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.


ब्रह्मणा प्रार्थितेनेदं स्वयमादिममुत्तमम् ।
पित्रादिष्टस्तु गांगेयस्तत्र वासमथाकरोत् ॥ ४ ॥

brahmaṇā prārthitenedaṃ svayamādimamuttamam |
pitrādiṣṭastu gāṃgeyastatra vāsamathākarot || 4 ||

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.

Brahman, Prarthita, Idam, Svayam, Adima, Uttamam, Uttama, Pitri, Adishta, Gangeya, Tatra, Vasa, Atha,

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: “brahmaṇā prārthitenedaṃ svayamādimamuttamam
  • brahmaṇā -
  • brahman (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • prārthitene -
  • prārthita (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    prārthita (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • svayam -
  • svayam (indeclinable)
  • ādimam -
  • ādima (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ādima (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ādimā (noun, feminine)
  • uttamam -
  • uttamam (indeclinable)
    uttama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    uttama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uttamā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “pitrādiṣṭastu gāṃgeyastatra vāsamathākarot
  • pitrā -
  • pitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [instrumental single]
  • ādiṣṭas -
  • ādiṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • gāṅgeyas -
  • gāṅgeya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • vāsam -
  • vāsa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vāsā (noun, feminine)
  • athā -
  • athā (indeclinable)
    atha (indeclinable)
  • akarot -
  • kṛ (verb class 8)
    [imperfect active third 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:
ব্রহ্মণা প্রার্থিতেনেদং স্বযমাদিমমুত্তমম্ ।
পিত্রাদিষ্টস্তু গাংগেযস্তত্র বাসমথাকরোত্ ॥ ৪ ॥

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:
ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಣಾ ಪ್ರಾರ್ಥಿತೇನೇದಂ ಸ್ವಯಮಾದಿಮಮುತ್ತಮಮ್ ।
ಪಿತ್ರಾದಿಷ್ಟಸ್ತು ಗಾಂಗೇಯಸ್ತತ್ರ ವಾಸಮಥಾಕರೋತ್ ॥ ೪ ॥

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:
બ્રહ્મણા પ્રાર્થિતેનેદં સ્વયમાદિમમુત્તમમ્ ।
પિત્રાદિષ્ટસ્તુ ગાંગેયસ્તત્ર વાસમથાકરોત્ ॥ ૪ ॥

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:
ബ്രഹ്മണാ പ്രാര്ഥിതേനേദം സ്വയമാദിമമുത്തമമ് ।
പിത്രാദിഷ്ടസ്തു ഗാംഗേയസ്തത്ര വാസമഥാകരോത് ॥ ൪ ॥

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