Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

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The Shiva-purana verse 2.3.12.26 (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 26 contained in chapter 12 of book 2.3 (रुद्रसंहिता (३): पार्वतीखण्ड, rudrasaṃhitā (3): pārvatīkhaṇḍa).

Verse 2.3.12.26

हिमाचल उवाच ।
कस्मान्मयानया सार्द्धं नागंतव्यं तदुच्यताम् ।
सेवने किमयोग्येयं नाहं वेद्म्यत्र कारणम् ॥ २६ ॥

himācala uvāca |
kasmānmayānayā sārddhaṃ nāgaṃtavyaṃ taducyatām |
sevane kimayogyeyaṃ nāhaṃ vedmyatra kāraṇam || 26 ||

The English translation of Shiva Purana Verse 2.3.12.26 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 (2.3.12.26). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Himacala, Kasmat, Kah, Kim, Maya, Aya, Arddha, Nri, Agantavya, Tad, Tat, Ucyat, Sevana, Kimi, Eya, Naha, Atra, Karana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Shiva Purana Verse 2.3.12.26). 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: “himācala uvāca
  • himācala* -
  • himācala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “kasmānmayānayā sārddhaṃ nāgaṃtavyaṃ taducyatām
  • kasmān -
  • kasmāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
  • mayān -
  • maya (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ayā -
  • ayā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ārddham -
  • ārddha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • āgantavyam -
  • āgantavya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ucyatām -
  • uc -> ucyat (participle, masculine)
    [genitive plural from √uc class 4 verb]
    uc -> ucyat (participle, neuter)
    [genitive plural from √uc class 4 verb]
    uc (verb class 4)
    [imperative active third dual]
    vac (verb class 2)
    [imperative passive third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [imperative passive third single]
  • Line 3: “sevane kimayogyeyaṃ nāhaṃ vedmyatra kāraṇam
  • sevane -
  • sevana (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sevanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • kimayo -
  • kimi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kimi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • gye -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • eyam -
  • i -> eya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> eya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
  • nāham -
  • nāha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • vedmya -
  • vid (verb class 2)
    [present active first single]
  • atra -
  • atra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    atra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kāraṇam -
  • kāraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kāraṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Verse 2.3.12.26

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 2.3.12.26 in Gujarati sript:
હિમાચલ ઉવાચ ।
કસ્માન્મયાનયા સાર્દ્ધં નાગંતવ્યં તદુચ્યતામ્ ।
સેવને કિમયોગ્યેયં નાહં વેદ્મ્યત્ર કારણમ્ ॥ ૨૬ ॥

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 2.3.12.26 in Kannada sript:
ಹಿಮಾಚಲ ಉವಾಚ ।
ಕಸ್ಮಾನ್ಮಯಾನಯಾ ಸಾರ್ದ್ಧಂ ನಾಗಂತವ್ಯಂ ತದುಚ್ಯತಾಮ್ ।
ಸೇವನೇ ಕಿಮಯೋಗ್ಯೇಯಂ ನಾಹಂ ವೇದ್ಮ್ಯತ್ರ ಕಾರಣಮ್ ॥ ೨೬ ॥

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 2.3.12.26 in Malayalam sript:
ഹിമാചല ഉവാച ।
കസ്മാന്മയാനയാ സാര്ദ്ധം നാഗംതവ്യം തദുച്യതാമ് ।
സേവനേ കിമയോഗ്യേയം നാഹം വേദ്മ്യത്ര കാരണമ് ॥ ൨൬ ॥

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 2.3.12.26 in Telugu sript:
హిమాచల ఉవాచ ।
కస్మాన్మయానయా సార్ద్ధం నాగంతవ్యం తదుచ్యతామ్ ।
సేవనే కిమయోగ్యేయం నాహం వేద్మ్యత్ర కారణమ్ ॥ ౨౬ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse 2.3.12.26 in Bengali sript:
হিমাচল উবাচ ।
কস্মান্মযানযা সার্দ্ধং নাগংতব্যং তদুচ্যতাম্ ।
সেবনে কিমযোগ্যেযং নাহং বেদ্ম্যত্র কারণম্ ॥ ২৬ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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