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.


वीरेशैशानदिग्भागे यमतीर्थं प्रकीर्तितम् ।
तत्र स्नात्वा च विधिवत्संतर्प्य पितृदेवताः ॥ ५४ ॥

vīreśaiśānadigbhāge yamatīrthaṃ prakīrtitam |
tatra snātvā ca vidhivatsaṃtarpya pitṛdevatāḥ || 54 ||

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.

Viresha, Aishana, Digbhaga, Yamatirtha, Prakirtita, Tatra, Snatva, Vidhivat, Santarpya, Pitridevata,

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: “vīreśaiśānadigbhāge yamatīrthaṃ prakīrtitam
  • vīreśai -
  • vīreśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vīreśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aiśāna -
  • aiśāna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aiśāna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • digbhāge -
  • digbhāga (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • yamatīrtham -
  • yamatīrtha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • prakīrtitam -
  • prakīrtita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    prakīrtita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    prakīrtitā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “tatra snātvā ca vidhivatsaṃtarpya pitṛdevatāḥ
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • snātvā -
  • snātvā (indeclinable)
    snā -> snātvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √snā]
    snā -> snātvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √snā]
    snātvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vidhivat -
  • vidhivat (indeclinable)
  • santarpya -
  • santarpya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    santarpya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pitṛdevatāḥ -
  • pitṛdevata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    pitṛdevatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

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:
বীরেশৈশানদিগ্ভাগে যমতীর্থং প্রকীর্তিতম্ ।
তত্র স্নাত্বা চ বিধিবত্সংতর্প্য পিতৃদেবতাঃ ॥ ৫৪ ॥

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:
ವೀರೇಶೈಶಾನದಿಗ್ಭಾಗೇ ಯಮತೀರ್ಥಂ ಪ್ರಕೀರ್ತಿತಮ್ ।
ತತ್ರ ಸ್ನಾತ್ವಾ ಚ ವಿಧಿವತ್ಸಂತರ್ಪ್ಯ ಪಿತೃದೇವತಾಃ ॥ ೫೪ ॥

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:
વીરેશૈશાનદિગ્ભાગે યમતીર્થં પ્રકીર્તિતમ્ ।
તત્ર સ્નાત્વા ચ વિધિવત્સંતર્પ્ય પિતૃદેવતાઃ ॥ ૫૪ ॥

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:
വീരേശൈശാനദിഗ്ഭാഗേ യമതീര്ഥം പ്രകീര്തിതമ് ।
തത്ര സ്നാത്വാ ച വിധിവത്സംതര്പ്യ പിതൃദേവതാഃ ॥ ൫൪ ॥

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