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.


यथा मे भ्रमरो जातो गुरुस्तद्वद्वदामि च ।
कस्मिन्वृक्षे मया दृष्टो भ्रमरः कोऽपि संगतः ॥ ४२ ॥

yathā me bhramaro jāto gurustadvadvadāmi ca |
kasminvṛkṣe mayā dṛṣṭo bhramaraḥ ko'pi saṃgataḥ || 42 ||

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.

Yatha, Asmad, Bhramara, Jatri, Jata, Guru, Tadvat, Kah, Kim, Vriksha, Maya, Drishta, Api, Sangata,

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: “yathā me bhramaro jāto gurustadvadvadāmi ca
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • bhramaro* -
  • bhramara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • jāto* -
  • jātṛ (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    jāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    jan -> jāta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √jan class 1 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 2 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 3 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 4 verb]
  • gurus -
  • guru (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tadvad -
  • tadvat (noun, masculine)
    tadvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vadāmi -
  • vad (verb class 1)
    [present active first single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “kasminvṛkṣe mayā dṛṣṭo bhramaraḥ ko'pi saṃgataḥ
  • kasmin -
  • ka (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • vṛkṣe -
  • vṛkṣa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vṛkṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vṛkṣ (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • mayā* -
  • maya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    mayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • dṛṣṭo* -
  • dṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √dṛś class 1 verb]
  • bhramaraḥ -
  • bhramara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ko' -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ku (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • saṅgataḥ -
  • saṅgata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

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:
যথা মে ভ্রমরো জাতো গুরুস্তদ্বদ্বদামি চ ।
কস্মিন্বৃক্ষে মযা দৃষ্টো ভ্রমরঃ কোঽপি সংগতঃ ॥ ৪২ ॥

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:
ಯಥಾ ಮೇ ಭ್ರಮರೋ ಜಾತೋ ಗುರುಸ್ತದ್ವದ್ವದಾಮಿ ಚ ।
ಕಸ್ಮಿನ್ವೃಕ್ಷೇ ಮಯಾ ದೃಷ್ಟೋ ಭ್ರಮರಃ ಕೋಽಪಿ ಸಂಗತಃ ॥ ೪೨ ॥

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:
યથા મે ભ્રમરો જાતો ગુરુસ્તદ્વદ્વદામિ ચ ।
કસ્મિન્વૃક્ષે મયા દૃષ્ટો ભ્રમરઃ કોઽપિ સંગતઃ ॥ ૪૨ ॥

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:
യഥാ മേ ഭ്രമരോ ജാതോ ഗുരുസ്തദ്വദ്വദാമി ച ।
കസ്മിന്വൃക്ഷേ മയാ ദൃഷ്ടോ ഭ്രമരഃ കോഽപി സംഗതഃ ॥ ൪൨ ॥

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