Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 1 Chapter 2 (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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sūta uvāca |
sādhupṛṣṭaṃ sādhavo vastrailokyahitakārakam |
guruṃ smṛtvā bhavatsnehādvakṣye tacchṛṇutādarāt || 1 ||
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vedāṃtasārasarvasvaṃ purāṇaṃ śaivamuttamam |
sarvāghaughoddhārakaraṃ paratra paramārthadam || 2 ||
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kalikalmaṣavidhvaṃsi yasmiñchivayaśaḥ param |
vijṛmbhate sadā viprāścaturvargaphalapradam || 3 ||
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tasyādhyayanamātreṇa purāṇasya dvijottamāḥ |
sarvottamasya śaivasya te yāsyaṃti susadgatim || 4 ||
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tāvadvijṛṃbhate pāpaṃ brahmahatyāpurassaram |
yāvacchivapurāṇaṃ hi nodeṣyati jagatyaho || 5 ||
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tāvatkalimahotpātāḥ saṃcariṣyaṃti nirbhayāḥ |
yāvacchivapurāṇaṃ hi nodeṣyati jagatyaho || 6 ||
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tāvatsarvāṇi śāstrāṇi vivadaṃti parasparam |
yāvacchivapurāṇaṃ hi nodeṣyati jagatyaho || 7 ||
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tāvatsvarūpaṃ durbodhaṃ śivasya mahatāmapi |
yāvacchivapurāṇaṃ hi no deṣyati jagatyaho || 8 ||
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tāvadyamabhaṭāḥ krūrāḥ saṃcariṣyaṃti nirbhayāḥ |
yāvacchivapurāṇaṃ hi nodeṣyati jagatyaho || 9 ||
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tāvatsarvapurāṇāni pragarjaṃti mahītale |
yāvacchivapurāṇaṃ hi nodeṣyati jagatyaho || 10 ||
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tāvatsarvāṇi tīrthāni vivadaṃti mahītale |
yāvacchivapurāṇaṃ hi nodeṣyati jagatyaho || 11 ||
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tāvatsarvāṇi maṃtrāṇi vivadaṃti mahītale |
yāvacchivapurāṇaṃ hi nodeṣyati mahītale || 12 ||
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tāvatsarvāṇi kṣetrāṇi vivadaṃti mahītale |
yāvacchivapurāṇaṃ hi nodeṣyati mahītale || 13 ||
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tāvatsarvāṇi pīṭhāni vivadaṃti mahītale |
yāvacchivapurāṇaṃ hi nodeṣyati mahītale || 14 ||
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tāvatsarvāṇi dānāni vivadaṃti mahītale |
yāvacchivapurāṇaṃ hi nodeṣyati mahītale || 15 ||
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tāvatsarve ca te devā vivadaṃti mahītale |
yāvacchivapurāṇaṃ hi nodeṣyati mahītale || 16 ||
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tāvatsarve ca siddhāntā vivadaṃti mahītale |
yāvacchivapurāṇaṃ hi nodeṣyati mahītale || 17 ||
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asya śaivapurāṇasya kīrtanaśravaṇāddvijāḥ |
phalaṃ vaktuṃ na śaknomi kārtsnyena munisattamāḥ || 18 ||
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tathāpi tasya māhātmyaṃ vakṣye kiṃcittu vonaghāḥ |
cittamādhāya śṛṇuta vyāsenoktaṃ purā mama || 19 ||
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etacchivapurāṇaṃ hi ślokaṃ ślokārddhameva ca |
yaḥ paṭhedbhaktisaṃyuktassa pāpānmucyate kṣaṇāt || 20 ||
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etacchivapurāṇaṃ hi yaḥ pratyahamataṃdri taḥ |
yathāśakti paṭhedbhaktyā sa jīvanmukta ucyate || 21 ||
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etacchivapurāṇaṃ hi yo bhaktyārcayate sadā |
dine dine'śvamedhasya phalaṃ prāpnotyasaṃśayam || 22 ||
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etacchivapurāṇaṃ yassādhāraṇapadecchayā |
anyataḥ śṛṇuyātso'pi matto mucyeta pātakāt || 23 ||
