Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

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The Shiva-purana verse 1.25.4 (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 4 contained in chapter 25 of book 1 (विश्वेश्वरसंहिता, viśveśvarasaṃhitā).

Verse 1.25.4

शिव उवाच ।
शृणु देविमहेशानि रुद्रा क्षमहिमा शिवे ।
कथयामि तवप्रीत्या भक्तानां हितकाम्यया ॥ ४ ॥

śiva uvāca |
śṛṇu devimaheśāni rudrā kṣamahimā śive |
kathayāmi tavaprītyā bhaktānāṃ hitakāmyayā || 4 ||

The English translation of Shiva Purana Verse 1.25.4 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 (1.25.4). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shiva, Devi, Devin, Maheshani, Rudra, Kshama, Hima, Shivi, Yushmad, Priti, Bhakta, Hitakamya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Shiva Purana Verse 1.25.4). 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: “śiva uvāca
  • śiva* -
  • śiva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • 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: “śṛṇu devimaheśāni rudrā kṣamahimā śive
  • śṛṇu -
  • śru (verb class 5)
    [imperative active second single]
  • devi -
  • devī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    devin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    devin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • maheśāni -
  • maheśānī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • rudrā -
  • rudrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kṣama -
  • kṣama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṣama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • himā -
  • himā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • śive -
  • śiva (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    śiva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    śivā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    śivi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    śivi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • Line 3: “kathayāmi tavaprītyā bhaktānāṃ hitakāmyayā
  • kathayāmi -
  • kath (verb class 10)
    [present active first single]
  • tava -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
  • prītyā* -
  • prīti (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    prītī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • bhaktānām -
  • bhakta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    bhakta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    bhaktā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • hitakāmyayā -
  • hitakāmyā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Verse 1.25.4

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 1.25.4 in Gujarati sript:
શિવ ઉવાચ ।
શૃણુ દેવિમહેશાનિ રુદ્રા ક્ષમહિમા શિવે ।
કથયામિ તવપ્રીત્યા ભક્તાનાં હિતકામ્યયા ॥ ૪ ॥

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 1.25.4 in Kannada sript:
ಶಿವ ಉವಾಚ ।
ಶೃಣು ದೇವಿಮಹೇಶಾನಿ ರುದ್ರಾ ಕ್ಷಮಹಿಮಾ ಶಿವೇ ।
ಕಥಯಾಮಿ ತವಪ್ರೀತ್ಯಾ ಭಕ್ತಾನಾಂ ಹಿತಕಾಮ್ಯಯಾ ॥ ೪ ॥

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 1.25.4 in Malayalam sript:
ശിവ ഉവാച ।
ശൃണു ദേവിമഹേശാനി രുദ്രാ ക്ഷമഹിമാ ശിവേ ।
കഥയാമി തവപ്രീത്യാ ഭക്താനാം ഹിതകാമ്യയാ ॥ ൪ ॥

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 1.25.4 in Telugu sript:
శివ ఉవాచ ।
శృణు దేవిమహేశాని రుద్రా క్షమహిమా శివే ।
కథయామి తవప్రీత్యా భక్తానాం హితకామ్యయా ॥ ౪ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse 1.25.4 in Bengali sript:
শিব উবাচ ।
শৃণু দেবিমহেশানি রুদ্রা ক্ষমহিমা শিবে ।
কথযামি তবপ্রীত্যা ভক্তানাং হিতকাম্যযা ॥ ৪ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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