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.


परवानस्मि कौन्तेय गुणैलाकोत्तरैस्तव ।
किमस्त्यकथनीयं ते कौतुकोपेतमानस ॥ १२ ॥

paravānasmi kaunteya guṇailākottaraistava |
kimastyakathanīyaṃ te kautukopetamānasa || 12 ||

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.

Paravat, Kaunteya, Guna, Ailaka, Uttara, Yushmad, Kim, Astya, Kathaniya, Tad, Kautuka, Upeta, Anasa,

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: “paravānasmi kaunteya guṇailākottaraistava
  • paravān -
  • paravat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • asmi -
  • as (verb class 2)
    [present active first single]
  • kaunteya -
  • kaunteya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • guṇai -
  • guṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    guṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ailāko -
  • ailāka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ailāka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ailākā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • uttarais -
  • uttara (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    uttara (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • tava -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “kimastyakathanīyaṃ te kautukopetamānasa
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • astya -
  • astya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kathanīyam -
  • kathanīya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kathanīya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kathanīyā (noun, feminine)
    kath -> kathanīya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kath class 10 verb]
    kath -> kathanīya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kath class 10 verb], [accusative single from √kath class 10 verb]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • kautuko -
  • kautuka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • upetam -
  • upeta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    upeta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    upetā (noun, feminine)
  • ānasa -
  • ānasa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ānasa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

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:
পরবানস্মি কৌন্তেয গুণৈলাকোত্তরৈস্তব ।
কিমস্ত্যকথনীযং তে কৌতুকোপেতমানস ॥ ১২ ॥

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:
ಪರವಾನಸ್ಮಿ ಕೌನ್ತೇಯ ಗುಣೈಲಾಕೋತ್ತರೈಸ್ತವ ।
ಕಿಮಸ್ತ್ಯಕಥನೀಯಂ ತೇ ಕೌತುಕೋಪೇತಮಾನಸ ॥ ೧೨ ॥

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:
પરવાનસ્મિ કૌન્તેય ગુણૈલાકોત્તરૈસ્તવ ।
કિમસ્ત્યકથનીયં તે કૌતુકોપેતમાનસ ॥ ૧૨ ॥

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:
പരവാനസ്മി കൌന്തേയ ഗുണൈലാകോത്തരൈസ്തവ ।
കിമസ്ത്യകഥനീയം തേ കൌതുകോപേതമാനസ ॥ ൧൨ ॥

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