Visvamitra-samhita [sanskrit]

20,660 words | ISBN-13: 9788179070383

The Sanskrit text of the Visvamitra-samhita, an ancient text belonging to the Pancaratra tradition. Visvamitrasamhita is noted for listing authoritative Pancaratra works and the benefits obtained by chanting Lord Hari’s name. Alternative titles: Viśvāmitrasaṃhitā (विश्वामित्रसंहिता), Viśvāmitra-saṃhitā (विश्वामित्र-संहिता), Vishvamitrasamhita, Vishvamitra.

aṣṭamo'dhyāyaḥ |
kāśyapaḥ |
bhagavan sarvamantrāṇāmuddhārastu svayeritaḥ |
varṇānāṃ nāmabhedā ye tvayoktā munipuṃgava || 1 ||
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na vehmi tānahaṃ sarvānupadeṣṭuṃ tvamarhasi |
mayi prasādapravaṇaṃ mānasaṃ vidadhāsi cet || 2 ||
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viśvāmitraḥ |
vakṣyāmi varṇanāni kramaśo munisattama |
yeṣu jñāteṣu mantrāṇāmuddhāraḥ sukaro mavet || 3 ||
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susame bhūmibhāge tu śuddhe virahite janaiḥ |
praśaste vātarahite prokṣite pañcagavyakaiḥ || 4 ||
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darpaṇodarasaṃkāśaṃ catuṅgulamucchritam |
hastadvayapramāṇaṃ caturaśraṃ vidhāya ca || 5 ||
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sthaṇḍilaṃ śuddhadeśotthamṛdibhargomayavāriṇā |
upaṇḍilaṃ ca saṃprokṣya praṇavena vilipya ca || 6 ||
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dvādaśākṣaramantreṇa daśakṛtvo'bhijapya ca |
tanmadhye mātṛkācakramaraiḥ ṣoḍaśabhiryutam || 7 ||
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saṃyuktaṃ nābhinemibhyāṃ kṛtvā candanavāriṇā |
śubhanakṣatrayoge tu sumuhūrte dvijottama || 8 ||
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strataḥ śuklāmbarayugaṃ paridhāya subhūṣitaḥ |
śubhacandanaliptāṅga śuklamālyavibhūṣitaḥ || 9 ||
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svadehe mātṛkāṃ devīṃ vinyasya gurucoditaḥ |
bahavo maṇayaḥ sūtre yathā syurdvijasattama || 10 ||
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tathaiva tasminnākāre kartate varṇamālikā |
sūteti kṛtvā manasi varṇacakraṃ samālikhet || 11 ||
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madhye praṇavamālikhya svarāpyarabhūmiṣu |
nābhimadhye tathā sparśānādinemau samālikhet || 12 ||
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āvirṇapraklṛptāṅgāṃ varṇābharaṇabhūṣitām |
svaraklṛptamukhāmbhojāṃ kavargakakaradvayām || 13 ||
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ṭavargapādayugalāṃ pavargavihitodarām |
yādivarṇamayī devīṃ valakṣahṛdayaprabhām || 14 ||
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pāśaṅkuśadharāṃ devīṃ śuklavarṇavibhūṣitām |
dhyātvaivaṃ mātṛkāṃ devīmarcayedardhyapūrvakaiḥ || 15 ||
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upacāraiḥṣoḍaśabhistathā vai mūlavidyayā |
varṇātmānaṃ ca puruṣaṃ pūjayeccakramadhyame || 16 ||
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mantrān samuddharet paścād yatheṣṭaṃ bhaktiyūrvakam |
varṇānāṃ nāmadheyāni śṛṇuṣvāvahito dvija || 17 ||
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praṇavo brahmakośaśca brahma codgrītha ityapi |
tārakaśchandasāmādiśoṃkāsyābhidhā imāḥ || 18 ||
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akāraścāprameyaśca prathamo viṣṇurucyate |
ākāraścādidevaśca gopano madhusūdanaḥ || 19 ||
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ikāra iṣṭaindha rāmobandha śca kalpyate |
īkāraḥ pañcabinduśca mahāmāyā ca vāmanaḥ || 20 ||
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ukārādayava śrīdharo bhuvanāhvayaḥ |
ukāraścordhvalokeśo hṛṣīkeśo guhālayaḥ || 21 ||
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ṛkāra ṛtayā māyā satyaścaiva tathāṅkuśaḥ |
ṝkāro viṣṭaro jvālā yodāmodaro'pi ca || 22 ||
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la़ृkāro goptṛnāmā syāt keśavaśca maheśvaraḥ |
lṝkāro dīrdhaghoṇastu nārāyaṇasamāhvayaḥ || 23 ||
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ekāro mādhavastrīsaṃprasāraṇanāmakaḥ |
aikāro godhano vīraseno govinda || 24 ||
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okāra otadehaśca vāsudevastathaudanaḥ |
aukāra auṣadhaścaurvaḥ saṃkarṣaṇasamāhṛyaḥ || 25 ||
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aṃkāro'nuraścaiva pradyumraḥ kapilākṣakaḥ |
aḥkāraśca kalāntopasargaścaivāniruddhakaḥ || 26 ||
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kakāraśca karālaśca kamalo brahmasejñakaḥ |
