Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

876,996 words | ISBN-10: 8170800978 | ISBN-13: 9788170800972

This Sanskrit edition of the Skandapurana. It is one of the largest of the eighteen Mahapuranas, covering over 80,000 shlokas (verses). It is divided into seven large section each covering holy regions detailing their background and legends.

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rājovāca |
vastrāpathe mahākṣetre samprāpto vāmano yadā |
tadāprabhṛti kiṃ cakre tanme vistarato vada || 1 ||
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sārasvata uvāca |
vāmano vasatiṃ cakre bhavasyāgre nṛpottama |
svarṇarekhājale snātvā bhavaṃ sampūjya bhāvataḥ || 2 ||
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ekāṃte nirmale sthāne kaṇṭakāsthivivarjite |
kṛṣṇājinaparicchanna upaviṣṭo varā sane || 3 ||
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kṛtvā padmāsanaṃ dhīro niścalo'bhūddvijottamaḥ |
vidhāya kandharābaṃdhamṛjunāsāvalokakaḥ || 4 ||
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gṛhakṣetrakalatrāṇāṃ ciṃtāṃ muktvā dhanasya ca |
māyāṃ ca vaiṣṇavīṃ tyaktvā kṛtamauno jitendriyaḥ || 5 ||
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nirāhāro jitakrodho muktasaṃsārabaṃdhanaḥ |
bhujau padmāsane kṛtvā kiñcinmīlitalo canaḥ |
manoticaṃcalaṃ jñātvā sthiraṃ cakre hṛdi dvijaḥ || 6 ||
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krameṇābhyāsayogena bhinnāṃścakre sa caikataḥ |
prāṇāpānavyānodānasamānākhyāṃśca mārutān || 64 ||
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evaṃ taṃ hṛdaye kṛtvā gṛhītvā sarvasandhiṣu |
ānīya brahmaṇaḥ sthāne dṛḍhaṃ brahmaṇyayojayat || 8 ||
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gṛhītvā pavanaṃ bāhyaṃ yadā pūra yate tanum |
tadā sa pūrako jñeyo recakaṃ tu vadāmyaham || 9 ||
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yadā cābhyantaro vāyurbāhye yāti kramānnṛpa |
tadā sa recako jñeyaḥ stambhanātkumbhako bhavet || 10 ||
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pañcaviṃśatitattvāni yadā jānaṃti yoginaḥ |
mucyante pātakaiḥ sarvaiḥ saptajanmakṛtairapi || 11 ||
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rājovāca |
kāni tattvāni ko dehī kiṃ jñeyaṃ yogināṃ vada |
utpannajñānasadbhāvo yogayuktaḥ kathaṃ bhavet || 12 ||
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īśvara uvāca |
prakṛtiśca tato buddhirahaṃkārastato'bhavat |
tanmātrapaṃcakaṃ tasmādeṣā prakṛtiraṣṭadhā || 13 ||
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buddhīndriyāṇi pañcaiva pañca karmeṃdriyāṇi ca |
ekādaśaṃ mano viddhi mahā bhūtāni paṃca ca || 14 ||
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gaṇaḥ ṣoḍaśakaḥ sāṃkhye vistareṇa prakīrtitaḥ |
caturviṃśatitattvāni puruṣaḥ paṃcaviṃśakaḥ || 15 ||
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dehīti procyate dehe sa cātmānaṃ ca paśyati |
viṃdanti paramātmānaṃ ṣaṣṭhaṃ taṃ viṃśateḥ param || 16 ||
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āsanādiprakārā ye te jñeyāḥ prathamaṃ sadā |
yadā dīpaśikhāprāyaṃ jyotiḥ paśyaṃti te hṛdi || 17 ||
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utpannajñānasadbhāvā bhaṇyāste yogino budhaiḥ |
pūrvaṃ jarāṃ jarayati rogā naśyati dūrataḥ || 18 ||
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sarvapāpacaye kṣīṇe paścānmṛtyuṃ sa viṃdati |
mṛto loke naro nāsti yogī jānāti cetsvayam || 19 ||
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tadā dvārāṇi saṃruddhya daśa prāṇānsa muñcati |
puṇya pāpakṣayaṃ kṛtvā prāṇā gacchaṃti yoginām |
aṇimādiguṇaiśvaryaṃ prāpnuvaṃti śivālaye || 20 ||
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anena dhyānayogena bhavaṃ paśyati mānavaḥ |
manasā ciṃtitaṃ sarvaṃ samprāptaṃ bhavadarśanāt || 21 ||
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evamāste yadā vipro vāmano bhavasannidhau |
gaganādavatīrṇaṃ taṃ tadā paśyati nāradam || 22 ||
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vāmana uvāca |
maharṣe kuśalaṃ te'dya kasmādāgamyate tvayā |
praṇamāmi maharṣe tvāṃ brahmaiva tvaṃ jagattraye || 23 ||
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nārada uvāca |
svarga lokādahaṃ prāptaḥ kuśalaṃ kiṃ bravīmi te || 24 ||
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yātāyātairdineśasya pūryyate brahmaṇo dinam |
dināṃte jāyate rātrī rātrau naśyaṃti devatāḥ || 25 ||
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kā kathā mṛtyulokasya ye mriyaṃte dinedine |
nabho dhūmākulaṃ jātaṃ devā baligṛhe gatāḥ || 26 ||
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saptarṣayo gatāstatra brahmaṇā brahmacāriṇaḥ |
hāhāhūhūstuṃbaruśca gatau nāradaparvatau || 27 ||
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apsarogaṇagandharvāḥ saṃprāptā balimaṃdire |
utpātaśāṃtiko yajñaḥ kriyate balinā svayam || 28 ||
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tatraiva gantumicchāmi draṣṭuṃ yajñaṃ balergṛhe |
sahasramekaṃ yajñānāmekonaṃ vidadhe baliḥ || 29 ||
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daityānāṃ bhuvanaṃ sarvaṃ saṃpūrṇe'sminbhaviṣyati |
asāvatiśayaḥ ko'pi prārabdho yajñakarmaṇi |
dvijātibhyo mayā deyaṃ yena yadyācyate svayam || 30 ||
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vāritenāpi me deyaṃ satyamastu vaco mama |
ātmānamapi dārāṃśca rājyaṃ putrānpriyānmama || 31 ||
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prārthitaścenna dāsyāmi vyartho bhavatu me'dhvaraḥ |
anena vacasā jātā mahatī me śiro vyathā |
pratijñāya kathaṃ yajñaḥ saṃpūrṇo'yaṃ bhaviṣyati || 32 ||
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bhaṃgopāyaṃ na paśyāmi bhramāmi bhuvanatraye |
vidhvaṃsakāriṇaṃ jñātvā bhavaṃtaṃ paryupasthitaḥ || 33 ||
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yathā na pūryate yajñastathedānīṃ vidhīyatām || 34 ||
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vāmana uvāca |
