Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 2.2 Chapter 6 (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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brahmovāca |
sutavarya mahāprājña śṛṇu saṃdhyātapo mahat |
yacchrutvā naśyate pāpasamūhastatkṣaṇāddhruvam || 1 ||
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upaviśya tapobhāvaṃ vasiṣṭhe svagṛhaṃ gate |
saṃdhyāpi tapaso bhāvaṃ jñātvā modamavāpa ha || 2 ||
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tatassānaṃdamanaso veṣaṃ kṛtvā tu yādṛśam |
tapaścartuṃ samārebhe bṛhallohitatīragā || 3 ||
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yathoktaṃ tu vaśiṣṭhena maṃtraṃ tapasi sādhanam |
maṃtreṇa tena sadbhaktyā pūjayāmāsa śaṃkaram || 4 ||
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ekāntamanasastasyāḥ kurvaṃtyā sumahattapaḥ |
śaṃbhau vinyastacittāyā gatamekaṃ caturyugam || 5 ||
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prasannobhūttadā śaṃbhustapasā tena toṣitaḥ |
aṃtarbahistathākāśe darśayitvā nijaṃ vapuḥ || 6 ||
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yadrūpaṃ ciṃtayaṃtī sā tena pratyakṣatāṃ gataḥ || 7 ||
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atha sā purato dṛṣṭvā manasā ciṃtitaṃ prabhum |
prasannavadanaṃ śāṃtaṃ mumodātīva śaṃkaram || 8 ||
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sasādhvasamahaṃ vakṣye kiṃ kathaṃ staumi vā haram |
iti ciṃtāparā bhūtvā nyamīlayata cakṣuṣī || 9 ||
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nimīlitākṣyāstasyāstu praviśya hṛdayaṃ haraḥ |
divyaṃ jñānaṃ dadau tasyai vācaṃ divye ca cakṣuṣī || 10 ||
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divyajñānaṃ divyacakṣurdivyā vācamavāpa sā |
pratyakṣaṃ vīkṣya durgeśaṃ tuṣṭāva jagatāṃ patim || 11 ||
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saṃdhyovāca |
nirākāraṃ jñānagamyaṃ paraṃ yannaiva sthūlaṃ nāpi sūkṣmaṃ na coccam |
aṃtaściṃtyaṃ yogibhistasya rūpaṃ tasmai tubhyaṃ lokakartre namostu || 12 ||
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sarvaṃ śāṃtaṃ nirmalaṃ nirvikāraṃ jñānāgamyaṃ svaprakāśe'vikāram |
khādhvaprakhyaṃ dhvāṃtamārgātparastadrūpaṃ yasya tvāṃ namāmi prasannam || 13 ||
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ekaṃ śuddhaṃ dīpyamānaṃ tathājaṃ cidānaṃdaṃ sahajaṃ cāvikāri |
nityānaṃdaṃ satyabhūtiprasannaṃ yasya śrīdaṃ rūpamasmai namaste || 14 ||
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vidyākārodbhāvanīyaṃ prabhinnaṃ sattvacchaṃdaṃ dhyeyamātmasvarūpam |
sāraṃ pāraṃ pāvanānāṃ pavitraṃ tasmai rūpaṃ yasya caivaṃ namaste || 15 ||
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yattvākāraṃ śuddharūpaṃ manojñaṃ ratnākalpaṃ svacchakarpūragauram |
iṣṭābhītī śūlamuṃḍe dadhānaṃ hastairnamo yogayuktāya tubhyam || 16 ||
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gaganaṃ bhūrdiśaścaiva salilaṃ jyotireva ca |
punaḥ kālaśca rūpāṇi yasya tubhyaṃ namostu te || 17 ||
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pradhānapuruṣau yasya kāyatvena vinirgatau |
tasmādavyaktarūpāya śaṃkarāya namonamaḥ || 18 ||
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yo brahmā kurute sṛṣṭiṃ yo viṣṇuḥ kurute sthitim |
saṃhariṣyati yo rudrastasmai tubhyaṃ namonamaḥ || 19 ||
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namonamaḥ kāraṇakāraṇāya divyāmṛtajñānavibhūtidāya |
samastalokāṃtarabhūtidāya prakāśarūpāya parātparāya || 20 ||
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yasyā'paraṃ no jagaducyate padāt kṣitirdiśassūrya iṃdurmanaujaḥ |
