Padma Purana [sanskrit]

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The Padma-purana verse 7.26.16 (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 16 contained in chapter 26 of book 7 (क्रियायोगसारखण्ड, kriyāyogasārakhaṇḍa).

Verse 7.26.16

एकपादो भवेद्धर्मः सर्वे पापरता जनाः ।
ब्राह्मणाः क्षत्त्रिया वैश्याः शूद्राः पापपरायणाः ॥ १६ ॥

ekapādo bhaveddharmaḥ sarve pāparatā janāḥ |
brāhmaṇāḥ kṣattriyā vaiśyāḥ śūdrāḥ pāpaparāyaṇāḥ || 16 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 7.26.16 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 (7.26.16). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ekapada, Ekapad, Dharma, Sarva, Papa, Rata, Jana, Brahmana, Vaishya, Shudra, Parayana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 7.26.16). 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: “ekapādo bhaveddharmaḥ sarve pāparatā janāḥ
  • ekapādo* -
  • ekapāda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ekapad (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    ekapad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhaved -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • dharmaḥ -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sarve -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • pāpa -
  • pāpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pāpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ratā* -
  • rata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    ratā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    ram -> rata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √ram class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √ram class 1 verb]
    ram -> ratā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √ram class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √ram class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √ram class 1 verb]
  • janāḥ -
  • jana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    janā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “brāhmaṇāḥ kṣattriyā vaiśyāḥ śūdrāḥ pāpaparāyaṇāḥ
  • brāhmaṇāḥ -
  • brāhmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    brāhmaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • kṣattri -
  • kṣattṛ (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • iyā* -
  • ī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    i (verb class 2)
    [optative active second single]
  • vaiśyāḥ -
  • vaiśya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vaiśyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • śūdrāḥ -
  • śūdra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    śūdrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • pāpa -
  • pāpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pāpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • parāyaṇāḥ -
  • parāyaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    parāyaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Verse 7.26.16

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 7.26.16 in Bengali sript:
একপাদো ভবেদ্ধর্মঃ সর্বে পাপরতা জনাঃ ।
ব্রাহ্মণাঃ ক্ষত্ত্রিযা বৈশ্যাঃ শূদ্রাঃ পাপপরাযণাঃ ॥ ১৬ ॥

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 7.26.16 in Gujarati sript:
એકપાદો ભવેદ્ધર્મઃ સર્વે પાપરતા જનાઃ ।
બ્રાહ્મણાઃ ક્ષત્ત્રિયા વૈશ્યાઃ શૂદ્રાઃ પાપપરાયણાઃ ॥ ૧૬ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

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

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 7.26.16 in Kannada sript:
ಏಕಪಾದೋ ಭವೇದ್ಧರ್ಮಃ ಸರ್ವೇ ಪಾಪರತಾ ಜನಾಃ ।
ಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಣಾಃ ಕ್ಷತ್ತ್ರಿಯಾ ವೈಶ್ಯಾಃ ಶೂದ್ರಾಃ ಪಾಪಪರಾಯಣಾಃ ॥ ೧೬ ॥

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