maharṣe śṛṇu me vākyaṃ kā śaktirmama vidyate |
ko'haṃ kasmātkariṣyāmi yajñe devāḥ samāgatāḥ || 35 ||
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ṛṣayo brāhmaṇāḥ sarve kathaṃ vyartho bhaviṣyati |
aparaṃ śṛṇu me vākyaṃ brahmarṣe brahmaṇaspate || 36 ||
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na kalatraṃ na te putrāḥ kasmātprakṛtirīdṛśī |
yuddhaṃ vinā na te saukhyaṃ na saukhyaṃ kalahaṃ vinā || 37 ||
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yādṛśastā dṛśo vā'pi vāgvādo'pi sadā priyaḥ |
snānaṃ saṃdhyā japo homastarpaṇaṃ pitṛdevayoḥ || 36 ||
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nāradaḥ kurute cānyadanyatkurvaṃti brāhmaṇāḥ |
mamāpi kautukaṃ jātaṃ maharṣe vada satvaram || 39 ||
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nārada uvāca |
pādmakalpe vyatikrāṃte rātryaṃte śṛṇu vāmana |
brahmāṇḍaṃ vāriṇā vyāptamanyatkiṃ cinna vidyate || 40 ||
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apsu śete devadevaḥ sa ca nārāyaṇaḥ smṛtaḥ |
sa brahmā sa śivo nāsti bhedasteṣāṃ parasparam || 41 ||
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yadā bhavaṃti te bhinnā stadā devatrayaṃ ca te |
karttuṃ vārāhakalpaṃ tu bhinnā jātāstrayastadā || 42 ||
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brahmaviṣṇuharā devā rajaḥsattvatamomayāḥ |
sṛṣṭiṃ brahmā karotyevaṃ tāṃ ca pālayate hariḥ || 43 ||
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haraḥ saṃharate sarvaṃ trailokyaṃ sacarācaram |
evaṃ pravartya deveśa upaviṣṭā varāsane |
kailāsaśikhare ramye maṃtrayaṃti parasparam || 44 ||
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trayāṇāṃ ko varo devaḥ ko jyeṣṭhaḥ ko guṇādhikaḥ |
caturtho nāsti yo vetti sahasā te trayaḥ sthitāḥ || 45 ||
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tebhyaḥ samutthitaṃ jyotirekībhūtaṃ tadaṃbare |
kālamānena yuktaṃ tadbhrāmte ravimaṃḍalam || 46 ||
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ahaṃ jyeṣṭho hyahaṃ jyeṣṭho vādo'bhūddharabrahmaṇoḥ |
dvayorvivadatoḥ krodhātsaṃjāto'haṃ mukhātprabho || 47 ||
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kathaṃ deva na jānāsi yaduktaṃ brahmaṇā tadā |
daśāvatārāste raṃtuṃ matsyakūrmādayaḥ purā || 48 ||
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rudreṇa vāritā gatvā kalaho vo na yujyate |
tathaiva kṛtavānviṣṇuravatārāndaśaiva tān || 49 ||
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kalpādau brahmaṇo vaktrātsaṃjāto'haṃ dvijottama |
kalahājanma me yasmāttasmānme kalahaḥ priyaḥ || 50 ||
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kalpādau sṛjatā pūrvaṃ cinvitaṃ brahmaṇā svayam |
vedāntinā kathaṃ sṛṣṭiḥ karttavyā'ho hare mayā || 51 ||
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naṣṭānvedānna jānāmi kva vedāste gatā iti |
pṛthvīmapi na jānāmi kiṃ sthāne kimadho gatā || 52 ||
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gaṃtuṃ na vidyate śaktirjalamadhye mamādhunā |
avatāraistvayā kāryaṃ daśabhiḥ sṛṣṭirakṣaṇa m || 93 ||
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jale jalecaro matsyo mahānadyāṃ bhaviṣyasi |
ādāya vedānvegena mama tvaṃ dātumarhasi || 54 ||
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tathā ca kṛtavāndevo matsyarūpaṃ jale mahat |
vedānsamānayāmāsa dadau ca brahmaṇe purā |
kūrmarūpaṃ punaḥ kṛtvā maṃdaraṃ dhārayiṣyasi || 55 ||
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ityukto brahmaṇā viṣṇurlakṣmīstvāṃ varayiṣyati |
purā citraṃ caritraṃ te mathane dṛṣṭavānaham || 56 ||
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yadā rasātalaṃ prāptā pṛthivī naiva dṛśyate |
brahmāṃḍārthe sthānakṛte tatra sā naiva dṛśyate || 57 ||
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vārāhaṃ kriyatāṃ rūpaṃ brahmaṇā preritaḥ svayam |
mahāvarāharūpaṃ sa kṛtvā bhūmeradho gataḥ || 58 ||
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uddhṛtya ca tadā viṣṇurdaṃṣṭrāgreṇa vasuṃdharām |
sa nināya yathāsthānaṃ mustāṃ va dharaṇītalāt || 59 ||
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avatāraṃ tṛtīyaṃ vai harasyāpi manoharam |
yena sā pṛthivī pṛthvī parvataiḥ sahitā dhṛtā || 60 ||
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caturthaṃ narasiṃhaṃ vai kathayāmi sudāruṇam |
ādityā aditeḥ putrā diteḥ putrau mahāvalau || 61 ||
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hiraṇyakaśipurdaityo hiraṇyākṣo mahābalaḥ |
svarge devāḥ sthitāḥ sarve pātāle daityadānavāḥ || 62 ||
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hiraṇyakaśipuścakre daityo rājyaṃ rasātale |
manuputrā dharāpṛṣṭhe sthāpitā devadānavaiḥ || 63 ||
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vyavasthāṃ tāmatikramya hiraṇyakaśipurdvija |
rājyaṃ cakre dharāpṛṣṭhe surendraṃ sa vijitya ca || 64 ||
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saptadvīpavatīṃ pṛthvīṃ gṛhītvā sā'marāvatīm |
grahītukāmo bubhuje putrapautraiḥ kṛtādaraḥ || 65 ||
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prahlādapramukhānputrānsa pīḍayati maṃdadhīḥ |
putreṣu pāṭhyamāneṣu prahlādo'pi papāṭha tat || 66 ||
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yena vai paṭhyamānena jāyate tasya vedanā |
bhuvanadvayarājyena daityo devānna manyate || 67 ||
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tapasā toṣito brahmā dadau tasmai varaṃ prabhuḥ |
amaratvaṃ sa devebhyo manuṣyebhyaḥ surottama || 68 ||
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kasmādapi na me bhūyānmaraṇaṃ yadi cedbhavet |
kiṃcitsiṃho naraḥ kiṃcidyo bhaveddharaṇīdharaḥ || 69 ||
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tasmātkararuhaibhinno mariṣye na dharātale |
evaṃ bhaviṣyatītyuktvā gato brahmā ca vismayam || 70 ||
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kālena gacchatā tasya saṃjāto vigraho mahān |
devāḥ kiṃ me kariṣyaṃti viṣṇunā kiṃ prayojanam || 71 ||
