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.


यतः क्रतुभुजो देवाः क्रतवो वेदसंभवाः ।
ते वेदा ब्राह्मणाधीनास्ततो देवबलं द्विजाः ॥ ४९ ॥

yataḥ kratubhujo devāḥ kratavo vedasaṃbhavāḥ |
te vedā brāhmaṇādhīnāstato devabalaṃ dvijāḥ || 49 ||

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.

Yatah, Yat, Yata, Kratubhuj, Deva, Kratu, Veda, Sambhava, Tad, Yushmad, Brahmana, Adhina, Tatah, Tata, Devabala, Dvija,

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: “yataḥ kratubhujo devāḥ kratavo vedasaṃbhavāḥ
  • yataḥ -
  • yataḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yataḥ (indeclinable)
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    yata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    i -> yat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √i class 2 verb], [ablative single from √i class 2 verb], [genitive single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √i class 2 verb], [genitive single from √i class 2 verb]
    yam -> yata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √yam class 1 verb]
  • kratubhujo* -
  • kratubhuj (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • devāḥ -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    devā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • kratavo* -
  • kratu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • veda -
  • veda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vid (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • sambhavāḥ -
  • sambhava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sambhavā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “te vedā brāhmaṇādhīnāstato devabalaṃ dvijāḥ
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • vedā* -
  • veda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vedā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • brāhmaṇā -
  • brāhmaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    brāhmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brāhmaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • adhīnās -
  • adhīna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    adhīnā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • 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]
  • devabalam -
  • devabala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    devabalā (noun, feminine)
  • dvijāḥ -
  • dvija (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    dvijā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

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:
যতঃ ক্রতুভুজো দেবাঃ ক্রতবো বেদসংভবাঃ ।
তে বেদা ব্রাহ্মণাধীনাস্ততো দেববলং দ্বিজাঃ ॥ ৪৯ ॥

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:
ಯತಃ ಕ್ರತುಭುಜೋ ದೇವಾಃ ಕ್ರತವೋ ವೇದಸಂಭವಾಃ ।
ತೇ ವೇದಾ ಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಣಾಧೀನಾಸ್ತತೋ ದೇವಬಲಂ ದ್ವಿಜಾಃ ॥ ೪೯ ॥

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:
યતઃ ક્રતુભુજો દેવાઃ ક્રતવો વેદસંભવાઃ ।
તે વેદા બ્રાહ્મણાધીનાસ્તતો દેવબલં દ્વિજાઃ ॥ ૪૯ ॥

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:
യതഃ ക്രതുഭുജോ ദേവാഃ ക്രതവോ വേദസംഭവാഃ ।
തേ വേദാ ബ്രാഹ്മണാധീനാസ്തതോ ദേവബലം ദ്വിജാഃ ॥ ൪൯ ॥

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