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 6.18.16

अनुह्रादस्य सूर्यायां१ बाष्कलो महिषस्तथा ।
विरोचनस्तु प्राह्रादिर्देव्यां तस्याभवद्बलिः ॥ १६ ॥

anuhrādasya sūryāyāṃ1 bāṣkalo mahiṣastathā |
virocanastu prāhrādirdevyāṃ tasyābhavadbaliḥ || 16 ||

The Sanskrit text of Verse 6.18.16 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 (6.18.16). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Anuhrada, Bashkala, Mahisha, Tatha, Virocana, Prahradi, Devi, Devya, Tad, Bali,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 6.18.16). 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: “anuhrādasya sūryāyāṃ1 bāṣkalo mahiṣastathā
  • anuhrādasya -
  • anuhrāda (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • Cannot analyse sūryāyāṃ1*bā
  • bāṣkalo* -
  • bāṣkala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahiṣas -
  • mahiṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “virocanastu prāhrādirdevyāṃ tasyābhavadbaliḥ
  • virocanas -
  • virocana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • prāhrādir -
  • prāhrādi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • devyām -
  • devī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    dīv -> devyā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √dīv]
  • tasyā -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • abhavad -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • baliḥ -
  • bali (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 6.18.16

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 6.18.16 in Bengali sript:
অনুহ্রাদস্য সূর্যাযাং১ বাষ্কলো মহিষস্তথা ।
বিরোচনস্তু প্রাহ্রাদির্দেব্যাং তস্যাভবদ্বলিঃ ॥ ১৬ ॥

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