Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 2.3 Chapter 1 (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 |
dākṣāyaṇī satī devī tyaktadehā piturmakhe |
kathaṃ girisutā brahmanbabhūva jagadambikā || 1 ||
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kathaṃ kṛtvā tapo'tyugrampatimāpa śivaṃ ca sā |
etanme pṛcchate samyakkathaya tvaṃ viśeṣataḥ || 2 ||
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brahmovāca |
śṛṇu tvaṃ muniśārdūla śivācaritamuttamam |
pāvanaṃ paramaṃ divyaṃ sarvapāpaharaṃ śubham || 3 ||
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yadā dākṣāyaṇī devī hareṇa sahitā mudā |
himācale sucikrīḍe līlayā parameśvarī || 4 ||
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matsuteyamiti jñātvā siṣeve mātṛvarcasā |
himācalapriyā menā sarvarddhibhiranirbharā || 5 ||
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yadā dākṣāyaṇī ruṣṭā nādṛtā svatanuṃ jahau |
pitrā dakṣeṇa tadyajñe saṃgatā parameśvarī || 6 ||
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tadaiva menakā tāṃ sā himācalapriyā mune |
śivalokasthitāṃ devīmārirādhayiṣustadā || 7 ||
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tasyāmahaṃ sutā syāmityavadhārya satī hṛdā |
tyaktadehā mano dadhre bhavituṃ himavatsutā || 8 ||
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samayaṃ prāpya sā devī sarvadevastutā punaḥ |
satī tyaktatanuḥ prītyā menakātanayābhavat || 9 ||
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nāmnā sā pārvatī devī tapaḥ kṛtvā sudussaham |
nāradasyopadeśādvai patimprāpa śivaṃ punaḥ || 10 ||
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nārada uvāca |
brahmanvidhe mahāprājña vada me vadatāṃ vara |
menakāyāssamutpatiṃ vivāhaṃ caritaṃ tathā || 11 ||
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dhanyā hi menakā devī yasyāṃ jātā sutā satī |
ato mānyā ca dhanyā ca sarveṣāṃ sā pativratā || 12 ||
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brahmovāca |
śṛṇu tvaṃ nārada mune pārvatīmāturudbhavam |
vivāhaṃ caritaṃ caiva pāvanaṃ bhaktivarddhanam || 13 ||
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astyuttarasyāṃ diśi vai girīśo himavānmahān |
parvato hi muniśreṣṭha mahātejāssamṛddhibhāk || 14 ||
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dvairūpyaṃ tasya vikhyātaṃ jaṃgamasthirabhedataḥ |
varṇayāmi samāsena tasya sūkṣmasvarūpakam || 15 ||
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pūrvāparau toyanidhī suvigāhya sthito hi yaḥ |
nānāratnākaro ramyo mānadaṇḍa iva kṣiteḥ || 16 ||
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nānāvṛkṣasamākīrṇo nānāśṛṃgasucitritaḥ |
siṃhavyāghrādipaśubhissevitassukhibhissadā || 17 ||
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tuṣāranidhiratyugro nānāścaryavicitritaḥ |
devarṣisiddhamunibhissaṃśritaḥ śivasaṃpriyaḥ || 18 ||
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tapasthāno'tipūtātmā pāvanaśca mahātmanām |
tapassiddhipradotyaṃtaṃ nānādhātvākaraḥ śubhaḥ || 19 ||
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sa eva divyarūpo hi ramyaḥ sarvāṅgasundaraḥ |
viṣṇvaṃśo'vikṛtaḥ śailarājarājassatāmpriyaḥ || 20 ||
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kulasthityai ca sa girirdharmmavarddhanahetave |
svavivāhaṃ karttumaicchatpitṛdevahitecchayā || 21 ||
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tasminnavasare devāḥ svārthamācintya kṛtsnaśaḥ |
ūcuḥ pitṝnsamāgatya divyānprītyā munīśvara || 22 ||
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devā ūcuḥ |
sarve śṛṇuta no vākyaṃ pitaraḥ prītamānasāḥ |
karttavyaṃ tattathaivāśu devakāryyepsavo yadi || 23 ||
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menā nāma sutā yā vo jyeṣṭhā maṅgalarūpiṇī |
tāmvivāhya ca suprītyā himākhyena mahībhṛtā || 24 ||
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evaṃ sarvamahālābhaḥ sarveṣāṃ ca bhaviṣyati |
yuṣmākamamarāṇāṃ ca duḥkhahāniḥ pade pade || 25 ||
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brahmovāca |
ityākarṇyāparavacaḥ pitaraste vimṛśya ca |
smṛtvā śāpaṃ sutānāṃ ca procuromiti tadvacaḥ || 26 ||
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dadurmenāṃ suvidhinā himāgāya nijātmajām |
samutsavo mahānāsīttadvivāhe sumaṅgale || 27 ||
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haryyādayā'pi te devā munayaścāparokhilāḥ |
ājagmustatra saṃsmṛtya vāmadevaṃ bhavaṃ dhiyā || 28 ||
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utsavaṃ kārayāmāsurdattvā dānānyanekaśaḥ |
supraśasya pitṝndivyānpraśaśaṃsurhimācalam || 29 ||
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mahāmodānvitā devāste sarve samunīśvarāḥ |
saṃjagmuḥ svasvadhāmāni saṃsmarantaḥ śivāśivau || 30 ||
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kautukaṃ bahu samprāpya suvivāhya priyāṃ ca tām |
ājagāma svabhavanaṃ mudamāpa girīśvaraḥ || 31 ||
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brahmovāca || menayā hi himāgasya suvivāho munīśvara |
prokto me sukhadaḥ prītyā kimbhūyaḥ śrotumicchasi || 32 ||
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iti śrīśivamahāpurāṇe dvitīyāyāṃ rudrasaṃhitāyāṃ tṛtīye pārvatīkhaṇḍe himācalavivāhavarṇanaṃ nāma prathamodhyāyaḥ || 1 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Chapter 1

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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