Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 5.3.16.8 (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 5.3.16.8

विद्युत्प्रभाभासुरभीषणाङ्गः क एष चिक्रीडति भूतलस्थः ।
कालानलं गात्रमिदं दधानो यस्याट्टहासेन जगद्विमूढम् ॥ ८ ॥

vidyutprabhābhāsurabhīṣaṇāṅgaḥ ka eṣa cikrīḍati bhūtalasthaḥ |
kālānalaṃ gātramidaṃ dadhāno yasyāṭṭahāsena jagadvimūḍham || 8 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 5.3.16.8 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 (5.3.16.8). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vidyutprabha, Abhasura, Bhishana, Angas, Anga, Kah, Esha, Bhutalastha, Kalanala, Gatra, Idam, Yasya, Hasa, Jagat, Vimudha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 5.3.16.8). 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: “vidyutprabhābhāsurabhīṣaṇāṅgaḥ ka eṣa cikrīḍati bhūtalasthaḥ
  • vidyutprabhā -
  • vidyutprabha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vidyutprabha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vidyutprabhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ābhāsura -
  • ābhāsura (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ābhāsura (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhīṣaṇā -
  • bhīṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhīṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhīṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aṅgaḥ -
  • aṅgas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    aṅga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ka* -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • eṣa -
  • eṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    eṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single], [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
    iṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Cannot analyse cikrīḍati*bh
  • bhūtalasthaḥ -
  • bhūtalastha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “kālānalaṃ gātramidaṃ dadhāno yasyāṭṭahāsena jagadvimūḍham
  • kālānalam -
  • kālānala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • gātram -
  • gātra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gātra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    gātrā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • dadhāno -
  • yasyāṭ -
  • yasya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    yasya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ṭa -
  • ṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hāsena -
  • hāsa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • jagad -
  • jagat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    jagat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vimūḍham -
  • vimūḍha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vimūḍha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vimūḍhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 5.3.16.8

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 5.3.16.8 in Bengali sript:
বিদ্যুত্প্রভাভাসুরভীষণাঙ্গঃ ক এষ চিক্রীডতি ভূতলস্থঃ ।
কালানলং গাত্রমিদং দধানো যস্যাট্টহাসেন জগদ্বিমূঢম্ ॥ ৮ ॥

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 5.3.16.8 in Kannada sript:
ವಿದ್ಯುತ್ಪ್ರಭಾಭಾಸುರಭೀಷಣಾಙ್ಗಃ ಕ ಏಷ ಚಿಕ್ರೀಡತಿ ಭೂತಲಸ್ಥಃ ।
ಕಾಲಾನಲಂ ಗಾತ್ರಮಿದಂ ದಧಾನೋ ಯಸ್ಯಾಟ್ಟಹಾಸೇನ ಜಗದ್ವಿಮೂಢಮ್ ॥ ೮ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 5.3.16.8 in Gujarati sript:
વિદ્યુત્પ્રભાભાસુરભીષણાઙ્ગઃ ક એષ ચિક્રીડતિ ભૂતલસ્થઃ ।
કાલાનલં ગાત્રમિદં દધાનો યસ્યાટ્ટહાસેન જગદ્વિમૂઢમ્ ॥ ૮ ॥

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 5.3.16.8 in Malayalam sript:
വിദ്യുത്പ്രഭാഭാസുരഭീഷണാങ്ഗഃ ക ഏഷ ചിക്രീഡതി ഭൂതലസ്ഥഃ ।
കാലാനലം ഗാത്രമിദം ദധാനോ യസ്യാട്ടഹാസേന ജഗദ്വിമൂഢമ് ॥ ൮ ॥

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