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 caturviṃśaḥ paṭalaḥ ||
atha vakṣyāmi saṃkṣepājjīrṇoddhāravidhiṃ param |
sthāpanāt sarvathā kāryo yasmin daśaguṇo vidhiḥ || 1 ||
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sarvātmano harerbimbe bhagne jīrṇe cale sthite |
grāmarāṣṭrādināśaḥ syāt tasmāt kāryā taduddhṛtiḥ || 2 ||
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dehaṃ dehī yathā jīrṇaṃ tyaktvā dehāntaraṃ vrajet |
tyaktvā jīrṇaṃ tathā bimbaṃ devo'pi bhajate navam || 3 ||
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arcāṃ tyajati deveśo jīrṇaṃ jīrṇāmiva srajam |
mā vikṣan yātudhānā ityuddharedavilambitam || 4 ||
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viprān sadyaḥ samāhūya tantrajñān vedapāragān |
śataṃ sahasramayutamadhikaṃ vā yathābalam || 5 ||
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tānarcitān yathāśakti bhaktyā kṛtvā pradakṣiṇam |
namobrahmaṇyamantreṇa praṇipatya samāhitaḥ || 6 ||
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āśiṣo vācayed bahvīrācāryastu samūrtipaḥ |
jitaṃ ta iti natvā tān punarutthāya vāgyataḥ || 7 ||
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devaṃ ca manasā dhyātvā baddhāñjaliridaṃ vadet |
pūjābimbamidaṃ viṣṇoḥ sthāpitaṃ pūrvasūribhiḥ || 8 ||
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anena dūṣaṇenādya dūṣitaṃ ce vartate |
duṣṭabimbasya coddhāraḥ karttavya iti śāsanam || 9 ||
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āgamasya vayaṃ kartu vyavasāyamupāsmahe |
tatredaṃ yadi kartavyamāgamārthatayā bhavet || 10 ||
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bhavanto no'nujānantu bhavemājñākarā vayam |
kriyatāmiti niśśaṅkamanujñāto dvijottamaiḥ || 11 ||
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nivedayet punaścedaṃ tebhyo lokahitepsayā |
yathaiva devapūjāyāṃ viniyuktamaninditam || 12 ||
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dravyaṃ puṣpādikaṃ paścānnirmālyamiti nindyate |
evaṃ bimbamaduṣṭaṃ yat pūjāyāṃ viniyujyate || 13 ||
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tadeva dūṣitaṃ paścānnirmālyamiti nindyate |
tasmād duṣṭamidaṃ bimbaṃ bhavadbhirmuktasaṃśayaiḥ || 14 ||
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nirmālyabuddhyā tyaktavyamiti śāstrasya śāsanam |
tata āghoṣayeyuste brāhmaṇā muktasaṃśayāḥ || 15 ||
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śāntaye yajamānasya gurorṛtvigjanasya ca |
rājño janapadasyāsya grāmasya nagarasya ca || 16 ||
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tato niṣkrāmya deveśamātmasātkṛtya vā guruḥ |
āvāhya kalaśe vā'tha bimboddhāravidhiṃ caret || 17 ||
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prāsādasyāgrataḥ kuryācchāntihomaṃ yathāvidhi |
dūrvāstrimadhurāktā vā samidhaḥ kṣīriṇāṃ tu vā || 18 ||
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sāvitryā tatra hotavyāḥ sājyāścaṣṭasahasraśaḥ |
bāhṛtyupaniṣadbhiśca śāntiṃ paścāt tu vācayet || 19 ||
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śāntirastu śivaṃ cāstu puṣṭirastvastu maṅgalam |
svasti cāstu samṛddhyastu sarveṣāṃ santu sampadaḥ || 20 ||
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gobrāhmaṇebhyaḥ kṣatrebhyo viṭchūdrebhyastathaiva ca |
lokebhyaḥ sarvabhūtebhyo rājñe janapadāya ca || 21 ||
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rāṣṭrāyāsmai viśeṣeṇa grāmāya nagarāya ca |
asmai ca yajamānāya sabhṛtyāya sabandhave || 22 ||
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bimboddhāravidherastu sākalyamiti ghoyet |
ācāryaṃ yajamāno'tra praṇipatya prasādya ca || 23 ||
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hemaratnādidānena mahatā paritoṣayet |
