Visvaksena-samhita [sanskrit]

33,819 words | ISBN-13: 9788179070383

The Sanskrit text of the Visvaksena-samhita, an ancient Vaishnava Agama, belonging to the Pancaratra tradition. An important topic discussed in the Samhita is that Aniruddha created Brahma and Brahma created all the men and women of the four castes. Visvaksena (lit. “lord of hosts”) is a sort of chief minister to God in all heavenly and mundane affairs. Alternative titles: Viśvaksenāsaṃhitā (विश्वक्सेनासंहिता), Viśvaksenā-saṃhitā (विश्वक्सेना-संहिता), Vishvaksenasamhita, Vishvaksena, Visvaksenasamhita.

daśamo'dhyāyaḥ |
nāradaḥ |
pratimālakṣaṇa kiṃ vā mūrtibhedasya lakṣaṇam |
kathaṃ vā sūryavinyāso vada me vadatāṃ vara || 1 ||
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viṣvaksenaḥ |
sādhu sādhu mahāprājña praśnametajjagaddhitam |
ādarāt pratimāṃ yatnāt śrṛṇuṣvāvahito bhavā || 2 ||
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paramātmā bhavedādau dvitīye vāsudevakaḥ |
saṃkarṣaṇastṛtīyaḥ syāt pradyumnastu caturthakaḥ || 3 ||
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pañcamastvaniruddhastu etāścaivādimūrtayaḥ |
catūrmūrtikramāccoktāḥ daśamūrtikramaṃ śrṛṇu || 4 ||
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matsyaḥ kūrmo varāhaśca nārasiṃho'tha vāmanaḥ |
jāmadagnyaśca rāmaśca balaḥ kṛṣṇaḥ surārcitaḥ || 5 ||
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kalkirvi ṣṇuriti proktaḥ daśamūrtikramastava |
bhedaṃ dvādaśamūrtīnāṃ kathayāmi tavānagha || 6 ||
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keśavaḥ prathamasteṣāṃ mune nārāyaṇaḥ param |
mādhavo'nyo'tha govindo viṣṇuḥ syānmadhusūdanaḥ || 7 ||
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trivikramo bhavennāmnā vāmanaḥ śrīdharastathā |
hṛṣīkeśo bhavedanyaḥ padmanābhastataḥ param || 8 ||
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ataḥ smṛtaṃ bhavedbrahmamūrtirasmin mahāmune |
dāmodara imaṃ tatvaṃ śrīmūrtiṃ vadataḥ śrṛṇu || 9 ||
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viśvarūpo bhavedeko yajñamūrtirdvitīyakaḥ |
tṛtīyo vedamūrtiḥ syāditi mūrtitrayaṃ bhavet || 10 ||
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śriyādimūrtibhedaṃ te vakṣyāmi munisattama |
śrīmūrtiḥ prathamoddiṣṭā puṣṭimūrtistataḥ param || 11 ||
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medhāsarasvatīdurgāvighneśāśca śriyādiṣaṭ |
śriyādibhedamevaṃ syādvakṣyāmyaṅgulimānataḥ || 13 ||
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tilāṣṭakaṃ yavaḥ prokto yavāṣṭāvaṅgulī smṛtā |
vrīhitrayocchritaṃ vāpi yavāṣṭau tiryageva vā || 14 ||
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athavāṅgulimānaṃ tu śrṛṇu mattastapodhana |
deśikāṅgulimadhyasya madhyarekhāsamā mune || 15 ||
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madhyaṃ madhyakarasyātha karamadhyāṅgulestataḥ |
madhyaparvasamāvṛttirmune mātrāṅgulaṃ ca tat || 16 ||
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iti tridhā ṅguliḥ proktā tāsviṣṭāṅgulinā mune |
vimānasyāpi berasya mānaṃ kāryaṃ tathādhunā || 17 ||
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athāṣṭamaṅgralānāṃ ca sruksruvayostoraṇasya vā |
vedyāmaṇḍapakuṇḍasya vidhāne samidhaśca vai || 18 ||
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snapanasya caivamādaitān vidhau deśikaḥ supari |
śuddhamātrāṅgulapramāṇairmedhā vidhinā |
prayatnato matimān || 19 ||
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athavā vai hi devarṣe mānamārgavidhānataḥ |
