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.


गन्धमादन उवाच ।
रामनाथमुमानाथं गणनाथं च त्र्यंबकम् ।
सर्वपातकशुद्ध्यर्थमुपासे जगदीश्वरम् ॥ ३९ ॥

gandhamādana uvāca |
rāmanāthamumānāthaṃ gaṇanāthaṃ ca tryaṃbakam |
sarvapātakaśuddhyarthamupāse jagadīśvaram || 39 ||

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.

Gandhamadana, Ramanatha, Umanatha, Gananatha, Tryambaka, Sarvapad, Aka, Shuddhyartha, Upasa, Jagadishvara,

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: “gandhamādana uvāca
  • gandhamādana* -
  • gandhamādana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “rāmanāthamumānāthaṃ gaṇanāthaṃ ca tryaṃbakam
  • rāmanātham -
  • rāmanātha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • umānātham -
  • umānātha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • gaṇanātham -
  • gaṇanātha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tryambakam -
  • tryambaka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tryambaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tryambakā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 3: “sarvapātakaśuddhyarthamupāse jagadīśvaram
  • sarvapāt -
  • sarvapad (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
    sarvapad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • aka -
  • aka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ak (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • śuddhyartham -
  • śuddhyartha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śuddhyartha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • upāse -
  • upāsā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • jagadīśvaram -
  • jagadīśvara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative 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:
গন্ধমাদন উবাচ ।
রামনাথমুমানাথং গণনাথং চ ত্র্যংবকম্ ।
সর্বপাতকশুদ্ধ্যর্থমুপাসে জগদীশ্বরম্ ॥ ৩৯ ॥

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:
ಗನ್ಧಮಾದನ ಉವಾಚ ।
ರಾಮನಾಥಮುಮಾನಾಥಂ ಗಣನಾಥಂ ಚ ತ್ರ್ಯಂಬಕಮ್ ।
ಸರ್ವಪಾತಕಶುದ್ಧ್ಯರ್ಥಮುಪಾಸೇ ಜಗದೀಶ್ವರಮ್ ॥ ೩೯ ॥

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:
ગન્ધમાદન ઉવાચ ।
રામનાથમુમાનાથં ગણનાથં ચ ત્ર્યંબકમ્ ।
સર્વપાતકશુદ્ધ્યર્થમુપાસે જગદીશ્વરમ્ ॥ ૩૯ ॥

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:
ഗന്ധമാദന ഉവാച ।
രാമനാഥമുമാനാഥം ഗണനാഥം ച ത്ര്യംബകമ് ।
സര്വപാതകശുദ്ധ്യര്ഥമുപാസേ ജഗദീശ്വരമ് ॥ ൩൯ ॥

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