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.


संप्राश्य दक्षिणां दयाद्धेनुं वस्त्रं हिरण्यकम् ।
विप्रांश्च भोजयेदंते प्रीतये विश्वसाक्षिणः ॥ ४५ ॥

saṃprāśya dakṣiṇāṃ dayāddhenuṃ vastraṃ hiraṇyakam |
viprāṃśca bhojayedaṃte prītaye viśvasākṣiṇaḥ || 45 ||

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.

Prashya, Dakshina, Daya, Han, Inu, Vastra, Hiranyaka, Vipra, Anta, Anti, Priti, Vishvasakshin,

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: “saṃprāśya dakṣiṇāṃ dayāddhenuṃ vastraṃ hiraṇyakam
  • sam -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • prāśya -
  • prāśya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prāśya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dakṣiṇām -
  • dakṣiṇā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • dayāddh -
  • daya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    daya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • he -
  • ha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single], [compound], [vocative single]
    ha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single], [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [nominative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present middle first single]
    han (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    han (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • inum -
  • inu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • vastram -
  • vastra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vastrā (noun, feminine)
  • hiraṇyakam -
  • hiraṇyaka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “viprāṃśca bhojayedaṃte prītaye viśvasākṣiṇaḥ
  • viprāṃś -
  • vipra (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhojayed -
  • bhuj (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • ante -
  • anta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    anta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    antā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    anti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    ant (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • prītaye -
  • prīti (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
  • viśvasākṣiṇaḥ -
  • viśvasākṣin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    viśvasākṣin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive 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:
সংপ্রাশ্য দক্ষিণাং দযাদ্ধেনুং বস্ত্রং হিরণ্যকম্ ।
বিপ্রাংশ্চ ভোজযেদংতে প্রীতযে বিশ্বসাক্ষিণঃ ॥ ৪৫ ॥

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:
ಸಂಪ್ರಾಶ್ಯ ದಕ್ಷಿಣಾಂ ದಯಾದ್ಧೇನುಂ ವಸ್ತ್ರಂ ಹಿರಣ್ಯಕಮ್ ।
ವಿಪ್ರಾಂಶ್ಚ ಭೋಜಯೇದಂತೇ ಪ್ರೀತಯೇ ವಿಶ್ವಸಾಕ್ಷಿಣಃ ॥ ೪೫ ॥

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:
સંપ્રાશ્ય દક્ષિણાં દયાદ્ધેનું વસ્ત્રં હિરણ્યકમ્ ।
વિપ્રાંશ્ચ ભોજયેદંતે પ્રીતયે વિશ્વસાક્ષિણઃ ॥ ૪૫ ॥

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:
സംപ്രാശ്യ ദക്ഷിണാം ദയാദ്ധേനും വസ്ത്രം ഹിരണ്യകമ് ।
വിപ്രാംശ്ച ഭോജയേദംതേ പ്രീതയേ വിശ്വസാക്ഷിണഃ ॥ ൪൫ ॥

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