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.

athāṣṭādaśaḥ paṭalaḥ ||
atha vakṣyāmi saṃkṣepāt pratiṣṭhāvidhimuttamam |
vāstuyāgaṃ purā kṛtvā muhūrtte sthāpanaṃ bhavet || 1 ||
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kṛtvā nāndīmukhaṃ śaktyā ṣaḍaṣṭau dvādaśāthavā |
bhojayed brāhmaṇān śāntān vaiṣṇavāṃstu viśeṣataḥ || 2 ||
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dadyādvastrāṅgulīyādi hiraṇyaṃ ca svaśaktitaḥ |
prāsādasya tu sarvasya mārjanaṃ kārayettataḥ || 3 ||
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tatācābhyantaraṃ darbhaiḥ saśalākaiḥ prayatnataḥ |
pañcagavyena gandhaiśca prokṣya mūlābhimantritaiḥ || 4 ||
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homārthaṃ vālukābhistu prāsādasya samantataḥ |
kārayeccaturaśrāṇi sthaṇḍilāni yathākramam || 5 ||
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dikṣu cāṣṭāsu kṛtvaivamaṣṭau ca kalaśān nyaset |
kusumodakasampūrṇān sapidhānān sapallavān || 6 ||
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saptasaptavibhāgena garbhāgāre vibhājite |
brahmadevamanuṣyāṇāṃ piśācānāṃ padāni tu || 7 ||
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madhyādārabhya yatnena kramād jñeyāni sarvataḥ |
brāhmaḥ pañcadaśāṃśaḥ syād devabhāgāstrayodaśa || 8 ||
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ekādaśa navāṃśaśca śiṣṭayoḥ pṛṣṭhabhāgataḥ |
gamanaṃ trividhaṃ proktaṃ pṛṣṭhasaumyesabhedataḥ || 9 ||
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kalpanīyaṃ yathānyāyaṃ dravyasaṃsthānayogataḥ |
sthitāsīnaśayānānāṃ sthānāni parikalpayet || 10 ||
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brahmāṃśe madhyamaṃ tyaktvā dvitīyaṃ cāpi pṛṣṭhataḥ |
sthitaikaberabimbasya tṛtīyaṃ sthānamiṣyate || 11 ||
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tribhakte dvāravistāratrisaptāṃśeṣu madhyame |
madhyārdhenottare sūtraṃ gamanārthaṃ prakalpayet || 12 ||
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paścimottarasaṃyoge karṇasūtraṃ prakalpya tu |
bimbāṅguliyavenaiśe gamayed dviyavena vā || 13 ||
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brahmabhāgaṃ parityajya sthānārcā sthāpyate yadi |
tanmaṇḍalādhipo rājā sthāpakaśca vinaśyati || 14 ||
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kriyā ca niṣphalaiva syāt tasmādyatnena māpayet |
kiñcinmānuṣamāśritya kuryādāsanakarma ca || 15 ||
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devamānuṣabhāgābhyāṃ kuryācca śayanaṃ budhaḥ |
arcanāpīṭhikā brāhme sthāpanā daivike yadā || 16 ||
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mānuṣe'sya parīvārāḥ paiśāce tvāyudhāni ca |
kṛtvā pādaśilāsthānaṃ vṛttaṃ vā caturaśrakam || 17 ||
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pādapīṭhasya cādhastāt tato brahmaśīlāṃ nyaset |
tvameva paramā śaktistvamevāsanadhārikā || 18 ||
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devājñayā tvayā devi sthātavyamiha sarvadā |
iti vijñāpya tāṃ pūrvaṃ gandhapuṣpaiḥ prapūjitām || 19 ||
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dhyātvorvī sthāpayedgartte mantreṇānena deśikaḥ |
sthitaṃ carācaraṃ yasyāṃ ratnānāṃ nidhiravyayaḥ || 20 ||
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sā tvaṃ brahmaśilārūpā tiṣṭhātra dharaṇi sthirā |
evaṃ saṃsthāpya tāṃ būyo gandhapuṣpaiḥ prapūjya ca || 21 ||
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ratnanyāsaṃ tataḥ kuryād vidhidṛṣṭena vartmanā |
garttāśca nimnāvaraṇāścatvāro vihitāḥ kramāt || 22 ||
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madhyāntamaṣṭadikṣvaṣṭau nyastavyāni yathākramam |
teṣu bījāni ratnāni dhātulohāyudhāni ca || 23 ||
