Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 6 Chapter 23 (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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subrahmaṇya uvāca |
dvādaśāhe samutthāya prātaḥ snātvā kṛtāhnikaḥ |
śivabhaktānyatīnvāpi brāhmaṇānvā śivapriyān || 1 ||
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vimantrya tānsamāhūya madhyāhna cāplutāñchucīn |
vidhivadbhojayedbhaktyā svādvannairvividhaiśśubhaiḥ || 2 ||
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sannidhau parameśasya paṃcāvaraṇamārgataḥ |
pūjayettasya saṃsthāpya prāṇānāyamya vāgyataḥ || 3 ||
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mahāsaṃkalpamārgeṇa saṃkalpyāsmadguroriha |
pūjāṃ kariṣya ityuktvā tato darbhānuspapṛśet || 4 ||
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pādau prakṣālya cācamya svayaṃ kartā ca vāgyataḥ |
sthāpayedāsane tānvai prāṅmukhānbhasmabhūṣitān || 5 ||
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sadāśivādikramato dhyāyedaṣṭau ca tatra tān |
parayā sambhāvanayetarānapi mune dvijān |
parameṣṭhiguruṃ dhyāyetsāṃbabuddhyā svanāmataḥ |
guruśca paramantasmātparāparaguruṃ tataḥ || 6 ||
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idamāsanamityuktvā cāsanāni prakalpayet |
praṇavādidvitīyāṃte svasya nāma samuccaran || 7 ||
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āvāhayāmi nama ityāvāhyārghodakena tu |
pādyamācamanaṃ cārghyaṃ vastragandhākṣatānapi || 8 ||
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dattvā puṣpairalaṃkṛtya praṇavādyaṣṭanāmabhiḥ |
sacaturthauṃnamo'ntaiśca sugandhakusumaistataḥ || 9 ||
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dhūpadīpau hi dattvā ca sakalārādhanaṃ kṛtam |
sampūrṇamastviti procya namaskuryātsamutthitaḥ || 10 ||
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pātrāṇi kadalīpatrāṇyāstīryādbhiviśodhya ca |
śuddhānnapāyasāpūpasūpavyañjanapūrvakam || 11 ||
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dattvā padārthānkadalīnālikeraguḍānvitān |
pātrāsanāni ca pṛthagdadyātsamprocya ca kramāt || 12 ||
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pariṣicya ca samprokṣya viṣṇorhavyamiti bruvan |
rakṣasveti karasparśaṃ kārayitvā samutthitaḥ || 13 ||
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āpośanaṃ samarpyātha prārthayettānidamprati |
sadāśivādayaḥ prītā varadāśca bhavantu me || 14 ||
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ye devā iti ca tato japtvedaṃ sākṣataṃ tyajet |
namaskṛtya samutthāya sarvatrāmṛtamastviti || 15 ||
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uktvā prasādya ca japangaṇānāṃtvetyupa kramāt |
vedādīn rudracamakau rudrasūktaṃ ca paṃca ca || 16 ||
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brahmāṇi bhojanānte tu yāvanmantrāṃśca sākṣatān |
dattvottarāpośanaṃ ca hastāṃghrimukhaśodhanam || 17 ||
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kṛtvā cāntānsvāsaneṣu sthāpayitvā yathāsukham |
śuddhodakampradāyātha karppūrādi yathoditam || 18 ||
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mukhavāsaṃ dakṣiṇāṃ ca pādukāsanapatrakam |
vyajanaṃ phalakāndaṇḍaṃ vaiṇavaṃ ca pradāya tān || 19 ||
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pradakṣiṇanamaskāraissaṃtoṣyāśiṣamā vaheta |
punaḥ praṇamya samprārthya gurubhaktimacaṃcalām || 20 ||
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sadāśivādayaḥ prītā gacchantu ca yathāsukham |
ityudvāsya dvāradeśāvadhi samyaganuvrajan || 21 ||
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niruddhastaḥ parāvṛtya dvāsthairvipraiśca bandhubhiḥ |
dīnānāthaiśca sahito bhuktvā tiṣṭhedyathāsukham || 22 ||
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vikṛtaṃ na bhavetkvāpi satyaṃ satyaṃ punaḥ punaḥ |
pratyabdameva kurvāṇo gurvārādhanamuttamam |
iha bhuktvā mahābhogāñchivalokamavāpnuyāt || 23 ||
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|| sūta uvāca |
evaṃ kṛtānugrahamātmaśiṣyaṃ śrīvāmadevaṃ munivaryyamuktvā |
