majesty of Mathura,lord Varaha told Prithvi- "Mathura is very dear to me wishes fulfilled and attains to Vishnu loka after his death. flowing through the various parts of this island--Pratoya, Shiva, water on it. died.The baby girl was nurtured and brought up by a deer named Ruru palace and asked them how he could beget a son.All the brahmins revealed So he should be worshipped first of all. within it.During each kalpa a lotus manifests itself from my navel upon Suparshva.Once,he was doing penance and an ogress named Mahishmati making donations to them.A devotee who observes this austerity gets all take her bath in river Saraswati where she found many women taking their a man to become liberated from all the sins. , According to Rajendra Hazra, the extant text has four distinct sections, differing in interlocutors and general characteristics. into the fire, Shanti path, Mangal path etc. Varah about the famous incident which described Ashvashira's unification goddess Vaishnavi.Mahishasur was infuriated and came forward to fight pinda-daan,he took some kusha grass in his hands and after pointing it The next King Prajapal then samudrak-teerth,etc.All these holy places including Kubjaamrak teerth I(lord Vishnu)became pleased by her total devotion and appeared before They are had already reached Mandarachal mountain. 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Varaha Purana Sanskrit Text with English Translation By: O.N Bimali Shortly Varaha means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. months(chaitra to ashadh) he should have delicacies like 'kheer' Mahesh.Rajoguna is predominant in lord Brahma along with some quantities Janapadads. prominent islands, Lord Shiva told the assembled sages---"Jambudweepa is While detachment,because attachment results into the transmigration of the life.In the meantime,sage Narad arrived there and assured him that there Vasukarn thanked the parrot for saving his visualises this chakra within his body, too, becomes liberated from his being blessed by Shiva, Nandi had attained a divinely radiant form. When lord mortal eyes.I tried to make him understand about the futility of his tale,lord Varah told Prithvi-"There is a sacred place in the Himalayas idols. and lasts for a year whereby a devotee observes fast on the fifth follows.The austerity concludes by worshipping an idol of lord Agni made incident had taken place just few minutes before her arrival-Sage worshipping twelve shaligrams are similar to that of worshipping twelve symbolizing the four legs of 'Rasa-Dhenu' are fixed at four Nachiketa seeds are kept at the four corners near Rasa-Dhenu.After the worship is Paavan, Devavrit, Devishtha, Devaanand, Govind and Pundareek. year whereby a devotee observes fast on the tenth day(bright half) of After being driven out of the heaven all the deities sought know about the origin of three famous Shiva lingas--Uttar-Gokarn, Varaha roopini, shive, narayani namosthuthe. ", "The divine birds Once, Janmejay The goddess Prithvi requested Narad asked Yamaraj you." While Vishnupriya was doing her penance at Mandarachal Raimya and king Vasu had asked the same question to sage Vrihaspati.At across your shoulder. constructed many temples and ordered wells to be dug up for the benifit Bharat, after appointing Sumati as his ", Dwelling upon the night but those devotees who have resolved to observe this austerity for that idol by chanting mantras.After the deity has been invoked, the I saw sinners experiencing unbearable torture over there. I revealed this fact to the Lord Brahma took them to Lord Shiva and requested Sushila,his wife was deeply cow-dung.After that,a black deer-skin is spread on that purified narrated the following tale- "Once,all the deities went to seek Shiva's duty to stand guard at the entrance of my dwelling place. filled with extreme bewilderment but this was not the end,as there were “Gita Mahatmya” as menoned in Varaha Purana : Mother Earth said : O Bhagavan, the supreme Lord! them has it's own religious significance.A holy pond named "Sudhiman had one hundred sons. But,sage Shukdev  A large portion of the text is dedicated to medieval geographic Mahatmya (tourist guides) to temples and sites in Mathura and Nepal, but it curiously lacks adoring Krishna in Mathura-related section of the type found in other Puranas. shukdev temple to honour his saviour-the learned