Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 2.2.26.31 (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 2.2.26.31

अष्टदिक्पालकांशैस्तु ब्रह्मणा निर्मितो नृपः ।
न ह्यल्पपुण्यकृद्राजा प्रजापालनतत्पर ॥ ३१ ॥

aṣṭadikpālakāṃśaistu brahmaṇā nirmito nṛpaḥ |
na hyalpapuṇyakṛdrājā prajāpālanatatpara || 31 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 2.2.26.31 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 (2.2.26.31). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ashtadikpalaka, Amsha, Brahmana, Nirmita, Nripa, Alpapunya, Krit, Raja, Rajan, Raj, Prajapalana, Tatpara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 2.2.26.31). 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.

  • Line1: “aṣṭadikpālakāṃśaistu brahmaṇā nirmito nṛpaḥ
  • aṣṭadikpālakā -
  • aṣṭadikpālaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aṣṭadikpālaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aṃśais -
  • aṃśa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • brahmaṇā* -
  • brahmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • nirmito* -
  • nirmita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nṛpaḥ -
  • nṛpa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line2: “na hyalpapuṇyakṛdrājā prajāpālanatatpara
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hya -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • alpapuṇya -
  • alpapuṇya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    alpapuṇya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṛd -
  • kṛt (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    kṛt (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • rājā -
  • rājā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    rājan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    rāj (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    rāj (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • prajāpālana -
  • prajāpālana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tatpara -
  • tatpara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tatpara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 2.2.26.31

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 2.2.26.31 in Bengali sript:
অষ্টদিক্পালকাংশৈস্তু ব্রহ্মণা নির্মিতো নৃপঃ ।
ন হ্যল্পপুণ্যকৃদ্রাজা প্রজাপালনতত্পর ॥ ৩১ ॥

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 2.2.26.31 in Kannada sript:
ಅಷ್ಟದಿಕ್ಪಾಲಕಾಂಶೈಸ್ತು ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಣಾ ನಿರ್ಮಿತೋ ನೃಪಃ ।
ನ ಹ್ಯಲ್ಪಪುಣ್ಯಕೃದ್ರಾಜಾ ಪ್ರಜಾಪಾಲನತತ್ಪರ ॥ ೩೧ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 2.2.26.31 in Gujarati sript:
અષ્ટદિક્પાલકાંશૈસ્તુ બ્રહ્મણા નિર્મિતો નૃપઃ ।
ન હ્યલ્પપુણ્યકૃદ્રાજા પ્રજાપાલનતત્પર ॥ ૩૧ ॥

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 2.2.26.31 in Malayalam sript:
അഷ്ടദിക്പാലകാംശൈസ്തു ബ്രഹ്മണാ നിര്മിതോ നൃപഃ ।
ന ഹ്യല്പപുണ്യകൃദ്രാജാ പ്രജാപാലനതത്പര ॥ ൩൧ ॥

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