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.


एक एव परं ज्योतिस्तेषामपि च यन्महः ।
त्रैलोक्यनाथो विश्वात्मा शंकरो लोकशंकरः ॥ ९० ॥

eka eva paraṃ jyotisteṣāmapi ca yanmahaḥ |
trailokyanātho viśvātmā śaṃkaro lokaśaṃkaraḥ || 90 ||

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.

Eka, Eva, Param, Para, Jyotis, Jyoti, Tad, Api, Yat, Yad, Mahah, Mah, Maha, Mahan, Mahas, Trailokyanatha, Vishvatman, Shankara, Lokashankara,

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: “eka eva paraṃ jyotisteṣāmapi ca yanmahaḥ
  • eka* -
  • eka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • param -
  • param (indeclinable)
    para (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    para (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • jyotis -
  • jyotis (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    jyotis (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    jyoti (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    jyoti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • teṣām -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yan -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • mahaḥ -
  • mahaḥ (indeclinable)
    mahan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    mahas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    mah (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    maha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “trailokyanātho viśvātmā śaṃkaro lokaśaṃkaraḥ
  • trailokyanātho* -
  • trailokyanātha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • viśvātmā -
  • viśvātman (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śaṅkaro* -
  • śaṅkara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • lokaśaṅkaraḥ -
  • lokaśaṅkara (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:
এক এব পরং জ্যোতিস্তেষামপি চ যন্মহঃ ।
ত্রৈলোক্যনাথো বিশ্বাত্মা শংকরো লোকশংকরঃ ॥ ৯০ ॥

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:
ಏಕ ಏವ ಪರಂ ಜ್ಯೋತಿಸ್ತೇಷಾಮಪಿ ಚ ಯನ್ಮಹಃ ।
ತ್ರೈಲೋಕ್ಯನಾಥೋ ವಿಶ್ವಾತ್ಮಾ ಶಂಕರೋ ಲೋಕಶಂಕರಃ ॥ ೯೦ ॥

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:
એક એવ પરં જ્યોતિસ્તેષામપિ ચ યન્મહઃ ।
ત્રૈલોક્યનાથો વિશ્વાત્મા શંકરો લોકશંકરઃ ॥ ૯૦ ॥

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:
ഏക ഏവ പരം ജ്യോതിസ്തേഷാമപി ച യന്മഹഃ ।
ത്രൈലോക്യനാഥോ വിശ്വാത്മാ ശംകരോ ലോകശംകരഃ ॥ ൯൦ ॥

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