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.


तत्पुत्रोपि तथा चक्रे प्रदोषसमये शिवम् ।
अनर्चयित्वा मूढात्मा भुक्त्वा सुष्वाप दुर्मदः ॥ ६८ ॥

tatputropi tathā cakre pradoṣasamaye śivam |
anarcayitvā mūḍhātmā bhuktvā suṣvāpa durmadaḥ || 68 ||

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.

Tatha, Cakra, Cakri, Pradoshasamaya, Shivam, Shiva, Mudhatman, Bhuktva, Durmada,

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: “tatputropi tathā cakre pradoṣasamaye śivam
  • Cannot analyse tatputropi*ta
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • cakre -
  • cakra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    cakra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    cakrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    cakri (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    cakri (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 5)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 3)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 6)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
  • pradoṣasamaye -
  • pradoṣasamaya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • śivam -
  • śivam (indeclinable)
    śiva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śiva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śivā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “anarcayitvā mūḍhātmā bhuktvā suṣvāpa durmadaḥ
  • Cannot analyse anarcayitvā*mū
  • mūḍhātmā -
  • mūḍhātman (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhuktvā -
  • bhuktvā (indeclinable)
    bhuj -> bhuktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bhuj]
    bhuj -> bhuktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bhuj]
    bhuj -> bhuktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bhuj]
  • suṣvāpa -
  • svap (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • durmadaḥ -
  • durmada (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:
তত্পুত্রোপি তথা চক্রে প্রদোষসমযে শিবম্ ।
অনর্চযিত্বা মূঢাত্মা ভুক্ত্বা সুষ্বাপ দুর্মদঃ ॥ ৬৮ ॥

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:
ತತ್ಪುತ್ರೋಪಿ ತಥಾ ಚಕ್ರೇ ಪ್ರದೋಷಸಮಯೇ ಶಿವಮ್ ।
ಅನರ್ಚಯಿತ್ವಾ ಮೂಢಾತ್ಮಾ ಭುಕ್ತ್ವಾ ಸುಷ್ವಾಪ ದುರ್ಮದಃ ॥ ೬೮ ॥

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:
તત્પુત્રોપિ તથા ચક્રે પ્રદોષસમયે શિવમ્ ।
અનર્ચયિત્વા મૂઢાત્મા ભુક્ત્વા સુષ્વાપ દુર્મદઃ ॥ ૬૮ ॥

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:
തത്പുത്രോപി തഥാ ചക്രേ പ്രദോഷസമയേ ശിവമ് ।
അനര്ചയിത്വാ മൂഢാത്മാ ഭുക്ത്വാ സുഷ്വാപ ദുര്മദഃ ॥ ൬൮ ॥

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