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 45 contained in chapter 14 of book 2.2 (रुद्रसंहिता (२): सतीखण्ड, rudrasaṃhitā (2): satīkhaṇḍa).


बभूव सर्वतो गानं नर्तनं च यथोचितम् ।
नेदुर्वाद्यानि बहुशस्सुमंगलपुरस्सरम् ॥ ४५ ॥

babhūva sarvato gānaṃ nartanaṃ ca yathocitam |
nedurvādyāni bahuśassumaṃgalapurassaram || 45 ||

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.

Sarvatah, Sarvata, Gana, Nartana, Yathocita, Vadya,

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: “babhūva sarvato gānaṃ nartanaṃ ca yathocitam
  • babhūva -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • sarvato* -
  • sarvataḥ (indeclinable)
    sarvata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • gānam -
  • gāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • nartanam -
  • nartana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nartana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yathocitam -
  • yathocita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    yathocita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    yathocitā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “nedurvādyāni bahuśassumaṃgalapurassaram
  • nedur -
  • nad (verb class 1)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • vādyāni -
  • vādya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    vad -> vādya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √vad class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √vad class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √vad class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √vad], [vocative plural from √vad], [accusative plural from √vad]
  • Cannot analyse bahuśassumaṅgalapurassaram

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:
બભૂવ સર્વતો ગાનં નર્તનં ચ યથોચિતમ્ ।
નેદુર્વાદ્યાનિ બહુશસ્સુમંગલપુરસ્સરમ્ ॥ ૪૫ ॥

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:
ಬಭೂವ ಸರ್ವತೋ ಗಾನಂ ನರ್ತನಂ ಚ ಯಥೋಚಿತಮ್ ।
ನೇದುರ್ವಾದ್ಯಾನಿ ಬಹುಶಸ್ಸುಮಂಗಲಪುರಸ್ಸರಮ್ ॥ ೪೫ ॥

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:
ബഭൂവ സര്വതോ ഗാനം നര്തനം ച യഥോചിതമ് ।
നേദുര്വാദ്യാനി ബഹുശസ്സുമംഗലപുരസ്സരമ് ॥ ൪൫ ॥

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:
బభూవ సర్వతో గానం నర్తనం చ యథోచితమ్ ।
నేదుర్వాద్యాని బహుశస్సుమంగలపురస్సరమ్ ॥ ౪౫ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse in Bengali sript:
বভূব সর্বতো গানং নর্তনং চ যথোচিতম্ ।
নেদুর্বাদ্যানি বহুশস্সুমংগলপুরস্সরম্ ॥ ৪৫ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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