Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 6 Chapter 6 (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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||īśvara uvāca |
dakṣiṇe maṃḍalasyātha vaiyāghraṃ carmaśobhanam |
āstīryya śuddhatoyena prokṣayedastramaṃtrataḥ || 1 ||
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praṇavaṃ pūrvamuddhṛtya paścādādhāra muddharet |
tatpaścācchaktikamalaṃ caturthyaṃtaṃ namontakam || 2 ||
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manumevaṃ samuccārya sthitvā tasminnudaṅmukhaḥ |
prāṇānāyamya vidhivatpra ṇavoccārapūrvakam || 3 ||
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agnirityādibhirmaṃtrairbhasma saṃdhārayettataḥ |
śirasi śrīguruṃ natvā maṇḍalaṃ racayetpunaḥ || 4 ||
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trikoṇavṛttaṃ bāhye tu caturasrātmakaṃ kramāt |
abhyarcyomiti sādhāraṃ sthāpya śaṃkhaṃ samarcayet || 5 ||
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āpūrya śuddhatoyena praṇavena sugaṃdhinā |
abhyarcya gaṃdhapuṣpādyaiḥ praṇavena ca saptadhā || 6 ||
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abhimaṃtrya tatastasmindhenumudrāṃ pradarśayeta |
śaṃkhamudrāṃ ca tenaiva prokṣayedastramaṃtrataḥ || 7 ||
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ātmānaṃ gaṃdhapuṣpādipūjopakaraṇāni ca |
prāṇāyāmatrayaṃ kṛtvā ṛṣyādikamathācaret || 8 ||
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asya śrīsauramaṃtrasya devabhāga ṛṣistataḥ |
chando gāyatramityuktaṃ devassūryo maheśvaraḥ || 9 ||
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devatā syātṣaḍaṃgāni hrāmityādīni vinyaset |
tatassaṃprokṣayetpadmamastreṇāgneragocaram || 10 ||
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tasminsamarcayedvidvān prabhūtāṃ vimalāmapi |
sārāṃ cātha samārādhya pūrvādiparataḥ kramāt || 11 ||
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atha kālāgnirudraṃ ca śaktimādhārasaṃjñitām |
anantaṃ pṛthivīṃ caiva ratnadvīpaṃ tathaiva ca || 12 ||
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saṃkalpavṛkṣodyānaṃ ca gṛhaṃ maṇimayaṃ tataḥ |
raktapīṭhaṃ ca saṃpūjya pādeṣu prāgupakramāt || 13 ||
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dharmaṃ jñānaṃ ca vairāgyamaiśvaryaṃ ca catuṣṭayam |
adharmādyagnikoṇādikoṇeṣu ca samarcayet || 14 ||
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māyādhaśchadanaṃ paścādvidyordhvacchadanaṃ tataḥ |
sattvaṃ rajastamaścaiva samabhyarcya yathākramam || 15 ||
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pūrvādidikṣu madhye ca dīptāṃ sūkṣmāṃ jayāmapi |
bhadrāṃ vibhūti vimalāmamoghāṃ vaidyutāmapi || 16 ||
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sarvatomukhasaṃjñāṃ ca kandanālaṃ tathaiva ca |
suṣiraṃ ca tatastaṃ tu kaṃṭakāṃstadanaṃtaram || 17 ||
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mūlacchadanakiṃjalkaprakāśasakalātmanaḥ |
paṃcagraṃthikarṇikāṃ ca dalāni tadanaṃtaram || 18 ||
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keśarānbrahmaviṣṇū ca rudramātmānameva ca |
antarātmānamapi ca jñānātmaparamātmani || 19 ||
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sampūjya paścātsaurākhyaṃ yogapīṭhaṃ samarcayet |
pīṭhopari samākalpya mūrttiṃ mūlena mūlavit || 20 ||
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niruddhaprāṇa āsīno mūlenaiva svamūlataḥ |
śaktimutthāpya tattejaḥ prabhāvātpiṃgalādhvanā || 21 ||
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puṣpāṃjalau nirgamayya maṇḍalasthasya bhāsvataḥ |
sindūrāruṇadehasya vāmārddhadayitasya ca || 22 ||
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akṣasrakpāśakhaṭvāṃgakapālāṃkuśapaṃkajam |
śaṃkhaṃ cakraṃ dadhānasya caturvaktrasya locanaiḥ || 23 ||
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rājitasya dvādaśabhistasya hṛtpaṃkajodare |
praṇavaṃ pūrvamuddhṛtya hrāṃhrīṃsastadanantaram || 24 ||
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prakāśaśaktisahitaṃ mārtaṇḍaṃ ca tataḥ param |
āvāhayāmi nama ityāvāhyā vāhanākhyayā || 25 ||
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mudrayā sthāpanādyāśca mudrāssaṃdarśayettataḥ |
