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.


पातालनिलया ये तु ते तत्रैव निवेशिताः ।
देवानां परमो हर्षः संजातो बलिनिग्रहे ॥ ३० ॥

pātālanilayā ye tu te tatraiva niveśitāḥ |
devānāṃ paramo harṣaḥ saṃjāto balinigrahe || 30 ||

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.

Patalanilaya, Yah, Yat, Tad, Yushmad, Tatraiva, Niveshita, Deva, Parama, Harsha, Sanjata, Balin, Balini, Bali, Graha, Grahi,

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: “pātālanilayā ye tu te tatraiva niveśitāḥ
  • pātālanilayā* -
  • pātālanilaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ye -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • tatraiva -
  • tatraiva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
  • niveśitāḥ -
  • niveśita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    niveśitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “devānāṃ paramo harṣaḥ saṃjāto balinigrahe
  • devānām -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    deva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    devā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • paramo* -
  • parama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • harṣaḥ -
  • harṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sañjāto* -
  • sañjāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • balini -
  • balinī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    balin (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    balin (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    balī (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • grahe -
  • graha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    graha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    grahā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    grahi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative 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:
পাতালনিলযা যে তু তে তত্রৈব নিবেশিতাঃ ।
দেবানাং পরমো হর্ষঃ সংজাতো বলিনিগ্রহে ॥ ৩০ ॥

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:
ಪಾತಾಲನಿಲಯಾ ಯೇ ತು ತೇ ತತ್ರೈವ ನಿವೇಶಿತಾಃ ।
ದೇವಾನಾಂ ಪರಮೋ ಹರ್ಷಃ ಸಂಜಾತೋ ಬಲಿನಿಗ್ರಹೇ ॥ ೩೦ ॥

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:
પાતાલનિલયા યે તુ તે તત્રૈવ નિવેશિતાઃ ।
દેવાનાં પરમો હર્ષઃ સંજાતો બલિનિગ્રહે ॥ ૩૦ ॥

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:
പാതാലനിലയാ യേ തു തേ തത്രൈവ നിവേശിതാഃ ।
ദേവാനാം പരമോ ഹര്ഷഃ സംജാതോ ബലിനിഗ്രഹേ ॥ ൩൦ ॥

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