Padma Purana [sanskrit]

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The Padma-purana verse 7.18.2 (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 2 contained in chapter 18 of book 7 (क्रियायोगसारखण्ड, kriyāyogasārakhaṇḍa).

Verse 7.18.2

व्यास उवाच ।
पुरुषोत्तमस्य माहात्म्यं समासेन शृणु द्विज ।
सम्यग्वक्तुं जगत्यस्मिन्कः शक्तो विष्णुना विना ॥ २ ॥

vyāsa uvāca |
puruṣottamasya māhātmyaṃ samāsena śṛṇu dvija |
samyagvaktuṃ jagatyasminkaḥ śakto viṣṇunā vinā || 2 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 7.18.2 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 (7.18.2). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vyasa, Purushottama, Mahatmya, Samasa, Dvija, Samyak, Jagat, Jagati, Jagatya, Idam, Kah, Shakta, Vishnu, Vina,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 7.18.2). 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: “vyāsa uvāca
  • vyāsa* -
  • vyāsa (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: “puruṣottamasya māhātmyaṃ samāsena śṛṇu dvija
  • puruṣottamasya -
  • puruṣottama (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • māhātmyam -
  • māhātmya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • samāsena -
  • samāsa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • śṛṇu -
  • śru (verb class 5)
    [imperative active second single]
  • dvija -
  • dvija (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dvija (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 3: “samyagvaktuṃ jagatyasminkaḥ śakto viṣṇunā vinā
  • samyag -
  • samyak (indeclinable)
  • vaktum -
  • vac -> vaktum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √vac]
    vac -> vaktum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √vac]
  • jagatya -
  • jagatī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    jagatya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    jagat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    jagat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • asmin -
  • idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • kaḥ -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śakto* -
  • śakta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śac -> śakta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śac class 1 verb]
    śak -> śakta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śak class 5 verb]
  • viṣṇunā -
  • viṣṇu (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • vinā -
  • vinā (indeclinable postposition)
    [indeclinable postposition]
    vi (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    vi (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    vinā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Verse 7.18.2

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 7.18.2 in Bengali sript:
ব্যাস উবাচ ।
পুরুষোত্তমস্য মাহাত্ম্যং সমাসেন শৃণু দ্বিজ ।
সম্যগ্বক্তুং জগত্যস্মিন্কঃ শক্তো বিষ্ণুনা বিনা ॥ ২ ॥

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 7.18.2 in Gujarati sript:
વ્યાસ ઉવાચ ।
પુરુષોત્તમસ્ય માહાત્મ્યં સમાસેન શૃણુ દ્વિજ ।
સમ્યગ્વક્તું જગત્યસ્મિન્કઃ શક્તો વિષ્ણુના વિના ॥ ૨ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 7.18.2 in Kannada sript:
ವ್ಯಾಸ ಉವಾಚ ।
ಪುರುಷೋತ್ತಮಸ್ಯ ಮಾಹಾತ್ಮ್ಯಂ ಸಮಾಸೇನ ಶೃಣು ದ್ವಿಜ ।
ಸಮ್ಯಗ್ವಕ್ತುಂ ಜಗತ್ಯಸ್ಮಿನ್ಕಃ ಶಕ್ತೋ ವಿಷ್ಣುನಾ ವಿನಾ ॥ ೨ ॥

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