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 18 contained in chapter 4 of book 2.2 (रुद्रसंहिता (२): सतीखण्ड, rudrasaṃhitā (2): satīkhaṇḍa).


मध्येन वपुषा निसर्गाष्टापदप्रभा ।
रुक्मवेदीव ददृशे कामेन रमणी हि सा ॥ १८ ॥

madhyena vapuṣā nisargāṣṭāpadaprabhā |
rukmavedīva dadṛśe kāmena ramaṇī hi sā || 18 ||

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.

Madhyena, Madhya, Vapusha, Nisarga, Apada, Prabha, Rukma, Vedi, Vedin, Iva, Kamena, Kama, Ramani,

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: “madhyena vapuṣā nisargāṣṭāpadaprabhā
  • madhyena -
  • madhyena (indeclinable)
    madhya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    madhya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • vapuṣā* -
  • vapuṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vapuṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • nisargāṣ -
  • nisarga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ṭā -
  • ṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • apada -
  • apada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    apada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prabhā -
  • prabhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “rukmavedīva dadṛśe kāmena ramaṇī hi
  • rukma -
  • rukma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rukma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vedī -
  • vedi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vedi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vedi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vedī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vedin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    vedin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
  • dadṛśe -
  • kāmena -
  • kāmena (indeclinable)
    kāma (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    kāma (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • ramaṇī -
  • ramaṇī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative 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:
મધ્યેન વપુષા નિસર્ગાષ્ટાપદપ્રભા ।
રુક્મવેદીવ દદૃશે કામેન રમણી હિ સા ॥ ૧૮ ॥

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:
ಮಧ್ಯೇನ ವಪುಷಾ ನಿಸರ್ಗಾಷ್ಟಾಪದಪ್ರಭಾ ।
ರುಕ್ಮವೇದೀವ ದದೃಶೇ ಕಾಮೇನ ರಮಣೀ ಹಿ ಸಾ ॥ ೧೮ ॥

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:
മധ്യേന വപുഷാ നിസര്ഗാഷ്ടാപദപ്രഭാ ।
രുക്മവേദീവ ദദൃശേ കാമേന രമണീ ഹി സാ ॥ ൧൮ ॥

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:
మధ్యేన వపుషా నిసర్గాష్టాపదప్రభా ।
రుక్మవేదీవ దదృశే కామేన రమణీ హి సా ॥ ౧౮ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse in Bengali sript:
মধ্যেন বপুষা নিসর্গাষ্টাপদপ্রভা ।
রুক্মবেদীব দদৃশে কামেন রমণী হি সা ॥ ১৮ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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