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.


उमापि तत्र पार्श्वस्था सर्वदेवैस्तु संस्तुता ।
नन्दी च गणनाथो यो देवदेवस्य शूलिनः ॥ १२३ ॥

umāpi tatra pārśvasthā sarvadevaistu saṃstutā |
nandī ca gaṇanātho yo devadevasya śūlinaḥ || 123 ||

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.

Uma, Api, Tatra, Parshvastha, Sarvadeva, Samstuta, Nandi, Nandin, Gananatha, Yah, Devadeva, Shuli, Shulin, Shulina,

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: “umāpi tatra pārśvasthā sarvadevaistu saṃstutā
  • umā -
  • uma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    umā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    u (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first plural]
    u (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first plural]
    u (verb class 5)
    [perfect active first plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • pārśvasthā -
  • pārśvasthā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sarvadevais -
  • sarvadeva (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • saṃstutā -
  • saṃstutā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “nandī ca gaṇanātho yo devadevasya śūlinaḥ
  • nandī -
  • nandī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    nandi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    nandi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    nandin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gaṇanātho* -
  • gaṇanātha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yo* -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • devadevasya -
  • devadeva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • śūlinaḥ -
  • śūli (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    śūlin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    śūlin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    śūlina (noun, masculine)
    [nominative 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:
উমাপি তত্র পার্শ্বস্থা সর্বদেবৈস্তু সংস্তুতা ।
নন্দী চ গণনাথো যো দেবদেবস্য শূলিনঃ ॥ ১২৩ ॥

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:
ಉಮಾಪಿ ತತ್ರ ಪಾರ್ಶ್ವಸ್ಥಾ ಸರ್ವದೇವೈಸ್ತು ಸಂಸ್ತುತಾ ।
ನನ್ದೀ ಚ ಗಣನಾಥೋ ಯೋ ದೇವದೇವಸ್ಯ ಶೂಲಿನಃ ॥ ೧೨೩ ॥

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:
ઉમાપિ તત્ર પાર્શ્વસ્થા સર્વદેવૈસ્તુ સંસ્તુતા ।
નન્દી ચ ગણનાથો યો દેવદેવસ્ય શૂલિનઃ ॥ ૧૨૩ ॥

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:
ഉമാപി തത്ര പാര്ശ്വസ്ഥാ സര്വദേവൈസ്തു സംസ്തുതാ ।
നന്ദീ ച ഗണനാഥോ യോ ദേവദേവസ്യ ശൂലിനഃ ॥ ൧൨൩ ॥

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