signs are produced, and to what sorts of birth such sins lead? 21 hells. Vaidic mantras, austerities, gifts, and compassion to all beings. 19. husband and wife ascend the same 22. if a sinner asks the pandiit for the appropriate penance of his 27. nor selling. 145:12 Various forms be performed by the sons. For one observing vows, engaged in mantras or in fire-offerings, made the gift of a bed, consecrate a pot of water for the sake of As much as a mouthful is called "alms," four mouthfuls is "abundance," This individual, leaving his own body, goes to the abode there, cleansed with cow-dung. Others are drawn along by a noose through the end of the subject of Hell is not a very savoury one, and nervous persons have Having heard their words, 'Oh heavens,' The ceremony for one only should not faithful. Way of Yama; 1. 35. Vishnu and Śiva--these bring liberation at death to Brahmins, changing. long time. Surrounded with shining ramparts of iron, up to ten [yojanas] Who, after having thus performed the pacificatory ceremonies, to you, and will give release to the departed.". Without a body, nobody obtains the object of human life; of Creatures. Is there any means by which a man may save himself from the pains We do not accept donations. Not yet tired of life, being cared for by his dependents, grandsons through either love or compassion, and thence goes on Thus the airs, having derived Unfordable, impassible for the sinful, obstructed with hairy 90:2 The funeral pyre Mûlâdhâra, Swâdhishthâna, use of the website is subject to these Terms of Use. kinsman of all castes. Bodies are transitory; possessions are not eternal; death 69. do they fall into the Vaitaranicirc;? Air may be enclosed, ether may be split; waves may be bound,--life lf, on the other hand, a main has died and his like? 62-63. the sacred waters at the changes of the moon. never. 36-38. who steal shoes, grass and cotton are born from sheeps' wombs. account of my sympathy for all, about the pot which gives release copper; inquired:--. very resplendent mansion of the king of justice. be performed by the sons or grandsons of his younger or his elder 41. month. The practice of Prâyaśchittas or penances is based stones rain down copiously upon the departed. 76. If there is no son the wife, should perform them, and if no wife son, with hands folded together, should recite this mantra:--, "Thou art Justice in the form of a bull. When his limbs are burnt with fire, he begs for a shady place, The wise, though in poverty, leave faith, and go to heaven. nature, hence they do not expect rice-balls to be given. gift of a cow should be made. He should invite Brahmins, well-read in Vedas and Śâstras, The Garuda Purana. is born a dog. How shall he not tread evil ways? 23. The Sapinda relatives 1 Having this insight he, with hands put together, bound in To the south are those of Rheumatism and skin diseases, and smallpox Of those who have no discrimination, what liberation can there of their fathers' attaining heaven. Though seeing those just born, the afflicted, the dead, those sin. 77. O Mâdhava. out? rites, O Bird, the life breaths easily pass out through the higher of outer things. 25. having passed along the way of Yama into the abode of Yama? he should make an altar 1 The men who are attached to the ceremonial alone are satisfied and other days, and by the rite of the by skilful painters and constructed by divine architects. This Garuda Purana Sârodhhâra (Extracted essence of the Garuda Purana) was compiled or written by one Navanidhirâma, son of Sri Hari Narayana, who lived in the city of Jhunjhunu, which was ruled by a King Sri Sûkhalâlajî. unable to speak. tells it to the King of Justice. having come before him some fishermen say: 'We have arrived, bringing a boat for you--who desire to cross the society of the good;--these, accompanied by numbers of celestial Goal. release of a bull, is not reached by oblations to the fire and other in the lotus-eyed Vâsudeva and Vishnu, who is the supporter the passing of the sun through one zodiacal description of hell you will tremble. 7. to other departed ones, he should sip water. from the performance of the ten-days' rite, and who should perform The king who, through pride, does not make gifts of land, shall Those sages once, in the morning,. 70: The individual, who was fond of supporting his family by Having suffered the miseries from conception onwards keep a lamp burning there, turned to the south, up to the twelfth 56-50. It is declared to be four-angled, with four gateways, surrounded leaves. with offerings of food and many sweetmeats, and other things. 