Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

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The Shiva-purana verse 9.24.2 (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 2 contained in chapter 24 of book 5 (उमासंहिता, umāsaṃhitā).

Verse 9.24.2

सनत्कुमार उवाच ।
स्त्रीणां स्वभावं वक्ष्यामि शृणु विप्र यथातथम् ।
यस्य श्रवणमात्रेण भवेद्वैराग्यमुत्तमम् ॥ २ ॥

sanatkumāra uvāca |
strīṇāṃ svabhāvaṃ vakṣyāmi śṛṇu vipra yathātatham |
yasya śravaṇamātreṇa bhavedvairāgyamuttamam || 2 ||

The English translation of Shiva Purana Verse 9.24.2 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 (9.24.2). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sanatkumara, Stri, Svabhava, Vipra, Yathatatha, Yasya, Yah, Yat, Shravana, Atra, Vairagya, Uttamam, Uttama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Shiva Purana Verse 9.24.2). 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: “sanatkumāra uvāca
  • sanatkumāra* -
  • sanatkumāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “strīṇāṃ svabhāvaṃ vakṣyāmi śṛṇu vipra yathātatham
  • strīṇām -
  • strī (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • svabhāvam -
  • svabhāva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • vakṣyāmi -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [future active first single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [future active first single]
    vah (verb class 1)
    [future active first single]
  • śṛṇu -
  • śru (verb class 5)
    [imperative active second single]
  • vipra -
  • vipra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vipra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yathātatham -
  • yathātatha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    yathātatha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    yathātathā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 3: “yasya śravaṇamātreṇa bhavedvairāgyamuttamam
  • yasya -
  • yasya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yasya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yas -> yasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √yas]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    yas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • śravaṇam -
  • śravaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    śravaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śravaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ātreṇa -
  • ātra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • bhaved -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • vairāgyam -
  • vairāgya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • uttamam -
  • uttamam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    uttama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    uttama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uttamā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Verse 9.24.2

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 9.24.2 in Gujarati sript:
સનત્કુમાર ઉવાચ ।
સ્ત્રીણાં સ્વભાવં વક્ષ્યામિ શૃણુ વિપ્ર યથાતથમ્ ।
યસ્ય શ્રવણમાત્રેણ ભવેદ્વૈરાગ્યમુત્તમમ્ ॥ ૨ ॥

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 9.24.2 in Kannada sript:
ಸನತ್ಕುಮಾರ ಉವಾಚ ।
ಸ್ತ್ರೀಣಾಂ ಸ್ವಭಾವಂ ವಕ್ಷ್ಯಾಮಿ ಶೃಣು ವಿಪ್ರ ಯಥಾತಥಮ್ ।
ಯಸ್ಯ ಶ್ರವಣಮಾತ್ರೇಣ ಭವೇದ್ವೈರಾಗ್ಯಮುತ್ತಮಮ್ ॥ ೨ ॥

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 9.24.2 in Malayalam sript:
സനത്കുമാര ഉവാച ।
സ്ത്രീണാം സ്വഭാവം വക്ഷ്യാമി ശൃണു വിപ്ര യഥാതഥമ് ।
യസ്യ ശ്രവണമാത്രേണ ഭവേദ്വൈരാഗ്യമുത്തമമ് ॥ ൨ ॥

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 9.24.2 in Telugu sript:
సనత్కుమార ఉవాచ ।
స్త్రీణాం స్వభావం వక్ష్యామి శృణు విప్ర యథాతథమ్ ।
యస్య శ్రవణమాత్రేణ భవేద్వైరాగ్యముత్తమమ్ ॥ ౨ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse 9.24.2 in Bengali sript:
সনত্কুমার উবাচ ।
স্ত্রীণাং স্বভাবং বক্ষ্যামি শৃণু বিপ্র যথাতথম্ ।
যস্য শ্রবণমাত্রেণ ভবেদ্বৈরাগ্যমুত্তমম্ ॥ ২ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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