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 115.3

स्वर्गारोहणसोपानं पितॄणान्तु पदे पदे ।
ब्रह्मज्ञानेन किं कार्यं गोगृहे मरणेन किं ॥ ३ ॥

svargārohaṇasopānaṃ pitṝṇāntu pade pade |
brahmajñānena kiṃ kāryaṃ gogṛhe maraṇena kiṃ || 3 ||

The Sanskrit text of Verse 115.3 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 (115.3). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Svargarohana, Sopana, Rina, Pada, Padi, Pad, Brahmajnana, Kim, Karya, Gogriha, Marana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 115.3). 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: “svargārohaṇasopānaṃ pitṝṇāntu pade pade
  • svargārohaṇa -
  • svargārohaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sopānam -
  • sopāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • pitṝ -
  • pitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • ṛṇān -
  • ṛṇa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • pade -
  • pada (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    padi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    pad (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    pad (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • pade -
  • pada (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    padi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    pad (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    pad (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • Line 2: “brahmajñānena kiṃ kāryaṃ gogṛhe maraṇena kiṃ
  • brahmajñānena -
  • brahmajñāna (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kāryam -
  • kārya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kārya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kāryā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kāryā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ], [accusative single from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kṛ class 3 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 6 verb]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 3 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 3 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 6 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 6 verb]
    kṝ -> kārya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kṝ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṝ class 9 verb]
    kṝ -> kārya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kṝ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṝ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṝ class 9 verb], [accusative single from √kṝ class 9 verb]
  • gogṛhe -
  • gogṛha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    gogṛha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • maraṇena -
  • maraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 115.3

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 115.3 in Kannada sript:
ಸ್ವರ್ಗಾರೋಹಣಸೋಪಾನಂ ಪಿತೄಣಾನ್ತು ಪದೇ ಪದೇ ।
ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಜ್ಞಾನೇನ ಕಿಂ ಕಾರ್ಯಂ ಗೋಗೃಹೇ ಮರಣೇನ ಕಿಂ ॥ ೩ ॥

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