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 4.11.11

वचयाष्टौ पुनः पिष्ट्वा शिरोरुहविमर्दनम् ।
स्नात्वा ध्यात्वा रविं चैव वंदित्वा च पितॄनथ ॥ ११ ॥

vacayāṣṭau punaḥ piṣṭvā śiroruhavimardanam |
snātvā dhyātvā raviṃ caiva vaṃditvā ca pitṝnatha || 11 ||

The Sanskrit text of Verse 4.11.11 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 (4.11.11). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vaca, Ashta, Ashti, Puna, Pishtva, Shiroruha, Vimardana, Snatva, Dhyatva, Ravi, Pitri, Atha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 4.11.11). 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: “vacayāṣṭau punaḥ piṣṭvā śiroruhavimardanam
  • vacayā -
  • vacā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • aṣṭau -
  • aṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    aṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    -> aṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √ class 5 verb], [vocative dual from √ class 5 verb], [accusative dual from √ class 5 verb]
  • punaḥ -
  • pu (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    puna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • piṣṭvā -
  • piṣ -> piṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √piṣ]
    pich -> piṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √pich]
    pis -> piṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √pis]
    pis -> piṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √pis]
    piś -> piṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √piś]
    piṣṭvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • śiroruha -
  • śiroruha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vimardanam -
  • vimardana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vimardana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vimardanā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “snātvā dhyātvā raviṃ caiva vaṃditvā ca pitṝnatha
  • snātvā* -
  • snātva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    snātvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • dhyātvā* -
  • dhyātvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ravim -
  • ravi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • vanditvā -
  • vand -> vanditvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vand]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pitṝn -
  • pitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 4.11.11

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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