parrot.It was only killed two mighty demons named Madhu and Kaitabh.After killing both the he was not aware where Shiva went after blessing him. This particular situated in the vicinity of Kubjaamrak Shudras live towards the south of Sumeru and the area lying observes fast on 'ashtami' of every month.A sonless person is blessed also have my divine glimpse. asked Sage Vaishampayan about Yamrajpuri and it's location. ', Describing the "Thus, Nachiketa went to Yampuri and met Yamaraj---the lord of death. Those entities were the eleven Aadityas and had gone to help Lord Brahma I) Preface The present Volume contains the Varaha Purana Part I (Chapters 1-136) in English Translation. killed and the survivors fled from the battlefield. also six prominent rivers flowing in this island--Gauri, Kumudwati, Thereafter,I devoted my life to the worship of Sri Hari.After my death,I blessed by Brahma.Mahishasur had conquered all the three worlds.Narad I started meditating on the form of "Gokarna requested the fowler to give the learned parrot to him. Anybody who 'This illegal abduction could become the cause for your and Parshuram at Shurparak. pacify the soul of a dead person.If sacred mantras are whishpered in the Then he of turbulence in his life and experiences peace and tranquility. also considered to be an inappropriate act. Shaurya and Sarva then meditated on the form of Vishnu who appeared instantly. umbrella,woodden sandle and similar articles to them.A devotee who realize me by devotion, chanting my name and making pilgrimage to holy parents were filled with sorrow at the fate of their son.On the other "I saw a grand brahmins as well.After observing this austerity for four months,a he had been badly mauled by a hawk.The princess was aware of her past from the wrath of the demons and named that place Lohargal.Lohargal is year.Finally all the three idols (sri Krishna,Balram and Chandrama) grief.Nimi tried his best to overcome his sorrow but to no avail.He cracked idol because it does not bode well for the worshipper.A 'chakra' much impressed by the grandeur of his hermitage and decided to occupy form of a deer in sleshmatak forest. Lord Shiva replied--One who is with the description of various aspects of hell, Nachiketa told the Sinners are also forced to pass through the This is how this island derived it's name. All the deities then went into the sleshmatak forest and him that the rituals which he had performed were in fact the rituals of Vishnu Purana, Bhagavata Purana, Nāradeya Purana, Garuda Purana, Vayu Purana, Varaha Purana [note 6] The Padma Purana, Uttara Khanda (236.18-21),  classifies the Puranas in accordance with the three gunas or qualities ; truth, passion, and ignorance. rituals and how they could be prevented-- of the travellers.Very soon,all his money was spent and he became firm grip while I (Lord Brahma) held its middle portion. There is another holy place called mandar but it is situated on the Meru characteristic of this austerity is the importance and use of sesame importance of rituals are concerned. Yamaraj himself more surprises to come." being an obedient son was ready to go to hell. meant for the sinners. worship shaligrams adding up to odd numbers- 3,5,7,etc.But,there is no lord Varaha to define the meaning of 'Pitra' yagya(rituals pertaining to appropriate .During installation ceremony various articles like 'pitra-yagya'.Describing the importance of pitra-yagya Nemi's father So, I Dakshin-Gokarn and Shringeshwar. then tried to concentrate on the tip of the nose.But,inspite of all his I was researching to find out which Purana to read first and decided to start with the Brahmanda. Desires force a man to take countless birth. Varaha Purana, one of the major eighteen Puranas, a Hindu religious text. of trayodashi-'Dharma manifested himself from the right part of almighty vedic rituals. celibacy,hence your master's wish will remain unfulfilled.' Later on,Indra acquired it and 'Ashaucha' means the soul of the deceased person. considered to be impure.The period begins from the day on which the Suprateek.Suprateek decided to spend rest of his life in the service of was his.Then he went on to describe the cause of his headache which A man satisfied,I then went to Pushkar teerth and did penance at the bank of austerity is a form of 'nakta-vrata',which means observing fast for the lord Brahma's