Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 2.3 Chapter 3 (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 |
vidhe prājña mahādhīmanvada me vadatāṃ vara |
tataḥ paraṃ kimabhavaccaritaṃ viṣṇusadguro || 1 ||
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adbhuteyaṃ kathā proktā menā pūrvagatiḥ śubhā |
vivāhaśca śrutassamyakparamaṃ caritaṃ vada || 2 ||
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menāṃ vivāhya sa giriḥ kṛtavānkiṃ tataḥ param |
pārvatī kathamutpannā tasyāṃ vai jagadambikā || 3 ||
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tapassudussahaṃ kṛtvā kathaṃ prāpa patiṃ haram |
etatsarvaṃ samācakṣva vistarācchāṃkaraṃ yaśaḥ || 4 ||
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|| brahmovāca |
mune tvaṃ śṛṇu suprītyā śāṃkaraṃ suyaśaḥ śubham |
yacchrutvā brahmahā śuddhyetsarvānkāmānavāpnuyāt || 5 ||
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yadā menāvivāhantu kṛtvāgacchadgirirgṛham |
tadā samutsavo jātastriṣu lokeṣu nārada || 6 ||
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himācalo'pi suprītaścakāra paramotsavam |
bhūsurānbaṃdhuvargāṃśca parānānarca saddhiyā || 7 ||
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sarve dvijāśca santuṣṭā dattvāśīrvacanaṃ varam |
yayustasmai svasvadhāma baṃdhuvargāstathāpare || 8 ||
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himācalo'pi suprīto menayā sukhade gṛhe |
reme'nyatra ca susthāne nandanādivaneṣvapi || 9 ||
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tasminnavasare devā mune viṣṇvādayo'khilāḥ |
munayaśca mahātmānaḥ prajagmurbhūdharāntike || 10 ||
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dṛṣṭvā tānāgatāndevānpraṇanāma mudā giriḥ |
saṃmānaṃ kṛtavānbhaktyā praśaṃsansva vidhiṃ mahān || 11 ||
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sāñjalirnataśīrṣo hi sa tuṣṭāva subhaktitaḥ |
romodgamo mahānāsīdgireḥ premāśravo'patan || 12 ||
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tataḥ praṇamya suprīto himaśailaḥ prasannadhīḥ |
uvāca praṇato bhūtvā mune viṣṇvādikānsurān || 13 ||
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himācala uvāca |
adya me saphalaṃ janma saphalaṃ sumahattapaḥ |
adya me saphalaṃ jñānamadya me saphalāḥ kriyāḥ || 14 ||
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dhanyo'hamadya saṃjāto dhanyā me sakalā kṣitiḥ |
dhanyaṃ kulaṃ tathā dārāssarvaṃ dhanyaṃ na saṃśayaḥ || 15 ||
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yataḥ samāgatā yūyaṃ militvā sarva ekadā |
māṃ nideśayata prītyocitaṃ mattvā svasevakam || 16 ||
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|| brahmovāca |
iti śrutvā mahīdhrasya vacanaṃ te surāstadā |
ūcurharyādayaḥ prītāḥ siddhiṃ matvā svakāryataḥ || 17 ||
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devā ūcuḥ |
himācala mahāprājña śṛṇva smadvacanaṃ hitam |
yadarthamāgatāssarve tadbrūmaḥ prītito vayam || 18 ||
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yā purā jagadambomā dakṣakanyā'bhavadgire |
rudrapatnī hi sā bhūtvā cikrīḍe suciraṃ bhuvi || 19 ||
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pitṛto'nādaraṃ prāpya saṃsmṛtya svapaṇaṃ satī |
jagāma svapadaṃ tyaktvā taccharīraṃ tadāmbikā || 20 ||
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sā kathā viditā loke tavāpi himabhūdhara |
evaṃ sati mahālābho bhaveddevagaṇasya hi || 21 ||