aṣṭamaṅgalakādīnāṃ mānārthaṃ vadato mune || 20 ||
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ācāryahastasya kaniṣṭhikādyaiḥ caturbhirevāṅgulibhirmaharṣe |
madhyamāṅgulermadhyamaparvabhāge tiryagvisarpadbhiriheva meyam || 21 ||
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dvādaśāṅgulamānaṃ hi tālamityabhidhīyate |
tāladvayaṃ bhaveddhastamiti mānavido viduḥ || 22 ||
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ityuktaṃ trividhaṃ mānamaṅgulīnāṃ prabhedataḥ |
pratimālakṣaṇaṃ vakṣye śrṛṇuṣvāvahitaḥ sadā || 23 ||
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beramānaṃ vimānādvā dvāramānena vā punaḥ |
garbhamānena vā jñeyaṃ mūlaberapramāṇataḥ || 24 ||
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mūlaprāsādavistāraṃ yadbāhyeṣu pramāṇataḥ |
tasyārdhaṃ śreṣṭhamityuktaṃ tadardhaṃ madhyamaṃ smṛtam || 25 ||
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tadardhamadhamaṃ prāhuḥ pratimotsedhamatra vai |
evaṃ prāsādamānaṃ tu dvāramānamataḥ śrṛṇu || 26 ||
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dvārāt pādādhikaṃ śreṣṭhaṃ dvāramānaṃ tu madhyamam |
dvārasya pādahīnaṃ yadadhamaṃ pratimocchrayam || 27 ||
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garbhamānaṃ pravakṣyāmi śrṛṇu nārada tattvataḥ |
tripādadvayadīrghaṃ vā pratimā sottamā smṛtā || 28 ||
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pañcabhāgasamottuṅgaṃ pratimā madhyamā tu sā |
garbhagehārdhatuṅgā yā sāvarā pratimocchrayā || 29 ||
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garbhamānamiti proktaṃ citraṃ cāpyardhacitrakam |
citrābhāsavidhiśceti śrṛṇu nārada sāṃpratam || 30 ||
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kālayogapramāṇena kartavyā pratimā śubhā |
citraṃ cāpyardhacitraṃ ca citrābhāsaṃ tathaiva ca || 31 ||
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trividhaṃ pratimākarma śāstrajñāḥ saṃpracakṣate |
dṛśyate'vayavā yatra pratimāyāṃ samantataḥ || 32 ||
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mānonmānapramāṇābhiḥ taccitramiti paṭhyate |
śilāgatāyā yasyāstu pṛṣṭhabhāgo na dṛśyate || 33 ||
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mānapramāṇasaṃyuktā sārdhacitramiti smṛtā |
yā sthitālekhyarūpeṇa likhitāpi śilpibhiḥ || 34 ||
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mānapramāṇasaṃyuktā sā citrābhāsa ucyate |
uttamaṃ tu phalaṃ citraṃ madhyamaṃ cārdhacitrakam || 35 ||
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ālekhyamadhamaṃ proktaṃ pratiṣṭhā karmaṇi kramāt |
ityuktaṃ pratimākarma śrṛṇu pīṭhavidhiṃ mune || 36 ||
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berocchrāyaṃ tridhā kṛtvā bhāgaikaṃ pīṭhikocchrayam |
caturbhāgaikabhāgaṃ tu cāsane sthānakocchrayam || 37 ||
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athavā pīṭhamevaṃ vā śrṛṇu nārada sāṃpratam |
pādapadmaṃ bhavetphullamaṣṭapatraṃ sakarṇikam || 38 ||
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dvārāt pādāṃśavistāraṃ tāvadutsedhasaṃyutam |
tasya nālaṃ bhavedvṛttaṃ caturaśraṃ tu vā punaḥ || 39 ||
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vṛttaṃ śiva iti proktaṃ caturaśraṃ pitāmahaḥ |
hastamātraṃ tadāyāmaṃ tanmānaṃ nāha ucyate || 40 ||
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sthānakasyedamākhyātamāsanasyādhunocyate |
garbhadvārayugāṃśaṃ tu pādapadmocchrayaṃ bhavet || 41 ||
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tāvadāyāmavistāraḥ pūrvavaccheṣamucyate |
