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 381.21

क्षेत्रं शरीरं यो वेत्ति क्षेत्रज्ञः स प्रकीर्त्तिः ।
क्षेत्रक्षएत्रज्ञयोर्ज्ञानं यत्तज्ज्ञानं मतं मम ॥ २१ ॥

kṣetraṃ śarīraṃ yo vetti kṣetrajñaḥ sa prakīrttiḥ |
kṣetrakṣaetrajñayorjñānaṃ yattajjñānaṃ mataṃ mama || 21 ||

The Sanskrit text of Verse 381.21 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 (381.21). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kshetra, Sharira, Yah, Kshetrajna, Pra, Kirtti, Ksha, Etri, Ajna, Jnana, Yat, Yad, Tajjna, Mata, Asmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 381.21). 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: “kṣetraṃ śarīraṃ yo vetti kṣetrajñaḥ sa prakīrttiḥ
  • kṣetram -
  • kṣetra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śarīram -
  • śarīra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • yo* -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vetti -
  • vid (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • kṣetrajñaḥ -
  • kṣetrajña (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kīrttiḥ -
  • kīrtti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “kṣetrakṣaetrajñayorjñānaṃ yattajjñānaṃ mataṃ mama
  • kṣetra -
  • kṣetra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṣa -
  • kṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • etra -
  • etṛ (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    etṛ (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ajñayor -
  • ajña (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    ajña (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    ajñā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • jñānam -
  • jñāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    jñānā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • yat -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tajjñān -
  • tajjña (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ap (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • matam -
  • mata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    matā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    man -> mata (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √man class 4 verb], [accusative single from √man class 8 verb]
    man -> mata (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √man class 4 verb], [accusative single from √man class 4 verb], [nominative single from √man class 8 verb], [accusative single from √man class 8 verb]
  • mama -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 381.21

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 381.21 in Kannada sript:
ಕ್ಷೇತ್ರಂ ಶರೀರಂ ಯೋ ವೇತ್ತಿ ಕ್ಷೇತ್ರಜ್ಞಃ ಸ ಪ್ರಕೀರ್ತ್ತಿಃ ।
ಕ್ಷೇತ್ರಕ್ಷಏತ್ರಜ್ಞಯೋರ್ಜ್ಞಾನಂ ಯತ್ತಜ್ಜ್ಞಾನಂ ಮತಂ ಮಮ ॥ ೨೧ ॥

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