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.


यथार्हं भीमसेनादीन्भ्रातॄनामन्त्र्य पाण्डवः ।
कृतस्वस्त्ययनो भव्यैर्निर्ययौ धरणीसुरैः ॥ ३६ ॥

yathārhaṃ bhīmasenādīnbhrātṝnāmantrya pāṇḍavaḥ |
kṛtasvastyayano bhavyairniryayau dharaṇīsuraiḥ || 36 ||

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.

Yatharha, Bhimasena, Bhratri, Amantrya, Pandava, Pandu, Kritasvastyayana, Bhavya, Dharanisura,

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: “yathārhaṃ bhīmasenādīnbhrātṝnāmantrya pāṇḍavaḥ
  • yathārham -
  • yathārha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    yathārha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    yathārhā (noun, feminine)
  • bhīmasenād -
  • bhīmasena (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • īn -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • bhrātṝn -
  • bhrātṛ (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • āmantrya -
  • āmantrya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āmantrya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pāṇḍavaḥ -
  • pāṇḍavas (noun, neuter)
    pāṇḍava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    pāṇḍu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    pāṇḍu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 2: “kṛtasvastyayano bhavyairniryayau dharaṇīsuraiḥ
  • kṛtasvastyayano* -
  • kṛtasvastyayana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhavyair -
  • bhavya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    bhavya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • niryayau -
  • dharaṇīsuraiḥ -
  • dharaṇīsura (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]

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:
যথার্হং ভীমসেনাদীন্ভ্রাতৄনামন্ত্র্য পাণ্ডবঃ ।
কৃতস্বস্ত্যযনো ভব্যৈর্নির্যযৌ ধরণীসুরৈঃ ॥ ৩৬ ॥

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:
ಯಥಾರ್ಹಂ ಭೀಮಸೇನಾದೀನ್ಭ್ರಾತೄನಾಮನ್ತ್ರ್ಯ ಪಾಣ್ಡವಃ ।
ಕೃತಸ್ವಸ್ತ್ಯಯನೋ ಭವ್ಯೈರ್ನಿರ್ಯಯೌ ಧರಣೀಸುರೈಃ ॥ ೩೬ ॥

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:
યથાર્હં ભીમસેનાદીન્ભ્રાતૄનામન્ત્ર્ય પાણ્ડવઃ ।
કૃતસ્વસ્ત્યયનો ભવ્યૈર્નિર્યયૌ ધરણીસુરૈઃ ॥ ૩૬ ॥

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:
യഥാര്ഹം ഭീമസേനാദീന്ഭ്രാതൄനാമന്ത്ര്യ പാണ്ഡവഃ ।
കൃതസ്വസ്ത്യയനോ ഭവ്യൈര്നിര്യയൌ ധരണീസുരൈഃ ॥ ൩൬ ॥

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