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.


अश्वमेधं विना किंचित्स्वर्गं भोक्तं न पार्यते ॥ २३ ॥

aśvamedhaṃ vinā kiṃcitsvargaṃ bhoktaṃ na pāryate || 23 ||

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.

Ashvamedha, Vina, Kincid, Kincit, Arga, Bhoj, Tap,

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: “aśvamedhaṃ vinā kiṃcitsvargaṃ bhoktaṃ na pāryate
  • aśvamedham -
  • aśvamedha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • vinā -
  • vinā (indeclinable postposition)
    [indeclinable postposition]
    vi (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    vi (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    vinā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kiñcitsva -
  • kiñcid (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
    kiñcit (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    kiñcit (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
    kiñcit (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • argam -
  • arga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • bhok -
  • bhoj (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    bhoj (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    tan (noun, masculine)
    tap (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    tap (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pāryate -
  • pṝ (verb class 3)
    [present passive third single]
    pṝ (verb class 6)
    [present passive third single]
    pṝ (verb class 9)
    [present passive third single]
    pṛ (verb class 0)
    [present passive third single]
    pṝ (verb class 0)
    [present passive third 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:
অশ্বমেধং বিনা কিংচিত্স্বর্গং ভোক্তং ন পার্যতে ॥ ২৩ ॥

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:
ಅಶ್ವಮೇಧಂ ವಿನಾ ಕಿಂಚಿತ್ಸ್ವರ್ಗಂ ಭೋಕ್ತಂ ನ ಪಾರ್ಯತೇ ॥ ೨೩ ॥

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:
અશ્વમેધં વિના કિંચિત્સ્વર્ગં ભોક્તં ન પાર્યતે ॥ ૨૩ ॥

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:
അശ്വമേധം വിനാ കിംചിത്സ്വര്ഗം ഭോക്തം ന പാര്യതേ ॥ ൨൩ ॥

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