Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana Book 6 Chapter 197 (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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kumārā ūcuḥ |
pitaryevaṃ vanaṃ prāpte paścādāgatya nārada |
jananīṃ tarjayāmāsa dhuṃdhukārī mahākhalaḥ || 1 ||
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kva vittaṃ tiṣṭhati brūhi mātaraṃ prati nārada |
sarvathā tvāṃ haniṣyāmi na cedbrūyā nidhānakam || 2 ||
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sā tasya vacanāttrastā rātrau duḥkhitamānasā |
nipatya kūpe tu mṛtā lokairjñātvā bahiḥ kṛtā || 3 ||
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gokarṇastāṃ tu nirhṛtya dvijaistajjñātibāṃdhavaiḥ |
tīrthayātrāṃ yayau prājñaḥ samaduḥkhasukho mune || 4 ||
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dhuṃdhukārī gṛhe tiṣṭhansvake paṇyavadhūvṛtaḥ |
atyugrakarmācāreṇa tatpoṣaṇavimūḍhadhīḥ || 5 ||
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bhūṣaṇānyabhilipsyaṃtyastamūcurvārayoṣitaḥ |
bhobho priya vayaṃ sarvāṃstvayānāthena saṃgatāḥ || 6 ||
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sthitā naivātra kopyanyo dhanadobhyeti mānada |
tasmātsūkṣmāṇi vastrāṇi bhūṣaṇāni dyumaṃti ca || 7 ||
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dehi nocedvrajiṣyāmastvatsakāśānnarāṃtaram |
iti śrutvā vacastāsāṃ ciṃtayitvā kṣaṇaṃ sa ca || 8 ||
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nirgataḥ svagṛhādrātrau kāmāṃdho mṛtyumasmaran |
muṣitvā kasyacidgehādvastrāṇyābharaṇāni ca || 9 ||
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dadau tābhyo mudāyuktaḥ prītyai tāsāṃ sa nārada |
tāni dṛṣṭvā hyamūlyāni vastrāṇyābharaṇāni ca || 10 ||
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tāḥ striyaściṃtayāmāsuścauryeṇaitāni cāmunā |
āhṛtānīti niścitya parasparamamaṃtrayan || 11 ||
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cauryaṃ karotyasau nityamenaṃ rājā gṛhīṣyati |
vittaṃ hṛtvā punaścaiva mārayiṣyati niścitam || 12 ||
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ato rahasi cāsmābhirhatvāmuṃ cauryakāriṇam |
vittaṃ ca bahu saṃgṛhya kimanyatra na gamyate || 13 ||
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iti tāḥ krūrahṛdayāḥ suptaṃ kaṃṭhagrahaṃ tadā |
pāśaiḥ sutīkṣṇairbaddhvā ca vyāpādayitumudyatāḥ || 14 ||
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yadā ca na mṛtaścāsau bhṛśaṃ kaṃṭhagraheṇa vai |
tadāṃgārāṇi bahuśo mukhe cāsya vicikṣipuḥ || 15 ||
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agnijvālātiduḥkhena vyākulo nidhanaṃ gataḥ |
taddehaṃ cikṣipurgarte prāyaḥ sāhasikāḥ striyaḥ || 16 ||
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na jñātaṃ taccaritraṃ tu kenāpi munisattama |
lokaiḥ pṛṣṭā vadaṃti sma dūre yātaḥ patirhi naḥ || 17 ||
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āgamiṣyati dīrgheṇa kālena dhanakarṣitaḥ |
ataḥ strīṇāṃ na viśvāsaḥ karttavyo viduṣāṃ varaiḥ || 18 ||
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viśvastaṃ sarvathā ghnaṃti prārthayaṃtyo navaṃ navam |
sudhāmayaṃ vaco yāsāṃ kāmināṃ rasavarddhanam || 19 ||
