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.


ददर्श शार्ङ्गिणं चाग्रे स्वगणैश्च परिष्टुतम् ।
चतुर्भुजैरसंख्यातैर्जितदैत्यमहाबलैः ॥ ६२ ॥

dadarśa śārṅgiṇaṃ cāgre svagaṇaiśca pariṣṭutam |
caturbhujairasaṃkhyātairjitadaityamahābalaiḥ || 62 ||

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.

Sharngin, Agre, Agra, Agri, Sva, Svan, Gana, Parishtuta, Caturbhuja, Asankhyata, Jita, Daitya, Aha, Abala,

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: “dadarśa śārṅgiṇaṃ cāgre svagaṇaiśca pariṣṭutam
  • dadarśa -
  • dṛś (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • śārṅgiṇam -
  • śārṅgin (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • agre -
  • agre (indeclinable)
    agra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    agra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    agrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    agri (noun, masculine)
    [vocative 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]
  • gaṇaiś -
  • gaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pariṣṭutam -
  • pariṣṭuta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pariṣṭuta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pariṣṭutā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “caturbhujairasaṃkhyātairjitadaityamahābalaiḥ
  • caturbhujair -
  • caturbhuja (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    caturbhuja (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • asaṅkhyātair -
  • asaṅkhyāta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    asaṅkhyāta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • jita -
  • jita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    jita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ji -> jita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √ji class 1 verb], [vocative single from √ji class 9 verb]
    ji -> jita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √ji class 1 verb], [vocative single from √ji class 9 verb]
  • daityam -
  • daitya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    daitya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    daityā (noun, feminine)
  • ahā -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • abalaiḥ -
  • abala (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    abala (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]

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:
দদর্শ শার্ঙ্গিণং চাগ্রে স্বগণৈশ্চ পরিষ্টুতম্ ।
চতুর্ভুজৈরসংখ্যাতৈর্জিতদৈত্যমহাবলৈঃ ॥ ৬২ ॥

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:
ದದರ್ಶ ಶಾರ್ಙ್ಗಿಣಂ ಚಾಗ್ರೇ ಸ್ವಗಣೈಶ್ಚ ಪರಿಷ್ಟುತಮ್ ।
ಚತುರ್ಭುಜೈರಸಂಖ್ಯಾತೈರ್ಜಿತದೈತ್ಯಮಹಾಬಲೈಃ ॥ ೬೨ ॥

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:
દદર્શ શાર્ઙ્ગિણં ચાગ્રે સ્વગણૈશ્ચ પરિષ્ટુતમ્ ।
ચતુર્ભુજૈરસંખ્યાતૈર્જિતદૈત્યમહાબલૈઃ ॥ ૬૨ ॥

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:
ദദര്ശ ശാര്ങ്ഗിണം ചാഗ്രേ സ്വഗണൈശ്ച പരിഷ്ടുതമ് ।
ചതുര്ഭുജൈരസംഖ്യാതൈര്ജിതദൈത്യമഹാബലൈഃ ॥ ൬൨ ॥

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