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.


ज्ञातं तत्तु मया देवा वेदमन्त्रबलान्विताः ।
तान्हरिष्ये ततः सर्वे बलहीना भवंति वै ॥ २७ ॥

jñātaṃ tattu mayā devā vedamantrabalānvitāḥ |
tānhariṣye tataḥ sarve balahīnā bhavaṃti vai || 27 ||

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:

Read online Buy now! The English translation by G. V. Tagare (2007)

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.

Jnata, Tat, Tad, Maya, Deva, Vedamantra, Balanvita, Tatah, Tata, Sarva, Balahina, Bhavanti, Bhavat, Bhavant,

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: “jñātaṃ tattu mayā devā vedamantrabalānvitāḥ
  • jñātam -
  • jñāta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    jñāta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    jñātā (noun, feminine)
    jñā -> jñāta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √jñā class 3 verb], [accusative single from √jñā class 9 verb]
    jñā -> jñāta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √jñā class 3 verb], [accusative single from √jñā class 3 verb], [nominative single from √jñā class 9 verb], [accusative single from √jñā class 9 verb]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • mayā* -
  • maya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    mayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • devā* -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    devā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vedamantra -
  • vedamantra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • balānvitāḥ -
  • balānvita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    balānvitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “tānhariṣye tataḥ sarve balahīnā bhavaṃti vai
  • tān -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • hariṣye -
  • hṛ (verb class 1)
    [future middle first single]
    hṛ (verb class 9)
    [future middle first single]
    hṝ (verb class 9)
    [future middle first single]
  • tataḥ -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • sarve -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • balahīnā* -
  • balahīna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    balahīnā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhavanti -
  • bhavanti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhavantī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    bhavat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    bhavant (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [present active third plural]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first 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:
জ্ঞাতং তত্তু মযা দেবা বেদমন্ত্রবলান্বিতাঃ ।
তান্হরিষ্যে ততঃ সর্বে বলহীনা ভবংতি বৈ ॥ ২৭ ॥

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:
ಜ್ಞಾತಂ ತತ್ತು ಮಯಾ ದೇವಾ ವೇದಮನ್ತ್ರಬಲಾನ್ವಿತಾಃ ।
ತಾನ್ಹರಿಷ್ಯೇ ತತಃ ಸರ್ವೇ ಬಲಹೀನಾ ಭವಂತಿ ವೈ ॥ ೨೭ ॥

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:
જ્ઞાતં તત્તુ મયા દેવા વેદમન્ત્રબલાન્વિતાઃ ।
તાન્હરિષ્યે તતઃ સર્વે બલહીના ભવંતિ વૈ ॥ ૨૭ ॥

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:
ജ്ഞാതം തത്തു മയാ ദേവാ വേദമന്ത്രബലാന്വിതാഃ ।
താന്ഹരിഷ്യേ തതഃ സര്വേ ബലഹീനാ ഭവംതി വൈ ॥ ൨൭ ॥

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