Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana Book 6 Chapter 204 (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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śivaśarmovāca |
viṣṇuśarmaṃstato vaiśyaḥ śarabhaḥ saha bhāryayā |
nītvā pūjopakaraṇaṃ yayau śrīcaṃḍikālayam || 1 ||
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tatra tauvidhivatsnātvā sumano dhūpadīpakaiḥ |
ānarcaturbhaktiyuktau caṃḍikāṃ putrakāmyayā || 2 ||
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śraddhayā pūjitā tābhyāṃ dinaiḥ saptabhiraṃbikā |
uvāca vācā pratyakṣaṃ bhūtvā viśadamānasā || 3 ||
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pārvatyuvāca |
bho bho vaiśya prasannāsmi bhaktyā sudṛḍhayā tava |
dadāmi putraṃ te sādho yadarthe yatnavānasi || 4 ||
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gaccha tvaṃ mā vilaṃbasva vanamaidraṃ ca khāṃḍavam |
tatra tīrthaṃ mahāpuṇyamiṃdraprasthākhyamuttamam || 5 ||
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nigamodbodhakaṃ tatra tīrthaṃ nikhilakāmadam |
bṛhaspatikṛtaṃ tatra snāhi tvaṃ sutavāṃchayā || 6 ||
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bhaviṣyati sutastāta tava snānena tatra hi |
tatra snātvā mayāpyaṃga labdhaḥ skaṃdaḥ surārihā || 7 ||
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śivaśarmovāca |
ityākarṇya vaco devyāḥ pitā mama sahastriyā |
atrājagāma sattīrthe sasnau ca sutavāṃchayā || 8 ||
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upaskaravatīrdhenūrdvijebhyaḥ pradadau śatam |
devānpitṝṃśca saṃtarpya yathāvidhyatra buddhimān || 9 ||
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saptarātramuṣitvā tu daṃpatī yatamānasau |
jagmatuḥ svagṛhāniṣṭalābhotphullamukhāṃbujau || 10 ||
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tasminnevābhavadgarbho māsi māturmamānvaham |
vyatīte navame māsi jāto'haṃ daśame śubhe || 11 ||
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viṣṇuśarmanyaduktaṃ te purāvṛttamidaṃ mayā |
daśābdadvayamevaitacchrutaṃ sarvaṃ piturmukhāt || 12 ||
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ekadā kṣamamālokya gṛhakarmaṇi māṃ pitā |
gṛhaṃ māmarpayāmāsa viśvādvairāgyamāpnuvan || 13 ||
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māṃ covāca sa dharmātmā goviṃdāsaktamānasaḥ |
viniṃdanviṣayāsaktiṃ viṣṇubhaktiṃ stuvanmuhuḥ || 14 ||
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pitovāca |
sumate vārddhakaṃ prāptaṃ palitāścikurā mama |
goviṃdacaraṇāṃbhojaṃ seviṣye sādhusevitam || 15 ||
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tatsaivayā bhavetsvacchaṃ mano yasya ca susthiram |
sa pumānātmasaṃtuṣṭo na kiṃcidabhivāṃchati || 16 ||
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niṣkāmaḥ sukhaduḥkhābhyāṃ bhuṃjansukṛtaduṣkṛte |
prākṛte tatsamāptau ca tyajandehaṃ bhavatyajaḥ || 17 ||
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tāṃ vaddravyaṃ guṇasukhaṃ yāvatprāptaṃ na citsukham |
tatprāptau tadbhavettucchaṃ sudhāyā iva takrakam || 18 ||
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harermāyābalavatīyaṃ mohayati dehinam |
hitāni taṃ na jānāti sa yathā madirāmadaḥ || 19 ||
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pravṛttiṃ ca nivṛttiṃ ca vidyayāvidyayā ca saḥ |
karoti svecchayā kāle bālalīlo hi sa prabhuḥ || 20 ||
