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.


तथा पूयवहः पापो वह्निज्वालोऽप्यधःशिराः ।
संदंशः कृष्णसूत्रश्च तमश्चावीचिरेवच ॥ १३ ॥

tathā pūyavahaḥ pāpo vahnijvālo'pyadhaḥśirāḥ |
saṃdaṃśaḥ kṛṣṇasūtraśca tamaścāvīcirevaca || 13 ||

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.

Tatha, Puyavaha, Papa, Vahnijvala, Api, Apya, Adhahshiras, Sandamsha, Krishnasutra, Tama, Tamas, Avici, Eva,

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: “tathā pūyavahaḥ pāpo vahnijvālo'pyadhaḥśirāḥ
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • pūyavahaḥ -
  • pūyavaha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pāpo* -
  • pāpa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vahnijvālo' -
  • vahnijvāla (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • apya -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    apya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • adhaḥśirāḥ -
  • adhaḥśiras (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “saṃdaṃśaḥ kṛṣṇasūtraśca tamaścāvīcirevaca
  • sandaṃśaḥ -
  • sandaṃśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kṛṣṇasūtraś -
  • kṛṣṇasūtra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tamaś -
  • tamas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    tama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • avīcir -
  • avīci (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    avīci (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative 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:
তথা পূযবহঃ পাপো বহ্নিজ্বালোঽপ্যধঃশিরাঃ ।
সংদংশঃ কৃষ্ণসূত্রশ্চ তমশ্চাবীচিরেবচ ॥ ১৩ ॥

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:
ತಥಾ ಪೂಯವಹಃ ಪಾಪೋ ವಹ್ನಿಜ್ವಾಲೋಽಪ್ಯಧಃಶಿರಾಃ ।
ಸಂದಂಶಃ ಕೃಷ್ಣಸೂತ್ರಶ್ಚ ತಮಶ್ಚಾವೀಚಿರೇವಚ ॥ ೧೩ ॥

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:
તથા પૂયવહઃ પાપો વહ્નિજ્વાલોઽપ્યધઃશિરાઃ ।
સંદંશઃ કૃષ્ણસૂત્રશ્ચ તમશ્ચાવીચિરેવચ ॥ ૧૩ ॥

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:
തഥാ പൂയവഹഃ പാപോ വഹ്നിജ്വാലോഽപ്യധഃശിരാഃ ।
സംദംശഃ കൃഷ്ണസൂത്രശ്ച തമശ്ചാവീചിരേവച ॥ ൧൩ ॥

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