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.


अप्राप्तयौवनः सोथ समिदाहरणाय वै ।
गतो विधिवशाद्दष्टो दंदशूकेन कानने ॥ १४० ॥

aprāptayauvanaḥ sotha samidāharaṇāya vai |
gato vidhivaśāddaṣṭo daṃdaśūkena kānane || 140 ||

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.

Apraptayauvana, Samidaharana, Gat, Gata, Vidhivashat, Dashta, Dandashuka, Kanana,

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: “aprāptayauvanaḥ sotha samidāharaṇāya vai
  • aprāptayauvanaḥ -
  • aprāptayauvana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • so -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    so (noun, feminine)
    sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • utha -
  • u (verb class 2)
    [present active second plural]
  • samidāharaṇāya -
  • samidāharaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • Line 2: “gato vidhivaśāddaṣṭo daṃdaśūkena kānane
  • gato* -
  • gat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    gat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    gata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vidhivaśād -
  • vidhivaśāt (indeclinable)
  • daṣṭo* -
  • daṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dandaśūkena -
  • dandaśūka (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    dandaśūka (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • kānane -
  • kānana (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print 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:
অপ্রাপ্তযৌবনঃ সোথ সমিদাহরণায বৈ ।
গতো বিধিবশাদ্দষ্টো দংদশূকেন কাননে ॥ ১৪০ ॥

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:
ಅಪ್ರಾಪ್ತಯೌವನಃ ಸೋಥ ಸಮಿದಾಹರಣಾಯ ವೈ ।
ಗತೋ ವಿಧಿವಶಾದ್ದಷ್ಟೋ ದಂದಶೂಕೇನ ಕಾನನೇ ॥ ೧೪೦ ॥

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:
અપ્રાપ્તયૌવનઃ સોથ સમિદાહરણાય વૈ ।
ગતો વિધિવશાદ્દષ્ટો દંદશૂકેન કાનને ॥ ૧૪૦ ॥

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:
അപ്രാപ്തയൌവനഃ സോഥ സമിദാഹരണായ വൈ ।
ഗതോ വിധിവശാദ്ദഷ്ടോ ദംദശൂകേന കാനനേ ॥ ൧൪൦ ॥

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