Padma Purana [sanskrit]

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The Padma-purana verse 6.238.117 (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 117 contained in chapter 238 of book 6 (उत्तरखण्ड, uttarakhaṇḍa).

Verse 6.238.117

पातयामास देवेशो यथा शाखां महानिलः ।
गृहीत्वा पतितं भूमौ महाकायं नृकेसरी ॥ ११७ ॥

pātayāmāsa deveśo yathā śākhāṃ mahānilaḥ |
gṛhītvā patitaṃ bhūmau mahākāyaṃ nṛkesarī || 117 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 6.238.117 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 (6.238.117). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Devesha, Yatha, Shakha, Mahanila, Grihitva, Patita, Bhuma, Bhumi, Mahakaya, Nrikesari, Nrikesarin,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 6.238.117). 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: “pātayāmāsa deveśo yathā śākhāṃ mahānilaḥ
  • pātayāmā -
  • pat (verb class 0)
    [imperative active first plural]
  • asa -
  • asan (noun, neuter)
    [compound]
  • deveśo* -
  • deveśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • śākhām -
  • śākhā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • mahānilaḥ -
  • mahānila (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “gṛhītvā patitaṃ bhūmau mahākāyaṃ nṛkesarī
  • gṛhītvā -
  • gṛhītvā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    grah -> gṛhītvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √grah]
  • patitam -
  • patita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    patita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    patitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    pat -> patita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √pat class 1 verb]
    pat -> patita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √pat class 1 verb], [accusative single from √pat class 1 verb]
  • bhūmau -
  • bhūma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    bhūmi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    bhūmi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • mahākāyam -
  • mahākāya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mahākāya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mahākāyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • nṛkesarī -
  • nṛkesari (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    nṛkesarin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Verse 6.238.117

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 6.238.117 in Bengali sript:
পাতযামাস দেবেশো যথা শাখাং মহানিলঃ ।
গৃহীত্বা পতিতং ভূমৌ মহাকাযং নৃকেসরী ॥ ১১৭ ॥

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 6.238.117 in Gujarati sript:
પાતયામાસ દેવેશો યથા શાખાં મહાનિલઃ ।
ગૃહીત્વા પતિતં ભૂમૌ મહાકાયં નૃકેસરી ॥ ૧૧૭ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 6.238.117 in Kannada sript:
ಪಾತಯಾಮಾಸ ದೇವೇಶೋ ಯಥಾ ಶಾಖಾಂ ಮಹಾನಿಲಃ ।
ಗೃಹೀತ್ವಾ ಪತಿತಂ ಭೂಮೌ ಮಹಾಕಾಯಂ ನೃಕೇಸರೀ ॥ ೧೧೭ ॥

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