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.


देवतीर्थं हंसतीर्थ प्रभासं तीर्थमुत्तमम् ।
मूलस्थानं च कण्ठेशमट्टहासमतः परम् ॥ ९३ ॥

devatīrthaṃ haṃsatīrtha prabhāsaṃ tīrthamuttamam |
mūlasthānaṃ ca kaṇṭheśamaṭṭahāsamataḥ param || 93 ||

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.

Devatirtha, Hamsatirtha, Prabhasa, Tirtha, Uttamam, Uttama, Mulasthana, Kantha, Isha, Ish, Attahasa, Atah, Param, Para,

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: “devatīrthaṃ haṃsatīrtha prabhāsaṃ tīrthamuttamam
  • devatīrtham -
  • devatīrtha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • haṃsatīrtha -
  • haṃsatīrtha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prabhāsam -
  • prabhāsa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    prabhāsa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    prabhāsā (noun, feminine)
  • tīrtham -
  • tīrtha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • uttamam -
  • uttamam (indeclinable)
    uttama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    uttama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uttamā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “mūlasthānaṃ ca kaṇṭheśamaṭṭahāsamataḥ param
  • mūlasthānam -
  • mūlasthāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kaṇṭhe -
  • kaṇṭha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    kaṇṭh (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative active second single]
  • īśam -
  • īśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    īśa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    īśā (noun, feminine)
    īś (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • aṭṭahāsam -
  • aṭṭahāsa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    aṭṭahāsā (noun, feminine)
  • ataḥ -
  • ataḥ (indeclinable)
  • param -
  • param (indeclinable)
    para (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    para (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative 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:
দেবতীর্থং হংসতীর্থ প্রভাসং তীর্থমুত্তমম্ ।
মূলস্থানং চ কণ্ঠেশমট্টহাসমতঃ পরম্ ॥ ৯৩ ॥

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:
ದೇವತೀರ್ಥಂ ಹಂಸತೀರ್ಥ ಪ್ರಭಾಸಂ ತೀರ್ಥಮುತ್ತಮಮ್ ।
ಮೂಲಸ್ಥಾನಂ ಚ ಕಣ್ಠೇಶಮಟ್ಟಹಾಸಮತಃ ಪರಮ್ ॥ ೯೩ ॥

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:
દેવતીર્થં હંસતીર્થ પ્રભાસં તીર્થમુત્તમમ્ ।
મૂલસ્થાનં ચ કણ્ઠેશમટ્ટહાસમતઃ પરમ્ ॥ ૯૩ ॥

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:
ദേവതീര്ഥം ഹംസതീര്ഥ പ്രഭാസം തീര്ഥമുത്തമമ് ।
മൂലസ്ഥാനം ച കണ്ഠേശമട്ടഹാസമതഃ പരമ് ॥ ൯൩ ॥

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