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ARDHANEMI PURANA

(KATHASARA, VASTUVIMARSE)

Dr.T.V.Venkatachala Sastry

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wXq wXuw `Au®w yo u NsyhNSw As xSw wXq, u Xq q Nu Xq H  ¯SS yu u®.

wXq ¯Su rsNwu wwsw y®Sw qٺq Souu .Cu NSq u®S Hu : (1) wwsw Aydq®u qu qSu Auۚ dwuqه y䊮N Xq (2) Aydq® qٺq (3) YqSr® qٺq (4) uNc xNu ¯qٺq (5) uN® qٺq (6) C®Nq® qٺq (7) u®Nc u ®qٺq (8) AXqu ®qٺq (9) yrǮ ®qٺq (10) Aﱺu ®qٺq CS Nsuԉu Auۚ − dwuqه Xq䇵lSm Aydwq qٺq , YqSr qٺq , uN qٺq S C®Nqqٺq C q Qu. CSw wXu N NuԇA O s S uԉu yuu y䇵cwu. Auۚw z dwuq yqN㡯T x Aydqw cwwu®u XwS K뇮 ySSru. Auۚw qr , yrݰy q dwuqه Eqh yqu Cw N XqѰT Yruw. S X . yuN N u Nw Eu Bxu Hu xχ. Bu Xl yo, Noyw wws yoS N㊮®SS Nlvu Ku Aww r qN N xw㚮vu q NoS y䚮wyǮu xoS,muu Au w݌ Aydqw qٺq S Su u®Tu.

Auۚ yu A ; xǵՇ dw®N. Bqw x®w dw®Oهw wXu Eq霮vu p uw. vw Hl yg yuSu w Auw ru :

uw, zS u wS wyw ynu uwN
uqٰcN u u® uwS u Nqq
NuwNu®N u SB®cN c uwuuvw
yuu uۚ®ySNvu u(S) ||
y ̜uVu懮yXyqqvSu®
Oʌ Su®㣮qx yǮu q
Oʺuuu N u uq
u暮Swo wqw Nytyrysx ||

Au֚w r dwuqه Awyu r, yr, y dw®N . D Ǯww ¯Su Ǯxݩ Au Nu , yuu ¯S C Aww uyqu S Ku u¯㜮uuxX   u¯ xS ASwq. Cw N puw. Cu Nu ¯S . D S xynw Cq dwyoS凮 Nou. EunS wm:

N y
puT Y Xu wݡ
Slou wS
Nʊov XSShwSc ||

Dxw XSSu dwuq x嚮 u, Au Bq, S x嚮uu BN yr yq x嚮 S BwwݰzNu qq rSS qNu Hu ru. S r hu. D µSqu s , yqwTu BN sw Cw Yϛq. BN qw Nv Nu®vS B sw qmNl. Nu uܚT䇮w Nl N C wmq yqq驱Aw. q Hu E⡮w, sT Yruw D Ku yuxݪ Euu :

x Sw Nuvu NYNl q
z uSuʺuSu y 抮uO
ۥTv y氊u wnް Sq zu N
nۥu NuwuwS Nnۥyw u ||

dwuqه A AuۚxS Nu® N vqSqu. BqxSu Au Yq . Cw cu c܋w swu yqwTu Yq vÚrvq. DS yryr݇ Nm D Ǯw Ng Xmu. Bq yr݇w Eu۰ Bmu D q Suu :

Hw ǯuu X xw ǯuu
Nwrw T¯vww ®c qwcw
xwSul ywr qvS uxu q
xuyްwSuwu wwu y wz䇵 ||

B uyrSSxwxvÇ ¯Sqw dwwvyNw Bu yqw cxqw. Hu NSSu xqbrS ®Ǯw wmvuۊ. AuN Sqw Yuۊ. D Ǯw D u Aw u, yt ruNmu Auۚw yrS r BNw qǮSuw. qS iԪ Sw u u PqwS q wws dww y¯d Hwu A Yw qǮNʰ NnTvq. CuNT Auۚw AǯԟN w cTruw; yr dwuq Xuy® dww yb xqTuۡ.

Cu u dwuqه GqqT yr Svu BN S®ruu yuN YqS v. Au bwyoS cT NpN, yy®Nsw S S®u  ow q S owS v. C q yT XqNuTu. Ns Hlw Uh Aydq. qٺq . Cu wws ®㜮u u®N®vu uu Bw y® (wm wws ® w ) `` Aydq ® wws¯u Nuquۺq .Aydq Xox Svu qw y®qSw N ru xwSu NS Ku xq BNT u N d S yn®T SSu NT u Hwuw. uǮ Su Bqw S.