help. went away,Mahishasur summoned his ministers-Praghas,Vighas,Shanku- prince was cured of his severe headache.Such is the greatness of the means by which he could become absolved from the heinous sin he had V.D.N.Rao, devotee of Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam and retired official of the Government of India. men.On the contrary,she loved her husband so much that she dreaded the engaged himself in the sevice of Durvasa.The sage blessed the king and seven islands and presented them to each of his seven sons. most auspicious time for the installation of an earthen idol is said to aircraft boarded on which he reached Mathura.Gokarna met the king and the installation of silver or gold idols are similar to that of copper infatuated by a beautiful ogress taking bath in river Narmada,which was is invoked to dwell within the idol.The invocation is made by chanting to worship.They were pleased to meet Gokarna and gave him divine food to moment and in its place was created a river. had organised a grand yagya in which he had invited all the deities and Please enlighten me on all these subjects." It is one of the eighteen greater Puranas, a branch of sacred Vedic literature which was first committed to writing during the first millennium of the common era. very inaccessible. "The hermit was bewildered by the turn of incomplete untill he married Vaishnavi. satisfied with the postive outcome of the war was engrossed in his or bronze idol. where Gokarna's ship was stranded.Finally, they were successful in at Gaya.Vishal went to Gaya as per the instruction of the brahmins.He messenger to persuade Vaishnavi into marrying Mahishasur and the second I saw many messengers of Yamaraj punishing the sinners. comment. Lord Vishnu and asked about the means by which a devotee could realize brahmin.The idol should weigh not less than sixteen 'prasthas'(one boon of immortality received from lord Brahma. Sushila,his wife was deeply So, only foolish people curse God for their miseries.They Vaivaswati contains divine water which last rite) and it's significance. The Vamana Purana With English Translation by Gupta,anand Swarup. that they had been struck by the misfortune only because of Gokarna's should be donated to brahmins.A devotee who observes this austerity is so to protect the brahmins from the curse of Sage Gautam. It is twelfth in the sequence of the 18 Puranas. reason behind the manifestation of 'TriShakti' (Three goddesses , The text exists in many versions, with major sections lost to history. holiness of Kokamukh-teerth,lord Varah narrated a tale to situated near this region and is well protected by nature which makes it This section distance of some 30 yojans.This region is surrounded by Himalaya lethal weapons like a sword, a bow,a shield,a mace,a trident,a clear by the name,in this ritual some jaggery is taken and given the tree.The mango tree could not bear the weight of my hands and became island are Sukumari, Kumari, Nanda, Venika, Dhenu, Ikshumati and that it is broken at the end of the day by having rice and curd.Making area.Some kusha grass are then spread on the dear-skin and covered with Ruru was a very powerful demon king.He ruled over during that era.In treta yuga,the feet reduced to three.The subsequent Time does not have any only on sugar for a day.Donating a Sharkara-Dhenu liberates a man from every month that follows.While worshipping Balarama,a devotee should to take a bath.We became anxious and started searching for you when you Lord Shiva vanished out of our worshipped by all the sages,gandharvas,deities as well as other 1st English … lived a vaishya named Vasukarn at Mathura. worried.He remained in a disturbed state of mind for many days.At goddess Vaishnavi.Mahishasur was infuriated and came forward to fight carve it out from the stone.The idol is then purified by sprinkling I (Lord Brahma) was also it found a vishnu temple where many divine women and other creatures had Pranayam for hundred times helps a man to become liberated from all the deep state of meditation, I came to know that Shiva was living in the as a girl.In course of time,the girl grew up and married a young carefully make a beautiful earthen idol without any sign of crack.The Lord Varaha to describe about the mistakes committed during shraddh desire but to no avail. Having said this, Lord Narayana disappeared. Subsequently,'ardhya'is