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.


कल्पकल्पान्तरहितमनादिनिधनं महत् ।
महाभूतं महाकायं शिवं निर्वाणभैरवम् ॥ २९ ॥

kalpakalpāntarahitamanādinidhanaṃ mahat |
mahābhūtaṃ mahākāyaṃ śivaṃ nirvāṇabhairavam || 29 ||

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.

Kalpa, Kalpantara, Hita, Anadinidhana, Mahat, Mahabhuta, Mahakaya, Shivam, Shiva, Nirvana, Bhairavam, Bhairava,

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: “kalpakalpāntarahitamanādinidhanaṃ mahat
  • kalpa -
  • kalpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kalpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kalpāntara -
  • kalpāntara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hitam -
  • hita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    hita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    hitā (noun, feminine)
    hi -> hita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √hi class 5 verb]
    hi -> hita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √hi class 5 verb], [accusative single from √hi class 5 verb]
  • anādinidhanam -
  • anādinidhana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    anādinidhana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    anādinidhanā (noun, feminine)
  • mahat -
  • atimahat (noun, masculine)
    mahat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “mahābhūtaṃ mahākāyaṃ śivaṃ nirvāṇabhairavam
  • mahābhūtam -
  • mahābhūta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mahābhūta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mahābhūtā (noun, feminine)
  • mahākāyam -
  • mahākāya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mahākāya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mahākāyā (noun, feminine)
  • śivam -
  • śivam (indeclinable)
    śiva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śiva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śivā (noun, feminine)
  • nirvāṇa -
  • nirvāṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nirvāṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhairavam -
  • bhairavam (indeclinable)
    bhairava (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhairava (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhairavā (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:
কল্পকল্পান্তরহিতমনাদিনিধনং মহত্ ।
মহাভূতং মহাকাযং শিবং নির্বাণভৈরবম্ ॥ ২৯ ॥

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:
ಕಲ್ಪಕಲ್ಪಾನ್ತರಹಿತಮನಾದಿನಿಧನಂ ಮಹತ್ ।
ಮಹಾಭೂತಂ ಮಹಾಕಾಯಂ ಶಿವಂ ನಿರ್ವಾಣಭೈರವಮ್ ॥ ೨೯ ॥

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:
કલ્પકલ્પાન્તરહિતમનાદિનિધનં મહત્ ।
મહાભૂતં મહાકાયં શિવં નિર્વાણભૈરવમ્ ॥ ૨૯ ॥

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:
കല്പകല്പാന്തരഹിതമനാദിനിധനം മഹത് ।
മഹാഭൂതം മഹാകായം ശിവം നിര്വാണഭൈരവമ് ॥ ൨൯ ॥

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