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.


सर्वलोकशरण्याय राघवाय महात्मने ।
त्वयात्र स्थापितं लिंगं ये पश्यंति रघूद्वह ॥ १२ ॥

sarvalokaśaraṇyāya rāghavāya mahātmane |
tvayātra sthāpitaṃ liṃgaṃ ye paśyaṃti raghūdvaha || 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.

Sarvaloka, Sharanya, Raghava, Mahatman, Mahatmana, Tva, Yushmad, Atra, Sthapita, Linga, Yah, Yat, Pashyanti, Pashyat, Raghudvaha,

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: “sarvalokaśaraṇyāya rāghavāya mahātmane
  • sarvaloka -
  • sarvaloka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śaraṇyāya -
  • śaraṇya (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    śaraṇya (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • rāghavāya -
  • rāghava (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • mahātmane -
  • mahātman (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    mahātman (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    mahātmanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “tvayātra sthāpitaṃ liṃgaṃ ye paśyaṃti raghūdvaha
  • tvayā -
  • tvā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
  • atra -
  • atra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    atra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sthāpitam -
  • sthāpita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sthāpita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sthāpitā (noun, feminine)
    sthā -> sthāpita (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √sthā]
    sthā -> sthāpita (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √sthā]
    sthā -> sthāpitā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √sthā]
    sthā -> sthāpita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √sthā]
    sthā -> sthāpita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sthā], [accusative single from √sthā]
  • liṅgam -
  • liṅga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    liṅgā (noun, feminine)
  • ye -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • paśyanti -
  • paśyantī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    paśyat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • raghūdvaha -
  • raghūdvaha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative 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:
সর্বলোকশরণ্যায রাঘবায মহাত্মনে ।
ত্বযাত্র স্থাপিতং লিংগং যে পশ্যংতি রঘূদ্বহ ॥ 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:
ಸರ್ವಲೋಕಶರಣ್ಯಾಯ ರಾಘವಾಯ ಮಹಾತ್ಮನೇ ।
ತ್ವಯಾತ್ರ ಸ್ಥಾಪಿತಂ ಲಿಂಗಂ ಯೇ ಪಶ್ಯಂತಿ ರಘೂದ್ವಹ ॥ 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:
સર્વલોકશરણ્યાય રાઘવાય મહાત્મને ।
ત્વયાત્ર સ્થાપિતં લિંગં યે પશ્યંતિ રઘૂદ્વહ ॥ 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:
സര്വലോകശരണ്യായ രാഘവായ മഹാത്മനേ ।
ത്വയാത്ര സ്ഥാപിതം ലിംഗം യേ പശ്യംതി രഘൂദ്വഹ ॥ ൧൨ ॥

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