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.


भवादृशानां गमनं सर्वार्थेषु प्रकल्पते ।
ततस्तौ सुमुदा युक्तौ संजातौ हृष्टचेतसौ ॥ २९ ॥

bhavādṛśānāṃ gamanaṃ sarvārtheṣu prakalpate |
tatastau sumudā yuktau saṃjātau hṛṣṭacetasau || 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.

Bhavadrisha, Gamana, Sarvartha, Pra, Kalpata, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Muda, Yukta, Yukti, Sanjata, Sanjati, Hrishtacetas,

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: “bhavādṛśānāṃ gamanaṃ sarvārtheṣu prakalpate
  • bhavādṛśānām -
  • bhavādṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    bhavādṛśa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • gamanam -
  • gamana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gamana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    gamanā (noun, feminine)
  • sarvārtheṣu -
  • sarvārtha (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    sarvārtha (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (Preverb)
  • kalpate -
  • kalpatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kḷp (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
  • Line 2: “tatastau sumudā yuktau saṃjātau hṛṣṭacetasau
  • tatas -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • tau -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • su -
  • (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    so (noun, feminine)
  • mudā* -
  • muda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    mudā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • yuktau -
  • yukta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    yukti (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    yuj -> yukta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √yuj class 7 verb], [vocative dual from √yuj class 7 verb], [accusative dual from √yuj class 7 verb]
  • sañjātau -
  • sañjāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sañjāti (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    sañjāti (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • hṛṣṭacetasau -
  • hṛṣṭacetas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

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:
ভবাদৃশানাং গমনং সর্বার্থেষু প্রকল্পতে ।
ততস্তৌ সুমুদা যুক্তৌ সংজাতৌ হৃষ্টচেতসৌ ॥ 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:
ಭವಾದೃಶಾನಾಂ ಗಮನಂ ಸರ್ವಾರ್ಥೇಷು ಪ್ರಕಲ್ಪತೇ ।
ತತಸ್ತೌ ಸುಮುದಾ ಯುಕ್ತೌ ಸಂಜಾತೌ ಹೃಷ್ಟಚೇತಸೌ ॥ 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:
ભવાદૃશાનાં ગમનં સર્વાર્થેષુ પ્રકલ્પતે ।
તતસ્તૌ સુમુદા યુક્તૌ સંજાતૌ હૃષ્ટચેતસૌ ॥ 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:
ഭവാദൃശാനാം ഗമനം സര്വാര്ഥേഷു പ്രകല്പതേ ।
തതസ്തൌ സുമുദാ യുക്തൌ സംജാതൌ ഹൃഷ്ടചേതസൌ ॥ ൨൯ ॥

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