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.


करोति सततं व्यास तेषां लोकाः सनातनाः ।
मेरोश्चेशानके तीर्थं दिव्यं परम शोभनम् ॥ ५ ॥

karoti satataṃ vyāsa teṣāṃ lokāḥ sanātanāḥ |
merośceśānake tīrthaṃ divyaṃ parama śobhanam || 5 ||

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.

Karoti, Satatam, Satata, Vyasa, Tad, Loka, Sanatana, Meru, Ishana, Kah, Kim, Tirtha, Divya, Parama, Shobhana,

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: “karoti satataṃ vyāsa teṣāṃ lokāḥ sanātanāḥ
  • karoti -
  • karoti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    karoti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    karoti (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [present active third single]
  • satatam -
  • satatam (indeclinable)
    satata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    satata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    satatā (noun, feminine)
  • vyāsa -
  • vyāsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vyāsa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • teṣām -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • lokāḥ -
  • loka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • sanātanāḥ -
  • sanātana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 2: “merośceśānake tīrthaṃ divyaṃ parama śobhanam
  • meroś -
  • meru (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    meru (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • ce -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • īśāna -
  • īśāna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    īśāna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    īś -> īśāna (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √īś class 2 verb]
    īś -> īśāna (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √īś class 2 verb]
  • ke -
  • ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tīrtham -
  • tīrtha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • divyam -
  • divya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    divya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    divyā (noun, feminine)
  • parama -
  • parama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    parama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śobhanam -
  • śobhana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śobhana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śobhanā (noun, feminine)

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:
করোতি সততং ব্যাস তেষাং লোকাঃ সনাতনাঃ ।
মেরোশ্চেশানকে তীর্থং দিব্যং পরম শোভনম্ ॥ ৫ ॥

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:
ಕರೋತಿ ಸತತಂ ವ್ಯಾಸ ತೇಷಾಂ ಲೋಕಾಃ ಸನಾತನಾಃ ।
ಮೇರೋಶ್ಚೇಶಾನಕೇ ತೀರ್ಥಂ ದಿವ್ಯಂ ಪರಮ ಶೋಭನಮ್ ॥ ೫ ॥

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:
કરોતિ સતતં વ્યાસ તેષાં લોકાઃ સનાતનાઃ ।
મેરોશ્ચેશાનકે તીર્થં દિવ્યં પરમ શોભનમ્ ॥ ૫ ॥

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:
കരോതി സതതം വ്യാസ തേഷാം ലോകാഃ സനാതനാഃ ।
മേരോശ്ചേശാനകേ തീര്ഥം ദിവ്യം പരമ ശോഭനമ് ॥ ൫ ॥

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