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.


कामिकं तत्स्मृतं लिंगं सर्वकामफलप्रदम् ।
अघोर वक्त्रं देवस्य तत्रस्थं भैरवं महत् ॥ १९ ॥

kāmikaṃ tatsmṛtaṃ liṃgaṃ sarvakāmaphalapradam |
aghora vaktraṃ devasya tatrasthaṃ bhairavaṃ mahat || 19 ||

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:

Read online Buy now! The English translation by G. V. Tagare (2007)

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.

Kamika, Tat, Tad, Smrita, Linga, Sarvakama, Phalaprada, Aghora, Vaktra, Deva, Tatrastha, Bhairavam, Bhairava, Mahat,

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: “kāmikaṃ tatsmṛtaṃ liṃgaṃ sarvakāmaphalapradam
  • kāmikam -
  • kāmika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kāmika (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kāmikā (noun, feminine)
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • smṛtam -
  • smṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    smṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    smṛtā (noun, feminine)
    smṛ -> smṛta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √smṛ class 1 verb]
    smṛ -> smṛta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √smṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √smṛ class 1 verb]
  • liṅgam -
  • liṅga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    liṅgā (noun, feminine)
  • sarvakāma -
  • sarvakāma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarvakāma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • phalapradam -
  • phalaprada (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    phalaprada (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    phalapradā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “aghora vaktraṃ devasya tatrasthaṃ bhairavaṃ mahat
  • aghora -
  • aghora (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aghora (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vaktram -
  • vaktra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vaktra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vaktrā (noun, feminine)
  • devasya -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    deva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • tatrastham -
  • tatrastha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tatrastha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tatrasthā (noun, feminine)
  • bhairavam -
  • bhairavam (indeclinable)
    bhairava (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhairava (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhairavā (noun, feminine)
  • mahat -
  • atimahat (noun, masculine)
    mahat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]

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:
কামিকং তত্স্মৃতং লিংগং সর্বকামফলপ্রদম্ ।
অঘোর বক্ত্রং দেবস্য তত্রস্থং ভৈরবং মহত্ ॥ ১৯ ॥

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:
ಕಾಮಿಕಂ ತತ್ಸ್ಮೃತಂ ಲಿಂಗಂ ಸರ್ವಕಾಮಫಲಪ್ರದಮ್ ।
ಅಘೋರ ವಕ್ತ್ರಂ ದೇವಸ್ಯ ತತ್ರಸ್ಥಂ ಭೈರವಂ ಮಹತ್ ॥ ೧೯ ॥

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:
કામિકં તત્સ્મૃતં લિંગં સર્વકામફલપ્રદમ્ ।
અઘોર વક્ત્રં દેવસ્ય તત્રસ્થં ભૈરવં મહત્ ॥ ૧૯ ॥

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:
കാമികം തത്സ്മൃതം ലിംഗം സര്വകാമഫലപ്രദമ് ।
അഘോര വക്ത്രം ദേവസ്യ തത്രസ്ഥം ഭൈരവം മഹത് ॥ ൧൯ ॥

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