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.


गंभीरास्फोटनिर्ह्रादजगद्धृदयकंपनः ।
प्रच्छाद्य गगनं सूर्यप्रभां सर्वां व्यनाशयत् ॥ १८ ॥

gaṃbhīrāsphoṭanirhrādajagaddhṛdayakaṃpanaḥ |
pracchādya gaganaṃ sūryaprabhāṃ sarvāṃ vyanāśayat || 18 ||

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.

Gambhira, Sphotat, Hrada, Jagat, Hridayakampana, Pracchadya, Gagana, Suryaprabha, Saru, Sarva, Vya,

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: “gaṃbhīrāsphoṭanirhrādajagaddhṛdayakaṃpanaḥ
  • gambhīrā -
  • gambhīrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sphoṭan -
  • sphuṭ -> sphoṭat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √sphuṭ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √sphuṭ class 1 verb]
  • ir -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • hrāda -
  • hrāda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jagaddh -
  • jagat (noun, masculine)
    jagat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • hṛdayakampanaḥ -
  • hṛdayakampana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “pracchādya gaganaṃ sūryaprabhāṃ sarvāṃ vyanāśayat
  • pracchādya -
  • pracchādya (indeclinable)
    pracchādya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pracchādya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gaganam -
  • gagana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sūryaprabhām -
  • sūryaprabhā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • sarvām -
  • saru (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • vya -
  • vi (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    vi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    vi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ve (noun, masculine)
    vya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vi (Preverb)
  • anāśayat -
  • naś (verb class 0)
    [imperfect active third single]
    naś (verb class 0)
    [imperfect active third 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:
গংভীরাস্ফোটনির্হ্রাদজগদ্ধৃদযকংপনঃ ।
প্রচ্ছাদ্য গগনং সূর্যপ্রভাং সর্বাং ব্যনাশযত্ ॥ ১৮ ॥

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:
ಗಂಭೀರಾಸ್ಫೋಟನಿರ್ಹ್ರಾದಜಗದ್ಧೃದಯಕಂಪನಃ ।
ಪ್ರಚ್ಛಾದ್ಯ ಗಗನಂ ಸೂರ್ಯಪ್ರಭಾಂ ಸರ್ವಾಂ ವ್ಯನಾಶಯತ್ ॥ ೧೮ ॥

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:
ગંભીરાસ્ફોટનિર્હ્રાદજગદ્ધૃદયકંપનઃ ।
પ્રચ્છાદ્ય ગગનં સૂર્યપ્રભાં સર્વાં વ્યનાશયત્ ॥ ૧૮ ॥

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:
ഗംഭീരാസ്ഫോടനിര്ഹ്രാദജഗദ്ധൃദയകംപനഃ ।
പ്രച്ഛാദ്യ ഗഗനം സൂര്യപ്രഭാം സര്വാം വ്യനാശയത് ॥ ൧൮ ॥

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