Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 1 Chapter 8 (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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naṃdikeśvara uvāca |
sasarjātha mahādevaḥ puruṣaṃ kaṃcidadbhutam |
bhairavākhyaṃ bhruvormadhyādbrahmadarpajighāṃsayā || 1 ||
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sa vai tadā tatra patiṃ praṇamya śivamaṃgaṇe |
kiṃ kāryaṃ karavāṇyatra śīghramājñāpaya prabho || 2 ||
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vatsayo'yaṃ vidhiḥ sākṣājjagatāmādyadaivatam |
nūnamarcaya khaḍgena tigmena javasā param || 3 ||
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sa vai gṛhītvaikakareṇa keśaṃ tatpaṃcamaṃ dṛptamasatyabhāṣaṇam |
chittvā śirāṃsyasya nihaṃtumudyataḥ prakaṃpayankhaḍgamatisphuṭaṃ karaiḥ || 4 ||
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pitā tavotsṛṣṭavibhūṣaṇāṃbarasraguttarīyāmalakeśasaṃhatiḥ |
pravātaraṃbheva lateva caṃcalaḥ papāta vai bhairavapādapaṃkaje || 5 ||
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tāvadvidhiṃ tāta didṛkṣuracyutaḥ kṛpālurasmatpatipādapallavam |
niṣicya bāṣpairavadatkṛtāṃjaliryathā śiśuḥ svaṃ pitaraṃ kalākṣaram || 6 ||
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acyuta uvāca |
tvayā prayatnena purā hi dattaṃ yadasya paṃcānanamīśacihnam |
tasmātkṣamasvādyamanugrahārhaṃ kuru prasādaṃ vidhaye hyamuṣmai || 7 ||
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ityarthito'cyuteneśastuṣṭaḥ suragaṇāṃgaṇe |
nivartayāmāsa tadā bhairavaṃ brahmadaṃḍataḥ || 8 ||
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athāha devaḥ kitavaṃ vidhiṃ vigatakaṃdharam |
brahmaṃstvamarhaṇākāṃkṣī śaṭhamīśatvamāsthitaḥ || 9 ||
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nātaste satkṛtirloke bhūyātsthānotsavādikam |
brahmovaca |
svāminprasīdādya mahāvibhūte manye varaṃ varada me śirasaḥ pramokṣam || 10 ||
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namastubhyaṃ bhagavate baṃdhave viśvayonaye |
sahiṣṇave sarvadoṣāṇāṃ śaṃbhave śailadhanvane || 11 ||
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īśvara uvāca |
arājabhayametadvai jagatsarvaṃ na śiṣyati |
tatastvaṃ jahi daṃḍārhaṃ vaha lokadhuraṃ śiśo || 12 ||
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varaṃ dadāmi te tatra gṛhāṇa durlabhaṃ param |
vaitānikeṣu gṛhyeṣu yajñe ca bhavān guruḥ || 13 ||
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niṣphalastvadṛte yajñaḥ sāṃgaśca sahadakṣiṇaḥ |
athāha devaḥ kitavaṃ ketakaṃ kūṭasākṣiṇam || 14 ||
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re re ketaka duṣṭastvaṃ śaṭha dūramito vraja |
mamāpi prema te puṣpe mā bhūtpūjāsvitaḥ param || 15 ||
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ityukte tatra devena ketakaṃ devajātayaḥ |
sarvāni vārayāmāsustatpārśvādanyatastadā || 16 ||
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ketaka uvāca |
namaste nātha me janmaniṣphalaṃ bhavadājñayā |
saphalaṃ kriyatāṃ tāta kṣamyatāṃ mama kilbiṣam || 17 ||
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jñānājñānakṛtaṃ pāpaṃ nāśayatyeva te smṛtiḥ |
tādṛśe tvayi dṛṣṭe me mithyādoṣaḥ kuto bhavet || 18 ||
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tathā stutastu bhagavānketakena sabhātale |
na me tvaddhāraṇaṃ yogyaṃ satyavāgahamīśvaraḥ || 19 ||
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madīyāstvāṃ dhariṣyaṃti janma te saphalaṃ tataḥ |
tvaṃ vai vitānavyājena mamopari bhaviṣyasi || 20 ||
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ityanugṛhya bhagavānketakaṃ vidhimādhavau |
virarāja sabhāmadhye sarvadevairabhiṣṭutaḥ || 21 ||
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iti śrīśivamahāpurāṇe vidyeśvarasaṃhitāyāmaṣṭamo'dhyāyaḥ || 8 ||
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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 8

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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