Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 5 Chapter 12 (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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|| sanatkumāra uvāca |
pānīyadānaṃ paramaṃ dānānāmuttamaṃ sadā |
sarveṣāṃ jīvapuṃjānāṃ tarpaṇaṃ jīvanaṃ smṛtam || 1 ||
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prapādānamataḥ kuryātsusnehādanivāritam |
jalāśrayavinirmāṇaṃ mahānandakaraṃ bhavet || 2 ||
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iha loke pare vāpi satyaṃ satyaṃ na saṃśayaḥ |
tasmādvāpīśca kūpāṃśca taḍāgānkārayennaraḥ || 3 ||
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arddhaṃ pāpasya harati puruṣasya vikarmaṇaḥ |
kūpaḥ pravṛttapānīyaḥ supravṛttasya nityaśaḥ || 4 ||
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sarvaṃ tārayate vaṃśaṃ yasya khāte jalāśaye |
gāvaḥ pibaṃti viprāśca sādhavaśca narāssadā || 5 ||
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nidāghakāle pānīyaṃ yasya tiṣṭhatyavāritam |
sudurgaṃ viṣamaṃ kṛcchraṃ na kadācidavāpyate || 6 ||
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taḍāgānāṃ ca vakṣyāmi kṛtānāṃ ye guṇāḥ smṛtā |
triṣu lokeṣu sarvatra pūjito yastaḍāgavān || 7 ||
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athavā mitrasadane maitraṃ mitrārtivarjitam |
kīrtisaṃjananaṃ śreṣṭhaṃ taḍāgānāṃ niveśanam || 8 ||
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dharmasyārthasya kāmasya phalamāhurmanīṣiṇaḥ |
taḍāgaṃ sukṛte yena tasya puṇyamanantakam || 9 ||
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caturvidhānāṃ bhūtānāṃ taḍāgaḥ paramāśrayaḥ |
taḍāgādīni sarvāṇi diśanti śriyamuttamām || 10 ||
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devā manuṣyā gandharvāḥ pitaro nāgarākṣasāḥ |
sthāvarāṇi ca bhūtāni saṃśrayaṃti jalāśayam || 11 ||
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prāvṛḍṛtau taḍāge tu salilaṃ yasya tiṣṭhati |
agnihotraphalaṃ tasya bhavatītyāha cātmabhūḥ || 12 ||
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śaratkāle tu salilaṃ taḍāge yasya tiṣṭhati |
gosahasraphalaṃ tasya bhavennaivātra saṃśayaḥ || 13 ||
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hemante śiśire caiva salilaṃ yasya tiṣṭhati |
sa vai bahusuvarṇasya yajñasya labhate phalam || 14 ||
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vasaṃte ca tathā grīṣme salilaṃ yasya tiṣṭhati |
atirātrāśvamedhānāṃ phalamāhurmanīṣiṇaḥ || 15 ||
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mune vyāsātha vṛkṣāṇāṃ ropaṇe ca guṇāñchṛṇu |
proktaṃ jalāśayaphalaṃ jīvaprīṇanamuttamam || 16 ||
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atītānāgatānsarvānpitṛvaṃśāṃstu tārayet |
kāṃtāre vṛkṣaropī yastasmādvṛkṣāṃstu ropayet || 17 ||
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tatra putrā bhavaṃtyete pādapā nātra saṃśayaḥ |
paraṃ lokaṃ gatasso'pi lokānāpnoti cākṣayān || 18 ||
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puṣpaissuragaṇānsarvānphalaiścāpi tathā pitṝn |
chāyayā cātithīnsarvānpūjayaṃti mahīruhāḥ || 19 ||
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kinnaroragarakṣāṃsi devagaṃdharvamānavāḥ |
tathaivarṣigaṇāścaiva saṃśrayaṃti mahīruhān || 20 ||
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puṣpitāḥ phalavaṃtaśca tarpayaṃtīha mānavān |
iha loke pare caiva putrāste dharmataḥ smṛtāḥ || 21 ||
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taḍāgakṛdvṛkṣaropī ceṣṭayajñaśca yo dvijaḥ |
ete svargānna hīyaṃte ye cānye satyavādinaḥ || 22 ||
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satyameva paraṃ brahma satyameva paraṃ tapaḥ |
satyameva paro yajñassatyameva paraṃ śrutam || 23 ||
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satyaṃ supteṣu jāgarti satyaṃ ca paramaṃ padam |
satyenaiva dhṛtā pṛthvī satye sarvaṃ pratiṣṭhitam || 24 ||
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tato yajñaśca puṇyaṃ ca devarṣipitṛpūjane |
āpo vidyā ca te sarve sarvaṃ satye pratiṣṭhitam || 25 ||
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satyaṃ yajñastapo dānaṃ maṃtrā devī sarasvatī |
brahmacaryyaṃ tathā satyamoṃkārassatyameva ca || 26 ||
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satyena vāyurabhyeti satyena tapate raviḥ |
satyenāgnirnirdahati svargassatyena tiṣṭhati || 27 ||
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pālanaṃ sarvavedānāṃ sarvatīrthāvagāhanam |
