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.


तस्मिन्नगोत्तमे पुण्ये वसन्तं पुरुषोत्तमम् ।
शंखचक्रधरं देवं पीताम्बरधरं शुभम् ॥ ३ ॥

tasminnagottame puṇye vasantaṃ puruṣottamam |
śaṃkhacakradharaṃ devaṃ pītāmbaradharaṃ śubham || 3 ||

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.

Tad, Aga, Agu, Uttama, Punya, Vasanta, Vasat, Purushottama, Shankha, Cakradhara, Deva, Pitambara, Dhara, Shubha, Shubh,

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: “tasminnagottame puṇye vasantaṃ puruṣottamam
  • tasminn -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • ago -
  • aga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ago (noun, feminine)
    agā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    agu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    agu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    ag (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • uttame -
  • uttama (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    uttama (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    uttamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • puṇye -
  • puṇya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    puṇya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    puṇyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √puṇ class 10 verb], [vocative dual from √puṇ class 10 verb], [accusative dual from √puṇ class 10 verb], [locative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
    puṇ -> puṇyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √puṇ class 10 verb], [vocative single from √puṇ class 10 verb], [vocative dual from √puṇ class 10 verb], [accusative dual from √puṇ class 10 verb]
    puṇ (verb class 6)
    [present passive first single]
  • vasantam -
  • vasanta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vasantā (noun, feminine)
    vas -> vasat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vas class 1 verb]
  • puruṣottamam -
  • puruṣottama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “śaṃkhacakradharaṃ devaṃ pītāmbaradharaṃ śubham
  • śaṅkha -
  • śaṅkha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śaṅkha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • cakradharam -
  • cakradhara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    cakradhara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    cakradharā (noun, feminine)
  • devam -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    deva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    devā (noun, feminine)
    devan (noun, masculine)
  • pītāmbara -
  • pītāmbara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pītāmbara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dharam -
  • dhara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dhara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dharā (noun, feminine)
  • śubham -
  • śubha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śubha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śubhā (noun, feminine)
    śubh (noun, feminine)
    [accusative 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:
তস্মিন্নগোত্তমে পুণ্যে বসন্তং পুরুষোত্তমম্ ।
শংখচক্রধরং দেবং পীতাম্বরধরং শুভম্ ॥ ৩ ॥

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:
ತಸ್ಮಿನ್ನಗೋತ್ತಮೇ ಪುಣ್ಯೇ ವಸನ್ತಂ ಪುರುಷೋತ್ತಮಮ್ ।
ಶಂಖಚಕ್ರಧರಂ ದೇವಂ ಪೀತಾಮ್ಬರಧರಂ ಶುಭಮ್ ॥ ೩ ॥

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:
તસ્મિન્નગોત્તમે પુણ્યે વસન્તં પુરુષોત્તમમ્ ।
શંખચક્રધરં દેવં પીતામ્બરધરં શુભમ્ ॥ ૩ ॥

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:
തസ്മിന്നഗോത്തമേ പുണ്യേ വസന്തം പുരുഷോത്തമമ് ।
ശംഖചക്രധരം ദേവം പീതാമ്ബരധരം ശുഭമ് ॥ ൩ ॥

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