Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana Book 6 Chapter 186 (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 |
asti kolhāpuraṃ nāma nagaraṃ dakṣiṇāpathe |
sukhānāṃ sadanaṃ sādhvi sādhūnāṃ siddhisaṃbhavam || 1 ||
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paraśakteḥ paraṃpīṭhaṃ sarvadevaniṣevitam |
purāṇeṣu prasiddhaṃ yadbhuktimuktiphalapradam || 2 ||
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koṭiśastatra tīrthāni śivaligāni koṭiśaḥ |
āste rudragayā yatra viśālaṃ lokaviśrutam || 3 ||
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tuṃgācalamahāvapra gopurollāsitoraṇam |
prāsādaśikhare yatra tuṃgaṃ ca kanakadhvajam || 4 ||
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somakāṃtimahāsaudhavalabhīpaṃktiśobhitam |
jālaraṃdhrodgiraddhūpadhūmā'moditadiktaṭam || 5 ||
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calatpatākavistīrṇacchāyaṃ devālayānvitam |
caturaiḥ suṃdaraiḥ snigdhaiḥ śrīmadbhiḥ śucimānasaiḥ || 6 ||
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adhiṣṭhitaṃ sadācāraiḥ puruṣerbhūribhūṣaṇaiḥ |
kuraṃganayanāścaṃdravadanāḥ kuṭilālakāḥ || 7 ||
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utphullacaṃpakacchāyāḥ pīnatuṃgapayodharāḥ |
kṛśamadhyā nimnanābhi valitrayavirājitāḥ || 8 ||
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viśālajaghanāścārujaṃghā yugmā varāṃghrayaḥ |
vācālamekhalādāmanikvaṇanmaṇinūpurāḥ || 9 ||
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raṇatkaṃkaṇahastābja sphuratkaraja raśmayaḥ |
vasaṃti pramadā yatra mādayaṃtyo munīnapi || 10 ||
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samastavastusaṃyuktaṃ sarvabhogasamanvitam |
maṃgalaiḥ sakalairyuktaṃ mahālakṣmīsamanvitam || 11 ||
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tatrāgacchatpumānkaścidyuvā gauraṃ sulocanaḥ |
kaṃbukaṃṭhaḥ pṛthuskaṃdho mahāvakṣā mahābhujaḥ || 12 ||
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samastalakṣaṇopeto gocarāsaktamānasaḥ |
praviśya nagaraṃ paśyanśobhāṃ saudheṣu sarvataḥ || 13 ||
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utkaṃṭhitamanā draṣṭuṃmahālakṣmīṃ sureśvarīm |
maṇikuṃḍe kṛtaḥ snānaḥ saṃpanna pitṝtarpaṇaḥ || 14 ||
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mahālakṣmīṃ mahāmāyāṃ natvā tuṣṭāva bhaktitaḥ |
jayatyapārakaruṇāśaraṇyā jagadaṃbikā || 15 ||
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kurvāṇā jagato janma pālanaṃ kṣapaṇaṃ dṛśā |
yayā śaktyā kṛtādiṣṭaḥ parameṣṭhī sṛjatyasau || 16 ||
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avaṣṭabhya ca tāṃ śaktiṃ pālayatyacyuto jagat |
yayā śaktyā kṛtāveśaḥ saṃharatyakhilaṃ haraḥ || 17 ||
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tāṃ bhaje paramāṃ śaktiṃ sargasthitilayorjitām |
yogidhyeyāṃghrikamale kamale kamalālaye || 18 ||
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svabhāvānakhilānnastvaṃ gṛhṇāsīṃdriyagocarān |
tvameva kalpanājālaṃ tatkalpaṃ kuruṣe manaḥ || 19 ||
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icchājñānakriyārūpā parasaṃvitsvarūpiṇī |
niṣphalā nirmalā nityā nirākārā niraṃjanā || 20 ||
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niraṃtarā nirātaṃkā nirālaṃbā nirāmayā |
tavaivaṃ mahimānaṃ hi ko varṇayitumīśate || 21 ||
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vaṃde nirbhinnaṣaṭcakradvādaśāṃtarvihāriṇīm |
