Padma Purana [sanskrit]

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The Padma-purana verse 7.22.7 (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 7 contained in chapter 22 of book 7 (क्रियायोगसारखण्ड, kriyāyogasārakhaṇḍa).

Verse 7.22.7

सृष्ट्वादौ पुरुषश्रेष्ठः संसारं सचराचरम् ।
सर्वेषां दमनार्थाय सृष्टवान्पापपूरुषम् ॥ ७ ॥

sṛṣṭvādau puruṣaśreṣṭhaḥ saṃsāraṃ sacarācaram |
sarveṣāṃ damanārthāya sṛṣṭavānpāpapūruṣam || 7 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 7.22.7 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 (7.22.7). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ada, Purusha, Shreshtha, Samsara, Sacaracara, Sarva, Damanartha, Srishtavat, Papapurusha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 7.22.7). 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: “sṛṣṭvādau puruṣaśreṣṭhaḥ saṃsāraṃ sacarācaram
  • sṛṣṭvā -
  • sṛj -> sṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √sṛj]
  • adau -
  • ada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ad (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • puruṣa -
  • puruṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    puruṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śreṣṭhaḥ -
  • śreṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • saṃsāram -
  • saṃsāra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • sacarācaram -
  • sacarācara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sacarācara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sacarācarā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “sarveṣāṃ damanārthāya sṛṣṭavānpāpapūruṣam
  • sarveṣām -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • damanārthāya -
  • damanārtha (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    damanārtha (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • sṛṣṭavān -
  • sṛṣṭavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    sṛj -> sṛṣṭavat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √sṛj class 6 verb]
  • pāpapūruṣam -
  • pāpapūruṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Verse 7.22.7

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 7.22.7 in Bengali sript:
সৃষ্ট্বাদৌ পুরুষশ্রেষ্ঠঃ সংসারং সচরাচরম্ ।
সর্বেষাং দমনার্থায সৃষ্টবান্পাপপূরুষম্ ॥ ৭ ॥

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 7.22.7 in Gujarati sript:
સૃષ્ટ્વાદૌ પુરુષશ્રેષ્ઠઃ સંસારં સચરાચરમ્ ।
સર્વેષાં દમનાર્થાય સૃષ્ટવાન્પાપપૂરુષમ્ ॥ ૭ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 7.22.7 in Kannada sript:
ಸೃಷ್ಟ್ವಾದೌ ಪುರುಷಶ್ರೇಷ್ಠಃ ಸಂಸಾರಂ ಸಚರಾಚರಮ್ ।
ಸರ್ವೇಷಾಂ ದಮನಾರ್ಥಾಯ ಸೃಷ್ಟವಾನ್ಪಾಪಪೂರುಷಮ್ ॥ ೭ ॥

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