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.


भार्गवच्यावनाप्नुवानौर्वश्च जमदग्निकः ।
पूर्वोक्ताः प्रवराश्चास्य कथितास्तव भारत ॥ ६५ ॥

bhārgavacyāvanāpnuvānaurvaśca jamadagnikaḥ |
pūrvoktāḥ pravarāścāsya kathitāstava bhārata || 65 ||

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.

Bhargava, Cyavana, Apnuvana, Aurva, Kah, Purvokta, Pravara, Idam, Kathita, Yushmad, Bharata,

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: “bhārgavacyāvanāpnuvānaurvaśca jamadagnikaḥ
  • bhārgava -
  • bhārgava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhārgava (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • cyāvanā -
  • cyāvanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    cyāvana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cyāvana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • āpnuvānau -
  • āpnuvāna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [compound], [vocative single]
    āpnuvāna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aurvaś -
  • aurva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ūrv (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active second single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jamadagni -
  • jamadagni (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • kaḥ -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “pūrvoktāḥ pravarāścāsya kathitāstava bhārata
  • pūrvoktāḥ -
  • pūrvokta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    pūrvoktā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • pravarāś -
  • pravara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    pravarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • asya -
  • as -> asya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √as]
    a (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    as (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • kathitās -
  • kathita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kathitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    kath -> kathita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √kath class 10 verb], [vocative plural from √kath class 10 verb]
    kath -> kathitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √kath class 10 verb], [vocative plural from √kath class 10 verb], [accusative plural from √kath class 10 verb]
  • tava -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
  • bhārata -
  • bhārata (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhārata (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative 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:
ভার্গবচ্যাবনাপ্নুবানৌর্বশ্চ জমদগ্নিকঃ ।
পূর্বোক্তাঃ প্রবরাশ্চাস্য কথিতাস্তব ভারত ॥ ৬৫ ॥

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:
ಭಾರ್ಗವಚ್ಯಾವನಾಪ್ನುವಾನೌರ್ವಶ್ಚ ಜಮದಗ್ನಿಕಃ ।
ಪೂರ್ವೋಕ್ತಾಃ ಪ್ರವರಾಶ್ಚಾಸ್ಯ ಕಥಿತಾಸ್ತವ ಭಾರತ ॥ ೬೫ ॥

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:
ભાર્ગવચ્યાવનાપ્નુવાનૌર્વશ્ચ જમદગ્નિકઃ ।
પૂર્વોક્તાઃ પ્રવરાશ્ચાસ્ય કથિતાસ્તવ ભારત ॥ ૬૫ ॥

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:
ഭാര്ഗവച്യാവനാപ്നുവാനൌര്വശ്ച ജമദഗ്നികഃ ।
പൂര്വോക്താഃ പ്രവരാശ്ചാസ്യ കഥിതാസ്തവ ഭാരത ॥ ൬൫ ॥

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