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.

athaikonaviṃśaḥ paṭalaḥ ||
atha vakṣyāmi saṃkṣepāt pratiṣṭhānantarakriyām |
pūrvavat sthaṇḍilānyaṣṭau homārthaṃ dikṣu kalpayet || 1 ||
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ullekhanādikaṃ kṛtvā pūrvoktavidhinā kramāt |
praṇīta vaiṣṇavaṃ vahniṃ juhuyurdikṣu dīkṣitāḥ || 2 ||
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indrakratumiti prācyāmagniṃdūtaṃ hutāśane |
noktasuparṇaṃ yāmyāyāṃ nairṛtyāṃ moṣuṇaḥ parā || 3 ||
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yaraṃkṣantīti vāruṇyāṃ vāyavāyāhi pāvane |
somaṃrājānamityevaṃ saumye śārve triyambakam || 4 ||
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pañca tārān puro'nūcya pratyekaṃ pūrvataḥ kramāt |
amībhirhuhuyurmantraiḥ pakvaṃ vidhivadṛtvijaḥ || 5 ||
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palāśakhadirāśvatthaplakṣanyagrodhabilvajāḥ |
audumbarāśca kāśmaryaḥ samidho'ṣyaśataṃ pṛthak || 6 ||
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tāvadājyānnalājādīn hutvā śeṣaṃ samāpayet |
samidādi yathālābhamindrādyastraiśca homayet || 7 ||
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indrādīn homayitvaivaṃ svamantrairaṣṭadikṣu ca |
sampātājyayutaistoyairghaṭasthairmantrasaṃskṛtaiḥ || 8 ||
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saṃsnāpya pīṭhikāsvetān gandhādyaiḥ pūjayet kramāt |
skandamaindyāṃ pratiṣṭhāpya ṣaṇmukhāyeti vidyayā || 9 ||
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śāstāramagnau bhāṃbījaṃ bhūtādhipataye namaḥ |
brāhmī māheśvarī caiva kaumārī vaiṣṇavī tathā || 10 ||
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vārāhyaindrī ca cāmuṇḍī yāmye vai sapta mātaraḥ |
vīrabhadragaṇeśābhyāṃ saha prākārapārśvataḥ || 11 ||
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vīrabhadraḥ svarāḥ sarve saptavargāstu mātaraḥ |
kūṭo gaṇapatiśceti kramājjñeyā ca mātṛkā || 12 ||
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praṇavena svamantrairvā nairṛtyāṃ tu divākaram |
ghaṣotkāyeti mantro vā hutāntastadvidhau bhavet || 13 ||
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paścād brahmā svaṣaṭkeṇa tathānyastatsadityapi |
tato bhūriti bījena varāho vāyugocare || 14 ||
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durgā hrīṅkārapūrveṇa sā nāmnottaratastathā |
saśrīdharahayāsyā vā vāgīśvaryādimātaraḥ || 15 ||
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vāgīśvarī kriyā kīrtirlakṣmīḥ sṛṣṭiśca pañcamī |
vidyā kāntiriti jñeyāḥ śaṅkhacakragadādharāḥ || 16 ||
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caturthaṣaṣṭhau bindvantau dvādaśo'tha trayodaśaḥ |
ādyaścaikādaśo jñeyo dvitīyaścaindragāḥ svarāḥ || 17 ||
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viṣvakseno'ditau sthāpyaḥ śaṅkhacakragadādharaḥ |
tarjayan vāmatarjanyā nāsāgrāsannayā jagat || 18 ||
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gandhapuṣpaiḥ samabhyarcya śiṣṭadravyaistu yājñikaiḥ |
devopayuktaṃ puṣpādi yat prāsādāntarasthitam || 19 ||
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tat sarvamasmai dattvā'nte vastrābhyāṃ pariveṣṭayet |
īśānaṃ ceśadigbhāge svamantraiḥ sthāpayet tataḥ || 20 ||
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kumudādyāśca pīṭheṣu pūrvādidhvajadevatāḥ |
prākārāttu bahiḥ sthāpyāḥ pūjyāśca balibhiḥ kramāt || 21 ||