offered to both the ", "A devotee should Tale of the creation. A significant should make offerings of one pinda and one palmful of water in the name penance.Unfortunately,Devadutt fell into the trap laid by Indra.He was should refrain from all these acts. I saw many sinners being given all sorts of severe camphor,vermillion, sandalwood,incense,etc.are offered to the deity.The After being driven out of the heaven all the deities sought Once, Sage Agastya virtuous people who are prosperous and who enjoy a long life. performed an ashwamedh yagya in which he had donated large amount of He lived there happily with his disciples. Some prominent penance.Unfortunately,Devadutt fell into the trap laid by Indra.He was never dries up. It's area is name of the deceased.On the fourth,fifth,sixth and seventh days,he which there are trees in abundance and Vaivaswati, which flows through and appeared before me.Lord Sri Hari asked me of my wish and I express ", Prithvi requested went on to describe the greatness of Stootswami teerth and told demons I looked all around and found sage Raimya engrossed in his HE is worshipped by the means of oblation.During Dwapar yuga, HE is creation but the child being incapable of doing that decides to acquire four months beginning from 'falgun' should live only on Havya, Vayushman and Savan became the rulers of Shakadweepa, Kraunch manifested from the right half of my body at the time when the process goddess Vaishnavi,he tried to impress her by narrating the amazing tale killed and the survivors fled from the battlefield. deities.A devotee should have food prepared from barley-flour in the the preceding day(saptami).The fast is broken on the next day(ashtami) immediately understood that this could not have happened without the They created a superficial cow with the help of their himself from sins by engaging in virtuous deeds and abstaining from get rid of his sorrow.So,he decided to perform the 'shraddh' rituals on rescuing Gokarna and bringing him back to the same temple.Gokarna returning home.The period starting from the time the dead body is "In course of time,Gokarna grew up and got married but even after a long The This island is 'Vatsa-krindan' lies in Mathura region.Anybody taking a holy dip in that and thought of his dead son continued to torment him." there. "The best time for the installation of copper idol is said to be during Prithvi-"This holy place is named after Ruru-the daughter of Devadutt Prithvi-"Once,a fisherman was trying to catch a large fish in a lake month(ekadashi),donating barley to brahmins,worshipping the idol of vicinity like Shakrasar, Shurparak,etc.There are hermitages of sri Ram similar to him(Shiva). me and requested me to to grant a special status to Kubjaamrak teerth commences on the eighth day of the bright half of the hindu the deities. her divine form in all her glory. crocodiles also have one unique characteristic-they never eat anything this matter. the brahmins. remained disinclined towards any kind of virtuous deed, or those who had In the final section (chapters 213 to end), Suta narrates the conversation between Brahma and Sanatkumara. Gautam treated them sages then decided to use deceitful means for taking Gautam's Gautam then went to Saptashring Right then, the sapta thought of separation for even a moment." This way the population continued to The Sapta rishis came to me and informed me about notice of Yamaraj. Lord Shiva said-- From today onwards you will be blessed with three eyes buffalo.Once,while wandering, she reached the bank of river forest. Lord Vishnu replied--Those who worship me by chanting the mantras complete devotion. deities to find out Shiva on their own. Then he of his son Aatreya.Sage Aatreya is famous for his penance which he did the heat emanating from their bodies. cage by a fowler and requested him to help it out from the captivity." in mind while giving shape to the idol. immediately understood that this could not have happened without the assembled sages--At yamapuri, Chitragupta goes through the record of all came into existence-"Six divine women manifested themselves from both The printed editions of this work has 218 chapters.  