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.


सोद्वाहिता मया कन्या दानं सकृदिति स्मृतिः ।
सकृज्जल्पंति राजानः सकृज्जल्पंति पण्डिताः ॥ ६२ ॥

sodvāhitā mayā kanyā dānaṃ sakṛditi smṛtiḥ |
sakṛjjalpaṃti rājānaḥ sakṛjjalpaṃti paṇḍitāḥ || 62 ||

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.

Udvahita, Maya, Asmad, Kani, Kanya, Dana, Sakrit, Iti, Smriti, Rajan, Rajana, Pandita,

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: “sodvāhitā mayā kanyā dānaṃ sakṛditi smṛtiḥ
  • so -
  • so (noun, feminine)
    sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • udvāhitā* -
  • udvāhita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    udvāhitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • mayā -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    mayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
  • kanyā* -
  • kanī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    kanya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kanyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • dānam -
  • dāna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sakṛd -
  • sakṛt (indeclinable)
    sakṛt (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    sakṛt (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    sakṛt (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • smṛtiḥ -
  • smṛti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “sakṛjjalpaṃti rājānaḥ sakṛjjalpaṃti paṇḍitāḥ
  • Cannot analyse sakṛjjalpanti*rā
  • rājānaḥ -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    rājāna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Cannot analyse sakṛjjalpanti*pa
  • paṇḍitāḥ -
  • paṇḍita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    paṇḍitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    paṇḍ -> paṇḍita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √paṇḍ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √paṇḍ class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √paṇḍ class 10 verb], [vocative plural from √paṇḍ class 10 verb]
    paṇḍ -> paṇḍitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √paṇḍ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √paṇḍ class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √paṇḍ class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √paṇḍ class 10 verb], [vocative plural from √paṇḍ class 10 verb], [accusative plural from √paṇḍ class 10 verb]

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:
সোদ্বাহিতা মযা কন্যা দানং সকৃদিতি স্মৃতিঃ ।
সকৃজ্জল্পংতি রাজানঃ সকৃজ্জল্পংতি পণ্ডিতাঃ ॥ ৬২ ॥

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:
ಸೋದ್ವಾಹಿತಾ ಮಯಾ ಕನ್ಯಾ ದಾನಂ ಸಕೃದಿತಿ ಸ್ಮೃತಿಃ ।
ಸಕೃಜ್ಜಲ್ಪಂತಿ ರಾಜಾನಃ ಸಕೃಜ್ಜಲ್ಪಂತಿ ಪಣ್ಡಿತಾಃ ॥ ೬೨ ॥

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:
સોદ્વાહિતા મયા કન્યા દાનં સકૃદિતિ સ્મૃતિઃ ।
સકૃજ્જલ્પંતિ રાજાનઃ સકૃજ્જલ્પંતિ પણ્ડિતાઃ ॥ ૬૨ ॥

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:
സോദ്വാഹിതാ മയാ കന്യാ ദാനം സകൃദിതി സ്മൃതിഃ ।
സകൃജ്ജല്പംതി രാജാനഃ സകൃജ്ജല്പംതി പണ്ഡിതാഃ ॥ ൬൨ ॥

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