Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 6.1.260.1 (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 6.1.260.1

गालव उवाच ।
इति ते कथितं सर्वं शालग्रामकथानकम् ।
महेश्वरस्य चोत्पत्तिर्यथा लिंगत्वमाप सः ॥ १ ॥

gālava uvāca |
iti te kathitaṃ sarvaṃ śālagrāmakathānakam |
maheśvarasya cotpattiryathā liṃgatvamāpa saḥ || 1 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 6.1.260.1 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 (6.1.260.1). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Galava, Iti, Tad, Yushmad, Kathita, Sarvam, Sarva, Shalagrama, Kathanaka, Maheshvara, Utpatti, Yatha, Lingatva, Apa, Sah,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 6.1.260.1). 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: “gālava uvāca
  • gālava* -
  • gālava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative 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: “iti te kathitaṃ sarvaṃ śālagrāmakathānakam
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • kathitam -
  • kathita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kathita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kathitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    kath -> kathita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kath class 10 verb]
    kath -> kathita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kath class 10 verb], [accusative single from √kath class 10 verb]
  • sarvam -
  • sarvam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śālagrāma -
  • śālagrāma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śālagrāma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kathānakam -
  • kathānaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 3: “maheśvarasya cotpattiryathā liṃgatvamāpa saḥ
  • maheśvarasya -
  • maheśvara (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • co -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • utpattir -
  • utpatti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • liṅgatvam -
  • liṅgatva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • āpa -
  • āpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āp (verb class 5)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • saḥ -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 6.1.260.1

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 6.1.260.1 in Bengali sript:
গালব উবাচ ।
ইতি তে কথিতং সর্বং শালগ্রামকথানকম্ ।
মহেশ্বরস্য চোত্পত্তির্যথা লিংগত্বমাপ সঃ ॥ ১ ॥

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 6.1.260.1 in Kannada sript:
ಗಾಲವ ಉವಾಚ ।
ಇತಿ ತೇ ಕಥಿತಂ ಸರ್ವಂ ಶಾಲಗ್ರಾಮಕಥಾನಕಮ್ ।
ಮಹೇಶ್ವರಸ್ಯ ಚೋತ್ಪತ್ತಿರ್ಯಥಾ ಲಿಂಗತ್ವಮಾಪ ಸಃ ॥ ೧ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 6.1.260.1 in Gujarati sript:
ગાલવ ઉવાચ ।
ઇતિ તે કથિતં સર્વં શાલગ્રામકથાનકમ્ ।
મહેશ્વરસ્ય ચોત્પત્તિર્યથા લિંગત્વમાપ સઃ ॥ ૧ ॥

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 6.1.260.1 in Malayalam sript:
ഗാലവ ഉവാച ।
ഇതി തേ കഥിതം സര്വം ശാലഗ്രാമകഥാനകമ് ।
മഹേശ്വരസ്യ ചോത്പത്തിര്യഥാ ലിംഗത്വമാപ സഃ ॥ ൧ ॥

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