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.


विश्वमित्रो देवरात उदलश्च त्रयः स्मृताः ।
चचाई देवी सा प्रोक्ता शृणु त्वं नृप सत्तम ॥ ९१ ॥

viśvamitro devarāta udalaśca trayaḥ smṛtāḥ |
cacāī devī sā proktā śṛṇu tvaṃ nṛpa sattama || 91 ||

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, Devarata, Devarati, Udala, Traya, Tri, Smrita, Smrito, Devi, Devin, Prokta, Tva, Yushmad, Nripa, Sattama,

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: “viśvamitro devarāta udalaśca trayaḥ smṛtāḥ
  • viśvamitro* -
  • viśvamitra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • devarāta*u -
  • devarāta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    devarāti (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    devarāti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • ud -
  • udalaś -
  • udala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • trayaḥ -
  • traya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tri (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • smṛtāḥ -
  • smṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    smṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    smṛto (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    smṛ -> smṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √smṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √smṛ class 1 verb]
    smṛ -> smṛtā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √smṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √smṛ class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √smṛ class 1 verb]
  • Line 2: “cacāī devī proktā śṛṇu tvaṃ nṛpa sattama
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ī -
  • ī (noun, feminine)
    ī (noun, masculine)
    i (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • devī -
  • devī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    devin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • proktā -
  • proktā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • śṛṇu -
  • śru (verb class 5)
    [imperative active second single]
  • tvam -
  • tva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • nṛpa -
  • nṛpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sattama -
  • sattama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sattama (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:
বিশ্বমিত্রো দেবরাত উদলশ্চ ত্রযঃ স্মৃতাঃ ।
চচাঈ দেবী সা প্রোক্তা শৃণু ত্বং নৃপ সত্তম ॥ ৯১ ॥

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:
ವಿಶ್ವಮಿತ್ರೋ ದೇವರಾತ ಉದಲಶ್ಚ ತ್ರಯಃ ಸ್ಮೃತಾಃ ।
ಚಚಾಈ ದೇವೀ ಸಾ ಪ್ರೋಕ್ತಾ ಶೃಣು ತ್ವಂ ನೃಪ ಸತ್ತಮ ॥ ೯೧ ॥

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:
વિશ્વમિત્રો દેવરાત ઉદલશ્ચ ત્રયઃ સ્મૃતાઃ ।
ચચાઈ દેવી સા પ્રોક્તા શૃણુ ત્વં નૃપ સત્તમ ॥ ૯૧ ॥

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:
വിശ്വമിത്രോ ദേവരാത ഉദലശ്ച ത്രയഃ സ്മൃതാഃ ।
ചചാഈ ദേവീ സാ പ്രോക്താ ശൃണു ത്വം നൃപ സത്തമ ॥ ൯൧ ॥

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