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vedoditaṃ yadā karma kriyate phalamicchatā |
pravṛttiṃ sā parā tāta teṣāmarpaṇamīśvare || 21 ||
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yathā nirdagdhābījāni na prarohaṃti yatnataḥ |
yathā karmāṇi viśveśe niḥkāmenārpitāni tu || 22 ||
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karmaṇāṃ ca layo mokṣaḥ sukhaduḥkhapradāyinām |
tadutpattistu baṃdhaḥ syādityasau śāstranirṇayaḥ || 23 ||
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ato'haṃ karmavedoktaṃ kurvannābhilaṣanphalam |
paryaṭiṣyāmi tīrtheṣu hṛdi bhakti dadhaddhareḥ || 24 ||
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evaṃ prārabdhakarmāṇi bhuṃjannānyānyatarjayan |
haniṣyāmi jagadrogaṃ pītvā satsaṃgamauṣadham || 25 ||
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śivaśarmovāca |
evamākarṇya vacanaṃ tasyāhaṃ piturātmanaḥ |
avadaṃ viṣṇuśarmastvaṃ tanniśāmaya tatvataḥ || 26 ||
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vaiśyaputra uvāca |
ayaṃ jano durārādhyaḥ kathayiṣyati no yaśaḥ |
duṣṭakuṭuṃbādudvijya niḥsṛtya gata ityayam || 27 ||
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iyaṃ viṣṇupadī tāta bhuvanatrayapāvanī |
smṛtā haratyaghaṃ dūrātkasmādenāṃ vimuṃcasi || 28 ||
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pāpakārī janastāta mriyate magadhe tu yaḥ |
sopyastapāpo gaṃgāyāṃ svaryāti tyajamāśubham || 29 ||
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putrāḥ ṣaṣṭisahasrāṇi sagarasya mahātmanaḥ |
kapilakrodhanirdagdhā gatāyatsparśanāddivam || 30 ||
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tāmimāṃ tridivaśreṇīṃ mukterapi vidhāyinīm |
mumukṣusevitāṃ tāta muktvā mānyatra gamyatām || 31 ||
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māvajānīhi sāmīpye gaṃgā tridaśamānitām |
yadicchasi mahābhāga sevitaiṣā pradāsyati || 32 ||
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tiryaṃco'pi vinā jñānājjale cetsyurgatāsavaḥ |
bhaveyustarhi te brahma sā kathaṃ tyajyate tvayā || 33 ||
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śivaśarmovāca |
niśamyaitadvacastātastato mama ṛtapriyaḥ |
uvāsa sadane sarvaviṣayebhyaḥ parāṅmukhaḥ || 34 ||
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triṣu kāleṣuṃ gagāyāṃ pratyahaṃ snānamācaran |
purāṇaṃ syādgṛhe yatra tatra yāti sa nityaśaḥ || 35 ||
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ekadākarṇayandhīro yamunātīrthagauravam |
tatra śuśrāva māhātmyamasyatīrthasya putra saḥ || 36 ||
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avimukta haridvāra prayāgebhyaśca puṣkarāt |
ayodhyādvārikā kāṃcī mathurābhyastathānyataḥ || 37 ||
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sarvatīrthamayasyāsya puṇyaṃ śataguṇādhikam |
kathitaṃ tena viduṣā sutenākarṇyamatpitā || 38 ||
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tyaktvā gṛhamagādatra tīrthe sarvairalakṣitaḥ |
āvāmiva mahābhāgo goviṃdapadasevakaḥ || 39 ||
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atrāgatya mahābhāgo matpitā mokṣavāṃchayā |
nigamodbodhake tīrthe trikālaṃ snānamācaran || 40 ||
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uvāsa katicinmāsānatra tīrthottame hi saḥ || 41 ||
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kurvannijakriyāṃ dhīmānnispṛhopyajaveśmani |
