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 viṃśaḥ paṭalaḥ ||
atha vakṣyāmi saṃkṣepādutsavasya vidhiṃ param |
sthāpito'pi vinā yena prasīdati na keśavaḥ || 1 ||
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abdamardhaṃ trimāsaṃ vā māsaṃ pakṣamasambhave |
navāhaṃ vā'pi saptāhaṃ pañcāhaṃ neṣyate param || 2 ||
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māghe vā mārgaśīrṣe vā caitre vaiśākha eva vā |
pauṣe vā phālgune kuryādutsavaṃ bahuvistaram || 3 ||
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pratyabdaṃ niyataṃ kuryācchaktyā sarvārthasādhanam |
puṇyāhenotsavārambhe dhvajasthāpanamācaret || 4 ||
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saptāhnikacatuṣkādau maṅgalaṅkuraropaṇam |
śravaṇāntaṃ tu saṃkalpya tīrthasnānāvasānikam || 5 ||
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kārayedutsavaṃ bhaktyā viṣṇorviṣṇuparāyaṇaḥ |
sthāpayedutsavārambhe dhvajaṃ garuḍalakṣaṇam || 6 ||
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dikṣu cāṣṭau yathānyāyaṃ patākādīn samujjvalān |
dhvajotthāne kṛte kiñcinna vighnairabhibhūyate || 7 ||
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kalaśena samaṃ kāryaṃ dhvajasyārohaṇaṃ tadā |
pūrvavanmaṇḍapaṃ kṛtvā vediṃ ca supariśritām || 8 ||
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agneśca jananaṃ kumbhamūrttipānāṃ ca kalpanam |
dhvajadaṇḍaḥ samaḥ kāryo dṛḍho vraṇavivarjitaḥ || 9 ||
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karmāntarāniyuktaśca na śuṣkaḥ patitaḥ svayam |
puṣyādiyoge saṅgrāhyaḥ sulagne śakunaiḥ śubhaiḥ || 10 ||
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brāhmaṇaiḥ svastivācyādau śuciḥ snātaḥ svalaṅkṛtaḥ |
tathāvidhairdvijairyukto jayaśabdādisaṃyutaḥ || 11 ||
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madhvājyāktakuṭhāreṇa pūrvottaramukho guruḥ |
chitvā vaṃśamupānīya kalaśaiḥ snāpayecchubhaiḥ || 12 ||
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mṛtkaṣāyauṣadhītīrthairgandhapuṣpaiśca pūjayet |
patākā ca śubhā kāryā sitā tadavalambinī || 13 ||
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syād devāgāraśikharatribhāgasamalambinī |
darbhairāveṣṭitā ghaṇṭā cāmarādarśasaṃyutā || 14 ||
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sammukhaṃ lekhayet tatra vinātākulanandanam |
ājānunābhikaṇṭhāgraṃ sitapītāruṇāsitam || 15 ||
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durnirīkṣaṃ surairdaityairjvālānvitavilocanam |
anantādyaṣṭanāgendradharaṃ nīlāgranāsikam || 16 ||
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sahasrādityasaṃkāśaṃ manasā'vāhya vinyaset |
pūjayed gandhapuṣpaiśca mantreṇānena mantravit || 17 ||
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tārādiḥ pakṣirājāya hutānto'ṣṭākṣarastu yaḥ |
sambuddhirūpa eva syādāvāhanavisargayoḥ || 18 ||
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candanasragbalidhyānaiḥ śayane'bhyarcya vāsayet |
homaṃ ca vidhivat kuryād vargādyaiḥ kādiśāntagaiḥ || 19 ||
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hutāntaiḥ praṇavādyaiśca tilān vrīhisamanvitān |
caturbhirakṣarairdikṣu cavargānantarairvinā || 20 ||
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aṣṭottarasahasraṃ tu vainateyapadānvitaiḥ |
ājyāktaṃ homayet sarvaṃ nivedyaṃ ca caturvidham || 21 ||
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baliṃ ca parito dadyād bhūtānāṃ dhvajavāsinām |
anekakoṭisaṃkhyānāṃ bhūtānāṃ cāpi pārṣadām || 22 ||
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prabhāte'bhyarcayitvaivaṃ brāhmaṇāṃścaiva tarpayet |
dhvajavāhanabhūto'sau viṣṇorviṣṇuparākramaḥ || 23 ||
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suparṇaḥ prīyatāṃ mahyaṃ vinatākulanandanaḥ |
