Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

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The Shiva-purana verse 2.3.17.4 (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 4 contained in chapter 17 of book 2.3 (रुद्रसंहिता (३): पार्वतीखण्ड, rudrasaṃhitā (3): pārvatīkhaṇḍa).

Verse 2.3.17.4

काम उवाच ।
किं कार्य्यं ते समुत्पन्नं स्मृतोऽहं केन हेतुना ।
तत्त्वं कथय देवेश तत्कर्तुं समुपागतः ॥ ४ ॥

kāma uvāca |
kiṃ kāryyaṃ te samutpannaṃ smṛto'haṃ kena hetunā |
tattvaṃ kathaya deveśa tatkartuṃ samupāgataḥ || 4 ||

The English translation of Shiva Purana Verse 2.3.17.4 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 (2.3.17.4). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kama, Kim, Karyin, Tad, Yushmad, Samutpanna, Smrita, Aha, Asmad, Kena, Kah, Hetu, Tattva, Devesha, Tat, Kartu, Samupagata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Shiva Purana Verse 2.3.17.4). 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: “kāma uvāca
  • kāma* -
  • kāma (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: “kiṃ kāryyaṃ te samutpannaṃ smṛto'haṃ kena hetunā
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kāryya -
  • kāryin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    kāryin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • samutpannam -
  • samutpanna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    samutpanna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    samutpannā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • smṛto' -
  • smṛto (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    smṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    smṛ -> smṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √smṛ class 1 verb]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • kena -
  • kena (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kena (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • hetunā -
  • hetu (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 3: “tattvaṃ kathaya deveśa tatkartuṃ samupāgataḥ
  • tattvam -
  • tattva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kathaya -
  • kath (verb class 10)
    [imperative active second single]
  • deveśa -
  • deveśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kartum -
  • kṛ -> kartum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kartum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kartum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kartum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kartum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kartum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √kṛ]
    kartu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    kartu (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • samupāgataḥ -
  • samupāgata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Verse 2.3.17.4

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 2.3.17.4 in Gujarati sript:
કામ ઉવાચ ।
કિં કાર્ય્યં તે સમુત્પન્નં સ્મૃતોઽહં કેન હેતુના ।
તત્ત્વં કથય દેવેશ તત્કર્તું સમુપાગતઃ ॥ ૪ ॥

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 2.3.17.4 in Kannada sript:
ಕಾಮ ಉವಾಚ ।
ಕಿಂ ಕಾರ್ಯ್ಯಂ ತೇ ಸಮುತ್ಪನ್ನಂ ಸ್ಮೃತೋಽಹಂ ಕೇನ ಹೇತುನಾ ।
ತತ್ತ್ವಂ ಕಥಯ ದೇವೇಶ ತತ್ಕರ್ತುಂ ಸಮುಪಾಗತಃ ॥ ೪ ॥

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 2.3.17.4 in Malayalam sript:
കാമ ഉവാച ।
കിം കാര്യ്യം തേ സമുത്പന്നം സ്മൃതോഽഹം കേന ഹേതുനാ ।
തത്ത്വം കഥയ ദേവേശ തത്കര്തും സമുപാഗതഃ ॥ ൪ ॥

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 2.3.17.4 in Telugu sript:
కామ ఉవాచ ।
కిం కార్య్యం తే సముత్పన్నం స్మృతోఽహం కేన హేతునా ।
తత్త్వం కథయ దేవేశ తత్కర్తుం సముపాగతః ॥ ౪ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse 2.3.17.4 in Bengali sript:
কাম উবাচ ।
কিং কার্য্যং তে সমুত্পন্নং স্মৃতোঽহং কেন হেতুনা ।
তত্ত্বং কথয দেবেশ তত্কর্তুং সমুপাগতঃ ॥ ৪ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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