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.


गत्वा समीपे तासां सा किंवदन्तीं स्म पृच्छति ॥ ६६ ॥

gatvā samīpe tāsāṃ sā kiṃvadantīṃ sma pṛcchati || 66 ||

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.

Samipa, Kimvadanti, Sma, Pricchat,

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: “gatvā samīpe tāsāṃ kiṃvadantīṃ sma pṛcchati
  • gatvā -
  • gam -> gatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √gam]
    gam -> gatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √gam]
    gam -> gatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √gam]
  • samīpe -
  • samīpa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    samīpa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    samīpā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tāsām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kiṃvadantīm -
  • kiṃvadantī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • sma -
  • sma (indeclinable)
    sman (noun, masculine)
  • pṛcchati -
  • praś -> pṛcchat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √praś class 6 verb]
    praś -> pṛcchat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √praś class 6 verb]
    pṛcchat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    pṛcchat (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    pṛcchat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    praś (verb class 6)
    [present active third 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:
গত্বা সমীপে তাসাং সা কিংবদন্তীং স্ম পৃচ্ছতি ॥ ৬৬ ॥

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:
ಗತ್ವಾ ಸಮೀಪೇ ತಾಸಾಂ ಸಾ ಕಿಂವದನ್ತೀಂ ಸ್ಮ ಪೃಚ್ಛತಿ ॥ ೬೬ ॥

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:
ગત્વા સમીપે તાસાં સા કિંવદન્તીં સ્મ પૃચ્છતિ ॥ ૬૬ ॥

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:
ഗത്വാ സമീപേ താസാം സാ കിംവദന്തീം സ്മ പൃച്ഛതി ॥ ൬൬ ॥

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