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.


भद्रकाली तथा भद्रा त्वरिता वैष्णवी तथा ।
नवदुर्गादिसहितो भूतानां च गणो महान् ॥ ५० ॥

bhadrakālī tathā bhadrā tvaritā vaiṣṇavī tathā |
navadurgādisahito bhūtānāṃ ca gaṇo mahān || 50 ||

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:

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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 ( Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bhadrakali, Tatha, Bhadra, Tvarita, Vaishnavi, Navadurga, Sahitri, Sahita, Bhuta, Gana, Maha, Mahat,

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: “bhadrakālī tathā bhadrā tvaritā vaiṣṇavī tathā
  • bhadrakālī -
  • bhadrakālī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • tathā* -
  • tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • bhadrā -
  • bhadrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tvaritā* -
  • tvarita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    tvaritā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tvar -> tvarita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √tvar class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √tvar class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √tvar], [vocative plural from √tvar]
    tvar -> tvaritā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √tvar class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √tvar class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √tvar class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √tvar], [vocative plural from √tvar], [accusative plural from √tvar]
  • vaiṣṇavī -
  • vaiṣṇavī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “navadurgādisahito bhūtānāṃ ca gaṇo mahān
  • navadurgā -
  • navadurgā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • adi -
  • ad (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ad (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • sahito* -
  • sahitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    sahita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    sah -> sahita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √sah class 1 verb], [nominative single from √sah class 10 verb]
  • bhūtānām -
  • bhūta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    bhūta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    bhūtā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gaṇo* -
  • gaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahān -
  • maha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    mahat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]

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:
ভদ্রকালী তথা ভদ্রা ত্বরিতা বৈষ্ণবী তথা ।
নবদুর্গাদিসহিতো ভূতানাং চ গণো মহান্ ॥ ৫০ ॥

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:
ಭದ್ರಕಾಲೀ ತಥಾ ಭದ್ರಾ ತ್ವರಿತಾ ವೈಷ್ಣವೀ ತಥಾ ।
ನವದುರ್ಗಾದಿಸಹಿತೋ ಭೂತಾನಾಂ ಚ ಗಣೋ ಮಹಾನ್ ॥ ೫೦ ॥

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:
ભદ્રકાલી તથા ભદ્રા ત્વરિતા વૈષ્ણવી તથા ।
નવદુર્ગાદિસહિતો ભૂતાનાં ચ ગણો મહાન્ ॥ ૫૦ ॥

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:
ഭദ്രകാലീ തഥാ ഭദ്രാ ത്വരിതാ വൈഷ്ണവീ തഥാ ।
നവദുര്ഗാദിസഹിതോ ഭൂതാനാം ച ഗണോ മഹാന് ॥ ൫൦ ॥

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