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.


कार्त्तिकेय उवाच ।
भोभो गिरिवरा यूयं श्रृणुध्वं मद्वचोऽधुना ।
कर्मिभिर्ज्ञानिभिश्चैव सेव्यमाना भविष्यथ ॥ ८६ ॥

kārttikeya uvāca |
bhobho girivarā yūyaṃ śrṛṇudhvaṃ madvaco'dhunā |
karmibhirjñānibhiścaiva sevyamānā bhaviṣyatha || 86 ||

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.

Karttikeya, Bha, Bhu, Girivara, Yuya, Yushmad, Madvan, Adhuna, Karmin, Karmi, Jnanin, Jnani, Sevyamana,

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: “kārttikeya uvāca
  • kārttikeya* -
  • kārttikeya (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: “bhobho girivarā yūyaṃ śrṛṇudhvaṃ madvaco'dhunā
  • bho -
  • bha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    bhā (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    bhu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    bhu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • ubho -
  • girivarā* -
  • girivara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • yūyam -
  • yu -> yūya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √yu class 2 verb], [accusative single from √yu class 6 verb], [accusative single from √yu class 9 verb]
    yu -> yūya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √yu class 2 verb], [accusative single from √yu class 2 verb], [nominative single from √yu class 6 verb], [accusative single from √yu class 6 verb], [nominative single from √yu class 9 verb], [accusative single from √yu class 9 verb]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative plural]
  • Cannot analyse śrṛṇudhvam*ma
  • madva -
  • madvan (noun, masculine)
    madvan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • co' -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • adhunā -
  • adhunā (indeclinable)
  • Line 3: “karmibhirjñānibhiścaiva sevyamānā bhaviṣyatha
  • karmibhir -
  • karmin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    karmin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    karmī (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • jñānibhiś -
  • jñānin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    jñānin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    jñānī (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • sevyamānā* -
  • sevyamāna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sevyamānā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    sev -> sevyamāna (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √sev class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √sev class 1 verb]
    sev -> sevyamānā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √sev class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √sev class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √sev class 1 verb]
    sīv -> sevyamāna (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √sīv], [vocative plural from √sīv]
    sīv -> sevyamānā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √sīv], [vocative plural from √sīv], [accusative plural from √sīv]
  • bhaviṣyatha -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [future active second plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print 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:
কার্ত্তিকেয উবাচ ।
ভোভো গিরিবরা যূযং শ্রৃণুধ্বং মদ্বচোঽধুনা ।
কর্মিভির্জ্ঞানিভিশ্চৈব সেব্যমানা ভবিষ্যথ ॥ ৮৬ ॥

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:
ಕಾರ್ತ್ತಿಕೇಯ ಉವಾಚ ।
ಭೋಭೋ ಗಿರಿವರಾ ಯೂಯಂ ಶ್ರೃಣುಧ್ವಂ ಮದ್ವಚೋಽಧುನಾ ।
ಕರ್ಮಿಭಿರ್ಜ್ಞಾನಿಭಿಶ್ಚೈವ ಸೇವ್ಯಮಾನಾ ಭವಿಷ್ಯಥ ॥ ೮೬ ॥

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:
કાર્ત્તિકેય ઉવાચ ।
ભોભો ગિરિવરા યૂયં શ્રૃણુધ્વં મદ્વચોઽધુના ।
કર્મિભિર્જ્ઞાનિભિશ્ચૈવ સેવ્યમાના ભવિષ્યથ ॥ ૮૬ ॥

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:
കാര്ത്തികേയ ഉവാച ।
ഭോഭോ ഗിരിവരാ യൂയം ശ്രൃണുധ്വം മദ്വചോഽധുനാ ।
കര്മിഭിര്ജ്ഞാനിഭിശ്ചൈവ സേവ്യമാനാ ഭവിഷ്യഥ ॥ ൮൬ ॥

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