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.


चक्रनालीकनाराचैस्तोमरैः खड्गमुद्गरैः ।
वत्सदन्तैस्तथा भल्लैः कर्णिकारैश्च शोभनैः ॥ ५५ ॥

cakranālīkanārācaistomaraiḥ khaḍgamudgaraiḥ |
vatsadantaistathā bhallaiḥ karṇikāraiśca śobhanaiḥ || 55 ||

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.

Cakra, Nalika, Naraca, Tomara, Khadga, Gara, Vatsadanta, Tatha, Bhalla, Karnikara, Shobhana,

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: “cakranālīkanārācaistomaraiḥ khaḍgamudgaraiḥ
  • cakra -
  • cakra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cakra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
    kṛ (verb class 5)
    [perfect active second plural]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    kṛ (verb class 3)
    [perfect active second plural]
    kṛ (verb class 6)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • nālīka -
  • nālīka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nālīka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nārācais -
  • nārāca (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    nārāca (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • tomaraiḥ -
  • tomara (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    tomara (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • khaḍgam -
  • khaḍga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    khaḍga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ud -
  • ud (Preverb)
  • garai -
  • gṛ (verb class 1)
    [imperative middle first single], [imperative active second single]
    gara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    garā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiḥ -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second single]
  • Line 2: “vatsadantaistathā bhallaiḥ karṇikāraiśca śobhanaiḥ
  • vatsadantais -
  • vatsadanta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    vatsadanta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • tathā* -
  • tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • bhallaiḥ -
  • bhalla (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    bhalla (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • karṇikāraiś -
  • karṇikāra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    karṇikāra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śobhanaiḥ -
  • śobhana (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    śobhana (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]

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:
চক্রনালীকনারাচৈস্তোমরৈঃ খড্গমুদ্গরৈঃ ।
বত্সদন্তৈস্তথা ভল্লৈঃ কর্ণিকারৈশ্চ শোভনৈঃ ॥ ৫৫ ॥

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:
ಚಕ್ರನಾಲೀಕನಾರಾಚೈಸ್ತೋಮರೈಃ ಖಡ್ಗಮುದ್ಗರೈಃ ।
ವತ್ಸದನ್ತೈಸ್ತಥಾ ಭಲ್ಲೈಃ ಕರ್ಣಿಕಾರೈಶ್ಚ ಶೋಭನೈಃ ॥ ೫೫ ॥

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:
ચક્રનાલીકનારાચૈસ્તોમરૈઃ ખડ્ગમુદ્ગરૈઃ ।
વત્સદન્તૈસ્તથા ભલ્લૈઃ કર્ણિકારૈશ્ચ શોભનૈઃ ॥ ૫૫ ॥

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:
ചക്രനാലീകനാരാചൈസ്തോമരൈഃ ഖഡ്ഗമുദ്ഗരൈഃ ।
വത്സദന്തൈസ്തഥാ ഭല്ലൈഃ കര്ണികാരൈശ്ച ശോഭനൈഃ ॥ ൫൫ ॥

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