ātmīyaṃ ca dhanaṃ sarvamātmānaṃ ca nivedayet || 24 ||
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hiraṇyaṃ gāṃ mahīmaśvān ratnaṃ vāsaśca kuñjaram |
bhūṣāṇāni striyo dāsānāsanaṃ śayanaṃ tathā || 25 ||
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yaccānyad dayitaṃ śakyaṃ tattad dadyāditi sthitiḥ |
mūrtipebhyaśca dātavyaṃ tatpādamadhikaṃ tu vā || 26 ||
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dehanyāsaṃ tataḥ kṛtvā pralayodayasaṃyutam |
ācāryaḥ sagaṇo bimbamalaṅkuryāt prayatnataḥ || 27 ||
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tataste kṛtapuṇyāhā baddhoṣṇīṣāḥ samāhitāḥ |
vāgyatāḥ kṛtarakṣāśca tiṣṭheyurbaddhakautukāḥ || 28 ||
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ācāryo yajamānasya hemajaṃ kaṅkaṇaṃ kare |
cakramantreṇa badhnīyādalābhe pītamālikām || 29 ||
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japtvā siddhārthakān dadyādācāryaḥ sthapaterapi |
tatastūryaravairdikṣu vedanādaiśca ghoṣayet || 30 ||
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ṛṣabhaṃ kuñjaraṃ vā'gre sthāpayet samalaṅkṛtam |
bālarajjvādibhirbaddhvā yantrayogaṃ ca kalpayet || 31 ||
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ucchvañcasva tathā nāsatsūktamā te pitastathā |
anantasūktaṃ svādiṣṭhaṃ tathānyāni śubhāni ca || 32 ||
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yaudhājayaṃ rauravaṃ ca bṛhatsāma rathantaram |
kayāśubhā jyoṣṭhasāma vairājaṃ yacca śobhanam || 33 ||
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yaduṣpavitraṃ sakalaṃ variṣṭhaṃ viṣṇudaivatam |
pauruṣaṃ pāvamānaṃ ca pañcopaniṣadastathā || 34 ||
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cakraśārṅgāsividyāśca rūpavidyāśca mūrtayaḥ |
guṇatrayamahaṃkāro bhūtādīnyaparāṇi ca || 35 ||
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āvartayadbhirṛtvigbhirācāryaḥ sahitaḥ svayam |
visṛjya pīṭhikābandhaṃ sauvarṇairlāṅgalaiḥ śubhaiḥ || 36 ||
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aṣṭākṣareṇa nirmālyaṃ viṣvakseno'hamuddhare |
iti kṛtvā sthirāṃ buddhiṃ bhūrbhuvaḥsuvaromiti || 37 ||
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gartādutthāpayed bimbaṃ yantrayogena sādhakaḥ |
vedastotrajapaistūryairjayaśabdaiśca puṣkalaiḥ || 38 ||
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nṛttagītāṭṭahāsaiśca tato bimbaṃ nayed bahiḥ |
ahatairvasanaiḥ ślakṣṇaiḥ samantāt pariveṣṭya tu || 39 ||
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kṛtvopacāraṃ gāyattryā praṇavādyantaruddhayā |
dakṣiṇe sthaṇḍilaṃ kṛtvā saikataṃ caturaśrakam || 40 ||
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tilān vikīrya darbhāṃśca pratimāṃ tatra śāyayet |
kṣālayet tatra tāṃ toyairgandhapuṣpaiśca pūjayet || 41 ||
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trirapradakṣiṇaṃ kṛtvā satilaistaṇḍulaiḥ kiret |
tato |़nyairvasanaiḥ ślakṣṇairācchādyāropya vāhanam || 42 ||
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chatradhvajapatākābhiścāmaraiścopaśobhitam |
mahājanaravairyuktaṃ nadīṃ sāgaragāṃ nayet || 43 ||
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tatrāgādhe tato dhyātvā viṣvaksenaṃ caturbhujam |
tanmantreṇa namontena bimbamapsu vinikṣipet || 44 ||
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pīṭhaṃ brahmaśilāṃ cāpi nirmālyamiti cintayet |
tatra srātvā tato gatvā prāsādaṃ sarva eva te || 45 ||
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śodhayitvā bahūn viprān bhojayitvā yathābalam |
gā nivāsya catūrātraṃ trirātraṃ vā'pi yatnataḥ || 46 ||
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prabhūtayavasaṃ toyaṃ tābhyo dadyācca rātriṣu |
tridinaṃ kārayitvaivamannādyaṃ svastivācanam || 47 ||
