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.


सकुटुंबाश्च सेवार्थमायान्ति प्रतिवत्सरम् ।
देवाश्च ऋषयः सिद्धा योगिनः सनकादयः ॥ ६ ॥

sakuṭuṃbāśca sevārthamāyānti prativatsaram |
devāśca ṛṣayaḥ siddhā yoginaḥ sanakādayaḥ || 6 ||

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.

Sakutumba, Sevartha, Ayat, Prativatsara, Deva, Rishi, Siddha, Yogin, Yogi, Sanakadi,

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: “sakuṭuṃbāśca sevārthamāyānti prativatsaram
  • sakuṭumbāś -
  • sakuṭumba (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sakuṭumbā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sevārtham -
  • sevārtha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sevārtha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • āyānti -
  • āyāt (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • prativatsaram -
  • prativatsara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “devāśca ṛṣayaḥ siddhā yoginaḥ sanakādayaḥ
  • devāś -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    devā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca* -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ṛṣayaḥ -
  • ṛṣi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • siddhā* -
  • siddha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    siddhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    sidh -> siddha (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √sidh class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √sidh class 4 verb]
    sidh -> siddhā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √sidh class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √sidh class 4 verb], [accusative plural from √sidh class 4 verb]
    sidh -> siddha (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √sidh class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √sidh class 1 verb]
    sidh -> siddhā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √sidh class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √sidh class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √sidh class 1 verb]
  • yoginaḥ -
  • yogin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    yogin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    yogī (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • sanakādayaḥ -
  • sanakādi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sanakādi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]

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:
সকুটুংবাশ্চ সেবার্থমাযান্তি প্রতিবত্সরম্ ।
দেবাশ্চ ঋষযঃ সিদ্ধা যোগিনঃ সনকাদযঃ ॥ ৬ ॥

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:
ಸಕುಟುಂಬಾಶ್ಚ ಸೇವಾರ್ಥಮಾಯಾನ್ತಿ ಪ್ರತಿವತ್ಸರಮ್ ।
ದೇವಾಶ್ಚ ಋಷಯಃ ಸಿದ್ಧಾ ಯೋಗಿನಃ ಸನಕಾದಯಃ ॥ ೬ ॥

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:
સકુટુંબાશ્ચ સેવાર્થમાયાન્તિ પ્રતિવત્સરમ્ ।
દેવાશ્ચ ઋષયઃ સિદ્ધા યોગિનઃ સનકાદયઃ ॥ ૬ ॥

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:
സകുടുംബാശ്ച സേവാര്ഥമായാന്തി പ്രതിവത്സരമ് ।
ദേവാശ്ച ഋഷയഃ സിദ്ധാ യോഗിനഃ സനകാദയഃ ॥ ൬ ॥

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