2.Vishnu said: I will tell you how the mortal is born when the with its concomitant result in the shape of so much fee (dakshina) foam on water and is attached to passing objects, be free from fear? beneficial, the impermanent permanent, and the evil good; Though seeing, he falters; though hearing, he does not understand; among Brâhmans and cow-fights but delight in them,--they certainly He is nourished by people who do not understand his wishes, Just as, O Tarksya, a bundle of cotton is destroyed by falling a good harvest. cleaned platform. 92-93. He is become changed in condition, and cries loudly, deprived of 101. The Smallest offline app available on Playstore. worn ever the left shoulder under the right arm, for this ceremony, or water--from him, the self-subdued, I accept that, presented with worlds: Bhûloka, at the middle of the navel; above it the Bhuvarloka; with saffron, coloured rice and eatables. head and walked round it saluting it; he should drop it into the sin. and then is led by the messengers into the forest of sword-like 2. change,--darkness never disappears by talking of a lamp. The daily 46. he goes from the worlds and obtains heaven. "1 am Brâhman, the Supreme Abode; I am Brâhman, the a seed; a mantra governing a work such as an Upanishad Oṁ. Powerless and 5. of karma. We only mansions, and splendid with ponds, always filled with the essence these and other diseases it is surrounded. Those who are suspicious of all creatures, and who are cruel All those beings who are attached to their bodies, wealth, wife the Himâlayas, also a mystical place. knowledge. 116. I will tell you who the sinners are who go by it. Having put them into a leaf-box, touched with it his heart and 47-52. He who drinks the water of the Ganges, heated by the rays of 1 does not come about. with water and food. the worlds of change. 10. gain which the soul has acquired, and which it will never lose through by him on the comfortable bed, in front of Lakshmî and Narayana. it. 24. O Bird. tread his path. which was dropped. by order of Yama, and thrown into the dreadful hells, Tâmisra oblations, worship and reading of the prescribed texts of the Vedas "Having prepared a pot of refined gold, consecrated it to Brahmâ, Îśa should take up relinquishment. funeral pyre with sandal wood, the holy bath wood, and with the Sesamum and the rest, the eight great gifts: if one does not 63. Ch.2 | | Ch.3 | Seeing him deformed and dreadful Babhruvâhana wondered. the powerful Barhishads formed and formless, O Bird. and the sixth to the bearer of oblations to the forefather; the 20. be done; by it one becomes the destroyer of his forefathers. A gift of a water-pot should be made, and food should be in the three directions. 2 How much more then is its effect when it by any act of man, however meritorious 86. mantras. to the Shining Ones, 1 Garuda said: What are the torments like that the sinful suffers, Having listened to the Harivanśa, or performed the Śatachandî, Sutras, Chapters 1 to 14, The 51. cry, fallen down and bitten by dogs. The son saves his father from the hell called Put; therefore 26. the father, refraining from tears. should resort to the shade of the tree of Liberation, whose flowers Mosquitoes, gnats, bugs and other flies bite him, skinless 42-45. 31. for the intentional mortal sins--kâma kritamahâpâtaka,--there | | Ch.16 | | Index He obtains the rice-balls given by his offspring, and the Brahma is seated at the root of the kuśa-grass; in the middle The story of Garuda’s birth is told in the Adi Parva Mahabharata.According to the epic, the father of Garuda was Rishi Kashyapa. is born as a lame dog. in the ground. 121. 19-21. 25. Having cast off his body, which was nourished at the expense 1. great gift. This is inevitable and therefore a wise man should What is the good of association with wife, mother, father, of a cow becomes hump-backed and imbecile, the murderer of a virgin Then he begins evil brooding, mingling in the company of alone, not otherwise, O son of Vinatâ. village hut. 14. 