Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 2.2.21.4 (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 2.2.21.4

ब्रह्मज्ञाननिधिः साक्षान्नारदः प्रत्युवाच यत् ।
न हि वेदांतवचसोऽपरस्माज्ज्ञानमस्य वै ॥ ४ ॥

brahmajñānanidhiḥ sākṣānnāradaḥ pratyuvāca yat |
na hi vedāṃtavacaso'parasmājjñānamasya vai || 4 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 2.2.21.4 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 (2.2.21.4). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Brahmajnana, Nidhi, Saksha, Prati, Yat, Yad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 2.2.21.4). 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: “brahmajñānanidhiḥ sākṣānnāradaḥ pratyuvāca yat
  • brahmajñāna -
  • brahmajñāna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nidhiḥ -
  • nidhi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sākṣānn -
  • sākṣa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ārad -
  • (verb class 1)
    [aorist active third single]
    (verb class 3)
    [aorist active third single]
    (verb class 5)
    [aorist active third single]
  • aḥ -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • pratyu -
  • prati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    prati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pratī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    prati (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • 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]
  • yat -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “na hi vedāṃtavacaso'parasmājjñānamasya vai
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • Cannot analyse vedāntavacaso'parasmājjñānamasya*va
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 2.2.21.4

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 2.2.21.4 in Bengali sript:
ব্রহ্মজ্ঞাননিধিঃ সাক্ষান্নারদঃ প্রত্যুবাচ যত্ ।
ন হি বেদাংতবচসোঽপরস্মাজ্জ্ঞানমস্য বৈ ॥ ৪ ॥

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 2.2.21.4 in Kannada sript:
ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಜ್ಞಾನನಿಧಿಃ ಸಾಕ್ಷಾನ್ನಾರದಃ ಪ್ರತ್ಯುವಾಚ ಯತ್ ।
ನ ಹಿ ವೇದಾಂತವಚಸೋಽಪರಸ್ಮಾಜ್ಜ್ಞಾನಮಸ್ಯ ವೈ ॥ ೪ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 2.2.21.4 in Gujarati sript:
બ્રહ્મજ્ઞાનનિધિઃ સાક્ષાન્નારદઃ પ્રત્યુવાચ યત્ ।
ન હિ વેદાંતવચસોઽપરસ્માજ્જ્ઞાનમસ્ય વૈ ॥ ૪ ॥

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 2.2.21.4 in Malayalam sript:
ബ്രഹ്മജ്ഞാനനിധിഃ സാക്ഷാന്നാരദഃ പ്രത്യുവാച യത് ।
ന ഹി വേദാംതവചസോഽപരസ്മാജ്ജ്ഞാനമസ്യ വൈ ॥ ൪ ॥

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