Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 1.1.8.88 (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 1.1.8.88

एतल्लिंगं त्वया विष्णो धृतं वै पिण्डिरूपिणा ।
महाविष्णुस्वरूपेण घातितौ मधुकैटभौ ॥ ८८ ॥

etalliṃgaṃ tvayā viṣṇo dhṛtaṃ vai piṇḍirūpiṇā |
mahāviṣṇusvarūpeṇa ghātitau madhukaiṭabhau || 88 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 1.1.8.88 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 (1.1.8.88). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Etad, Linga, Tva, Yushmad, Vishnu, Dhritam, Dhrit, Dhrita, Pindi, Pindin, Rupin, Svarupa, Ghatita, Madhukaitabha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 1.1.8.88). 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: “etalliṃgaṃ tvayā viṣṇo dhṛtaṃ vai piṇḍirūpiṇā
  • etal -
  • etad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • liṅgam -
  • liṅga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    liṅgā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tvayā -
  • tvā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
  • viṣṇo -
  • viṣṇu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    viṣṇu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • dhṛtam -
  • dhṛtam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    dhṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dhṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dhṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    dhṛt (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • piṇḍi -
  • piṇḍi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    piṇḍī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    piṇḍin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    piṇḍin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • rūpiṇā -
  • rūpin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    rūpin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 2: “mahāviṣṇusvarūpeṇa ghātitau madhukaiṭabhau
  • mahāviṣṇu -
  • mahāviṣṇu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • svarūpeṇa -
  • svarūpa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    svarūpa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • ghātitau -
  • han -> ghātita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √han], [vocative dual from √han], [accusative dual from √han]
    ghātita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • madhukaiṭabhau -
  • madhukaiṭabha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 1.1.8.88

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 1.1.8.88 in Bengali sript:
এতল্লিংগং ত্বযা বিষ্ণো ধৃতং বৈ পিণ্ডিরূপিণা ।
মহাবিষ্ণুস্বরূপেণ ঘাতিতৌ মধুকৈটভৌ ॥ ৮৮ ॥

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 1.1.8.88 in Kannada sript:
ಏತಲ್ಲಿಂಗಂ ತ್ವಯಾ ವಿಷ್ಣೋ ಧೃತಂ ವೈ ಪಿಣ್ಡಿರೂಪಿಣಾ ।
ಮಹಾವಿಷ್ಣುಸ್ವರೂಪೇಣ ಘಾತಿತೌ ಮಧುಕೈಟಭೌ ॥ ೮೮ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 1.1.8.88 in Gujarati sript:
એતલ્લિંગં ત્વયા વિષ્ણો ધૃતં વૈ પિણ્ડિરૂપિણા ।
મહાવિષ્ણુસ્વરૂપેણ ઘાતિતૌ મધુકૈટભૌ ॥ ૮૮ ॥

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 1.1.8.88 in Malayalam sript:
ഏതല്ലിംഗം ത്വയാ വിഷ്ണോ ധൃതം വൈ പിണ്ഡിരൂപിണാ ।
മഹാവിഷ്ണുസ്വരൂപേണ ഘാതിതൌ മധുകൈടഭൌ ॥ ൮൮ ॥

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