Padma Purana [sanskrit]

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The Padma-purana verse 1.42.2 (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 2 contained in chapter 42 of book 1 (सृष्टिखण्ड, sṛṣṭikhaṇḍa).

Verse 1.42.2

श्रोतुमिच्छामि ते ब्रह्मन्यथाभूतः कृतं च यत् ।
तारकश्च कथं भूतो दानवो बलवत्तरः ॥ २ ॥

śrotumicchāmi te brahmanyathābhūtaḥ kṛtaṃ ca yat |
tārakaśca kathaṃ bhūto dānavo balavattaraḥ || 2 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 1.42.2 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 (1.42.2). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shrotu, Tad, Yushmad, Brahma, Brahman, Atha, Abhuta, Krit, Krita, Yat, Yad, Taraka, Katham, Katha, Bhuta, Bhutas, Danava, Danu, Balavattara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 1.42.2). 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: “śrotumicchāmi te brahmanyathābhūtaḥ kṛtaṃ ca yat
  • śrotum -
  • śru -> śrotum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √śru]
    śrotu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • icchāmi -
  • iṣ (verb class 6)
    [present active first single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • brahma -
  • brahma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brahma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brahman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    brahm (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • nya -
  • ni (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ni (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • athā -
  • athā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • abhūtaḥ -
  • abhūta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kṛtam -
  • kṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    kṛt (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second dual]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yat -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “tārakaśca kathaṃ bhūto dānavo balavattaraḥ
  • tārakaś -
  • tāraka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative 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]
  • bhūto* -
  • bhūtas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    bhūta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dānavo* -
  • dānavas (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
    dānava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    dānu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    dānu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • balavattaraḥ -
  • balavattara (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 1.42.2

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 1.42.2 in Bengali sript:
শ্রোতুমিচ্ছামি তে ব্রহ্মন্যথাভূতঃ কৃতং চ যত্ ।
তারকশ্চ কথং ভূতো দানবো বলবত্তরঃ ॥ ২ ॥

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 1.42.2 in Gujarati sript:
શ્રોતુમિચ્છામિ તે બ્રહ્મન્યથાભૂતઃ કૃતં ચ યત્ ।
તારકશ્ચ કથં ભૂતો દાનવો બલવત્તરઃ ॥ ૨ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 1.42.2 in Kannada sript:
ಶ್ರೋತುಮಿಚ್ಛಾಮಿ ತೇ ಬ್ರಹ್ಮನ್ಯಥಾಭೂತಃ ಕೃತಂ ಚ ಯತ್ ।
ತಾರಕಶ್ಚ ಕಥಂ ಭೂತೋ ದಾನವೋ ಬಲವತ್ತರಃ ॥ ೨ ॥

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