Padma Purana [sanskrit]

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The Padma-purana verse 3.9.16 (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 16 contained in chapter 9 of book 3 (स्वर्गखण्ड, svargakhaṇḍa).

Verse 3.9.16

अवशिष्टेषु सर्वेषु वक्ष्यामि द्विजपुंगवाः ।
यथा श्रुतं महाप्राज्ञा वर्ण्यते शृणुत द्विजाः ॥ १६ ॥

avaśiṣṭeṣu sarveṣu vakṣyāmi dvijapuṃgavāḥ |
yathā śrutaṃ mahāprājñā varṇyate śṛṇuta dvijāḥ || 16 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 3.9.16 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 (3.9.16). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Avashishta, Sarva, Dvija, Pungava, Yatha, Shrut, Shruta, Mahaprajna,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 3.9.16). 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: “avaśiṣṭeṣu sarveṣu vakṣyāmi dvijapuṃgavāḥ
  • avaśiṣṭeṣu -
  • avaśiṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    avaśiṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • sarveṣu -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • vakṣyāmi -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [future active first single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [future active first single]
    vah (verb class 1)
    [future active first single]
  • dvija -
  • dvija (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dvija (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • puṅgavāḥ -
  • puṅgava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 2: “yathā śrutaṃ mahāprājñā varṇyate śṛṇuta dvijāḥ
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
  • śrutam -
  • śruta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śruta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śrutā (noun, feminine)
    śrut (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    śrut (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    śru -> śruta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √śru class 5 verb]
    śru -> śruta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √śru class 5 verb], [accusative single from √śru class 5 verb]
  • mahāprājñā* -
  • mahāprājña (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    mahāprājñā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • varṇyate -
  • varṇ (verb class 10)
    [present passive third single]
  • śṛṇuta -
  • śru (verb class 5)
    [imperative active second plural]
  • dvijāḥ -
  • dvija (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    dvijā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Verse 3.9.16

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 3.9.16 in Bengali sript:
অবশিষ্টেষু সর্বেষু বক্ষ্যামি দ্বিজপুংগবাঃ ।
যথা শ্রুতং মহাপ্রাজ্ঞা বর্ণ্যতে শৃণুত দ্বিজাঃ ॥ ১৬ ॥

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 3.9.16 in Gujarati sript:
અવશિષ્ટેષુ સર્વેષુ વક્ષ્યામિ દ્વિજપુંગવાઃ ।
યથા શ્રુતં મહાપ્રાજ્ઞા વર્ણ્યતે શૃણુત દ્વિજાઃ ॥ ૧૬ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 3.9.16 in Kannada sript:
ಅವಶಿಷ್ಟೇಷು ಸರ್ವೇಷು ವಕ್ಷ್ಯಾಮಿ ದ್ವಿಜಪುಂಗವಾಃ ।
ಯಥಾ ಶ್ರುತಂ ಮಹಾಪ್ರಾಜ್ಞಾ ವರ್ಣ್ಯತೇ ಶೃಣುತ ದ್ವಿಜಾಃ ॥ ೧೬ ॥

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