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.


बृहस्पतेस्तु भगिनी भुवना ब्रह्मवादिनी ।
प्रभासस्य तु सा भार्या वसूनामष्टमस्य च ॥ ६ ॥

bṛhaspatestu bhaginī bhuvanā brahmavādinī |
prabhāsasya tu sā bhāryā vasūnāmaṣṭamasya ca || 6 ||

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.

Brihaspati, Bhagin, Bhagini, Bhuvana, Brahmavadin, Brahmavadini, Brahmavadi, Prabhasa, Bharya, Vasu, Ashtama,

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: “bṛhaspatestu bhaginī bhuvanā brahmavādinī
  • bṛhaspates -
  • bṛhaspati (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • bhaginī -
  • bhaginī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    bhagin (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • bhuvanā* -
  • bhuvana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    bhuvanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • brahmavādinī -
  • brahmavādinī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    brahmavādin (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    brahmavādī (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “prabhāsasya tu bhāryā vasūnāmaṣṭamasya ca
  • prabhāsasya -
  • prabhāsa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    prabhāsa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • sā* -
  • so (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
  • bhāryā* -
  • bhārya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    bhāryā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    bhṛ -> bhārya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √bhṛ], [vocative plural from √bhṛ]
    bhṛ -> bhāryā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √bhṛ], [vocative plural from √bhṛ], [accusative plural from √bhṛ]
  • vasūnām -
  • vasu (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    vasu (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    vasu (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    vasū (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • aṣṭamasya -
  • aṣṭama (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    aṣṭama (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative 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:
বৃহস্পতেস্তু ভগিনী ভুবনা ব্রহ্মবাদিনী ।
প্রভাসস্য তু সা ভার্যা বসূনামষ্টমস্য চ ॥ ৬ ॥

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:
ಬೃಹಸ್ಪತೇಸ್ತು ಭಗಿನೀ ಭುವನಾ ಬ್ರಹ್ಮವಾದಿನೀ ।
ಪ್ರಭಾಸಸ್ಯ ತು ಸಾ ಭಾರ್ಯಾ ವಸೂನಾಮಷ್ಟಮಸ್ಯ ಚ ॥ ೬ ॥

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:
બૃહસ્પતેસ્તુ ભગિની ભુવના બ્રહ્મવાદિની ।
પ્રભાસસ્ય તુ સા ભાર્યા વસૂનામષ્ટમસ્ય ચ ॥ ૬ ॥

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:
ബൃഹസ്പതേസ്തു ഭഗിനീ ഭുവനാ ബ്രഹ്മവാദിനീ ।
പ്രഭാസസ്യ തു സാ ഭാര്യാ വസൂനാമഷ്ടമസ്യ ച ॥ ൬ ॥

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