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.


सूत उवाच ।
एतेषां तु सहस्रेण भवेद्ग्राह्यं दिनं द्विजाः ।
चतुर्दश सहस्राक्षा जायंते तत्र वासरे ॥ १ ॥

sūta uvāca |
eteṣāṃ tu sahasreṇa bhavedgrāhyaṃ dinaṃ dvijāḥ |
caturdaśa sahasrākṣā jāyaṃte tatra vāsare || 1 ||

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.

Suta, Etad, Esha, Sahasra, Grahya, Dina, Dvija, Caturdasha, Caturdashan, Sahasraksha, Jayanta, Tatra, Vasara,

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: “sūta uvāca
  • sūta* -
  • sūta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    su -> sūta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √su class 1 verb], [nominative single from √su class 2 verb]
    -> sūta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 6 verb]
    -> sūta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 2 verb]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “eteṣāṃ tu sahasreṇa bhavedgrāhyaṃ dinaṃ dvijāḥ
  • eteṣām -
  • etad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    eṣa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • sahasreṇa -
  • sahasra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sahasra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • bhaved -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • grāhyam -
  • grāhya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    grāhya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    grāhyā (noun, feminine)
    grah -> grāhya (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √grah]
    grah -> grāhya (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √grah]
    grah -> grāhyā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √grah]
    grah -> grāhya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √grah class 9 verb], [accusative single from √grah]
    grah -> grāhya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √grah class 9 verb], [accusative single from √grah class 9 verb], [nominative single from √grah], [accusative single from √grah]
  • dinam -
  • dina (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dina (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dinā (noun, feminine)
  • dvijāḥ -
  • dvija (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    dvijā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 3: “caturdaśa sahasrākṣā jāyaṃte tatra vāsare
  • caturdaśa -
  • caturdaśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    caturdaśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    caturdaśan (noun, masculine)
    caturdaśan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sahasrākṣā* -
  • sahasrākṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sahasrākṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • jāyante -
  • jāyanta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    jai (verb class 1)
    [present middle third plural]
    jan (verb class 4)
    [present middle third plural]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • vāsare -
  • vāsara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vāsara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    vāsarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

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:
সূত উবাচ ।
এতেষাং তু সহস্রেণ ভবেদ্গ্রাহ্যং দিনং দ্বিজাঃ ।
চতুর্দশ সহস্রাক্ষা জাযংতে তত্র বাসরে ॥ ১ ॥

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:
ಸೂತ ಉವಾಚ ।
ಏತೇಷಾಂ ತು ಸಹಸ್ರೇಣ ಭವೇದ್ಗ್ರಾಹ್ಯಂ ದಿನಂ ದ್ವಿಜಾಃ ।
ಚತುರ್ದಶ ಸಹಸ್ರಾಕ್ಷಾ ಜಾಯಂತೇ ತತ್ರ ವಾಸರೇ ॥ ೧ ॥

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:
સૂત ઉવાચ ।
એતેષાં તુ સહસ્રેણ ભવેદ્ગ્રાહ્યં દિનં દ્વિજાઃ ।
ચતુર્દશ સહસ્રાક્ષા જાયંતે તત્ર વાસરે ॥ ૧ ॥

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:
സൂത ഉവാച ।
ഏതേഷാം തു സഹസ്രേണ ഭവേദ്ഗ്രാഹ്യം ദിനം ദ്വിജാഃ ।
ചതുര്ദശ സഹസ്രാക്ഷാ ജായംതേ തത്ര വാസരേ ॥ ൧ ॥

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