satyena vahate loke sarvamāpnotyasaṃśayam || 28 ||
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aśvamedhasahasraṃ ca satyaṃ ca tulayā dhṛtam |
lakṣāṇi kratavaścaiva satyameva viśiṣyate || 29 ||
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satyena devāḥ pitaro mānavoragarākṣasāḥ |
prīyaṃte satyatassarve lokāśca sacarācarāḥ || 30 ||
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satyamāhuḥ paraṃ dharmaṃ satyamāhuḥ paraṃ padam |
satyamāhuḥ paraṃ brahma tasmātsatyaṃ sadā vadet || 31 ||
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munayassatyaniratāstapastaptvā suduścaram |
satyadharmaratāssiddhāstatassvargaṃ ca te gatāḥ || 32 ||
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apsarogaṇasaṃviṣṭairvimānaiḥparimātṛbhiḥ |
vaktavyaṃ ca sadā satyaṃ na satyādvidyate param || 33 ||
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agādhe vipule siddhe satyatīrthe śucihrade |
snātavyaṃ manasā yuktaṃ sthānaṃ tatparamaṃ smṛtam || 34 ||
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ātmārthe vā parārthe vā putrārthe vāpi mānavāḥ |
anṛtaṃ ye na bhāṣaṃte te narāssvargagāminaḥ || 35 ||
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vedā yajñāstathā maṃtrāssaṃti vipreṣu nityaśaḥ |
nobhāṃtyapi hyasatyeṣu tasmātsatyaṃ samācaret || 36 ||
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|| vyāsa uvāca |
tapaso me phalaṃ brūhi punareva viśeṣataḥ |
sarveṣāṃ caiva varṇānāṃ brāhmaṇānāṃ tapodhana || 37 ||
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sanatkumāra uvāca |
pravakṣyāmi tapo'dhyāyaṃ sarva kāmārthasādhakam |
suduścaraṃ dvijātīnāṃ tanme nigadataḥ śṛṇu || 38 ||
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tapo hi paramaṃ proktaṃ tapasā vidyate phalam |
taporatā hi ye nityaṃ modaṃte saha daivataiḥ || 39 ||
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tapasā prāpyate svargastapasā prāpyate yaśaḥ |
tapasā prāpyate kāmastapassarvārthasādhanam || 40 ||
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tapasā mokṣamāpnoti tapasā viṃdate mahat |
jñānavijñānasaṃpattiḥ saubhāgyaṃ rūpameva ca || 41 ||
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nānāvidhāni vastūni tapasā labhate naraḥ |
tapasā labhate sarvaṃ manasā yadyadicchati || 42 ||
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nātaptatapaso yāṃti brahmalokaṃ kadācana |
nātaptatapasāṃ prāpyaśśaṃkaraḥ parameśvaraḥ || 43 ||
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yatkāryaṃ kiṃcidāsthāya puruṣastapate tapaḥ |
tatsarvaṃ samavāpnoti paratreha ca mānavaḥ || 44 ||
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surāpaḥ pāradārī ca brahmahā gurutalpagaḥ |
tapasā tarate sarvaṃ sarvataśca vimuṃcati || 45 ||
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api sarveśvaraḥ sthāṇurviṣṇu ścaiva sanātanaḥ |
brahmā hutāśanaḥ śakro ye cānye tapasānvitāḥ || 46 ||
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aṣṭāśītisahasrāṇi munīnāmūrddhvaretasām |
tapasā divi modaṃte sametā daivataissaha || 47 ||
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tapasā labhyate rājyaṃ sa ca śakrassureśvaraḥ |
tapasā'pālayatsarvamahanyahani vṛtrahā || 48 ||
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sūryyācandramasau devau sarvalokahite ratau |
tapasaiva prakāśaṃte nakṣatrāṇi grahāstathā || 49 ||
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na cāsti tatsukhaṃ loke yadvinā tapasā kila |
tapasaiva sukhaṃ sarvamiti vedavido viduḥ || 50 ||
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jñānaṃ vijñānamārogyaṃ rūpavattvaṃ tathaiva ca |
saubhāgyaṃ caiva tapasā prāpyate sarvadā sukham || 51 ||
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tapasā sṛjyate viśvaṃ brahmā viśvaṃ vināśramam |
pāti viṣṇurharo'pyatti dhatte śeṣo'khilāṃ mahīm || 52 ||
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viśvāmitro gādhisutastapasaiva mahāmune |
kṣatriyo'thābhavadvipraḥ prasiddhaṃ tribhavetvidam || 53 ||
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ityuktaṃ te mahāprājña tapomāhātmyamuttamam |
śṛṇvadhyayanamāhātmyaṃ tapaso'dhikamuttamam || 54 ||
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iti śrīśivamahāpurāṇe paṃcamyāmumāsaṃhitāyāṃ tapomāhātmyavarṇanaṃ nāma dvādaśo'dhyāyaḥ || 12 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Chapter 12

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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