Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 5.3.16.1 (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 5.3.16.1

श्रीमार्कण्डेय उवाच ।
समातृभिर्भूतगणश्च घोरैर्वृतः समन्तात्स ननर्त शूली ।
गजेन्द्रचर्मावरणे वसानः संहर्तुकामश्च जगत्समस्तम् ॥ १ ॥

śrīmārkaṇḍeya uvāca |
samātṛbhirbhūtagaṇaśca ghorairvṛtaḥ samantātsa nanarta śūlī |
gajendracarmāvaraṇe vasānaḥ saṃhartukāmaśca jagatsamastam || 1 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 5.3.16.1 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 (5.3.16.1). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shri, Markandeya, Samatri, Bhutagana, Ghora, Vrit, Vrita, Samantat, Samanta, Shuli, Shulin, Gajendracarma, Arana, Arani, Vasana, Kama, Jagat, Samasta,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 5.3.16.1). 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: “śrīmārkaṇḍeya uvāca
  • śrī -
  • śrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • mārkaṇḍeya* -
  • mārkaṇḍeya (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: “samātṛbhirbhūtagaṇaśca ghorairvṛtaḥ samantātsa nanarta śūlī
  • samātṛbhir -
  • samātṛ (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • bhūtagaṇaś -
  • bhūtagaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ghorair -
  • ghora (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    ghora (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • vṛtaḥ -
  • vṛt (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vṛt (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    vṛ -> vṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 9 verb]
    vṛ -> vṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 9 verb]
  • samantāt -
  • samantāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    samanta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    samanta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nanarta -
  • nṛt (verb class 4)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • śūlī -
  • śūlī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    śūli (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    śūli (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    śūlin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 3: “gajendracarmāvaraṇe vasānaḥ saṃhartukāmaśca jagatsamastam
  • gajendracarmāva -
  • gajendracarma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • araṇe -
  • araṇa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    araṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    araṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    araṇi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    araṇi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • vasānaḥ -
  • vas -> vasāna (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vas class 2 verb]
  • saṃ -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • hartu -
  • hartu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • kāmaś -
  • kāma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jagat -
  • jagat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    jagat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • samastam -
  • samasta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    samasta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    samastā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 5.3.16.1

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 5.3.16.1 in Bengali sript:
শ্রীমার্কণ্ডেয উবাচ ।
সমাতৃভির্ভূতগণশ্চ ঘোরৈর্বৃতঃ সমন্তাত্স ননর্ত শূলী ।
গজেন্দ্রচর্মাবরণে বসানঃ সংহর্তুকামশ্চ জগত্সমস্তম্ ॥ 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 5.3.16.1 in Kannada sript:
ಶ್ರೀಮಾರ್ಕಣ್ಡೇಯ ಉವಾಚ ।
ಸಮಾತೃಭಿರ್ಭೂತಗಣಶ್ಚ ಘೋರೈರ್ವೃತಃ ಸಮನ್ತಾತ್ಸ ನನರ್ತ ಶೂಲೀ ।
ಗಜೇನ್ದ್ರಚರ್ಮಾವರಣೇ ವಸಾನಃ ಸಂಹರ್ತುಕಾಮಶ್ಚ ಜಗತ್ಸಮಸ್ತಮ್ ॥ ೧ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 5.3.16.1 in Gujarati sript:
શ્રીમાર્કણ્ડેય ઉવાચ ।
સમાતૃભિર્ભૂતગણશ્ચ ઘોરૈર્વૃતઃ સમન્તાત્સ નનર્ત શૂલી ।
ગજેન્દ્રચર્માવરણે વસાનઃ સંહર્તુકામશ્ચ જગત્સમસ્તમ્ ॥ 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 5.3.16.1 in Malayalam sript:
ശ്രീമാര്കണ്ഡേയ ഉവാച ।
സമാതൃഭിര്ഭൂതഗണശ്ച ഘോരൈര്വൃതഃ സമന്താത്സ നനര്ത ശൂലീ ।
ഗജേന്ദ്രചര്മാവരണേ വസാനഃ സംഹര്തുകാമശ്ച ജഗത്സമസ്തമ് ॥ ൧ ॥

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