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.


निर्ममो निरहंकारो यः शंभुर्नोपलक्षितः ।
यस्य लोका इमे सर्वे देहे तिष्ठंति मध्यगाः ॥ २७ ॥

nirmamo nirahaṃkāro yaḥ śaṃbhurnopalakṣitaḥ |
yasya lokā ime sarve dehe tiṣṭhaṃti madhyagāḥ || 27 ||

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.

Nirmama, Nirahankara, Yah, Shambhu, Nri, Upalakshita, Yasya, Yat, Iyam, Idam, Sarva, Deha, Tishthat, Tishthanti, Madhyaga,

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: “nirmamo nirahaṃkāro yaḥ śaṃbhurnopalakṣitaḥ
  • nirmamo* -
  • nirmama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nirahaṅkāro* -
  • nirahaṅkāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yaḥ -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śambhur -
  • śambhu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śambhu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • no -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    nu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • upalakṣitaḥ -
  • upalakṣita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “yasya lokā ime sarve dehe tiṣṭhaṃti madhyagāḥ
  • 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]
  • lokā*i -
  • lok (verb class 1)
    [imperative middle first single]
  • im -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ime -
  • iyam (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    idam (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • sarve -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • dehe -
  • deha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    deha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • tiṣṭhanti -
  • tiṣṭhantī (noun, masculine)
    tiṣṭhantī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    tiṣṭhantī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sthā -> tiṣṭhat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √sthā class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √sthā class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā -> tiṣṭhantī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā (verb class 1)
    [present active third plural]
  • madhyagāḥ -
  • madhyaga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    madhyagā (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:
নির্মমো নিরহংকারো যঃ শংভুর্নোপলক্ষিতঃ ।
যস্য লোকা ইমে সর্বে দেহে তিষ্ঠংতি মধ্যগাঃ ॥ ২৭ ॥

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:
ನಿರ್ಮಮೋ ನಿರಹಂಕಾರೋ ಯಃ ಶಂಭುರ್ನೋಪಲಕ್ಷಿತಃ ।
ಯಸ್ಯ ಲೋಕಾ ಇಮೇ ಸರ್ವೇ ದೇಹೇ ತಿಷ್ಠಂತಿ ಮಧ್ಯಗಾಃ ॥ ೨೭ ॥

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:
નિર્મમો નિરહંકારો યઃ શંભુર્નોપલક્ષિતઃ ।
યસ્ય લોકા ઇમે સર્વે દેહે તિષ્ઠંતિ મધ્યગાઃ ॥ ૨૭ ॥

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:
നിര്മമോ നിരഹംകാരോ യഃ ശംഭുര്നോപലക്ഷിതഃ ।
യസ്യ ലോകാ ഇമേ സര്വേ ദേഹേ തിഷ്ഠംതി മധ്യഗാഃ ॥ ൨൭ ॥

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