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.


अमूर्तं यत्पराख्यं वै तस्य मूर्तिरहं प्रिये ।
अर्वाचीनपराचीना ईश्वरं मां जगुर्बुधाः ॥ २१ ॥

amūrtaṃ yatparākhyaṃ vai tasya mūrtirahaṃ priye |
arvācīnaparācīnā īśvaraṃ māṃ jagurbudhāḥ || 21 ||

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.

Amurta, Yat, Yad, Parak, Tad, Murti, Aha, Asmad, Pri, Priya, Arvacina, Paracina, Ishvara, Budha,

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: “amūrtaṃ yatparākhyaṃ vai tasya mūrtirahaṃ priye
  • amūrtam -
  • amūrta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    amūrta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    amūrtā (noun, feminine)
  • yat -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • parāk -
  • parāk (indeclinable)
  • hya -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • mūrtir -
  • mūrti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    mūrti (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • priye -
  • prī (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    prī (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    priya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    priya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    priyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pṛ (verb class 3)
    [present passive first single]
    pṛ (verb class 9)
    [present passive first single]
    pṛ (verb class 5)
    [present passive first single]
    pṛ (verb class 6)
    [present middle first single], [present passive first single]
  • Line 2: “arvācīnaparācīnā īśvaraṃ māṃ jagurbudhāḥ
  • arvācīna -
  • arvācīna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    arvācīna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • parācīnā* -
  • parācīna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    parācīnā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • īśvaram -
  • īśvara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    īśvara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    īśvarā (noun, feminine)
  • mām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • jagur -
  • (verb class 2)
    [perfect active third plural]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active third plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active third plural]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active third plural]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • budhāḥ -
  • budha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    budhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

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:
অমূর্তং যত্পরাখ্যং বৈ তস্য মূর্তিরহং প্রিযে ।
অর্বাচীনপরাচীনা ঈশ্বরং মাং জগুর্বুধাঃ ॥ ২১ ॥

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:
ಅಮೂರ್ತಂ ಯತ್ಪರಾಖ್ಯಂ ವೈ ತಸ್ಯ ಮೂರ್ತಿರಹಂ ಪ್ರಿಯೇ ।
ಅರ್ವಾಚೀನಪರಾಚೀನಾ ಈಶ್ವರಂ ಮಾಂ ಜಗುರ್ಬುಧಾಃ ॥ ೨೧ ॥

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:
અમૂર્તં યત્પરાખ્યં વૈ તસ્ય મૂર્તિરહં પ્રિયે ।
અર્વાચીનપરાચીના ઈશ્વરં માં જગુર્બુધાઃ ॥ ૨૧ ॥

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:
അമൂര്തം യത്പരാഖ്യം വൈ തസ്യ മൂര്തിരഹം പ്രിയേ ।
അര്വാചീനപരാചീനാ ഈശ്വരം മാം ജഗുര്ബുധാഃ ॥ ൨൧ ॥

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