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.


ज्येष्ठो भ्राता सुबाहुश्च द्वितीयः शत्रुमर्दनः ।
जयश्च विजयश्चैव तेषां लघुरहं यतः ॥ २१ ॥

jyeṣṭho bhrātā subāhuśca dvitīyaḥ śatrumardanaḥ |
jayaśca vijayaścaiva teṣāṃ laghurahaṃ yataḥ || 21 ||

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.

Jyeshtha, Bhratri, Subahu, Dvitiya, Shatrumardana, Jaya, Vijaya, Tad, Laghu, Aha, Asmad, Yatah, Yat, Yata,

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: “jyeṣṭho bhrātā subāhuśca dvitīyaḥ śatrumardanaḥ
  • jyeṣṭho* -
  • jyeṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhrātā -
  • bhrātṛ (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • subāhuś -
  • subāhu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    subāhu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dvitīyaḥ -
  • dvitīya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śatrumardanaḥ -
  • śatrumardana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “jayaśca vijayaścaiva teṣāṃ laghurahaṃ yataḥ
  • jayaś -
  • jaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ji (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    ji (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vijayaś -
  • vijaya (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]
  • teṣām -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • laghur -
  • laghu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • yataḥ -
  • yataḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yataḥ (indeclinable)
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    yata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    i -> yat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √i class 2 verb], [ablative single from √i class 2 verb], [genitive single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √i class 2 verb], [genitive single from √i class 2 verb]
    yam -> yata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √yam class 1 verb]

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:
জ্যেষ্ঠো ভ্রাতা সুবাহুশ্চ দ্বিতীযঃ শত্রুমর্দনঃ ।
জযশ্চ বিজযশ্চৈব তেষাং লঘুরহং যতঃ ॥ ২১ ॥

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:
ಜ್ಯೇಷ್ಠೋ ಭ್ರಾತಾ ಸುಬಾಹುಶ್ಚ ದ್ವಿತೀಯಃ ಶತ್ರುಮರ್ದನಃ ।
ಜಯಶ್ಚ ವಿಜಯಶ್ಚೈವ ತೇಷಾಂ ಲಘುರಹಂ ಯತಃ ॥ ೨೧ ॥

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:
જ્યેષ્ઠો ભ્રાતા સુબાહુશ્ચ દ્વિતીયઃ શત્રુમર્દનઃ ।
જયશ્ચ વિજયશ્ચૈવ તેષાં લઘુરહં યતઃ ॥ ૨૧ ॥

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:
ജ്യേഷ്ഠോ ഭ്രാതാ സുബാഹുശ്ച ദ്വിതീയഃ ശത്രുമര്ദനഃ ।
ജയശ്ച വിജയശ്ചൈവ തേഷാം ലഘുരഹം യതഃ ॥ ൨൧ ॥

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