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.


वाजिमेधादियज्ञानां फलदोऽयं सनातनः ।
यज्ञेश्वरस्वरूपेण भावितोऽयं जगन्मयः ॥ १४ ॥

vājimedhādiyajñānāṃ phalado'yaṃ sanātanaḥ |
yajñeśvarasvarūpeṇa bhāvito'yaṃ jaganmayaḥ || 14 ||

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.

Vajimedha, Jna, Jnana, Phalada, Aya, Idam, Sanatana, Yajneshvara, Svarupa, Bhavita, Jaganmaya,

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: “vājimedhādiyajñānāṃ phalado'yaṃ sanātanaḥ
  • vājimedhād -
  • vājimedha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • iya -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • jñānām -
  • jña (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    jña (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    jñā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    jñānā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • phalado' -
  • phalada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ayam -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sanātanaḥ -
  • sanātana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “yajñeśvarasvarūpeṇa bhāvito'yaṃ jaganmayaḥ
  • yajñeśvara -
  • yajñeśvara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • svarūpeṇa -
  • svarūpa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    svarūpa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • bhāvito' -
  • bhāvita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    bhū -> bhāvita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √bhū]
  • ayam -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • jaganmayaḥ -
  • jaganmaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative 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:
বাজিমেধাদিযজ্ঞানাং ফলদোঽযং সনাতনঃ ।
যজ্ঞেশ্বরস্বরূপেণ ভাবিতোঽযং জগন্মযঃ ॥ ১৪ ॥

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:
ವಾಜಿಮೇಧಾದಿಯಜ್ಞಾನಾಂ ಫಲದೋಽಯಂ ಸನಾತನಃ ।
ಯಜ್ಞೇಶ್ವರಸ್ವರೂಪೇಣ ಭಾವಿತೋಽಯಂ ಜಗನ್ಮಯಃ ॥ ೧೪ ॥

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:
વાજિમેધાદિયજ્ઞાનાં ફલદોઽયં સનાતનઃ ।
યજ્ઞેશ્વરસ્વરૂપેણ ભાવિતોઽયં જગન્મયઃ ॥ ૧૪ ॥

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:
വാജിമേധാദിയജ്ഞാനാം ഫലദോഽയം സനാതനഃ ।
യജ്ഞേശ്വരസ്വരൂപേണ ഭാവിതോഽയം ജഗന്മയഃ ॥ ൧൪ ॥

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