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.


मरुकोटिः शंकुकर्णं गोकर्णं क्षेत्रमुत्तमम् ।
रुद्रकोटिः स्थलेशं च हर्षितं वृषभध्वजम् ॥ २९ ॥

marukoṭiḥ śaṃkukarṇaṃ gokarṇaṃ kṣetramuttamam |
rudrakoṭiḥ sthaleśaṃ ca harṣitaṃ vṛṣabhadhvajam || 29 ||

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.

Maruka, Ush, Shankukarna, Gokarna, Kshetra, Uttamam, Uttama, Rudrakoti, Sthala, Isha, Ish, Harshita, Vrishabhadhvaja,

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: “marukoṭiḥ śaṃkukarṇaṃ gokarṇaṃ kṣetramuttamam
  • maruko -
  • maruka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • uṭ -
  • uṣ (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • iḥ -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śaṅkukarṇam -
  • śaṅkukarṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śaṅkukarṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • gokarṇam -
  • gokarṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gokarṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    gokarṇā (noun, feminine)
  • kṣetram -
  • kṣetra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • uttamam -
  • uttamam (indeclinable)
    uttama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    uttama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uttamā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “rudrakoṭiḥ sthaleśaṃ ca harṣitaṃ vṛṣabhadhvajam
  • rudrakoṭiḥ -
  • rudrakoṭi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sthale -
  • sthala (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    sthala (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sthalā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sthal (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative active second single]
  • īśam -
  • īśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    īśa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    īśā (noun, feminine)
    īś (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • harṣitam -
  • harṣita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    harṣita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    harṣitā (noun, feminine)
    hṛṣ -> harṣita (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √hṛṣ]
    hṛṣ -> harṣita (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √hṛṣ]
    hṛṣ -> harṣitā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √hṛṣ]
    hṛṣ -> harṣita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √hṛṣ]
    hṛṣ -> harṣita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √hṛṣ], [accusative single from √hṛṣ]
  • vṛṣabhadhvajam -
  • vṛṣabhadhvaja (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative 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:
মরুকোটিঃ শংকুকর্ণং গোকর্ণং ক্ষেত্রমুত্তমম্ ।
রুদ্রকোটিঃ স্থলেশং চ হর্ষিতং বৃষভধ্বজম্ ॥ ২৯ ॥

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:
ಮರುಕೋಟಿಃ ಶಂಕುಕರ್ಣಂ ಗೋಕರ್ಣಂ ಕ್ಷೇತ್ರಮುತ್ತಮಮ್ ।
ರುದ್ರಕೋಟಿಃ ಸ್ಥಲೇಶಂ ಚ ಹರ್ಷಿತಂ ವೃಷಭಧ್ವಜಮ್ ॥ ೨೯ ॥

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:
મરુકોટિઃ શંકુકર્ણં ગોકર્ણં ક્ષેત્રમુત્તમમ્ ।
રુદ્રકોટિઃ સ્થલેશં ચ હર્ષિતં વૃષભધ્વજમ્ ॥ ૨૯ ॥

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:
മരുകോടിഃ ശംകുകര്ണം ഗോകര്ണം ക്ഷേത്രമുത്തമമ് ।
രുദ്രകോടിഃ സ്ഥലേശം ച ഹര്ഷിതം വൃഷഭധ്വജമ് ॥ ൨൯ ॥

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