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hṛdayaṃ kṣuradhārābhaṃ priyaḥ ko nāma yoṣitām |
atha tā bahulaṃ vittaṃ gṛhītvā vārayoṣitaḥ || 20 ||
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grāmāṃtaraṃ yayuḥ śīghraṃ bhayādrājño'tivihvalāḥ |
dhuṃdhukārī babhūvātha mahāpretaḥ kukarmakṛt || 21 ||
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vātyārūpadharo nityaṃ dhāvandurmṛtyuto diśaḥ |
śītātapaparikliṣṭo nirāhāraḥ pipāsitaḥ || 22 ||
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na ca lebhe sukhaṃ kvāpi hāheti pravadanmuhuḥ |
kiyatkālāṃtare tvenaṃ mṛtaṃ caivāvabudhya ca || 23 ||
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gokarṇastīrthayātrāyāṃ gayāśrāddhamathākarot |
samāpya tīrthayātrāṃ tu svaṃpuraṃ samupeyivāna || 24 ||
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sabhājitaḥ sapauraistu prītyā svajanabāṃdhaṃvaiḥ |
uvāsa svagṛhe caiva dināni katiciddivajaḥ || 25 ||
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rātrau prasuptaṃ gokarṇaṃ jñātvā veśmāṃgaṇe sa tu |
dhuṃdhukārī mahāduṣṭo raudraṃ rūpaṃ vyadarśayat || 26 ||
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kṣaṇaṃ nāgaḥ kṣaṇaṃ coṣṭraḥ kṣaṇaṃ sa mahiṣo'bhavat |
kṣaṇamagniḥ kṣaṇaṃ sarpaḥ kṣaṇena puruṣo'bhavat || 27 ||
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vaiparītyamidaṃ dṛṣṭvā gokarṇo dhairyasaṃyutaḥ |
ciṃtayāmāsa medhāvī kimetaditi vismitaḥ || 28 ||
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ayaṃ durgatimāpannaḥ kopyasti puruṣādhamaḥ |
iti niścitya manasā tamuvāca dayānvitaḥ || 29 ||
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gokarṇa uvāca |
kastvamugrataro rātrau bhīṣayanmāmupāgataḥ |
preto cātha piśāco vā kutaḥ prāpto daśāmimām || 30 ||
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tadbrūhi tvaṃ mahābhāga kiṃ kāryaṃ te mayādhunā |
ghorarūpo yato rātrau matsamīpamupāgataḥ || 31 ||
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iti śrutvā vaco bhrāturdhuṃdhukārī mahākhalaḥ |
pretabhāvamanuprāpto ruroda bhṛśamāturaḥ || 32 ||
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vaktuṃ naiva kṣamo vācā pretatvena vimohitaḥ |
saṃjñayā nirdideśātha jalaṃ pātuṃ pipāsitaḥ || 33 ||
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athāsau sumahābhāgo gokarṇaḥ sādhusaṃmataḥ |
svakāṃjalau jalaṃ kṛtvā prākṣipattamudīrayan || 34 ||
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tatkṣiptaṃ tajjalaṃ bhrātrā gokarṇena mahātmanā |
upasthitaṃ ca tṛptyarthaṃ pretasya dhuṃdhukāriṇaḥ || 35 ||
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athovācāgatajñānaḥ pradattenāṃbunāmunā |
puṇyātmanātmano bhrātrā gokarṇena ca nārada || 36 ||
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preta uvāca |
ahaṃ bhrātā tvadīyo'smi dhuṃdhukārīti nāmataḥ |
ātmanaḥ karmadoṣeṇa pretatvaṃ samupāgataḥ || 37 ||
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mama mātā mṛtā duḥkhādbahuśastarjitā mayā |
dravyahetostataḥ paścādvārastrīpoṣaṇotsukaḥ || 38 ||
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niṣiddhaṃ kṛtavānkarma cauryādidhanalobhataḥ |
ekadā prārthitastābhirbhūṣaṇānyaṃbarāṇyaham || 39 ||
