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.


उद्वोढा चाधुना नाहमुचितः शापभाजनम् ।
वृथा शपन्ति मह्यं च भवंतस्तद्विचार्यताम् ॥ ६५ ॥

udvoḍhā cādhunā nāhamucitaḥ śāpabhājanam |
vṛthā śapanti mahyaṃ ca bhavaṃtastadvicāryatām || 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.

Udvodhri, Naha, Ucita, Shapa, Bhajana, Vritha, Shapat, Shapanti, Mahya, Asmad, Bhavanta, Bhavat, Bhavant, Tad, Tat, Vicaryata,

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: “udvoḍhā cādhunā nāhamucitaḥ śāpabhājanam
  • udvoḍhā -
  • udvoḍhṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • adhunā* -
  • dhū (verb class 9)
    [imperfect active second single]
  • nāham -
  • nāha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • ucitaḥ -
  • ucita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    uc -> ucita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √uc class 4 verb]
  • śāpa -
  • śāpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhājanam -
  • bhājana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhājana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhājanā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “vṛthā śapanti mahyaṃ ca bhavaṃtastadvicāryatām
  • vṛthā -
  • vṛthā (indeclinable)
    vṛthā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • śapanti -
  • śap -> śapat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √śap class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √śap class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √śap class 1 verb]
    śap -> śapantī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √śap class 1 verb]
    śap (verb class 1)
    [present active third plural]
  • mahyam -
  • mahya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mahya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mahyā (noun, feminine)
    mah -> mahya (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √mah]
    mah -> mahya (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √mah]
    mah -> mahyā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √mah]
    mah -> mahya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √mah class 10 verb], [accusative single from √mah]
    mah -> mahya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √mah class 10 verb], [accusative single from √mah class 10 verb], [nominative single from √mah], [accusative single from √mah]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhavantas -
  • bhavanta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    bhavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • vicāryatām -
  • vicāryatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative 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:
উদ্বোঢা চাধুনা নাহমুচিতঃ শাপভাজনম্ ।
বৃথা শপন্তি মহ্যং চ ভবংতস্তদ্বিচার্যতাম্ ॥ 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:
ಉದ್ವೋಢಾ ಚಾಧುನಾ ನಾಹಮುಚಿತಃ ಶಾಪಭಾಜನಮ್ ।
ವೃಥಾ ಶಪನ್ತಿ ಮಹ್ಯಂ ಚ ಭವಂತಸ್ತದ್ವಿಚಾರ್ಯತಾಮ್ ॥ 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:
ઉદ્વોઢા ચાધુના નાહમુચિતઃ શાપભાજનમ્ ।
વૃથા શપન્તિ મહ્યં ચ ભવંતસ્તદ્વિચાર્યતામ્ ॥ 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:
ഉദ്വോഢാ ചാധുനാ നാഹമുചിതഃ ശാപഭാജനമ് ।
വൃഥാ ശപന്തി മഹ്യം ച ഭവംതസ്തദ്വിചാര്യതാമ് ॥ ൬൫ ॥

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