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.


हकारेण बहिर्याति सकारेण विशेत्पुनः ।
हंसहंसेत्यतो मंत्रं जीवो जपति सर्वदा ॥ ५६ ॥

hakāreṇa bahiryāti sakāreṇa viśetpunaḥ |
haṃsahaṃsetyato maṃtraṃ jīvo japati sarvadā || 56 ||

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.

Hakara, Bahih, Bahi, Bahis, Yat, Yati, Sakara, Puna, Hamsahamsa, Tyad, Sya, Mantra, Jiva, Japat, Sarvada,

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: “hakāreṇa bahiryāti sakāreṇa viśetpunaḥ
  • hakāreṇa -
  • hakāra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • bahir -
  • bahiḥ (indeclinable)
    bahis (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    bahi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    bahi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • yāti -
  • yāti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yāti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yāti (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    yāt (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yāt (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • sakāreṇa -
  • sakāra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sakāra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • viśet -
  • viś (verb class 6)
    [optative active third single]
  • punaḥ -
  • pu (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    puna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “haṃsahaṃsetyato maṃtraṃ jīvo japati sarvadā
  • haṃsahaṃse -
  • haṃsahaṃsa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    haṃsahaṃsa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • tyato* -
  • tyad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    sya (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    syā (noun, feminine)
    [ablative plural]
  • mantram -
  • mantra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mantrā (noun, feminine)
  • jīvo* -
  • jīva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • japati -
  • jap -> japat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √jap class 1 verb]
    jap -> japat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √jap class 1 verb]
    jap (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • sarvadā -
  • sarvadā (indeclinable)
    sarvadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative 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:
হকারেণ বহির্যাতি সকারেণ বিশেত্পুনঃ ।
হংসহংসেত্যতো মংত্রং জীবো জপতি সর্বদা ॥ ৫৬ ॥

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:
ಹಕಾರೇಣ ಬಹಿರ್ಯಾತಿ ಸಕಾರೇಣ ವಿಶೇತ್ಪುನಃ ।
ಹಂಸಹಂಸೇತ್ಯತೋ ಮಂತ್ರಂ ಜೀವೋ ಜಪತಿ ಸರ್ವದಾ ॥ ೫೬ ॥

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:
હકારેણ બહિર્યાતિ સકારેણ વિશેત્પુનઃ ।
હંસહંસેત્યતો મંત્રં જીવો જપતિ સર્વદા ॥ ૫૬ ॥

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:
ഹകാരേണ ബഹിര്യാതി സകാരേണ വിശേത്പുനഃ ।
ഹംസഹംസേത്യതോ മംത്രം ജീവോ ജപതി സര്വദാ ॥ ൫൬ ॥

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