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dhanikasya gṛhādrātrau muṣitvā tānyupānayam |
tatastā dhanalobhena pāśairbaddhvā gale balāt || 40 ||
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māṃ tu vyāpādayāmāsurvahnikṣepeṇa mānada |
gṛhītvā maddhanaṃ bhūri tāḥ sarvā bhūpaterbhayāt || 41 ||
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palāyitāḥ purādasmātsvārthonmūlita sauhṛdāḥ |
ataḥ pretatvamāpanno bhrātaradya tvayāṃbunā || 42 ||
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siktaḥ saṃjñāmahaṃ prāptaḥ puṇyenātikṛpālunā |
vātāhāreṇa jīvāmi daivādiṣṭaphalodayaḥ || 43 ||
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apaśyaṃ tvāmahaṃ suptaṃ bhrātaraṃ svagṛhāṃgaṇe |
tatastvāmanabhijñaṃ māṃ dharṣaṇāya kṛtodyamaḥ || 44 ||
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abhavaṃ sahasā sādho jñātaścāhaṃ tvayādhunā |
dīnabaṃdho dayāsiṃdho bhrātarmāmāśu mocaya || 45 ||
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pretabhāvādamuṣmāttvaṃ kṛtārtho'si na saṃśayaḥ |
iti śrutvā vaco bhrāturgokarṇo jñānavānsudhīḥ || 46 ||
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bhrātaraṃ prāha khinnātmā duḥkhitaṃ dhuṃdhukāriṇam |
gokarṇa uvāca |
tubhyaṃ datto mayā piṃḍo gayāyāṃ tvāmahaṃ bhṛtam || 47 ||
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śrutvā lokamukhādbhrātastvaṃ kathaṃ pretatāṃ gataḥ |
gayāpiṃḍapradānena durgato'pi śubhāṃ gatim || 48 ||
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prāpnoti nātra saṃdehastvaṃ kathaṃ na divaṃ gataḥ |
bhrāturitthaṃvacaḥ śrutvā gokarṇasya mahātmanaḥ || 49 ||
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dhuṃdhukārī duḥkhitātmā provāca purataḥ sthitaḥ |
gayāśrāddhaśatenāpi na me muktirbhaviṣyati || 50 ||
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upāyo'nyaściṃtanīyo mamoddhārāya vai tvayā |
iti tadvākyamākarṇya gokarṇo vismayaṃ gataḥ || 51 ||
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prāha śrāddhairna muktiścettarhyasādhyā gatistava |
idānīṃ tvaṃ nijasthānamātiṣṭha preta nirbhayaḥ || 52 ||
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vicāryāhaṃ kariṣyāmi muktyupāyaṃ paraṃ tava |
iti vākyaṃ samākarṇya dhuṃdhukārī tato gataḥ || 53 ||
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nijaṃ sthānaṃ śmaśānasthaṃ kalidrumamataḥ param |
śeṣāṃ rātriṃ sa gokarṇaściṃtayanneva nārada || 54 ||
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tasya muktiṃ sthitastatra tadupāyaṃ na cādhyagāt |
prātastataḥ sa gokarṇaḥ svajñāti kulabāṃdhavān || 55 ||
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dharmaśāstravidoviprānrātrivṛttaṃ nyavedayat |
te vicārya ca tadvṛttaṃ śāstreṣu bahuśo dvijāḥ || 56 ||
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yadā na jñātavaṃtastadvṛttaṃ sūryaṃ tadā stuvan |
dvijā ūcuḥ |
namaste bhāskarāditya tamohaṃtargabhastiman || 57 ||
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lokasākṣinjagaddhāma surāsuranamaskṛta |
dvādaśātmanharihaya bhāsvanlokaprabodhaka || 58 ||
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tvaṃ gatiḥ sarvalokānāṃ satataṃ dharmaśīlinām |
tvaṃ brahmā tvaṃ hariḥ śūlī sṛṣṭisthitivināśakṛt || 59 ||
