Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 1.3.9.20 (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 1.3.9.20

ब्रह्मोवाच ।
इति पृष्टो मुनिः प्राह गौतमः शैलकन्यकाम् ।
श्रूयतां देवि माहात्म्यमादिशन्मे महेश्वरः ॥ २० ॥

brahmovāca |
iti pṛṣṭo muniḥ prāha gautamaḥ śailakanyakām |
śrūyatāṃ devi māhātmyamādiśanme maheśvaraḥ || 20 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 1.3.9.20 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 (1.3.9.20). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Brahma, Brahman, Iti, Prishta, Muni, Praha, Gautama, Shailakanyaka, Devi, Devin, Mahatmya, Asmad, Maheshvara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 1.3.9.20). 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: “brahmovāca
  • brahmo -
  • 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]
  • 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: “iti pṛṣṭo muniḥ prāha gautamaḥ śailakanyakām
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • pṛṣṭo* -
  • pṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    pṛṣ -> pṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √pṛṣ class 1 verb]
    praś -> pṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √praś class 6 verb]
  • muniḥ -
  • muni (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prāha -
  • prāha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gautamaḥ -
  • gautama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śailakanyakām -
  • śailakanyakā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 3: “śrūyatāṃ devi māhātmyamādiśanme maheśvaraḥ
  • śrūyatām -
  • śru (verb class 5)
    [imperative passive third single]
  • devi -
  • devī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    devin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    devin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • māhātmyam -
  • māhātmya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ā -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • adiśan -
  • diś (verb class 6)
    [imperfect active third single], [imperfect active third 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]
  • maheśvaraḥ -
  • maheśvara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 1.3.9.20

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 1.3.9.20 in Bengali sript:
ব্রহ্মোবাচ ।
ইতি পৃষ্টো মুনিঃ প্রাহ গৌতমঃ শৈলকন্যকাম্ ।
শ্রূযতাং দেবি মাহাত্ম্যমাদিশন্মে মহেশ্বরঃ ॥ ২০ ॥

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 1.3.9.20 in Kannada sript:
ಬ್ರಹ್ಮೋವಾಚ ।
ಇತಿ ಪೃಷ್ಟೋ ಮುನಿಃ ಪ್ರಾಹ ಗೌತಮಃ ಶೈಲಕನ್ಯಕಾಮ್ ।
ಶ್ರೂಯತಾಂ ದೇವಿ ಮಾಹಾತ್ಮ್ಯಮಾದಿಶನ್ಮೇ ಮಹೇಶ್ವರಃ ॥ ೨೦ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 1.3.9.20 in Gujarati sript:
બ્રહ્મોવાચ ।
ઇતિ પૃષ્ટો મુનિઃ પ્રાહ ગૌતમઃ શૈલકન્યકામ્ ।
શ્રૂયતાં દેવિ માહાત્મ્યમાદિશન્મે મહેશ્વરઃ ॥ ૨૦ ॥

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 1.3.9.20 in Malayalam sript:
ബ്രഹ്മോവാച ।
ഇതി പൃഷ്ടോ മുനിഃ പ്രാഹ ഗൌതമഃ ശൈലകന്യകാമ് ।
ശ്രൂയതാം ദേവി മാഹാത്മ്യമാദിശന്മേ മഹേശ്വരഃ ॥ ൨൦ ॥

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