Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

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The Shiva-purana verse 8.12.1 (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 1 contained in chapter 12 of book 4 (कोटिरुद्रसंहिता, koṭirudrasaṃhitā).

Verse 8.12.1

ऋषय ऊचुः ।
सूत जानासि सकलं वस्तु व्यासप्रसादतः ।
तवाज्ञातं न विद्येत तस्मात्पृच्छामहे वयम् ॥ १ ॥

ṛṣaya ūcuḥ |
sūta jānāsi sakalaṃ vastu vyāsaprasādataḥ |
tavājñātaṃ na vidyeta tasmātpṛcchāmahe vayam || 1 ||

The English translation of Shiva Purana Verse 8.12.1 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 (8.12.1). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Rishi, Suta, Sakala, Vastu, Vyasa, Prasada, Tas, Yushmad, Ajnatam, Ajnata, Tasmat, Tad, Vaya, Asmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Shiva Purana Verse 8.12.1). 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: “ṛṣaya ūcuḥ
  • ṛṣaya* -
  • ṛṣi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ūcuḥ -
  • uc (verb class 4)
    [perfect active third plural]
    vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active third plural]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • Line 2: “sūta jānāsi sakalaṃ vastu vyāsaprasādataḥ
  • sūta -
  • sūta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sūta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    su -> sūta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √su class 1 verb], [vocative single from √su class 2 verb]
    su -> sūta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √su class 1 verb], [vocative single from √su class 2 verb]
    -> sūta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √ class 6 verb]
    -> sūta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √ class 6 verb]
    -> sūta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √ class 2 verb]
    -> sūta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √ class 2 verb]
  • jānāsi -
  • jñā (verb class 9)
    [present active second single]
  • sakalam -
  • sakala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sakala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sakalā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • vastu -
  • vastu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vastu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vyāsa -
  • vyāsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vyāsa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prasāda -
  • prasāda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • taḥ -
  • tas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 3: “tavājñātaṃ na vidyeta tasmātpṛcchāmahe vayam
  • tavā -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
  • ajñātam -
  • ajñātam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ajñāta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ajñāta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ajñātā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    jñā (verb class 3)
    [aorist active second dual]
    jñā (verb class 9)
    [aorist active second dual]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vidyeta -
  • vid (verb class 2)
    [optative passive third single]
    vid (verb class 6)
    [optative passive third single]
    vid (verb class 7)
    [optative passive third single]
  • tasmāt -
  • tasmāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
  • pṛcchāmahe -
  • praś (verb class 6)
    [present middle first plural]
  • vayam -
  • vaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vayā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative dual]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Verse 8.12.1

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 8.12.1 in Gujarati sript:
ઋષય ઊચુઃ ।
સૂત જાનાસિ સકલં વસ્તુ વ્યાસપ્રસાદતઃ ।
તવાજ્ઞાતં ન વિદ્યેત તસ્માત્પૃચ્છામહે વયમ્ ॥ ૧ ॥

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 8.12.1 in Kannada sript:
ಋಷಯ ಊಚುಃ ।
ಸೂತ ಜಾನಾಸಿ ಸಕಲಂ ವಸ್ತು ವ್ಯಾಸಪ್ರಸಾದತಃ ।
ತವಾಜ್ಞಾತಂ ನ ವಿದ್ಯೇತ ತಸ್ಮಾತ್ಪೃಚ್ಛಾಮಹೇ ವಯಮ್ ॥ ೧ ॥

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 8.12.1 in Malayalam sript:
ഋഷയ ഊചുഃ ।
സൂത ജാനാസി സകലം വസ്തു വ്യാസപ്രസാദതഃ ।
തവാജ്ഞാതം ന വിദ്യേത തസ്മാത്പൃച്ഛാമഹേ വയമ് ॥ ൧ ॥

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 8.12.1 in Telugu sript:
ఋషయ ఊచుః ।
సూత జానాసి సకలం వస్తు వ్యాసప్రసాదతః ।
తవాజ్ఞాతం న విద్యేత తస్మాత్పృచ్ఛామహే వయమ్ ॥ ౧ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse 8.12.1 in Bengali sript:
ঋষয ঊচুঃ ।
সূত জানাসি সকলং বস্তু ব্যাসপ্রসাদতঃ ।
তবাজ্ঞাতং ন বিদ্যেত তস্মাত্পৃচ্ছামহে বযম্ ॥ ১ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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