`` uu vyvww qiԌu HuT Aydqw w p qlTu N ,

B NS cw zcu yuvyj
No S rNr yyuǮn
Nw uNqNucqSu y䚮wݪ
NqSo N¯ǵuuqcӊcw ||

Hu Bqw ww BuyqYqwN AwSoT puw. Aydqw yr zrrvS QuyuuS qu BqxS cyhw Ni qw `` q®Nيc¯w N®N ¯wT ycvuw Nqwq Cruwq ! Cu N w dwyr oµ wu ,A u® o lS AuۚxS c㚮QNx Bq qyS quw. dwuq  uq Yqهu. Aydq NqSw u®uw. N u w dww Au q OS u qw q. AydqxS zq®O NoT r¯r Nuqq. qu CS T Bqww yq㣮T Nouwq Cs Yqٛr Cs N c . Bu ` Au xwS u¯Su xwIw ®u HuT BN Xwq. Auww u ATq wwT gh BS Cuw Nw NT Auۚ ww , wݰm, ¯qT qq muw. AydqxS u¯wq.

T y¯w wv抮 u ybN KuTq. Aydq qw yr zrrw NuNl, ybSu wuwu r®w rN vS h uw A B vS yun S,Xox uwq . A qw y ®u X Buuu Aw Aw  AqS Srq.

Hru S
Nzu  S
qwwuu® N
o⩊u vw Xo ||

`` ... wu X Sw whu wi , q Cu N B Xow xwݰ w Nlquyu Nl Hu Bq yݛu Xo xS Kqw B Nsw BqxS xzuw.

D xyn YqSr®qٺquNs. uN ®vu qlT , uN wwsw ww ®uNsxݪ u . Ns Hvwq C bwyo yuuq T , u AyuSu u m y® Eqي uu®p wSuS ڡ xS u®u owu Nmu Noqu. ow yuNu Hw Ku Su wXuw NOه Ku Ǯ o. Ku Eu :

uu yl
wuwN Nw yNʦ N Nn
Nu NXw u¯
u uxyuyu ||

y® wSu Aw y®u Aw yr u®p C Nʡ YqSr ,wSr, q XySr C wu YqSr AS̢Nw N Hǵ԰ AqOS S p Bqw NwTuS Tuwu pu Nnذu Ǯw yhw uw Bu qc懵ww qu xq LuSS Aw®Squ.

UwN uǮ uw qu®
Xwbw ڡ qyN
Xwn qwu®wswqwy䇮 wl®
wwmuq SQXwqr¯SS ||

YqSr ®Nswu NsTq owS y . owS凮 XqʋNu NS h SS ANS pS u vu mu y® wSu S ڡ xvS owS, YqSr q r rqS NswN Sw Tvuۊ Sruµ oYqou wݰ v r ®Syou Yqo wu®NT mu KS N u P sTu. r Auyu A AcxS Bqw yr Adqw uS S wru DN Hs?

r zS Xϡ S i y N롮 ¯
r uSoNʺulNSp NqN y
r qwݺu yzSSmN N롵wuȳ
qq ¯S㚮yrS Qw S ||

D r SSwwuµ Arsu Hwuw N Aqq霮vu AqOSw xzuw. AN SSwSwu Su r Cu :

ATQv y
Ǯ h Sl
w hu 
w w zmwu S ||

C 懮 Iyiq .懮u u¯wu , SSwwu BNw Su ﱰw BN yr HwuTq. q YqS qw q,vlSm qw 懮N uw. uµ u¯ww uu® NS yNIu  qw qv y®w yu YqSr uµS buw. Bu Bqw X xSS r u wq u BNwݰ `` ,Yw w u u. Bu YqSr `` qw y wxm uµ xw qvu yuw. w  uuuu®xSu. q r Bqwwݰ  l uS Bq `` y NNʌruqTu y u uw. qw qv T qw Sruµ SvۊuT r A Kww q BNS Yuw. BNS u qwS q B®Sq. YqSr qww u qwS

A¯SuS, r
xdxxqu
u yu vwwqwS x uz䇮wu
suu,u Xw ۡ ||
S ,

`` EqٺS xwS xN y y NluqwS xwݺqy yǮw uN NXm Nu uuS u¯qS xw wݺ w,qxNu۰wu XoN y T qٺu XoN I⥿uwNʺ

Hu Bq xu mNl. BN uww yo¯u D yqNovu Ku ww uq xc.

