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.


हाटकेश्वरजे क्षेत्रे संन्यस्तः प्रथमः क्रमः ।
महर्लोके द्विती यस्तु तदा तेन महात्मना ॥ ८ ॥

hāṭakeśvaraje kṣetre saṃnyastaḥ prathamaḥ kramaḥ |
maharloke dvitī yastu tadā tena mahātmanā || 8 ||

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:

Read online Buy now! The English translation by G. V. Tagare (2007)

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.

Hatakeshvara, Kshetra, Samnyasta, Prathama, Krama, Maharloka, Iti, Yah, Tada, Tad, Tena, Mahatman, Mahatmana,

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: “hāṭakeśvaraje kṣetre saṃnyastaḥ prathamaḥ kramaḥ
  • hāṭakeśvara -
  • hāṭakeśvara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    hāṭakeśvara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • je -
  • ja (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ja (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ji (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    ji (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • kṣetre -
  • kṣetra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • saṃnyastaḥ -
  • saṃnyasta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prathamaḥ -
  • prathama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kramaḥ -
  • krama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “maharloke dvitī yastu tadā tena mahātmanā
  • maharloke -
  • maharloka (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • dvi -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
  • itī -
  • iti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • yas -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tena -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tan (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • mahātmanā -
  • mahātman (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    mahātman (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    mahātmanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative 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:
হাটকেশ্বরজে ক্ষেত্রে সংন্যস্তঃ প্রথমঃ ক্রমঃ ।
মহর্লোকে দ্বিতী যস্তু তদা তেন মহাত্মনা ॥ ৮ ॥

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:
ಹಾಟಕೇಶ್ವರಜೇ ಕ್ಷೇತ್ರೇ ಸಂನ್ಯಸ್ತಃ ಪ್ರಥಮಃ ಕ್ರಮಃ ।
ಮಹರ್ಲೋಕೇ ದ್ವಿತೀ ಯಸ್ತು ತದಾ ತೇನ ಮಹಾತ್ಮನಾ ॥ ೮ ॥

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:
હાટકેશ્વરજે ક્ષેત્રે સંન્યસ્તઃ પ્રથમઃ ક્રમઃ ।
મહર્લોકે દ્વિતી યસ્તુ તદા તેન મહાત્મના ॥ ૮ ॥

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:
ഹാടകേശ്വരജേ ക്ഷേത്രേ സംന്യസ്തഃ പ്രഥമഃ ക്രമഃ ।
മഹര്ലോകേ ദ്വിതീ യസ്തു തദാ തേന മഹാത്മനാ ॥ ൮ ॥

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