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.


बृहस्पतिरुवाच ।
कार्तिके शुक्लपक्षे तु मंदवारे त्रयोदशी ।
समग्रा यदि लभ्येत सर्वप्राप्तयै न संशयः ॥ ५९ ॥

bṛhaspatiruvāca |
kārtike śuklapakṣe tu maṃdavāre trayodaśī |
samagrā yadi labhyeta sarvaprāptayai na saṃśayaḥ || 59 ||

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.

Brihaspati, Kartika, Shuklapaksha, Mandu, Are, Ara, Trayodashi, Trayodashin, Samagra, Yadi, Yad, Sarva, Saru, Samshaya,

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: “bṛhaspatiruvāca
  • bṛhaspatir -
  • bṛhaspati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • 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]
  • Line 2: “kārtike śuklapakṣe tu maṃdavāre trayodaśī
  • kārtike -
  • kārtika (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kārtika (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • śuklapakṣe -
  • śuklapakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • mandavā -
  • mandu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    mandu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • āre -
  • āre (indeclinable)
    āra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    āra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ārā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ār (verb class 4)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
  • trayodaśī -
  • trayodaśī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    trayodaśin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 3: “samagrā yadi labhyeta sarvaprāptayai na saṃśayaḥ
  • samagrā* -
  • samagra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    samagrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • yadi -
  • yadi (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    yadi (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadi (indeclinable)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • labhyeta -
  • labh (verb class 1)
    [optative passive third single]
  • sarva -
  • sarva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    saru (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    saru (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    saru (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • aprāptayai -
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṃśayaḥ -
  • saṃśaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative 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:
বৃহস্পতিরুবাচ ।
কার্তিকে শুক্লপক্ষে তু মংদবারে ত্রযোদশী ।
সমগ্রা যদি লভ্যেত সর্বপ্রাপ্তযৈ ন সংশযঃ ॥ ৫৯ ॥

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:
ಬೃಹಸ್ಪತಿರುವಾಚ ।
ಕಾರ್ತಿಕೇ ಶುಕ್ಲಪಕ್ಷೇ ತು ಮಂದವಾರೇ ತ್ರಯೋದಶೀ ।
ಸಮಗ್ರಾ ಯದಿ ಲಭ್ಯೇತ ಸರ್ವಪ್ರಾಪ್ತಯೈ ನ ಸಂಶಯಃ ॥ ೫೯ ॥

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:
બૃહસ્પતિરુવાચ ।
કાર્તિકે શુક્લપક્ષે તુ મંદવારે ત્રયોદશી ।
સમગ્રા યદિ લભ્યેત સર્વપ્રાપ્તયૈ ન સંશયઃ ॥ ૫૯ ॥

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:
ബൃഹസ്പതിരുവാച ।
കാര്തികേ ശുക്ലപക്ഷേ തു മംദവാരേ ത്രയോദശീ ।
സമഗ്രാ യദി ലഭ്യേത സര്വപ്രാപ്തയൈ ന സംശയഃ ॥ ൫൯ ॥

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