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.


अकालमृत्युशमनं पुंसां विजयवर्द्धनम् ।
दारिद्र्यनाशनं पुंसामायुर्वर्धनकार णम् ॥ ८ ॥

akālamṛtyuśamanaṃ puṃsāṃ vijayavarddhanam |
dāridryanāśanaṃ puṃsāmāyurvardhanakāra ṇam || 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:

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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.

Pums, Daridrya, Nashana, Ayu, Ayus, Vardhanaka, Ara,

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: “akālamṛtyuśamanaṃ puṃsāṃ vijayavarddhanam
  • Cannot analyse akālamṛtyuśamanam*pu
  • puṃsām -
  • puṃs (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • Cannot analyse vijayavarddhanam
  • Line 2: “dāridryanāśanaṃ puṃsāmāyurvardhanakāra ṇam
  • dāridrya -
  • dāridrya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nāśanam -
  • nāśana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nāśana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • puṃsām -
  • puṃs (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • āyur -
  • āyus (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    āyus (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    āyu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    āyu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • vardhanakā -
  • vardhanaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vardhanaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ara -
  • ara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
    (verb class 5)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • ṇam -
  • ṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]

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:
অকালমৃত্যুশমনং পুংসাং বিজযবর্দ্ধনম্ ।
দারিদ্র্যনাশনং পুংসামাযুর্বর্ধনকার ণম্ ॥ ৮ ॥

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:
ಅಕಾಲಮೃತ್ಯುಶಮನಂ ಪುಂಸಾಂ ವಿಜಯವರ್ದ್ಧನಮ್ ।
ದಾರಿದ್ರ್ಯನಾಶನಂ ಪುಂಸಾಮಾಯುರ್ವರ್ಧನಕಾರ ಣಮ್ ॥ ೮ ॥

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:
અકાલમૃત્યુશમનં પુંસાં વિજયવર્દ્ધનમ્ ।
દારિદ્ર્યનાશનં પુંસામાયુર્વર્ધનકાર ણમ્ ॥ ૮ ॥

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:
അകാലമൃത്യുശമനം പുംസാം വിജയവര്ദ്ധനമ് ।
ദാരിദ്ര്യനാശനം പുംസാമായുര്വര്ധനകാര ണമ് ॥ ൮ ॥

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