ityuccārya tato gacched devatāyatanaṃ prati || 24 ||
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dhvajamādāya taiḥ sārdhaṃ devamūrttidharairdvijaiḥ |
vedatūryādinirghoṣaiḥ sulagne stāpayed dhvajam || 25 ||
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muktāgāruḍahemāni gartte vinyasya rohayet |
onnamo'ṣṭakulānāgabhūṣaṇāya nāgaśoṇitaliptāṅgāya saptapātālavāsijanavikṣobhaṇakarāya mahāśailasañcālanāyāruṇakanīyase puruṣottamavāhanāya vinatānandakarāya trailokyavikṣobhaṇāya devadānavagandharvoragamathanāyāmṛtamathanāya māturarthe nāgamohanāya hana hana vighnān nāśaya svāhā |
anena stitimantreṇa stutvā taṃ vihageśvaram || 26 ||
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sānnidhyaṃ kalpayet tasya pakṣirājasya sarvadā |
tataḥ prabhṛti tatsthānaṃ nopasarpanti rākṣasāḥ || 27 ||
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piśācā dandaśūkāśca tasmāt kāryodhvajocchrayaḥ |
snapanaṃ cātrakartavyaṃ prāsādasya tathaiva ca || 28 ||
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kalaśaṃ pūrayecchubhraṃ phalairnānāvidhaiḥ śubhaiḥ |
sarvadhānyaistathā śuklaiḥ kusumaiśca sugandhibhiḥ || 29 ||
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tattvānāṃ tu yathā nyāsastaduktaṃ prathamaṃ tava |
yajamāno'nugaiḥ sārdhaṃ dhvajamandirayoḥ punaḥ || 30 ||
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pradakṣiṇaṃ tridhā kṛtvā gacchedavabhṛthaṃ tataḥ |
śubhaṃ tīrthaṃ praviśyātra gaṅgāmāvāhayet punaḥ || 31 ||
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devi viṣṇupade śuddhe sarvapāpavyapohina |
nandinītyeva te nāma nalinī mālinīti ca || 32 ||
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dakṣāpatyā ca vihagī sarvabhūtapriyeti ca |
śaraṇaṃ tvāṃ prapanno'smi pāpānyamocaya mā ciram || 33 ||
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dhyātvā japannimaṃ mantraṃ vāri vikṣobhya pāṇinā |
majjed ye'nye'tra majjanti sarve tu syurakalmaṣāḥ || 34 ||
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mūlāṅgaistarpayet tatra munīn devān ṛṣīṃstathā |
pārṣadāṃśca bhavet tṛptisteṣāṃ dvādaśavārṣikī || 35 ||
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dīkṣānte ca pratiṣṭhānte kuryādavabhṛthaṃ tathā |
sarvatīrthasamaṃ puṇyaṃ bhavatyeva na saṃśayaḥ || 36 ||
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dhvajānanyāṃstathā sthāpya diśāpālāṅkacihnitān |
svamantraiḥ pūjayed dikṣu sarvebhyaśca baliṃ haret || 37 ||
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grāmavīthīśca sammṛjya prokṣya gandhodakaistataḥ |
samantād vikiret puṣpaiḥ śobhanaiśca sugandhibhiḥ || 38 ||
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grāmaparyantadeśe ca grāmāntaścatvareṣu ca |
caityārāmeṣu goṣṭheṣu devatāyataneṣu ca || 39 ||
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toraṇaiśca patākābhirmaṇḍalaiścopaśobhayet |
kadalīnālikerekṣupūgapuṣpaphaladrumaiḥ || 40 ||
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dīpaprāsādayantraiśca kuryācchobhāṃ samantataḥ |
savaneṣu baliṃ dadyād gandhapuṣpādisaṃyutam || 41 ||
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pūjayitvā yathānyāyamutsaveṣu viśeṣataḥ |
saṃsnāpya śuddhatoyaiśca payodadhyājyagandhakaiḥ || 42 ||
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gavyaiśca nālikerādbhirliptvā gandhaiḥ suyojitaiḥ |
hṛdyaiḥ sudhūpitaiścitraiḥ paridhāpya navaiṃśukaiḥ || 43 ||
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puṣpairmanoharaiḥ puṇyairvividhaiśca viśeṣataḥ |
mālāsragbhiḥ samantācca sandhūpyāyaḥ purādibhiḥ || 44 ||
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saratnahemabhūṣābhirbhaktyā dīpaiśca pūjayet |
