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.


विष्णुलोके विष्णुरिव प्रोच्यमानः सदाऽमरैः ।
क्रीडयामास राजाऽसौ यथाकामं महामनाः ॥ ९६ ॥

viṣṇuloke viṣṇuriva procyamānaḥ sadā'maraiḥ |
krīḍayāmāsa rājā'sau yathākāmaṃ mahāmanāḥ || 96 ||

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.

Vishnuloka, Vishnu, Iva, Pra, Ucyamana, Amara, Asi, Asu, Adah, Yathakama, Mahamanas, Mahamana,

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: “viṣṇuloke viṣṇuriva procyamānaḥ sadā'maraiḥ
  • viṣṇuloke -
  • viṣṇuloka (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • viṣṇur -
  • viṣṇu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    viṣṇu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
  • pro -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ucyamānaḥ -
  • vac -> ucyamāna (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vac class 2 verb], [nominative single from √vac class 3 verb]
  • sadā' -
  • amaraiḥ -
  • amara (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “krīḍayāmāsa rājā'sau yathākāmaṃ mahāmanāḥ
  • krīḍayāmā -
  • krīḍ (verb class 0)
    [imperative active first plural]
  • asa -
  • asan (noun, neuter)
  • rājā' -
  • asau -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    asi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    asu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • yathākāmam -
  • yathākāma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    yathākāma (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    yathākāmā (noun, feminine)
  • mahāmanāḥ -
  • mahāmanas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    mahāmanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    mahāmana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]

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:
বিষ্ণুলোকে বিষ্ণুরিব প্রোচ্যমানঃ সদাঽমরৈঃ ।
ক্রীডযামাস রাজাঽসৌ যথাকামং মহামনাঃ ॥ ৯৬ ॥

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:
ವಿಷ್ಣುಲೋಕೇ ವಿಷ್ಣುರಿವ ಪ್ರೋಚ್ಯಮಾನಃ ಸದಾಽಮರೈಃ ।
ಕ್ರೀಡಯಾಮಾಸ ರಾಜಾಽಸೌ ಯಥಾಕಾಮಂ ಮಹಾಮನಾಃ ॥ ೯೬ ॥

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:
વિષ્ણુલોકે વિષ્ણુરિવ પ્રોચ્યમાનઃ સદાઽમરૈઃ ।
ક્રીડયામાસ રાજાઽસૌ યથાકામં મહામનાઃ ॥ ૯૬ ॥

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:
വിഷ്ണുലോകേ വിഷ്ണുരിവ പ്രോച്യമാനഃ സദാഽമരൈഃ ।
ക്രീഡയാമാസ രാജാഽസൌ യഥാകാമം മഹാമനാഃ ॥ ൯൬ ॥

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