Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 5 Chapter 29 (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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śaunaka uvāca |
śrutaṃ me mahadākhyānaṃ yattvayā parikīrtitam |
sanatkumārakāleyasaṃvādaṃ paramārthadam || 1 ||
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atohaṃ śrotumicchāmi yathā sargastu brahmaṇaḥ |
samutpannaṃ tu me brūhi yathā vyāsācca te śrutam || 2 ||
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sūta uvāca |
mune śṛṇu kathāṃ divyāṃ sarvapāpapraṇāśinīm |
kathyamānāṃ mayā citrāṃ bahvarthāṃ śrutavistarām || 3 ||
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yaścaināṃ pāṭhayettāṃ ca śṛṇuyādvā'pyabhīkṣṇaśaḥ |
svavaṃśadhāraṇaṃ kṛtvā svargaloke mahīyate || 4 ||
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pradhānaṃ puruṣo yattannityaṃ sadasadātmakam |
pradhānapuruṣo bhūtvā nirmame lokabhāvanaḥ || 5 ||
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sraṣṭāraṃ sarvabhūtānāṃ nārāyaṇaparāyaṇam |
taṃ vai viddhi muniśreṣṭha brahmāṇamamitaujasam || 6 ||
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yasmādakalpayatkalpāntamagrāśśucayo yataḥ |
bhavaṃti muniśārdūla namastasmai svayambhuve || 7 ||
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tasmai hiraṇyagarbhāya puruṣāyeśvarāya ca |
namaskṛtya pravakṣyāmi bhūyaḥ sargamanuttamam || 8 ||
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brahmā sraṣṭā hariḥ pātā saṃhartā ca maheśvaraḥ |
tasya sargasya nānyo'sti kāle kāle tathā gate || 9 ||
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so'pi svayaṃbhūrbhagavānsisṛkṣurvividhāḥ prajāḥ |
apa eva sasarjādau tāsu vīryamavāsṛjat || 10 ||
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āpo nārā iti proktā āpo vai narasūnavaḥ |
ayanaṃ tasya tāḥ pūrvaṃ tena nārāyaṇaḥ smṛtaḥ || 11 ||
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hiraṇyavarṇamabhavattadaṃḍamudakeśayam |
tatra jajñe svayaṃ brahmā svayaṃbhūriti viśrutaḥ || 12 ||
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hiraṇyagarbho bhagavānuṣitvā parivatsaram |
tadaṃḍamakaroddvaidhaṃ divaṃ bhūmi ca nirmame || 13 ||
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adho'thorddhvaṃ prayuktāni bhuvanāni caturddaśa |
tayośśakalayormadhya ākāśamamṛjatprabhuḥ || 14 ||
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apsu pāriplavāṃ pṛthvīṃ diśaśca daśadhā divi |
tatra kāle mano vācaṃ kāmakrodhāvatho ratim || 15 ||
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marīcimatryaṃgirasau pulastyaṃ pulahaṃ kratuma |
vasiṣṭhaṃ tu mahatejāsso'sṛjatsapta mānasān || 16 ||
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sapta bahmāṇa ityete purāṇe niścayaṃ gatāḥ |
tato'sṛjatpunarbrahmā rudrānkrodhasamudbhavān || 17 ||
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sanatkumāraṃ ca ṛṣiṃ sarveṣāmapi pūrvajam |
sapta caite prajāyaṃte paścādrudrāśca sarvataḥ || 18 ||
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atassanatkumārastu tejassaṃkṣipya tiṣṭhati |
teṣāṃ saptamahāvaṃśā divyā devarṣipūjitāḥ || 19 ||
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prajāyante kriyāvanto maharṣibhiralaṃkṛtāḥ |
vidyuto'śani meghāṃśca rohitendradhanūṃṣi ca || 20 ||
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payāṃsi ca sasarjādau parjanyaṃ ca sasarja ha |
ṛco yajūṃṣi sāmāni nirmame yajñasiddhaye || 21 ||
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pūjyāṃstairayajandevānityevamanuśuśruma |
mukhāddevānajanayatpitṝṃścaivātha vakṣasaḥ |
prajanācca manuṣyānvai jaghanānnirmame'surān || 22 ||
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uccāvacāni bhūtāni gātrebhyastasya jajñire |
āpavasya prajāsargaṃ sṛjato hi prajāpateḥ || 23 ||
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sṛjyamānāḥ prajāścaiva nāvarddhanta yadā tadā |
dvidhā kṛtvātmano dehaṃ strī caiva puruṣo'bhavat || 24 ||
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sasṛje'tha prajāssarvā mahimnā vyāpya viśvataḥ |
virājamasṛjadviṣṇussa sṛṣṭaḥ puruṣo virāṭ || 25 ||
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dvitīyaṃ taṃ manuṃ viddhi manorantarameva ca |
sa vairājaḥ prajāssarvāssasarja puruṣaḥ prabhuḥ || 26 ||
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nārāyaṇavisargasya prajāstasyāpyayonijaḥ |
āyuṣmānkīrtimāndhanyaḥ prajāvāṃścābhavattataḥ || 27 ||
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ityevamādisargaste varṇito munisattama |
ādisargaṃ viditvaivaṃ yatheṣṭāṃ prāpnuyādgatim || 28 ||
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iti śrīśivamahāpurāṇe pañcamyāmumāsaṃhitāyāmādisargavarṇanaṃ nāma ekonatriṃśo'dhyāyaḥ || 29 ||
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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 29

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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