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.


शस्त्राणि कुंठतां प्रापुर्यंत्राणि विविधानि च ।
विदीर्णानि तदा चासुर्देवदेवस्य दर्शनात् ॥ ३८ ॥

śastrāṇi kuṃṭhatāṃ prāpuryaṃtrāṇi vividhāni ca |
vidīrṇāni tadā cāsurdevadevasya darśanāt || 38 ||

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.

Shastra, Kunthata, Kunthat, Pra, Pur, Puri, Purya, Antra, Vividha, Vidirna, Tada, Asu, Devadeva, Darshana,

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: “śastrāṇi kuṃṭhatāṃ prāpuryaṃtrāṇi vividhāni ca
  • śastrāṇi -
  • śastra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • kuṇṭhatām -
  • kuṇṭhatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    kuṇṭh -> kuṇṭhat (participle, masculine)
    [genitive plural from √kuṇṭh class 1 verb]
    kuṇṭh -> kuṇṭhat (participle, neuter)
    [genitive plural from √kuṇṭh class 1 verb]
    kuṇṭh (verb class 1)
    [imperative active third dual]
  • prā -
  • prā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • purya -
  • puri (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    purī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    purya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    purya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pur -> purya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √pur]
    pur (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • antrāṇi -
  • antra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vividhāni -
  • vividha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “vidīrṇāni tadā cāsurdevadevasya darśanāt
  • vidīrṇāni -
  • vidīrṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • asur -
  • asu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 4)
    [aorist active third plural]
  • devadevasya -
  • devadeva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • darśanāt -
  • darśana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    darśana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative 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:
শস্ত্রাণি কুংঠতাং প্রাপুর্যংত্রাণি বিবিধানি চ ।
বিদীর্ণানি তদা চাসুর্দেবদেবস্য দর্শনাত্ ॥ ৩৮ ॥

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:
ಶಸ್ತ್ರಾಣಿ ಕುಂಠತಾಂ ಪ್ರಾಪುರ್ಯಂತ್ರಾಣಿ ವಿವಿಧಾನಿ ಚ ।
ವಿದೀರ್ಣಾನಿ ತದಾ ಚಾಸುರ್ದೇವದೇವಸ್ಯ ದರ್ಶನಾತ್ ॥ ೩೮ ॥

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:
શસ્ત્રાણિ કુંઠતાં પ્રાપુર્યંત્રાણિ વિવિધાનિ ચ ।
વિદીર્ણાનિ તદા ચાસુર્દેવદેવસ્ય દર્શનાત્ ॥ ૩૮ ॥

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:
ശസ്ത്രാണി കുംഠതാം പ്രാപുര്യംത്രാണി വിവിധാനി ച ।
വിദീര്ണാനി തദാ ചാസുര്ദേവദേവസ്യ ദര്ശനാത് ॥ ൩൮ ॥

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