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.


पृथोर्वैन्यस्य संवादं महर्षेर्नारदस्य च ।
एवमेव पुरा पृष्टो नारदः पृथुनाब्रवीत् ॥ २३ ॥

pṛthorvainyasya saṃvādaṃ maharṣernāradasya ca |
evameva purā pṛṣṭo nāradaḥ pṛthunābravīt || 23 ||

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.

Prith, Prithu, Vainya, Samvada, Maharshi, Narada, Evam, Eva, Pura, Pur, Prishta,

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: “pṛthorvainyasya saṃvādaṃ maharṣernāradasya ca
  • pṛthor -
  • pṛth (noun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    pṛthu (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • vainyasya -
  • vainya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • saṃvādam -
  • saṃvāda (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • maharṣer -
  • maharṣi (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • nāradasya -
  • nārada (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    nārada (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “evameva purā pṛṣṭo nāradaḥ pṛthunābravīt
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • purā -
  • purā (indeclinable)
    pur (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    purā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • pṛṣṭo* -
  • pṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    pṛṣ -> pṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √pṛṣ class 1 verb]
    praś -> pṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √praś class 6 verb]
  • nāradaḥ -
  • nārada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pṛthunā -
  • pṛthu (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    pṛthu (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • 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:
পৃথোর্বৈন্যস্য সংবাদং মহর্ষের্নারদস্য চ ।
এবমেব পুরা পৃষ্টো নারদঃ পৃথুনাব্রবীত্ ॥ ২৩ ॥

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:
ಪೃಥೋರ್ವೈನ್ಯಸ್ಯ ಸಂವಾದಂ ಮಹರ್ಷೇರ್ನಾರದಸ್ಯ ಚ ।
ಏವಮೇವ ಪುರಾ ಪೃಷ್ಟೋ ನಾರದಃ ಪೃಥುನಾಬ್ರವೀತ್ ॥ ೨೩ ॥

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:
પૃથોર્વૈન્યસ્ય સંવાદં મહર્ષેર્નારદસ્ય ચ ।
એવમેવ પુરા પૃષ્ટો નારદઃ પૃથુનાબ્રવીત્ ॥ ૨૩ ॥

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:
പൃഥോര്വൈന്യസ്യ സംവാദം മഹര്ഷേര്നാരദസ്യ ച ।
ഏവമേവ പുരാ പൃഷ്ടോ നാരദഃ പൃഥുനാബ്രവീത് ॥ ൨൩ ॥

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