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 14 contained in chapter 5 of book 2.4 (रुद्रसंहिता (४): कुमारखण्ड, rudrasaṃhitā (4): kumārakhaṇḍa).


शंखाश्च बहवो नेदुर्भेरी तूर्याण्यनेकशः ।
उत्सवस्तु महानासीद्देवानां तुष्टचेतसाम् ॥ १४ ॥

śaṃkhāśca bahavo nedurbherī tūryāṇyanekaśaḥ |
utsavastu mahānāsīddevānāṃ tuṣṭacetasām || 14 ||

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.

Shankha, Bahu, Bahava, Bheri, Turya, Anekashah, Utsava, Mahana, Deva, Tushtacetas,

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: “śaṃkhāśca bahavo nedurbherī tūryāṇyanekaśaḥ
  • śaṅkhāś -
  • śaṅkha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    śaṅkhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bahavo* -
  • bahu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    bahava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nedur -
  • nad (verb class 1)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • bherī -
  • bherī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • tūryāṇya -
  • tūrya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • anekaśaḥ -
  • anekaśaḥ (indeclinable)
  • Line 2: “utsavastu mahānāsīddevānāṃ tuṣṭacetasām
  • utsavas -
  • utsava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • mahānā -
  • mahāna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahāna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • āsīd -
  • ās (verb class 2)
    [aorist active third single], [injunctive active third single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • devānām -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    deva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    devā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • tuṣṭacetasām -
  • tuṣṭacetas (noun, neuter)
    [genitive 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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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:
શંખાશ્ચ બહવો નેદુર્ભેરી તૂર્યાણ્યનેકશઃ ।
ઉત્સવસ્તુ મહાનાસીદ્દેવાનાં તુષ્ટચેતસામ્ ॥ ૧૪ ॥

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:
ಶಂಖಾಶ್ಚ ಬಹವೋ ನೇದುರ್ಭೇರೀ ತೂರ್ಯಾಣ್ಯನೇಕಶಃ ।
ಉತ್ಸವಸ್ತು ಮಹಾನಾಸೀದ್ದೇವಾನಾಂ ತುಷ್ಟಚೇತಸಾಮ್ ॥ ೧೪ ॥

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:
ശംഖാശ്ച ബഹവോ നേദുര്ഭേരീ തൂര്യാണ്യനേകശഃ ।
ഉത്സവസ്തു മഹാനാസീദ്ദേവാനാം തുഷ്ടചേതസാമ് ॥ ൧൪ ॥

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:
శంఖాశ్చ బహవో నేదుర్భేరీ తూర్యాణ్యనేకశః ।
ఉత్సవస్తు మహానాసీద్దేవానాం తుష్టచేతసామ్ ॥ ౧౪ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse in Bengali sript:
শংখাশ্চ বহবো নেদুর্ভেরী তূর্যাণ্যনেকশঃ ।
উত্সবস্তু মহানাসীদ্দেবানাং তুষ্টচেতসাম্ ॥ ১৪ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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