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.


एकांगुलिं समुद्धृत्य महादेवोभ्यभाषत ।
तथा नंदी उवाचेदमुद्धृत्य स्वांगुलिद्वयम् ॥ १९२ ॥

ekāṃguliṃ samuddhṛtya mahādevobhyabhāṣata |
tathā naṃdī uvācedamuddhṛtya svāṃgulidvayam || 192 ||

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.

Samuddhritya, Mahadeva, Bhasha, Tatha, Nandi, Nandin, Idam, Uddhritya, Sva, Svan, Anguli, Dvayam, Dvaya,

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: “ekāṃguliṃ samuddhṛtya mahādevobhyabhāṣata
  • ekāṅgu -
  • ekāṅgau (noun, masculine)
  • lim -
  • li (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • samuddhṛtya -
  • samuddhṛtya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    samuddhṛtya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mahādevo -
  • mahādeva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahādeva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahādevā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ubhya -
  • umbh -> ubhya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √umbh]
    umbh -> ubhya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √umbh]
  • bhāṣa -
  • bhāṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhāṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ta -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tan (noun, masculine)
  • Line 2: “tathā naṃdī uvācedamuddhṛtya svāṃgulidvayam
  • tathā* -
  • tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • nandī -
  • nandī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    nandi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    nandi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    nandin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • uvāce -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • uddhṛtya -
  • uddhṛtya (indeclinable)
  • svā -
  • (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    so (noun, feminine)
    sva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    svan (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    svan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sva (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    svā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • āṅguli -
  • āṅgulī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • dvayam -
  • dvayam (indeclinable)
    dvaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dvaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative 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:
একাংগুলিং সমুদ্ধৃত্য মহাদেবোভ্যভাষত ।
তথা নংদী উবাচেদমুদ্ধৃত্য স্বাংগুলিদ্বযম্ ॥ ১৯২ ॥

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:
ಏಕಾಂಗುಲಿಂ ಸಮುದ್ಧೃತ್ಯ ಮಹಾದೇವೋಭ್ಯಭಾಷತ ।
ತಥಾ ನಂದೀ ಉವಾಚೇದಮುದ್ಧೃತ್ಯ ಸ್ವಾಂಗುಲಿದ್ವಯಮ್ ॥ ೧೯೨ ॥

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:
એકાંગુલિં સમુદ્ધૃત્ય મહાદેવોભ્યભાષત ।
તથા નંદી ઉવાચેદમુદ્ધૃત્ય સ્વાંગુલિદ્વયમ્ ॥ ૧૯૨ ॥

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:
ഏകാംഗുലിം സമുദ്ധൃത്യ മഹാദേവോഭ്യഭാഷത ।
തഥാ നംദീ ഉവാചേദമുദ്ധൃത്യ സ്വാംഗുലിദ്വയമ് ॥ ൧൯൨ ॥

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