Purushottama-samhita [sanskrit]

15,643 words | ISBN-13: 9788179070383

The Sanskrit text of the Purushottama-samhita, an ancient Vaishnava Agama, belonging to the Pancaratra tradition. Topics include the construction of temples, architecture, iconography, festivals (celebrations of deities and their exploits). Alternative titles: Puruṣottamasaṃhitā (पुरुषोत्तमसंहिता), Purushottamasamhita, Purusottamasamhita, Purusottama, Puruṣottama-saṃhitā (पुरुषोत्तम-संहिता), Śrīpuruṣottamasaṃhitā (श्रीपुरुषोत्तमसंहिता), Shripurushottamasamhita, Shripurushottama Sripurusottamasamhita, Sripurusottama.

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śrīmatpāṃcarātradivyāgameśrīpuruṣottama saṃhitāyāṃ |
tṛtīyodhyāyaḥ |
ālaya nirmāṇaphalakathanavidhiḥ |
ṛṣayaḥ |
devālaya nirmāṇa phalaśravaṇārthaṃ ṛṣi praśnaḥ |
devālayaṃ vinirmāya devaṃ saṃsthāpya bhaktitaḥ |
pūjāṃ kārayitu stasya puṇyamācakṣvabhomune. || 1 ||
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vasiṣṭha prati vacanaṃ devālaya nirmāṇa phalaśrutiḥ |
vasiṣṭhaḥ |
vāsudevā dyālayasya kṛtau vakṣye phalādikam |
cikīrṣo rdevadhāmādi sahasrajanipāpanut || 2 ||
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manasā sadmakartṝṇāṃ śatajanmāghanāśanam |
yetu modaṃti kṛṣṇasya kriyamāṇaṃ narāgṛham || 3 ||
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tepi pāpai rvimucyaṃte prāpnu vaṃti parāṃ gatim |
namatītaṃ bhaviṣyaṃ ca kulānā mayutaṃ naraḥ. || 4 ||
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viṣṇulokaṃ nayatyāśu kārayitvā harekgṛham |
vasaṃti pitaro dṛṣṭvā viṣṇuloke hyalaṃkṛtāḥ. || 5 ||
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vimuktā nārakairdukhaiḥ kartuḥ kṛṣṇasya maṃdiram |
brahmahatyādipāpaughaghātakaṃ viṣṇatamaṃdiram. || 6 ||
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phalaṃ yannāpyateyajñairdhāma kṛtvāta dāpyate |
devāgāre kṛte sarva tīrthasnānaphalaṃ labhet. || 7 ||
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devā dyaddehatanāṃ ca raṇe yattatphalādikam |
śāṭhyeva prāsūnā cāpi kṛtaṃ dhānu ca nākatham. || 8 ||
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ekāyatanakṛtsvargītyragārī brahmalokabhāk |
paṃcāgārī śaṃbhuloka maṣṭhāgārā ddharau sthitiḥ || 9 ||
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ṣoḍaśālayakārītu bhaktimukti mavāpnuyāt |
kaniṣṭhaṃmadhyamaṃśreṣṭhaṃkārayitvāharergṛham. || 10 ||
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svargaṃca vaiṣṇavaṃ lokaṃmokṣa māpnotica kramāt |
śreṣṭhamāyatanaṃ viṣṇoḥkṛtvāyaddhanavān labhet. || 11 ||
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kaniṣṭhenaiva tatpuṇyaṃ prāpno tyaddhanavānnaraḥ |
samutpādyadhanaṃ kṛtvānvalpe nāpisurālayam. || 12 ||
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kārayitvāhareḥ puṇyaṃ saṃprāpno tyadhikaṃvaram |
lakṣeṇā pi sahasreṇa śataॆ nārdhaॆna vā hareḥ. || 13 ||
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kāraṇaṃ bhavanaṃ yāti ta trāsai garuḍadhvajaḥ |
bolyetu krīḍamānā ye pāṃsubhirbhavanaṃ hareḥ || 14 ||
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vāsudenasya kurvaṃti pitaro lokagāminaḥ |
tīrthe cāyatane puṇye siddhakṣetreta thāśrame. || 15 ||
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kartu rāyatanaṃ viṣṇo ryathoktā triguṇaṃ phalam |
devālaye sammārjanādi phala viśeṣaḥ |
baṃdhūkapuṣpavinyāsai ssudhāsaṃkena vaiṣṇavam. || 16 ||
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ye vilipyaṃti bhavanaṃ te yāṃti bhagavatpuram |
patitaṃ patamānaṃ tu tadārthapatitaṃ naraḥ. || 17 ||
