Padma Purana [sanskrit]

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The Padma-purana verse 7.18.1 (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 1 contained in chapter 18 of book 7 (क्रियायोगसारखण्ड, kriyāyogasārakhaṇḍa).

Verse 7.18.1

जैमिनिरुवाच ।
तीर्थश्रेष्ठमिति प्रोक्तं यत्त्वया पुरुषोत्तमम् ।
तन्माहात्म्यं गुरो ब्रूहि यदि ते मय्यनुग्रहः ॥ १ ॥

jaiminiruvāca |
tīrthaśreṣṭhamiti proktaṃ yattvayā puruṣottamam |
tanmāhātmyaṃ guro brūhi yadi te mayyanugrahaḥ || 1 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 7.18.1 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 (7.18.1). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Jaimini, Tirtha, Shreshtha, Iti, Prokta, Yat, Yad, Tva, Yushmad, Purushottama, Tanman, Aha, Atmya, Atmi, Guru, Yadi, Tad, Mayi, Asmad, Anugraha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 7.18.1). 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: “jaiminiruvāca
  • jaiminir -
  • jaimini (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “tīrthaśreṣṭhamiti proktaṃ yattvayā puruṣottamam
  • tīrtha -
  • tīrtha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śreṣṭham -
  • śreṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śreṣṭha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śreṣṭhā (noun, feminine)
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • proktam -
  • prokta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    prokta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    proktā (noun, feminine)
  • yat -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tvayā -
  • tvā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
  • puruṣottamam -
  • puruṣottama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • Line 3: “tanmāhātmyaṃ guro brūhi yadi te mayyanugrahaḥ
  • tanmā -
  • tanman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ahā -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ātmyam -
  • ātmya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ātmī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • guro -
  • guru (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • brūhi -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second single]
  • yadi -
  • yadi (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    yadi (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadi (indeclinable)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • mayya -
  • mayī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    may -> mayya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √may]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [locative single]
  • anugrahaḥ -
  • anugraha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Verse 7.18.1

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 7.18.1 in Bengali sript:
জৈমিনিরুবাচ ।
তীর্থশ্রেষ্ঠমিতি প্রোক্তং যত্ত্বযা পুরুষোত্তমম্ ।
তন্মাহাত্ম্যং গুরো ব্রূহি যদি তে ময্যনুগ্রহঃ ॥ ১ ॥

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 7.18.1 in Gujarati sript:
જૈમિનિરુવાચ ।
તીર્થશ્રેષ્ઠમિતિ પ્રોક્તં યત્ત્વયા પુરુષોત્તમમ્ ।
તન્માહાત્મ્યં ગુરો બ્રૂહિ યદિ તે મય્યનુગ્રહઃ ॥ ૧ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 7.18.1 in Kannada sript:
ಜೈಮಿನಿರುವಾಚ ।
ತೀರ್ಥಶ್ರೇಷ್ಠಮಿತಿ ಪ್ರೋಕ್ತಂ ಯತ್ತ್ವಯಾ ಪುರುಷೋತ್ತಮಮ್ ।
ತನ್ಮಾಹಾತ್ಮ್ಯಂ ಗುರೋ ಬ್ರೂಹಿ ಯದಿ ತೇ ಮಯ್ಯನುಗ್ರಹಃ ॥ ೧ ॥

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