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sarvadravyāṇi saṃyojya brahmasthāne tu vinyaset |
ye guṇāḥ prathitā viṣṇoraiśvaryāṣṭakasaṃjñayā || 24 ||
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tāni ratnāni diksthāni nyāsakāle vicintayet |
vāyuvyomāntarasthāni yeṣāṃ bījāni te guṇāḥ || 25 ||
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īśitvādikramāt samyak pūrvādyāśāsviha smṛtāḥ |
madhye tu praṇavo jñeyo guṇāṣṭakayutaḥ pumān || 26 ||
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śodhayet pañcagavyena garttamaṣṭākṣareṇa tu |
prokṣayet gandhatoyaiśca dvādaśākṣaravidyayā || 27 ||
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homakarma tataḥ kuryāt prāsādottarapārśvataḥ |
laukikaṃ cāgnimānīya śarāve'bhineva tataḥ || 28 ||
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vaiṣṇavīkaraṇaṃ kuryāt saṃskṛtaṃ vahnimānayet |
aṣṭākṣareṇa juhuyādājyāhutisahasrakam || 29 ||
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tataḥ samitsasraṃ ca dvādaśākṣaravidyayā |
hutvā'jyaṃ cātha gāyatryā ratnāni samupaspṛśet || 30 ||
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ājyāhutisaṃhasraṃ vā gāyattryaivātra homayet |
athavā'ṣṭaśataṃ mukhyaṃ madhyamaṃ cādhamaṃ bhavet || 31 ||
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tayā saṃspṛśya ratnāni gartteṣu viniveśayet |
na garttādadhikaṃ dravyaṃ na hīnaṃ ca prakalpayet || 32 ||
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kvaciddravyasamaṃ gartaṃ kārayet kuśalo guruḥ |
aṣṭākṣarasya varṇaistu vyastaireva yathākramam || 33 ||
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yavādīn dikṣu vinyasya madhye siddhārthakaṃ nyaset |
tato vajrādiratnāni padmarāgaṃ ca madhyataḥ || 34 ||
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manaḥ śilādidhātūṃśca pārataṃ taṃ tathā nyaset |
suvarṇādīni dikṣvaṣṭau madhye padmaṃ hiraṇmayam || 35 ||
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saṃspṛśed viṣṇugāyatrayā tato garttaṃ sadakṣiṇam |
bījādīnāmalābhe'pi tatsthāneṣu yathākramam || 36 ||
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śālimuktāharītālasuvarṇāni nyased budhaḥ |
puṇyāhaṃ vācayet pūrvaṃ vaiṣṇavaiḥ saha mantravit || 37 ||
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ratnanyāsaṃ tataḥ kṛtvā piṇḍikāṃ tatra vinyaset |
praṇīya vaiṣṇavaṃ vahnimaiśānyāṃ mūlavidyayā || 38 ||
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juhuyāt samidho brāhmīḥ sahasraṃ śatameva vā |
aṣṭottaramathājyena gāyattryā viṣṇusaṃjñayā || 39 ||
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mūrtiśaktibhiraṅgaiśca ghṛtameva yatākramam |
hutvā ca śaktito vidvān śāntitoyaṃ samāharet || 40 ||
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tataścāgniṃ samānīya vaiṣṇavairmantravittamaiḥ |
hotavyamaṣṭadikṣvevaṃ samidbhirmūlavidyayā || 41 ||
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palāśakhadirāśvatthaplakṣanyagrodhajāstathā |
kāśmaryo rohitāścaiva bilvodumbarajāḥ kramāt || 42 ||
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dvādaśāṅgulamānāstāḥ samidhastu prakīrtitāḥ |
kaniṣṭhikāpramāṇāśca pṛthagaṣṭasahasrikāḥ || 43 ||
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evaṃ kṛtvā diśāhomaṃ śāntivāri samāharet |
vaiṣṇave tāmrapātre tu sarvakumbhopasaṃbhṛtam || 44 ||
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śatavāraṃ tu mūlena mantrayitvā'tha deśikaḥ |
aṣṭākṣarasya varṇaistu pūrayitvā pradakṣiṇam || 45 ||
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praṇavena tu sampūjya gandhapuṣpairyathākramam |
karaguptaṃ tadādāya sapidhānaṃ savastrakam || 46 ||
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dhyātvā'tra paramaṃ viṣṇuṃ tejorūpamanāmayam |
