Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 3 Chapter 29 (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 |
sanatkumāra śambhostvavatāraṃ paramaṃ śṛṇu |
nabhagajñānadaṃ kṛṣṇadarśanāhvayamuttamam || 1 ||
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ikṣvākupramukhā āsanśrāddhadevasutāśca ye |
nabhagastatra navamo nābhagastatsutaḥ smṛtaḥ || 2 ||
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ambarīṣassutastasya viṣṇubhakto babhūva saḥ |
yasyopari prasannobhūddurvāsā brahmabhaktitaḥ || 3 ||
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pitāmaho'mbarīṣasya nabhago yaḥ prakīrtitaḥ |
taccaritaṃ śṛṇu mune yasmai jñānamadācchivaḥ || 4 ||
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nabhago manuputrastu paṭhanārthaṃ subuddhi mān |
cakre gurukule vāsaṃ bahukālaṃ jitendriyaḥ || 5 ||
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etasminsamaye te vā ikṣvākupramukhāssutāḥ |
tasmai bhāgamakalpyaiva bhejurbhāgānnijānkramāt || 6 ||
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svaṃsvaṃ bhāgaṃ gṛhītvā te bubhujū rājyamuttamam |
aviṣādaṃ mahābhāgā pitrādeśātsubuddhayaḥ || 7 ||
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sa paścādāgatastatra brahmacārī gurusthalāt |
nabhago'dhītya sarvāśca sāṃgopāṃgāḥ śrutīḥ kramāt || 8 ||
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bhrātṛnvilokya nabhago vibhaktānsakalānnijān |
dāyārthī prāha tānsnehādikṣvākupramukhānmune || 9 ||
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nabhaga uvāca |
bhrātarobhaktakaṃ mahyaṃ dāyaṃ kṛtvā yathātatham |
sarve vibhaktāssuprītyā svadāyārthāgatāya ca || 10 ||
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tadā vismṛtamasmābhiridānīṃ pitaraṃ tava |
vibhajāmo vayaṃ bhāgaṃ taṃ gṛhāṇa na saṃśayaḥ || 11 ||
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tacchutvā bhrātṛvacanaṃ nabhagaḥ paravismṛtaḥ |
tadopakaṇṭhamāgatya pitaraṃ samabhāṣata || 12 ||
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nabhaga uvāca |
he tāta bhrātaraḥ sarve tyaktvā māṃ nyabhajaṃśca te |
paṭhanārthaṃ gataścāhaṃ brahmacārī guroḥ kule || 13 ||
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tata āgatya me pṛṣṭā dāyadānārthamādarāt |
te tvāmūcurvibhāgaṃ me tadarthamahamāgataḥ || 14 ||
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nandīśvara uvāca |
tadākarṇya vacastasya pitā taṃ prāha vismitaḥ |
āśvāsya śrāddhadevassa satyadharmarataṃ mune || 15 ||
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manuruvāca |
taduktaṃ mādṛthāstāta pratāraṇakaraṃ hi tat |
na hyahaṃ paramaṃ dāyaṃ sarvathā bhogasādhanam || 16 ||
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tathāpi dāyabhāvena datto'haṃ taiḥ pratāribhiḥ |
tava vai jīvanopāya vadāmi śṛṇu tattvataḥ || 17 ||
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satramāṃgirasā viprāḥ kurvaṃtyadya sumedhasaḥ |
tatra karmaṇi muhyanti ṣaṣṭhaṃ ṣaṣṭhamahaḥ prati || 18 ||
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tatra tvaṃ gaccha nabhaga tān suśaṃsa mahākave |
sūkte dve vaiśvadeve hi satraṃ śuddhaṃ hi tadbhavet || 19 ||
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tatkarmaṇi samāpte hi svayānto brāhmaṇāśca te |
dhanaṃ dāsyanti te tuṣṭāssvasatrapariśeṣitam || 20 ||
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nandīśvara uvāca |
