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.


तदधोंऽडकटाहोथ कोटिमात्रस्तथापरः ।
देवी युक्ता कपालीशा दंडहस्तेन चापि सा ॥ ३२ ॥

tadadhoṃ'ḍakaṭāhotha koṭimātrastathāparaḥ |
devī yuktā kapālīśā daṃḍahastena cāpi sā || 32 ||

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.

Koti, Atra, Tha, Apara, Devi, Devin, Yukta, Kapalisha, Dandahasta, Capin,

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: “tadadhoṃ'ḍakaṭāhotha koṭimātrastathāparaḥ
  • Cannot analyse tadadhoṃ'ḍakaṭāhotha*ko
  • koṭim -
  • koṭi (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • ātra -
  • ātra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sta -
  • as (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second plural]
  • thā -
  • tha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aparaḥ -
  • apara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “devī yuktā kapālīśā daṃḍahastena cāpi
  • devī -
  • devī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    devin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yuktā -
  • yuktā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    yuj -> yuktā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √yuj class 7 verb]
  • kapālīśā* -
  • kapālīśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • daṇḍahastena -
  • daṇḍahasta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    daṇḍahasta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • cāpi -
  • cāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    (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:
তদধোংঽডকটাহোথ কোটিমাত্রস্তথাপরঃ ।
দেবী যুক্তা কপালীশা দংডহস্তেন চাপি সা ॥ ৩২ ॥

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:
ತದಧೋಂಽಡಕಟಾಹೋಥ ಕೋಟಿಮಾತ್ರಸ್ತಥಾಪರಃ ।
ದೇವೀ ಯುಕ್ತಾ ಕಪಾಲೀಶಾ ದಂಡಹಸ್ತೇನ ಚಾಪಿ ಸಾ ॥ ೩೨ ॥

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:
તદધોંઽડકટાહોથ કોટિમાત્રસ્તથાપરઃ ।
દેવી યુક્તા કપાલીશા દંડહસ્તેન ચાપિ સા ॥ ૩૨ ॥

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:
തദധോംഽഡകടാഹോഥ കോടിമാത്രസ്തഥാപരഃ ।
ദേവീ യുക്താ കപാലീശാ ദംഡഹസ്തേന ചാപി സാ ॥ ൩൨ ॥

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