Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 4 Chapter 7 (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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ṛṣaya ūcuḥ |
kathaṃ gaṃgā samāyātā vaiśākhe saptamīdine |
narmadāyāṃ viśeṣeṇa sūtaitadvarṇaya prabho || 1 ||
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īśvaraśca kathaṃ jāto nandikeśo hi nāmataḥ |
vṛttaṃ tadapi suprītyā kathaya tvaṃ mahāmate || 2 ||
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sūta uvāca |
sādhu pṛṣṭamṛṣiśreṣṭhā nandikeśāśritaṃ vacaḥ |
tadahaṃ kathayāmyadya śravaṇātpuṇyavarddhanam || 3 ||
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brāhmaṇī ṛṣikā nāmnā kasyacicca dvijanmanaḥ |
sutā vivāhitā kasmaiciddvijāya vidhānataḥ || 4 ||
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pūrvakarmaprabhāvena patnī sā hi dvijanmanaḥ |
suvratāpi ca viprendrā bālavaidhavyamāgatā || 5 ||
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atha sā dvijapatnī hi brahmacaryyavratānvitā |
pārthivārcanapūrvaṃ hi tapastepe sudāruṇam || 6 ||
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tasminnavasare duṣṭo mūḍhanāmā'suro balī |
yayau tatra mahāmāyī kāmabāṇena tāḍitaḥ || 7 ||
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tapantīṃ tāṃ samālokya sundarīmatikāminīm |
tayā bhogaṃ yayāce sa nānālobhaṃ pradarśayan || 8 ||
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atha sā suvratā nārī śivadhyānaparāyaṇā |
tasmindṛṣṭiṃ dadhau naiva kāmadṛṣṭyā munīśvarāḥ || 9 ||
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na mānitavatī taṃ ca brāhmaṇī sā taporatā |
atīva hi taponiṣṭhāsīcchivadhyānamāśritā || 10 ||
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atha mūḍhaḥ sa daityendraḥ tayā tanvyā tiraskṛtaḥ |
cukrodha vikaṭaṃ tasyai paścādrūpamadarśayat || 11 ||
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atha provāca duṣṭātmā durvaco bhayakārakam |
trāsayāmāsa bahuśastāṃ ca patnīṃ dvijanmanaḥ || 12 ||
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tadā sā bhayasaṃtrastā bahuvāraṃ śiveti ca |
babhāṣe snehatastanvī dvijapatnī śivāśrayā || 13 ||
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vihvalātīva sā nārī śivanāmaprabhāṣiṇī |
jagāma śaraṇaṃ śambhoḥ svadharmāvanahetave || 14 ||
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śaraṇāgatarakṣārthaṃ kartuṃ sadvṛttamāhitam |
ānandārthaṃ hi tasyāstu śiva āvirbabhūva ha || 15 ||
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atha taṃ mūḍhanāmānaṃ daityendraṃ kāma vihvalam |
cakāra bhasmasātsadyaḥ śaṃkaro bhaktavatsalaḥ || 16 ||
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tataśca parameśāno kṛpādṛṣṭyā vilokya tām |
varaṃ brūhīti covāca bhaktarakṣaṇadakṣadhīḥ || 17 ||
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śrutvā maheśavacanaṃ sā sādhvī dvijakāminī |
dadarśa śāṃkaraṃ rūpamānandajanakaṃ śubham || 18 ||
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tataḥ praṇamya taṃ śaṃbhuṃ parameśasukhāvaham |
tuṣṭāva sāñjaliḥ sādhvī nataskandhā śubhāśayā || 19 ||
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ṛṣikovāca |
devadeva mahādeva śaraṇāgatavatsala |
dīnabandhustvamīśāno bhaktarakṣākaraḥ sadā || 20 ||
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tvayā me rakṣito dharmo mūḍhanāmno'surādiha |
yadayaṃ nihato duṣṭo jagadrakṣā kṛtā tvayā || 21 ||
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svapādayoḥ parāṃ bhaktiṃ dehi me hyanapāyinīm |
ayameva varo nātha kimanyadadhikaṃ hyataḥ || 22 ||
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anyadākarṇaya vibho prārthanāṃ me maheśvara |
lokānāmupakārārthamiha tvaṃ saṃsthito bhava || 23 ||
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sūta uvāca |
iti stutvā mahādevamṛṣikā sā śubhavratā |
tūṣṇīmāsātha giriśaḥ provāca karuṇākaraḥ || 24 ||
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giriśa uvāca |
ṛṣike sucaritrā tvaṃ mama bhaktā viśeṣataḥ |
dattā varāśca te sarve tubhyaṃ yeye hi yācitāḥ || 25 ||
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etasminnaṃtare tatra haribrahmādayaḥ surāḥ |
śivāvirbhāvamājñāya yayurharṣasamanvitāḥ || 26 ||
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śivaṃ praṇamya suprītyā samānarcuśca te'khilāḥ |
tuṣṭuvurnatakā viprāḥ karau baddhvā sucetasaḥ || 27 ||
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etasminsamaye gaṃgā sādhvī tāṃ svardhunī jagau |
ṛṣikāṃ suprasannātmā praśaṃsanto ca tīdvidhim || 28 ||
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gaṃgovāca |
mamārthe caiva vaiśākhe māsi deyaṃ tvayā vacaḥ |
sthityarthaṃ dinamekaṃ me sāmīpyaṃ kāryyameva hi || 29 ||
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sūta uvāca |
gaṃgāvacanamākarṇya sā sādhvī prāha suvratā |
tathāstviti vacaḥ prītyā lokānāṃ hitahetave || 30 ||
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ānandārthaṃ śivastasyāḥ suprasannaśca pārthive |
tasmiṃlliṃge layaṃ yātaḥ pūrṇāṃśena tayā haraḥ || 31 ||
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devaḥ sarve suprasannāḥ praśaṃsaṃti śivaṃ ca tām |
svaṃsvaṃ dhāma yayurviṣṇubrahmādyā api svarṇadī || 32 ||
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taddinātpāvanaṃ tīrthamāsīdīdṛśamuttamam |
nandikeśaḥ śivaḥ khyātaḥ sarvapāpavināśanaḥ || 33 ||
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gaṃgāpi prativarṣaṃ taddine yāti śubhecchayā |
kṣālanārthaṃ svapāpasya yadgrahītaṃ nṛṇāṃ dvijāḥ || 34 ||
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tatra snāto naraḥ samyaṅ naṃdikeśaṃ samarcya ca |
brahmahatyādibhiḥ pāpairmucyate hyakhilairapi || 35 ||
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iti śrīśivamahāpurāṇe caturthyāṃ koṭirudrasaṃhitāyāṃ nandikeśvaraśivaliṃgamāhātmyavarṇanaṃnāma saptamo'dhyāyaḥ || 7 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Chapter 7

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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