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.


चतुर्भुजो नरो भूत्वा वैकुण्ठे मोदते चिरम् ।
चर्मण्वतीं नमस्कृत्य अपः स्पृशति यो नरः ॥ १६ ॥

caturbhujo naro bhūtvā vaikuṇṭhe modate ciram |
carmaṇvatīṃ namaskṛtya apaḥ spṛśati yo naraḥ || 16 ||

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.

Caturbhuja, Nara, Nri, Vaikuntha, Modat, Ciram, Cira, Carmanvati, Namaskriti, Namaskritya, Apas, Sprishat, Yah,

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: “caturbhujo naro bhūtvā vaikuṇṭhe modate ciram
  • caturbhujo* -
  • caturbhuja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • naro* -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • bhūtvā -
  • bhū -> bhūtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bhū]
  • vaikuṇṭhe -
  • vaikuṇṭha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vaikuṇṭha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    vaikuṇṭhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • modate -
  • mud -> modat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √mud class 1 verb]
    mud -> modat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √mud class 1 verb]
    mud (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
  • ciram -
  • ciram (indeclinable)
    cira (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    cira (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    cirā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “carmaṇvatīṃ namaskṛtya apaḥ spṛśati yo naraḥ
  • carmaṇvatīm -
  • carmaṇvatī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • namaskṛtya -
  • namaskṛti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    namaskṛtya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    namaskṛtya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • apaḥ -
  • apas (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    apas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    apas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ap (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • spṛśati -
  • spṛś -> spṛśat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √spṛś class 6 verb]
    spṛś -> spṛśat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √spṛś class 6 verb]
    spṛś (verb class 6)
    [present active third single]
  • yo* -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • naraḥ -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative 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:
চতুর্ভুজো নরো ভূত্বা বৈকুণ্ঠে মোদতে চিরম্ ।
চর্মণ্বতীং নমস্কৃত্য অপঃ স্পৃশতি যো নরঃ ॥ ১৬ ॥

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:
ಚತುರ್ಭುಜೋ ನರೋ ಭೂತ್ವಾ ವೈಕುಣ್ಠೇ ಮೋದತೇ ಚಿರಮ್ ।
ಚರ್ಮಣ್ವತೀಂ ನಮಸ್ಕೃತ್ಯ ಅಪಃ ಸ್ಪೃಶತಿ ಯೋ ನರಃ ॥ ೧೬ ॥

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:
ચતુર્ભુજો નરો ભૂત્વા વૈકુણ્ઠે મોદતે ચિરમ્ ।
ચર્મણ્વતીં નમસ્કૃત્ય અપઃ સ્પૃશતિ યો નરઃ ॥ ૧૬ ॥

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:
ചതുര്ഭുജോ നരോ ഭൂത്വാ വൈകുണ്ഠേ മോദതേ ചിരമ് ।
ചര്മണ്വതീം നമസ്കൃത്യ അപഃ സ്പൃശതി യോ നരഃ ॥ ൧൬ ॥

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