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.


सर्वकर्मरता श्चैव सर्वधर्मेषु निश्चलाः ।
वेदशास्त्रार्थनिपुणा यजने याजने रताः ॥ ६३ ॥

sarvakarmaratā ścaiva sarvadharmeṣu niścalāḥ |
vedaśāstrārthanipuṇā yajane yājane ratāḥ || 63 ||

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.

Sarvakarman, Rata, Sarvadharman, Nishcala, Vedashastra, Artha, Nipuna, Yajana,

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: “sarvakarmaratā ścaiva sarvadharmeṣu niścalāḥ
  • sarvakarma -
  • sarvakarman (noun, masculine)
    sarvakarman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ratā -
  • ratā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ram -> ratā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √ram class 1 verb]
  • Cannot analyse ścaiva*sa
  • sarvadharme -
  • sarvadharman (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • iṣu -
  • iṣu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    i (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • niścalāḥ -
  • niścala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    niścalā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “vedaśāstrārthanipuṇā yajane yājane ratāḥ
  • vedaśāstrā -
  • vedaśāstra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ārtha -
  • ārtha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ārtha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nipuṇā* -
  • nipuṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    nipuṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • yajane -
  • yajana (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • yājane -
  • yājana (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • ratāḥ -
  • rata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    ratā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    ram -> rata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √ram class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √ram class 1 verb]
    ram -> ratā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √ram class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √ram class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √ram class 1 verb]

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:
সর্বকর্মরতা শ্চৈব সর্বধর্মেষু নিশ্চলাঃ ।
বেদশাস্ত্রার্থনিপুণা যজনে যাজনে রতাঃ ॥ ৬৩ ॥

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:
ಸರ್ವಕರ್ಮರತಾ ಶ್ಚೈವ ಸರ್ವಧರ್ಮೇಷು ನಿಶ್ಚಲಾಃ ।
ವೇದಶಾಸ್ತ್ರಾರ್ಥನಿಪುಣಾ ಯಜನೇ ಯಾಜನೇ ರತಾಃ ॥ ೬೩ ॥

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:
સર્વકર્મરતા શ્ચૈવ સર્વધર્મેષુ નિશ્ચલાઃ ।
વેદશાસ્ત્રાર્થનિપુણા યજને યાજને રતાઃ ॥ ૬૩ ॥

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:
സര്വകര്മരതാ ശ്ചൈവ സര്വധര്മേഷു നിശ്ചലാഃ ।
വേദശാസ്ത്രാര്ഥനിപുണാ യജനേ യാജനേ രതാഃ ॥ ൬൩ ॥

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