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.


नमामि परमात्मानं रामं राजीवलोचनम् ।
अतसीकुसुमश्यामं रावणांतकमव्ययम् ॥ २९ ॥

namāmi paramātmānaṃ rāmaṃ rājīvalocanam |
atasīkusumaśyāmaṃ rāvaṇāṃtakamavyayam || 29 ||

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.

Paramatman, Rama, Rajivalocana, Atasikusuma, Shyama, Ravana, Taka, Avyaya,

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: “namāmi paramātmānaṃ rāmaṃ rājīvalocanam
  • namāmi -
  • nam (verb class 1)
    [present active first single]
  • paramātmānam -
  • paramātman (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • rāmam -
  • rāma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    rāma (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    rāmā (noun, feminine)
  • rājīvalocanam -
  • rājīvalocana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    rājīvalocana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    rājīvalocanā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “atasīkusumaśyāmaṃ rāvaṇāṃtakamavyayam
  • atasīkusuma -
  • atasīkusuma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atasīkusuma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śyāmam -
  • śyāma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śyāma (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śyāmā (noun, feminine)
  • rāvaṇān -
  • rāvaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • takam -
  • taka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • avyayam -
  • avyaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    avyaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    avyayā (noun, feminine)
    vyā (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
    vyay (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first 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:
নমামি পরমাত্মানং রামং রাজীবলোচনম্ ।
অতসীকুসুমশ্যামং রাবণাংতকমব্যযম্ ॥ ২৯ ॥

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:
ನಮಾಮಿ ಪರಮಾತ್ಮಾನಂ ರಾಮಂ ರಾಜೀವಲೋಚನಮ್ ।
ಅತಸೀಕುಸುಮಶ್ಯಾಮಂ ರಾವಣಾಂತಕಮವ್ಯಯಮ್ ॥ ೨೯ ॥

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:
નમામિ પરમાત્માનં રામં રાજીવલોચનમ્ ।
અતસીકુસુમશ્યામં રાવણાંતકમવ્યયમ્ ॥ ૨૯ ॥

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:
നമാമി പരമാത്മാനം രാമം രാജീവലോചനമ് ।
അതസീകുസുമശ്യാമം രാവണാംതകമവ്യയമ് ॥ ൨൯ ॥

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