barhirmukhā nābhitaścāntarikṣaṃ tasmai tubhyaṃ śaṃbhave me namostu || 21 ||
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tvaṃ paraḥ paramātmā ca tvaṃ vidyā vividhā haraḥ |
sadbrahma ca paraṃ brahma vicāraṇaparāyaṇaḥ || 22 ||
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yasya nādirna madhyaṃ ca nāṃtamasti jagadyataḥ |
kathaṃ stoṣyāmi taṃ devaṃ vāṅmanogocaraṃ haram || 23 ||
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yasya brahmādayo deva munayaśca tapodhanāḥ |
na vipraṇvaṃti rūpāṇi varṇanīyaḥ kathaṃ sa me || 24 ||
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striyā mayā te kiṃ jñeyā nirguṇasya guṇāḥ prabho |
naiva jānaṃti yadrūpaṃ sendrā api surāsurāḥ || 25 ||
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namastubhyaṃ maheśāna namastubhyaṃ tamomaya |
prasīda śaṃbho deveśa bhūyobhūyo namostu te || 26 ||
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brahmovāca |
ityākarṇya vacastasyāssaṃstutaḥ parameśvaraḥ |
suprasannataraścābhūcchaṃkaro bhaktavatsalaḥ || 27 ||
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atha tasyāśśarīraṃ tu valkalājinasaṃyutam |
paricchannaṃ jaṭāvrātaiḥ pavitre mūrdhni rājitaiḥ || 28 ||
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himānītarjitāṃbhojasadṛśaṃ vadanaṃ tadā |
nirīkṣya kṛpayāviṣṭo haraḥ provāca tāmidam || 29 ||
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maheśvara uvāca |
prītosmi tapasā bhadre bhavatyāḥ parameṇa vai |
stavena ca śubhaprājñe varaṃ varaya sāṃpratam || 30 ||
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yena te vidyate kāryaṃ vareṇāsminmanogatam |
tatkariṣye ca bhadraṃ te prasannohaṃ tava vrataiḥ || 31 ||
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brahmovāca |
iti śrutvā maheśasya prasannamanasastadā |
saṃdhyovāca suprasannā praṇamya ca muhurmuhuḥ || 32 ||
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saṃdhyovāca |
yadi deyo varaḥ prītyā varayogyāsmyahaṃ yadi |
yadi śuddhāsmyahaṃ jātā tasmātpāpānmaheśvara || 33 ||
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yadi deva prasavro'si tapasā mama sāṃpratam |
vṛtastadāyaṃ prathamo varo mama vidhīyatām || 34 ||
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utpannamātrā deveśa prāṇinosminnabhaḥ sthale |
na bhavaṃtu samenaiva sakāmāssaṃbhavaṃtu vai || 35 ||
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yaddhi vṛttā hi lokeṣu triṣvapi prathitā yathā |
bhaviṣyāmi tathā nānyā vara eko vṛto mayā || 36 ||
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sakāmā mama sṛṣṭistu kutracinna patiṣyati |
yo me patirbhavennātha sopi me'tisuhṛcca vai || 37 ||
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yo drakṣyati sakāmo māṃ puruṣastasya pauruṣam |
nāśaṃ gamiṣyati tadā sa ca klībo bhaviṣyati || 38 ||
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brahmovāca |
iti śrutvā vacastasyaśśaṃkaro bhaktavatsalaḥ |
uvāca suprasannātmā niṣpāpāyāstayerite || 39 ||
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maheśvara uvāca |
śṛṇu devi ca saṃdhye tvaṃ tvatpāpaṃ bhasmatāṃ gatam |
tvayi tyakto mayā krodhaḥ śuddhā jātā tapaḥkarāt || 40 ||
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yadyadvṛtaṃ tvayā bhadre dattaṃ tadakhilaṃ mayā |
suprasannena tapasā tava saṃdhye vareṇa hi || 41 ||
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prathamaṃ śaiśavo bhāvaḥ kaumārākhyo dvitīyakaḥ |
tṛtīyo yauvano bhāvaścaturtho vārddhakastathā || 42 ||
