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.


कार्तिके मुनिशार्दूल लक्षकोटिगुणं भवेत् ।
प्रयागो माघमासे तु पुष्करं कार्तिके तथा ॥ २६ ॥

kārtike muniśārdūla lakṣakoṭiguṇaṃ bhavet |
prayāgo māghamāse tu puṣkaraṃ kārtike tathā || 26 ||

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.

Kartika, Munishardula, Laksha, Koti, Guna, Prayaga, Maghama, Asi, Pushkara, Tatha,

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: “kārtike muniśārdūla lakṣakoṭiguṇaṃ bhavet
  • kārtike -
  • kārtika (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kārtika (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • muniśārdūla -
  • muniśārdūla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    muniśārdūla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • lakṣa -
  • lakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    lakṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    lakṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • koṭi -
  • koṭi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    koṭī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • guṇam -
  • guṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    guṇā (noun, feminine)
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “prayāgo māghamāse tu puṣkaraṃ kārtike tathā
  • prayāgo* -
  • prayāga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • māghamā -
  • māghamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ase -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    asi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • puṣkaram -
  • puṣkara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    puṣkara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kārtike -
  • kārtika (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kārtika (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative 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:
কার্তিকে মুনিশার্দূল লক্ষকোটিগুণং ভবেত্ ।
প্রযাগো মাঘমাসে তু পুষ্করং কার্তিকে তথা ॥ ২৬ ॥

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:
ಕಾರ್ತಿಕೇ ಮುನಿಶಾರ್ದೂಲ ಲಕ್ಷಕೋಟಿಗುಣಂ ಭವೇತ್ ।
ಪ್ರಯಾಗೋ ಮಾಘಮಾಸೇ ತು ಪುಷ್ಕರಂ ಕಾರ್ತಿಕೇ ತಥಾ ॥ ೨೬ ॥

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:
કાર્તિકે મુનિશાર્દૂલ લક્ષકોટિગુણં ભવેત્ ।
પ્રયાગો માઘમાસે તુ પુષ્કરં કાર્તિકે તથા ॥ ૨૬ ॥

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:
കാര്തികേ മുനിശാര്ദൂല ലക്ഷകോടിഗുണം ഭവേത് ।
പ്രയാഗോ മാഘമാസേ തു പുഷ്കരം കാര്തികേ തഥാ ॥ ൨൬ ॥

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