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.


इन्द्रद्युम्नोऽपि धर्मात्मा विष्णुभक्तो दृढव्रतः ।
अनुव्रजन्पद्मयोनिं तेनादिष्टो न्यवर्तत ॥ ६१ ॥

indradyumno'pi dharmātmā viṣṇubhakto dṛḍhavrataḥ |
anuvrajanpadmayoniṃ tenādiṣṭo nyavartata || 61 ||

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.

Indradyumna, Api, Dharmatman, Vishnubhakta, Dridhavrata, Anu, Vrajat, Padmayoni, Tena, Ishta,

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: “indradyumno'pi dharmātmā viṣṇubhakto dṛḍhavrataḥ
  • indradyumno' -
  • indradyumna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • dharmātmā -
  • dharmātman (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • viṣṇubhakto* -
  • viṣṇubhakta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dṛḍhavrataḥ -
  • dṛḍhavrata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “anuvrajanpadmayoniṃ tenādiṣṭo nyavartata
  • anu -
  • anu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    anu (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    anu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    anu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    anu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • vrajan -
  • vraj -> vrajat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vraj class 1 verb], [vocative single from √vraj class 1 verb]
  • padmayonim -
  • padmayoni (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • tenād -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • iṣṭo* -
  • iṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    iṣ -> iṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √iṣ class 6 verb]
    yaj -> iṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √yaj class 1 verb]
  • nya -
  • ni (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ni (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ni (Preverb)
  • avartata -
  • vṛt (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active second plural], [imperfect middle third 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:
ইন্দ্রদ্যুম্নোঽপি ধর্মাত্মা বিষ্ণুভক্তো দৃঢব্রতঃ ।
অনুব্রজন্পদ্মযোনিং তেনাদিষ্টো ন্যবর্তত ॥ ৬১ ॥

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:
ಇನ್ದ್ರದ್ಯುಮ್ನೋಽಪಿ ಧರ್ಮಾತ್ಮಾ ವಿಷ್ಣುಭಕ್ತೋ ದೃಢವ್ರತಃ ।
ಅನುವ್ರಜನ್ಪದ್ಮಯೋನಿಂ ತೇನಾದಿಷ್ಟೋ ನ್ಯವರ್ತತ ॥ ೬೧ ॥

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:
ઇન્દ્રદ્યુમ્નોઽપિ ધર્માત્મા વિષ્ણુભક્તો દૃઢવ્રતઃ ।
અનુવ્રજન્પદ્મયોનિં તેનાદિષ્ટો ન્યવર્તત ॥ ૬૧ ॥

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:
ഇന്ദ്രദ്യുമ്നോഽപി ധര്മാത്മാ വിഷ്ണുഭക്തോ ദൃഢവ്രതഃ ।
അനുവ്രജന്പദ്മയോനിം തേനാദിഷ്ടോ ന്യവര്തത ॥ ൬൧ ॥

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