Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 4 Chapter 21 (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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|| sūta uvāca |
śivo'pi ca gaṇaissārddhaṃ jagāma hitakāmyayā |
svabhaktanikaṭaṃ guptastasthau rakṣārthamādarāt || 1 ||
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etasminnantare tatra kāmarūpeśvareṇa ca |
atyaṃtaṃ dhyānamārabdhaṃ pārthivasya purastadā || 2 ||
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kenacittatra gatvā ca rākṣasāya niveditam |
rājā kiṃcitkarotyevaṃ tvadarthaṃ hyābhicārikam || 3 ||
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sūta uvāca |
rākṣasassa ca tacchutvā kruddhastaddhananecchayā |
gṛhītvā karavālaṃ ca jagāma nṛpatiṃ prati || 4 ||
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taddṛṣṭvā rākṣasastatra pārthivādi sthitaṃ ca yat |
tadarthaṃ tatsvarūpaṃ ca dṛṣṭvā kiṃcitkarotyasau || 5 ||
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ata enaṃ balādadya hanmi sopaskaraṃ nṛpam |
vicāryeti mahākruddho rākṣasaḥ prāha taṃ nṛpam || 6 ||
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bhīma uvāca |
rere pārthiva duṣṭātmankriyate kiṃ tvayādhunā |
satyaṃ vada na hanyāṃ tvāmanyathā hanmi niścitam || 7 ||
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sūta uvāca |
iti śrutvā vacastasya kāmarūpeśvaraśca saḥ |
manasīti cicintāśu śivaviśvāsapūritaḥ || 8 ||
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bhaviṣyaṃ yadbhavatyeva nāsti tasya nivartakaḥ |
prārabdhādhīnamevātra prārabdhassa śivaḥ smṛtaḥ || 9 ||
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kṛpāluśśaṃkaraścātra pārthive vartate dhruvam |
madarthaṃ na karotīha kutaḥ koyaṃ ca rākṣasaḥ || 10 ||
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svānurūpāṃ pratijñāṃ sa satyaṃ caiva kariṣyati |
satyapratijño bhagavāñchivaśceti śrutau śrutaḥ || 11 ||
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mama bhaktaṃ yadā kaścitpīḍayatyatidāruṇaḥ |
tadāhaṃ tasya rakṣārthaṃ duṣṭaṃ hanmi na saṃśayaḥ || 12 ||
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evaṃ dhairyyaṃ samālaṃbya dhyātvā devaṃ ca śaṃkaram |
prārthayāmāsa sadbhaktyā manasaiva raseśvaraḥ || 13 ||
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tvadīyo'smi mahārāja yathecchasi tathā kuru |
satyaṃ ca vacanaṃ hyatra bravīmi kuru me hitam || 14 ||
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evaṃ manasi sa dhyātvā satyapāśena maṃtritaḥ |
prāha satyaṃ vaco rājā rākṣasaṃ cāvamānayan || 15 ||
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nṛpa uvāca |
bhajāmi śaṃkaraṃ devaṃ svabhaktaparipālakam |
carācarāṇāṃ sarveṣāmīśvaraṃ nirvikārakam || 16 ||
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sūta uvāca |
iti tasya vacaḥ śrutvā kāmarūpeśvarasya saḥ |
krodhena pracaladgātro bhīmo vacanamabravīt || 17 ||
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|| bhīma uvāca |
śaṃkaraste mayā jñātaḥ kiṃ kariṣyati vai mama |
yo me pitṛvyakenaiva sthāpitaḥ kiṃkaro yathā || 18 ||
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tadbalaṃ hi samāśritya vijetuṃ tvaṃ samīhase |
tarhi tvayā jitaṃ sarvaṃ nātra kāryā vicāraṇā || 19 ||
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yāvanmayā na dṛṣṭo hi śaṃkarastvatprapālakaḥ |
tāvattvaṃ svāminaṃ matvā sevase nānyathā kvacit || 20 ||
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mayā dṛṣṭe ca tatsarvaṃ sphuṭaṃ syātsarvathā nṛpa |
tasmāttvaṃ vai śivasyedaṃ rūpaṃ dūrataraṃ kuru || 21 ||
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anyathā hi bhayaṃ te'dya bhaviṣyati na saṃśayaḥ |
svāminaste karaṃ tīkṣṇaṃ dāsye'haṃ bhīmavikramaḥ || 22 ||
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|| sūta uvāca |
iti tadvacanaṃ śrutvā kāmarūpeśvaro nṛpaḥ |
dṛḍhaṃ śaṃkaraviśvāso drutaṃ vākyamuvāca tam || 23 ||
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rājovāca |
ahaṃ ca pāmaro duṣṭo na mokṣye śaṃkaraṃ punaḥ |
sarvotkṛṣṭaśca me svāmī na māṃ muṃcati karhicit || 24 ||
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sūta uvāca |
evaṃ vacastadā śrutvā tasya rājñaśśivātmanaḥ |
taṃ prahasya drutaṃ bhīmo bhūpatiṃ rākṣaso'bravīt || 25 ||
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|| bhīma uvāca |
matto bhikṣayate nityaṃ sa kiṃ jānāti svākṛtim |
yogināṃ kā ca niṣṭhā vai bhaktānāṃ pratipālane || 26 ||
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iti kṛtvā matiṃ tvaṃ ca dūrato bhava sarvathā |
ahaṃ ca tava sa svāmī yuddhaṃ vai karavāvahe || 27 ||
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sūta uvāca |
