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.


रविदंष्ट्री च लंकाहा हाहाकारो वरप्रदः ।
भवसेतुर्महासेतुर्बद्धसेतू रमेश्वरः ॥ ११० ॥

ravidaṃṣṭrī ca laṃkāhā hāhākāro varapradaḥ |
bhavaseturmahāseturbaddhasetū rameśvaraḥ || 110 ||

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.

Ravin, Damshtrin, Damshtri, Lanka, Ahar, Hahakara, Varaprada, Bhava, Setri, Setu, Mahasetu, Baddha, Rameshvara,

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: “ravidaṃṣṭrī ca laṃkāhā hāhākāro varapradaḥ
  • ravi -
  • ravi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ravin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ravin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • daṃṣṭrī -
  • daṃṣṭrī (noun, masculine)
    daṃṣṭrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    daṃṣṭrin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • laṅkā -
  • laṅka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    laṅkā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ahā* -
  • ahar (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active second single], [aorist active second single]
    (verb class 3)
    [aorist active second single]
  • hāhākāro* -
  • hāhākāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • varapradaḥ -
  • varaprada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “bhavaseturmahāseturbaddhasetū rameśvaraḥ
  • bhava -
  • bhava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhava (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • setur -
  • setṛ (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    setu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    setu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahāsetur -
  • mahāsetu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • baddha -
  • baddha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    baddha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • setū -
  • setu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    setu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • rameśvaraḥ -
  • rameśvara (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:
রবিদংষ্ট্রী চ লংকাহা হাহাকারো বরপ্রদঃ ।
ভবসেতুর্মহাসেতুর্বদ্ধসেতূ রমেশ্বরঃ ॥ ১১০ ॥

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:
ರವಿದಂಷ್ಟ್ರೀ ಚ ಲಂಕಾಹಾ ಹಾಹಾಕಾರೋ ವರಪ್ರದಃ ।
ಭವಸೇತುರ್ಮಹಾಸೇತುರ್ಬದ್ಧಸೇತೂ ರಮೇಶ್ವರಃ ॥ ೧೧೦ ॥

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:
રવિદંષ્ટ્રી ચ લંકાહા હાહાકારો વરપ્રદઃ ।
ભવસેતુર્મહાસેતુર્બદ્ધસેતૂ રમેશ્વરઃ ॥ ૧૧૦ ॥

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:
രവിദംഷ്ട്രീ ച ലംകാഹാ ഹാഹാകാരോ വരപ്രദഃ ।
ഭവസേതുര്മഹാസേതുര്ബദ്ധസേതൂ രമേശ്വരഃ ॥ ൧൧൦ ॥

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