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.


कस्यचित्त्वथ कालस्य विमानवरमाश्रितः ।
स्वेच्छयाभ्रममाणस्तु प्राप्तोऽत्रैव महागिरौ ॥ २२१ ॥

kasyacittvatha kālasya vimānavaramāśritaḥ |
svecchayābhramamāṇastu prāpto'traiva mahāgirau || 221 ||

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.

Kah, Kim, Cit, Yushmad, Han, Kala, Kalasya, Vimana, Varama, Ashrita, Sveccha, Abhrama, Prapta, Atraiva, Mahagiri,

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: “kasyacittvatha kālasya vimānavaramāśritaḥ
  • kasya -
  • kas -> kasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kas]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • cit -
  • cit (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tvat -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [ablative single]
  • ha -
  • ha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    han (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • kālasya -
  • kālasya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kālasya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kāla (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    kāla (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • vimāna -
  • vimāna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vimāna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • varamā -
  • varamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aśritaḥ -
  • aśrita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “svecchayābhramamāṇastu prāpto'traiva mahāgirau
  • svecchayā -
  • svecchā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • abhramam -
  • abhrama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    abhrama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    abhramā (noun, feminine)
    bhram (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • āṇas -
  • aṇ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active second single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • prāpto' -
  • prāpta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • atraiva -
  • atraiva (indeclinable)
  • mahāgirau -
  • mahāgiri (noun, masculine)
    [locative 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:
কস্যচিত্ত্বথ কালস্য বিমানবরমাশ্রিতঃ ।
স্বেচ্ছযাভ্রমমাণস্তু প্রাপ্তোঽত্রৈব মহাগিরৌ ॥ ২২১ ॥

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:
ಕಸ್ಯಚಿತ್ತ್ವಥ ಕಾಲಸ್ಯ ವಿಮಾನವರಮಾಶ್ರಿತಃ ।
ಸ್ವೇಚ್ಛಯಾಭ್ರಮಮಾಣಸ್ತು ಪ್ರಾಪ್ತೋಽತ್ರೈವ ಮಹಾಗಿರೌ ॥ ೨೨೧ ॥

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:
કસ્યચિત્ત્વથ કાલસ્ય વિમાનવરમાશ્રિતઃ ।
સ્વેચ્છયાભ્રમમાણસ્તુ પ્રાપ્તોઽત્રૈવ મહાગિરૌ ॥ ૨૨૧ ॥

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:
കസ്യചിത്ത്വഥ കാലസ്യ വിമാനവരമാശ്രിതഃ ।
സ്വേച്ഛയാഭ്രമമാണസ്തു പ്രാപ്തോഽത്രൈവ മഹാഗിരൌ ॥ ൨൨൧ ॥

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