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tvāmṛte nāsti lokesmiñcharaṇaṃ prāṇināṃ vibho |
śarvastvaṃ kṣitirūpo'si bhavo'si jalarūpadhṛk || 60 ||
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tvamagnirupo rūdrosi vāyurasyugrarūpadhṛk |
bhīmosyākāśadehastvaṃ yajvā paśupatiḥ svayam || 61 ||
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mahādevaḥ somamūrtirīśānaḥ sūrya eva hi |
tavāṣṭaumūrttayo divyā ijyaṃte vedavādibhiḥ || 62 ||
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sarvakāmasamṛddhyarthaṃ vyāptalokatrayasya ca |
matsyastvaṃ vedadhṛk cāsi kūrmaścādridharo varaḥ || 63 ||
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dharādharo varāhosi lokadhṛktvaṃ trivikramaḥ |
brahmadhrugghno bhārgavastvaṃ lokadhrukgghnosi rāghavaḥ || 64 ||
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bhūbhārahaṃtā kṛṣṇosi buddhosyasuramohakṛt |
kalkyasi mlecchahaṃtā tvaṃ dharmaglānau yugeyuge || 65 ||
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devāsuramanuṣyāṇāṃ paśupakṣyaṃbucāriṇām |
nānāvidhānaṃ jīvānāṃ tvaṃ sraṣṭā brahmarūpadhṛk || 66 ||
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iṃdrosi dharmarājosi varuṇastvaṃ dhaneśvaraḥ |
lokapālasvarūpeṇa varttase gogaṇeśvara || 67 ||
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trayīmūrttistrikālejyastridhāmā triguṇātmakaḥ |
tvameva pūjyase lokaistridhā bhinno divākaraḥ || 68 ||
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padmaprabodhanakarastvamevāsi jagatpate |
ityudīrya dvijaśreṣṭhā yāvattasthurmunīśvara || 69 ||
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tāvadākāśagaḥ prāha sphuṭaṃ teṣāṃ tu śṛṇvatām |
śrīsūrya uvāca |
śrūyatāṃbhodvijaśreṣṭhā yadarthaṃ varṇitosmyaham || 70 ||
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bhavadbhirdhuṃdhulīsūnormahāpātakaśāṃtaye |
ātmadevasya puṇyena gokarṇo rauhiṇo hyayam || 71 ||
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śrībhāgavatasaptāhastasyoddhartā bhaviṣyati |
yadbhavadbhiḥ kṛtaṃ stotraṃ mama vaibhavavarṇanam || 72 ||
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tena stutvā naroviprā devayānaṃ labhiṣyati |
putrārthī ca dhanārthī ca dharmārthī mokṣakāmukaḥ || 73 ||
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vāṃchā ciṃtāmaṇistotraṃ paṭhitvātyaṃtamāpnuyāt |
ityuktvā bhāskaro devo virarāma divisthitaḥ || 74 ||
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te dvijāḥ sādhviti procurgokarṇaṃ hṛṣṭamānasāḥ |
tataḥ samāje viprāṇāṃ tuṃgabhadrā taṭe śubhe || 75 ||
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kautukaṃ sumahaddraṣṭuṃ tatrāgānnāgarīprajā |
gokarṇo jñātatatvārtho vaktādhyāsanamāsthitaḥ || 76 ||
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nārāyaṇādikānnatvā saptāhaṃ samavarttayan |
śrīharestu vacaḥ śāstraṃ tīrthapādābjasaṃbhavam || 77 ||
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yadi satyaṃ tadāpnotu dhuṃdhulītanayo gatim |
iti saṃkalpya manasā śrīmadbhāgavatābhidham || 78 ||
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janmādyasya yataśceti dhīmahyaṃtamupāvadat |
tatra pretaṃ samāgatya sthānaṃ paśyannitastataḥ || 79 ||
