Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 5.3.103.178 (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 5.3.103.178

ध्यायमानो विरूपाक्षं त्रिशूलकरसंस्थितम् ।
कंसासुरनिहन्तारं शङ्खचक्रगदाधरम् ॥ १७८ ॥

dhyāyamāno virūpākṣaṃ triśūlakarasaṃsthitam |
kaṃsāsuranihantāraṃ śaṅkhacakragadādharam || 178 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 5.3.103.178 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 (5.3.103.178). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dhyayamana, Virupaksha, Trishula, Kara, Samsthita, Kamsasura, Nihantri, Shankhacakragadadhara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 5.3.103.178). 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: “dhyāyamāno virūpākṣaṃ triśūlakarasaṃsthitam
  • dhyāyamāno* -
  • dhyāyamāna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • virūpākṣam -
  • virūpākṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    virūpākṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • triśūla -
  • triśūla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    triśūla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kara -
  • kara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • saṃsthitam -
  • saṃsthita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    saṃsthita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    saṃsthitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “kaṃsāsuranihantāraṃ śaṅkhacakragadādharam
  • kaṃsāsura -
  • kaṃsāsura (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kaṃsāsura (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nihantāram -
  • nihantṛ (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • śaṅkhacakragadādharam -
  • śaṅkhacakragadādhara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śaṅkhacakragadādhara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śaṅkhacakragadādharā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 5.3.103.178

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 5.3.103.178 in Bengali sript:
ধ্যাযমানো বিরূপাক্ষং ত্রিশূলকরসংস্থিতম্ ।
কংসাসুরনিহন্তারং শঙ্খচক্রগদাধরম্ ॥ ১৭৮ ॥

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 5.3.103.178 in Kannada sript:
ಧ್ಯಾಯಮಾನೋ ವಿರೂಪಾಕ್ಷಂ ತ್ರಿಶೂಲಕರಸಂಸ್ಥಿತಮ್ ।
ಕಂಸಾಸುರನಿಹನ್ತಾರಂ ಶಙ್ಖಚಕ್ರಗದಾಧರಮ್ ॥ ೧೭೮ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 5.3.103.178 in Gujarati sript:
ધ્યાયમાનો વિરૂપાક્ષં ત્રિશૂલકરસંસ્થિતમ્ ।
કંસાસુરનિહન્તારં શઙ્ખચક્રગદાધરમ્ ॥ ૧૭૮ ॥

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 5.3.103.178 in Malayalam sript:
ധ്യായമാനോ വിരൂപാക്ഷം ത്രിശൂലകരസംസ്ഥിതമ് ।
കംസാസുരനിഹന്താരം ശങ്ഖചക്രഗദാധരമ് ॥ ൧൭൮ ॥

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