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.


तमहं प्रांजलिर्भूत्वा दत्त्वार्घ्यं विधिवद्धरेः ।
प्रत्यवोचं प्रमम्याथ प्रबद्धकरसं पुटः ॥ ८ ॥

tamahaṃ prāṃjalirbhūtvā dattvārghyaṃ vidhivaddhareḥ |
pratyavocaṃ pramamyātha prabaddhakarasaṃ puṭaḥ || 8 ||

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.

Tama, Ham, Pranjali, Dattva, Arghya, Vidhivat, Hari, Prati, Prabaddha, Kara, Puta,

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: “tamahaṃ prāṃjalirbhūtvā dattvārghyaṃ vidhivaddhareḥ
  • tama -
  • tama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ham -
  • ham (indeclinable)
    ha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    han (noun, neuter)
  • prāñjalir -
  • prāñjali (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhūtvā -
  • bhū -> bhūtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bhū]
  • dattvā -
  • dattvā (indeclinable)
    -> dattvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √]
    -> dattvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √]
    dad -> dattvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dad]
  • arghyam -
  • arghya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    arghya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    arghyā (noun, feminine)
  • vidhivaddh -
  • vidhivat (indeclinable)
  • hareḥ -
  • hari (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    hari (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    hṛ (verb class 1)
    [optative active second single]
  • Line 2: “pratyavocaṃ pramamyātha prabaddhakarasaṃ puṭaḥ
  • pratya -
  • prati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    prati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pratī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    prati (Preverb)
  • avocam -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [aorist active first single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [aorist active first single]
  • pramam -
  • pramā (noun, feminine)
  • yātha -
  • (verb class 2)
    [present active second plural]
  • prabaddha -
  • prabaddha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prabaddha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kara -
  • kara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • sam -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • puṭaḥ -
  • puṭa (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:
তমহং প্রাংজলির্ভূত্বা দত্ত্বার্ঘ্যং বিধিবদ্ধরেঃ ।
প্রত্যবোচং প্রমম্যাথ প্রবদ্ধকরসং পুটঃ ॥ ৮ ॥

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:
ತಮಹಂ ಪ್ರಾಂಜಲಿರ್ಭೂತ್ವಾ ದತ್ತ್ವಾರ್ಘ್ಯಂ ವಿಧಿವದ್ಧರೇಃ ।
ಪ್ರತ್ಯವೋಚಂ ಪ್ರಮಮ್ಯಾಥ ಪ್ರಬದ್ಧಕರಸಂ ಪುಟಃ ॥ ೮ ॥

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:
તમહં પ્રાંજલિર્ભૂત્વા દત્ત્વાર્ઘ્યં વિધિવદ્ધરેઃ ।
પ્રત્યવોચં પ્રમમ્યાથ પ્રબદ્ધકરસં પુટઃ ॥ ૮ ॥

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:
തമഹം പ്രാംജലിര്ഭൂത്വാ ദത്ത്വാര്ഘ്യം വിധിവദ്ധരേഃ ।
പ്രത്യവോചം പ്രമമ്യാഥ പ്രബദ്ധകരസം പുടഃ ॥ ൮ ॥

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