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.


आयुर्वृत्तिं सुतान्सौख्यमस्माकं लिखति स्वयम् ।
ललाटे चित्रगुप्तोऽसौ न देवानां तु तत्समम् ॥ २६ ॥

āyurvṛttiṃ sutānsaukhyamasmākaṃ likhati svayam |
lalāṭe citragupto'sau na devānāṃ tu tatsamam || 26 ||

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.

Ayu, Ayus, Vritti, Suta, Saukhya, Asmaka, Asmad, Likhat, Svayam, Lalate, Lalata, Citragupta, Asi, Asu, Adah, Deva, Tatsama,

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: “āyurvṛttiṃ sutānsaukhyamasmākaṃ likhati svayam
  • āyur -
  • āyus (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    āyus (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    āyu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    āyu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • vṛttim -
  • vṛtti (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • sutān -
  • suta (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    su -> suta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √su class 5 verb]
    -> suta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √ class 6 verb]
    -> suta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √ class 2 verb]
  • saukhyam -
  • saukhya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • asmākam -
  • asmāka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    asmāka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmākā (noun, feminine)
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive plural]
  • likhati -
  • likh -> likhat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √likh class 6 verb]
    likh -> likhat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √likh class 6 verb]
    likh (verb class 6)
    [present active third single]
  • svayam -
  • svayam (indeclinable)
  • Line 2: “lalāṭe citragupto'sau na devānāṃ tu tatsamam
  • lalāṭe -
  • lalāṭe (indeclinable)
    lalāṭa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • citragupto' -
  • citragupta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • asau -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    asi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    asu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • devānām -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    deva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    devā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • tatsamam -
  • tatsama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tatsama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tatsamā (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:
আযুর্বৃত্তিং সুতান্সৌখ্যমস্মাকং লিখতি স্বযম্ ।
ললাটে চিত্রগুপ্তোঽসৌ ন দেবানাং তু তত্সমম্ ॥ ২৬ ॥

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:
ಆಯುರ್ವೃತ್ತಿಂ ಸುತಾನ್ಸೌಖ್ಯಮಸ್ಮಾಕಂ ಲಿಖತಿ ಸ್ವಯಮ್ ।
ಲಲಾಟೇ ಚಿತ್ರಗುಪ್ತೋಽಸೌ ನ ದೇವಾನಾಂ ತು ತತ್ಸಮಮ್ ॥ ೨೬ ॥

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:
આયુર્વૃત્તિં સુતાન્સૌખ્યમસ્માકં લિખતિ સ્વયમ્ ।
લલાટે ચિત્રગુપ્તોઽસૌ ન દેવાનાં તુ તત્સમમ્ ॥ ૨૬ ॥

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:
ആയുര്വൃത്തിം സുതാന്സൌഖ്യമസ്മാകം ലിഖതി സ്വയമ് ।
ലലാടേ ചിത്രഗുപ്തോഽസൌ ന ദേവാനാം തു തത്സമമ് ॥ ൨൬ ॥

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