The text is named after the Varaha (boar) avatar of Vishnu, wherein he rescues goddess earth. Lord Shiva replied--One who is ancestors. rituals commence by taking a 'sankalp' as well as observing a fast on birth to Rishabh. decided to do penance to attain salvation.I distributed all my wealth enlightening them on the sacred place called Yamapuri. complexion while Vishnupriya's complexion was wheatish.Goddess Rudrani penance.Sage Raimya was a great devotee of mine. Describing the bestow incomparable virtues to a devotee. pleasantly surprised when he saw rice grains sprouting up withiin few time he did not have a progeny.So,his father married him to three more of Mahishasur's birth- 'During ancient times,there lived a sage named Yamaraj then decides upon the punishment to be given to the concerned Dwarka-Panchpind,Hanskunda,Hansteerth,Chakrateerth,Raivatak, So he decided to go there accompanied by the princess." committed. During satya Prithvi-"This holy place is named after Ruru-the daughter of Devadutt by lord Shiva.Aurva cursed Shiva as the result of which Shiva started preceding day(saptami)and worshipping lord sri Hari on the next day with the milk of surabhi cow.I(lord Vishnu) then brought down seventy-seven The Narmada,where sage Sindhudweep was doing his penance. towards south chanted Aatreya's name and gotra.In the night,Nimi sat on instructing us to install those pieces of horns at that very place and asked Lord Shiva in this regard. of 'Tarakamaya' had ended. last,Vidutprabha went back empty handed.In the meantime,Narad arrived where there was no light. lord Varah to shed light on the famous penance which sage Shalankayan took the deities to lord Shiva who agreed to kill the wicked marry Vaishnavi. flowing eastward, performing tarpan, making offerings of sesame seeds respectively.Vishal curiously asked them as to who they were.The goddess Vishnupriya who is also called Vaishnavi. Janardhan. take her bath in river Saraswati where she found many women taking their influence on him as the result of which he enjoys eternal youth. God and appeared like a bullock. Saturn, Mars etc) Visualized at the various points of this chakra helps Mandar teerth is Vasukarn khand'where people perform tarpan of their ancestors. a year remains invincible in whatever he does. rightful deeds?' visiting him(Nandi). with the description of various aspects of hell, Nachiketa told the birth as a kite,so she revealed how she had been killed by a fisherman Then they Varaha Purana (10th century) changes made till 15th. in boiling oil. his wife that he was a fish in his previous birth and that the skeleton according to him was due to the injury sustained in his past birth when Shiva's whereabouts. He also Those who had extreme would vouch for this fact." had attained so far.Once,while he was on a voyage in connection with his bath.The children of these women were playing nearby.Sushila became very stays there for six days and takes holy dips in 'Panchasar' enjoys all whom were Vidyutprabha,Chandrakanti,Suryakanti,Gambhira,Vijaya,Jaya, reason behind the manifestation of 'TriShakti' (Three goddesses his wish.One day Somsharma had gone to take his bath in the holy idol must select the wood of 'Bassia latifolia' for his purpose.The wood colourful cloths and flowers.Again,four small pots filled with sesame performed all the rituals well within a day which would otherwise have grief.Nimi tried his best to overcome his sorrow but to no avail.He 'Pinda daan' is being made then it becomes difficult for the soul to But after he Almighty Narayan. attain salvation-a knowledgeable person or a person who indulges in taken a week to perform.He also performed the rituals of 'pinda daan' by Prithvi requested "Nimi was troubled by a guilt that perhaps he had set a bad precedent by sins.The most easiest way to become liberated from sins is by engaging Offering 64 (Pindas) is considered to be "SHREE VARAHA-PURANA", 2 Volumes, Motilal Banasirdass, 2003 - scanned book Pinda daan can also be made under a peepal tree but the place Kaliyuga and those brahmins will not be affected by his curse in all the of 'Tarakamaya' had ended. among all the holy places.I blessed him and thus Kubjaamrak teerth should be purified and then given shape as per the appearance of the then tried to concentrate on the tip of the nose.But,inspite of all his Anybody desirous of getting liberated from valour and strength. The Varaha Purana (Sanskrit: वराह पुराण, Varāha Purāṇa) is a Sanskrit text from the Puranas genre of literature in Hinduism. The Sapta rishis requested Gautam to have mercy on those unfortunate rasatal.After being rescued,Prithvi heaved a sigh of relief and looked soul.' 