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.


स्नानं जागरणं दीपं तुलसीवनपालनम् ।
कार्तिके मासि कुर्वंति ते नरा विष्णुमूर्तयः ॥ ४९ ॥

snānaṃ jāgaraṇaṃ dīpaṃ tulasīvanapālanam |
kārtike māsi kurvaṃti te narā viṣṇumūrtayaḥ || 49 ||

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.

Snana, Jagarana, Dipa, Tulasi, Vanapa, Kartika, Mas, Masi, Kurvat, Tad, Yushmad, Nara, Vishnumurti,

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: “snānaṃ jāgaraṇaṃ dīpaṃ tulasīvanapālanam
  • snānam -
  • snāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • jāgaraṇam -
  • jāgaraṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    jāgaraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    jāgaraṇā (noun, feminine)
  • dīpam -
  • dīpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dīpā (noun, feminine)
  • tulasī -
  • tulasī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • vanapā -
  • vanapa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ālan -
  • al (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third plural]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “kārtike māsi kurvaṃti te narā viṣṇumūrtayaḥ
  • kārtike -
  • kārtika (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kārtika (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • māsi -
  • māsī (noun, masculine)
    māsī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    māsī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    mās (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [present active second single]
  • kurvanti -
  • kurvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    kṛ -> kurvat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [present active third plural]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • narā* -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    narā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • viṣṇumūrtayaḥ -
  • viṣṇumūrti (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    viṣṇumūrti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]

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:
স্নানং জাগরণং দীপং তুলসীবনপালনম্ ।
কার্তিকে মাসি কুর্বংতি তে নরা বিষ্ণুমূর্তযঃ ॥ ৪৯ ॥

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:
ಸ್ನಾನಂ ಜಾಗರಣಂ ದೀಪಂ ತುಲಸೀವನಪಾಲನಮ್ ।
ಕಾರ್ತಿಕೇ ಮಾಸಿ ಕುರ್ವಂತಿ ತೇ ನರಾ ವಿಷ್ಣುಮೂರ್ತಯಃ ॥ ೪೯ ॥

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:
સ્નાનં જાગરણં દીપં તુલસીવનપાલનમ્ ।
કાર્તિકે માસિ કુર્વંતિ તે નરા વિષ્ણુમૂર્તયઃ ॥ ૪૯ ॥

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:
സ്നാനം ജാഗരണം ദീപം തുലസീവനപാലനമ് ।
കാര്തികേ മാസി കുര്വംതി തേ നരാ വിഷ്ണുമൂര്തയഃ ॥ ൪൯ ॥

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