Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 2.5.3.1 (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 2.5.3.1

ब्रह्मोवाच ।
पुंड्रं कतिविधं कार्यं प्रब्रूहि मम केशव ।
पुंड्राणां श्रवणेऽतीव कौतुकं मम जायते ॥ १ ॥

brahmovāca |
puṃḍraṃ katividhaṃ kāryaṃ prabrūhi mama keśava |
puṃḍrāṇāṃ śravaṇe'tīva kautukaṃ mama jāyate || 1 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 2.5.3.1 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 (2.5.3.1). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Brahma, Brahman, Pundra, Katividha, Karya, Pra, Asmad, Keshava, Shravana, Ativa, Kautuka, Jayat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 2.5.3.1). 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: “brahmovāca
  • brahmo -
  • brahma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brahma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brahman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    brahmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    brahm (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • 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]
  • Line 2: “puṃḍraṃ katividhaṃ kāryaṃ prabrūhi mama keśava
  • puṇḍram -
  • puṇḍra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    puṇḍra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    puṇḍrā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • katividham -
  • katividha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katividha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    katividhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kāryam -
  • kārya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kārya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kāryā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kāryā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ], [accusative single from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kṛ class 3 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 6 verb]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 3 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 3 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 6 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 6 verb]
    kṝ -> kārya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kṝ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṝ class 9 verb]
    kṝ -> kārya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kṝ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṝ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṝ class 9 verb], [accusative single from √kṝ class 9 verb]
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • brūhi -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second single]
  • mama -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • keśava -
  • keśava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    keśava (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 3: “puṃḍrāṇāṃ śravaṇe'tīva kautukaṃ mama jāyate
  • puṇḍrāṇām -
  • puṇḍra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    puṇḍra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    puṇḍrā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • śravaṇe' -
  • śravaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    śravaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    śravaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • atīva -
  • atīva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    atīva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • kautukam -
  • kautuka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • mama -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • jāyate -
  • jai -> jāyat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √jai class 1 verb]
    jai -> jāyat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √jai class 1 verb]
    jai (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
    jan (verb class 4)
    [present middle third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 2.5.3.1

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 2.5.3.1 in Bengali sript:
ব্রহ্মোবাচ ।
পুংড্রং কতিবিধং কার্যং প্রব্রূহি মম কেশব ।
পুংড্রাণাং শ্রবণেঽতীব কৌতুকং মম জাযতে ॥ ১ ॥

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 2.5.3.1 in Kannada sript:
ಬ್ರಹ್ಮೋವಾಚ ।
ಪುಂಡ್ರಂ ಕತಿವಿಧಂ ಕಾರ್ಯಂ ಪ್ರಬ್ರೂಹಿ ಮಮ ಕೇಶವ ।
ಪುಂಡ್ರಾಣಾಂ ಶ್ರವಣೇಽತೀವ ಕೌತುಕಂ ಮಮ ಜಾಯತೇ ॥ ೧ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 2.5.3.1 in Gujarati sript:
બ્રહ્મોવાચ ।
પુંડ્રં કતિવિધં કાર્યં પ્રબ્રૂહિ મમ કેશવ ।
પુંડ્રાણાં શ્રવણેઽતીવ કૌતુકં મમ જાયતે ॥ ૧ ॥

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 2.5.3.1 in Malayalam sript:
ബ്രഹ്മോവാച ।
പുംഡ്രം കതിവിധം കാര്യം പ്രബ്രൂഹി മമ കേശവ ।
പുംഡ്രാണാം ശ്രവണേഽതീവ കൌതുകം മമ ജായതേ ॥ ൧ ॥

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