Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 2.2 Chapter 4 (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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nārada uvāca |
viṣṇuśiṣya mahāprājña vidhe lokakara prabho |
adbhuteyaṃ kathā proktā śivalīlāmṛtānvitā || 1 ||
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tataḥ kimabhavattāta caritaṃ tadvadādhunā |
ahaṃ śraddhānvitaḥ śrotuṃ yadi śambhukathāśrayam || 2 ||
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brahmovāca |
śaṃbhau gate nijasthāne vedhasyaṃtarhite mayi |
dakṣa prāhātha kaṃdarpaṃ saṃsmaran mama tadvacaḥ || 3 ||
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dakṣa uvāca |
maddehajeyaṃ kaṃdarpa sadrūpaguṇasaṃyutā |
enāṃ gṛhṇīṣva bhāryārthaṃ bhavatassadṛśīṃ guṇaiḥ || 4 ||
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eṣā tava mahā tejāssarvadā sahacāriṇī |
bhaviṣyati yathākāmaṃ dharmato vaśavartinī || 5 ||
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brahmovāca |
ityuktvā pradadau tasyai dehasvedāṃbusambhavām |
kaṃdarppāyāgrataḥ kṛtvā nāma kṛtvā ratīti tām || 6 ||
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vivāhya tāṃ smarassopi mumodātīva nārada |
dakṣajāṃ tanayāṃ ramyāṃ munīnāmapi mohinīm || 7 ||
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atha tāṃ vīkṣya madano ratyākhyāṃ svastriyaṃ śubhām |
ātmā guṇena viddhosau mumoha ratiraṃjitaḥ || 8 ||
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kṣaṇapradā'bhavatkāṃtā gaurī mṛgadṛśī mudā |
lolāpāṃgyatha tasyaiva bhāryā ca sadṛśī ratau || 9 ||
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tasyā bhrūyugalaṃ vīkṣya saṃśayaṃ madanokarot |
utsādanaṃ matkodaṇḍaṃ vidhātrāsyāṃ niveśitam || 10 ||
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kaṭākṣāṇāmāśugatiṃ dṛṣṭvā tasyā dvijottama |
āśu gantuṃ nijāstrāṇāṃ śraddadhe na ca cārutām || 11 ||
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tasyāḥ svabhāvasurabhidhīraśvāsānilaṃ tathā |
āghrāya madanaḥ śraddhāṃ tyaktavān malayāṃtike || 12 ||
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pūrṇendusadṛśaṃ vaktraṃ dṛṣṭvā lakṣmasulakṣitam |
na niścikāya madano bhedaṃ tanmukhacandrayoḥ || 13 ||
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suvarṇa padmakalikātulyaṃ tasyāḥ kucadvayam |
reje cūcukayugmena bhramareṇeva veṣṭitam || 14 ||
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dṛḍhapīnonnataṃ tasyāstanamadhyaṃ vilaṃbinīm |
ānābhipratalaṃ mālāṃ tanvīṃ candrāyitāṃ śubhām || 15 ||
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jyāṃ puṣpadhanuṣaḥ kāmaḥ ṣaṭpadāvalisaṃbhramām |
visasmāra ca yasmāttāṃ visṛjyaināṃ nirīkṣate || 16 ||
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gambhīranābhiraṃdhrāṃtaścatuḥpārśvatvagādṛtam |
ānanābje'kṣaṇadvaṃdvamāraktakaphalaṃ yathā || 17 ||
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madhyena vapuṣā nisargāṣṭāpadaprabhā |
rukmavedīva dadṛśe kāmena ramaṇī hi sā || 18 ||
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raṃbhāstaṃbhāyataṃ snigdhaṃ yadūruyugalaṃ mṛdu |
nijaśaktisamaṃ kāmo vīkṣāṃcakre manoharam || 19 ||
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āraktapārṣṇipādāgraprāṃtabhāgaṃ padadvayam |
anurāgamivā'nena mitraṃ tasyā manobhavaḥ || 20 ||
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tasyāḥ karayugaṃ raktaṃ nakharaiḥ kiṃśukopamaiḥ |
vṛttābhiraṃgulībhiśca sūkṣmāgrābhirmanoharam || 21 ||
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tadbāhuyugulaṃ kāṃtaṃ mṛṇālayugalāyatam |
mṛdu snigdhaṃ ciraṃ rājatkāṃtilohapravālavat || 22 ||
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nīlanīradasaṃkāśaḥ keśapāśo manoharaḥ |
camarīvāla bharavadvibhāti sma smarapriyaḥ || 23 ||
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etādṛśīṃ ratiṃ nāmnā prāleyādrisamudbhavām |
gaṃgāmiva mahādevo jagrāhotphullalocanaḥ || 24 ||
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cakrapadmāṃ cārubāhuṃ mṛṇālaśakalānvitām |
bhrūyugmavibhramavrātatanūrmiparirājitām || 25 ||
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kaṭākṣapātatuṃgaughāṃ svīyanetrotpalānvitām |
tanulomāṃbuśaivālāṃ manodrumavilāsinīm || 26 ||
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nimnanābhihradāṃ kṣāmāṃ sarvāṃgaramaṇīyikām |
sarvalāvaṇyasadanāṃ śobhamānāṃ ramāmiva || 27 ||
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dvādaśābharaṇairyuktāṃ śṛṃgāraiḥ ṣoḍaśairyutām |
mohanīṃ sarvalokānāṃ bhāsayaṃtīṃ diśo daśa || 28 ||
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iti tāṃ madano vīkṣya ratiṃ jagrāha sotsukaḥ |
rāgādupasthitāṃ lakṣmīṃ hṛṣīkeśa ivottamām || 29 ||
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novāca ca tadā dakṣaṃ kāmo modabhavāttataḥ |
vismṛtya dāruṇaṃ śāpaṃ vidhidattaṃ vimohitaḥ || 30 ||
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tadā mahotsavastāta babhūva sukhavarddhanaḥ |
dakṣaḥ prītataraścāsīnmumude tanayā mama || 31 ||
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kāmotīva sukhaṃ prāpya sarvaduḥkhakṣayaṃ gataḥ |
dakṣajāpi ratiḥ kāmaṃ prāpya cāpi jaharṣa ha || 32 ||
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rarāja cetayāsārddhaṃ bhinnaścāruvacaḥ smaraḥ |
jīmūta iva saṃdhyāyāṃ saudāmanyā manojñayā || 33 ||
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iti ratipatiruccairmohayukto ratiṃ tāṃ hṛdupari jagṛhe vai yogadarśīva vidyām |
ratirapi patimagryaṃ prāpya sā cāpi reje harimiva kamalā vai pūrṇacandropamāsyā || 34 ||
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iti śrīśivamahāpurāṇe dvitīyāyāṃ rudrasaṃhitāyāṃ dvitīsa0 kāmavivāhavarṇanaṃ nāma caturtho'dhyāyaḥ || 4 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Chapter 4

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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