Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 1 Chapter 1 (Sanskrit text), including grammatical analysis, glossary and relevant print editions. The Shivapurana is a one of the eighteen Major Puranas detailing religious worship of Shiva, also known as Shaivism. The book contains 24,000 verses although it is said to be an abridged form and originally consisted of 100,000 verses.

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ādyantamaṃgalamajātasamānabhāvamāryaṃ tamīśamajarāmaramātmadevam |
paṃcānanaṃ prabalapaṃcavinodaśīlaṃ saṃbhāvaye manasiśaṃkaramambikeśam |
vyāsa uvāca |
dharmakṣetre mahākṣetre gaṃgākālindisaṃgame |
prayāge parame puṇye brahmalokasya vartmani || 1 ||
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munayaḥ śaṃsitātmānassatyavrataparāyaṇāḥ |
mahaujaso mahābhāgā mahāsatraṃ vitenire || 2 ||
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tatra satraṃ samākarṇya vyāsaśiṣyo mahāmuniḥ |
ājagāma munīndra ṣṭuṃ sūtaḥ paurāṇikottamaḥ || 3 ||
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taṃ dṛṣṭvā sūtamāyāṃtaṃ harṣitā munayastadā |
cetasā suprasannena pūjāṃ cakruryathāvidhi || 4 ||
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tato vinayasaṃyuktā procuḥ sāṃjalayaśca te |
suprasannā mahātmānaḥ stutiṃ kṛtvāyathāvidhi || 5 ||
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romaharṣaṇa sarvajña bhavānvai bhāgyagauravāt |
purāṇavidyāmakhilāṃ vyāsātpratyarthamīyivān || 6 ||
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tasmādāścaryyabhūtānāṃ kathānāṃ tvaṃ hi bhājanam |
ratnānāmurusārāṇāṃ ratnākara ivārṇavaḥ || 7 ||
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yacca bhūtaṃ ca bhavyaṃ ca yaccānyadvastu vartate |
na tvayā'viditaṃ kiṃcittriṣu lokeṣu vidyate || 8 ||
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tvaṃ maddiṣṭavaśādasya darśanārthamihāgataḥ |
kurvankimapi naḥ śreyo na vṛthā gaṃtumarhasi || 9 ||
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tattvaṃ śrutaṃ sma naḥ sarvaṃ pūrvameva śubhāśubham |
na tṛptimadhigacchāmaḥ śravaṇecchā muhurmuhuḥ || 10 ||
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idānīmekamevāsti śrotavyaṃ sūta sanmate |
tadra hasyamapi brūhi yadi te'nugraho bhavet || 11 ||
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prāpte kaliyuge ghore narāḥ puṇyavivarjitāḥ |
durācāraratāḥ sarve satyavārtāparāṅmukhāḥ || 12 ||
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parāpavādaniratāḥ paradra vyābhilāṣiṇaḥ |
parastrīsaktamanasaḥ parahiṃsāparāyaṇāḥ || 13 ||
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dehātmadṛṣṭayā mūḍhā nāstikāḥ paśubuddhayaḥ |
mātṛpitṛkṛtadveṣāḥ strīdevāḥ kāmakiṃkarāḥ || 14 ||
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viprā lobhagrahagrastā vedavikrayajīvinaḥ |
dhanārjanārthamabhyastavidyā madavimohitāḥ || 15 ||
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tyaktasvajātikarmāṇaḥ prāyaśaḥparavaṃcakāḥ |
trikālasaṃdhyayā hīnā brahmabodhavivarjitāḥ || 16 ||
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adayāḥ paṃḍitaṃ manyāssvācāravratalopakāḥ |
kṛṣyudyamaratāḥ krūrasvabhāvā malināśayāḥ || 17 ||
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kṣatriyāśca tathā sarve svadharmatyāgaśīlinaḥ |
asatsaṃgāḥ pāparatā vyabhicāraparāyaṇāḥ || 18 ||
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aśūrā araṇaprītāḥ palāyanaparāyaṇāḥ |
kucauravṛttayaḥ śūdrā ḥ kāmakiṃkaracetasaḥ || 19 ||
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śastrāstravidyayā hīnā dhenuviprāvanojjhitāḥ |
śaraṇyāvanahīnāśca kāminyūtimṛgāssadā || 20 ||
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prajāpālanasaddharmavihīnā bhogatatparāḥ |
prajāsaṃhārakā duṣṭā jīvahiṃsākarā mudā || 21 ||
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vaiśyāḥ saṃskārahīnāste svadharmatyāgaśīlinaḥ |
kupathāḥ svārjanaratāstulākarmakuvṛttayaḥ || 22 ||
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gurudevadvijātīnāṃ bhaktihīnāḥ kubuddhayaḥ |
abhojitadvijāḥ prāyaḥ kṛpaṇā baddhamuṣṭayaḥ || 23 ||
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kāminījārabhāveṣu suratā malināśayāḥ |
lobhamohavicetaskāḥ pūrtādisuvṛṣojjhitāḥ || 24 ||
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tadvacchūdrā śca ye kecidbrāhmaṇācāratatparāḥ |
ujjvalākṛtayo mūḍhāḥ svadharmatyāgaśīlinaḥ || 25 ||
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kartārastapasāṃ bhūyo dvijatejopahārakāḥ |
śiśvalpamṛtyukārāśca maṃtroccāraparāyaṇāḥ || 26 ||
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śāligrāmaśilādīnāṃ pūjakāhomatatparāḥ |
pratikūlavicārāśca kuṭilā dvijadūṣakāḥ || 27 ||
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dhanavaṃtaḥ kukarmmāṇo vidyāvanto vivādinaḥ |
ākhyāyopāsanā dharmavaktāro dharmalopakāḥ || 28 ||
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subhūpākṛtayo daṃbhāḥ sudātāro mahāmadāḥ |
viprādīnsevakānmatvā manyamānā nijaṃ prabhum || 29 ||
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svadharmarahitā mūḍhāḥ saṃkarāḥ krūrabuddhayaḥ |
mahābhimānino nityaṃ caturvarṇavilopakāḥ || 30 ||
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sukulīnānnijānmatvā caturvarṇairvivartanāḥ |
sarvavarṇabhraṣṭakarā mūḍhāssatkarmakāriṇaḥ || 31 ||
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striyaśca prāyaśo bhraṣṭā bhartravajñānakārikāḥ |
śvaśuradro hakāriṇyo nirbhayā malināśanāḥ || 32 ||
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kuhāvabhāvaniratāḥ kuśīlāssmaravihvalāḥ |
jārasaṃgaratā nityaṃ svasvāmivimukhāstathā || 33 ||
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tanayā mātṛpitrośca bhaktihīnā durāśayāḥ |
avidyāpāṭhakā nityaṃ rogagrasitadehakāḥ || 34 ||
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eteṣāṃ naṣṭabuddhīnāṃ svadharmatyāgaśīlinām |
paralokepīha loke kathaṃ sūta gatirbhavet || 35 ||
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iti ciṃtākulaṃ cittaṃ jāyate satataṃ hi naḥ |
paropakārasadṛśo nāsti dharmo paraḥ khalu || 36 ||
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laghūpāyena yenaiṣāṃ bhavetsadyoghanāśanam |
sarvvasiddhāntavittvaṃ hi kṛpayā tadvadādhunā || 37 ||
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vyāsa uvāca |
ityākarṇya vacasteṣāṃ munīnāṃ bhāvitātmanām |
manasā śaṃkaraṃ smṛtvā sūtaḥ provāca tānmunīn || 38 ||
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iti śrīśaivemahāpurāṇe vidyeśvarasaṃhitāyāṃ munipraśnavarṇano nāma prathamo'dhyāyaḥ || 1 ||
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Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Chapter 1

