Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 3.1.40.5 (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 3.1.40.5

ऋषय ऊचुः ।
गायत्र्याश्च सरस्वत्या गन्धमादनपर्वते ।
किमर्थं संनिधानं वै सूताभूत्तद्वदस्व नः ॥ ५ ॥

ṛṣaya ūcuḥ |
gāyatryāśca sarasvatyā gandhamādanaparvate |
kimarthaṃ saṃnidhānaṃ vai sūtābhūttadvadasva naḥ || 5 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 3.1.40.5 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 (3.1.40.5). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Rishi, Gayatri, Gayatrya, Sarasvati, Gandhamadana, Parvata, Parvati, Parvat, Kimartha, Samnidhana, Suta, Tadvat, Asva, Asmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 3.1.40.5). 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: “ṛṣaya ūcuḥ
  • ṛṣaya* -
  • ṛṣi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ūcuḥ -
  • uc (verb class 4)
    [perfect active third plural]
    vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active third plural]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • Line 2: “gāyatryāśca sarasvatyā gandhamādanaparvate
  • gāyatryāś -
  • gāyatrī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    gāyatrya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    gāyatryā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sarasvatyā* -
  • sarasvatī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • gandhamādana -
  • gandhamādana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gandhamādana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • parvate -
  • parvata (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    parvata (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    parvatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    parvati (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    parv -> parvat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √parv class 1 verb]
    parv -> parvat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √parv class 1 verb]
    parv (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
  • Line 3: “kimarthaṃ saṃnidhānaṃ vai sūtābhūttadvadasva naḥ
  • kimartham -
  • kimartha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kimartha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kimarthā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • saṃnidhānam -
  • saṃnidhāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • sūtā -
  • sūta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sūta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sūtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    su -> sūta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √su class 1 verb], [vocative single from √su class 2 verb]
    su -> sūta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √su class 1 verb], [vocative single from √su class 2 verb]
    su -> sūtā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √su class 1 verb], [nominative single from √su class 2 verb]
    -> sūta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √ class 6 verb]
    -> sūta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √ class 6 verb]
    -> sūtā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √ class 6 verb]
    -> sūta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √ class 2 verb]
    -> sūta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √ class 2 verb]
    -> sūtā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √ class 2 verb]
  • abhūt -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [aorist active third single]
  • tadvad -
  • tadvat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    tadvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • asva -
  • asva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    asva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • naḥ -
  • na (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative plural], [dative plural], [genitive plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 3.1.40.5

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 3.1.40.5 in Bengali sript:
ঋষয ঊচুঃ ।
গাযত্র্যাশ্চ সরস্বত্যা গন্ধমাদনপর্বতে ।
কিমর্থং সংনিধানং বৈ সূতাভূত্তদ্বদস্ব নঃ ॥ ৫ ॥

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 3.1.40.5 in Kannada sript:
ಋಷಯ ಊಚುಃ ।
ಗಾಯತ್ರ್ಯಾಶ್ಚ ಸರಸ್ವತ್ಯಾ ಗನ್ಧಮಾದನಪರ್ವತೇ ।
ಕಿಮರ್ಥಂ ಸಂನಿಧಾನಂ ವೈ ಸೂತಾಭೂತ್ತದ್ವದಸ್ವ ನಃ ॥ ೫ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 3.1.40.5 in Gujarati sript:
ઋષય ઊચુઃ ।
ગાયત્ર્યાશ્ચ સરસ્વત્યા ગન્ધમાદનપર્વતે ।
કિમર્થં સંનિધાનં વૈ સૂતાભૂત્તદ્વદસ્વ નઃ ॥ ૫ ॥

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 3.1.40.5 in Malayalam sript:
ഋഷയ ഊചുഃ ।
ഗായത്ര്യാശ്ച സരസ്വത്യാ ഗന്ധമാദനപര്വതേ ।
കിമര്ഥം സംനിധാനം വൈ സൂതാഭൂത്തദ്വദസ്വ നഃ ॥ ൫ ॥

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