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.


गंधर्वोरगयक्षाणां सुवासिन्यः शुभस्वराः ।
गायंत्यो ललितं गीतं तत्राजग्मुरनेकशः ॥ १६ ॥

gaṃdharvoragayakṣāṇāṃ suvāsinyaḥ śubhasvarāḥ |
gāyaṃtyo lalitaṃ gītaṃ tatrājagmuranekaśaḥ || 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:

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.

Gandharva, Ksha, Suvasini, Rai, Gayanti, Lalitam, Lalita, Gita,

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: “gaṃdharvoragayakṣāṇāṃ suvāsinyaḥ śubhasvarāḥ
  • gandharvo -
  • gandharvas (noun, neuter)
    gandharva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ragaya -
  • rag (verb class 10)
    [imperative active second single]
  • kṣāṇām -
  • kṣa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    kṣa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    kṣā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • suvāsinyaḥ -
  • suvāsinī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • śubhasva -
  • śubh (verb class 6)
    [imperative middle second single]
  • rāḥ -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    rai (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “gāyaṃtyo lalitaṃ gītaṃ tatrājagmuranekaśaḥ
  • gāyantyo* -
  • gāyantī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • lalitam -
  • lalitam (indeclinable)
    lalita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    lalita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    lalitā (noun, feminine)
    lal -> lalita (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √lal]
    lal -> lalita (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √lal]
    lal -> lalitā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √lal]
    lal -> lalita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √lal class 1 verb], [accusative single from √lal]
    lal -> lalita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √lal class 1 verb], [accusative single from √lal class 1 verb], [nominative single from √lal], [accusative single from √lal]
  • gītam -
  • gīta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gīta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    gītā (noun, feminine)
  • Cannot analyse tatrājagmuranekaśaḥ

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:
গংধর্বোরগযক্ষাণাং সুবাসিন্যঃ শুভস্বরাঃ ।
গাযংত্যো ললিতং গীতং তত্রাজগ্মুরনেকশঃ ॥ 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:
ಗಂಧರ್ವೋರಗಯಕ್ಷಾಣಾಂ ಸುವಾಸಿನ್ಯಃ ಶುಭಸ್ವರಾಃ ।
ಗಾಯಂತ್ಯೋ ಲಲಿತಂ ಗೀತಂ ತತ್ರಾಜಗ್ಮುರನೇಕಶಃ ॥ 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:
ગંધર્વોરગયક્ષાણાં સુવાસિન્યઃ શુભસ્વરાઃ ।
ગાયંત્યો લલિતં ગીતં તત્રાજગ્મુરનેકશઃ ॥ 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:
ഗംധര്വോരഗയക്ഷാണാം സുവാസിന്യഃ ശുഭസ്വരാഃ ।
ഗായംത്യോ ലലിതം ഗീതം തത്രാജഗ്മുരനേകശഃ ॥ ൧൬ ॥

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