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etacchivapurāṇaṃ yo namaskuryādadūrataḥ |
sarvadevārcanaphalaṃ sa prāpnoti na saṃśayaḥ || 24 ||
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etacchivapurāṇaṃ vai likhitvā pustakaṃ svayam |
yo dadyācchivabhaktebhyastasya puṇyaphalaṃ śṛṇu || 25 ||
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adhīteṣu ca śāstreṣu vedeṣu vyākṛteṣu ca |
yatphalaṃ durlabhaṃ loke tatphalaṃ tasya saṃbhavet || 26 ||
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etacchivapurāṇaṃ hi caturdaśyāmupoṣitaḥ |
śivabhaktasabhāyāṃ yo vyākaroti sa uttamaḥ || 27 ||
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pratyakṣaraṃ tu gāyatrīpuraścaryyāphalaṃ labhet |
iha bhuktvākhilānkāmānaṃ te nirvāṇatāṃ vrajet || 28 ||
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upoṣitaścaturdaśyāṃ rātrau jāgaraṇānvitaḥ |
yaḥ paṭhecchṛṇuyādvāpi tasya puṇyaṃ vadāmyaham || 29 ||
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kurukṣetrādinikhilapuṇyatīrtheṣvanekaśaḥ |
ātmatulyadhanaṃ sūryyagrahaṇe sarvatomukhe || 30 ||
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viprebhyo vyāsamukhyebhyo dattvāyatphalamaśnute |
tatphalaṃ saṃbhavettasya satyaṃ satyaṃ na saṃśayaḥ || 31 ||
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etacchivapurāṇaṃ hi gāyate yopyaharniśam |
ājñāṃ tasya pratīkṣerandevā indra puro gamāḥ || 32 ||
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etacchivapurāṇaṃ yaḥ paṭhañchṛṇvanhi nityaśaḥ |
yadyatkaroti satkarma tatkoṭiguṇitaṃ bhavet || 33 ||
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samāhitaḥ paṭhedyastu tatra śrīrudra saṃhitām |
sa brahmaghno'pi pūtātmā tribhirevādinairbhavet || 34 ||
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tāṃ rudra saṃhitāṃ yastu bhairavapratimāṃtike |
triḥ paṭhetpratyahaṃ maunī sa kāmānakhilāṃ llabhet || 35 ||
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tāṃ rudra saṃhitāṃ yastu sapaṭhedvaṭabilvayoḥ |
pradakṣiṇāṃ prakurvāṇo brahmahatyā nivartate || 36 ||
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kailāsasaṃhitā tatra tato'pi paramasmṛtā |
brahmasvarūpiṇī sākṣātpraṇavārthaprakāśikā || 37 ||
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kailāsasaṃhitāyāstu māhātmyaṃ vetti śaṃkaraḥ |
kṛtsnaṃ tadarddhaṃ vyāsaśca tadarddhaṃ vedmyahaṃ dvijāḥ || 38 ||
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tatra kiṃcitpravakṣyāmi kṛtsnaṃ vaktuṃ na śakyate |
yajjñātvā tatkṣaṇāllokaścittaśuddhimavāpnuyāt || 39 ||
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na nāśayati yatpāpaṃ sā raudrī saṃhitā dvijāḥ |
tanna paśyāmyahaṃ loke mārgamāṇo'pi sarvadā || 40 ||
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śivenopaniṣatsiṃdhumanthanotpāditāṃ mudā |
kumārāyārpitāṃ tāṃ vai sudhāṃ pītvā'maro bhavet || 41 ||
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brahmahatyādipāpānāṃ niṣkṛtiṃ kartumudyataḥ |
māsamātraṃ saṃhitāṃ tāṃ paṭhitvā mucyate tataḥ || 42 ||
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duṣpratigrahadurbhojyadurālāpādisaṃbhavam |
pāpaṃ sakṛtkīrtanena saṃhitā sā vināśayet || 43 ||
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śivālaye bilvavane saṃhitāṃ tāṃ paṭhettu yaḥ |
sa tatphalamavāpnoti yadvāco'pi na gocare || 44 ||
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saṃhitāṃ tāṃ paṭhanbhaktyā yaḥ śrāddhe bhojayeddvijān |
tasya ye pitaraḥ sarve yāṃti śaṃbhoḥ paraṃ padam || 45 ||
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caturdaśyāṃ nirāhāro yaḥ paṭhetsaṃhitāṃ ca tām |
bilvamūle śivaḥ sākṣātsa devaiśca prapūjyate || 46 ||
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anyāpi saṃhitā tatra sarvakāmaphalapradā |
