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.


सर्वा घटस्रवा गावो महिष्यश्च चतुर्गुणाः ।
प्रयच्छंति तथा क्षीरमुष्ट्र्यस्तासां चतुर्गुणम् ॥ २२ ॥

sarvā ghaṭasravā gāvo mahiṣyaśca caturguṇāḥ |
prayacchaṃti tathā kṣīramuṣṭryastāsāṃ caturguṇam || 22 ||

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.

Saru, Sarva, Ghata, Srava, Gava, Mahishi, Caturguna, Prayat, Shanti, Tatha, Kshira, Ushtri,

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: “sarvā ghaṭasravā gāvo mahiṣyaśca caturguṇāḥ
  • sarvā* -
  • saru (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ghaṭa -
  • ghaṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ghaṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sravā* -
  • srava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sravā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • gāvo* -
  • go (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    gāva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [present active first dual]
    (verb class 2)
    [present active first dual]
  • mahiṣyaś -
  • mahiṣī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • caturguṇāḥ -
  • caturguṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    caturguṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “prayacchaṃti tathā kṣīramuṣṭryastāsāṃ caturguṇam
  • prayacch -
  • pre -> prayat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √pre class 2 verb], [vocative single from √pre class 2 verb], [accusative single from √pre class 2 verb]
  • śanti -
  • śanti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    śanti (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    śanti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kṣīram -
  • kṣīra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṣīra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṣīrā (noun, feminine)
  • uṣṭryas -
  • uṣṭrī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • tāsām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • caturguṇam -
  • caturguṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    caturguṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    caturguṇā (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:
সর্বা ঘটস্রবা গাবো মহিষ্যশ্চ চতুর্গুণাঃ ।
প্রযচ্ছংতি তথা ক্ষীরমুষ্ট্র্যস্তাসাং চতুর্গুণম্ ॥ ২২ ॥

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:
ಸರ್ವಾ ಘಟಸ್ರವಾ ಗಾವೋ ಮಹಿಷ್ಯಶ್ಚ ಚತುರ್ಗುಣಾಃ ।
ಪ್ರಯಚ್ಛಂತಿ ತಥಾ ಕ್ಷೀರಮುಷ್ಟ್ರ್ಯಸ್ತಾಸಾಂ ಚತುರ್ಗುಣಮ್ ॥ ೨೨ ॥

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:
સર્વા ઘટસ્રવા ગાવો મહિષ્યશ્ચ ચતુર્ગુણાઃ ।
પ્રયચ્છંતિ તથા ક્ષીરમુષ્ટ્ર્યસ્તાસાં ચતુર્ગુણમ્ ॥ ૨૨ ॥

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:
സര്വാ ഘടസ്രവാ ഗാവോ മഹിഷ്യശ്ച ചതുര്ഗുണാഃ ।
പ്രയച്ഛംതി തഥാ ക്ഷീരമുഷ്ട്ര്യസ്താസാം ചതുര്ഗുണമ് ॥ ൨൨ ॥

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