Agni Purana [sanskrit]

97,288 words

This Sanskrit edition of the Agnipurana. It is one of the traditional eighteen Mahapuranas presented as an encyclopedia of ancient Indian history and knowledge. It contains either 382 or 383 chapters and over 10.000 verses (Sanskrit Shlokas).

Verse 42.20

द्वारस्य तु चतुथांशे कार्य्यौ चण्डप्रचण्डकौ ।
विष्वक्सेनवत्सदण्डौ शिखोद्र्ध्वेडुम्बरे श्रियम् ॥ २० ॥

dvārasya tu catuthāṃśe kāryyau caṇḍapracaṇḍakau |
viṣvaksenavatsadaṇḍau śikhodrdhveḍumbare śriyam || 20 ||

The Sanskrit text of Verse 42.20 is contained in the book The Agni Puranam (Anandashram Edition) by Shri Chimna Apate (श्री चिमणा आपटे). This book is available online or you could buy the latest edition:

Read online Buy now! The Sanskrit text by Shri Chimna Apate (श्री चिमणा आपटे) (1987)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (42.20). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dvara, Catu, Tha, Amsha, Canda, Pracanda, Kah, Vishvaksena, Vatsa, Danda, Dandi, Shri, Shriya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 42.20). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “dvārasya tu catuthāṃśe kāryyau caṇḍapracaṇḍakau
  • dvārasya -
  • dvāra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    dvāra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • catu -
  • catu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    catu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    catu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • thā -
  • tha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aṃśe -
  • aṃśa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • kāryyau -
  • caṇḍa -
  • caṇḍa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    caṇḍa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    caṇḍ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • pracaṇḍa -
  • pracaṇḍa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pracaṇḍa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kau -
  • ku (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “viṣvaksenavatsadaṇḍau śikhodrdhveḍumbare śriyam
  • viṣvaksena -
  • viṣvaksena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vatsa -
  • vatsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vatsa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • daṇḍau -
  • daṇḍa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    daṇḍi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • Cannot analyse śikhodrdhveḍumbare*śr
  • śriyam -
  • śriyā (noun, feminine)
    śriya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śriya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śrī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 42.20

Cover of edition (2007)

Agni Purana with Hindi Translation
by Tarinish Jha and Dr. Ghanshayam Tripathi (तारिणीश् झा और डॉ. घनश्याम त्रिपाठी) (2007)

Publisher: Hindi Sahitya Sammelan, Allahabad; 1199 pages; Title: अग्निपुराणम् (संस्कृत एवं हिन्दी अनुवाद);

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Cover of edition (2023)

Agni Purana (Two Volumes)
by M. N. Dutt (2023)

Publisher: Parimal Publication Pvt. Ltd.; Editor: K. L. Joshi.; ISBN-10: 8171101690; ISBN-13: 9788171101696; 1070 pages.

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Cover of edition (2006)

Agni-Purana (Set of 4 Volumes)
by N. Gangadharan (2006)

Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; ISBN: Part I 8120803590 (9788120803596); Part II 8120803604 (‎9788120803602); Part III 8120801741 (9788120801745); Part IV 812080306X (9788120803060); 1271 pages.

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Cover of edition (2013)

The Agni Purana (Hindi)
by (2013)

Publisher: Gita Press, Gorakhpur; Title: अग्निपुराण (केवल हिन्दी अनुवाद); ISBN-10: 8129302934; ISBN-13: 9788129302939; 848 pages.

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Cover of edition (2013)

Agni Purana (Kannada)
by Sreedharananda (2013)

Publisher: Pooja Pusthaka Bhandara, Bangalore; Title: ಅಗ್ನಿ ಪುರಾಣ; 560 pages.

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Preview of verse 42.20 in Kannada sript:
ದ್ವಾರಸ್ಯ ತು ಚತುಥಾಂಶೇ ಕಾರ್ಯ್ಯೌ ಚಣ್ಡಪ್ರಚಣ್ಡಕೌ ।
ವಿಷ್ವಕ್ಸೇನವತ್ಸದಣ್ಡೌ ಶಿಖೋದ್ರ್ಧ್ವೇಡುಮ್ಬರೇ ಶ್ರಿಯಮ್ ॥ ೨೦ ॥

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