Padma Purana [sanskrit]

462,305 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005305

The Padma-purana verse 3.7.4 (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 4 contained in chapter 7 of book 3 (स्वर्गखण्ड, svargakhaṇḍa).

Verse 3.7.4

पूर्वे कृतयुगं नाम ततस्त्रेतायुगं द्विजाः ।
तत्पश्चाद्द्वापरं चाथ ततस्तिष्यः प्रवर्तते ॥ ४ ॥

pūrve kṛtayugaṃ nāma tatastretāyugaṃ dvijāḥ |
tatpaścāddvāparaṃ cātha tatastiṣyaḥ pravartate || 4 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 3.7.4 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 (3.7.4). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Purva, Kritayuga, Naman, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Tretayuga, Dvija, Tat, Pashcat, Pashca, Dvapara, Han, Tishya, Pravarta, Yushmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 3.7.4). 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: “pūrve kṛtayugaṃ nāma tatastretāyugaṃ dvijāḥ
  • pūrve -
  • pūrva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    pūrva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    pūrvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • kṛtayugam -
  • kṛtayuga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • nāma -
  • nāman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tatas -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • tretāyugam -
  • tretāyuga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • dvijāḥ -
  • dvija (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    dvijā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “tatpaścāddvāparaṃ cātha tatastiṣyaḥ pravartate
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • paścād -
  • paścāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    paśca (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    paśca (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • dvāparam -
  • dvāpara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • cāt -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ha -
  • ha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    han (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tatas -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • tiṣyaḥ -
  • tiṣya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pravarta -
  • pravarta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Verse 3.7.4

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 3.7.4 in Bengali sript:
পূর্বে কৃতযুগং নাম ততস্ত্রেতাযুগং দ্বিজাঃ ।
তত্পশ্চাদ্দ্বাপরং চাথ ততস্তিষ্যঃ প্রবর্ততে ॥ ৪ ॥

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 3.7.4 in Gujarati sript:
પૂર્વે કૃતયુગં નામ તતસ્ત્રેતાયુગં દ્વિજાઃ ।
તત્પશ્ચાદ્દ્વાપરં ચાથ તતસ્તિષ્યઃ પ્રવર્તતે ॥ ૪ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 3.7.4 in Kannada sript:
ಪೂರ್ವೇ ಕೃತಯುಗಂ ನಾಮ ತತಸ್ತ್ರೇತಾಯುಗಂ ದ್ವಿಜಾಃ ।
ತತ್ಪಶ್ಚಾದ್ದ್ವಾಪರಂ ಚಾಥ ತತಸ್ತಿಷ್ಯಃ ಪ್ರವರ್ತತೇ ॥ ೪ ॥

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