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.


चतुर्दंष्ट्रैर्गंधवद्भिश्चर्भिर्मेघसन्निभैः ।
शतहस्तायते कृष्णे तुरंगे हेमभूषणे ॥ २५ ॥

caturdaṃṣṭrairgaṃdhavadbhiścarbhirmeghasannibhaiḥ |
śatahastāyate kṛṣṇe turaṃge hemabhūṣaṇe || 25 ||

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.

Caturdamshtra, Gandhavat, Megha, Sannibha, Shatahasta, Tad, Yushmad, Krishna, Turanga, Hema, Heman, Bhushana,

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: “caturdaṃṣṭrairgaṃdhavadbhiścarbhirmeghasannibhaiḥ
  • caturdaṃṣṭrair -
  • caturdaṃṣṭra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    caturdaṃṣṭra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • gandhavadbhiś -
  • gandhavat (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    gandhavat (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • car -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ṛbhir -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental plural]
    (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • megha -
  • megha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    megha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sannibhaiḥ -
  • sannibha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    sannibha (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “śatahastāyate kṛṣṇe turaṃge hemabhūṣaṇe
  • śatahastāya -
  • śatahasta (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    śatahasta (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • kṛṣṇe -
  • kṛṣṇa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kṛṣṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kṛṣṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • turaṅge -
  • turaṅga (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • hema -
  • hema (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    hema (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    heman (noun, masculine)
    heman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • bhūṣaṇe -
  • bhūṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhūṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    bhūṣaṇā (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:
চতুর্দংষ্ট্রৈর্গংধবদ্ভিশ্চর্ভির্মেঘসন্নিভৈঃ ।
শতহস্তাযতে কৃষ্ণে তুরংগে হেমভূষণে ॥ ২৫ ॥

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:
ಚತುರ್ದಂಷ್ಟ್ರೈರ್ಗಂಧವದ್ಭಿಶ್ಚರ್ಭಿರ್ಮೇಘಸನ್ನಿಭೈಃ ।
ಶತಹಸ್ತಾಯತೇ ಕೃಷ್ಣೇ ತುರಂಗೇ ಹೇಮಭೂಷಣೇ ॥ ೨೫ ॥

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:
ચતુર્દંષ્ટ્રૈર્ગંધવદ્ભિશ્ચર્ભિર્મેઘસન્નિભૈઃ ।
શતહસ્તાયતે કૃષ્ણે તુરંગે હેમભૂષણે ॥ ૨૫ ॥

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:
ചതുര്ദംഷ്ട്രൈര്ഗംധവദ്ഭിശ്ചര്ഭിര്മേഘസന്നിഭൈഃ ।
ശതഹസ്തായതേ കൃഷ്ണേ തുരംഗേ ഹേമഭൂഷണേ ॥ ൨൫ ॥

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