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.


पापी पापसमाचारो विचरन्गिरिकंदरे ।
अनेकश्वापदाकीर्णे हन्यमान इतस्ततः ॥ ११९ ॥

pāpī pāpasamācāro vicarangirikaṃdare |
anekaśvāpadākīrṇe hanyamāna itastataḥ || 119 ||

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.

Papi, Papin, Aneka, Shvapad, Shvapada, Akirne, Akirna, Hanyamana, Itastatah, Itastatas,

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: “pāpī pāpasamācāro vicarangirikaṃdare
  • pāpī -
  • pāpī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    pāpin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pāpasamācāro* -
  • Cannot analyse vicarangirikandare
  • Line 2: “anekaśvāpadākīrṇe hanyamāna itastataḥ
  • aneka -
  • aneka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aneka (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • śvāpadā -
  • śvāpada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śvāpada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śvāpad (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    śvāpadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ākīrṇe -
  • ākīrṇe (indeclinable)
    ākīrṇa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ākīrṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ākīrṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • hanyamāna* -
  • hanyamāna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    han -> hanyamāna (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √han class 1 verb], [nominative single from √han class 2 verb]
  • itastataḥ -
  • itastataḥ (indeclinable)
    itastatas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]

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:
পাপী পাপসমাচারো বিচরন্গিরিকংদরে ।
অনেকশ্বাপদাকীর্ণে হন্যমান ইতস্ততঃ ॥ ১১৯ ॥

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:
ಪಾಪೀ ಪಾಪಸಮಾಚಾರೋ ವಿಚರನ್ಗಿರಿಕಂದರೇ ।
ಅನೇಕಶ್ವಾಪದಾಕೀರ್ಣೇ ಹನ್ಯಮಾನ ಇತಸ್ತತಃ ॥ ೧೧೯ ॥

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:
પાપી પાપસમાચારો વિચરન્ગિરિકંદરે ।
અનેકશ્વાપદાકીર્ણે હન્યમાન ઇતસ્તતઃ ॥ ૧૧૯ ॥

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:
പാപീ പാപസമാചാരോ വിചരന്ഗിരികംദരേ ।
അനേകശ്വാപദാകീര്ണേ ഹന്യമാന ഇതസ്തതഃ ॥ ൧൧൯ ॥

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