Padma Purana [sanskrit]

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The Padma-purana verse 1.47.12 (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 12 contained in chapter 47 of book 1 (सृष्टिखण्ड, sṛṣṭikhaṇḍa).

Verse 1.47.12

यज्ञार्थका देवलका नाक्षत्रा ग्रामयाजकाः ।
परदाररता नित्यं पंचैते ब्राह्मणाधमाः ॥ १२ ॥

yajñārthakā devalakā nākṣatrā grāmayājakāḥ |
paradāraratā nityaṃ paṃcaite brāhmaṇādhamāḥ || 12 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 1.47.12 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 (1.47.12). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Yajna, Artha, Devalaka, Nakshatra, Gramayajaka, Paradara, Rata, Nityam, Nitya, Panca, Pancan, Brahmanadhama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 1.47.12). 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: “yajñārthakā devalakā nākṣatrā grāmayājakāḥ
  • yajñā -
  • yajña (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • artha -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    arth (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • kā* -
  • kās (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • devalakā* -
  • devalaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • nākṣatrā* -
  • nākṣatra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • grāmayājakāḥ -
  • grāmayājaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    grāmayājakā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “paradāraratā nityaṃ paṃcaite brāhmaṇādhamāḥ
  • paradāra -
  • paradāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ratā* -
  • rata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    ratā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    ram -> rata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √ram class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √ram class 1 verb]
    ram -> ratā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √ram class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √ram class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √ram class 1 verb]
  • nityam -
  • nityam (indeclinable)
    nitya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nitya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nityā (noun, feminine)
  • pañcai -
  • pañca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pañca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pañcan (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    pañcan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pañcā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pañc (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single], [imperative middle first single]
  • aite -
  • brāhmaṇādhamāḥ -
  • brāhmaṇādhama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Verse 1.47.12

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 1.47.12 in Bengali sript:
যজ্ঞার্থকা দেবলকা নাক্ষত্রা গ্রামযাজকাঃ ।
পরদাররতা নিত্যং পংচৈতে ব্রাহ্মণাধমাঃ ॥ ১২ ॥

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 1.47.12 in Gujarati sript:
યજ્ઞાર્થકા દેવલકા નાક્ષત્રા ગ્રામયાજકાઃ ।
પરદારરતા નિત્યં પંચૈતે બ્રાહ્મણાધમાઃ ॥ ૧૨ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 1.47.12 in Kannada sript:
ಯಜ್ಞಾರ್ಥಕಾ ದೇವಲಕಾ ನಾಕ್ಷತ್ರಾ ಗ್ರಾಮಯಾಜಕಾಃ ।
ಪರದಾರರತಾ ನಿತ್ಯಂ ಪಂಚೈತೇ ಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಣಾಧಮಾಃ ॥ ೧೨ ॥

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