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.


एको ह्युपायो दंडोऽत्र भवतां यदि रोचते ।
दुर्जनः सुजनत्वाय कल्पते न कदाचन ॥ ४३ ॥

eko hyupāyo daṃḍo'tra bhavatāṃ yadi rocate |
durjanaḥ sujanatvāya kalpate na kadācana || 43 ||

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.

Eka, Upaya, Danda, Atra, Bhavat, Bhavant, Yadi, Yad, Durjana, Sujanatva, Kalpata, Kada, Cana,

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: “eko hyupāyo daṃḍo'tra bhavatāṃ yadi rocate
  • eko* -
  • eka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • hyu -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • upāyo* -
  • upāya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • daṇḍo' -
  • daṇḍa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • atra -
  • atra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    atra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhavatām -
  • bhavat (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    bhavat (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    bhavant (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [imperative active third dual]
  • yadi -
  • yadi (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    yadi (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadi (indeclinable)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • rocate -
  • ruc (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
  • Line 2: “durjanaḥ sujanatvāya kalpate na kadācana
  • durjanaḥ -
  • durjana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sujanatvāya -
  • sujanatva (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • kalpate -
  • kalpatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kḷp (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kadā -
  • kadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    kadā (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kadā (indeclinable)
    kadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • cana -
  • cana (indeclinable)
    cana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    can (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second 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:
একো হ্যুপাযো দংডোঽত্র ভবতাং যদি রোচতে ।
দুর্জনঃ সুজনত্বায কল্পতে ন কদাচন ॥ ৪৩ ॥

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:
ಏಕೋ ಹ್ಯುಪಾಯೋ ದಂಡೋಽತ್ರ ಭವತಾಂ ಯದಿ ರೋಚತೇ ।
ದುರ್ಜನಃ ಸುಜನತ್ವಾಯ ಕಲ್ಪತೇ ನ ಕದಾಚನ ॥ ೪೩ ॥

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:
એકો હ્યુપાયો દંડોઽત્ર ભવતાં યદિ રોચતે ।
દુર્જનઃ સુજનત્વાય કલ્પતે ન કદાચન ॥ ૪૩ ॥

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:
ഏകോ ഹ്യുപായോ ദംഡോഽത്ര ഭവതാം യദി രോചതേ ।
ദുര്ജനഃ സുജനത്വായ കല്പതേ ന കദാചന ॥ ൪൩ ॥

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