ekadā sahasā tasya jvaro'bhūdatidāruṇaḥ || 42 ||
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mahatyā pīḍayā tasya mumoha gatacetanaḥ |
muhūrtaṃ sa pitā muhyaṃ tadavastho vyatiṣṭhita || 43 ||
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paścātsamāgataprāṇo viciṃtya yadidaṃ tadā |
aho me kaṣṭamāpannaṃ dūre putraḥ sa dhārmikaḥ || 44 ||
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yo māṃ jvaravitaptāṃgamāśvāsayati buddhimān |
agamyāgamanaṃ pāpaṃ kṛtaṃ yanme sudāruṇam || 45 ||
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prāyaścittaṃ na tasyāpi kṛtaṃ kāme gatirbhavet |
āgamiṣyati putro me tasmai dāsyāmi vasviti || 46 ||
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yanmayā gopitaṃ gehe na dṛṣṭaṃ ca tadapyaham |
śivaśarmovāca |
iti ciṃtayatastasya pāntho varṣeṇa pīḍitaḥ || 47 ||
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śītārtaḥ kaṃpitavapuruṭajaṃ prāviśattadā |
sa taṃ saṃviṣṭamālokya bhūyo gatvā tadaṃtike || 48 ||
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munireṣa iti jñātvā vavaṃde śirasādhvagaḥ |
ūce ca kasmātsuptosi mune saṃdhyā samāgatā || 49 ||
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ravirastaṃ prayātyeṣa na supteḥ kāla eṣa te |
ityuktamātre vacasi pathikena pitā mama || 50 ||
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śarabho jvarataptāṃgastamāha kathamapyaho |
śarabha uvāca |
śrūyatāṃ vacanaṃ pāṃtha yadvadāmi purastava || 51 ||
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śrutvā madbhāgyayātena tvayā sādho vidhīyatām |
vaiśyo'haṃ śarabho nāmnā kānyakubje gṛhaṃ mama || 52 ||
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atrāgato niṣiddhopi jāyāmitrasutairaham |
asya tīrthasya māhātmyaṃ śrutvā sūnumukheritam || 53 ||
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māsāstu katicitsādho vyatītā mayi cāgate |
dinatrayamatikrāṃtaṃ jvaritasya mamādhunā || 54 ||
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prāṇā me vigatā āsannadyabhūyaḥ samāgatāḥ |
kiyānapyāyuṣaḥ śeṣaḥ sādho me khalu tiṣṭhati || 55 ||
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śamanasya gṛhaṃ dṛṣṭvā yadahaṃ punarāgataḥ |
bhāgyodayena kenāpi mamātra tvaṃ samāgataḥ || 56 ||
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naya māṃ madgṛhaṃ mitra dravyaṃ bahu dadāmi te |
dāsyāmyapi gṛhaṃ gatvā kṛpāṃ kuru kṛpānidhe || 57 ||
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iha bhūbhāga utkhāya gṛhyatāṃ māmakaṃ dhanam |
śivaśarmovāca |
ityākarṇya sa durbuddhirgrāmyo viṣayalaṃpaṭaḥ || 58 ||
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uvāca dhanalubdhastaṃ tvaduktaṃ sādhayāmyaham |
ityuktvā dhanamutkhāya tasmādbhūbhāgatastadā || 59 ||
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agrataḥ sthāpayāmāsa śarabhasyāha cādhvagaḥ |
adhvaga uvāca |
dhanametadviśāṃnātha tava bhūbhāgato mayā || 60 ||
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niṣkāsitaṃ prayacchāśu śibikānayanāya me |
yāmāropya jvarārtaṃ tvāṃ nayāmi tava ketanam || 61 ||
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śivaśarmovāca |
ityuktastena sa tadā dadau svarṇapalatrayam |
sopi nītvā piturdravyaṃ yayau lavaṇapattanam || 62 ||
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uṣitvā rātrimekāṃ tu śibikāṃ saparicchadām |
