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.


अपुत्रस्य गृहं शून्यमपुत्रस्यार्जनं वृथा ।
अपुत्रस्यान्वयश्छिन्नो नापवित्रं ह्यपुत्रतः ॥ ३६ ॥

aputrasya gṛhaṃ śūnyamaputrasyārjanaṃ vṛthā |
aputrasyānvayaśchinno nāpavitraṃ hyaputrataḥ || 36 ||

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:

Read online Buy now! The English translation by G. V. Tagare (2007)

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.

Aputra, Grih, Shunya, Arjana, Vritha, Anvaya, Chinna, Nabh, Avitri, Tas,

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: “aputrasya gṛhaṃ śūnyamaputrasyārjanaṃ vṛthā
  • aputrasya -
  • aputra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    aputra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • gṛham -
  • gṛha (noun, masculine)
    gṛhā (noun, feminine)
    gṛh (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • śūnyam -
  • śūnya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śūnya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śūnyā (noun, feminine)
  • aputrasyā -
  • aputra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    aputra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • arjanam -
  • arjana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • vṛthā -
  • vṛthā (indeclinable)
    vṛthā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “aputrasyānvayaśchinno nāpavitraṃ hyaputrataḥ
  • aputrasyā -
  • aputra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    aputra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • anvayaś -
  • anvaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • chinno* -
  • chinna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nāp -
  • nābh (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • avitra -
  • avitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    avitṛ (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • hya -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • aputra -
  • aputra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aputra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • taḥ -
  • tas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative 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:
অপুত্রস্য গৃহং শূন্যমপুত্রস্যার্জনং বৃথা ।
অপুত্রস্যান্বযশ্ছিন্নো নাপবিত্রং হ্যপুত্রতঃ ॥ ৩৬ ॥

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:
ಅಪುತ್ರಸ್ಯ ಗೃಹಂ ಶೂನ್ಯಮಪುತ್ರಸ್ಯಾರ್ಜನಂ ವೃಥಾ ।
ಅಪುತ್ರಸ್ಯಾನ್ವಯಶ್ಛಿನ್ನೋ ನಾಪವಿತ್ರಂ ಹ್ಯಪುತ್ರತಃ ॥ ೩೬ ॥

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:
અપુત્રસ્ય ગૃહં શૂન્યમપુત્રસ્યાર્જનં વૃથા ।
અપુત્રસ્યાન્વયશ્છિન્નો નાપવિત્રં હ્યપુત્રતઃ ॥ ૩૬ ॥

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:
അപുത്രസ്യ ഗൃഹം ശൂന്യമപുത്രസ്യാര്ജനം വൃഥാ ।
അപുത്രസ്യാന്വയശ്ഛിന്നോ നാപവിത്രം ഹ്യപുത്രതഃ ॥ ൩൬ ॥

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