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.


दिक्पालाद्या ग्रहास्तत्र दक्षिणादुत्तरायणम् ।
प्रतिमासं गतः पंथा ह्रासवृद्धिदिनक्षयः ॥ २६ ॥

dikpālādyā grahāstatra dakṣiṇāduttarāyaṇam |
pratimāsaṃ gataḥ paṃthā hrāsavṛddhidinakṣayaḥ || 26 ||

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.

Dikpala, Graha, Tatra, Dakshinat, Dakshina, Uttarayana, Pratima, Asa, Gat, Gata, Pathin, Hrasa, Dinakshaya,

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: “dikpālādyā grahāstatra dakṣiṇāduttarāyaṇam
  • dikpālād -
  • dikpāla (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • yā* -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • grahās -
  • graha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    grahā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • dakṣiṇād -
  • dakṣiṇāt (indeclinable)
    dakṣiṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    dakṣiṇa (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
  • uttarāyaṇam -
  • uttarāyaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “pratimāsaṃ gataḥ paṃthā hrāsavṛddhidinakṣayaḥ
  • pratimā -
  • pratima (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pratima (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pratimā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pratimā (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • āsam -
  • āsa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    āsa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    as -> āsam (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √as]
    as (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • gataḥ -
  • gat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    gat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    gata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • panthā* -
  • pathin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • hrāsa -
  • hrāsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vṛddhi -
  • vṛddhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vṛddhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • dinakṣayaḥ -
  • dinakṣaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative 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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