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.


यश्चात्र वसते व्यास शृणु तस्य हि या गतिः ।
तरुणार्कप्रदीप्तेन वेदिकास्तंभशोभिना ॥ ६१ ॥

yaścātra vasate vyāsa śṛṇu tasya hi yā gatiḥ |
taruṇārkapradīptena vedikāstaṃbhaśobhinā || 61 ||

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.

Yah, Vasati, Vasat, Vyasa, Tad, Gati, Taru, Taruna, Arka, Pradipta, Vedika, Bha, Shobhin, Shobhi,

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: “yaścātra vasate vyāsa śṛṇu tasya hi gatiḥ
  • yaś -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • cāt -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ra -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vasate -
  • vasati (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    vasati (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    vas -> vasat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √vas class 1 verb]
    vas -> vasat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √vas class 1 verb]
    vas (verb class 2)
    [present middle third plural]
  • vyāsa -
  • vyāsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vyāsa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śṛṇu -
  • śru (verb class 5)
    [imperative active second single]
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • yā* -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • gatiḥ -
  • gati (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    gati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “taruṇārkapradīptena vedikāstaṃbhaśobhinā
  • taruṇā -
  • taru (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    taru (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    taruṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    taruṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • arka -
  • arka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    arka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pradīptena -
  • pradīpta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    pradīpta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • vedikās -
  • vedika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vedikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    tan (noun, masculine)
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • bha -
  • bha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śobhinā -
  • śobhin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    śobhin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    śobhī (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental 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:
যশ্চাত্র বসতে ব্যাস শৃণু তস্য হি যা গতিঃ ।
তরুণার্কপ্রদীপ্তেন বেদিকাস্তংভশোভিনা ॥ ৬১ ॥

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:
ಯಶ್ಚಾತ್ರ ವಸತೇ ವ್ಯಾಸ ಶೃಣು ತಸ್ಯ ಹಿ ಯಾ ಗತಿಃ ।
ತರುಣಾರ್ಕಪ್ರದೀಪ್ತೇನ ವೇದಿಕಾಸ್ತಂಭಶೋಭಿನಾ ॥ ೬೧ ॥

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:
યશ્ચાત્ર વસતે વ્યાસ શૃણુ તસ્ય હિ યા ગતિઃ ।
તરુણાર્કપ્રદીપ્તેન વેદિકાસ્તંભશોભિના ॥ ૬૧ ॥

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:
യശ്ചാത്ര വസതേ വ്യാസ ശൃണു തസ്യ ഹി യാ ഗതിഃ ।
തരുണാര്കപ്രദീപ്തേന വേദികാസ്തംഭശോഭിനാ ॥ ൬൧ ॥

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