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 115.6

वासः पुंसां कुरुक्षेत्रे मुक्तिरेषा चतुर्विधा ।
काङ्क्षन्ति पितरः पुत्रं नरकाद्भयभीरवः ॥ ६ ॥

vāsaḥ puṃsāṃ kurukṣetre muktireṣā caturvidhā |
kāṅkṣanti pitaraḥ putraṃ narakādbhayabhīravaḥ || 6 ||

The Sanskrit text of Verse 115.6 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 (115.6). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vasas, Vasa, Pums, Kurukshetra, Mukti, Esha, Caturvidha, Kankshat, Kankshanti, Pitri, Putra, Naraka, Bhaya, Bhiru, Bhirava,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 115.6). 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: “vāsaḥ puṃsāṃ kurukṣetre muktireṣā caturvidhā
  • vāsaḥ -
  • vāsas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vāsa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • puṃsām -
  • puṃs (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • kurukṣetre -
  • kurukṣetra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kurukṣetra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • muktir -
  • mukti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • eṣā -
  • eṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • caturvidhā -
  • caturvidhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “kāṅkṣanti pitaraḥ putraṃ narakādbhayabhīravaḥ
  • kāṅkṣanti -
  • kāṅkṣantī (noun, masculine)
    kāṅkṣantī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    kāṅkṣantī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kāṅkṣat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    kāṅkṣ -> kāṅkṣat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √kāṅkṣ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √kāṅkṣ class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √kāṅkṣ class 1 verb]
    kāṅkṣ -> kāṅkṣantī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √kāṅkṣ class 1 verb]
    kāṅkṣ (verb class 1)
    [present active third plural]
  • pitaraḥ -
  • pitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • putram -
  • putra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    putra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    putrā (noun, feminine)
  • narakād -
  • naraka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    naraka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • bhaya -
  • bhaya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhaya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhī (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • bhīravaḥ -
  • bhīru (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    bhīrava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 115.6

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 115.6 in Kannada sript:
ವಾಸಃ ಪುಂಸಾಂ ಕುರುಕ್ಷೇತ್ರೇ ಮುಕ್ತಿರೇಷಾ ಚತುರ್ವಿಧಾ ।
ಕಾಙ್ಕ್ಷನ್ತಿ ಪಿತರಃ ಪುತ್ರಂ ನರಕಾದ್ಭಯಭೀರವಃ ॥ ೬ ॥

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