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yaṣṭavyo'haṃ sadā yajñai rudraḥ kiṃ me kariṣyati |
evaṃ hi varttamānasya prahlādaḥ stauti taṃ harim || 72 ||
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yenāsya jāyate mṛtyustameva smarate harim |
yadāsau vāryamāṇo'pi virauti ca hariṃ harim || 73 ||
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caturbhujaṃ śaṃkhagadāsidhāriṇaṃ pītāṃbaraṃ kaustubha lāñchitaṃ sadā |
smarāmi viṣṇuṃ jagadekanāyakaṃ dadāti muktiṃ smṛtamātra eva yaḥ || 74 ||
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anena vacasā kṣubdho daityo detyāndi deśa ha |
mārayadhvaṃ tu taṃ duṣṭaṃ gaja sarpajalāgnitaḥ || 75 ||
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prahlāda uvāca |
gajepi viṣṇurbhujage'pi viṣṇurjale'pi viṣṇurjvalane'pi viṣṇuḥ |
tvayi sthito daitya mayi sthitaśca viṣṇuṃ vinā daityagaṇā'pi nāsti || 76 ||
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yadā sa māryamāṇo'pi mṛtyuṃ prāpnoti na kvacit |
hiraṇyakaśiporvakṣo dahyate krodhavahninā |
tadā śikṣayituṃ putraṃ mukhāgre saṃniveśya ca || 77 ||
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vacobhiḥ kaṭhinaiḥ putraṃ svayaṃ hantuṃ samudyataḥ || |
dhiktvā nārāyaṇaṃ stauṣi mamāriṃ stauṣi cetpunaḥ || 78 ||
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puṣpalāvaṃ laviṣyāmi śiraste'haṃ varāsinā |
ahaṃ viṣṇurahaṃ brahmā rudra indro varaṃ vada || 79 ||
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ātmīyaṃ pitaraṃ muktvā kamanyaṃ stauṣi bālaka || 80 ||
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yadā na paṭhate bālaḥ stauti no pitaraṃ svakam |
daṇḍenāhatya guruṇā prahlādaḥ preritaḥ punaḥ |
vadaikaṃ vacanaṃ śiṣya dehi me gurudakṣiṇām || 81 ||
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yathā me tuṣyate svāmī dadāti vipulaṃ dhanam || 82 ||
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prahlāda uvāca |
praharasva prathamaṃ māṃ kariṣye vacanaṃ guro |
staumi viṣṇumahaṃ yena trailokyaṃ sacarācaram || 83 ||
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kṛtaṃ saṃvarddhitaṃ śāṃtaṃ sa me viṣṇuḥ prasīdatu |
brahmā viṣṇurharo viṣṇu rindro vāyuryamo'nalaḥ || 84 ||
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prakṛtyādīni tattvāni puruṣaṃ paṃcaviṃśakam |
pitṛdehe gurordehe mama dehe'pi saṃsthitaḥ || 85 ||
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evaṃ jānankathaṃ staumi mriyamāṇaṃ narādhamam || 86 ||
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gururuvāca |
nareṣu ko'dhamaḥ śiṣya janmādimaraṇe'dhama |
kathaṃ na pitaraṃ stauṣi mriyamāṇo hariṃ harim || 87 ||
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prahlāda uvāca |
bhojane śayane yāne jvare niṣṭhīvane raṇe |
harirityakṣaraṃ nāsti maraṇe'sau narādhamaḥ || 8 ||
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bhaye rājakule yuddhe vyādhau strīsaṃgame vane |
aśaktau vā'tha saṃnyāse maraṇe bhūmisaṃsthitāḥ |
smaraṃti mātaraṃ mūrkhāḥ pitaraṃ ca narādhamāḥ || 89 ||
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mātā nāsti pitā nāsti nāsti me svajano janaḥ |
hariṃ vinā na ko'pyasti yadyuktaṃ tadvidhīyatām || 90 ||
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ityādivacanaiḥ kruddho hantuṃ daityaḥ samutthitaḥ |
tadā mātā samāgatya putrasya purataḥ sthitā || 91 ||
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bhrātaraḥ svajano bhaginī bhāṣate mā hariṃ vada |
ahaṃ mātā svasā ceyaṃ bhrātaraḥ svajano janaḥ |
yathā saṃmilitairvatsa sthīyate vahuvāsaram || 92 ||
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prahlāda uvāca |
mātā me kā svasā me kā bhrātaraḥ ke pitā ca kaḥ |
svajanaṃ śṛṇu me mātaḥ sahitaiḥ sthīyate sadā || 93 ||
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yasyāḥ pītaṃ mayā mūtraṃ purīṣamudare bahu |
sā mātā narako'smākamagre vaktuṃ na śakyate || 94 ||
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nirmito na dvitīyastu nirmito viśvakarmaṇā |
tvādṛśastu pumānkaścidyasya no hadaye hariḥ || 95 ||
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daśamāsaṃ dhruvaṃ manye mūtraṃ pāsyati tarpitaḥ |
bhrātaro bhrātaraḥ satyaṃ garbhe'pi syuḥ kathaṃ yadi || 96 ||
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yudhyatastānkathaṃ mātā varākī vārayiṣyati |
svajano dṛśyate vṛddhaḥ pareṣu paṇḍitāyate || 97 ||
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kuṭuṃbaṃ bhaṇyate kasmādyaśca nāyāti yāti ca |
baṃdhanaṃ ca kuṭumbasya jāyate narakāya naḥ || 98 ||
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mātā me vidyate cānyā pitānyo bhrātaraśca ye |
svasā svajanasamvandhaṃ jñātvā muktimavāpnuyāt || 99 ||
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mātā prakṛtirasmākaṃ svasā buddhirnigadyate |
ahaṃkārastato jāto yo'hamityanumīyate || 100 ||
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tanmātrāḥ sodarāḥ pañca ye gacchanti sahaiva me |
eṣā prakṛtirasmākaṃ vikāraḥ svajano mama || 101 ||
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eteṣāṃ vāhako yastu puruṣaḥ pañca viṃśakaḥ |
sa me pitā śarīre'sminparamātmā hariḥ sthitaḥ || 102 ||
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yadyasau cityante citte dṛśyate hṛdaye hariḥ |
aṇimādiguṇaiśvaryaṃ padaṃ tasyaiva jāyate || 103 ||
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bhavatā sammataṃ rājyaṃ tanme nityaṃ tṛṇaiḥ samam |
yatra no pūjyate viṣṇurbrahmā rudro'nilo'nalaḥ || 104 ||
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pratyakṣo dṛśyate yastu nirālambo bhramatyasau |
sa eva bhagavānviṣṇurya ete gagane sthitāḥ || 105 ||
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dhruve baddhā grahāḥ sarve ya ete'pyuḍavaḥ sthitāḥ |
te sarve viṣṇuvacasā na pataṃti dharātale || 106 ||
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kāle vināśaḥ sarveṣāṃ tenaiva vihitaḥ svayam |
iti saṃciṃtya me nāsti bhavadbhyo maraṇādbhayam || 107 ||
