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.


भक्तस्थानं तदूर्ध्वं च देवो हि भगवान्रविः ।
ज्योतिश्चक्रस्थितः शुद्धो निश्चलः परमेश्वरः ।
राशिचक्रे च भ्रमति मेरोरुपरि सत्तमाः ॥ २४ ॥

bhaktasthānaṃ tadūrdhvaṃ ca devo hi bhagavānraviḥ |
jyotiścakrasthitaḥ śuddho niścalaḥ parameśvaraḥ |
rāśicakre ca bhramati merorupari sattamāḥ || 24 ||

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.

Bhaktri, Bhakta, Tha, Tad, Tat, Urdhvam, Urdhva, Deva, Devri, Bhagavat, Ravi, Jyotishcakra, Sthita, Shuddha, Nishcala, Parameshvara, Rashicakra, Bhramat, Meru, Upari, Sattama,

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: “bhaktasthānaṃ tadūrdhvaṃ ca devo hi bhagavānraviḥ
  • bhaktas -
  • bhaktṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    bhakta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • thān -
  • tha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ūrdhvam -
  • ūrdhvam (indeclinable)
    ūrdhva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ūrdhva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ūrdhvā (noun, feminine)
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • devo* -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    devṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • bhagavān -
  • bhagavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • raviḥ -
  • ravi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “jyotiścakrasthitaḥ śuddho niścalaḥ parameśvaraḥ
  • jyotiścakra -
  • jyotiścakra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sthitaḥ -
  • sthita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    sthā -> sthita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
  • śuddho* -
  • śuddha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śudh -> śuddha (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śudh class 1 verb], [nominative single from √śudh class 4 verb]
  • niścalaḥ -
  • niścala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • parameśvaraḥ -
  • parameśvara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 3: “rāśicakre ca bhramati merorupari sattamāḥ
  • rāśicakre -
  • rāśicakra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhramati -
  • bhramat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhramat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    bhram (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • meror -
  • meru (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    meru (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • upari -
  • upari (indeclinable postposition)
    [indeclinable postposition]
    upari (indeclinable)
  • sattamāḥ -
  • sattama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sattamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

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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