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.


यावदाश्रममभ्येत्य तावच्छून्यं व्यलोकयन् ।
परस्परमथोचुस्ते पत्न्यः सर्वाः कुतो गताः ॥ २० ॥

yāvadāśramamabhyetya tāvacchūnyaṃ vyalokayan |
parasparamathocuste patnyaḥ sarvāḥ kuto gatāḥ || 20 ||

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.

Yavat, Ashrama, Abhyetya, Tavat, Shunya, Vya, Parasparam, Paraspara, Atho, Custa, Patni, Saru, Sarva, Kutah, Kuta, Gata,

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: “yāvadāśramamabhyetya tāvacchūnyaṃ vyalokayan
  • yāvad -
  • yāvat (indeclinable)
    yāvat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yāvat (noun, masculine)
    yāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • āśramam -
  • āśrama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    āśrama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • abhyetya -
  • abhyetya (indeclinable)
  • tāvacch -
  • tāvat (indeclinable)
    tāvat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tāvat (noun, masculine)
    tāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • śūnyam -
  • śūnya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śūnya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śūnyā (noun, feminine)
  • vya -
  • vya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vi (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    vi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    vi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ve (noun, masculine)
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [compound]
    (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [compound]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vi (Preverb)
  • alokayan -
  • lok (verb class 10)
    [imperfect active third plural]
  • Line 2: “parasparamathocuste patnyaḥ sarvāḥ kuto gatāḥ
  • parasparam -
  • parasparam (indeclinable)
    paraspara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    paraspara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    parasparā (noun, feminine)
  • atho -
  • atho (indeclinable)
  • custe -
  • custa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • patnyaḥ -
  • patnī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • sarvāḥ -
  • saru (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • kuto* -
  • kutaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kutaḥ (indeclinable)
    kuta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • gatāḥ -
  • gata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    gatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

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:
যাবদাশ্রমমভ্যেত্য তাবচ্ছূন্যং ব্যলোকযন্ ।
পরস্পরমথোচুস্তে পত্ন্যঃ সর্বাঃ কুতো গতাঃ ॥ ২০ ॥

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:
ಯಾವದಾಶ್ರಮಮಭ್ಯೇತ್ಯ ತಾವಚ್ಛೂನ್ಯಂ ವ್ಯಲೋಕಯನ್ ।
ಪರಸ್ಪರಮಥೋಚುಸ್ತೇ ಪತ್ನ್ಯಃ ಸರ್ವಾಃ ಕುತೋ ಗತಾಃ ॥ ೨೦ ॥

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:
યાવદાશ્રમમભ્યેત્ય તાવચ્છૂન્યં વ્યલોકયન્ ।
પરસ્પરમથોચુસ્તે પત્ન્યઃ સર્વાઃ કુતો ગતાઃ ॥ ૨૦ ॥

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:
യാവദാശ്രമമഭ്യേത്യ താവച്ഛൂന്യം വ്യലോകയന് ।
പരസ്പരമഥോചുസ്തേ പത്ന്യഃ സര്വാഃ കുതോ ഗതാഃ ॥ ൨൦ ॥

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