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saptagraṃthiyutaṃ vaṃśaṃ praviṣṭo vātarūpadhṛk |
śṛṇvatsu vaiṣṇavāgryeṣu brāhmaṇeṣvatha nārada || 80 ||
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śuśrāva dhuṃdhulīputro graṃthichidrasthito'nvaham |
yadā kathāvirāmo'bhūtprathame'hani nārada || 81 ||
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tadaikākī cakagraṃthiḥ pusphoṭātyadbhutaṃ hyabhūt |
dvitīyādiṣvahaḥsvevamekaikagraṃthibhedanam || 82 ||
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babhūva saptame bhinne sa sadyaḥ pretatāṃ jahau |
divyarūpadharo bhūtvā tulasīdāmamaṃḍitaḥ || 83 ||
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pītavāsā ghanaśyāmaḥ prababhau bhūṣaṇānvitaḥ |
gokarṇaṃ bhrātaraṃ natvā provācākhila tatvadṛk || 84 ||
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tvayā'haṃ mocito baṃdho kṛpayā pretakaśmalāt |
dhanyā bhāgavatīvārtā pretatvonmūlinī śrutā || 85 ||
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saptāhopi tathā dhanyo viṣṇulokagatipradaḥ |
yatprabhāvādvimukto'haṃ pretabhāvādbhṛśāturaḥ || 86 ||
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ārdraṃ śuṣkaṃ laghusthūlaṃ vāṅmanaḥ karmabhiḥ kṛtam |
pātakaṃ bhasmasātkuryātsaptāho'gniriveṃdhanam || 87 ||
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asminvai bhārate varṣe devānāmapyabhīpsite |
śṛṇvatāṃ bhagavacchāstraṃ gatiratyuttamā bhavet || 88 ||
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snāyvasthi majjā māṃsāsṛksaṃghātaṃ dehamucyate |
śuci bhāgavatāsvādādaśucitvanyathā matam || 89 ||
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karmakaśmalasaṃduṣṭo deho narakabhājanam |
ato doṣanivṛtyarthametadeva hi sādhanam || 90 ||
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budbudā iva toyeṣu maśakā iva jaṃtuṣu |
jāyaṃte maraṇāyaiva bhagavacchāstravarjitāḥ || 91 ||
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bhidyate hṛdayagraṃthiśchidyaṃte sarvasaṃśayāḥ |
kṣīyaṃte cāsya karmāṇi śrute bhāgavate dvijāḥ || 92 ||
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evaṃ bruvati vai tasminvimānavaramāgatam |
vaikuṃṭhāttadadhiṣṭhāya gato'sau viṣṇumaṃdiram || 93 ||
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viṣṇulokaṃ gatetasminsarve vismitamānasāḥ |
babhūvuścāpi papracchurgokarṇaṃ te dvijottamāḥ || 94 ||
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dvijā ūcuḥ |
śrutaṃ bhāgavataṃ sarvairasmābhiriha saṃgataiḥ |
kiṃ kāraṇaṃ mahābhāga tvadbhrātaiko gato harim || 95 ||
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gokarṇa uvāca |
śrūyatāmabhidhāsyāmi kāraṇaṃ bhātṛsadgatau |
yacchrutvā yūyamevāpi golokaṃ ca gamiṣyatha || 96 ||
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saptāhaśravaṇaṃ kāryamupavāsaparāyaṇaiḥ |
kṛṣṇaikatānamatibhirgoloka gatidāyakam || 97 ||
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punaḥ śuṇudhvaṃ saptāhaṃ śrīmadbhāgavataṃ dvijāḥ |
ekāgracittāḥ satataṃ kṛṣṇapremāmṛtapradam || 98 ||
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iti śrutvā vacastasya gokarṇasya dvijottamāḥ |
punaḥ śrotuṃ bhāgavataṃ saptāhaṃ samupāvasan || 99 ||
