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.


उवाच च वचो मातस्त्राहि त्राहि भृशं रुदन् ।
अनाथस्त्वत्सनाथोहं बालिशस्तव बालकः ॥ ९४ ॥

uvāca ca vaco mātastrāhi trāhi bhṛśaṃ rudan |
anāthastvatsanāthohaṃ bāliśastava bālakaḥ || 94 ||

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.

Vaca, Vacas, Matri, Mata, Trahi, Bhrisham, Bhrisha, Rudat, Anatha, Yushmad, Sanatha, Uha, Balisha, Balaka,

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: “uvāca ca vaco mātastrāhi trāhi bhṛśaṃ rudan
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vaco* -
  • vacas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vacas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vaca (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mātas -
  • mātṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    māta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    mātṛ (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [present active third dual]
  • trāhi -
  • trāhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    trāhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    trāhi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • trāhi -
  • trāhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    trāhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    trāhi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • bhṛśam -
  • bhṛśam (indeclinable)
    bhṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhṛśa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhṛśā (noun, feminine)
  • rudan -
  • rud -> rudat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √rud class 2 verb], [vocative single from √rud class 2 verb]
  • Line 2: “anāthastvatsanāthohaṃ bāliśastava bālakaḥ
  • anāthas -
  • anātha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    nāth (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active second single]
  • tvat -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [ablative single]
  • sanātho -
  • sanātha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sanātha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sanāthā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ūham -
  • ūha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ūhā (noun, feminine)
  • bāliśas -
  • bāliśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tava -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
  • bālakaḥ -
  • bālaka (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:
উবাচ চ বচো মাতস্ত্রাহি ত্রাহি ভৃশং রুদন্ ।
অনাথস্ত্বত্সনাথোহং বালিশস্তব বালকঃ ॥ ৯৪ ॥

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:
ಉವಾಚ ಚ ವಚೋ ಮಾತಸ್ತ್ರಾಹಿ ತ್ರಾಹಿ ಭೃಶಂ ರುದನ್ ।
ಅನಾಥಸ್ತ್ವತ್ಸನಾಥೋಹಂ ಬಾಲಿಶಸ್ತವ ಬಾಲಕಃ ॥ ೯೪ ॥

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:
ઉવાચ ચ વચો માતસ્ત્રાહિ ત્રાહિ ભૃશં રુદન્ ।
અનાથસ્ત્વત્સનાથોહં બાલિશસ્તવ બાલકઃ ॥ ૯૪ ॥

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:
ഉവാച ച വചോ മാതസ്ത്രാഹി ത്രാഹി ഭൃശം രുദന് ।
അനാഥസ്ത്വത്സനാഥോഹം ബാലിശസ്തവ ബാലകഃ ॥ ൯൪ ॥

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