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.


तस्मिँल्लोके परानन्दघनज्योतिषि शाश्वते ।
लब्ध्वा निवासमचलं लेभे सुखमनाहतम् ॥ १६ ॥

tasmiṃlloke parānandaghanajyotiṣi śāśvate |
labdhvā nivāsamacalaṃ lebhe sukhamanāhatam || 16 ||

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.

Tad, Loka, Parananda, Ghana, Jyotis, Jyotishi, Shashvata, Nivasa, Acala, Sukham, Sukha, Anahata,

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: “tasmiṃlloke parānandaghanajyotiṣi śāśvate
  • tasmiṃl -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • loke -
  • loka (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    lok (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • parānanda -
  • parānanda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ghana -
  • ghana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ghana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jyotiṣi -
  • jyotiṣī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    jyotiṣī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    jyotiṣī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    jyotis (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    jyotis (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • śāśvate -
  • śāśvata (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    śāśvata (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • Line 2: “labdhvā nivāsamacalaṃ lebhe sukhamanāhatam
  • labdhvā -
  • labh -> labdhvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √labh]
  • nivāsam -
  • nivāsa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • acalam -
  • acala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    acala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    acalā (noun, feminine)
    cal (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • lebhe -
  • labh (verb class 1)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
  • sukham -
  • sukham (indeclinable)
    sukha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sukha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sukhā (noun, feminine)
  • anāhatam -
  • anāhata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    anāhata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    anāhatā (noun, feminine)

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:
তস্মিংল্লোকে পরানন্দঘনজ্যোতিষি শাশ্বতে ।
লব্ধ্বা নিবাসমচলং লেভে সুখমনাহতম্ ॥ ১৬ ॥

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:
ತಸ್ಮಿಂಲ್ಲೋಕೇ ಪರಾನನ್ದಘನಜ್ಯೋತಿಷಿ ಶಾಶ್ವತೇ ।
ಲಬ್ಧ್ವಾ ನಿವಾಸಮಚಲಂ ಲೇಭೇ ಸುಖಮನಾಹತಮ್ ॥ ೧೬ ॥

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:
તસ્મિંલ્લોકે પરાનન્દઘનજ્યોતિષિ શાશ્વતે ।
લબ્ધ્વા નિવાસમચલં લેભે સુખમનાહતમ્ ॥ ૧૬ ॥

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:
തസ്മിംല്ലോകേ പരാനന്ദഘനജ്യോതിഷി ശാശ്വതേ ।
ലബ്ധ്വാ നിവാസമചലം ലേഭേ സുഖമനാഹതമ് ॥ ൧൬ ॥

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