Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 6.1.259.72 (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 6.1.259.72

प्रेतत्वं सुस्थिरं तस्य दत्तैः श्राद्धशतैरपि ।
पुनरेव सुसर्पंतं दृष्ट्वा नीलं महावृषम् ॥ ७२ ॥

pretatvaṃ susthiraṃ tasya dattaiḥ śrāddhaśatairapi |
punareva susarpaṃtaṃ dṛṣṭvā nīlaṃ mahāvṛṣam || 72 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 6.1.259.72 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 (6.1.259.72). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pretatva, Susthira, Tad, Datta, Shraddha, Shata, Api, Punar, Eva, Sarpat, Nila, Mahavrisha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 6.1.259.72). 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: “pretatvaṃ susthiraṃ tasya dattaiḥ śrāddhaśatairapi
  • pretatvam -
  • pretatva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • susthiram -
  • susthira (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    susthira (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    susthirā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tasya -
  • 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]
  • dattaiḥ -
  • datta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    datta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • śrāddha -
  • śrāddha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śrāddha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śatair -
  • śata (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • Line 2: “punareva susarpaṃtaṃ dṛṣṭvā nīlaṃ mahāvṛṣam
  • punar -
  • punar (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    punar (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • su -
  • (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    so (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • sarpantam -
  • sṛp -> sarpat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √sṛp class 1 verb]
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • nīlam -
  • nīla (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nīla (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nīlā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • mahāvṛṣam -
  • mahāvṛṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 6.1.259.72

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 6.1.259.72 in Bengali sript:
প্রেতত্বং সুস্থিরং তস্য দত্তৈঃ শ্রাদ্ধশতৈরপি ।
পুনরেব সুসর্পংতং দৃষ্ট্বা নীলং মহাবৃষম্ ॥ ৭২ ॥

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 6.1.259.72 in Kannada sript:
ಪ್ರೇತತ್ವಂ ಸುಸ್ಥಿರಂ ತಸ್ಯ ದತ್ತೈಃ ಶ್ರಾದ್ಧಶತೈರಪಿ ।
ಪುನರೇವ ಸುಸರ್ಪಂತಂ ದೃಷ್ಟ್ವಾ ನೀಲಂ ಮಹಾವೃಷಮ್ ॥ ೭೨ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 6.1.259.72 in Gujarati sript:
પ્રેતત્વં સુસ્થિરં તસ્ય દત્તૈઃ શ્રાદ્ધશતૈરપિ ।
પુનરેવ સુસર્પંતં દૃષ્ટ્વા નીલં મહાવૃષમ્ ॥ ૭૨ ॥

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 6.1.259.72 in Malayalam sript:
പ്രേതത്വം സുസ്ഥിരം തസ്യ ദത്തൈഃ ശ്രാദ്ധശതൈരപി ।
പുനരേവ സുസര്പംതം ദൃഷ്ട്വാ നീലം മഹാവൃഷമ് ॥ ൭൨ ॥

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