Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 3 Chapter 28 (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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nandīśvara uvāca |
śṛṇu prājña pravakṣyāmi śivasya paramātmanaḥ |
avatāraṃ purānandaṃ yātināthāhvayaṃ mune || 1 ||
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arbudācalasaṃjñe tu parvate bhillavaṃśajaḥ |
āhukaśca tadabhyāśe vasatisma munīśvara || 2 ||
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tatpatnī hyāhukā nāma babhūva kila suvratā |
ubhāvapi mahāśaivāvāstāntau śivapūjakau || 3 ||
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kasmiṃścitsamaye bhillaḥ śivabhaktirataḥ sadā |
āhārārthaṃ svapatnyāśca sudūraṃ sa gato mune || 4 ||
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etasminnantare tatra gehe bhillasya śaṅkaraḥ |
bhūtvā yativapuḥ sāyaṃ parīkṣārthaṃ samāyayau || 5 ||
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tasminnavasare tatrājagāma sa gṛhādhipaḥ |
pūjanaṃ ca yatīśasya cakāra premataḥ sudhīḥ || 6 ||
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tadbhāvasya parīkṣārthaṃ yatirūpassa śaṃkaraḥ |
mahālīlātaraḥ prītyā bhītaṃ provāca dīnagīḥ || 7 ||
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yatinātha uvāca |
adya sthalaṃ nivāsārthaṃ dehi me prātareva hi |
yāsyāmi sarvathā bhilla svasti syāttava sarvadā || 8 ||
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bhilla uvāca |
tyamproktaṃ tvayā svāmiñśṛṇu madvacanaṃ ca te |
ati svalpaṃ sthalaṃ me hi syānnivāsaḥ kathantava || 9 ||
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nandīśvara uvāca |
ityuktassa yatistena gamanāya matindadhe |
tāvadbhillyā vacaḥ proktaṃ svāminaṃ saṃvicāryya vai || 10 ||
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bhillyuvāca |
svāmindehi yateḥsthānaṃ vimukhaṃ kuru mātithim |
gṛhadharmaṃ vicāryya tvamanyathā dharmasaṃkṣayaḥ || 11 ||
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sthīyatānte gṛhābhyaṃtaḥ sukhena yatinā saha |
ahaṃ bahiḥ sthitiṃ kuryyāmāyudhāni bṛhantyapi || 12 ||
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nandīśvara uvāca |
tasyāstadvacanaṃ śrutvā bhillyā dharmānvitaṃ śivam |
svapatnyā manasā tena bhillena ca vicāritam || 13 ||
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striyaṃ bahiśca niṣkāsya kathaṃ stheyaṃ mayā bahe |
yateranyatra gamanamadharmmakaramātmanaḥ || 14 ||
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dvayamapyucitaṃ naiva sarvathā gṛhamedhinaḥ |
yadbhāvi tadbhavedeva mayā stheyaṃ gṛhādbahiḥ || 15 ||
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ityāgrahantadā kṛtvā gṛhāntaḥ sthāya tau mudā |
svāyudhāni ca saṃsthāpya bhillo'tiṣṭhadgṛhādbahiḥ || 16 ||
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rātrau tampaśavaḥ krūrā hiṃsakāḥ samapīḍayan |
tenāpi ca yathāśakti kṛto yatno mahāṃstadā || 17 ||
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evaṃ yatnaṃ prakurvāṇa sa bhillo balavānapi |
prārabdhātpreritairhiṃsrairbalādāsīcca bhakṣitaḥ || 18 ||
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prātarutthāya sa yatirdṛṣṭvā hiṃsraiśca bhakṣitam |
bhillaṃ vane caraṃtaṃ vai duḥkhito'bhūdatīva hi || 19 ||
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dukhitaṃ taṃ yatindṛṣṭvā bhillī sā duḥkhitāpi hi |
dhairyātsvaduḥkhaṃ saṃhṛtya vacanaṃ cedamabravīt || 20 ||
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bhillyuvāca |
kimarthaṃ kriyate duḥkhaṃ bhadraṃ jātaṃ yate'dhunā |
dhanyoyaṃ kṛtakṛtyaśca yajjāto mṛtyurīdṛśaḥ || 21 ||
