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.


मणिमाणिक्यरत्नानामुच्छलच्चारुरोचिषाम् ।
ज्योतिर्जालैर्जटिलितं ययेदमवलोक्यते ॥ ५९ ॥

maṇimāṇikyaratnānāmucchalaccārurociṣām |
jyotirjālairjaṭilitaṃ yayedamavalokyate || 59 ||

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.

Maniman, Ani, Kya, Ratna, Mud, Shalat, Caru, Rocis, Jyotis, Jyoti, Jala, Jatilita, Yayi, Dama, Tad, Yushmad,

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: “maṇimāṇikyaratnānāmucchalaccārurociṣām
  • maṇimā -
  • maṇiman (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    maṇiman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • aṇi -
  • aṇi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    aṇī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • kya -
  • kya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ratnān -
  • ratna (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ā -
  • ā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mucch -
  • mud (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • śalac -
  • śal -> śalat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √śal class 1 verb], [vocative single from √śal class 1 verb], [accusative single from √śal class 1 verb]
  • cāru -
  • cāru (indeclinable)
    cāru (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāru (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • rociṣām -
  • rocis (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • Line 2: “jyotirjālairjaṭilitaṃ yayedamavalokyate
  • 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]
  • jālair -
  • jāla (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    jāla (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • jaṭilitam -
  • jaṭilita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    jaṭilita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • yaye -
  • yayi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    yayi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • dama -
  • dama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • valo -
  • kya -
  • kya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • 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]

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:
মণিমাণিক্যরত্নানামুচ্ছলচ্চারুরোচিষাম্ ।
জ্যোতির্জালৈর্জটিলিতং যযেদমবলোক্যতে ॥ ৫৯ ॥

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:
ಮಣಿಮಾಣಿಕ್ಯರತ್ನಾನಾಮುಚ್ಛಲಚ್ಚಾರುರೋಚಿಷಾಮ್ ।
ಜ್ಯೋತಿರ್ಜಾಲೈರ್ಜಟಿಲಿತಂ ಯಯೇದಮವಲೋಕ್ಯತೇ ॥ ೫೯ ॥

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:
મણિમાણિક્યરત્નાનામુચ્છલચ્ચારુરોચિષામ્ ।
જ્યોતિર્જાલૈર્જટિલિતં યયેદમવલોક્યતે ॥ ૫૯ ॥

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:
മണിമാണിക്യരത്നാനാമുച്ഛലച്ചാരുരോചിഷാമ് ।
ജ്യോതിര്ജാലൈര്ജടിലിതം യയേദമവലോക്യതേ ॥ ൫൯ ॥

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