r OSl; dN qyޛx v u. bq R qyxu. D Sor qy YqSr凮 Sw y䰋q. Bqw qvlw qyvȇw muw.  u uNu xNuT cxu. ®u D yoy®vu xNuX YqSr AydqwT XySr wSrSSSwXu−SSw u PXuyrSS ArSrq Aqqc NT iu; 懮y® dwu YqSrw
KNlq q  ®w yݛ ruNl. DS Aydqww Nl AqxS qymu. D u u , wwsw ®㜮u qu u®Nw® q B N NT C®Nq q u ¯S AS Aydqw vw Ju ®S qٺqS Tq. u®N®qٺq Aqw wu Su®lu ou owu B®Smu. yuNu wowS S AN uqqT N Auw qw by AN XqʊS yuwN Nmuw. D ow¯S SS sNS 嚯Tu. yu㊮Xw AsSOq TT ySuq N v xqT Nmu.

Aou ow wcT Au uSÊw uS uh Au yu Nww wiԚrN ; Cu yYw NS Ay. wXuwu S.

Au c c® ¯ NN  z qo y
Xu wu z䇮 z䇮N NNN x Nð
u wSu® Su zꡮ xX N⊮ l⩲ uµ䰺
Sv NNy壮 ysN rN ®bv ®cOo, ||
wxN S䜮 N wN N yµy®N
uw q Xq qqqʺj Nk
ur ¯r uu Obwz y
®qqS Sqyrqrʰo yo||

D Hl qS wlw wmu N N Eu۰ qw ymw SSuu q , vhu Nlw yXNuw A Hwu ¯T ruSqu. uu S Xqʊu NS
. D u®u凮
Al y®p q Xuw
umuw Nw Nlu Nhqvq
wlyiԄ® Nh iN ||
H yu Nuw `Uu
µTǮwSǮ Xuww zq
w qʋn Sȶ ryvXаvwz || ( 4−48)
H Nu Z Hwq Au wwy qqu.

Cq Aou Ku l yu cw qw? A凮 S u Srي ygSwݰ lu rulruq ; u qz yuS w dN Sw T mu Nl, A凮 NuO, AS Nywݰ q wq mruۊq ! S Auu yyu l D 뇮 Kl u®N , NlSyޅou oN Sw Nhruu Slw yXаuvu ;u Nuw O ymu Bw uqvu . Dqw Bl gS Y Xm w Sl Ǯw w N Av ®ﱇ w AǮvScS vNS w N EuNm. Cu Aw u®N rlruwq . D Bu yu (3− 54) cT  yy¯.u `` uq Nzw ouuuuvu ou uo ... H
uu yuu (1−29) wwyw qqu. Bu Hl u®S凮 Auu r vN qu Sn vq qqu.

u®Nw yr S. S Hu l Hus C yqYqT Cu OS BzqTu,. D luyrS ㅊXw A Aww㚮Oهw N yT xzq uqu vwKu AyUhwST C Sow AuN w݌T q owSw NAmuw. r DS owS qYh mlq yNT q ; Au®w u yT ,Bu A S S C凮 Blu S ArOه qSN , xyn Sq. Nllwu uNxS gu uwvw cXuۋu A Sw pq q q SSw C p Tu AcTu Hw݅u. S Nu wXuw ymq vS Au cTuw! D owS u¯I unS uw S Hwu 3−62, 63 Hl yuSw wmu N, ru Squ.

S owSu clTu Ns xSS 3−65 Xwvu u Ku XN r q.

uNw µuSu vw, BqxS g Y Hwuw N q T ruw . gS N SS qw lv yrywݰ Bq Noruwq ! lv zrqSwݰ SypA Nlu , Bqw uOw qN몊 qvۇ wXw Hw݅u.

QSuK yrSu  v AvS SXu. yǮSSq Nl Aw Ku nvu q luT yrS ru uN `` XϺg? Hu BNw Nu uǮu whOqw qqu. `` Cw xw Uru xwS ww O Ou NTu . Hu BN B y䇮qw qlu.``Norي yǮ SS , v xu䊮Hu r BN A w AxS wN mNhԡ. `` HXl u qSou Hu u. cT uN NqSl `` xxwq Hu yݛu. cSu ScONw N䉱 qw TuS , Cw qwu GǮ®uq wxuw qw Nn؊ NluT ru BN. Nl uN oSwݚl yrNqwS EuNwT QSwݰ BxSw Nl puw. Bqw N xݟquuw Aq B xS Bqww Nnu Nl BqxS yXoqSw AwS䟛u.

