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.


ऋणे भवति दैत्येन्द्र बंधनं घोरदर्शनम् ।
त्वं पूरय पदं तन्मे नोचेद्बन्धं प्रतीच्छ भोः ॥ ४ ॥

ṛṇe bhavati daityendra baṃdhanaṃ ghoradarśanam |
tvaṃ pūraya padaṃ tanme nocedbandhaṃ pratīccha bhoḥ || 4 ||

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.

Rina, Bhavati, Bhavat, Bhavant, Daityendra, Bandhana, Ghoradarshana, Tva, Yushmad, Pada, Ced, Bandha, Praticcha, Bha, Bhu,

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: “ṛṇe bhavati daityendra baṃdhanaṃ ghoradarśanam
  • ṛṇe -
  • ṛṇa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ṛṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ṛṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • bhavati -
  • bhavatī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    bhavat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhavat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhavant (pronoun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • daityendra -
  • daityendra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bandhanam -
  • bandhana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bandhana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ghoradarśanam -
  • ghoradarśana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ghoradarśana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ghoradarśanā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “tvaṃ pūraya padaṃ tanme nocedbandhaṃ pratīccha bhoḥ
  • tvam -
  • tva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • pūraya -
  • pṝ (verb class 0)
    [imperative active second single]
  • padam -
  • pada (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tanme -
  • no -
  • nu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • ced -
  • ced (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ced (indeclinable)
  • bandham -
  • bandha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bandh -> bandham (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bandh]
    bandh -> bandham (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bandh]
    bandh -> bandham (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bandh]
  • pratīccha -
  • pratīccha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pratīccha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhoḥ -
  • bhā (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    bhu (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    bhu (noun, feminine)
    [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:
ঋণে ভবতি দৈত্যেন্দ্র বংধনং ঘোরদর্শনম্ ।
ত্বং পূরয পদং তন্মে নোচেদ্বন্ধং প্রতীচ্ছ ভোঃ ॥ ৪ ॥

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:
ಋಣೇ ಭವತಿ ದೈತ್ಯೇನ್ದ್ರ ಬಂಧನಂ ಘೋರದರ್ಶನಮ್ ।
ತ್ವಂ ಪೂರಯ ಪದಂ ತನ್ಮೇ ನೋಚೇದ್ಬನ್ಧಂ ಪ್ರತೀಚ್ಛ ಭೋಃ ॥ ೪ ॥

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:
ઋણે ભવતિ દૈત્યેન્દ્ર બંધનં ઘોરદર્શનમ્ ।
ત્વં પૂરય પદં તન્મે નોચેદ્બન્ધં પ્રતીચ્છ ભોઃ ॥ ૪ ॥

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:
ഋണേ ഭവതി ദൈത്യേന്ദ്ര ബംധനം ഘോരദര്ശനമ് ।
ത്വം പൂരയ പദം തന്മേ നോചേദ്ബന്ധം പ്രതീച്ഛ ഭോഃ ॥ ൪ ॥

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