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.


वसानं मृदुलं वल्कं मृगचर्मोत्तरीयकम् ।
सौम्यं भस्मांकरुचिरं रुद्राक्षकृतभूषणम् ॥ ६२ ॥

vasānaṃ mṛdulaṃ valkaṃ mṛgacarmottarīyakam |
saumyaṃ bhasmāṃkaruciraṃ rudrākṣakṛtabhūṣaṇam || 62 ||

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.

Vasana, Mridula, Valka, Mrigacarma, Uttariyaka, Saumya, Bhasman, Anka, Rucira, Rudraksha, Krita, Bhushana,

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: “vasānaṃ mṛdulaṃ valkaṃ mṛgacarmottarīyakam
  • vasānam -
  • vas -> vasāna (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vas class 2 verb]
    vas -> vasāna (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vas class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vas class 2 verb]
  • mṛdulam -
  • mṛdula (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mṛdula (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mṛdulā (noun, feminine)
  • valkam -
  • valka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    valka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • mṛgacarmo -
  • mṛgacarma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mṛgacarma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • uttarīyakam -
  • uttarīyaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uttarīyakā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “saumyaṃ bhasmāṃkaruciraṃ rudrākṣakṛtabhūṣaṇam
  • saumyam -
  • saumya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    saumya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    saumyā (noun, feminine)
  • bhasmā -
  • bhasman (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    bhasman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • aṅka -
  • aṅka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aṅk (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ruciram -
  • rucira (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    rucira (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    rucirā (noun, feminine)
  • rudrākṣa -
  • rudrākṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṛta -
  • kṛta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṛta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [injunctive middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second plural], [injunctive middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 5)
    [injunctive middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [injunctive middle third single]
  • bhūṣaṇam -
  • bhūṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhūṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhūṣaṇā (noun, feminine)

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:
বসানং মৃদুলং বল্কং মৃগচর্মোত্তরীযকম্ ।
সৌম্যং ভস্মাংকরুচিরং রুদ্রাক্ষকৃতভূষণম্ ॥ ৬২ ॥

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:
ವಸಾನಂ ಮೃದುಲಂ ವಲ್ಕಂ ಮೃಗಚರ್ಮೋತ್ತರೀಯಕಮ್ ।
ಸೌಮ್ಯಂ ಭಸ್ಮಾಂಕರುಚಿರಂ ರುದ್ರಾಕ್ಷಕೃತಭೂಷಣಮ್ ॥ ೬೨ ॥

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:
વસાનં મૃદુલં વલ્કં મૃગચર્મોત્તરીયકમ્ ।
સૌમ્યં ભસ્માંકરુચિરં રુદ્રાક્ષકૃતભૂષણમ્ ॥ ૬૨ ॥

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:
വസാനം മൃദുലം വല്കം മൃഗചര്മോത്തരീയകമ് ।
സൌമ്യം ഭസ്മാംകരുചിരം രുദ്രാക്ഷകൃതഭൂഷണമ് ॥ ൬൨ ॥

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