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.


वेदसारमिदं नित्यं द्व्यक्षरं सततोद्यतम् ।
निर्मलं ह्यमृतं शांतं सदूपममृतोपमम् ॥ २३ ॥

vedasāramidaṃ nityaṃ dvyakṣaraṃ satatodyatam |
nirmalaṃ hyamṛtaṃ śāṃtaṃ sadūpamamṛtopamam || 23 ||

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.

Vedasara, Idam, Nityam, Nitya, Dvyakshara, Satata, Udyata, Nirmala, Amrita, Shanta, Sat, Sad, Amritopama,

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: “vedasāramidaṃ nityaṃ dvyakṣaraṃ satatodyatam
  • vedasāram -
  • vedasāra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • nityam -
  • nityam (indeclinable)
    nitya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nitya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nityā (noun, feminine)
  • dvyakṣaram -
  • dvyakṣara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dvyakṣara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dvyakṣarā (noun, feminine)
  • satato -
  • satata (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    satata (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    satatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • udyatam -
  • udyat (noun, neuter)
    udyatā (noun, feminine)
    udyata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    udyata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “nirmalaṃ hyamṛtaṃ śāṃtaṃ sadūpamamṛtopamam
  • nirmalam -
  • nirmala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nirmala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nirmalā (noun, feminine)
  • hya -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • amṛtam -
  • amṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    amṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    amṛtā (noun, feminine)
  • śāntam -
  • śānta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śānta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śāntā (noun, feminine)
    śam -> śānta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √śam class 4 verb], [accusative single from √śam class 9 verb]
    śam -> śānta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √śam class 4 verb], [accusative single from √śam class 4 verb], [nominative single from √śam class 9 verb], [accusative single from √śam class 9 verb]
  • sad -
  • sat (indeclinable)
    sat (noun, masculine)
    sad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    sad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ūpam -
  • ūpā (noun, feminine)
  • amṛtopamam -
  • amṛtopama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    amṛtopamā (noun, feminine)

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:
বেদসারমিদং নিত্যং দ্ব্যক্ষরং সততোদ্যতম্ ।
নির্মলং হ্যমৃতং শাংতং সদূপমমৃতোপমম্ ॥ ২৩ ॥

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:
ವೇದಸಾರಮಿದಂ ನಿತ್ಯಂ ದ್ವ್ಯಕ್ಷರಂ ಸತತೋದ್ಯತಮ್ ।
ನಿರ್ಮಲಂ ಹ್ಯಮೃತಂ ಶಾಂತಂ ಸದೂಪಮಮೃತೋಪಮಮ್ ॥ ೨೩ ॥

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:
વેદસારમિદં નિત્યં દ્વ્યક્ષરં સતતોદ્યતમ્ ।
નિર્મલં હ્યમૃતં શાંતં સદૂપમમૃતોપમમ્ ॥ ૨૩ ॥

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:
വേദസാരമിദം നിത്യം ദ്വ്യക്ഷരം സതതോദ്യതമ് ।
നിര്മലം ഹ്യമൃതം ശാംതം സദൂപമമൃതോപമമ് ॥ ൨൩ ॥

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