Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 7.1 Chapter 16 (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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vāyuruvāca |
atha devo mahādevo mahājaladanādayā |
vācā madhuragaṃbhīraśivadaślakṣṇavarṇayā || 1 ||
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arthasaṃpannapadayā rājalakṣaṇayuktayā |
aśeṣaviṣayāraṃbharakṣāvimaladakṣayā || 2 ||
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manoharatarodāramadhurasmitapūrvayā |
saṃbabhāṣe susaṃpīto viśvakarmāṇamīśvaraḥ || 3 ||
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īśvara uvāca |
vatsa vatsa mahābhāga mama putra pitāmaha |
jñātameva mayā sarvaṃ tava vākyasya gauravam || 4 ||
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prajānāmeva bṛddhyarthaṃ tapastaptaṃ tvayādhunā |
tapasā 'nena tuṣṭosmi dadāmi ca tavepsitam || 5 ||
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ityuktvā paramodāraṃ svabhāvamadhuraṃ vacaḥ |
sasarja vapuṣo bhāgāddevīṃ devavaro haraḥ || 6 ||
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yāmāhurbrahmavidvāṃso devīṃ divyaguṇānvitām |
parasya paramāṃ śaktiṃ bhavasya paramātmanaḥ || 7 ||
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yasyāṃ na khalu vidyaṃte janma mṛtyujarādayaḥ |
yā bhavānī bhavasyāṃgātsamāvirabhavatkila || 8 ||
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yasyā vāco nivartante manasā ceṃdriyaiḥ saha |
sā bharturvapuṣo bhāgājjāteva samadṛśyata || 9 ||
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yā sā jagadidaṃ kṛtsnaṃ mahimnā vyāpya tiṣṭhati |
śarīriṇīva sa devī vicitraṃ samalakṣyata || 10 ||
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sarvaṃ jagadidaṃ caiṣā saṃmohayati māyayā |
īśvarātsaiva jātābhūdajātā paramārthataḥ || 11 ||
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na yasyā paramo bhāvaḥ surāṇāmapi gocaraḥ |
viśvāmareśvarī caiva vibhaktā bharturaṃgataḥ || 12 ||
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tāṃ dṛṣṭvā parameśānīṃ sarvalokamaheśvarīm |
sarvajñāṃ sarvagāṃ sūkṣmāṃ sadasadvyaktivarjitām || 13 ||
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paramāṃ nikhilaṃ bhāsā bhāsayantīmidaṃ jagat |
praṇipatya mahādevīṃ prārthayāmāsa vai virāṭ || 14 ||
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brahmovāca |
devi devena sṛṣṭo 'hamādau sarvajaganmayi |
prajāsarge niyuktaśca sṛjāmi sakalaṃ jagat || 15 ||
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manasā nirmitāḥ sarve devi devādayo mayā |
na vṛddhimupagacchanti sṛjyamānāḥ punaḥ punaḥ || 16 ||
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mithunaprabhavāmeva kṛtvā sṛṣṭimataḥ param |
saṃvardhayitumicchāmi sarvā eva mama prajāḥ || 17 ||
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na nirgataṃ purā tvatto nārīṇāṃ kulamavyayam |
tena nārīkulaṃ sraṣṭuṃ śaktirmama na vidyate || 18 ||
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sarvāsāmeva śaktīnāṃ tvattaḥ khalu samudbhavaḥ |
tasmātsarvatra sarveṣāṃ sarvaśaktipradāyinīm || 19 ||
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tvāmeva varadāṃ māyāṃ prārthayāmi sureśvarīm |
carācaravivṛddhyarthamaṃśenaikena sarvage || 20 ||
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dakṣasya mama putrasya putrī bhava bhavārdini |
evaṃ sā yācitā devī brahmaṇā brahmayoninā || 21 ||
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śaktimekāṃ bhruvormadhyātsasarjātmasamaprabhām |
tāmāha prahasanprekṣya devadevavaro haraḥ || 22 ||
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brahmāṇaṃ tapasārādhya kuru tasya yathepsitam |
tāmājñāṃ parameśasya śirasā pratigṛhya sā || 23 ||
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brahmaṇo vacanāddevī dakṣasya duhitābhavat |
dattvaivamatulāṃ śaktiṃ brahmaṇe brahmarūpiṇīm || 24 ||
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viveśa dehaṃ devasya devaścāṃtaradhīyata |
tadā prabhṛti loke 'smin striyāṃ bhogaḥ pratiṣṭhitaḥ || 25 ||
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prajāsṛṣṭiśca vipreṃdrā maithunena pravartate |
brahmāpi prāpa sānandaṃ santoṣaṃ munipuṃgavāḥ || 26 ||
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etadvassarvamākhyātaṃ devyāḥ śaktisamudbhavam |
puṇyavṛddhikaraṃ śrāvyaṃ bhūtasargānupaṃgataḥ || 27 ||
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ya idaṃ kīrtayennityaṃ devyāḥ śaktisamudbhavam |
puṇyaṃ sarvamavāpnoti putrāṃśca labhate śubhān || 28 ||
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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 16

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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