Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

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The Shiva-purana verse 2.1.14.21 (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 21 contained in chapter 14 of book 2.1 (रुद्रसंहिता (१): सृष्टिखण्ड, rudrasaṃhitā (1): sṛṣṭikhaṇḍa).

Verse 2.1.14.21

ज्ञानार्थी पूजयेत्कोट्या शंकरं लोक शंकरम् ।
शिवदर्शनकामो वै तदर्धेन प्रपूजयेत् ॥ २१ ॥

jñānārthī pūjayetkoṭyā śaṃkaraṃ loka śaṃkaram |
śivadarśanakāmo vai tadardhena prapūjayet || 21 ||

The English translation of Shiva Purana Verse 2.1.14.21 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 (2.1.14.21). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Jnana, Arthin, Arthi, Koti, Kotya, Shankara, Loka, Shivadarshana, Kama, Tada, Ina, Pra,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Shiva Purana Verse 2.1.14.21). 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: “jñānārthī pūjayetkoṭyā śaṃkaraṃ loka śaṃkaram
  • jñānā -
  • jñāna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    jñānā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • arthī -
  • arthī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    arthī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    arthin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pūjayet -
  • pūj (verb class 10)
    [optative active third single]
  • koṭyā -
  • koṭi (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    koṭī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    kuṭ -> koṭyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √kuṭ class 4 verb], [nominative single from √kuṭ class 6 verb]
  • śaṅkaram -
  • śaṅkara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śaṅkara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śaṅkarā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • loka -
  • loka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śaṅkaram -
  • śaṅkara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śaṅkara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śaṅkarā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “śivadarśanakāmo vai tadardhena prapūjayet
  • śivadarśana -
  • śivadarśana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śivadarśana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kāmo* -
  • kāma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • tadar -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ṛdhe -
  • ṛdh (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ina -
  • ina (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ina (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • pūjayet -
  • pūj (verb class 10)
    [optative active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Verse 2.1.14.21

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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Shiva Purana (Gujarati)
by Hanuman Prasad Poddar (2013)

[સંક્ષિપ્ત શિવપુરાણ] — Published by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (9788129301840)

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Preview of verse 2.1.14.21 in Gujarati sript:
જ્ઞાનાર્થી પૂજયેત્કોટ્યા શંકરં લોક શંકરમ્ ।
શિવદર્શનકામો વૈ તદર્ધેન પ્રપૂજયેત્ ॥ ૨૧ ॥

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 2.1.14.21 in Kannada sript:
ಜ್ಞಾನಾರ್ಥೀ ಪೂಜಯೇತ್ಕೋಟ್ಯಾ ಶಂಕರಂ ಲೋಕ ಶಂಕರಮ್ ।
ಶಿವದರ್ಶನಕಾಮೋ ವೈ ತದರ್ಧೇನ ಪ್ರಪೂಜಯೇತ್ ॥ ೨೧ ॥

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 2.1.14.21 in Malayalam sript:
ജ്ഞാനാര്ഥീ പൂജയേത്കോട്യാ ശംകരം ലോക ശംകരമ് ।
ശിവദര്ശനകാമോ വൈ തദര്ധേന പ്രപൂജയേത് ॥ ൨൧ ॥

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 2.1.14.21 in Telugu sript:
జ్ఞానార్థీ పూజయేత్కోట్యా శంకరం లోక శంకరమ్ ।
శివదర్శనకామో వై తదర్ధేన ప్రపూజయేత్ ॥ ౨౧ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse 2.1.14.21 in Bengali sript:
জ্ঞানার্থী পূজযেত্কোট্যা শংকরং লোক শংকরম্ ।
শিবদর্শনকামো বৈ তদর্ধেন প্রপূজযেত্ ॥ ২১ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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