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.


इह शर्वः समायातः स्थानान्मध्यमकेश्वरात् ।
चतुर्वेदेश्वरं लिंगं पुरोधाय व्यवस्थितम् ॥ ८१ ॥

iha śarvaḥ samāyātaḥ sthānānmadhyamakeśvarāt |
caturvedeśvaraṃ liṃgaṃ purodhāya vyavasthitam || 81 ||

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:

Read online Buy now! The English translation by G. V. Tagare (2007)

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.

Iha, Sharva, Samayata, Sthana, Madhyamaka, Ishvara, Caturveda, Linga, Purodha, Vyavasthita,

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: “iha śarvaḥ samāyātaḥ sthānānmadhyamakeśvarāt
  • iha -
  • iha (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iha (indeclinable)
  • śarvaḥ -
  • śarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • samāyātaḥ -
  • samāyāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sthānān -
  • sthāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • madhyamake -
  • madhyamaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    madhyamaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • iśvarāt -
  • iśvara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    iśvara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • Line 2: “caturvedeśvaraṃ liṃgaṃ purodhāya vyavasthitam
  • caturvede -
  • caturveda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    caturveda (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    caturvedā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • iśvaram -
  • iśvara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    iśvara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • liṅgam -
  • liṅga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    liṅgā (noun, feminine)
  • purodhāya -
  • purodha (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • vyavasthitam -
  • vyavasthita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vyavasthita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vyavasthitā (noun, feminine)

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:
ইহ শর্বঃ সমাযাতঃ স্থানান্মধ্যমকেশ্বরাত্ ।
চতুর্বেদেশ্বরং লিংগং পুরোধায ব্যবস্থিতম্ ॥ ৮১ ॥

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:
ಇಹ ಶರ್ವಃ ಸಮಾಯಾತಃ ಸ್ಥಾನಾನ್ಮಧ್ಯಮಕೇಶ್ವರಾತ್ ।
ಚತುರ್ವೇದೇಶ್ವರಂ ಲಿಂಗಂ ಪುರೋಧಾಯ ವ್ಯವಸ್ಥಿತಮ್ ॥ ೮೧ ॥

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:
ઇહ શર્વઃ સમાયાતઃ સ્થાનાન્મધ્યમકેશ્વરાત્ ।
ચતુર્વેદેશ્વરં લિંગં પુરોધાય વ્યવસ્થિતમ્ ॥ ૮૧ ॥

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:
ഇഹ ശര്വഃ സമായാതഃ സ്ഥാനാന്മധ്യമകേശ്വരാത് ।
ചതുര്വേദേശ്വരം ലിംഗം പുരോധായ വ്യവസ്ഥിതമ് ॥ ൮൧ ॥

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