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iti tadvacanasyāṃte padā hatvā pitā'bravīt |
kutrā'sau hanmi tatpūrvaṃ paścāttvāṃ haribhāṣiṇam || 108 ||
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prahlāda uvāca |
pṛthivyādīni bhūtāni tānyeva bhagavānhariḥ |
sthale jale kiṃ bahunā sarvaṃ viṣṇumayaṃ jagat || 109 ||
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tṛṇe kāṣṭhe gṛhe kṣetre dravye dehe sthito hariḥ |
jñāyate jñānayogena dṛśyate kiṃ nu cakṣuṣā || 110 ||
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brahmālaye yāti rasātale vā dharātale'sau bhramati kṣaṇena |
āghrāti gandhaṃ vidadhāti sarvaṃ śṛṇoti jānāti sa cātra viṣṇuḥ || 111 ||
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ityuktaḥ sahajāṃ māyāṃ tyaktvā siṃhāsanotthitaḥ |
dṛḍhaṃ parikaraṃ baddhvā khaṅgaṃ cākṛṣya cojjvalam || 112 ||
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hatvā taṃ phalakāgreṇa babhāṣe dussahaṃ vacaḥ |
idānīṃ smara re viṣṇuṃ no cejjavalitaku ṇḍalam |
patiṣyati śiro bhūmau phalaṃ pakvaṃ yathā nagāt || 113 ||
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no ceddarśaya taṃ viṣṇumasmātstaṃbhādvinirgatam |
prahlādastu bhayaṃ tyaktvā cakre padmāsanaṃ bhuvi || 114 ||
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vidhāya kaṃdharāṃ netumuccaiḥ śvāsaṃ nirudhya ca |
hṛdi dhyātvā hariṃ devaṃ maraṇāyonmukhaḥ sthitaḥ || 115 ||
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prabho mayā tadā dṛṣṭamāścaryaṃ gaganādbhuvi |
puṣpamālā sthitā kaṇṭhe prahlādasya svayaṃ gatā || 116 ||
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gaganaṃ vyāpyamānaṃ ca kiṃkimevaṃ kṛtaṃ janaiḥ |
jhaṭiti truṭyati stambhācchabdena kṣubhito janaḥ || 117 ||
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dharaṇī yāti pātālaṃ dyaurvā bhūmiṃ sameṣyati |
patiṣyati śiro bhūmau khaḍgaghātāhataṃ nu kim || 118 ||
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tāvatstaṃbhādviniṣkrāntaḥ siṃhanādo bhayaṃkaraḥ |
bhūmau nipatitāḥ sarve daityāḥ śabdena mūrcchitāḥ || 119 ||
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hiraṇyakaśiporhastātkhaḍgacarma papāta ca |
na sa jānāti kiṃ kimetaditi punaḥpunaḥ || 120 ||
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utthito vīkṣate yāvattāvatpaśyati taṃ harim |
adho naraṃ sthitaṃ siṃhamupariṣṭādvibhī ṣaṇam || 121 ||
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daṃṣṭrā karālavadanaṃ lelihānamivāṃbaram |
jājvalyamānavapuṣaṃ pucchācchoṭitamastakam || 122 ||
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mahākaṇṭhakṛtārāvaṃ saśabda miva toyadam |
samucchvasitakeśāṃtaṃ durnirīkṣyaṃ surāsuraiḥ || 123 ||
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narasiṃhamatho dṛṣṭvā nipapāta punaḥ kṣitau |
vigṛhya keśapāśe taṃ bhrāmayāmāsa cāṃbaram || 124 ||
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bhrāmayitvā śataguṇaṃ pṛthivyāṃ samapothayat |
na mamāra sa daityendro brahmaṇo varakāraṇāt || 125 ||
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gaganasthaistadā devai ruccaiḥ saṃsmārito hariḥ |
daityaṃ jānuni cānīya vakṣo hṛṣṭo nirīkṣya ca || 126 ||
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jayajayeti yakṣānāṃ surāṇāṃ so'vadhārayat |
śabdaṃ karṇe bhujau sajjau kṛtvā tau padmalāṃchitau || 127 ||
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bibheda vakṣo daityasya vajraghātakiṇāṃkitam |
nakhaiḥ kundasumaprakhyairasthisaṃghātakarśitam || 128 ||
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bhinne vakṣasi daityendro mamāraca papāta ca |
tadā saharṣamabhavattrailokyaṃ sacarācaram || 129 ||
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mamāpi tṛptiḥ sañjātā prasādāttava keśava |
yadā puratraye dagdhe prasādācchaṃkarasya ca || 130 ||
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hiṇyākṣe punarjātā sā kāle vinipātite |
idānīṃ nāsti me tṛptiḥ kutra yāmi karomi kim || 131 ||
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pṛthivyāṃ kṣatriyāḥ santi na yudhyaṃte parasparam |
devānāṃ dānavaiḥ sārddhaṃ nāsti yuddhaṃ kathaṃ prabho || 132 ||
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idānīṃ balinā vyāptaṃ trailokyaṃ sacarācaram |
pañcamo yo'vatāraste na jāne kiṃ kariṣyati |
valinigrahakālo'yaṃ taddarśaya janārdana || 133 ||
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sārasvata uvāca |
tadetatsakalaṃ śrutvā babhāṣe vāmano munim || 134 ||
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vāmana uvāca |
śṛṇu nārada yadvṛttaṃ hiṇyakaśipau hate |
daityarājaḥ kṛto rājā prahlādo'tīva vaiṣṇavaḥ || 135 ||
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tena rājyaṃ dharāpṛṣṭhe kṛtaṃ saṃvatsarānbahūn |
tasyāpi kurvato rājyaṃ vigraho hi suraiḥ samam || 136 ||
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no paśyāmyapi daityānāṃ pūrvavairamanusmaran |
utpādya putrānsabahūnrājyaṃ cakre sa puṣkalam || 137 ||
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virocanādbalirjāto bāla eva yadā'bhavat |
ekānte sa hariṃ jñātvā tadā yogena kenacit || 138 ||
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muktvā rājyaṃ priyānputrāngato'sau girisānuṣu |
kalpāntasthāyinaṃ dehaṃ tasya cakre janārddanaḥ || 139 ||
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daityānāṃ dānavānāṃ ca bahūnāṃ rājyakāraṇe |
vivādotīva saṃjātaḥ ko no rājā bhavediti || 140 ||
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nārada uvāca |
hiṇyākṣasya ye putrāḥ pautrāśca balavattarāḥ |
virocanaprabhṛtayaḥ santi ye balavattarāḥ || 141 ||
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vṛṣaparvāpi balavānrājyārthe samupasthitaḥ |
indravitteśavaruṇā vāyuḥ sūryonalo yamaḥ || 142 ||
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daityena sadṛśā na syurbalarūpakṣamādibhiḥ |
audāryādiguṇaiḥ kṛtvā santatyā cāsurādhikaḥ || 143 ||
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śukreṇā cāryamāṇāste yuddhyaṃte ca parasparam |
