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.


ऋषिसंघसमाजुष्टं बह्वन्नं बहुदक्षिणम् ।
यच्च ब्रह्मकृतं पूर्वं गयाक्षेत्रे समृद्धिमत् ॥ २४ ॥

ṛṣisaṃghasamājuṣṭaṃ bahvannaṃ bahudakṣiṇam |
yacca brahmakṛtaṃ pūrvaṃ gayākṣetre samṛddhimat || 24 ||

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.

Rishisangha, Sama, Ajushta, Bahvanna, Bahudakshina, Yat, Yad, Brahmakrit, Brahmakrita, Purvam, Purva, Gaya, Akshetra, Samriddhimat,

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: “ṛṣisaṃghasamājuṣṭaṃ bahvannaṃ bahudakṣiṇam
  • ṛṣisaṅgha -
  • ṛṣisaṅgha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ṛṣisaṅgha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • samā -
  • sama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    samā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    sam (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ajuṣṭam -
  • ajuṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ajuṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ajuṣṭā (noun, feminine)
  • bahvannam -
  • bahvanna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bahvanna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bahvannā (noun, feminine)
  • bahudakṣiṇam -
  • bahudakṣiṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bahudakṣiṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bahudakṣiṇā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “yacca brahmakṛtaṃ pūrvaṃ gayākṣetre samṛddhimat
  • yac -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • brahmakṛtam -
  • brahmakṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    brahmakṛtā (noun, feminine)
    brahmakṛt (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • pūrvam -
  • pūrvam (indeclinable)
    pūrva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pūrva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • gayā -
  • gaya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    gayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • akṣetre -
  • akṣetra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    akṣetra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    akṣetrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • samṛddhimat -
  • samṛddhimat (noun, masculine)
    samṛddhimat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print 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:
ঋষিসংঘসমাজুষ্টং বহ্বন্নং বহুদক্ষিণম্ ।
যচ্চ ব্রহ্মকৃতং পূর্বং গযাক্ষেত্রে সমৃদ্ধিমত্ ॥ ২৪ ॥

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:
ಋಷಿಸಂಘಸಮಾಜುಷ್ಟಂ ಬಹ್ವನ್ನಂ ಬಹುದಕ್ಷಿಣಮ್ ।
ಯಚ್ಚ ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಕೃತಂ ಪೂರ್ವಂ ಗಯಾಕ್ಷೇತ್ರೇ ಸಮೃದ್ಧಿಮತ್ ॥ ೨೪ ॥

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:
ઋષિસંઘસમાજુષ્ટં બહ્વન્નં બહુદક્ષિણમ્ ।
યચ્ચ બ્રહ્મકૃતં પૂર્વં ગયાક્ષેત્રે સમૃદ્ધિમત્ ॥ ૨૪ ॥

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:
ഋഷിസംഘസമാജുഷ്ടം ബഹ്വന്നം ബഹുദക്ഷിണമ് ।
യച്ച ബ്രഹ്മകൃതം പൂര്വം ഗയാക്ഷേത്രേ സമൃദ്ധിമത് ॥ ൨൪ ॥

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