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tṛtīye tvatha saṃprāpte vayobhāge śarīriṇaḥ |
sakāmāssyurdvitīyāṃto bhaviṣyati kvacit kvacit || 43 ||
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tapasā tava maryādā jagati sthāpitā mayā |
utpannamātrā na yathā sakāmāssyuśśarīriṇaḥ || 44 ||
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tvaṃ ca loke satībhāvaṃ tādṛśaṃ samavāpnuhi |
triṣu lokeṣu nānyasyā yādṛśaṃ saṃbhaviṣyati || 45 ||
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yaḥ paśyati sakāmastvāṃ pāṇigrāhamṛte tava |
sa sadyaḥ klībatāṃ prāpya durbalatvaṃ gamiṣyati || 46 ||
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patistava mahābhāgastaporūpasamanvitaḥ |
saptakalpāṃtajīvī ca bhaviṣyati saha tvayā || 47 ||
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iti te ye varā mattaḥ prārthitāste kṛtā mayā |
anyacca te vadiṣyāmi pūrvajanmani saṃsthitam || 48 ||
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agnau śarītyāgaste pūrvameva pratiśrutaḥ |
tadupāyaṃ vadāmi tvāṃ tatkuruṣva na saṃśayaḥ || 49 ||
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sa ca medhātithiryajñe mune dvādaśavārṣike |
kṛtsnaprajvalite vahnāvacirāt kriyatāṃ tvayā || 50 ||
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etacchailopatyakāyāṃ caṃdrabhāgānadītaṭe |
medhātithirmahāyajñaṃ kurute tāpasāśrame || 51 ||
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tatra gatvā svayaṃ chaṃdaṃ munibhirnnopalakṣitā |
matprasādādvahnijātā tasya putrī bhaviṣyasi || 52 ||
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yaste varo vāñchanīyaḥ svāmī manasi kaścana |
taṃ nidhāya nijasvāṃte tyaja vahnau vapuḥ svakam || 53 ||
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yadā tvaṃ dāruṇaṃ saṃdhye tapaścarasi parvate |
yāvaccaturyugaṃ tasya vyatīte tu kṛte yuge || 54 ||
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tretāyāḥ prathame bhāge jātā dakṣasya kanyakā |
vākpāśśīlasamāpannā yathā yogyaṃ vivāhitāḥ || 55 ||
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tanmadhye sa dadau kanyā vidhave saptaviṃśatiḥ |
candro'nyāssaṃparityajya rohiṇyāṃ prītimānabhūt |
taddhetorhi yadā candraśśapto dakṣeṇa kopinā |
tadā bhavatyā nikaṭe sarve devāssamāgatāḥ || 57 ||
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na dṛṣṭāśca tvayā saṃdhye te devā brahmaṇā saha |
mayi vinyastamanasā khaṃ ca dṛṣṭvā labhetpunaḥ || 58 ||
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caṃdrasya śāpamokṣārthaṃ jātā caṃdranadī tadā |
sṛṣṭā dhātrā tadaivātra medhātithirupasthitaḥ || 59 ||
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tapasā satsamo nāsti na bhūto na bhaviṣyati |
yena yajñassamārabdho jyotiṣṭomo mahāvidhiḥ || 60 ||
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tatra prajvalito vahnistasmintyaja vapuḥ svakam |
supavitrā tvamidānīṃ saṃpūrṇostu paṇastava || 61 ||
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etanmayā sthāpitante kāryārthaṃ bho tapasvini |
tatkuruṣva mahābhāge yāhi yajñe mahāmuneḥ |
tasyāhitaṃ ca deveśastatraivāṃtaradhīyata || 62 ||
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iti śrīśivamahāpurāṇe dvitīyāyāṃ rudrasaṃhitāyāṃ dvitīye satīkhaṃḍe saṃdhyācaritravarṇanaṃ nāma ṣaṣṭho'dhyāyaḥ || 6 ||
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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 6

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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