etadyāne na śayane kāryaṃ naiva kadācana || 42 ||
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ityuktaṃ mūlaberādibimbānāṃ lakṣaṇaṃ mune |
lakṣaṇaṃ cāsanasyāpi tavedānīṃ pradarśitam || 43 ||
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ata ūrdhvaṃ pravakṣyāmi karmārcāyāstu lakṣaṇam |
mūlaberasya dīrghasya tribhāgaikaṃ tu kautukam || 44 ||
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vedabhāgaikabhāgaṃ vā bhūtabhāgaikabhāgakam |
śreṣṭhamadhyamahīnaṃ tu trividhaṃ kautukaṃ bhavet || 45 ||
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vedabhāgaikabhāgaṃ vā bhūtabhāgaikabhāgakam |
śreṣṭhamadhyamahīnaṃ tu trividhaṃ kautukaṃ bhavet || 45 ||
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athavā kuru karmārcāṃ mūlaberasya sāṃpratam |
mūlaberāyatārdhe tu bhūtabhāgaikabhāgakam || 46 ||
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utsavapratimāyāmaṃ snapanasya tathā bhavet |
tadguṇāṃśaikabhāgaṃ tu baliberocchrayaṃ bhavet || 47 ||
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karmārcāyāḥ pramāṇaṃ vā kuryādvā lakṣaṇaṃ bhavet |
uktairlohaiḥ kṛtā puṇyānuktairlohaiḥ kṛtāśubhā || 48 ||
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triguṇāṣṭāṅgulotsedhamathavāṣṭadaśāṅgulam |
ṣoḍaśāṅgulakaṃ vāpi dvādaśāṅgulameva vā || 49 ||
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athavāṣṭāṅgulotsedhaṃ balibimbamathocyate |
pādādhikadaśaikaṃ tu dviraṣṭāṅgulinā mune || 50 ||
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balibimbocchrayaṃ kṛtvā cottamaṃ parikīrtitam |
ekādaśāṅgulotsedhaṃ madhyamaṃ balikautukam || 51 ||
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aṣṭāṅgulaṃ vā kurvīta balibimbādhamaṃ smṛtam |
tīrthabimbaṃ tathaiva syāditi śāstrasya niścayaḥ || 52 ||
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hīnamānaṃ na kartavyaṃ mūlabimbāt kadācana |
ṣaḍaṅgulāyatā caiva naiva kāryā vijānatā || 53 ||
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mūlaberatribhāgaikamutsavapratimā bhevat |
utsavapratimāyāmāṃ snapanārcāṃ tu kārayet || 54 ||
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iti karmārcanādīnāṃ vividhi mānamīritam |
vidhyācāravidhānena yathāyogaṃ samācaret || 55 ||
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ata ūrdhvaṃ pravakṣyāmi svārthārcāyāstu lakṣaṇam |
lohajā maṇijā vāpi rājatā tāmranirmitā || 56 ||
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etāḥ praśastā viprāṇāṃ kṣatriyasya suvarṇajā |
rājatā vāpi vaiśyasya rājatā tāmrakā śubhā || 57 ||
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śūdrasya tāmrakairvā syāt sarveṣāṃ vāpi tāmrajā |
lohajāḥ pratimāḥ proktāḥ nirdoṣāḥ samudāhṛtāḥ || 58 ||
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ratnajāstrividhāḥ proktāḥ saumyāgneyī sameti ca |
śaśikāntamayī saumyā sūryakāntamayī parā || 59 ||
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sphaṭiketi samā proktā pūrvā pūrvottamottamā |
dvyaṅgulaṃ tu yadutsedhamathavā caturaṅgulam || 60 ||
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aṅgulitrayamānena maṇibimbamihocyate |
evamātmārthabimbānāṃ lakṣaṇaṃ viddhi pūrvakam || 61 ||
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pūrvaṃ karmārcanādīnāmuttamāditri bhedataḥ |
uktaṃ hi lakṣaṇaṃ tena cātmārthe'pi bhavedvidhiḥ || 62 ||
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phalakāyāṃ paṭe kuḍye likhitānāṃ tu lakṣaṇam |
karmārcālakṣaṇa yadvattadvaduktaṃ pramāṇakam || 63 ||
