Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana Book 7.2 Chapter 24 (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 |
prokṣayenmūlamaṃtreṇa pūjāsthānaṃ viśuddhaye |
gandhacandanatoyena puṣpaṃ tatra vinikṣipet || 1 ||
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astreṇotsārya vai vighnānavaguṇṭhya ca varmaṇā |
astraṃ dikṣu pravinyasya kalpayedarcanābhuvam || 2 ||
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tatra darbhānparistīrya kṣālayetprokṣaṇādibhiḥ |
saṃśodhya sarvapātrāṇi dravyaśuddhiṃ samācaret || 3 ||
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prokṣaṇīmardhyapātraṃ ca pādyapātramataḥ param |
tathaivācamanīyasya pātraṃ ceti catuṣṭayam || 4 ||
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prakṣālya prokṣya vīkṣyātha kṣipetteṣu jalaṃ śivam |
puṇyadravyāṇi sarvāṇi yathālābhaṃ vinikṣipet || 5 ||
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ratnāni rajataṃ hema gandhapuṣpākṣatādayaḥ |
phalapallavadarbhāṃśca puṇyadravyāṇyanekadhā || 6 ||
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snānodake sugandhādi pānīye ca viśeṣataḥ |
śītalāni manojñānī kusumādīni nikṣipet || 7 ||
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uśīraṃ candanaṃ caiva pādye tu parikalpayet |
jātikaṃkolakarpūrabahumūlatamālakān || 8 ||
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kṣipedācamanīye ca cūrṇayitvā viśeṣataḥ |
elāṃ pātreṣu sarveṣu karpūraṃ candanaṃ tathā || 9 ||
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kuśāgrāṇyakṣatāṃścaiva yavavrīhitilānapi |
ājyasiddhārthapuṣpāṇi bhasitañcārghyapātrake || 10 ||
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kuśapuṣpayavavrīhibahumūlatamālakān |
prakṣipetprokṣaṇīpātre bhasitaṃ ca yathākramam || 11 ||
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sarvatra mantraṃ vinyasya varmaṇāveṣṭya bāhyataḥ |
paścādastreṇa saṃrakṣya dhenumudrāṃ pradarśayet || 12 ||
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pūjādravyāṇi sarvāṇi prokṣaṇīpātravāriṇā |
samprokṣya mūlamaṃtreṇa śodhayedvidhivattataḥ || 13 ||
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pātrāṇāṃ prokṣaṇīmekāmalābhe sarvakarmasu |
sādhayedarghyamadbhistatsāmānyaṃ sādhakottamaḥ || 14 ||
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tato vināyakaṃ devaṃ bhakṣyabhojyādibhiḥ kramāt |
pūjayitvā vidhānena dvārapārśve 'tha dakṣiṇe || 15 ||
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antaḥpurādhipaṃ sākṣānnandinaṃ samyagarcayet |
cāmīkarācalaprakhyaṃ sarvābharaṇabhūṣitam || 16 ||
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bālendumukuṭaṃ saumyaṃ trinetraṃ ca caturbhujam |
dīptaśūlamṛgīṭaṃkatigmavetradharaṃ prabhum || 17 ||
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candrabimbābhavadanaṃ harivaktramathāpi vā |
uttare dvārapārśvasya bhāryāṃ ca marutāṃ sutām || 18 ||
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suyaśāṃ suvratāmambāṃ pādamaṇḍanatatparām |
pūjayitvā praviśyāntarbhavanaṃ parameṣṭhinaḥ || 19 ||
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saṃpūjya liṅgaṃ tairdravyairnirmālyamapanodayet |
prakṣālya puṣpaṃ śirasi nyasettasya viśuddhaye || 20 ||
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puṣpahasto japecchaktyā mantraṃ mantraviśuddhaye |
aiśānyāṃ caṇdamārādhya nirmālyaṃ tasya dāpayet || 21 ||
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kalpayedāsanaṃ paścādādhārādi yathākramam |
ādhāraśaktiṃ kalyāṇīṃ śyāmāṃ dhyāyedadho bhuvi || 22 ||
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tasyāḥ purastādutkaṃṭhamanaṃtaṃ kuṇḍalākṛtim |
dhavalaṃ pañcaphaṇinaṃ lelihānamivāmbaram || 23 ||
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tasyoparyāsanaṃ bhadraṃ kaṇṭhīravacatuṣpadam |
dharmo jñānaṃ ca vairāgyamaiśvaryañca padāni vai || 24 ||
