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 32 contained in chapter 13 of book 2.5 (रुद्रसंहिता (५): युद्धखण्ड, rudrasaṃhitā (5): yuddhakhaṇḍa).


त्वमेवासि महादेव तमसा हररूपधृक् ।
लीलया भुवनं सर्वं निखिलं पांचभौतिकम् ॥ ३२ ॥

tvamevāsi mahādeva tamasā hararūpadhṛk |
līlayā bhuvanaṃ sarvaṃ nikhilaṃ pāṃcabhautikam || 32 ||

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.

Tva, Yushmad, Eva, Asi, Mahadeva, Tamasa, Hara, Rupadhrik, Lila, Bhuvana, Sarvam, Sarva, Nikhila, Pancabhautika,

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: “tvamevāsi mahādeva tamasā hararūpadhṛk
  • tvam -
  • tva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • evā -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • asi -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    asi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    asī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present active second single]
  • mahādeva -
  • mahādeva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahādeva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tamasā* -
  • tamasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    tamasā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • hara -
  • hara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    hara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    hṛ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • rūpadhṛk -
  • rūpadhṛk (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    rūpadhṛk (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “līlayā bhuvanaṃ sarvaṃ nikhilaṃ pāṃcabhautikam
  • līlayā -
  • līlā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • bhuvanam -
  • bhuvana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhuvana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhuvanā (noun, feminine)
  • sarvam -
  • sarvam (indeclinable)
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • nikhilam -
  • nikhila (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nikhila (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nikhilā (noun, feminine)
  • pāñcabhautikam -
  • pāñcabhautika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pāñcabhautika (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative 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:
ત્વમેવાસિ મહાદેવ તમસા હરરૂપધૃક્ ।
લીલયા ભુવનં સર્વં નિખિલં પાંચભૌતિકમ્ ॥ ૩૨ ॥

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:
ತ್ವಮೇವಾಸಿ ಮಹಾದೇವ ತಮಸಾ ಹರರೂಪಧೃಕ್ ।
ಲೀಲಯಾ ಭುವನಂ ಸರ್ವಂ ನಿಖಿಲಂ ಪಾಂಚಭೌತಿಕಮ್ ॥ ೩೨ ॥

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:
ത്വമേവാസി മഹാദേവ തമസാ ഹരരൂപധൃക് ।
ലീലയാ ഭുവനം സര്വം നിഖിലം പാംചഭൌതികമ് ॥ ൩൨ ॥

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:
త్వమేవాసి మహాదేవ తమసా హరరూపధృక్ ।
లీలయా భువనం సర్వం నిఖిలం పాంచభౌతికమ్ ॥ ౩౨ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse in Bengali sript:
ত্বমেবাসি মহাদেব তমসা হররূপধৃক্ ।
লীলযা ভুবনং সর্বং নিখিলং পাংচভৌতিকম্ ॥ ৩২ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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