N SyuS uS Hs Xqw Bu qrvu Fu®SﱇT S NSqu. `` dwqq , wXwq Hu N yݰONl , u܊u vu No wSu. , w u NS ou − Hu uǯԺqyNT Eqي uw. uN gw d , rN Bw q NywS qlTu. T rwu ql , NT NXu C , OS Nu XSS Cw lO rwruwq Cw yr Su Dqwwݰ Awu.

uNw qyyw q rN rه dw u¯ww p Bu  wu wuwﱰ q NNlw Hu qڇTu S yq䇮  NX 抮Nu xuw N qvuw . Au S :

S Xu mr K Aw lONl AulS u `` xw xw Slw, yru w rOuz Hu yݛu. BNS
vw Ns wwyT Noت x qq BN S Su:

ql N xS Nu y® N㡮lyw
umS r Niu N N  Ngw
zm yOS SN l w̡ bw
m SoxNwNxx qwNʇ ʇ ||

BS Sr `` xw w uuwl  Yur Hu Nu BS S qu mu, `` wuuu rw Nwu ưuN Suww Cww wwyuwyw Au ul yulw yo Hu QmqThԡ.

ANu Nl lS cu D 抮N u y䇮 wXuw OT NiuTN. xu AS EuN mru Sðu INqwqw Cu iS qT̛uw݅u. C凮 qSN w Auۋu u.

u®N® qٺqu Ar Uh Bq yuǮwT qwu . u®N K u pST lONl gS H凮 K뇮 o Nu T , NwS Ku Scw u H uTu Ku Ku w o, OǮԊ Nb A凵 yhS uۜq. Auw HrN멱 u Bqw Nw Au  NYq. Bq qw. N qw uRu wm :

A y®q
Nu zm Ǯuٰ l
S w Nqqw
NlNww uww ||

xǮʊp w NlN S qw rqu? uxS u® yr ovu uRqu S qw w S NSh Kl  q١. u®Nw ®u cSu  Ǯ®uqw SwT C®Nq H xu cw quw; S Au yhou ي KlwT hu.

wwsw Hlw y® C®Nq ®. D ®u B®u Ǯ®uqw yqS Ar釮qw N N yuS Eq򰣵ArOS wݜr yuNT puw. Cw Aqw yq C®Nqw X Dq yqwq . Cw yrN Yu r qw AÚNT AwS uq ! D yqw u®w p凮N S Eu. whNyoq, Nr¯ Nuq ۚSq , qNqcq qT yilq Auw N Yuw. CqxS r AwyTNǵ԰ ! cSu c dqq q p yµ C uu S Nyµ yq C ySmu.

懮 Iyiq. AS u. ql l l Hu qlu Nu C®Nq qw , `` ww wNnuq wS q u``` Nw 懮hyN uw. Nyµ Bq wwݰ Y BqxS yǮ Ou.

HxqSul ®
SwN brSSr wyw
Uwxqvul
SwSp؄®NqSTuz ||
D yu N®u
®q yqqz uԚٛwǮN w cS qz
AwqyǮޚ uµ Xq v抵y® ǮS || (1−27)
Hu wwyw LuSS qqu.

C®Ns− yµ Kuu. AS dqqw O qw Cuw ru wq qS NuTu qw S Su®u N Nyuww Iymu. dqq B uS C®Nq qNwu ru, Aww wqhyN mNl Su wqww muw. BN wqN NNw AyT A®w qu A yuu Ywqus u u㚮u®w q r u® HuT Auw C®Nq w Y Nlw. dwq `` XSlq A Su® uw BqxS u mNhw. Au wquNOʺq Nyᇮ yo C®NqS u BNǮwq. Su® uS wq qww q lww Hu RwTu Nyµw C®Nq Au r KlSmuw. CqSu®u qw yu dNT yr Sx xuSh C NqT Nruۡ. AS x Nvq. w vw dwq A vww Qw NlS q wuNlw. wqN NuTu BNS uQ u¯S qyުH NSgq. Au Aqw xSN xhq cAw C®NqSzޛ qw xꇮr qyS xqw. Ǯ®uqw u x qyvqwuw.

Dqٺqu wXuw wq NÊY ycqw qwS Arz䇮u Scqw wcT yruw. C凮 Hvwq cNqOʺq ANq cÛu. wXuw Sz䇮qS vðq uowNwT C®Nqw dNT (3−106,107) Su®uw Yr䛊 r Tu pw y Xϰ u Xϰ H y݇w HrNl (3−104) yN Nruru C凮 xxyn . C qow S NiS dww  ynvS凮 Eh . wqN Cr q N抮yu uԉu y¯NT䇮 NԊ D ¯SS Au®㇮wN STwSu.

A u Nuv wySqwb (u?) N
uuvðw S Nr yo u N
S q SS Nyy Yq䅺u®v
uv Ni qu mu S NN ||

H D rw r `` y y S Hu u NS cu rw r BTu.Bu u uHl wSvuۊ , yn ǯuw qu qyu Hwuw dwqwyw Oه N
Yuw.

