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.


सूत उवाच ।
श्रियः पतिमथामंत्र्य गते देवर्षिसत्तमे ।
हर्षोत्फुल्लाऽनना सत्या वासुदेवमथाऽब्रवीत् ॥ १ ॥

sūta uvāca |
śriyaḥ patimathāmaṃtrya gate devarṣisattame |
harṣotphullā'nanā satyā vāsudevamathā'bravīt || 1 ||

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.

Suta, Shri, Shriya, Pati, Atha, Gat, Gata, Gati, Sattama, Harsha, Anana, Sati, Satya, Vasudeva,

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: “sūta uvāca
  • sūta* -
  • sūta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    su -> sūta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √su class 1 verb], [nominative single from √su class 2 verb]
    -> sūta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 6 verb]
    -> sūta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 2 verb]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “śriyaḥ patimathāmaṃtrya gate devarṣisattame
  • śriyaḥ -
  • śrī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    śriya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • patim -
  • pati (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    pati (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • athā -
  • athā (indeclinable)
    atha (indeclinable)
  • amantrya -
  • gate -
  • gat (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    gat (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    gata (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    gata (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    gatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    gati (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    gati (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • devarṣi -
  • devarṣi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • sattame -
  • sattama (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    sattama (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sattamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 3: “harṣotphullā'nanā satyā vāsudevamathā'bravīt
  • harṣo -
  • harṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    harṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    harṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    hṛṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • utphullā' -
  • ananā -
  • ananā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • satyā* -
  • satī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    satya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    satyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    sati (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • vāsudevam -
  • vāsudeva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vāsudeva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vāsudevā (noun, feminine)
  • athā' -
  • abravīt -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]

Other editions:

Also see the following 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:
সূত উবাচ ।
শ্রিযঃ পতিমথামংত্র্য গতে দেবর্ষিসত্তমে ।
হর্ষোত্ফুল্লাঽননা সত্যা বাসুদেবমথাঽব্রবীত্ ॥ ১ ॥

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:
ಸೂತ ಉವಾಚ ।
ಶ್ರಿಯಃ ಪತಿಮಥಾಮಂತ್ರ್ಯ ಗತೇ ದೇವರ್ಷಿಸತ್ತಮೇ ।
ಹರ್ಷೋತ್ಫುಲ್ಲಾಽನನಾ ಸತ್ಯಾ ವಾಸುದೇವಮಥಾಽಬ್ರವೀತ್ ॥ ೧ ॥

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:
સૂત ઉવાચ ।
શ્રિયઃ પતિમથામંત્ર્ય ગતે દેવર્ષિસત્તમે ।
હર્ષોત્ફુલ્લાઽનના સત્યા વાસુદેવમથાઽબ્રવીત્ ॥ ૧ ॥

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:
സൂത ഉവാച ।
ശ്രിയഃ പതിമഥാമംത്ര്യ ഗതേ ദേവര്ഷിസത്തമേ ।
ഹര്ഷോത്ഫുല്ലാഽനനാ സത്യാ വാസുദേവമഥാഽബ്രവീത് ॥ ൧ ॥

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