savāhāmānayatputra dattvā svarṇapaladvayam || 63 ||
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palaṃ dvayaṃ gṛhītaṃ tattenaivādharmabuddhinā |
āropya śibikāṃ taṃ tu śarabhaṃ vaiśyasattamam || 64 ||
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pāṃthaḥ sa calito vāhāṃstvarayankānyakubjakam |
asya tīrthavarasyātha kamaṃḍalujalaṃ dhṛtam || 65 ||
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pāyayannalpamalpaṃ taṃ tṛṣārtaṃ sodhvago yayau |
atha te sarasastīre uttīrṇā bhoktumadhvani || 66 ||
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snātvā bhuktvā punastasmātsthānāccelustvarānvitāḥ |
kiyaṃti bhūmimullaṃghya tṛṣārtāṃste kamaṃḍaloḥ || 67 ||
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jalaṃ pītvā tṛṣārtaṃ taṃ śarabhaṃ cāpyapāyayat |
atha kaścinmahābhīmo vikaṭo nāma rākṣasaḥ || 68 ||
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vicarannirjane'raṇye gacchatastānavaikṣata |
tāndṛṣṭvā sa kṣudhākrāṃto vegavānvivṛtānanaḥ || 69 ||
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abhidudrāva caraṇāghātenākaṃpayanmahīm |
āgatya tarasā pārśve tānvāhānpathikaṃ ca tam || 70 ||
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sakośeṣu samādāya bhrāmayāmāsa khecaraḥ |
gatāsūnbhrāmaṇenaiva bhūtale tānapothayat || 71 ||
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cakhāda piśitaṃ teṣāṃ papau kośācca śoṇitam |
kutra yāsyati rogārto naro'yaṃ purato mama || 72 ||
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enaṃ tu bhakṣayiṣyāmi paścādaṃbu pibāmyaham |
iti kṛtvā matirvāritīrthasyāsya kamaṃḍaloḥ || 73 ||
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mukhe cikṣepa sa tadā rajanīcarapuṃgavaḥ |
kṣiptamātre jale tasya pūrvajanmabhavā smṛtiḥ || 74 ||
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jātā sa tu vadhāttasya śarabhasya nyavartata |
pūrvajanmakṛtaṃ pāpaṃ tadapi smṛtimāgamat || 75 ||
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yena rākṣasabhāvastu bhūto viprodbhavādapi |
smṛtvā pāpamupetyāśu samīpe śarabhasya tu |
uvāca jñānamāpanno rākṣasaḥ pitaraṃ mama || 76 ||
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rākṣasa uvāca |
bho bho manuṣyaśārdūla kastvaṃ ke ca janā amī |
bhakṣitā ye mayā ghora rūpeṇādhamarakṣasā || 77 ||
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kasya tīrthavarasyedaṃ jalaṃ yasya prabhāvataḥ |
pāpino'pi smṛtirjātā pūrvajanmabhavā mama || 78 ||
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vaiśya uvāca |
vaiśyo'haṃ rākṣasaśreṣṭha kānyakubje gṛhaṃ mama |
tīrthāni paryaṭanniṃdraprasthe'haṃ samupāgataḥ || 79 ||
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tatrāhamabhavaṃ duḥkhī jvareṇa vidhiyogataḥ |
tato me buddhirutpannā gaṃtuṃ gṛhamasatpatha |
tatra kaścitsamāyātaḥ pāṃtho varṣeṇa pīḍitaḥ || 80 ||
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prārthitaḥ sa mayānīya śibikāṃ māṃ gṛhaṃ naya |
sa cāyaṃ śibikāṃ pāṃthaḥ samupānīya satvaraḥ || 81 ||
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māmāropya ca tāṃ dhīraścalito madgṛhaṃ prati |
sa pāṃthaste ca śibikāvāhāḥ saṃprati bhakṣitāḥ || 82 ||
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tvayā jalamidaṃ yasya tīrthasyāpi ca tacchṛṇu |
iṃdrasya khāṃḍavavane yamunāsti saridvarā || 83 ||
