Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

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The Shiva-purana verse 7.42.18 (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 18 contained in chapter 42 of book 3 (शतरुद्रसंहिता, śatarudrasaṃhitā).

Verse 7.42.18

ओङ्कारः परमेशानो धृतः शम्भो परात्मनः ।
अवतारश्चतुर्थो हि भक्ताभीष्टफलप्रदः ॥ १८ ॥

oṅkāraḥ parameśāno dhṛtaḥ śambho parātmanaḥ |
avatāraścaturtho hi bhaktābhīṣṭaphalapradaḥ || 18 ||

The English translation of Shiva Purana Verse 7.42.18 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 (7.42.18). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Onkara, Parameshana, Dhrit, Dhrita, Shambhu, Paratman, Avatara, Caturtha, Bhaktabhishta, Phalaprada,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Shiva Purana Verse 7.42.18). 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: “oṅkāraḥ parameśāno dhṛtaḥ śambho parātmanaḥ
  • oṅkāraḥ -
  • oṅkāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • parameśāno* -
  • parameśāna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dhṛtaḥ -
  • dhṛt (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    dhṛt (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    dhṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śambho -
  • śambhu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    śambhu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • parātmanaḥ -
  • parātman (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    parātman (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “avatāraścaturtho hi bhaktābhīṣṭaphalapradaḥ
  • avatāraś -
  • avatāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • caturtho* -
  • caturtha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • bhaktābhīṣṭa -
  • bhaktābhīṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhaktābhīṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • phalapradaḥ -
  • phalaprada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Verse 7.42.18

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 7.42.18 in Gujarati sript:
ઓઙ્કારઃ પરમેશાનો ધૃતઃ શમ્ભો પરાત્મનઃ ।
અવતારશ્ચતુર્થો હિ ભક્તાભીષ્ટફલપ્રદઃ ॥ ૧૮ ॥

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 7.42.18 in Kannada sript:
ಓಙ್ಕಾರಃ ಪರಮೇಶಾನೋ ಧೃತಃ ಶಮ್ಭೋ ಪರಾತ್ಮನಃ ।
ಅವತಾರಶ್ಚತುರ್ಥೋ ಹಿ ಭಕ್ತಾಭೀಷ್ಟಫಲಪ್ರದಃ ॥ ೧೮ ॥

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 7.42.18 in Malayalam sript:
ഓങ്കാരഃ പരമേശാനോ ധൃതഃ ശമ്ഭോ പരാത്മനഃ ।
അവതാരശ്ചതുര്ഥോ ഹി ഭക്താഭീഷ്ടഫലപ്രദഃ ॥ ൧൮ ॥

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 7.42.18 in Telugu sript:
ఓఙ్కారః పరమేశానో ధృతః శమ్భో పరాత్మనః ।
అవతారశ్చతుర్థో హి భక్తాభీష్టఫలప్రదః ॥ ౧౮ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse 7.42.18 in Bengali sript:
ওঙ্কারঃ পরমেশানো ধৃতঃ শম্ভো পরাত্মনঃ ।
অবতারশ্চতুর্থো হি ভক্তাভীষ্টফলপ্রদঃ ॥ ১৮ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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