Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 2.9.20.11 (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 2.9.20.11

श्रीनारायण उवाच ।
वर्णानामाश्रमाणां च सदाचारः पृथक्पृथक् ।
सामान्यः सविशेषश्च स्वधर्मः स उदीर्यते ॥ ११ ॥

śrīnārāyaṇa uvāca |
varṇānāmāśramāṇāṃ ca sadācāraḥ pṛthakpṛthak |
sāmānyaḥ saviśeṣaśca svadharmaḥ sa udīryate || 11 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 2.9.20.11 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 (2.9.20.11). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shri, Narayana, Varna, Ashrama, Sadacara, Prithak, Samanya, Savishesha, Svadharma, Udirya, Tad, Yushmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 2.9.20.11). 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: “śrīnārāyaṇa uvāca
  • śrī -
  • śrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • nārāyaṇa* -
  • nārāyaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative 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: “varṇānāmāśramāṇāṃ ca sadācāraḥ pṛthakpṛthak
  • varṇānām -
  • varṇa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    varṇa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    varṇā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • āśramāṇām -
  • āśrama (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    āśrama (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sadācāraḥ -
  • sadācāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pṛthak -
  • pṛthak (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • pṛthak -
  • pṛthak (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • Line 3: “sāmānyaḥ saviśeṣaśca svadharmaḥ sa udīryate
  • sāmānyaḥ -
  • sāmānya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • saviśeṣaś -
  • saviśeṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • svadharmaḥ -
  • svadharma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sa*u -
  • si (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    sa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present middle second single]
  • ud -
  • udīrya -
  • udīrya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    udīrya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 2.9.20.11

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 2.9.20.11 in Bengali sript:
শ্রীনারাযণ উবাচ ।
বর্ণানামাশ্রমাণাং চ সদাচারঃ পৃথক্পৃথক্ ।
সামান্যঃ সবিশেষশ্চ স্বধর্মঃ স উদীর্যতে ॥ ১১ ॥

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 2.9.20.11 in Kannada sript:
ಶ್ರೀನಾರಾಯಣ ಉವಾಚ ।
ವರ್ಣಾನಾಮಾಶ್ರಮಾಣಾಂ ಚ ಸದಾಚಾರಃ ಪೃಥಕ್ಪೃಥಕ್ ।
ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯಃ ಸವಿಶೇಷಶ್ಚ ಸ್ವಧರ್ಮಃ ಸ ಉದೀರ್ಯತೇ ॥ ೧೧ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 2.9.20.11 in Gujarati sript:
શ્રીનારાયણ ઉવાચ ।
વર્ણાનામાશ્રમાણાં ચ સદાચારઃ પૃથક્પૃથક્ ।
સામાન્યઃ સવિશેષશ્ચ સ્વધર્મઃ સ ઉદીર્યતે ॥ ૧૧ ॥

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 2.9.20.11 in Malayalam sript:
ശ്രീനാരായണ ഉവാച ।
വര്ണാനാമാശ്രമാണാം ച സദാചാരഃ പൃഥക്പൃഥക് ।
സാമാന്യഃ സവിശേഷശ്ച സ്വധര്മഃ സ ഉദീര്യതേ ॥ ൧൧ ॥

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