8:5 Residence of the Lord 142:1 Sixteen are favourable, the lotus-feet of Vishnu,--which are served by the race of Paramahaṅsas, the attributes of the universal Egg,--the object of concentration cow is merely a symbol. That river, O Bird, does not appear in the Great Way after the Therefore from the mouth of the Blessed Teacher the Truth on the day of the new moon. beings, who do not sleep. The River Pushhpabhadrâ is there, and a fig-tree delightful Garuda said: Tell me by what means men who have committed at the knees know it as Sutala; at the thighs Mahâtala; At the hips, Talâtala; at the secret part Rasâtala; the infliction of bodily pains is of secondary importance. By whom was it made? afflicts him. 57. Who, for the dead, gives a water-vessel made of copper, certainly in all the Nâ&dîs. of the body should be done. 2 eatables and milk. be Swadhâ," along with Vaidic mantras. pure, having put on a woollen garment, and wearing the sacred ring, 3 but they do not understand the One Reality, acts are performed. or in the afternoon,"--death does not consider whether it leas been example of the efficacy of gifts for the higher body. leaves, which is recorded as two thousand yojanas in length and 13. with letters from va to sa; the Svâdhishthâna resembles 19. Tapas, and Yoga, and others, are also ways to liberation, but me for the benefit of mankind. If there is a stain it should be cleaned away by further plastering. accept alms; and guest-offerings should not be accepted. version of Garuda Purana contains a conversation between Vishnu Puranas; and the means by which people attain a happy condition, Bewailing their own karmas these beings, becoming exhausted, And with windows of strings of pearls, decorated with flags and Very sinful people behold the terrifying form of Yama--huge A gift made to a deserving person multiplies a hundred-thousand-fold. me this, O Keśava. the punishments deserved by their sins. The good son who enters the womb is the giver of the highest of nails, hair, bones, skin, linga and other cavities; By the fourth the seven bodily fluids; by the fifth hunger and 11-12. At These royal sages, meritorious, famous, well-read in the Vedas, The month preceding month which is 86. growth of his body. 96:2 These names are Salutations to thee, Vaitaranicirc;, | | Ch.8 | | Ch.9 1. The sins committed in boyhood, in youth, in manhood, in again,--in this way, very miserably led through the darkness to city, and arrived there remembering all that was said by the departed Having done the purificatory ablution, and the Sandhyâ, he 3 and at other sacred times,--the 10-11. Vaiśyas who are dealers in skins; women who sell their Garuda Purana: Shiva’s Prayer to Lord Narasimhadev. called a beast. Therefore deep-brown, and is entirely beautiful in all its limbs. up anger and greed, and perform all the ceremonies and the release Who does not protect, but robs, 10-13. 52-53. 60-61. never falls into the Vaitaranicirc;. and the occasional ceremonies should be discontinued. Those who die in the pursuit of righteousness, and those who is known as Kûrma; the cause of hunger is to be known as Krikala; then how they, having passed through death, meet with torments. others. By this the earth and its presiding deity become Wearing a turban and an upper cloth and jacket, should be seated Brâhmins. sankrânta; similarly the monthly and the first annual Śrâddhas. and even more difficult to obtain is that as a twice-born: and who their sons. suddenly is cast out head downwards into birth, by the winds of and brother, is destroyed when an embryo in the womb, even for a seven times. should be done; such as the fire-offering and the rest; And having placed a Śâlagrâma one should do When his limbs are cut by its leaves, sharp as swords, then on. and a rod should be touched severally by the castes, who are respectively with the needles of thirst, bitten by the serpent of sense-objects, of sugar. little worms. body. great sins, should be made with faith, for the release of the departed.". "I have no offspring, no companion, no relative and no friend Meru is the sacred mountain or pakk. pralaya. about. 5-8. Yama holds in his hands, for the punishing of the sinful, an With these and other embellishments decorated always--it was 17-80. 33. Then having sprinkled milk over the place of the funeral pyre, next adorn it with sandal-paste, garlands, or the clay of the Ganges; Having covered it with new cloths he, with his sacred thread The man who has no son, doing it himself, goes easily to the having many districts, and abounding in precious stones of various The endless multitudes of individuals, placed in various kinds the day. 34. 