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.


अवेहि राजन्नावां हि पुराविद्याधरेश्वरौ ।
परस्परातिसौहार्दौ वसंतमदनाविव ॥ २३ ॥

avehi rājannāvāṃ hi purāvidyādhareśvarau |
parasparātisauhārdau vasaṃtamadanāviva || 23 ||

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.

Ava, Avi, Rajanna, Puravid, Adhara, Ishvara, Paraspara, Tisri, Oha, Vasantamadana,

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: “avehi rājannāvāṃ hi purāvidyādhareśvarau
  • ave -
  • ava (noun, masculine)
    [locative single], [compound], [vocative single]
    avi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    avi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    u (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [dative single], [compound], [instrumental single]
    u (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative active second single]
    av (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
    ava (Preverb)
    avā (Preverb)
  • ihi -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second single]
  • rājannāvā -
  • rājanna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ām -
  • ā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • purāvidyā -
  • purāvid (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • ādhare -
  • ādhara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single], [compound], [vocative single]
    ādhara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single], [compound], [vocative single]
    ādharā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [nominative single]
  • iśvarau -
  • iśvara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “parasparātisauhārdau vasaṃtamadanāviva
  • parasparā -
  • parasparā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tisau -
  • tisṛ (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    tisṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ohā -
  • ohā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    oha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    oha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    uh (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ardau -
  • vasantamadanā -
  • vasantamadana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • āviva -
  • av (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first dual]

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:
অবেহি রাজন্নাবাং হি পুরাবিদ্যাধরেশ্বরৌ ।
পরস্পরাতিসৌহার্দৌ বসংতমদনাবিব ॥ ২৩ ॥

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:
ಅವೇಹಿ ರಾಜನ್ನಾವಾಂ ಹಿ ಪುರಾವಿದ್ಯಾಧರೇಶ್ವರೌ ।
ಪರಸ್ಪರಾತಿಸೌಹಾರ್ದೌ ವಸಂತಮದನಾವಿವ ॥ ೨೩ ॥

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:
અવેહિ રાજન્નાવાં હિ પુરાવિદ્યાધરેશ્વરૌ ।
પરસ્પરાતિસૌહાર્દૌ વસંતમદનાવિવ ॥ ૨૩ ॥

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:
അവേഹി രാജന്നാവാം ഹി പുരാവിദ്യാധരേശ്വരൌ ।
പരസ്പരാതിസൌഹാര്ദൌ വസംതമദനാവിവ ॥ ൨൩ ॥

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