Padma Purana [sanskrit]

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The Padma-purana verse 4.3.4 (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 3 of book 4 (ब्रह्मखण्ड, brahmakhaṇḍa).

Verse 4.3.4

मत्स्यं च मैथुनं यो वै कार्त्तिके न परित्यजेत् ।
प्रतिजन्मनि संमूढः शूकरश्च भवेद्ध्रुवम् ॥ ४ ॥

matsyaṃ ca maithunaṃ yo vai kārttike na parityajet |
pratijanmani saṃmūḍhaḥ śūkaraśca bhaveddhruvam || 4 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 4.3.4 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 (4.3.4). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Matsya, Maithuna, Yah, Karttika, Pari, Pratijanman, Mudha, Shukara, Dhruvam, Dhruva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 4.3.4). 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.

  • Line1: “matsyaṃ ca maithunaṃ yo vai kārttike na parityajet
  • matsyam -
  • matsya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    matsyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • maithunam -
  • maithuna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    maithuna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • yo* -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • kārttike -
  • kārttika (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kārttika (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kārttikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pari -
  • pari (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    pari (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pari (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • tyajet -
  • tyaj (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line2: “pratijanmani saṃmūḍhaḥ śūkaraśca bhaveddhruvam
  • pratijanmani -
  • pratijanman (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • saṃ -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • mūḍhaḥ -
  • mūḍha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    muh -> mūḍha (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √muh class 4 verb]
  • śūkaraś -
  • śūkara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhaved -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • dhruvam -
  • dhruvam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    dhruva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dhruva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dhruvā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Verse 4.3.4

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 4.3.4 in Bengali sript:
মত্স্যং চ মৈথুনং যো বৈ কার্ত্তিকে ন পরিত্যজেত্ ।
প্রতিজন্মনি সংমূঢঃ শূকরশ্চ ভবেদ্ধ্রুবম্ ॥ 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 4.3.4 in Gujarati sript:
મત્સ્યં ચ મૈથુનં યો વૈ કાર્ત્તિકે ન પરિત્યજેત્ ।
પ્રતિજન્મનિ સંમૂઢઃ શૂકરશ્ચ ભવેદ્ધ્રુવમ્ ॥ ૪ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 4.3.4 in Kannada sript:
ಮತ್ಸ್ಯಂ ಚ ಮೈಥುನಂ ಯೋ ವೈ ಕಾರ್ತ್ತಿಕೇ ನ ಪರಿತ್ಯಜೇತ್ ।
ಪ್ರತಿಜನ್ಮನಿ ಸಂಮೂಢಃ ಶೂಕರಶ್ಚ ಭವೇದ್ಧ್ರುವಮ್ ॥ ೪ ॥

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