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.


वायव्यां श्रीधरः पातु ऐशान्यां च गदाधरः ।
ऊर्ध्वं त्रिविक्रमः पातु अधो वाराहरूपधृक् ॥ ८० ॥

vāyavyāṃ śrīdharaḥ pātu aiśānyāṃ ca gadādharaḥ |
ūrdhvaṃ trivikramaḥ pātu adho vārāharūpadhṛk || 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:

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.

Vayavi, Vayavya, Shridhara, Aishani, Gadadhara, Urdhvam, Urdhva, Trivikrama, Adhah, Adhas, Varaha, Rupadhrik,

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: “vāyavyāṃ śrīdharaḥ pātu aiśānyāṃ ca gadādharaḥ
  • vāyavyām -
  • vāyavī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    vāyavyā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • śrīdharaḥ -
  • śrīdhara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pātu -
  • pātu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperative active third single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperative active third single]
  • aiśānyām -
  • aiśānī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gadādharaḥ -
  • gadādhara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “ūrdhvaṃ trivikramaḥ pātu adho vārāharūpadhṛk
  • ūrdhvam -
  • ūrdhvam (indeclinable)
    ūrdhva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ūrdhva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ūrdhvā (noun, feminine)
  • trivikramaḥ -
  • trivikrama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pātu -
  • pātu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperative active third single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperative active third single]
  • adho* -
  • adhaḥ (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    adhaḥ (indeclinable)
    adhas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vārāha -
  • vārāha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vārāha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rūpadhṛk -
  • rūpadhṛk (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    rūpadhṛk (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative 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:
বাযব্যাং শ্রীধরঃ পাতু ঐশান্যাং চ গদাধরঃ ।
ঊর্ধ্বং ত্রিবিক্রমঃ পাতু অধো বারাহরূপধৃক্ ॥ 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:
ವಾಯವ್ಯಾಂ ಶ್ರೀಧರಃ ಪಾತು ಐಶಾನ್ಯಾಂ ಚ ಗದಾಧರಃ ।
ಊರ್ಧ್ವಂ ತ್ರಿವಿಕ್ರಮಃ ಪಾತು ಅಧೋ ವಾರಾಹರೂಪಧೃಕ್ ॥ 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:
વાયવ્યાં શ્રીધરઃ પાતુ ઐશાન્યાં ચ ગદાધરઃ ।
ઊર્ધ્વં ત્રિવિક્રમઃ પાતુ અધો વારાહરૂપધૃક્ ॥ 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:
വായവ്യാം ശ്രീധരഃ പാതു ഐശാന്യാം ച ഗദാധരഃ ।
ഊര്ധ്വം ത്രിവിക്രമഃ പാതു അധോ വാരാഹരൂപധൃക് ॥ ൮൦ ॥

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