karmārcāyāstato mūrdhni siñcedomityudāharan || 47 ||
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siktvā tu pratimāmūrdhni sarvatīrthamayaṃ jalam |
visṛjṭaya vāsasī pūrve vastrābhyāṃ chādayet punaḥ || 48 ||
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gandhapuṣpādibhiḥ samyag yathāvibhavamarcayet |
uttiṣṭheti samutthāpya śaṅkhadundubhiniḥsvanaiḥ || 49 ||
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pratimāmānayed vidvān prāsādasya pradakṣiṇam |
ato deveti sūktena mūrtipaiḥ sahito guruḥ || 50 ||
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dvāradeśeṃ ca dattvā'rghyaṃ muhūrte śobhane tataḥ |
praveśayet prayatnena prāsādaṃ deśikottamaḥ || 51 ||
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praveśyāntaryathā kiñcidadhaścorghvaṃ na saṃspṛśet |
pīṭhaṃ pradakṣiṇīkṛtya tataḥ sarveṇa vinyaset || 52 ||
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dhyāyeśca paramaṃ viṣṇuṃ niṣkalaṃ mantravittamaḥ |
sulagne sthāpayed dhyātvā sarvatattvamayaṃ sudhīḥ || 53 ||
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lokānugrahahetvarthaṃ sthirībhava sukhāya naḥ |
sānnidhyaṃ hi sadā deva pratyahaṃ parivardhaya || 54 ||
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mā bhūt prajāvirodho'smin yajamānaḥ samṛddhayatām |
sabhūpālaṃ tathā rāṣṭraṃ sarvopadravavarjitam || 55 ||
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kṣemeṇa vṛddhimatulāṃ sukhamakṣayamaśnutām |
ityuktvā'gre paṭheccāsya viśvataścakṣurityṛcam || 56 ||
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sajīvakaraṇaṃ kṛtvā pañcopaniṣadā kramāt |
śāntiṃ hutvā yatānyāyaṃ devaṃ tamabhiṣecayet || 57 ||
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dhyātvā tu niṣkalaṃ viṣṇuṃ sakalaṃ bhāvayettataḥ |
ākāśaṃ tasya mūrtiḥ syāt pṛthivī tasya pīṭhikā || 58 ||
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vigrahaṃ kalpayet tasya tejasaḥ paramāṇubhiḥ |
tejomayaṃ tato dhyātvā śaṅkhacakragadādharam || 59 ||
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mantranyāsaṃ tataḥ kuryāt sargasthityantabhedataḥ |
tejomayaṃ tato dhyātvā sakalaṃ sakaleśvaram || 60 ||
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nirudhya praṇavenātha vibhaktendriyavigraham |
sarvaśaktisamāyuktaṃ sarvāvayavasundaram || 61 ||
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pītāmbarakirīṭādiprojjvalaṃ projjvalāyudham |
arcayet sakalīkṛtya sāṅgaṃ sāvaraṇaṃ tataḥ || 62 ||
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darśayitvā'tha mudrāṃ ca praṇamed daṇḍavat kṣitau |
brahmādiparivārāṃstu svanāmnā'strāṇi vinyaset || 63 ||
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arcayitvā svamudrāśca darśayet pārṣadān pṛthak |
pūjayitvā tato devaṃ praṇamyāñjalimudrayā || 64 ||
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japedaṣṭaśataṃ mūlamanujñāpya tamīśvaram |
nirgamyābhimukho bhūtvā puṣpatoyādisaṃyutam || 65 ||
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dvāri caṇḍaṃ pracaṇḍaṃ ca devadauvārikāvubhau |
namontena svanāmnā tu sthāpayitvā baliṃ haret || 66 ||
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vainateyamanantaṃ ca gaṇeśaṃ dakṣiṇeśvaram |
lokapālāṃśca saṃsthāpya viṣvaksenaṃ ca pūjayet || 67 ||
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lepye'dhivāsya karmārcāṃ praveśya suramandiram |
iyaṃ sā deva te mūrtiromityuktvā'tra vinyaset || 68 ||
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jīvanyāsādi sarvaṃ tu kartavyamiha pūrvavat |
snānādīni tu karmāṇi karmārcāyāṃ prayojayet || 69 ||
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tattvanyāsādi sarvaṃ tu mūlārcāyāmiti sthitiḥ |
