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 10.38.4

ममैतद् दुर्लभं मन्ये उत्तमःश्लोकदर्शनम् ।
विषयात्मनो यथा ब्रह्म कीर्तनं शूद्रजन्मनः ॥ ४ ॥

mamaitad durlabhaṃ manye uttamaḥślokadarśanam |
viṣayātmano yathā brahma kīrtanaṃ śūdrajanmanaḥ || 4 ||

The Sanskrit text of Verse 10.38.4 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 (10.38.4). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Asmad, Mama, Etad, Durlabha, Manya, Mani, Uttama, Shloka, Darshana, Vishaya, Mana, Manas, Yatha, Brahma, Brahman, Kirtana, Shudrajanman,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 10.38.4). 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: “mamaitad durlabhaṃ manye uttamaḥślokadarśanam
  • mamai -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
    mamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • etad -
  • etad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    etad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • durlabham -
  • durlabha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    durlabha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    durlabhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • manye -
  • manya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    manya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    manyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    manī (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    man (verb class 4)
    [present middle first single], [present passive first single]
    man (verb class 8)
    [present passive first single]
  • uttamaḥ -
  • uttama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śloka -
  • śloka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ślok (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • darśanam -
  • darśana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    darśana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    darśanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “viṣayātmano yathā brahma kīrtanaṃ śūdrajanmanaḥ
  • viṣayāt -
  • viṣaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • mano* -
  • manas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    mana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • brahma -
  • brahma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brahma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brahman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    brahm (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • kīrtanam -
  • kīrtana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kīrtanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • śūdrajanmanaḥ -
  • śūdrajanman (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    śūdrajanman (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 10.38.4

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 10.38.4 in Bengali sript:
মমৈতদ্ দুর্লভং মন্যে উত্তমঃশ্লোকদর্শনম্ ।
বিষযাত্মনো যথা ব্রহ্ম কীর্তনং শূদ্রজন্মনঃ ॥ ৪ ॥

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