Cover of edition (2020)

Shri Shiva Maha Purana - Moolmatram
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2020)

[Mulamatra] Sanskrit Text Only

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Cover of edition (2019)

The Siva Purana (Three Volumes)
by Shanti Lal Nagar (2019)

An Exhaustive Introduction, Sanskrit Text, English Translation with Photographs of Archaeological Evidence

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Cover of edition (2019)

Shri Shiva Purana (Set of 2 Volumes)
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2019)

Sanskrit Text with Hindi Translation

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Cover of Gujarati edition

Shiva Purana (Gujarati)
by Hanuman Prasad Poddar (2013)

[સંક્ષિપ્ત શિવપુરાણ] — Published by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (9788129301840)

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Cover of edition (0)

Shiva Purana in Kannada
by Vandana Book House, Bangalore (0)

[ಶಿವಪುರಾಣ] Set of 9 Volumes

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Cover of edition (2004)

Shiva Purana (Malayalam)
by Swami Advaitanandapuri (2004)

[ശിവ പുരണ] published by Aarshasri Publications & Co.

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Cover of edition (2019)

Shiva Purana (Telugu)
by Hanuman Prasad Poddar (2019)

[శ్రీ శివమఃపురాణము] or [శ్రీ శివ మహా పురాణం]; Published by Gita Press, Gorakhpur.

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Cover of Bengali edition

Shiva Purana (Bengali)
by Navabharat Publishers, Kolkata (0)

[শিব পুরান]

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Cover of edition (2016)

Shiva Purana (Tamil)
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2016)

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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