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.


ततोऽनुशिष्टो भीष्माद्यैर्धृतराष्ट्रो महायशाः ।
सर्वेषां कुलवृद्धानां वासुदेवस्य चाग्रतः ॥ ९ ॥

tato'nuśiṣṭo bhīṣmādyairdhṛtarāṣṭro mahāyaśāḥ |
sarveṣāṃ kulavṛddhānāṃ vāsudevasya cāgrataḥ || 9 ||

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.

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Anushishta, Bhishma, Yah, Yat, Dhritarashtra, Mahayashas, Mahayasha, Sarva, Kulavriddha, Vasudeva, Agratah, Agratas,

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: “tato'nuśiṣṭo bhīṣmādyairdhṛtarāṣṭro mahāyaśāḥ
  • tato' -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • anuśiṣṭo* -
  • anuśiṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhīṣmād -
  • bhīṣma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    bhīṣma (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • yair -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • dhṛtarāṣṭro* -
  • dhṛtarāṣṭra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahāyaśāḥ -
  • mahāyaśas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    mahāyaśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    mahāyaśā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “sarveṣāṃ kulavṛddhānāṃ vāsudevasya cāgrataḥ
  • sarveṣām -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • kulavṛddhānām -
  • kulavṛddha (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • vāsudevasya -
  • vāsudeva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    vāsudeva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • agrataḥ -
  • agrataḥ (indeclinable)
    agratas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative 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:
ততোঽনুশিষ্টো ভীষ্মাদ্যৈর্ধৃতরাষ্ট্রো মহাযশাঃ ।
সর্বেষাং কুলবৃদ্ধানাং বাসুদেবস্য চাগ্রতঃ ॥ ৯ ॥

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:
ತತೋಽನುಶಿಷ್ಟೋ ಭೀಷ್ಮಾದ್ಯೈರ್ಧೃತರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೋ ಮಹಾಯಶಾಃ ।
ಸರ್ವೇಷಾಂ ಕುಲವೃದ್ಧಾನಾಂ ವಾಸುದೇವಸ್ಯ ಚಾಗ್ರತಃ ॥ ೯ ॥

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:
તતોઽનુશિષ્ટો ભીષ્માદ્યૈર્ધૃતરાષ્ટ્રો મહાયશાઃ ।
સર્વેષાં કુલવૃદ્ધાનાં વાસુદેવસ્ય ચાગ્રતઃ ॥ ૯ ॥

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:
തതോഽനുശിഷ്ടോ ഭീഷ്മാദ്യൈര്ധൃതരാഷ്ട്രോ മഹായശാഃ ।
സര്വേഷാം കുലവൃദ്ധാനാം വാസുദേവസ്യ ചാഗ്രതഃ ॥ ൯ ॥

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