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.


एवं स्वजननीं चापि प्रार्थयामास बालकः ।
तन्मातापितरौ तत्र श्रुत्वा पुत्रस्य भाषितम् ॥ २५ ॥

evaṃ svajananīṃ cāpi prārthayāmāsa bālakaḥ |
tanmātāpitarau tatra śrutvā putrasya bhāṣitam || 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:

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.

Evam, Eva, Svajana, Capin, Prartha, Amasa, Balaka, Tanman, Atapin, Tara, Tari, Taru, Tatra, Putra, Bhashita,

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: “evaṃ svajananīṃ cāpi prārthayāmāsa bālakaḥ
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
  • svajana -
  • svajana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • -
  • ni (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ni (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • im -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • cāpi -
  • cāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • prārthayā -
  • prārthā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • amāsa -
  • amāsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    amāsa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bālakaḥ -
  • bālaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “tanmātāpitarau tatra śrutvā putrasya bhāṣitam
  • tanmā -
  • tanman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ātāpi -
  • ātāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ātāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tarau -
  • tara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tari (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    taru (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    taru (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • putrasya -
  • putra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    putra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • bhāṣitam -
  • bhāṣita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhāṣita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhāṣitā (noun, feminine)

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:
এবং স্বজননীং চাপি প্রার্থযামাস বালকঃ ।
তন্মাতাপিতরৌ তত্র শ্রুত্বা পুত্রস্য ভাষিতম্ ॥ 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:
ಏವಂ ಸ್ವಜನನೀಂ ಚಾಪಿ ಪ್ರಾರ್ಥಯಾಮಾಸ ಬಾಲಕಃ ।
ತನ್ಮಾತಾಪಿತರೌ ತತ್ರ ಶ್ರುತ್ವಾ ಪುತ್ರಸ್ಯ ಭಾಷಿತಮ್ ॥ 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:
એવં સ્વજનનીં ચાપિ પ્રાર્થયામાસ બાલકઃ ।
તન્માતાપિતરૌ તત્ર શ્રુત્વા પુત્રસ્ય ભાષિતમ્ ॥ 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:
ഏവം സ്വജനനീം ചാപി പ്രാര്ഥയാമാസ ബാലകഃ ।
തന്മാതാപിതരൌ തത്ര ശ്രുത്വാ പുത്രസ്യ ഭാഷിതമ് ॥ ൨൫ ॥

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