Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 1.2.40.172 (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 1.2.40.172

करंधम उवाच ।
चतुर्युगव्यवस्थानं श्रोतुमिच्छमि तत्त्वतः ।
महतीयं विवित्सा मे सदैव परिवर्तते ॥ १७२ ॥

karaṃdhama uvāca |
caturyugavyavasthānaṃ śrotumicchami tattvataḥ |
mahatīyaṃ vivitsā me sadaiva parivartate || 172 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 1.2.40.172 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 (1.2.40.172). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Karandhama, Caturyuga, Vyavasthana, Mit, Shami, Shamin, Tattvatah, Tattvata, Mahat, Mahati, Iyam, Idam, Vivitsa, Asmad, Sadaiva, Parivarta, Tad, Yushmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 1.2.40.172). 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: “karaṃdhama uvāca
  • karandhama* -
  • karandhama (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: “caturyugavyavasthānaṃ śrotumicchami tattvataḥ
  • caturyuga -
  • caturyuga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    caturyuga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vyavasthānam -
  • vyavasthāna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vyavasthāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vyavasthānā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • śrotu -
  • śrotu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • micch -
  • mit (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • śami -
  • śami (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    śami (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    śamī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    śamin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    śamin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tattvataḥ -
  • tattvataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tattvata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 3: “mahatīyaṃ vivitsā me sadaiva parivartate
  • mahatī -
  • mahatī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    mahat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    mahat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    mah (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • iyam -
  • iyam (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • vivitsā* -
  • vivitsā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • sadaiva -
  • sadaiva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sadaiva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • parivarta -
  • parivarta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 1.2.40.172

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 1.2.40.172 in Bengali sript:
করংধম উবাচ ।
চতুর্যুগব্যবস্থানং শ্রোতুমিচ্ছমি তত্ত্বতঃ ।
মহতীযং বিবিত্সা মে সদৈব পরিবর্ততে ॥ ১৭২ ॥

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 1.2.40.172 in Kannada sript:
ಕರಂಧಮ ಉವಾಚ ।
ಚತುರ್ಯುಗವ್ಯವಸ್ಥಾನಂ ಶ್ರೋತುಮಿಚ್ಛಮಿ ತತ್ತ್ವತಃ ।
ಮಹತೀಯಂ ವಿವಿತ್ಸಾ ಮೇ ಸದೈವ ಪರಿವರ್ತತೇ ॥ ೧೭೨ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 1.2.40.172 in Gujarati sript:
કરંધમ ઉવાચ ।
ચતુર્યુગવ્યવસ્થાનં શ્રોતુમિચ્છમિ તત્ત્વતઃ ।
મહતીયં વિવિત્સા મે સદૈવ પરિવર્તતે ॥ ૧૭૨ ॥

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 1.2.40.172 in Malayalam sript:
കരംധമ ഉവാച ।
ചതുര്യുഗവ്യവസ്ഥാനം ശ്രോതുമിച്ഛമി തത്ത്വതഃ ।
മഹതീയം വിവിത്സാ മേ സദൈവ പരിവര്തതേ ॥ ൧൭൨ ॥

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