Padma Purana [sanskrit]

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The Padma-purana verse 1.2.56 (Sanskrit text), including grammatical analysis, glossary and relevant print editions. The Padmapurana is a one of the largest of the eighteen Major Puranas containing roughly 50,000 metrical verses. Although popular for its inclusion of the Ramayana and large sections on pilgrimage guides this is also known for its dedication to both Shiva and Vishnu. This is verse 56 contained in chapter 2 of book 1 (सृष्टिखण्ड, sṛṣṭikhaṇḍa).

Verse 1.2.56

दुर्लभं दर्शनं यस्य नरैः पापसमन्वितैः ।
अत्याश्चर्यमिदं सूत क्षत्रियेण कथं मुनिः ॥ ५६ ॥

durlabhaṃ darśanaṃ yasya naraiḥ pāpasamanvitaiḥ |
atyāścaryamidaṃ sūta kṣatriyeṇa kathaṃ muniḥ || 56 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 1.2.56 is contained in the book Sri Padma Purana (Sanskrit Text and Hindi Translation) by Chaukhamba Surbharati Prakashan. This book is available online or you could buy the latest edition:

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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 (1.2.56). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Durlabha, Darshana, Yasya, Yah, Yat, Nara, Papasama, Ita, Atya, Carya, Idam, Suta, Kshatriya, Katham, Katha, Muni,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 1.2.56). 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: “durlabhaṃ darśanaṃ yasya naraiḥ pāpasamanvitaiḥ
  • durlabham -
  • durlabha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    durlabha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    durlabhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • darśanam -
  • darśana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    darśana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    darśanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • yasya -
  • yasya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yasya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yas -> yasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √yas]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    yas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • naraiḥ -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    nara (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • pāpasama -
  • pāpasama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nvi -
  • nu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    nu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    nau (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • itaiḥ -
  • ita (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    ita (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    i -> ita (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental plural from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> ita (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental plural from √i class 2 verb]
  • Line 2: “atyāścaryamidaṃ sūta kṣatriyeṇa kathaṃ muniḥ
  • atyāś -
  • atya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    atyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • caryam -
  • carya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    carya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    caryā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sūta -
  • sūta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sūta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    su -> sūta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √su class 1 verb], [vocative single from √su class 2 verb]
    su -> sūta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √su class 1 verb], [vocative single from √su class 2 verb]
    -> sūta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √ class 6 verb]
    -> sūta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √ class 6 verb]
    -> sūta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √ class 2 verb]
    -> sūta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √ class 2 verb]
  • kṣatriyeṇa -
  • kṣatriya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    kṣatriya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kathā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • muniḥ -
  • muni (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Verse 1.2.56

Cover of edition (2007)

Padma Purana (In Six Volumes)
by Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office (2007)

Sanskrit Text Only

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Cover of Bengali edition

Padma Purana in Bengali
by Navabharat Publishers, Kolkata (0)

Set of 7 Volumes

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Preview of verse 1.2.56 in Bengali sript:
দুর্লভং দর্শনং যস্য নরৈঃ পাপসমন্বিতৈঃ ।
অত্যাশ্চর্যমিদং সূত ক্ষত্রিযেণ কথং মুনিঃ ॥ ৫৬ ॥

Cover of edition (2015)

Sri Padma Purana (Tamil)
by Azhwargal Aaivu Maiyam, Chennai (2015)

Translated by S. Jagatrakshgan

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Cover of Gujarati edition

Padma Purana in Gujarati
by Shree Harihar Pustakalay, Surat (0)

[પદમ પુરણ:]

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Preview of verse 1.2.56 in Gujarati sript:
દુર્લભં દર્શનં યસ્ય નરૈઃ પાપસમન્વિતૈઃ ।
અત્યાશ્ચર્યમિદં સૂત ક્ષત્રિયેણ કથં મુનિઃ ॥ ૫૬ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

Padma Mahapurana (Kannada)
by Vijeth Prakashan Gadag, Bangalore (2013)

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 1.2.56 in Kannada sript:
ದುರ್ಲಭಂ ದರ್ಶನಂ ಯಸ್ಯ ನರೈಃ ಪಾಪಸಮನ್ವಿತೈಃ ।
ಅತ್ಯಾಶ್ಚರ್ಯಮಿದಂ ಸೂತ ಕ್ಷತ್ರಿಯೇಣ ಕಥಂ ಮುನಿಃ ॥ ೫೬ ॥

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