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.


तच्छ्रुत्वा वचनं तस्य किरातस्त्वरयान्वितः ।
नंदिनं च करे गृह्य शंकरं समुपागतः ॥ १७४ ॥

tacchrutvā vacanaṃ tasya kirātastvarayānvitaḥ |
naṃdinaṃ ca kare gṛhya śaṃkaraṃ samupāgataḥ || 174 ||

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.

Tat, Tad, Vacana, Kirata, Tvaraya, Tvara, Anvita, Nandin, Kari, Kara, Grihya, Shankara, Samupagata,

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: “tacchrutvā vacanaṃ tasya kirātastvarayānvitaḥ
  • tacch -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • vacanam -
  • vacana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vacana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vacanā (noun, feminine)
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • kirātas -
  • kirāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tvarayā -
  • tvarayā (indeclinable)
    tvarā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    tvar (verb class 0)
    [imperative active second single]
  • anvitaḥ -
  • anvita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “naṃdinaṃ ca kare gṛhya śaṃkaraṃ samupāgataḥ
  • nandinam -
  • nandin (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kare -
  • kari (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    kari (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    kara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • gṛhya -
  • gṛhya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gṛhya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    grah -> gṛhya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √grah]
    grah -> gṛhya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √grah class 9 verb]
    grah -> gṛhya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √grah class 9 verb]
  • śaṅkaram -
  • śaṅkara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śaṅkara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śaṅkarā (noun, feminine)
  • samupāgataḥ -
  • samupāgata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative 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:
তচ্ছ্রুত্বা বচনং তস্য কিরাতস্ত্বরযান্বিতঃ ।
নংদিনং চ করে গৃহ্য শংকরং সমুপাগতঃ ॥ ১৭৪ ॥

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:
ತಚ್ಛ್ರುತ್ವಾ ವಚನಂ ತಸ್ಯ ಕಿರಾತಸ್ತ್ವರಯಾನ್ವಿತಃ ।
ನಂದಿನಂ ಚ ಕರೇ ಗೃಹ್ಯ ಶಂಕರಂ ಸಮುಪಾಗತಃ ॥ ೧೭೪ ॥

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:
તચ્છ્રુત્વા વચનં તસ્ય કિરાતસ્ત્વરયાન્વિતઃ ।
નંદિનં ચ કરે ગૃહ્ય શંકરં સમુપાગતઃ ॥ ૧૭૪ ॥

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:
തച്ഛ്രുത്വാ വചനം തസ്യ കിരാതസ്ത്വരയാന്വിതഃ ।
നംദിനം ച കരേ ഗൃഹ്യ ശംകരം സമുപാഗതഃ ॥ ൧൭൪ ॥

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