Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 5 Chapter 16 (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 |
teṣāṃ mūrddhopariṣṭādvai narakāṃstāñchṛṇuṣva ca |
matto munivaraśreṣṭha pacyaṃte yatra pāpinaḥ || 1 ||
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rauravaśśūkaro rodhastālo vivasanastathā |
mahājvālastaptakuṃbho lavaṇopi vilohitaḥ || 2 ||
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vaitaraṇī pūyavahā kṛmiṇaḥ kṛmibhojanaḥ |
asipatravanaṃ ghoraṃ lālābhakṣaśca dāruṇaḥ || 3 ||
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tathā pūyavahaḥ prāyo bahirjvālo hyadhaśśirāḥ |
saṃdaṃśaḥ kālasūtraśca tamaścāvīciro dhanaḥ || 4 ||
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śvabhojano'tha ruṣṭaśca mahārauravaśālmalī |
ityādyā bahavastatra narakā duḥkhadāyakāḥ || 5 ||
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pacyaṃte teṣu puruṣāḥ pāpakarmaratāstu ye |
kramādvakṣye tu tān vyāsa sāvadhānatayā śṛṇu || 6 ||
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kūṭasākṣyaṃ tu yo vakti vinā viprān surāṃśca gāḥ |
sadā'nṛtaṃ vadedyastu sa naro yāti rauravam || 7 ||
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bhrūṇahā svarṇahartā ca gorodhī viśvaghātakaḥ |
surāpo brahmahaṃtā ca paradravyāpahārakaḥ || 8 ||
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yastatsaṃgī sa vai yāti mṛto vyāsa gurorvadhāt |
tataḥ kuṃbhe svasurmāturgoścaiva duhitustathā || 9 ||
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sādhvyā vikrayakṛccātha vārddhakī keśavikrayī |
taptaloheṣu pacyaṃte yaśca bhaktaṃ parityajet || 10 ||
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avamaṃtā gurūṇāṃ yaḥ paścādbhoktā narādhamaḥ |
devadūṣayitā caiva devavikrayikaśca yaḥ || 11 ||
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agamyagāmī yaścāṃte yāti saptabalaṃ dvija |
cauro goghno hi patito maryādādūṣakastathā || 12 ||
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devadvijapitṛdveṣṭā ratnadūṣayitā ca yaḥ |
sa yāti kṛmibhakṣaṃ vai kṛmīnatti duriṣṭakṛt || 13 ||
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pitṛdevasurān yastu paryaśnāti narādhamaḥ |
lālābhakṣaṃ sa yātyajño yaśśastrakūṭakṛnnaraḥ || 14 ||
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yaścāṃtyajena saṃsevyo hyasadgrāhī tu yo dvijaḥ |
ayājyayājakaścaiva tathaivābhakṣya bhakṣakaḥ || 15 ||
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rudhiraughe pataṃtyete somavikrayiṇaśca ye |
madhuhā grāmahā yāti krūrāṃ vaitaraṇīṃ nadīm || 16 ||
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navayauvanamattāśca maryādābhedinaśca ye |
te kṛtyaṃ yāṃtyaśaucāśca kulakājīvinaśca ye || 17 ||
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asipatravanaṃ yāti vṛkṣacchedī vṛthaiva yaḥ |
kṣurabhrakā mṛgavyādhā vahnijvāle pataṃti te || 18 ||
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bhraṣṭācāro hi yo vipraḥ kṣatriyo vaiśya eva ca |
yātyaṃte dvija tatraiva yaḥ śvapākeṣu vahnidaḥ || 19 ||
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vratasya lopakā ye ca svāśramādvicyutāśca ye |
saṃdaṃśayātanāmadhye pataṃti bhṛśadāruṇe || 20 ||
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vīryaṃ svapneṣu skaṃdeyurye narā brahmacāriṇaḥ |
putrā nādhyāpitā yaiśca te pataṃti śvabhojane || 21 ||
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ete cānye ca narakāḥ śataśo'tha sahasraśaḥ |
yeṣu duṣkṛtakarmāṇaḥ pacyate yātanāgatāḥ || 22 ||
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tathaiva pāpānyetāni tathānyāni sahasraśaḥ |
bhujyaṃte yāni puruṣairnarakāṃtaragocaraiḥ || 23 ||
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varṇāśramaviruddhaṃ ca karma kurvaṃti ye narāḥ |
karmaṇā manasā vācā niraye tu pataṃti te || 24 ||
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adhaśśirobhirdṛśyaṃte nārakā divi daivataiḥ |
devānadhomukhānsarvānadhaḥ paśyaṃti nārakāḥ || 25 ||
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sthāvarāḥ kṛmipākāśca pakṣiṇaḥ paśavo mṛgāḥ |
dhārmikāstridaśāstadvanmokṣiṇaśca yathākramam || 26 ||
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yāvaṃto jaṃtavassvarge tāvaṃto narakaukasaḥ |
pāpakṛdyāti narakaṃ prāyaścittaparāṅmukhaḥ || 27 ||
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gurūṇi gurubhiścaiva laghūni laghubhistathā |
prāyaścittāni kāleya manussvāyambhuvo'bravīt || 28 ||
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yāni teṣāmaśeṣāṇāṃ karmārṇyuktāni teṣu vai |
prāyaścittamaśeṣeṇa harānusmaraṇaṃ param || 29 ||
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prāyaścittaṃ tu yasyaiva pāpaṃ puṃsaḥ prajāyate |
kṛte pāpe'nutāpo'pi śivasaṃsmaraṇaṃ param || 30 ||
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māheśvaramavāpnoti madhyāhnādiṣu saṃsmaran |
prātarniśi ca saṃdhyāyāṃ kṣīṇapāpo bhavennaraḥ || 31 ||
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muktiṃ prayāti svargaṃ vā samastakleśasaṃkṣayama |
śivasya smaraṇādeva tasya śaṃbhorumāpateḥ || 32 ||
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pāpantarāyo viprendra japahomārcanādi ca |
bhavatyeva na kutrāpi trailokye munisattama || 33 ||
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maheśvare matiryasya japahomārcanādipu |
yatpuṇyaṃ tatkṛtaṃ tena devendratvādikaṃ phalam || 34 ||
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pumānna narakaṃ yāti yaḥ smaranbhaktito mune |
aharniśaṃ śivaṃ tasmātsa kṣīṇāśeṣapātakaḥ || 35 ||
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narakasvargasaṃjñāye pāpapuṇye dvijottama |
yayostvekaṃ tu duḥkhāyānyatsukhāyodbhavāya ca || 36 ||
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tadeva prītaye bhūtvā punarduḥkhāya jāyate |
tatsyādduḥkhātmakaṃ nāsti na ca kiṃcitsukhātmakam || 37 ||
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manasaḥ pariṇāmo'yaṃ sukhaduḥkhopalakṣaṇaḥ |
jñānameva paraṃ brahma jñānaṃ tattvāya kalpate || 38 ||
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jñānātmakamidaṃ viśvaṃ sakalaṃ sacarācaram |
paravijñānataḥ kiṃcidvidyate na paraṃ mune || 39 ||
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evametanmayākhyātaṃ sarvaṃ narakamaṇḍalam |
ata ūrdhvaṃ pravakṣyāmi sāṃprataṃ maṃḍalaṃ bhuvaḥ || 40 ||
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iti śrīśivamahāpurāṇe pañcamyāmumāsaṃhitāyāṃ brahmāṇḍavarṇane narakoddhāravarṇanaṃ nāma ṣoḍaśo'dhyāyaḥ || 16 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Chapter 16

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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