Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 2.2 Chapter 18 (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 |
rudrapārśve tvayi gate kimabhūccaritaṃ tataḥ |
kā vārtā hyabhavattāta kiṃ cakāra haraḥ svayam || 1 ||
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brahmovāca |
athāhaṃ śivamānetuṃ prasannaḥ parameśvaram |
āsadaṃ hi mahādevaṃ himavadgirisaṃsthitam || 2 ||
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māṃ vīkṣya lokasraṣṭāramāyāṃtaṃ vṛṣabhadhvajaḥ |
manasā saṃśayaṃ cakre satīprāptau muhurmuhuḥ || 3 ||
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atha prītyā haro loka gatimāśritya līlayā |
satyā bhaktyā ca māṃ kṣipramuvāca prākṛto yathā || 4 ||
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īśvara uvāca |
kimakārṣītsurajyeṣṭha satyarthe tvatsutassa mām |
kathayasva yathā svāṃtaṃ na dīrye manmathena hi || 5 ||
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dhāvamāno viprayogo māmeva ca satīṃ prati |
abhihaṃti surajyeṣṭha tyaktvānyāṃ prāṇadhāriṇīm || 6 ||
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satīti satataṃ brahman vada kāryaṃ karomyaham |
abhedānmama sā prāpyā tadvidhe kriyatāṃ tathā || 7 ||
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brahmovāca |
iti rudroktavacanaṃ lokācārasugarbhitam |
śrutvāhaṃ nāradamune sāṃtvayannagadaṃ śivam || 8 ||
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brahmovāca |
satyarthaṃ yanmama suto vadati sma vṛṣadhvaja |
tacchraṇuṣva nijāsādhya siddhamityavadhāraya || 9 ||
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deyā tasmai mayā putrī tadarthaṃ parikalpitā |
mamābhīṣṭamidaṃ kāryaṃ tvadvākyādadhikaṃ punaḥ || 10 ||
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matputryārādhitaśśaṃbhuretadarthaṃ svayaṃ punaḥ |
sopyanviṣyati māṃ yasmāttadā deyā mayā hare || 11 ||
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śubhe lagna sumuhūrte samāgacchatu soṃtikam |
tadā dāsyāmi tanayāṃ bhikṣārthaṃ śaṃbhave vidhe || 12 ||
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ityuvāca sa māṃ dakṣastasmāttvaṃ vṛṣabhadhvaja |
śubhe muhūrte tadveśma gaccha tāmānayasva ca || 13 ||
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brahmovāca |
iti śrutvā mama vaco laukikī gatimāśritaḥ |
uvāca vihasanrudro mune māṃ bhaktavatsalaḥ || 14 ||
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rudra uvāca |
gamiṣye bhavatā sārddhaṃ nāradena ca tadgṛham |
ahameva jagatsraṣṭastasmāttvaṃ nāradaṃ smara || 15 ||
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marīcyādīn svaputrāṃśca mānasānapi saṃsmara |
taiḥ sārddhaṃ dakṣanilayaṃ gamiṣye sagaṇo vidhe || 16 ||
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brahmovāca |
ityājñaptohamīśena lokācārapareṇa ha |
saṃsmaraṃ nāradaṃ tvāṃ ca marīcyadīnsutāṃstathā || 17 ||
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tatassamāgatāssarve mānasāstanayāstvayā |
mama smaraṇamātreṇa hṛṣṭāste drutamādarāt || 18 ||
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viṣṇussamāgatastūrṇaṃ smṛto rudreṇa śaivarāṭ |
sasvasainyaḥ kamalayā garuḍārūḍhaṃ eva ca || 19 ||
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adha caitrasite pakṣe nakṣatre bhagadaivate |
trayodaśyāṃ dine bhānau nigacchatsa maheśvaraḥ || 20 ||
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sarvaissuragaṇaissārddhaṃ brahmaviṣṇu purassaraiḥ |
tathā tairmunibhirgacchan sa babhau pathi śaṃkaraḥ || 21 ||
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mārge samutsavo jāto devādīnāṃ ca gacchatām |
tathā haragaṇānāṃ ca sānaṃdamanasāmati || 22 ||
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gajagovyāghrasarpāśca jaṭā caṃdrakalā tathā |
jagmuḥ sarve bhūṣaṇatvaṃ yathāyogyaṃ śivecchayā || 20 ||
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tataḥ kṣaṇena balinā balīvardena yoginā |
sa viṣṇupramukhaḥ prītyā prāpa dakṣālayaṃ haraḥ || 24 ||
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tato dakṣo vinītātmā saṃprahṛṣṭatanūruhaḥ |
prayayau sanmukhaṃ tasya saṃyuktassakalairnijaiḥ || 25 ||
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sarve suragaṇāstatra svayaṃ dakṣeṇa satkṛtāḥ |
pārśve śreṣṭhaṃ ca munibhirupaviṣṭā yathākramam || 26 ||
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parivāryākhilāndevāngaṇāṃśca munibhiryathā |
dakṣassamānayāmāsa gṛhābhyaṃtarataśśivam || 27 ||
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atha dakṣaḥ prasannātmā svayaṃ sarveśvaraṃ haram |
samānarca vidhānena dattvāsanamanuttamam || 28 ||
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tato viṣṇuṃ ca māṃ viprānsurānsarvāngaṇāṃstathā |
pūjayāmāsa sadbhaktyā yathocitavidhānataḥ || 29 ||
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kṛtvā yathocitāṃ pūjāṃ teṣāṃ pūjyādibhistathā |
cakāra saṃvidaṃ dakṣo munibhirmānasaiḥ punaḥ || 30 ||
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tato māṃ pitaraṃ prāha dakṣaḥ prītyā hi matsutaḥ |
praṇipatya tvayā karma kāryaṃ vaivāhikaṃ vibho || 31 ||
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bāḍhamityahamapyuktvā prahṛṣṭaināṃtarātmanā |
samutthāya tato'kārṣaṃ tatkāryamakhilaṃ tathā || 32 ||
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tataśśubhe muhūrte hi lagne grahabalānvite |
satī nijasutāṃ dakṣo dadau harṣeṇa śaṃbhave || 33 ||
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udvāhavidhinā sopi pāṇiṃ jagrāha harṣitaḥ |
dākṣāyaṇyā varatanostadānīṃ vṛṣabhadhvajaḥ || 34 ||
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ahaṃ haristvadādyā vai munayaśca surā gaṇāḥ |
nemussarve saṃstutibhi stoṣayāmāsurīśvaram || 35 ||
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samutsavo mahānāsīnnṛtyagānapurassaraḥ |
ānandaṃ paramaṃ jagmussarve munigaṇāḥ surāḥ || 36 ||
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kanyā dattvā kṛttārtho'bhūttadā dakṣo hi matsutaḥ |
śivāśivau prasannau ca nikhilaṃ maṃgalālayam || 37 ||
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iti śrīśivamahāpurāṇe dvitīyāyāṃ rudrasaṃhitāyāṃ dvitīye satīkhaṃḍe kanyādānavarṇano nāmāṣṭādaśo'dhyāyaḥ || 18 ||
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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 18

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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