Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

223,192 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Shiva-purana verse (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 16 contained in chapter 6 of book 7.1 (वायवीयसंहिता (१): पूर्वभाग, vāyavīyasaṃhitā (1): pūrvabhāga).


द्यावाभूमी च जनयन् देव एको महेश्वरः ।
स एव सर्वदेवानां प्रभवश्चोद्भवस्तथा ॥ १६ ॥

dyāvābhūmī ca janayan deva eko maheśvaraḥ |
sa eva sarvadevānāṃ prabhavaścodbhavastathā || 16 ||

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

Dyavabhumi, Janayat, Deva, Devri, Eka, Maheshvara, Sah, Eva, Sarvadeva, Prabhava, Prabhu, Udbhava, Tatha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Shiva Purana Verse 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: “dyāvābhūmī ca janayan deva eko maheśvaraḥ
  • dyāvābhūmī -
  • dyāvābhūmī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • janayan -
  • jan -> janayat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √jan class 10 verb], [vocative single from √jan class 10 verb], [nominative single from √jan], [vocative single from √jan]
  • deva* -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    devṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • eko* -
  • eka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • maheśvaraḥ -
  • maheśvara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “sa eva sarvadevānāṃ prabhavaścodbhavastathā
  • sa* -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sarvadevānām -
  • sarvadeva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • prabhavaś -
  • prabhava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    prabhu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    prabhu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • co -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • udbhavas -
  • udbhava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

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

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 in Gujarati sript:
દ્યાવાભૂમી ચ જનયન્ દેવ એકો મહેશ્વરઃ ।
સ એવ સર્વદેવાનાં પ્રભવશ્ચોદ્ભવસ્તથા ॥ ૧૬ ॥

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 in Kannada sript:
ದ್ಯಾವಾಭೂಮೀ ಚ ಜನಯನ್ ದೇವ ಏಕೋ ಮಹೇಶ್ವರಃ ।
ಸ ಏವ ಸರ್ವದೇವಾನಾಂ ಪ್ರಭವಶ್ಚೋದ್ಭವಸ್ತಥಾ ॥ ೧೬ ॥

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 in Malayalam sript:
ദ്യാവാഭൂമീ ച ജനയന് ദേവ ഏകോ മഹേശ്വരഃ ।
സ ഏവ സര്വദേവാനാം പ്രഭവശ്ചോദ്ഭവസ്തഥാ ॥ ൧൬ ॥

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 in Telugu sript:
ద్యావాభూమీ చ జనయన్ దేవ ఏకో మహేశ్వరః ।
స ఏవ సర్వదేవానాం ప్రభవశ్చోద్భవస్తథా ॥ ౧౬ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse in Bengali sript:
দ্যাবাভূমী চ জনযন্ দেব একো মহেশ্বরঃ ।
স এব সর্বদেবানাং প্রভবশ্চোদ্ভবস্তথা ॥ ১৬ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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