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.


कीटकंटकपाषाणभूम्यां तु शयनं तथा ।
स्थानं वीरासनरतः संविभागी दृढबतः ॥ ५८ ॥

kīṭakaṃṭakapāṣāṇabhūmyāṃ tu śayanaṃ tathā |
sthānaṃ vīrāsanarataḥ saṃvibhāgī dṛḍhabataḥ || 58 ||

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:

Read online Buy now! The English translation by G. V. Tagare (2007)

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.

Kita, Kantaka, Pashana, Bhumi, Bhumya, Shayana, Tatha, Sthana, Virasana, Rata, Samvibhagin, Dridha, Bata,

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: “kīṭakaṃṭakapāṣāṇabhūmyāṃ tu śayanaṃ tathā
  • kīṭa -
  • kīṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kīṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kaṇṭaka -
  • kaṇṭaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pāṣāṇa -
  • pāṣāṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhūmyām -
  • bhūmi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    bhūmyā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    bhūmī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • śayanam -
  • śayana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śayana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śayanā (noun, feminine)
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “sthānaṃ vīrāsanarataḥ saṃvibhāgī dṛḍhabataḥ
  • sthānam -
  • sthāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • vīrāsana -
  • vīrāsana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rataḥ -
  • rata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ram -> rata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ram class 1 verb]
  • saṃvibhāgī -
  • saṃvibhāgin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dṛḍha -
  • dṛḍha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dṛḍha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bataḥ -
  • bata (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:
কীটকংটকপাষাণভূম্যাং তু শযনং তথা ।
স্থানং বীরাসনরতঃ সংবিভাগী দৃঢবতঃ ॥ ৫৮ ॥

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:
ಕೀಟಕಂಟಕಪಾಷಾಣಭೂಮ್ಯಾಂ ತು ಶಯನಂ ತಥಾ ।
ಸ್ಥಾನಂ ವೀರಾಸನರತಃ ಸಂವಿಭಾಗೀ ದೃಢಬತಃ ॥ ೫೮ ॥

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:
કીટકંટકપાષાણભૂમ્યાં તુ શયનં તથા ।
સ્થાનં વીરાસનરતઃ સંવિભાગી દૃઢબતઃ ॥ ૫૮ ॥

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:
കീടകംടകപാഷാണഭൂമ്യാം തു ശയനം തഥാ ।
സ്ഥാനം വീരാസനരതഃ സംവിഭാഗീ ദൃഢബതഃ ॥ ൫൮ ॥

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