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.


सूर्यवंशोद्भवो राजा गंगामत्रानयिष्यति ।
सा सूर्यकन्यया चात्र कालिंद्या योगमेष्यति ॥ ५० ॥

sūryavaṃśodbhavo rājā gaṃgāmatrānayiṣyati |
sā sūryakanyayā cātra kāliṃdyā yogameṣyati || 50 ||

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.

Suryavamsha, Udbhava, Raja, Ganga, Atra, Anayishyat, Suryaka, Kalindi, Yoga, Eshyat,

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: “sūryavaṃśodbhavo rājā gaṃgāmatrānayiṣyati
  • sūryavaṃśo -
  • sūryavaṃśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • udbhavo* -
  • udbhava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • rājā* -
  • rāja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    rājā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • gaṅgām -
  • gaṅgā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • atrā -
  • atra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    atra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ānayiṣyati -
  • an -> ānayiṣyat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √an]
    an -> ānayiṣyat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √an]
    an (verb class 0)
    [future active third single]
  • Line 2: “ sūryakanyayā cātra kāliṃdyā yogameṣyati
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sūryaka -
  • sūryaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sūryaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nyayā -
  • cāt -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ra -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kālindyā* -
  • kālindī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • yogam -
  • yoga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    yogā (noun, feminine)
  • eṣyati -
  • eṣyat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    eṣyat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    i -> eṣyat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> eṣyat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i (verb class 2)
    [future 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:
সূর্যবংশোদ্ভবো রাজা গংগামত্রানযিষ্যতি ।
সা সূর্যকন্যযা চাত্র কালিংদ্যা যোগমেষ্যতি ॥ ৫০ ॥

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:
ಸೂರ್ಯವಂಶೋದ್ಭವೋ ರಾಜಾ ಗಂಗಾಮತ್ರಾನಯಿಷ್ಯತಿ ।
ಸಾ ಸೂರ್ಯಕನ್ಯಯಾ ಚಾತ್ರ ಕಾಲಿಂದ್ಯಾ ಯೋಗಮೇಷ್ಯತಿ ॥ ೫೦ ॥

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:
સૂર્યવંશોદ્ભવો રાજા ગંગામત્રાનયિષ્યતિ ।
સા સૂર્યકન્યયા ચાત્ર કાલિંદ્યા યોગમેષ્યતિ ॥ ૫૦ ॥

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:
സൂര്യവംശോദ്ഭവോ രാജാ ഗംഗാമത്രാനയിഷ്യതി ।
സാ സൂര്യകന്യയാ ചാത്ര കാലിംദ്യാ യോഗമേഷ്യതി ॥ ൫൦ ॥

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