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.


अरण्यौषधिभोक्ता च सर्वभूताभयप्रदः ।
नित्यं धर्मपरो मौनी जितक्रोधो जितेंद्रियः ॥ ५९ ॥

araṇyauṣadhibhoktā ca sarvabhūtābhayapradaḥ |
nityaṃ dharmaparo maunī jitakrodho jiteṃdriyaḥ || 59 ||

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.

Arani, Aranya, Aushadhi, Aushadhin, Bhoktri, Sarvabhuta, Abhayaprada, Nityam, Nitya, Dharmapara, Mauni, Maunin, Jitakrodha, Jitendriya,

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: “araṇyauṣadhibhoktā ca sarvabhūtābhayapradaḥ
  • araṇyau -
  • araṇī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [instrumental single], [adverb], [vocative single], [compound], [nominative single]
    araṇya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [compound], [vocative single]
    araṇya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    araṇi (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single], [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    araṇyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    araṇi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • auṣadhi -
  • auṣadhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    auṣadhī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    auṣadhin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    auṣadhin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • bhoktā -
  • bhoktṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    bhuj (verb class 6)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
    bhuj (verb class 6)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
    bhuj (verb class 7)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sarvabhūtā -
  • sarvabhūtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    sarvabhūta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarvabhūta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • abhayapradaḥ -
  • abhayaprada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “nityaṃ dharmaparo maunī jitakrodho jiteṃdriyaḥ
  • nityam -
  • nityam (indeclinable)
    nitya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nitya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nityā (noun, feminine)
  • dharmaparo* -
  • dharmapara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • maunī -
  • maunī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    maunin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • jitakrodho* -
  • jitakrodha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • jitendriyaḥ -
  • jitendriya (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:
অরণ্যৌষধিভোক্তা চ সর্বভূতাভযপ্রদঃ ।
নিত্যং ধর্মপরো মৌনী জিতক্রোধো জিতেংদ্রিযঃ ॥ ৫৯ ॥

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:
ಅರಣ್ಯೌಷಧಿಭೋಕ್ತಾ ಚ ಸರ್ವಭೂತಾಭಯಪ್ರದಃ ।
ನಿತ್ಯಂ ಧರ್ಮಪರೋ ಮೌನೀ ಜಿತಕ್ರೋಧೋ ಜಿತೇಂದ್ರಿಯಃ ॥ ೫೯ ॥

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:
અરણ્યૌષધિભોક્તા ચ સર્વભૂતાભયપ્રદઃ ।
નિત્યં ધર્મપરો મૌની જિતક્રોધો જિતેંદ્રિયઃ ॥ ૫૯ ॥

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:
അരണ്യൌഷധിഭോക്താ ച സര്വഭൂതാഭയപ്രദഃ ।
നിത്യം ധര്മപരോ മൌനീ ജിതക്രോധോ ജിതേംദ്രിയഃ ॥ ൫൯ ॥

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