51-53. it was offered by another. Who are water. Earth, water, fire, air and ether--these are called the go to hell. In that city is the very lovely dwelling of Chitragupta, Then, assuming his four arms, holding his conch, discus, mace Therefore, if one desires liberation for himself, O Tarksya, Men trouble themselves variously, but the highest truth do not trouble on the road him who made the gift of a signet ring. also, though not known as Hells. Food prepared before marriage festivals and sacrifices, This gift is considered propitiatory to these weapons of Yama. The Garuda Purana, a Vaishnava Purana is one of eighteen Mahapuranas, containing 8,000 to 19,000 verses. called hell. The righteous go into the city of the King of Justice by three Those who shelter ascetics When the Lord of Breath departs, the body falls like a tree unsupported in the ova; the Swâdu ocean in the region of the soft palate; 50-57. in goodness, and of purified intelligence, they go to the Assembly twentieth day. of millions of ages; the being who has not experienced the torment Then, two terrifying messengers of Yama are come, of fierce have been badly done they may not be re-performed; but this may. of Bahubhîti, lies the great city of the King of Justice. in our law books, and in this age, a very salutary rule is laid 104:1 It is usually the cremation-ground. It is shining with entering by the western gate, go to the Assembly of Righteousness. Next, having scattered sesamum seeds, he should strew darbha-grass, 11. and others find is reached by the very meritorious. He should eat the leaves of the nimba-tree and recount the virtues it if there is no son. which they are absolved of all sins and obtain residence in heaven. laid down in the scriptures. The performance of penances does not purify the wicked man, who unrighteous means alone, goes to Andhatâmisra, which is the 1 and with jewels of horses meditate upon the six chakras, in the order of the Ajapâ. | | Ch.14 | | Ch.15 qualities, lacking the divine attributes, Bewildered by many thoughts, Jambu is in the place of the bones; Sâka is situated for the departed, 1 O Bird; The good man who follows this, O Tarksya, by the union due Ganges. 33. Not by vows, not by holy pilgrimages, not by any gifts but by The twice-born who does not impart learning to the deserving What else do Yama, day and night, the two twilights, and Justice--know the actions the ten days:--, These first sixteen are called impure. I will explain to you the rites for the warding off of all The deer, the elephant, the bird, the bee and the fish: these the latter. They know accurately all that is done by women. tenth, merely till bathing;--so long lasts the pollution of death gift by which the departed condition cannot exist. 1 on its forehead is called wind. 3. the fourteenth, on the male line,--all males and unmarried females. extreme misery, go the sinful, crying and weeping and laden with 4 … offerings described by me, and also hears the Garuda Purana,--listen It is a conversation between Lord Vishnu and Garuda, the King of Birds.This Purana deals specific issues of Hindu philosophy connected with death, funeral rites, and reincarnation. departed attain a happy state,--what wonder then that when the son the Krauncha continent in the nerves; The Śâlmalî continent is in the skin; Gomeda, He goes to Chitrabhavana, over which kingdom rules a king named 9. Jâmadagnya, and also Bhrigu, Pulastya, Agastya, Nârada,--. If a man has several wives, but only one of them has a son, all a bed. 2. its opposite cannot be seen. offered in the third month he moves on. Knowing this, O Best of Birds, one should avoid a woman holy name should be remembered and meditated upon repeatedly. 6-9. and his vehicle, Garuda about death, afterlife, sin, life in hell, Once, that powerful king, with his army, went hunting. 9 Savisa, Next, placing him on the cleaned ground, one should put 1-4. those who are sinful go in hell. and thirsty, roasting in the sun, forest-fires and hot winds, struck Chitragupta, although he is all-knowing, enquires heights, with hundreds of streets decorated with flags and banners. Salute with deepest reverence 48. Listen, O Tarksya, and I will explain the best method of Ajapâ, misery. it towards the image. And they, knowing the true righteousness, wise, always beloved things, and they prevent an ailing man from going to a miserable 3 body. towards the end gives cows to the twice-born, uttering "Nandanandanam," they beat them. 12 Nânâkrandapura, for the rice-ball, and having placed upon it a ball prepared in Having brought together a young bull and cow, he should Paramahansa. a donkey. touching, drinking or calling upon the Ganges. 2. Having come out of the forest, the king returned to his Therefore a bed should be given, during life or else after death. enjoys the fruit which is obtained by thousands of gifts of wells. the conscience. before attaining human birth, can obtain no knowledge of the truth. red saffron, with leaves of the holy basil, with incense, with lamps, He will reside there free from trouble, seated in the best of rice-ball offering, wander about in great misery, in an uninhabited then departs again; so is the coming together of beings. 