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.


छलजेता यत्र तिष्ठेदाश्रमेऽपि गृहेऽपिवा ।
वस्तव्यं न हि तत्रान्यैर्वसन्नरकमश्नुते ॥ २४ ॥

chalajetā yatra tiṣṭhedāśrame'pi gṛhe'pivā |
vastavyaṃ na hi tatrānyairvasannarakamaśnute || 24 ||

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.

Chala, Jeta, Yatra, Ashrama, Api, Grih, Griha, Vastavya, Tatra, Anya, Vasat, Araka,

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: “chalajetā yatra tiṣṭhedāśrame'pi gṛhe'pivā
  • chala -
  • chala (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    chala (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jetā* -
  • jeta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    jetā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • yatra -
  • yatra (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yatra (indeclinable)
    yatra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tiṣṭhed -
  • sthā (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • āśrame' -
  • āśrama (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    āśrama (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • gṛhe' -
  • gṛh (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    gṛh (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    gṛhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Line 2: “vastavyaṃ na hi tatrānyairvasannarakamaśnute
  • vastavyam -
  • vastavya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vastavya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vastavyā (noun, feminine)
    vas -> vastavya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vas class 1 verb]
    vas -> vastavya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vas class 1 verb], [accusative single from √vas class 1 verb]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • tatrā -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • anyair -
  • anya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • vasann -
  • vas -> vasat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vas class 1 verb], [vocative single from √vas class 1 verb]
  • arakam -
  • araka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • aśnute -
  • (verb class 5)
    [present middle third 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:
ছলজেতা যত্র তিষ্ঠেদাশ্রমেঽপি গৃহেঽপিবা ।
বস্তব্যং ন হি তত্রান্যৈর্বসন্নরকমশ্নুতে ॥ ২৪ ॥

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:
ಛಲಜೇತಾ ಯತ್ರ ತಿಷ್ಠೇದಾಶ್ರಮೇಽಪಿ ಗೃಹೇಽಪಿವಾ ।
ವಸ್ತವ್ಯಂ ನ ಹಿ ತತ್ರಾನ್ಯೈರ್ವಸನ್ನರಕಮಶ್ನುತೇ ॥ ೨೪ ॥

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:
છલજેતા યત્ર તિષ્ઠેદાશ્રમેઽપિ ગૃહેઽપિવા ।
વસ્તવ્યં ન હિ તત્રાન્યૈર્વસન્નરકમશ્નુતે ॥ ૨૪ ॥

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:
ഛലജേതാ യത്ര തിഷ്ഠേദാശ്രമേഽപി ഗൃഹേഽപിവാ ।
വസ്തവ്യം ന ഹി തത്രാന്യൈര്വസന്നരകമശ്നുതേ ॥ ൨൪ ॥

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