khakāraścakrināmā ca kharvo garuḍavāhanaḥ || 27 ||
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gakāraśca gadadhvaṃsī gadī pañcāntakaḥ smṛtaḥ |
ghakāro gajavāhaśca pañcātmā pañcaṇikaḥ || 28 ||
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ṅakāra ekadaṃṣṭraśca śārṅgrapāṇiḥ kapidhvajaḥ |
cakāro vakratuṇḍaśca khaṅgadhṛk pretanāyakaḥ || 29 ||
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chakāraśchalavidhvaṃsī svacchandaḥ kuṇḍalī tathā |
jakāro janmahantā ca musalīṣi ca || 30 ||
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hmakāraśca hmaṣāśī ca sāmavedaḥ suvarṇakaḥ |
ñakāraḥ pāśapāṇiśca bhṛguścandrasitaḥ smṛtaḥ || 31 ||
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ṭakāro hṛdayāhlādī parvataḥ kheṭakī tathā |
ṭhakārastomaro meghī kaustubho duṣprabhaḥ smṛtaḥ || 32 ||
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ḍakāraḥ puṇḍarīkākṣaḥ bhūmirvahi niketanaḥ |
ḍhakāraḥ ṭṛḍhakarmā ca puṣpabhadraḥ prardanaḥ || 33 ||
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ṇakāraḥ sumukhaścaiva vanamālī pracaṇḍakaḥ |
takāra ekanetraśca vairājo vijayastathā || 34 ||
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thakāraḥ supratiṣṭhaśca rasātmā sarvaśedhakaḥ |
dakāro vaidharo ṭṛṣṭiratriḥ sarvapurāntakaḥ || 35 ||
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dhakāraḥ subhagaḥ puṇyo dhanado mohana |
nakāro māśa śca vighreśo bhadrapāṇikaḥ || 36 ||
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pakāro pāpahananaḥ pavitraḥ paścimānanaḥ |
phakāraḥ phalgu nayanaḥ śikhaṇḍī ca vikarmaṇaḥ || 37 ||
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bakāro matimān hasvovanemi |
bhabhakāraśca subhadraḥ sūkṣmalocanaḥ || 38 ||
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makāro māghavī dakṣo mandaraḥ pāṭalapriyaḥ |
yakāraḥ puruṣātmā ca śaṅkho vāyuścaturgatiḥ || 39 ||
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repho'nalo mahājvālo viśvātmā sarvadāhakaḥ |
lakāraḥ pulahaścaiva māhendraḥ pītavarṇakaḥ || 40 ||
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vakāro varuṇaḥ kumbhaḥ pīyūṣātmā sudhārasaḥ |
śakāraḥ śubhado lakṣmīḥ śrīvatso vittavardhanaḥ || 41 ||
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ṣakāraḥ krodharūpī syādugrātmā śatrudāhakaḥ |
sakāraḥ pūrṇacandraśca kālātmā śullanāmakaḥ || 42 ||
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ikāro dvādaśātmā syād bhāskaro dīptisaṃskṛtaḥ |
ḷakāro ḍuṇḍubho garbho viṣkambho viṣasaṃjñakaḥ || 43 ||
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kṣakāro nṛhariḥ kṛṭa ananto garuḍātmavān |
anusvāro dhruvo binduścandrārdho yaṣṭisaṃjñakaḥ || 44 ||
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svākāro hutāntaśca ṭhaṭheti parikīrtitaḥ |
       namaskāro natiḥ prokto varṇasaṃjñā iti smṛtāḥ || 45 ||
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cakramadhyasthavarṇānāṃ devatāḥ kramaśaḥ śṛṇu |
praṇavasya parabrahmā devateti nirūpitaḥ || 46 ||
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sarvakāraṇarūpatvāt viṣṇustasyādhidavatam |
dvayārṇādyā madhudvepyādevatāḥ parikīrtitāḥ || 47 ||
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navarṇādyāḥ keśavādyāḥ catvāro devatāḥ smṛtā |
trayodaśāntā varṇādyā devatāḥ pravadāmi te || 48 ||
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catvāro vāsudevādyāḥ ṣoḍaśaite prakīrtitāḥ |
sparśanāṃ śṛṇu devāḥ syuḥ krameṇa munipuṃgava || 49 ||
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vidhiḥ sudarśano vāṇī śārṅgo nandaka iṣyate |
gadāyamau ca musalī tathā caivāṅkuśo bhṛṇuḥ || 50 ||
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mumeruḥ kaustubho bhūmirvāmano vanamālikā |
daṃṣṭrī raso'trirdhanado vighrarājaḥ pavitrakaḥ || 51 ||
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śikhaṇḍavān jṛmbhalaśca subhadro dakṣadevatāḥ |
yakārāntasthavāyvagridevendravaruṇāḥ smṛtāḥ || 52 ||
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uṣmaṇāṃ śrīḥ krodharūpaścandraḥ sūryaśca devatāḥ |
bhadro nṛsiṃha ityete kathitā devatāḥ kramāt || 53 ||
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Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Visvamitra-samhita Chapter 8

Cover of edition (2002)

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

[Publisher: Ramakrishna Math, Bangalore]

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