svādubhiḥ sopadaṃśaiśca prabhūtairājyasaṃyutaiḥ || 45 ||
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caturvidhairdadhikṣīragulādyaiśca nivedyakaiḥ |
gītasaṅgītavāditrabahulaṃ bhaktaharṣaṇam || 46 ||
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vividhānnādyabhūyiṣṭhamutsavaṃ kārayet tataḥ |
kṛtvā nityabaliṃ dadyāt tatrotsavabaliṃ punaḥ || 47 ||
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viśeṣeṇa ca kartavyaṃ sarvamaṅgalasaṃyutam |
striyo dvijāśca hṛṣṭāśca bhaktāśca jayapāṭhakāḥ || 48 ||
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devasya parito gatvā mucyante'khilapātakaiḥ |
nṛttagītādibhiścātra viśālaṃ kuryurutsavam || 49 ||
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śanaiḥ pradakṣiṇaṃ gacched baliṃ dadyācca deśikaḥ |
yāvantyutsavaklṛptāni dinānyevaṃ samācaret || 50 ||
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gandhapuṣpākṣataiḥ sragbhiḥ phalaiśca vividhaiḥ śubhaiḥ |
kireyuḥ kautukaṃ bhaktāḥ kālacakramathāpi vā || 51 ||
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evaṃ tridhā paribhramya ṣaḍahāni yathāvidhi |
saptame'hvi tataḥ kuryāt puṣpayāgaṃ haripriyam || 52 ||
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pūrvedyurbhūśayo bhūtvā niyatātmā haviṣyabhuk |
upoṣya niśi devasya kuryāt kautukabandhanam || 53 ||
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karmārcāṃ tu samārādhya maṇḍape samalaṅkṛte |
prarohaghaṭikābhistu śarāvairdigvidiggataiḥ || 54 ||
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vaiṣṇavaiḥ kārayitvā tu ghṛtāropaṇamāditaḥ |
jayamaṅgalaghoṣaistu pradarśyādarśamaṅgalam || 55 ||
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jitaṃ ta iti badhnīyāt kautukaṃ dakṣiṇe kare |
ācāryasyāpi kartavyaṃ tadā kautukabandhanam || 56 ||
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cāmaraistālavṛntaiśca vījayenmaṅgalānvitam |
śayane sanniveśyārcāmanirvāṇapradīpakaiḥ || 57 ||
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rātriśeṣaṃ samāsīta sandhūpyāyaḥ purādibhiḥ |
prātaḥ snātvā'rcayitvā ca kṛtvā maṅgalavācanam || 58 ||
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grāmapradakṣiṇaṃ cātra piṣṭacūrṇāni kārayet |
ulūkhale nave śuddhe dūrvādibhiralaṃkṛte || 59 ||
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vaiṣṇavībhistu dāsībhirdvijairvā suśubhāni tu |
liptvā'jyena tu tāmarcāṃ mūlabimbamathāpi vā || 60 ||
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hemacūrṇādibhiḥ samyak parimṛjya samantataḥ |
haridramudgasammiśrairbhaktānāṃ mūrdhni vinyaset || 61 ||
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gandhacūrṇaiśca vimṛjet pratimāṃ tadvadeva tu |
snāpayed vedikāmadhye pūritaistīrthavāribhiḥ || 62 ||
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gandhatoyaiśca dātavyaṃ bhaktānāṃ mūrdhni tajjalam |
dattvā suvarṇacūrṇaṃ ca pūjayed vidhinā punaḥ || 63 ||
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snātvā'camya punarvedyāṃ śodhitāyāṃ samantataḥ |
catustoraṇayuktāyāṃ vikiret sarṣapākṣataiḥ || 64 ||
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kalaśairaṅkurairdīpairdarpaṇādyaiśca bhūṣayet |
dāmāni lambayet tatra muktādāmāni cābhitaḥ || 65 ||
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kumbheśavardhanībhyāṃ tu kṛtvā'dau bhūparigraham |
pūrvavat sūtrayitvā'tra kārayet puṣpamaṇḍalam || 66 ||
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pañcavarṇaiḥ śubhaiḥ puṣpairamlānaiśca sugandhibhiḥ |
mandārapītakoraṇḍaiḥ padmabilvadalairapi || 67 ||
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japādivarjitaiḥ śuddhairyathāvarmavibhāgataḥ |
madhye sakarṇikaṃ padammaṣṭapatraṃ suśobhanam || 68 ||
