Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 1.1.31.9 (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 1.1.31.9

ब्रह्माणं च पुरस्कृत्य विष्णुं चैव सवासवम् ।
स ययौ त्वरितेनैव शंकरं लोकशंकरम् ।
तृष्टाव प्रयतो भूत्वा दक्षिणाशापतिः स्वयम् ॥ ९ ॥

brahmāṇaṃ ca puraskṛtya viṣṇuṃ caiva savāsavam |
sa yayau tvaritenaiva śaṃkaraṃ lokaśaṃkaram |
tṛṣṭāva prayato bhūtvā dakṣiṇāśāpatiḥ svayam || 9 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 1.1.31.9 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 (1.1.31.9). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Brahma, Brahman, Puraskritya, Vishnu, Savasa, Yayi, Yayu, Tvarita, Shankara, Lokashankara, Prayata, Prayat, Dakshinashapati, Svayam,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 1.1.31.9). 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: “brahmāṇaṃ ca puraskṛtya viṣṇuṃ caiva savāsavam
  • brahmā -
  • brahma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brahma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brahman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    brahmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    brahm (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • āṇam -
  • aṇ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • puraskṛtya -
  • puraskṛtya (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • viṣṇum -
  • viṣṇu (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    viṣṇu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • 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]
  • savāsa -
  • savāsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    savāsa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vam -
  • va (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    va (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    ve (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “sa yayau tvaritenaiva śaṃkaraṃ lokaśaṃkaram
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yayau -
  • yayi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yayi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    yayu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yayu (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • tvaritenai -
  • tvarita (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tvarita (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    tvar -> tvarita (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental single from √tvar class 1 verb], [instrumental single from √tvar]
    tvar -> tvarita (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental single from √tvar class 1 verb], [instrumental single from √tvar]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • śaṅkaram -
  • śaṅkara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śaṅkara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śaṅkarā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • lokaśaṅkaram -
  • lokaśaṅkara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    lokaśaṅkara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 3: “tṛṣṭāva prayato bhūtvā dakṣiṇāśāpatiḥ svayam
  • tṛṣṭāva -
  • prayato* -
  • prayata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    pre -> prayat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √pre class 2 verb], [ablative single from √pre class 2 verb], [genitive single from √pre class 2 verb]
    pre -> prayat (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √pre class 2 verb], [genitive single from √pre class 2 verb]
  • bhūtvā -
  • bhū -> bhūtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bhū]
  • dakṣiṇāśāpatiḥ -
  • dakṣiṇāśāpati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • svayam -
  • svayam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 1.1.31.9

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 1.1.31.9 in Bengali sript:
ব্রহ্মাণং চ পুরস্কৃত্য বিষ্ণুং চৈব সবাসবম্ ।
স যযৌ ত্বরিতেনৈব শংকরং লোকশংকরম্ ।
তৃষ্টাব প্রযতো ভূত্বা দক্ষিণাশাপতিঃ স্বযম্ ॥ ৯ ॥

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 1.1.31.9 in Kannada sript:
ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಾಣಂ ಚ ಪುರಸ್ಕೃತ್ಯ ವಿಷ್ಣುಂ ಚೈವ ಸವಾಸವಮ್ ।
ಸ ಯಯೌ ತ್ವರಿತೇನೈವ ಶಂಕರಂ ಲೋಕಶಂಕರಮ್ ।
ತೃಷ್ಟಾವ ಪ್ರಯತೋ ಭೂತ್ವಾ ದಕ್ಷಿಣಾಶಾಪತಿಃ ಸ್ವಯಮ್ ॥ ೯ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 1.1.31.9 in Gujarati sript:
બ્રહ્માણં ચ પુરસ્કૃત્ય વિષ્ણું ચૈવ સવાસવમ્ ।
સ યયૌ ત્વરિતેનૈવ શંકરં લોકશંકરમ્ ।
તૃષ્ટાવ પ્રયતો ભૂત્વા દક્ષિણાશાપતિઃ સ્વયમ્ ॥ ૯ ॥

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 1.1.31.9 in Malayalam sript:
ബ്രഹ്മാണം ച പുരസ്കൃത്യ വിഷ്ണും ചൈവ സവാസവമ് ।
സ യയൌ ത്വരിതേനൈവ ശംകരം ലോകശംകരമ് ।
തൃഷ്ടാവ പ്രയതോ ഭൂത്വാ ദക്ഷിണാശാപതിഃ സ്വയമ് ॥ ൯ ॥

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