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.


अत्राप्युदाहरन्तीदं शृणु पुत्र कथानकम् ।
नन्दगोपो महात्मा वै ख्यातो यो भूतलेऽभवत् ॥ १९ ॥

atrāpyudāharantīdaṃ śṛṇu putra kathānakam |
nandagopo mahātmā vai khyāto yo bhūtale'bhavat || 19 ||

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.

Atra, Api, Uda, Anti, Idam, Putra, Kathanaka, Nandagopa, Mahatma, Khyata, Khyat, Yah, Bhutala,

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: “atrāpyudāharantīdaṃ śṛṇu putra kathānakam
  • atrā -
  • atra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    atra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • apyu -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
  • udā -
  • uda (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    udan (noun, neuter)
    ud (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
    udā (Preverb)
  • āhar -
  • antī -
  • anti (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    anti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    antī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śṛṇu -
  • śru (verb class 5)
    [imperative active second single]
  • putra -
  • putra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    putra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kathānakam -
  • kathānaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “nandagopo mahātmā vai khyāto yo bhūtale'bhavat
  • nandagopo* -
  • nandagopa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahātmā* -
  • mahātmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • khyāto* -
  • khyāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    khyā -> khyāta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √khyā class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √khyā class 2 verb], [ablative single from √khyā class 2 verb], [genitive single from √khyā class 2 verb]
    khyā -> khyāt (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √khyā class 2 verb], [genitive single from √khyā class 2 verb]
    khyā (verb class 2)
    [present active third dual]
  • yo* -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhūtale' -
  • bhūtala (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • abhavat -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third 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:
অত্রাপ্যুদাহরন্তীদং শৃণু পুত্র কথানকম্ ।
নন্দগোপো মহাত্মা বৈ খ্যাতো যো ভূতলেঽভবত্ ॥ ১৯ ॥

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:
ಅತ್ರಾಪ್ಯುದಾಹರನ್ತೀದಂ ಶೃಣು ಪುತ್ರ ಕಥಾನಕಮ್ ।
ನನ್ದಗೋಪೋ ಮಹಾತ್ಮಾ ವೈ ಖ್ಯಾತೋ ಯೋ ಭೂತಲೇಽಭವತ್ ॥ ೧೯ ॥

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:
અત્રાપ્યુદાહરન્તીદં શૃણુ પુત્ર કથાનકમ્ ।
નન્દગોપો મહાત્મા વૈ ખ્યાતો યો ભૂતલેઽભવત્ ॥ ૧૯ ॥

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:
അത്രാപ്യുദാഹരന്തീദം ശൃണു പുത്ര കഥാനകമ് ।
നന്ദഗോപോ മഹാത്മാ വൈ ഖ്യാതോ യോ ഭൂതലേഽഭവത് ॥ ൧൯ ॥

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