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.


अंधकांधकहंत्रोर्वै वर्तमाने महाहवे ।
इत्थं नाम्नाभवच्छुक्रः स वै भार्गवनंदनः ॥ ८० ॥

aṃdhakāṃdhakahaṃtrorvai vartamāne mahāhave |
itthaṃ nāmnābhavacchukraḥ sa vai bhārgavanaṃdanaḥ || 80 ||

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.

Andhaka, Dah, Asmad, Tra, Vartamana, Mahahava, Ittham, Ittha, Namna, Naman, Shukra, Bhargava, Nandana,

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: “aṃdhakāṃdhakahaṃtrorvai vartamāne mahāhave
  • andhakān -
  • andhaka (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • dhak -
  • dah (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    dah (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ahan -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
    han (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second single], [imperfect active third single]
  • tro -
  • tra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    trā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • urvai -
  • vartamāne -
  • vartamāna (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vartamāna (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    vartamānā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vṛt -> vartamāna (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √vṛt class 1 verb]
    vṛt -> vartamāna (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √vṛt class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √vṛt class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √vṛt class 1 verb], [locative single from √vṛt class 1 verb]
    vṛt -> vartamānā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √vṛt class 1 verb], [vocative single from √vṛt class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √vṛt class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √vṛt class 1 verb]
  • mahāhave -
  • mahāhava (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “itthaṃ nāmnābhavacchukraḥ sa vai bhārgavanaṃdanaḥ
  • ittham -
  • ittham (indeclinable)
    ittha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • nāmnā -
  • nāmnā (indeclinable)
    nāman (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • abhavacch -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • śukraḥ -
  • śukra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • bhārgava -
  • bhārgava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhārgava (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nandanaḥ -
  • nandana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

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:
অংধকাংধকহংত্রোর্বৈ বর্তমানে মহাহবে ।
ইত্থং নাম্নাভবচ্ছুক্রঃ স বৈ ভার্গবনংদনঃ ॥ ৮০ ॥

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:
ಅಂಧಕಾಂಧಕಹಂತ್ರೋರ್ವೈ ವರ್ತಮಾನೇ ಮಹಾಹವೇ ।
ಇತ್ಥಂ ನಾಮ್ನಾಭವಚ್ಛುಕ್ರಃ ಸ ವೈ ಭಾರ್ಗವನಂದನಃ ॥ ೮೦ ॥

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:
અંધકાંધકહંત્રોર્વૈ વર્તમાને મહાહવે ।
ઇત્થં નામ્નાભવચ્છુક્રઃ સ વૈ ભાર્ગવનંદનઃ ॥ ૮૦ ॥

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:
അംധകാംധകഹംത്രോര്വൈ വര്തമാനേ മഹാഹവേ ।
ഇത്ഥം നാമ്നാഭവച്ഛുക്രഃ സ വൈ ഭാര്ഗവനംദനഃ ॥ ൮൦ ॥

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