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atra kiṃci dviśeṣo'sti kramukādyena vā punaḥ |
pālāśena tu bilvena khādireṇa tu vā punaḥ || 64 ||
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udumbareṇa vā paścāt vakulena mahāmune |
panasena drumeṣveṣu labdhena tu viśeṣataḥ || 65 ||
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dvyaṅgulaṃ tu ghanaṃ caiva caturaṅgulamāyatam |
caturaśraṃ tu vā vṛttaṃ mekhalātrayasaṃvṛ tam || 66 ||
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tasyo pari likhedabjamaṣṭapatraṃ tu vā punaḥ |
dalairdvādaśabhiryuktaṃ sarvaśobhāsamanvitam || 67 ||
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karṇikāyāṃ nyaset tasya navaratnaṃ viśeṣataḥ |
tasmin vā karṇikāgre vā phalakādiṣu karṇikām || 68 ||
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āvāhya pūjayeddevamātmārthayajanaṃ prati |
mūlaberādibimbānāṃ sthānabhedaṃ mune śrṛṇu || 61 ||
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prāsādasya tu garbhāṃśe saptabhāgaṃ gī kṛte mune |
puṭā nyekonapañcāśattanmadhyaṃ brāhmamucyate || 70 ||
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tadbāhye devabhāgaḥ syāt tadbāhye mānuṣaṃ bhavet |
paiśācaṃ tadbahirjñeyaṃ sthānabhedamudīritam || 71 ||
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brāhme syādarcanaṃ pīṭhamiti beraṃ tathā mune |
bahuberapratiṣṭhā ca pīṭhikā cāmarāṃśake || 72 ||
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mānuṣe parivārāśca paiśāce hetayaḥ smṛtāḥ |
āsane yadi kartavye mānuṣe kiṃcidāśrayet || 73 ||
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daive ca mānuṣe caiva kurvīta śayanakriyām |
uktasthānaṃ vinā tatra yadi kuryāt pramādataḥ || 74 ||
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maṇḍaleśasya rājñaśca sthāpakaśca vipaddhruvam |
na phalanti kriyāstatra nātra kāryā vicāraṇā || 75 ||
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yajamānasya putro vā mriyate nātra saṃśayaḥ |
durbhikṣaṃ jāyate ghoraṃ sarvaṃ rāṣṭraṃ vinaśyati || 76 ||
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tasmāt sarvaprayatnena sthāpayet pratimādikam |
nityotsavādibimbānāṃ sthānaṃ nārada kathyate || 77 ||
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sthāpayedbalibimbaṃ tu karmārcādakṣiṇe sudhīḥ |
snānabimbaṃ tu yatnena balibimbasya dakṣiṇe || 78 ||
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utsavapratimāsthānaṃ karmārcāvāmapārśvataḥ |
utsavapratimāvāme yātrā bimbasya caiva hi || 79 ||
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saṃsthāpayet krameṇaiva deśikastantravittamaḥ |
anyathāsthāpite kartā mahadbhayamavāpnuyāt || 80 ||
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rājā kalahamāpnoti grāmaścāpi vinaśyati |
iti nityotsavādyarcāsthānabhedaḥ pradarśitaḥ || 81 ||
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atha vā mūlaberādibimbānāṃ lakṣaṇaṃ śrṛṇu |
mūlaberaṃ tu karmārcā nityotsavamataḥ param || 82 ||
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mahotsavaṃ tu devarṣe snapanārcā tathaiva ca |
taruṇālayamityuktaṃ pratimāṣaṭkamīritam || 83 ||
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ityamīṣāṃ pramāṇāni śrṛṇu nārada sāṃpratam |
ṣaṇṇavatyaṅgulāyāmo uttamasyocchrayo bhavet || 84 ||
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itaḥ pakṣāṅgulairhīno madhyamasyocchrayo bhavet |
ekapañcāśadityuktaḥ adhamasyocchrayo bhavet || 85 ||
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ityuktamādiberāṇāmutsedho trividhastviti |
