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 16 contained in chapter 42 of book 2.2 (रुद्रसंहिता (२): सतीखण्ड, rudrasaṃhitā (2): satīkhaṇḍa).


स्वाहा स्वधा तथा पूषा तुष्टिर्धृतिः सरस्वती ।
तथान्ये ऋषयस्सर्वे पितरश्चाग्नयस्तथा ॥ १६ ॥

svāhā svadhā tathā pūṣā tuṣṭirdhṛtiḥ sarasvatī |
tathānye ṛṣayassarve pitaraścāgnayastathā || 16 ||

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.

Svaha, Svadha, Tatha, Pusha, Pushan, Tushti, Dhriti, Sarasvat, Sarasvati, Pitri, Agni,

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: “svāhā svadhā tathā pūṣā tuṣṭirdhṛtiḥ sarasvatī
  • svāhā -
  • svāhā (indeclinable)
    svāhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • svadhā -
  • svadhā (indeclinable)
    svadhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • pūṣā -
  • pūṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pūṣan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tuṣṭir -
  • tuṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • dhṛtiḥ -
  • dhṛti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    dhṛti (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sarasvatī -
  • sarasvatī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    sarasvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “tathānye ṛṣayassarve pitaraścāgnayastathā
  • tathānye -
  • Cannot analyse ṛṣayassarve*pi
  • pitaraś -
  • pitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • agnayas -
  • agni (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tathā (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:
સ્વાહા સ્વધા તથા પૂષા તુષ્ટિર્ધૃતિઃ સરસ્વતી ।
તથાન્યે ઋષયસ્સર્વે પિતરશ્ચાગ્નયસ્તથા ॥ ૧૬ ॥

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:
ಸ್ವಾಹಾ ಸ್ವಧಾ ತಥಾ ಪೂಷಾ ತುಷ್ಟಿರ್ಧೃತಿಃ ಸರಸ್ವತೀ ।
ತಥಾನ್ಯೇ ಋಷಯಸ್ಸರ್ವೇ ಪಿತರಶ್ಚಾಗ್ನಯಸ್ತಥಾ ॥ ೧೬ ॥

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:
സ്വാഹാ സ്വധാ തഥാ പൂഷാ തുഷ്ടിര്ധൃതിഃ സരസ്വതീ ।
തഥാന്യേ ഋഷയസ്സര്വേ പിതരശ്ചാഗ്നയസ്തഥാ ॥ ൧൬ ॥

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:
స్వాహా స్వధా తథా పూషా తుష్టిర్ధృతిః సరస్వతీ ।
తథాన్యే ఋషయస్సర్వే పితరశ్చాగ్నయస్తథా ॥ ౧౬ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse in Bengali sript:
স্বাহা স্বধা তথা পূষা তুষ্টির্ধৃতিঃ সরস্বতী ।
তথান্যে ঋষযস্সর্বে পিতরশ্চাগ্নযস্তথা ॥ ১৬ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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