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.


निरीक्षितस्तृतीयेन चक्षुषा परमेष्ठिना ।
स्वभक्तं रक्षमाणेन भस्मसादभवत्क्षणात् ॥ ३६ ॥

nirīkṣitastṛtīyena cakṣuṣā parameṣṭhinā |
svabhaktaṃ rakṣamāṇena bhasmasādabhavatkṣaṇāt || 36 ||

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.

Nirikshin, Tas, Tritiyena, Tritiya, Cakshusha, Cakshus, Parameshthi, Parameshthin, Svabhakta, Raksha, Ani, Ina, Bhasmasada, Bhavat, Bhavant, Kshanat, Kshana,

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: “nirīkṣitastṛtīyena cakṣuṣā parameṣṭhinā
  • nirīkṣi -
  • nirīkṣin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    nirīkṣin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tas -
  • tas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tṛtīyena -
  • tṛtīyena (indeclinable)
    tṛtīya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tṛtīya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • cakṣuṣā -
  • cakṣuṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    cakṣus (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    cakṣus (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • parameṣṭhinā -
  • parameṣṭhi (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    parameṣṭhin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    parameṣṭhin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    parameṣṭhī (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 2: “svabhaktaṃ rakṣamāṇena bhasmasādabhavatkṣaṇāt
  • svabhaktam -
  • svabhakta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    svabhakta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • rakṣam -
  • rakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    rakṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    rakṣā (noun, feminine)
  • āṇe -
  • āṇi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    aṇ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect middle first single], [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single], [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    aṇ (verb class 4)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single], [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
  • ina -
  • ina (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ina (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhasmasāda -
  • bhasmasāda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhasmasāda (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhavat -
  • bhavat (noun, masculine)
    bhavat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    bhavant (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kṣaṇāt -
  • kṣaṇāt (indeclinable)
    kṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    kṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]

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:
নিরীক্ষিতস্তৃতীযেন চক্ষুষা পরমেষ্ঠিনা ।
স্বভক্তং রক্ষমাণেন ভস্মসাদভবত্ক্ষণাত্ ॥ ৩৬ ॥

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:
ನಿರೀಕ್ಷಿತಸ್ತೃತೀಯೇನ ಚಕ್ಷುಷಾ ಪರಮೇಷ್ಠಿನಾ ।
ಸ್ವಭಕ್ತಂ ರಕ್ಷಮಾಣೇನ ಭಸ್ಮಸಾದಭವತ್ಕ್ಷಣಾತ್ ॥ ೩೬ ॥

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:
નિરીક્ષિતસ્તૃતીયેન ચક્ષુષા પરમેષ્ઠિના ।
સ્વભક્તં રક્ષમાણેન ભસ્મસાદભવત્ક્ષણાત્ ॥ ૩૬ ॥

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:
നിരീക്ഷിതസ്തൃതീയേന ചക്ഷുഷാ പരമേഷ്ഠിനാ ।
സ്വഭക്തം രക്ഷമാണേന ഭസ്മസാദഭവത്ക്ഷണാത് ॥ ൩൬ ॥

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