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 5.5.5

पराभवस्तावदबोधजातो यावन्न जिज्ञासत आत्मतत्त्वम् ।
यावत्क्रियास्तावदिदं मनो वै कर्मात्मकं येन शरीरबन्धः ॥ ५ ॥

parābhavastāvadabodhajāto yāvanna jijñāsata ātmatattvam |
yāvatkriyāstāvadidaṃ mano vai karmātmakaṃ yena śarīrabandhaḥ || 5 ||

The Sanskrit text of Verse 5.5.5 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 (5.5.5). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Parabhava, Tavat, Abodha, Jatri, Jata, Yavan, Yavat, Atmatattva, Avat, Idam, Mana, Manas, Karmatman, Kah, Yena, Yah, Yat, Sharirabandha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 5.5.5). 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: “parābhavastāvadabodhajāto yāvanna jijñāsata ātmatattvam
  • parābhavas -
  • parābhava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tāvad -
  • tāvat (indeclinable)
    tāvat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tāvat (noun, masculine)
    tāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • abodha -
  • abodha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    abodha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jāto* -
  • jātṛ (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    jāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    jan -> jāta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √jan class 1 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 2 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 3 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 4 verb]
  • yāvann -
  • yāvan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    yāvat (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jijñāsata*ā -
  • jñā (verb class 0)
    [present middle third single]
  • āt -
  • āt (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ātmatattvam -
  • ātmatattva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “yāvatkriyāstāvadidaṃ mano vai karmātmakaṃ yena śarīrabandhaḥ
  • yāvat -
  • yāvat (indeclinable)
    yāvat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yāvat (noun, masculine)
    yāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • kriyāstā -
  • kṛ (verb class 1)
    [benedictive active second plural]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [benedictive active second plural]
    kṛ (verb class 5)
    [benedictive active second plural]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [benedictive active second plural]
  • avad -
  • avat (noun, masculine)
    avat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    u -> avat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √u class 1 verb], [vocative single from √u class 1 verb], [accusative single from √u class 1 verb]
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • mano* -
  • manas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    mana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • karmātma -
  • karmātman (noun, masculine)
    karmātman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • kam -
  • ka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • yena -
  • yena (indeclinable)
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • śarīrabandhaḥ -
  • śarīrabandha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 5.5.5

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 5.5.5 in Bengali sript:
পরাভবস্তাবদবোধজাতো যাবন্ন জিজ্ঞাসত আত্মতত্ত্বম্ ।
যাবত্ক্রিযাস্তাবদিদং মনো বৈ কর্মাত্মকং যেন শরীরবন্ধঃ ॥ ৫ ॥

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