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.


खड्गादिभिः षडर्कांशुः पीडयामास संयुगे ।
भगस्य नेत्रे पूष्णस्तु दशनाः सूदिता मुखात् ॥ ३८ ॥

khaḍgādibhiḥ ṣaḍarkāṃśuḥ pīḍayāmāsa saṃyuge |
bhagasya netre pūṣṇastu daśanāḥ sūditā mukhāt || 38 ||

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.

Khadga, Shada, Ric, Amshu, Samyuga, Bhaga, Netri, Netra, Pushan, Pushna, Dashana, Sudita, Mukha,

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: “khaḍgādibhiḥ ṣaḍarkāṃśuḥ pīḍayāmāsa saṃyuge
  • khaḍgād -
  • khaḍga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    khaḍga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ibhiḥ -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • ṣaḍar -
  • ṣaḍa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ṣaḍa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ṛk -
  • ṛc (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • ā -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • aṃśuḥ -
  • aṃśu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pīḍayāmā -
  • pīḍ (verb class 10)
    [imperative active first plural]
  • asa -
  • asan (noun, neuter)
  • saṃyuge -
  • saṃyuga (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • Line 2: “bhagasya netre pūṣṇastu daśanāḥ sūditā mukhāt
  • bhagasya -
  • bhaga (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    bhaga (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • netre -
  • netṛ (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    netra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    netra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • pūṣṇas -
  • pūṣan (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    pūṣṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • daśanāḥ -
  • daśana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    daśanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • sūditā* -
  • sūdita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sūditā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    sūd -> sūdita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √sūd class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √sūd class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √sūd class 10 verb], [vocative plural from √sūd class 10 verb]
    sūd -> sūditā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √sūd class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √sūd class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √sūd class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √sūd class 10 verb], [vocative plural from √sūd class 10 verb], [accusative plural from √sūd class 10 verb]
  • mukhāt -
  • mukha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    mukha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]

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:
খড্গাদিভিঃ ষডর্কাংশুঃ পীডযামাস সংযুগে ।
ভগস্য নেত্রে পূষ্ণস্তু দশনাঃ সূদিতা মুখাত্ ॥ ৩৮ ॥

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:
ಖಡ್ಗಾದಿಭಿಃ ಷಡರ್ಕಾಂಶುಃ ಪೀಡಯಾಮಾಸ ಸಂಯುಗೇ ।
ಭಗಸ್ಯ ನೇತ್ರೇ ಪೂಷ್ಣಸ್ತು ದಶನಾಃ ಸೂದಿತಾ ಮುಖಾತ್ ॥ ೩೮ ॥

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:
ખડ્ગાદિભિઃ ષડર્કાંશુઃ પીડયામાસ સંયુગે ।
ભગસ્ય નેત્રે પૂષ્ણસ્તુ દશનાઃ સૂદિતા મુખાત્ ॥ ૩૮ ॥

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:
ഖഡ്ഗാദിഭിഃ ഷഡര്കാംശുഃ പീഡയാമാസ സംയുഗേ ।
ഭഗസ്യ നേത്രേ പൂഷ്ണസ്തു ദശനാഃ സൂദിതാ മുഖാത് ॥ ൩൮ ॥

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