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.


जातमात्रेण बालेन मया पादौ निरीक्षितौ ।
तातस्य सहसा दग्धौ ततोऽहं वारितोंऽबया ॥ ३० ॥

jātamātreṇa bālena mayā pādau nirīkṣitau |
tātasya sahasā dagdhau tato'haṃ vāritoṃ'bayā || 30 ||

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.

Jatamatra, Bala, Maya, Asmad, Pada, Padu, Nirikshin, Tata, Sahasa, Dagdha, Tatah, Tad, Aha,

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: “jātamātreṇa bālena mayā pādau nirīkṣitau
  • jātamātreṇa -
  • jātamātra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    jātamātra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • bālena -
  • bāla (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    bāla (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • mayā -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    mayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
  • pādau -
  • pāda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pādu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • nirīkṣi -
  • nirīkṣin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    nirīkṣin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tau -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “tātasya sahasā dagdhau tato'haṃ vāritoṃ'bayā
  • tātasya -
  • tāta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • sahasā* -
  • sahasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sahasā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • dagdhau -
  • dagdha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tato' -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • Cannot analyse vāritoṃ'bayā

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:
জাতমাত্রেণ বালেন মযা পাদৌ নিরীক্ষিতৌ ।
তাতস্য সহসা দগ্ধৌ ততোঽহং বারিতোংঽবযা ॥ ৩০ ॥

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:
ಜಾತಮಾತ್ರೇಣ ಬಾಲೇನ ಮಯಾ ಪಾದೌ ನಿರೀಕ್ಷಿತೌ ।
ತಾತಸ್ಯ ಸಹಸಾ ದಗ್ಧೌ ತತೋಽಹಂ ವಾರಿತೋಂಽಬಯಾ ॥ ೩೦ ॥

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:
જાતમાત્રેણ બાલેન મયા પાદૌ નિરીક્ષિતૌ ।
તાતસ્ય સહસા દગ્ધૌ તતોઽહં વારિતોંઽબયા ॥ ૩૦ ॥

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:
ജാതമാത്രേണ ബാലേന മയാ പാദൌ നിരീക്ഷിതൌ ।
താതസ്യ സഹസാ ദഗ്ധൌ തതോഽഹം വാരിതോംഽബയാ ॥ ൩൦ ॥

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