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 11.13.18

श्रीभगवानुवाच ।
एवं पृष्टो महादेवः स्वयंभूः भूतभावनः ।
ध्यायमानः प्रश्नबीजं नाभ्यपद्यत कर्मधीः ॥ १८ ॥

śrībhagavānuvāca |
evaṃ pṛṣṭo mahādevaḥ svayaṃbhūḥ bhūtabhāvanaḥ |
dhyāyamānaḥ praśnabījaṃ nābhyapadyata karmadhīḥ || 18 ||

The Sanskrit text of Verse 11.13.18 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 (11.13.18). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shri, Bhagavat, Evam, Eva, Prishta, Mahadeva, Svayambhu, Bhutabhavana, Dhyayamana, Prashna, Bija, Nabh, Nabhi, Nabhya, Karman, Dhi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 11.13.18). 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: “śrībhagavānuvāca
  • śrī -
  • śrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
  • bhagavān -
  • bhagavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “evaṃ pṛṣṭo mahādevaḥ svayaṃbhūḥ bhūtabhāvanaḥ
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
  • pṛṣṭo* -
  • pṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    pṛṣ -> pṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √pṛṣ class 1 verb]
    praś -> pṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √praś class 6 verb]
  • mahādevaḥ -
  • mahādeva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • svayambhūḥ -
  • svayambhū (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    svayambhū (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
    svayambhu (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
  • bhūtabhāvanaḥ -
  • bhūtabhāvana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 3: “dhyāyamānaḥ praśnabījaṃ nābhyapadyata karmadhīḥ
  • dhyāyamānaḥ -
  • dhyāyamāna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • praśna -
  • praśna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bījam -
  • bīja (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bīja (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bījā (noun, feminine)
  • nābhya -
  • nābhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    nābhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    nābhya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nābhya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nābhī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    nābhī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    nābhī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    nābh (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • apadyata -
  • pad (verb class 4)
    [imperfect middle third single], [imperfect passive third single]
    pad (verb class 1)
    [imperfect passive third single]
  • karma -
  • karman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • dhīḥ -
  • dhī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 11.13.18

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 11.13.18 in Bengali sript:
শ্রীভগবানুবাচ ।
এবং পৃষ্টো মহাদেবঃ স্বযংভূঃ ভূতভাবনঃ ।
ধ্যাযমানঃ প্রশ্নবীজং নাভ্যপদ্যত কর্মধীঃ ॥ ১৮ ॥

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