Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 5.3.11.1 (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 5.3.11.1

युधिष्ठिर उवाच ।
अहो महत्पुण्यतमा विशिष्टा क्षयं न याता इह या युगान्ते ।
तस्मात्सदा सेव्यतमा मुनीन्द्रैर्ध्यानार्चनस्नानपरायणैश्च ॥ १ ॥

yudhiṣṭhira uvāca |
aho mahatpuṇyatamā viśiṣṭā kṣayaṃ na yātā iha yā yugānte |
tasmātsadā sevyatamā munīndrairdhyānārcanasnānaparāyaṇaiśca || 1 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 5.3.11.1 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 (5.3.11.1). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Yudhishthira, Ahan, Mahat, Vishishta, Kshaya, Yata, Iha, Yuganta, Tasmat, Tad, Sada, Sad, Munindra, Dhyana, Arcana, Snana, Parayana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 5.3.11.1). 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: “yudhiṣṭhira uvāca
  • yudhiṣṭhira* -
  • yudhiṣṭhira (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: “aho mahatpuṇyatamā viśiṣṭā kṣayaṃ na yātā iha yugānte
  • aho* -
  • ahan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ahar (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
    has (verb class 1)
    [aorist active second single]
  • mahat -
  • atimahat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    mahat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • puṇyatam -
  • puṇyatā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ā* -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • viśiṣṭā -
  • viśiṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kṣayam -
  • kṣaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṣaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṣayā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yātā* -
  • yāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    yātā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    -> yāta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √ class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √ class 2 verb]
    -> yātā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √ class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √ class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √ class 2 verb]
  • iha -
  • iha (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • yā* -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • yugānte -
  • yugānta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • Line 3: “tasmātsadā sevyatamā munīndrairdhyānārcanasnānaparāyaṇaiśca
  • tasmāt -
  • tasmāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
  • sadā -
  • sadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sad (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sevyatam -
  • sevyatā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ā* -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • munīndrair -
  • munīndra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • dhyānā -
  • dhyāna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dhyāna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dhyānā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • arcana -
  • arcana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    arcana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • snāna -
  • snāna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • parāyaṇaiś -
  • parāyaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    parāyaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 5.3.11.1

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 5.3.11.1 in Bengali sript:
যুধিষ্ঠির উবাচ ।
অহো মহত্পুণ্যতমা বিশিষ্টা ক্ষযং ন যাতা ইহ যা যুগান্তে ।
তস্মাত্সদা সেব্যতমা মুনীন্দ্রৈর্ধ্যানার্চনস্নানপরাযণৈশ্চ ॥ ১ ॥

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 5.3.11.1 in Kannada sript:
ಯುಧಿಷ್ಠಿರ ಉವಾಚ ।
ಅಹೋ ಮಹತ್ಪುಣ್ಯತಮಾ ವಿಶಿಷ್ಟಾ ಕ್ಷಯಂ ನ ಯಾತಾ ಇಹ ಯಾ ಯುಗಾನ್ತೇ ।
ತಸ್ಮಾತ್ಸದಾ ಸೇವ್ಯತಮಾ ಮುನೀನ್ದ್ರೈರ್ಧ್ಯಾನಾರ್ಚನಸ್ನಾನಪರಾಯಣೈಶ್ಚ ॥ ೧ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 5.3.11.1 in Gujarati sript:
યુધિષ્ઠિર ઉવાચ ।
અહો મહત્પુણ્યતમા વિશિષ્ટા ક્ષયં ન યાતા ઇહ યા યુગાન્તે ।
તસ્માત્સદા સેવ્યતમા મુનીન્દ્રૈર્ધ્યાનાર્ચનસ્નાનપરાયણૈશ્ચ ॥ ૧ ॥

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 5.3.11.1 in Malayalam sript:
യുധിഷ്ഠിര ഉവാച ।
അഹോ മഹത്പുണ്യതമാ വിശിഷ്ടാ ക്ഷയം ന യാതാ ഇഹ യാ യുഗാന്തേ ।
തസ്മാത്സദാ സേവ്യതമാ മുനീന്ദ്രൈര്ധ്യാനാര്ചനസ്നാനപരായണൈശ്ച ॥ ൧ ॥

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