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āgneyādiśvetaraktapītaśyāmāni varṇataḥ |
adharmādīni pūrvādīnyuttarāṃtānyanukramāt || 25 ||
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rājāvartamaṇiprakhyānnyasya gātrāṇi bhāvayet |
asyordhvacchādanaṃ padmamāsanaṃ vimalaṃ sitam || 26 ||
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aṣṭapatrāṇi tasyāhuraṇimādiguṇāṣṭakam |
kesarāṇi ca vāmādyā rudrāvāmādiśaktibhiḥ || 27 ||
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bījānyapi ca tā eva śaktayoṃtarmanonmanīḥ |
karṇikāparavairāgyaṃ nālaṃ jñānaṃ śivātmakam || 28 ||
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kandaśca śivadharmātmā karṇikānte trimaṇḍale |
trimaṇḍaloparyātmādi tattvatritayamāsanam || 29 ||
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sarvāsanopari sukhaṃ vicitrāstaraṇāstṛtam |
āsanaṃ kalpayeddivyaṃ śuddhavidyāsamujjvalam || 30 ||
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āvāhanaṃ sthāpanaṃ ca sannirodhaṃ nirīkṣaṇam |
namaskāraṃ ca kurvīta badhvā mudrāḥ pṛthakpṛthak || 31 ||
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pādyamācamanaṃ cārghyaṃ gaṃdhaṃ puṣpaṃ tataḥ param |
dhūpaṃ dīpaṃ ca tāṃbūlaṃ dattvātha svāpayecchivau || 32 ||
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athavā parikalpyaivamāsanaṃ mūrtimeva ca |
sakalīkṛtya mūlena brahmābhiścāparaistathā || 33 ||
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āvāhayettato devyā śivaṃ paramakāraṇam |
śuddhasphaṭikasaṃkāśaṃ devaṃ niścalamakṣaram || 34 ||
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kāraṇaṃ sarvalokānāṃ sarvalokamayaṃ param |
aṃtarbahiḥsthitaṃ vyāpya hyaṇoraṇu mahattaram 2 || 35 ||
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bhaktānāmaprayatnena dṛśyamīśvaramavyayam |
brahmeṃdraviṣṇurudrādyairapi devairagocaram || 36 ||
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devasāraṃ ca vidvadbhiragocaramiti śrutam |
ādimadhyāntarahitaṃ bheṣajaṃ bhavarogiṇām || 37 ||
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śivatattvamiti khyātaṃ śivārthaṃ jagati sthiram |
pañcopacāravadbhaktyā pūjayelliṃgamuttamam || 38 ||
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liṃgamūrtirmaheśasya śivasya paramātmanaḥ |
snānakāle prakurvīta jayaśabdādimaṃgalam || 39 ||
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pañcagavyaghṛtakṣīradadhimadhvādipūrvakaiḥ |
mūlaiḥ phalānāṃ sāraiśca tilasarṣapasaktubhiḥ || 40 ||
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bījairyavādibhiśśastaiścūrṇairmāṣādisaṃbhavaiḥ |
saṃsnāpyālipya piṣṭādyaiḥ snāpayeduṣṇavāribhiḥ || 41 ||
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gharṣayedvilvapatrādyairlepagaṃdhāpanuttaye |
punaḥ saṃsnāpya salilaiścakravartyupacārataḥ || 42 ||
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sugaṃdhāmalakaṃ dadyāddharidrāṃ ca yathākramam |
tataḥ saṃśodhya salilairliṃgaṃ beramathāpi vā || 43 ||
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snāpayedgaṃdhatoyena kuśapuṣpodakena ca |
hiraṇyaratnatoyaiśca maṃtrasiddhairyathākramam || 44 ||
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asaṃbhave tu dravyāṇāṃ yathāsaṃbhavasaṃbhṛtaiḥ |
kevalairmaṃtratoyairvā snāpayecchraddhayā śivam || 45 ||
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kalaśenātha śaṃkhena vardhanyā pāṇinā tathā |
sakuśena sapuṣpeṇa snāpayenmaṃtrapūrvakam || 46 ||
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pavamānena rudreṇa nīlena tvaritena ca |
liṃgasūktādisūktaiśca śirasātharvaṇena ca || 47 ||
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ṛgbhiśca sāmabhiḥ śaivairbrahmabhiścāpi pañcabhiḥ |
snāpayeddevadeveśaṃ śivena praṇavena ca || 48 ||
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yathā devasya devyāśca kuryātsnānādikaṃ tathā |
