Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 5 Chapter 24 (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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vyāsa uvāca |
kutsitaṃ yoṣidarthaṃ yatsaṃproktaṃ paṃcacūḍayā |
tanme brūhi samāsena yadi tuṣṭo'si me mune || 1 ||
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sanatkumāra uvāca |
strīṇāṃ svabhāvaṃ vakṣyāmi śṛṇu vipra yathātatham |
yasya śravaṇamātreṇa bhavedvairāgyamuttamam || 2 ||
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striyo mūlaṃ hi doṣāṇāṃ laghucittāḥ sadā mune |
tadāsaktirna kartavyā mokṣepsubhiratandritaiḥ || 3 ||
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atrāpyudāharaṃtīmamitihāsaṃ purātanam |
nāradasya ca saṃvādaṃ puṃścalyā paṃcacūḍayā || 4 ||
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lokānparicarandhīmāndevarṣirnāradaḥ purā |
dadarśāpsarasaṃ bālāṃ paṃcacūḍāmanuttamām || 5 ||
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papracchāpsarasaṃ subhrūṃ nārado munisattamaḥ |
saṃśayo hṛdi me kaścittanme brūhi sumadhyame || 6 ||
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evamuktā tu sā vipraṃ pratyuvāca varāpsarā |
viṣaye sati vakṣyāmi samarthāṃ manyase'tha mām || 7 ||
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nārada uvāca |
na tvāmaviṣaye bhadre niyokṣyāmi kathaṃcana |
strīṇāṃ svabhāvamicchāmi tvattaḥ śrotuṃ sumadhyame || 8 ||
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sanatkumāra uvāca |
etacchrutvā vacastasya devarṣerapsarottamā |
pratyuvāca munīśaṃ taṃ devarṣiṃ munisattamam || 9 ||
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paṃcacūḍovāca |
mune śṛṇu na śakyā strī satī vai niṃdituṃ striyā |
viditāste striyo yāśca yādṛśyaśca svabhāvataḥ || 10 ||
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na māmarhasi devarṣe niyoktuṃ praśnamīdṛśam |
ityuktvā sā'bhavattūṣṇīṃ paṃcacūḍāpsarovarā || 11 ||
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atha devarṣivaryo hi śrutvā tadvākyamuttamam |
pratyuvāca punastāṃ vai lokānāṃ hitakāmyayā || 12 ||
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nārada uvāca |
mṛṣāvāde bhaveddoṣassatye doṣo na vidyate |
iti jānīhi satyaṃ tvaṃ vadātastatsumadhyame || 13 ||
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sanatkumāra uvāca |
ityuktā sā kṛtamatī rabhasā cāruhāsinī |
strīdoṣāñśāśvatānsatyānbhāṣituṃ saṃpracakrame || 14 ||
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pañcacūḍovāca |
kulīnā nāthavaṃtyaśca rūpavaṃtyaśca yoṣitaḥ |
maryādāsu na tiṣṭhaṃti sa doṣaḥ strīṣu nārada || 15 ||
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na strībhyaḥ kiṃcidanyadvai pāpīyastaramasti hi |
striyo mūlaṃ hi pāpānāṃ tathā tvamapi vettha ha || 16 ||
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samājñātānarthavataḥ pratirūpān yathepsitān |
yatīnantaramāsādya nālaṃ nāryyaḥ pratīkṣitum || 17 ||
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asaddharmastvayaṃ strīṇāmasmākaṃ bhavati prabho |
pāpīyaso narān yadvai lajjāṃ tyaktvā bhajāmahe || 18 ||
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striyaṃ ca yaḥ prārthayate sannikarṣaṃ ca gacchati |
īṣacca kurute sevāṃ tamevecchati yoṣitaḥ || 19 ||
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anarthitvānmanuṣyāṇāṃ bhayātpatijanasya ca |
maryādāyāmamaryādāḥ striyastiṣṭhaṃti bhartṛṣu || 20 ||
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nāsāṃ kaścidamānyo'sti nāsāṃ vayasi niścayaḥ |
surūpaṃ vā kurūpaṃ vā pumāṃsamupabhuṃjate || 21 ||
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na bhayādatha vākrośānnārthahetoḥ kathaṃcana |
na jñātikulasambandhāstriyastiṣṭhaṃti bhartṛṣu || 22 ||
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yauvane vartamānānāmiṣṭābharaṇavāsasām |
nārīṇāṃ svairavṛttīnāṃ spṛhayanti kulastriyaḥ || 23 ||
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yā hi śaśvadbahumatā rakṣyante dayitāḥ striyaḥ |
api tāḥ samprasajjante kubjāndhajaḍavāmane || 24 ||
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paṃguṣvapi ca devarṣe ye cānye kutsitā narāḥ |
strīṇāmagamyo lokeṣu nāsti kaścinmahāmune || 25 ||
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yadi puṃsāṃ gatirbrahmankathaṃcinnopapadyate |
apyanyonyaṃ pravartante na ca tiṣṭhanti bhartṛṣu || 26 ||
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alābhātpuruṣāṇāṃ ca bhayātparijanasya ca |
vadhabandhabhayāccaiva tā bhagnāśā hi yoṣitaḥ || 27 ||
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calasvabhāva duśceṣṭā durgāhyā bhavatastathā |
prājñasya puruṣasyeha yathā ratiparigrahāt || 28 ||
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nāgnistuṣyati kāṣṭhānāṃ nāpagānāṃ mahodadhi |
nāntakassarvabhūtānāṃ na puṃsāṃ vāmalocanāḥ || 29 ||
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idamanyacca devarṣe rahasyaṃ sarvayoṣitām |
dṛṣṭvaiva puruṣaṃ sadyo yoniḥ praklidyate striyāḥ || 30 ||
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susnātaṃ puruṣaṃ dṛṣṭvā sugandhaṃ malavarjitam |
yoniḥ praklidyate strīṇāṃ dṛteḥ pātrādivodakam || 31 ||
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kāyānāmapi dātāraṃ karttāraṃ mānasāṃtvayoḥ |
rakṣitāraṃ na mṛṣyaṃti bhartāraṃ paramaṃ striyaḥ || 32 ||
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na kāmabhogātparamānnālaṃkārārthasaṃcayāt |
tathā hitaṃ na manyante yathā ratiparigrahāt || 33 ||
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antakaśśamano mṛtyuḥ pātālaṃ vaḍavāmukham |
kṣuradhārā viṣaṃ sarpo vahnirityekataḥ striyaḥ || 34 ||
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yataśca bhūtāni mahāṃti paṃca yataśca loko vihito vidhātrā |
yataḥ pumāṃsaḥ pramadāśca nirmitāḥ sadaiva doṣaḥ pramadāsu nārada || 35 ||
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sanatkumāra uvāca |
iti śrutvā vacastasyā nāradastuṣṭamānasaḥ |
tathyaṃ matvā tatastadvai viraktobhūddhi tāsu ca || 36 ||
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ityuktaḥ strī svabhāvaste paṃcacūḍokta ādarāt |
vairāgyakāraṇaṃ vyāsa kimanyacchrotumarhasi || 37 ||
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iti śrīśivamahāpurāṇe pañcamyāmumāsaṃhitāyāṃ strīsvabhāvavarṇanaṃ nāma caturviṃśo'dhyāyaḥ || 24 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Chapter 24

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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