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.


ब्रह्मा बभूव सविता यज्ञस्यार्धधुरं वहन् ।
बभूव ब्राह्मणाच्छंसी वसिष्ठो ब्रह्मणोत्तमः ॥ २८ ॥

brahmā babhūva savitā yajñasyārdhadhuraṃ vahan |
babhūva brāhmaṇācchaṃsī vasiṣṭho brahmaṇottamaḥ || 28 ||

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.

Brahma, Savita, Yajna, Ardha, Dhur, Dhura, Vahat, Brahmanacchamsin, Vasishtha, Brahman, Brahmana, Uttama,

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: “brahmā babhūva savitā yajñasyārdhadhuraṃ vahan
  • brahmā* -
  • brahma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    brahmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • babhūva -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • savitā* -
  • savitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • yajñasyā -
  • yajña (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • ardha -
  • ardha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ardha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dhuram -
  • dhura (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dhura (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dhurā (noun, feminine)
    dhur (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • vahan -
  • vah -> vahat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vah class 1 verb], [vocative single from √vah class 1 verb]
  • Line 2: “babhūva brāhmaṇācchaṃsī vasiṣṭho brahmaṇottamaḥ
  • babhūva -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • brāhmaṇācchaṃsī -
  • brāhmaṇācchaṃsin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vasiṣṭho* -
  • vasiṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • brahmaṇo -
  • brahmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brahmaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brahman (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • uttamaḥ -
  • uttama (noun, masculine)
    [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:
ব্রহ্মা বভূব সবিতা যজ্ঞস্যার্ধধুরং বহন্ ।
বভূব ব্রাহ্মণাচ্ছংসী বসিষ্ঠো ব্রহ্মণোত্তমঃ ॥ ২৮ ॥

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:
ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಾ ಬಭೂವ ಸವಿತಾ ಯಜ್ಞಸ್ಯಾರ್ಧಧುರಂ ವಹನ್ ।
ಬಭೂವ ಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಣಾಚ್ಛಂಸೀ ವಸಿಷ್ಠೋ ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಣೋತ್ತಮಃ ॥ ೨೮ ॥

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:
બ્રહ્મા બભૂવ સવિતા યજ્ઞસ્યાર્ધધુરં વહન્ ।
બભૂવ બ્રાહ્મણાચ્છંસી વસિષ્ઠો બ્રહ્મણોત્તમઃ ॥ ૨૮ ॥

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:
ബ്രഹ്മാ ബഭൂവ സവിതാ യജ്ഞസ്യാര്ധധുരം വഹന് ।
ബഭൂവ ബ്രാഹ്മണാച്ഛംസീ വസിഷ്ഠോ ബ്രഹ്മണോത്തമഃ ॥ ൨൮ ॥

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