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.


अथ विज्ञापयामास फाल्गुनो धर्मनन्दनम् ।
तीर्थयात्रा मया कार्या समयोल्लंघनादिति ॥ २१ ॥

atha vijñāpayāmāsa phālguno dharmanandanam |
tīrthayātrā mayā kāryā samayollaṃghanāditi || 21 ||

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.

Atha, Vijna, Phalguna, Dharmanandana, Tirthayatra, Maya, Asmad, Kari, Karya, Sama, Samaya, Ullanghana, Iti,

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: “atha vijñāpayāmāsa phālguno dharmanandanam
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
  • vijñā -
  • vijña (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vijña (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vijñā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • apayāmā -
  • pay (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first plural]
    pi (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first plural]
  • asa -
  • asan (noun, neuter)
  • phālguno* -
  • phālguna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dharmanandanam -
  • dharmanandana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “tīrthayātrā mayā kāryā samayollaṃghanāditi
  • tīrthayātrā* -
  • tīrthayātrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • mayā -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    mayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
  • kāryā -
  • kāri (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    kārī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    kāryā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    kṛ -> kāryā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kāryā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 3 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 6 verb]
    kṝ -> kāryā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √kṝ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṝ class 9 verb]
  • samayo -
  • samaya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    samā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    samayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    sam (verb class 10)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ullaṅghanād -
  • ullaṅghana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]

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:
অথ বিজ্ঞাপযামাস ফাল্গুনো ধর্মনন্দনম্ ।
তীর্থযাত্রা মযা কার্যা সমযোল্লংঘনাদিতি ॥ ২১ ॥

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:
ಅಥ ವಿಜ್ಞಾಪಯಾಮಾಸ ಫಾಲ್ಗುನೋ ಧರ್ಮನನ್ದನಮ್ ।
ತೀರ್ಥಯಾತ್ರಾ ಮಯಾ ಕಾರ್ಯಾ ಸಮಯೋಲ್ಲಂಘನಾದಿತಿ ॥ ೨೧ ॥

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:
અથ વિજ્ઞાપયામાસ ફાલ્ગુનો ધર્મનન્દનમ્ ।
તીર્થયાત્રા મયા કાર્યા સમયોલ્લંઘનાદિતિ ॥ ૨૧ ॥

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:
അഥ വിജ്ഞാപയാമാസ ഫാല്ഗുനോ ധര്മനന്ദനമ് ।
തീര്ഥയാത്രാ മയാ കാര്യാ സമയോല്ലംഘനാദിതി ॥ ൨൧ ॥

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