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


यस्यैवाज्ञाधीनमेतत्समस्तं नमस्तस्मै महते शंकराय ॥ ३१ ॥

yasyaivājñādhīnametatsamastaṃ namastasmai mahate śaṃkarāya || 31 ||

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.

Yasya, Yah, Yat, Ajna, Adhina, Etatsama, Tap, Nama, Namas, Tad, Mahat, Mahata, Shankara,

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: “yasyaivājñādhīnametatsamastaṃ namastasmai mahate śaṃkarāya
  • yasyai -
  • yasya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yasya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yas -> yasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √yas]
    yasyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    yas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single], [imperative passive first single]
  • aivā -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • ajñā -
  • ajña (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ajña (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ajñā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • adhīnam -
  • adhīna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    adhīna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    adhīnā (noun, feminine)
  • etatsamas -
  • etatsama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    tan (noun, masculine)
    tap (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    tap (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • namas -
  • namas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    namas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    nama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tasmai -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • mahate -
  • mahat (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    mahat (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    mahatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    mahata (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    mahata (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • śaṅkarāya -
  • śaṅkara (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    śaṅkara (noun, neuter)
    [dative 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:
યસ્યૈવાજ્ઞાધીનમેતત્સમસ્તં નમસ્તસ્મૈ મહતે શંકરાય ॥ ૩૧ ॥

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:
ಯಸ್ಯೈವಾಜ್ಞಾಧೀನಮೇತತ್ಸಮಸ್ತಂ ನಮಸ್ತಸ್ಮೈ ಮಹತೇ ಶಂಕರಾಯ ॥ ೩೧ ॥

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:
യസ്യൈവാജ്ഞാധീനമേതത്സമസ്തം നമസ്തസ്മൈ മഹതേ ശംകരായ ॥ ൩൧ ॥

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:
యస్యైవాజ్ఞాధీనమేతత్సమస్తం నమస్తస్మై మహతే శంకరాయ ॥ ౩౧ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

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

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse in Bengali sript:
যস্যৈবাজ্ঞাধীনমেতত্সমস্তং নমস্তস্মৈ মহতে শংকরায ॥ ৩১ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

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

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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