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ṣaṅbhirdvādaśabhirvā'pi dalairyuktaṃ prakalpayet |
pītaistu karṇikā kāryā raktavarṇaistu kesarāḥ || 69 ||
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haritaiḥ sandhayaścātra śuklaireva dalāni tu |
bhadrakaṃ vā likhet tatra cakrābjaṃ vā yathāruci || 70 ||
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bahirāvaraṇe cāṣṭau padmānyaṣṭadalāni tu |
mūrttīnāṃ cātha devīnāṃ tathā puṣpamayānyatha || 71 ||
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mudrāṇāṃ lokapālānāṃ tathaivāvaraṇadvaye |
ādipadmārdhamānena mūrttipadmāni kalpayet || 72 ||
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tadardhena tu mudrāṇāmindrādīnāṃ prakalpayet |
tāvatā vainateyasya viṣvaksenasya caiva hi || 73 ||
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paścimaṃ vāhayed dvāraṃ vīthīśca parito bhavet |
puṣpadantapradeśe syāt sañcāro mūrttidāriṇām || 74 ||
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evaṃ puṣpamayānyeva kuryāt padmāni sarvaśaḥ |
dvārādikaṃ bahiḥ sarvaṃ yathāśobaṃ prakalpayet || 75 ||
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yogapīṭhaṃ tu sampūjya sagātraṃ saparicchadam |
pratimāmādipadmasya karṇikāyāṃ niveśayet || 76 ||
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pūjayet pūrvavad devaṃ nyāsaṃ kṛtvā yathāvidhi |
mūrttiśaktyastralokeśāḥ pūjyāḥ padmeṣu teṣu ca || 77 ||
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gandhaiḥ puṣpaiśca dhūpaiśca dīpairannaiśca śobhanaiḥ |
pūjayitvā yathānyāyamagnikāryaṃ samārabhet || 78 ||
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catasraḥ pālikāḥ pūrvamagneḥ kṛtvā caturdiśam |
caturaśca carūn kṛtvā yathāvittānusārataḥ || 79 ||
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pūrvavat saṃskṛte vahnau caturdhaikaṃ vibhajya vā |
kṛtvopastaraṇādīni prathamaṃ tu nivedayet || 80 ||
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dvitīyaṃ juhuyādagnau ghṛtāktaṃ prāgvadeva tu |
tṛtīyaṃ parivārebhyo dattvā'nte balimeva ca || 81 ||
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caturthaṃ prāśayeta sājyaṃ śeṣaṃ kṛtvā tu pūrvavat |
hiraṇyaṃ dakṣiṇāṃ dadyād brāhmaṇāṃścaiva bhojayet || 82 ||
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nṛttagītādibhiḥ stotrairvedanādaiśca puṣkalaiḥ |
pūjanairvaiṣṇavānāṃ ca prīṇayedakhileśvaram || 83 ||
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dvādaśyāṃ śravaṇe'pyevaṃ kuryād yāgaṃ vicakṣaṇaḥ |
saptame saptame kuryād viṣṇuyāgamatandritaḥ || 84 ||
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saṃvatsaraṃ tathā kṛtvā viṣṇuloke mahīyate |
ayane viṣuve caiva somasūryagrahe tathā || 85 ||
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saṃkrame viṣṇupañcamyāṃ kṛtveṣṭaṃ prāpnuyāt phalam |
prathame divase rātrau kuryād grāmapradakṣiṇam || 86 ||
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ahni pradakṣiṇaṃ kuryāccheṣeṣu divaseṣu ca |
baliṃ ca sarvato dadyād bhūtebhyo'ntarbahistathā || 87 ||
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paribhramaṇakāle ca maṇḍaleṣu baliṃ haret |
kautukasya purastāt tu gantavyaṃ balidāyibhiḥ || 88 ||
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gandhapuṣpādisaṃyuktaṃ jaladānasamanvitam |
balivikṣepaṇaṃ kuryād balimudrāṃ ca darśayet || 89 ||
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kumudādidhvajeśānāṃ pañcāśadgaṇanāyakāḥ |
bhavanti śataśasteṣāṃ tathaiva ca sahasraśaḥ || 90 ||
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Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Vishnu-samhita Chapter 20

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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