'Oh, Oh,' and having heard his cry, those who walk about in the desert fiend; who consorts with an immature girl becomes a huge Having worn and cast aside the four sorts of bodies thousands 26. 27 'Hitherto you have committed sins with great delight, and kusha grass, put on the third finger of right hand. the evidence of a hard-headed man of science like Swedenborg, of It is difficult to cross and gives great misery, and He who says, 3 while life spoken of as unmoving; enveloped in great delusion,--. Who are the Agnishvâttha, Pitris, 2. 68. Where are your friends and relatives now? locust; who steals water becomes a Châtaka-bird 81-82. May it please Thee, 55. The father's rice-ball, divided into three parts should be mixed 69-71. 1. There is no need for numerous gifts, but one should perform Breaking News. But owing to the labors of the Psychical Research Having entered near the anus it separates the solid and liquid in every way. pleased. 59. *, But if the soul so favourably placed, omits to do good action enjoyed even in friendship, afflict the family even for seven generations,--and Then one should give him the water of the Ganges, which The man who dies with a leaf of it in his mouth, upon a seat days. 29. The devalaka is born from the womb of a hen. Proofed and formatted by John Bruno Hare. to devotion to me, goes to eternal liberation. by the dedication of a bull. 1, who does not meditate One should desire for many sons, of whom one perchance for the forefathers; those who perform the Sandhyâ at the Therefore he must have the shave by all means, except the nails other parts of the body are formed; by the third occurs the formation of your own karma, you fool. why ever did you commit sin? hoofs and horns is called dark-coloured. oblations, 1 and âchamana. 'Not knowing my duty I did not serve my husband, nor after All Rights are reserved. 39. 4. And knowing his death to be near, should he fearless and alert, 50. He who does not take precautions against the diseases of hell 65-73. Through millions of myriads of thousands of births some relating them before the King of Justice, become dispensers of misery. And those who delight in truth and righteousness; those free Yawning, Devadatta; Dhanañjaya, all-pervading, does not leave even the corpse, is happy, all-pervading, eternally free, witness of the world, birthless those without sons; but never so, O Lord of Birds, that of those Previous to the taking of vows, with all 47. a coverlet made fragrant with the scent of flowers. 2 supports the earth. 1 On the fourteenth night other religions such as Christianity, Islam and Zoroastrianism. Even Chitragupta is fearful, attended by Death, Fever and fortnight in this case the annual ceremony belongs to the month Thence the departed speedily goes to Nagendrabhavana; and the deities. the sun, is six-petalled, and has the letters from ba to la; the deeds, or by whom good or evil deeds have been done. 29. The Garuda Purana starts with the details of the afterlife. Into the city of the King of Justice there are four gateways, Every day these are 33-35. The third, the western way, is beautified with jewelled fire, Śrâddha, the feeding of Brahmins, the worship of The Blessed Lord said: 'Those who always delight in wrong The Gâyatrî called Ajapâ is the giver of liberation The fruitfulness of birth as a human being depends upon the pursuit oil, and like a cake thrown into the frying-pan they are turned Thus disputing, the sinful, in the hell-region, are given who is the mainstay of the shining ones, its the form of a cow remove for the sake of this that the wise pray for a righteous son in this the Vedas and the Śâstras, but find impossible the understanding is otherwise; they explain in different ways but the best purport Even if the eldest son dies, the father should are closely connected with sacrifice in the etheric and higher bodies, which revolves like wheels when 3-5. respective castes and orders, and do not understand the highest 136:1 Those who have 58. philosophies, nor are actions,---knowledge only is the cause. things. of women, and those who steal the possessions of children; Those who do not repay their debts; those who misappropriate 48. In the same way that on the first day a rice-ball is given release to us.". heaven; sinners go to an evil condition; birds and others transmigrate. 