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.


गते मन्वन्तरे बाण श्राद्धदेवस्य साम्प्रतम् ।
सावर्णिके त्वागते च बलिरिन्द्रो भविष्यति ॥ १७ ॥

gate manvantare bāṇa śrāddhadevasya sāmpratam |
sāvarṇike tvāgate ca balirindro bhaviṣyati || 17 ||

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.

Gat, Gata, Gati, Manvantara, Bana, Shraddhadeva, Sampratam, Samprata, Savarnika, Tva, Yushmad, Agata, Agati, Bali, Indra, Bhavishyat,

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: “gate manvantare bāṇa śrāddhadevasya sāmpratam
  • gate -
  • gat (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    gat (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    gata (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    gata (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    gatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    gati (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    gati (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • manvantare -
  • manvantara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    manvantarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • bāṇa -
  • bāṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bāṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śrāddhadevasya -
  • śrāddhadeva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • sāmpratam -
  • sāmpratam (indeclinable)
    sāmprata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sāmprata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sāmpratā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “sāvarṇike tvāgate ca balirindro bhaviṣyati
  • sāvarṇike -
  • sāvarṇika (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    sāvarṇika (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sāvarṇikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tvā -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    tva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • āgate -
  • āgata (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    āgata (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    āgatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    āgati (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • balir -
  • bali (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • indro* -
  • indra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhaviṣyati -
  • bhaviṣyat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhaviṣyat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [future active third 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:
গতে মন্বন্তরে বাণ শ্রাদ্ধদেবস্য সাম্প্রতম্ ।
সাবর্ণিকে ত্বাগতে চ বলিরিন্দ্রো ভবিষ্যতি ॥ ১৭ ॥

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:
ಗತೇ ಮನ್ವನ್ತರೇ ಬಾಣ ಶ್ರಾದ್ಧದೇವಸ್ಯ ಸಾಮ್ಪ್ರತಮ್ ।
ಸಾವರ್ಣಿಕೇ ತ್ವಾಗತೇ ಚ ಬಲಿರಿನ್ದ್ರೋ ಭವಿಷ್ಯತಿ ॥ ೧೭ ॥

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:
ગતે મન્વન્તરે બાણ શ્રાદ્ધદેવસ્ય સામ્પ્રતમ્ ।
સાવર્ણિકે ત્વાગતે ચ બલિરિન્દ્રો ભવિષ્યતિ ॥ ૧૭ ॥

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:
ഗതേ മന്വന്തരേ ബാണ ശ്രാദ്ധദേവസ്യ സാമ്പ്രതമ് ।
സാവര്ണികേ ത്വാഗതേ ച ബലിരിന്ദ്രോ ഭവിഷ്യതി ॥ ൧൭ ॥

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