ekaberapratiṣṭhāyāmadhamaṃ beramucyate || 86 ||
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karmārcā nottamaṃ mānamuktaṃ tanmānato bhavet |
iti śailamayī yatra sthāpyate pratimā mune || 87 ||
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ekaberavidhānena tatrāyaṃ vidhirucayate |
ityekabahuberāṇāmuktamutsedhalakṣaṇam || 88 ||
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utsedhasyānurūpeṇa kāryaṃ vistārakaṃ mune |
bahuberapratiṣṭhāyāṃ devīnāṃ lakṣaṇaṃ śrṛṇu || 89 ||
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devasya bāhumūlāntaṃ devīnāmiti cocchrayam |
stanāntaṃ vā muniśreṣṭha cocchrayaṃ paripaṭhyate || 90 ||
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devīnāṃ dakṣiṇe haste padmaṃ mukulakaṃ nyaset |
padmaṃ tu vāmahaste syāt mahadbhayamavāpnuyāt || 91 ||
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rājā kalahamāpnoti tasmādyatnena varjayet |
ita ūrdhvaṃ pravakṣyāmi karmārcāderathocchrayam || 92 ||
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caturviṃśatimānaṃ tu uttamaṃ viddhi nārada |
dvādaśāṅgulamāyāmaṃ madhyamaṃ berameva vai || 93 ||
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aṣṭāṅgulāyataṃ yattadadhamaṃ parikīrtitam |
nityotsavasya bimbasya dvādaśāṅgulamāyatam || 94 ||
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aṣṭāṅgulamatho vāpi caturaṅgulameva vā |
evaṃ jñātvā muniśreṣṭha kārayedbalikotukam || 95 ||
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mahotsavasya dvāviṃśaccai kaṃ vā dīrdha ucyate |
adhyardhāṅgulahīnaṃ vā aṅguladvayahīnakam || 96 ||
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trayāṅgulavi hīnaṃ vā cotsavasya mahāmune |
ita ūrdhvaṃ tu kartavyaṃ hīnādhikyaṃ tu nārada || 97 ||
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tīrthārthaṃ snapanārthaṃ caivo tsavārthaṃ tathaiva ca |
mūrtyabhāve muniśreṣṭha bimbenaikena cāpyalam || 98 ||
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asya bimbasya vakṣyāmi lakṣaṇaṃ śrṛṇu nārada |
viṃśatyaṅgulamānaṃ yaduttamaṃ parikīrtitam || 99 ||
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ṣoḍaśāṅgulamānaṃ yat madhyamaṃ saṃpracakṣate |
dvādaśāṅgulamānaṃ yadadhamaṃ paricakṣate || 100 ||
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ata ūrdhvaṃ śrṛṇuṣvānyat taruṇālayamuttamam |
ṣoḍaśāṅgulamānaṃ yaduttamaṃ beramucyate || 101 ||
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dvādaśāṅgulamānaṃ yanmadhyamaṃ beramucyate |
aṣṭasaptāṅgulirvāpi caturaṅgulireva vā || 102 ||
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kārayellakṣaṇopetamadhamaṃ paricakṣate |
ita ūrdhvaṃ pravakṣyāmi śrṛṇu nārada sāṃpratam || 103 ||
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mūlaberādibimbānāṃ svarūpaṃ munisattama |
aṣṭabāhuṃ caturbāhuṃ dvibāhuṃ vātha nārada || 104 ||
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yajamānecchayā kāryā mūlaberādayastviti |
sthānayānāsanaṃ vāpi śayanaṃ vā prakalpayet || 105 ||
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atra kaścidviśeṣo'sti śayane munisattama |
aniruddhaṃ tathā padmanābhamūrtimathāpi vā || 106 ||
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saṃjñātvā lakṣaṇopetaṃ śāyayedvidhicoditam |
yat kṛtvā mūlaberaṃ tu dvibhujaṃ ced dvijottama || 107 ||
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karmārcanādibimbānāṃ lakṣaṇaṃ vā ca turbhujam |
mūlaberaṃ tu karmārcā dvibhujaṃ cenmunīśvara || 108 ||
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bālādīnāṃ tu bimbānāṃ lakṣaṇaṃ vā ca turbhujam |
