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.


शाकशंखवनैरम्यं चदनैरक्तचंदनैः ।
हरीतकीकर्णिकार धात्रीवनविभूषणम् ॥ ३१ ॥

śākaśaṃkhavanairamyaṃ cadanairaktacaṃdanaiḥ |
harītakīkarṇikāra dhātrīvanavibhūṣaṇam || 31 ||

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.

Shaka, Shankhavana, Amin, Adah, Akta, Candana, Haritaki, Karnikara, Dhatri, Vana, Vibhushana,

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: “śākaśaṃkhavanairamyaṃ cadanairaktacaṃdanaiḥ
  • śāka -
  • śāka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śāka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śaṅkhavanair -
  • śaṅkhavana (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    śaṅkhavana (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • amya -
  • amin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    amin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • cada -
  • cad (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • nair -
  • na (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • akta -
  • akta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    akta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • candanaiḥ -
  • candana (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    candana (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “harītakīkarṇikāra dhātrīvanavibhūṣaṇam
  • harītakī -
  • harītakī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • karṇikāra -
  • karṇikāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    karṇikāra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dhātrī -
  • dhātrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    dhātri (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • vana -
  • vana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    van (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • vibhūṣaṇam -
  • vibhūṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vibhūṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vibhūṣaṇā (noun, feminine)

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:
শাকশংখবনৈরম্যং চদনৈরক্তচংদনৈঃ ।
হরীতকীকর্ণিকার ধাত্রীবনবিভূষণম্ ॥ ৩১ ॥

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:
ಶಾಕಶಂಖವನೈರಮ್ಯಂ ಚದನೈರಕ್ತಚಂದನೈಃ ।
ಹರೀತಕೀಕರ್ಣಿಕಾರ ಧಾತ್ರೀವನವಿಭೂಷಣಮ್ ॥ ೩೧ ॥

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:
શાકશંખવનૈરમ્યં ચદનૈરક્તચંદનૈઃ ।
હરીતકીકર્ણિકાર ધાત્રીવનવિભૂષણમ્ ॥ ૩૧ ॥

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:
ശാകശംഖവനൈരമ്യം ചദനൈരക്തചംദനൈഃ ।
ഹരീതകീകര്ണികാര ധാത്രീവനവിഭൂഷണമ് ॥ ൩൧ ॥

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