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.


शरणं ते प्रपन्नास्मि दासी कर्मकरी तव ।
महाजिह्वेति मां विद्धि राक्षसीं कामरूपिणीम् ॥ ९ ॥

śaraṇaṃ te prapannāsmi dāsī karmakarī tava |
mahājihveti māṃ viddhi rākṣasīṃ kāmarūpiṇīm || 9 ||

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:

Read online Buy now! The English translation by G. V. Tagare (2007)

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.

Sharana, Tad, Yushmad, Prapanna, Dasi, Karmakari, Mahajihva, Iti, Asmad, Rakshasi, Kamarupini,

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: “śaraṇaṃ te prapannāsmi dāsī karmakarī tava
  • śaraṇam -
  • śaraṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śaraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śaraṇā (noun, feminine)
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • prapannā -
  • prapanna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prapanna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prapannā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • asmi -
  • as (verb class 2)
    [present active first single]
  • dāsī -
  • dāsī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • karmakarī -
  • karmakarī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • tava -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “mahājihveti māṃ viddhi rākṣasīṃ kāmarūpiṇīm
  • mahājihve -
  • mahājihva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    mahājihva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    mahājihvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • mām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • viddhi -
  • viddhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vid (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second single]
  • rākṣasīm -
  • rākṣasī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • kāmarūpiṇīm -
  • kāmarūpiṇī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]

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:
শরণং তে প্রপন্নাস্মি দাসী কর্মকরী তব ।
মহাজিহ্বেতি মাং বিদ্ধি রাক্ষসীং কামরূপিণীম্ ॥ ৯ ॥

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:
ಶರಣಂ ತೇ ಪ್ರಪನ್ನಾಸ್ಮಿ ದಾಸೀ ಕರ್ಮಕರೀ ತವ ।
ಮಹಾಜಿಹ್ವೇತಿ ಮಾಂ ವಿದ್ಧಿ ರಾಕ್ಷಸೀಂ ಕಾಮರೂಪಿಣೀಮ್ ॥ ೯ ॥

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:
શરણં તે પ્રપન્નાસ્મિ દાસી કર્મકરી તવ ।
મહાજિહ્વેતિ માં વિદ્ધિ રાક્ષસીં કામરૂપિણીમ્ ॥ ૯ ॥

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:
ശരണം തേ പ്രപന്നാസ്മി ദാസീ കര്മകരീ തവ ।
മഹാജിഹ്വേതി മാം വിദ്ധി രാക്ഷസീം കാമരൂപിണീമ് ॥ ൯ ॥

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