Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 1.2.40.174 (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 1.2.40.174

सत्त्वं कृतं रजस्त्रेता द्वापरं च रजस्तमः ।
कलिस्तमस्तु विज्ञेयं युगवृत्तं युगेषु च ॥ १७४ ॥

sattvaṃ kṛtaṃ rajastretā dvāparaṃ ca rajastamaḥ |
kalistamastu vijñeyaṃ yugavṛttaṃ yugeṣu ca || 174 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 1.2.40.174 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 (1.2.40.174). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sattva, Krit, Krita, Raja, Rajas, Treta, Dvapara, Tama, Tamas, Kali, Vijneya, Yuga, Vritta,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 1.2.40.174). 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: “sattvaṃ kṛtaṃ rajastretā dvāparaṃ ca rajastamaḥ
  • sattvam -
  • sattva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sattva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kṛtam -
  • kṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    kṛt (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second dual]
  • rajas -
  • rajas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rajas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    raja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tretā* -
  • tretā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • dvāparam -
  • dvāpara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rajas -
  • rajas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rajas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    raja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tamaḥ -
  • tamas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    tama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “kalistamastu vijñeyaṃ yugavṛttaṃ yugeṣu ca
  • kalis -
  • kali (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tamas -
  • tamas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    tama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • vijñeyam -
  • vijñeya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vijñeya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vijñeyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • yuga -
  • yuga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vṛttam -
  • vṛtta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vṛtta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vṛttā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    vṛt -> vṛtta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vṛt class 1 verb]
    vṛt -> vṛtta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vṛt class 1 verb], [accusative single from √vṛt class 1 verb]
  • yugeṣu -
  • yuga (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (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 1.2.40.174

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 1.2.40.174 in Bengali sript:
সত্ত্বং কৃতং রজস্ত্রেতা দ্বাপরং চ রজস্তমঃ ।
কলিস্তমস্তু বিজ্ঞেযং যুগবৃত্তং যুগেষু চ ॥ ১৭৪ ॥

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 1.2.40.174 in Kannada sript:
ಸತ್ತ್ವಂ ಕೃತಂ ರಜಸ್ತ್ರೇತಾ ದ್ವಾಪರಂ ಚ ರಜಸ್ತಮಃ ।
ಕಲಿಸ್ತಮಸ್ತು ವಿಜ್ಞೇಯಂ ಯುಗವೃತ್ತಂ ಯುಗೇಷು ಚ ॥ ೧೭೪ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 1.2.40.174 in Gujarati sript:
સત્ત્વં કૃતં રજસ્ત્રેતા દ્વાપરં ચ રજસ્તમઃ ।
કલિસ્તમસ્તુ વિજ્ઞેયં યુગવૃત્તં યુગેષુ ચ ॥ ૧૭૪ ॥

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 1.2.40.174 in Malayalam sript:
സത്ത്വം കൃതം രജസ്ത്രേതാ ദ്വാപരം ച രജസ്തമഃ ।
കലിസ്തമസ്തു വിജ്ഞേയം യുഗവൃത്തം യുഗേഷു ച ॥ ൧൭൪ ॥

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