Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

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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.


भद्रकालीं नरो दृष्ट्वा नाभद्रं पश्यति क्वचित् ।
भद्रनागस्य पुरतो भद्रवाप्यां कृतोदकः ॥ ४४ ॥

bhadrakālīṃ naro dṛṣṭvā nābhadraṃ paśyati kvacit |
bhadranāgasya purato bhadravāpyāṃ kṛtodakaḥ || 44 ||

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.

Bhadrakali, Nara, Nri, Nabha, Dra, Pashyat, Kva, Acit, Bhadra, Naga, Puratah, Purat, Vapi, Vapya, Kritodaka,

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: “bhadrakālīṃ naro dṛṣṭvā nābhadraṃ paśyati kvacit
  • bhadrakālīm -
  • bhadrakālī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • naro* -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • nābha -
  • nābha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nābha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dram -
  • dra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • paśyati -
  • paśyat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    paśyat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • kva -
  • ku (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    kva (indeclinable)
    ku (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
  • acit -
  • acit (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    acit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    acit (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “bhadranāgasya purato bhadravāpyāṃ kṛtodakaḥ
  • bhadra -
  • bhadra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhadra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nāgasya -
  • nāga (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    nāga (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • purato* -
  • purataḥ (indeclinable)
    pur -> purat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √pur class 6 verb], [ablative single from √pur class 6 verb], [genitive single from √pur class 6 verb]
    pur -> purat (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √pur class 6 verb], [genitive single from √pur class 6 verb]
    pur (verb class 6)
    [present active third dual]
  • bhadra -
  • bhadra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhadra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vāpyām -
  • vāpi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    vāpī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    vāpyā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    -> vāpyā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √]
    vap -> vāpyā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √vap]
  • kṛtodakaḥ -
  • kṛtodaka (noun, masculine)
    [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:
ভদ্রকালীং নরো দৃষ্ট্বা নাভদ্রং পশ্যতি ক্বচিত্ ।
ভদ্রনাগস্য পুরতো ভদ্রবাপ্যাং কৃতোদকঃ ॥ ৪৪ ॥

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:
ಭದ್ರಕಾಲೀಂ ನರೋ ದೃಷ್ಟ್ವಾ ನಾಭದ್ರಂ ಪಶ್ಯತಿ ಕ್ವಚಿತ್ ।
ಭದ್ರನಾಗಸ್ಯ ಪುರತೋ ಭದ್ರವಾಪ್ಯಾಂ ಕೃತೋದಕಃ ॥ ೪೪ ॥

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:
ભદ્રકાલીં નરો દૃષ્ટ્વા નાભદ્રં પશ્યતિ ક્વચિત્ ।
ભદ્રનાગસ્ય પુરતો ભદ્રવાપ્યાં કૃતોદકઃ ॥ ૪૪ ॥

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:
ഭദ്രകാലീം നരോ ദൃഷ്ട്വാ നാഭദ്രം പശ്യതി ക്വചിത് ।
ഭദ്രനാഗസ്യ പുരതോ ഭദ്രവാപ്യാം കൃതോദകഃ ॥ ൪൪ ॥

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