na tu kaścidviśeṣo 'sti tatra tau sadṛśau yataḥ || 49 ||
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prathamaṃ devamuddiśya kṛtvā snānādikāḥ kriyāḥ |
devyaiḥ praścātprakurvīta devadevasya śāsanāt || 50 ||
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ardhanārīśvare pūjye paurvāparyaṃ na vidyate |
tatra tatropacārāṇāṃ liṃge vānyatra vā kvacit || 51 ||
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kṛtvā 'bhiṣekaṃ liṃgasya śucinā ca sugaṃdhinā |
saṃmṛjya vāsasā dadyādaṃbaraṃ copavītakam || 52 ||
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pādyamācamanaṃ cārghyaṃ gaṃdhaṃ puṣpaṃ ca bhūṣaṇam |
dhūpaṃ dīpaṃ ca naivedyaṃ pānīyaṃ mukhaśodhanam || 53 ||
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punaścācamanīyaṃ ca mukhavāsaṃ tataḥ param |
mukuṭaṃ ca śubhaṃ bhadraṃ sarvaratnairalaṃkṛtam || 54 ||
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bhūṣaṇāni pavitrāṇi mālyāni vividhāni ca |
vyajane cāmare chatraṃ tālavṛṃtaṃ ca darpaṇam || 55 ||
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dattvā nīrājanaṃ kuryātsarvamaṃgalanisvanaiḥ |
gītanṛtyādibhiścaiva jayaśabdasamanvitaḥ || 56 ||
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haime ca rājate tāmre pātre vā mṛnmaye śubhe |
padmakaiśśobhitaiḥ puṣpairbījairdadhyakṣatādibhiḥ || 57 ||
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triśūlaśaṃkhayugmābjanandyāvartaiḥ karīṣajaiḥ |
śrīvatsasvastikādarśavajrairvahnyādicihnitaiḥ || 58 ||
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aṣṭau pradīpānparito vidhāyaikaṃ tu madhyame |
teṣu vāmādikāścintyāḥ pūjyāśca nava śaktayaḥ || 59 ||
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kavacena samācchādya saṃrakṣyāstreṇa sarvataḥ |
dhenumudrāṃ ca saṃdarśya pāṇibhyāṃ pātramuddharet || 60 ||
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athavāropayetpātre pañcadīpānyathākramam |
vidikṣvapi ca madhye ca dīpamekamathāpi vā || 61 ||
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tatastatpātramuddhṛtya liṃgāderupari kramāt |
triḥ pradakṣiṇayogena bhrāmayenmūlavidyayā || 62 ||
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dadyādarghyaṃ tato mūrdhni bhasitaṃ ca sugaṃdhitam |
kṛtvā puṣpāṃjaliṃ paścādupahārānnivedayet || 63 ||
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pānīyaṃ ca tato dadyāddattvā vācamanaṃ punaḥ |
pañcasaugaṃdhikopetaṃ tāmbūlaṃ ca nivedayet || 64 ||
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prokṣayetprokṣaṇīyāni gānanāṭyāni kārayet |
liṃgādau śivayościntāṃ kṛtvā śaktyajapecchivam || 65 ||
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pradakṣiṇaṃ praṇāmaṃ ca stavaṃ cātmasamarpaṇam |
vijñāpanaṃ ca kāryāṇāṃ kuryādvinayapūrvakam || 66 ||
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arghyaṃ puṣpāṃjaliṃ dattvā baddhvā mudrāṃ yathāvidhi |
paścātkṣamāpayeddevamudvāsyātmani ciṃtayet || 67 ||
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pādyādimukhavāsāṃtamarghyādyaṃ cātisaṃkaṭe |
puṣpavikṣepamātraṃ vā kuryādbhāvapurassaram || 68 ||
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tāvataiva paro dharmo bhāvane sukṛto bhavet |
asaṃpūjya na bhuñjīta śivamāprāṇasaṃcarāt || 69 ||
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yadi pāpastu bhuṃjīta svairaṃ taysa na niṣkṛtiḥ |
pramādena tu bhuṃkte cettadudgīrya prayatnataḥ || 70 ||
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snātvā dviguṇamabhyarcya devaṃ devīmupoṣya ca |
śivasyāyutamabhyasyedbrahmacaryapurassaram || 71 ||
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paredyuśśaktito dattvā suvarṇādyaṃ śivāya ca |
śivabhaktāya vā kṛtvā mahāpūjāṃ śucirbhavet || 72 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Chapter 24

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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