Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 3 Chapter 37 (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 kirātākhyamavatārampinākinaḥ |
mūkaṃ ca hatavānprīto yo'rjunāya varandadau || 1 ||
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suyodhanajitāste vai pāṇḍavāḥ pravarāśca te |
draupadyā ca tayā sādhvyā dvaitākhyaṃ vanamāyayuḥ || 2 ||
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tatraiva sūryyadattāṃ vai sthālīṃ cāśritya te tadā |
kālaṃ ca vāhayāmāsussukhena kila pāṇḍavāḥ || 3 ||
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chalārthaṃ preritastena durvāsā munipuṅgavaḥ |
suyodhanena viprendra pāṇḍavāntikamādarāt || 4 ||
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chātraiḥ svairvāyutaissārddhaṃ yayāce tatra tānmudā |
bhojyaṃ cittepsitaṃ vai sa tebhyaścaiva samāgataḥ || 5 ||
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svīkṛtya pāṇḍavaistaistaiḥ snānārthaṃ preṣitāstadā |
durvāsaḥpramukhāścaiva munayaśca tapasvinaḥ || 6 ||
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atha te pāṇḍavāḥ sarve annābhāvānmunīśvara |
duḥkhitāśca tadā prāṇāṃstyaktuṃ citte samādadhuḥ || 7 ||
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draupadyā ca smṛtaḥ kṛṣṇa āgatastatkṣaṇādapi |
śākaṃ ca bhakṣayitvā tu teṣāṃ tṛptiṃ samādadhat || 8 ||
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durvāsāśca tadā śiṣyāṃstṛptāñjñātvā yayau punaḥ |
pāṇḍavāḥ kṛcchranirmuktāḥ kṛṣṇasya kṛpayā tadā || 9 ||
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atha te pāṇḍavāḥ kṛṣṇaṃ papracchuḥ kimbhaviṣyati |
balavāñchatrurutpannaḥ kiṃ kāryyantadvada prabho || 10 ||
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nandīśvara uvāca |
iti pṛṣṭhastadā taistu śrīkṛṣṇaḥ pāṇḍavairmune |
smṛtvā śivapadāmbhojau pāṇḍavānidamabravīt || 11 ||
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śrīkṛṣṇa uvāca |
śrūyatāṃ pāṇḍavāḥ śreṣṭhāḥ śrutvā kartavyameva hi |
madvṛttāntaṃ viśeṣeṇa śivasevāsamanvitam || 12 ||
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dvārakāṃ ca mayā gatvā śatrūṇāṃ vijigīṣayā |
vicāryya copadeśāṃśca upamanyormahātmanaḥ || 13 ||
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mayā hyārādhitaḥ śambhuḥ prasannaḥ parameśvaraḥ |
baṭuke parvataśreṣṭhe saptamāsaṃ susevitaḥ || 14 ||
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iṣṭānkāmānadānmahyaṃ viśveśaśca svayaṃ sthitaḥ |
tatprabhāvānmayā sarvasāmarthyaṃ labdhamuttamam || 15 ||
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idānīṃ sevyate devo bhuktimukti phalapradaḥ |
yūyaṃ sevata taṃ śambhumapi sarvasukhāvaham || 16 ||
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nandīśvara uvāca |
ityuktvāntardadhe kṛṣṇa āśvāsyātha ca pāṇḍavān |
dvārakāmagamacchīghraṃ smaracchivapadāmbujam || 17 ||
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pāṇḍavā atha bhillaṃ ca preṣayāmāsurojasā |
guṇānāṃ ca parīkṣārthaṃ tasya duryodhanasya ca || 18 ||
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sopi sarvaṃ ca tatratyanduryodhanaguṇodayam |
samīcīnaṃ ca tajjñātvāpunaḥ prāpa prabhūnprati || 19 ||
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taduktante niśamyaivaṃ dukhamprāpurmunīśvara |
parasparaṃ samūcuste pāṇḍavā atiduḥkhitāḥ || 20 ||
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kiṅkartavyaṃ kva gantavyamasmābhiradhunā yudhi |
samarthā api vai sarve satyapāśena yantritāḥ || 21 ||
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nandīśvara uvāca |
etasminsamaye vyāso bhasmabhūṣitamastakaḥ |
rudrākṣābharaṇaścāyājjaṭājūṭavibhūṣitaḥ || 22 ||
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pañcākṣaraṃ japanmaṃtraṃ śivapremasamākulaḥ |
tejasāṃ ca svayaṃrāśissākṣāddharma ivāparaḥ || 23 ||
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tandṛṣṭvā te tadā prītā utthāya purataḥ sthitāḥ |
