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.


अप्रतर्क्यमनुच्चार्यं कलनाकालवर्जितम् ।
निःशब्दं निश्चलं सौम्यं देहातीतं परात्परम् ॥ २५ ॥

apratarkyamanuccāryaṃ kalanākālavarjitam |
niḥśabdaṃ niścalaṃ saumyaṃ dehātītaṃ parātparam || 25 ||

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.

Apratarkya, Anucca, Arya, Kalana, Kala, Varjita, Nihshabda, Nishcala, Saumya, Deha, Ita, Paratpara,

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: “apratarkyamanuccāryaṃ kalanākālavarjitam
  • apratarkyam -
  • apratarkya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    apratarkya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    apratarkyā (noun, feminine)
  • anuccā -
  • anucca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    anucca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    anuccā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aryam -
  • arya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    arya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    aryā (noun, feminine)
  • kalanā -
  • kalanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kāla -
  • kāla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kāla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • varjitam -
  • varjita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    varjita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    varjitā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “niḥśabdaṃ niścalaṃ saumyaṃ dehātītaṃ parātparam
  • niḥśabdam -
  • niḥśabda (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    niḥśabda (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    niḥśabdā (noun, feminine)
  • niścalam -
  • niścala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    niścala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    niścalā (noun, feminine)
  • saumyam -
  • saumya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    saumya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    saumyā (noun, feminine)
  • dehāt -
  • deha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    deha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ī -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    e (noun, masculine)
  • itam -
  • ita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    itā (noun, feminine)
    i -> ita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> ita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second dual]
  • parātparam -
  • parātpara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    parātpara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    parātparā (noun, feminine)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print 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:
অপ্রতর্ক্যমনুচ্চার্যং কলনাকালবর্জিতম্ ।
নিঃশব্দং নিশ্চলং সৌম্যং দেহাতীতং পরাত্পরম্ ॥ ২৫ ॥

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:
ಅಪ್ರತರ್ಕ್ಯಮನುಚ್ಚಾರ್ಯಂ ಕಲನಾಕಾಲವರ್ಜಿತಮ್ ।
ನಿಃಶಬ್ದಂ ನಿಶ್ಚಲಂ ಸೌಮ್ಯಂ ದೇಹಾತೀತಂ ಪರಾತ್ಪರಮ್ ॥ ೨೫ ॥

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:
અપ્રતર્ક્યમનુચ્ચાર્યં કલનાકાલવર્જિતમ્ ।
નિઃશબ્દં નિશ્ચલં સૌમ્યં દેહાતીતં પરાત્પરમ્ ॥ ૨૫ ॥

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:
അപ്രതര്ക്യമനുച്ചാര്യം കലനാകാലവര്ജിതമ് ।
നിഃശബ്ദം നിശ്ചലം സൌമ്യം ദേഹാതീതം പരാത്പരമ് ॥ ൨൫ ॥

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