Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 5 Chapter 41 (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 |
sapta te tapatāṃ śreṣṭha svarge pitṛgaṇāssmṛtāḥ |
catvāro mūrttimaṃto vai trayaścaiva hyamūrtayaḥ || 1 ||
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tānyajaṃte devagaṇā ādyā viprādayastathā |
āpyāyayaṃti te pūrvaṃ somaṃ yogabalena vai || 2 ||
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tasmācchrāddhāni deyāni yogināṃ tu viśeṣataḥ |
sarveṣāṃ rājataṃ pātramatha vā rajatānvitam || 3 ||
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dattaṃ svadhāṃ purodhāya śrāddhe prīṇāti vai pitṝn |
vahnerāpyāyanaṃ kṛtvā somasya tu yamasya vai || 4 ||
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udagāyanamapyagnāvagnyabhāve'psu vā punaḥ |
pitṝnprīṇāti yo bhaktyā pitaraḥ prīṇayaṃti tam || 5 ||
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yacchaṃti pitaraḥ puṣṭiṃ prajāśca vipulāstathā |
svargamārogyavṛddhiṃ ca yadanyadapi cepsitam || 6 ||
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devakāryādapi mune pitṛkāryyaṃ viśiṣyate |
pitṛbhakto'si viprarṣe tena tvamajarāmaraḥ || 7 ||
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na yogena gatissā tu pitṛbhaktasya yā mune |
pitṛbhaktirviśeṣeṇa tasmātkāryā mahāmune || 8 ||
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mārkaṇḍeya uvāca |
evamuktvā''śu deveśo devānāmapi durlabham |
cakṣurdattvā savijñānaṃ jagāma yaugikīṃ gatim || 9 ||
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śṛṇu bhīṣma purā bhūyo bhāradvājātmajā dvijāḥ |
yogadharmamanuprāpya bhraṣṭā duścaritena vai || 10 ||
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vāgduṣṭaḥ krodhano hiṃsraḥ piśunaḥ kavireva ca |
svasṛṣaḥ pitṛvartī ca nāmabhiḥ karmabhistathā || 11 ||
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kauśikasya sutāstāta śiṣyā gargasya cābhavan |
pitaryuparate sarve pravasaṃtastadābhavan || 12 ||
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viniyogādgurostasya gāṃ dogdhrīṃ samakālayan |
samānavatsāṃ kapilāṃ sarve'nyāyāgatāstadā || 13 ||
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teṣāṃ pathi kṣudhārtānāṃ bālyānmohācca bhārata |
krūrā buddhissamutpannā tāṃ gāṃ tai hiṃsituṃ tadā || 14 ||
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tāṃ kavisasvasṛpaścaiva yācete naiti vai tadā |
na cāśakyāstu tābhyāṃ vā tadā vārayituṃ nijāḥ || 15 ||
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pitṛvartī tu yasteṣāṃ nityaṃ śrāddhāhniko dvijaḥ |
sa sarvānabravītkopātpitṛbhaktisamanvitaḥ || 16 ||
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yadyaśakyaṃ prakartavyaṃ pitṝnuddiśya sādhyatām |
prakurvaṃto hi śrāddhaṃ tu sarva eva samāhitāḥ || 17 ||
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evameṣā ca gaurdharmaṃ prāpsyate nātra saṃśayaḥ |
pitṝnabhyarcya dharmeṇa nādharmo no bhaviṣyati || 18 ||
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evamuktāśca te sarve prokṣayitvā ca gāṃ tadā |
pitṛbhyaḥ kalpayitvā tu hyupāyuṃjata bhārata || 19 ||
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upayujya ca gāṃ sarve gurostasya nyavedayan |
śārdūlena hatā dhenurvatsā vai gṛhyatāmiti || 20 ||
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ārtavatsa tu taṃ vatsaṃ pratijagrāha vai dvijaḥ |
mithyopacārataḥ pāpamabhūtteṣāṃ ca goghnatām || 21 ||
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tataḥ kālena kiyatā kāladharmamupāgatāḥ |
te sapta bhrātarastāta babhūvussvāyuṣaḥkṣaye || 22 ||
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te vai krūratayā haiṃstryātsvānāryyatvādgurostathā |
ugrahiṃsāvihārāśca jātāssapta sahodarāḥ || 23 ||
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lubdhakasya sutāstāvadbalavaṃto manasvinaḥ |
jātā vyādhā daśārṇeṣu sapta dharmavicakṣaṇāḥ || 24 ||
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svadharmaniratāssarve mṛgā mohavivarjitāḥ |
āsannudvegasaṃvignā ramye kālaṃjare girau || 25 ||
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tamevārthamanudhyāya jñānaṃ maraṇasaṃbhavam |
āsanvanacarāḥ kṣāṃtā nirdvaṃdvā niṣparigrahāḥ || 26 ||
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te sarve śubhakarmāṇassaddharmāṇo vanecarāḥ |
vidharmācaraṇairhīnā jātismaraṇasiddhayaḥ || 27 ||
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pūrvajātiṣu yo dharmaḥ śruto gurukuleṣu vai |
