Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 2.3 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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|| brahmovāca |
tatra gatvā smaro garvī śivamāyāvimohitaḥ |
mohakassamadhoścādau dharmaṃ vistārayansthitaḥ || 1 ||
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vasaṃtasya ca yo dharmmaḥ prasasāra sa sarvataḥ |
tapasthāne maheśasyauṣadhiprasthe munīśvara || 2 ||
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vanāni ca praphullāni pādapānāṃ mahāmune |
āsanviśeṣatastatra tatprabhāvānmunīśvara || 3 ||
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puṣpāṇi sahakārāṇāmaśokavanikāsu vai |
virejussusmaroddīpakārāṇi surabhīṇyapi || 4 ||
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kairavāṇi ca puṣpāṇi bhramarākalitāni ca |
babhūburmadanāveśakarāṇi ca viśeṣataḥ || 5 ||
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sakāmoddīpanakaraṃ kokilākalakūjitam |
āsīdati suramyaṃ hi manoharamatipriyam || 6 ||
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bhramarāṇāṃ tathā śabdā vividhā abhavanmune |
manoharāśca sarveṣāṃ kāmoddīpakarā api || 7 ||
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caṃdrasya viśadā kāṃtirvikīrṇā hi samaṃtata |
kāmināṃ kāminīnāṃ ca dūtikā iva sābhavat || 8 ||
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mānināṃ preraṇāyāsīttatkāle kāladīpikā |
mārutaśca sukhaḥ sādho vavau virahiṇo'priyaḥ || 9 ||
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evaṃ vasaṃtavistāro madanāveśakārakaḥ |
vanaukasāṃ tadā tatra munīnāṃ dussaho'tyabhūt || 10 ||
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acetasāmapi tadā kāmāsaktirabhūnmune |
sucetāsāṃ hi jīvānāṃ seti kiṃ varṇyate kathā||1 || || 1 ||
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evaṃ cakāra sa madhussvaprabhāvaṃ sudussaham |
sarveṣā caiva jīvānāṃ kāmoddīpanakārakaḥ || 12 ||
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akālanimitaṃ tāta madhorvīkṣya harastadā |
āścaryyaṃ paramaṃ mene svalīlāttatanuḥ prabhuḥ || 13 ||
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atha līlākarastatra tapaḥ paramaduṣkaram |
tatāpa sa vaśīśo hi haro duḥkhaharaḥ prabhuḥ || 14 ||
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vasaṃte prasṛte tatra kāmo ratisamanvitaḥ |
cūtaṃ bāṇaṃ samākṛṣya sthitastadvāmapārśvataḥ || 15 ||
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svaprabhāvaṃ vitastāra mohayansakalāñjanān |
ratyāyuktaṃ tadā kāmaṃ dṛṣṭvā ko vā na mohitaḥ || 16 ||
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evaṃ pravṛttasuratau śṛṃgāro'pi gaṇaissaha |
hāvabhāvayutastatra praviveśa harāṃtikam || 17 ||
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madanaḥ prakaṭastatra nyavasaccittago bahiḥ |
na dṛṣṭavāṃstadā śaṃbhośchidraṃ yena praviśyate || 18 ||
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yadā cāprāptavivarastasminyogivare smaraḥ |
mahādevastadā so'bhūnmahābhayavimohitaḥ || 19 ||
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jvalajjvālāgnisaṃkāśaṃ bhālanetrasamanvitam |
dhyānasthaṃ śaṃkaraṃ ko vā samāsādayituṃ kṣamaḥ || 20 ||
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etasminnaṃtare tatra sakhībhyāṃ saṃyutā śivā |
jagāma śivapūjārthaṃ nītvā puṣpāṇyanekaśaḥ || 21 ||
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pṛthivyāṃ yādṛśaṃ lokaissauṃdaryaṃ varṇyate mahat |
tatsarvamadhikaṃ tasyāṃ pārvatyāmasti niścitam || 22 ||
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ārtavāṇi supuṣpāṇi dhṛtāni ca tayā yadā |
tatsauṃdaryaṃ kathaṃ varṇyamapi varṣaśatairapi || 23 ||
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yadā śivasamīpe tu gatā sā parvatātmajā |
