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.


पीतकौशेयकं बद्ध्वा कट्यां कांचीसमन्वितम् ।
मुकुटादिविभूषाभिर्भूषयामास चेन्दिरा ॥ ११ ॥

pītakauśeyakaṃ baddhvā kaṭyāṃ kāṃcīsamanvitam |
mukuṭādivibhūṣābhirbhūṣayāmāsa cendirā || 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:

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.

Pitaka, Sheya, Kah, Baddhva, Kati, Kanci, Samanvita, Mukuta, Div, Divi, Bhusha, Indira,

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: “pītakauśeyakaṃ baddhvā kaṭyāṃ kāṃcīsamanvitam
  • pītakau -
  • pītaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • śeya -
  • śeya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śi -> śeya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √śi class 3 verb], [vocative single from √śi class 5 verb]
    śi -> śeya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √śi class 3 verb], [vocative single from √śi class 5 verb]
    śī -> śeya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √śī class 1 verb], [vocative single from √śī class 2 verb]
    śī -> śeya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √śī class 1 verb], [vocative single from √śī class 2 verb]
    śī -> śeya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √śī class 4 verb]
    śī -> śeya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √śī class 4 verb]
  • kam -
  • ka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • baddhvā -
  • bandh -> baddhvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bandh]
    bandh -> baddhvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bandh]
    bandh -> baddhvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bandh]
    baddhvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kaṭyām -
  • kaṭi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    kaṭī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • kāñcī -
  • kāñcī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    kāñci (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kāñci (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • samanvitam -
  • samanvita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    samanvita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    samanvitā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “mukuṭādivibhūṣābhirbhūṣayāmāsa cendirā
  • mukuṭā -
  • mukuṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • divi -
  • divi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    divī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    div (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • bhūṣābhir -
  • bhūṣā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • bhūṣayāmā -
  • bhūṣ (verb class 0)
    [imperative active first plural]
  • asa -
  • asan (noun, neuter)
  • ce -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • indirā -
  • indirā (noun, feminine)
    [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:
পীতকৌশেযকং বদ্ধ্বা কট্যাং কাংচীসমন্বিতম্ ।
মুকুটাদিবিভূষাভির্ভূষযামাস চেন্দিরা ॥ 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:
ಪೀತಕೌಶೇಯಕಂ ಬದ್ಧ್ವಾ ಕಟ್ಯಾಂ ಕಾಂಚೀಸಮನ್ವಿತಮ್ ।
ಮುಕುಟಾದಿವಿಭೂಷಾಭಿರ್ಭೂಷಯಾಮಾಸ ಚೇನ್ದಿರಾ ॥ 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:
પીતકૌશેયકં બદ્ધ્વા કટ્યાં કાંચીસમન્વિતમ્ ।
મુકુટાદિવિભૂષાભિર્ભૂષયામાસ ચેન્દિરા ॥ 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:
പീതകൌശേയകം ബദ്ധ്വാ കട്യാം കാംചീസമന്വിതമ് ।
മുകുടാദിവിഭൂഷാഭിര്ഭൂഷയാമാസ ചേന്ദിരാ ॥ ൧൧ ॥

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