amṛtāharaṇe dauṣṭyaṃ yadā daityāḥ smaranti tat || 144 ||
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pītāvaśeṣamamṛtaṃ kasmādyacchaṃti devatāḥ |
nāsmākamiti saṃnahya yudhyante ca parasparam || 145 ||
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kadācidapi no yuddhaṃ viśrāṃtimupagacchati |
ekakāryodyatā yasmādbahavo daityadānavāḥ || 146 ||
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pītvā'mṛtaṃ surā jātā amarāste jayanti ca |
devadānavadaityānāṃ gandharvoragarakṣasām |
viṣṇurbalādhiko yuddhe tadetatkāraṇaṃ vada || 147 ||
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vāmana uvāca |
anādinidhanaḥ karttā pātā harttā janārdanaḥ |
eko'yaṃ sa śivo devaḥ sa cāyaṃ brahmasaṃjñitaḥ |
ekasya tu yadā kāryaṃ jāyate bhuvane nṛpa || 148 ||
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tasya dehaṃ samāśritya mṛtyukāryaṃ kurvaṃti te |
brahmāṃḍaṃ sakalaṃ viṣṇoḥ karadaṃ varado yataḥ |
tasmādbalādhiko viṣṇurna tathānyo'sti kaścana || 149 ||
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pālanāyodyato viṣṇuḥ kimanyaiścarmacakṣubhiḥ |
indrādyāśca surāḥ sarve viṣṇorvyāpārakāriṇaḥ || 150 ||
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sṛṣṭiṃ kṛtvā tato brahmā kailāse saṃsthito haraḥ |
na śakyate surairviṣṇurbhrāmyante bhuvanatraye || 151 ||
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jagatyasminyadā kaścidvaiparītyena vartate |
tasyocchedaṃ samāgatya karotyeva janārdanaḥ || 152 ||
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tvamejaya mahābāho na mano nāradā'dayam |
sarvapāpaharāṃ divyāṃ tāṃ kathāṃ kathayāmyaham || 153 ||
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purā vivadatāṃ teṣāṃ daityānāṃ rājyahetave |
prahlādena samāgatya vyavasthā vihitā svayam || 154 ||
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sarvalakṣaṇasaṃ panno dīrghāyurbalavattaraḥ |
yajñaśīlaḥ sadānaṃdo bahuputrotidurjayaḥ || 155 ||
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na yudhyate suraiḥ sākaṃ viṣṇuṃ yo vetti durjayam |
saṃgrāme maraṇaṃ nāsti yasya yaḥ sarvadakṣiṇaḥ || 156 ||
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ātmano vacanaṃ vyarthaṃ na karoti kathaṃcana |
sarveṣāṃ putrapautrāṇāṃ madhye yo rājate śriyā || 157 ||
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abhiṣiktastu śukreṇa sa vo rājā bhavediti |
gurupramāṇamityuktvā yayau yatrāgataḥ punaḥ || 158 ||
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tathā ca kṛtavaṃtaste sahitā daityadānavāḥ |
virocanaprabhṛtayaḥ putrāḥ pautrāḥ svayaṃgatāḥ || 159 ||
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pratyekaṃ vīkṣitāḥ sarve guruṇā jñānapūrvakam |
prahlādena guṇāḥ proktā na te saṃti virocane || 160 ||
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anyeṣāmapi daityānāṃ vṛṣaparvāpi nedṛśaḥ |
yathā nirīkṣitāḥ putrā baliprabhṛtayo mune |
sarvānsaṃvīkṣya śukreṇa balau dṛṣṭā guṇāstathā || 161 ||
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balidehe'dhikāndṛṣṭvā daityebhyo viniveditāḥ |
balirguṇādhiko daityāḥ kathaṃ kāryaṃ bhavenmayā || 162 ||
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kenāpi daivayogena baliriṃdro bhaviṣyati |
yādṛśastu pitā loke tādṛśastu suto bhavet || 163 ||
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pautraśca niścitaṃ tādṛgbhavatīti na cetsutaḥ |
prahlādastu mahāyogī vaiṣṇavo viṣṇuvallabhaḥ || 164 ||
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tasmādvirocane keciddhiraṇyakaśiporguṇāḥ |
jyeṣṭho virocano rājye yadi cetkriyate'surāḥ |
narasiṃhaḥ samāgatya niścitaṃ mārayiṣyati || 165 ||
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muktaṃ virocanenāpi rājyaṃ maraṇabhīruṇā |
prahlādasya guṇāḥ sarve balidehe vyavasthitāḥ || 166 ||
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evaṃ te samayaṃ kṛtvā baliṃ rājye'bhyaṣiṃcaya n |
yaḥ prahlādaḥ sa vai viṣṇuryo viṣṇuḥ sa baliḥ svayam || 167 ||
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ato mitrīkṛto devairvigrahaistu vivarjitaḥ |
ekībhāvaṃ kṛtaṃ sarvaṃ balirājye surāsuraiḥ || 168 ||
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tasyāpi bhāṣitaṃ śrutvā deveṃdro mama maṃdire |
samāgatā vālakhilyāḥ śaptohaṃ vāmanaḥ kṛtaḥ || 169 ||
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prasādya te mayā proktāḥ śāpamuktipradā mama |
bhaviṣyatīti tairuktaṃ balinigrahaṇādanu || 170 ||
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tavāpi kautukaṃ yuddhe baliryajñaṃ karoti ca |
devānāṃ nigraho nāsti sarve yajñe samāgatāḥ || 171 ||
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sa māṃ yajati yajñena vadhaṃ tasya karotu kaḥ |
ahaṃ ca vāmano jāto nāradaḥ kautukānvitaḥ || 172 ||
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viparītamidaṃ sarvaṃ varttate mama cetasi |
tathā'pi kramayogena sarvaṃ bhavyaṃ karomyaham || 173 ||
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nārada uvāca |
prasādaṃ kuru deveśa yuddhārthaṃ kautukaṃ mama |
ekena brāhmaṇenājau hanyaṃte kṣatriyā yadā |
pitrā proktaṃ ca me pūrvaṃ tadā yuddhaṃ bhaviṣyati || 174 ||
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brāhmaṇosi bhavāñjātaḥ kadā yuddhaṃ kariṣyasi |
vihasya vāmano brūte satyaṃ tava bhaviṣyati || 175 ||
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jamadagnisuto bhūtvā guruṃ kṛtvā maheśvaram |
kārttavīryaṃ vadhiṣyāmi bahubhiḥ kṣatriyaiḥ saha || 176 ||
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samaṃtapaṃcake paṃca kariṣye rudhirahradān |
tatrāhaṃ tarpayiṣyāmi pitṝnatha pitāmahān || 177 ||
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puṇyakṣetraṃ kariṣyāmi bhavāṃstatrāgamiṣya ti |
paraṃ ca kautukaṃ yuddhe bhaviṣyati tava priyam || 178 ||
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brāhmaṇebhyo grahīṣyaṃti yadā kuṃ kṣatriyāḥ punaḥ |
tadaiva tānhaniṣyāmi punardā syāmi medinīm || 179 ||
