Padma Purana [sanskrit]

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The Padma-purana verse 3.57.62 (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 62 contained in chapter 57 of book 3 (स्वर्गखण्ड, svargakhaṇḍa).

Verse 3.57.62

सपूर्वाभ्यधिकः पापी नरके पच्यते नरः ।
स्वाध्यायवंतो ये विप्रा विद्यावंतो जितेंद्रियाः ॥ ६२ ॥

sapūrvābhyadhikaḥ pāpī narake pacyate naraḥ |
svādhyāyavaṃto ye viprā vidyāvaṃto jiteṃdriyāḥ || 62 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 3.57.62 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 (3.57.62). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sapurva, Abhyadhika, Papi, Papin, Naraka, Pacyat, Nara, Nri, Svadhyayavat, Yah, Yat, Vipra, Vidyavat, Jitendriya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 3.57.62). 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: “sapūrvābhyadhikaḥ pāpī narake pacyate naraḥ
  • sapūrvā -
  • sapūrva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sapūrva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sapūrvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • abhyadhikaḥ -
  • abhyadhika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pāpī -
  • pāpī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    pāpin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • narake -
  • naraka (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    naraka (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • pacyate -
  • pac -> pacyat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √pac class 4 verb]
    pac -> pacyat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √pac class 4 verb]
    pac (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
    pac (verb class 4)
    [present middle third single], [present passive third single]
    pañc (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
  • naraḥ -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 2: “svādhyāyavaṃto ye viprā vidyāvaṃto jiteṃdriyāḥ
  • svādhyāyavanto* -
  • svādhyāyavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ye -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • viprā* -
  • vipra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    viprā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vidyāvanto* -
  • vidyāvat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • jitendriyāḥ -
  • jitendriya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    jitendriyā (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 3.57.62

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 3.57.62 in Bengali sript:
সপূর্বাভ্যধিকঃ পাপী নরকে পচ্যতে নরঃ ।
স্বাধ্যাযবংতো যে বিপ্রা বিদ্যাবংতো জিতেংদ্রিযাঃ ॥ ৬২ ॥

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 3.57.62 in Gujarati sript:
સપૂર્વાભ્યધિકઃ પાપી નરકે પચ્યતે નરઃ ।
સ્વાધ્યાયવંતો યે વિપ્રા વિદ્યાવંતો જિતેંદ્રિયાઃ ॥ ૬૨ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 3.57.62 in Kannada sript:
ಸಪೂರ್ವಾಭ್ಯಧಿಕಃ ಪಾಪೀ ನರಕೇ ಪಚ್ಯತೇ ನರಃ ।
ಸ್ವಾಧ್ಯಾಯವಂತೋ ಯೇ ವಿಪ್ರಾ ವಿದ್ಯಾವಂತೋ ಜಿತೇಂದ್ರಿಯಾಃ ॥ ೬೨ ॥

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