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.


तच्छ्रुत्वा वचनं तासां गोपिकानां तदोद्धवः ।
दूतैः समानयामास श्रीकृष्णं शीघ्रयायिभिः ॥ ४९ ॥

tacchrutvā vacanaṃ tāsāṃ gopikānāṃ tadoddhavaḥ |
dūtaiḥ samānayāmāsa śrīkṛṣṇaṃ śīghrayāyibhiḥ || 49 ||

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.

Tat, Tad, Vacana, Gopika, Tada, Uddhava, Duta, Samana, Amasa, Shrikrishna, Shighrayayin,

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: “tacchrutvā vacanaṃ tāsāṃ gopikānāṃ tadoddhavaḥ
  • tacch -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • vacanam -
  • vacana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vacana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vacanā (noun, feminine)
  • tāsām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • gopikānām -
  • gopika (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    gopikā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • tado -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • uddhavaḥ -
  • uddhava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “dūtaiḥ samānayāmāsa śrīkṛṣṇaṃ śīghrayāyibhiḥ
  • dūtaiḥ -
  • dūta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • samānayā -
  • samānā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • amāsa -
  • amāsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    amāsa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śrīkṛṣṇam -
  • śrīkṛṣṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • śīghrayāyibhiḥ -
  • śīghrayāyin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    śīghrayāyin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print 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:
তচ্ছ্রুত্বা বচনং তাসাং গোপিকানাং তদোদ্ধবঃ ।
দূতৈঃ সমানযামাস শ্রীকৃষ্ণং শীঘ্রযাযিভিঃ ॥ ৪৯ ॥

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:
ತಚ್ಛ್ರುತ್ವಾ ವಚನಂ ತಾಸಾಂ ಗೋಪಿಕಾನಾಂ ತದೋದ್ಧವಃ ।
ದೂತೈಃ ಸಮಾನಯಾಮಾಸ ಶ್ರೀಕೃಷ್ಣಂ ಶೀಘ್ರಯಾಯಿಭಿಃ ॥ ೪೯ ॥

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:
તચ્છ્રુત્વા વચનં તાસાં ગોપિકાનાં તદોદ્ધવઃ ।
દૂતૈઃ સમાનયામાસ શ્રીકૃષ્ણં શીઘ્રયાયિભિઃ ॥ ૪૯ ॥

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:
തച്ഛ്രുത്വാ വചനം താസാം ഗോപികാനാം തദോദ്ധവഃ ।
ദൂതൈഃ സമാനയാമാസ ശ്രീകൃഷ്ണം ശീഘ്രയായിഭിഃ ॥ ൪൯ ॥

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