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tattīre'sti hariprasthaṃ tīrthaṃ tīrthottamottamam |
surācāryasya tatrāsti tīrthaṃ sarvārthasādhakam || 84 ||
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nigamodbodhakaṃ jātā smṛtiste yajjalāśanāt |
etatte sarvamākhyātaṃ yatpṛṣṭo'haṃmiha tvayā || 85 ||
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pṛcchāmi tvāmahaṃ kiṃcittadvadāśu niśācara |
pūrvajanmakṛtaṃ karma smarasi tvamihādhunā |
vada kiṃ te kṛtaṃ pāpaṃ yena jāto'si rākṣasaḥ || 86 ||
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rākṣasa uvāca |
purāhamabhavaṃ vipraḥ puṇye vedavidāṃ kule |
durācāro hyadharmātmā śṛṇu sarvaṃ vadāmi te || 87 ||
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krīḍatā hi mayā nityaṃ dyūtena saha tadvidaiḥ |
hāritaṃ draviṇaṃ bhūri svakīyaṃ pitureva ca || 88 ||
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pitrā nivedya bhūpāya māmakaṃ karma tajjanaiḥ |
purānniḥsārito niḥsvo gato'haṃ grāmamaṃtike || 89 ||
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tatrāsīnme sakhā nāma devako brāhmaṇottamaḥ |
tenā'haṃ rakṣito gehe kurvatā ciramādaram || 90 ||
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vastuṃ tatra sukhenāhaṃ tadbhāryāṃ rūpaśālinīm |
kāmāturo'hamabhajaṃ balānmitre gate kvacit || 91 ||
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sā mṛtā tatkṣaṇātsādhvī bhakṣayitvā mahāviṣam |
tāṃ dṛṣṭvā tamasāyukte niśīthe'haṃ palāyitaḥ || 92 ||
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palāyamānastarasā dhṛto'haṃ rājakiṃkaraiḥ |
cauro'yamiti khaṅgena cicchiduste śiro mama || 93 ||
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mṛtaṃ māṃ yātanādehamāveśya yamakiṃkarāḥ |
raurave nirayaghore cikṣipuryamaśāsanāt || 94 ||
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ṣaṣṭivarṣasahasrāṇi tatrā'haṃ tīvrayātanām |
bhuktvā tenaiva pāpena rākṣasatvamupāgataḥ || 95 ||
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śatavarṣāṇyatītāni rākṣasatve viśāṃpate |
vadāmi tamupāyaṃ me yenāsmānmuktimāpnuyām || 96 ||
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puṇyaṃ tadarpite sādho vadāmi śṛṇu sādaram |
yena tīrthavarasyedaṃ jalaṃ mama mukhe gatam || 97 ||
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tatraiva janmani mayā kṛtvā haridine vratam |
saṃsargānnecchayā vaiśya rātrau jāgaraṇaṃ kṛtam || 98 ||
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dvādaśyāmatha saṃsnātvā bhoktuṃmapi samudyate |
madgṛhe kaścidāyāto vaiṣṇavo viṣṇurūpadhṛk || 99 ||
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kupito'haṃ tamālokya durvaco vadamagrataḥ |
kva gacchasi durācāra dāṃbhikastrījanāṃtare || 100 ||
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ityuktaṃ sa mayā dhīrastulyo mānāpamānayoḥ |
tūṣṇīmeva niketānme nirgatya calito yadā || 101 ||
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tadābhimukhamāyāṃtī patnī mama pativratā |
patitvā pādayostasya taṃ sādhuṃ gṛhamānayat || 102 ||
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mayāpamānitasyāpi na krodho'bhūnmahātmanaḥ |
tayādṛtasyāpyānaṃdo yataḥ sori suhṛtsamaḥ || 103 ||
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tamarcayitvā vidhivadviṣṭare copaveśya sā |
bhojyaṃ bhojaya jīveśa jayatādbhuvanatrayam || 104 ||
