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.


तपसा प्रीणयित्वा तं सांबं वृषभवाहनम् ।
प्राप्तलिंगो रघुपते त्वरितः समु पागतः ॥ ११ ॥

tapasā prīṇayitvā taṃ sāṃbaṃ vṛṣabhavāhanam |
prāptaliṃgo raghupate tvaritaḥ samu pāgataḥ || 11 ||

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.

Tapas, Prinayitva, Samba, Vrishabhavahana, Prapta, Raghupati, Tvarita, Agata,

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: “tapasā prīṇayitvā taṃ sāṃbaṃ vṛṣabhavāhanam
  • tapasā -
  • tapas (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • prīṇayitvā -
  • prīṇayitvā (indeclinable)
    prī -> prīṇayitvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √prī]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    tan (noun, masculine)
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • sāmbam -
  • sāmba (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sāmba (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sāmbā (noun, feminine)
  • vṛṣabhavāhanam -
  • vṛṣabhavāhana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vṛṣabhavāhana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “prāptaliṃgo raghupate tvaritaḥ samu pāgataḥ
  • prāpta -
  • prāpta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prāpta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • liṅgo -
  • raghupate -
  • raghupati (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • tvaritaḥ -
  • tvarita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tvar -> tvarita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tvar class 1 verb], [nominative single from √tvar]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mu -
  • mu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • -
  • pa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • agataḥ -
  • agata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ag (verb class 1)
    [present active third dual]

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:
তপসা প্রীণযিত্বা তং সাংবং বৃষভবাহনম্ ।
প্রাপ্তলিংগো রঘুপতে ত্বরিতঃ সমু পাগতঃ ॥ ১১ ॥

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:
ತಪಸಾ ಪ್ರೀಣಯಿತ್ವಾ ತಂ ಸಾಂಬಂ ವೃಷಭವಾಹನಮ್ ।
ಪ್ರಾಪ್ತಲಿಂಗೋ ರಘುಪತೇ ತ್ವರಿತಃ ಸಮು ಪಾಗತಃ ॥ ೧೧ ॥

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:
તપસા પ્રીણયિત્વા તં સાંબં વૃષભવાહનમ્ ।
પ્રાપ્તલિંગો રઘુપતે ત્વરિતઃ સમુ પાગતઃ ॥ ૧૧ ॥

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:
തപസാ പ്രീണയിത്വാ തം സാംബം വൃഷഭവാഹനമ് ।
പ്രാപ്തലിംഗോ രഘുപതേ ത്വരിതഃ സമു പാഗതഃ ॥ ൧൧ ॥

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