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.


यदा तु स्थापितं लिंगं हाटकेश्वरसंज्ञितम् ।
देवैः प्रीतेन रुद्रेण प्रदत्तं ब्रह्मणे पुनः ॥ २ ॥

yadā tu sthāpitaṃ liṃgaṃ hāṭakeśvarasaṃjñitam |
devaiḥ prītena rudreṇa pradattaṃ brahmaṇe punaḥ || 2 ||

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.

Yada, Yad, Sthapita, Linga, Hatakeshvara, Sanjnita, Deva, Prita, Rudra, Pradatta, Brahman, Brahmana, Puna,

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: “yadā tu sthāpitaṃ liṃgaṃ hāṭakeśvarasaṃjñitam
  • yadā -
  • yadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yadā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadā (indeclinable)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • sthāpitam -
  • sthāpita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sthāpita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sthāpitā (noun, feminine)
    sthā -> sthāpita (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √sthā]
    sthā -> sthāpita (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √sthā]
    sthā -> sthāpitā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √sthā]
    sthā -> sthāpita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √sthā]
    sthā -> sthāpita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sthā], [accusative single from √sthā]
  • liṅgam -
  • liṅga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    liṅgā (noun, feminine)
  • hāṭakeśvara -
  • hāṭakeśvara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    hāṭakeśvara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sañjñitam -
  • sañjñita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sañjñita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sañjñitā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “devaiḥ prītena rudreṇa pradattaṃ brahmaṇe punaḥ
  • devaiḥ -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    deva (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • prītena -
  • prīta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    prīta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    pre -> prīta (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental single from √pre class 2 verb]
    pre -> prīta (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental single from √pre class 2 verb]
    prī -> prīta (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental single from √prī class 4 verb], [instrumental single from √prī class 9 verb]
    prī -> prīta (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental single from √prī class 4 verb], [instrumental single from √prī class 9 verb]
  • rudreṇa -
  • rudra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    rudra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • pradattam -
  • pradatta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pradatta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pradattā (noun, feminine)
  • brahmaṇe -
  • brahman (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    brahmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    brahmaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • punaḥ -
  • pu (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    puna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive 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:
যদা তু স্থাপিতং লিংগং হাটকেশ্বরসংজ্ঞিতম্ ।
দেবৈঃ প্রীতেন রুদ্রেণ প্রদত্তং ব্রহ্মণে পুনঃ ॥ ২ ॥

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:
ಯದಾ ತು ಸ್ಥಾಪಿತಂ ಲಿಂಗಂ ಹಾಟಕೇಶ್ವರಸಂಜ್ಞಿತಮ್ ।
ದೇವೈಃ ಪ್ರೀತೇನ ರುದ್ರೇಣ ಪ್ರದತ್ತಂ ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಣೇ ಪುನಃ ॥ ೨ ॥

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:
યદા તુ સ્થાપિતં લિંગં હાટકેશ્વરસંજ્ઞિતમ્ ।
દેવૈઃ પ્રીતેન રુદ્રેણ પ્રદત્તં બ્રહ્મણે પુનઃ ॥ ૨ ॥

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:
യദാ തു സ്ഥാപിതം ലിംഗം ഹാടകേശ്വരസംജ്ഞിതമ് ।
ദേവൈഃ പ്രീതേന രുദ്രേണ പ്രദത്തം ബ്രഹ്മണേ പുനഃ ॥ ൨ ॥

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