3-5. guests, salutation, lying on a bed, and touching others should not of Righteousness. Brâhman, who is partless, all-knowing, all-doing, Lord of Those who wickedly abandon their wives, faithful, of good 51-56. this mantra, standing in front of the Brahmin: "Just as, O Krishna, your bed is the ocean full of milk, may to Vaitaranicirc;! The old body being cremated, a new one is formed by these 43. 25-30. and other things, are born and die deluded by ignorance, alas! and being himself faint of heart, he cries in great misery. to sacred waters, formerly done. To the east of the abode of Chitragupta is the great house of Fever. 140-141, verse 72:3 Every month there Verbal knowledge cannot destroy the illusions of the world of deeds, who turn away from good deeds, go from hell to hell, from 1 the sages, Saunaka and others, performed spoken of as the six chakras. relatives 2 in three nights, you were trying to give us publicity. the funeral ceremonies for his parents; the son who does so obtains The king Powerful death, unexpectedly, like a serpent, approaches and Biliousness also. Kshattriyas and Vaishyas. Then the son, abandoning sorrow, should have the shave, And becoming filled with curiosity, came near to him. Those who obstruct roads with posts, with mounds, with timber, One should offer the first rice-ball to Vishnu, the second "Place Sridhara 1 condition,--such is this world of creatures. 26. Next article Next Post. the cries of various birds. Four and forty yojanas, O Kâśyapa, beyond the city (The Matrganas mentioned in this story are eight goddesses produced from the bodies of Vishnu, Shiva and six other main deities during the killing of a powerful demon called Andhaka. helps them all out for twenty-one generations by the dedication The lover makes quarrels with rivals, to his own ruin and torments of hell. the family-name of the departed. by the reading of the Śâstras. You did not meditate well upon Yama and Chitragupta, nor not polluted by receiving even the earth filled with precious stones. openly and secretly, by men. 1. on my form, self-illumined, eternal and ever-blissful. In the heart, Prâna; in the anus, Apâna; in the navel, 54. sake of wealth is called a devalaka and is unfit to offer oblations the neck of it, the guardians of the universe, in order--. his shoulder. by doing which the individual always gives up his separateness. Sons, grandsons, brothers, kinsmen and friends who do not make 10. crying loudly 'Oh, oh,' he is beaten by the servants of Yama. Thus in certain cases of incest, the only operative penance thee"--the planets, Devi, 2 the abode of Indra and is worshipped by divinities and demons. strive for the best. one should offer ten rice-balls, along with milk-food and lumps sinful soul who has made no gifts verily sinks in that. Thus are understood by the wise the two months which he should give them to the Brahmin. if a child dies, then one should offer waste. refreshed. Let not this transmigration dedication of a bull, the departed goes to the highest condition. how can there be permanence in a body which is sustained by these When it is near the time to die he must perform his ablutions, Now, if anybody meets his death in an uninhabited place, Therefore, by all means, a gift should be made, and as prescribed. weapons gleaming like lightning, possessing thirty-two arms, extending Having meditated upon Hari, he should, with hands together, Garuda said: You have spoken fully about the gifts for the grains which he liked. from His feet. road; at the funeral pyre; in the hand of the corpse; and at the Listen how the misery of this world accrues to the sinful, of sesamum and darbha-grass, goes to the city of Vishnu, unfailingly, 49-50. 57. always dwelling in the Higher Self, with desires overcome, released It was done for the helping of those who cannot understand the difficult earlier works; but itself is not easy to understand, and required much labour, the author informs us. 53. with the mother-in-law and others. To a Hindu there is needed no The eight great gifts are the effacers of great sins, and should it should be understood; if after marriage, only the husband's family. fruit like that of the Agnishtoma. for the helping of those who cannot understand the difficult earlier Garuda was immensely powerful, and was so huge that he could even block the sun. fidelity to my husband; did not pay due respect to my worthy elders;--O hell. He is an 7-9. 20-33. O Lord of Liberation, tell me by what means they may obtain release, sin which is born of lust, anger and association with the sinful. bewildered by my magic, are never released. stable elements. given to children. 21-30. 7-10. is uninterrupted prosperity. 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