Bhagavata Purana [sanskrit]

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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 5.5.17

कस्तं स्वयं तदभिज्ञो विपश्चिदविद्यायामन्तरे वर्तमानम् ।
दृष्ट्वा पुनस्तं सघृणः कुबुद्धिं प्रयोजयेदुत्पथगं यथान्धम् ॥ १७ ॥

kastaṃ svayaṃ tadabhijño vipaścidavidyāyāmantare vartamānam |
dṛṣṭvā punastaṃ saghṛṇaḥ kubuddhiṃ prayojayedutpathagaṃ yathāndham || 17 ||

The Sanskrit text of Verse 5.5.17 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 (5.5.17). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kasta, Svayam, Tada, Bha, Jna, Vipashcit, Avidya, Antare, Antara, Vartamana, Puna, Saghrina, Kubuddhi, Prayas, Utpatha, Yatha, Andha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 5.5.17). 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: “kastaṃ svayaṃ tadabhijño vipaścidavidyāyāmantare vartamānam
  • kastam -
  • kas -> kasta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kas class 1 verb]
    kas -> kasta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kas class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kas class 1 verb]
  • svayam -
  • svayam (indeclinable)
  • tada -
  • tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhi -
  • bhī (noun, feminine)
    bhā (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • jño* -
  • jña (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vipaścid -
  • vipaścit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vipaścit (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • avidyāyām -
  • avidyā (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • antare -
  • antare (indeclinable)
    antara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    antara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    antarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • vartamānam -
  • vartamāna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vartamāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vartamānā (noun, feminine)
    vṛt -> vartamāna (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vṛt class 1 verb]
    vṛt -> vartamāna (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vṛt class 1 verb], [accusative single from √vṛt class 1 verb]
  • Line 2: “dṛṣṭvā punastaṃ saghṛṇaḥ kubuddhiṃ prayojayedutpathagaṃ yathāndham
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • punas -
  • pu (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    puna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    tan (noun, masculine)
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • saghṛṇaḥ -
  • saghṛṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kubuddhim -
  • kubuddhi (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    kubuddhi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • prayo -
  • prayas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    prayas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • jayed -
  • ji (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • utpatha -
  • utpatha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    utpatha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gam -
  • ga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
  • andham -
  • andha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    andha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    andhā (noun, feminine)

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 5.5.17

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 5.5.17 in Bengali sript:
কস্তং স্বযং তদভিজ্ঞো বিপশ্চিদবিদ্যাযামন্তরে বর্তমানম্ ।
দৃষ্ট্বা পুনস্তং সঘৃণঃ কুবুদ্ধিং প্রযোজযেদুত্পথগং যথান্ধম্ ॥ ১৭ ॥

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