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.


नियोगी न नियोगं हि करोति कमलासन ।
प्रभोर्वित्तं समश्नाति स भवेत्काष्ठकीटकः ॥ २ ॥

niyogī na niyogaṃ hi karoti kamalāsana |
prabhorvittaṃ samaśnāti sa bhavetkāṣṭhakīṭakaḥ || 2 ||

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.

Niyogin, Niyogi, Niyoga, Karoti, Kamalasana, Prabhu, Vitta, Ashan, Ashna, Ati, Kashthakita, Kah,

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: “niyogī na niyogaṃ hi karoti kamalāsana
  • niyogī -
  • niyogī (noun, masculine)
    niyogī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    niyogin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • niyogam -
  • niyoga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • karoti -
  • karoti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    karoti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    karoti (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [present active third single]
  • kamalāsana -
  • kamalāsana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kamalāsana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “prabhorvittaṃ samaśnāti sa bhavetkāṣṭhakīṭakaḥ
  • prabhor -
  • prabhu (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    prabhu (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • vittam -
  • vitta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vitta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vittā (noun, feminine)
    vid -> vitta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vid class 6 verb]
    vid -> vitta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vid class 6 verb], [accusative single from √vid class 6 verb]
    vid -> vitta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vid class 7 verb]
    vid -> vitta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vid class 7 verb], [accusative single from √vid class 7 verb]
    vid (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second dual]
  • sam -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • aśnā -
  • aśna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aśna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aśan (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    aśnā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ati -
  • ati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    ati (indeclinable)
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • kāṣṭhakīṭa -
  • kāṣṭhakīṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kaḥ -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative 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:
নিযোগী ন নিযোগং হি করোতি কমলাসন ।
প্রভোর্বিত্তং সমশ্নাতি স ভবেত্কাষ্ঠকীটকঃ ॥ ২ ॥

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:
ನಿಯೋಗೀ ನ ನಿಯೋಗಂ ಹಿ ಕರೋತಿ ಕಮಲಾಸನ ।
ಪ್ರಭೋರ್ವಿತ್ತಂ ಸಮಶ್ನಾತಿ ಸ ಭವೇತ್ಕಾಷ್ಠಕೀಟಕಃ ॥ ೨ ॥

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:
નિયોગી ન નિયોગં હિ કરોતિ કમલાસન ।
પ્રભોર્વિત્તં સમશ્નાતિ સ ભવેત્કાષ્ઠકીટકઃ ॥ ૨ ॥

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:
നിയോഗീ ന നിയോഗം ഹി കരോതി കമലാസന ।
പ്രഭോര്വിത്തം സമശ്നാതി സ ഭവേത്കാഷ്ഠകീടകഃ ॥ ൨ ॥

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