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.


ऋषय ऊचुः ।
यत्त्वया सूतज प्रोक्तं तक्षकः संभविष्यति ।
सौराष्ट्रविषये राजा रैवताख्यो महाबलः ॥ १ ॥

ṛṣaya ūcuḥ |
yattvayā sūtaja proktaṃ takṣakaḥ saṃbhaviṣyati |
saurāṣṭraviṣaye rājā raivatākhyo mahābalaḥ || 1 ||

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.

Rishi, Yat, Yad, Tva, Yushmad, Sutaja, Prokta, Takshaka, Sambhavin, Sambhu, Ishyat, Saurashtra, Vishaya, Raja, Raivata, Mahabala,

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: “ṛṣaya ūcuḥ
  • ṛṣaya* -
  • ṛṣi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ūcuḥ -
  • uc (verb class 4)
    [perfect active third plural]
    vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active third plural]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • Line 2: “yattvayā sūtaja proktaṃ takṣakaḥ saṃbhaviṣyati
  • yat -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tvayā -
  • tvā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
  • sūtaja -
  • sūtaja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • proktam -
  • prokta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    prokta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    proktā (noun, feminine)
  • takṣakaḥ -
  • takṣaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sambhavi -
  • sambhavin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    sambhavin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sambhu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    sambhu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • iṣyati -
  • iṣ -> iṣyat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √iṣ class 4 verb]
    iṣ -> iṣyat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √iṣ class 4 verb]
    iṣ (verb class 4)
    [present active third single]
  • Line 3: “saurāṣṭraviṣaye rājā raivatākhyo mahābalaḥ
  • saurāṣṭra -
  • saurāṣṭra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saurāṣṭra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • viṣaye -
  • viṣaya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • rājā* -
  • rāja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    rājā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • raivatā -
  • raivata (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    raivata (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • akhyo* -
  • khyā (verb class 2)
    [aorist active second single]
  • mahābalaḥ -
  • mahābala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative 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:
ঋষয ঊচুঃ ।
যত্ত্বযা সূতজ প্রোক্তং তক্ষকঃ সংভবিষ্যতি ।
সৌরাষ্ট্রবিষযে রাজা রৈবতাখ্যো মহাবলঃ ॥ ১ ॥

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:
ಋಷಯ ಊಚುಃ ।
ಯತ್ತ್ವಯಾ ಸೂತಜ ಪ್ರೋಕ್ತಂ ತಕ್ಷಕಃ ಸಂಭವಿಷ್ಯತಿ ।
ಸೌರಾಷ್ಟ್ರವಿಷಯೇ ರಾಜಾ ರೈವತಾಖ್ಯೋ ಮಹಾಬಲಃ ॥ ೧ ॥

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:
ઋષય ઊચુઃ ।
યત્ત્વયા સૂતજ પ્રોક્તં તક્ષકઃ સંભવિષ્યતિ ।
સૌરાષ્ટ્રવિષયે રાજા રૈવતાખ્યો મહાબલઃ ॥ ૧ ॥

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:
ഋഷയ ഊചുഃ ।
യത്ത്വയാ സൂതജ പ്രോക്തം തക്ഷകഃ സംഭവിഷ്യതി ।
സൌരാഷ്ട്രവിഷയേ രാജാ രൈവതാഖ്യോ മഹാബലഃ ॥ ൧ ॥

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