Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

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The Shiva-purana verse 1.7.12 (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 12 contained in chapter 7 of book 1 (विश्वेश्वरसंहिता, viśveśvarasaṃhitā).

Verse 1.7.12

महानलस्तंभविभीषणाकृतिर्बभूव तन्मध्यतले स निष्कलः ।
ते अस्त्रे चापि सज्वाले लोकसंहरणक्षमे ।
निपतेतुः क्षणे नैव ह्याविर्भूते महानले ॥ १२ ॥

mahānalastaṃbhavibhīṣaṇākṛtirbabhūva tanmadhyatale sa niṣkalaḥ |
te astre cāpi sajvāle lokasaṃharaṇakṣame |
nipatetuḥ kṣaṇe naiva hyāvirbhūte mahānale || 12 ||

The English translation of Shiva Purana Verse 1.7.12 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 (1.7.12). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Mahanala, Bhavin, Bhishana, Akriti, Tanmadhya, Tala, Nishkala, Tad, Yushmad, Astri, Astra, Capin, Jvala, Loka, Samharana, Ksham, Kshama, Nipa, Kshana, Naiva, Avirbhuta, Avirbhuti,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Shiva Purana Verse 1.7.12). 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: “mahānalastaṃbhavibhīṣaṇākṛtirbabhūva tanmadhyatale sa niṣkalaḥ
  • mahānalas -
  • mahānala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • bhavi -
  • bhavin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhavin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • bhīṣaṇā -
  • bhīṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhīṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhīṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ākṛtir -
  • ākṛti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ākṛti (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • babhūva -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • tanmadhya -
  • tanmadhya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tale -
  • tala (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    tala (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    talā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tal (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • niṣkalaḥ -
  • niṣkala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “te astre cāpi sajvāle lokasaṃharaṇakṣame
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • astre -
  • astṛ (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    astra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • cāpi -
  • cāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • jvāle -
  • jvāla (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    jvāla (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    jvālā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • loka -
  • loka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṃharaṇa -
  • saṃharaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṣame -
  • kṣam (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    kṣama (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kṣama (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kṣamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kṣam (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
    kṣam (verb class 2)
    [present middle first single]
  • Line 3: “nipatetuḥ kṣaṇe naiva hyāvirbhūte mahānale
  • nipa -
  • nipa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nipa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • tuḥ -
  • tur (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    tur (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
  • kṣaṇe -
  • kṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • naiva -
  • naiva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • hyā -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • āvirbhūte -
  • āvirbhūta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    āvirbhūta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    āvirbhūtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    āvirbhūti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • mahānale -
  • mahānala (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Verse 1.7.12

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 1.7.12 in Gujarati sript:
મહાનલસ્તંભવિભીષણાકૃતિર્બભૂવ તન્મધ્યતલે સ નિષ્કલઃ ।
તે અસ્ત્રે ચાપિ સજ્વાલે લોકસંહરણક્ષમે ।
નિપતેતુઃ ક્ષણે નૈવ હ્યાવિર્ભૂતે મહાનલે ॥ ૧૨ ॥

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 1.7.12 in Kannada sript:
ಮಹಾನಲಸ್ತಂಭವಿಭೀಷಣಾಕೃತಿರ್ಬಭೂವ ತನ್ಮಧ್ಯತಲೇ ಸ ನಿಷ್ಕಲಃ ।
ತೇ ಅಸ್ತ್ರೇ ಚಾಪಿ ಸಜ್ವಾಲೇ ಲೋಕಸಂಹರಣಕ್ಷಮೇ ।
ನಿಪತೇತುಃ ಕ್ಷಣೇ ನೈವ ಹ್ಯಾವಿರ್ಭೂತೇ ಮಹಾನಲೇ ॥ ೧೨ ॥

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 1.7.12 in Malayalam sript:
മഹാനലസ്തംഭവിഭീഷണാകൃതിര്ബഭൂവ തന്മധ്യതലേ സ നിഷ്കലഃ ।
തേ അസ്ത്രേ ചാപി സജ്വാലേ ലോകസംഹരണക്ഷമേ ।
നിപതേതുഃ ക്ഷണേ നൈവ ഹ്യാവിര്ഭൂതേ മഹാനലേ ॥ ൧൨ ॥

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 1.7.12 in Telugu sript:
మహానలస్తంభవిభీషణాకృతిర్బభూవ తన్మధ్యతలే స నిష్కలః ।
తే అస్త్రే చాపి సజ్వాలే లోకసంహరణక్షమే ।
నిపతేతుః క్షణే నైవ హ్యావిర్భూతే మహానలే ॥ ౧౨ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse 1.7.12 in Bengali sript:
মহানলস্তংভবিভীষণাকৃতির্বভূব তন্মধ্যতলে স নিষ্কলঃ ।
তে অস্ত্রে চাপি সজ্বালে লোকসংহরণক্ষমে ।
নিপতেতুঃ ক্ষণে নৈব হ্যাবির্ভূতে মহানলে ॥ ১২ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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