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.


लिंगं महाप्रभावं तु सैंहिकेयप्रतिष्ठितम् ।
तत्र वर्षसहस्रं तु वैप्रचित्तिस्तपोऽकरोत् ॥ ३ ॥

liṃgaṃ mahāprabhāvaṃ tu saiṃhikeyapratiṣṭhitam |
tatra varṣasahasraṃ tu vaipracittistapo'karot || 3 ||

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.

Linga, Mahaprabhava, Saimhikeya, Pratishthita, Tatra, Varshasahasra, Pra, Citti, Tap, Tapa, Tapu, Tapas,

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: “liṃgaṃ mahāprabhāvaṃ tu saiṃhikeyapratiṣṭhitam
  • liṅgam -
  • liṅga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    liṅgā (noun, feminine)
  • mahāprabhāvam -
  • mahāprabhāva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mahāprabhāva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mahāprabhāvā (noun, feminine)
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • saiṃhikeya -
  • saiṃhikeya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saiṃhikeya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pratiṣṭhitam -
  • pratiṣṭhita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pratiṣṭhita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pratiṣṭhitā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “tatra varṣasahasraṃ tu vaipracittistapo'karot
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • varṣasahasram -
  • varṣasahasra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • cittis -
  • citti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tapo' -
  • tapas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    tap (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    tap (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    tapa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tapu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    tapu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • akarot -
  • kṛ (verb class 8)
    [imperfect active third 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:
লিংগং মহাপ্রভাবং তু সৈংহিকেযপ্রতিষ্ঠিতম্ ।
তত্র বর্ষসহস্রং তু বৈপ্রচিত্তিস্তপোঽকরোত্ ॥ ৩ ॥

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:
ಲಿಂಗಂ ಮಹಾಪ್ರಭಾವಂ ತು ಸೈಂಹಿಕೇಯಪ್ರತಿಷ್ಠಿತಮ್ ।
ತತ್ರ ವರ್ಷಸಹಸ್ರಂ ತು ವೈಪ್ರಚಿತ್ತಿಸ್ತಪೋಽಕರೋತ್ ॥ ೩ ॥

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:
લિંગં મહાપ્રભાવં તુ સૈંહિકેયપ્રતિષ્ઠિતમ્ ।
તત્ર વર્ષસહસ્રં તુ વૈપ્રચિત્તિસ્તપોઽકરોત્ ॥ ૩ ॥

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:
ലിംഗം മഹാപ്രഭാവം തു സൈംഹികേയപ്രതിഷ്ഠിതമ് ।
തത്ര വര്ഷസഹസ്രം തു വൈപ്രചിത്തിസ്തപോഽകരോത് ॥ ൩ ॥

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