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.


यादृग्विधाय बलिना वामनायोदकं कृतम् ।
तत्तादृशाय दातव्यमथ किं विश्वरूपिणे ॥ ८ ॥

yādṛgvidhāya balinā vāmanāyodakaṃ kṛtam |
tattādṛśāya dātavyamatha kiṃ viśvarūpiṇe || 8 ||

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.

Yadrish, Vidha, Balin, Bali, Vamana, Udaka, Krit, Krita, Tat, Tad, Tadrisha, Datavya, Atha, Kim, Vishvarupin,

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: “yādṛgvidhāya balinā vāmanāyodakaṃ kṛtam
  • yādṛg -
  • yādṛś (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yādṛś (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vidhāya -
  • vidha (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    vidha (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • balinā -
  • balin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    balin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    bali (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    balī (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • vāmanāyo -
  • vāmana (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    vāmana (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • udakam -
  • udaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kṛtam -
  • kṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṛtā (noun, feminine)
    kṛt (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second dual]
  • Line 2: “tattādṛśāya dātavyamatha kiṃ viśvarūpiṇe
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tādṛśāya -
  • tādṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    tādṛśa (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • dātavyam -
  • dātavya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dātavya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dātavyā (noun, feminine)
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • viśvarūpiṇe -
  • viśvarūpin (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    viśvarūpin (noun, neuter)
    [dative 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:
যাদৃগ্বিধায বলিনা বামনাযোদকং কৃতম্ ।
তত্তাদৃশায দাতব্যমথ কিং বিশ্বরূপিণে ॥ ৮ ॥

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:
ಯಾದೃಗ್ವಿಧಾಯ ಬಲಿನಾ ವಾಮನಾಯೋದಕಂ ಕೃತಮ್ ।
ತತ್ತಾದೃಶಾಯ ದಾತವ್ಯಮಥ ಕಿಂ ವಿಶ್ವರೂಪಿಣೇ ॥ ೮ ॥

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:
યાદૃગ્વિધાય બલિના વામનાયોદકં કૃતમ્ ।
તત્તાદૃશાય દાતવ્યમથ કિં વિશ્વરૂપિણે ॥ ૮ ॥

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:
യാദൃഗ്വിധായ ബലിനാ വാമനായോദകം കൃതമ് ।
തത്താദൃശായ ദാതവ്യമഥ കിം വിശ്വരൂപിണേ ॥ ൮ ॥

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