Padma Purana [sanskrit]

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The Padma-purana verse 2.72.22 (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 22 contained in chapter 72 of book 2 (भूमिखण्ड, bhūmikhaṇḍa).

Verse 2.72.22

तस्माद्धर्मः प्रकर्तव्यः पुण्यसत्याश्रयैर्नरैः ।
पंचभूतात्मकः कायः शिरासंधिविजर्जरः ॥ २२ ॥

tasmāddharmaḥ prakartavyaḥ puṇyasatyāśrayairnaraiḥ |
paṃcabhūtātmakaḥ kāyaḥ śirāsaṃdhivijarjaraḥ || 22 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 2.72.22 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 (2.72.22). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tasmat, Tad, Dharma, Prakartavya, Punya, Satyashraya, Nara, Pancabhutatmaka, Kaya, Shira, Vijarjara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 2.72.22). 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: “tasmāddharmaḥ prakartavyaḥ puṇyasatyāśrayairnaraiḥ
  • tasmād -
  • tasmāt (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
  • dharmaḥ -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prakartavyaḥ -
  • prakartavya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • puṇya -
  • puṇya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    puṇya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    puṇ -> puṇya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √puṇ]
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
  • satyāśrayair -
  • satyāśraya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • naraiḥ -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    nara (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “paṃcabhūtātmakaḥ kāyaḥ śirāsaṃdhivijarjaraḥ
  • pañcabhūtātmakaḥ -
  • pañcabhūtātmaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kāyaḥ -
  • kāya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śirā -
  • śira (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śirā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • asandhi -
  • asandhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • vijarjaraḥ -
  • vijarjara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Verse 2.72.22

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 2.72.22 in Bengali sript:
তস্মাদ্ধর্মঃ প্রকর্তব্যঃ পুণ্যসত্যাশ্রযৈর্নরৈঃ ।
পংচভূতাত্মকঃ কাযঃ শিরাসংধিবিজর্জরঃ ॥ ২২ ॥

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 2.72.22 in Gujarati sript:
તસ્માદ્ધર્મઃ પ્રકર્તવ્યઃ પુણ્યસત્યાશ્રયૈર્નરૈઃ ।
પંચભૂતાત્મકઃ કાયઃ શિરાસંધિવિજર્જરઃ ॥ ૨૨ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 2.72.22 in Kannada sript:
ತಸ್ಮಾದ್ಧರ್ಮಃ ಪ್ರಕರ್ತವ್ಯಃ ಪುಣ್ಯಸತ್ಯಾಶ್ರಯೈರ್ನರೈಃ ।
ಪಂಚಭೂತಾತ್ಮಕಃ ಕಾಯಃ ಶಿರಾಸಂಧಿವಿಜರ್ಜರಃ ॥ ೨೨ ॥

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