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.


सभायां यज्ञशालायां देवतायतनेष्वपि ।
प्रत्येकं तु नमस्कारो हन्ति पुण्यं पुरातनम् ॥ २० ॥

sabhāyāṃ yajñaśālāyāṃ devatāyataneṣvapi |
pratyekaṃ tu namaskāro hanti puṇyaṃ purātanam || 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:

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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.

Sabha, Yajnashala, Devatayatana, Api, Pratyeka, Namaskara, Punya, Puratana,

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: “sabhāyāṃ yajñaśālāyāṃ devatāyataneṣvapi
  • sabhāyām -
  • sabhā (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • yajñaśālāyām -
  • yajñaśālā (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • devatāyataneṣva -
  • devatāyatana (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
  • Line 2: “pratyekaṃ tu namaskāro hanti puṇyaṃ purātanam
  • pratyekam -
  • pratyeka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pratyeka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pratyekā (noun, feminine)
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • namaskāro* -
  • namaskāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • hanti -
  • hanti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    han (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • puṇyam -
  • puṇya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    puṇya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    puṇyā (noun, feminine)
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √puṇ class 10 verb], [accusative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
  • purātanam -
  • purātana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    purātana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative 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:
সভাযাং যজ্ঞশালাযাং দেবতাযতনেষ্বপি ।
প্রত্যেকং তু নমস্কারো হন্তি পুণ্যং পুরাতনম্ ॥ 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:
ಸಭಾಯಾಂ ಯಜ್ಞಶಾಲಾಯಾಂ ದೇವತಾಯತನೇಷ್ವಪಿ ।
ಪ್ರತ್ಯೇಕಂ ತು ನಮಸ್ಕಾರೋ ಹನ್ತಿ ಪುಣ್ಯಂ ಪುರಾತನಮ್ ॥ 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:
સભાયાં યજ્ઞશાલાયાં દેવતાયતનેષ્વપિ ।
પ્રત્યેકં તુ નમસ્કારો હન્તિ પુણ્યં પુરાતનમ્ ॥ 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:
സഭായാം യജ്ഞശാലായാം ദേവതായതനേഷ്വപി ।
പ്രത്യേകം തു നമസ്കാരോ ഹന്തി പുണ്യം പുരാതനമ് ॥ ൨൦ ॥

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