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.


स्तंभयित्वाथ च्यवनो जुहुवे मन्त्रतोऽनलम् ।
कृत्यार्थी सुमहातेजा देवं हिंसितुमुद्यतः ॥ १८ ॥

staṃbhayitvātha cyavano juhuve mantrato'nalam |
kṛtyārthī sumahātejā devaṃ hiṃsitumudyataḥ || 18 ||

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.

Atha, Cyavana, Mantratah, Analam, Anala, Krit, Kriti, Kritin, Kritya, Arthi, Sumahatejas, Deva, Udyat, Udyata,

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: “staṃbhayitvātha cyavano juhuve mantrato'nalam
  • stambhayitvā -
  • stambh -> stambhayitvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √stambh]
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
  • cyavano* -
  • cyavana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • juhuve -
  • hu (verb class 3)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
  • mantrato' -
  • mantrataḥ (indeclinable)
  • analam -
  • analam (indeclinable)
    anala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    analā (noun, feminine)
    nal (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • Line 2: “kṛtyārthī sumahātejā devaṃ hiṃsitumudyataḥ
  • kṛtyā -
  • kṛti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [instrumental single]
    kṛti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kṛtin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    kṛtin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kṛtya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṛtya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṛ -> kṛtya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛt -> kṛtya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛt]
    kṛt -> kṛtya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛt]
    kṛt -> kṛtya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛt]
    kṛtī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [instrumental single]
    kṛtī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [instrumental single]
    kṛtī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kṛt (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kṛt (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kṛtyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    kṛ -> kṛtya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kṛtya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kṛtyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
  • ārthī -
  • ārthī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • sumahātejā* -
  • sumahātejas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • devam -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    deva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    devā (noun, feminine)
    devan (noun, masculine)
  • hiṃsitum -
  • hiṃs -> hiṃsitum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √hiṃs]
    hiṃs -> hiṃsitum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √hiṃs]
  • udyataḥ -
  • udyat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    udyat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    udyata (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:
স্তংভযিত্বাথ চ্যবনো জুহুবে মন্ত্রতোঽনলম্ ।
কৃত্যার্থী সুমহাতেজা দেবং হিংসিতুমুদ্যতঃ ॥ ১৮ ॥

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:
ಸ್ತಂಭಯಿತ್ವಾಥ ಚ್ಯವನೋ ಜುಹುವೇ ಮನ್ತ್ರತೋಽನಲಮ್ ।
ಕೃತ್ಯಾರ್ಥೀ ಸುಮಹಾತೇಜಾ ದೇವಂ ಹಿಂಸಿತುಮುದ್ಯತಃ ॥ ೧೮ ॥

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:
સ્તંભયિત્વાથ ચ્યવનો જુહુવે મન્ત્રતોઽનલમ્ ।
કૃત્યાર્થી સુમહાતેજા દેવં હિંસિતુમુદ્યતઃ ॥ ૧૮ ॥

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:
സ്തംഭയിത്വാഥ ച്യവനോ ജുഹുവേ മന്ത്രതോഽനലമ് ।
കൃത്യാര്ഥീ സുമഹാതേജാ ദേവം ഹിംസിതുമുദ്യതഃ ॥ ൧൮ ॥

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