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 50 contained in chapter 3 of book 2.2 (रुद्रसंहिता (२): सतीखण्ड, rudrasaṃhitā (2): satīkhaṇḍa).


सहस्राणां चतुःषष्टिरग्निष्वात्ताः प्रकीर्तिता ।
षडशीतिसहस्राणि तथा बर्हिषदो मुने ॥ ५० ॥

sahasrāṇāṃ catuḥṣaṣṭiragniṣvāttāḥ prakīrtitā |
ṣaḍaśītisahasrāṇi tathā barhiṣado mune || 50 ||

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.

Sahasra, Catuhshashti, Agnishvatta, Prakirtita, Tatha, Barhishad, Barhishada, Muni,

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: “sahasrāṇāṃ catuḥṣaṣṭiragniṣvāttāḥ prakīrtitā
  • sahasrāṇām -
  • sahasra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    sahasra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • catuḥṣaṣṭir -
  • catuḥṣaṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • agniṣvāttāḥ -
  • agniṣvātta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    agniṣvāttā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • prakīrtitā -
  • prakīrtitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “ṣaḍaśītisahasrāṇi tathā barhiṣado mune
  • ṣaḍaśīti -
  • ṣaḍaśīti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • sahasrāṇi -
  • sahasra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • tathā* -
  • tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • barhiṣado* -
  • barhiṣad (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    barhiṣad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    barhiṣada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mune -
  • muni (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following 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:
સહસ્રાણાં ચતુઃષષ્ટિરગ્નિષ્વાત્તાઃ પ્રકીર્તિતા ।
ષડશીતિસહસ્રાણિ તથા બર્હિષદો મુને ॥ ૫૦ ॥

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:
ಸಹಸ್ರಾಣಾಂ ಚತುಃಷಷ್ಟಿರಗ್ನಿಷ್ವಾತ್ತಾಃ ಪ್ರಕೀರ್ತಿತಾ ।
ಷಡಶೀತಿಸಹಸ್ರಾಣಿ ತಥಾ ಬರ್ಹಿಷದೋ ಮುನೇ ॥ ೫೦ ॥

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:
സഹസ്രാണാം ചതുഃഷഷ്ടിരഗ്നിഷ്വാത്താഃ പ്രകീര്തിതാ ।
ഷഡശീതിസഹസ്രാണി തഥാ ബര്ഹിഷദോ മുനേ ॥ ൫൦ ॥

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:
సహస్రాణాం చతుఃషష్టిరగ్నిష్వాత్తాః ప్రకీర్తితా ।
షడశీతిసహస్రాణి తథా బర్హిషదో మునే ॥ ౫౦ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse in Bengali sript:
সহস্রাণাং চতুঃষষ্টিরগ্নিষ্বাত্তাঃ প্রকীর্তিতা ।
ষডশীতিসহস্রাণি তথা বর্হিষদো মুনে ॥ ৫০ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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