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trisaptavāraṃ dāsyāmi jitvā jitvā vasuṃdharām |
śastranyāsaṃ kariṣyāmi nirviṇṇo yuddhakarmaṇi |
vihariṣyāmi ramyeṣu vaneṣu girisānuṣu || 180 ||
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laṃkāyāṃ rāvaṇo rājyaṃ kariṣyati mahābalaḥ |
trailokyakaṃṭakaṃ nāma yadāsau dhārayiṣyati || 181 ||
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tadā dāśarathī rāmaḥ kausalyānaṃdavarddhanaḥ |
bhaviṣye bhrātṛbhiḥ sārddhaṃ gamiṣye yajñamaṃḍape || 182 ||
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tāḍakāṃ tāḍayitvāhaṃ subāhuṃ yajñamaṃdire |
nītvā yajñādgamiṣyāmi sītāyāstu svayaṃvare || 183 ||
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pariṇeṣyābhi tāṃ sītāṃ bhaṃktvā māheśvaraṃ dhanuḥ |
tyaktvā rājyaṃ gamiṣyāmi vane varṣāṃścaturdaśa || 184 ||
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sītāharaṇajaṃ duḥkhaṃ prathamaṃ me bhaviṣyati |
nāsākarṇavihīnāṃ tāṃ kariṣye rākṣasīṃ vane || 185 ||
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caturddaśasahasrāṇi triśiraḥkharadūṣaṇān |
dhatvā haniṣye mārīcaṃ rākṣasaṃ mṛgarūpiṇam || 186 ||
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hṛtadāro gamiṣyāmi dagdhvā gṛdhraṃ jaṭāyuṣam |
sugrīveṇa samaṃ maitrīṃ kṛtvā hatvā'tha vālinam || 187 ||
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samudraṃ baṃdhayiṣyāmi nalapramukhavānaraiḥ |
laṃkāṃ saṃveṣṭayiṣyāmi mārayiṣyāmi rākṣasān || 188 ||
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kumbhakarṇaṃ nihatyājau meghanādaṃ tato raṇe |
nihatya rāvaṇaṃ rakṣaḥ paśyatāṃ sarvarakṣasām || 189 ||
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vibhīṣaṇāya dāsyāmi laṃkāṃ devavinirmitām |
ayodhyāṃ punarāgatya kṛtvā rājyamakaṃṭakam || 190 ||
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kāladurvāsasościtracaritreṇāmarāvatīm |
yāsyehaṃ bhrātṛbhiḥ sārddhaṃ rājyaṃ putre nivedya ca || 191 ||
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dvāpare samanuprāpte kṣatriyairbahubhirmahī |
bhārākrāṃtā na śaknoti pātālaṃ gaṃtumudyatā || 192 ||
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mathurāyāṃ tadā karttā kaṃso rājyaṃ mahāsuraḥ |
śiśupālajarāsaṃdhau kālanemirmahāsuraḥ || 193 ||
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pauṃḍrako vāsudevaśca bāṇo rājā mahāsuraḥ |
gajavājituraṃgāḍhyā vadhyaṃte me tadā mune || 194 ||
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kalau svalpodakā meghā alpadugdhāśca dhenavaḥ |
dugdhe ghṛtaṃ na caivāsti nāsti satyaṃ janeṣu ca || 195 ||
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corairupahatā lokā vyādhibhiḥ paripīḍitāḥ |
trātāraṃ nābhi gacchaṃti yuddhāvasthāṃ gatā api || 196 ||
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kṣudrāḥ paścimavāhinyo nadyaḥ śuṣyaṃti kārttike |
ekādaśīvrataṃ nāsti kṛṣṇā yā ca caturddaśī || 197 ||
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na jānāti janaḥ kaścidvikrāṃtamapi sve gṛhe |
daridropahataṃ sarvaṃ saṃdhyāsnānavivarjitam |
bhaviṣyati kalau sarvaṃ na tatpūrvayugatraye || 198 ||
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pitaraṃ mātaraṃ putrastyaktvā bhāryāṃ niṣevate |
na guruḥ svajanaḥ kaścitko'pi kaṃ nānusevate || 199 ||
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yathāyathā kalirvyāptiṃ karoti dharaṇītale |
tathātathā janaḥ sarva ekākāro bhaviṣyati || 200 ||
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mlecchairupahataṃ sarvaṃ saṃdhyāsnānavivarjitam |
kalkirityabhivikhyāto bhaviṣye brāhmaṇo hyaham || 201 ||
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mlecchānāṃ chedanaṃ kṛtvā yājñavalyapurohitaḥ |
bahusvarṇena yajñena yakṣye niṣkṛtikāraṇāt || 202 ||
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bhaviṣyaṃtyavatārā me yuddhaṃ teṣu bhaviṣyati |
idānīṃ balinā yuddhaṃ kariṣyaṃti na devatāḥ || 203 ||
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sa māṃ yajati daityendro na me vadhyo balirbhavet |
sarvasvadānaniyamaṃ karoti sa mahādhvare || 204 ||
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sārasvata uvāca |
ityuktvā nāradaṃ devo visṛjya tamathābhyagāt |
draṣṭuṃ balikṛtaṃ yajñaṃ devakāryaprasiddhaye || 205 ||
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vāmano nagaraṃ gatvā vīkṣamāṇo gṛhādgṛham |
brāhmaṇānāṃ gṛhaṃ gatvā bhojanaṃ sa tu yācate || 206 ||
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nityaṃ snānaparo vipro vedādhyayanatatparaḥ |
vāmano labhate bhikṣāṃ bhojanaṃ dvijamaṃdire || 207 ||
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catuṣpatheṣu ramyeṣu devatāyataneṣu ca |
āste parivṛto lokaiścālayanvipulāṃ kaṭim || 208 ||
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śiro vidhūnate sthūlaṃ sthūlaskandho mahāhanuḥ |
nṛtyate tālamānena gāyatyatimanoharam || 209 ||
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vedānadhīte caturo vāmano dvijasaṃsadi |
daityānāṃ tanayāḥ sarve brāhmaṇānāṃ tathaiva ca || 210 ||
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vāmanaṃ paryupāsaṃte divārātraṃ manoramam |
atha taiḥ sakalairnīto vāmano yajñamaṃḍape || 211 ||
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niścitaṃ maṭhikāsthānaṃ yācitavyo balistvayā |
tadāsmākaṃ mahacchreyo deśasya nagarasya ca || 212 ||
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vijñapto vāmanaḥ sarvairdaityadvijakumārakaiḥ |
vāmana vastavyaṃ daityeṃdranagare sadā || 213 ||
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sārasvata uvāca |
praviveśa tathetyuktvā vāmano yajñamaṃḍape |
tataḥ kolāhalo jāto dvāḥsthairdvāri kṛto mahān || 214 ||
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brāhmaṇairbahubhiḥ sārddhaṃ vedānuccārayansthitaḥ |
tato vedadhvanirjāto mahānvai yajñamaṃḍapre || 215 ||
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praviṣṭau prathamaṃ daityau daityāya viniveditaḥ |
draṣṭuṃ samāgato deva brāhmaṇo vāmano'dhvare || 216 ||
