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.


भिक्षाप्तचणकान्गृह्य धात्रीछायामगात्किल ।
तत्र तान्भक्षयामास कार्तिके मासि नारद ॥ ३२ ॥

bhikṣāptacaṇakāngṛhya dhātrīchāyāmagātkila |
tatra tānbhakṣayāmāsa kārtike māsi nārada || 32 ||

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.

Bhiksha, Apta, Canaka, Grihya, Dhatri, Cha, Chaya, Aga, Kila, Tatra, Kartika, Mas, Masi, Narada,

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: “bhikṣāptacaṇakāngṛhya dhātrīchāyāmagātkila
  • bhikṣā -
  • bhikṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    bhikṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • apta -
  • apta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    apta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • caṇakān -
  • caṇaka (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • gṛhya -
  • gṛhya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gṛhya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    grah -> gṛhya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √grah]
    grah -> gṛhya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √grah class 9 verb]
    grah -> gṛhya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √grah class 9 verb]
  • dhātrī -
  • dhātrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    dhātri (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • chāyām -
  • chā (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    chāyā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • agāt -
  • aga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    aga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single], [aorist active third single]
    (verb class 3)
    [aorist active third single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • kila -
  • kila (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    kila (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kil (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Line 2: “tatra tānbhakṣayāmāsa kārtike māsi nārada
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • tān -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • bhakṣayāmā -
  • bhakṣ (verb class 10)
    [imperative active first plural]
    bhakṣ (verb class 0)
    [imperative active first plural]
  • asa -
  • asan (noun, neuter)
  • kārtike -
  • kārtika (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kārtika (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • māsi -
  • māsī (noun, masculine)
    māsī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    māsī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    mās (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [present active second single]
  • nārada -
  • nārada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nārada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative 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:
ভিক্ষাপ্তচণকান্গৃহ্য ধাত্রীছাযামগাত্কিল ।
তত্র তান্ভক্ষযামাস কার্তিকে মাসি নারদ ॥ ৩২ ॥

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:
ಭಿಕ್ಷಾಪ್ತಚಣಕಾನ್ಗೃಹ್ಯ ಧಾತ್ರೀಛಾಯಾಮಗಾತ್ಕಿಲ ।
ತತ್ರ ತಾನ್ಭಕ್ಷಯಾಮಾಸ ಕಾರ್ತಿಕೇ ಮಾಸಿ ನಾರದ ॥ ೩೨ ॥

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:
ભિક્ષાપ્તચણકાન્ગૃહ્ય ધાત્રીછાયામગાત્કિલ ।
તત્ર તાન્ભક્ષયામાસ કાર્તિકે માસિ નારદ ॥ ૩૨ ॥

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:
ഭിക്ഷാപ്തചണകാന്ഗൃഹ്യ ധാത്രീഛായാമഗാത്കില ।
തത്ര താന്ഭക്ഷയാമാസ കാര്തികേ മാസി നാരദ ॥ ൩൨ ॥

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