Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

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The Shiva-purana verse 2.1.8.5 (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 5 contained in chapter 8 of book 2.1 (रुद्रसंहिता (१): सृष्टिखण्ड, rudrasaṃhitā (1): sṛṣṭikhaṇḍa).

Verse 2.1.8.5

लिंगस्य दक्षिणे भागे तथापश्यत्सनातनम् ।
आद्यं वर्णमकाराख्यमुकारं चोत्तरं ततः ॥ ५ ॥

liṃgasya dakṣiṇe bhāge tathāpaśyatsanātanam |
ādyaṃ varṇamakārākhyamukāraṃ cottaraṃ tataḥ || 5 ||

The English translation of Shiva Purana Verse 2.1.8.5 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 (2.1.8.5). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Linga, Dakshine, Dakshina, Bhaga, Tatha, Apashyat, Sanatana, Adya, Varna, Akara, Ukara, Uttaram, Uttara, Tatah, Tad, Tata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Shiva Purana Verse 2.1.8.5). 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: “liṃgasya dakṣiṇe bhāge tathāpaśyatsanātanam
  • liṅgasya -
  • liṅga (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • dakṣiṇe -
  • dakṣiṇe (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    dakṣiṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    dakṣiṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    dakṣiṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • bhāge -
  • bhāga (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhāga (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    bhāgā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tatha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • apaśyat -
  • apaśyat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    apaśyat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sanātanam -
  • sanātana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sanātana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “ādyaṃ varṇamakārākhyamukāraṃ cottaraṃ tataḥ
  • ādyam -
  • ādya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ādya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ādyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    ad -> ādya (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √ad]
    ad -> ādya (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √ad]
    ad -> ādyā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √ad]
    ad -> ādya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √ad]
    ad -> ādya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √ad], [accusative single from √ad]
  • varṇam -
  • varṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    varṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    varṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    varṇan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    varṇan (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
  • akārā -
  • akāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • akhyam -
  • khyā (verb class 2)
    [aorist active first single]
  • ukāram -
  • ukāra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • co -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • uttaram -
  • uttaram (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    uttara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    uttara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tataḥ -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Verse 2.1.8.5

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 2.1.8.5 in Gujarati sript:
લિંગસ્ય દક્ષિણે ભાગે તથાપશ્યત્સનાતનમ્ ।
આદ્યં વર્ણમકારાખ્યમુકારં ચોત્તરં તતઃ ॥ ૫ ॥

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 2.1.8.5 in Kannada sript:
ಲಿಂಗಸ್ಯ ದಕ್ಷಿಣೇ ಭಾಗೇ ತಥಾಪಶ್ಯತ್ಸನಾತನಮ್ ।
ಆದ್ಯಂ ವರ್ಣಮಕಾರಾಖ್ಯಮುಕಾರಂ ಚೋತ್ತರಂ ತತಃ ॥ ೫ ॥

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 2.1.8.5 in Malayalam sript:
ലിംഗസ്യ ദക്ഷിണേ ഭാഗേ തഥാപശ്യത്സനാതനമ് ।
ആദ്യം വര്ണമകാരാഖ്യമുകാരം ചോത്തരം തതഃ ॥ ൫ ॥

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 2.1.8.5 in Telugu sript:
లింగస్య దక్షిణే భాగే తథాపశ్యత్సనాతనమ్ ।
ఆద్యం వర్ణమకారాఖ్యముకారం చోత్తరం తతః ॥ ౫ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse 2.1.8.5 in Bengali sript:
লিংগস্য দক্ষিণে ভাগে তথাপশ্যত্সনাতনম্ ।
আদ্যং বর্ণমকারাখ্যমুকারং চোত্তরং ততঃ ॥ ৫ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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