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.


हत्वा शंखासुरं विष्णुर्बदरीवनमागमत् ।
तत्राऽहूय ऋषीन्सर्वानिदमाज्ञापयत्प्रभुः ॥ ३८ ॥

hatvā śaṃkhāsuraṃ viṣṇurbadarīvanamāgamat |
tatrā'hūya ṛṣīnsarvānidamājñāpayatprabhuḥ || 38 ||

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.

Shankhasura, Vishnu, Badarivana, Asmad, Tat, Tad, Ahu, Yah, Rishi, Sarva, Idam, Ajna, Prabhu,

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: “hatvā śaṃkhāsuraṃ viṣṇurbadarīvanamāgamat
  • hatvā -
  • han -> hatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √han]
    han -> hatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √han]
  • śaṅkhāsuram -
  • śaṅkhāsura (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • viṣṇur -
  • viṣṇu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    viṣṇu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • badarīvanam -
  • badarīvana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • āga -
  • ag (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • mat -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [ablative single]
  • Line 2: “tatrā'hūya ṛṣīnsarvānidamājñāpayatprabhuḥ
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • rā' -
  • ahū -
  • ahu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ahu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ya* -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ṛṣīn -
  • ṛṣi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • sarvān -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ājñā -
  • ājñā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • apayat -
  • pay (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third single]
    pi (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • prabhuḥ -
  • prabhu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    prabhu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative 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:
হত্বা শংখাসুরং বিষ্ণুর্বদরীবনমাগমত্ ।
তত্রাঽহূয ঋষীন্সর্বানিদমাজ্ঞাপযত্প্রভুঃ ॥ ৩৮ ॥

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:
ಹತ್ವಾ ಶಂಖಾಸುರಂ ವಿಷ್ಣುರ್ಬದರೀವನಮಾಗಮತ್ ।
ತತ್ರಾಽಹೂಯ ಋಷೀನ್ಸರ್ವಾನಿದಮಾಜ್ಞಾಪಯತ್ಪ್ರಭುಃ ॥ ೩೮ ॥

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:
હત્વા શંખાસુરં વિષ્ણુર્બદરીવનમાગમત્ ।
તત્રાઽહૂય ઋષીન્સર્વાનિદમાજ્ઞાપયત્પ્રભુઃ ॥ ૩૮ ॥

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:
ഹത്വാ ശംഖാസുരം വിഷ്ണുര്ബദരീവനമാഗമത് ।
തത്രാഽഹൂയ ഋഷീന്സര്വാനിദമാജ്ഞാപയത്പ്രഭുഃ ॥ ൩൮ ॥

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