tadaiva śaṃkaro dhyānaṃ tyaktvā kṣaṇamavasthitaḥ || 24 ||
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tacchidraṃ prāpya madanaḥ prathamaṃ harṣaṇena tu |
bāṇena harṣayāmāsa pārśvasthaṃ candraśekharam || 25 ||
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śṛṃgāraiśca tadā bhāvaissahitā pārvatī haram |
jagāma kāmasāhāyye mune surabhiṇā saha || 26 ||
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tadevākṛṣya taccāpaṃ rucyarthaṃ śūladhāriṇaḥ |
drutaṃ puṣpaśaraṃ tasmai smaro'muṃcatsusaṃyataḥ || 27 ||
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yathā niraṃtaraṃ nityamāgacchati tathā śivam |
tannamaskṛtya tatpūjāṃ kṛtvā tatpurataḥ sthitā || 28 ||
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sā dṛṣṭā pārvatī tatra prabhuṇā giriśena hi |
vivṛṇvatī tadāṃgāni strīsvabhāvātsulajjayā || 29 ||
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susaṃsmṛtya varaṃ tasyā vidhidattaṃ purā prabhuḥ |
śivopi varṇayāmāsa tadaṃgāni mudā mune || 30 ||
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śiva uvāca |
ki mukhaṃ kiṃ śaśāṃkaśca kiṃ netre cotpale ca kim |
 bhrukuṭyau dhanuṣī caite kaṃdarpasya mahātmanaḥ || 31 ||
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adharaḥ kiṃ ca biṃbaṃ kiṃ kiṃ nāsā śukacaṃcukā |
kiṃ svaraḥ kokilālāpaḥ kiṃ madhyaṃ cātha vedikā || 32 ||
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kiṃ gatirvarṇyate hyasyāḥ kiṃ rūpaṃ varṇyate muhuḥ |
puṣpāṇi kiṃ ca varṇyaṃte vastrāṇi ca tathā punaḥ || 33 ||
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lālityaṃ cāru yatsṛṣṭau tadekatra vinirmitam |
sarvathā ramaṇīyāni sarvāṃgāni na saṃśayaḥ || 34 ||
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aho dhanyatarā ceyaṃ pārvatyadbhutarūpiṇī |
etatsamā na trailokye nārī kāpi surūpiṇī || 35 ||
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sulāvaṇyānidhiśceyamadbhutāṃgāni bibhratī |
vimohinī munīnāṃ ca mahāsukhavivarddhinī || 36 ||
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|| brahmovāca |
ityevaṃ varṇayitvā tu tadaṃgāni muhurmuhuḥ |
vidhidattavarādhyāsāddharastu virarāma ha || 37 ||
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hastaṃ vastrāṃtare yāvadacālayata śaṃkaraḥ |
strīsvabhāvācca sā tatra lajjitā dūrato gatā || 38 ||
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vivṛṇvatī nijāṃgāni paśyaṃtī ca muhurmuhuḥ |
suvīkṣaṇairmahāmodātsusmitābhūcchivā mune || 39 ||
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evaṃ ceṣṭāṃ tadā dṛṣṭvā śaṃbhurmohamupāgataḥ |
uvāca vacanaṃ caivaṃ mahālīlo maheśvaraḥ || 40 ||
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asyā darśanamātreṇa mahānaṃdo bhavatyalam |
yadāliṃganamenasyāḥ kuryyāṃ kintu tatassukham || 41 ||
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kṣaṇamātraṃ vicāryyetthaṃ saṃpūjya girijāṃ tataḥ |
prabuddhasya mahāyogī suvirakto jagāviti || 42 ||
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kiṃ jātaṃ caritaṃ citraṃ kimahaṃ mohamāgataḥ |
kāmena vikṛtaścādya bhūtvāpi prabhurīśvaraḥ || 43 ||
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īśvarohaṃ yadīccheyaṃ parāṃgasparśanaṃ khalu |
tarhi ko'nyo'kṣamaḥ kṣudraḥ kiṃ kiṃ naiva kariṣyati || 44 ||
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evaṃ vairāgyamāsādya paryyaṃkāsādanaṃ ca tat |
vārayāmāsa sarvātmā pareśaḥ kiṃ patediha || 45 ||
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iti śrīśivamahāpurāṇe dvitīyāyāṃ rudrasaṃhitāntargatatṛtīye pārvatīkhaṇḍe kāmakṛtavikāravarṇananāmāṣṭādaśo'dhyāyaḥ || 18 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following 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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