They, who were named Savaláswas, were desirous of engendering posterity, but were dissuaded by Nárada in a similar manner. They have the epithet Chhandajá, as born in different Manwantaras, of their own will. 115:6 That is, they are the Nakshatras, or lunar asterisms. There are eleven well-known Rudras, lords of the three worlds, or Hara, Bahurúpa, Tryambaka, Aparájita, Vrishakapi, Sambhu, Kaparddí, Raivata, Mrigavyádha, Sarva, and Kapáli 17; but there are a hundred appellations of the immeasurably mighty Rudras 18. 123:24 Enumerated in astrological works as brown, red, yellow, and white; portending severally wind, heat, rain, famine. She is the progeny of Kańd́u, the child of Pramlochá, the nursling of the trees, the daughter of the wind and of the moon. 124:28 The Puráńas generally concur in this genealogy, reading sometimes Anuhráda, Hráda, &c. for Anuhláda and the rest. Vishnu Puran. The manuscripts of Vishnu Purana have survived into the modern era in many versions. Finding that his will-born progeny did not multiply themselves, he determined, in order to secure their increase, to establish sexual intercourse as the means of multiplication. 116:7 'They are removed', which the commentator explains by 'are absorbed, as if they were fast asleep;' but in every age or Yuga, according to the text--in every Manwantara, according to the comment--the Rishis reappear, the circumstances of their origin only being varied. She is called Márishá, and is assuredly the offspring of the trees. Refresh and try again. The offspring of the Krittikás was named Kártikeya. The Kúrma repeats the imprecation merely to the effect that Nárada shall perish, and gives no legend. being devoted to it, was the wife of Prabhása, the eighth of the Vasus, and bore to him the patriarch Viswakarmá, the author of a thousand arts, the mechanist of the gods, the fabricator of all ornaments, the chief of artists, the constructor of the self-moving chariots of the deities, and by whose skill men obtain subsistence. The Vishnu Purana, Book 1 of 6: A System of Hindu Mythology and Tradition (Forgotten Books) [Unknown] on Amazon.com. Obeying the command of Brahmá, he made movable and immovable things, bipeds and quadrupeds; and subsequently, by his will, gave birth to females, ten of whom he bestowed on Dharma, thirteen on Kaśyapa, and twenty-seven, who regulate the course of time, on the moon 6. Utpatti, 'birth of progeny,' is the result of their will; Nirodha, 'obstruction,' is the law prohibiting the intermarriage of persons connected by the offering of the funeral cake; to which Rishis and sages are not subject, either from their matrimonial unions being merely platonic, or from the bad example set by Brahmá, who, according to the Vedas, approached his own daughter; we have already had occasion to advert to (p. 51. n. 5). At the expiration of more than a century the nymph once more said to him, with a smiling countenance, 'Brahman, I depart;' but the Muni, detaining the fine-eyed damsel, replied, 'Nay, stay yet a little; you will go hence for a long period.' They were accordingly, in the several successive Manwantaras, Ajitas, Tushitas, Satyas, Haris, Vaikunthas, Sádhyas, and Ádityas. The Váyu has a much more complete legend than any other Pura on this subject. When Soma (the moon), the sovereign of the vegetable world, beheld all except a few of the trees destroyed, he went to the patriarchs, the Prachetasas, and said, "Restrain your indignation, princes, and listen to me. they had spent but one day together: to which Pramlochá replied, that she should not dare at any time to tell him who lived in the path of piety an untruth, but particularly when she had been enjoined by him to inform him what had passed. The daughters of Bahuputra were the four lightnings 24. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The hymn that follows is in fact a mantra or mystical prayer, commencing with the reiteration of the word Para and Pára; as, ###. For this purpose he espoused Asikní, the daughter of the patriarch Vírańa 8, a damsel addicted to devout practices, the eminent supportress of the world. The Vishnu Puran is one of the eighteen Mahapuranas, a genre of ancient and medieval texts of Hinduism. Whatever may be the original of this legend, it is evidently imperfectly given by the authorities here cited. His wives are, Kadru, Vinatá, Patangi, and Yáminí, mothers of snakes, birds, grasshoppers, and locusts. 