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.


विश्वरूपस्तालकेतुः पंचाशच्च सिताननः ।
ईशानो वृद्धदेवश्च दीप्तात्मा मृत्युहा तथा ॥ ४९ ॥

viśvarūpastālaketuḥ paṃcāśacca sitānanaḥ |
īśāno vṛddhadevaśca dīptātmā mṛtyuhā tathā || 49 ||

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.

Vishvarupa, Talaketu, Pancashat, Sitanana, Ishana, Vriddhadeva, Diptatma, Han, Tatha,

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: “viśvarūpastālaketuḥ paṃcāśacca sitānanaḥ
  • viśvarūpas -
  • viśvarūpa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tālaketuḥ -
  • tālaketu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pañcāśac -
  • pañcāśat (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sitānanaḥ -
  • sitānana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “īśāno vṛddhadevaśca dīptātmā mṛtyuhā tathā
  • īśāno* -
  • īśāna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    īś -> īśāna (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √īś class 2 verb]
  • vṛddhadevaś -
  • vṛddhadeva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dīptātmā* -
  • dīptātmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • mṛtyu -
  • mṛtyu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    han (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [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:
বিশ্বরূপস্তালকেতুঃ পংচাশচ্চ সিতাননঃ ।
ঈশানো বৃদ্ধদেবশ্চ দীপ্তাত্মা মৃত্যুহা তথা ॥ ৪৯ ॥

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:
ವಿಶ್ವರೂಪಸ್ತಾಲಕೇತುಃ ಪಂಚಾಶಚ್ಚ ಸಿತಾನನಃ ।
ಈಶಾನೋ ವೃದ್ಧದೇವಶ್ಚ ದೀಪ್ತಾತ್ಮಾ ಮೃತ್ಯುಹಾ ತಥಾ ॥ ೪೯ ॥

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:
વિશ્વરૂપસ્તાલકેતુઃ પંચાશચ્ચ સિતાનનઃ ।
ઈશાનો વૃદ્ધદેવશ્ચ દીપ્તાત્મા મૃત્યુહા તથા ॥ ૪૯ ॥

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:
വിശ്വരൂപസ്താലകേതുഃ പംചാശച്ച സിതാനനഃ ।
ഈശാനോ വൃദ്ധദേവശ്ച ദീപ്താത്മാ മൃത്യുഹാ തഥാ ॥ ൪൯ ॥

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