Padma Purana [sanskrit]

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The Padma-purana verse 7.18.42 (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 42 contained in chapter 18 of book 7 (क्रियायोगसारखण्ड, kriyāyogasārakhaṇḍa).

Verse 7.18.42

अपुत्रा मृतपुत्रा च या सुभद्रां प्रपश्यति ।
बह्वपत्या जीववत्सा सा नारी भवति द्विज ॥ ४२ ॥

aputrā mṛtaputrā ca yā subhadrāṃ prapaśyati |
bahvapatyā jīvavatsā sā nārī bhavati dvija || 42 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 7.18.42 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 (7.18.42). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Aputra, Subhadra, Prapashyat, Bahvapatya, Jivavat, Nari, Bhavati, Bhavat, Bhavant, Dvija,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 7.18.42). 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: “aputrā mṛtaputrā ca subhadrāṃ prapaśyati
  • aputrā* -
  • aputra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    aputrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • mṛtaputrā -
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • subhadrām -
  • subhadrā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • prapaśyati -
  • prapaśyat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    prapaśyat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “bahvapatyā jīvavatsā nārī bhavati dvija
  • bahvapatyā* -
  • bahvapatya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    bahvapatyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • jīvavat -
  • jīvavat (noun, masculine)
    jīvavat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sā* -
  • so (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
  • nārī -
  • nārī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    nāri (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • bhavati -
  • bhavatī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    bhavat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhavat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhavant (pronoun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • dvija -
  • dvija (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dvija (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Verse 7.18.42

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 7.18.42 in Bengali sript:
অপুত্রা মৃতপুত্রা চ যা সুভদ্রাং প্রপশ্যতি ।
বহ্বপত্যা জীববত্সা সা নারী ভবতি দ্বিজ ॥ ৪২ ॥

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 7.18.42 in Gujarati sript:
અપુત્રા મૃતપુત્રા ચ યા સુભદ્રાં પ્રપશ્યતિ ।
બહ્વપત્યા જીવવત્સા સા નારી ભવતિ દ્વિજ ॥ ૪૨ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 7.18.42 in Kannada sript:
ಅಪುತ್ರಾ ಮೃತಪುತ್ರಾ ಚ ಯಾ ಸುಭದ್ರಾಂ ಪ್ರಪಶ್ಯತಿ ।
ಬಹ್ವಪತ್ಯಾ ಜೀವವತ್ಸಾ ಸಾ ನಾರೀ ಭವತಿ ದ್ವಿಜ ॥ ೪೨ ॥

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