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.


अथ दीर्घेण कालेन द्वादशाब्दं भयावहा ।
अनावृष्टिस्तु संजाता सर्वप्राणिभयंकरी ॥ २५ ॥

atha dīrgheṇa kālena dvādaśābdaṃ bhayāvahā |
anāvṛṣṭistu saṃjātā sarvaprāṇibhayaṃkarī || 25 ||

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.

Atha, Dirgha, Kalena, Kala, Dvadashabda, Bhayavaha, Anavrishti, Sanjata, Sarvapranin, Sarvaprani, Bhayankari,

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: “atha dīrgheṇa kālena dvādaśābdaṃ bhayāvahā
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
  • dīrgheṇa -
  • dīrgha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    dīrgha (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • kālena -
  • kālena (indeclinable)
    kāla (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    kāla (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • dvādaśābdam -
  • dvādaśābda (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dvādaśābda (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dvādaśābdā (noun, feminine)
  • bhayāvahā -
  • bhayāvahā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “anāvṛṣṭistu saṃjātā sarvaprāṇibhayaṃkarī
  • anāvṛṣṭis -
  • anāvṛṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • sañjātā -
  • sañjātā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sarvaprāṇi -
  • sarvaprāṇin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    sarvaprāṇin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sarvaprāṇī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    sarvaprāṇī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    sarvaprāṇī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • bhayaṅkarī -
  • bhayaṅkarī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    bhayaṅkarī (noun, masculine)

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:
অথ দীর্ঘেণ কালেন দ্বাদশাব্দং ভযাবহা ।
অনাবৃষ্টিস্তু সংজাতা সর্বপ্রাণিভযংকরী ॥ ২৫ ॥

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:
ಅಥ ದೀರ್ಘೇಣ ಕಾಲೇನ ದ್ವಾದಶಾಬ್ದಂ ಭಯಾವಹಾ ।
ಅನಾವೃಷ್ಟಿಸ್ತು ಸಂಜಾತಾ ಸರ್ವಪ್ರಾಣಿಭಯಂಕರೀ ॥ ೨೫ ॥

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:
અથ દીર્ઘેણ કાલેન દ્વાદશાબ્દં ભયાવહા ।
અનાવૃષ્ટિસ્તુ સંજાતા સર્વપ્રાણિભયંકરી ॥ ૨૫ ॥

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:
അഥ ദീര്ഘേണ കാലേന ദ്വാദശാബ്ദം ഭയാവഹാ ।
അനാവൃഷ്ടിസ്തു സംജാതാ സര്വപ്രാണിഭയംകരീ ॥ ൨൫ ॥

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