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.


एवं च चतुरो मासान्न त्यजेच्छयनं हरिः ।
भयात्तस्यासुरेंद्रस्य दानवस्य दुरात्मनः ॥ ८४ ॥

evaṃ ca caturo māsānna tyajecchayanaṃ hariḥ |
bhayāttasyāsureṃdrasya dānavasya durātmanaḥ || 84 ||

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.

Evam, Eva, Catur, Catura, Masa, Shayana, Hari, Bhayat, Bhaya, Tad, Asurendra, Danava, Duratman,

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: “evaṃ ca caturo māsānna tyajecchayanaṃ hariḥ
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • caturo* -
  • catur (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    catura (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • māsānn -
  • māsa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tyajecch -
  • tyaj (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • śayanam -
  • śayana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śayana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śayanā (noun, feminine)
  • hariḥ -
  • hari (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    hari (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “bhayāttasyāsureṃdrasya dānavasya durātmanaḥ
  • bhayāt -
  • bhayāt (indeclinable)
    bhaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    bhaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • tasyā -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • asurendrasya -
  • asurendra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • dānavasya -
  • dānava (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    dānava (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • durātmanaḥ -
  • durātman (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    durātman (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive 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:
এবং চ চতুরো মাসান্ন ত্যজেচ্ছযনং হরিঃ ।
ভযাত্তস্যাসুরেংদ্রস্য দানবস্য দুরাত্মনঃ ॥ ৮৪ ॥

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:
ಏವಂ ಚ ಚತುರೋ ಮಾಸಾನ್ನ ತ್ಯಜೇಚ್ಛಯನಂ ಹರಿಃ ।
ಭಯಾತ್ತಸ್ಯಾಸುರೇಂದ್ರಸ್ಯ ದಾನವಸ್ಯ ದುರಾತ್ಮನಃ ॥ ೮೪ ॥

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:
એવં ચ ચતુરો માસાન્ન ત્યજેચ્છયનં હરિઃ ।
ભયાત્તસ્યાસુરેંદ્રસ્ય દાનવસ્ય દુરાત્મનઃ ॥ ૮૪ ॥

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:
ഏവം ച ചതുരോ മാസാന്ന ത്യജേച്ഛയനം ഹരിഃ ।
ഭയാത്തസ്യാസുരേംദ്രസ്യ ദാനവസ്യ ദുരാത്മനഃ ॥ ൮൪ ॥

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