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.


धृत्वा शंखोदकं यस्तु भ्रामयेत्केशवोपरि ।
संनिधौ वसते विष्णोः कल्पांतं क्षीरसागरे ॥ ७१ ॥

dhṛtvā śaṃkhodakaṃ yastu bhrāmayetkeśavopari |
saṃnidhau vasate viṣṇoḥ kalpāṃtaṃ kṣīrasāgare || 71 ||

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.

Dhritva, Dhritvan, Shankhodaka, Yah, Keshava, Upari, Samnidhi, Vasati, Vasat, Vishnu, Kalpanta, Kshirasagara,

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: “dhṛtvā śaṃkhodakaṃ yastu bhrāmayetkeśavopari
  • dhṛtvā -
  • dhṛtvā (indeclinable)
    dhṛ -> dhṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dhṛ]
    dhṛtvan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śaṅkhodakam -
  • śaṅkhodaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • yas -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • bhrāmayet -
  • bhram (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • keśavo -
  • keśava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    keśava (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    keśavā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • upari -
  • upari (indeclinable postposition)
    [indeclinable postposition]
    upari (indeclinable)
  • Line 2: “saṃnidhau vasate viṣṇoḥ kalpāṃtaṃ kṣīrasāgare
  • saṃnidhau -
  • saṃnidhi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • vasate -
  • vasati (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    vasati (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    vas -> vasat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √vas class 1 verb]
    vas -> vasat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √vas class 1 verb]
    vas (verb class 2)
    [present middle third plural]
  • viṣṇoḥ -
  • viṣṇu (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    viṣṇu (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • kalpāntam -
  • kalpānta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • kṣīrasāgare -
  • kṣīrasāgara (noun, masculine)
    [locative 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:
ধৃত্বা শংখোদকং যস্তু ভ্রামযেত্কেশবোপরি ।
সংনিধৌ বসতে বিষ্ণোঃ কল্পাংতং ক্ষীরসাগরে ॥ ৭১ ॥

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:
ಧೃತ್ವಾ ಶಂಖೋದಕಂ ಯಸ್ತು ಭ್ರಾಮಯೇತ್ಕೇಶವೋಪರಿ ।
ಸಂನಿಧೌ ವಸತೇ ವಿಷ್ಣೋಃ ಕಲ್ಪಾಂತಂ ಕ್ಷೀರಸಾಗರೇ ॥ ೭೧ ॥

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:
ધૃત્વા શંખોદકં યસ્તુ ભ્રામયેત્કેશવોપરિ ।
સંનિધૌ વસતે વિષ્ણોઃ કલ્પાંતં ક્ષીરસાગરે ॥ ૭૧ ॥

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:
ധൃത്വാ ശംഖോദകം യസ്തു ഭ്രാമയേത്കേശവോപരി ।
സംനിധൌ വസതേ വിഷ്ണോഃ കല്പാംതം ക്ഷീരസാഗരേ ॥ ൭൧ ॥

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