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.


ईश्वर उवाच ।
ततः श्रुत्वा च शर्यातिर्वलभीस्थान संस्थितः ।
वयस्थं च्यवनं श्रुत्वा आनन्दोद्गतमानसः ॥ १ ॥

īśvara uvāca |
tataḥ śrutvā ca śaryātirvalabhīsthāna saṃsthitaḥ |
vayasthaṃ cyavanaṃ śrutvā ānandodgatamānasaḥ || 1 ||

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.

Ishvara, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Sharyati, Valabhi, Tha, Samsthita, Vayastha, Cyavana, Ananda, Udgata, Anasa,

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: “īśvara uvāca
  • īśvara* -
  • īśvara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “tataḥ śrutvā ca śaryātirvalabhīsthāna saṃsthitaḥ
  • 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]
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śaryātir -
  • śaryāti (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • valabhīs -
  • valabhi (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
    valabhī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    valabhī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
  • thān -
  • tha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṃsthitaḥ -
  • saṃsthita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 3: “vayasthaṃ cyavanaṃ śrutvā ānandodgatamānasaḥ
  • vayastham -
  • vayastha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vayastha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vayasthā (noun, feminine)
  • cyavanam -
  • cyavana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    cyavana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    cyavanā (noun, feminine)
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • ānando -
  • ānanda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ānanda (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ānandā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • udgatam -
  • udgata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    udgata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    udgatā (noun, feminine)
  • ānasaḥ -
  • ānasa (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:
ঈশ্বর উবাচ ।
ততঃ শ্রুত্বা চ শর্যাতির্বলভীস্থান সংস্থিতঃ ।
বযস্থং চ্যবনং শ্রুত্বা আনন্দোদ্গতমানসঃ ॥ ১ ॥

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:
ಈಶ್ವರ ಉವಾಚ ।
ತತಃ ಶ್ರುತ್ವಾ ಚ ಶರ್ಯಾತಿರ್ವಲಭೀಸ್ಥಾನ ಸಂಸ್ಥಿತಃ ।
ವಯಸ್ಥಂ ಚ್ಯವನಂ ಶ್ರುತ್ವಾ ಆನನ್ದೋದ್ಗತಮಾನಸಃ ॥ ೧ ॥

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:
ઈશ્વર ઉવાચ ।
તતઃ શ્રુત્વા ચ શર્યાતિર્વલભીસ્થાન સંસ્થિતઃ ।
વયસ્થં ચ્યવનં શ્રુત્વા આનન્દોદ્ગતમાનસઃ ॥ ૧ ॥

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:
ഈശ്വര ഉവാച ।
തതഃ ശ്രുത്വാ ച ശര്യാതിര്വലഭീസ്ഥാന സംസ്ഥിതഃ ।
വയസ്ഥം ച്യവനം ശ്രുത്വാ ആനന്ദോദ്ഗതമാനസഃ ॥ ൧ ॥

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