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.


वरुणेन महादेवि तपोनिर्विघ्नहेतवे ।
पूजितो जलजैर्भक्त्या जलवासास्ततः स्मृतः ॥ २ ॥

varuṇena mahādevi taponirvighnahetave |
pūjito jalajairbhaktyā jalavāsāstataḥ smṛtaḥ || 2 ||

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.

Varuna, Mahadevi, Tap, Tapa, Tapu, Tapas, Nirvighna, Hetu, Pujita, Jalaja, Bhakti, Jalavasa, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Smrita,

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: “varuṇena mahādevi taponirvighnahetave
  • varuṇena -
  • varuṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • mahādevi -
  • mahādevī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative 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]
  • nirvighna -
  • nirvighna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nirvighna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hetave -
  • hetu (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • Line 2: “pūjito jalajairbhaktyā jalavāsāstataḥ smṛtaḥ
  • pūjito* -
  • pūjita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    pūj -> pūjita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √pūj class 1 verb], [nominative single from √pūj class 10 verb]
  • jalajair -
  • jalaja (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    jalaja (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • bhaktyā* -
  • bhakti (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • jalavāsās -
  • jalavāsa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    jalavāsā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • tataḥ -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • smṛtaḥ -
  • smṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    smṛ -> smṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √smṛ class 1 verb]

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:
বরুণেন মহাদেবি তপোনির্বিঘ্নহেতবে ।
পূজিতো জলজৈর্ভক্ত্যা জলবাসাস্ততঃ স্মৃতঃ ॥ ২ ॥

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:
ವರುಣೇನ ಮಹಾದೇವಿ ತಪೋನಿರ್ವಿಘ್ನಹೇತವೇ ।
ಪೂಜಿತೋ ಜಲಜೈರ್ಭಕ್ತ್ಯಾ ಜಲವಾಸಾಸ್ತತಃ ಸ್ಮೃತಃ ॥ ೨ ॥

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:
વરુણેન મહાદેવિ તપોનિર્વિઘ્નહેતવે ।
પૂજિતો જલજૈર્ભક્ત્યા જલવાસાસ્તતઃ સ્મૃતઃ ॥ ૨ ॥

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:
വരുണേന മഹാദേവി തപോനിര്വിഘ്നഹേതവേ ।
പൂജിതോ ജലജൈര്ഭക്ത്യാ ജലവാസാസ്തതഃ സ്മൃതഃ ॥ ൨ ॥

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