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.


घर्मश्रमार्तविप्राय वीजयेद्व्यजनेन यः ।
तावन्मात्रेण निष्पापो विहगाधिपतिर्भवेत ॥ २१ ॥

gharmaśramārtaviprāya vījayedvyajanena yaḥ |
tāvanmātreṇa niṣpāpo vihagādhipatirbhaveta || 21 ||

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.

Gharma, Shramarta, Vipra, Vyajana, Yah, Tavanmatra, Nishpapa, Vihaga, Adhipati,

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: “gharmaśramārtaviprāya vījayedvyajanena yaḥ
  • gharma -
  • gharma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śramārta -
  • śramārta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śramārta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • viprāya -
  • vipra (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    vipra (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • vījayed -
  • vīj (verb class 10)
    [optative active third single]
  • vyajanena -
  • vyajana (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • yaḥ -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “tāvanmātreṇa niṣpāpo vihagādhipatirbhaveta
  • tāvanmātreṇa -
  • tāvanmātra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tāvanmātra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • niṣpāpo* -
  • niṣpāpa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vihagā -
  • vihaga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • adhipatir -
  • adhipati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhaveta -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active second 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:
ঘর্মশ্রমার্তবিপ্রায বীজযেদ্ব্যজনেন যঃ ।
তাবন্মাত্রেণ নিষ্পাপো বিহগাধিপতির্ভবেত ॥ ২১ ॥

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:
ಘರ್ಮಶ್ರಮಾರ್ತವಿಪ್ರಾಯ ವೀಜಯೇದ್ವ್ಯಜನೇನ ಯಃ ।
ತಾವನ್ಮಾತ್ರೇಣ ನಿಷ್ಪಾಪೋ ವಿಹಗಾಧಿಪತಿರ್ಭವೇತ ॥ ೨೧ ॥

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:
ઘર્મશ્રમાર્તવિપ્રાય વીજયેદ્વ્યજનેન યઃ ।
તાવન્માત્રેણ નિષ્પાપો વિહગાધિપતિર્ભવેત ॥ ૨૧ ॥

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:
ഘര്മശ്രമാര്തവിപ്രായ വീജയേദ്വ്യജനേന യഃ ।
താവന്മാത്രേണ നിഷ്പാപോ വിഹഗാധിപതിര്ഭവേത ॥ ൨൧ ॥

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