Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 4.2.11.31 (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 4.2.11.31

भिक्षणीया सदा भिक्षा भिक्षुणा मोक्षकांक्षिणा ।
यतो भिक्षाप्रदा काश्यां विश्वेशस्य कुटुंबिनी ॥ ३१ ॥

bhikṣaṇīyā sadā bhikṣā bhikṣuṇā mokṣakāṃkṣiṇā |
yato bhikṣāpradā kāśyāṃ viśveśasya kuṭuṃbinī || 31 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 4.2.11.31 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 (4.2.11.31). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bhikshaniya, Sada, Bhiksha, Bhikshu, Mokshakankshin, Yatah, Yat, Yata, Prada, Kashi, Kashya, Vishvesha, Kutumbini,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 4.2.11.31). 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: “bhikṣaṇīyā sadā bhikṣā bhikṣuṇā mokṣakāṃkṣiṇā
  • bhikṣaṇīyā -
  • bhaj -> bhikṣaṇīyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √bhaj]
  • sadā* -
  • sada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhikṣā* -
  • bhikṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhikṣuṇā -
  • bhikṣu (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    bhikṣu (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • mokṣakāṅkṣiṇā -
  • mokṣakāṅkṣin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    mokṣakāṅkṣin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 2: “yato bhikṣāpradā kāśyāṃ viśveśasya kuṭuṃbinī
  • yato* -
  • yataḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    yata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    i -> yat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √i class 2 verb], [ablative single from √i class 2 verb], [genitive single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √i class 2 verb], [genitive single from √i class 2 verb]
    yam -> yata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √yam class 1 verb]
  • bhikṣā -
  • bhikṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • pradā -
  • pradā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kāśyām -
  • kāśi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    kāśī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    kāśyā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    kāś -> kāśyā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √kāś class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kāś class 4 verb], [accusative single from √kāś]
    kaś -> kāśyā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √kaś class 1 verb]
  • viśveśasya -
  • viśveśa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    viśveśa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • kuṭumbinī -
  • kuṭumbinī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 4.2.11.31

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 4.2.11.31 in Bengali sript:
ভিক্ষণীযা সদা ভিক্ষা ভিক্ষুণা মোক্ষকাংক্ষিণা ।
যতো ভিক্ষাপ্রদা কাশ্যাং বিশ্বেশস্য কুটুংবিনী ॥ ৩১ ॥

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 4.2.11.31 in Kannada sript:
ಭಿಕ್ಷಣೀಯಾ ಸದಾ ಭಿಕ್ಷಾ ಭಿಕ್ಷುಣಾ ಮೋಕ್ಷಕಾಂಕ್ಷಿಣಾ ।
ಯತೋ ಭಿಕ್ಷಾಪ್ರದಾ ಕಾಶ್ಯಾಂ ವಿಶ್ವೇಶಸ್ಯ ಕುಟುಂಬಿನೀ ॥ ೩೧ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 4.2.11.31 in Gujarati sript:
ભિક્ષણીયા સદા ભિક્ષા ભિક્ષુણા મોક્ષકાંક્ષિણા ।
યતો ભિક્ષાપ્રદા કાશ્યાં વિશ્વેશસ્ય કુટુંબિની ॥ ૩૧ ॥

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 4.2.11.31 in Malayalam sript:
ഭിക്ഷണീയാ സദാ ഭിക്ഷാ ഭിക്ഷുണാ മോക്ഷകാംക്ഷിണാ ।
യതോ ഭിക്ഷാപ്രദാ കാശ്യാം വിശ്വേശസ്യ കുടുംബിനീ ॥ ൩൧ ॥

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