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.


अद्यप्रभृत्यहमपि भवामि जलमध्यगः ।
भवन्तोऽपि मया सार्द्धमायांतु समुनीश्वराः ॥ ३६ ॥

adyaprabhṛtyahamapi bhavāmi jalamadhyagaḥ |
bhavanto'pi mayā sārddhamāyāṃtu samunīśvarāḥ || 36 ||

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.

Adyaprabhriti, Aha, Asmad, Api, Jala, Adhi, Aga, Bhavanta, Bhavat, Bhavant, Maya, Arddha, Aya, Ayat, Ishvara,

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: “adyaprabhṛtyahamapi bhavāmi jalamadhyagaḥ
  • adyaprabhṛtya -
  • adyaprabhṛti (indeclinable)
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
  • bhavāmi -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [present active first single]
  • jalam -
  • jala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    jala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    jalā (noun, feminine)
  • adhya -
  • adhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    adhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    adhī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    adhī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    adhī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    dhā (verb class 1)
    [aorist middle first single]
    dhā (verb class 2)
    [aorist middle first single]
    dhā (verb class 3)
    [aorist middle first single]
    dhā (verb class 4)
    [aorist middle first single]
  • agaḥ -
  • aga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “bhavanto'pi mayā sārddhamāyāṃtu samunīśvarāḥ
  • bhavanto' -
  • bhavanta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    bhavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
  • mayā -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    mayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ārddham -
  • ārddha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • āyān -
  • āya (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    āyāt (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • sam -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • unī -
  • ū (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • iśvarāḥ -
  • iśvara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]

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:
অদ্যপ্রভৃত্যহমপি ভবামি জলমধ্যগঃ ।
ভবন্তোঽপি মযা সার্দ্ধমাযাংতু সমুনীশ্বরাঃ ॥ ৩৬ ॥

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:
ಅದ್ಯಪ್ರಭೃತ್ಯಹಮಪಿ ಭವಾಮಿ ಜಲಮಧ್ಯಗಃ ।
ಭವನ್ತೋಽಪಿ ಮಯಾ ಸಾರ್ದ್ಧಮಾಯಾಂತು ಸಮುನೀಶ್ವರಾಃ ॥ ೩೬ ॥

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:
અદ્યપ્રભૃત્યહમપિ ભવામિ જલમધ્યગઃ ।
ભવન્તોઽપિ મયા સાર્દ્ધમાયાંતુ સમુનીશ્વરાઃ ॥ ૩૬ ॥

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:
അദ്യപ്രഭൃത്യഹമപി ഭവാമി ജലമധ്യഗഃ ।
ഭവന്തോഽപി മയാ സാര്ദ്ധമായാംതു സമുനീശ്വരാഃ ॥ ൩൬ ॥

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