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.


नरवाप्यां महावीरः कान्तारे दुर्गनाशनः ।
पद्मवत्यां पद्मगृहो गगने मृगलाञ्छनः ॥ १०२ ॥

naravāpyāṃ mahāvīraḥ kāntāre durganāśanaḥ |
padmavatyāṃ padmagṛho gagane mṛgalāñchanaḥ || 102 ||

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.

Nara, Vapi, Vapya, Mahavira, Kantara, Durga, Nashana, Padmavati, Gagana, Mrigalanchana,

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: “naravāpyāṃ mahāvīraḥ kāntāre durganāśanaḥ
  • nara -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vāpyām -
  • vāpi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    vāpī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    vāpyā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    -> vāpyā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √]
    vap -> vāpyā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √vap]
  • mahāvīraḥ -
  • mahāvīra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kāntāre -
  • kāntāra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kāntāra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • durga -
  • durga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    durga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nāśanaḥ -
  • nāśana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “padmavatyāṃ padmagṛho gagane mṛgalāñchanaḥ
  • padmavatyām -
  • padmavatī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • padmagṛho -
  • gagane -
  • gagana (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • mṛgalāñchanaḥ -
  • mṛgalāñchana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative 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:
নরবাপ্যাং মহাবীরঃ কান্তারে দুর্গনাশনঃ ।
পদ্মবত্যাং পদ্মগৃহো গগনে মৃগলাঞ্ছনঃ ॥ ১০২ ॥

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:
ನರವಾಪ್ಯಾಂ ಮಹಾವೀರಃ ಕಾನ್ತಾರೇ ದುರ್ಗನಾಶನಃ ।
ಪದ್ಮವತ್ಯಾಂ ಪದ್ಮಗೃಹೋ ಗಗನೇ ಮೃಗಲಾಞ್ಛನಃ ॥ ೧೦೨ ॥

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:
નરવાપ્યાં મહાવીરઃ કાન્તારે દુર્ગનાશનઃ ।
પદ્મવત્યાં પદ્મગૃહો ગગને મૃગલાઞ્છનઃ ॥ ૧૦૨ ॥

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:
നരവാപ്യാം മഹാവീരഃ കാന്താരേ ദുര്ഗനാശനഃ ।
പദ്മവത്യാം പദ്മഗൃഹോ ഗഗനേ മൃഗലാഞ്ഛനഃ ॥ ൧൦൨ ॥

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