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.


बलिरुवाच ।
सुतलस्थस्य मे नाथ कथं चरणयोस्तव ।
दर्शनं पूजनं भोगो निवसामि यथासुखम् ॥ २० ॥

baliruvāca |
sutalasthasya me nātha kathaṃ caraṇayostava |
darśanaṃ pūjanaṃ bhogo nivasāmi yathāsukham || 20 ||

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.

Bali, Sutala, Tha, Asmad, Natha, Katham, Katha, Carana, Yushmad, Darshana, Pujana, Bhoga, Yathasukha,

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: “baliruvāca
  • balir -
  • bali (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “sutalasthasya me nātha kathaṃ caraṇayostava
  • sutalas -
  • sutala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • thasya -
  • tha (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tha (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • nātha -
  • nātha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nātha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nāth (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    kathā (noun, feminine)
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • caraṇayos -
  • caraṇa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    caraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • tava -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
  • Line 3: “darśanaṃ pūjanaṃ bhogo nivasāmi yathāsukham
  • darśanam -
  • darśana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    darśana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    darśanā (noun, feminine)
  • pūjanam -
  • pūjana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pūjanā (noun, feminine)
  • bhogo* -
  • bhoga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ni -
  • ni (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ni (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    ni (Preverb)
  • vasāmi -
  • vas (verb class 1)
    [present active first single]
  • yathāsukham -
  • yathāsukha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative 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:
বলিরুবাচ ।
সুতলস্থস্য মে নাথ কথং চরণযোস্তব ।
দর্শনং পূজনং ভোগো নিবসামি যথাসুখম্ ॥ ২০ ॥

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:
ಬಲಿರುವಾಚ ।
ಸುತಲಸ್ಥಸ್ಯ ಮೇ ನಾಥ ಕಥಂ ಚರಣಯೋಸ್ತವ ।
ದರ್ಶನಂ ಪೂಜನಂ ಭೋಗೋ ನಿವಸಾಮಿ ಯಥಾಸುಖಮ್ ॥ ೨೦ ॥

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:
બલિરુવાચ ।
સુતલસ્થસ્ય મે નાથ કથં ચરણયોસ્તવ ।
દર્શનં પૂજનં ભોગો નિવસામિ યથાસુખમ્ ॥ ૨૦ ॥

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:
ബലിരുവാച ।
സുതലസ്ഥസ്യ മേ നാഥ കഥം ചരണയോസ്തവ ।
ദര്ശനം പൂജനം ഭോഗോ നിവസാമി യഥാസുഖമ് ॥ ൨൦ ॥

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