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.


अप्सरोभिश्च गन्धर्वैः सतालं मधुरस्वरम् ।
उपगीयमानविजयमधिरूढं गजाधिपम् ॥ १८ ॥

apsarobhiśca gandharvaiḥ satālaṃ madhurasvaram |
upagīyamānavijayamadhirūḍhaṃ gajādhipam || 18 ||

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.

Apsaras, Gandharva, Sat, Sata, Alam, Ala, Madhurasvara, Upa, Manavijaya, Adhirudha, Gaja, Adhipa,

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: “apsarobhiśca gandharvaiḥ satālaṃ madhurasvaram
  • apsarobhiś -
  • apsaras (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gandharvaiḥ -
  • gandharva (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • satā -
  • sata (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sat (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sat (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • alam -
  • alam (indeclinable)
    ala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • madhurasvaram -
  • madhurasvara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    madhurasvara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    madhurasvarā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “upagīyamānavijayamadhirūḍhaṃ gajādhipam
  • upa -
  • upa (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    upa (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    upa (indeclinable)
  • gīya -
  • -> gīya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √]
    -> gīya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √]
    -> gīya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √]
  • mānavijayam -
  • mānavijaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mānavijaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • adhirūḍham -
  • adhirūḍha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    adhirūḍha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    adhirūḍhā (noun, feminine)
  • gajā -
  • gaja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gajā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    gaj (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • adhipam -
  • adhipa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    adhipā (noun, masculine)

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:
অপ্সরোভিশ্চ গন্ধর্বৈঃ সতালং মধুরস্বরম্ ।
উপগীযমানবিজযমধিরূঢং গজাধিপম্ ॥ ১৮ ॥

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:
ಅಪ್ಸರೋಭಿಶ್ಚ ಗನ್ಧರ್ವೈಃ ಸತಾಲಂ ಮಧುರಸ್ವರಮ್ ।
ಉಪಗೀಯಮಾನವಿಜಯಮಧಿರೂಢಂ ಗಜಾಧಿಪಮ್ ॥ ೧೮ ॥

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:
અપ્સરોભિશ્ચ ગન્ધર્વૈઃ સતાલં મધુરસ્વરમ્ ।
ઉપગીયમાનવિજયમધિરૂઢં ગજાધિપમ્ ॥ ૧૮ ॥

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:
അപ്സരോഭിശ്ച ഗന്ധര്വൈഃ സതാലം മധുരസ്വരമ് ।
ഉപഗീയമാനവിജയമധിരൂഢം ഗജാധിപമ് ॥ ൧൮ ॥

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