tathaiva cāsthitā buddhau saṃsāre'pya nivartane || 28 ||
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girimadhye jahuḥ prāṇāṃllabdhāhārāstapasvinaḥ |
teṣāṃ tu patitānāṃ ca yāni sthānāni bhārata || 29 ||
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tathaivādyāpi dṛśyaṃte girau kālañjare nṛpa |
karmaṇā tena te jātāḥ śubhāśubhavivarjakāḥ || 30 ||
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śubhā'śubhatarāṃ yoniṃ cakravākatvamāgatāḥ |
śubhe deśe śaradvīpe saptaivāsañjalaukasaḥ || 31 ||
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tyaktvā sahacarīdharmaṃ munayo dharmadhāriṇaḥ |
nissaṃgā nirmamāśśāṃtā nirdvaṃdvā niṣparigrahāḥ || 32 ||
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nivṛttinirvṛtāścaiva śakunā nāmataḥ smṛtāḥ |
te brahmacāriṇassarve śakunā dharmadhāriṇaḥ || 33 ||
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jātismarāssusaṃvṛddhāssaptaiva brahmacāriṇaḥ |
sthitā ekatra saddharmā vikārarahitāssadā || 34 ||
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viprayonau tu yanmohānmithyāpacaritaṃ gurau |
tiryyagyonau tathā janma śrāddhājjñānaṃ ca lebhire || 35 ||
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tathā tu pitṛkāryyārthaṃ kṛtaṃ śrāddhaṃ vyavasthitaiḥ |
tadā jñānaṃ ca jātiṃ ca kramātprāptaṃ guṇottaram || 36 ||
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pūrvajādiṣu yadbrahma śrutaṃ gurukuleṣu vai |
tathaiva saṃsthitajñānaṃ tasmājjñānaṃ samabhyaset || 37 ||
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sumanāśca suvākchuddhaḥ pañcamaśchidradarśakaḥ |
svataṃtraśca suyajñaśca kulīnā nāmataḥ smṛtāḥ || 38 ||
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teṣāṃ tatra vihaṃgānāṃ caratāṃ dharmacāriṇām |
suvṛttamabhavattatra tacchṛṇuṣva mahāmune || 39 ||
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nīpānāmīśvaro rājā prabhāveṇa samanvitaḥ |
śrīmānantaḥpuravṛto vanaṃ tatrāviveśa ha || 40 ||
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svataṃtraścakravākassaspṛhayāmāsa taṃ nṛpam |
dṛṣṭvā yāṃtaṃ sukhopetaṃ rājyaśobhāsamanvitam || 41 ||
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yadyasti sukṛtaṃ kiṃcittapo vā niyamo'pi vā |
khinnohamupavāsena tapasā niścalena ca || 42 ||
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tasya sarvasya pūrṇena phalenāpi kṛtena hi |
sarvasaubhāgyapātraśca bhaveyamahamīdṛśaḥ || 43 ||
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mārkaṇḍeya uvāca |
tatastu cakravākau dvāvāsatussahacāriṇau |
āvāṃ vai sacivau syāva tava priyahitaiṣiṇau || 44 ||
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tathetyuktvā tu tasyāsīttadā yogātmano gatiḥ |
evaṃ tau cakravākau ca svavākyaṃ pratyabhāṣatām || 45 ||
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yasmātkarmabruvāṇasvaṃ yogadharmamavāpya tam |
evaṃ varaṃ prārthayase tasmādvākyaṃ nibodha me || 46 ||
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rājā tvaṃ bhavitā tāta kāṃpilye nagarottame |
etau te sacivau syātāṃ vyabhicārapradharṣitau || 47 ||
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na tānūcustrayo rājyaṃ caturassahacāriṇaḥ |
saprasādaṃ punaścakre tanmadhye sumanābravīt || 48 ||
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aṃtarvo bhavitā śāpaḥ punaryogamavāpsyatha |
sarvasattvaḥ suyajñaśca svataṃtro'yaṃ bhaviṣyati || 49 ||
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pitṛprasādādyuṣmābhissaṃprāptaṃ sukṛtaṃ bhavet |
gāṃ prokṣayitvā dharmeṇa pitṛbhyaścopakalpitāḥ || 50 ||
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asmākaṃ jñānasaṃyogassarveṣāṃ yogasādhanam |
idaṃ ca kāryaṃ saṃrabdhaṃ ślokamekamudāhṛtam || 51 ||
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puruṣāntaritaṃ śrutvā tato yogamavāpsyatha |
ityuktvā sa tu maunobhūdvihaṃgassumanā budhaḥ || 52 ||
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mārkaṇḍeya uvāca |
lokānāṃ svastaye tāta śantanupravarātmaja |
ityuktaṃ taccaritraṃ me kiṃ bhūyaśśrotumicchasi || 53 ||
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iti śrīśivamahāpurāṇe pañcamyāmumāsaṃhitāyāṃ pitṛsargavarṇanaṃ saptavyādhagati varṇanaṃnāmaikacatvāriṃśo'dhyāyaḥ || 41 ||
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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 41

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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