Padma Purana [sanskrit]

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The Padma-purana verse 7.18.3 (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 3 contained in chapter 18 of book 7 (क्रियायोगसारखण्ड, kriyāyogasārakhaṇḍa).

Verse 7.18.3

लवणांभोनिधेस्तीरं पुरुषोत्तमसंज्ञितम् ।
पुरं तद्ब्राह्मणश्रेष्ठ स्वर्गादपि च दुर्ल्लभम् ॥ ३ ॥

lavaṇāṃbhonidhestīraṃ puruṣottamasaṃjñitam |
puraṃ tadbrāhmaṇaśreṣṭha svargādapi ca durllabham || 3 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 7.18.3 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 (7.18.3). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Lavanambhas, Nidhi, Tira, Purushottama, Sanjnita, Pur, Pura, Tad, Tat, Brahmana, Shreshtha, Svarga, Api,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 7.18.3). 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: “lavaṇāṃbhonidhestīraṃ puruṣottamasaṃjñitam
  • lavaṇāmbho -
  • lavaṇāmbhas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    lavaṇāmbhas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • nidhes -
  • nidhi (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • tīram -
  • tīra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tīra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • puruṣottama -
  • puruṣottama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sañjñitam -
  • sañjñita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sañjñita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sañjñitā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “puraṃ tadbrāhmaṇaśreṣṭha svargādapi ca durllabham
  • puram -
  • pura (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pura (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    purā (noun, feminine)
    pur (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • brāhmaṇa -
  • brāhmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brāhmaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śreṣṭha -
  • śreṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śreṣṭha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • svargād -
  • svarga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    svarga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Cannot analyse durllabham

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Verse 7.18.3

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 7.18.3 in Bengali sript:
লবণাংভোনিধেস্তীরং পুরুষোত্তমসংজ্ঞিতম্ ।
পুরং তদ্ব্রাহ্মণশ্রেষ্ঠ স্বর্গাদপি চ দুর্ল্লভম্ ॥ ৩ ॥

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 7.18.3 in Gujarati sript:
લવણાંભોનિધેસ્તીરં પુરુષોત્તમસંજ્ઞિતમ્ ।
પુરં તદ્બ્રાહ્મણશ્રેષ્ઠ સ્વર્ગાદપિ ચ દુર્લ્લભમ્ ॥ ૩ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 7.18.3 in Kannada sript:
ಲವಣಾಂಭೋನಿಧೇಸ್ತೀರಂ ಪುರುಷೋತ್ತಮಸಂಜ್ಞಿತಮ್ ।
ಪುರಂ ತದ್ಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಣಶ್ರೇಷ್ಠ ಸ್ವರ್ಗಾದಪಿ ಚ ದುರ್ಲ್ಲಭಮ್ ॥ ೩ ॥

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