Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 1.1.1.1 (Sanskrit text), including grammatical analysis, glossary and relevant print editions. The Skandapurana is one of the largest of the eighteen Mahapuranas, covering over 80,000 shlokas (verses). It is divided into seven large section each covering holy regions detailing their background and legends.

Verse 1.1.1.1

अथ श्रीस्कान्दे महापुराणे प्रथमं माहेश्वरखण्डं प्रारभ्यते ।
श्रीगणेशाय नमः ।
ॐनमो भगवते वासुदेवाय ।
ॐनारायणं नमस्कृत्य नरं चैव नरोत्तमम् ।
देवीं सरस्वती चैव ततो जयमुदीरयेत् ॥ १ ॥

atha śrīskānde mahāpurāṇe prathamaṃ māheśvarakhaṇḍaṃ prārabhyate |
śrīgaṇeśāya namaḥ |
oṃnamo bhagavate vāsudevāya |
oṃnārāyaṇaṃ namaskṛtya naraṃ caiva narottamam |
devīṃ sarasvatī caiva tato jayamudīrayet || 1 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 1.1.1.1 is contained in the book The Skanda-Purana by G. V. Tagare. 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 (1.1.1.1). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Atha, Shri, Skanda, Mahapurana, Prathamam, Prathama, Maheshvara, Khanda, Pra, Shriganesha, Nama, Namas, Bhagavat, Bhagavata, Vasudeva, Narayana, Nara, Narottama, Devi, Sarasvat, Sarasvati, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Jaya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 1.1.1.1). 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: “atha śrīskānde mahāpurāṇe prathamaṃ māheśvarakhaṇḍaṃ prārabhyate
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • śrī -
  • śrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • skānde -
  • skānda (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    skānda (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    skāndā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • mahāpurāṇe -
  • mahāpurāṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • prathamam -
  • prathamam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    prathamam (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    prathamam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    prathama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    prathama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    prathamā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • māheśvara -
  • māheśvara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    māheśvara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • khaṇḍam -
  • khaṇḍa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    khaṇḍa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    khaṇḍā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • prā -
  • prā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    prā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • rabhyate -
  • rabh (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
  • Line 2: “śrīgaṇeśāya namaḥ
  • śrīgaṇeśāya -
  • śrīgaṇeśa (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • namaḥ -
  • namas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    namas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    nama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 3: “oṃnamo bhagavate vāsudevāya
  • o -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    u (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • uṃ -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • namo* -
  • namas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    namas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    nama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhagavate -
  • bhagavat (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    bhagavat (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    bhagavatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • vāsudevāya -
  • vāsudeva (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    vāsudeva (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • Line 4: “oṃnārāyaṇaṃ namaskṛtya naraṃ caiva narottamam
  • o -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    u (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • uṃ -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • nārāyaṇam -
  • nārāyaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nārāyaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • namaskṛtya -
  • naram -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    narā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • narottamam -
  • narottama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • Line 5: “devīṃ sarasvatī caiva tato jayamudīrayet
  • devīm -
  • devī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • sarasvatī -
  • sarasvatī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    sarasvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • tato* -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • jayam -
  • jaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    jaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    jayā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ud -
  • ud (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • īrayet -
  • īr (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 1.1.1.1

Cover of edition (2016)

Skanda Purana (Hindi Translation)
by S. N. Khandelwal (2016)

(Set of 10 Books) - Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office

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Cover of Bengali edition

Skanda Purana in Bengali
by Navabharat Publishers, Kolkata (0)

স্কন্ধ পুরাণম: - (Set of 7 Volumes)

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Preview of verse 1.1.1.1 in Bengali sript:
অথ শ্রীস্কান্দে মহাপুরাণে প্রথমং মাহেশ্বরখণ্ডং প্রারভ্যতে ।
শ্রীগণেশায নমঃ ।
ওংনমো ভগবতে বাসুদেবায ।
ওংনারাযণং নমস্কৃত্য নরং চৈব নরোত্তমম্ ।
দেবীং সরস্বতী চৈব ততো জযমুদীরযেত্ ॥ ১ ॥

Cover of edition (0)

Skanda Purana in Kannada
by Vandana Book House, Bangalore (0)

ಶ್ರೀ ಸ್ಕಾಂದ ಮಹಾಪುರಣಂ: (Set of 25 Volumes)

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Preview of verse 1.1.1.1 in Kannada sript:
ಅಥ ಶ್ರೀಸ್ಕಾನ್ದೇ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣೇ ಪ್ರಥಮಂ ಮಾಹೇಶ್ವರಖಣ್ಡಂ ಪ್ರಾರಭ್ಯತೇ ।
ಶ್ರೀಗಣೇಶಾಯ ನಮಃ ।
ಓಂನಮೋ ಭಗವತೇ ವಾಸುದೇವಾಯ ।
ಓಂನಾರಾಯಣಂ ನಮಸ್ಕೃತ್ಯ ನರಂ ಚೈವ ನರೋತ್ತಮಮ್ ।
ದೇವೀಂ ಸರಸ್ವತೀ ಚೈವ ತತೋ ಜಯಮುದೀರಯೇತ್ ॥ ೧ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

Skanda Mahapurana (Gujarati)
by Sahitya Sangam, Ahemdabad (2017)

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 1.1.1.1 in Gujarati sript:
અથ શ્રીસ્કાન્દે મહાપુરાણે પ્રથમં માહેશ્વરખણ્ડં પ્રારભ્યતે ।
શ્રીગણેશાય નમઃ ।
ઓંનમો ભગવતે વાસુદેવાય ।
ઓંનારાયણં નમસ્કૃત્ય નરં ચૈવ નરોત્તમમ્ ।
દેવીં સરસ્વતી ચૈવ તતો જયમુદીરયેત્ ॥ ૧ ॥

Cover of edition (2015)

Shri Skanda purana (Malayalam)
by M.P. Pillai kaniyanthara (2015)

(Condensed/Summary) - Devi Book Stall, Kodungallur

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Preview of verse 1.1.1.1 in Malayalam sript:
അഥ ശ്രീസ്കാന്ദേ മഹാപുരാണേ പ്രഥമം മാഹേശ്വരഖണ്ഡം പ്രാരഭ്യതേ ।
ശ്രീഗണേശായ നമഃ ।
ഓംനമോ ഭഗവതേ വാസുദേവായ ।
ഓംനാരായണം നമസ്കൃത്യ നരം ചൈവ നരോത്തമമ് ।
ദേവീം സരസ്വതീ ചൈവ തതോ ജയമുദീരയേത് ॥ ൧ ॥

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