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.


अयं हि स कुलस्तंभो यत्र श्रीकालभैरवः ।
क्षेत्रपापकृतः शास्ति दर्शयंस्तीव्रयातनाम् ॥ १४ ॥

ayaṃ hi sa kulastaṃbho yatra śrīkālabhairavaḥ |
kṣetrapāpakṛtaḥ śāsti darśayaṃstīvrayātanām || 14 ||

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.

Aya, Idam, Kulastambha, Yatra, Shrika, Alabha, Ava, Avas, Kshetrapa, Apakrit, Apakrita, Darshayat, Tivra, Tana,

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: “ayaṃ hi sa kulastaṃbho yatra śrīkālabhairavaḥ
  • ayam -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kulastambho* -
  • kulastambha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yatra -
  • yatra (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yatra (indeclinable)
    yatra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śrīkā -
  • śrīka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ālabhair -
  • ālabha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • avaḥ -
  • avas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    u (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 2: “kṣetrapāpakṛtaḥ śāsti darśayaṃstīvrayātanām
  • kṣetrapā -
  • kṣetrapa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • apakṛtaḥ -
  • apakṛt (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    apakṛt (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    apakṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śāsti -
  • śāsti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    śāsti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    śās (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • darśayaṃs -
  • dṛś -> darśayat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √dṛś], [vocative single from √dṛś]
    darśayat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • tīvrayā -
  • tīvrā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • tanām -
  • tanā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative 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:
অযং হি স কুলস্তংভো যত্র শ্রীকালভৈরবঃ ।
ক্ষেত্রপাপকৃতঃ শাস্তি দর্শযংস্তীব্রযাতনাম্ ॥ ১৪ ॥

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:
ಅಯಂ ಹಿ ಸ ಕುಲಸ್ತಂಭೋ ಯತ್ರ ಶ್ರೀಕಾಲಭೈರವಃ ।
ಕ್ಷೇತ್ರಪಾಪಕೃತಃ ಶಾಸ್ತಿ ದರ್ಶಯಂಸ್ತೀವ್ರಯಾತನಾಮ್ ॥ ೧೪ ॥

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:
અયં હિ સ કુલસ્તંભો યત્ર શ્રીકાલભૈરવઃ ।
ક્ષેત્રપાપકૃતઃ શાસ્તિ દર્શયંસ્તીવ્રયાતનામ્ ॥ ૧૪ ॥

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:
അയം ഹി സ കുലസ്തംഭോ യത്ര ശ്രീകാലഭൈരവഃ ।
ക്ഷേത്രപാപകൃതഃ ശാസ്തി ദര്ശയംസ്തീവ്രയാതനാമ് ॥ ൧൪ ॥

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