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.


ईशाते सर्वजगतां सृष्टिरक्षाविधानयोः ।
मनसैव मरीच्यादीन्ससर्ज ब्राह्मणान्दश ॥ १२ ॥

īśāte sarvajagatāṃ sṛṣṭirakṣāvidhānayoḥ |
manasaiva marīcyādīnsasarja brāhmaṇāndaśa || 12 ||

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.

Sarvajagat, Srishti, Aksha, Avidhana, Manasa, Manas, Marici, Maricin, Adi, Brahmana, Dasha, Dashan,

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: “īśāte sarvajagatāṃ sṛṣṭirakṣāvidhānayoḥ
  • īśāte -
  • īś (verb class 2)
    [present middle third dual], [perfect middle third dual]
  • sarvajagatām -
  • sarvajagat (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • sṛṣṭir -
  • sṛṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    sṛṣṭi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • akṣā -
  • akṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    akṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    akṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • avidhānayoḥ -
  • avidhāna (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • Line 2: “manasaiva marīcyādīnsasarja brāhmaṇāndaśa
  • manasai -
  • manasā (indeclinable)
    manasa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    manasa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    manas (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    manasā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • marīcyā -
  • marīci (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    marīcī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [instrumental single]
    marīcin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    marīcin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ādīn -
  • ādi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • sasarja -
  • sṛj (verb class 6)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    sarj (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • brāhmaṇān -
  • brāhmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • daśa -
  • daśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    daśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    daśan (noun, masculine)
    daśan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    daṃś (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second 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:
ঈশাতে সর্বজগতাং সৃষ্টিরক্ষাবিধানযোঃ ।
মনসৈব মরীচ্যাদীন্সসর্জ ব্রাহ্মণান্দশ ॥ ১২ ॥

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:
ಈಶಾತೇ ಸರ್ವಜಗತಾಂ ಸೃಷ್ಟಿರಕ್ಷಾವಿಧಾನಯೋಃ ।
ಮನಸೈವ ಮರೀಚ್ಯಾದೀನ್ಸಸರ್ಜ ಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಣಾನ್ದಶ ॥ ೧೨ ॥

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:
ઈશાતે સર્વજગતાં સૃષ્ટિરક્ષાવિધાનયોઃ ।
મનસૈવ મરીચ્યાદીન્સસર્જ બ્રાહ્મણાન્દશ ॥ ૧૨ ॥

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:
ഈശാതേ സര്വജഗതാം സൃഷ്ടിരക്ഷാവിധാനയോഃ ।
മനസൈവ മരീച്യാദീന്സസര്ജ ബ്രാഹ്മണാന്ദശ ॥ ൧൨ ॥

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