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.


पूर्वं चैत्ररथं नामदक्षिणे गंधमादनम् ।
वैभ्राजंपश्चिमे ज्ञेयमुदक्चित्ररथं वनम् ॥ ३७ ॥

pūrvaṃ caitrarathaṃ nāmadakṣiṇe gaṃdhamādanam |
vaibhrājaṃpaścime jñeyamudakcitrarathaṃ vanam || 37 ||

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.

Purvam, Purva, Caitraratha, Naman, Dakshine, Dakshina, Gandhamadana, Vaibhraja, Pashcime, Pashcima, Jneya, Udak, Udac, Citraratha, Vana,

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: “pūrvaṃ caitrarathaṃ nāmadakṣiṇe gaṃdhamādanam
  • pūrvam -
  • pūrvam (indeclinable)
    pūrva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pūrva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • caitraratham -
  • caitraratha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    caitraratha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    caitrarathā (noun, feminine)
  • nāma -
  • nāman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • dakṣiṇe -
  • dakṣiṇe (indeclinable)
    dakṣiṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    dakṣiṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    dakṣiṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • gandhamādanam -
  • gandhamādana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gandhamādana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “vaibhrājaṃpaścime jñeyamudakcitrarathaṃ vanam
  • vaibhrājam -
  • vaibhrāja (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • paścime -
  • paścime (indeclinable)
    paścima (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    paścima (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    paścimā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • jñeyam -
  • jñeya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    jñeya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    jñeyā (noun, feminine)
    jñā -> jñeya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √jñā class 3 verb], [accusative single from √jñā class 9 verb]
    jñā -> jñeya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √jñā class 3 verb], [accusative single from √jñā class 3 verb], [nominative single from √jñā class 9 verb], [accusative single from √jñā class 9 verb]
  • udak -
  • udak (indeclinable)
    udac (noun, masculine)
    udac (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • citraratham -
  • citraratha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    citraratha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    citrarathā (noun, feminine)
  • vanam -
  • vana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vanā (noun, feminine)

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:
পূর্বং চৈত্ররথং নামদক্ষিণে গংধমাদনম্ ।
বৈভ্রাজংপশ্চিমে জ্ঞেযমুদক্চিত্ররথং বনম্ ॥ ৩৭ ॥

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:
ಪೂರ್ವಂ ಚೈತ್ರರಥಂ ನಾಮದಕ್ಷಿಣೇ ಗಂಧಮಾದನಮ್ ।
ವೈಭ್ರಾಜಂಪಶ್ಚಿಮೇ ಜ್ಞೇಯಮುದಕ್ಚಿತ್ರರಥಂ ವನಮ್ ॥ ೩೭ ॥

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:
પૂર્વં ચૈત્રરથં નામદક્ષિણે ગંધમાદનમ્ ।
વૈભ્રાજંપશ્ચિમે જ્ઞેયમુદક્ચિત્રરથં વનમ્ ॥ ૩૭ ॥

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:
പൂര്വം ചൈത്രരഥം നാമദക്ഷിണേ ഗംധമാദനമ് ।
വൈഭ്രാജംപശ്ചിമേ ജ്ഞേയമുദക്ചിത്രരഥം വനമ് ॥ ൩൭ ॥

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