ityuktasya nṛpaśreṣṭhaśśaṃbhubhakto dṛḍhavrataḥ |
pratyuvācābhayo bhīmaṃ duḥkhadaṃ jagatāṃ sadā || 28 ||
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rājovāca |
śṛṇu rākṣasa duṣṭātmanmayā kartuṃ na śakyate |
tvayā vikriyate tarhi kutastvaṃ śaktimānasi || 29 ||
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sūta uvāca |
ityuktassainyamādāya rājānaṃ paribhartsya tam |
karālaṃ karavālaṃ ca pārthive prākṣipattadā || 30 ||
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paśya tvaṃ svāmino'dyaiva balaṃ bhaktasukhāvaham |
ityuvāca vihasyaiva rākṣasaissa mahābalaḥ || 31 ||
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karavālaḥ pārthivaṃ ca yāvatspṛśati no dvijāḥ |
yāvacca pārthivāttasmādāvirāsītsvayaṃ haraḥ || 32 ||
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paśya bhīmeśvarohaṃ ca rakṣārthaṃ prakaṭo'bhavam |
mama pūrvavrataṃ hyetadrakṣyo bhakto mayā sadā || 33 ||
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etasmātpaśya me śīghraṃ balaṃ bhaktasukhāvaham |
ityuktvā sa pinākena karavālo dvidhā kṛtaḥ || 34 ||
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punaścaiva triśūlaṃ svaṃ cikṣipe tena rakṣasā |
tacchūlaṃ śatadhā nītamapi duṣṭasya śaṃbhunā || 35 ||
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punaśśaktiśca niḥkṣiptā tena śaṃbhūpari dvijāḥ |
śaṃbhunā sāpi bāṇaissvairlakṣadhā ca kṛtā drutam || 36 ||
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paṭṭiśaśca tatastena niḥkṣipto hi śivopari |
śivena sa triśūlena tilaśaśca kṛtaṃ kṣaṇāt || 37 ||
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tataśśivagaṇānāṃ ca rākṣasānāṃ parasparam |
yuddhamāsīttadā ghoraṃ paśyatāṃ duḥkhakāvaham || 38 ||
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tataśca pṛthivī sarvā vyākulā cābhavatkṣaṇāt |
samudrāśca tadā sarve cukṣubhussamahīdharāḥ || 39 ||
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devāśca ṛṣayassarve babhūvurvikalā ati |
ūcuḥ parasparaṃ ceti vyarthaṃ vai prārthitaśśivaḥ || 40 ||
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nāradaśca samāgatya śaṃkaraṃ duḥkhadāhakam |
prārthayāmāsa tatraiva sāṃjalirnatamastakaḥ || 41 ||
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nārada uvāca |
kṣamyatāṃ kṣamyatāṃ nātha tvayā vibhramakāraka |
tṛṇekaśca kuṭhāro vai hanyatāṃ śīghrameva hi || 42 ||
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iti saṃprārthitaśśaṃbhuḥ sarvānrakṣogaṇānprabhuḥ |
huṃkāreṇaiva cāstreṇa bhasmasātkṛtavāṃstadā || 43 ||
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sarve te rākṣasā dagdhāḥ śaṃkareṇa kṣaṇaṃ mune |
babhūvustatra sarveṣāṃ devānāṃ paśyatādbhutam || 44 ||
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dāvānalagato vahniryathā ca vanamādahet |
tathā śivena kruddhena rākṣasānāṃ balaṃ kṣaṇāt || 45 ||
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bhīmasyaiva ca kiṃ bhasma na jñātaṃ kenacittadā |
parivārayuto dagdho nāma na śrūyate kvacit || 46 ||
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tataśśivasya kṛpayā śāṃtiṃ prāptā munīśvarāḥ |
devāssarve ca śakrādyāssvāsthyaṃ prāpākhilaṃ jagat || 47 ||
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krodhajvālā maheśasya nissasāra vanādvanam |
rākṣasānāṃ ca tadbhasma sarvaṃ vyāptaṃ vane'khilam || 48 ||
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tataścauṣadhayo jātā nānākāryakarāstathā |
rūpāntaraṃ tato nṝṇāṃ bhavedveṣāṃtaraṃ tathā || 49 ||
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bhūtapretapiśācādi dūrataśca tato vrajet |
tanna kāryaṃ ca yaccaiva tato na bhavati dvijāḥ || 50 ||
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tataḥ prārthitaśśambhurmunibhiśca viśeṣataḥ |
sthātavyaṃ svāminā hyatra lokānāṃ sukhahetave || 51 ||
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ayaṃ vai kutsito deśa ayodhyālokaduḥkhadaḥ |
bhavaṃtaṃ ca tadā dṛṣṭvā kalyāṇaṃ saṃbhaviṣyati || 52 ||
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bhīmaśaṃkaranāmā tvaṃ bhavitā sarvasādhakaḥ |
etalliṃgaṃ sadā pūjyaṃ sarvāpadvinivārakam || 53 ||
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sūta uvāca |
ityevaṃ prārthitaśśambhurlokānāṃ hitakārakaḥ |
tatraivāsthitavānprītyā svatantro bhaktavatsalaḥ || 54 ||
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iti śrīśivamahāpurāṇe caturthyāṃ koṭirudrasaṃhitāyāṃ bhīmeśvarajyotirliṅgotpattimāhātmyavarṇanaṃ nāmaikaviṃśo'dhyāyaḥ || 21 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Chapter 21

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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