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.


चक्रतीर्थे नरः स्नात्वा दृष्ट्वा विष्णुहरिं विभुम् ।
सर्वपापक्षयं प्राप्य नाकपृष्ठे महीयते ॥ १०६ ॥

cakratīrthe naraḥ snātvā dṛṣṭvā viṣṇuhariṃ vibhum |
sarvapāpakṣayaṃ prāpya nākapṛṣṭhe mahīyate || 106 ||

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.

Cakratirtha, Nara, Nri, Snatva, Vishnuhari, Vibhu, Sarvapapa, Kshaya, Prapya, Nakaprishtha, Mahi, Mah, Mahin, Iyat, Iyata,

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: “cakratīrthe naraḥ snātvā dṛṣṭvā viṣṇuhariṃ vibhum
  • cakratīrthe -
  • cakratīrtha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • naraḥ -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • snātvā* -
  • snātva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    snātvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • viṣṇuharim -
  • viṣṇuhari (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • vibhum -
  • vibhu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    vibhu (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “sarvapāpakṣayaṃ prāpya nākapṛṣṭhe mahīyate
  • sarvapāpa -
  • sarvapāpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarvapāpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṣayam -
  • kṣaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṣaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṣayā (noun, feminine)
  • prāpya -
  • prāpya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prāpya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nākapṛṣṭhe -
  • nākapṛṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    nākapṛṣṭha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • mahī -
  • mahi (indeclinable)
    mahī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    mahi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    mahi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    mahi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    mahin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    mahin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    mah (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • iyate -
  • iyat (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    iyat (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    iyatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    i (verb class 2)
    [present middle third 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:
চক্রতীর্থে নরঃ স্নাত্বা দৃষ্ট্বা বিষ্ণুহরিং বিভুম্ ।
সর্বপাপক্ষযং প্রাপ্য নাকপৃষ্ঠে মহীযতে ॥ ১০৬ ॥

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:
ಚಕ್ರತೀರ್ಥೇ ನರಃ ಸ್ನಾತ್ವಾ ದೃಷ್ಟ್ವಾ ವಿಷ್ಣುಹರಿಂ ವಿಭುಮ್ ।
ಸರ್ವಪಾಪಕ್ಷಯಂ ಪ್ರಾಪ್ಯ ನಾಕಪೃಷ್ಠೇ ಮಹೀಯತೇ ॥ ೧೦೬ ॥

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:
ચક્રતીર્થે નરઃ સ્નાત્વા દૃષ્ટ્વા વિષ્ણુહરિં વિભુમ્ ।
સર્વપાપક્ષયં પ્રાપ્ય નાકપૃષ્ઠે મહીયતે ॥ ૧૦૬ ॥

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:
ചക്രതീര്ഥേ നരഃ സ്നാത്വാ ദൃഷ്ട്വാ വിഷ്ണുഹരിം വിഭുമ് ।
സര്വപാപക്ഷയം പ്രാപ്യ നാകപൃഷ്ഠേ മഹീയതേ ॥ ൧൦൬ ॥

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