Padma Purana [sanskrit]

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The Padma-purana verse 1.13.247 (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 247 contained in chapter 13 of book 1 (सृष्टिखण्ड, sṛṣṭikhaṇḍa).

Verse 1.13.247

लोकस्य च हितार्थाय जायते मानुषेष्विह ।
अथ व्याहृत्य विष्णुं स तदादाय शिरः स्वयम् ॥ २४७ ॥

lokasya ca hitārthāya jāyate mānuṣeṣviha |
atha vyāhṛtya viṣṇuṃ sa tadādāya śiraḥ svayam || 247 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 1.13.247 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 (1.13.247). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Loka, Hita, Artha, Jayat, Manusha, Iha, Atha, Vishnu, Tada, Aya, Shira, Shiras, Svayam,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 1.13.247). 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: “lokasya ca hitārthāya jāyate mānuṣeṣviha
  • lokasya -
  • loka (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hitā -
  • hita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    hita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    hitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    hi -> hita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √hi class 5 verb]
    hi -> hita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √hi class 5 verb]
    hi -> hitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √hi class 5 verb]
  • arthāya -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • jāyate -
  • jai -> jāyat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √jai class 1 verb]
    jai -> jāyat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √jai class 1 verb]
    jai (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
    jan (verb class 4)
    [present middle third single]
  • mānuṣeṣvi -
  • mānuṣa (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    mānuṣa (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • iha -
  • iha (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iha (indeclinable)
  • Line 2: “atha vyāhṛtya viṣṇuṃ sa tadādāya śiraḥ svayam
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
  • vyāhṛtya -
  • viṣṇum -
  • viṣṇu (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    viṣṇu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tadād -
  • tada (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • āya -
  • āya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    a (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • śiraḥ -
  • śiras (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    śira (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • svayam -
  • svayam (indeclinable)

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Verse 1.13.247

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 1.13.247 in Bengali sript:
লোকস্য চ হিতার্থায জাযতে মানুষেষ্বিহ ।
অথ ব্যাহৃত্য বিষ্ণুং স তদাদায শিরঃ স্বযম্ ॥ ২৪৭ ॥

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 1.13.247 in Gujarati sript:
લોકસ્ય ચ હિતાર્થાય જાયતે માનુષેષ્વિહ ।
અથ વ્યાહૃત્ય વિષ્ણું સ તદાદાય શિરઃ સ્વયમ્ ॥ ૨૪૭ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 1.13.247 in Kannada sript:
ಲೋಕಸ್ಯ ಚ ಹಿತಾರ್ಥಾಯ ಜಾಯತೇ ಮಾನುಷೇಷ್ವಿಹ ।
ಅಥ ವ್ಯಾಹೃತ್ಯ ವಿಷ್ಣುಂ ಸ ತದಾದಾಯ ಶಿರಃ ಸ್ವಯಮ್ ॥ ೨೪೭ ॥

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