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.


तद्गच्छ कार्यसिद्ध्यै त्वं हत्वा तं दुष्टदानवम् ।
आनयाशु महाबाहो शुभां मलयगंधिनीम् ॥ ५४ ॥

tadgaccha kāryasiddhyai tvaṃ hatvā taṃ duṣṭadānavam |
ānayāśu mahābāho śubhāṃ malayagaṃdhinīm || 54 ||

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.

Tad, Tat, Gaccha, Karyasiddhi, Tva, Yushmad, Dushta, Danava, Anaya, Ashu, Mahabahu, Shubha, Shubh, Malayagandhini,

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: “tadgaccha kāryasiddhyai tvaṃ hatvā taṃ duṣṭadānavam
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • gaccha -
  • gaccha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gam (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • kāryasiddhyai -
  • kāryasiddhi (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
  • tvam -
  • tva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • hatvā -
  • han -> hatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √han]
    han -> hatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √han]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    tan (noun, masculine)
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • duṣṭa -
  • duṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    duṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dānavam -
  • dānava (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dānava (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “ānayāśu mahābāho śubhāṃ malayagaṃdhinīm
  • ānayā -
  • ānaya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    an (verb class 0)
    [imperative active second single]
  • āśu -
  • āśu (indeclinable)
    āśu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    āśu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āśu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    āśu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • mahābāho -
  • mahābāhu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    mahābāhu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • śubhām -
  • śubhā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    śubh (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • malayagandhinīm -
  • malayagandhinī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative 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:
তদ্গচ্ছ কার্যসিদ্ধ্যৈ ত্বং হত্বা তং দুষ্টদানবম্ ।
আনযাশু মহাবাহো শুভাং মলযগংধিনীম্ ॥ ৫৪ ॥

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:
ತದ್ಗಚ್ಛ ಕಾರ್ಯಸಿದ್ಧ್ಯೈ ತ್ವಂ ಹತ್ವಾ ತಂ ದುಷ್ಟದಾನವಮ್ ।
ಆನಯಾಶು ಮಹಾಬಾಹೋ ಶುಭಾಂ ಮಲಯಗಂಧಿನೀಮ್ ॥ ೫೪ ॥

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:
તદ્ગચ્છ કાર્યસિદ્ધ્યૈ ત્વં હત્વા તં દુષ્ટદાનવમ્ ।
આનયાશુ મહાબાહો શુભાં મલયગંધિનીમ્ ॥ ૫૪ ॥

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:
തദ്ഗച്ഛ കാര്യസിദ്ധ്യൈ ത്വം ഹത്വാ തം ദുഷ്ടദാനവമ് ।
ആനയാശു മഹാബാഹോ ശുഭാം മലയഗംധിനീമ് ॥ ൫൪ ॥

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