Padma Purana [sanskrit]

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The Padma-purana verse 2.64.74 (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 74 contained in chapter 64 of book 2 (भूमिखण्ड, bhūmikhaṇḍa).

Verse 2.64.74

तस्माज्जज्ञे महावह्निर्दृष्टांतं पश्य भूपते ।
यथा काष्ठाद्भवेद्वह्निः पुनः काष्ठं प्रकाशयेत् ॥ ७४ ॥

tasmājjajñe mahāvahnirdṛṣṭāṃtaṃ paśya bhūpate |
yathā kāṣṭhādbhavedvahniḥ punaḥ kāṣṭhaṃ prakāśayet || 74 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 2.64.74 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 (2.64.74). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Mah, Maha, Avahni, Drishtanta, Pashya, Bhupata, Bhupati, Yatha, Kashtha, Vahni, Puna, Kashtham, Pra,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 2.64.74). 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: “tasmājjajñe mahāvahnirdṛṣṭāṃtaṃ paśya bhūpate
  • Cannot analyse tasmājjajñe*ma
  • mahā -
  • maha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    maha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahat (noun, masculine)
    mah (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    mahā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    mah (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • avahnir -
  • avahni (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    avahni (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • dṛṣṭāntam -
  • dṛṣṭānta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • paśya -
  • paśya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    paśya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    paś -> paśya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √paś class 10 verb]
    paś -> paśya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √paś class 10 verb]
  • bhūpate -
  • bhūpatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    bhūpati (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “yathā kāṣṭhādbhavedvahniḥ punaḥ kāṣṭhaṃ prakāśayet
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
  • kāṣṭhād -
  • kāṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    kāṣṭha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • bhaved -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • vahniḥ -
  • vahni (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • punaḥ -
  • pu (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    puna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • kāṣṭham -
  • kāṣṭham (indeclinable)
    kāṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kāṣṭha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kāṣṭhā (noun, feminine)
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (Preverb)
  • kāśayet -
  • kāś (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Verse 2.64.74

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 2.64.74 in Bengali sript:
তস্মাজ্জজ্ঞে মহাবহ্নির্দৃষ্টাংতং পশ্য ভূপতে ।
যথা কাষ্ঠাদ্ভবেদ্বহ্নিঃ পুনঃ কাষ্ঠং প্রকাশযেত্ ॥ ৭৪ ॥

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 2.64.74 in Gujarati sript:
તસ્માજ્જજ્ઞે મહાવહ્નિર્દૃષ્ટાંતં પશ્ય ભૂપતે ।
યથા કાષ્ઠાદ્ભવેદ્વહ્નિઃ પુનઃ કાષ્ઠં પ્રકાશયેત્ ॥ ૭૪ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 2.64.74 in Kannada sript:
ತಸ್ಮಾಜ್ಜಜ್ಞೇ ಮಹಾವಹ್ನಿರ್ದೃಷ್ಟಾಂತಂ ಪಶ್ಯ ಭೂಪತೇ ।
ಯಥಾ ಕಾಷ್ಠಾದ್ಭವೇದ್ವಹ್ನಿಃ ಪುನಃ ಕಾಷ್ಠಂ ಪ್ರಕಾಶಯೇತ್ ॥ ೭೪ ॥

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