vinyasyāṃgāni hrāṃ hrīṃ hrūmaṃtena manunā tataḥ || 26 ||
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paṃcopacārānsaṃkalpya mūlenābhyarcayettridhā |
keśareṣu ca padmasya ṣaḍaṃgāni maheśvari || 27 ||
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vahnīśarakṣovāyūnāṃ paritaḥ kramataḥ sudhīḥ |
dvitīyāvaraṇe pūjyāścatasro mūrtayaḥ kramāt || 28 ||
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pūrvādyuttaraparyaṃtaṃ dalamūleṣu pārvati |
ādityo bhāskaro bhānū raviścetyanupūrvaśaḥ || 29 ||
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arko brahmā tathā rudro viṣṇuśceti punaḥ priye |
īśānādiṣu saṃpūjyāstṛtīyāvaraṇe punaḥ || 30 ||
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somaṃ kujaṃ budhaṃ jīvaṃ kaviṃ maṃdaṃ tama stamaḥ |
samaṃtato yajedetānpūrvādidalamadhyataḥ || 31 ||
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athavā dvādaśādityāndvitīyāvaraṇe yajeta |
tṛtīyāvaraṇe caiva rāśīrdvādaśa pūjayet || 32 ||
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saptasāgaragaṃgāśca bahirasya samaṃtataḥ |
ṛṣīndevāṃśca gaṃdharvānpannagānapsarogaṇān || 33 ||
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grāmaṇyaśca tathā yakṣānyātudhānāṃstathā hayān |
saptacchandomayāṃścaiva vālakhilyāṃśca pūjayet || 34 ||
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evaṃ tryāvaraṇaṃ devaṃ samabhyarcya divākaram |
viracya maṃḍalaṃ paścāccaturasraṃ samāhitaḥ || 35 ||
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sthāpya sādhārakaṃ tāmrapātraṃ prasthodavistṛtam |
pūrayitvā jalaiḥ śuddhairvāsitaiḥ kusumādibhiḥ || 36 ||
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abhyarcya gaṃdhapuṣpādyairjānubhyāmavanīṃ gataḥ |
arghyapātraṃ samādāya bhūmadhyāntaṃ samuddharet || 37 ||
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tato brūyādimaṃ maṃtraṃ sāvitraṃ sarvasiddhidam |
śṛṇu tacca mahādevi bhaktimuktipradaṃ sadā || 38 ||
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sindūravarṇāya sumaṇḍalāya namo'stu vajrābharaṇāya tubhyam |
padmābhanetrāya supaṃkajāya brahmendranārāyaṇakāraṇāya || 39 ||
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saraktacūrṇaṃ sasuvarṇatoyaṃ srakkuṃkumāḍhyaṃ sakuśaṃ sapuṣpam |
pradattamādāya sahemapātraṃ praśastamarghyaṃ bhagavanprasīda || 40 ||
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evamuktvā tato dattvā tadarthaṃ sūryamūrttaye |
namaskuryādimaṃ maṃtraṃ paṭhitvā susamāhitaḥ || 41 ||
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namaśśivāya sāmbāya sagaṇāyādihetave |
rudrāya viṣṇave tubhyaṃ brahmaṇe ca trimūrtaye || 42 ||
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evamuktvā namaskṛtya svāsane samavasthitaḥ |
ṛṣyādikaṃ punaḥ kṛtvā karaṃ saṃśodhya vāriṇā || 43 ||
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punaśca bhasma saṃdhārya pūrvoktenaiva vartmanā |
nyāsajātamprakurvīta śivabhāvavivṛddhdhaye || 44 ||
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paṃcopacāraissaṃpūjya śirasā śrīgurumbudhaḥ |
praṇavaṃ śrīcaturthyaṃtaṃ namoṃtaṃ praṇamettataḥ || 45 ||
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paṃcātmakaṃ binduyutaṃ paṃcamasvarasaṃyutam |
tadeva bindusahitaṃ paṃcamasvaravarjitam || 46 ||
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paṃcamasvarasaṃyuktaṃ maṃtrīśaṃ ca sabindukam |
uddhṛtya bindusahitaṃ saṃvartakamathoddharet || 47 ||
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etaireva kramādbījairuddhṛtaiḥ praṇamedbudhaḥ |
bhujayorūruyugme ca guruṃ gaṇapatintathā || 48 ||
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durgāṃ ca kṣetrapālaṃ ca baddhāṃjalipuṭaḥ sthitaḥ |
omastrāya phaḍityuktvā karau saṃśodhya ṣaṭ kramāt || 49 ||
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apasarppantviti procya praṇavaṃ tadanaṃtaram |
astrāya phaḍiti procya pārṣṇighātatrayeṇa tu || 50 ||
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uddhṛtya vighnānbhūyiṣṭhānkara tālatrayeṇa tu |
antarikṣagatā ndṛṣṭvā vilokya divi saṃsthitān || 51 ||
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niruddhaprāṇa āsīno haṃsamaṃtramanusmaran |
hṛdisthaṃ jīvacaitanyaṃ brahmanāḍyā samāna yet || 52 ||
