Vishnu-samhita [sanskrit]

22,492 words | ISBN-10: 8170302234 | ISBN-13: 9788170302230

The Sanskrit text of the Vishnu-samhita, an ancient text belonging to the Pancaratra tradition. Topics include details regarding Mandalas, Philosophy, especially allied with Samkhya, Yoga and discussions related to the powers and qualities of God. The Vishnusamhita also details a system called Bhagavatayoga, enforcing bodily and moral control in order to purify the mind. Alternative titles: Viṣṇusaṃhitā (विष्णुसंहिता), Viṣṇu-saṃhitā (विष्णु-संहिता), Visnusamhita, Visnu.

atha saptamaḥ paṭalaḥ ||
atha vakṣyāmi saṃkṣepānmudrāṇāṃ lakṣaṇaṃ param |
nyāsādiṣu prayujyante yatā mudrāḥ sugopitāḥ || 1 ||
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añjaliḥ prathamā mudrā kṣipraṃ devaprasādanī |
vandanī hṛdayāsaktā kiñcid dakṣiṇato natā || 2 ||
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ūrdhvāṅguṣṭho vāmamuṣṭirdakṣiṇo'ṅguṣṭhabandhanaḥ |
vāmasya tasya cāṅguṣṭho bhavatyūrdhvamukhaḥ sthitaḥ || 3 ||
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tisraḥ sādhāraṇā mudrā mūrtīnāmiha kirtitāḥ |
padmāsanagato mūrdhni kuryādañjalibandhanam || 4 ||
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mudrā brahmāñjalirnāma devasānnidhyakāriṇī |
anayā baddhayā caiva nityaṃ tuṣyanti devatāḥ || 5 ||
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tasmāt tu sarvadevānāṃ mudrāmenāṃ pradarśayet |
sammukhau prasṛtau kṛtvā kiñcidākuñcitāṅgulī || 6 ||
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aṅguṣṭhābhyāṃ likhedantarmuṃdraiṣā'vāhinī smṛtā |
kṛtvā natāṅgulī hastāvūrdhvaṅguṣṭhau tu cālayet || 7 ||
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sānnidyamudrikā jñeyā nyastavat sthāpanī bhavet |
ubhāvantargatāṅguṣṭhai muṣṭī kuryānnirodhinī || 8 ||
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saṃhatau tu karau kṛtvā madhye'ṅguṣṭhau nipīḍayet |
prasārya cāṅgulīḥ sarvā mudreyaṃ parameṣṭhinaḥ || 9 ||
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ekaikasya kramādanyā aṅgalīśca niyojayet |
puruṣādikrameṇaiva sarvamudrāḥ prakalpayet || 10 ||
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saptajanmakṛtaṃ pāpaṃ yacca pātakapañcakam |
mudrāpañcakavijñānānnaśyatyeva na saṃśayaḥ || 11 ||
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vāmahastena muṣṭiṃ tu kṛtvā'ṅguṣṭhaṃ samucchritam |
hṛdi saṃyojayedetāṃ gṛhītvetaramuṣṭinā || 12 ||
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yonimudrā tviyaṃ proktā vaiṣṇavī bhuktimuktidā |
darśayed devadevasya baddhvā padmāsanaṃ puraḥ || 13 ||
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dṛṣṭvaivaṃ darśitāṃ sadyaḥ praṇāmaṃ yānti devatāḥ |
yakṣavidyādharādyāśca bhramanti bhayamohitāḥ || 14 ||
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vāmahastamathottānaṃ kṛtvottānaṃ ca dakṣiṇam |
saṃśliṣya bhrāmayet paścād grathitvā cāṅgulīḥ kramāt || 15 ||
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koṭimudrā tviyaṃ proktā devadevasya ca priyā |
anāmāmadhyayormadhye niveśyāṅguṣṭhamāyatam || 16 ||
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dakṣiṇasya tu hastasya mudreyaṃ hṛdaye smṛtā |
nirvartya muṣṭimāhanyādaṅguṣṭhāgreṇa tarjanīm || 17 ||
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sthāpayet tu lalāṭānte mudreyaṃ śirasi smṛtā |
vartayitvā dṛḍhāṃ muṣṭiṃ kuryādaṅguṣṭhamūrdhvagam || 18 ||
