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.


बृहस्पतेस्तु भगिनी विश्रुता ब्रह्मवादिनी ।
प्रभासस्य तु सा पत्नी वसूनामष्टमस्य वै ॥ ७३ ॥

bṛhaspatestu bhaginī viśrutā brahmavādinī |
prabhāsasya tu sā patnī vasūnāmaṣṭamasya vai || 73 ||

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.

Brihaspati, Bhagin, Bhagini, Vishruta, Brahmavadin, Brahmavadini, Brahmavadi, Prabhasa, Patni, Vasu, Ashtama,

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: “bṛhaspatestu bhaginī viśrutā brahmavādinī
  • bṛhaspates -
  • bṛhaspati (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • bhaginī -
  • bhaginī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    bhagin (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • viśrutā* -
  • viśruta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    viśrutā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • brahmavādinī -
  • brahmavādinī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    brahmavādin (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    brahmavādī (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “prabhāsasya tu patnī vasūnāmaṣṭamasya vai
  • prabhāsasya -
  • prabhāsa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    prabhāsa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • patnī -
  • patnī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • vasūnām -
  • vasu (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    vasu (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    vasu (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    vasū (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • aṣṭamasya -
  • aṣṭama (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    aṣṭama (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first 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:
বৃহস্পতেস্তু ভগিনী বিশ্রুতা ব্রহ্মবাদিনী ।
প্রভাসস্য তু সা পত্নী বসূনামষ্টমস্য বৈ ॥ ৭৩ ॥

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:
ಬೃಹಸ್ಪತೇಸ್ತು ಭಗಿನೀ ವಿಶ್ರುತಾ ಬ್ರಹ್ಮವಾದಿನೀ ।
ಪ್ರಭಾಸಸ್ಯ ತು ಸಾ ಪತ್ನೀ ವಸೂನಾಮಷ್ಟಮಸ್ಯ ವೈ ॥ ೭೩ ॥

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:
બૃહસ્પતેસ્તુ ભગિની વિશ્રુતા બ્રહ્મવાદિની ।
પ્રભાસસ્ય તુ સા પત્ની વસૂનામષ્ટમસ્ય વૈ ॥ ૭૩ ॥

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:
ബൃഹസ്പതേസ്തു ഭഗിനീ വിശ്രുതാ ബ്രഹ്മവാദിനീ ।
പ്രഭാസസ്യ തു സാ പത്നീ വസൂനാമഷ്ടമസ്യ വൈ ॥ ൭൩ ॥

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