Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 5.3.23.5 (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 5.3.23.5

समं जलं धर्मविदो वदन्ति सारस्वतं गाङ्गमिति प्रबुद्धाः ।
तस्योपरिष्टात्प्रवदन्ति तज्ज्ञा रेवाजलं नात्र विचारणास्ति ॥ ५ ॥

samaṃ jalaṃ dharmavido vadanti sārasvataṃ gāṅgamiti prabuddhāḥ |
tasyopariṣṭātpravadanti tajjñā revājalaṃ nātra vicāraṇāsti || 5 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 5.3.23.5 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 (5.3.23.5). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Samam, Sama, Jala, Dharmavid, Vadat, Vadanti, Sarasvata, Ganga, Iti, Prabuddha, Tad, Uparishtat, Uparishta, Pravat, Anti, Tajjna, Reva, Vicarana, Asti,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 5.3.23.5). 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: “samaṃ jalaṃ dharmavido vadanti sārasvataṃ gāṅgamiti prabuddhāḥ
  • samam -
  • samam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    samā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • jalam -
  • jala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    jala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    jalā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • dharmavido* -
  • dharmavid (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    dharmavid (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • vadanti -
  • vad -> vadat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √vad class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √vad class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √vad class 1 verb]
    vad -> vadantī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √vad class 1 verb]
    vad (verb class 1)
    [present active third plural]
  • sārasvatam -
  • sārasvata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sārasvata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • gāṅgam -
  • gāṅga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gāṅga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • prabuddhāḥ -
  • prabuddha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    prabuddhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “tasyopariṣṭātpravadanti tajjñā revājalaṃ nātra vicāraṇāsti
  • tasyo -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • upariṣṭāt -
  • upariṣṭāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    upariṣṭāt (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    upariṣṭāt (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    upariṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    upariṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    upariṣṭāt (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • pravad -
  • pravat (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    pravat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    pravat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • anti -
  • anti (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    anti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    antī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • tajjñā* -
  • tajjña (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    tajjñā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • revā -
  • reva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    reva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    revā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ajalam -
  • jal (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • nāt -
  • na (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ra -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vicāraṇā -
  • vicāraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vicāraṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • asti -
  • asti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    astī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    astī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    astī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 5.3.23.5

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 5.3.23.5 in Bengali sript:
সমং জলং ধর্মবিদো বদন্তি সারস্বতং গাঙ্গমিতি প্রবুদ্ধাঃ ।
তস্যোপরিষ্টাত্প্রবদন্তি তজ্জ্ঞা রেবাজলং নাত্র বিচারণাস্তি ॥ ৫ ॥

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 5.3.23.5 in Kannada sript:
ಸಮಂ ಜಲಂ ಧರ್ಮವಿದೋ ವದನ್ತಿ ಸಾರಸ್ವತಂ ಗಾಙ್ಗಮಿತಿ ಪ್ರಬುದ್ಧಾಃ ।
ತಸ್ಯೋಪರಿಷ್ಟಾತ್ಪ್ರವದನ್ತಿ ತಜ್ಜ್ಞಾ ರೇವಾಜಲಂ ನಾತ್ರ ವಿಚಾರಣಾಸ್ತಿ ॥ ೫ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 5.3.23.5 in Gujarati sript:
સમં જલં ધર્મવિદો વદન્તિ સારસ્વતં ગાઙ્ગમિતિ પ્રબુદ્ધાઃ ।
તસ્યોપરિષ્ટાત્પ્રવદન્તિ તજ્જ્ઞા રેવાજલં નાત્ર વિચારણાસ્તિ ॥ ૫ ॥

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 5.3.23.5 in Malayalam sript:
സമം ജലം ധര്മവിദോ വദന്തി സാരസ്വതം ഗാങ്ഗമിതി പ്രബുദ്ധാഃ ।
തസ്യോപരിഷ്ടാത്പ്രവദന്തി തജ്ജ്ഞാ രേവാജലം നാത്ര വിചാരണാസ്തി ॥ ൫ ॥

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