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.


भूयो महासुरो जातो माहिषं वेषमाश्रितः ।
ततः क्रुद्धा भद्रकाली महत्पानमसेवत ॥ २५ ॥

bhūyo mahāsuro jāto māhiṣaṃ veṣamāśritaḥ |
tataḥ kruddhā bhadrakālī mahatpānamasevata || 25 ||

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.

Bhuyah, Bhuyas, Mahasura, Jatri, Jata, Mahisha, Vesha, Ashrita, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Kruddha, Bhadrakali, Mahat, Pana,

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: “bhūyo mahāsuro jāto māhiṣaṃ veṣamāśritaḥ
  • bhūyo* -
  • bhūyaḥ (indeclinable)
    bhūyas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhūyas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • mahāsuro* -
  • mahāsura (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • jāto* -
  • jātṛ (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    jāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    jan -> jāta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √jan class 1 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 2 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 3 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 4 verb]
  • māhiṣam -
  • māhiṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    māhiṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • veṣam -
  • veṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    veṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    veṣā (noun, feminine)
  • āśritaḥ -
  • āśrita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “tataḥ kruddhā bhadrakālī mahatpānamasevata
  • tataḥ -
  • 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]
  • kruddhā* -
  • kruddha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kruddhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    krudh -> kruddha (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √krudh class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √krudh class 4 verb]
    krudh -> kruddhā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √krudh class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √krudh class 4 verb], [accusative plural from √krudh class 4 verb]
  • bhadrakālī -
  • bhadrakālī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • mahat -
  • atimahat (noun, masculine)
    mahat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • pānam -
  • pāna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pānā (noun, feminine)
  • asevata -
  • sev (verb class 1)
    [imperfect middle third 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:
ভূযো মহাসুরো জাতো মাহিষং বেষমাশ্রিতঃ ।
ততঃ ক্রুদ্ধা ভদ্রকালী মহত্পানমসেবত ॥ ২৫ ॥

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:
ಭೂಯೋ ಮಹಾಸುರೋ ಜಾತೋ ಮಾಹಿಷಂ ವೇಷಮಾಶ್ರಿತಃ ।
ತತಃ ಕ್ರುದ್ಧಾ ಭದ್ರಕಾಲೀ ಮಹತ್ಪಾನಮಸೇವತ ॥ ೨೫ ॥

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:
ભૂયો મહાસુરો જાતો માહિષં વેષમાશ્રિતઃ ।
તતઃ ક્રુદ્ધા ભદ્રકાલી મહત્પાનમસેવત ॥ ૨૫ ॥

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:
ഭൂയോ മഹാസുരോ ജാതോ മാഹിഷം വേഷമാശ്രിതഃ ।
തതഃ ക്രുദ്ധാ ഭദ്രകാലീ മഹത്പാനമസേവത ॥ ൨൫ ॥

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