Padma Purana [sanskrit]

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The Padma-purana verse 6.21.25 (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 25 contained in chapter 21 of book 6 (उत्तरखण्ड, uttarakhaṇḍa).

Verse 6.21.25

यत्र गंगा महारम्या नित्यं वहति निर्मला ।
एतत्कथानकं पुण्यं हरिद्वाराख्यमुत्तमम् ॥ २५ ॥

yatra gaṃgā mahāramyā nityaṃ vahati nirmalā |
etatkathānakaṃ puṇyaṃ haridvārākhyamuttamam || 25 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 6.21.25 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 (6.21.25). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Yatra, Ganga, Mah, Maha, Ramya, Nityam, Nitya, Vahat, Vahati, Nirmala, Etad, Kathanaka, Punya, Haridvara, Uttamam, Uttama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 6.21.25). 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: “yatra gaṃgā mahāramyā nityaṃ vahati nirmalā
  • yatra -
  • yatra (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yatra (indeclinable)
    yatra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gaṅgā* -
  • gaṅga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    gaṅgā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • mahā -
  • mahat (noun, masculine)
    mah (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    mahā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ramyā* -
  • ramya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    ramyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    ram -> ramya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √ram class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √ram class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √ram], [vocative plural from √ram]
    ram -> ramyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √ram class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √ram class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √ram class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √ram], [vocative plural from √ram], [accusative plural from √ram]
  • nityam -
  • nityam (indeclinable)
    nitya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nitya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nityā (noun, feminine)
  • vahati -
  • vahati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vahatī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    vahat (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    vah -> vahat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √vah class 1 verb]
    vah -> vahat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √vah class 1 verb]
    vah (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • nirmalā -
  • nirmalā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “etatkathānakaṃ puṇyaṃ haridvārākhyamuttamam
  • etat -
  • etad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kathānakam -
  • kathānaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • puṇyam -
  • puṇya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    puṇya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    puṇyā (noun, feminine)
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √puṇ class 10 verb], [accusative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
  • haridvārā -
  • haridvāra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • akhyam -
  • khyā (verb class 2)
    [aorist active first single]
  • uttamam -
  • uttamam (indeclinable)
    uttama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    uttama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uttamā (noun, feminine)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Verse 6.21.25

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 6.21.25 in Bengali sript:
যত্র গংগা মহারম্যা নিত্যং বহতি নির্মলা ।
এতত্কথানকং পুণ্যং হরিদ্বারাখ্যমুত্তমম্ ॥ ২৫ ॥

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 6.21.25 in Gujarati sript:
યત્ર ગંગા મહારમ્યા નિત્યં વહતિ નિર્મલા ।
એતત્કથાનકં પુણ્યં હરિદ્વારાખ્યમુત્તમમ્ ॥ ૨૫ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 6.21.25 in Kannada sript:
ಯತ್ರ ಗಂಗಾ ಮಹಾರಮ್ಯಾ ನಿತ್ಯಂ ವಹತಿ ನಿರ್ಮಲಾ ।
ಏತತ್ಕಥಾನಕಂ ಪುಣ್ಯಂ ಹರಿದ್ವಾರಾಖ್ಯಮುತ್ತಮಮ್ ॥ ೨೫ ॥

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