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.


अभद्रेण सुभद्रेण श्वशुरेण दुरात्मना ।
एतज्जानाम्यहं विप्रा गोत्रं वासिष्ठमेव वा ॥ १६१ ॥

abhadreṇa subhadreṇa śvaśureṇa durātmanā |
etajjānāmyahaṃ viprā gotraṃ vāsiṣṭhameva vā || 161 ||

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.

Abhadra, Subhadra, Shvashura, Duratman, Duratmana, Etajja, Aha, Asmad, Vipra, Gotra, Vasishtha, Eva,

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: “abhadreṇa subhadreṇa śvaśureṇa durātmanā
  • abhadreṇa -
  • abhadra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    abhadra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • subhadreṇa -
  • subhadra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    subhadra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • śvaśureṇa -
  • śvaśura (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • durātmanā -
  • durātman (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    durātman (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    durātmanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “etajjānāmyahaṃ viprā gotraṃ vāsiṣṭhameva
  • etajjānām -
  • etajja (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    etajja (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    etajjā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • ya -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    e (noun, masculine)
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • viprā* -
  • vipra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    viprā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • gotram -
  • gotra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gotra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    gotrā (noun, feminine)
  • vāsiṣṭham -
  • vāsiṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vāsiṣṭha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second 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:
অভদ্রেণ সুভদ্রেণ শ্বশুরেণ দুরাত্মনা ।
এতজ্জানাম্যহং বিপ্রা গোত্রং বাসিষ্ঠমেব বা ॥ ১৬১ ॥

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:
ಅಭದ್ರೇಣ ಸುಭದ್ರೇಣ ಶ್ವಶುರೇಣ ದುರಾತ್ಮನಾ ।
ಏತಜ್ಜಾನಾಮ್ಯಹಂ ವಿಪ್ರಾ ಗೋತ್ರಂ ವಾಸಿಷ್ಠಮೇವ ವಾ ॥ ೧೬೧ ॥

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:
અભદ્રેણ સુભદ્રેણ શ્વશુરેણ દુરાત્મના ।
એતજ્જાનામ્યહં વિપ્રા ગોત્રં વાસિષ્ઠમેવ વા ॥ ૧૬૧ ॥

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:
അഭദ്രേണ സുഭദ്രേണ ശ്വശുരേണ ദുരാത്മനാ ।
ഏതജ്ജാനാമ്യഹം വിപ്രാ ഗോത്രം വാസിഷ്ഠമേവ വാ ॥ ൧൬൧ ॥

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