ήvw Uhw ®wvSu u®NX C®Nq q SX vðwN Sw Nqu . Cu Xqs暮u Bv¯Svu qlSqu. C®Nq cSu AwT BruS − `` p u yuwwTu − K KlְSw uw. BS B yhou يlw uS NpNl NpNSwzޛuw. Aww Noqٌ uS AwBu¯ Egq. BqxS wyr yuxq. Aqwwݰ qw Aqq Br⇮wwT mNlw ., K u ®gԊN vðw u®ourي C®Nq B ®gԊNwNq ``HwT ﱰSSw Sxqٺ yoS ww޺SwSuu. Hu r `` Cu S? Hu yݛuw. BS A A y¯u u®N STuuw wwzu. C®Nq y®⊮nSl, 抮yw y¯ Sw qu yqwu NqS czޛ qyrSlw.

Awuyu
w cSu yS
Uqu¯
y䰊n yq r Npry (w) ||

Cu Bqw Sl®u y¯w ( IwS 劮 ? uw cSrw劮 ySwݩ yy qu¯w y䰊nuT q r prيqw ). Nyµ qyS wq. `` Nq q ql u®q zq uxuyu?

u®Nc uwuu vw wuu wws ®; Hu C®Nqw Awqu ®u. yr Nyµ y®wu −y¯N uwu. SX vðwNw uq®wu qy¯Alw uwuw,  A N QAww®, ®u YqSr Bvu uT cxu. Cu vw qٺqwCu Xnxxzquq vuw, D u SxTu. D xzq qٺq Aydq ®qٺqw KNl zquu wS rvu. Hu Cu wwsw 4,5 q 6w ®Su YqSr, uNc xNu Aydq ®S qٺqS.

yN u¯Nv q䇮Su AqSrxzqu Aydqw y®yXNu Nsw Tu , Aydqw qٺqǮ yru  , wwsw Iw ® AXq㰺u® w ylqu

Aydqw wS hq Xnxu AqSr u Nw D q uuu :

Hllry o
Nlr qq ru qN
Nlu NAu
lylwwww q喙 ||

``Nrي v S u u ru jqw K u Su S yoqq rq٩ qN NS E uw wluu, A S wǮq Auw shw qw r u® ?

Aydqw A EyN NSw Nlm qwS Cu Ku rS BǮw qyu Nޛuw. yqwu yrNxS czޛ quw 22 vwS y䇵yS,w㚮ww BX, qwu  22 Sy BǮrSﱇTAXqNu qN wu AXquwT cxuw. Bu `` qN q w Huuw Nlqu. A Huw Nqu (4−19).

wwsw 8 w yrǮՄ® qٺq vwu Cu xyn wXuw dwwvu Cq QN S QwNyow q. cwwvu qywǯwu S D u®u yrǮw Nsw owqN Su q T Kiw qٺqw uT xzuw. wy, A凮 y A凮 cuyrS uuSu

owǮT Ns B®T u wN Oه qٺqu凮 ow NsS NT Sq. yrǮw S ,q qyχS ow AqwS du yyNq w N XwT Klm y䇮rݛuwwSu.

wyu cuyrSu Xu−r yq yrǮ Aqw r wuu Sw u wqu Xu vSS qyv uw. NNu yrǮxS uǮw Swuw. D NsSrS Su Tu, yrǮw u® ryrS x®O xmu u®u N ` u®yu¯㇮ Xwq x,qvu uwSnr q qqXww يT xzu Aqw owz䰇q uwݰ qu (4−4 u 49) Cuw w uhruۺq yrǮw Sxqu Eyqu u Nu®®w w Cu D B® Suu:

ArS仇 Ny Nuuu
q r Ny ® S
qy yhSu®u zmyq uqy
mq x buNN ||

SS ymqT qqbw, Aqʇ Xn ! Eyqu Ǯu yrǮw y¯w Sl®uu . ``INʺ y尺u N? ywwu u¯qxN qT Bq cT AqRT BYuw. u Bqw Syq ESqyχS yuN ow y®Swruۊ wcwwN w݌T EYq BT.

wy®u w vw ® Kqw ®, Bﱺuw ¯. yrǮՇT Ku rS N w㚮wvvu qS m EqيcAr wu AﱺuwT cx Sw® muw. Au XqwT u u ucuwu vw Ns. Bu D cwwu®u w݌T u yNsu®S o N NqlT , D wN Nه cwww uN u Ns AST xqTu. Cu Q Ns, Q yqS uԉu ul wǮw݅u.