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balipīṭhe balaścāgre sagaṇo bhūtanāyakaḥ |
sthāpayitvā'rcayitvā ca sarvān vijñāpayet tataḥ || 22 ||
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yāvadatra jagannātho bimbamāśritya tiṣṭhati |
tāvadatraiva rakṣārthaṃ yūyaṃ tiṣṭhata sarvadā || 23 ||
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antarmaṇḍaladaṇḍārdhadaṇḍe syādantahārakā |
madhyahārā dvidaṇḍā ca caturmaryādabhittikā || 24 ||
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saptadaṇḍāyatā kāryā maryādābhittikā tataḥ |
mukhāyāmastribhāgena pādenārdhena vā punaḥ || 25 ||
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balipīṭhasamutsedho garbhāgāraprateḥ samaḥ |
pūjāpīṭhasamo vā'pi ṣaḍūno vā prakīrttitaḥ || 26 ||
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utsedhaṃ daśadhā kṛtvā saptāṃśastasya vistaraḥ |
saptaviṃśatidhā kṛtvā samameva taducchrayam || 27 ||
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ekāṃśaṃ pādukaṃ vidyāt caturbhirjagatīṃ punaḥ |
tribhāgaṃ kumudaṃ caiva tathaikāṃśena paṭṭikām || 28 ||
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daśāṃśaṃ kaṇṭhamityāhuraṃśābhyāṃ kambunidravau |
tribhiḥ kapotamityāhurekāṃśenāgrapaṭṭikām || 29 ||
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dvyaṃśakaṃ padmamante syādetat pīṭhasya lakṣaṇam |
uttamādhamamadhyatvaṃ bimbayogāt prakalpayet || 30 ||
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uttamānāṃ tu bimbānāṃ varjite madhyamādhame |
varjitā pīṭhikāścāṣṭau madhyamādhamayostathā || 31 ||
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pīṭhikānāṃ viparyāse kulanāśo bhaved yataḥ |
svānāṃ svānāṃ viparyāso na kāryo'taḥ sukhārthibhiḥ || 32 ||
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utsedhanirgamau tulyau pādukasya prakīrttitau |
jagatīkumbhayoḥ sandhau tāvadantargataṃ bhavet || 33 ||
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bhāgaṃ kumbhottare kṛtvā bhāgārdhaṃ paṭṭikāṃ tataḥ |
bhāgamekaṃ tribhāgaikaṃ kuryād vai kaṇṭhapādukam || 34 ||
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bhāgārdhāntargataṃ kaṇṭhaṃ pādamātrā tu mekhalā |
vistārādaṣṭabhāgaikaṃ pādavistāra ucyate || 35 ||
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catvāro dvādaśaivaṃ vā kartavyāḥ kaṇṭhapādukāḥ |
kaṇṭhāgrapaṭṭikāṃ kuryād yathāvat kumbhapaṭṭikām || 36 ||
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bhāgaṃ bāhyagataṃ caiva valabhyardhaṃ tu bhaṅguram |
antarbhaṅguravad bhāgaṃ salilaṃ sarvato bhavet || 37 ||
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ūrdhvaṃ tu paṭṭikā jñeyā padmākṛtirathāntare |
tatpīṭhaṃ madhyataḥ kṛtvā maṇḍapaṃ lakṣaṇānvitam || 38 ||
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bījāṅkuradhvajārohabalimaṅgalapūrvakam |
utsavānnādyapuṇyāhasthānaśuddhyādisaṃyutam || 39 ||
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samantāt pīṭhavistāraṃ likhitvā bhadrakāṣṭakam |
kalaśān pūrayitvā'ṣṭau ghṛtairdhānyaistu vā'mbubhiḥ || 40 ||
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sarvaratnasamāyuktaṃ vastrayugmaistu veṣṭayet |
lohajaṃ mṛṇmayaṃ vā'nyaṃ pīṭhasyopari kalpayet || 41 ||
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bhūtanāthasya cārabhya bhūtānāṃ capradakṣiṇam |
gandhādinā'rcayitvā tu phalaiḥ puṣpaiśca sarvataḥ || 42 ||
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bhakṣyabhojyādisaṃyuktaṃ kalaśāṃścaiva pūrvavat |