mahotsavasya bimbasya dvibhujaṃ vā caturbhujam || 109 ||
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śayanasya mayā prokto viśeṣo munisattama |
evamuktaprakāreṇa pratimāṃ kārayet kramāt || 110 ||
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mūlārcā cāṣṭabāhuścet karmārcādicaturbhujam |
dvibhujaṃ yadi cettatra sarvasaṃhārakāraṇam || 111 ||
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tasmāt sarvaprayatnena dvibhujaṃ na prakalpayet |
aṣṭabāhvostu bimbasya śayanaṃ na prakalpayet || 112 ||
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tathā matsyādimūrtīnāṃ śayanaṃ tu na kārayet |
śriyādivighnaparyantamūrtīnāṃ ca tathāvidhi || 113 ||
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idaṃ tu tava vakṣyāmi guhyādguhyataraṃ mune |
yo'sau nārāyaṇaḥ sākṣāt sa hi vighneśa ucyate || 114 ||
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yo'sau vighneśa ityuktaḥ so hi nārāyaṇaḥ smṛtaḥ |
vāsudevamayatvācca hyāvṛtatvānmahāmune || 115 ||
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naiva jānanti tadbhedaṃ munayastatvadarśinaḥ |
idaṃ tu nāvamaṃ manye guhyādekaṃ tu nārada || 116 ||
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devairabhihitajñānaṃ tava snehāt pradarśitam |
tasmāt śriyaṃ ca durgāṃ ca vāṇīṃ vighneśameva ca || 117 ||
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svātantryeṇārcayeddhīmān sarvakāmārthasiddhaye |
śriyādīnāṃ tu boddhavyaṃ lakṣaṇaṃ tantravittamaiḥ || 118 ||
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tasmācchriyādimūrtīnāṃ svātantrye tu parārthake |
uktamātmārthapūjāyāṃ pūrvavallakṣaṇaṃ bhavet || 119 ||
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mūlaberasya bāhvanta utsedho lakṣmaṇasya tu |
bharatasya tathotsedha iti tantre vidurbudhāḥ || 120 ||
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lakṣmaṇasyāpi bāhvantaḥ śatrughnasyocchrayo bhavet |
ātmārthayajanaṃ vakṣye śrṛṇu nārada tatvataḥ || 121 ||
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ṣoḍaśāṅgulamu tsedha uttamaṃ saṃpracakṣate |
madhyamaṃ tu tadardhaṃ syāt dvyaṅgulaṃ tu kanīyasam || 122 ||
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suvarṇādikṛtānāṃ ca lekhyānāṃ phalakādiṣu |
mānamevaṃ vijānīyādātmārthamiti kīrtitam || 123 ||
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uktotsedhānurūpeṇa kāryaṃ vistāralakṣaṇam |
suvarṇādīni vastūni śrṛṇuṣvaiṣāṃ phalāni ca || 124 ||
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hemarūpyaśca tāmraṃ ca rītiśailaṃ ca dhātavaḥ |
dāruśca mṛtpraśstāni pratimāpratipādane || 125 ||
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dadyāt suvarṇajāpyāsāṃ puṣṭikīrtisukhaṃ nṛṇām |
raupyalohamayī sā tu sukhaṃ sarvatra yacchati || 126 ||
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tāmrajā pratimā dadyāt putrapautradhanaṃ tu ve |
rājatākhilapāpāni kleśaduḥkhāni nirdahet || 127 ||
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śailajā pratimā sākṣāt saubhāgyāyuḥ sukhāni ca |
dārujā pratimā dadyāt balārogyayaśāṃsi ca || 128 ||
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mṛṇmayī sarvakāmānāṃ phaladātrī viśeṣataḥ |
iti bhedāni vastūni phalānyeṣāṃ ca nārada || 129 ||
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pratimākaraṇe proktaṃ tava snehānmahāmune |
ata ūrdhvaṃ pravakṣyāmi śilāsaṃgrahaṇaṃ tava || 130 ||
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dārusaṃgrahaṇaṃ caiva śūlasya sthāpanaṃ mune |
