Having gone to the burning-ground, having bathed and become pure, having put on a woollen garment, and wearing the sacred ring, 1. The torments of Yama Sukaramukham Crushed and tormented - Rulers who neglect their duties and oppress their subjects by misrule, are punished in this hell. Many sinful ones are hung on that silk-cotton tree, exhausted by hunger and thirst, and beaten by the messengers of Yama. Who give false witness; who perform false duties; who earn by cheating, and who gain a livelihood by thieving;. Knowing this, O Best of Birds, one should avoid a woman of lower caste.
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When he bewails his wealth, his family and dependents all, then the departed belonging there and the servants say this:. Then hearing these words, and the weeping of his relatives; crying loudly 'Oh, oh,' he is beaten by the servants of Yama.
Purah and thirsty the sinful drink the blood, it is said. In all the worlds it is difficult to obtain this dissipator of evil conditions. Their cries and complaints would be no avail here. As long as one is in possession of wealth, so long should one make gifts to a Brahmin; but when the wealth becomes another's one can have nothing to say.
The Garuda Purana - Complete Text
From him who offers to Me, with devotion, a leaf, a flower, a fruit or water--from him, the self-subdued, I accept that, presented with devotion. Then it should be taken to the burning-ground, and laid down with its head to the north. Therefore, from the first day onwards, one should pronounce the name of the departed woman or man, in accordance with the sapinda rite.
Tell pre, O Lord, about the method of [performing] the Sapinda rite. Katha and Purab Garuda Purana Recitation. The last ten chapters of the Purvakhanda is dedicated to Yogaand is sometimes referred to as the Brahma Gita.
The Garuda Purana - Complete Text
If the Ganges, or other, is not available, it is declared that they should be buried in the ground. These punishments are so brutal, no living being would ever wish for such death. Who steals jewels is born in a low caste; who steals gold gets diseased nails; who steals any metal becomes poverty-stricken.
Now I shall tell you the rules concerning the monthly, the annual and the fortnightly ceremonies, and of dying on lunar days. Yama holds in his hands, for the punishing of the sinful, an axe, a threshing-pestle, a rod, a sword and a dagger.
Punishments for Our Sins According to Garuda Purana
Details required for Puja. On the ninth day all the authorised kinsmen at the proper time should besmear themselves with oil, wishing the dead to reach heaven. His clothes, his ornaments, his conveyances,--these, which he has used,--a brass vessel filled with clarified butter, the seven grains which he liked. Deniers, those who break the laws of morality, the avaricious, those attached to sense-objects, hypocrites, the ungrateful,--these certainly go to hell. Bound by the noose, garuea of them being dragged by hooks, and pierced from behind with points puarn weapons, the sinful are led on.
Gruda I say, O Tarksya, following the scriptural ordinances, that for the four castes the Sapinda should be on the twelfth day.
Burning should not be done then; if it is done, another death occurs.
Yama is not able to see him who gives up his life while having a holy gafuda shoot, though he have hundreds of sins. It is a region of pain--sharp. He whose bones sink in the water of the Ganges within ten days, never returns from the world of Brahma. This is a question of fact, and must be garuxa like all questions of fact, on the evidence of reliable witnesses who have, from personal experience, described this region.
Garuda Purana Recitation
The eighth one should give to Rudra, 1 the ninth to Purusha, 2 the tenth to the departed, and the eleventh reverently to Vishnu. What does the colour of your aura reveal about you? He compiled 18 great puranas called Ashtadasa Maha Puranas; a pyran treasure gifted to the mankind.
All the torements mentioned in the Purana may seem really scary, but think about it - maybe that is what they are supposed to do - Scare the human beings before they do purna sinful. The Garuda Purana text is known in many versions, containing between 8, to 19, verses.
Who obstructs sacrifices; who prevents the telling of stories; who removes field-boundaries; who ploughs up pastures. At all the sacred bathing-places, like the Ganges, and in the dwelling-places of Brahmins; at the eclipses of the sun and moon, at the crossing over 1on the day of the new moon.