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.


स्वं स्वं पण्यं समादाय ययू राजनियोगिनः ।
श्रेष्ठश्रेण्यादयः सर्वे पुरखर्वटवासिभिः ॥ ८० ॥

svaṃ svaṃ paṇyaṃ samādāya yayū rājaniyoginaḥ |
śreṣṭhaśreṇyādayaḥ sarve purakharvaṭavāsibhiḥ || 80 ||

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.

Sva, Panya, Pani, Samadaya, Yayu, Rajan, Rajani, Yogin, Yogi, Shreshtha, Shrenya, Aya, Ayas, Sarva, Pura, Kharvata, Vasi, Vasin,

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: “svaṃ svaṃ paṇyaṃ samādāya yayū rājaniyoginaḥ
  • svam -
  • sva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    svan (noun, masculine)
    svan (noun, neuter)
    sva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • svam -
  • sva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    svan (noun, masculine)
    svan (noun, neuter)
    sva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • paṇyam -
  • paṇya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    paṇya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    paṇyā (noun, feminine)
    paṇ -> paṇya (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √paṇ]
    paṇ -> paṇya (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √paṇ]
    paṇ -> paṇyā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √paṇ]
    paṇ -> paṇya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √paṇ]
    paṇ -> paṇya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √paṇ], [accusative single from √paṇ]
    paṇī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • samādāya -
  • samādāya (indeclinable)
  • yayū -
  • yayu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    yayu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • rājani -
  • rājanī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    rājani (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    rājan (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • yoginaḥ -
  • yogin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    yogin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    yogī (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “śreṣṭhaśreṇyādayaḥ sarve purakharvaṭavāsibhiḥ
  • śreṣṭha -
  • śreṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śreṣṭha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śreṇyād -
  • śreṇya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ayaḥ -
  • ayas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    aya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    i (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • sarve -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • pura -
  • pura (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pura (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pur (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
  • kharvaṭa -
  • kharvaṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vāsibhiḥ -
  • vāsi (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental plural]
    vāsi (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    vāsin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    vāsin (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:
স্বং স্বং পণ্যং সমাদায যযূ রাজনিযোগিনঃ ।
শ্রেষ্ঠশ্রেণ্যাদযঃ সর্বে পুরখর্বটবাসিভিঃ ॥ ৮০ ॥

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:
ಸ್ವಂ ಸ್ವಂ ಪಣ್ಯಂ ಸಮಾದಾಯ ಯಯೂ ರಾಜನಿಯೋಗಿನಃ ।
ಶ್ರೇಷ್ಠಶ್ರೇಣ್ಯಾದಯಃ ಸರ್ವೇ ಪುರಖರ್ವಟವಾಸಿಭಿಃ ॥ ೮೦ ॥

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:
સ્વં સ્વં પણ્યં સમાદાય યયૂ રાજનિયોગિનઃ ।
શ્રેષ્ઠશ્રેણ્યાદયઃ સર્વે પુરખર્વટવાસિભિઃ ॥ ૮૦ ॥

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:
സ്വം സ്വം പണ്യം സമാദായ യയൂ രാജനിയോഗിനഃ ।
ശ്രേഷ്ഠശ്രേണ്യാദയഃ സര്വേ പുരഖര്വടവാസിഭിഃ ॥ ൮൦ ॥

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