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.


शिवा प्रविश्य नगरे रौति सा विस्वरं निशि ।
भ्रमन्ति नगरे काका दिवारात्रं विराविणः ॥ २२४ ॥

śivā praviśya nagare rauti sā visvaraṃ niśi |
bhramanti nagare kākā divārātraṃ virāviṇaḥ || 224 ||

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.

Shiva, Pravishya, Nagara, Visvara, Nish, Nishi, Bhramat, Bhramanti, Kaka, Divaratram, Viravin, Viravi,

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: “śivā praviśya nagare rauti visvaraṃ niśi
  • śivā -
  • śivā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • praviśya -
  • praviśya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    praviśya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nagare -
  • nagara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    nagara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • rauti -
  • ru (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • sā* -
  • so (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
  • visvaram -
  • visvara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    visvara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    visvarā (noun, feminine)
  • niśi -
  • niśi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    niśi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    niśi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    niś (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “bhramanti nagare kākā divārātraṃ virāviṇaḥ
  • bhramanti -
  • bhramantī (noun, masculine)
    bhramantī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    bhramantī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    bhramat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    bhram (verb class 1)
    [present active third plural]
  • nagare -
  • nagara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    nagara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • kākā* -
  • kāka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kākā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • divārātram -
  • divārātram (indeclinable)
  • virāviṇaḥ -
  • virāvin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    virāvin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    virāvī (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive 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:
শিবা প্রবিশ্য নগরে রৌতি সা বিস্বরং নিশি ।
ভ্রমন্তি নগরে কাকা দিবারাত্রং বিরাবিণঃ ॥ ২২৪ ॥

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:
ಶಿವಾ ಪ್ರವಿಶ್ಯ ನಗರೇ ರೌತಿ ಸಾ ವಿಸ್ವರಂ ನಿಶಿ ।
ಭ್ರಮನ್ತಿ ನಗರೇ ಕಾಕಾ ದಿವಾರಾತ್ರಂ ವಿರಾವಿಣಃ ॥ ೨೨೪ ॥

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:
શિવા પ્રવિશ્ય નગરે રૌતિ સા વિસ્વરં નિશિ ।
ભ્રમન્તિ નગરે કાકા દિવારાત્રં વિરાવિણઃ ॥ ૨૨૪ ॥

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:
ശിവാ പ്രവിശ്യ നഗരേ രൌതി സാ വിസ്വരം നിശി ।
ഭ്രമന്തി നഗരേ കാകാ ദിവാരാത്രം വിരാവിണഃ ॥ ൨൨൪ ॥

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