Padma Purana [sanskrit]

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The Padma-purana verse 1.16.22 (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 22 contained in chapter 16 of book 1 (सृष्टिखण्ड, sṛṣṭikhaṇḍa).

Verse 1.16.22

कर्मणामानुपूर्व्यं च प्रारंभो होत्रमेव च ।
होतुर्भक्षो यथाऽचापि प्रथमा कस्य कारिता ॥ २२ ॥

karmaṇāmānupūrvyaṃ ca prāraṃbho hotrameva ca |
hoturbhakṣo yathā'cāpi prathamā kasya kāritā || 22 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 1.16.22 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 (1.16.22). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Karman, Anupurvya, Prarambha, Hotra, Eva, Hotri, Bhaksha, Api, Prathama, Kah, Kim, Karita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 1.16.22). 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: “karmaṇāmānupūrvyaṃ ca prāraṃbho hotrameva ca
  • karmaṇām -
  • karman (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • ānupūrvyam -
  • ānupūrvya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ānupūrvyā (noun, feminine)
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prārambho* -
  • prārambha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • hotram -
  • hotra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    hotrā (noun, feminine)
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “hoturbhakṣo yathā'cāpi prathamā kasya kāritā
  • hotur -
  • hotṛ (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • bhakṣo* -
  • bhakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yathā' -
  • acā -
  • ac (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
    añc (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • prathamā -
  • prathamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kasya -
  • kas -> kasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kas]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • kāritā -
  • kāritā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    kṛ -> kāritā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √kṛ]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Verse 1.16.22

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 1.16.22 in Bengali sript:
কর্মণামানুপূর্ব্যং চ প্রারংভো হোত্রমেব চ ।
হোতুর্ভক্ষো যথাঽচাপি প্রথমা কস্য কারিতা ॥ ২২ ॥

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 1.16.22 in Gujarati sript:
કર્મણામાનુપૂર્વ્યં ચ પ્રારંભો હોત્રમેવ ચ ।
હોતુર્ભક્ષો યથાઽચાપિ પ્રથમા કસ્ય કારિતા ॥ ૨૨ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 1.16.22 in Kannada sript:
ಕರ್ಮಣಾಮಾನುಪೂರ್ವ್ಯಂ ಚ ಪ್ರಾರಂಭೋ ಹೋತ್ರಮೇವ ಚ ।
ಹೋತುರ್ಭಕ್ಷೋ ಯಥಾಽಚಾಪಿ ಪ್ರಥಮಾ ಕಸ್ಯ ಕಾರಿತಾ ॥ ೨೨ ॥

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