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.


गां दत्त्वा वेदविदुषे यत्फलं लभते कृती ।
तत्पुण्यं सम्यगाख्यातं स्तवराजसकृज्जपात् ॥ ८९ ॥

gāṃ dattvā vedaviduṣe yatphalaṃ labhate kṛtī |
tatpuṇyaṃ samyagākhyātaṃ stavarājasakṛjjapāt || 89 ||

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.

Dattva, Vedavidvas, Yat, Yad, Phala, Labhat, Krit, Kriti, Kritin, Tat, Tad, Punya, Samyak, Akhyata,

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: “gāṃ dattvā vedaviduṣe yatphalaṃ labhate kṛtī
  • gām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    go (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [injunctive active first single]
    (verb class 3)
    [injunctive active first single]
  • dattvā -
  • dattvā (indeclinable)
    -> dattvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √]
    -> dattvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √]
    dad -> dattvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dad]
  • vedaviduṣe -
  • vedavidvas (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    vedavidvas (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • yat -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • phalam -
  • phala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    phala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    phalā (noun, feminine)
  • labhate -
  • labh -> labhat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √labh class 1 verb]
    labh -> labhat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √labh class 1 verb]
    labh (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
  • kṛtī -
  • kṛtī (noun, masculine)
    kṛtī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    kṛt (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kṛti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kṛti (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kṛtin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “tatpuṇyaṃ samyagākhyātaṃ stavarājasakṛjjapāt
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • puṇyam -
  • puṇya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    puṇya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    puṇyā (noun, feminine)
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √puṇ class 10 verb], [accusative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
  • samyag -
  • samyak (indeclinable)
  • ākhyātam -
  • ākhyāta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ākhyāta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ākhyātā (noun, feminine)
  • Cannot analyse stavarājasakṛjjapāt

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:
গাং দত্ত্বা বেদবিদুষে যত্ফলং লভতে কৃতী ।
তত্পুণ্যং সম্যগাখ্যাতং স্তবরাজসকৃজ্জপাত্ ॥ ৮৯ ॥

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:
ಗಾಂ ದತ್ತ್ವಾ ವೇದವಿದುಷೇ ಯತ್ಫಲಂ ಲಭತೇ ಕೃತೀ ।
ತತ್ಪುಣ್ಯಂ ಸಮ್ಯಗಾಖ್ಯಾತಂ ಸ್ತವರಾಜಸಕೃಜ್ಜಪಾತ್ ॥ ೮೯ ॥

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:
ગાં દત્ત્વા વેદવિદુષે યત્ફલં લભતે કૃતી ।
તત્પુણ્યં સમ્યગાખ્યાતં સ્તવરાજસકૃજ્જપાત્ ॥ ૮૯ ॥

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:
ഗാം ദത്ത്വാ വേദവിദുഷേ യത്ഫലം ലഭതേ കൃതീ ।
തത്പുണ്യം സമ്യഗാഖ്യാതം സ്തവരാജസകൃജ്ജപാത് ॥ ൮൯ ॥

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