Padma Purana [sanskrit]

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The Padma-purana verse 2.102.38 (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 38 contained in chapter 102 of book 2 (भूमिखण्ड, bhūmikhaṇḍa).

Verse 2.102.38

नगेंद्रराजो हि यथा नगानां जलाशयेष्वेव यथा समुद्रः ।
महौषधीनामिव देवि चान्नं महीधराणां हिमवान्यथैव ॥ ३८ ॥

nageṃdrarājo hi yathā nagānāṃ jalāśayeṣveva yathā samudraḥ |
mahauṣadhīnāmiva devi cānnaṃ mahīdharāṇāṃ himavānyathaiva || 38 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 2.102.38 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 (2.102.38). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Nagendra, Raja, Raj, Naga, Jalashaya, Eva, Samudra, Mahaushadhi, Devi, Devin, Mahidhara, Himavat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 2.102.38). 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.

  • Line1: “nageṃdrarājo hi yathā nagānāṃ jalāśayeṣveva yathā samudraḥ”
  • nagendra -
  • nagendra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    nagendra (vocative single)
  • rājo* -
  • rāja (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    rājaḥ (nominative single)
    rāj (noun, masculine); (5 der.)
    rājaḥ (nominative plural)
    rājaḥ (vocative plural)
    rājaḥ (accusative plural)
    rājaḥ (ablative single)
    rājaḥ (genitive single)
    rāj (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    rājaḥ (ablative single)
    rājaḥ (genitive single)
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    yathā (indeclinable relative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable relative)
    yathā (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • nagānām -
  • naga (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    nagānām (genitive plural)
  • jalāśayeṣve -
  • jalāśaya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    jalāśayeṣu (locative plural)
    jalāśaya (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    jalāśayeṣu (locative plural)
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    eva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    eva (vocative single)
    eva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    eva (vocative single)
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    yathā (indeclinable relative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable relative)
    yathā (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • samudraḥ -
  • samudra (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    samudraḥ (nominative single)
  • Line2: “mahauṣadhīnāmiva devi cānnaṃ mahīdharāṇāṃ himavānyathaiva”
  • mahauṣadhīnām -
  • mahauṣadhi (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    mahauṣadhīnām (genitive plural)
    mahauṣadhī (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    mahauṣadhīnām (genitive plural)
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    iva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • devi -
  • devī (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    devi (adverb)
    devi (adverb)
    devi (vocative single)
    devi (vocative single)
    devin (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    devi (compound)
    devi (adverb)
    devin (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    devi (compound)
    devi (adverb)
    devi (nominative single)
    devi (vocative single)
    devi (accusative single)
  • cānn -
  • ca (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    cān (accusative plural)
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    am (adverb)
    am (accusative single)
    ap (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    (compound)
    ap (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    ap (nominative single)
    ap (vocative single)
    ap (accusative single)
    ā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    am (adverb)
    e (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    am (accusative single)
  • mahīdharāṇām -
  • mahīdhara (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    mahīdharāṇām (genitive plural)
    mahīdhara (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    mahīdharāṇām (genitive plural)
    mahīdharā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    mahīdharāṇām (genitive plural)
  • himavān -
  • himavat (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    himavān (nominative single)
  • yathai -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    yathā (indeclinable relative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable relative)
    yathā (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    aiva (imperfect active first dual)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Verse 2.102.38

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 2.102.38 in Bengali sript:
নগেংদ্ররাজো হি যথা নগানাং জলাশযেষ্বেব যথা সমুদ্রঃ ।
মহৌষধীনামিব দেবি চান্নং মহীধরাণাং হিমবান্যথৈব ॥ ৩৮ ॥

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 2.102.38 in Gujarati sript:
નગેંદ્રરાજો હિ યથા નગાનાં જલાશયેષ્વેવ યથા સમુદ્રઃ ।
મહૌષધીનામિવ દેવિ ચાન્નં મહીધરાણાં હિમવાન્યથૈવ ॥ ૩૮ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 2.102.38 in Kannada sript:
ನಗೇಂದ್ರರಾಜೋ ಹಿ ಯಥಾ ನಗಾನಾಂ ಜಲಾಶಯೇಷ್ವೇವ ಯಥಾ ಸಮುದ್ರಃ ।
ಮಹೌಷಧೀನಾಮಿವ ದೇವಿ ಚಾನ್ನಂ ಮಹೀಧರಾಣಾಂ ಹಿಮವಾನ್ಯಥೈವ ॥ ೩೮ ॥

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