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.


प्रादुरासीत्ततो ज्योतिरुभयोरंतरे महत् ।
पूरयन्निजया भासा द्यावाभूम्योर्यदंतरम् ॥ ३५ ॥

prādurāsīttato jyotirubhayoraṃtare mahat |
pūrayannijayā bhāsā dyāvābhūmyoryadaṃtaram || 35 ||

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.

Pradur, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Jyotis, Jyoti, Ubha, Antare, Antara, Mahat, Purayat, Nija, Bhasa, Dyavabhumi, Yat, Yad, Antaram,

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: “prādurāsīttato jyotirubhayoraṃtare mahat
  • prādur -
  • prādur (indeclinable)
  • āsīt -
  • ās (verb class 2)
    [aorist active third single], [injunctive active third single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • tato* -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • jyotir -
  • jyotis (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    jyotis (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    jyoti (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    jyoti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ubhayor -
  • ubha (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    ubha (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    ubhā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • antare -
  • antare (indeclinable)
    antara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    antara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    antarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • mahat -
  • atimahat (noun, masculine)
    mahat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “pūrayannijayā bhāsā dyāvābhūmyoryadaṃtaram
  • pūrayan -
  • pṝ -> pūrayat (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √pṝ]
    pūrayat (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    pūrayat (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    pṝ -> pūrayat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √pṝ], [vocative single from √pṝ]
    pṝ -> pūrayat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √pṝ], [vocative single from √pṝ], [accusative single from √pṝ]
    pūrayat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • nijayā -
  • nijā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • bhāsā* -
  • bhāsa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    bhāsā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • dyāvābhūmyor -
  • dyāvābhūmī (noun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • yad -
  • 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]
  • antaram -
  • antaram (indeclinable)
    antara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    antara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative 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:
প্রাদুরাসীত্ততো জ্যোতিরুভযোরংতরে মহত্ ।
পূরযন্নিজযা ভাসা দ্যাবাভূম্যোর্যদংতরম্ ॥ ৩৫ ॥

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:
ಪ್ರಾದುರಾಸೀತ್ತತೋ ಜ್ಯೋತಿರುಭಯೋರಂತರೇ ಮಹತ್ ।
ಪೂರಯನ್ನಿಜಯಾ ಭಾಸಾ ದ್ಯಾವಾಭೂಮ್ಯೋರ್ಯದಂತರಮ್ ॥ ೩೫ ॥

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:
પ્રાદુરાસીત્તતો જ્યોતિરુભયોરંતરે મહત્ ।
પૂરયન્નિજયા ભાસા દ્યાવાભૂમ્યોર્યદંતરમ્ ॥ ૩૫ ॥

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:
പ്രാദുരാസീത്തതോ ജ്യോതിരുഭയോരംതരേ മഹത് ।
പൂരയന്നിജയാ ഭാസാ ദ്യാവാഭൂമ്യോര്യദംതരമ് ॥ ൩൫ ॥

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