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.


इक्ष्वाकोर्वसुषेणस्य ककुत्स्थस्य महात्मनः ।
ऐलस्य चन्द्रदेवस्य काशिराजस्य सन्मतेः ॥ ६ ॥

ikṣvākorvasuṣeṇasya kakutsthasya mahātmanaḥ |
ailasya candradevasya kāśirājasya sanmateḥ || 6 ||

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.

Ikshvaku, Vasushena, Kakutstha, Mahatman, Aila, Candradeva, Kashiraja, Sanmati,

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: “ikṣvākorvasuṣeṇasya kakutsthasya mahātmanaḥ
  • ikṣvākor -
  • ikṣvāku (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    ikṣvāku (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • vasuṣeṇasya -
  • vasuṣeṇa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • kakutsthasya -
  • kakutstha (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • mahātmanaḥ -
  • mahātman (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    mahātman (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “ailasya candradevasya kāśirājasya sanmateḥ
  • ailasya -
  • aila (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    aila (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • candradevasya -
  • candradeva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • kāśirājasya -
  • kāśirāja (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • sanmateḥ -
  • sanmati (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    sanmati (noun, masculine)
    [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:
ইক্ষ্বাকোর্বসুষেণস্য ককুত্স্থস্য মহাত্মনঃ ।
ঐলস্য চন্দ্রদেবস্য কাশিরাজস্য সন্মতেঃ ॥ ৬ ॥

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:
ಇಕ್ಷ್ವಾಕೋರ್ವಸುಷೇಣಸ್ಯ ಕಕುತ್ಸ್ಥಸ್ಯ ಮಹಾತ್ಮನಃ ।
ಐಲಸ್ಯ ಚನ್ದ್ರದೇವಸ್ಯ ಕಾಶಿರಾಜಸ್ಯ ಸನ್ಮತೇಃ ॥ ೬ ॥

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:
ઇક્ષ્વાકોર્વસુષેણસ્ય કકુત્સ્થસ્ય મહાત્મનઃ ।
ઐલસ્ય ચન્દ્રદેવસ્ય કાશિરાજસ્ય સન્મતેઃ ॥ ૬ ॥

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:
ഇക്ഷ്വാകോര്വസുഷേണസ്യ കകുത്സ്ഥസ്യ മഹാത്മനഃ ।
ഐലസ്യ ചന്ദ്രദേവസ്യ കാശിരാജസ്യ സന്മതേഃ ॥ ൬ ॥

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