anāhatadhvanimayīṃ biṃdunādakalātmikām || 22 ||
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mātastvaṃ pūrṇaśītāṃśu galatpīyūṣavāhinī |
puṣṇāsi vatsale bālānsanakādīndigaṃbarān || 23 ||
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anusyūtā śivā saṃvijjāgratsvapnasuṣuptiṣu |
turīyāyāṃ varttamānāṃ dayāsūnṛtasaṃdhiṣu || 24 ||
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dadāsi prāṇināṃ sarvāḥ satataṃ brahmasaṃpadaḥ |
saṃhṛtya tatvasaṃghātaṃ turīyātītayā tvayā || 25 ||
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yogināṃ biṃbatādatmyaṃ dīyate nirvikalpayā |
parāṃ namāmi paśyaṃtīṃ madhyamāṃ vaikharīmapi || 26 ||
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rūpāṇi devi gṛhṇāsi jagatsaṃtrāṇahetave |
tvaṃ brāhmī vaiṣṇavī ca tvaṃ māheśī ca tvamaṃbike || 27 ||
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vārāhi tvaṃ mahālakṣmīrnārasiṃhī tvamaiṃdrikā |
tvaṃ kaumārī caṃḍikā tvaṃ lakṣmīstvaṃ viśvapāvanī || 28 ||
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sāvitrī tvaṃ jaganmātā śaśinī tvaṃ ca rohiṇī |
tvaṃ svāhā tvaṃ svadhā tvaṃ hi tvaṃ sudhā parameśvarī || 29 ||
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caṃḍamuṃḍabhujādaṃḍakhaṃḍadordaṃḍamaṃḍite |
raktabījagaladraktapānaghūrṇitalocane || 30 ||
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unmattamahiṣagrīvonmūlanaprauḍha doryuge |
śuṃbhāsuramahādaityadāraṇāyātavikrame || 31 ||
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anaṃtacarite tubhyaṃ namastrailokyamātṛke |
bhaktakalpalate mahyaṃ prasīda parameśvari || 32 ||
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iti tena stutā devī mahālakṣmīstataḥ svayam |
nijarūpaṃ samāsthāya puruṣaṃ pratyuvāca tam || 33 ||
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śrīlakṣmīruvāca |
rājaputra prasannā'haṃ vṛṇīṣva varamuttamam |
rājaputra uvāca |
pitā me dharaṇīpālo vājimedhaṃ mahākratum || 34 ||
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kurvāṇo daivayogena rogākrāṃto divaṃ yayau |
tadvapustaptatailena śoṣayitvā mayā tataḥ || 35 ||
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sthāpitastatra yāgo'sau yathāpūrvamavartata |
atha krāṃtamahīcakro yūpe yāgaturaṃgamaḥ || 36 ||
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niśīthe baṃdhanaṃ hitvā nītaḥ kenāpi kutracit |
adṛṣṭvā tadgataṃ kvāpi nivṛtteṣu janeṣvaham || 37 ||
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āmaṃtrya ṛtvijaḥ sarvāñcharaṇaṃ tvāmupāgataḥ |
prasannā yadi devi tvaṃ tanme yāgaturaṃgamaḥ || 38 ||
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dṛṣṭo bhavatu yāgo'sau saṃpūrṇo jāyate yathā |
ānṛṇyaṃ mama tātasya tena rājño bhaviṣyati || 39 ||
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tathā kuru jagaddhātri śaraṇāgatavatsale |
devyuvāca |
mamadvāraṃ dvijaḥ siddhasamādhiriti viśrutaḥ || 40 ||
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mamājñayā sa te sarvaṃ kāryaṃ niṣpādayiṣyati |
ityuktaḥ śrīmahālakṣmyā tato rājakumārakaḥ || 41 ||
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ājagāma muniḥ siddhasamādhiryatra tiṣṭhati |
praṇamya tasyapādābjaṃ kṛtāṃjaliravasthitaḥ || 42 ||
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tamuvāca tato vipraḥ prahito'si tvamaṃbayā |
tvadīpsitamidaṃ sarvaṃ sādhayāmi vilokaya || 43 ||
