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.


अथारण्यं महारौद्रं प्रविष्टः करभस्तदा ।
अन्तर्धानं जगामाशु स च राजा वनेऽविशत् ॥ १४ ॥

athāraṇyaṃ mahāraudraṃ praviṣṭaḥ karabhastadā |
antardhānaṃ jagāmāśu sa ca rājā vane'viśat || 14 ||

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, Aranya, Maharaudra, Pravishta, Karabha, Tada, Antardhana, Ashu, Raja, Vana, Vani,

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: “athāraṇyaṃ mahāraudraṃ praviṣṭaḥ karabhastadā
  • athā -
  • athā (indeclinable)
    atha (indeclinable)
  • araṇyam -
  • araṇya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    araṇya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    araṇyā (noun, feminine)
    raṇ (verb class 4)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • mahāraudram -
  • mahāraudra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mahāraudra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mahāraudrā (noun, feminine)
  • praviṣṭaḥ -
  • praviṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • karabhas -
  • karabha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “antardhānaṃ jagāmāśu sa ca rājā vane'viśat
  • antardhānam -
  • antardhāna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    antardhāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • jagāmā -
  • (verb class 3)
    [imperative active first plural]
    gam (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    gam (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    gam (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third 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]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rājā* -
  • rāja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    rājā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vane' -
  • vana (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vana (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    vanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vani (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    vani (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • aviśat -
  • viś (verb class 6)
    [imperfect active third 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:
অথারণ্যং মহারৌদ্রং প্রবিষ্টঃ করভস্তদা ।
অন্তর্ধানং জগামাশু স চ রাজা বনেঽবিশত্ ॥ ১৪ ॥

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:
ಅಥಾರಣ್ಯಂ ಮಹಾರೌದ್ರಂ ಪ್ರವಿಷ್ಟಃ ಕರಭಸ್ತದಾ ।
ಅನ್ತರ್ಧಾನಂ ಜಗಾಮಾಶು ಸ ಚ ರಾಜಾ ವನೇಽವಿಶತ್ ॥ ೧೪ ॥

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:
અથારણ્યં મહારૌદ્રં પ્રવિષ્ટઃ કરભસ્તદા ।
અન્તર્ધાનં જગામાશુ સ ચ રાજા વનેઽવિશત્ ॥ ૧૪ ॥

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:
അഥാരണ്യം മഹാരൌദ്രം പ്രവിഷ്ടഃ കരഭസ്തദാ ।
അന്തര്ധാനം ജഗാമാശു സ ച രാജാ വനേഽവിശത് ॥ ൧൪ ॥

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