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.


किं तु त्रैलोक्यनाथोऽस्ति महिषो दानवेश्वरः ।
यदि द्रक्ष्यसि तं सुभ्र त्यक्ष्यस्येव क्षणात्तपः ॥ ११ ॥

kiṃ tu trailokyanātho'sti mahiṣo dānaveśvaraḥ |
yadi drakṣyasi taṃ subhra tyakṣyasyeva kṣaṇāttapaḥ || 11 ||

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.

Kim, Trailokyanatha, Asti, Mahisha, Danava, Danu, Ishvara, Yadi, Yad, Subhra, Eva, Kshanat, Kshana, Tap, Tapa, Tapas,

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: “kiṃ tu trailokyanātho'sti mahiṣo dānaveśvaraḥ
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • trailokyanātho' -
  • trailokyanātha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • asti -
  • asti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    astī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    astī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    astī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • mahiṣo* -
  • mahiṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dānave -
  • dānava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    dānava (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    dānu (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    dānu (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
  • iśvaraḥ -
  • iśvara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “yadi drakṣyasi taṃ subhra tyakṣyasyeva kṣaṇāttapaḥ
  • yadi -
  • yadi (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    yadi (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadi (indeclinable)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • drakṣyasi -
  • dṛś (verb class 1)
    [future active second 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]
  • subhra -
  • subhra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    subhra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tyakṣyasye -
  • tyaj (verb class 1)
    [future active second single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṣaṇāt -
  • kṣaṇāt (indeclinable)
    kṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    kṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • tapaḥ -
  • tapas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    tap (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    tap (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    tapa (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:
কিং তু ত্রৈলোক্যনাথোঽস্তি মহিষো দানবেশ্বরঃ ।
যদি দ্রক্ষ্যসি তং সুভ্র ত্যক্ষ্যস্যেব ক্ষণাত্তপঃ ॥ ১১ ॥

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:
ಕಿಂ ತು ತ್ರೈಲೋಕ್ಯನಾಥೋಽಸ್ತಿ ಮಹಿಷೋ ದಾನವೇಶ್ವರಃ ।
ಯದಿ ದ್ರಕ್ಷ್ಯಸಿ ತಂ ಸುಭ್ರ ತ್ಯಕ್ಷ್ಯಸ್ಯೇವ ಕ್ಷಣಾತ್ತಪಃ ॥ ೧೧ ॥

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:
કિં તુ ત્રૈલોક્યનાથોઽસ્તિ મહિષો દાનવેશ્વરઃ ।
યદિ દ્રક્ષ્યસિ તં સુભ્ર ત્યક્ષ્યસ્યેવ ક્ષણાત્તપઃ ॥ ૧૧ ॥

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:
കിം തു ത്രൈലോക്യനാഥോഽസ്തി മഹിഷോ ദാനവേശ്വരഃ ।
യദി ദ്രക്ഷ്യസി തം സുഭ്ര ത്യക്ഷ്യസ്യേവ ക്ഷണാത്തപഃ ॥ ൧൧ ॥

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