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.


तत्रैव हि ह्रदो जातः सर्वदैवतवंदितः ।
ख्यातं शिवपदं तद्धि यत्पदाऽक्रांतवान्विभुः ॥ २० ॥

tatraiva hi hrado jātaḥ sarvadaivatavaṃditaḥ |
khyātaṃ śivapadaṃ taddhi yatpadā'krāṃtavānvibhuḥ || 20 ||

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.

Tatraiva, Hrada, Jatri, Jata, Sarvada, Tavas, Dita, Khyata, Shivapada, Tat, Tad, Yat, Yad, Akranta, Vat, Vibhu,

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: “tatraiva hi hrado jātaḥ sarvadaivatavaṃditaḥ
  • tatraiva -
  • tatraiva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • hrado* -
  • hrada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • jātaḥ -
  • jātṛ (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    jāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    jan -> jāta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √jan class 1 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 2 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 3 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 4 verb]
  • sarvadai -
  • sarvadā (indeclinable)
    sarvada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarvada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarvadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • tavan -
  • tavas (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • ditaḥ -
  • dita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “khyātaṃ śivapadaṃ taddhi yatpadā'krāṃtavānvibhuḥ
  • khyātam -
  • khyāta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    khyāta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    khyātā (noun, feminine)
    khyā -> khyāta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √khyā class 2 verb]
    khyā -> khyāta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √khyā class 2 verb], [accusative single from √khyā class 2 verb]
    khyā (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second dual]
  • śivapadam -
  • śivapada (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • taddh -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • yat -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • padā' -
  • akrānta -
  • akrānta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    akrānta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vān -
  • va (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    -> vāt (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √ class 2 verb]
    -> vāt (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √ class 1 verb]
  • vibhuḥ -
  • vibhu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    vibhu (noun, feminine)
    [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:
তত্রৈব হি হ্রদো জাতঃ সর্বদৈবতবংদিতঃ ।
খ্যাতং শিবপদং তদ্ধি যত্পদাঽক্রাংতবান্বিভুঃ ॥ ২০ ॥

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:
ತತ್ರೈವ ಹಿ ಹ್ರದೋ ಜಾತಃ ಸರ್ವದೈವತವಂದಿತಃ ।
ಖ್ಯಾತಂ ಶಿವಪದಂ ತದ್ಧಿ ಯತ್ಪದಾಽಕ್ರಾಂತವಾನ್ವಿಭುಃ ॥ ೨೦ ॥

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:
તત્રૈવ હિ હ્રદો જાતઃ સર્વદૈવતવંદિતઃ ।
ખ્યાતં શિવપદં તદ્ધિ યત્પદાઽક્રાંતવાન્વિભુઃ ॥ ૨૦ ॥

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:
തത്രൈവ ഹി ഹ്രദോ ജാതഃ സര്വദൈവതവംദിതഃ ।
ഖ്യാതം ശിവപദം തദ്ധി യത്പദാഽക്രാംതവാന്വിഭുഃ ॥ ൨൦ ॥

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