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ahaṃ cainaṃ gamiṣyāmi bhasma bhūtvānale yate |
citāṃ kāraya suprītyā strīṇāṃ dharmaḥ sanātanaḥ || 22 ||
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iti tadvacanaṃ śrutvā hitaṃ matvā svayaṃ yatiḥ |
citāṃ vyaracayatsā hi praviveśa svadharmataḥ || 23 ||
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etasminnantare sākṣātpuraḥ prādurabhūcchivaḥ |
dhanye dhanye iti prītyā praśaṃsastāṃ haro'bravīt || 24 ||
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hara uvāca |
varaṃ brūhi prasannosmi tvadācaraṇato'naghe |
tavādeyaṃ na vai kiṃcidvaśyo'haṃ te viśeṣataḥ || 25 ||
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nandīśvara uvāca |
tacchutvā śambhuvacanaṃ paramānandadāyakam |
sukhaṃ prāptaṃ viśeṣeṇa na kiṃcitsmaraṇaṃ yayau || 26 ||
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tasyāstadgatimālakṣya suprasanno haro'bhavat |
uvāca ca punaḥ śambhurvaraṃ brūhīti tāmprabhuḥ || 27 ||
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śiva uvāca |
ayaṃ yatiśca madrūpo haṃsarūpo bhaviṣyati |
parajanmani vāṃ prītyā saṃyoga kārayiṣyati || 28 ||
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bhillaśca vīrasenasya naiṣadhe nagare vare |
mahānputro nalo nāma bhaviṣyati na saṃśayaḥ || 29 ||
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tvaṃ sutā bhīmarājasya vaidarbhe nagare'naghe |
damayantī ca vikhyātā bhaviṣyasi guṇānvitā || 30 ||
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yuvāṃ cobhau militvā ca rājabhogaṃ suvistaram |
bhuktvā muktiṃ ca yogīndrerlapsyethe durlabhāṃ dhruvam || 31 ||
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nandīśvara uvāca |
ityuktvā ca svayaṃ śambhurliṅgarūpo'bhavattadā |
tasmānna calito dharmādacaleśa iti smṛtaḥ || 32 ||
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sa bhilla āhukaścāpi vīrasenasuto'bhavat |
naiṣadhe nagare tāta nalanāmā mahānṛpaḥ || 33 ||
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āhukā sā mahābhillī bhīmasya tanayā'bhavat |
vaidarbhe nagare rājño damayantīti viśrutā || 34 ||
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yatināthāhvayassopi haṃsarūpo'bhavacchivaḥ |
vivāhaṃ kārayāmāsa damayantyā nalena vai || 35 ||
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pūrvasatkārarūpeṇa mahāpuṇyena śaṃkaraḥ |
haṃsarūpaṃ vidhāyaiva tābhyāṃ sukhamadātprabhuḥ || 36 ||
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śivo haṃsāvatāro hi nānāvārtāvicakṣaṇaḥ |
damayantyā nalasyāpi paramānandadāyakaḥ || 37 ||
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idaṃ caritaṃ paramaṃ pavitraṃ śivāvatārasya pavitrakīrteḥ |
yatīśasaṃjñasya mahādbhutaṃ hi haṃsāhvayasyāpi vimuktidaṃ hi || 38 ||
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yatīśabrahmahaṃsākhyāvatāracaritaṃ śubham |
śṛṇuyācchrāvayedyo hi sa labheta parāṃ gatim || 39 ||
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idamākhyānamanaghaṃ sarvakāmaphalapradam |
svargyaṃ yaśasyamāyuṣyaṃ bhaktivardhanamuttamam || 40 ||
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śrutvaitaccacaritaṃ śambhoryatihaṃsasvarūpayoḥ |
iha sarvasukhambhuktvā so'nte śivapuraṃ vrajet || 41 ||
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iti śrīśivamahāpurāṇe tṛ0 śatarudrasaṃhi0 yatināthabrahmahaṃsāhvayaśivāvatāracaritavarṇanaṃ nāmāṣṭāviṃśo'dhyāyaḥ || 28 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Chapter 28

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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