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.


धात्र्यश्वत्थौ य एकत्र पालयित्वा समुद्वहेत् ।
न नश्यते तस्य पुण्यं कल्पकोटिशतैरपि ॥ ८ ॥

dhātryaśvatthau ya ekatra pālayitvā samudvahet |
na naśyate tasya puṇyaṃ kalpakoṭiśatairapi || 8 ||

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.

Dhatri, Ashvattha, Yah, Ekatra, Samud, Nashyat, Tad, Punya, Kalpa, Kotisha, Api,

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: “dhātryaśvatthau ya ekatra pālayitvā samudvahet
  • dhātrya -
  • dhātri (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dhātrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • aśvatthau -
  • aśvattha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ya* -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ekatra -
  • ekatra (indeclinable)
  • pālayitvā -
  • pāl -> pālayitvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √pāl]
    -> pālayitvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √]
  • samud -
  • samud (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    samud (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    samud (Preverb)
  • vahet -
  • vah (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “na naśyate tasya puṇyaṃ kalpakoṭiśatairapi
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • naśyate -
  • naśyat (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    naśyat (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    naś -> naśyat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √naś class 4 verb]
    naś -> naśyat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √naś class 4 verb]
    naś (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
    naś (verb class 4)
    [present passive third single]
    naś (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • puṇyam -
  • puṇya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    puṇya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    puṇyā (noun, feminine)
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √puṇ class 10 verb], [accusative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
  • kalpa -
  • kalpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kalpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • koṭiśa -
  • koṭiśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tair -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)

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

Buy now!
Cover of Bengali edition

Skanda Purana in Bengali
by Navabharat Publishers, Kolkata (0)

স্কন্ধ পুরাণম: - (Set of 7 Volumes)

Buy now!

Preview of verse in Bengali sript:
ধাত্র্যশ্বত্থৌ য একত্র পালযিত্বা সমুদ্বহেত্ ।
ন নশ্যতে তস্য পুণ্যং কল্পকোটিশতৈরপি ॥ ৮ ॥

Cover of edition (0)

Skanda Purana in Kannada
by Vandana Book House, Bangalore (0)

ಶ್ರೀ ಸ್ಕಾಂದ ಮಹಾಪುರಣಂ: (Set of 25 Volumes)

Buy now!

Preview of verse in Kannada sript:
ಧಾತ್ರ್ಯಶ್ವತ್ಥೌ ಯ ಏಕತ್ರ ಪಾಲಯಿತ್ವಾ ಸಮುದ್ವಹೇತ್ ।
ನ ನಶ್ಯತೇ ತಸ್ಯ ಪುಣ್ಯಂ ಕಲ್ಪಕೋಟಿಶತೈರಪಿ ॥ ೮ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

Skanda Mahapurana (Gujarati)
by Sahitya Sangam, Ahemdabad (2017)

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

Buy now!

Preview of verse in Gujarati sript:
ધાત્ર્યશ્વત્થૌ ય એકત્ર પાલયિત્વા સમુદ્વહેત્ ।
ન નશ્યતે તસ્ય પુણ્યં કલ્પકોટિશતૈરપિ ॥ ૮ ॥

Cover of edition (2015)

Shri Skanda purana (Malayalam)
by M.P. Pillai kaniyanthara (2015)

(Condensed/Summary) - Devi Book Stall, Kodungallur

Buy now!

Preview of verse in Malayalam sript:
ധാത്ര്യശ്വത്ഥൌ യ ഏകത്ര പാലയിത്വാ സമുദ്വഹേത് ।
ന നശ്യതേ തസ്യ പുണ്യം കല്പകോടിശതൈരപി ॥ ൮ ॥

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: