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.


सप्तमस्तु सहस्राक्षः सांप्रतं वर्ततेऽत्र यः ।
एकसप्ततिसंवर्तचतुर्दशदिने विधेः ॥ २ ॥

saptamastu sahasrākṣaḥ sāṃprataṃ vartate'tra yaḥ |
ekasaptatisaṃvartacaturdaśadine vidheḥ || 2 ||

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.

Saptama, Sahasraksha, Sampratam, Samprata, Vartat, Atra, Yah, Samvarta, Caturdashadina, Vidhi,

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: “saptamastu sahasrākṣaḥ sāṃprataṃ vartate'tra yaḥ
  • saptamas -
  • saptama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • sahasrākṣaḥ -
  • sahasrākṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sāmpratam -
  • sāmpratam (indeclinable)
    sāmprata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sāmprata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sāmpratā (noun, feminine)
  • vartate' -
  • vṛt -> vartat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √vṛt class 1 verb]
    vṛt -> vartat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √vṛt class 1 verb]
    vṛt (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
  • atra -
  • atra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    atra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yaḥ -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “ekasaptatisaṃvartacaturdaśadine vidheḥ
  • ekasaptati -
  • ekasaptati (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • saṃvarta -
  • saṃvarta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saṃvarta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • caturdaśadine -
  • caturdaśadina (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    caturdaśadina (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • vidheḥ -
  • vidhi (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vidhi (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vidh (verb class 6)
    [optative active second single]
    vidh (verb class 6)
    [optative active second single]

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:
সপ্তমস্তু সহস্রাক্ষঃ সাংপ্রতং বর্ততেঽত্র যঃ ।
একসপ্ততিসংবর্তচতুর্দশদিনে বিধেঃ ॥ ২ ॥

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:
ಸಪ್ತಮಸ್ತು ಸಹಸ್ರಾಕ್ಷಃ ಸಾಂಪ್ರತಂ ವರ್ತತೇಽತ್ರ ಯಃ ।
ಏಕಸಪ್ತತಿಸಂವರ್ತಚತುರ್ದಶದಿನೇ ವಿಧೇಃ ॥ ೨ ॥

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:
સપ્તમસ્તુ સહસ્રાક્ષઃ સાંપ્રતં વર્તતેઽત્ર યઃ ।
એકસપ્તતિસંવર્તચતુર્દશદિને વિધેઃ ॥ ૨ ॥

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:
സപ്തമസ്തു സഹസ്രാക്ഷഃ സാംപ്രതം വര്തതേഽത്ര യഃ ।
ഏകസപ്തതിസംവര്തചതുര്ദശദിനേ വിധേഃ ॥ ൨ ॥

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