Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 3.2.3.81 (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 3.2.3.81

व्यास उवाच ।
पतनं साहसानां च नरकस्यैव कारणम् ।
योनिकुण्डमिदं सृष्टं कुंभीपाकसमं भुवि ॥ ८१ ॥

vyāsa uvāca |
patanaṃ sāhasānāṃ ca narakasyaiva kāraṇam |
yonikuṇḍamidaṃ sṛṣṭaṃ kuṃbhīpākasamaṃ bhuvi || 81 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 3.2.3.81 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 (3.2.3.81). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vyasa, Patana, Sahasa, Naraka, Karana, Yonikunda, Idam, Srishta, Kumbhipaka, Samam, Sama, Bhu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 3.2.3.81). 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: “vyāsa uvāca
  • vyāsa* -
  • vyāsa (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: “patanaṃ sāhasānāṃ ca narakasyaiva kāraṇam
  • patanam -
  • patana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    patana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    patanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • sāhasānām -
  • sāhasa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    sāhasa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sāhasā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • narakasyai -
  • naraka (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    naraka (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • kāraṇam -
  • kāraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kāraṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 3: “yonikuṇḍamidaṃ sṛṣṭaṃ kuṃbhīpākasamaṃ bhuvi
  • yonikuṇḍam -
  • yonikuṇḍa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sṛṣṭam -
  • sṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sṛṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sṛṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    sṛj -> sṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √sṛj class 6 verb]
    sṛj -> sṛṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sṛj class 6 verb], [accusative single from √sṛj class 6 verb]
  • kumbhīpāka -
  • kumbhīpāka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • samam -
  • samam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    samā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • bhuvi -
  • bhū (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhū (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 3.2.3.81

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 3.2.3.81 in Bengali sript:
ব্যাস উবাচ ।
পতনং সাহসানাং চ নরকস্যৈব কারণম্ ।
যোনিকুণ্ডমিদং সৃষ্টং কুংভীপাকসমং ভুবি ॥ ৮১ ॥

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 3.2.3.81 in Kannada sript:
ವ್ಯಾಸ ಉವಾಚ ।
ಪತನಂ ಸಾಹಸಾನಾಂ ಚ ನರಕಸ್ಯೈವ ಕಾರಣಮ್ ।
ಯೋನಿಕುಣ್ಡಮಿದಂ ಸೃಷ್ಟಂ ಕುಂಭೀಪಾಕಸಮಂ ಭುವಿ ॥ ೮೧ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 3.2.3.81 in Gujarati sript:
વ્યાસ ઉવાચ ।
પતનં સાહસાનાં ચ નરકસ્યૈવ કારણમ્ ।
યોનિકુણ્ડમિદં સૃષ્ટં કુંભીપાકસમં ભુવિ ॥ ૮૧ ॥

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 3.2.3.81 in Malayalam sript:
വ്യാസ ഉവാച ।
പതനം സാഹസാനാം ച നരകസ്യൈവ കാരണമ് ।
യോനികുണ്ഡമിദം സൃഷ്ടം കുംഭീപാകസമം ഭുവി ॥ ൮൧ ॥

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