prasannadhīrjñānivaro mahātmā kṛtvā parānugrahamāśu devaḥ || 24 ||
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yannaimiṣāraṇyamunīśvarāṇāṃ proktaṃ purā vyāsamunīśvareṇa |
tasmādasāvādigururbhavāṃstu dvitīya āryyo bhuvane prasiddhaḥ || 25 ||
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śrutvā munīndro bhavato mukhājjātsanatkumāraḥ śivabhaktipūrṇaḥ |
vyāsāya vaktā sa ca śaivavaryyaśśukāya vaktā bhavitā ca pūrṇaḥ || 26 ||
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pratyekaṃ muniśārdūlaṃ śiṣyavargacatuṣṭayam |
vedādhyayanasaṃvṛttaṃ dharmasthāpanapūrvakam || 27 ||
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vaiśampāyana eva syātpailo jaiminireva ca |
sumantuśceti catvāro vyāsaśiṣyā mahaujasaḥ || 28 ||
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agastyaśca pulastyaśca pulahaḥ kratureva ca |
tava śiṣyā mahātmāno vāmadeva mahāmune || 29 ||
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sanakaśca sanandaśca sanātanamunistataḥ |
sanatsujāta ityete yogivaryāḥ śivapriyāḥ || 30 ||
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sanatkumāraśiṣyāste sarvavedārthavittamāḥ |
guruśca paramaścaiva parātparagurustataḥ |
parameṣṭhiguruścaite pūjyāssyuśśukayoginaḥ || 31 ||
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idaṃ praṇavavijñānaṃ sthitaṃ vargacatuṣṭaye |
sarvotkṛṣṭanidānaṃ ca kāśyāṃ sanmuktikāraṇam || 32 ||
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etanmaṇḍalamadbhutaṃ paraśivādhiṣṭhāna rūpaṃ sadāvedāntārthavicārapūrṇamatibhiḥ pūjyaṃ yatīndraiḥ param |
vedādipravibhāgakalpitamahākāśādināpyāvṛtantvatsaṃtoṣakaraṃ tathāstu jagatāṃ śreyaskaraṃ śrīpradam || 33 ||
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idaṃ rahasyamparamaṃ śivoditaṃ vedāntasiddhātaviniścitamparam |
mattaśśrutaṃ yadbhavatā tato mune bhavanmatamprājñatamā vadaṃti || 34 ||
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tasmādanenaiva pathā gataśśivaṃ śivohamasmīti śivo bhavedyatiḥ |
pitāmahādipravibhāgamuktaye nadyo yathāsindhumimāḥ prayānti || 35 ||
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śrīsūta uvāca |
evammunīśvarāyaitadupadiśya sureśvaraḥ |
saṃsmṛtya caraṇāmbhoje pitro ssarvvasurārcite || 36 ||
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kailāsaśikharamprāpa kumāraśśikharāvṛtam |
rājitamparamāścaryyadivyajñānaprado guruḥ || 37 ||
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vāmadevo'pi sacchiṣyaissaṃvṛtaśśikhivāhanam |
sampraṇamya jagāmāśu kailāsamparamādbhutam || 38 ||
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gatvā kailāsaśikharamprāpyeśanikaṭammuniḥ |
dadarśa mokṣadammāyānāśañcaraṇamīśayoḥ || 39 ||
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bhaktyā cārpitasarvāṃgo vismṛtya svakalevaram |
papāta sannidhau bhūyo bhūyo natvā samu tthitaḥ || 40 ||
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tato bahuvidhaiḥ stotrairvedāgamarasotkaṭaiḥ |
tuṣṭāva parameśānaṃ sāṃbikaṃ sasutaṃ muniḥ || 41 ||
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nidhāya caraṇatmbhojandeva devyossvamūrddhani |
pūrṇānugrahamāsādya tatraiva nyavasatsukham || 42 ||
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bhavanto'pi viditvaivampraṇavārthammaheśvaram |
vedaguhyaṃ ca sarvasvantāra kambrahma muktidam || 43 ||
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atraiva sukhamāsīnāḥ śrīviśveśvarapādayoḥ |
sāyujyarūpāmatulāmbhajadhvammuktimuttamām || 44 ||
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ahaṃ gurupadāmbhojasevāyai bādarāśramam |
gamiṣye bhavatāmbhūyassatsambhāṣaṇamastu me || 45 ||
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iti śrīśivamahāpurāṇe ṣaṣṭhyāṃ kailāsasaṃhitāyāṃ dvādaśāhakṛtyavarṇanapūrvvakavyāsādiśiṣyavargakathanannāma trayoviṃśo'dhyāyaḥ || 23 ||
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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 23

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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