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.


अगृह्णाच्च्यवनः सोममश्विनोर्देवयोस्तदा ।
तमिन्द्रो वारयामास मा गृहाण तयोर्ग्रहम् ॥ ८ ॥

agṛhṇāccyavanaḥ somamaśvinordevayostadā |
tamindro vārayāmāsa mā gṛhāṇa tayorgraham || 8 ||

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.

Cyavana, Soma, Ashvin, Deva, Devayu, Tada, Tamin, Dra, Mas, Tad, Graha,

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: “agṛhṇāccyavanaḥ somamaśvinordevayostadā
  • agṛhṇāc -
  • grah (verb class 9)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • cyavanaḥ -
  • cyavana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • somam -
  • soma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    soma (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    somā (noun, feminine)
    soman (noun, masculine)
  • aśvinor -
  • aśvin (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    aśvin (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • devayos -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    deva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    devā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    devayu (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    devayu (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “tamindro vārayāmāsa gṛhāṇa tayorgraham
  • tamin -
  • tamin (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    tamin (noun, neuter)
    [vocative single]
  • dro* -
  • dra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vārayāmā -
  • vṛ (verb class 0)
    [imperative active first plural]
  • asa -
  • asan (noun, neuter)
  • mā* -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    mās (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • gṛhāṇa -
  • grah (verb class 9)
    [imperative active second single]
  • tayor -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    (noun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    (noun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • graham -
  • graha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    graha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    grahā (noun, feminine)

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:
অগৃহ্ণাচ্চ্যবনঃ সোমমশ্বিনোর্দেবযোস্তদা ।
তমিন্দ্রো বারযামাস মা গৃহাণ তযোর্গ্রহম্ ॥ ৮ ॥

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:
ಅಗೃಹ್ಣಾಚ್ಚ್ಯವನಃ ಸೋಮಮಶ್ವಿನೋರ್ದೇವಯೋಸ್ತದಾ ।
ತಮಿನ್ದ್ರೋ ವಾರಯಾಮಾಸ ಮಾ ಗೃಹಾಣ ತಯೋರ್ಗ್ರಹಮ್ ॥ ೮ ॥

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:
અગૃહ્ણાચ્ચ્યવનઃ સોમમશ્વિનોર્દેવયોસ્તદા ।
તમિન્દ્રો વારયામાસ મા ગૃહાણ તયોર્ગ્રહમ્ ॥ ૮ ॥

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:
അഗൃഹ്ണാച്ച്യവനഃ സോമമശ്വിനോര്ദേവയോസ്തദാ ।
തമിന്ദ്രോ വാരയാമാസ മാ ഗൃഹാണ തയോര്ഗ്രഹമ് ॥ ൮ ॥

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