
vastrāṇi muktāhārāṃśca gāśca dogdhrīrapi svayam || 96 ||
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itthamājñatavānbhūpo raikyasya bhayamādadhe |
tataḥ śāpabhayādrājā tatpadāṃbhoruhadvayam || 97 ||
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gṛhṇanbhaktyā prasīdeti brahmannityūcivānsvayam || 98 ||
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rājovāca |
bhagavaṃstava māhātmyametadatyudbhutaṃ kutaḥ |
prasannībhūya bhagavannākhyāhi mama tattvataḥ || 99 ||
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raikya uvāca |
gītānāṃ ṣaṣṭhamadhyāyaṃ japāmi pratyahaṃ nṛpa |
tenaiva tejorāśirme surāṇāmapi duḥsahaḥ || 100 ||
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gītānāṃ ṣaṣṭhamadhyāyaṃ raikyādabhyasya yatnataḥ |
jñānaśrutirmahīpālo muktimāpa tataḥ sudhīḥ || 101 ||
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raikyo'pi sukhamālebhe māṇikyeśvarasannidhau |
gītānāṃ ṣaṣṭhamadhyāyaṃ japanmokṣapradāyakam || 102 ||
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marālaveṣamāsthāya varadānārthamāgatāḥ |
divaukaso'pi nirjagmuḥ svairaṃ vismayakāritāḥ || 103 ||
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imamadhyāyamapyekaṃ yo japetsatataṃ naraḥ |
so'pi tatpadavīmeti viṣṇoreva na saṃśayaḥ || 104 ||
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iti śrīpādme mahāpurāṇe paṃcapaṃcāśatsāhasryāṃ saṃhitāyāmuttarakhaṃḍe gītā |
māhātmye aśītyadhikaśatatamo'dhyāyaḥ || 180 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Chapter 180

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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