Padma Purana [sanskrit]

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The Padma-purana verse 1.52.56 (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 56 contained in chapter 52 of book 1 (सृष्टिखण्ड, sṛṣṭikhaṇḍa).

Verse 1.52.56

पुराणेमत्कथां श्रुत्वा मत्सादृश्यं लभेन्नरः ।
कथयित्वा पुराणं च विष्णुसायुज्यतां व्रजेत् ॥ ५६ ॥

purāṇematkathāṃ śrutvā matsādṛśyaṃ labhennaraḥ |
kathayitvā purāṇaṃ ca viṣṇusāyujyatāṃ vrajet || 56 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 1.52.56 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 (1.52.56). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Purana, Matka, Tha, Matsadrishya, Nara, Nri, Sayujyata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 1.52.56). 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: “purāṇematkathāṃ śrutvā matsādṛśyaṃ labhennaraḥ
  • purāṇe -
  • purāṇa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    purāṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • matka -
  • matka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    matka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • thā -
  • tha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • matsādṛśyam -
  • matsādṛśya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • labhen -
  • labh (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • naraḥ -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 2: “kathayitvā purāṇaṃ ca viṣṇusāyujyatāṃ vrajet
  • kathayitvā -
  • kath -> kathayitvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kath]
  • purāṇam -
  • purāṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    purāṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • viṣṇu -
  • viṣṇu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    viṣṇu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • sāyujyatām -
  • sāyujyatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • vrajet -
  • vraj (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Verse 1.52.56

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 1.52.56 in Bengali sript:
পুরাণেমত্কথাং শ্রুত্বা মত্সাদৃশ্যং লভেন্নরঃ ।
কথযিত্বা পুরাণং চ বিষ্ণুসাযুজ্যতাং ব্রজেত্ ॥ ৫৬ ॥

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 1.52.56 in Gujarati sript:
પુરાણેમત્કથાં શ્રુત્વા મત્સાદૃશ્યં લભેન્નરઃ ।
કથયિત્વા પુરાણં ચ વિષ્ણુસાયુજ્યતાં વ્રજેત્ ॥ ૫૬ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 1.52.56 in Kannada sript:
ಪುರಾಣೇಮತ್ಕಥಾಂ ಶ್ರುತ್ವಾ ಮತ್ಸಾದೃಶ್ಯಂ ಲಭೇನ್ನರಃ ।
ಕಥಯಿತ್ವಾ ಪುರಾಣಂ ಚ ವಿಷ್ಣುಸಾಯುಜ್ಯತಾಂ ವ್ರಜೇತ್ ॥ ೫೬ ॥

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