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.


तदैव स नरो मुक्तः संसारनिगडादिभिः ।
यदैव वीक्षते लिंगं पिशाचेश्वरसंज्ञकम् ॥ ५७ ॥

tadaiva sa naro muktaḥ saṃsāranigaḍādibhiḥ |
yadaiva vīkṣate liṃgaṃ piśāceśvarasaṃjñakam || 57 ||

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.

Tada, Nara, Nri, Mukta, Samsara, Nigada, Yada, Yad, Viksha, Tad, Yushmad, Linga, Pishaca, Pishaci, Ishvara, Sanjnaka,

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: “tadaiva sa naro muktaḥ saṃsāranigaḍādibhiḥ
  • tadai -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • naro* -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • muktaḥ -
  • mukta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    muc -> mukta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √muc class 6 verb]
    muc -> mukta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √muc class 1 verb]
    muj -> mukta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √muj class 1 verb]
  • saṃsāra -
  • saṃsāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nigaḍād -
  • nigaḍa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    nigaḍa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ibhiḥ -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “yadaiva vīkṣate liṃgaṃ piśāceśvarasaṃjñakam
  • yadai -
  • yadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yadā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadā (indeclinable)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • vīkṣa -
  • vīkṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vīkṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • liṅgam -
  • liṅga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    liṅgā (noun, feminine)
  • piśāce -
  • piśāca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    piśācā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    piśāci (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • iśvara -
  • iśvara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    iśvara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sañjñakam -
  • sañjñaka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sañjñaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sañjñakā (noun, feminine)

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:
তদৈব স নরো মুক্তঃ সংসারনিগডাদিভিঃ ।
যদৈব বীক্ষতে লিংগং পিশাচেশ্বরসংজ্ঞকম্ ॥ ৫৭ ॥

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:
ತದೈವ ಸ ನರೋ ಮುಕ್ತಃ ಸಂಸಾರನಿಗಡಾದಿಭಿಃ ।
ಯದೈವ ವೀಕ್ಷತೇ ಲಿಂಗಂ ಪಿಶಾಚೇಶ್ವರಸಂಜ್ಞಕಮ್ ॥ ೫೭ ॥

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:
તદૈવ સ નરો મુક્તઃ સંસારનિગડાદિભિઃ ।
યદૈવ વીક્ષતે લિંગં પિશાચેશ્વરસંજ્ઞકમ્ ॥ ૫૭ ॥

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:
തദൈവ സ നരോ മുക്തഃ സംസാരനിഗഡാദിഭിഃ ।
യദൈവ വീക്ഷതേ ലിംഗം പിശാചേശ്വരസംജ്ഞകമ് ॥ ൫൭ ॥

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