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.


उदारो हि महादेवो देवानां पतिरिश्वरः ।
येन सर्वं प्रदत्तं हि तस्मात्सर्व इति स्मृतः ॥ १५ ॥

udāro hi mahādevo devānāṃ patiriśvaraḥ |
yena sarvaṃ pradattaṃ hi tasmātsarva iti smṛtaḥ || 15 ||

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.

Udara, Mahadeva, Deva, Pati, Ishvara, Yena, Yah, Yat, Sarvam, Sarva, Pradatta, Tasmat, Tad, Iti, Smrita,

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: “udāro hi mahādevo devānāṃ patiriśvaraḥ
  • udāro* -
  • udāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • mahādevo* -
  • mahādeva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • devānām -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    deva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    devā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • patir -
  • pati (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • iśvaraḥ -
  • iśvara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “yena sarvaṃ pradattaṃ hi tasmātsarva iti smṛtaḥ
  • yena -
  • yena (indeclinable)
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • sarvam -
  • sarvam (indeclinable)
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • pradattam -
  • pradatta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pradatta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pradattā (noun, feminine)
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • tasmāt -
  • tasmāt (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
  • sarva* -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • smṛtaḥ -
  • smṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    smṛ -> smṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √smṛ class 1 verb]

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:
উদারো হি মহাদেবো দেবানাং পতিরিশ্বরঃ ।
যেন সর্বং প্রদত্তং হি তস্মাত্সর্ব ইতি স্মৃতঃ ॥ ১৫ ॥

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:
ಉದಾರೋ ಹಿ ಮಹಾದೇವೋ ದೇವಾನಾಂ ಪತಿರಿಶ್ವರಃ ।
ಯೇನ ಸರ್ವಂ ಪ್ರದತ್ತಂ ಹಿ ತಸ್ಮಾತ್ಸರ್ವ ಇತಿ ಸ್ಮೃತಃ ॥ ೧೫ ॥

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:
ઉદારો હિ મહાદેવો દેવાનાં પતિરિશ્વરઃ ।
યેન સર્વં પ્રદત્તં હિ તસ્માત્સર્વ ઇતિ સ્મૃતઃ ॥ ૧૫ ॥

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:
ഉദാരോ ഹി മഹാദേവോ ദേവാനാം പതിരിശ്വരഃ ।
യേന സര്വം പ്രദത്തം ഹി തസ്മാത്സര്വ ഇതി സ്മൃതഃ ॥ ൧൫ ॥

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