Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 5 Chapter 8 (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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citragupta uvāca |
bho bho duṣkṛtakarmmāṇaḥ para dravyāpahārakāḥ |
garvitā rūpavīryeṇa paradārāvamarddakāḥ || 1 ||
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yastvayaṃ kriyate karma tadidaṃ bhujyate punaḥ |
tatkimātmopaghātārthaṃ bhavadbhirduṣkṛtaṃ kṛtam || 2 ||
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idānīṃ kiṃ pralapyadhve pīḍyamānāssvakarmabhiḥ |
bhujyaṃtāṃ svāni karmmāṇi nāsti doṣo hi kasyacit || 3 ||
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sanatkumāra uvāca |
evaṃ te pṛthivīpālāssaṃprāptāstatsamīpataḥ |
svakīyaiḥ karmmabhighaurairduṣkarmmabaladarpiṇaḥ || 4 ||
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tānapi krodhasaṃyuktaścitragupto mahāprabhuḥ |
saṃśikṣayati dharmajño yamarājānuśikṣayā || 5 ||
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citragupta uvāca |
bho bho nṛpā durācārāḥ prajā vidhvaṃsakāriṇaḥ |
alpakālasya rājyasya kṛte kiṃ duṣkṛtaṃ kṛtam || 6 ||
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rājyabhogena mohena balādanyāyataḥ prajāḥ |
yaddaṇḍitāḥ phalaṃ tasya bhujyatāmadhunā nṛpāḥ || 7 ||
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kva tadrājyaṃ kalatraṃ ca yadarthamaśubhaṃ kṛtam |
tatsarvaṃ saṃparityajya yūyamekākinaḥ sthitāḥ || 8 ||
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paśyāmi tadbalaṃ naṣṭaṃ yena vidhvaṃsitāḥ prajāḥ |
yamadūtairyojyamānā adhunā kīdṛśaṃ bhavet || 9 ||
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sanatkumāra uvāca |
evaṃ bahuvidhairvākyairupalabdhā yamena te |
svāni karmāṇi śocaṃti tūṣṇīṃ tiṣṭhaṃti pārthivāḥ || 10 ||
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iti karmma samuddiśya nṛpāṇāṃ dharmmarāḍyamaḥ |
tatpāpapaṃkaśuddhyarthamidaṃ dūtānbravīti ca || 11 ||
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yamarāja uvāca |
bhobhoścaṇḍa mahācaṃḍa gṛhītvā nṛpatīnbalāt |
niyamena viśudyadhvaṃ krameṇa narakāgniṣu || 12 ||
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sanatkumāra uvāca |
tataśśīghraṃ samādāya nṛpānsaṃgṛhya pādayoḥ |
bhrāmayitvā tu vegena nikṣipyordhvaṃ pragṛhya ca || |
sarvaprāyeṇa mahatātīva tapte śilātale |
āsphālayaṃti tarasā vajreṇeva mahādrumān || 14 ||
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tatassaraktaṃ śrotreṇa sravate jarjarīkṛtaḥ |
nissaṃjñassa sadā dehī niśceṣṭassaṃprajāyate || 15 ||
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tatassa vāyunā spṛṣṭassatairujjīvitaḥ punaḥ |
tataḥ pāpaviśuddhyarthaṃ kṣipaṃti narakārṇave || 16 ||
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aṣṭāviṃśatisaṃkhyābhiḥ kṣityadhassaptakoṭayaḥ |
saptamasya talasyāṃte ghore tamasi saṃsthitaḥ || 17 ||
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ghorākhyā prathamā koṭiḥ sughorā tadadhaḥ sthitā |
atighorā mahāghorā ghorarūpā ca paṃcamī || 18 ||
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ṣaṣṭhī talātalākhyā ca saptamī ca bhayānakā |
aṣṭamī kālarātriśca navamī ca bhayotkaṭā || 19 ||
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daśamī tadadhaścaṇḍā mahācaṇḍā tato'pyadhaḥ |
caṇḍakolāhalā cānyā pracaṇḍā caṇḍanāyikā || 20 ||
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padmā padmāvatī bhītā bhīmā bhīṣaṇanāyikā |
karālā vikarālā ca vajrāviṃśatimā smṛtā || 21 ||
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trikoṇā pañcakoṇā ca sudīrghā cākhilārtidā |
samā bhīmabalā bhogrā dīptaprāyeti cāntimī || 22 ||
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iti te nāmataḥ proktā ghorā narakakoṭayaḥ |
aṣṭāviṃśatirevaitāḥ pāpānāṃ yātanātmikāḥ || 23 ||
