Sāṃkhya Kārikā of Īśvara Kṛṣṇa

Āryā 0:

Sāṃkhya Kārikā

of Īśvara Kṛṣṇa

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Āryā 1:

duḥkha-trayā-abhighātāt-jijñāsā tat-abhighātake hetau |
dṛṣṭe sā-apārthā cet na-ekāntā-atyantataḥ abhāvāt ||

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Āryā 2:

dṛṣṭavat-ānuśravikaḥ saḥ hi-aviśuddhi-kṣayā-atiśaya-yuktaḥ |
tat-viparītaḥ śreyān vyaktāḥ avyakta-jña-vijñānāt ||

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Āryā 3:

mūlaprakṛtiḥ avikṛtiḥ mahadādyāḥ prakṛti-vikṛtayaḥ sapta |
ṣoḍaśakaḥ tu vikāraḥ na prakṛtiḥ na vikṛtiḥ puruṣaḥ ||

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Āryā 4:

dṛṣṭam-anumānam-āptavacanaṃ ca sarva-pramāṇa-siddhatvāt |
trividhaṃ pramāṇam-iṣṭaṃ prameya-siddhiḥ pramāṇāt-dhi ||

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Āryā 5:

prati-viṣayādhyavasāyaḥ dṛṣṭaṃ trividham-anumānam-ākhyātam |
tat-liṅga-liṅgi-pūrvakam-āptaśrutiḥ āptavacanaṃ tu ||

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Āryā 6:

sāmānyataḥ tu dṛṣṭāt-atīndriyāṇāṃ pratītiḥ anumānāt |
tasmādapi cā-siddhaṃ parokṣam-āpta-āgamāt-siddham ||

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Āryā 7:

atidūrāt sāmīpyāt-indriyaghātāt-mano-anavasthānāt |
saukṣmyāt-vyavadhānāt-abhibhavāt samānābhihārāt-ca ||

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Āryā 8:

saukṣmyāt-tadanupalabdhiḥ nā-abhāvāt kāryataḥ tadupalabdheḥ |
mahadādi tat-ca kāryaṃ prakṛtisarūpaṃ virūpaṃ ca ||

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Āryā 9:

asat-akaraṇāt-upādãnagrahaṇāt sarva-saṃbhavā-abhāvāt |
śaktasya śakyakaraṇāt kāraṇabhāvāt-ca satkāryam ||

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Āryā 10:

hetumat-anityam-avyāpi sakriyam-anekam-āśritaṃ liṅgam |
sāvayavaṃ paratantraṃ vyaktaṃ viparītam-avyaktam ||

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Āryā 11:

triguṇam-aviveki viṣayaḥ sāmānyam-acetanaṃ prasavadharmi |
vyaktaṃ tathā pradhānaṃ tadviparitaḥ tathā ca pumān ||

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Āryā 12:

prīti-aprīti-viṣāda-ātmakāḥ prakāśa-pravṛtti-niyamārthāḥ |
anyonya-abhibhava-āśraya-janana-mithuna-vṛttayaḥ ca guṇāḥ ||

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Āryā 13:

sattvaṃ laghu prakāśakam-iṣṭam-upaṣṭaṃbhakaṃ calaṃ ca rajaḥ |
guru varaṇakam-eva tamaḥ pradīpavat-ca-arthataḥ vṛttiḥ ||

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Āryā 14:

avivekyādiḥ siddhaḥ traiguṇyāt-tat-viparyaya-abhāvāt |
kāraṇa-guṇa-ātmakatvāt-kāryasya-avyaktam-api siddham ||

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Āryā 15:

bhedānāṃ parimāṇāt samanvayat śaktitaḥ pravṛtteḥ ca |
kāraṇa-kārya-vibhāgāt-avibhāgāt-vaiśvarūpyasya ||

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Āryā 16:

kāraṇam-asti-avyaktaṃ pravartate triguṇataḥ samdayāt-ca |
pariṇmataḥ salilavat prati-prati-guṇa-āśraya-viśeṣāt ||

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Āryā 17:

saṅghāta-parārthatvāt triguṇādi-viparyāt-adhiṣṭhānāt |
puruṣaḥ asti bhoktṛbhāvāt kaivalyārthaṃ pravṛtteḥ ca ||

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Āryā 18:

janana-maraṇa-karaṇānāṃ pratininyamāt-ayugapat-pravṛtteḥ ca |
puruṣa-bahutvaṃ siddhaṃ traiguṇya-viparyayāt-ca-eva ||

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Āryā 19:

tasmāt-ca viparyāsāt siddhaṃ sākṣitvam-asya puruṣasya |
kaivalyaṃ mādhyastyaṃ draṣṭṛtvam-akartṛbhāvaḥ ca ||

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Āryā 20:

tasmāt-tat-saṃyogāt-acetanaṃ cetanāvat-iva liṅgam |
guṇakartṛtve-api tathā karteva bhavati-udāsīnaḥ ||

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Āryā 21:

puruṣasya darśanārthaṃ kaivalyārthaṃ tathā pradhānasya |
paṅgu-andhavat-ubhayoḥ api saṃyogaḥ tat-kṛtaḥ sargaḥ ||

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Āryā 22:

prakṛteḥ mahāṃ tataḥ ahaṃkāraḥ tasmāt-gaṇaḥ ca śoḍaśakaḥ |
tasmāt-api ṣoḍaśakāḥ pañcabhyaḥ pañcabhūtāni ||

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Āryā 44:

dharmeṇa gamanam ūrdhva gamanam adhastād bhavati adharmeṇa |
jñānena ca apavargaḥ viparyayāt iṣyate bandhaḥ ||

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Āryā 59:

raṅgasya darśayitvā nivartate nartakī yathā nṛtyāt |
puruṣasya tathā ātmānaṃ prakāśya vinivartate prakṛtiḥ ||

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