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.


नियुक्तादन्यः पश्येच्चेद्राज्ञो राष्ट्रस्य चैव ह ।
द्रष्टुश्चापि महाभीतिरंधता चक्षुषोर्युगे ॥ ४१ ॥

niyuktādanyaḥ paśyeccedrājño rāṣṭrasya caiva ha |
draṣṭuścāpi mahābhītiraṃdhatā cakṣuṣoryuge || 41 ||

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.

Niyukta, Ani, Ced, Rajan, Rashtra, Han, Drashtri, Capin, Mahabhiti, Andhata, Cakshus, Yuga,

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: “niyuktādanyaḥ paśyeccedrājño rāṣṭrasya caiva ha
  • niyuktād -
  • niyukta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    niyukta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • anyaḥ -
  • anī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • pa -
  • pa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śyec -
  • śā (verb class 4)
    [optative active third single]
  • ced -
  • ced (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ced (indeclinable)
  • rājño* -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • rāṣṭrasya -
  • rāṣṭra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    rāṣṭra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • ha -
  • ha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    han (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “draṣṭuścāpi mahābhītiraṃdhatā cakṣuṣoryuge
  • draṣṭuś -
  • draṣṭṛ (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • cāpi -
  • cāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • mahābhītir -
  • mahābhīti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • andhatā -
  • andhatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • cakṣuṣor -
  • cakṣus (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    cakṣus (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • yuge -
  • yuga (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative 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:
নিযুক্তাদন্যঃ পশ্যেচ্চেদ্রাজ্ঞো রাষ্ট্রস্য চৈব হ ।
দ্রষ্টুশ্চাপি মহাভীতিরংধতা চক্ষুষোর্যুগে ॥ ৪১ ॥

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:
ನಿಯುಕ್ತಾದನ್ಯಃ ಪಶ್ಯೇಚ್ಚೇದ್ರಾಜ್ಞೋ ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರಸ್ಯ ಚೈವ ಹ ।
ದ್ರಷ್ಟುಶ್ಚಾಪಿ ಮಹಾಭೀತಿರಂಧತಾ ಚಕ್ಷುಷೋರ್ಯುಗೇ ॥ ೪೧ ॥

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:
નિયુક્તાદન્યઃ પશ્યેચ્ચેદ્રાજ્ઞો રાષ્ટ્રસ્ય ચૈવ હ ।
દ્રષ્ટુશ્ચાપિ મહાભીતિરંધતા ચક્ષુષોર્યુગે ॥ ૪૧ ॥

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:
നിയുക്താദന്യഃ പശ്യേച്ചേദ്രാജ്ഞോ രാഷ്ട്രസ്യ ചൈവ ഹ ।
ദ്രഷ്ടുശ്ചാപി മഹാഭീതിരംധതാ ചക്ഷുഷോര്യുഗേ ॥ ൪൧ ॥

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