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.


नाम्नां सहस्रगंगायाः स्तवराजेषुशो भनम् ।
जप्यानां परमं जप्यं वेदोपनिषदासमम् ॥ १५ ॥

nāmnāṃ sahasragaṃgāyāḥ stavarājeṣuśo bhanam |
japyānāṃ paramaṃ japyaṃ vedopaniṣadāsamam || 15 ||

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.

Naman, Sahasra, Ganga, Stavaraja, Japya, Paramam, Parama, Vedopanishad, Asama,

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: “nāmnāṃ sahasragaṃgāyāḥ stavarājeṣuśo bhanam
  • nāmnām -
  • nāman (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • sahasra -
  • sahasra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sahasra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gaṅgāyāḥ -
  • gaṅgā (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • stavarājeṣu -
  • stavarāja (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • śo* -
  • Cannot analyse bhanam
  • Line 2: “japyānāṃ paramaṃ japyaṃ vedopaniṣadāsamam
  • japyānām -
  • japya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    japya (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    japyā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    jap -> japya (participle, masculine)
    [genitive plural from √jap class 1 verb]
    jap -> japya (participle, neuter)
    [genitive plural from √jap class 1 verb]
    jap -> japyā (participle, feminine)
    [genitive plural from √jap class 1 verb]
  • paramam -
  • paramam (indeclinable)
    parama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    parama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    paramā (noun, feminine)
  • japyam -
  • japya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    japya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    japyā (noun, feminine)
    jap -> japya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √jap class 1 verb]
    jap -> japya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √jap class 1 verb], [accusative single from √jap class 1 verb]
  • vedopaniṣadā -
  • vedopaniṣad (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • asamam -
  • asama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    asama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asamā (noun, feminine)
    sam (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first 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:
নাম্নাং সহস্রগংগাযাঃ স্তবরাজেষুশো ভনম্ ।
জপ্যানাং পরমং জপ্যং বেদোপনিষদাসমম্ ॥ ১৫ ॥

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:
ನಾಮ್ನಾಂ ಸಹಸ್ರಗಂಗಾಯಾಃ ಸ್ತವರಾಜೇಷುಶೋ ಭನಮ್ ।
ಜಪ್ಯಾನಾಂ ಪರಮಂ ಜಪ್ಯಂ ವೇದೋಪನಿಷದಾಸಮಮ್ ॥ ೧೫ ॥

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:
નામ્નાં સહસ્રગંગાયાઃ સ્તવરાજેષુશો ભનમ્ ।
જપ્યાનાં પરમં જપ્યં વેદોપનિષદાસમમ્ ॥ ૧૫ ॥

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:
നാമ്നാം സഹസ്രഗംഗായാഃ സ്തവരാജേഷുശോ ഭനമ് ।
ജപ്യാനാം പരമം ജപ്യം വേദോപനിഷദാസമമ് ॥ ൧൫ ॥

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