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dvādaśāṃtassthaviśade sahasrāramahāmbuje |
ciccandramaṇḍalāntasthaṃ cidrūpaṃ parameśvaram || 53 ||
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śoṣadāhaplavānkuryādrecakādi krameṇa tu |
saṣoḍaśacatuṣṣaṣṭidvātriṃśadgaṇanāyutaiḥ || 54 ||
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vāyvagnisalilādyaistaisstavedādyairanukramāt |
prāṇānāyamya mūlasthāṃ kuṇḍalīṃ brahmaraṃdhragām || 55 ||
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ānīya dvādaśāṃtasthasahasrārāmbujodare |
ciccandramaṇḍalodbhūtaparamāmṛtadhārayā || 56 ||
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saṃsiktāyāṃ tanau bhūyaśśuddhadehassubhāvanaḥ |
sohamityavatīryātha svātmānaṃ hṛdayāmbuje || 57 ||
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ātmanyāveśya cātmānamamṛtaṃ sṛtidhārayā |
prāṇapratiṣṭhāṃ vidhivatkuryādatra samāhitaḥ || 58 ||
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ekāgramānaso yogī vimṛśyāttāṃ ca mātṛkām |
puṭitāṃ praṇavenātha nyasedbāhye ca mātṛkām || 59 ||
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punaśca saṃyataprāṇaḥ kuryāddṛṣṭyādikaṃ budhaḥ |
śaṃkaraṃ saṃsmaraṃścitte saṃnyasecca vimatsaraḥ || 60 ||
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praṇavasya ṛṣirbrahmā devi gāyatramīritam |
chandotra devatāhaṃ vai paramātmā sadāśivaḥ || 61 ||
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akāro bījamākhyātamukāraḥ śaktirucyate |
makāraḥ kīlakaṃ proktaṃ mokṣārthe viniyujyate || 62 ||
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aṃguṣṭhadvayamārabhya talāṃtaṃ parimārjayet |
omityuktvātha deveśi karanyāsaṃ samārabhet || 63 ||
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dakṣahastasthitāṃguṣṭhaṃ samārabhya yathākramam |
vāmahastakaniṣṭhāṃtaṃ vinyasetpūrvavatkramāt || 64 ||
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akāramapyukāraṃ ca makāraṃ bindusaṃyutam |
namontaṃ procya sarvatra hṛdayādau nyasedatha || 65 ||
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akāraṃ pūrvamuddhṛtya brahmātmānamathācaret |
ṅeṃtaṃ namoṃtaṃ hṛdaye viniyujyāttathā punaḥ || 66 ||
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ukāraṃ viṣṇusahitaṃ śirodeśe pravinyaset |
makāraṃ rudrasahitaṃ śikhāyāntu pravinyaset || 67 ||
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evamuktvā munirmaṃtrī kavacaṃ netramastake |
vinyaseddevadeveśi sāvadhānena cetasā || 68 ||
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aṃgavaktrakalābhedātpaṃca brahmāṇi vinyaset |
śirovadanahṛdaguhyapādeṣvetāni vinyaset || 69 ||
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īśānyasya kalāḥ paṃca paṃcasveteṣu ca kramāt |
tataścaturṣu vaktreṣu puruṣasya kalā api || 70 ||
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catasraḥ praṇidhātavyāḥ pūrvādikramayogataḥ |
hṛtkaṃṭhāṃseṣu nābhau ca kukṣau pṛṣṭhe ca vakṣasi || 71 ||
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aghorasya kalāścāṣṭau pūjanīyā yathākramam |
paścāttrayodaśakalāḥ pāyumeḍhrorujānuṣu || 72 ||
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jaṃghāsphikkaṭipārśveṣu vāmadevasya bhāvayet |
sadyasyāpi kalā cāṣṭau netreṣu ca yathākramam || 73 ||
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kīrtitāstāḥ kalāścaiva pādayorapi hastayoḥ |
prāṇe śirasi bāhvośca kalpayetkalpavittamaḥ || 74 ||
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aṣṭatriṃśatkalānyāsamevaṃ kṛtvā tu sarvaśaḥ |
paścātpraṇavaviddhīmānpraṇavanyāsamācaret |
bāhudvaye kūrparayostathā ca maṇibandhayoḥ |
pārśvatodarajaṃgheṣu pādayoḥ pṛṣṭhatastathā || 76 ||
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itthaṃ praṇavavinyāsaṃ kṛtvā nyāsavicakṣaṇaḥ |
haṃsanyāsaṃ prakurvīta paramātmavibodhini || 77 ||
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iti śrīśivamahāpurāṇe ṣaṣṭhyāṃ kailāsasaṃhitāyāṃ saṃnyāsapaddhatau nyāsavarṇanaṃ nāma ṣaṣṭho'dhyāyaḥ || 6 ||
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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 6

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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