Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 1.1.20.6 (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 1.1.20.6

व्यास उवाच ।
श्रुणु वत्स ब्रवीम्येतत्पुरा प्रोक्तं च नंदिना ।
अगस्त्यं पृच्छमानं च येन सर्वं श्रुतं शुक ॥ ६ ॥

vyāsa uvāca |
śruṇu vatsa bravīmyetatpurā proktaṃ ca naṃdinā |
agastyaṃ pṛcchamānaṃ ca yena sarvaṃ śrutaṃ śuka || 6 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 1.1.20.6 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 (1.1.20.6). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vyasa, Vatsa, Etad, Pura, Pur, Prokta, Nandi, Nandin, Agastya, Pricchamana, Yena, Yah, Yat, Sarvam, Sarva, Shrut, Shruta, Shuka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 1.1.20.6). 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: “vyāsa uvāca
  • vyāsa* -
  • vyāsa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “śruṇu vatsa bravīmyetatpurā proktaṃ ca naṃdinā
  • Cannot analyse śruṇu*va
  • vatsa -
  • vatsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vatsa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bravīmye -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [present active first single]
  • etat -
  • etad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • purā -
  • purā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pur (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    purā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • proktam -
  • prokta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    prokta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    proktā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nandinā -
  • nandi (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    nandin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    nandin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 3: “agastyaṃ pṛcchamānaṃ ca yena sarvaṃ śrutaṃ śuka
  • agastyam -
  • agastya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • pṛcchamānam -
  • praś -> pṛcchamāna (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √praś class 6 verb]
    praś -> pṛcchamāna (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √praś class 6 verb], [accusative single from √praś class 6 verb]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yena -
  • yena (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • sarvam -
  • sarvam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śrutam -
  • śruta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śruta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śrutā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    śrut (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    śrut (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    śru -> śruta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √śru class 5 verb]
    śru -> śruta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √śru class 5 verb], [accusative single from √śru class 5 verb]
  • śuka -
  • śuka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śuka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 1.1.20.6

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 1.1.20.6 in Bengali sript:
ব্যাস উবাচ ।
শ্রুণু বত্স ব্রবীম্যেতত্পুরা প্রোক্তং চ নংদিনা ।
অগস্ত্যং পৃচ্ছমানং চ যেন সর্বং শ্রুতং শুক ॥ ৬ ॥

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 1.1.20.6 in Kannada sript:
ವ್ಯಾಸ ಉವಾಚ ।
ಶ್ರುಣು ವತ್ಸ ಬ್ರವೀಮ್ಯೇತತ್ಪುರಾ ಪ್ರೋಕ್ತಂ ಚ ನಂದಿನಾ ।
ಅಗಸ್ತ್ಯಂ ಪೃಚ್ಛಮಾನಂ ಚ ಯೇನ ಸರ್ವಂ ಶ್ರುತಂ ಶುಕ ॥ ೬ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 1.1.20.6 in Gujarati sript:
વ્યાસ ઉવાચ ।
શ્રુણુ વત્સ બ્રવીમ્યેતત્પુરા પ્રોક્તં ચ નંદિના ।
અગસ્ત્યં પૃચ્છમાનં ચ યેન સર્વં શ્રુતં શુક ॥ ૬ ॥

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 1.1.20.6 in Malayalam sript:
വ്യാസ ഉവാച ।
ശ്രുണു വത്സ ബ്രവീമ്യേതത്പുരാ പ്രോക്തം ച നംദിനാ ।
അഗസ്ത്യം പൃച്ഛമാനം ച യേന സര്വം ശ്രുതം ശുക ॥ ൬ ॥

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