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.


चत्वरेषु च सर्वेषु क्षेत्र मध्यस्थिता सती ।
रात्रौ पर्यटते देवी भूतानां कोटिभिर्वृता ॥ ४ ॥

catvareṣu ca sarveṣu kṣetra madhyasthitā satī |
rātrau paryaṭate devī bhūtānāṃ koṭibhirvṛtā || 4 ||

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.

Catvara, Sarva, Kshetra, Madhyasthita, Sat, Sati, Ratrau, Ratra, Paryata, Tad, Yushmad, Devi, Devin, Bhuta, Koti, Vrit, Vrita,

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: “catvareṣu ca sarveṣu kṣetra madhyasthitā satī
  • catvareṣu -
  • catvara (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sarveṣu -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • kṣetra -
  • kṣetra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • madhyasthitā -
  • madhyasthitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • satī -
  • satī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    sat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sati (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “rātrau paryaṭate devī bhūtānāṃ koṭibhirvṛtā
  • rātrau -
  • rātrau (indeclinable)
    rātra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • paryaṭa -
  • paryaṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • devī -
  • devī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    devin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhūtānām -
  • bhūta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    bhūta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    bhūtā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • koṭibhir -
  • koṭi (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • vṛtā -
  • vṛt (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    vṛt (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    vṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    vṛ -> vṛtā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √vṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 9 verb]
    vṛ -> vṛtā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √vṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 9 verb]

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:
চত্বরেষু চ সর্বেষু ক্ষেত্র মধ্যস্থিতা সতী ।
রাত্রৌ পর্যটতে দেবী ভূতানাং কোটিভির্বৃতা ॥ ৪ ॥

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:
ಚತ್ವರೇಷು ಚ ಸರ್ವೇಷು ಕ್ಷೇತ್ರ ಮಧ್ಯಸ್ಥಿತಾ ಸತೀ ।
ರಾತ್ರೌ ಪರ್ಯಟತೇ ದೇವೀ ಭೂತಾನಾಂ ಕೋಟಿಭಿರ್ವೃತಾ ॥ ೪ ॥

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:
ચત્વરેષુ ચ સર્વેષુ ક્ષેત્ર મધ્યસ્થિતા સતી ।
રાત્રૌ પર્યટતે દેવી ભૂતાનાં કોટિભિર્વૃતા ॥ ૪ ॥

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:
ചത്വരേഷു ച സര്വേഷു ക്ഷേത്ര മധ്യസ്ഥിതാ സതീ ।
രാത്രൌ പര്യടതേ ദേവീ ഭൂതാനാം കോടിഭിര്വൃതാ ॥ ൪ ॥

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