Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 5 Chapter 4 (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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munaya ūcuḥ |
tātatāta mahābhāga dhanyastvaṃ hi mahāmate |
adbhuteyaṃ kathā śaṃbhoḥ śrāvitā parabhaktidā || 1 ||
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punarbrūhi kathāṃ śaṃbhorvyāsa praśnānusārataḥ |
sarvajñastvaṃ vyāsaśiṣyaḥ śivatattvavicakṣaṇaḥ || 2 ||
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sūta uvāca |
evameva gururvyāsaḥ pṛṣṭavānme'jasaṃbhavam |
sanatkumāraṃ sarvajñaṃ śivabhaktaṃ munīśvaram || 3 ||
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vyāsa uvāca |
sanatkumāra sarvajña śrāviteyaṃ śubhā kadhā |
śaṃkarasya maheśasya nānālīlāvihāriṇaḥ || 4 ||
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punarbrūhi mahādeva mahimānaṃ viśeṣataḥ |
śraddhā ca mahatī śrotuṃ mama tāta pravarddhate || 5 ||
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mahimnā yena śaṃbhostu yeye loke vimohitāḥ |
māyayā jñānamāhṛtya nānālīlāvihāriṇaḥ || 6 ||
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|| sanatkumāra uvāca |
śṛṇu vyāsa mahābuddhe śāṃkarīṃ sukhadāṃ kathām |
tasyāḥ śravaṇamātreṇa śive bhaktiḥ prajāyate || 7 ||
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śivassarveśvaro devassarvātmā sarvadarśanaḥ |
mahimnā tasya sarvaṃ hi vyāptaṃ ca sakalaṃ jagat || 8 ||
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śivasyaiva parā mūrtirbrahmaviṣṇvīśvarātmikā |
sarvabhūtātmabhūtākhyā triliṃgā liṃgarūpiṇī || 9 ||
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devānāṃ yonayaścāṣṭau mānuṣī navamī ca yā |
tiraścāṃ yonayaḥ paṃca bhavaṃtyevaṃ caturddaśa || 10 ||
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bhūtā vā vartamānā vā bhaviṣyāścaiva sarvaśa |
śivātsarve pravartaṃte līyaṃte vṛddhimāgatāḥ || 11 ||
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brahmendropendracandrāṇāṃ devadānavabhoginām |
gaṃdharvāṇāṃ manuṣyāṇāmanyeṣāṃ vāpi sarvaśaḥ || 12 ||
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baṃdhurmitramathācāryyo rakṣannetā'rthavānguruḥ |
kalpadrumo'tha vā bhrātā pitā mātā śivo mataḥ || 13 ||
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śivassarvamayaḥ puṃsāṃ svayaṃ vedyaḥ parātparaḥ |
vaktuṃ na śakyate yaśca paraṃ cānu paraṃ ca yat || 14 ||
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tanmāyā paramā divyā sarvatra vyāpinī mune |
tadadhīnaṃ jagatsarvaṃ sadevāsuramānuṣam || 15 ||
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kāmena svasahāyena prabalena manobhuvā |
sarvaḥ pradharṣito vīro viṣṇvādiḥ prabalo'pi hi || 16 ||
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śivamāyāprabhāveṇābhūddhariḥ kāmamohitaḥ |
parastrīdharṣaṇaṃ cakre bahuvāraṃ munīśvara || 17 ||
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indrastridaśapo bhūtvā gautamastrīvimohitaḥ |
pāpaṃ cakāra duṣṭātmā śāpaṃ prāpa munestadā || 18 ||
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pāvako'pi jagacchreṣṭho mohitaśśivamāyayā |
kāmādhīnaḥ kṛto garvāttatastenaiva coddhṛtaḥ || 19 ||
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jagatprāṇo'pi garveṇa mohitaśśivamāyayā |
kāmena nirjito vyāsaścakre'nyastrīratiṃ purā || 20 ||
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caṇḍaraśmistu mārtaṇḍo mohitaśśivamāyayā |
kāmākulo babhūvāśu dṛṣṭvāśvīṃ hayarūpadhṛk || 21 ||
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candraśca mohitaśśambhormāyayā kāmasaṃkulaḥ |
gurupatnīṃ jahārātha yutastenaiva coddhṛtaḥ || 22 ||
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pūrvaṃ tu mitrāvaruṇau ghore tapasi saṃsthitau |
mohitau tāvapi munī śivamāyāvimohitau || 23 ||
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urvaśīṃ taruṇīṃ dṛṣṭvā kāmuko saṃbabhūvatuḥ |
mitraḥ kumbhe jahau reto varuṇo'pi tathā jale || 24 ||
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tataḥ kumbhātsamutpanno vasiṣṭho mitrasaṃbhavaḥ |
agastyo varuṇājjāto vaḍavāgnisamadyutiḥ || 25 ||
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dakṣaśca mohitaśśaṃbhormāyayā brahmaṇassutaḥ |
bhrātṛbhissa bhaginyāṃ vai bhoktukāmo'bhavatpurā || 26 ||
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brahmā ca bahuvāraṃ hi mohitaśśivamāyayā |
abhavadbhoktukāmaśca svasutāyāṃ parāsu ca || 27 ||
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cyavano'pi mahāyogī mohitaśśivamāyayā |
sukanyayā vijahre sa kāmāsakto babhūva ha || 28 ||
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kaśyapaḥ śivamāyāto mohitaḥ kāmasaṃkulaḥ |
yayāce kanyakāṃ mohāddhanvano nṛpateḥ purā || 29 ||
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garuḍaḥ śāṃḍilīṃ kanyāṃ netukāmassumohitaḥ |
vijñātastu tayā sadyo dagdhapakṣo babhūva ha || 30 ||
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vibhāṃḍako munirnārīṃ dṛṣṭvā kāmavaśaṃ gataḥ |
ṛṣyaśṛṅgaḥ sutastasya mṛgyāṃ jātaśśivājñayā || 31 ||
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gautamaśca muniśśaṃbhormāyāmohitamānasaḥ |
dṛṣṭvā śāradvatīṃ nagnāṃ rarāma kṣubhitastayā || 32 ||
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retaḥ skannaṃ dadhāra svaṃ droṇyāṃ caiva sa tāpasaḥ |
tasmācca kalaśājjāto droṇaśśastrabhṛtāṃ varaḥ || 33 ||
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parāśaro mahāyogī mohitaśśivamāyayā |
matsyodaryā ca cikrīḍe kumāryā dāśakanyayā || 34 ||
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viśvamitro babhūvātha mohitaśśivamāyayā |
reme menakayā vyāsa vane kāmavaśaṃ gataḥ || 35 ||
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vasiṣṭhena virodhaṃ tu kṛtavānnaṣṭacetanaḥ |
punaḥ śivaprāsādācca brāhmaṇo'bhūtsa eva vai || 36 ||
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rāvaṇo vaiśravāḥ kāmī babhūva śivamāyayā |
sītāṃ jahre kubuddhistu mohito mṛtyumāpa ca || 37 ||
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bṛhaspatirmunivaro mohitaśśivamāyayā |
bhrātṛpatnyā vaśī reme bharadvājastato'bhavat || 38 ||
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iti māyāprabhāvo hi śaṃkarasya mahātmanaḥ |
varṇitaste mayā vyāsa kimanyacchrotumicchasi || 39 ||
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iti śrīśivamahāpurāṇe paṃcamyāmumāsaṃhitāyāṃ śivamāyāprabhāvavarṇanaṃ nāma caturtho 'dhyāyaḥ || 4 ||
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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 4

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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