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 15 contained in chapter 8 of book 7.1 (वायवीयसंहिता (१): पूर्वभाग, vāyavīyasaṃhitā (1): pūrvabhāga).


एतद्द्वादशसाहस्रं साधिकं च चतुर्युगम् ।
चतुर्युगसहस्रं यत्संकल्प इति कथ्यते ॥ १५ ॥

etaddvādaśasāhasraṃ sādhikaṃ ca caturyugam |
caturyugasahasraṃ yatsaṃkalpa iti kathyate || 15 ||

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.

Etad, Dvadashasahasra, Sadhika, Caturyuga, Sahasram, Sahasra, Yat, Yad, Sankalpa, Iti,

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: “etaddvādaśasāhasraṃ sādhikaṃ ca caturyugam
  • etad -
  • etad (indeclinable)
    etad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • dvādaśasāhasram -
  • dvādaśasāhasra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dvādaśasāhasra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sādhikam -
  • sādhika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sādhika (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sādhikā (noun, feminine)
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • caturyugam -
  • caturyuga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    caturyuga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    caturyugā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “caturyugasahasraṃ yatsaṃkalpa iti kathyate
  • caturyuga -
  • caturyuga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    caturyuga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sahasram -
  • sahasram (indeclinable)
    sahasra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sahasra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • yat -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • saṅkalpa* -
  • saṅkalpa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • kathyate -
  • kath (verb class 10)
    [present passive third 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:
એતદ્દ્વાદશસાહસ્રં સાધિકં ચ ચતુર્યુગમ્ ।
ચતુર્યુગસહસ્રં યત્સંકલ્પ ઇતિ કથ્યતે ॥ ૧૫ ॥

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:
ಏತದ್ದ್ವಾದಶಸಾಹಸ್ರಂ ಸಾಧಿಕಂ ಚ ಚತುರ್ಯುಗಮ್ ।
ಚತುರ್ಯುಗಸಹಸ್ರಂ ಯತ್ಸಂಕಲ್ಪ ಇತಿ ಕಥ್ಯತೇ ॥ ೧೫ ॥

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:
ഏതദ്ദ്വാദശസാഹസ്രം സാധികം ച ചതുര്യുഗമ് ।
ചതുര്യുഗസഹസ്രം യത്സംകല്പ ഇതി കഥ്യതേ ॥ ൧൫ ॥

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:
ఏతద్ద్వాదశసాహస్రం సాధికం చ చతుర్యుగమ్ ।
చతుర్యుగసహస్రం యత్సంకల్ప ఇతి కథ్యతే ॥ ౧౫ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse in Bengali sript:
এতদ্দ্বাদশসাহস্রং সাধিকং চ চতুর্যুগম্ ।
চতুর্যুগসহস্রং যত্সংকল্প ইতি কথ্যতে ॥ ১৫ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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