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.


महारुद्रजपासक्तः सुत्रामाथ त्रिलोचनम् ।
ददर्श लिंगमध्यस्थं स्वभासा दीपितांबरम् ॥ १६ ॥

mahārudrajapāsaktaḥ sutrāmātha trilocanam |
dadarśa liṃgamadhyasthaṃ svabhāsā dīpitāṃbaram || 16 ||

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.

Maharudra, Japa, Asakta, Sutrama, Sutraman, Atha, Trilocana, Lingamadhya, Tha, Sva, Svan, Bhasa, Dipita, Bara,

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: “mahārudrajapāsaktaḥ sutrāmātha trilocanam
  • mahārudra -
  • mahārudra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • japā -
  • japa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    japa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    japā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    jap (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • asaktaḥ -
  • asakta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sutrāmā -
  • sutrāman (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    sutrāman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sutrāmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
  • trilocanam -
  • trilocana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    trilocana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    trilocanā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “dadarśa liṃgamadhyasthaṃ svabhāsā dīpitāṃbaram
  • dadarśa -
  • dṛś (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • liṅgamadhyas -
  • liṅgamadhya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tham -
  • tha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sva -
  • sva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    svan (noun, masculine)
    svan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sva (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • bhāsā* -
  • bhāsa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    bhāsā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • dīpitām -
  • dīpitā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    dīp -> dīpitā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √dīp]
  • baram -
  • bara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    barā (noun, feminine)

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:
মহারুদ্রজপাসক্তঃ সুত্রামাথ ত্রিলোচনম্ ।
দদর্শ লিংগমধ্যস্থং স্বভাসা দীপিতাংবরম্ ॥ ১৬ ॥

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:
ಮಹಾರುದ್ರಜಪಾಸಕ್ತಃ ಸುತ್ರಾಮಾಥ ತ್ರಿಲೋಚನಮ್ ।
ದದರ್ಶ ಲಿಂಗಮಧ್ಯಸ್ಥಂ ಸ್ವಭಾಸಾ ದೀಪಿತಾಂಬರಮ್ ॥ ೧೬ ॥

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:
મહારુદ્રજપાસક્તઃ સુત્રામાથ ત્રિલોચનમ્ ।
દદર્શ લિંગમધ્યસ્થં સ્વભાસા દીપિતાંબરમ્ ॥ ૧૬ ॥

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:
മഹാരുദ്രജപാസക്തഃ സുത്രാമാഥ ത്രിലോചനമ് ।
ദദര്ശ ലിംഗമധ്യസ്ഥം സ്വഭാസാ ദീപിതാംബരമ് ॥ ൧൬ ॥

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