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 34 contained in chapter 10 of book 2.2 (रुद्रसंहिता (२): सतीखण्ड, rudrasaṃhitā (2): satīkhaṇḍa).


तत्त्वसिद्धांतमाख्यातं शृणु सद्बुद्धिमावह ।
यथार्थं निगमाख्यातं निर्णीय भवकारकम् ॥ ३४ ॥

tattvasiddhāṃtamākhyātaṃ śṛṇu sadbuddhimāvaha |
yathārthaṃ nigamākhyātaṃ nirṇīya bhavakārakam || 34 ||

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.

Tattva, Siddhanta, Akhyata, Sadbuddhi, Avaha, Yathartha, Nigama, Bhavaka, Araka,

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: “tattvasiddhāṃtamākhyātaṃ śṛṇu sadbuddhimāvaha
  • tattva -
  • tattva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • siddhāntam -
  • siddhānta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • ākhyātam -
  • ākhyāta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ākhyāta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ākhyātā (noun, feminine)
  • śṛṇu -
  • śru (verb class 5)
    [imperative active second single]
  • sadbuddhim -
  • sadbuddhi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    sadbuddhi (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • āvaha -
  • āvaha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āvaha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “yathārthaṃ nigamākhyātaṃ nirṇīya bhavakārakam
  • yathārtham -
  • yathārtha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    yathārtha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    yathārthā (noun, feminine)
  • nigamā -
  • nigama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nigama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • akhyātam -
  • akhyāta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    akhyāta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    akhyātā (noun, feminine)
    khyā (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second dual]
  • Cannot analyse nirṇīya*bh
  • bhavakā -
  • bhavakā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    bhavaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • arakam -
  • araka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative 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:
તત્ત્વસિદ્ધાંતમાખ્યાતં શૃણુ સદ્બુદ્ધિમાવહ ।
યથાર્થં નિગમાખ્યાતં નિર્ણીય ભવકારકમ્ ॥ ૩૪ ॥

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:
ತತ್ತ್ವಸಿದ್ಧಾಂತಮಾಖ್ಯಾತಂ ಶೃಣು ಸದ್ಬುದ್ಧಿಮಾವಹ ।
ಯಥಾರ್ಥಂ ನಿಗಮಾಖ್ಯಾತಂ ನಿರ್ಣೀಯ ಭವಕಾರಕಮ್ ॥ ೩೪ ॥

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:
തത്ത്വസിദ്ധാംതമാഖ്യാതം ശൃണു സദ്ബുദ്ധിമാവഹ ।
യഥാര്ഥം നിഗമാഖ്യാതം നിര്ണീയ ഭവകാരകമ് ॥ ൩൪ ॥

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:
తత్త్వసిద్ధాంతమాఖ్యాతం శృణు సద్బుద్ధిమావహ ।
యథార్థం నిగమాఖ్యాతం నిర్ణీయ భవకారకమ్ ॥ ౩౪ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse in Bengali sript:
তত্ত্বসিদ্ধাংতমাখ্যাতং শৃণু সদ্বুদ্ধিমাবহ ।
যথার্থং নিগমাখ্যাতং নির্ণীয ভবকারকম্ ॥ ৩৪ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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