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 23 contained in chapter 40 of book 2.3 (रुद्रसंहिता (३): पार्वतीखण्ड, rudrasaṃhitā (3): pārvatīkhaṇḍa).


अशनिर्भानुकश्चैव चतुष्षष्ट्या सहस्रशः ।
ययुश्शिवविवाहार्थं शिवेन सहसोत्सवाः ॥ २३ ॥

aśanirbhānukaścaiva catuṣṣaṣṭyā sahasraśaḥ |
yayuśśivavivāhārthaṃ śivena sahasotsavāḥ || 23 ||

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.

Ashani, Bhanuka, Catushshashti, Sahasrashah, Sahasrashas, Shiva, Sahasa, Sahas, Utsava,

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: “aśanirbhānukaścaiva catuṣṣaṣṭyā sahasraśaḥ
  • aśanir -
  • aśani (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    aśani (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhānukaś -
  • bhānuka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • catuṣṣaṣṭyā -
  • catuṣṣaṣṭī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • sahasraśaḥ -
  • sahasraśaḥ (indeclinable)
    sahasraśas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “yayuśśivavivāhārthaṃ śivena sahasotsavāḥ
  • Cannot analyse yayuśśivavivāhārtham*śi
  • śivena -
  • śiva (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    śiva (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • sahaso -
  • sahasa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sahasa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sahasā (indeclinable)
    sahas (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sahas (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sahasā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • utsavāḥ -
  • utsava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]

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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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:
અશનિર્ભાનુકશ્ચૈવ ચતુષ્ષષ્ટ્યા સહસ્રશઃ ।
યયુશ્શિવવિવાહાર્થં શિવેન સહસોત્સવાઃ ॥ ૨૩ ॥

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:
ಅಶನಿರ್ಭಾನುಕಶ್ಚೈವ ಚತುಷ್ಷಷ್ಟ್ಯಾ ಸಹಸ್ರಶಃ ।
ಯಯುಶ್ಶಿವವಿವಾಹಾರ್ಥಂ ಶಿವೇನ ಸಹಸೋತ್ಸವಾಃ ॥ ೨೩ ॥

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:
അശനിര്ഭാനുകശ്ചൈവ ചതുഷ്ഷഷ്ട്യാ സഹസ്രശഃ ।
യയുശ്ശിവവിവാഹാര്ഥം ശിവേന സഹസോത്സവാഃ ॥ ൨൩ ॥

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:
అశనిర్భానుకశ్చైవ చతుష్షష్ట్యా సహస్రశః ।
యయుశ్శివవివాహార్థం శివేన సహసోత్సవాః ॥ ౨౩ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse in Bengali sript:
অশনির্ভানুকশ্চৈব চতুষ্ষষ্ট্যা সহস্রশঃ ।
যযুশ্শিববিবাহার্থং শিবেন সহসোত্সবাঃ ॥ ২৩ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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