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.


ततश्चिंतान्विता देवा इदमूचुः परस्परम् ।
अविद्याकामसंवीताः कुर्यामः शंकरं च कम् ॥ १०६ ॥

tataściṃtānvitā devā idamūcuḥ parasparam |
avidyākāmasaṃvītāḥ kuryāmaḥ śaṃkaraṃ ca kam || 106 ||

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.

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Cinta, Vita, Deva, Idam, Parasparam, Paraspara, Avidya, Akama, Samvita, Kuri, Shankara, Kah,

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: “tataściṃtānvitā devā idamūcuḥ parasparam
  • tataś -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • cintān -
  • cinta (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • vitā* -
  • vita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • devā* -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    devā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ūcuḥ -
  • uc (verb class 4)
    [perfect active third plural]
    vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active third plural]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • parasparam -
  • parasparam (indeclinable)
    paraspara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    paraspara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    parasparā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “avidyākāmasaṃvītāḥ kuryāmaḥ śaṃkaraṃ ca kam
  • avidyā -
  • avidya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    avidya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    avidyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • akāma -
  • akāma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    akāma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ak (verb class 1)
    [imperative active first plural]
  • saṃvītāḥ -
  • saṃvīta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    saṃvītā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • kuryām -
  • kurī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [optative active first single]
  • aḥ -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • śaṅkaram -
  • śaṅkara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śaṅkara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śaṅkarā (noun, feminine)
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kam -
  • ka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [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:
ততশ্চিংতান্বিতা দেবা ইদমূচুঃ পরস্পরম্ ।
অবিদ্যাকামসংবীতাঃ কুর্যামঃ শংকরং চ কম্ ॥ ১০৬ ॥

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:
ತತಶ್ಚಿಂತಾನ್ವಿತಾ ದೇವಾ ಇದಮೂಚುಃ ಪರಸ್ಪರಮ್ ।
ಅವಿದ್ಯಾಕಾಮಸಂವೀತಾಃ ಕುರ್ಯಾಮಃ ಶಂಕರಂ ಚ ಕಮ್ ॥ ೧೦೬ ॥

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:
તતશ્ચિંતાન્વિતા દેવા ઇદમૂચુઃ પરસ્પરમ્ ।
અવિદ્યાકામસંવીતાઃ કુર્યામઃ શંકરં ચ કમ્ ॥ ૧૦૬ ॥

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:
തതശ്ചിംതാന്വിതാ ദേവാ ഇദമൂചുഃ പരസ്പരമ് ।
അവിദ്യാകാമസംവീതാഃ കുര്യാമഃ ശംകരം ച കമ് ॥ ൧൦൬ ॥

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