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.


षण्मासाश्च दिनार्धं च प्रथमं शुक्लपूर्वकम् ।
सौरसावनचंद्रार्क्षैर्मानैरेभिश्चतुर्विधैः ॥ ९ ॥

ṣaṇmāsāśca dinārdhaṃ ca prathamaṃ śuklapūrvakam |
saurasāvanacaṃdrārkṣairmānairebhiścaturvidhaiḥ || 9 ||

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.

Shanmasa, Dinardha, Prathamam, Prathama, Shukla, Purvakam, Purvaka, Saurasa, Ana, Candra, Arksha, Mana, Idam, Caturvidha,

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: “ṣaṇmāsāśca dinārdhaṃ ca prathamaṃ śuklapūrvakam
  • ṣaṇmāsāś -
  • ṣaṇmāsa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dinārdham -
  • dinārdha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prathamam -
  • prathamam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    prathamam (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    prathamam (indeclinable)
    prathama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    prathama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    prathamā (noun, feminine)
  • śukla -
  • śukla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śukla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pūrvakam -
  • pūrvakam (indeclinable)
    pūrvaka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pūrvaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “saurasāvanacaṃdrārkṣairmānairebhiścaturvidhaiḥ
  • saurasāva -
  • saurasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ana -
  • ana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • candrā -
  • candrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    candra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    candra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ārkṣair -
  • ārkṣa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    ārkṣa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • mānair -
  • māna (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    māna (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    man -> māna (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental plural from √man class 4 verb], [instrumental plural from √man class 8 verb]
    man -> māna (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental plural from √man class 4 verb], [instrumental plural from √man class 8 verb]
  • ebhiś -
  • e (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • caturvidhaiḥ -
  • caturvidha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    caturvidha (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental 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:
ষণ্মাসাশ্চ দিনার্ধং চ প্রথমং শুক্লপূর্বকম্ ।
সৌরসাবনচংদ্রার্ক্ষৈর্মানৈরেভিশ্চতুর্বিধৈঃ ॥ ৯ ॥

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:
ಷಣ್ಮಾಸಾಶ್ಚ ದಿನಾರ್ಧಂ ಚ ಪ್ರಥಮಂ ಶುಕ್ಲಪೂರ್ವಕಮ್ ।
ಸೌರಸಾವನಚಂದ್ರಾರ್ಕ್ಷೈರ್ಮಾನೈರೇಭಿಶ್ಚತುರ್ವಿಧೈಃ ॥ ೯ ॥

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:
ષણ્માસાશ્ચ દિનાર્ધં ચ પ્રથમં શુક્લપૂર્વકમ્ ।
સૌરસાવનચંદ્રાર્ક્ષૈર્માનૈરેભિશ્ચતુર્વિધૈઃ ॥ ૯ ॥

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:
ഷണ്മാസാശ്ച ദിനാര്ധം ച പ്രഥമം ശുക്ലപൂര്വകമ് ।
സൌരസാവനചംദ്രാര്ക്ഷൈര്മാനൈരേഭിശ്ചതുര്വിധൈഃ ॥ ൯ ॥

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