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.


राजापि पश्चिमां संध्यामुपास्य नियमान्वितः ।
जजाप तत्र च वने गायत्रीं वेदमातरम् ॥ १२ ॥

rājāpi paścimāṃ saṃdhyāmupāsya niyamānvitaḥ |
jajāpa tatra ca vane gāyatrīṃ vedamātaram || 12 ||

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.

Raja, Rajan, Raj, Api, Pashcima, Sandhi, Sandhya, Upasya, Niyama, Vita, Tatra, Vana, Vani, Gayatri, Veda, Atara,

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: “rājāpi paścimāṃ saṃdhyāmupāsya niyamānvitaḥ
  • rājā -
  • rāja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rājan (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    rājā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    rāj (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    rāj (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    rāj (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • paścimām -
  • paścimā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • sandhyām -
  • sandhi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    sandhyā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • upāsya -
  • upāsya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    upāsya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • niyamān -
  • niyama (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • vitaḥ -
  • vita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “jajāpa tatra ca vane gāyatrīṃ vedamātaram
  • jajāpa -
  • jap (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vane -
  • vana (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vana (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    vanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vani (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    vani (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • gāyatrīm -
  • gāyatrī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • vedam -
  • veda (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vedā (noun, feminine)
  • ātaram -
  • ātara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]

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:
রাজাপি পশ্চিমাং সংধ্যামুপাস্য নিযমান্বিতঃ ।
জজাপ তত্র চ বনে গাযত্রীং বেদমাতরম্ ॥ ১২ ॥

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:
ರಾಜಾಪಿ ಪಶ್ಚಿಮಾಂ ಸಂಧ್ಯಾಮುಪಾಸ್ಯ ನಿಯಮಾನ್ವಿತಃ ।
ಜಜಾಪ ತತ್ರ ಚ ವನೇ ಗಾಯತ್ರೀಂ ವೇದಮಾತರಮ್ ॥ ೧೨ ॥

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:
રાજાપિ પશ્ચિમાં સંધ્યામુપાસ્ય નિયમાન્વિતઃ ।
જજાપ તત્ર ચ વને ગાયત્રીં વેદમાતરમ્ ॥ ૧૨ ॥

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:
രാജാപി പശ്ചിമാം സംധ്യാമുപാസ്യ നിയമാന്വിതഃ ।
ജജാപ തത്ര ച വനേ ഗായത്രീം വേദമാതരമ് ॥ ൧൨ ॥

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