mṛtsaṃskārādi yatsarvamevamādyaṃ mahāmune || 131 ||
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pūrvabhāge yathoddiṣṭaṃ tathā vai pañca kārayet |
athavā muniśārdūla śruṇuṣva pratimāvidhim || 132 ||
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padmodbhavapurāṇoktavidhānena śilāgrahaḥ |
śilāgrahaṇapūrvaṃ yat mṛtsaṃskārāntameva tat || 133 ||
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viśvakarmavidhānoktaṃ śilpalakṣaṇalakṣitam |
sādhakasyājñayā śilpī karma kuryāt samāhitaḥ || 134 ||
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sarvalakṣaṇasaṃyuktaṃ sarvāvayavaśobhitam |
sarvābharaṇasaṃyuktaṃ prabhāmaṇḍalamaṇḍitam || 135 ||
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pādādyavayavasaṃyuktaṃ bhūṣaṇairmakuṭena ca |
virājamānaṃ kurvīta sādhakaḥ śilpinā saha || 136 ||
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kriyate darśanārthaṃ yadbhaktānāṃ bimbamuttamam |
tattasya lakṣaṇaṃ brūhi vaktuṃ sarvaṃ na śakyate || 137 ||
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nāradaḥ |
devadeva jagannātha jñātaṃ sarvaṃ tvayoditam |
chindhi saṃśayamadya tvaṃ yanme manasi vartate || 138 ||
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ekatra sthāpitaṃ bimbaṃ kimanyatrocitaṃ na vā |
etat kathaya me tena kṛtārthāḥ smo vayaṃ prabho || 139 ||
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viṣvaksenaḥ |
śrṛṇu nārada vakṣyāmi sādhūktaṃ yat tvayādhunā |
guhyādguhyataraṃ caiva na prakāśyaṃ tapodhana || 140 || pañcarātreṇa yatpūrvaṃ vimāne yatpratiṣṭhitam |
tatrārcā yārcanāhīnā sā syāttacchāstranirmite || 141 ||
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ananyatra kṛte dhāmni tatrārcā mandirāntare |
anyatantrakṛte na syāditi śāstrasya niścayaḥ || 142 ||
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yatra yatra vimāne vai ekatantrapratiṣṭhite |
tatra tatra bhavedarcā na tantrāntarasaṃbhavā || 143 ||
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ekatantrārcite bimbe mandire vā kadācana |
tantrāntarārcanā na syādyadi kuryānmahadbhayam || 144 ||
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yatra yatra mune nātrā tantrasaṃkarasaṃbhavā |
tatra tatra mahān doṣo rājā rāṣṭraṃ ca naśyati || 145 ||
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tasmāt sarvaprayatnena sarvalokahitaiṣiṇā |
yena na syāttathā kuryāt tantradoṣasamudbhavaḥ || 146 ||
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nāradaḥ |
etāni varjitaiḥ sarvaiḥ kṛtaṃ cet tatphalaṃ prabho |
varjyabimbārcite kiṃ vā vadasva vadatāṃ vara || 147 ||
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viṣvaksenaḥ |
mohādvātha bhayāllobhāt varji tābhiḥ śilādibhiḥ |
nirmitenaiva bimbādīn arcayennoditairapi || 148 ||
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śilādyābhiḥ niṣiddhābhiḥ kuryādvā kārayedyadi |
utsannaṃ yāti tadgrāmaṃ bimbaṃ tadyāvadāsthitam || 149 ||
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rājye'pi kalahaṃ brūyāt rājāpyatra vinaśyati |
tasmāt sarvaprayatnena niṣiddhaṃ varjayet sudhīḥ || 150 ||
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iti saṃkṣepataḥ proktaṃ pratimālakṣaṇaṃ tava |
ata ūrghvaṃ pravakṣyāmi paramātmādibhedanam || 151 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Visvaksena-samhita Chapter 10

Cover of edition (2002)

The Pancaratra Agamas (an Introduction)
by Swami Harshananda (2002)

[Publisher: Ramakrishna Math, Bangalore]

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