Padma Purana [sanskrit]

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The Padma-purana verse 2.3.42 (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 42 contained in chapter 3 of book 2 (भूमिखण्ड, bhūmikhaṇḍa).

Verse 2.3.42

वरं वृणुध्वं सुप्रीताः पुत्रका दुर्लभं भुवि ।
एवमाभाषितं तस्य शुश्रुवुः सर्वसंमताः ॥ ४२ ॥

varaṃ vṛṇudhvaṃ suprītāḥ putrakā durlabhaṃ bhuvi |
evamābhāṣitaṃ tasya śuśruvuḥ sarvasaṃmatāḥ || 42 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 2.3.42 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 (2.3.42). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Varam, Vara, Suprita, Putraka, Durlabha, Bhu, Evam, Eva, Abhashita, Tad, Saru, Sarva, Asammata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 2.3.42). 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: “varaṃ vṛṇudhvaṃ suprītāḥ putrakā durlabhaṃ bhuvi
  • varam -
  • varam (indeclinable)
    vara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    varā (noun, feminine)
  • vṛṇudhvam -
  • vṛ (verb class 5)
    [imperative middle second plural]
    vṛ (verb class 5)
    [imperative middle second plural]
  • suprītāḥ -
  • suprīta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    suprītā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • putrakā* -
  • putraka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    putrakā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • durlabham -
  • durlabha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    durlabha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    durlabhā (noun, feminine)
  • bhuvi -
  • bhū (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhū (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “evamābhāṣitaṃ tasya śuśruvuḥ sarvasaṃmatāḥ
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
  • ābhāṣitam -
  • ābhāṣita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ābhāṣita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ābhāṣitā (noun, feminine)
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • śuśruvuḥ -
  • śru (verb class 5)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • sarva -
  • saru (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    saru (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    saru (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • asaṃmatāḥ -
  • asaṃmata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    asaṃmatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Verse 2.3.42

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 2.3.42 in Bengali sript:
বরং বৃণুধ্বং সুপ্রীতাঃ পুত্রকা দুর্লভং ভুবি ।
এবমাভাষিতং তস্য শুশ্রুবুঃ সর্বসংমতাঃ ॥ ৪২ ॥

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 2.3.42 in Gujarati sript:
વરં વૃણુધ્વં સુપ્રીતાઃ પુત્રકા દુર્લભં ભુવિ ।
એવમાભાષિતં તસ્ય શુશ્રુવુઃ સર્વસંમતાઃ ॥ ૪૨ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 2.3.42 in Kannada sript:
ವರಂ ವೃಣುಧ್ವಂ ಸುಪ್ರೀತಾಃ ಪುತ್ರಕಾ ದುರ್ಲಭಂ ಭುವಿ ।
ಏವಮಾಭಾಷಿತಂ ತಸ್ಯ ಶುಶ್ರುವುಃ ಸರ್ವಸಂಮತಾಃ ॥ ೪೨ ॥

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