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.


तस्मात्प्रतीक्ष तं कालमस्माकं प्रार्थितेन च ।
एवमुक्तो निववृते बर्बरीकोऽपि दुर्मनाः ॥ ६८ ॥

tasmātpratīkṣa taṃ kālamasmākaṃ prārthitena ca |
evamukto nivavṛte barbarīko'pi durmanāḥ || 68 ||

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.

Tasmat, Tad, Pratiksha, Kalam, Kala, Asmaka, Asmad, Prarthita, Evam, Eva, Ukta, Barbarika, Api, Durmanas, Durmana,

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: “tasmātpratīkṣa taṃ kālamasmākaṃ prārthitena ca
  • tasmāt -
  • tasmāt (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
  • pratīkṣa -
  • pratīkṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pratīkṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    tan (noun, masculine)
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • kālam -
  • kālam (indeclinable)
    kāla (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kāla (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kālā (noun, feminine)
  • asmākam -
  • asmāka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    asmāka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmākā (noun, feminine)
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive plural]
  • prārthitena -
  • prārthita (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    prārthita (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “evamukto nivavṛte barbarīko'pi durmanāḥ
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
  • ukto* -
  • ukta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    vac -> ukta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vac class 2 verb], [nominative single from √vac class 3 verb]
  • ni -
  • ni (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ni (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    ni (Preverb)
  • vavṛte -
  • vṛt (verb class 1)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
  • barbarīko' -
  • barbarīka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • durmanāḥ -
  • durmanas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    durmana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    durmanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

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:
তস্মাত্প্রতীক্ষ তং কালমস্মাকং প্রার্থিতেন চ ।
এবমুক্তো নিববৃতে বর্বরীকোঽপি দুর্মনাঃ ॥ ৬৮ ॥

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:
ತಸ್ಮಾತ್ಪ್ರತೀಕ್ಷ ತಂ ಕಾಲಮಸ್ಮಾಕಂ ಪ್ರಾರ್ಥಿತೇನ ಚ ।
ಏವಮುಕ್ತೋ ನಿವವೃತೇ ಬರ್ಬರೀಕೋಽಪಿ ದುರ್ಮನಾಃ ॥ ೬೮ ॥

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:
તસ્માત્પ્રતીક્ષ તં કાલમસ્માકં પ્રાર્થિતેન ચ ।
એવમુક્તો નિવવૃતે બર્બરીકોઽપિ દુર્મનાઃ ॥ ૬૮ ॥

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:
തസ്മാത്പ്രതീക്ഷ തം കാലമസ്മാകം പ്രാര്ഥിതേന ച ।
ഏവമുക്തോ നിവവൃതേ ബര്ബരീകോഽപി ദുര്മനാഃ ॥ ൬൮ ॥

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