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.


सुवर्णार्थे महान्नादो ममेदमिति जल्पताम् ।
अज्ञानात्संगरश्चैव संजातः प्राणहारकः ॥ ९ ॥

suvarṇārthe mahānnādo mamedamiti jalpatām |
ajñānātsaṃgaraścaiva saṃjātaḥ prāṇahārakaḥ || 9 ||

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.

Suvarna, Artha, Maha, Mahat, Ada, Mit, Jalpat, Ajnanat, Ajnana, Sangara, Sanjata, Pranaharaka,

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: “suvarṇārthe mahānnādo mamedamiti jalpatām
  • suvarṇā -
  • suvarṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    suvarṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    suvarṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • arthe -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    arth (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • mahānn -
  • maha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    mahat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • ādo* -
  • āda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ad (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second single]
  • mameda -
  • med (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • miti -
  • miti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    mit (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • jalpatām -
  • jalp -> jalpat (participle, masculine)
    [genitive plural from √jalp class 1 verb]
    jalp -> jalpat (participle, neuter)
    [genitive plural from √jalp class 1 verb]
    jalpat (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    jalpat (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    jalpat (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    jalp (verb class 1)
    [imperative active third dual]
  • Line 2: “ajñānātsaṃgaraścaiva saṃjātaḥ prāṇahārakaḥ
  • ajñānāt -
  • ajñānāt (indeclinable)
    ajñāna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    ajñāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • saṅgaraś -
  • saṅgara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • sañjātaḥ -
  • sañjāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prāṇahārakaḥ -
  • prāṇahāraka (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:
সুবর্ণার্থে মহান্নাদো মমেদমিতি জল্পতাম্ ।
অজ্ঞানাত্সংগরশ্চৈব সংজাতঃ প্রাণহারকঃ ॥ ৯ ॥

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:
ಸುವರ್ಣಾರ್ಥೇ ಮಹಾನ್ನಾದೋ ಮಮೇದಮಿತಿ ಜಲ್ಪತಾಮ್ ।
ಅಜ್ಞಾನಾತ್ಸಂಗರಶ್ಚೈವ ಸಂಜಾತಃ ಪ್ರಾಣಹಾರಕಃ ॥ ೯ ॥

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:
સુવર્ણાર્થે મહાન્નાદો મમેદમિતિ જલ્પતામ્ ।
અજ્ઞાનાત્સંગરશ્ચૈવ સંજાતઃ પ્રાણહારકઃ ॥ ૯ ॥

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:
സുവര്ണാര്ഥേ മഹാന്നാദോ മമേദമിതി ജല്പതാമ് ।
അജ്ഞാനാത്സംഗരശ്ചൈവ സംജാതഃ പ്രാണഹാരകഃ ॥ ൯ ॥

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