Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 5 Chapter 26 (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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devyuvāca |
kathitaṃ tu tvayā deva kālajñānaṃ yathārthataḥ |
kālasya vaṃcanaṃ brūhi yathā tattvena yoginaḥ || 1 ||
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kālastu sannikṛṣṭo hi vartate sarvajaṃtuṣu |
yathā cāsya na mṛtyuśca vaṃcate kālamāgatam || 2 ||
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tathā kathaya me deva prītiṃ kṛtvā mamopari |
yogināṃ ca hitāya tvaṃ brūhi sarvasukhaprada || 3 ||
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|| śaṃkara uvāca |
śṛṇu devi pravakṣyāmi pṛṣṭohaṃ yattvayā śive |
samāsena ca sarveṣāṃ mānuṣāṇāṃ hitārthataḥ || 4 ||
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pṛthivyāpastathā tejo vāyurākāśameva ca |
eteṣāṃ hi samāyogaḥ śarīraṃ pāṃcabhautikam || 5 ||
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ākāśastu tato vyāpī sarveṣāṃ sarvagaḥ sthitaḥ |
ākāśe tu vilīyaṃte saṃbhavaṃti punastataḥ || 6 ||
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viyoge tu sadā kasya svaṃ dhāma pratipedire |
tasyā sthiratā cāsti sannipātasya suṃdari || 7 ||
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jñānino'pi tathā tatra tapomaṃtrabalādapi |
te sarve suvijānaṃti sarvametanna saṃśayaḥ || 8 ||
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devyuvāca |
khaṃ tena yannaśyati ghorarūpaḥ kālaḥ karālastridivaikanāthaḥ |
dagdhastvayā tvaṃ punareva tuṣṭaḥ stotrai stutaḥ svāṃ prakṛtiṃ sa lebhe || 9 ||
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tvayā sa coktaḥ kathayā janānāmadṛṣṭarūpaḥ pracariṣyasīti |
dṛṣṭastvayā tatra mahāprabhāvaḥ prabhorvarātte punarutthitaśca || 10 ||
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tadadya bhoḥ kāla ihāsthi kiṃcinnihanyate yena vadasva tanme |
tvaṃ yogivaryaḥ prabhurātmataṃtraḥ paropakārāttatanurmaheśa || 11 ||
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śaṃkara uvāca |
na hanyate devavaraistu daityaissayakṣarakṣoragamānuṣaiśca |
ye yogino dhyānaparāssadehā bhavaṃti te ghnaṃti sukhena kālam || 12 ||
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sanatkumāra uvāca |
etacchrutvā tribhuvanaguroḥ prāha gaurī vihasya satyaṃ tvaṃ me vada kathamasau hanyate yena kālaḥ |
śambhustāmāha sadyo hi makaravadane yogino ye kṣipaṃti kālavyālaṃ sakalamanaghāstacchṛṇuṣvaikacittā || 13 ||
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śaṅkara uvāca |
paṃcabhūtātmako dehassadāyuktastu tadguṇaiḥ |
utpādyate varārohe tadvilīno hi pārthivaḥ || 14 ||
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ākāśājjāyate vāyurvāyostejaśca jāyate |
tejaso'mbu vinirddiṣṭaṃ tasmāddhi pṛthivī bhavet || 15 ||
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pṛthivyādīni bhūtāni gacchaṃti kramaśaḥ param |
dharā paṃcaguṇā proktā hyāpaścaiva caturguṇāḥ || 16 ||
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triguṇaṃ ca tathā tejo vāyurdviguṇa eva ca |
śabdaikaguṇamākāśaṃ pṛthivyādiṣu kīrtitam || 17 ||
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śabdassparśaśca rūpaṃ ca raso gandhaśca paṃcamaḥ |
vijahāti guṇaṃ svaṃ svaṃ tadā bhūtaṃ vipadyate || 18 ||
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tadā guṇaṃ vigṛhṇāti prādurbhūtaṃ taducyate |
evaṃ jānīhi deveśi paṃcabhūtāni tattvataḥ || 19 ||
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tasmāddhi yoginā nityaṃ svasvakāleṃ'śajā guṇāḥ |
ciṃtanīyāḥ prayatnena devi kālajigīṣuṇā || 20 ||
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devyuvāca |
kathaṃ jejīyyate kālo yogibhiryogavitprabho |
dhyānena cātha mantreṇa tatsarvaṃ kathayasva me || 23 ||
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śaṅkara uvāca |
śṛṇu devi pravakṣyāmi yogināṃ hitakāmyayā |
parajñānaprakathanaṃ na deyaṃ yasya kasyacit || 22 ||
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śraddadhānāya dātavyaṃ bhaktiyuktāya dhīmate |
anāstikāya śuddhāya dharmanityāya bhāmini || 23 ||
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suśvāsena suśayyāyāṃ yogaṃ yuṃjīta yogavit |
dīpaṃ vināṃdhakāre tu prajāḥ supteṣu dhārayet || 24 ||
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tarjanyā pihitau karṇau pīḍayitvā muhūrttakam |
tasmātsaṃśrūyate śabdastudanvahnisamudbhavaḥ || 25 ||
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sandhyāto bhuktamevaṃ hi cāvasannaṃ kṣaṇādapi |
sarvarogānnihatyāśu jvaropadravakānbahūn || 26 ||
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yaścopalakṣayennityairākāraṃ ghaṭikādvayam |
