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.


राज्याद्भ्रष्टो निरालंबो मया पुत्रेण चान्वितः ।
वनं विवेश ब्रह्मर्षे क्रूरसत्त्वभयानकम् ॥ ६८ ॥

rājyādbhraṣṭo nirālaṃbo mayā putreṇa cānvitaḥ |
vanaṃ viveśa brahmarṣe krūrasattvabhayānakam || 68 ||

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.

Rajya, Bhrashta, Niralamba, Maya, Asmad, Putra, Vita, Vana, Brahmarshi, Brahmarsha, Krurasattva, Bhayanaka,

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: “rājyādbhraṣṭo nirālaṃbo mayā putreṇa cānvitaḥ
  • rājyād -
  • rājya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    rājya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    rāj -> rājya (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √rāj]
    rāj -> rājya (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √rāj]
    rāj -> rājya (participle, masculine)
    [ablative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [ablative single from √rāj]
    rāj -> rājya (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [ablative single from √rāj]
  • bhraṣṭo* -
  • bhraṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nirālambo* -
  • nirālamba (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mayā -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    mayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
  • putreṇa -
  • putra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    putra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • cān -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • vitaḥ -
  • vita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “vanaṃ viveśa brahmarṣe krūrasattvabhayānakam
  • vanam -
  • vana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vanā (noun, feminine)
  • viveśa -
  • viś (verb class 6)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    viś (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • brahmarṣe -
  • brahmarṣi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    brahmarṣa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    brahmarṣa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • krūrasattva -
  • krūrasattva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    krūrasattva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhayānakam -
  • bhayānaka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhayānaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhayānakā (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:
রাজ্যাদ্ভ্রষ্টো নিরালংবো মযা পুত্রেণ চান্বিতঃ ।
বনং বিবেশ ব্রহ্মর্ষে ক্রূরসত্ত্বভযানকম্ ॥ ৬৮ ॥

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:
ರಾಜ್ಯಾದ್ಭ್ರಷ್ಟೋ ನಿರಾಲಂಬೋ ಮಯಾ ಪುತ್ರೇಣ ಚಾನ್ವಿತಃ ।
ವನಂ ವಿವೇಶ ಬ್ರಹ್ಮರ್ಷೇ ಕ್ರೂರಸತ್ತ್ವಭಯಾನಕಮ್ ॥ ೬೮ ॥

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:
રાજ્યાદ્ભ્રષ્ટો નિરાલંબો મયા પુત્રેણ ચાન્વિતઃ ।
વનં વિવેશ બ્રહ્મર્ષે ક્રૂરસત્ત્વભયાનકમ્ ॥ ૬૮ ॥

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:
രാജ്യാദ്ഭ്രഷ്ടോ നിരാലംബോ മയാ പുത്രേണ ചാന്വിതഃ ।
വനം വിവേശ ബ്രഹ്മര്ഷേ ക്രൂരസത്ത്വഭയാനകമ് ॥ ൬൮ ॥

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