Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 7.1 Chapter 9 (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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munaya ūcuḥ |
kathaṃ jagadidaṃ kṛtsnaṃ vidhāya ca nidhāya ca |
ājñayā paramāṃ krīḍāṃ karoti parameśvaraḥ || 1 ||
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kiṃ tatprathamasaṃbhūtaṃ kenedamakhilaṃ tatam |
kenā vā punarevedaṃ grasyate pṛthukukṣiṇā || 2 ||
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vāyuruvāca |
śaktiḥ prathamasambhūtā śāṃtyatītapadottarā |
tato māyā tato 'vyaktaṃ śivācchaktimataḥ prabhoḥ || 3 ||
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śāntyatītapadaṃ śaktestataḥ śāntipadakramāt |
tato vidyāpadaṃ tasmātpratiṣṭhāpadasaṃbhavaḥ || 4 ||
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nivṛttipadamutpannaṃ pratiṣṭhāpadataḥ kramāt |
evamuktā samāsena sṛṣṭirīśvaracoditā || 5 ||
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ānulomyāttathaiteṣāṃ pratilomyena saṃhṛtiḥ |
asmātpañcapadoddiṣṭātparassraṣṭā samiṣyate || 6 ||
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kalābhiḥ pañcabhirvyāptaṃ tasmādviśvamidaṃ jagat |
avyaktaṃ kāraṇaṃ yattadātmanā samanuṣṭhitam || 7 ||
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mahadādiviśeṣāṃtaṃ sṛjatītyapi saṃmatam |
kiṃ tu tatrāpi kartṛtvaṃ nāvyaktasya na cātmanaḥ || 8 ||
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acetanatvātprakṛterajñatvātpuruṣasya ca |
pradhānaparamāṇvādi yāvatkiñcidacetanam || 9 ||
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tatkartṛkaṃ svayaṃ dṛṣṭaṃ buddhimatkāraṇaṃ vinā |
jagacca kartṛsāpekṣaṃ kāryaṃ sāvayavaṃ yataḥ || 10 ||
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tasmācchaktassvatantro yaḥ sarvaśaktiśca sarvavit |
anādinidhanaścāyaṃ mahadaiśvaryasaṃyutaḥ || 11 ||
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sa eva jagataḥ kartā mahādevo maheśvarāḥ |
pātā hartā ca sarvasya tataḥ pṛthagananvayaḥ || 12 ||
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pariṇāmaḥ pradhānasya pravṛttiḥ puruṣasya ca |
sarvaṃ satyavratasyaiva śāsanena pravartate || 13 ||
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itīyaṃ śāśvatī niṣṭhā satāṃ manasi vartate |
na cainaṃ pakṣamāśritya vartate svalpacetanaḥ || 14 ||
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yāvadādisamāraṃbho yāvadyaḥ pralayo mahān |
tāvadapyeti sakalaṃ brahmaṇaḥ śāradāṃ śatam || 15 ||
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paramityāyuṣo nāma brahmaṇo 'vyaktajanmanaḥ |
tatparākhyaṃ tadardhaṃ ca parārdhamabhidhīyate || 16 ||
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parārdhadvayakālāṃte pralaye samupasthite |
avyaktamātmanaḥ kāryamādāyātmani tiṣṭhati || 17 ||
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ātmanyavasthite 'vyakte vikāre pratisaṃhṛte |
sādharmyeṇādhitiṣṭhete pradhānapuruṣāvubhau || 18 ||
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tamaḥ sattvaguṇāvetau samatvena vyavasthitau |
anudriktāvanantau tāvotaprotau parasparam || 19 ||
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guṇasāmye tadā tasminnavibhāge tamodaye |
śāṃtavātaikanīre ca na prājñāyata kiṃcana || 20 ||
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aprajñāte jagatyasminneka eva maheśvaraḥ |
upāsya rajanīṃ kṛtsnāṃ parāṃ māheśvarīṃ tataḥ || 21 ||
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prabhātāyāṃ tu śarvaryāṃ pradhānapuruṣāvubhau |
praviśya kṣobhayāmāsa māyāyogānmaheśvaraḥ || 22 ||
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tataḥ punaraśeṣāṇāṃ bhūtānāṃ prabhavāpyayāt |
avyaktādabhavatsṛṣṭirājñayā parameṣṭhinaḥ || 23 ||
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viśvottarottaravicitramanorathasya yasyaikaśaktiśakale sakalassamāptaḥ |
ātmānamadhvapatimadhvavido vadaṃti tasmai namaḥ sakalalokavilakṣaṇāya || 24 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Chapter 9

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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