Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 2.9.9.8 (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 2.9.9.8

कान्त्या हीनस्ततश्चन्द्रः प्रापाम्बुत्वं महोदधौ ।
अनावृष्टिर्महत्यासीद्धान्यबीजक्षयंकरी ॥ ८ ॥

kāntyā hīnastataścandraḥ prāpāmbutvaṃ mahodadhau |
anāvṛṣṭirmahatyāsīddhānyabījakṣayaṃkarī || 8 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 2.9.9.8 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 (2.9.9.8). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kanti, Hina, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Candra, Prapa, Ambu, Tva, Yushmad, Mahodadhi, Anavrishti, Mahat, Mahati, Hani, Han, Abija, Kshayankari,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 2.9.9.8). 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: “kāntyā hīnastataścandraḥ prāpāmbutvaṃ mahodadhau
  • kāntyā* -
  • kānti (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    kāntī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • hīnas -
  • hīna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    -> hīna (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √ class 3 verb]
  • tataś -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • candraḥ -
  • candra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prāpā -
  • prāpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prāpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ambu -
  • ambu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ambu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ambu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • tvam -
  • tva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • mahodadhau -
  • mahodadhi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “anāvṛṣṭirmahatyāsīddhānyabījakṣayaṃkarī
  • anāvṛṣṭir -
  • anāvṛṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahatyā -
  • mahatī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [instrumental single]
    mahat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    mahat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    mah (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • āsīddh -
  • ās (verb class 2)
    [aorist active third single], [injunctive active third single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • hānya -
  • hāni (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    han (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active first single]
  • abīja -
  • abīja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    abīja (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṣayaṅkarī -
  • kṣayaṅkarī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 2.9.9.8

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 2.9.9.8 in Bengali sript:
কান্ত্যা হীনস্ততশ্চন্দ্রঃ প্রাপাম্বুত্বং মহোদধৌ ।
অনাবৃষ্টির্মহত্যাসীদ্ধান্যবীজক্ষযংকরী ॥ ৮ ॥

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 2.9.9.8 in Kannada sript:
ಕಾನ್ತ್ಯಾ ಹೀನಸ್ತತಶ್ಚನ್ದ್ರಃ ಪ್ರಾಪಾಮ್ಬುತ್ವಂ ಮಹೋದಧೌ ।
ಅನಾವೃಷ್ಟಿರ್ಮಹತ್ಯಾಸೀದ್ಧಾನ್ಯಬೀಜಕ್ಷಯಂಕರೀ ॥ ೮ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 2.9.9.8 in Gujarati sript:
કાન્ત્યા હીનસ્તતશ્ચન્દ્રઃ પ્રાપામ્બુત્વં મહોદધૌ ।
અનાવૃષ્ટિર્મહત્યાસીદ્ધાન્યબીજક્ષયંકરી ॥ ૮ ॥

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 2.9.9.8 in Malayalam sript:
കാന്ത്യാ ഹീനസ്തതശ്ചന്ദ്രഃ പ്രാപാമ്ബുത്വം മഹോദധൌ ।
അനാവൃഷ്ടിര്മഹത്യാസീദ്ധാന്യബീജക്ഷയംകരീ ॥ ൮ ॥

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