dattvāsanaṃ tadā tasmai kuśājinasuśobhitam || 24 ||
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tatropaviṣṭaṃ taṃ vyāsaṃ pūjayanti sma harṣitāḥ |
stutiṃ ca vividhāṃ kṛtvā dhanyāḥ sma iti vādinaḥ || 25 ||
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tapaścaiva susantaptaṃ dānāni vividhāni ca |
tatsarvaṃ saphalaṃ jātaṃ tṛptāste darśanātprabho || 26 ||
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duḥkhaṃ ca dūrato jātandarśanātte pitāmaha |
duṣṭaiścaiva mahāduḥkhaṃ dattaṃ naḥ krūrakarmabhiḥ || 27 ||
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śrīmatāndarśane jāte duḥkhaṃ caiva gamiṣyati |
kadācinna gataṃ tatra niścayoyaṃ vicāritaḥ || 28 ||
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mahatāmāśrame prāpte samarthe sarvakarmaṇi |
yadi duḥkhaṃ na gacchetu daivamevātra kāraṇam || 29 ||
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niścayenaiva gacchetu dāridyaṃ duḥkhakāraṇam |
mahatāṃ ca svabhāvoyaṃ kalpavṛkṣasamo mataḥ || 30 ||
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tadguṇāneva gaṇayenmahato vastumātrataḥ |
āśrayasya vaśādeva puṃso vai jāyate prabho || 31 ||
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laghutvaṃ ca mahattvaṃ ca nātra kāryyā vicāraṇā |
uttamānāṃ svabhāvoyaṃ yaddīnapratipālanam || 32 ||
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raṃkasya lakṣaṇaṃ loke hyatiśreyaskaraṃ matam |
puro'sya parayatno vai sujanānāṃ ca sevanam || 33 ||
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ataḥ paraṃ ca bhāgyaṃ vai doṣaścaiva na dīyatām |
etasmātkāraṇātsvāmiṃstvayi dṛṣṭo śubhantadā || 34 ||
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tvadāgamanamātreṇa santuṣṭāni manāṃsi naḥ |
diśopadeśaṃ yenāśu duḥkhaṃ naṣṭambhavecca naḥ || 35 ||
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nandīśvara uvāca |
ityetadvacanaṃ śrutvā pāṇḍavānāṃ mahāmuniḥ |
prasannamānaso bhūtvā vyāsaścaivābravīdidam || 36 ||
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he pāṇḍavāśca yūyaṃ vai na kaṣṭaṃ kartumarhatha |
dhanyāḥ stha kṛtakṛtyāḥ stha satyaṃ naiva vilopitam || 37 ||
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sujanānāṃ svabhāvoyaṃ prāṇānte'pi suśobhanaḥ |
dharmaṃ tyajanti naivātra satyaṃ saphalabhājanam || 38 ||
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asmākaṃ caiva yūyaṃ ca te cāpi samatāṅgatāḥ |
tathāpi pakṣapāto vai dharmiṣṭhānāṃ mato budhaiḥ || 39 ||
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dhṛtarāṣṭrena duṣṭena prathamaṃ ca hyacakṣuṣā |
dharmastyaktaḥ svayaṃ lobhādyuṣmākaṃ rājyamāhṛtam || 40 ||
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tasya yūyaṃ ca te cāpi putrā eva na saṃśayaḥ |
pitaryyuparate bālā anukaṃpyā mahātmanaḥ || 41 ||
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paścātputraśca tenaiva vārito na kadācana |
anartho naiva jāyeta yaccaivaṃ ca kṛtantadā || 42 ||
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ataḥ paraṃ ca yajjātaṃ tajjātaṃ nānyathābhavet |
ayanduṣṭo bhavantaśca dharmiṣṭhāḥ satyavādinaḥ || 43 ||
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tasmādante ca tasyaivāśubhaṃ hi bhavitā dhuvam |
yaccaiva vāpitaṃ bījaṃ tatpraroho bhavediha || 44 ||
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tasmādduḥkhaṃ na kartavyaṃ bhavadbhiḥ sarvathā dhruvam |
bhaviṣyati śubhaṃ vo hi nātra kāryyā vicāraṇā || 45 ||
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|| nandīśvara uvāca |
ityuktvā pāṇḍavāḥ sarve tena vyāsena prīṇitāḥ |
yudhiṣṭhiramukhāste ca punarevābruvanvacaḥ || 46 ||
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pāṇḍavā ūcuḥ |
satyamuktantvayā nātha duṣṭairduḥkhaṃ niraṃtaram |
duṣṭātmabhirvane cāpi dīyate hi muhurmuhuḥ || 47 ||
