Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

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The Shiva-purana verse 1.1.9 (Sanskrit text), including grammatical analysis, glossary and relevant print editions. The Shivapurana is a one of the eighteen Major Puranas detailing religious worship of Shiva, also known as Shaivism. The book contains 24,000 verses although it is said to be an abridged form and originally consisted of 100,000 verses. This is verse 9 contained in chapter 1 of book 1 (विश्वेश्वरसंहिता, viśveśvarasaṃhitā).

Verse 1.1.9

त्वं मद्दिष्टवशादस्य दर्शनार्थमिहागतः ।
कुर्वन्किमपि नः श्रेयो न वृथा गंतुमर्हसि ॥ ९ ॥

tvaṃ maddiṣṭavaśādasya darśanārthamihāgataḥ |
kurvankimapi naḥ śreyo na vṛthā gaṃtumarhasi || 9 ||

The English translation of Shiva Purana Verse 1.1.9 is contained in the book Shri Shiva Maha Purana - Moolmatram by Gita Press, Gorakhpur. 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 (1.1.9). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tva, Yushmad, Asmad, Dishta, Vasha, Idam, Darshanartha, Ihagata, Kurvat, Kim, Api, Shreyah, Shreyas, Shreya, Vritha, Gantu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Shiva Purana Verse 1.1.9). 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: “tvaṃ maddiṣṭavaśādasya darśanārthamihāgataḥ
  • tvam -
  • tva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • mad -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [ablative single]
  • diṣṭa -
  • diṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    diṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vaśād -
  • vaśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    vaśa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • asya -
  • as -> asya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √as]
    a (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    as (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • darśanārtham -
  • darśanārtha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    darśanārtha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    darśanārthā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ihāgataḥ -
  • ihāgata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “kurvankimapi naḥ śreyo na vṛthā gaṃtumarhasi
  • kurvan -
  • kurvat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
    kṛ -> kurvat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • naḥ -
  • na (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative plural], [dative plural], [genitive plural]
  • śreyo* -
  • śreyaḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    śreyas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    śreyas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    śrā -> śreya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śrā class 1 verb], [nominative single from √śrā class 2 verb], [nominative single from √śrā class 4 verb]
    śrai -> śreya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śrai class 1 verb], [nominative single from √śrai class 2 verb], [nominative single from √śrai class 4 verb]
    śri -> śreya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śri class 1 verb]
    śrī -> śreya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śrī class 9 verb]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vṛthā* -
  • vṛthā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • gantum -
  • gam -> gantum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √gam]
    gam -> gantum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √gam]
    gam -> gantum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √gam]
    gantu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • arhasi -
  • arh (verb class 1)
    [present active second single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Verse 1.1.9

Cover of edition (2019)

The Siva Purana (Three Volumes)
by Shanti Lal Nagar (2019)

An Exhaustive Introduction, Sanskrit Text, English Translation with Photographs of Archaeological Evidence

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Cover of edition (2019)

Shri Shiva Purana (Set of 2 Volumes)
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2019)

Sanskrit Text with Hindi Translation

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Cover of Gujarati edition

Shiva Purana (Gujarati)
by Hanuman Prasad Poddar (2013)

[સંક્ષિપ્ત શિવપુરાણ] — Published by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (9788129301840)

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Preview of verse 1.1.9 in Gujarati sript:
ત્વં મદ્દિષ્ટવશાદસ્ય દર્શનાર્થમિહાગતઃ ।
કુર્વન્કિમપિ નઃ શ્રેયો ન વૃથા ગંતુમર્હસિ ॥ ૯ ॥

Cover of edition (0)

Shiva Purana in Kannada
by Vandana Book House, Bangalore (0)

[ಶಿವಪುರಾಣ] Set of 9 Volumes

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Preview of verse 1.1.9 in Kannada sript:
ತ್ವಂ ಮದ್ದಿಷ್ಟವಶಾದಸ್ಯ ದರ್ಶನಾರ್ಥಮಿಹಾಗತಃ ।
ಕುರ್ವನ್ಕಿಮಪಿ ನಃ ಶ್ರೇಯೋ ನ ವೃಥಾ ಗಂತುಮರ್ಹಸಿ ॥ ೯ ॥

Cover of edition (2004)

Shiva Purana (Malayalam)
by Swami Advaitanandapuri (2004)

[ശിവ പുരണ] published by Aarshasri Publications & Co.

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Preview of verse 1.1.9 in Malayalam sript:
ത്വം മദ്ദിഷ്ടവശാദസ്യ ദര്ശനാര്ഥമിഹാഗതഃ ।
കുര്വന്കിമപി നഃ ശ്രേയോ ന വൃഥാ ഗംതുമര്ഹസി ॥ ൯ ॥

Cover of edition (2019)

Shiva Purana (Telugu)
by Hanuman Prasad Poddar (2019)

[శ్రీ శివమఃపురాణము] or [శ్రీ శివ మహా పురాణం]; Published by Gita Press, Gorakhpur.

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Preview of verse 1.1.9 in Telugu sript:
త్వం మద్దిష్టవశాదస్య దర్శనార్థమిహాగతః ।
కుర్వన్కిమపి నః శ్రేయో న వృథా గంతుమర్హసి ॥ ౯ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

Shiva Purana (Bengali)
by Navabharat Publishers, Kolkata (0)

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse 1.1.9 in Bengali sript:
ত্বং মদ্দিষ্টবশাদস্য দর্শনার্থমিহাগতঃ ।
কুর্বন্কিমপি নঃ শ্রেযো ন বৃথা গংতুমর্হসি ॥ ৯ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

Shiva Purana (Tamil)
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2016)

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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