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 5.5.16

लोकः स्वयं श्रेयसि नष्टदृष्टिर्योऽर्थान्समीहेत निकामकामः ।
अन्योन्यवैरः सुखलेशहेतोरनन्तदुःखं च न वेद मूढः ॥ १६ ॥

lokaḥ svayaṃ śreyasi naṣṭadṛṣṭiryo'rthānsamīheta nikāmakāmaḥ |
anyonyavairaḥ sukhaleśahetoranantaduḥkhaṃ ca na veda mūḍhaḥ || 16 ||

The Sanskrit text of Verse 5.5.16 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 (5.5.16). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Loka, Svayam, Shreyas, Shreyasi, Nashtadrishti, Yah, Artha, Samiha, Ita, Nikamakama, Anyonya, Vaira, Sukhalesha, Hetu, Anantaduhkha, Veda, Mudha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 5.5.16). 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: “lokaḥ svayaṃ śreyasi naṣṭadṛṣṭiryo'rthānsamīheta nikāmakāmaḥ
  • lokaḥ -
  • loka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • svayam -
  • svayam (indeclinable)
  • śreyasi -
  • śreyasī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    śreyas (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    śreyas (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • naṣṭadṛṣṭir -
  • naṣṭadṛṣṭi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    naṣṭadṛṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • yo' -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    yu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • arthān -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • samīhe -
  • samīhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ita -
  • ita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    i -> ita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> ita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second plural]
  • nikāmakāmaḥ -
  • nikāmakāma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “anyonyavairaḥ sukhaleśahetoranantaduḥkhaṃ ca na veda mūḍhaḥ
  • anyonya -
  • anyonya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    anyonya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vairaḥ -
  • vaira (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sukhaleśa -
  • sukhaleśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hetor -
  • hetu (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • anantaduḥkham -
  • anantaduḥkha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    anantaduḥkha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • veda -
  • veda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vid (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • mūḍhaḥ -
  • mūḍha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    muh -> mūḍha (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √muh class 4 verb]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 5.5.16

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 5.5.16 in Bengali sript:
লোকঃ স্বযং শ্রেযসি নষ্টদৃষ্টির্যোঽর্থান্সমীহেত নিকামকামঃ ।
অন্যোন্যবৈরঃ সুখলেশহেতোরনন্তদুঃখং চ ন বেদ মূঢঃ ॥ ১৬ ॥

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