Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana verse 1.51.20 (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 20 contained in chapter 51 of book 1 (सृष्टिखण्ड, sṛṣṭikhaṇḍa).

Verse 1.51.20

पापाभ्यासाच्च पाप्मानं पृच्छतीति विनिश्चयः ।
पथ्यस्मिन्संप्रगच्छंतीं वेश्यां परमसुंदरीम् ॥ २० ॥

pāpābhyāsācca pāpmānaṃ pṛcchatīti viniścayaḥ |
pathyasminsaṃpragacchaṃtīṃ veśyāṃ paramasuṃdarīm || 20 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 1.51.20 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 (1.51.20). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Papa, Abhyasa, Papman, Pricchat, Iti, Vinishcaya, Veshi, Veshya, Parama, Sundari,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 1.51.20). 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: “pāpābhyāsācca pāpmānaṃ pṛcchatīti viniścayaḥ
  • pāpā -
  • pāpā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pāpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pāpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • abhyāsāc -
  • abhyāsa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pāpmānam -
  • pāpman (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • pṛcchatī -
  • praś -> pṛcchat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √praś class 6 verb], [vocative dual from √praś class 6 verb], [accusative dual from √praś class 6 verb], [locative single from √praś class 6 verb]
    praś -> pṛcchat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √praś class 6 verb]
    pṛcchat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    pṛcchat (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    pṛcchat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    praś (verb class 6)
    [present active third single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • viniścayaḥ -
  • viniścaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “pathyasminsaṃpragacchaṃtīṃ veśyāṃ paramasuṃdarīm
  • Cannot analyse pathyasminsampragacchantīm*ve
  • veśyām -
  • veśi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    veśī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    veśyā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    viś -> veśyā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √viś class 6 verb], [accusative single from √viś]
    viś -> veśyā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √viś class 1 verb], [accusative single from √viś]
  • parama -
  • parama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    parama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sundarīm -
  • sundarī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Verse 1.51.20

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 1.51.20 in Bengali sript:
পাপাভ্যাসাচ্চ পাপ্মানং পৃচ্ছতীতি বিনিশ্চযঃ ।
পথ্যস্মিন্সংপ্রগচ্ছংতীং বেশ্যাং পরমসুংদরীম্ ॥ ২০ ॥

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 1.51.20 in Gujarati sript:
પાપાભ્યાસાચ્ચ પાપ્માનં પૃચ્છતીતિ વિનિશ્ચયઃ ।
પથ્યસ્મિન્સંપ્રગચ્છંતીં વેશ્યાં પરમસુંદરીમ્ ॥ ૨૦ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 1.51.20 in Kannada sript:
ಪಾಪಾಭ್ಯಾಸಾಚ್ಚ ಪಾಪ್ಮಾನಂ ಪೃಚ್ಛತೀತಿ ವಿನಿಶ್ಚಯಃ ।
ಪಥ್ಯಸ್ಮಿನ್ಸಂಪ್ರಗಚ್ಛಂತೀಂ ವೇಶ್ಯಾಂ ಪರಮಸುಂದರೀಮ್ ॥ ೨೦ ॥

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