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.


ततो देवासुरगणा मिलिता वारिधेस्तटे ।
महौषधीरुपानीय बहुशो निदधुर्द्रुतम् ॥ ३ ॥

tato devāsuragaṇā militā vāridhestaṭe |
mahauṣadhīrupānīya bahuśo nidadhurdrutam || 3 ||

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.

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Devasura, Gana, Milita, Varidhi, Mahaushadhi, Rupa, Bahushah, Bahusha, Nida, Dhu, Drutam, Druta,

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: “tato devāsuragaṇā militā vāridhestaṭe
  • tato* -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • devāsura -
  • devāsura (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    devāsura (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gaṇā* -
  • gaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    gaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • militā* -
  • milita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    militā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    mil -> milita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √mil class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √mil class 6 verb]
    mil -> militā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √mil class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √mil class 6 verb], [accusative plural from √mil class 6 verb]
  • vāridhes -
  • vāridhi (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • taṭe -
  • taṭa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    taṭ (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • Line 2: “mahauṣadhīrupānīya bahuśo nidadhurdrutam
  • mahauṣadhīr -
  • mahauṣadhi (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural], [nominative single]
    mahauṣadhī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
  • rupān -
  • rupa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • īya -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [optative middle first single]
  • bahuśo* -
  • bahuśaḥ (indeclinable)
    bahuśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nida -
  • nida (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dhur -
  • dhur (noun, feminine)
    dhu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • drutam -
  • drutam (indeclinable)
    druta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    druta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    drutā (noun, feminine)

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:
ততো দেবাসুরগণা মিলিতা বারিধেস্তটে ।
মহৌষধীরুপানীয বহুশো নিদধুর্দ্রুতম্ ॥ ৩ ॥

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:
ತತೋ ದೇವಾಸುರಗಣಾ ಮಿಲಿತಾ ವಾರಿಧೇಸ್ತಟೇ ।
ಮಹೌಷಧೀರುಪಾನೀಯ ಬಹುಶೋ ನಿದಧುರ್ದ್ರುತಮ್ ॥ ೩ ॥

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:
તતો દેવાસુરગણા મિલિતા વારિધેસ્તટે ।
મહૌષધીરુપાનીય બહુશો નિદધુર્દ્રુતમ્ ॥ ૩ ॥

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:
തതോ ദേവാസുരഗണാ മിലിതാ വാരിധേസ്തടേ ।
മഹൌഷധീരുപാനീയ ബഹുശോ നിദധുര്ദ്രുതമ് ॥ ൩ ॥

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