jitvā mṛtyuṃ tathā kāmaṃ svecchayā paryyaṭediha || 27 ||
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sarvajñassarvadarśī ca sarvasiddhimavāpnuyāt |
yathā nadati khe'bdo hi prāvṛḍadbhissusaṃyataḥ || 28 ||
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taṃ śrutvā mucyate yogī sadyaḥ saṃsārabandhanāt |
tatassa yogibhirnnityaṃ sūkṣmātsūkṣmataro bhavet || 29 ||
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eṣa te kathito devi śabdabrahmavidhikramaḥ |
palālamiva dhānyārthī tyajedbandhamaśeṣataḥ || 30 ||
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śabdabrahmatvidaṃ prāpya ye kecidanyakāṃkṣiṇaḥ |
ghnaṃti te muṣṭinākāśaṃ kāmayaṃte kṣudhāṃ tṛṣām || 31 ||
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jñātvā paramidaṃ brahma sukhadaṃ muktikāraṇam |
avāhyamakṣaraṃ caiva sarvopādhivivarjitam || 32 ||
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mohitāḥ kālapāśena mṛtyupāśavaśaṃgatāḥ |
śabdabrahma na jānaṃti pāpinaste kubuddhayaḥ || 33 ||
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tāvadbhavaṃti saṃsāre yāvaddhāma na viṃdate |
vidite tu pare tattve mucyate janmabandhanāt || 34 ||
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nidrālasyaṃ mahā vighnaṃ jitvā śatruṃ prayatnataḥ |
sukhāsane sthito nityaṃ śabdabrahmābhyasanniti || 35 ||
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śatavṛddhaḥ pumāṃllabdhvā yāvadāyussamabhyaset |
mṛtyuñjayavapustambha ārogyaṃ vāyuvarddhanam || 36 ||
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pratyayo dṛśyate vṛddhe kiṃ punastaruṇe jane |
na coṃkāro na mantropi naiva bījaṃ na cākṣaram || 37 ||
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anāhatamanuccāryyaṃ śabdabrahma śivaṃ param |
dhyāyante devi satataṃ sudhiyā yatnataḥ priye || 38 ||
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tasmācchabdā nava proktāḥ prāṇavidbhistu lakṣitāḥ |
tānpravakṣyāmi yatnena nādasiddhimanukramāt || 39 ||
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ghoṣaṃ 1 kāṃsyaṃ 2 tathā śṛṃgaṃ 3 ghaṇṭāṃ 4 vīṇā 5 divaṃśajān || 6 ||
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dundubhiṃ 7 śaṃkhaśabdaṃ 8 tu navamaṃ meghagarjitam 9 || 40 ||
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nava śabdānparityajya tuṃkāraṃ tu samabhyaset |
dhyāyannevaṃ sadā yogī puṇyaiḥ pāpairna lipyate || 41 ||
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na śṛṇoti yadā śṛṇvanyogābhyāsena devike |
mriyatebhyasamānastu yogī tiṣṭheddivāniśam || 42 ||
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tasmādutpadyate śabdo mṛ tsaptabhirdinaiḥ |
sa vai navavidho devi taṃ bravīmi yathārthataḥ |
prathamaṃ nadate ghoṣamātmaśuddhikaraṃ param |
sarvavyādhiharaṃ nādaṃ vaśyākarṣaṇamuttamam || 44 ||
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dvitīyaṃ nādate kāṃsyastambhayetprāṇināṃ gatim |
viṣabhūtagrahānsarvānbadhnīyānnātra saṃśayaḥ || 45 ||
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tṛtīyaṃ nādate śṛṃgamabhicāri niyojayet |
vidviḍuccāṭane śatrormāraṇe ca prayojayet || 46 ||
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ghaṃṭānādaṃ caturtha tu vadate parameśvaraḥ |
ākarṣassarvadevānāṃ kiṃ punarmānuṣā bhuvi || 47 ||
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yakṣagandharvakanyāśca tasyākṛṣṭā dadaṃti hi |
yathepsitāṃ mahāsiddhiṃ yogine kāmato'pi vā || 48 ||
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vīṇā tu paṃcamo nādaḥ śrūyate yogibhissadā |
tasmādutpadyate devi dūrādarśanameva hi || 49 ||
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dhyāyato vaṃśanādaṃ tu sarvatattvaṃ prajāyate |
dundubhiṃ dhyāyamānastu jarāmṛtyuvivarjitaḥ || 50 ||
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śaṃkhaśabdena deveśi kāmarūpaṃ prapadyate |
yogino meghanādena na vipatsaṃgamo bhavet || 51 ||
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yaścaikamanasā nityaṃ tuṃkāraṃ brahmarūpiṇam |
kimasādhyaṃ na tasyāpi yathāmati varānane || 52 ||
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sarvajñassarvadarśī ca kāmarūpī vrajatyasau |
na vikāraiḥ prayujyeta śiva eva na saṃśayaḥ || 53 ||
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etatte parameśāni śabdabrahmasvarūpakam |
navadhā sarvamākhyātaṃ kiṃ bhūyaḥ śrotumicchasi || 54 ||
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iti śrīśivamahāpurāṇe pañcamyāmumāsaṃhitāyāṃ kālavaṃcanavarṇanaṃ nāma ṣaḍviṃśo'dhyāyaḥ || 26 ||
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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 26

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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