Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

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The Shiva-purana verse 8.20.1 (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 20 of book 4 (कोटिरुद्रसंहिता, koṭirudrasaṃhitā).

Verse 8.20.1

॥ सूत उवाच ।
अतः परं प्रवक्ष्यामि माहात्म्यं भैमशंकरम् ।
यस्य श्रवणमात्रेण सर्वाभीष्टं लभेन्नरः ॥ १ ॥

|| sūta uvāca |
ataḥ paraṃ pravakṣyāmi māhātmyaṃ bhaimaśaṃkaram |
yasya śravaṇamātreṇa sarvābhīṣṭaṃ labhennaraḥ || 1 ||

The English translation of Shiva Purana Verse 8.20.1 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 (8.20.1). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Para, Prava, Kshi, Amin, Mahatmya, Bhaima, Shankara, Yasya, Yah, Yat, Shravana, Atra, Saru, Sarva, Abhishta, Nara, Nri,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Shiva Purana Verse 8.20.1). 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.

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  • Line2: “ataḥ paraṃ pravakṣyāmi māhātmyaṃ bhaimaśaṃkaram”
  • ataḥ -
  • ataḥ (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • param -
  • param (indeclinable); (2 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    (indeclinable)
    para (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    param (adverb)
    param (accusative single)
    para (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    param (nominative single)
    param (accusative single)
  • prava -
  • prava (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    prava (vocative single)
    prava (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    prava (vocative single)
  • kṣyā -
  • kṣi (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    kṣyā (instrumental single)
    kṣyā (instrumental single)
  • ami -
  • amin (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ami (compound)
    ami (adverb)
    amin (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    ami (compound)
    ami (adverb)
    ami (nominative single)
    ami (vocative single)
    ami (accusative single)
  • māhātmyam -
  • māhātmya (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    māhātmyam (adverb)
    māhātmyam (nominative single)
    māhātmyam (accusative single)
  • bhaima -
  • bhaima (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    bhaima (vocative single)
    bhaima (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    bhaima (vocative single)
  • śaṅkaram -
  • śaṅkara (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    śaṅkaram (adverb)
    śaṅkaram (accusative single)
    śaṅkara (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    śaṅkaram (adverb)
    śaṅkaram (nominative single)
    śaṅkaram (accusative single)
    śaṅkarā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    śaṅkaram (adverb)
  • Line3: “yasya śravaṇamātreṇa sarvābhīṣṭaṃ labhennaraḥ”
  • yasya -
  • yasya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    yasya (vocative single)
    yasya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    yasya (vocative single)
    yas -> yasya (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √yas
    ya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yasya (genitive single)
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yasya (genitive single)
    yat (pronoun, neuter); (1 der.)
    yasya (genitive single)
    yas (verb class 4); (1 der.)
    yasya (imperative active second single)
  • śravaṇam -
  • śravaṇā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    śravaṇam (adverb)
    śravaṇa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    śravaṇam (adverb)
    śravaṇam (accusative single)
    śravaṇa (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    śravaṇam (adverb)
    śravaṇam (nominative single)
    śravaṇam (accusative single)
  • ātreṇa -
  • ātra (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    ātreṇa (instrumental single)
  • sarvā -
  • sarva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    sarva (vocative single)
    saru (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    sarvā (instrumental single)
    sarvā (instrumental single)
    sarva (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sarva (vocative single)
    sarvā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    sarvā (nominative single)
    sarvā (nominative single)
  • abhīṣṭam -
  • abhīṣṭa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    abhīṣṭam (adverb)
    abhīṣṭam (accusative single)
    abhīṣṭa (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    abhīṣṭam (adverb)
    abhīṣṭam (nominative single)
    abhīṣṭam (accusative single)
    abhīṣṭā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    abhīṣṭam (adverb)
  • labhen -
  • labh (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    labhet (optative active third single)
  • naraḥ -
  • nara (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    naraḥ (nominative single)
    nṛ (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    naraḥ (nominative plural)
    naraḥ (vocative plural)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Verse 8.20.1

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 8.20.1 in Gujarati sript:
।। સૂત ઉવાચ ।
અતઃ પરં પ્રવક્ષ્યામિ માહાત્મ્યં ભૈમશંકરમ્ ।
યસ્ય શ્રવણમાત્રેણ સર્વાભીષ્ટં લભેન્નરઃ ॥ 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 8.20.1 in Kannada sript:
।। ಸೂತ ಉವಾಚ ।
ಅತಃ ಪರಂ ಪ್ರವಕ್ಷ್ಯಾಮಿ ಮಾಹಾತ್ಮ್ಯಂ ಭೈಮಶಂಕರಮ್ ।
ಯಸ್ಯ ಶ್ರವಣಮಾತ್ರೇಣ ಸರ್ವಾಭೀಷ್ಟಂ ಲಭೇನ್ನರಃ ॥ 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 8.20.1 in Malayalam sript:
।। സൂത ഉവാച ।
അതഃ പരം പ്രവക്ഷ്യാമി മാഹാത്മ്യം ഭൈമശംകരമ് ।
യസ്യ ശ്രവണമാത്രേണ സര്വാഭീഷ്ടം ലഭേന്നരഃ ॥ 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 8.20.1 in Telugu sript:
।। సూత ఉవాచ ।
అతః పరం ప్రవక్ష్యామి మాహాత్మ్యం భైమశంకరమ్ ।
యస్య శ్రవణమాత్రేణ సర్వాభీష్టం లభేన్నరః ॥ ౧ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse 8.20.1 in Bengali sript:
।। সূত উবাচ ।
অতঃ পরং প্রবক্ষ্যামি মাহাত্ম্যং ভৈমশংকরম্ ।
যস্য শ্রবণমাত্রেণ সর্বাভীষ্টং লভেন্নরঃ ॥ ১ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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