Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

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The Shiva-purana verse 2.5.48.3 (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 3 contained in chapter 48 of book 2.5 (रुद्रसंहिता (५): युद्धखण्ड, rudrasaṃhitā (5): yuddhakhaṇḍa).

Verse 2.5.48.3

शिरो विहीना इव देवसंघा द्विजा यथा चाध्ययनेन हीनाः ।
निरुद्यमास्सत्त्वगणा यथा वै यथोद्यमा भाग्यविवर्जिताश्च ॥ ३ ॥

śiro vihīnā iva devasaṃghā dvijā yathā cādhyayanena hīnāḥ |
nirudyamāssattvagaṇā yathā vai yathodyamā bhāgyavivarjitāśca || 3 ||

The English translation of Shiva Purana Verse 2.5.48.3 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 (2.5.48.3). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shira, Shiras, Vihina, Iva, Devasangha, Dvija, Yatha, Adhyayana, Hina, Nirudyama, Sattva, Gana, Udyama, Bhagya, Vivarjita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Shiva Purana Verse 2.5.48.3). 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: “śiro vihīnā iva devasaṃghā dvijā yathā cādhyayanena hīnāḥ
  • śiro* -
  • śiras (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    śira (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vihīnā* -
  • vihīna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vihīnā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • devasaṅghā* -
  • devasaṅgha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • dvijā* -
  • dvija (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    dvijā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • adhyayanena -
  • adhyayana (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • hīnāḥ -
  • hīna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    hīnā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    -> hīna (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √ class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √ class 3 verb], [vocative plural from √ class 3 verb]
    -> hīnā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √ class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √ class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √ class 3 verb], [vocative plural from √ class 3 verb], [accusative plural from √ class 3 verb]
  • Line 2: “nirudyamāssattvagaṇā yathā vai yathodyamā bhāgyavivarjitāśca
  • nirudyamās -
  • nirudyama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    nirudyamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • sattva -
  • sattva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sattva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gaṇā* -
  • gaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    gaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • yatho -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • udyamā* -
  • udyama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • bhāgya -
  • bhāgya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhāgya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vivarjitāś -
  • vivarjita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vivarjitā (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]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Verse 2.5.48.3

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 2.5.48.3 in Gujarati sript:
શિરો વિહીના ઇવ દેવસંઘા દ્વિજા યથા ચાધ્યયનેન હીનાઃ ।
નિરુદ્યમાસ્સત્ત્વગણા યથા વૈ યથોદ્યમા ભાગ્યવિવર્જિતાશ્ચ ॥ ૩ ॥

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 2.5.48.3 in Kannada sript:
ಶಿರೋ ವಿಹೀನಾ ಇವ ದೇವಸಂಘಾ ದ್ವಿಜಾ ಯಥಾ ಚಾಧ್ಯಯನೇನ ಹೀನಾಃ ।
ನಿರುದ್ಯಮಾಸ್ಸತ್ತ್ವಗಣಾ ಯಥಾ ವೈ ಯಥೋದ್ಯಮಾ ಭಾಗ್ಯವಿವರ್ಜಿತಾಶ್ಚ ॥ ೩ ॥

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 2.5.48.3 in Malayalam sript:
ശിരോ വിഹീനാ ഇവ ദേവസംഘാ ദ്വിജാ യഥാ ചാധ്യയനേന ഹീനാഃ ।
നിരുദ്യമാസ്സത്ത്വഗണാ യഥാ വൈ യഥോദ്യമാ ഭാഗ്യവിവര്ജിതാശ്ച ॥ ൩ ॥

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 2.5.48.3 in Telugu sript:
శిరో విహీనా ఇవ దేవసంఘా ద్విజా యథా చాధ్యయనేన హీనాః ।
నిరుద్యమాస్సత్త్వగణా యథా వై యథోద్యమా భాగ్యవివర్జితాశ్చ ॥ ౩ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse 2.5.48.3 in Bengali sript:
শিরো বিহীনা ইব দেবসংঘা দ্বিজা যথা চাধ্যযনেন হীনাঃ ।
নিরুদ্যমাস্সত্ত্বগণা যথা বৈ যথোদ্যমা ভাগ্যবিবর্জিতাশ্চ ॥ ৩ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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