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ityuktvā tridaśānsarvānācakarṣa sa māṃtrikaḥ |
ekṣata kṣitipālasya tanayo'sau tadā surān || 44 ||
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kṛtāṃjalipuṭāndevānvepamānakalevarān |
atha tānamarānsarvānsaṃbabhāṣe dvijottamaḥ || 45 ||
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amuṣya rājaputrasya vājī yajñāya kalpitaḥ |
nītosti devarājena kṣapāyāmapahṛtya saḥ || 46 ||
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gīrvāṇā aśvamevāsya samānayata mā ciram |
atha tasya munervākyāddevairyajñaturaṃgamaḥ || 47 ||
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samarpitastatastena te'nujñātvā divaukasaḥ |
ākṛṣṭānamarāndṛṣṭvā gataṃ labdhvā turaṃgamam || 48 ||
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mahīpatisuto natvā taṃ muniṃ vākyamabravīt |
āścaryamidametatte sāmarthyamṛṣisattama || 49 ||
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kṛtaṃ tvayā citramidaṃ tridaśākarṣaṇaṃ kṣaṇāt |
hastādākṛṣya datto me yajñīyo'yaṃ turaṃgamaḥ || 50 ||
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na kiṃcidaparaṃ yāvadduṣkaraṃ yatsurairapi |
prabhaviṣyati tatkartuṃ bhavāneva na cāparaḥ || 51 ||
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śṛṇu vipra mahīpāla pitāsīnmebṛhadrathaḥ |
prārabdha hayamedho'sau daivena nidhanaṃ gataḥ || 52 ||
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adyāpi tasya dehosti taptatailena śoṣitaḥ |
tasya saṃjīvanaṃ bhūyaḥ karttumarhasi sattama || 53 ||
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ityākarṇya smitaṃ kṛtvā sa jagāda mahāmuniḥ |
yāmastatra pitā yatra tāvako yāgamaṃḍapaḥ || 54 ||
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athāgatya samaṃ tena tatra siddhaḥ samādhinā |
payo'bhimaṃtrya vidadhe tasya pretasya mūrddhani || 55 ||
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tataḥ prāpa nṛpaḥ saṃjñāmuttasthe vai dadarśa ca |
sa taṃ papraccha vipreṃdraṃ ko'si dharmeti bhūpatiḥ || 56 ||
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tato rājasutaḥ sarvaṃ bhūpālāya nyavedayat |
sa natvā brāhmaṇaṃ rājā taṃ punardattajīvitam || 57 ||
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babhāṣe kena puṇyena tvayi śaktiralaukikī |
yayā me jīvitaṃ dattamākṛṣṭāśca divaukasaḥ || 58 ||
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yāgaścoddharito vipra yenametannirūpaya |
ityuktastenavipro'sau jagāda ślakṣṇayā girā || 59 ||
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gītānāṃ dvādaśādhyāyaṃ japāmyahamataṃdritaḥ |
tena śaktiriyaṃ rājanyayā prāptosi jīvitam || 60 ||
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etadākarṇya rājā'sau dvādaśādhyāyamuttamam |
papāṭha tasmādviprarṣeḥ sakāśātbrāhmaṇānvitam || 61 ||
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tasyādhyāyasya māhatmyātte sarve sadgatiṃ yayuḥ |
anye paṭhitvā jīvāśca muktimāpuraho parām || 62 ||
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iti śrīpādme mahāpurāṇe paṃcapaṃcāśatsahasrasaṃhitāyāmuttarakhaṃḍe gītāmāhātmye ṣaḍaśītyadhikaśatatamo'dhyāyaḥ || 186 ||
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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 186

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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