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.


तदा दुन्दुभयो नेदुर्वादित्राणि बहूनि च ।
इन्द्रादयः सुराः सर्वे पुष्पवर्षं ववर्षिरे ॥ ५८ ॥

tadā dundubhayo nedurvāditrāṇi bahūni ca |
indrādayaḥ surāḥ sarve puṣpavarṣaṃ vavarṣire || 58 ||

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.

Tada, Dundubhi, Vaditra, Bahu, Indradi, Sura, Sarva, Pushpavarsha, Vava,

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: “tadā dundubhayo nedurvāditrāṇi bahūni ca
  • tadā* -
  • tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • dundubhayo* -
  • dundubhi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    dundubhi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • nedur -
  • nad (verb class 1)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • vāditrāṇi -
  • vāditra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bahūni -
  • bahu (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “indrādayaḥ surāḥ sarve puṣpavarṣaṃ vavarṣire
  • indrādayaḥ -
  • indrādi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    indrādi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • surāḥ -
  • sura (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    surā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • sarve -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • puṣpavarṣam -
  • puṣpavarṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    puṣpavarṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • vavar -
  • vava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vava (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
    vai (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • ṛṣi -
  • ṛṣi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • re -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    ra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

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:
তদা দুন্দুভযো নেদুর্বাদিত্রাণি বহূনি চ ।
ইন্দ্রাদযঃ সুরাঃ সর্বে পুষ্পবর্ষং ববর্ষিরে ॥ ৫৮ ॥

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:
ತದಾ ದುನ್ದುಭಯೋ ನೇದುರ್ವಾದಿತ್ರಾಣಿ ಬಹೂನಿ ಚ ।
ಇನ್ದ್ರಾದಯಃ ಸುರಾಃ ಸರ್ವೇ ಪುಷ್ಪವರ್ಷಂ ವವರ್ಷಿರೇ ॥ ೫೮ ॥

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:
તદા દુન્દુભયો નેદુર્વાદિત્રાણિ બહૂનિ ચ ।
ઇન્દ્રાદયઃ સુરાઃ સર્વે પુષ્પવર્ષં વવર્ષિરે ॥ ૫૮ ॥

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:
തദാ ദുന്ദുഭയോ നേദുര്വാദിത്രാണി ബഹൂനി ച ।
ഇന്ദ്രാദയഃ സുരാഃ സര്വേ പുഷ്പവര്ഷം വവര്ഷിരേ ॥ ൫൮ ॥

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