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.


कृष्णातपोत्तमानंतकरुणामलकप्रियैः ।
चरकेण पवित्रेण कपिलेन कणाशिना ॥ १९ ॥

kṛṣṇātapottamānaṃtakaruṇāmalakapriyaiḥ |
carakeṇa pavitreṇa kapilena kaṇāśinā || 19 ||

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.

Krishna, Apa, Uttama, Antaka, Runa, Alakapriya, Caraka, Pavitra, Kapila, Kana, Ashin,

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: “kṛṣṇātapottamānaṃtakaruṇāmalakapriyaiḥ
  • kṛṣṇāt -
  • kṛṣṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    kṛṣṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • apo -
  • apa (indeclinable)
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • uttamān -
  • uttama (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • antaka -
  • antaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    antaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ruṇām -
  • ruṇā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • alakapriyaiḥ -
  • alakapriya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “carakeṇa pavitreṇa kapilena kaṇāśinā
  • carakeṇa -
  • caraka (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • pavitreṇa -
  • pavitra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    pavitra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • kapilena -
  • kapila (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    kapila (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • kaṇā -
  • kaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    kaṇ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • aśinā -
  • aśin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    aśin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental 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:
কৃষ্ণাতপোত্তমানংতকরুণামলকপ্রিযৈঃ ।
চরকেণ পবিত্রেণ কপিলেন কণাশিনা ॥ ১৯ ॥

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:
ಕೃಷ್ಣಾತಪೋತ್ತಮಾನಂತಕರುಣಾಮಲಕಪ್ರಿಯೈಃ ।
ಚರಕೇಣ ಪವಿತ್ರೇಣ ಕಪಿಲೇನ ಕಣಾಶಿನಾ ॥ ೧೯ ॥

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:
કૃષ્ણાતપોત્તમાનંતકરુણામલકપ્રિયૈઃ ।
ચરકેણ પવિત્રેણ કપિલેન કણાશિના ॥ ૧૯ ॥

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:
കൃഷ്ണാതപോത്തമാനംതകരുണാമലകപ്രിയൈഃ ।
ചരകേണ പവിത്രേണ കപിലേന കണാശിനാ ॥ ൧൯ ॥

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