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.


शिवस्य नियतावासं चतुर्द्वारसमन्वितम् ।
नानातीर्थगणाकीर्णं श्रीपर्वतमवैक्षत ॥ ४५ ॥

śivasya niyatāvāsaṃ caturdvārasamanvitam |
nānātīrthagaṇākīrṇaṃ śrīparvatamavaikṣata || 45 ||

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.

Shiva, Niyata, Niyati, Asa, Caturdvara, Samanvita, Nana, Tha, Ganakirna, Shriparvata, Ava,

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: “śivasya niyatāvāsaṃ caturdvārasamanvitam
  • śivasya -
  • śiva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    śiva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • niyatāvā -
  • niyata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    niyati (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • āsam -
  • āsa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    āsa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    as -> āsam (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √as]
    as (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • caturdvāra -
  • caturdvāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    caturdvāra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • samanvitam -
  • samanvita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    samanvita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    samanvitā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “nānātīrthagaṇākīrṇaṃ śrīparvatamavaikṣata
  • nānāt -
  • nāna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • īr -
  • tha -
  • tha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gaṇākīrṇam -
  • gaṇākīrṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gaṇākīrṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śrīparvatam -
  • śrīparvata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • avai -
  • ava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [instrumental single]
    u (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    av (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
    u (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single], [imperative middle first single]
    u (verb class 2)
    [imperative middle first single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperfect middle first single]
    ava (Preverb)
    avā (Preverb)
  • aikṣata -
  • īkṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect middle third single], [aorist middle third 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:
শিবস্য নিযতাবাসং চতুর্দ্বারসমন্বিতম্ ।
নানাতীর্থগণাকীর্ণং শ্রীপর্বতমবৈক্ষত ॥ ৪৫ ॥

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:
ಶಿವಸ್ಯ ನಿಯತಾವಾಸಂ ಚತುರ್ದ್ವಾರಸಮನ್ವಿತಮ್ ।
ನಾನಾತೀರ್ಥಗಣಾಕೀರ್ಣಂ ಶ್ರೀಪರ್ವತಮವೈಕ್ಷತ ॥ ೪೫ ॥

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:
શિવસ્ય નિયતાવાસં ચતુર્દ્વારસમન્વિતમ્ ।
નાનાતીર્થગણાકીર્ણં શ્રીપર્વતમવૈક્ષત ॥ ૪૫ ॥

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:
ശിവസ്യ നിയതാവാസം ചതുര്ദ്വാരസമന്വിതമ് ।
നാനാതീര്ഥഗണാകീര്ണം ശ്രീപര്വതമവൈക്ഷത ॥ ൪൫ ॥

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