Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 4 Chapter 11 (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 |
sūtasūta mahābhāga dhanyastvaṃ śivasaktadhīḥ |
mahābalasya liṃgasya śrāviteyaṃ kathādbhutā || 1 ||
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uttarasyāṃ diśāyāṃ ca śivaliṃgāni yāni ca |
teṣāṃ māhātmyamanagha vada tvaṃ pāpanāśakam || 2 ||
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sūta uvāca |
śṛṇutādarato viprā auttarāṇāṃ viśeṣataḥ |
māhātmyaṃ śivaliṃgānāṃ pravadāmi samāsataḥ || 3 ||
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gokarṇaṃ kṣetramaparaṃ mahāpātakanāśanam |
mahāvanaṃ ca tatrāsti pavitramativistaram || 4 ||
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tatrāsti candrabhālākhyaṃ śivaliṃgamanuttamam |
rāvaṇena samānītaṃ sadbhaktyā sarvasiddhidam || 5 ||
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tasya tatra sthitirvaidyanāthasyeva munīśvarāḥ |
sarvalokahitārthāya karuṇāsāgarasya ca || 6 ||
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snānaṃ kṛtvā tu gokarṇe candrabhālaṃ samarcya ca |
śivalokamavāpnoti satyaṃsatyaṃ na saṃśayaḥ || 7 ||
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candrabhālasya liṃgasya mahimā paramādbhutaḥ |
na śakyo varṇituṃ vyāsādbhaktasnehitarasya hi || 8 ||
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candrabhālamahādeva liṃgasya mahimā mahān |
yathākathaṃcitsaṃproktaḥ paraliṃgasya vai śṛṇu || 9 ||
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dādhīcaṃ śivaliṃgaṃ tu miśrarṣivaratīrthake |
dadhīcinā munīśena suprītyā ca pratiṣṭhitam || 10 ||
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tatra gatvā ca tattīrthe snātvā samyagvidhānataḥ |
śivaliṃgaṃ samarcedvai dādhīceśvaramādarāt || 11 ||
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dādhīcamūrtistatraiva samarcyā vidhipūrvakam |
śivaprītyarthamevāśu tīrthayātrā phalārthibhiḥ || 12 ||
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evaṃ kṛte muniśreṣṭhāḥ kṛtakṛtyo bhavennaraḥ |
iha sarvasukhaṃ bhuktvā paratra gatimāpnuyāt || 13 ||
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naimiṣāraṇyatīrthe tu nikhilarṣipratiṣṭhitam |
ṛṣīśvaramiti khyātaṃ śivaliṃgaṃ sukhapradam || 14 ||
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taddarśanātpūjanācca janānāṃ pāpināmapi |
bhuktimuktiśca teṣāṃ tu paratreha munīśvarāḥ || 15 ||
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hatyāharaṇatīrthe tu śivaliṃgamaghāpaham |
pūjanīyaṃ viśeṣeṇa hatyākoṭivināśanam || 16 ||
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devaprayāgatīrthe tu laliteśvaranāmakam |
śivaliṃgaṃ sadā pūjyaṃ naraissarvāghanāśanam || 17 ||
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nayapālākhyapuryyāṃ tu prasiddhāyāṃ mahītale |
liṃgaṃ paśupatīśākhyaṃ sarvakāmaphalapradam || 18 ||
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śirobhāgasvarūpeṇa śivaliṃgaṃ tadasti hi |
tatkathāṃ varṇayiṣyāmi kedāreśvaravarṇane || 19 ||
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tadārānmuktināthākhyaṃ śivaliṃgaṃ mahādbhutam |
darśanādarcanāttasya bhuktirmuktiśca labhyate || 20 ||
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iti vaśca samākhyātaṃ liṃgavarṇanamuttamam |
caturdikṣu muniśreṣṭhāḥ kimanyacchrotumicchatha || 21 ||
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iti śrīśivamahāpurāṇe caturthyāṃ koṭirudrasaṃhitāyāṃ candrabhālapaśupatināthaliṃgamāhātmyavarṇanaṃ nāmaikādaśo'dhyāyaḥ || 11 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Chapter 11

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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