Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 3 Chapter 10 (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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naṃdīśvara uvāca |
vidhvaṃsī dakṣayajñasya vīrabhadrāhvayaḥ prabho |
avatāraśca vijñeyaḥ śivasya paramātmanaḥ || 1 ||
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satīcaritre kathitaṃ caritaṃ tasya kṛtsnaśaḥ |
śrutaṃ tvayāpi bahudhā nātaḥ proktaṃ suvistarāt || 2 ||
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ataḥ paraṃ muniśreṣṭha bhavatsnehādbravīmi tat |
śārdūlākhyāvatāraṃ ca śaṅkarasya prabhoḥ śṛṇu || 3 ||
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sadāśivena devānāṃ hitārthaṃ rūpamadbhutam |
śārabhaṃ ca dhṛtandivyaṃ jvalajjvālāsamaprabham || 4 ||
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śivāvatārā amitā sadbhaktahitakārakāḥ |
saṅkhyā na śakyate kartuṃ teṣāṃ ca munisattamāḥ || 5 ||
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ākāśasya ca tārāṇāṃ reṇukānāṃ kṣitestathā |
āsārāṇāṃ ca vṛddhena bahukalpaiḥ kadāpi hi || 6 ||
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saṅkhyā viśakyate kartuṃ suprājñairbahujanmabhiḥ |
śivāvatārāṇāṃ naiva satyaṃ jānīhi madvacaḥ || 7 ||
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tathāpi ca yathābuddhyā kathayāmi kathāśrutam |
caritraṃ śārabhaṃ divyaṃ paramaiśvaryyasūcakam || 8 ||
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jayaśca vijayaścaiva bhavadbhiḥ śāpitau yadā |
tadā ditisutau dvau tāvabhūtāṃ kaśyapānmune || 9 ||
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hiraṇyakaśipuścādyo hiraṇyākṣo'nujo balī |
devarṣipārṣadau jātau tau dvāvapi ditessutau || 10 ||
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pṛthvyuddhāre vidhātrā va prārthito hi purā prabhuḥ |
hiraṇyākṣaṃ jaghānāsau viṣṇurvārāharūpadhṛk || 11 ||
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taṃ śrutvā bhrātaraṃ vīraṃ nihataṃ prāṇasannibham |
cukopa haraye'tīva hiraṇyakaśipurmune || 12 ||
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varṣāṇāmayutaṃ taptvā brahmaṇo varamāpa saḥ |
na kaścinmārayenmāṃ vai tvatsṛṣṭāviti tuṣṭataḥ || 13 ||
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śoṇitākhyapuraṃ gatvā devānāhūya sarvataḥ |
trilokīṃ svavaśe kṛtvā cakre rājyamakaṇṭakam || 14 ||
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devarṣikadanaṃ cakre sarvadharma vilopakaḥ |
dvijapīḍākaraḥ pāpī hiraṇyakaśipurmune || 15 ||
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prahlādena svaputreṇa haribhaktena daityarāṭ |
yadā vidveṣamakaroddharirvairaṃ viśeṣataḥ || 16 ||
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sabhāstambhāttadā viṣṇurabhūdāvirdrutammune |
sandhyāyāṃ krodhamāpanno nṛsiṃhavapuṣā tataḥ || 17 ||
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sarvathā muniśārdūla karālaṃ nṛharervvapuḥ |
prajajvālātibhayadaṃ trāsayandaityasattamān || 18 ||
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nṛsiṃhena tadā daityā nihatāścaiva tatkṣaṇam |
hiraṇyakaśipuścātha yuddhañcakre sudāruṇam || 19 ||
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mahāyuddhaṃ tayorāsīnmuhūrttammunisattamāḥ |
vikarālaṃ ca bhayadaṃ sarveṣāṃ romaharṣaṇam || 20 ||
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sāyaṃ cakarṣa deveśo dehalyāṃ daityapuṅgavam |
vyomni deveṣu paśyatsu nṛsiṃhaśca rameśvaraḥ || 21 ||
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athotsaṃge ca taṃ kṛtvā nakhaistadudarandrutam |
