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.


पुष्कराख्यं महास्थानं श्रुतं ते कथितं मया ।
यत्र देवो रुजोगंधिः पुरुहूता महेश्वरी ॥ २७ ॥

puṣkarākhyaṃ mahāsthānaṃ śrutaṃ te kathitaṃ mayā |
yatra devo rujogaṃdhiḥ puruhūtā maheśvarī || 27 ||

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.

Pushkarakhya, Mahasthana, Shrut, Shruta, Tad, Yushmad, Kathita, Maya, Asmad, Yatra, Deva, Devri, Ruja, Gandhi, Puruhuta, Maheshvari,

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: “puṣkarākhyaṃ mahāsthānaṃ śrutaṃ te kathitaṃ mayā
  • puṣkarākhyam -
  • puṣkarākhya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • mahāsthānam -
  • mahāsthāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śrutam -
  • śruta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śruta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śrutā (noun, feminine)
    śrut (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    śrut (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    śru -> śruta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √śru class 5 verb]
    śru -> śruta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √śru class 5 verb], [accusative single from √śru class 5 verb]
  • 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]
  • kathitam -
  • kathita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kathita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kathitā (noun, feminine)
    kath -> kathita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kath class 10 verb]
    kath -> kathita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kath class 10 verb], [accusative single from √kath class 10 verb]
  • mayā -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    mayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 2: “yatra devo rujogaṃdhiḥ puruhūtā maheśvarī
  • yatra -
  • yatra (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yatra (indeclinable)
    yatra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • devo* -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    devṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • rujo -
  • ruja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • gandhiḥ -
  • gandhi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    gandhi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • puruhūtā* -
  • puruhūta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    puruhūtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • maheśvarī -
  • maheśvarī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [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:
পুষ্করাখ্যং মহাস্থানং শ্রুতং তে কথিতং মযা ।
যত্র দেবো রুজোগংধিঃ পুরুহূতা মহেশ্বরী ॥ ২৭ ॥

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:
ಪುಷ್ಕರಾಖ್ಯಂ ಮಹಾಸ್ಥಾನಂ ಶ್ರುತಂ ತೇ ಕಥಿತಂ ಮಯಾ ।
ಯತ್ರ ದೇವೋ ರುಜೋಗಂಧಿಃ ಪುರುಹೂತಾ ಮಹೇಶ್ವರೀ ॥ ೨೭ ॥

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:
પુષ્કરાખ્યં મહાસ્થાનં શ્રુતં તે કથિતં મયા ।
યત્ર દેવો રુજોગંધિઃ પુરુહૂતા મહેશ્વરી ॥ ૨૭ ॥

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:
പുഷ്കരാഖ്യം മഹാസ്ഥാനം ശ്രുതം തേ കഥിതം മയാ ।
യത്ര ദേവോ രുജോഗംധിഃ പുരുഹൂതാ മഹേശ്വരീ ॥ ൨൭ ॥

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