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


सवनानां सहस्रं च त्रिगुणं त्रिवृतं तथा ।
कल्प्यते सकलः कालो ब्रह्मणः परमेष्ठिनः ॥ २१ ॥

savanānāṃ sahasraṃ ca triguṇaṃ trivṛtaṃ tathā |
kalpyate sakalaḥ kālo brahmaṇaḥ parameṣṭhinaḥ || 21 ||

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.

Savana, Sahasram, Sahasra, Triguna, Trivrit, Trivrita, Tatha, Sakala, Kala, Brahman, Brahmana, Parameshthin, Parameshthi, Parameshthina,

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: “savanānāṃ sahasraṃ ca triguṇaṃ trivṛtaṃ tathā
  • savanānām -
  • savana (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    savana (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    savanā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • sahasram -
  • sahasram (indeclinable)
    sahasra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sahasra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • triguṇam -
  • triguṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    triguṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    triguṇā (noun, feminine)
  • trivṛtam -
  • trivṛtā (noun, feminine)
    trivṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    trivṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    trivṛt (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “kalpyate sakalaḥ kālo brahmaṇaḥ parameṣṭhinaḥ
  • kalpyate -
  • kḷp (verb class 0)
    [present passive third single]
  • sakalaḥ -
  • sakala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kālo* -
  • kāla (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • brahmaṇaḥ -
  • brahman (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    brahmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • parameṣṭhinaḥ -
  • parameṣṭhin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    parameṣṭhin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    parameṣṭhī (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    parameṣṭhina (noun, masculine)
    [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:
સવનાનાં સહસ્રં ચ ત્રિગુણં ત્રિવૃતં તથા ।
કલ્પ્યતે સકલઃ કાલો બ્રહ્મણઃ પરમેષ્ઠિનઃ ॥ ૨૧ ॥

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:
ಸವನಾನಾಂ ಸಹಸ್ರಂ ಚ ತ್ರಿಗುಣಂ ತ್ರಿವೃತಂ ತಥಾ ।
ಕಲ್ಪ್ಯತೇ ಸಕಲಃ ಕಾಲೋ ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಣಃ ಪರಮೇಷ್ಠಿನಃ ॥ ೨೧ ॥

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:
സവനാനാം സഹസ്രം ച ത്രിഗുണം ത്രിവൃതം തഥാ ।
കല്പ്യതേ സകലഃ കാലോ ബ്രഹ്മണഃ പരമേഷ്ഠിനഃ ॥ ൨൧ ॥

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:
సవనానాం సహస్రం చ త్రిగుణం త్రివృతం తథా ।
కల్ప్యతే సకలః కాలో బ్రహ్మణః పరమేష్ఠినః ॥ ౨౧ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse in Bengali sript:
সবনানাং সহস্রং চ ত্রিগুণং ত্রিবৃতং তথা ।
কল্প্যতে সকলঃ কালো ব্রহ্মণঃ পরমেষ্ঠিনঃ ॥ ২১ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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