Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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The Skanda-purana verse 7.3.6.6 (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 7.3.6.6

किं गयाश्राद्धदानेन किमन्यैर्मखविस्तरैः ।
वसिष्ठस्याश्रमं प्राप्य यः श्राद्धं कुरुते नरः ।
स पितॄंस्तारयेत्सर्वानात्मना नृपसत्तम ॥ ६ ॥

kiṃ gayāśrāddhadānena kimanyairmakhavistaraiḥ |
vasiṣṭhasyāśramaṃ prāpya yaḥ śrāddhaṃ kurute naraḥ |
sa pitṝṃstārayetsarvānātmanā nṛpasattama || 6 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse 7.3.6.6 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 (7.3.6.6). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kim, Gayashraddha, Dana, Anya, Makha, Vistara, Vasishtha, Ashrama, Prapya, Yah, Shraddha, Kuruta, Nara, Nri, Pitri, Sarva, Atman, Nripa, Sattama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 7.3.6.6). 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: “kiṃ gayāśrāddhadānena kimanyairmakhavistaraiḥ
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • gayāśrāddha -
  • gayāśrāddha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gayāśrāddha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dānena -
  • dāna (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    dāna (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • anyair -
  • anya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • makha -
  • makha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    makha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    makh (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • vistaraiḥ -
  • vistara (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    vistara (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “vasiṣṭhasyāśramaṃ prāpya yaḥ śrāddhaṃ kurute naraḥ
  • vasiṣṭhasyā -
  • vasiṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    vasiṣṭha (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • aśramam -
  • aśrama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    aśrama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    aśramā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • prāpya -
  • prāpya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prāpya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yaḥ -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śrāddham -
  • śrāddha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śrāddha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śrāddhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kurute -
  • kurutā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kuruta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kuruta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [present middle third single]
  • naraḥ -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 3: “sa pitṝṃstārayetsarvānātmanā nṛpasattama
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pitṝṃs -
  • pitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • tārayet -
  • tṝ (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • sarvān -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ātmanā -
  • ātman (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • nṛpa -
  • nṛpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sattama -
  • sattama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sattama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse 7.3.6.6

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 7.3.6.6 in Bengali sript:
কিং গযাশ্রাদ্ধদানেন কিমন্যৈর্মখবিস্তরৈঃ ।
বসিষ্ঠস্যাশ্রমং প্রাপ্য যঃ শ্রাদ্ধং কুরুতে নরঃ ।
স পিতৄংস্তারযেত্সর্বানাত্মনা নৃপসত্তম ॥ ৬ ॥

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 7.3.6.6 in Kannada sript:
ಕಿಂ ಗಯಾಶ್ರಾದ್ಧದಾನೇನ ಕಿಮನ್ಯೈರ್ಮಖವಿಸ್ತರೈಃ ।
ವಸಿಷ್ಠಸ್ಯಾಶ್ರಮಂ ಪ್ರಾಪ್ಯ ಯಃ ಶ್ರಾದ್ಧಂ ಕುರುತೇ ನರಃ ।
ಸ ಪಿತೄಂಸ್ತಾರಯೇತ್ಸರ್ವಾನಾತ್ಮನಾ ನೃಪಸತ್ತಮ ॥ ೬ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse 7.3.6.6 in Gujarati sript:
કિં ગયાશ્રાદ્ધદાનેન કિમન્યૈર્મખવિસ્તરૈઃ ।
વસિષ્ઠસ્યાશ્રમં પ્રાપ્ય યઃ શ્રાદ્ધં કુરુતે નરઃ ।
સ પિતૄંસ્તારયેત્સર્વાનાત્મના નૃપસત્તમ ॥ ૬ ॥

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 7.3.6.6 in Malayalam sript:
കിം ഗയാശ്രാദ്ധദാനേന കിമന്യൈര്മഖവിസ്തരൈഃ ।
വസിഷ്ഠസ്യാശ്രമം പ്രാപ്യ യഃ ശ്രാദ്ധം കുരുതേ നരഃ ।
സ പിതൄംസ്താരയേത്സര്വാനാത്മനാ നൃപസത്തമ ॥ ൬ ॥

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