Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 2.2.48.21 (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 2.2.48.21

स्वकृतादुत्तमं प्राहुः परकृत्योपरक्षणम् ।
पालयेत्परदत्तं यः स्वदत्तादुत्तमं हि तत् ॥ २१ ॥

svakṛtāduttamaṃ prāhuḥ parakṛtyoparakṣaṇam |
pālayetparadattaṃ yaḥ svadattāduttamaṃ hi tat || 21 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 2.2.48.21 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 (2.2.48.21). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Svakrita, Uttamam, Uttama, Pra, Ahu, Parakriti, Parakritya, Uparakshana, Para, Datta, Yah, Svadat, Tat, Tad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 2.2.48.21). 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: “svakṛtāduttamaṃ prāhuḥ parakṛtyoparakṣaṇam
  • svakṛtād -
  • svakṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    svakṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • uttamam -
  • uttamam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    uttama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    uttama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uttamā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • prā -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
    prā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • ahuḥ -
  • ahu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ahu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [aorist active third plural]
    (verb class 3)
    [aorist active third plural]
  • parakṛtyo -
  • parakṛtya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    parakṛtya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    parakṛti (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    parakṛtyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • uparakṣaṇam -
  • uparakṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “pālayetparadattaṃ yaḥ svadattāduttamaṃ hi tat
  • pālayet -
  • pāl (verb class 10)
    [optative active third single]
    (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • para -
  • para (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    para (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • dattam -
  • datta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    datta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dattā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    (verb class 3)
    [imperative active second dual]
  • yaḥ -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • svadat -
  • svad -> svadat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √svad class 1 verb], [vocative single from √svad class 1 verb], [accusative single from √svad class 1 verb]
  • tād -
  • tāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • uttamam -
  • uttamam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    uttama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    uttama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uttamā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 2.2.48.21

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 2.2.48.21 in Bengali sript:
স্বকৃতাদুত্তমং প্রাহুঃ পরকৃত্যোপরক্ষণম্ ।
পালযেত্পরদত্তং যঃ স্বদত্তাদুত্তমং হি তত্ ॥ ২১ ॥

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 2.2.48.21 in Kannada sript:
ಸ್ವಕೃತಾದುತ್ತಮಂ ಪ್ರಾಹುಃ ಪರಕೃತ್ಯೋಪರಕ್ಷಣಮ್ ।
ಪಾಲಯೇತ್ಪರದತ್ತಂ ಯಃ ಸ್ವದತ್ತಾದುತ್ತಮಂ ಹಿ ತತ್ ॥ ೨೧ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 2.2.48.21 in Gujarati sript:
સ્વકૃતાદુત્તમં પ્રાહુઃ પરકૃત્યોપરક્ષણમ્ ।
પાલયેત્પરદત્તં યઃ સ્વદત્તાદુત્તમં હિ તત્ ॥ ૨૧ ॥

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 2.2.48.21 in Malayalam sript:
സ്വകൃതാദുത്തമം പ്രാഹുഃ പരകൃത്യോപരക്ഷണമ് ।
പാലയേത്പരദത്തം യഃ സ്വദത്താദുത്തമം ഹി തത് ॥ ൨൧ ॥

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