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kṛṣṇaikatānamatayo niyamena ca nārada |
punaste śuśruvuḥ sarve śrīmadbhāgavataṃ dvijāḥ || 100 ||
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kathāvasāne bhagavānkṛṣṇaḥ kamalalocanaḥ |
āvirāsīnmuniśreṣṭha śaṃkhacakragadābjadhṛk || 101 ||
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kirīṭakuṃḍaladharo vanamālī vibhūṣitaḥ |
pītavāsā ghanaśyāmaḥ kaṭakāṃgadabhūṣitaḥ || 102 ||
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taṃ dṛṣṭvā te dvijāḥ sarve viṣvaksenādibhiryutam |
pārṣadapravarairhṛṣṭāḥ praṇemurbhuvi saṃgatāḥ || 103 ||
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jayaśabdo namaḥ śabdastadāsītsarvato mune |
atha śaṃkhadhvaniṃ cakre hariḥ saṃharṣayandvijān || 104 ||
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tadāneke vimānāstu vaikuṃṭhātsamupāgatāḥ |
dvijānāṃ paśyatāṃ tatra pārṣadapravarairyutāḥ || 105 ||
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gokarṇaṃ tu samāliṃgya dadau sārūpyamātmanaḥ |
śrotṝnanyānghanaśyāmānpītakauśeyavāsasaḥ || 106 ||
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kirīṭinaḥ kuṃḍalino hāriṇo vanamālinaḥ |
cakāra tatkṣaṇāttatra mahadāścaryamapyabhūt || 107 ||
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tasmingrāme sthitā ye tu ācāṃḍālajanā mune |
samāruhya vimānāṃstānyayuḥ kṛṣṇājñayā divam || 108 ||
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gokarṇasahitaḥ kṛṣṇo gopagopījanapriyaḥ |
golokaṃ samanuprāptaḥ sarvalokoparisthitam |
yatra vṛṃdāvanaṃ ramyaṃ śataśṛṃgasamāvṛtam || 109 ||
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tadbāhye paritovṛtaṃ vijayayāhyatyadbhutaṃ rājate'raṇyaṃ yatra tu maṃḍapāni subahūnyacchodavāpyo hradāḥ |
gāvaḥ kāmadughāḥ suradrumataticchāyāśritā gopakaiḥ krīḍātatparamānasaiḥ parivṛto naṃdātmajaḥ krīḍati || 110 ||
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madhye tvasya sukānanasya racito vṛṃdāvaneśecchayā ramyaṃ ratnasamūhabharmakhacitaṃ |
prākāramudbhāsayan |
nyagrodhaḥ sumahāṃstataḥ pratidiśaṃ gopījanādhyāsitaṃ vatsālaṃkṛtamadbhutākṛti mahacchrīgokulaṃ rājate || 111 ||
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tanmadhye bhavanaṃ hareradhikṛtaṃ prodbhāsate bhāsvaraṃ yasminnaṃdagṛheśvarī samuditāste rādhayā rādhitāḥ |
yadbhāgyaṃ mahadapyumāpatimukhaiściṃtyaṃ sadābhyaṃtaraistatsūnormadhurākṛteradhicakāstyaṃḍaughabhāsyāṃśubhiḥ || 112 ||
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vātāṃbuparṇāśanadehaśoṣaṇaistapobhirugrairjapayajñakarmabhiḥ |
asādhyamapyāyasadhenusaṃbhavo lokaṃ na gāhākhyamakhapravarttanāt || 113 ||
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itihāsamimaṃ puṇyaṃ yaḥ paṭhecchṛṇuyādapi |
so'pi golokamabhyeti kiṃ śrībhāgavataṃ punaḥ || 114 ||
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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 197

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)

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Cover of edition (2013)

Padma Mahapurana (Kannada)
by Vijeth Prakashan Gadag, Bangalore (2013)

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