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.


तस्यैवं वर्तमानस्य ब्राह्मणस्य गृहाश्रमे ।
बभूव शारदानाम कन्या कमललोचना ॥ ३ ॥

tasyaivaṃ vartamānasya brāhmaṇasya gṛhāśrame |
babhūva śāradānāma kanyā kamalalocanā || 3 ||

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.

Tad, Evam, Eva, Vartamana, Brahmana, Grihashrama, Sharada, Kani, Kanya, Kamalalocana,

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: “tasyaivaṃ vartamānasya brāhmaṇasya gṛhāśrame
  • tasyai -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative middle first single], [imperative passive first single], [imperative active second single]
    tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
  • vartamānasya -
  • vartamāna (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    vartamāna (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    vṛt -> vartamāna (participle, masculine)
    [genitive single from √vṛt class 1 verb]
    vṛt -> vartamāna (participle, neuter)
    [genitive single from √vṛt class 1 verb]
  • brāhmaṇasya -
  • brāhmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    brāhmaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • gṛhāśrame -
  • gṛhāśrama (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “babhūva śāradānāma kanyā kamalalocanā
  • babhūva -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • śāradānām -
  • śārada (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    śārada (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    śāradā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kanyā -
  • kanī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    kanyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kamalalocanā -
  • kamalalocanā (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:
তস্যৈবং বর্তমানস্য ব্রাহ্মণস্য গৃহাশ্রমে ।
বভূব শারদানাম কন্যা কমললোচনা ॥ ৩ ॥

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:
ತಸ್ಯೈವಂ ವರ್ತಮಾನಸ್ಯ ಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಣಸ್ಯ ಗೃಹಾಶ್ರಮೇ ।
ಬಭೂವ ಶಾರದಾನಾಮ ಕನ್ಯಾ ಕಮಲಲೋಚನಾ ॥ ೩ ॥

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:
તસ્યૈવં વર્તમાનસ્ય બ્રાહ્મણસ્ય ગૃહાશ્રમે ।
બભૂવ શારદાનામ કન્યા કમલલોચના ॥ ૩ ॥

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:
തസ്യൈവം വര്തമാനസ്യ ബ്രാഹ്മണസ്യ ഗൃഹാശ്രമേ ।
ബഭൂവ ശാരദാനാമ കന്യാ കമലലോചനാ ॥ ൩ ॥

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