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.


आद्ये श्वेतकलौरुद्रः सुतारस्तारणस्तथा ।
सुहोत्रः कंकणश्चैव लोकाख्यश्च महामुनिः ॥ २१२ ॥

ādye śvetakalaurudraḥ sutārastāraṇastathā |
suhotraḥ kaṃkaṇaścaiva lokākhyaśca mahāmuniḥ || 212 ||

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.

Adya, Shvetaka, Udra, Sutara, Tarana, Tatha, Suhotra, Kankana, Lokakhya, Mahamuni,

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: “ādye śvetakalaurudraḥ sutārastāraṇastathā
  • ādye -
  • ādya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ādya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ādyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ad -> ādya (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √ad]
    ad -> ādya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √ad], [vocative dual from √ad], [accusative dual from √ad], [locative single from √ad]
    ad -> ādyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √ad], [vocative single from √ad], [vocative dual from √ad], [accusative dual from √ad]
    ad (verb class 2)
    [imperfect passive first single]
    ad (verb class 0)
    [present passive first single], [imperfect passive first single]
  • śvetaka -
  • śvetaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śvetaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • laur -
  • lo (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • udraḥ -
  • udra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sutāras -
  • sutāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tāraṇas -
  • tāraṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “suhotraḥ kaṃkaṇaścaiva lokākhyaśca mahāmuniḥ
  • suhotraḥ -
  • suhotra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kaṅkaṇaś -
  • kaṅkaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • lokākhyaś -
  • lokākhya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mahāmuniḥ -
  • mahāmuni (noun, masculine)
    [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:
আদ্যে শ্বেতকলৌরুদ্রঃ সুতারস্তারণস্তথা ।
সুহোত্রঃ কংকণশ্চৈব লোকাখ্যশ্চ মহামুনিঃ ॥ ২১২ ॥

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:
ಆದ್ಯೇ ಶ್ವೇತಕಲೌರುದ್ರಃ ಸುತಾರಸ್ತಾರಣಸ್ತಥಾ ।
ಸುಹೋತ್ರಃ ಕಂಕಣಶ್ಚೈವ ಲೋಕಾಖ್ಯಶ್ಚ ಮಹಾಮುನಿಃ ॥ ೨೧೨ ॥

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:
આદ્યે શ્વેતકલૌરુદ્રઃ સુતારસ્તારણસ્તથા ।
સુહોત્રઃ કંકણશ્ચૈવ લોકાખ્યશ્ચ મહામુનિઃ ॥ ૨૧૨ ॥

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:
ആദ്യേ ശ്വേതകലൌരുദ്രഃ സുതാരസ്താരണസ്തഥാ ।
സുഹോത്രഃ കംകണശ്ചൈവ ലോകാഖ്യശ്ച മഹാമുനിഃ ॥ ൨൧൨ ॥

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