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.


ययाचे तत्र सान्निध्यं भवान्दृश्यो भवत्विति ।
एवमुक्तो हृषीकेशः श्रीभूमिसहितो धरे ॥ ८ ॥

yayāce tatra sānnidhyaṃ bhavāndṛśyo bhavatviti |
evamukto hṛṣīkeśaḥ śrībhūmisahito dhare || 8 ||

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.

Tatra, Sannidhya, Bhava, Bhavant, Drishya, Iti, Evam, Eva, Ukta, Hrishikesha, Shri, Bhumi, Sahitri, Sahita, Dhara,

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: “yayāce tatra sānnidhyaṃ bhavāndṛśyo bhavatviti
  • yayāce -
  • yāc (verb class 1)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • sānnidhyam -
  • sānnidhya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • bhavān -
  • bhava (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    bhavā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • dṛśyo* -
  • dṛśya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    dṛś -> dṛśya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √dṛś class 1 verb]
  • bhavatvi -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [imperative active third single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • Line 2: “evamukto hṛṣīkeśaḥ śrībhūmisahito dhare
  • 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]
  • hṛṣīkeśaḥ -
  • hṛṣīkeśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śrī -
  • śrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
  • bhūmi -
  • bhūmi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhūmi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhūmī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    bhūmī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    bhūmī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sahito* -
  • sahitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    sahita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    sah -> sahita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √sah class 1 verb], [nominative single from √sah class 10 verb]
  • dhare -
  • dhara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    dhara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    dharā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dhṛ (verb class 1)
    [present middle first 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:
যযাচে তত্র সান্নিধ্যং ভবান্দৃশ্যো ভবত্বিতি ।
এবমুক্তো হৃষীকেশঃ শ্রীভূমিসহিতো ধরে ॥ ৮ ॥

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:
ಯಯಾಚೇ ತತ್ರ ಸಾನ್ನಿಧ್ಯಂ ಭವಾನ್ದೃಶ್ಯೋ ಭವತ್ವಿತಿ ।
ಏವಮುಕ್ತೋ ಹೃಷೀಕೇಶಃ ಶ್ರೀಭೂಮಿಸಹಿತೋ ಧರೇ ॥ ೮ ॥

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:
યયાચે તત્ર સાન્નિધ્યં ભવાન્દૃશ્યો ભવત્વિતિ ।
એવમુક્તો હૃષીકેશઃ શ્રીભૂમિસહિતો ધરે ॥ ૮ ॥

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:
യയാചേ തത്ര സാന്നിധ്യം ഭവാന്ദൃശ്യോ ഭവത്വിതി ।
ഏവമുക്തോ ഹൃഷീകേശഃ ശ്രീഭൂമിസഹിതോ ധരേ ॥ ൮ ॥

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