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.


मानुषं देहमुत्सृज्य ते विमानान्यथारुहन् ।
तिर्यग्योनिगता ये च प्रविश्य सरयूं तदा ॥ १७२ ॥

mānuṣaṃ dehamutsṛjya te vimānānyathāruhan |
tiryagyonigatā ye ca praviśya sarayūṃ tadā || 172 ||

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.

Manusha, Deha, Utsrijya, Tad, Yushmad, Vimana, Atha, Aru, Han, Tiryagyoni, Gata, Yah, Yat, Pravishya, Sarayu, Tada,

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: “mānuṣaṃ dehamutsṛjya te vimānānyathāruhan
  • mānuṣam -
  • mānuṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mānuṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • deham -
  • deha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    deha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • utsṛjya -
  • utsṛjya (indeclinable)
    utsṛjya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    utsṛjya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • vimānānya -
  • vimāna (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • athā -
  • athā (indeclinable)
    atha (indeclinable)
  • āru -
  • āru (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āru (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ārū (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    ārū (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ārū (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • han -
  • han (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    han (noun, neuter)
    [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “tiryagyonigatā ye ca praviśya sarayūṃ tadā
  • tiryagyoni -
  • tiryagyoni (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    tiryagyoni (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    tiryagyoni (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • gatā* -
  • gata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    gatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ye -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • praviśya -
  • praviśya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    praviśya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sarayūm -
  • sarayū (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative 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:
মানুষং দেহমুত্সৃজ্য তে বিমানান্যথারুহন্ ।
তির্যগ্যোনিগতা যে চ প্রবিশ্য সরযূং তদা ॥ ১৭২ ॥

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:
ಮಾನುಷಂ ದೇಹಮುತ್ಸೃಜ್ಯ ತೇ ವಿಮಾನಾನ್ಯಥಾರುಹನ್ ।
ತಿರ್ಯಗ್ಯೋನಿಗತಾ ಯೇ ಚ ಪ್ರವಿಶ್ಯ ಸರಯೂಂ ತದಾ ॥ ೧೭೨ ॥

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:
માનુષં દેહમુત્સૃજ્ય તે વિમાનાન્યથારુહન્ ।
તિર્યગ્યોનિગતા યે ચ પ્રવિશ્ય સરયૂં તદા ॥ ૧૭૨ ॥

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:
മാനുഷം ദേഹമുത്സൃജ്യ തേ വിമാനാന്യഥാരുഹന് ।
തിര്യഗ്യോനിഗതാ യേ ച പ്രവിശ്യ സരയൂം തദാ ॥ ൧൭൨ ॥

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