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.


हविरग्निश्चरुस्थाली समिधश्चानिलो यमः ।
होतोद्गाता शुचिः कुण्डः सामगो वैकृतिः सवः ॥ ६२ ॥

haviragniścarusthālī samidhaścānilo yamaḥ |
hotodgātā śuciḥ kuṇḍaḥ sāmago vaikṛtiḥ savaḥ || 62 ||

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.

Havis, Agni, Carusthali, Samidh, Samidha, Las, Yama, Hotri, Hota, Udgatri, Udgata, Shuci, Kunda, Samaga, Kriti, Sava,

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: “haviragniścarusthālī samidhaścānilo yamaḥ
  • havir -
  • havis (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • agniś -
  • agni (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • carusthālī -
  • carusthālī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • samidhaś -
  • samidh (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    samidh (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    samidh (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    samidha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • cāni -
  • ca (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • lo* -
  • las (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    las (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    la (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yamaḥ -
  • yama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “hotodgātā śuciḥ kuṇḍaḥ sāmago vaikṛtiḥ savaḥ
  • hoto -
  • hotṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    hotā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    hu (verb class 3)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
  • udgātā -
  • udgātṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    udgātā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • śuciḥ -
  • śuci (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śuci (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kuṇḍaḥ -
  • kuṇḍa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sāmago* -
  • sāmaga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    sāmagā (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • kṛtiḥ -
  • kṛti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    kṛti (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • savaḥ -
  • savas (noun, neuter)
    sava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print 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:
হবিরগ্নিশ্চরুস্থালী সমিধশ্চানিলো যমঃ ।
হোতোদ্গাতা শুচিঃ কুণ্ডঃ সামগো বৈকৃতিঃ সবঃ ॥ ৬২ ॥

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:
ಹವಿರಗ್ನಿಶ್ಚರುಸ್ಥಾಲೀ ಸಮಿಧಶ್ಚಾನಿಲೋ ಯಮಃ ।
ಹೋತೋದ್ಗಾತಾ ಶುಚಿಃ ಕುಣ್ಡಃ ಸಾಮಗೋ ವೈಕೃತಿಃ ಸವಃ ॥ ೬೨ ॥

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:
હવિરગ્નિશ્ચરુસ્થાલી સમિધશ્ચાનિલો યમઃ ।
હોતોદ્ગાતા શુચિઃ કુણ્ડઃ સામગો વૈકૃતિઃ સવઃ ॥ ૬૨ ॥

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:
ഹവിരഗ്നിശ്ചരുസ്ഥാലീ സമിധശ്ചാനിലോ യമഃ ।
ഹോതോദ്ഗാതാ ശുചിഃ കുണ്ഡഃ സാമഗോ വൈകൃതിഃ സവഃ ॥ ൬൨ ॥

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