115:5 The second birth of Daksha, and his share in the peopling of the earth, is narrated in most of the Puráńas in a similar manner. Daksha the patriarch, on finding that all these his sons had vanished, was incensed, and denounced an imprecation upon Nárada 10. It is evident that great confusion has been made by the Puráńas in Daksha's history. The names in three of the Pauráńic authorities run thus: [paragraph continues] The Bráhma or Hari V., the Padma, the Linga, &c. have other varieties; and the Lexicons have a different reading from all, as in that of Jat́ádhara they are Ajaikapad, Ahivradhna, Virúpaksha, Sureśwara, Jayanta, Bahurúpaka, Tryambaka, Aparájita, Vaivaśwata, Śávitra, and Hara. "Titan and his enormous brood" were "heaven's first born. The Muni asked her if she spoke the truth, or if she was in jest; for it appeared to him that. prayers, by inaudibly reciting which the pious Kańd́u propitiated Keśava." The Bhágavata specifies the imprecation to be perpetual peripateticism. Be the first to ask a question about The Vishnu Purana, Book I. Start by marking âThe Vishnu Purana, Book Iâ as Want to Read: Error rating book. Hrishikeśa, the god of gods, the supreme giver of all blessings, thus prayed to, raised her from her prostrate attitude, and said, 'In another life you shall have ten husbands of mighty prowess, and renowned for glorious acts; and you shall have a son magnanimous and valiant, distinguished by the rank of a patriarch, from whom the various races of men shall multiply, and by whose posterity the universe shall be filled. Vishnu Puran Of Shraddha Shukla PDF With Hindi PART1 Download. The allegorical origin of the weapons is undoubtedly the more ancient. The nymph asked him where he was going. The son of Soma was Varchas (light), who was the father of Varchaswí (radiance). 123:27 This number is founded upon a text of the Vedas, which to the eight Vasus, eleven Rudras, and twelve Ádityas, adds Prajápati, either Brahmá or Daksha, and Vashatkára, 'deified oblation.' Hindi Book Vishnu Puran. In the Brahma Vaivartta, Nárada is cursed by Brahmá, on a similar occasion, to become the chief of the Gandharbas, whence his musical propensities: but the Bhágavata, VI. Whilst he was engaged in beguiling the sons of the patriarch, Daksha, of resistless power, determined on his destruction; but he was solicited by Brahmá, in the presence of the great sages, and it was agreed between them that Nárada, the son of Brahmá, should be born of a daughter of Daksha. Reciting this eulogium, the essence of divine truth, and propitiating Keśava, Kańd́u obtained final emancipation. In the first place he willed into existence the deities, the Rishis, the quiristers of heaven, the Titans, and the snake-gods. More than any other major Purana, the Vishnu Purana presents its contents in Pancalaksana format – Sarga, Pratisarga, Vamśa, … Ahuja Prakashan - Offering Shri Vishnu Puran Book, धार्मिक पुस्तकें in New Delhi, Delhi. There were twelve celebrated deities in a former Manwantara, called Tushitas 20, who, upon the approach of the present period, or in the reign of the last Manu, Chákshusha, assembled, and said to one another, "Come, let us quickly enter into the womb of Adití, that we may be born in the next Manwantara, for thereby we shall again enjoy the rank of gods:" and accordingly they were born the sons of Kaśyapa, the son of Maríchi, by Adití, the daughter of Daksha; thence named the twelve Ádityas; whose appellations were respectively, Vishńu, Śakra, Áryaman, Dhútí, Twásht́ri, Púshan, Vivaswat, Savitri, Mitra, Varuńa, Anśa, and Bhaga 21. In the Uttara Khańd́a of the same, Kaśyapa's wives are said to be but four, Aditi, Diti, Kadru, and Vinatá. The commentator on the Hari Vanśa solves this by saying he gives her to Brahmá for Kaśyapa. 7, has the reverse of this legend, and makes him first a Gandharba, then a Śúdra, then the son of Brahmá. Accordingly the three last names in all the other copies of the text are omitted in these two; their places being supplied by the three first, two of whom are always named in the lists of the Rudras. The son of Pratyúsha was the Rishi named Devala, who had two philosophic and intelligent sons 16. Her origin from Kańd́u and Pramlochá is narrated in a different place in the Bráhma Puráńa, where the austerities of Kańd́u, and the necessity for their interruption, are described. Arundhat́í, Vasu, Yámí, Lambá, Bhánú, Marutwatí, Sankalpa, Muhúrttá, Sádhyá, and Viśwá were the ten wives of Dharma 12, and bore him the following, progeny. January 6th 2011 Read Vishnu Puran book reviews & author details and more at Amazon.in. 625 Pages | Size : 43.4 MB | मुफ्त डाउनलोड करें विष्णु पुराण पी.डी.ऍफ़ प्रारूप में | Free Download Vishnu Puran in PDF Format | In the Ádi Parva, which seems to be the freest from subsequent improvements, the Daksha noticed is the son of the Prachetasas. This is the truth.' The Bhágavata has Saramá, Kasht́ha, and Timi, the parents severally of canine animals, beasts with uncloven hoofs, and fishes, in place of Vinatá, Khasá, and Kadru; disposing of the first and last differently. MAITREYA.--Narrate to me, venerable Brahman, at length, the birth of the gods, Titans, Gandharbas, serpents, and goblins. 'I have been a widow, lord,' she exclaimed, 'even from my infancy, and my birth has been in vain: unfortunate have I been, and of little use, oh sovereign of the world. 