Bhagavata Purana [sanskrit]

140,807 words

This Sanskrit edition of the Bhagavatapurana. It is one of the traditional eighteen Mahapuranas presented as an encyclopedia of ancient Indian history and knowledge. The extant edition contains 12 books originally written in 18,000 Sanskrit verses

Verse 4.12.3

न भवान् अवधीद्यक्षान् न यक्षा भ्रातरं तव ।
काल एव हि भूतानां प्रभुरप्ययभावयोः ॥ ३ ॥

na bhavān avadhīdyakṣān na yakṣā bhrātaraṃ tava |
kāla eva hi bhūtānāṃ prabhurapyayabhāvayoḥ || 3 ||

The Sanskrit text of Verse 4.12.3 is contained in the book Shrimad Bhagavat Maha Puranam by . This book is available online or you could buy the latest edition:

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (4.12.3). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bhava, Bhavant, Avadhi, Aksha, Yaksha, Bhratri, Yushmad, Kala, Eva, Bhuta, Prabhu, Apyaya, Bhavayu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 4.12.3). 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: “na bhavān avadhīdyakṣān na yakṣā bhrātaraṃ tava
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhavān -
  • bhava (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • avadhī -
  • avadhī (noun, masculine)
    avadhī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    avadhi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • dya -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • akṣān -
  • akṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative plural], [ablative single]
    akṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yakṣā* -
  • yakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    yakṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhrātaram -
  • bhrātṛ (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • tava -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “kāla eva hi bhūtānāṃ prabhurapyayabhāvayoḥ
  • kāla* -
  • kāla (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • bhūtānām -
  • bhūta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    bhūta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    bhūtā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • prabhur -
  • prabhu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    prabhu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • apyaya -
  • apyaya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhāvayoḥ -
  • bhāva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    bhāvayu (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    bhāvayu (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 4.12.3

Cover of edition (2012)

Shrimad Bhagavat Maha Puranam
by (2012)

Publisher: Gita Press, Gorakhpur; 768 pages.

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Cover of edition (2011)

The Bhagavata Purana (5 Volumes)
by G. P. Bhatt (2011)

Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; 2241 pages. Edited By: Prof. J.L. Shastri

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Cover of edition (2013)

The Srimad Bhagavata Purana: Hindi Translation and Detailed Explanation
by Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (2013)

Publisher: The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust; 17691 pages; 18 volumes; Sanskrit Text, Word-to-Word Meaning, Hindi Translation and Detailed Explanation

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Cover of Bengali edition

Srimad Bhagavat Mahapurana in Bengali
by (2018)

Publisher: Gita Press, Gorakhpur; 2035 pages.

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Preview of verse 4.12.3 in Bengali sript:
ন ভবান্ অবধীদ্যক্ষান্ ন যক্ষা ভ্রাতরং তব ।
কাল এব হি ভূতানাং প্রভুরপ্যযভাবযোঃ ॥ ৩ ॥

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