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.


कुष्ठपित्तार्दितानां च ब्राह्मणानां च नो विषम् ।
तप्तमाषकमर्हंति सर्वे धर्म्यं निरत्ययम् ॥ २० ॥

kuṣṭhapittārditānāṃ ca brāhmaṇānāṃ ca no viṣam |
taptamāṣakamarhaṃti sarve dharmyaṃ niratyayam || 20 ||

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.

Kushtha, Pitta, Ardita, Brahmana, Asmad, Vish, Visha, Taptamashaka, Arhat, Sarva, Dharmya, Dharmi, Niratyaya,

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: “kuṣṭhapittārditānāṃ ca brāhmaṇānāṃ ca no viṣam
  • kuṣṭha -
  • kuṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kuṣṭha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pittā -
  • pitta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • arditānām -
  • ardita (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    ardita (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    arditā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • brāhmaṇānām -
  • brāhmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    brāhmaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    brāhmaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • no* -
  • na (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative plural], [dative plural], [genitive plural]
  • viṣam -
  • viṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    viṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    viṣā (noun, feminine)
    viṣ (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    viṣ (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “taptamāṣakamarhaṃti sarve dharmyaṃ niratyayam
  • taptamāṣakam -
  • taptamāṣaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • arhanti -
  • arhat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    arh (verb class 1)
    [present 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]
  • dharmyam -
  • dharmya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dharmya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dharmyā (noun, feminine)
    dharmī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • niratyayam -
  • niratyaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    niratyaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    niratyayā (noun, feminine)

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:
কুষ্ঠপিত্তার্দিতানাং চ ব্রাহ্মণানাং চ নো বিষম্ ।
তপ্তমাষকমর্হংতি সর্বে ধর্ম্যং নিরত্যযম্ ॥ ২০ ॥

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:
ಕುಷ್ಠಪಿತ್ತಾರ್ದಿತಾನಾಂ ಚ ಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಣಾನಾಂ ಚ ನೋ ವಿಷಮ್ ।
ತಪ್ತಮಾಷಕಮರ್ಹಂತಿ ಸರ್ವೇ ಧರ್ಮ್ಯಂ ನಿರತ್ಯಯಮ್ ॥ ೨೦ ॥

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:
કુષ્ઠપિત્તાર્દિતાનાં ચ બ્રાહ્મણાનાં ચ નો વિષમ્ ।
તપ્તમાષકમર્હંતિ સર્વે ધર્મ્યં નિરત્યયમ્ ॥ ૨૦ ॥

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:
കുഷ്ഠപിത്താര്ദിതാനാം ച ബ്രാഹ്മണാനാം ച നോ വിഷമ് ।
തപ്തമാഷകമര്ഹംതി സര്വേ ധര്മ്യം നിരത്യയമ് ॥ ൨൦ ॥

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