Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 7.2 Chapter 7 (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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upamanyuruvāca |
śaktissvābhavikī tasya vidyā viśvavilakṣaṇā |
ekānekasya rūpeṇa bhāti bhānoriva prabhā || 1 ||
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anaṃtāḥ śaktayo yasyā icchājñānakriyādayaḥ |
māyādyāścābhavanvahnorvisphuliṃgā yathā tathā || 2 ||
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sadāśiveśvarādyā hi vidyā 'vidyeśvarādayaḥ |
abhavanpuruṣāścāsyāḥ prakṛtiśca parātparā || 3 ||
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mahadādiviśeṣāṃtāstvajādyāścāpi mūrtayaḥ |
yaccānyadasti tatsarvaṃ tasyāḥ kāryaṃ na saṃśayaḥ || 4 ||
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sā śaktissarvagā sūkṣmā prabodhānaṃdarūpiṇī |
śaktimānucyate devaśśivaśśītāṃśubhūṣaṇaḥ || 5 ||
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vedyaśśivaśśivā vidyā prajñā caiva śrutiḥ smṛtiḥ |
dhṛtireṣā sthitirniṣṭhā jñānecchākarmaśaktayaḥ || 6 ||
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ājñā caiva paraṃ brahma dve vidye ca parāpare |
śuddhavidyā śuddhakalā sarvaṃ śaktikṛtaṃ yataḥ || 7 ||
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māyā ca prakṛtirjīvo vikāro vikṛtistathā |
asacca sacca yatkiṃcittayā sarvamidaṃ tatam || 8 ||
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sā devī māyayā sarvaṃ brahmāṃḍaṃ sacarācaram |
mohayatyaprayatnena mocayatyapi līlayā || 9 ||
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anayā saha sarveśaḥ saptaviṃśaprakārayā |
viśvaṃ vyāpya sthitastasmānmuktiratra pravartate || 10 ||
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mumukṣavaḥ purā kecinmunayo brahmavādinaḥ |
saṃśayāviṣṭamanaso vismṛśaṃti yathātatham || 11 ||
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kiṃ kāraṇaṃ kuto jātā jīvāmaḥ kena vā vayam |
kutrāsmākaṃ saṃpratiṣṭhā kena vādhiṣṭhitā vayam || 12 ||
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kena vartāmahe śaśvatsukheṣvanyeṣu cāniśam |
avilaṃghyā ca viśvasya vyavasthā kena vā kṛtā || 13 ||
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kālasya bhāvo niyatiryadṛcchā nātra yujyate |
bhūtāni yoniḥ puruṣo yogī caiṣāṃ paro 'tha vā || 14 ||
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acetanatvātkālādeścetanatvepi cātmanaḥ |
sukhaduḥkhāni bhūtatvādanīśatvādvicāryate || 15 ||
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taddhyānayogānugatāṃ prapaśyañchaktimaiśvarīm |
pāśavicchedikāṃ sākṣānnigūḍhāṃ svaguṇairbhṛśam || 16 ||
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tayā vicchinnapāśāste sarvakāraṇakāraṇam |
śaktimaṃtaṃ mahādevamapaśyandivyacakṣuṣā || 17 ||
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yaḥ kāraṇānyaśeṣāṇi kālātmasahitāni ca |
aprameyo 'nayā śaktyā sakalaṃ yo 'dhitiṣṭhati || 18 ||
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tataḥ prasādayogena yogena parameṇa ca |
dṛṣṭena bhaktiyogena divyaḥ gatimavāpnuyuḥ || 19 ||
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tasmātsaha tathā śaktyā hṛdi paśyaṃti ye śivam |
teṣāṃ śāśvatikī śāṃtirnaitareṣāmiti śrutiḥ || 20 ||
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na hi śaktimataśśaktyā viprayogo 'sti jātucit |
tasmācchakteḥ śaktimatastādātmyānnirvṛtirdvayoḥ || 21 ||
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kramo vivakṣito nūnaṃ vimuktau jñānakarmaṇoḥ |
prasāde sati sā mūrtiryasmātkaratale sthitā || 22 ||
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devo vā dānavo vāpi paśurvā vihago 'pi vā |
kīro vātha kṛmirvāpi mucyate tatprasādataḥ || 23 ||
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garbhastho jāyamāno vā bālo vā taruṇopi vā |
vṛddho vā mriyamāṇo vā svargastho vātha nārakī || 24 ||
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patito vāpi dharmātmā paṃḍito mūḍha eva vā |
prasāde tatkṣaṇādeva mucyate nātra saṃśayaḥ || 25 ||
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ayogyānāṃ ca kāruṇyādbhaktānāṃ parameśvaraḥ |
prasīdati na saṃdeho vigṛhya vividhānmalān || 26 ||
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prasadādeva sā bhaktiḥ prasādo bhaktisaṃbhavaḥ |
avasthābhedamutprekṣya vidvāṃstatra na muhyati || 27 ||
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prasādapūrvikā yeyaṃ bhuktimuktividhāyinī |
naiva sā śakyate prāptuṃ narairekena janmanā || 28 ||
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anekajanmasiddhānāṃ śrautasmārtānuvartinām |
viraktānāṃ prabuddhānāṃ prasīdati maheśvaraḥ || 29 ||
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prasanne sati deveśa paśau tasminpravartate |
asti nātho mametyalpā bhaktirbuddhipurassarā || 30 ||
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tapasā vividhaiśśaivairdharmaissaṃyujyate naraḥ |
tatra yoge tadabhyāsastato bhaktiḥ parā bhavet || 31 ||
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parayā ca tayā bhaktyā prasādo labhyate paraḥ |
prasādātsarvapāśebhyo muktirmuktasya nirvṛtiḥ || 32 ||
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alpabhāvo 'pi yo martyasso 'pi janmatrayātparam |
nayoniyaṃtrapīḍāyai bhavennaivātra saṃśayaḥ || 33 ||
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sāṃgā 'naṃgā ca yā sevā sā bhaktiriti kathyate |
sā punarbhidyate tredhā manovākkāyasādhanaiḥ || 34 ||
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śivarūpādiciṃtā yā sā sevā mānasī smṛtā |
japādirvācikī sevā karmapūjādi kāyikī || 35 ||
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seyaṃ trisādhanā sevā śivadharmaśca kathyate |
sa tu pañcavidhaḥ proktaḥ śivena paramātmanā || 36 ||
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tapaḥ karma japo dhyānaṃ jñānaṃ ceti samāsataḥ |
karmaliṅgārcanādyaṃ ca tapaścāndrāyaṇādikam || 37 ||
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japastridhā śivābhyāsaścintā dhyānaṃ śivasya tu |
śivāgamoktaṃ yajjñānaṃ tadatra jñānamucyate || 38 ||
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śrīkaṃṭhena śivenoktaṃ śivāyai ca śivāgamaḥ |
śivāśritānāṃ kāruṇyācchreyasāmekasādhanam || 39 ||
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tasmādvivardhayedbhaktiṃ śive paramakāraṇe |
tyajecca viṣayāsaṃgaṃ śreyo 'rthī matimānnaraḥ || 40 ||
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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 7

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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