Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 2.9.31.21 (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 2.9.31.21

त्वद्भक्तियोग्यो नरदेह एव यं कामयन्तेऽपि च नाकसंस्थाः ।
त्वद्भक्तिहीनं हि दिवोपि सौख्यमहं तु जाने नरकेण तुल्यम् ॥ २१ ॥

tvadbhaktiyogyo naradeha eva yaṃ kāmayante'pi ca nākasaṃsthāḥ |
tvadbhaktihīnaṃ hi divopi saukhyamahaṃ tu jāne narakeṇa tulyam || 21 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 2.9.31.21 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 (2.9.31.21). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Yushmad, Yogya, Yogi, Narada, Iha, Eva, Yah, Api, Naka, Samstha, Bhaktihina, Saukhya, Aha, Asmad, Jana, Jani, Naraka, Tulyam, Tulya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 2.9.31.21). 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: “tvadbhaktiyogyo naradeha eva yaṃ kāmayante'pi ca nākasaṃsthāḥ
  • tvad -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [ablative single]
  • bhakti -
  • bhakti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • yogyo* -
  • yogya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yuj -> yogya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √yuj class 7 verb]
    yogī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    yogī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • narade -
  • narada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
  • īha* -
  • īha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yam -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • kāmayante' -
  • kam (verb class 0)
    [present middle third plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nāka -
  • nāka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nāka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṃsthāḥ -
  • saṃstha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    saṃsthā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “tvadbhaktihīnaṃ hi divopi saukhyamahaṃ tu jāne narakeṇa tulyam
  • tvad -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [ablative single]
  • bhaktihīnam -
  • bhaktihīna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhaktihīna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhaktihīnā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • Cannot analyse divopi*sa
  • saukhyam -
  • saukhya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • jāne -
  • jāna (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    jāna (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    jāni (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    jāni (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    jñā (verb class 9)
    [present middle first single]
  • narakeṇa -
  • naraka (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    naraka (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • tulyam -
  • tulyam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tulya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tulya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tulyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tul -> tulya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √tul class 10 verb]
    tul -> tulya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √tul class 10 verb], [accusative single from √tul class 10 verb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 2.9.31.21

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 2.9.31.21 in Bengali sript:
ত্বদ্ভক্তিযোগ্যো নরদেহ এব যং কামযন্তেঽপি চ নাকসংস্থাঃ ।
ত্বদ্ভক্তিহীনং হি দিবোপি সৌখ্যমহং তু জানে নরকেণ তুল্যম্ ॥ 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 2.9.31.21 in Kannada sript:
ತ್ವದ್ಭಕ್ತಿಯೋಗ್ಯೋ ನರದೇಹ ಏವ ಯಂ ಕಾಮಯನ್ತೇಽಪಿ ಚ ನಾಕಸಂಸ್ಥಾಃ ।
ತ್ವದ್ಭಕ್ತಿಹೀನಂ ಹಿ ದಿವೋಪಿ ಸೌಖ್ಯಮಹಂ ತು ಜಾನೇ ನರಕೇಣ ತುಲ್ಯಮ್ ॥ ೨೧ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 2.9.31.21 in Gujarati sript:
ત્વદ્ભક્તિયોગ્યો નરદેહ એવ યં કામયન્તેઽપિ ચ નાકસંસ્થાઃ ।
ત્વદ્ભક્તિહીનં હિ દિવોપિ સૌખ્યમહં તુ જાને નરકેણ તુલ્યમ્ ॥ 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 2.9.31.21 in Malayalam sript:
ത്വദ്ഭക്തിയോഗ്യോ നരദേഹ ഏവ യം കാമയന്തേഽപി ച നാകസംസ്ഥാഃ ।
ത്വദ്ഭക്തിഹീനം ഹി ദിവോപി സൌഖ്യമഹം തു ജാനേ നരകേണ തുല്യമ് ॥ ൨൧ ॥

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