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.


वृत्रोपि तपसा युक्तः प्रदोषसमये महान् ।
निद्रासक्तोऽभवत्तत्र शुंडेन प्रति बोधितः ॥ २११ ॥

vṛtropi tapasā yuktaḥ pradoṣasamaye mahān |
nidrāsakto'bhavattatra śuṃḍena prati bodhitaḥ || 211 ||

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.

Vrit, Ropin, Tapasa, Yukta, Pradoshasamaya, Maha, Mahat, Nidra, Asakta, Tatra, Shunda, Prati, Bodhita,

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: “vṛtropi tapasā yuktaḥ pradoṣasamaye mahān
  • vṛt -
  • vṛt (indeclinable)
    vṛt (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vṛt (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ropi -
  • ropi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ropin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ropin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tapasā* -
  • tapasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • yuktaḥ -
  • yukta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yuj -> yukta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √yuj class 7 verb]
  • pradoṣasamaye -
  • pradoṣasamaya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • mahān -
  • maha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    mahat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “nidrāsakto'bhavattatra śuṃḍena prati bodhitaḥ
  • nidrā -
  • nidrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • asakto' -
  • asakta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • abhavat -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • śuṇḍena -
  • śuṇḍa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • prati -
  • prati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    prati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pratī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • bodhitaḥ -
  • bodhita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    budh -> bodhita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √budh]

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:
বৃত্রোপি তপসা যুক্তঃ প্রদোষসমযে মহান্ ।
নিদ্রাসক্তোঽভবত্তত্র শুংডেন প্রতি বোধিতঃ ॥ ২১১ ॥

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:
ವೃತ್ರೋಪಿ ತಪಸಾ ಯುಕ್ತಃ ಪ್ರದೋಷಸಮಯೇ ಮಹಾನ್ ।
ನಿದ್ರಾಸಕ್ತೋಽಭವತ್ತತ್ರ ಶುಂಡೇನ ಪ್ರತಿ ಬೋಧಿತಃ ॥ ೨೧೧ ॥

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:
વૃત્રોપિ તપસા યુક્તઃ પ્રદોષસમયે મહાન્ ।
નિદ્રાસક્તોઽભવત્તત્ર શુંડેન પ્રતિ બોધિતઃ ॥ ૨૧૧ ॥

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:
വൃത്രോപി തപസാ യുക്തഃ പ്രദോഷസമയേ മഹാന് ।
നിദ്രാസക്തോഽഭവത്തത്ര ശുംഡേന പ്രതി ബോധിതഃ ॥ ൨൧൧ ॥

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