Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 6.1.179.13 (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 6.1.179.13

ब्रह्मोवाच ।
किंवदन्तीं ममाचक्ष्व मर्त्यलोकसमुद्भवाम् ।
कीदृशाः पार्थिवास्तत्र कीदृशा द्विजसत्तमाः ।
कीदृशा व्यवहाराश्च वर्तन्ते तत्र सांप्रतम् ॥ १३ ॥

brahmovāca |
kiṃvadantīṃ mamācakṣva martyalokasamudbhavām |
kīdṛśāḥ pārthivāstatra kīdṛśā dvijasattamāḥ |
kīdṛśā vyavahārāśca vartante tatra sāṃpratam || 13 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 6.1.179.13 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 (6.1.179.13). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Brahma, Brahman, Kimvadanti, Martyaloka, Samudbhava, Kidrisha, Parthiva, Tatra, Dvijasattama, Vyavahara, Sampratam, Samprata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 6.1.179.13). 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: “brahmovāca
  • brahmo -
  • brahma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brahma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brahman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    brahmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    brahm (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second 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: “kiṃvadantīṃ mamācakṣva martyalokasamudbhavām
  • kiṃvadantīm -
  • kiṃvadantī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • mamāca -
  • mac (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • kṣva -
  • martyaloka -
  • martyaloka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • samudbhavā -
  • samudbhava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 3: “kīdṛśāḥ pārthivāstatra kīdṛśā dvijasattamāḥ
  • kīdṛśāḥ -
  • kīdṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kīdṛśā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • pārthivās -
  • pārthiva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • kīdṛśā* -
  • kīdṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kīdṛśā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • dvijasattamāḥ -
  • dvijasattama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 4: “kīdṛśā vyavahārāśca vartante tatra sāṃpratam
  • kīdṛśā* -
  • kīdṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kīdṛśā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vyavahārāś -
  • vyavahāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vartante -
  • vṛt (verb class 1)
    [present middle third plural]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • sāmpratam -
  • sāmpratam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sāmprata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sāmprata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sāmpratā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 6.1.179.13

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 6.1.179.13 in Bengali sript:
ব্রহ্মোবাচ ।
কিংবদন্তীং মমাচক্ষ্ব মর্ত্যলোকসমুদ্ভবাম্ ।
কীদৃশাঃ পার্থিবাস্তত্র কীদৃশা দ্বিজসত্তমাঃ ।
কীদৃশা ব্যবহারাশ্চ বর্তন্তে তত্র সাংপ্রতম্ ॥ ১৩ ॥

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 6.1.179.13 in Kannada sript:
ಬ್ರಹ್ಮೋವಾಚ ।
ಕಿಂವದನ್ತೀಂ ಮಮಾಚಕ್ಷ್ವ ಮರ್ತ್ಯಲೋಕಸಮುದ್ಭವಾಮ್ ।
ಕೀದೃಶಾಃ ಪಾರ್ಥಿವಾಸ್ತತ್ರ ಕೀದೃಶಾ ದ್ವಿಜಸತ್ತಮಾಃ ।
ಕೀದೃಶಾ ವ್ಯವಹಾರಾಶ್ಚ ವರ್ತನ್ತೇ ತತ್ರ ಸಾಂಪ್ರತಮ್ ॥ ೧೩ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 6.1.179.13 in Gujarati sript:
બ્રહ્મોવાચ ।
કિંવદન્તીં મમાચક્ષ્વ મર્ત્યલોકસમુદ્ભવામ્ ।
કીદૃશાઃ પાર્થિવાસ્તત્ર કીદૃશા દ્વિજસત્તમાઃ ।
કીદૃશા વ્યવહારાશ્ચ વર્તન્તે તત્ર સાંપ્રતમ્ ॥ ૧૩ ॥

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 6.1.179.13 in Malayalam sript:
ബ്രഹ്മോവാച ।
കിംവദന്തീം മമാചക്ഷ്വ മര്ത്യലോകസമുദ്ഭവാമ് ।
കീദൃശാഃ പാര്ഥിവാസ്തത്ര കീദൃശാ ദ്വിജസത്തമാഃ ।
കീദൃശാ വ്യവഹാരാശ്ച വര്തന്തേ തത്ര സാംപ്രതമ് ॥ ൧൩ ॥

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