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.


ग्रहीष्यंतं ततः सोममश्विनोः सत्तमं तदा ।
समीक्ष्य बलभिद्देव इदं वचनमब्रवीत् ॥ १४ ॥

grahīṣyaṃtaṃ tataḥ somamaśvinoḥ sattamaṃ tadā |
samīkṣya balabhiddeva idaṃ vacanamabravīt || 14 ||

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.

Grahishyat, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Soma, Ashvin, Sattama, Tada, Samikshya, Balabhid, Deva, Devri, Idam, Vacana,

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: “grahīṣyaṃtaṃ tataḥ somamaśvinoḥ sattamaṃ tadā
  • grahīṣyantam -
  • grahīṣyat (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    grah -> grahīṣyat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √grah class 9 verb]
  • 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]
  • somam -
  • soma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    soma (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    somā (noun, feminine)
    soman (noun, masculine)
  • aśvinoḥ -
  • aśvin (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    aśvin (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • sattamam -
  • sattama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sattama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sattamā (noun, feminine)
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “samīkṣya balabhiddeva idaṃ vacanamabravīt
  • samīkṣya -
  • samīkṣya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    samīkṣya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • balabhid -
  • balabhid (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    balabhid (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • deva* -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    devṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • vacanam -
  • vacana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vacana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vacanā (noun, feminine)
  • abravīt -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third 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:
গ্রহীষ্যংতং ততঃ সোমমশ্বিনোঃ সত্তমং তদা ।
সমীক্ষ্য বলভিদ্দেব ইদং বচনমব্রবীত্ ॥ ১৪ ॥

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:
ಗ್ರಹೀಷ್ಯಂತಂ ತತಃ ಸೋಮಮಶ್ವಿನೋಃ ಸತ್ತಮಂ ತದಾ ।
ಸಮೀಕ್ಷ್ಯ ಬಲಭಿದ್ದೇವ ಇದಂ ವಚನಮಬ್ರವೀತ್ ॥ ೧೪ ॥

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:
ગ્રહીષ્યંતં તતઃ સોમમશ્વિનોઃ સત્તમં તદા ।
સમીક્ષ્ય બલભિદ્દેવ ઇદં વચનમબ્રવીત્ ॥ ૧૪ ॥

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:
ഗ്രഹീഷ്യംതം തതഃ സോമമശ്വിനോഃ സത്തമം തദാ ।
സമീക്ഷ്യ ബലഭിദ്ദേവ ഇദം വചനമബ്രവീത് ॥ ൧൪ ॥

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