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.


शिरोधिरुह्य शम्भोश्च घण्टामादातुमुद्यतः ।
तावत्कैलासशिखरे शंभुः प्रोवाच किंकरान् ॥ ७ ॥

śirodhiruhya śambhośca ghaṇṭāmādātumudyataḥ |
tāvatkailāsaśikhare śaṃbhuḥ provāca kiṃkarān || 7 ||

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.

Shirodhi, Uhya, Shambhu, Ada, Udyat, Udyata, Tavatka, Aila, Sashikhara, Pra, Kinkara,

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: “śirodhiruhya śambhośca ghaṇṭāmādātumudyataḥ
  • śirodhir -
  • śirodhi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • uhya -
  • uh -> uhya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √uh]
    vah -> uhya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vah]
    uhya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    uhya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śambhoś -
  • śambhu (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    śambhu (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ghaṇṭāmā -
  • ghaṇṭ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active first plural]
  • adāt -
  • ada (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    ada (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [aorist active third single]
    (verb class 3)
    [aorist active third single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single], [aorist active third single]
    (verb class 4)
    [aorist active third single]
  • um -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • udyataḥ -
  • udyat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    udyat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    udyata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “tāvatkailāsaśikhare śaṃbhuḥ provāca kiṃkarān
  • tāvatkai -
  • tāvatka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tāvatka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tāvatkā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ailā -
  • ailā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • saśikhare -
  • saśikhara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    saśikhara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    saśikharā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • śambhuḥ -
  • śambhu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śambhu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • pro -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    prā (Preverb)
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • kiṅkarān -
  • kiṅkara (noun, masculine)
    [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:
শিরোধিরুহ্য শম্ভোশ্চ ঘণ্টামাদাতুমুদ্যতঃ ।
তাবত্কৈলাসশিখরে শংভুঃ প্রোবাচ কিংকরান্ ॥ ৭ ॥

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:
ಶಿರೋಧಿರುಹ್ಯ ಶಮ್ಭೋಶ್ಚ ಘಣ್ಟಾಮಾದಾತುಮುದ್ಯತಃ ।
ತಾವತ್ಕೈಲಾಸಶಿಖರೇ ಶಂಭುಃ ಪ್ರೋವಾಚ ಕಿಂಕರಾನ್ ॥ ೭ ॥

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:
શિરોધિરુહ્ય શમ્ભોશ્ચ ઘણ્ટામાદાતુમુદ્યતઃ ।
તાવત્કૈલાસશિખરે શંભુઃ પ્રોવાચ કિંકરાન્ ॥ ૭ ॥

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:
ശിരോധിരുഹ്യ ശമ്ഭോശ്ച ഘണ്ടാമാദാതുമുദ്യതഃ ।
താവത്കൈലാസശിഖരേ ശംഭുഃ പ്രോവാച കിംകരാന് ॥ ൭ ॥

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