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rākṣoghnaṃ vāstuhomaṃ ma vedastotrādikīrtanam |
ādau kṛtvā'tra puṇyāhaṃ tato mantraiḥ pṛthagvidhaiḥ || 48 ||
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prokṣayed bahirantaśca toyairgavyaistathākṣataiḥ |
homayet pañcadurgābhirmūlopaniṣadādibhiḥ || 49 ||
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mantrairapi ca rākṣoghnairvadaistūryaiśca nādayet |
jale'dhivāsitaṃ bimbamāhṛtya saha mūrtipaiḥ || 50 ||
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kṛtvā śuddhiṃ yathānyāyaṃ maṇḍape śāyayed guruḥ |
mūrtipā juhuyurdikṣu japeyuścaiva mantriṇaḥ || 51 ||
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vaidikāṃstāntrikān mantrān nāmāni ca sahasraśaḥ |
oṃ kāramagrataḥ kṛtvā paṭhed vaiṣṇavamantrakān || 52 ||
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praṇavena ca saṃspṛśya hṛdi sañcintya mādhavam |
hṛdayaṃ devadevasya viṣṇorvikramaṇena ca || 53 ||
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iti mantreṇa saṃspṛśya mukhaṃ cakṣuśca nāsikām |
hiraṇyagarbhamantreṇa sarvāṅgaṃ saṃspṛśet punaḥ || 54 ||
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pauruṣeṇa ca sūktena tamādāyādhivāsitam |
ratnanyāsādisaṃyuktaṃ pūrvavat triḥ pradakṣiṇam || 55 ||
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gatvā vedajayastotranṛttagītapurassaram |
dhruvā dyauriti saṃsthāpya vaṣaṭ ta iti kīrtayet || 56 ||
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praṇavena tu saṃyuktaṃ parameṣṭhyādividyayā |
ekaikaṃ vinyased dhyātvā pañcopaniṣadātmakam || 57 ||
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kramānyamūrdhāsyahṛnnābhipādeṣvomiti sarvataḥ |
nārāyaṇena sūktena pauruṣeṇa ca sarvataḥ || 58 ||
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viśvataścakṣurityena sakalaṃ bhāvayet tataḥ |
kalaśasthaṃ nave bimbe saṅkrāmyaivaṃ samācaret || 59 ||
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pratiṣṭhāvidhinā sarvamutsavāntaṃ prayojayet |
sāvitryā pañcakṣiścātra śāntihomaṃ prakalpayet || 60 ||
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bāhucchede parityāgaḥ pratimāyāḥ kare tathā |
yasminnavayave bhagne vairūpyaṃ tatra tāṃ tyajet || 61 ||
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yadyekakaraśākhā tu bhagnā dve vā'tra na tyajet |
ataḥ paraṃ parityāgastricchede kaiścidiṣyate || 62 ||
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pādaśākhāparicchede'pyevamanyatra kalpayet |
sphuṭite ca parityāgo bhinne ca parikīrtitaḥ || 63 ||
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sauvarṇī sāṅguliḥ kāryā yā bhagnā dve ca te tathā |
lohādau cecchilābimbe tāmreṇa rajatena vā || 64 ||
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heticchede tu sarvatra sauvarṇaṃ tat prakalpayet |
makuṭe kuṇḍale caiva vastrādiṣu ca śasyate || 65 ||
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pratimāyāḥ parityāge cārāhṛtivadiṣyate |
sthāpanaṃ pūjanaṃ cā'tra na grāhyaṃ pīṭhamakṣatam || 66 ||
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anuyāge navānyeva dravyāṇi śubhadāni tu |
piṇḍikāpacchilādīni dvayoḥ pīṭhaṃ tu garhyate || 67 ||
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gahane nikhanecchailaṃ dāravaṃ vahninā dahet |
dadyād ratnaṃ ca lohaṃ ca kuryād vidrāvya vā punaḥ || 68 ||
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pārthivaṃ nikṣipedapsu sarvaṃ pārthivameva vā |
bhagne bimbe'pi devasya prāsādo yatra lakṣyate || 69 ||
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tatrāpi kārayet bimbaṃ sauvarṇamaparaṃ punaḥ |
lohajaṃ ratnajaṃ vā'gre sthāpitaṃ vidhinā'rcayet || 70 ||
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tadapyamantrakaṃ pūjyamiti cāhurmanīṣiṇaḥ |
paurāṇikeṣu bimbeṣu devādisthāpiteṣvapi || 71 ||