vastraiḥ saṃveṣṭayet sarvān navaiḥ keśādivarjitaiḥ || 43 ||
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homārthaṃ tu dvijā grāhyā aṣṭau catvāra eva vā |
svayaṃ vaikaṃ prakurvīta pūrvoktavidhinā guruḥ || 44 ||
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vedādhyayanasaṃyuktaṃ tathā jāgaraṇaṃ niśi |
prāsādābhyantare devamārādhya vidhipūrvakam || 45 ||
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balidānaṃ yathāśakti sarvaṃ kṛtvā tu pūrvavat |
sarveṣāṃ mūrtipānāṃ tu homayenmūlavidyayā || 46 ||
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yathā svanāmamantreṇa samidājyahavīṃṣi ca |
lājāṃśaaca sarṣapāṃścaiva tathā saktūn yavāṃstilān || 47 ||
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dadhi kṣīraṃ tathā kṣaudraṃ puṣpāṇi tu phalāni ca |
sarvaṃ sājyaṃ tu hotavyaṃ sarvaśāntikaraṃ śubham || 48 ||
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aṣṭottarasahasraṃ vā śataṃ vā homayet pṛthak |
dadyāt pūrṇāhutiṃ cātra pratidravyaṃ vidhānataḥ || 49 ||
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śaṅkhatūryādisaṃyuktaṃ dikṣu bhūtabaliṃ haret |
onnamaḥ prācyebhyo bhūtebhyo viśvabhūtebhyaḥ |
namo'stu viśvarūpebhyo virūpebhyaśca vo namaḥ || 50 ||
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namo'stu dakṣiṇebhyaśca bhūtebhyaḥ śārṅgadhanvanaḥ |
namo hāhābhyo bhūtebhyaḥ sarvebhyo vo namonamaḥ || 51 ||
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onnamaḥ pāścāttyebhyo bhūtebhyo bhairavebhyo viṣṇupālakebhyo viyadgrahodaravartibhyo huṃ phaṭ oṃ gacchata ṭhaṭha |viṣṇugaṇānāmato balimupāharāmi bhadraṃ no dadata prīṇayata svāhā |
onnamo viṣṇubhūtebhya udīcyebhyaḥ sakalajantuhitakarebhyo viśvapālakebhyo vo namaḥ svāhā ||
susnātaḥ svastivācyātha brāhmaṇānāmanujñayā |
devasya mahatīṃ pūjāṃ kṛtvā bhaktyā samāhitaḥ || 52 ||
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vainateyaṃ ca sampūjya parivāraṃ ca śaktitaḥ |
bhūtanāthamathārādhya mūrtipān pūjayet kramāt || 53 ||
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apūpasaktubhirdhānāphalabhakṣyasamanvitaiḥ |
etatsarvaṃ kramāt kṛtvā brāhmaṇānāṃ ca tarpaṇam || 54 ||
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dakṣiṇā cātra dātavyā brāhmaṇebhyaḥ svaśaktitaḥ |
gandhapuṣpairathābhyarcya balipīṭhaṃ samāhitaḥ || 55 ||
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bhūtānāthaṃ pratiṣṭhāpya kumbhatoyena secayet |
itarān secayed dikṣu mūrttipānāṃ yathākramam || 56 ||
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ācāryo yajamānaśca balipīṭhaṃ pradakṣiṇam |
abhyarcya gandhapuṣpādyaiḥ praṇamed bhūtanāyakam || 57 ||
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pāyasaṃ kṛsaraṃ caiva gulānnaṃ ghṛtasaṃyutam |
dadhnā madhuphalairyuktaṃ pūjayed bhūtanāyakam || 58 ||
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ācāryo mūrtipālebhyo dakṣiṇāṃ dāpayet tataḥ |
pūrvavat snapanaṃ kuryād devadevasya śaktitaḥ || 59 ||
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snānaśeṣaistu kumbhasthairācāryo mūrttipaiḥ saha |
prokṣayet parivārāṃstān gandhādibhirathārcayet || 60 ||
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Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Vishnu-samhita Chapter 19

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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