Padma Purana [sanskrit]

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The Padma-purana verse 2.8.56 (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 8 of book 2 (भूमिखण्ड, bhūmikhaṇḍa).

Verse 2.8.56

बलहीनाथ दीनापि व्यापिता वलिना तदा ।
नेयं वृद्धा भवेन्नारी परं वृद्धा च कथ्यते ॥ ५६ ॥

balahīnātha dīnāpi vyāpitā valinā tadā |
neyaṃ vṛddhā bhavennārī paraṃ vṛddhā ca kathyate || 56 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 2.8.56 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 (2.8.56). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Balahina, Han, Dina, Api, Vyapita, Valina, Valin, Tada, Neya, Vriddha, Nari, Param, Para,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 2.8.56). 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: “balahīnātha dīnāpi vyāpitā valinā tadā
  • balahīnāt -
  • balahīna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    balahīna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ha -
  • ha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    han (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • dīnā -
  • dīna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dīna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dīnā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • vyāpitā* -
  • vyāpita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vyāpitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • valinā -
  • valinā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    valin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    valin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “neyaṃ vṛddhā bhavennārī paraṃ vṛddhā ca kathyate
  • neyam -
  • neya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    neya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    neyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    -> neya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √ class 1 verb]
    -> neya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √ class 1 verb]
  • vṛddhā* -
  • vṛddha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vṛddhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    vṛdh -> vṛddha (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √vṛdh class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √vṛdh class 1 verb]
    vṛdh -> vṛddhā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √vṛdh class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √vṛdh class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √vṛdh class 1 verb]
  • bhaven -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • nārī -
  • nārī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    nāri (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • param -
  • param (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    para (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    para (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • vṛddhā -
  • vṛddhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    vṛdh -> vṛddhā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √vṛdh class 1 verb]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kathyate -
  • kath (verb class 10)
    [present passive third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Verse 2.8.56

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 2.8.56 in Bengali sript:
বলহীনাথ দীনাপি ব্যাপিতা বলিনা তদা ।
নেযং বৃদ্ধা ভবেন্নারী পরং বৃদ্ধা চ কথ্যতে ॥ 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 2.8.56 in Gujarati sript:
બલહીનાથ દીનાપિ વ્યાપિતા વલિના તદા ।
નેયં વૃદ્ધા ભવેન્નારી પરં વૃદ્ધા ચ કથ્યતે ॥ ૫૬ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 2.8.56 in Kannada sript:
ಬಲಹೀನಾಥ ದೀನಾಪಿ ವ್ಯಾಪಿತಾ ವಲಿನಾ ತದಾ ।
ನೇಯಂ ವೃದ್ಧಾ ಭವೇನ್ನಾರೀ ಪರಂ ವೃದ್ಧಾ ಚ ಕಥ್ಯತೇ ॥ ೫೬ ॥

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