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 48 contained in chapter 29 of book 2.2 (रुद्रसंहिता (२): सतीखण्ड, rudrasaṃhitā (2): satīkhaṇḍa).


पवित्रकीर्तितमलं भवान् द्वेष्टि शिवेतरः ।
अलंघ्यशासनं शंभुमहो सर्वेश्वरं खलः ॥ ४८ ॥

pavitrakīrtitamalaṃ bhavān dveṣṭi śivetaraḥ |
alaṃghyaśāsanaṃ śaṃbhumaho sarveśvaraṃ khalaḥ || 48 ||

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.

Pavitrakirti, Tama, Bhava, Bhavant, Shivetara, Alanghya, Shasana, Shambhu, Ahu, Sarveshvara, Khala,

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: “pavitrakīrtitamalaṃ bhavān dveṣṭi śivetaraḥ
  • pavitrakīrti -
  • pavitrakīrti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pavitrakīrti (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    pavitrakīrti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • tama -
  • tama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • lam -
  • la (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
  • bhavān -
  • bhava (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    bhavā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • dveṣṭi -
  • dviṣ (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • śivetaraḥ -
  • śivetara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “alaṃghyaśāsanaṃ śaṃbhumaho sarveśvaraṃ khalaḥ
  • alaṅghya -
  • alaṅghya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    alaṅghya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śāsanam -
  • śāsana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śāsana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śāsanā (noun, feminine)
  • śambhum -
  • śambhu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    śambhu (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • aho -
  • ahu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    ahu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • sarveśvaram -
  • sarveśvara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • khalaḥ -
  • khala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print 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:
પવિત્રકીર્તિતમલં ભવાન્ દ્વેષ્ટિ શિવેતરઃ ।
અલંઘ્યશાસનં શંભુમહો સર્વેશ્વરં ખલઃ ॥ ૪૮ ॥

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:
ಪವಿತ್ರಕೀರ್ತಿತಮಲಂ ಭವಾನ್ ದ್ವೇಷ್ಟಿ ಶಿವೇತರಃ ।
ಅಲಂಘ್ಯಶಾಸನಂ ಶಂಭುಮಹೋ ಸರ್ವೇಶ್ವರಂ ಖಲಃ ॥ ೪೮ ॥

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:
പവിത്രകീര്തിതമലം ഭവാന് ദ്വേഷ്ടി ശിവേതരഃ ।
അലംഘ്യശാസനം ശംഭുമഹോ സര്വേശ്വരം ഖലഃ ॥ ൪൮ ॥

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:
పవిత్రకీర్తితమలం భవాన్ ద్వేష్టి శివేతరః ।
అలంఘ్యశాసనం శంభుమహో సర్వేశ్వరం ఖలః ॥ ౪౮ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse in Bengali sript:
পবিত্রকীর্তিতমলং ভবান্ দ্বেষ্টি শিবেতরঃ ।
অলংঘ্যশাসনং শংভুমহো সর্বেশ্বরং খলঃ ॥ ৪৮ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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