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samudhṛtya harerdhāma prāpnoti dviguṇaṃ phalam |
patitasya tu yaḥkartā patitasya ca rakṣitā. || 18 ||
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viṣṇo rāyatana syaॆha na naro viṣṇulokabhāk |
iṣṭakāni ca yattiṣṭhe dyā vadāyatanaṃ hareḥ || 19 ||
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sa kula stasya vaikartā viṣṇuloke mahīyate |
sa evapuṇyavān npūjya ihalokeparatraca. || 20 ||
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kṛṣṇasya vāsudevasya yaḥ kārayati ketanam |
jāta ssa eva sakṛtaḥ kulaṃ te naiva pālitam. || 21 ||
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viṣṇurudrārka devyādergṛhakartā na kīrtibhāk |
kiṃ tasya vittanicayai rmūḍhanya parirakṣiṇaḥ. || 22 ||
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duḥkhārjitai ryaḥ kṛṣṇasya nakārayati ketanam |
nopabhogya dhanaṃ yasya pitṛvipradivaukasām. || 23 ||
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nopabhaugāya baṃdhūnāṃ vyarthastanya dhanāgamaḥ |
yathā dhruvo nṛṇāṃmṛtyuḥvittanāśastato dhruvaḥ || 24 ||
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mūḍha statrānubadhnāti jīvite dha ca vaidhane |
yathāvittaṃ na dānāya ropabhogāya dehinām. || 25 ||
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nāpi kīrtyai nadharmarthaṃ tasya svā myedhako guṇaḥ |
tasmā dvittaṃ samāsādyadaivādvāpauruṣā dathā. || 26 ||
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dadyā tsamyagoddvijāgrebhyaḥkīrtanāni ca kārayet |
dānebhyaścādhikaṃ yasmātkīrtanebhyo varaṃyataḥ. || 27 ||
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ata statkālaye ddhīmān viṣṇvāde rmaṃdirādikam |
vinivesya harerdhāmā bhaktimadbhirnarottamaiḥ || 28 ||
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nivesitaṃ bhavetkṛcchraṃ trailokyaṃ sacarācaram |
bhūtaṃ bhavyaṃ bhaviṣyaṃcasthūlaṃ sūkṣmaṃtathetaram. || 29 ||
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ābrahmastaṃbhaparyaṃtaṃ sarvaṃ viṣṇo ssamudbhavam |
tasya devādi devasya sarvaganya mahātmanaḥ. || 30 ||
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nivestya bhagavan viṣṇorna bhūyo bhuvijāyate |
yadā viṣṇordāmakṛtau phalaṃtadvaddivaukasām. || 31 ||
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pratimākaraṇe phalakathanaṃ |
śivabrahmārka vighneśa caṃḍīlakṣmyādi kātmanām |
devālayakṛteḥ puṇyaṃ pratimākara ṇe'dhikam. || 32 ||
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pratimāsthāpane yāge phalasyāṃto na vidyate |
mṛṇmayāddāruje puṇyaṃ dārujā daiṣṭakebhavet. || 33 ||
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yiṣṭakoddhācchailajesyāt hemāde rathikaṃ phalam |
saptajanmakṛtaṃ pāpaṃ prāraṃbhādevanasyati. || 34 ||
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devālayasya svargī syāt narakaṃ naiva gacchati |
kāraya nbhagavaddhāma naya tyacyutalokatām. || 35 ||
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saptalokamayo viṣṇustasya yaḥ kurute gṛham |
tārayatyakṣatān lokānakṣayāspratipadyate. || 36 ||
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iṣṭakācaya vinyāco yāvaṃ tyabdāni tiṣṭhati |
tāvadvarṣasahasrāṇi tatkarturdivi saṃsthitiḥ || 37 ||
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Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Purushottama-samhita Chapter 3

Cover of edition (2002)

The Pancaratra Agamas (an Introduction)
by Swami Harshananda (2002)

[Publisher: Ramakrishna Math, Bangalore]

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