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tāsāṃ krameṇa vijñeyāḥ paṃca pañcaiva nāyakāḥ |
pratyekaṃ sarvakoṭīnāṃ nāmatassaṃnibodhata || 24 ||
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rauravaḥ prathamasteṣāṃ ruvaṃte yatra dehinaḥ |
mahārauravapīḍābhirmahāṃto'pi rudaṃti ca || 25 ||
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tataśśītaṃ tathā coṣṇaṃ paṃcādyā nāyakāssmṛtāḥ |
sughorastu mahātīkṣṇastathā saṃjīvanaḥ smṛtaḥ || 26 ||
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mahātamo vilomaśca vilopaścāpi kaṃṭaka |
tīvravegaḥ karālaśca vikarālaḥ prakaṃpanaḥ || 27 ||
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mahāvakraśca kālaśca kālasūtraḥ pragarjanaḥ |
sūcīmukhassunetiśca khādakassuprapīḍanaḥ || 28 ||
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kumbhīpākasupākau ca krakacaścātidāruṇaḥ |
aṃgārarāśibhavanaṃ merurasṛkprahitastataḥ || 29 ||
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tīkṣṇatuṇḍaśca śakunirmahāsaṃvartakaḥ kratuḥ |
taptajaṃtuḥ paṃkalepaḥ pratimāṃsastrapūdbhavaḥ || 30 ||
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ucchvāsassunirucchvāso sudīrghaḥ kūṭaśālmaliḥ |
duriṣṭassumahāvādaḥ pravādassupratāpanaḥ || 31 ||
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tato megho vṛṣaḥ śālmassiṃhavyāghragajānanāḥ |
śvasūkarājamahiṣaghūkakokavṛkānanāḥ || 32 ||
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grāhakuṃbhīnanakrākhyā ssarpakūrmākhyavāyasāḥ |
gṛdhrolūkahalokākhyāḥ śārdūlakrathakarkaṭāḥ || 33 ||
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maṃḍūkāḥ pūtivaktrāśca raktākṣaḥ pūtimṛttikāḥ |
kaṇadhūmrastathāgniśca kṛmigandhivapustathā || 34 ||
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agnīdhraścāpratiṣṭhaśca rudhirābhaśśvabhojanaḥ |
lālā bhekṣāṃtrabhakṣau ca sarvabhakṣaḥ sudāruṇaḥ || 35 ||
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kaṃṭakassuviśālaśca vikaṭaḥ kaṭapūtanaḥ |
aṃbarīṣaḥ kaṭāhaśca kaṣṭā vaitaraṇī nadī || 36 ||
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sutaptalohaśayana ekapādaḥ prapūraṇaḥ |
asitālavanaṃ ghoramasthibhaṃgaḥ supūraṇaḥ || 37 ||
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vilātaso'suyaṃtro'pi kūṭapāśaḥ pramardanaḥ |
mahācūrṇṇo sucūrṇṇo'pi taptalohamayaṃ tathā || 38 ||
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parvataḥ kṣuradhārā ca tathā yamalaparvataḥ |
mūtraviṣṭhāśrukūpaśca kṣārakūpaśca śītalaḥ || 39 ||
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musalolūkhalaṃ yantraṃ śilāśakaṭalāṃgalam |
tālapatrāsigahanaṃ mahāśakaṭamaṇḍapam || 40 ||
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saṃmohamasthibhaṃgaśca taptaścalamayo guḍam |
bahudukhaṃ mahākleśaḥ kaśmalaṃ samalaṃ malāt || 41 ||
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hālāhalo virūpaśca svarūpaśca yamānugaḥ || |
ekapādastripādaśca tīvraścācīvaraṃ tamaḥ || 42 ||
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aṣṭāviṃśatirityete kramaśaḥ paṃcapaṃcakam |
koṭīnāmānupūrvyeṇa paṃca paṃcaiva nāyakāḥ || 43 ||
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rauravāya prabodhyaṃte narakāṇāṃ śataṃ smṛtam |
catvāriṃśacchataṃ proktaṃ mahānarakamaṇḍalam || 44 ||
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iti te vyāsa saṃproktā narakasya sthitirmayā |
prasaṃkhyānācca vairāgyaṃ śṛṇu pāpagatiṃ ca tām || 45 ||
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iti śrīśivamahāpurāṇe pañcamyāmumāsaṃhitāyāṃ narakalokavarṇanaṃ nāmāṣṭamo'dhyāyaḥ || 8 ||
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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 8

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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