Bhavishya Purana [sanskrit]

245,265 words

This Sanskrit edition of the Bhavishya Purana. It is one of the traditional eighteen Mahapuranas presented as an encyclopedia of ancient Indian history and knowledge. The Bhavishyapurana contains 4 books and over 26,000 Sanskrit verses. It is famous for detailing the history and legends of ancient times as well as future times, narrating the genealogy of the kings and sages. The last part is considered an independent work known as the Bhavishyottara-Purana.


पुराणसंहितां पुण्यां पप्रच्छू रौमहर्षणिम् ।
वक्तुमर्हसि चास्माकं पुराणार्थविशारद ॥ ४ ॥

purāṇasaṃhitāṃ puṇyāṃ papracchū raumaharṣaṇim |
vaktumarhasi cāsmākaṃ purāṇārthaviśārada || 4 ||

The Sanskrit text of Verse is contained in the book Bhavishya Purana: Sanskrit Text with Hindi Translation by S. N. Khandelwal. This book is not available online so in order to read the full text and translation you should buy the book:

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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 ( Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Puranasamhita, Punya, Raumaharshani, Asmaka, Asmad, Purana, Artha, Visharada,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 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: “purāṇasaṃhitāṃ puṇyāṃ papracchū raumaharṣaṇim
  • purāṇasaṃhitām -
  • purāṇasaṃhitā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • puṇyām -
  • puṇyā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    puṇ -> puṇyā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
  • Cannot analyse papracchū*ra
  • raumaharṣaṇim -
  • raumaharṣaṇi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “vaktumarhasi cāsmākaṃ purāṇārthaviśārada
  • vaktum -
  • vac -> vaktum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √vac]
    vac -> vaktum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √vac]
  • arhasi -
  • arh (verb class 1)
    [present active second single]
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • asmākam -
  • asmāka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    asmāka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmākā (noun, feminine)
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive plural]
  • purāṇā -
  • purāṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    purāṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • artha -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    arth (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • viśārada -
  • viśārada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    viśārada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other editions:

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

Cover of edition (2023)

Complete Bhavisya Mahapurana (English translation)
by Shantilal Nagar (2023)

Publisher: Parimal Publication Pvt. Ltd.; Pages: 2496; ISBN-10: 817110729X; ISBN-13: 9788171107292

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