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.


यज्ञार्थं शोधयामास भुवमारणितीरतः ।
कांचनेन हलेनैव कृष्यमाणे धरातले ॥ २२ ॥

yajñārthaṃ śodhayāmāsa bhuvamāraṇitīrataḥ |
kāṃcanena halenaiva kṛṣyamāṇe dharātale || 22 ||

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.

Yajna, Artha, Bhuva, Bhu, Arani, Tira, Tas, Kancana, Hala, Krishyamana, Dharatala,

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: “yajñārthaṃ śodhayāmāsa bhuvamāraṇitīrataḥ
  • yajñā -
  • yajña (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • artham -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śodhayāmā -
  • śudh (verb class 0)
    [imperative active first plural]
  • asa -
  • asan (noun, neuter)
  • bhuvam -
  • bhuva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhuva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhū (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    bhū (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • āraṇi -
  • āraṇi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āraṇī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āraṇī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    āraṇī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tīra -
  • tīra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tīra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • taḥ -
  • tas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “kāṃcanena halenaiva kṛṣyamāṇe dharātale
  • kāñcanena -
  • kāñcana (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    kāñcana (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • halenai -
  • hala (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    hala (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • kṛṣyamāṇe -
  • kṛṣ -> kṛṣyamāṇa (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √kṛṣ class 1 verb], [locative single from √kṛṣ class 6 verb]
    kṛṣ -> kṛṣyamāṇa (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √kṛṣ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √kṛṣ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √kṛṣ class 1 verb], [locative single from √kṛṣ class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √kṛṣ class 6 verb], [vocative dual from √kṛṣ class 6 verb], [accusative dual from √kṛṣ class 6 verb], [locative single from √kṛṣ class 6 verb]
    kṛṣ -> kṛṣyamāṇā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √kṛṣ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √kṛṣ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √kṛṣ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √kṛṣ class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √kṛṣ class 6 verb], [vocative single from √kṛṣ class 6 verb], [vocative dual from √kṛṣ class 6 verb], [accusative dual from √kṛṣ class 6 verb]
  • dharātale -
  • dharātala (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    dharātala (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative 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:
যজ্ঞার্থং শোধযামাস ভুবমারণিতীরতঃ ।
কাংচনেন হলেনৈব কৃষ্যমাণে ধরাতলে ॥ ২২ ॥

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:
ಯಜ್ಞಾರ್ಥಂ ಶೋಧಯಾಮಾಸ ಭುವಮಾರಣಿತೀರತಃ ।
ಕಾಂಚನೇನ ಹಲೇನೈವ ಕೃಷ್ಯಮಾಣೇ ಧರಾತಲೇ ॥ ೨೨ ॥

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:
યજ્ઞાર્થં શોધયામાસ ભુવમારણિતીરતઃ ।
કાંચનેન હલેનૈવ કૃષ્યમાણે ધરાતલે ॥ ૨૨ ॥

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:
യജ്ഞാര്ഥം ശോധയാമാസ ഭുവമാരണിതീരതഃ ।
കാംചനേന ഹലേനൈവ കൃഷ്യമാണേ ധരാതലേ ॥ ൨൨ ॥

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