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.


तक्कोलाशोकहिन्तालतालकेतकिदाडिमैः ।
जंबूकदम्वकतकखदिरार्जुनपाटलैः ॥ २५ ॥

takkolāśokahintālatālaketakidāḍimaiḥ |
jaṃbūkadamvakatakakhadirārjunapāṭalaiḥ || 25 ||

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.

Takkola, Ashoka, Hintala, Tala, Ketaki, Dadima, Jambuka, Kakhat, Ira, Arjuna, Patala,

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: “takkolāśokahintālatālaketakidāḍimaiḥ
  • takkolā -
  • takkola (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aśoka -
  • aśoka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aśoka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hintāla -
  • hintāla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tāla -
  • tāla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tāla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ketaki -
  • ketaki (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ketakī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • dāḍimaiḥ -
  • dāḍima (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    dāḍima (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “jaṃbūkadamvakatakakhadirārjunapāṭalaiḥ
  • jambūka -
  • jambūka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dam -
  • da (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    da (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    (noun, masculine)
  • vakata -
  • vak (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second plural]
  • kakhad -
  • kakh -> kakhat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kakh class 1 verb], [vocative single from √kakh class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kakh class 1 verb]
  • irā -
  • irā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ir (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
  • arjuna -
  • arjuna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    arjuna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pāṭalaiḥ -
  • pāṭala (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    pāṭala (noun, neuter)
    [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:
তক্কোলাশোকহিন্তালতালকেতকিদাডিমৈঃ ।
জংবূকদম্বকতকখদিরার্জুনপাটলৈঃ ॥ ২৫ ॥

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:
ತಕ್ಕೋಲಾಶೋಕಹಿನ್ತಾಲತಾಲಕೇತಕಿದಾಡಿಮೈಃ ।
ಜಂಬೂಕದಮ್ವಕತಕಖದಿರಾರ್ಜುನಪಾಟಲೈಃ ॥ ೨೫ ॥

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:
તક્કોલાશોકહિન્તાલતાલકેતકિદાડિમૈઃ ।
જંબૂકદમ્વકતકખદિરાર્જુનપાટલૈઃ ॥ ૨૫ ॥

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:
തക്കോലാശോകഹിന്താലതാലകേതകിദാഡിമൈഃ ।
ജംബൂകദമ്വകതകഖദിരാര്ജുനപാടലൈഃ ॥ ൨൫ ॥

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