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.


इति चांधकशूलोयं यावद्भोगवतीं गतः ।
तावत्समुत्थिता घोरा असुरा रुधिरोद्भवाः ॥ १५ ॥

iti cāṃdhakaśūloyaṃ yāvadbhogavatīṃ gataḥ |
tāvatsamutthitā ghorā asurā rudhirodbhavāḥ || 15 ||

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.

Iti, Dah, Yah, Yavat, Bhogavati, Gat, Gata, Tavat, Samutthita, Ghora, Asura, Rudhira, Udbhava,

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: “iti cāṃdhakaśūloyaṃ yāvadbhogavatīṃ gataḥ
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • cān -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • dhak -
  • dah (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    dah (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • aśūlo -
  • śūl (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active second single]
  • yam -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • yāvad -
  • yāvat (indeclinable)
    yāvat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yāvat (noun, masculine)
    yāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • bhogavatīm -
  • bhogavatī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • gataḥ -
  • gat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    gat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    gata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “tāvatsamutthitā ghorā asurā rudhirodbhavāḥ
  • tāvat -
  • tāvat (indeclinable)
    tāvat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tāvat (noun, masculine)
    tāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • samutthitā* -
  • samutthita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    samutthitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ghorā* -
  • ghora (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    ghorā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • asurā* -
  • asura (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    asurā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • rudhiro -
  • rudhira (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rudhira (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rudhirā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • udbhavāḥ -
  • udbhava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    udbhavā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

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:
ইতি চাংধকশূলোযং যাবদ্ভোগবতীং গতঃ ।
তাবত্সমুত্থিতা ঘোরা অসুরা রুধিরোদ্ভবাঃ ॥ ১৫ ॥

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:
ಇತಿ ಚಾಂಧಕಶೂಲೋಯಂ ಯಾವದ್ಭೋಗವತೀಂ ಗತಃ ।
ತಾವತ್ಸಮುತ್ಥಿತಾ ಘೋರಾ ಅಸುರಾ ರುಧಿರೋದ್ಭವಾಃ ॥ ೧೫ ॥

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:
ઇતિ ચાંધકશૂલોયં યાવદ્ભોગવતીં ગતઃ ।
તાવત્સમુત્થિતા ઘોરા અસુરા રુધિરોદ્ભવાઃ ॥ ૧૫ ॥

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:
ഇതി ചാംധകശൂലോയം യാവദ്ഭോഗവതീം ഗതഃ ।
താവത്സമുത്ഥിതാ ഘോരാ അസുരാ രുധിരോദ്ഭവാഃ ॥ ൧൫ ॥

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