Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 2.4.16.3 (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 2.4.16.3

रमा वल्लभायाऽसुराणां निहंत्रे भुजंगारियानाय पीतांबराय ।
मखादिक्रियापाककर्त्रे विकर्त्रे शरण्याय तस्मै नताः स्मो नताः स्मः ॥ ३ ॥

ramā vallabhāyā'surāṇāṃ nihaṃtre bhujaṃgāriyānāya pītāṃbarāya |
makhādikriyāpākakartre vikartre śaraṇyāya tasmai natāḥ smo natāḥ smaḥ || 3 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 2.4.16.3 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 (2.4.16.3). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Rama, Vallabha, Asura, Nihantri, Bhujanga, Ariya, Aya, Pitambara, Makha, Adish, Apaka, Kartri, Kartra, Vikartri, Sharanya, Tad, Nata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 2.4.16.3). 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: “ramā vallabhāyā'surāṇāṃ nihaṃtre bhujaṃgāriyānāya pītāṃbarāya
  • ramā* -
  • rama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    ramā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vallabhā -
  • vallabha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vallabha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vallabhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ayā' -
  • asurāṇām -
  • asura (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    asura (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    asurā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • nihantre -
  • nihantṛ (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • bhujaṅgā -
  • bhujaṅga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhujaṅga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ariyān -
  • ariya (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • āya -
  • āya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    a (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • pītāmbarāya -
  • pītāmbara (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    pītāmbara (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • Line 2: “makhādikriyāpākakartre vikartre śaraṇyāya tasmai natāḥ smo natāḥ smaḥ
  • makhā -
  • makha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    makha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    makhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    makh (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ādik -
  • ādiś (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • riyā -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • apāka -
  • apāka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    apāka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kartre -
  • kartṛ (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    kartra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • vikartre -
  • vikartṛ (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • śaraṇyāya -
  • śaraṇya (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    śaraṇya (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • tasmai -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • natāḥ -
  • nata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    natā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    nam -> nata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √nam class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √nam class 1 verb]
    nam -> natā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √nam class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √nam class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √nam class 1 verb]
  • smo* -
  • as (verb class 2)
    [present active first plural]
  • natāḥ -
  • nata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    natā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    nam -> nata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √nam class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √nam class 1 verb]
    nam -> natā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √nam class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √nam class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √nam class 1 verb]
  • smaḥ -
  • as (verb class 2)
    [present active first plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 2.4.16.3

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 2.4.16.3 in Bengali sript:
রমা বল্লভাযাঽসুরাণাং নিহংত্রে ভুজংগারিযানায পীতাংবরায ।
মখাদিক্রিযাপাককর্ত্রে বিকর্ত্রে শরণ্যায তস্মৈ নতাঃ স্মো নতাঃ স্মঃ ॥ ৩ ॥

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 2.4.16.3 in Kannada sript:
ರಮಾ ವಲ್ಲಭಾಯಾಽಸುರಾಣಾಂ ನಿಹಂತ್ರೇ ಭುಜಂಗಾರಿಯಾನಾಯ ಪೀತಾಂಬರಾಯ ।
ಮಖಾದಿಕ್ರಿಯಾಪಾಕಕರ್ತ್ರೇ ವಿಕರ್ತ್ರೇ ಶರಣ್ಯಾಯ ತಸ್ಮೈ ನತಾಃ ಸ್ಮೋ ನತಾಃ ಸ್ಮಃ ॥ ೩ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 2.4.16.3 in Gujarati sript:
રમા વલ્લભાયાઽસુરાણાં નિહંત્રે ભુજંગારિયાનાય પીતાંબરાય ।
મખાદિક્રિયાપાકકર્ત્રે વિકર્ત્રે શરણ્યાય તસ્મૈ નતાઃ સ્મો નતાઃ સ્મઃ ॥ ૩ ॥

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 2.4.16.3 in Malayalam sript:
രമാ വല്ലഭായാഽസുരാണാം നിഹംത്രേ ഭുജംഗാരിയാനായ പീതാംബരായ ।
മഖാദിക്രിയാപാകകര്ത്രേ വികര്ത്രേ ശരണ്യായ തസ്മൈ നതാഃ സ്മോ നതാഃ സ്മഃ ॥ ൩ ॥

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