Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 1.2.56.5 (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 1.2.56.5

चखान च सरः पुण्यं नाम्ना ब्रह्मसरः शुभम ।
महीनगरकात्पूर्वे महापातकनाशनम् ॥ ५ ॥

cakhāna ca saraḥ puṇyaṃ nāmnā brahmasaraḥ śubhama |
mahīnagarakātpūrve mahāpātakanāśanam || 5 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 1.2.56.5 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 (1.2.56.5). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Cakhana, Sara, Saras, Punya, Namna, Naman, Brahmasaras, Brahmasara, Shubha, Shubh, Mahina, Gara, Kat, Kas, Purva, Mahapataka, Nashana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 1.2.56.5). 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: “cakhāna ca saraḥ puṇyaṃ nāmnā brahmasaraḥ śubhama
  • cakhāna -
  • khai -> cakhāna (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √khai class 1 verb]
    khai -> cakhāna (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √khai class 1 verb]
    khan (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saraḥ -
  • saras (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • puṇyam -
  • puṇya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    puṇya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    puṇyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √puṇ class 10 verb], [accusative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
  • nāmnā -
  • nāmnā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    nāman (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • brahmasaraḥ -
  • brahmasaras (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    brahmasara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śubham -
  • śubha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śubha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śubhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    śubh (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “mahīnagarakātpūrve mahāpātakanāśanam
  • mahīna -
  • mahīna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gara -
  • gara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gṛ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • kāt -
  • kāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    kās (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • pūrve -
  • pūrva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    pūrva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    pūrvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • mahāpātaka -
  • mahāpātaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nāśanam -
  • nāśana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nāśana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 1.2.56.5

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 1.2.56.5 in Bengali sript:
চখান চ সরঃ পুণ্যং নাম্না ব্রহ্মসরঃ শুভম ।
মহীনগরকাত্পূর্বে মহাপাতকনাশনম্ ॥ ৫ ॥

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 1.2.56.5 in Kannada sript:
ಚಖಾನ ಚ ಸರಃ ಪುಣ್ಯಂ ನಾಮ್ನಾ ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಸರಃ ಶುಭಮ ।
ಮಹೀನಗರಕಾತ್ಪೂರ್ವೇ ಮಹಾಪಾತಕನಾಶನಮ್ ॥ ೫ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 1.2.56.5 in Gujarati sript:
ચખાન ચ સરઃ પુણ્યં નામ્ના બ્રહ્મસરઃ શુભમ ।
મહીનગરકાત્પૂર્વે મહાપાતકનાશનમ્ ॥ ૫ ॥

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 1.2.56.5 in Malayalam sript:
ചഖാന ച സരഃ പുണ്യം നാമ്നാ ബ്രഹ്മസരഃ ശുഭമ ।
മഹീനഗരകാത്പൂര്വേ മഹാപാതകനാശനമ് ॥ ൫ ॥

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