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.


गङ्गा सरस्वती रेवा यमुना तपती तथा ।
चन्द्रभागा विपाशा च शतद्रुर्देविका तथा ॥ ६ ॥

gaṅgā sarasvatī revā yamunā tapatī tathā |
candrabhāgā vipāśā ca śatadrurdevikā tathā || 6 ||

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.

Ganga, Sarasvat, Sarasvati, Reva, Yamuna, Tapat, Tapati, Tatha, Candrabhaga, Vipash, Vipasha, Shatadru, Devika,

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: “gaṅgā sarasvatī revā yamunā tapatī tathā
  • gaṅgā -
  • gaṅgā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sarasvatī -
  • sarasvatī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    sarasvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • revā* -
  • reva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    revā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • yamunā -
  • yamunā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tapatī -
  • tapatī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    tapat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tap -> tapat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √tap class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √tap class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √tap class 1 verb]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “candrabhāgā vipāśā ca śatadrurdevikā tathā
  • candrabhāgā* -
  • candrabhāga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    candrabhāgā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vipāśā -
  • vipāś (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    vipāśā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śatadrur -
  • śatadru (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • devikā -
  • devikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tathā (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:
গঙ্গা সরস্বতী রেবা যমুনা তপতী তথা ।
চন্দ্রভাগা বিপাশা চ শতদ্রুর্দেবিকা তথা ॥ ৬ ॥

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:
ಗಙ್ಗಾ ಸರಸ್ವತೀ ರೇವಾ ಯಮುನಾ ತಪತೀ ತಥಾ ।
ಚನ್ದ್ರಭಾಗಾ ವಿಪಾಶಾ ಚ ಶತದ್ರುರ್ದೇವಿಕಾ ತಥಾ ॥ ೬ ॥

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:
ગઙ્ગા સરસ્વતી રેવા યમુના તપતી તથા ।
ચન્દ્રભાગા વિપાશા ચ શતદ્રુર્દેવિકા તથા ॥ ૬ ॥

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:
ഗങ്ഗാ സരസ്വതീ രേവാ യമുനാ തപതീ തഥാ ।
ചന്ദ്രഭാഗാ വിപാശാ ച ശതദ്രുര്ദേവികാ തഥാ ॥ ൬ ॥

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