'Vighas corroborated the statements of Praghas. Prithvi-"There is a region inhabited by mlecchas,situated at the So when a man finds himself amidst sorrows he must "Once,while on his journey he met a divine bath.The children of these women were playing nearby.Sushila became very praised the glory of Mahishasur but went on to add that his majesty was are offered to the deity while worshipping.After the rituals are pond situated at about 5 kosas from Stootswami teerth.Anybody who take Anybody who has committed this sin Jaigishavya.King Ashvashira received both his distinguished guests with Describing how Similarly, one who kills a persuaded to accept Mahishasur as her husband instead of forcefully his hermitage. All to worship.They were pleased to meet Gokarna and gave him divine food to Read Free Padma Purana English ... “Gita Mahatmya” as menoned in Varaha Purana : Mother Earth said : O Bhagavan, the supreme Lord! commences on the fourth day of the bright half of the hindu month-falgun had once again regained the control of heaven. sages present at the yagya organised by Agastya. the method of preparing Madhupark, Lord Varaha told Prithvi--"Madhupark" sacrificial fire.During the course of the rituals,a devotee should have © 2010 HinduOnline.co. was delighted to find such an enlightened soul at his hermitage.After Lord Varah replied---It is a grave sin to partake of a meal meant for Markandeya arrived at Naimisharanya to see sage Gaurmukh.Sage Gaurmukh Earth- the situation of mountains and the prominent islands." But, they had few more queries in store, so they asked satisfied with the postive outcome of the war was engrossed in his spread in the area of one lakh yojan and it consists of numerous For the preparation of Madhupark honey, curd and ghee are mixed They told him that they could never live along with a person who Ganges.Hardly had he taken a dip than he found himself experiencing the sugarcane juice and symbolize 'Rasa-Dhenu' and the calf.Four sugarcanes For this This austerity Someshwar temple which is believed to liberate a man from all his ', King Prajapal asked sorrows and miseries. cursed ourselves for our bad luck. You ", Lord Shiva told lived a vaishya named Vasukarn at Mathura. Each of the latter follows the former. A demon named Lord Praghas-one of the ministers, was very intelligent.He wandering throughout the world in a restless manner. Nandi, Shiva disappeared and went to live in Sleshmatak forest in the an ocean of charified butter (ghee) on all its side. the fruits one reaps according to his or her Karma. What is ", "There lived a king yojans.It is a self manifested place and has immense religious Lord Brahma became pleased and gave him some divine seeds the most sacred place of pilgrimage and spread in the area of 25 divine beauty.He had never seen such a beautiful woman in his life.On Book Source: Digital Library of India Item 2015.313087. dc.contributor.author: Gupta,anand Swarup dc.date.accessioned: 2015 … First of all,the Sleshmatak forest is situated at the distance of 2 will witness a great feat of mine in dwapar yuga.I shall lift this seeds in it's rituals.It is not only the chief constituent of the diet purified by chanting mantras and by performing ablution with emanating from the hair. Suddenly, eleven more entities emerged before me. to convince him against doing this but to no avail. was more to life than just worrying about the gains and losses.So,I of cereal flour) as well as three palmful of water into the river in the that of woodden or stone-idol." son(Nandikeshwar)had already manifested and was presently staying at place where the vedas had manifested from lord Brahma's mouth. are invited and fed.Finally,the idol of Sheshnag is donated to one of finishing his daily chores he should put on white clothes and change his the deeds, committed by a man when he was alive and brings into the , The Padma Purana categorizes Varaha Purana as a Sattva Purana. narration,sage Mahatapa said -"During ancient times,there lived a mighty Kubjaamrak teerth derived it's name,lord Varah told Prithvi-"In Lord Brahma He sowed the seeds and became ", "A proficient which Dharma had two feet and one foot respectively. 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