viṣṇupāriṣadān sarvān balipīṭhe prakalpya tu || 70 ||
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upaspṛśya kṛtanyāsaḥ pravisyāntargṛhaṃ sudhīḥ |
mūlamaṣṭaśataṃ japtvā devaṃ tamabhivādayet || 71 ||
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stotrairnānāvidhaiḥ stutvā mahāpuruṣapūrvaṃkaiḥ |
praṇāmamudrayā paścādaṣṭāṅgaṃ praṇipatya ca || 72 ||
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nṛttaṃ gītaṃ ca vādyaṃ ca vividhaṃ kārayet tataḥ |
tatrānivāritaṃ yatnādannādyaṃ cāpi kārayet || 73 ||
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ācāryaṃ pūjayet paścād dakṣiṇābhiḥ samūrtipam |
yāgopayogi yad dravyaṃ sarvaṃ cāsmai nivedayet || 74 ||
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vaiṣṇavān pūjayet paścād yathāvibhavavistaram |
lākṣā sarjarasaḥ śaṅkhaḥ sikatā kuruvindakaḥ || 75 ||
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puraṃ hiṅgulakaṃ boḷā phalakvāthena bandhanam |
vimalādyaṣṭakaṃ peṣyaṃ dravadravyamanugrahāḥ || 76 ||
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navaśaktimayo bandho lakṣmīmādhavayorbhavet |
evaṃ kṛtvā'ṣṭabandhaṃ tu ghṛtādyaiḥ pañcaśaktibhiḥ || 77 ||
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kāsyahṛdguhyapādeṣu kuryād dūrvābhirarpaṇam |
tataḥ sampūjya saṃhṛtya darbhairvastraiśca veṣṭayet || 78 ||
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tithihomastu kartavyastathā tithyadhipasya ca |
ṛkṣahomo vārahomastaddevatyaśca mantriṇā || 79 ||
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muhūrtadevatāhomo grahahomastathāparaḥ |
sampātaṃ yojayet tatra kalaśe tu punaḥ punaḥ || 80 ||
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gururmūttidharaiḥ sārdhaṃ sampūjya kalaśaṃ tataḥ |
gṛhītvā snāpayed devaṃ kṛtvā puṇyāhamaṅgalam || 81 ||
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vāditraśaṅkhanādaiśca jayaśabdaiśca saṃyutam |
vaiṣṇavaiśca tadā sūktairjayaśabdaiśca nādayet || 82 ||
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gandhapuṣpaiśca vasvaiśca dhūpadīpaiśca pūjayet |
caturvidhaṃ nivedyaṃ ca tato devāya kalpayet || 83 ||
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baliṃ ca vikired yatnād brāhmaṇaiḥ svasti vācayet |
evaṃ kṛte'tra tithyṛkṣavārarāśigrahodbhavāḥ || 84 ||
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naśyanti sakalā doṣāstasmāt kāryaṃ tu sarvathā |
yajamānaṃ tataḥ paścād viṣṇukumbhajalena tu || 85 ||
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snāpayitvā'rcanaṃ kuryādācāryaḥ svayameva ca |
tataḥ sa guruṇā sārdhaṃ patnyā putraistathā'nujaiḥ || 86 ||
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sitavastradharo bhaktyā devaṃ tamabhivādayet |
tridhā kṛtvā'tmano vittaṃ bhāgaṃ devāya kalpayet || 87 ||
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bhāgaṃ bhāryāsutādīnāṃ bhāgamācāryadakṣiṇām |
prītidānaṃ ca dātavyaṃ pūjopakaraṇāni ca || 88 ||
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yo dadāti tadā kiñcit sarvaṃ buhaphalaṃ bhavet |
dhūpadīpādi saṃsthāpya devāgāraṃ tu ghaṭṭayet || 89 ||
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noddhāṭayet tataḥ paścāt trīṇyahāni tu kaścana |
dakṣiṇānnādyahomaistu pūjā tatra vidhīyate || 90 ||
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mantrasya prīṇanaṃ kuryāt sthāpite puruṣottame |
ghṛtena payasā dadhnā śuddhatoyena vā sakṛt || 91 ||
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Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Vishnu-samhita Chapter 18

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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