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ityukto'haṃ tayā sādhvyā nyagadaṃ taṃ mahāśayam |
mlānavaktraḥ prasannāsyamuttiṣṭha śamaya kṣudhām || 105 ||
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ityuktvā tasya caraṇau noditastanumadhyamā |
prākṣālayaṃ punastaṃ tu niveśyāsanamuttamam || 106 ||
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adadāṃ pātramannena pūrṇaṃ tasmai vivekine |
jalaṃ ca tatkare sādhvyā prerito'haṃ tayā muhuḥ || 107 ||
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upabhujya sa dharmātmā svairaṃ vigatavikriyaḥ |
harerāma harekṛṣṇa japanniti jagāma ha || 108 ||
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kṛtaṃ puṇyamidaṃ vaiśya noditena mayā striyā |
pūrvajanmani yenedaṃ prāpitaṃ tīrthavāri me || 109 ||
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śivaśarmovāca |
viṣṇuśarmannidaṃ vākyamuktvā tiṣṭhati rākṣase |
pathikaḥ sa ca te vāhāḥ prāhuḥ khe divyadehinaḥ || 110 ||
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pathikavāhā ūcuḥ |
bho bho viśāṃpate sādho prāptā apyapamṛtyutām |
tvatprasādādidaṃ vāri pītvā devatvamāgatāḥ || 111 ||
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tvatsaṃge dhanalobhena viṭpate calitā yataḥ |
vigatā na dhanākāṃkṣā maraṇāvasarepyataḥ || 112 ||
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tīrtharājajalasyāsya tiṣṭhato jaṭhare hi naḥ |
maraṇe hyanubhāvāttu maitrī prāptā dhaneśituḥ || 113 ||
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namāmastvāṃ vayaṃ yāmo dhaneśa nagarīṃ prabho |
vimānaistadgaṇānītairnānāmaṇivibhūṣitaiḥ || 114 ||
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prayāhi mā vilaṃbasva tīrthe nigamabodhake |
tvamanenasamaṃ sādho tārayainamapi drutam || 115 ||
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śivaśarmovāca |
ityuktvā te gatāstāta diśyudīcyāṃ samaṃtataḥ |
vimānakiṃkiṇīnādairnādayaṃto'tha rodasī || 116 ||
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atha vaiśyo mama pitā tamāha rajanīcaram |
śarabha uvāca |
uttiṣṭha naya māmāśu tīrthe nigamabodhake || 117 ||
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jvarārttena mayā padbhyāṃ tatra gaṃtuṃ na śakyate |
yo māṃ nayati tattīrthaṃ tvadanyo nāsti kaścana || 118 ||
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śivaśarmovāca |
tatheti tamathāśvāsya vaiśyaṃ sa rajanīcaraḥ |
skaṃdhamāropya vegena tattīrthaṃ pāvanaṃ yayau || 119 ||
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ūṣatustāvubhau tatra viśpatiḥ sa ca rākṣasaḥ |
kurvaṃtau snānamātraṃ tu sarvatīrthottamottame || 120 ||
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athā'haṃ piturākarṇya mahatīṃ guruvedanām |
taṃ prati prerito mātrā calito nijasadmataḥ || 121 ||
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atrāgatya mayā dṛṣṭaḥ sa mahājvarapīḍitaḥ |
mūrdhnā ca vaṃditastena dattāśīrme'bhyabhāṣi ca || 122 ||
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śarabha uvāca |
kimarthamiha bho tāta dūramārge samāgataḥ |
dināni katicittiṣṭhankurvannatra nijakriyām || 123 ||
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vikaṭo nāma me mitraḥ rākṣasaḥ samupaiti vai |
uttiṣṭha vapuṣāmuṣya daṃḍavatpata pādayoḥ || 124 ||
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na bhetavyaṃ tvayāmuṣmāttyaktahiṃsādi karmaṇaḥ |
