Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 2.1.1.78 (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 2.1.1.78

अथ देवतीर्थमाहात्म्यम् ।
शृणु देवि परं गुह्यमनन्ताख्ये महागिरौ ।
मद्दिव्यालयवायव्ये शिखरे गिरिगह्वरे ।
देवतीर्थमिति ख्यातं तटाकमतिशोभनम् ॥ ७८ ॥

atha devatīrthamāhātmyam |
śṛṇu devi paraṃ guhyamanantākhye mahāgirau |
maddivyālayavāyavye śikhare girigahvare |
devatīrthamiti khyātaṃ taṭākamatiśobhanam || 78 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 2.1.1.78 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 (2.1.1.78). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Atha, Devatirtha, Ahan, Atmya, Atmi, Devi, Devin, Param, Para, Guhyam, Guhya, Guhi, Ananta, Akhya, Mahagiri, Asmad, Div, Divi, Divya, Alaya, Vayavya, Shikhara, Girigahvara, Iti, Khyata, Tataka, Atishobhana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 2.1.1.78). 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: “atha devatīrthamāhātmyam
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • devatīrtham -
  • devatīrtha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • āhā -
  • āhan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    āhan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ah (verb class 5)
    [perfect active third single]
  • ātmyam -
  • ātmya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ātmī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “śṛṇu devi paraṃ guhyamanantākhye mahāgirau
  • śṛṇu -
  • śru (verb class 5)
    [imperative active second single]
  • devi -
  • devī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    devin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    devin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • param -
  • param (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    para (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    para (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • guhyam -
  • guhyam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    guhya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    guhya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    guhyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    guh -> guhya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √guh class 1 verb]
    guh -> guhya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √guh class 1 verb], [accusative single from √guh class 1 verb]
    guhī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • anantā -
  • ananta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ananta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    anantā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ant (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • ākhye -
  • ākhyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ākhya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ākhya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • mahāgirau -
  • mahāgiri (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • Line 3: “maddivyālayavāyavye śikhare girigahvare
  • mad -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [ablative single]
  • divyā -
  • divi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    divī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [instrumental single]
    divya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    divya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    div -> divya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √div]
    div (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    divyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ālaya -
  • ālaya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vāyavye -
  • vāyavya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vāyavya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    vāyavyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • śikhare -
  • śikhara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    śikhara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    śikharā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • girigahvare -
  • girigahvara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    girigahvara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • Line 4: “devatīrthamiti khyātaṃ taṭākamatiśobhanam
  • devatīrtham -
  • devatīrtha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • khyātam -
  • khyāta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    khyāta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    khyātā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    khyā -> khyāta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √khyā class 2 verb]
    khyā -> khyāta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √khyā class 2 verb], [accusative single from √khyā class 2 verb]
    khyā (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second dual]
  • taṭākam -
  • taṭāka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • atiśobhanam -
  • atiśobhana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    atiśobhana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    atiśobhanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 2.1.1.78

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 2.1.1.78 in Bengali sript:
অথ দেবতীর্থমাহাত্ম্যম্ ।
শৃণু দেবি পরং গুহ্যমনন্তাখ্যে মহাগিরৌ ।
মদ্দিব্যালযবাযব্যে শিখরে গিরিগহ্বরে ।
দেবতীর্থমিতি খ্যাতং তটাকমতিশোভনম্ ॥ ৭৮ ॥

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 2.1.1.78 in Kannada sript:
ಅಥ ದೇವತೀರ್ಥಮಾಹಾತ್ಮ್ಯಮ್ ।
ಶೃಣು ದೇವಿ ಪರಂ ಗುಹ್ಯಮನನ್ತಾಖ್ಯೇ ಮಹಾಗಿರೌ ।
ಮದ್ದಿವ್ಯಾಲಯವಾಯವ್ಯೇ ಶಿಖರೇ ಗಿರಿಗಹ್ವರೇ ।
ದೇವತೀರ್ಥಮಿತಿ ಖ್ಯಾತಂ ತಟಾಕಮತಿಶೋಭನಮ್ ॥ ೭೮ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 2.1.1.78 in Gujarati sript:
અથ દેવતીર્થમાહાત્મ્યમ્ ।
શૃણુ દેવિ પરં ગુહ્યમનન્તાખ્યે મહાગિરૌ ।
મદ્દિવ્યાલયવાયવ્યે શિખરે ગિરિગહ્વરે ।
દેવતીર્થમિતિ ખ્યાતં તટાકમતિશોભનમ્ ॥ ૭૮ ॥

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 2.1.1.78 in Malayalam sript:
അഥ ദേവതീര്ഥമാഹാത്മ്യമ് ।
ശൃണു ദേവി പരം ഗുഹ്യമനന്താഖ്യേ മഹാഗിരൌ ।
മദ്ദിവ്യാലയവായവ്യേ ശിഖരേ ഗിരിഗഹ്വരേ ।
ദേവതീര്ഥമിതി ഖ്യാതം തടാകമതിശോഭനമ് ॥ ൭൮ ॥

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