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 51 contained in chapter 31 of book 2.5 (रुद्रसंहिता (५): युद्धखण्ड, rudrasaṃhitā (5): yuddhakhaṇḍa).


दीनोद्धर कृपासिन्धो देवानुद्धर संकटात् ।
शक्रं भयान्महेशानहत्वा तं दानवाधिपम् ॥ ५१ ॥

dīnoddhara kṛpāsindho devānuddhara saṃkaṭāt |
śakraṃ bhayānmaheśānahatvā taṃ dānavādhipam || 51 ||

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.

Dinoddhara, Kripasindhu, Deva, Uddhara, Sankata, Shakra, Bhayat, Bhaya, Maheshana, Danava, Adhipa,

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: “dīnoddhara kṛpāsindho devānuddhara saṃkaṭāt
  • dīnoddhara -
  • dīnoddhara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dīnoddhara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṛpāsindho -
  • kṛpāsindhu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • devān -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • uddhara -
  • uddhara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    uddhara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṅkaṭāt -
  • saṅkaṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    saṅkaṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • Line 2: “śakraṃ bhayānmaheśānahatvā taṃ dānavādhipam
  • śakram -
  • śakra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śakra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śakrā (noun, feminine)
  • bhayān -
  • bhayāt (indeclinable)
    bhaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative plural], [ablative single]
    bhaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • maheśāna -
  • maheśāna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hatvā -
  • han -> hatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √han]
    han -> hatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √han]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    tan (noun, masculine)
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • dānavā -
  • dānava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dānava (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • adhipam -
  • adhipa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    adhipā (noun, masculine)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print 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:
દીનોદ્ધર કૃપાસિન્ધો દેવાનુદ્ધર સંકટાત્ ।
શક્રં ભયાન્મહેશાનહત્વા તં દાનવાધિપમ્ ॥ ૫૧ ॥

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:
ದೀನೋದ್ಧರ ಕೃಪಾಸಿನ್ಧೋ ದೇವಾನುದ್ಧರ ಸಂಕಟಾತ್ ।
ಶಕ್ರಂ ಭಯಾನ್ಮಹೇಶಾನಹತ್ವಾ ತಂ ದಾನವಾಧಿಪಮ್ ॥ ೫೧ ॥

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:
ദീനോദ്ധര കൃപാസിന്ധോ ദേവാനുദ്ധര സംകടാത് ।
ശക്രം ഭയാന്മഹേശാനഹത്വാ തം ദാനവാധിപമ് ॥ ൫൧ ॥

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:
దీనోద్ధర కృపాసిన్ధో దేవానుద్ధర సంకటాత్ ।
శక్రం భయాన్మహేశానహత్వా తం దానవాధిపమ్ ॥ ౫౧ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse in Bengali sript:
দীনোদ্ধর কৃপাসিন্ধো দেবানুদ্ধর সংকটাত্ ।
শক্রং ভযান্মহেশানহত্বা তং দানবাধিপম্ ॥ ৫১ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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