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bhavaṃtaṃ kautukāttāvaddvāradeśe samāviśat |
eka eva yathāyāti vāmanastava sannidhau || 217 ||
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nirīho vāmano deva yāvattatraiva kiṃcana |
vedānāṃ tu dhvaniṃ kṛtvā caturṇāmekavaktrataḥ || 218 ||
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balirhṛṣṭo'bravīdvākyaṃ dvāḥsthamenaṃ praveśaya |
pūjayiṣyāmi vipredraṃ dāsye cāsya yadīpsitam || 219 ||
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smarāmi smṛtivākyāni yāni prāha gururmama |
kiṃcidvedamayaṃ pātraṃ kiṃcitpātraṃ tapomayam || 220 ||
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āgamiṣyati yatpātraṃ tatpātraṃ tārayiṣyati |
yajñe pravarttamāne tu dātavyā dakṣiṇā mayā || 221 ||
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vāmano na vicāryastu satyamastu vaco mama |
iti śrutvā guruḥ śukro vārayāmāsa taṃ balim || 222 ||
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śukra uvāca |
dvāri pūjyā dvijāḥ saveṃ dīnāṃdha kṛpaṇādayaḥ |
badhirā vāmanāḥ kubjā rogiṇo ye tu niṣṭhurāḥ || 223 ||
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suvarṇarajatairvastrairvāmano dvāri pūjyatām |
caturṇāṃ tu vṛthā janma vṛthā dānāni ṣoḍaśa || 224 ||
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aputrāṇāṃ vṛthā janma ye ca dharmabahiṣkṛtāḥ |
parapākaṃ ca yeśnaṃti paradāraratāśca ye || 225 ||
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anyāyenārjitaṃ vittaṃ na deyaṃ śreya icchatā |
vyarthamabrāhmaṇe dānamārūḍhapatite tathā || 226 ||
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saṃdhyāhīne dvije naṣṭe patite taskare tathā |
guroścāprītijanake pitṛmātṛparāṅmukhe || 227 ||
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brahmabandhau ca yaddataṃ yaddattaṃ vṛṣalīpatau |
vedavikrayake caiva kṛtaghne grāmayājake || 228 ||
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strīnirjite ca yaddattaṃ vyālagrāhe tathaiva ca |
parivāreṣu yaddattaṃ vṛthā dānāni ṣoḍaśa || 229 ||
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sārasvata uvāca |
atrāṃtare balirbrūte naivaṃ vācyaṃ tvayā guro |
vedānadhīte yaḥ kaścitsa me viṣṇuḥ samāgataḥ || 230 ||
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na vilaṃbastu karttavyaḥ śrotriye gṛhamāgate |
abhyutthānena vacasā pādaprakṣālanena ca || 231 ||
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yathā śaktyā pradātavyaṃ bhojanaṃ gṛhamedhinā |
apūjito yadā yāti vāmano maṃḍapādbahiḥ || 232 ||
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tadāyaṃ vyarthatāṃ yāti yajñaḥ sarvasvadakṣiṇaḥ |
atrāṃtare samānīto vāmano balisaṃnidhau || 233 ||
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āyāṃtaṃ dadṛśe daityo vāmanaṃ viṣṇurūpiṇam |
jājvalyamānaṃ vapuṣā piṃgalaṃ sūryasaṃnibham || 234 ||
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utthāyābhimukhaḥ prāyānnamaskṛtyāgrataḥ sthitaḥ |
dhanyo'haṃ yasya me yajñe prāpto viṣṇusamo dvijaḥ || 235 ||
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vedimadhye samānīto dadau tasyāsanaṃ baliḥ |
pādyamācamanīyaṃ ca dattvārghyaṃ viṣṭaraṃ baliḥ |
śrīkhaṃḍagaṃdhapuṣpādyaiḥ pūjayitvāgrataḥ sthitaḥ || 236 ||
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madhuparkaṃ ca gāṃ tasmai satvaraṃ sa nivedya ca |
āghrāte madhuparke ca vāmanena tataḥ param || 237 ||
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svāgataṃ balinā proktaṃ svastītyuktaṃ dvijanmanā |
ahamarthī samāyāto dīyatāṃ vada kiṃ vibho || 238 ||
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medinīṃ dehi me daitya kiyanmātrāṃ dvijottama |
vāsārthaṃ mama daityendra dīyatāṃ me krama trayam || 239 ||
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vidhāya maṭhikāṃ divyāṃ śiṣyānadhyāpayāmyaham |
dattaṃ kramatrayaṃ tubhyaṃ gṛhītaṃ vāmano'bravīt || 240 ||
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mā dehītyavadacchukro viṣṇureva sanātanaḥ |
hṛṣṭo brūte baliḥ śukraṃ pātraṃ syātkimataḥ param || 241 ||
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savyaṃ kṛtvā balirdarbhānsākṣatāndakṣiṇe kare |
prayogaṃ na guruścakre na muṃcati jalaṃ kare || 242 ||
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vismitā ṛṣayaḥ sarve hotāro ye sabhāsadaḥ |
brāhmaṇā baṭavo daityā bhāryāputrāśca bāṃdhavāḥ || 243 ||
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dattaṃ gṛhītamityukte kasmāttoyaṃ na muñcati |
vāmanāya kare toyaṃ vivekāya pradīyate || 244 ||
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yaddānaṃ vacasā dattaṃ karmaṇā nopapādyate |
vidhāya narake pūye yajamānaṃ na niṣkṛtiḥ || 245 ||
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uśanā prāha daityendra vāmano harirityayam |
kenāpi daivayogena tvāṃ draṣṭuṃ samupāgataḥ || 246 ||
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apriyaṃ vā priyaṃ vāpi na jāne kiṃ kariṣyati |
babhāṣe bhārgavaṃ yaṣṭā śrūyatāṃ vacanaṃ guro || 247 ||
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procyate dānakāleṣu yajamānairdvijairapi |
ahamindro dvijo viṣṇurdravyamādityadevatā |
tatkathaṃ na mayā deyaṃ viṣṇave prīyatāmiti || 248 ||
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ityuktvā sa dadau toyaṃ vāmanāya kare baliḥ |
tataḥ kimidamityuktvā saṃsthito maṇḍapādbahiḥ || 249 ||
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madhye'pi vāmano vipro balimātro vabhūva saḥ |
dattahasto'surendreṇa grahītuṃ tu padatrayam || 250 ||
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yajamānadvijau haṣṭau dṛṣṭau yajñe surādibhiḥ |
vavṛdhe vāmanotīva kṛtvā rūpaṃ caturbhujam || 251 ||
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nārado'pi samāyāto babhāṣe ki kṛtaṃ bale |
śiṣyābhyāṃ sahito hṛṣṭo narīnarti puraḥ sthitaḥ || 252 ||
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gṛhāṇa dakṣiṇāṃ deva sabhāryo bhāṣate baliḥ |
