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 342.32

सा पूर्व्वप्रश्निका प्रश्नपूर्विकेति द्विधा भवेत् ।
वक्रोक्तिम्तु भवेद्भङ्ग्या काकुस्तेन कृता द्विधा ॥ ३२ ॥

sā pūrvvapraśnikā praśnapūrviketi dvidhā bhavet |
vakroktimtu bhavedbhaṅgyā kākustena kṛtā dvidhā || 32 ||

The Sanskrit text of Verse 342.32 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 (342.32). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Prashna, Purvika, Iti, Dvidha, Vakrokti, Bhangya, Bhangi, Kaku, Tad, Tena, Krita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 342.32). 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: “ pūrvvapraśnikā praśnapūrviketi dvidhā bhavet
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Cannot analyse pūrvvapraśnikā*pr
  • praśna -
  • praśna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pūrvike -
  • pūrvika (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    pūrvika (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    pūrvikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • dvidhā* -
  • dvidha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    dvidhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “vakroktimtu bhavedbhaṅgyā kākustena kṛtā dvidhā
  • vakroktim -
  • vakrokti (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • bhaved -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • bhaṅgyā -
  • bhaṅgyā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    bhaṅgi (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    bhaṅgī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    bhaṅgyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kākus -
  • kāku (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tena -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tan (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • kṛtā* -
  • kṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kṛtā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb]
  • dvidhā -
  • dvidhā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    dvidhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 342.32

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 342.32 in Kannada sript:
ಸಾ ಪೂರ್ವ್ವಪ್ರಶ್ನಿಕಾ ಪ್ರಶ್ನಪೂರ್ವಿಕೇತಿ ದ್ವಿಧಾ ಭವೇತ್ ।
ವಕ್ರೋಕ್ತಿಮ್ತು ಭವೇದ್ಭಙ್ಗ್ಯಾ ಕಾಕುಸ್ತೇನ ಕೃತಾ ದ್ವಿಧಾ ॥ ೩೨ ॥

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