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.


तपः कुर्वंति विपुलं भस्मोद्धूलितविग्रहाः ।
जटामुकुटसंयुक्ता मुंजमेखलधारिणः ॥ ३ ॥

tapaḥ kurvaṃti vipulaṃ bhasmoddhūlitavigrahāḥ |
jaṭāmukuṭasaṃyuktā muṃjamekhaladhāriṇaḥ || 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.

Tap, Tapa, Tapas, Kurvat, Vipula, Bhasmoddhulitavigraha, Jatamukuta, Samyukta, Munja, Dhari, Dharin,

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: “tapaḥ kurvaṃti vipulaṃ bhasmoddhūlitavigrahāḥ
  • tapaḥ -
  • 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]
  • kurvanti -
  • kurvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    kṛ -> kurvat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [present active third plural]
  • vipulam -
  • vipula (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vipula (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vipulā (noun, feminine)
  • bhasmoddhūlitavigrahāḥ -
  • bhasmoddhūlitavigraha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 2: “jaṭāmukuṭasaṃyuktā muṃjamekhaladhāriṇaḥ
  • jaṭāmukuṭa -
  • jaṭāmukuṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    jaṭāmukuṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṃyuktā* -
  • saṃyukta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    saṃyuktā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • muñjam -
  • muñja (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    muñjā (noun, feminine)
  • ekha -
  • ikh (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • la -
  • la (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dhāriṇaḥ -
  • dhāri (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    dhārin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    dhārin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive 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:
তপঃ কুর্বংতি বিপুলং ভস্মোদ্ধূলিতবিগ্রহাঃ ।
জটামুকুটসংযুক্তা মুংজমেখলধারিণঃ ॥ 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:
ತಪಃ ಕುರ್ವಂತಿ ವಿಪುಲಂ ಭಸ್ಮೋದ್ಧೂಲಿತವಿಗ್ರಹಾಃ ।
ಜಟಾಮುಕುಟಸಂಯುಕ್ತಾ ಮುಂಜಮೇಖಲಧಾರಿಣಃ ॥ 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:
તપઃ કુર્વંતિ વિપુલં ભસ્મોદ્ધૂલિતવિગ્રહાઃ ।
જટામુકુટસંયુક્તા મુંજમેખલધારિણઃ ॥ 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:
തപഃ കുര്വംതി വിപുലം ഭസ്മോദ്ധൂലിതവിഗ്രഹാഃ ।
ജടാമുകുടസംയുക്താ മുംജമേഖലധാരിണഃ ॥ ൩ ॥

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