Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana verse (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 64 contained in chapter 13 of book 2.1 (रुद्रसंहिता (१): सृष्टिखण्ड, rudrasaṃhitā (1): sṛṣṭikhaṇḍa).


पूजयेत्परया भक्त्या शंकरं भक्तवत्सलम् ।
सर्वाभावे बिल्वपत्रमपर्णीयं शिवाय वै ॥ ६४ ॥

pūjayetparayā bhaktyā śaṃkaraṃ bhaktavatsalam |
sarvābhāve bilvapatramaparṇīyaṃ śivāya vai || 64 ||

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

Para, Bhaktya, Bhakti, Shankara, Bhaktavatsala, Sarvabhava, Bilvapatra, Apa, Rinin, Iyam, Idam, Shiva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Shiva Purana Verse 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: “pūjayetparayā bhaktyā śaṃkaraṃ bhaktavatsalam
  • pūjayet -
  • pūj (verb class 10)
    [optative active third single]
  • parayā -
  • parā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • bhaktyā -
  • bhaktyā (indeclinable)
    bhakti (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • śaṅkaram -
  • śaṅkara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śaṅkara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śaṅkarā (noun, feminine)
  • bhaktavatsalam -
  • bhaktavatsala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhaktavatsala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhaktavatsalā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “sarvābhāve bilvapatramaparṇīyaṃ śivāya vai
  • sarvābhāve -
  • sarvābhāva (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • bilvapatram -
  • bilvapatra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bilvapatra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • apar -
  • apa (indeclinable)
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • ṛṇī -
  • ṛṇin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    ṛṇin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • iyam -
  • iyam (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • śivāya -
  • śiva (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    śiva (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]

Other print editions:

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

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 in Gujarati sript:
પૂજયેત્પરયા ભક્ત્યા શંકરં ભક્તવત્સલમ્ ।
સર્વાભાવે બિલ્વપત્રમપર્ણીયં શિવાય વૈ ॥ ૬૪ ॥

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 in Kannada sript:
ಪೂಜಯೇತ್ಪರಯಾ ಭಕ್ತ್ಯಾ ಶಂಕರಂ ಭಕ್ತವತ್ಸಲಮ್ ।
ಸರ್ವಾಭಾವೇ ಬಿಲ್ವಪತ್ರಮಪರ್ಣೀಯಂ ಶಿವಾಯ ವೈ ॥ ೬೪ ॥

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 in Malayalam sript:
പൂജയേത്പരയാ ഭക്ത്യാ ശംകരം ഭക്തവത്സലമ് ।
സര്വാഭാവേ ബില്വപത്രമപര്ണീയം ശിവായ വൈ ॥ ൬൪ ॥

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 in Telugu sript:
పూజయేత్పరయా భక్త్యా శంకరం భక్తవత్సలమ్ ।
సర్వాభావే బిల్వపత్రమపర్ణీయం శివాయ వై ॥ ౬౪ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse in Bengali sript:
পূজযেত্পরযা ভক্ত্যা শংকরং ভক্তবত্সলম্ ।
সর্বাভাবে বিল্বপত্রমপর্ণীযং শিবায বৈ ॥ ৬৪ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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