ubhe viśiṣṭe vijñeye līlāvijñānapūrite || 47 ||
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tadidaṃ śaivamākhyātaṃ purāṇaṃ vedasaṃmitam |
nirmitaṃ tacchivenaiva prathamaṃ brahmasaṃmitam || 48 ||
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vidyeśaṃca tathāraudraṃ vaināyakamathaumikam |
mātraṃ rudrai kādaśakaṃ kailāsaṃ śatarudra kam || 49 ||
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koṭirudra sahasrādyaṃ koṭirudraṃ tathaiva ca |
vāyavīyaṃ dharmasaṃjñaṃ purāṇamiti bhedataḥ || 50 ||
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saṃhitā dvādaśamitā mahāpuṇyatarā matā |
tāsāṃ saṃkhyāṃ bruve viprāḥ śṛṇutādaratokhilam || 51 ||
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vidyeśaṃ daśasāhasraṃ rudraṃ vaināyakaṃ tathā |
aumaṃ mātṛpurāṇākhyaṃ pratyekāṣṭasahasrakam || 52 ||
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trayodaśasahasraṃ hi rudrai kādaśakaṃ dvijāḥ |
ṣaṭsahasraṃ ca kailāsaṃ śatarudraṃ tadarddhakam || 53 ||
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koṭirudraṃ triguṇitamekādaśasahasrakam |
sahasrakoṭirudrā khyamuditaṃ graṃthasaṃkhyayā || 54 ||
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vāyavīyaṃ khābdhiśataṃ gharmaṃ ravisahasrakam |
tadevaṃ lakṣasaṃkhyākaṃ śaivasaṃkhyāvibhedataḥ || 55 ||
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vyāsena tattu saṃkṣiptaṃ caturviṃśatsahasrakam |
śaivaṃ tatra caturthaṃ vai purāṇaṃ saptasaṃhitam || 56 ||
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śive saṃkalpitaṃ pūrvaṃ purāṇaṃ granthasaṃkhyayā |
śatakoṭipramāṇaṃ hi purā sṛṣṭau suvismṛtam || 57 ||
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vyasteṣṭādaśadhā caiva purāṇe dvāparādiṣu |
caturlakṣeṇa saṃkṣipte kṛte dvaipāyanādibhiḥ || 58 ||
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proktaṃ śivapurāṇaṃ hi caturviṃśatsahasrakam |
ślokānāṃ saṃkhyayā saptasaṃhitaṃ brahmasaṃmitam || 59 ||
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vidyeśvarākhyā tatrādyā raudrī jñeyā dvitīyikā |
tṛtīyā śatarudrā khyā koṭirudrā caturthikā || 60 ||
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paṃcamī caiva maumākhyā ṣaṣṭhī kailāsasaṃjñikā |
saptamī vāyavīyākhyā saptaivaṃ saṃhitāmatāḥ || 61 ||
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sasaptasaṃhitaṃ divyaṃ purāṇaṃ śivasaṃjñakam |
varīvarti brahmatulyaṃ sarvopari gatipradam || 62 ||
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etacchivapurāṇaṃ hi saptasaṃhitamādarāt |
paripūrṇaṃ paṭhedyastu sa jīvanmukta ucyate || 63 ||
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śrutismṛtipurāṇetihāsāgamaśatāni ca |
etacchivapurāṇasya nārhaṃtyalpāṃ kalāmapi || 64 ||
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śaivaṃ purāṇamamalaṃ śivakīrtitaṃ tadvyāsena śaivapravaṇena na saṃgṛhītam |
saṃkṣepataḥ sakalajīvaguṇopakāre tāpatrayaghnamatulaṃ śivadaṃ satāṃ hi || 65 ||
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vikaitavo dharma iha pragīto vedāṃtavijñānamayaḥ pradhānaḥ |
amatsarāṃtarbudhavedyavastu satkḷptamatraiva trivargayuktam || 66 ||
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śaivaṃ purāṇatilakaṃ khalu satpurāṇaṃ |
vedāṃtavedavilasatparavastugītam |
yo vai paṭhecca śṛṇuyātparamādareṇa śaṃbhupriyaḥ sa hi labhetparamāṃ |
gatiṃ vai || 67 ||
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iti śrīśivamahāpurāṇe vidyeśvarasaṃhitāyāṃ dvitīyo'dhyāyaḥ || 2 ||
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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 2

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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