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.


तुष्टा कपिलवर्णां सा ऊधोभारेण भूयसा ।
तरंगोपरि गच्छंती शनकैः शनकैस्ततः ॥ ४१ ॥

tuṣṭā kapilavarṇāṃ sā ūdhobhāreṇa bhūyasā |
taraṃgopari gacchaṃtī śanakaiḥ śanakaistataḥ || 41 ||

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:

Read online Buy now! The English translation by G. V. Tagare (2007)

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.

Tushta, Kapila, Varna, Udhas, Bhara, Bhuyasa, Bhuyas, Taranga, Upari, Gacchat, Shanakaih, Shanaka, Tatah, Tad, Tata,

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: “tuṣṭā kapilavarṇāṃ ūdhobhāreṇa bhūyasā
  • tuṣṭā -
  • tuṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    tuṣ -> tuṣṭā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √tuṣ class 4 verb]
    tus -> tuṣṭā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √tus class 1 verb]
    tuś -> tuṣṭā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √tuś class 1 verb]
  • kapila -
  • kapila (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kapila (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • varṇām -
  • varṇā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • sā* -
  • so (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ūdho -
  • ūdhas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ūdhas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • bhāreṇa -
  • bhāra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • bhūyasā -
  • bhūyasā (indeclinable)
    bhūyas (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    bhūyas (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    bhūyasā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “taraṃgopari gacchaṃtī śanakaiḥ śanakaistataḥ
  • taraṅgo -
  • taraṅga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    taraṅga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • upari -
  • upari (indeclinable postposition)
    [indeclinable postposition]
    upari (indeclinable)
  • gacchantī -
  • gacchat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • śanakaiḥ -
  • śanakaiḥ (indeclinable)
    śanaka (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • śanakais -
  • śanakaiḥ (indeclinable)
    śanaka (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • tataḥ -
  • 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]

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:
তুষ্টা কপিলবর্ণাং সা ঊধোভারেণ ভূযসা ।
তরংগোপরি গচ্ছংতী শনকৈঃ শনকৈস্ততঃ ॥ ৪১ ॥

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:
ತುಷ್ಟಾ ಕಪಿಲವರ್ಣಾಂ ಸಾ ಊಧೋಭಾರೇಣ ಭೂಯಸಾ ।
ತರಂಗೋಪರಿ ಗಚ್ಛಂತೀ ಶನಕೈಃ ಶನಕೈಸ್ತತಃ ॥ ೪೧ ॥

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:
તુષ્ટા કપિલવર્ણાં સા ઊધોભારેણ ભૂયસા ।
તરંગોપરિ ગચ્છંતી શનકૈઃ શનકૈસ્તતઃ ॥ ૪૧ ॥

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:
തുഷ്ടാ കപിലവര്ണാം സാ ഊധോഭാരേണ ഭൂയസാ ।
തരംഗോപരി ഗച്ഛംതീ ശനകൈഃ ശനകൈസ്തതഃ ॥ ൪൧ ॥

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