tadākarṇya piturvākyaṃ nabhagaḥ satyasāravān |
jagāma tatra suprītyā yatra tatsatramuttamam || 21 ||
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tadāhaḥ karmaṇi mune satre tasminsa mānavaḥ |
sūkte dve vaiśvadeve hi provāca spaṣṭatassudhīḥ || 22 ||
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samāpte karmaṇi tato viprā āṃgirasāśca te |
tasmai dattvā yayuḥ svargaṃ svaṃsvaṃ satrāvaśeṣitam || 23 ||
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tattadā svīkariṣyaṃtaṃ susatrapariśeṣitam |
vijñāya giriśaḥ sadya āvirbhūta sadūtikṛt || 24 ||
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sarvāṃgasundaraḥ śrīmānpuruṣaḥ kṛṣṇadarśanaḥ |
bhāvaṃ samīkṣituṃ bhāgaṃ dātuṃ jñānaṃ paraṃ ca tat || 25 ||
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atho sa śaṃkaraḥ śambhuḥ parīkṣākara īśvaraḥ |
uvācottarato'bhyetya nabhagaṃ taṃ hi mānavam || 26 ||
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īśvara uvāca |
kastvaṃ gṛhṇāsi puruṣa mamedaṃ vāstukaṃ vasu |
preṣitaḥ kena tatsarvaṃ satyaṃ vada mamāgrataḥ || 27 ||
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nandīśvara uvāca |
tacchutvā tadvacastāta mānavo nabhagaḥ kavi |
pratyuvāca vinītātmā puruṣaṃ kṛṣṇadarśanam || 28 ||
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nabhagaḥ uvāca |
mamedamṛṣibhirdattaṃ vasu yajñagataṃ khalu |
kathaṃ vārayase māṃ tvaṃ gṛhṇataṃ kṛṣṇadarśanam || 29 ||
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nandīśvara uvāca |
ākarṇya nābhagaṃ vākyamidaṃ satyamudīritam |
pratyuvāca prasannātmā puruṣaḥ kṛṣṇadarśanaḥ || 30 ||
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kṛṣṇadarśana uvāca |
vivāde'sminhi nau tāta pramāṇaṃ janakastava |
yāhi tampṛccha sa brūyāttatpramāṇantu satyataḥ || 31 ||
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nandīśvara uvāca |
tadākarṇya vacastasya nabhago mānavaḥ kaviḥ |
āgacchatpitaraṃ prītyā taduktaṃ pṛṣṭavānmune || 32 ||
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putroditaṃ samākarṇya śrāddhadevassa vai manuḥ |
smṛtvā śivapadāmbhojaṃ prāptasmṛtiruvāca tam || 33 ||
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manuruvāca |
he tāta śṛṇu madvākyaṃ sa devaḥ puruṣaḥ śivaḥ |
tasyaiva sakalaṃ vastu yajñaprāptaṃ viśeṣataḥ || 34 ||
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adhvarorvaritaṃ vastu rudrabhāgaḥ prakīrtitaḥ |
ityapi prājñavādo hi kvacijjātastadicchayā || 35 ||
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sa deva īśvaraḥ sarvaṃ vastvarhati na saṃśayaḥ |
yajñāvaśiṣṭaṃ kimuta pare tasyecchayā vibhoḥ || 36 ||
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anugrahārthamāyātastava tadrūpataḥ prabhuḥ |
tatra tvaṃ gaccha nabhaga prasannaṃ kuru satyataḥ || 37 ||
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kṣamāpaya svāparādhaṃ supraṇamya stutiṃ kuru |
sarvaprabhussa eveśo yajñādhīśo'khileśvaraḥ || 38 ||
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viṣṇubrahmādayo devāḥ siddhāssarvarṣayo'pi hi |
tadanugrahatastāta samarthaḥ sarvakarmaṇi || 39 ||
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kimbahūktyātmajaśreṣṭha gaccha tatrāśu māciram |
prasādaya mahādevaṃ sarvathā sakaleśvaram || 40 ||
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nandīśvara uvāca |
ityuktvā sa manuḥ śrāddhadevaśca tanayaṃ drutam |
