Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 2.2.8.48 (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 2.2.8.48

अज्ञाता नागरी वृत्तिः शबरैस्तु विशेषतः ।
राजोपजीविनां श्रेष्ठौ राजामात्यपुरोहितौ ॥ ४८ ॥

ajñātā nāgarī vṛttiḥ śabaraistu viśeṣataḥ |
rājopajīvināṃ śreṣṭhau rājāmātyapurohitau || 48 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 2.2.8.48 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 (2.2.8.48). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ajnata, Nagari, Vritti, Shabara, Visheshatah, Visheshatas, Rajopajivin, Shreshtha, Rajamatya, Purohita, Purohiti,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 2.2.8.48). 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: “ajñātā nāgarī vṛttiḥ śabaraistu viśeṣataḥ
  • ajñātā* -
  • ajñāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    ajñātā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • nāgarī -
  • nāgarī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • vṛttiḥ -
  • vṛtti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • śabarais -
  • śabara (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    śabara (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • viśeṣataḥ -
  • viśeṣataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    viśeṣatas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “rājopajīvināṃ śreṣṭhau rājāmātyapurohitau
  • rājopajīvinām -
  • rājopajīvin (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • śreṣṭhau -
  • śreṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • rājāmātya -
  • rājāmātya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rājāmātya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • purohitau -
  • purohita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    purohiti (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 2.2.8.48

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 2.2.8.48 in Bengali sript:
অজ্ঞাতা নাগরী বৃত্তিঃ শবরৈস্তু বিশেষতঃ ।
রাজোপজীবিনাং শ্রেষ্ঠৌ রাজামাত্যপুরোহিতৌ ॥ ৪৮ ॥

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 2.2.8.48 in Kannada sript:
ಅಜ್ಞಾತಾ ನಾಗರೀ ವೃತ್ತಿಃ ಶಬರೈಸ್ತು ವಿಶೇಷತಃ ।
ರಾಜೋಪಜೀವಿನಾಂ ಶ್ರೇಷ್ಠೌ ರಾಜಾಮಾತ್ಯಪುರೋಹಿತೌ ॥ ೪೮ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 2.2.8.48 in Gujarati sript:
અજ્ઞાતા નાગરી વૃત્તિઃ શબરૈસ્તુ વિશેષતઃ ।
રાજોપજીવિનાં શ્રેષ્ઠૌ રાજામાત્યપુરોહિતૌ ॥ ૪૮ ॥

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 2.2.8.48 in Malayalam sript:
അജ്ഞാതാ നാഗരീ വൃത്തിഃ ശബരൈസ്തു വിശേഷതഃ ।
രാജോപജീവിനാം ശ്രേഷ്ഠൌ രാജാമാത്യപുരോഹിതൌ ॥ ൪൮ ॥

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