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.


यथा दक्षो दक्षपुत्रा स्तथा सप्तर्षयश्च ये ।
ततः प्रजानां पतयः प्राभवन्नेकविंशतिः ॥ ३१ ॥

yathā dakṣo dakṣaputrā stathā saptarṣayaśca ye |
tataḥ prajānāṃ patayaḥ prābhavannekaviṃśatiḥ || 31 ||

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.

Yatha, Daksha, Dakshas, Putra, Saptarshi, Yah, Yat, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Praja, Prajana, Pati, Pataya, Pra, Ekavimshati,

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: “yathā dakṣo dakṣaputrā stathā saptarṣayaśca ye
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
  • dakṣo* -
  • dakṣas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dakṣas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    dakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dakṣa -
  • dakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dakṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • putrā -
  • putrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sta -
  • as (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second plural]
  • thā -
  • saptarṣayaś -
  • saptarṣi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    saptarṣi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • 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]
  • Line 2: “tataḥ prajānāṃ patayaḥ prābhavannekaviṃśatiḥ
  • tataḥ -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • prajānām -
  • praja (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    praja (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    prajā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    prajānā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • patayaḥ -
  • pati (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    pati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    pataya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prā -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    prā (Preverb)
  • abhavann -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third plural]
  • ekaviṃśatiḥ -
  • ekaviṃśati (noun, feminine)
    [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:
যথা দক্ষো দক্ষপুত্রা স্তথা সপ্তর্ষযশ্চ যে ।
ততঃ প্রজানাং পতযঃ প্রাভবন্নেকবিংশতিঃ ॥ ৩১ ॥

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:
ಯಥಾ ದಕ್ಷೋ ದಕ್ಷಪುತ್ರಾ ಸ್ತಥಾ ಸಪ್ತರ್ಷಯಶ್ಚ ಯೇ ।
ತತಃ ಪ್ರಜಾನಾಂ ಪತಯಃ ಪ್ರಾಭವನ್ನೇಕವಿಂಶತಿಃ ॥ ೩೧ ॥

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:
યથા દક્ષો દક્ષપુત્રા સ્તથા સપ્તર્ષયશ્ચ યે ।
તતઃ પ્રજાનાં પતયઃ પ્રાભવન્નેકવિંશતિઃ ॥ ૩૧ ॥

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:
യഥാ ദക്ഷോ ദക്ഷപുത്രാ സ്തഥാ സപ്തര്ഷയശ്ച യേ ।
തതഃ പ്രജാനാം പതയഃ പ്രാഭവന്നേകവിംശതിഃ ॥ ൩൧ ॥

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