Padma Purana [sanskrit]

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The Padma-purana verse 4.5.10 (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 10 contained in chapter 5 of book 4 (ब्रह्मखण्ड, brahmakhaṇḍa).

Verse 4.5.10

पूर्वजन्मनि या नारी परबालकघातनम् ।
करोति कपटेनैव बालहीना भवेद्ध्रुवम् ॥ १० ॥

pūrvajanmani yā nārī parabālakaghātanam |
karoti kapaṭenaiva bālahīnā bhaveddhruvam || 10 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 4.5.10 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 (4.5.10). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Purvajanman, Nari, Para, Balaka, Ghatana, Karoti, Kapata, Bala, Hina, 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 4.5.10). 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: “pūrvajanmani nārī parabālakaghātanam
  • pūrvajanmani -
  • pūrvajanman (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    pūrvajanman (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • yā* -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • nārī -
  • nārī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    nāri (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • para -
  • para (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    para (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • bālaka -
  • bālaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bālaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ghātanam -
  • ghātana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ghātana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ghātanā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “karoti kapaṭenaiva bālahīnā bhaveddhruvam
  • karoti -
  • karoti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    karoti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    karoti (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [present active third single]
  • kapaṭenai -
  • kapaṭa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    kapaṭa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • bāla -
  • bāla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bāla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hīnā* -
  • hīna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    hīnā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    -> hīna (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √ class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √ class 3 verb], [vocative plural from √ class 3 verb]
    -> hīnā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √ class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √ class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √ class 3 verb], [vocative plural from √ class 3 verb], [accusative plural from √ class 3 verb]
  • bhaved -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • dhruvam -
  • dhruvam (indeclinable)
    dhruva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dhruva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dhruvā (noun, feminine)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Verse 4.5.10

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 4.5.10 in Bengali sript:
পূর্বজন্মনি যা নারী পরবালকঘাতনম্ ।
করোতি কপটেনৈব বালহীনা ভবেদ্ধ্রুবম্ ॥ ১০ ॥

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 4.5.10 in Gujarati sript:
પૂર્વજન્મનિ યા નારી પરબાલકઘાતનમ્ ।
કરોતિ કપટેનૈવ બાલહીના ભવેદ્ધ્રુવમ્ ॥ ૧૦ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 4.5.10 in Kannada sript:
ಪೂರ್ವಜನ್ಮನಿ ಯಾ ನಾರೀ ಪರಬಾಲಕಘಾತನಮ್ ।
ಕರೋತಿ ಕಪಟೇನೈವ ಬಾಲಹೀನಾ ಭವೇದ್ಧ್ರುವಮ್ ॥ ೧೦ ॥

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