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.


तपस्यति मुनिस्तत्र गालवो भार्यया सह ।
सदैव तीव्रतपसा कृशो धमनिसंततः ॥ ६५ ॥

tapasyati munistatra gālavo bhāryayā saha |
sadaiva tīvratapasā kṛśo dhamanisaṃtataḥ || 65 ||

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:

Read online Buy now! The English translation by G. V. Tagare (2007)

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.

Tapa, Tapasya, Tapas, Ati, Muni, Tatra, Galava, Bharya, Saha, Sadaiva, Tivra, Krisha, Dhamanisantata,

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: “tapasyati munistatra gālavo bhāryayā saha
  • tapasya -
  • tapasya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tapasya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tapa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tapa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tapas (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    tap (verb class 1)
    [present active second single]
  • ati -
  • ati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    ati (indeclinable)
  • munis -
  • muni (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • gālavo* -
  • gālava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhāryayā -
  • bhāryā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    bhṛ -> bhāryā (participle, feminine)
    [instrumental single from √bhṛ]
  • saha -
  • saha (indeclinable postposition)
    [indeclinable postposition]
    saha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sah (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Line 2: “sadaiva tīvratapasā kṛśo dhamanisaṃtataḥ
  • sadaiva -
  • sadaiva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sadaiva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tīvra -
  • tīvra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tīvra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tapasā -
  • tapas (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • kṛśo* -
  • kṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dhamanisantataḥ -
  • dhamanisantata (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:
তপস্যতি মুনিস্তত্র গালবো ভার্যযা সহ ।
সদৈব তীব্রতপসা কৃশো ধমনিসংততঃ ॥ ৬৫ ॥

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:
ತಪಸ್ಯತಿ ಮುನಿಸ್ತತ್ರ ಗಾಲವೋ ಭಾರ್ಯಯಾ ಸಹ ।
ಸದೈವ ತೀವ್ರತಪಸಾ ಕೃಶೋ ಧಮನಿಸಂತತಃ ॥ ೬೫ ॥

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:
તપસ્યતિ મુનિસ્તત્ર ગાલવો ભાર્યયા સહ ।
સદૈવ તીવ્રતપસા કૃશો ધમનિસંતતઃ ॥ ૬૫ ॥

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:
തപസ്യതി മുനിസ്തത്ര ഗാലവോ ഭാര്യയാ സഹ ।
സദൈവ തീവ്രതപസാ കൃശോ ധമനിസംതതഃ ॥ ൬൫ ॥

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