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sarvasya bhavataścāpi syussarve te vaśāssurāḥ || 22 ||
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||brahmovāca |
ityākarṇya vacasteṣāṃ haryādīnāṃ girīśvaraḥ |
tathāstviti prasannātmā provāca na ca sādaram || 23 ||
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atha te ca samādiśya tadvidhimparamādarāt |
svayaṃ jagmuśca śaraṇamumāyāśśaṃkara striyaḥ || 24 ||
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susthale manasā sthitvā sasmarurjagadambikām |
praṇamya bahuśastatra tuṣṭuvuḥ śraddhayā surāḥ || 25 ||
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devā ūcuḥ |
devyume jagatāmamba śivalokanivāsinī |
sadāśivapriye durge tvāṃ namāmo maheśvari || 26 ||
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śrīśaktiṃ pāvanāṃ śāntāṃ puṣṭimparamapāvanīm |
vayannāmāmahe bhaktyā mahadavyaktarūpiṇīm || 27 ||
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śivāṃ śivakarāṃ śuddhāṃ sthūlāṃ sūkṣmāṃ parāyaṇām |
antarvidyāsuvidyābhyāṃ suprītāṃ tvāṃ namāmahe || 28 ||
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tvaṃ śraddhā tvaṃ dhṛtistvaṃ śrīstvameva sarvagocarā |
tvandīdhitissūryyagatā svaprapañcaprakāśinī || 29 ||
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yā ca brahmāṇḍasaṃsthāne jagajjīveṣu yā jagat |
āpyāyayati brahmāditṛṇāntaṃ tāṃ namāmahe || 30 ||
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gāyatrī tvaṃ vedamātā tvaṃ sāvitrī sarasvatī || 70 ||
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tvaṃ vārtā sarvajagatāṃ tvaṃ trayī dharmarūpiṇī || 31 ||
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nidrā tvaṃ sarvabhūteṣu kṣudhā tṛptistvameva hi |
tṛṣṇā kāntiśchavistuṣṭissarvānandakarī sadā || 32 ||
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tvaṃ lakṣmīḥ puṇyakartṝṇāṃ tvaṃ jyeṣṭhā pāpināṃ sadā |
tvaṃ śāntiḥ sarvajagatāṃ tvaṃ dhātrī prāṇapoṣiṇī || 33 ||
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tvantasvarūpā bhūtānāṃ pañcānāmapi sārakṛt |
tvaṃ hi nītibhṛtāṃ nītirvyavasāyasvarūpiṇī || 34 ||
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gītistvaṃ sāmavedasya granthistvaṃ yajuṣāṃ hutiḥ |
ṛgvedasya tathā mātrātharvaṇasya parā gatiḥ || 35 ||
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samastagīrvāṇagaṇasya śaktistamomayī dhātṛguṇaikadṛśyā |
rajaḥ prapaṃcāttu bhavaikarūpā yā na śrutā bhavyakarī stuteha || 36 ||
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saṃsārasāgarakarālabhavāṅgaduḥkhanistārakāritaraṇiśca nivītahīnā |
aṣṭāṅgayogaparipālanakelidakṣāṃ vindhyāgavāsaniratāṃ praṇamāma tāṃ vai || 37 ||
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nāsākṣi vaktrabhujavakṣasi mānase ca dhṛtyā sukhāni vitanoṣi sadaiva jantoḥ |
nidreti yāti subhagā jagatī bhavā naḥ sā naḥ prasīdaṃtu bhavasthitipālanāya || 38 ||
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brahmovāca |
iti stutvā maheśānīṃ jagadambāmumāṃ satīm |
supreyamanasaḥ sarve tasthuste darśanepsavaḥ || 39 ||
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iti śrīśivamahāpurāṇe ditīyāyāṃ rudrasaṃhitāyāṃ tṛtīye pārvatīkhaṃḍe devastutirnāma tṛtīyo'dhyāyaḥ || 3 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Chapter 3

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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