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.


आदौ क्षमां प्रति तदा ऊचुः सर्वे दिवौकसः ।
हे क्षमेंऽशस्त्वया ग्राह्यो हत्यायाः कार्यसिद्धये ॥ २१ ॥

ādau kṣamāṃ prati tadā ūcuḥ sarve divaukasaḥ |
he kṣameṃ'śastvayā grāhyo hatyāyāḥ kāryasiddhaye || 21 ||

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.

Adau, Ada, Adi, Ksham, Kshama, Prati, Tada, Sarva, Divaukas, Divaukasa, Grahi, Grahya, Hatya, Karyasiddhi,

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: “ādau kṣamāṃ prati tadā ūcuḥ sarve divaukasaḥ
  • ādau -
  • ādau (indeclinable)
    āda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ādi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ādi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • kṣamām -
  • kṣam (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    kṣamā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • prati -
  • prati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    prati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pratī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tadā* -
  • tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ūcuḥ -
  • uc (verb class 4)
    [perfect active third plural]
    vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active third plural]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • sarve -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • divaukasaḥ -
  • divaukas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    divaukasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “he kṣameṃ'śastvayā grāhyo hatyāyāḥ kāryasiddhaye
  • he -
  • ha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present middle first single]
  • Cannot analyse kṣameṃ'śastvayā*gr
  • grāhyo* -
  • grāhī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    grāhya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    grah -> grāhya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √grah class 9 verb], [nominative single from √grah]
  • hatyāyāḥ -
  • hatyā (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • kāryasiddhaye -
  • kāryasiddhi (noun, feminine)
    [dative 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:
আদৌ ক্ষমাং প্রতি তদা ঊচুঃ সর্বে দিবৌকসঃ ।
হে ক্ষমেংঽশস্ত্বযা গ্রাহ্যো হত্যাযাঃ কার্যসিদ্ধযে ॥ ২১ ॥

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:
ಆದೌ ಕ್ಷಮಾಂ ಪ್ರತಿ ತದಾ ಊಚುಃ ಸರ್ವೇ ದಿವೌಕಸಃ ।
ಹೇ ಕ್ಷಮೇಂಽಶಸ್ತ್ವಯಾ ಗ್ರಾಹ್ಯೋ ಹತ್ಯಾಯಾಃ ಕಾರ್ಯಸಿದ್ಧಯೇ ॥ ೨೧ ॥

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:
આદૌ ક્ષમાં પ્રતિ તદા ઊચુઃ સર્વે દિવૌકસઃ ।
હે ક્ષમેંઽશસ્ત્વયા ગ્રાહ્યો હત્યાયાઃ કાર્યસિદ્ધયે ॥ ૨૧ ॥

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:
ആദൌ ക്ഷമാം പ്രതി തദാ ഊചുഃ സര്വേ ദിവൌകസഃ ।
ഹേ ക്ഷമേംഽശസ്ത്വയാ ഗ്രാഹ്യോ ഹത്യായാഃ കാര്യസിദ്ധയേ ॥ ൨൧ ॥

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