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.


महादेव जयेत्युच्चैर्भद्रकालीसमन्विताः ।
भूतप्रेतपिशाचानां समूहा यस्य वल्लभाः ॥ ८ ॥

mahādeva jayetyuccairbhadrakālīsamanvitāḥ |
bhūtapretapiśācānāṃ samūhā yasya vallabhāḥ || 8 ||

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.

Mahadeva, Yudh, Yut, Bhadrakali, Samanvita, Bhutapreta, Pishaca, Samuha, Yasya, Yah, Yat, Vallabha,

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: “mahādeva jayetyuccairbhadrakālīsamanvitāḥ
  • mahādeva -
  • mahādeva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahādeva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jayet -
  • ji (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • yuc -
  • yudh (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yudh (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yut (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yut (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • cair -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • bhadrakālī -
  • bhadrakālī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • samanvitāḥ -
  • samanvita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    samanvitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “bhūtapretapiśācānāṃ samūhā yasya vallabhāḥ
  • bhūtapreta -
  • bhūtapreta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhūtapreta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • piśācānām -
  • piśāca (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    piśācā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • samūhā* -
  • samūha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    samūhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • yasya -
  • yasya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yasya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yas -> yasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √yas]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    yas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • vallabhāḥ -
  • vallabha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vallabhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

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:
মহাদেব জযেত্যুচ্চৈর্ভদ্রকালীসমন্বিতাঃ ।
ভূতপ্রেতপিশাচানাং সমূহা যস্য বল্লভাঃ ॥ ৮ ॥

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:
ಮಹಾದೇವ ಜಯೇತ್ಯುಚ್ಚೈರ್ಭದ್ರಕಾಲೀಸಮನ್ವಿತಾಃ ।
ಭೂತಪ್ರೇತಪಿಶಾಚಾನಾಂ ಸಮೂಹಾ ಯಸ್ಯ ವಲ್ಲಭಾಃ ॥ ೮ ॥

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:
મહાદેવ જયેત્યુચ્ચૈર્ભદ્રકાલીસમન્વિતાઃ ।
ભૂતપ્રેતપિશાચાનાં સમૂહા યસ્ય વલ્લભાઃ ॥ ૮ ॥

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:
മഹാദേവ ജയേത്യുച്ചൈര്ഭദ്രകാലീസമന്വിതാഃ ।
ഭൂതപ്രേതപിശാചാനാം സമൂഹാ യസ്യ വല്ലഭാഃ ॥ ൮ ॥

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