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.

Verse 2.1.4.3

एते सप्त महाद्वीपाः समुद्रैः सप्तभिर्वृताः ।
द्वीपाद्द्वीपो महानुक्तः सागरादपि सागरः ॥ ३ ॥

ete sapta mahādvīpāḥ samudraiḥ saptabhirvṛtāḥ |
dvīpāddvīpo mahānuktaḥ sāgarādapi sāgaraḥ || 3 ||

The Sanskrit text of Verse 2.1.4.3 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 (2.1.4.3). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Eta, Etad, Eti, Esha, Sapta, Saptan, Maha, Vipa, Samudra, Vrita, Dvipa, Mahat, Ukta, Sagara, Api,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 2.1.4.3). 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: “ete sapta mahādvīpāḥ samudraiḥ saptabhirvṛtāḥ
  • ete -
  • eta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    eta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    etā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    eti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    eṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    eṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
  • sapta -
  • sapta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sapta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saptan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    saptan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sap -> sapta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √sap class 1 verb]
    sap -> sapta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √sap class 1 verb]
  • mahād -
  • maha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    maha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • vīpāḥ -
  • vīpa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vīpā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • samudraiḥ -
  • samudra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    samudra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • saptabhir -
  • saptan (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    saptan (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • vṛtāḥ -
  • vṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    vṛ -> vṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √vṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √vṛ class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √vṛ class 5 verb], [vocative plural from √vṛ class 5 verb], [nominative plural from √vṛ class 9 verb], [vocative plural from √vṛ class 9 verb]
    vṛ -> vṛtā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √vṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √vṛ class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √vṛ class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √vṛ class 5 verb], [vocative plural from √vṛ class 5 verb], [accusative plural from √vṛ class 5 verb], [nominative plural from √vṛ class 9 verb], [vocative plural from √vṛ class 9 verb], [accusative plural from √vṛ class 9 verb]
    vṛ -> vṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √vṛ class 5 verb], [vocative plural from √vṛ class 5 verb], [nominative plural from √vṛ class 9 verb], [vocative plural from √vṛ class 9 verb]
    vṛ -> vṛtā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √vṛ class 5 verb], [vocative plural from √vṛ class 5 verb], [accusative plural from √vṛ class 5 verb], [nominative plural from √vṛ class 9 verb], [vocative plural from √vṛ class 9 verb], [accusative plural from √vṛ class 9 verb]
  • Line 2: “dvīpāddvīpo mahānuktaḥ sāgarādapi sāgaraḥ
  • dvīpād -
  • dvīpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    dvīpa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • dvīpo* -
  • dvīpa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahān -
  • maha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    mahat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • uktaḥ -
  • ukta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    vac -> ukta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vac class 2 verb], [nominative single from √vac class 3 verb]
  • sāgarād -
  • sāgara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    sāgara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • sāgaraḥ -
  • sāgara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 2.1.4.3

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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