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.


व्यापकं सर्वकामाख्यमक्षरं परमं महत् ।
स्थूलसूक्ष्मविभागस्थं व्यक्ताव्यक्तं सनातनम् ॥ २८ ॥

vyāpakaṃ sarvakāmākhyamakṣaraṃ paramaṃ mahat |
sthūlasūkṣmavibhāgasthaṃ vyaktāvyaktaṃ sanātanam || 28 ||

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.

Vyapaka, Sarvakama, Akshara, Paramam, Parama, Mahat, Sthulasukshma, Vibhaga, Tha, Vyaktavyakta, Sanatana,

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: “vyāpakaṃ sarvakāmākhyamakṣaraṃ paramaṃ mahat
  • vyāpakam -
  • vyāpaka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vyāpaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sarvakāmā -
  • sarvakāmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    sarvakāma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarvakāma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • akhyam -
  • khyā (verb class 2)
    [aorist active first single]
  • akṣaram -
  • akṣara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    akṣara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    akṣarā (noun, feminine)
    kṣar (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
    kṣar (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • paramam -
  • paramam (indeclinable)
    parama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    parama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    paramā (noun, feminine)
  • mahat -
  • atimahat (noun, masculine)
    mahat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “sthūlasūkṣmavibhāgasthaṃ vyaktāvyaktaṃ sanātanam
  • sthūlasūkṣma -
  • sthūlasūkṣma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sthūlasūkṣma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vibhāgas -
  • vibhāga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tham -
  • tha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • vyaktāvyaktam -
  • vyaktāvyakta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vyaktāvyakta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sanātanam -
  • sanātana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sanātana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative 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:
ব্যাপকং সর্বকামাখ্যমক্ষরং পরমং মহত্ ।
স্থূলসূক্ষ্মবিভাগস্থং ব্যক্তাব্যক্তং সনাতনম্ ॥ ২৮ ॥

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:
ವ್ಯಾಪಕಂ ಸರ್ವಕಾಮಾಖ್ಯಮಕ್ಷರಂ ಪರಮಂ ಮಹತ್ ।
ಸ್ಥೂಲಸೂಕ್ಷ್ಮವಿಭಾಗಸ್ಥಂ ವ್ಯಕ್ತಾವ್ಯಕ್ತಂ ಸನಾತನಮ್ ॥ ೨೮ ॥

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:
વ્યાપકં સર્વકામાખ્યમક્ષરં પરમં મહત્ ।
સ્થૂલસૂક્ષ્મવિભાગસ્થં વ્યક્તાવ્યક્તં સનાતનમ્ ॥ ૨૮ ॥

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:
വ്യാപകം സര്വകാമാഖ്യമക്ഷരം പരമം മഹത് ।
സ്ഥൂലസൂക്ഷ്മവിഭാഗസ്ഥം വ്യക്താവ്യക്തം സനാതനമ് ॥ ൨൮ ॥

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