Padma Purana [sanskrit]

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The Padma-purana verse 3.2.2 (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 2 contained in chapter 2 of book 3 (स्वर्गखण्ड, svargakhaṇḍa).

Verse 3.2.2

सृष्टेषु प्रलयादूर्ध्वं नासीत्किंचिद्द्विजोत्तमाः ।
ब्रह्मसंज्ञमभूदेकं ज्योतिर्वै सर्वकारकम् ॥ २ ॥

sṛṣṭeṣu pralayādūrdhvaṃ nāsītkiṃciddvijottamāḥ |
brahmasaṃjñamabhūdekaṃ jyotirvai sarvakārakam || 2 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 3.2.2 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 (3.2.2). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Srishta, Pralaya, Urdhvam, Urdhva, Nri, Kincid, Kincit, Dvijottama, Brahma, Brahman, Sanjna, Eka, Jyotis, Jyoti, Sarvakaraka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 3.2.2). 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: “sṛṣṭeṣu pralayādūrdhvaṃ nāsītkiṃciddvijottamāḥ
  • sṛṣṭeṣu -
  • sṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    sṛṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
    sṛj -> sṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [locative plural from √sṛj class 6 verb]
    sṛj -> sṛṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [locative plural from √sṛj class 6 verb]
  • pralayād -
  • pralaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ūrdhvam -
  • ūrdhvam (indeclinable)
    ūrdhva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ūrdhva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ūrdhvā (noun, feminine)
  • -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • āsīt -
  • ās (verb class 2)
    [aorist active third single], [injunctive active third single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • kiñcid -
  • kiñcid (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kiñcit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    kiñcit (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    kiñcit (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • dvijottamāḥ -
  • dvijottama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 2: “brahmasaṃjñamabhūdekaṃ jyotirvai sarvakārakam
  • brahma -
  • brahma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brahma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brahman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    brahm (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • sañjñam -
  • sañjña (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sañjña (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sañjñā (noun, feminine)
  • abhūd -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [aorist active third single]
  • ekam -
  • eka (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    eka (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • jyotir -
  • jyotis (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    jyotis (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    jyoti (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    jyoti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • sarvakārakam -
  • sarvakāraka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sarvakāraka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sarvakārakā (noun, feminine)

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Verse 3.2.2

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 3.2.2 in Bengali sript:
সৃষ্টেষু প্রলযাদূর্ধ্বং নাসীত্কিংচিদ্দ্বিজোত্তমাঃ ।
ব্রহ্মসংজ্ঞমভূদেকং জ্যোতির্বৈ সর্বকারকম্ ॥ ২ ॥

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 3.2.2 in Gujarati sript:
સૃષ્ટેષુ પ્રલયાદૂર્ધ્વં નાસીત્કિંચિદ્દ્વિજોત્તમાઃ ।
બ્રહ્મસંજ્ઞમભૂદેકં જ્યોતિર્વૈ સર્વકારકમ્ ॥ ૨ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 3.2.2 in Kannada sript:
ಸೃಷ್ಟೇಷು ಪ್ರಲಯಾದೂರ್ಧ್ವಂ ನಾಸೀತ್ಕಿಂಚಿದ್ದ್ವಿಜೋತ್ತಮಾಃ ।
ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಸಂಜ್ಞಮಭೂದೇಕಂ ಜ್ಯೋತಿರ್ವೈ ಸರ್ವಕಾರಕಮ್ ॥ ೨ ॥

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