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 4.58.4

अष्टपुत्रा जीववत्सा सर्वब्राह्मगुणैर्वृता ।
अनयोर्विष्णुरूपेण लक्ष्मीश्चैव नदी स्मृता ॥ ४ ॥

aṣṭaputrā jīvavatsā sarvabrāhmaguṇairvṛtā |
anayorviṣṇurūpeṇa lakṣmīścaiva nadī smṛtā || 4 ||

The Sanskrit text of Verse 4.58.4 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 (4.58.4). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ashtaputra, Jivavat, Sarva, Brahma, Guna, Vrit, Vrita, Ana, Iyam, Idam, Vishnurupa, Lakshmi, Nadi, Nadin, Smrita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 4.58.4). 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: “aṣṭaputrā jīvavatsā sarvabrāhmaguṇairvṛtā
  • aṣṭaputrā* -
  • aṣṭaputra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    aṣṭaputrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • jīvavat -
  • jīvavat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    jīvavat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sarva -
  • sarva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • brāhma -
  • brāhma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brāhma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • guṇair -
  • guṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • vṛtā -
  • vṛt (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    vṛt (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    vṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    vṛ -> vṛtā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √vṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 9 verb]
    vṛ -> vṛtā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √vṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 9 verb]
  • Line 2: “anayorviṣṇurūpeṇa lakṣmīścaiva nadī smṛtā
  • anayor -
  • ana (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    iyam (noun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    idam (pronoun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • viṣṇurūpeṇa -
  • viṣṇurūpa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    viṣṇurūpa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • lakṣmīś -
  • lakṣmī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [accusative plural]
  • 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]
  • nadī -
  • nadī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    nadi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    nadi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    nadin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • smṛtā -
  • smṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    smṛ -> smṛtā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √smṛ class 1 verb]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 4.58.4

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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