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.


पूर्वद्वारे सुसंनद्धा जयन्तोद्देशकारिणः ।
पूर्वद्वारे च रक्षार्थं नरनाथो विनायकः ॥ १० ॥

pūrvadvāre susaṃnaddhā jayantoddeśakāriṇaḥ |
pūrvadvāre ca rakṣārthaṃ naranātho vināyakaḥ || 10 ||

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.

Purvadvara, Susa, Naddha, Jayanta, Uddeshaka, Ari, Arin, Rakshartha, Naranatha, Vinayaka,

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: “pūrvadvāre susaṃnaddhā jayantoddeśakāriṇaḥ
  • pūrvadvāre -
  • pūrvadvāra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    pūrvadvāra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    pūrvadvārā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • susaṃ -
  • susa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    susa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • naddhā* -
  • naddha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    naddhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    nah -> naddha (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √nah class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √nah class 4 verb]
    nah -> naddhā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √nah class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √nah class 4 verb], [accusative plural from √nah class 4 verb]
  • jayanto -
  • jayanta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    jayanta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • uddeśakā -
  • uddeśaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    uddeśaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    uddeśakā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ariṇaḥ -
  • ari (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    arin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “pūrvadvāre ca rakṣārthaṃ naranātho vināyakaḥ
  • pūrvadvāre -
  • pūrvadvāra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    pūrvadvāra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    pūrvadvārā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rakṣārtham -
  • rakṣārtha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    rakṣārtha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • naranātho* -
  • naranātha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vināyakaḥ -
  • vināyaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative 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:
পূর্বদ্বারে সুসংনদ্ধা জযন্তোদ্দেশকারিণঃ ।
পূর্বদ্বারে চ রক্ষার্থং নরনাথো বিনাযকঃ ॥ ১০ ॥

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:
ಪೂರ್ವದ್ವಾರೇ ಸುಸಂನದ್ಧಾ ಜಯನ್ತೋದ್ದೇಶಕಾರಿಣಃ ।
ಪೂರ್ವದ್ವಾರೇ ಚ ರಕ್ಷಾರ್ಥಂ ನರನಾಥೋ ವಿನಾಯಕಃ ॥ ೧೦ ॥

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:
પૂર્વદ્વારે સુસંનદ્ધા જયન્તોદ્દેશકારિણઃ ।
પૂર્વદ્વારે ચ રક્ષાર્થં નરનાથો વિનાયકઃ ॥ ૧૦ ॥

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:
പൂര്വദ്വാരേ സുസംനദ്ധാ ജയന്തോദ്ദേശകാരിണഃ ।
പൂര്വദ്വാരേ ച രക്ഷാര്ഥം നരനാഥോ വിനായകഃ ॥ ൧൦ ॥

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