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tyāyo'yameva vijñeyaḥ svayaṃ vā yatra jāyate |
saṃśaye bahubhiḥ sārdhaṃ vaiṣṇavairvedapāragaiḥ || 72 ||
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devasya mahatīṃ pūjāṃ kṛtvā bhaktipurassaram |
devatūryādinirghoṣairdvādaśyāṃ śravaṇe'pi vā || 73 ||
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upoṣya darbhaśayyāyāṃ svapeyurdevasannidhau |
ācakṣva deva deveśa prapanno'smi tavāntikam || 74 ||
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svapne sarvāṇi kāryāṇi hṛdayasthāni yāni naḥ |
iti vijñāpya suptānāṃ svapno'trānuguṇo bhavet || 75 ||
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dvistrirvā'pi tathā kṛtvā kṛtyaṃ niścinuyād budhaḥ |
prāsādaṃ tu navaṃ kuryād vṛttaṃ vā caturaśrakam || 76 ||
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pūrvavaccaturaśre vā vṛttaṃ vṛtte tu nānyathā |
bhūmihānirna kartavyā nāṅgahāniśca tatra vai || 77 ||
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devatārahitaṃ sthānamāśrayantyeva nārakāḥ |
tasmāt tatparihārārthaṃ rakṣāṃ kuryād viśeṣataḥ || 78 ||
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govāsaṃ puradhūpaṃ ca dīpamagniṃ ca saṃskṛtam |
pañcagavyaṃ dvijān darbhān sarṣapāṃśca na hāpayet || 79 ||
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rākṣoghnaṃ ca japet sūktaṃ nārasiṃhaṃ sudarśanam |
stotrāṇi ca pradoṣeṣu kuryācca svastivācanam || 80 ||
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svastaye'stu sadā viṣṇuḥ svastaye'stu caturmukhaḥ |
svastaye'stu sadā rudraḥ svastaye'stu śatakratuḥ || 81 ||
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svastaye'stu sadā vahniḥ svastaye'stu yamaḥ sadā |
svastaye nirṛtiḥ khyātaḥ svasteya varuṇaḥ sadā || 82 ||
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svastaye'stu sadā vāyuḥ svastaye'stu dhaneśvaraḥ |
svastaye'stu sadeśānaḥ svastaye'stu marudgaṇaḥ || 83 ||
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svastaye santu vasavo rudrāśca svastaye sadā |
ādityāḥ svastaye santu munayaḥ svastaye sadā || 84 ||
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gandharvāḥ svastaye santu svastaye santu vinnarāḥ |
svastaye santu nāgāśca svastaye santu pannagāḥ || 85 ||
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svastaye santu vidyeśāḥ svastaye'psarasaḥ sadā |
nadyaśca svastaye santu saritaḥ svastaye sadā || 86 ||
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sāgarāḥ svastaye santu śailāśca svastaye sadā |
svastaye bhrātaraḥ santu pitaraḥ svastaye sadā || 87 ||
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devapāriṣadāḥ sarve svastaye santu naḥ sadā |
svasti bhāgavatānāṃ tu svasti cāstvagrajanmanām || 88 ||
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svastyastu pūjakānāṃ tu svasti cāstu gavāmapi |
svastyastu sthāvarāṇāṃ tu jaṅgamānāṃ tathaiva ca || 89 ||
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svasti cāstu ca mantrāṇāṃ svasti vai karmaṇāmapi |
balidānaṃ hi devasya viṣṇorasmai namo namaḥ || 90 ||
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yadyadvā kriyate karma tattaduktvā viśeṣataḥ |
svastivācanamācāryaḥ kuryādevaṃ śubhaṃ bhavet || 91 ||
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baliṃ cāṣṭavidhebhyo'tha bhūtebhyo dikṣu dāpayet |
sthāpayitvā navaṃ bimbaṃ snapanaṃ cotsavaṃ tathā || 92 ||
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pūjayet pūrvavannityameva siddhirbhaviṣyati || 93 ||
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Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Vishnu-samhita Chapter 24

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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