Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana verse 3.2.1 (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 1 contained in chapter 2 of book 3 (स्वर्गखण्ड, svargakhaṇḍa).

Verse 3.2.1

सूत उवाच ।
आदिसर्गमहं तावत्कथयामि द्विजोत्तमाः ।
ज्ञायते येन भगवान्परमात्मा सनातनः ॥ १ ॥

sūta uvāca |
ādisargamahaṃ tāvatkathayāmi dvijottamāḥ |
jñāyate yena bhagavānparamātmā sanātanaḥ || 1 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 3.2.1 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 (3.2.1). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Suta, Adisarga, Aha, Asmad, Tavatka, Tha, Yami, Yamin, Dvijottama, Yena, Yah, Yat, Bhagavat, Paramatman, Paramatma, Sanatana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 3.2.1). 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: “sūta uvāca
  • sūta* -
  • sūta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    su -> sūta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √su class 1 verb], [nominative single from √su class 2 verb]
    -> sūta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 6 verb]
    -> sūta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 2 verb]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “ādisargamahaṃ tāvatkathayāmi dvijottamāḥ
  • ādisargam -
  • ādisarga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • tāvatka -
  • tāvatka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tāvatka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tha -
  • tha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yāmi -
  • yāmī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    yāmi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yāmin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yāmin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [present active first single]
  • dvijottamāḥ -
  • dvijottama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 3: “jñāyate yena bhagavānparamātmā sanātanaḥ
  • jñāyate -
  • jñā (verb class 3)
    [present passive third single]
    jñā (verb class 9)
    [present passive third single]
  • yena -
  • yena (indeclinable)
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • bhagavān -
  • bhagavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • paramātmā -
  • paramātman (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    paramātmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sanātanaḥ -
  • sanātana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Verse 3.2.1

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 3.2.1 in Bengali sript:
সূত উবাচ ।
আদিসর্গমহং তাবত্কথযামি দ্বিজোত্তমাঃ ।
জ্ঞাযতে যেন ভগবান্পরমাত্মা সনাতনঃ ॥ ১ ॥

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 3.2.1 in Gujarati sript:
સૂત ઉવાચ ।
આદિસર્ગમહં તાવત્કથયામિ દ્વિજોત્તમાઃ ।
જ્ઞાયતે યેન ભગવાન્પરમાત્મા સનાતનઃ ॥ ૧ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 3.2.1 in Kannada sript:
ಸೂತ ಉವಾಚ ।
ಆದಿಸರ್ಗಮಹಂ ತಾವತ್ಕಥಯಾಮಿ ದ್ವಿಜೋತ್ತಮಾಃ ।
ಜ್ಞಾಯತೇ ಯೇನ ಭಗವಾನ್ಪರಮಾತ್ಮಾ ಸನಾತನಃ ॥ ೧ ॥

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