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.


विश्वामित्रस्य यज्ञे तु संप्रवृत्ते रघूत्तमः ।
मारीचं च सुबाहुं च जघान परमेषुभिः ॥ ७ ॥

viśvāmitrasya yajñe tu saṃpravṛtte raghūttamaḥ |
mārīcaṃ ca subāhuṃ ca jaghāna parameṣubhiḥ || 7 ||

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.

Vishvamitra, Yajna, Sampravritta, Sampravritti, Raghuttama, Marica, Subahu, Parameshu,

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: “viśvāmitrasya yajñe tu saṃpravṛtte raghūttamaḥ
  • viśvāmitrasya -
  • viśvāmitra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • yajñe -
  • yajña (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • sampravṛtte -
  • sampravṛtta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    sampravṛtta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sampravṛttā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sampravṛtti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • raghūttamaḥ -
  • raghūttama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “mārīcaṃ ca subāhuṃ ca jaghāna parameṣubhiḥ
  • mārīcam -
  • mārīca (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mārīca (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mārīcā (noun, feminine)
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • subāhum -
  • subāhu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    subāhu (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jaghāna -
  • han (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    han (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • parameṣubhiḥ -
  • parameṣu (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    parameṣu (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental plural]
    parameṣu (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]

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:
বিশ্বামিত্রস্য যজ্ঞে তু সংপ্রবৃত্তে রঘূত্তমঃ ।
মারীচং চ সুবাহুং চ জঘান পরমেষুভিঃ ॥ ৭ ॥

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:
ವಿಶ್ವಾಮಿತ್ರಸ್ಯ ಯಜ್ಞೇ ತು ಸಂಪ್ರವೃತ್ತೇ ರಘೂತ್ತಮಃ ।
ಮಾರೀಚಂ ಚ ಸುಬಾಹುಂ ಚ ಜಘಾನ ಪರಮೇಷುಭಿಃ ॥ ೭ ॥

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:
વિશ્વામિત્રસ્ય યજ્ઞે તુ સંપ્રવૃત્તે રઘૂત્તમઃ ।
મારીચં ચ સુબાહું ચ જઘાન પરમેષુભિઃ ॥ ૭ ॥

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:
വിശ്വാമിത്രസ്യ യജ്ഞേ തു സംപ്രവൃത്തേ രഘൂത്തമഃ ।
മാരീചം ച സുബാഹും ച ജഘാന പരമേഷുഭിഃ ॥ ൭ ॥

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