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sthāpayet tāṃ śikhādeśe śikhāmudrā prakīrtitā |
sampraveśyāntaraṅguṣṭhau veṣṭayitvā samantataḥ || 19 ||
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saṃharet tatpradeśinyau mudreyaṃ kavace smṛtā |
agrahastaṃ parāvṛtya baddhvā nārācamuṣṭivat || 20 ||
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visṛjet tiryagāyamya mudrāstrasyeyamīritā |
bhrūmadhye sthāpayed baddhvā śikhāmudrāmadhomukhīm || 21 ||
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netramudreyamākhyātā ṣaḍetāstvaṅgamudrikāḥ |
ātmarakṣaṇametābhiḥ kartavyaṃ sādhakaiḥ sadā || 22 ||
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kṛtvā'ṅguṣṭhau samāvūrdhvaṃ badhvā hastau parasparam |
yogasampuṭamudreyaṃ dhyāne sarvatra yujyate || 23 ||
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tathaivācchidravat kṛtvā kuryānmūrdhanyadhomukhīm |
abhiṣeke prayoktavyā mudreyaṃ pāvanī parā || 24 ||
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maṇibandhasamau hastāvūrdhvaṃ śākhāḥ prasāritāḥ |
antaḥ praveśitāṅguṣṭhau padmamudrāsane smṛtā || 25 ||
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maṇibandhasamau hastau tiryak sambhrāmya cakravat |
paryāyeṇa prayoktavyā cakramudrā mahodayā || 26 ||
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muṣṭiṃ kṛtvā tu hastābhyāmaṅguṣṭhau vinatāvubhau |
yuktvā sambhrāmya nirmuktau gadākhyā vighnanāśinī || 27 ||
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nibadhya dakṣiṇāṅguṣṭhaṃ vāmahastasthamuṣṭigam |
kṛtvā cāṅguṣṭhatarjanyau saṃyukte prasṛte same || 28 ||
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tisrastu dakṣiṇasyānyā badhnīyurmuṣṭimūrdhvataḥ |
śaṅkhamudreyamuddiṣṭā dravyāṇāṃ sthāpane parā || 29 ||
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dhanuṣastu dhanurmuṣṭiḥ śaramuṣṭiḥ śarasya ca |
khaṅgasya kośaviśleṣo mudrā kheṭasya maṇḍalam || 30 ||
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ubhe kaniṣṭhike baddhvā pradeśinyāvubhe tathā |
hastāvubhau parāvṛttāvaṅguṣṭhau sahitāvadhaḥ || 31 ||
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madhyamānāmike yukte cālayet pakṣayugmavat |
baddhā garuḍamudreyaṃ vāhanādau balāvahā || 32 ||
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viralordhvāṅguliṃ hastaṃ kṛtvā'yāmena darśayet |
mudrānantasya vijñeyā śayanādau prayujyate || 33 ||
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kṛtvottānāvubhau hastau sampuṭāgrau prasāritau |
kurvīta prārthanāmudrāṃ sānnidhyādiṣu sarvadā || 34 ||
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śrīvatsakaustubhārthaḥ syāduraḥsparśo dvipārśvagaḥ |
ūrdhvamudrāṃ prayujyādāvuttānīkṛtya tāṃ punaḥ || 35 ||
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muñced vāmakaniṣṭhādikramānmūrticatuṣṭaye |
kiñcidākuñcitāgrāstu yojayitvā'ṅgulīḥ śanaiḥ || 36 ||
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tarjanyau madhyamāpṛṣṭhe yojayitvā vicakṣaṇaḥ |
aṅguṣṭhābhyāṃ likhedantaḥ śaktīnāṃ yonisaṃjñitā || 37 ||
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vāmahastena saṅgṛhya karaṃ tiryakprasāritam |
saṃhataṃ cālayedeṣā dhvajamudrā prakīrtitā || 38 ||
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madhyānāmāntare'ṅguṣṭho nirgato madhyamānatā |
dakṣiṇasya tu muṣṭau syānmudrā vaināyakī smṛtā || 39 ||
