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.


अभ्यागतस्य कस्यापि सर्वसत्कारसद्व्रती ।
किं त्वेष पंचमो यो वो दृश्यते सरलाकृतिः ॥ १२ ॥

abhyāgatasya kasyāpi sarvasatkārasadvratī |
kiṃ tveṣa paṃcamo yo vo dṛśyate saralākṛtiḥ || 12 ||

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.

Abhyagata, Kah, Kim, Api, Saru, Sarva, Asatkara, Sat, Sad, Vratin, Vrati, Tvesha, Pancama, Yah, Yushmad, Drishyata, Sarala, Akriti,

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: “abhyāgatasya kasyāpi sarvasatkārasadvratī
  • abhyāgatasya -
  • abhyāgata (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    abhyāgata (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • kasyā -
  • kas -> kasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kas]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • sarva -
  • saru (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    saru (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    saru (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • asatkāra -
  • asatkāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sad -
  • sat (indeclinable)
    sat (noun, masculine)
    sad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    sad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vratī -
  • vratī (noun, masculine)
    vratī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    vratin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “kiṃ tveṣa paṃcamo yo vo dṛśyate saralākṛtiḥ
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tveṣa -
  • tveṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tveṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tviṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • pañcamo* -
  • pañcama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yo* -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vo* -
  • va (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative plural], [dative plural], [genitive plural]
  • dṛśyate -
  • dṛśyatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dṛś (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
  • saralā -
  • sarala (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarala (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saralā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ākṛtiḥ -
  • ākṛti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ākṛti (noun, masculine)
    [nominative 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:
অভ্যাগতস্য কস্যাপি সর্বসত্কারসদ্ব্রতী ।
কিং ত্বেষ পংচমো যো বো দৃশ্যতে সরলাকৃতিঃ ॥ ১২ ॥

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:
ಅಭ್ಯಾಗತಸ್ಯ ಕಸ್ಯಾಪಿ ಸರ್ವಸತ್ಕಾರಸದ್ವ್ರತೀ ।
ಕಿಂ ತ್ವೇಷ ಪಂಚಮೋ ಯೋ ವೋ ದೃಶ್ಯತೇ ಸರಲಾಕೃತಿಃ ॥ ೧೨ ॥

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:
અભ્યાગતસ્ય કસ્યાપિ સર્વસત્કારસદ્વ્રતી ।
કિં ત્વેષ પંચમો યો વો દૃશ્યતે સરલાકૃતિઃ ॥ ૧૨ ॥

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:
അഭ്യാഗതസ്യ കസ്യാപി സര്വസത്കാരസദ്വ്രതീ ।
കിം ത്വേഷ പംചമോ യോ വോ ദൃശ്യതേ സരലാകൃതിഃ ॥ ൧൨ ॥

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