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.


यावद्वेदमधीते च चरन्वेदव्रतानि च ।
ब्रह्मचारी भवेत्तावदूर्ध्वं स्नातो गृही भवेत् ॥ ३२ ॥

yāvadvedamadhīte ca caranvedavratāni ca |
brahmacārī bhavettāvadūrdhvaṃ snāto gṛhī bhavet || 32 ||

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.

Yavadvedam, Adhita, Adhiti, Brahmacarin, Brahmacari, Tavat, Urdhvam, Urdhva, Snata, Snat, Grih, Grihin, Grihi,

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: “yāvadvedamadhīte ca caranvedavratāni ca
  • yāvadvedam -
  • yāvadvedam (indeclinable)
  • adhīte -
  • adhīta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    adhīta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    adhītā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    adhīti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Cannot analyse caranvedavratāni*ca
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “brahmacārī bhavettāvadūrdhvaṃ snāto gṛhī bhavet
  • brahmacārī -
  • brahmacārī (noun, masculine)
    brahmacārī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    brahmacārin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • tāvad -
  • tāvat (indeclinable)
    tāvat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tāvat (noun, masculine)
    tāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ūrdhvam -
  • ūrdhvam (indeclinable)
    ūrdhva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ūrdhva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ūrdhvā (noun, feminine)
  • snāto* -
  • snāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    snā -> snāta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √snā class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √snā class 2 verb], [ablative single from √snā class 2 verb], [genitive single from √snā class 2 verb], [nominative single from √snā class 4 verb]
    snā -> snāt (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √snā class 2 verb], [genitive single from √snā class 2 verb]
    snā (verb class 2)
    [present active third dual]
  • gṛhī -
  • gṛhī (noun, masculine)
    gṛhī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    gṛh (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    gṛhin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third 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:
যাবদ্বেদমধীতে চ চরন্বেদব্রতানি চ ।
ব্রহ্মচারী ভবেত্তাবদূর্ধ্বং স্নাতো গৃহী ভবেত্ ॥ ৩২ ॥

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:
ಯಾವದ್ವೇದಮಧೀತೇ ಚ ಚರನ್ವೇದವ್ರತಾನಿ ಚ ।
ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಚಾರೀ ಭವೇತ್ತಾವದೂರ್ಧ್ವಂ ಸ್ನಾತೋ ಗೃಹೀ ಭವೇತ್ ॥ ೩೨ ॥

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:
યાવદ્વેદમધીતે ચ ચરન્વેદવ્રતાનિ ચ ।
બ્રહ્મચારી ભવેત્તાવદૂર્ધ્વં સ્નાતો ગૃહી ભવેત્ ॥ ૩૨ ॥

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:
യാവദ്വേദമധീതേ ച ചരന്വേദവ്രതാനി ച ।
ബ്രഹ്മചാരീ ഭവേത്താവദൂര്ധ്വം സ്നാതോ ഗൃഹീ ഭവേത് ॥ ൩൨ ॥

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