adya kiṃ na mayā prāptaṃ yadgṛhṇāti janārddanaḥ || 253 ||
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sārddhakramakṣayaṃ kṛtvā dharaṇīṃ yācate trayam |
yadasti tena kartavyaḥ santoṣo madhusūdana || 254 ||
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varddhamānaṃ hariṃ dṛṣṭvā brāhmaṇā ṛṣayaḥ surāḥ |
tuṣṭuvurgagane yāṃtaṃ bhagavaṃtaṃ janārddanam || 255 ||
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devarṣaya ūcuḥ |
jaya deva jayānanta jaya viṣṇo jayā'cyuta |
jaya matsya namastubhyaṃ jaya kūrma dharādhara || 256 ||
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varāhāya namastubhyaṃ narasiṃha namonamaḥ |
jāmadagnya namastubhyaṃ jaya rāma salakṣmaṇa || 257 ||
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jaya kṛṣṇa jagannātha jaya devakinandana |
namāmi buddhaṃ kṛṣṇaṃ ca kalkinaṃ praṇamāmyaham || 258 ||
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sārasvata uvāca |
narīnarti tathā stauti nārado gaganaṃ gataḥ |
yoginaḥ sanakādyā ye stuvaṃti ca janārdanam || 259 ||
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antarikṣe gate kṛṣṇe varddhamāne baleḥ puraḥ |
ūrdhvavaktrāḥ sthitāḥ sarve nirī kṣante divākaram || 260 ||
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dṛṣṭacchatrākṛtistāvatpaścādūrdhvaṃ gato hariḥ |
cūḍāmaṇirivābhāti bhāskaro harimastake || 261 ||
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daityairnirīkṣitaḥ samyaglalāṭe tilakāyate |
hariḥ saṃvarddhate yāvatkarṇe'sau kuṇḍalāyate || 262 ||
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varddhamānasya ca harerhṛdaye kaustubhāyate |
iṃdrādyā devatā rudrā vasavo gagane sthitāḥ || 263 ||
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ūrdhvaṃ punaryatra harirna tatra gaganaṃ matam |
vanamālā tadā kaṇṭhe vāsavena niveśitā || 264 ||
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pṛthivī kampate sarvā divisthaṃ sūryamaṇḍalam |
kiṃ bhaviṣyati daityāste bhītāḥ paśyaṃti bhāskaram || 265 ||
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nābhau padmāyate sūryaḥ kaṭau ca raśanāyate |
evaṃ saṃvarddhito viṣṇurjagṛhe ca padadvayam || 266 ||
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sthānaṃ nāsti tṛtīyasya brahmāṃḍaṃ sakalaṃ kṛtam |
ahardaṇḍo jagatsraṣṭā brahmadaṃḍāyate tadā || 267 ||
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devadānava gaṃdharvamanuṣyoragapannagaiḥ |
pūjyate caraṇo viṣṇoḥ stūyate cānumīyate || 268 ||
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dharmātmā yatadaṇḍo hi gaṃdharvairgīyate muhuḥ |
jyotiścakrākṣadaṃḍaḥ kiṃ hariṇā nirmitaḥ svayam || 269 ||
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jitvedaṃ bhuvanaṃ gaṃgā dhvajadaṃḍo'maraiḥ kṛtaḥ |
trivikramāṃghridaṇḍo'yaṃ kīrtidaṃḍāyate dhruvam || 270 ||
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vegenākṣipya hariṇā nīto brahmāṃḍamastake |
pādastanmastakaṃ bhittvā bahiryāsyati vegataḥ || 271 ||
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tāvadbrahmāṃḍavego'yaṃ virāḍiti hi saṃjñitaḥ |
sa sarva bījarūpo hi paramātmeti gadyate || 272 ||
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tenedaṃ sakalaṃ jātaṃ pādasyāgre vyavasthitam |
brahmāṃḍabhedanaṃ kṛtvā na gantavyaṃ bahistvayā || 273 ||
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tenaiva saha brahmāṃḍe paphāla caraṇo hareḥ |
brahmāṃḍaṃ jarjaraṃ jātaṃ pādasaṃkocanādapi || 274 ||
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bhinne tasminsamāyātaṃ brāhmaṃ toyaṃ jagattraye |
viṣṇupādodbhavā gaṃgā mastakānniḥsṛtā tadā || 275 ||
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trailokyaplāvinī devī yā rudreṇa svayaṃ dhṛtā |
svardhunī pūjyate svarge gaṃgeti gāṃ gatā satī || 276 ||
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pātāle sā yadā prāptā khyātā tripathagaiva sā |
yasyāḥ smaraṇamātreṇa sarvapāpakṣayo bhavet || 277 ||
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darśanādaśvamedhasya saṃpūrṇasya phalaṃ labhet |
snānamātreṇa naśyeta saptajanmakṛtaṃ tvagham || 278 ||
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snātvā saṃpūjayedyastu devau hariharau naraḥ |
indralokamatikramya viṣṇuloke mahīyate || 279 ||
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viṣṇupādodakaṃ pītvā jñātvā tattvāni saṃyamī |
upoṣya divasaṃ viṣṇormuktiṃ gacchati dehavān || 280 ||
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śuddhasvabhāvasattvasthā viraktā janmabhūmiṣu |
saṃsārabaṃdhanaṃ chittvā yāti te paramāṃ gatim || 281 ||
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iti śrīskāṃde mahāpurāṇa ekāśītisāhasryāṃ saṃhitāyāṃ saptame prabhāsakhaṇḍe dvitīye vastrāpathakṣetramāhātmye balinigrahavṛttāṃtavarṇanaṃnāmāṣṭādaśo'dhyāyaḥ || 18 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Chapter 18

Cover of edition (2007)

The Skanda-Purana
by G. V. Tagare (2007)

(23 Volumes) - Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.

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Cover of edition (2016)

Skanda Purana (Hindi Translation)
by S. N. Khandelwal (2016)

(Set of 10 Books) - Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office

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Cover of Bengali edition

Skanda Purana in Bengali
by Navabharat Publishers, Kolkata (0)

স্কন্ধ পুরাণম: - (Set of 7 Volumes)

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Cover of edition (0)

Skanda Purana in Kannada
by Vandana Book House, Bangalore (0)

ಶ್ರೀ ಸ್ಕಾಂದ ಮಹಾಪುರಣಂ: (Set of 25 Volumes)

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Cover of Gujarati edition

Skanda Mahapurana (Gujarati)
by Sahitya Sangam, Ahemdabad (2017)

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Cover of edition (2015)

Shri Skanda purana (Malayalam)
by M.P. Pillai kaniyanthara (2015)

(Condensed/Summary) - Devi Book Stall, Kodungallur

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