121. All the austerities that would have led to acquisition of the wisdom of the Vedas have been rendered of no avail by passion that is the road to hell.' XV. We have, however, an unusual variety of reading here in two copies of the comment: 'The eleven Rudras, in whom the family of Twasht́ri (a synonyme, it may be observed, sometimes of Viswakarmá) is included, were born. 113:2 There is some confusion here in regard to the person addressed, but the context shews that the insertion of Maitreya's name is an inadvertence, and that the passage is a continuation of Soma's speech to the Prachetasas. The words of our text occur in the Hari Vanśa, with an unimportant variation: 'Birth and obstruction are constant in all beings, but Rishis and those men who are wise are not perplexed by this;' that is, not, as rendered above, by the alternation of life and death; but, according to the commentator on the Hari Vanśa, by a very different matter, the prohibition of unlawful marriages. Hirańyakaśipu was the father of four mighty sons, Anuhláda, Hláda, the wise Prahláda, and the heroic Sanhláda, the augmentor of the Daitya race 28. The two sons of Anila (wind), by his wife Śivá, were Manojava (swift as thought) and Avijnátagati (untraceable motion). brothers have travelled, and when we have ascertained the extent of the universe, we will multiply our race." Legend of Kańd́u. It is now the revolution of evening, and the day is gone. The latter however, as descended from Uttánapáda, should belong to the first period also. The trees will give her to you, Prachetasas: let your indignation be appeased. 120:14 The Sádhyas, according to the Váyu, are the personified rites and prayers of the Vedas, born of the metres, and partakers of the sacrifices. 123:26 The Śastra devatas, 'gods of the divine weapons;' a hundred are enumerated in the Rámáyańa, and they are there termed the sons of Kriśáśwa by Jayá and Vijayá, daughters of the Prajápati; that is, of Daksha. It is one of the canonical Puranas, a branch of post-Vedic sacred literature which was first committed to writing during the first millennium of the common era. 122:21 p. 123 The Puráńas that contain this genealogy agree tolerably well in these names. Savita, USA I AM VERY HAPPY TO SAY YOU PEOPLE DOING THE BEST RELEGIOUS WORK. Overwhelmed with rocks, he yet remained unhurt; for he never forgot Vishńu, and the recollection of the deity was his armour of proof. We must follow the path that our. The deadly poison administered by his father's officers he partook of unhesitatingly, and without its working any visible change; for he looked upon the world with mind undisturbed, and, full of benignity, regarded all things with equal affection, and as identical with himself. Hurled from on high by the king of the Daityas, residing in Swerga, earth received him unharmed. Maitreya inquires of his teacher, Paráśara, the origin and nature of the universe. Daksha the son of the Prachetasas: his different characters: his sons: his daughters: their marriages and progeny: allusion to Prahláda, his descendant. 118:10 Nárada's interference, and the fruitless generation of the first progeny of Daksha, is an old legend. The four sons of Ápa were Vaitańd́ya, Śrama (weariness), Sránta (fatigue), and Dhur (burthen). 'The day,' he replied, 'is drawing fast to a close: I must perform the Sandhya worship, or a duty will be neglected.' Are you an author? Legend of … At the expiration of this period the. The Bráhma, Matsya, Váyu, Linga, Padma, Agni, and Bhágavata Puráńas tell the story much as in the text, and not unfrequently in the same words. The wives of Arisht́anemi bore him sixteen children 23. The trees received the living dews, and the winds collected them into one mass. The tenth book is the characteristic part of this Purana, and … The sons of Viśwá were the Viśwádevas 13; and the Sádhyas 14, those of Sádhyá. Weâd love your help. The Bhágavata substitutes Tárksha for this personage, said by the commentator to be likewise another name of Kaśyapa. He was righteous; an inexhaustible mine of purity and truth; and an unfailing model for all pious men. Books > Hindu > Puranas > Vishnu Purana > श्री विष्णु पुराण: Vishnu Purana Retold in Simple Hindi Language Pages from the book (Rated 1.0 ) Announcing the Winners of the 2020 Goodreads Choice Awards. CHAP. This seems to be the gist of the legend, but it is very confusedly told. The pious sage, having thus reviled himself, turned to the nymph, who was sitting nigh, and said to her, 'Go, deceitful girl, whither thou wilt: thou hast performed the office assigned thee by the monarch of the gods, of disturbing my penance by thy fascinations. 123:22 The Nakshatra Yoginis, or chief stars of the lunar mansions, or asterisms in the moon's path. Daksha says to him, 'There shall not be a resting-place for thee in all these regions.' 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