Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

876,996 words | ISBN-10: 8170800978 | ISBN-13: 9788170800972

The Skanda-purana verse (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.


ऋषय ऊचुः ।
कथयस्व महाप्राज्ञ देवदेवस्य शूलिनः ।
महिमानं महाभाग ध्यानार्चनसमन्वितम् ॥ ६ ॥

ṛṣaya ūcuḥ |
kathayasva mahāprājña devadevasya śūlinaḥ |
mahimānaṃ mahābhāga dhyānārcanasamanvitam || 6 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse is contained in the book The Skanda-Purana by G. V. Tagare. This book is available online or you could buy the latest edition:

Read online Buy now! The English translation by G. V. Tagare (2007)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse ( Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Rishi, Mahaprajna, Devadeva, Shuli, Shulin, Shulina, Mahiman, Mahabhaga, Dhyana, Arcanas, Anvita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse 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: “ṛṣaya ūcuḥ
  • ṛṣaya* -
  • ṛṣi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ūcuḥ -
  • uc (verb class 4)
    [perfect active third plural]
    vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active third plural]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • Line 2: “kathayasva mahāprājña devadevasya śūlinaḥ
  • kathayasva -
  • kath (verb class 10)
    [imperative middle second single]
  • mahāprājña -
  • mahāprājña (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahāprājña (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • devadevasya -
  • devadeva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • śūlinaḥ -
  • śūli (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    śūlin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    śūlin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    śūlina (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 3: “mahimānaṃ mahābhāga dhyānārcanasamanvitam
  • mahimānam -
  • mahiman (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • mahābhāga -
  • mahābhāga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahābhāga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dhyānā -
  • dhyānā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    dhyāna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dhyāna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • arcanasam -
  • arcanasā (noun, feminine)
    arcanas (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • anvitam -
  • anvita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    anvita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    anvitā (noun, feminine)

Other editions:

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

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 in Bengali sript:
ঋষয ঊচুঃ ।
কথযস্ব মহাপ্রাজ্ঞ দেবদেবস্য শূলিনঃ ।
মহিমানং মহাভাগ ধ্যানার্চনসমন্বিতম্ ॥ 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 in Kannada sript:
ಋಷಯ ಊಚುಃ ।
ಕಥಯಸ್ವ ಮಹಾಪ್ರಾಜ್ಞ ದೇವದೇವಸ್ಯ ಶೂಲಿನಃ ।
ಮಹಿಮಾನಂ ಮಹಾಭಾಗ ಧ್ಯಾನಾರ್ಚನಸಮನ್ವಿತಮ್ ॥ ೬ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse in Gujarati sript:
ઋષય ઊચુઃ ।
કથયસ્વ મહાપ્રાજ્ઞ દેવદેવસ્ય શૂલિનઃ ।
મહિમાનં મહાભાગ ધ્યાનાર્ચનસમન્વિતમ્ ॥ 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 in Malayalam sript:
ഋഷയ ഊചുഃ ।
കഥയസ്വ മഹാപ്രാജ്ഞ ദേവദേവസ്യ ശൂലിനഃ ।
മഹിമാനം മഹാഭാഗ ധ്യാനാര്ചനസമന്വിതമ് ॥ ൬ ॥

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