vidārya mārayāmāsa paśyatāṃ tridivaukasām || 22 ||
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hate hiraṇyakaśipau nṛsiṃhe naiva viṣṇunā |
jagatsvāsthyantadā lebhe na vai devāviśeṣataḥ || 23 ||
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devadundubhayo neduḥ prahlādo vismayaṃ gataḥ |
lakṣmīśca vismayaṃ prāptā rūpaṃ dṛṣṭvā'dbhutaṃ hareḥ || 24 ||
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hato yadyapi daityendrastathāpi na puraṃ sukham |
yayurdevā nṛsiṃhasya jvālā sā na nivartitā || 25 ||
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tayā ca vyākulaṃ jātaṃ sarvaṃ caiva jagatpunaḥ |
devāśca duḥkhamāpannāḥ kimbhaviṣyati vā punaḥ || 26 ||
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ityevaṃ ca vadantaste bhayādūdūramupasthi tāḥ |
nṛsiṃhakrodhajajvālāvyākulāḥ padmabhūmukhāḥ || 27 ||
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prahrādaṃ preṣayāmāsustacchāntyai nikaṭaṃ hareḥ |
sarvānmilitvā prahlādaḥ prārthito gatavāṃstadā || 28 ||
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urasā''liṃgayāmāsa taṃ nṛsiṃhaḥ kṛpānidhiḥ |
hṛdayaṃ śītalaṃ jātaṃ ruḍjvālā na nivarttitā || 29 ||
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tathāpi na nivṛtā ruḍjvālā narahareryadā |
iṣṭaṃ prāptāstato devāśśaṃkara śaraṇaṃ yayuḥ || 30 ||
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tatra gatvā surāssarve brahmādyā munaya stathā |
śaṃkaraṃ stavayāmāsurlokānāṃ sukhahetave || 31 ||
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devā ūcuḥ |
devadeva mahādeva śaraṇāgatavatsala |
pāhi naḥ śaraṇāpannā nsarvāndevāñjaganti ca || 32 ||
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namaste'stu namaste'stu namaste'stu sadāśiva |
pūrvaṃ duḥkhaṃ yadā jātaṃ tadā te rakṣitā vayam || 33 ||
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samudro mathitaścaiva ratnānāṃ ca vibhāgaśaḥ |
kṛte devaistadā śaṃbho gṛhītaṃ garalantvayā || 34 ||
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rakṣitāḥ sma tadā nātha nīlakaṇṭha iti śrutaḥ |
viṣaṃ pāsyasi no cettvaṃ bhasmībhūtāstadākhilāḥ || 35 ||
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prasiddhaṃ ca yadā yasya duḥkhaṃ ca jāyate prabho |
tadā tvannāmamātreṇa sarvaduḥkhaṃ vilīyate || 36 ||
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idānīṃ nṛharijvālāpīḍitānnassadāśiva |
tāṃ tvaṃ śamayituṃ deva śakto'sīti suniścitam || 37 ||
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nandīśvara uvāca |
iti stutastadā devaiśśaṃkaro bhaktavatsalaḥ |
pratyuvāca prasannātmā'bhayandattvā paraprabhuḥ || 38 ||
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śaṃkara uvāca |
svasthānaṃ gacchata surāssarvve brahmādayo'bhayāḥ |
śamayiṣyāmi yadduḥkhaṃ sarvathā hi vratammama || 39 ||
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gato maccharaṇaṃ yastu tasya duḥkhaṃ kṣayaṃ gatam |
matpriyaḥ śaraṇāpannaḥ prāṇebhyo'pi na saṃśayaḥ || 40 ||
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nandīśvara uvāca |
iti śrutvā tadā devā hyānandamparamaṃ gatāḥ |
yathāgataṃ tathā jagmussmarantaśśaṃkaraṃ mudā || 41 ||
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iti śrīśivamahāpurāṇe tṛtīyāyāṃ śatarudrasaṃhitāyāṃ śārdūlāvatāre nṛsiṃhacaritavarṇanaṃ nāma daśamo'dhyāyaḥ || 10 ||
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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 10

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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