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.


शोकाकुलमना ब्रह्मन्मूर्च्छितः पतितो भुवि ।
इति तद्वचनं श्रुत्वा शोकपर्याकुलाक्षरम् ॥ ७० ॥

śokākulamanā brahmanmūrcchitaḥ patito bhuvi |
iti tadvacanaṃ śrutvā śokaparyākulākṣaram || 70 ||

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.

Shokakula, Patita, Bhu, Iti, Cana, Shoka, Paryakula, Akshara,

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: “śokākulamanā brahmanmūrcchitaḥ patito bhuvi
  • śokākulam -
  • śokākula (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śokākula (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śokākulā (noun, feminine)
  • anā* -
  • Cannot analyse brahmanmūrcchitaḥ*pa
  • patito* -
  • patita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    pat -> patita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √pat class 1 verb]
  • bhuvi -
  • bhū (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhū (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “iti tadvacanaṃ śrutvā śokaparyākulākṣaram
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • tadva -
  • tadvan (noun, masculine)
  • canam -
  • cana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    cana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • śoka -
  • śoka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śoka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śuk (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • paryākulā -
  • paryākula (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    paryākula (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    paryākulā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • akṣaram -
  • akṣara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    akṣara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    akṣarā (noun, feminine)
    kṣar (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
    kṣar (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first 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:
শোকাকুলমনা ব্রহ্মন্মূর্চ্ছিতঃ পতিতো ভুবি ।
ইতি তদ্বচনং শ্রুত্বা শোকপর্যাকুলাক্ষরম্ ॥ ৭০ ॥

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:
ಶೋಕಾಕುಲಮನಾ ಬ್ರಹ್ಮನ್ಮೂರ್ಚ್ಛಿತಃ ಪತಿತೋ ಭುವಿ ।
ಇತಿ ತದ್ವಚನಂ ಶ್ರುತ್ವಾ ಶೋಕಪರ್ಯಾಕುಲಾಕ್ಷರಮ್ ॥ ೭೦ ॥

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:
શોકાકુલમના બ્રહ્મન્મૂર્ચ્છિતઃ પતિતો ભુવિ ।
ઇતિ તદ્વચનં શ્રુત્વા શોકપર્યાકુલાક્ષરમ્ ॥ ૭૦ ॥

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:
ശോകാകുലമനാ ബ്രഹ്മന്മൂര്ച്ഛിതഃ പതിതോ ഭുവി ।
ഇതി തദ്വചനം ശ്രുത്വാ ശോകപര്യാകുലാക്ഷരമ് ॥ ൭൦ ॥

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