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tannāśayāśubhammedya kiṃciddeyaṃ śubhaṃ vibho |
kṛṣṇena kathitaṃ pūrvamārādhyaśśaṅkarassadā || 48 ||
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pramādaśca kṛto'smābhistadvacaśśithilīkṛtam |
sa devamārgastu punaridānīmupadiśyatām || 49 ||
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nandīśvara uvāca |
ityetadvacanaṃ śrutvā vyāso harṣasamanvitaḥ |
uvāca pāṇḍavānprītyā smṛtvā śivapadāṃbujam || 50 ||
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vyāsa uvāca |
śrūyatāṃ vacanaṃ medya pāṃḍavā dharmabuddhayaḥ |
satyamuktaṃ tu kṛṣṇena mayā saṃsevyate śivaḥ || 51 ||
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bhavadbhiḥ sevyatāṃ prītyā sukhaṃ syādatulaṃ sadā |
sarvaduḥkhaṃ bhavatyeva śivā'sevāta eva hi || 52 ||
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|| naṃdīśvara uvāca |
atha paṃcasu teṣveva vicāryya śivapūjane |
arjunaṃ yogyamuccārya vyāso munivarastathā || 53 ||
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tapaḥsthānaṃ vicāryyaivaṃ tatassa munisattamaḥ |
pāṇḍavāndharmasanniṣṭhānpunarevābravīdidam || 54 ||
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|| vyāsa uvāca |
śrūyatāmpāṇḍavāssarve kathayāmi hitaṃ sadā |
śivaṃ sarvaṃ paraṃ dṛṣṭvā paraṃ brahma satāṅgatim || 55 ||
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brahmāditriparārddhāntaṃ yatkiṃciddṛśyate jagat |
tatsarvaṃ śivarūpaṃ ca pūjyandhyeyaṃ ca tatpunaḥ || 56 ||
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sarveṣāṃ caiva seṣyosau śaṅkarassarvaduḥkhahā |
śivaḥ svalpena kālena saṃprasīdati bhaktitaḥ || 57 ||
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suprasanno maheśo hi bhaktebhyaḥ sakalapradaḥ |
bhuktiṃ muktimihāmutra yacchatīti suniścitam || 58 ||
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tasmātsevyassadā śabhbhurbhuktimuktiphalepsubhiḥ |
puruṣaśśaṅkaraḥ sākṣādduṣṭahantā satāṃgatiḥ || 59 ||
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parantu prathamaṃ śakravidyāṃ dṛḍhamanā japet |
kṣatriyasya parākhyasya cedameva samāhitam || 60 ||
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atorjunaśca prathamaṃ śakravidyāṃ japeddṛḍhaḥ |
kariṣyati parīkṣāmprāk saṃtuṣṭastadbhaviṣyati || 61 ||
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suprasannaśca vighnāni saṃhariṣyati sarvadā |
punaścaivaṃ śivasyaiva varaṃ mantraṃ pradāsyati || 62 ||
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nandīśvara uvāca |
ityuktvārjunamāhūyopendravidyāmupādiśat |
snātvā ca prāṅmukho bhūtvā jagrāhārjuna ugradhīḥ || 63 ||
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pārthivasya vidhānaṃ ca tasmai munivaro dadau |
pratyuvāca ca taṃ vyāso dhanaṃjayamudāradhīḥ || 64 ||
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vyāsa uvāca |
ito gacchādhunā pārtha indrakīle suśobhane |
jāhnavyāśca samīpe vai sthitvā samyak tapaḥ kuru || 65 ||
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adṛśyā caiva vidyā syātsadā te hitakāriṇī |
ityāśiṣandadau tasmai tataḥ provāca tānmuniḥ || 66 ||
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dharmmamāsthāya sarvaṃ vai tiṣṭhantu nṛpasattamāḥ |
siddhiḥ syātsarvathā śreṣṭhā nātra kāryā vicāraṇā || 67 ||
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nandīśvara uvāca |
iti dattvāśiṣantebhyaḥ pāṇḍavebhyo munīśvaraḥ |
smṛtvā śivapadāmbhojaṃ vyāsaścāntardadhe kṣaṇāt || 68 ||
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iti śrīśivamahāpurāṇe tṛtīyāyāṃ śatarudrasaṃhitāyāṃ kirātāvatāravarṇanaprasaṃge'rjunāya vyāsopadeśavarṇanaṃ nāma saptatriṃśo'dhyāyaḥ || 37 ||
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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 37

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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