preṣayāmāsa nikaṭaṃ śambhosso'pi sametya tam || 41 ||
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nabhagaśca praṇamyāśu sāñjalirnatamastakaḥ |
provāca suprasannātmā vinayena mahāmatiḥ || 42 ||
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nabhaga uvāca |
idaṃ taveśa sarvaṃ hi vastu tribhuvane hi yat |
ityāha me pitā nūnaṃ kimutādhvaraśeṣitam || 43 ||
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ajānatā mayā nātha yaduktantadvaco bhramāt |
aparādhantvaṃ kṣamasva śirasā tvāṃ prasādaye || 44 ||
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ityuktvā nabhagassotidīnadhīstu kṛtāñjaliḥ |
tuṣṭāva taṃ maheśānaṃ kṛṣṇadarśanamānataḥ || 45 ||
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śrāddhadevo'pi śuddhātmā natakassāñjalissudhīḥ |
tuṣṭāva taṃ prabhuṃ natvā svāparādhaṃ kṣamāpayat || 46 ||
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etasminnantare tatra viṣṇurbrahmākhilaḥ sudhīḥ |
vāsavādyāḥ samājagmuḥ siddhāśca munayo'pi hi || 47 ||
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mahotsavaṃ prakurvantaḥ sukṛtālayo'khilāḥ |
tuṣṭuvurnatakā bhaktyā supraṇamya pṛthakpṛthak || 48 ||
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atha rudraḥ prasannātmā kṛpādṛṣṭyā vilokya tān |
uvāca nabhagaṃ prītyā sasmitaṃ kṛṣṇadarśanaḥ || 49 ||
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kṛṣṇadarśana uvāca |
yatte pitāvadaddharmyaṃ vākyantattu tathaiva hi |
tvayāpi satyamuktaṃ tatsādhustvannātra saṃśayaḥ || 50 ||
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ato'haṃ suprasanno'smi sarvathā suvratena te |
dadāmi kṛpayā te hi jñānambrahma sanātanam || 51 ||
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mahājñānī bhava tvaṃ hi savipro nabhagaṃ drutam |
gṛhāṇa vastvidaṃ sarvaṃ maddattaṃ kṛpayādhunā || 52 ||
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iha sarvasukhaṃ bhuṅkṣva nirvikāraṃ mahāmate |
sugatiṃ prāpsyasi tvaṃ hi savipraḥ kṛpayā mama || 53 ||
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nandīśvara uvāca |
ityuktvā tāta bhagavānsa rudraḥ satyavatsalaḥ |
sarveṣāmpaśyatānteṣāntatraivāntardadhe haraḥ || 54 ||
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viṣṇurbrahmāpi devādyāssarve te munisattama |
svaṃsvaṃ dhāma yayuḥ prītyā tasyai natvā diśe mudā || 55 ||
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saputraḥ śrāddhadevo'pi svasthānamagamanmudā |
bhuktvā bhogānsuvipulānso'nte śivapura yayau || 56 ||
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itthante kīrtito brahmannavatāraḥ śivasya hi |
kṛṣṇadarśananāmā vai nabhagānandadāyakaḥ || 57 ||
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idamākhyānamanaghaṃ bhuktimuktipradaṃ satām |
paṭhatāṃ śṛṇvatāṃ vāpi sarva kāmaphalapradam || 58 ||
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ya etaccaritamprātassāyaṃ ca smarate sudhīḥ |
kavirbhavati mantrajño gatimante labhetparām || 59 ||
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iti śrīśivamahāpurāṇe tṛtīyāyāṃ śatarudrasaṃhitāyāṃ nandīśvarasanatkumārasaṃvāde kṛṣṇadarśanaśivāvatāravarṇanaṃnāmaikonatriṃśo'dhyāyaḥ || 29 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Chapter 29

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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