Padma Purana [sanskrit]

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The Padma-purana verse 5.73.51 (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 51 contained in chapter 73 of book 5 (पातालखण्ड, pātālakhaṇḍa).

Verse 5.73.51

न कथं मयि भक्तिं स लभते पापपूरुषः ।
यो मदीयं परं भक्तं शिवं संपूजयेन्नहि ॥ ५१ ॥

na kathaṃ mayi bhaktiṃ sa labhate pāpapūruṣaḥ |
yo madīyaṃ paraṃ bhaktaṃ śivaṃ saṃpūjayennahi || 51 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 5.73.51 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 (5.73.51). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Katham, Katha, Mayi, Asmad, Bhakti, Labhat, Papapurusha, Yah, Madiya, Param, Para, Bhakta, Shivam, Shiva, Sampuja, Ahi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 5.73.51). 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: “na kathaṃ mayi bhaktiṃ sa labhate pāpapūruṣaḥ
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    kathā (noun, feminine)
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • mayi -
  • mayī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [locative single]
  • bhaktim -
  • bhakti (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • labhate -
  • labh -> labhat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √labh class 1 verb]
    labh -> labhat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √labh class 1 verb]
    labh (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
  • pāpapūruṣaḥ -
  • pāpapūruṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “yo madīyaṃ paraṃ bhaktaṃ śivaṃ saṃpūjayennahi
  • yo* -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • madīyam -
  • madīya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    madīya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    madīyā (noun, feminine)
  • param -
  • param (indeclinable)
    para (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    para (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • bhaktam -
  • bhakta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhakta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhaktā (noun, feminine)
  • śivam -
  • śivam (indeclinable)
    śiva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śiva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śivā (noun, feminine)
  • sampūjaye -
  • sampūjā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • īnn -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ahi -
  • ahi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ahī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    ahī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Verse 5.73.51

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 5.73.51 in Bengali sript:
ন কথং মযি ভক্তিং স লভতে পাপপূরুষঃ ।
যো মদীযং পরং ভক্তং শিবং সংপূজযেন্নহি ॥ ৫১ ॥

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 5.73.51 in Gujarati sript:
ન કથં મયિ ભક્તિં સ લભતે પાપપૂરુષઃ ।
યો મદીયં પરં ભક્તં શિવં સંપૂજયેન્નહિ ॥ ૫૧ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 5.73.51 in Kannada sript:
ನ ಕಥಂ ಮಯಿ ಭಕ್ತಿಂ ಸ ಲಭತೇ ಪಾಪಪೂರುಷಃ ।
ಯೋ ಮದೀಯಂ ಪರಂ ಭಕ್ತಂ ಶಿವಂ ಸಂಪೂಜಯೇನ್ನಹಿ ॥ ೫೧ ॥

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