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.


नारायणाय नरकहारिणे पापहारिणे ।
वामनाय नमस्तुभ्यं हरये शौरये नमः ॥ १२ ॥

nārāyaṇāya narakahāriṇe pāpahāriṇe |
vāmanāya namastubhyaṃ haraye śauraye namaḥ || 12 ||

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.

Narayana, Narakaharin, Narakahari, Papahan, Ari, Arin, Vamana, Nama, Namas, Yushmad, Hari, Haraya, Shauri,

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: “nārāyaṇāya narakahāriṇe pāpahāriṇe
  • nārāyaṇāya -
  • nārāyaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    nārāyaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • narakahāriṇe -
  • narakahārin (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    narakahārin (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    narakahārī (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • pāpahā -
  • pāpahan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ariṇe -
  • ari (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    arin (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • Line 2: “vāmanāya namastubhyaṃ haraye śauraye namaḥ
  • vāmanāya -
  • vāmana (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    vāmana (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • namas -
  • namas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    namas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    nama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tubhyam -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single]
  • haraye -
  • hari (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    hari (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    haraya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    haraya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • śauraye -
  • śauri (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • namaḥ -
  • namas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    namas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    nama (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:
নারাযণায নরকহারিণে পাপহারিণে ।
বামনায নমস্তুভ্যং হরযে শৌরযে নমঃ ॥ ১২ ॥

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:
ನಾರಾಯಣಾಯ ನರಕಹಾರಿಣೇ ಪಾಪಹಾರಿಣೇ ।
ವಾಮನಾಯ ನಮಸ್ತುಭ್ಯಂ ಹರಯೇ ಶೌರಯೇ ನಮಃ ॥ ೧೨ ॥

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:
નારાયણાય નરકહારિણે પાપહારિણે ।
વામનાય નમસ્તુભ્યં હરયે શૌરયે નમઃ ॥ ૧૨ ॥

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:
നാരായണായ നരകഹാരിണേ പാപഹാരിണേ ।
വാമനായ നമസ്തുഭ്യം ഹരയേ ശൌരയേ നമഃ ॥ ൧൨ ॥

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