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.


प्रदोषसमये देवः कैलासे रजतालये ।
करोति नृत्यं विबुधैरभिष्टुतगुणोदयः ॥ ७ ॥

pradoṣasamaye devaḥ kailāse rajatālaye |
karoti nṛtyaṃ vibudhairabhiṣṭutaguṇodayaḥ || 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.

Pradoshasamaya, Deva, Devri, Kailasa, Rajata, Rajat, Alaya, Ali, Karoti, Nritya, Vibudha, Abhishtuta, Gunodaya,

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: “pradoṣasamaye devaḥ kailāse rajatālaye
  • pradoṣasamaye -
  • pradoṣasamaya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • devaḥ -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    devṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • kailāse -
  • kailāsa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kailāsā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • rajatā -
  • rajatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    raj -> rajat (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental single from √raj class 1 verb]
    raj -> rajat (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental single from √raj class 1 verb]
    rañj -> rajat (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental single from √rañj class 1 verb]
    rañj -> rajat (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental single from √rañj class 1 verb]
    rajata (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rajata (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    raj (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second plural]
    rañj (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second plural]
  • alaye -
  • alaya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    alaya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    alayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ali (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    lay (verb class 1)
    [imperfect middle first single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperfect middle first single]
  • Line 2: “karoti nṛtyaṃ vibudhairabhiṣṭutaguṇodayaḥ
  • karoti -
  • karoti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    karoti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    karoti (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [present active third single]
  • nṛtyam -
  • nṛtya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nṛt -> nṛtya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √nṛt class 4 verb]
    nṛt -> nṛtya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √nṛt class 4 verb], [accusative single from √nṛt class 4 verb]
  • vibudhair -
  • vibudha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    vibudha (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • abhiṣṭuta -
  • abhiṣṭuta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    abhiṣṭuta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • guṇodayaḥ -
  • guṇodaya (noun, masculine)
    [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:
প্রদোষসমযে দেবঃ কৈলাসে রজতালযে ।
করোতি নৃত্যং বিবুধৈরভিষ্টুতগুণোদযঃ ॥ 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:
ಪ್ರದೋಷಸಮಯೇ ದೇವಃ ಕೈಲಾಸೇ ರಜತಾಲಯೇ ।
ಕರೋತಿ ನೃತ್ಯಂ ವಿಬುಧೈರಭಿಷ್ಟುತಗುಣೋದಯಃ ॥ 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:
પ્રદોષસમયે દેવઃ કૈલાસે રજતાલયે ।
કરોતિ નૃત્યં વિબુધૈરભિષ્ટુતગુણોદયઃ ॥ 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:
പ്രദോഷസമയേ ദേവഃ കൈലാസേ രജതാലയേ ।
കരോതി നൃത്യം വിബുധൈരഭിഷ്ടുതഗുണോദയഃ ॥ ൭ ॥

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