Description of the specific marks of Salagrama, description of tirthas, and of sixty countries such as Prabhasa ||66||
1Hari said: -It is better to adore a stone which has no, characteristic marks than the one wich has a circular mark on it.
2-3aThe first image is Sudarsana. The second is Lakshmi Narayana. The third is Tri-Cakra (three discus), the fourth is Acyuta, the fifth is Caturcakra and- the sixth is Caturbhuja (four armed). The next is Vasudeva, then Pradyumna, then Sankarshana and the eighth is Purshottama. Navavyuha is the tenth.
3b-4Aniruddha is the eleventh, then Ekadasa and then Dvadasatma. Ananta is on the top of all the lines. Where there is Salagrama stone their lives the lord of Dvaravati (Vishnu). Where is the meeting between these two there is forsooth emancipation.
5-8aSalagrama, Dvaraka, Naimisha, Puskara, Gaya, Varanasi, Prayaga, Kshetra, Ganga, Narmada, Candrabhaga, Sarasvati, Purusottama, and Mahakala these are the sacred shrines, O Sankara, which dissipate all sins and yield enjoyment and emancipation.
8b-10Prabhava, Vibhava, Sukra, Pramoda, Prajapati, Angira, Srimukha, Bhava, Pusha, Dhata, isvara, Vahudhanaya, Pramathi, Vikrama, Vidhu, Citrabhanu, Svarbhanu, Druna, Irarthiva. Vyaya, Sarvajit, Sarvadhari, Virodhi, Vikrita, Khara.
11-14Nandana, Vijaya, Jaya, Manmatha. Darmukha, Hemalamva, Vilamya, Vikara, Sarvari, Plava, Subhakrt, Sobhana, Krodha, Visvavasu, Parabhava, Plavanga, Kilaka, Soumya, Sadharama, Virodhalqt, Paridhara, Pramadi; Ananda, Ralashasa, Nala, Putgala, Kalasiddharta, Durmati, Sumati, Dundubhi, Rudhirodgari, Raktasha, Krodhana, Akshaya are the names which indicate years to be either auspicious or inauspicious.
15O Rudra, I will now describe time leading to success according to the system of Pancasuara (five vowels). They are Raja, Saja, Saja, Udasa, Pida and Mrtyu.
16In the figure of five fires one should write the vowels A, I, U, E, OU. Six fires should come from the lines drawn upwards or askance.
17-18In the house of one fire the times Raja, Saja, Udasa, Pida and Mrityu are in order presided over by Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, Saturn, the sun and the moon. The first division of the time is presided over by the stars beginning with Revati and ending with Mrgasira.
19Beginning with the month of Caitra each group of five stars appears. From the first letters of the names of the stars twelve days and two months are derived.
20-21aIn the fifth house of the figure the characteristic marks of the various divisions of Tune are found. Form the first letter of the name of any article pronounced by a party divisions of Time, the various Tithis, various days, stars and months are calculated.
21b-23The mantram is “Om, Kshoum, Sivaya Namahi” It is called Trailokyamohana. It counteracts the influence of evil stars on mental faculties and yeilds success, when written on a Bhurja leaf with Gorocana and along with the names of Siva, Gana and Lakshmi, it is placed on the neck or arms.