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ūrdhvāṅguṣṭho bhavenmuṣṭirliṅgamudrā śive smṛtā |
tarjayed vāmatarjanyā nāsāgrāsannayā jagat || 40 ||
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viṣvaksenasya sā mudrā jīrṇoddhārādiṣu smṛtā |
mānaso rūpasaṅkalpo mudrā mokṣārthināṃ smṛtā || 41 ||
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itareṣāṃ tu hastābhyāṃ prayogaḥ śasyate budhaiḥ |
nānyasandarśane mudrā nānimittaṃ ca bandhayet || 42 ||
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guhyametaddhi tantreṣu tasmād rahasi yojayet |
mudaṃ kurvanti devānāṃ rākṣasān drāvayanti ca || 43 ||
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ityevaṃ sarvamudrāṇāṃ mudrātvaṃ tāntrikā viduḥ |
paṭānte bandhayenmudrā nacāpi kathayed budhaḥ || 44 ||
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kathanājjāyate sraṃsastasmād gopyāḥ sadā budhaiḥ |
ānantyādakhilā mudrā vaktuṃ brahman na śakyate || 45 ||
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devatānāṃ bahutvācca mudroddeśo mayeritaḥ |
praṇāmaprārthanādyāstu mudrāḥ sarvadivaukasām || 46 ||
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acyutasyāpi pūjāyāmajñānāṃ kalpayedimāḥ |
alābhe sarvamudrāṇāmañjalirhidi mūrdhni vā || 47 ||
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sāmānyamudrā vijñeyā sarveṣāṃ ca divaukasām |
mantraśca praṇavo yojyaḥ siddhirevaṃ bhaviṣyati || 48 ||
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pūrvaṃ kṛtvā karanyāsaṃ mudrābandhaḥ śubho bhavet |
anyathā viphalāḥ sarvā bhaviṣyanti na saṃśayaḥ || 49 ||
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vṛthā'nyadarśane vā'pi prayuktā viphalāstathā |
kupyanti devatāścāsya siddhimāśu haranti ca || 50 ||
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guptaṃ mudrāgaṇaṃ yastu yathākālaṃ pradarśayet |
kāmāḥ sarve'sya sidhyanti prīyante cāsya devatāḥ || 51 ||
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sāmānyākhyā viśeṣākhyāstathāṅgākhyāśca kīrtitāḥ |
tathaiva parivārākhyā mudrā hyetāścaturvidhāḥ || 52 ||
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madhyamānāmike vidvānaṅguṣṭhābhyāṃ tu pīḍayet |
kaniṣṭhā tarjanīyojyā śrīvatsasya pradarśayet || 53 ||
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anāmā pṛṣṭhasaṃlagnā dakṣiṇasya kaniṣṭhikā |
kaniṣṭhayā tu saṅgṛhya tarjanyā'nāmikāṃ tathā || 54 ||
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gṛhītvā'nāmikāṃ madhyāmaṅguṣṭhaṃ cochritaṃ kuru |
tasminnaṅguṣṭhake śliṣṭā vāmahastasya tarjanī || 55 ||
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madhyame madhyamāṃ kṛtvā cāṅuṣṭhaṃ maṇibandhane |
kaustubhasya tviyaṃ mudrā darśanīyā ca sādhakaiḥ || 56 ||
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sammukhāvucchritau hastau vyomamadhye vimocayet |
tarjanyaṅguṣṭhakau śliṣya mālāmudrāṃ pradarśayet || 57 ||
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evaṃ caturvidhā mudrā gopyā yatnena sarvadā |
prayojyāśca yathākālaṃ sādhakaiḥ siddhikāṅkṣibhiḥ || 58 ||
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Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Vishnu-samhita Chapter 7

Cover of edition (1990)

Vishnu Samhita
by M M T Ganapati Sastri (1990)

विष्णु संहिता; Sanskrit Only; [Publisher: Sri Satguru Publications A Division of Indian Books Centre Delhi, India]

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