adhunā tīrthamāsādya sannidhau mama tiṣṭhati || 125 ||
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śivaśarmovāca |
ityukto'haṃ tadā pitrā śarabheṇa mahātmanā |
utthāya patitastasya pādayordaṃḍavadbhuvi || 126 ||
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dorbhyāmutthāpya māṃ so'tha gāḍhamāliṃgya rākṣasaḥ |
svāgataṃ mitraputreti jagādāśiṣamīrayan || 127 ||
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rākṣasa uvāca |
bhāgyavānasi bho tāta yattvamatra samāgataḥ |
piturdharmātmanaḥ śrutvā jvarapīḍāṃ sudāruṇām || 128 ||
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piturāṇyamāpnoṣi tīrthe kṛtvā tilodakam |
snātvā kuru kriyāṃ svīyāḥ pūrvajanmasmariṣyasi || 129 ||
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śivaśarmovāca |
evamuktastadā tena snātuṃ tīrthe varāṃbhasi |
praviṣṭo'haṃ smaraṃstāta pūrvajanmaśubhāśubham || 130 ||
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snātvā vidhivadatraiva pituraṃtikamāgataḥ |
apṛcchaṃ rakṣaso vṛttaṃ kuto'yaṃ dharmadhīriti || 131 ||
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pitroktaṃ rakṣaso vṛttaṃ vāhānāṃ pathikasya ca |
śrutvā'haṃ tīrtharājasya stutimasya cakāra vai || 132 ||
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pitā me roganirmukto bhaviṣyati yadā tadā |
yāsyāmi gṛhamityatra daśoṣitamahāni me || 133 ||
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daśāhābhyaṃtare tāta tātasya maraṇaṃ mama |
abhūdardhajale hyasya tīrtharājasya paśyataḥ || 134 ||
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atho garuḍamāruhya vakṣaso dhārayanśriyam |
ājagāma svayaṃ viṣṇurnavīna ghanavigrahaḥ || 135 ||
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pītavāsā caturbāhuḥ paṃkajāruṇalocanaḥ |
brahmeṃdrādibhirādivyaiḥ sanāthairaṃdhakāriṇā || 136 ||
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sevyamāno guṇagrāmāngāyadbhiḥ kinnaraiḥ saha |
hāhāhūhūprabhṛtibhiḥ stūyamānaśca sarvataḥ || 137 ||
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dattvā svakīya sārūpyamāropya garuḍaṃ tadā |
pitaraṃ mama brahmādyairvṛto vaikuṃṭhamāruhat || 138 ||
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pituḥ sārūpyamālokya viṣṇorahamaciṃtayam |
iti citte tadālokya jātatatvodaye tadā || 139 ||
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na hi varṇayituṃ śakyo hyasya tīrthaśiromaṇeḥ |
mahimā yajjalārddhe syānmṛto jaṃtuścaturbhujaḥ || 140 ||
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na mayā sarvathā tyājyaṃ tīrtharājamidaṃ nanu |
aṃjasā dṛḍhamāhātmyaṃ dhanarogāditṛṣṇyā || 141 ||
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pituratroṭaje tāvatsthātavyaṃ hi mayā mama |
yāvattu karmaṇāṃ bhuktaḥ prārabdhānāṃ mahītale || 142 ||
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evaṃ viciṃtayitvā ca pituḥ kṛtvā tu satkriyām |
rakṣasā tena sahitaḥ sthito'haṃ mokṣavāṃchayā || 143 ||
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iti śrīpādmemahāpurāṇe paṃcapaṃcāśatsāhasryāṃ saṃhitāyāmuttarakhaṃḍe kāliṃ |
dīmāhātmye caturadhikadviśatatamo'dhyāyaḥ || 204 ||
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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 204

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)

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