Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

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The Shiva-purana verse 1.23.19 (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 19 contained in chapter 23 of book 1 (विश्वेश्वरसंहिता, viśveśvarasaṃhitā).

Verse 1.23.19

सूत उवाच ।
ऋषयो हि महाप्राज्ञाः सच्छैवा ज्ञानिनां वराः ।
तन्माहात्म्यं हि सद्भक्त्या शृणुतादरतो द्विजाः ॥ १९ ॥

sūta uvāca |
ṛṣayo hi mahāprājñāḥ sacchaivā jñānināṃ varāḥ |
tanmāhātmyaṃ hi sadbhaktyā śṛṇutādarato dvijāḥ || 19 ||

The English translation of Shiva Purana Verse 1.23.19 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 (1.23.19). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Suta, Rishi, Mahaprajna, Sat, Sad, Shaiva, Jnanin, Vara, Tanman, Aha, Atmya, Atmi, Sadbhakti, Adara, Tas, Dvija,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Shiva Purana Verse 1.23.19). 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: “sūta uvāca
  • sūta* -
  • sūta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    su -> sūta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √su class 1 verb], [nominative single from √su class 2 verb]
    -> sūta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 6 verb]
    -> sūta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 2 verb]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “ṛṣayo hi mahāprājñāḥ sacchaivā jñānināṃ varāḥ
  • ṛṣayo* -
  • ṛṣi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • mahāprājñāḥ -
  • mahāprājña (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    mahāprājñā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • sacch -
  • sat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    sad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    sad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • śaivā* -
  • śaiva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    śaivā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • jñāninām -
  • jñānin (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    jñānin (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • varāḥ -
  • vara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    varā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 3: “tanmāhātmyaṃ hi sadbhaktyā śṛṇutādarato dvijāḥ
  • tanmā -
  • tanman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ahā -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ātmyam -
  • ātmya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ātmī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • sadbhaktyā -
  • sadbhakti (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • śṛṇutā -
  • śru (verb class 5)
    [imperative active second plural]
  • adara -
  • adara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    adara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • to* -
  • tas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dvijāḥ -
  • dvija (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    dvijā (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 Shiva Purana Verse 1.23.19

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 1.23.19 in Gujarati sript:
સૂત ઉવાચ ।
ઋષયો હિ મહાપ્રાજ્ઞાઃ સચ્છૈવા જ્ઞાનિનાં વરાઃ ।
તન્માહાત્મ્યં હિ સદ્ભક્ત્યા શૃણુતાદરતો દ્વિજાઃ ॥ ૧૯ ॥

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 1.23.19 in Kannada sript:
ಸೂತ ಉವಾಚ ।
ಋಷಯೋ ಹಿ ಮಹಾಪ್ರಾಜ್ಞಾಃ ಸಚ್ಛೈವಾ ಜ್ಞಾನಿನಾಂ ವರಾಃ ।
ತನ್ಮಾಹಾತ್ಮ್ಯಂ ಹಿ ಸದ್ಭಕ್ತ್ಯಾ ಶೃಣುತಾದರತೋ ದ್ವಿಜಾಃ ॥ ೧೯ ॥

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 1.23.19 in Malayalam sript:
സൂത ഉവാച ।
ഋഷയോ ഹി മഹാപ്രാജ്ഞാഃ സച്ഛൈവാ ജ്ഞാനിനാം വരാഃ ।
തന്മാഹാത്മ്യം ഹി സദ്ഭക്ത്യാ ശൃണുതാദരതോ ദ്വിജാഃ ॥ ൧൯ ॥

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 1.23.19 in Telugu sript:
సూత ఉవాచ ।
ఋషయో హి మహాప్రాజ్ఞాః సచ్ఛైవా జ్ఞానినాం వరాః ।
తన్మాహాత్మ్యం హి సద్భక్త్యా శృణుతాదరతో ద్విజాః ॥ ౧౯ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse 1.23.19 in Bengali sript:
সূত উবাচ ।
ঋষযো হি মহাপ্রাজ্ঞাঃ সচ্ছৈবা জ্ঞানিনাং বরাঃ ।
তন্মাহাত্ম্যং হি সদ্ভক্ত্যা শৃণুতাদরতো দ্বিজাঃ ॥ ১৯ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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