Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

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The Shiva-purana verse 8.31.12 (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 12 contained in chapter 31 of book 4 (कोटिरुद्रसंहिता, koṭirudrasaṃhitā).

Verse 8.31.12

राक्षसो गिरिधर्त्ता च महाबलपराक्रमः ।
लंकाख्यो दुर्गमो दुर्ग इंद्रजित्तनयोस्य वै ॥ १२ ॥

rākṣaso giridharttā ca mahābalaparākramaḥ |
laṃkākhyo durgamo durga iṃdrajittanayosya vai || 12 ||

The English translation of Shiva Purana Verse 8.31.12 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 (8.31.12). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Mahabalaparakrama, Lanka, Durgama, Durga, Indrajit, Sya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Shiva Purana Verse 8.31.12). 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: “rākṣaso giridharttā ca mahābalaparākramaḥ
  • rākṣaso* -
  • Cannot analyse giridharttā*ca
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mahābalaparākramaḥ -
  • mahābalaparākrama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “laṃkākhyo durgamo durga iṃdrajittanayosya vai
  • laṅkā -
  • laṅka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    laṅkā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • akhyo* -
  • khyā (verb class 2)
    [aorist active second single]
  • durgamo* -
  • durgama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • durga* -
  • durga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • indrajit -
  • indrajit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • tanayo -
  • sya -
  • sya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Verse 8.31.12

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 8.31.12 in Gujarati sript:
રાક્ષસો ગિરિધર્ત્તા ચ મહાબલપરાક્રમઃ ।
લંકાખ્યો દુર્ગમો દુર્ગ ઇંદ્રજિત્તનયોસ્ય વૈ ॥ ૧૨ ॥

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 8.31.12 in Kannada sript:
ರಾಕ್ಷಸೋ ಗಿರಿಧರ್ತ್ತಾ ಚ ಮಹಾಬಲಪರಾಕ್ರಮಃ ।
ಲಂಕಾಖ್ಯೋ ದುರ್ಗಮೋ ದುರ್ಗ ಇಂದ್ರಜಿತ್ತನಯೋಸ್ಯ ವೈ ॥ ೧೨ ॥

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 8.31.12 in Malayalam sript:
രാക്ഷസോ ഗിരിധര്ത്താ ച മഹാബലപരാക്രമഃ ।
ലംകാഖ്യോ ദുര്ഗമോ ദുര്ഗ ഇംദ്രജിത്തനയോസ്യ വൈ ॥ ൧൨ ॥

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 8.31.12 in Telugu sript:
రాక్షసో గిరిధర్త్తా చ మహాబలపరాక్రమః ।
లంకాఖ్యో దుర్గమో దుర్గ ఇంద్రజిత్తనయోస్య వై ॥ ౧౨ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse 8.31.12 in Bengali sript:
রাক্ষসো গিরিধর্ত্তা চ মহাবলপরাক্রমঃ ।
লংকাখ্যো দুর্গমো দুর্গ ইংদ্রজিত্তনযোস্য বৈ ॥ ১২ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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