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.


बिन्दुसरेति विख्यातं सर्वकामवरप्रदम् ।
गंगा सरस्वती पुण्या शरयूश्च पयस्विनी ॥ ६ ॥

bindusareti vikhyātaṃ sarvakāmavarapradam |
gaṃgā sarasvatī puṇyā śarayūśca payasvinī || 6 ||

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.

Bindusara, Iti, Vikhyata, Sarvakamavara, Prada, Ganga, Sarasvat, Sarasvati, Punya, Sharayu, Payasvin, Payasvini,

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: “bindusareti vikhyātaṃ sarvakāmavarapradam
  • bindusare -
  • bindusara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    bindusara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • vikhyātam -
  • vikhyāta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vikhyāta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vikhyātā (noun, feminine)
  • sarvakāmavara -
  • sarvakāmavara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pradam -
  • prada (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    prada (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pradā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “gaṃgā sarasvatī puṇyā śarayūśca payasvinī
  • gaṅgā -
  • gaṅgā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sarasvatī -
  • sarasvatī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    sarasvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • puṇyā -
  • puṇyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    puṇ -> puṇyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
  • śarayūś -
  • śarayu (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
    śarayū (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śarayū (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • payasvinī -
  • payasvinī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    payasvin (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

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:
বিন্দুসরেতি বিখ্যাতং সর্বকামবরপ্রদম্ ।
গংগা সরস্বতী পুণ্যা শরযূশ্চ পযস্বিনী ॥ ৬ ॥

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:
ಬಿನ್ದುಸರೇತಿ ವಿಖ್ಯಾತಂ ಸರ್ವಕಾಮವರಪ್ರದಮ್ ।
ಗಂಗಾ ಸರಸ್ವತೀ ಪುಣ್ಯಾ ಶರಯೂಶ್ಚ ಪಯಸ್ವಿನೀ ॥ ೬ ॥

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:
બિન્દુસરેતિ વિખ્યાતં સર્વકામવરપ્રદમ્ ।
ગંગા સરસ્વતી પુણ્યા શરયૂશ્ચ પયસ્વિની ॥ ૬ ॥

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:
ബിന്ദുസരേതി വിഖ്യാതം സര്വകാമവരപ്രദമ് ।
ഗംഗാ സരസ്വതീ പുണ്യാ ശരയൂശ്ച പയസ്വിനീ ॥ ൬ ॥

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