Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 6.1.238.21 (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 6.1.238.21

काम एष महाशत्रुस्तमेकं निर्जयेद्दृढम् ।
जितकामा महात्मानस्तैर्जितं निखिलं जगत् ॥ २१ ॥

kāma eṣa mahāśatrustamekaṃ nirjayeddṛḍham |
jitakāmā mahātmānastairjitaṃ nikhilaṃ jagat || 21 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 6.1.238.21 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 (6.1.238.21). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kama, Esha, Mah, Maha, Ashatru, Tama, Tami, Kah, Nih, Dridha, Jita, Mahatman, Tad, Jit, Nikhila, Jagat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 6.1.238.21). 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: “kāma eṣa mahāśatrustamekaṃ nirjayeddṛḍham
  • kāma* -
  • kāma (noun, 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]
  • mahā -
  • maha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    maha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    mah (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    mahā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    mah (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • aśatrus -
  • aśatru (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    aśatru (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tame -
  • tama (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    tama (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    tamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tami (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • kam -
  • ka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • nir -
  • niḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    niḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ni (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nis (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • jayed -
  • ji (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • dṛḍham -
  • dṛḍha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dṛḍha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dṛḍhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “jitakāmā mahātmānastairjitaṃ nikhilaṃ jagat
  • jita -
  • jita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    jita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ji -> jita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √ji class 1 verb], [vocative single from √ji class 9 verb]
    ji -> jita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √ji class 1 verb], [vocative single from √ji class 9 verb]
  • kāmā* -
  • kāma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kāmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • mahātmānas -
  • mahātman (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • tair -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • jitam -
  • jita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    jita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    jitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    jit (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    ji -> jita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √ji class 1 verb], [accusative single from √ji class 9 verb]
    ji -> jita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √ji class 1 verb], [accusative single from √ji class 1 verb], [nominative single from √ji class 9 verb], [accusative single from √ji class 9 verb]
  • nikhilam -
  • nikhila (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nikhila (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nikhilā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • jagat -
  • jagat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    jagat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 6.1.238.21

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 6.1.238.21 in Bengali sript:
কাম এষ মহাশত্রুস্তমেকং নির্জযেদ্দৃঢম্ ।
জিতকামা মহাত্মানস্তৈর্জিতং নিখিলং জগত্ ॥ ২১ ॥

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 6.1.238.21 in Kannada sript:
ಕಾಮ ಏಷ ಮಹಾಶತ್ರುಸ್ತಮೇಕಂ ನಿರ್ಜಯೇದ್ದೃಢಮ್ ।
ಜಿತಕಾಮಾ ಮಹಾತ್ಮಾನಸ್ತೈರ್ಜಿತಂ ನಿಖಿಲಂ ಜಗತ್ ॥ ೨೧ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 6.1.238.21 in Gujarati sript:
કામ એષ મહાશત્રુસ્તમેકં નિર્જયેદ્દૃઢમ્ ।
જિતકામા મહાત્માનસ્તૈર્જિતં નિખિલં જગત્ ॥ ૨૧ ॥

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 6.1.238.21 in Malayalam sript:
കാമ ഏഷ മഹാശത്രുസ്തമേകം നിര്ജയേദ്ദൃഢമ് ।
ജിതകാമാ മഹാത്മാനസ്തൈര്ജിതം നിഖിലം ജഗത് ॥ ൨൧ ॥

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