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.


प्रीणयित्वा नरपतिः पारणां कृतवांस्ततः ।
संस्कार्य रत्नसोपानैर्ज्ञानवापी कलावती ॥ १३ ॥

prīṇayitvā narapatiḥ pāraṇāṃ kṛtavāṃstataḥ |
saṃskārya ratnasopānairjñānavāpī kalāvatī || 13 ||

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.

Prinayitva, Narapati, Parana, Kritavat, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Samskarya, Ratna, Sopana, Jnanavapi, Kalavati,

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: “prīṇayitvā narapatiḥ pāraṇāṃ kṛtavāṃstataḥ
  • prīṇayitvā -
  • prīṇayitvā (indeclinable)
    prī -> prīṇayitvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √prī]
  • narapatiḥ -
  • narapati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pāraṇām -
  • pāraṇā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • kṛtavāṃs -
  • kṛtavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kṛ -> kṛtavat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
  • tataḥ -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • Line 2: “saṃskārya ratnasopānairjñ;ānavāpī kalāvatī
  • saṃskārya -
  • saṃskārya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saṃskārya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ratna -
  • ratna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ratna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sopānair -
  • sopāna (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • jñānavāpī -
  • jñānavāpī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • kalāvatī -
  • kalāvatī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [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:
প্রীণযিত্বা নরপতিঃ পারণাং কৃতবাংস্ততঃ ।
সংস্কার্য রত্নসোপানৈর্জ্ঞানবাপী কলাবতী ॥ ১৩ ॥

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:
ಪ್ರೀಣಯಿತ್ವಾ ನರಪತಿಃ ಪಾರಣಾಂ ಕೃತವಾಂಸ್ತತಃ ।
ಸಂಸ್ಕಾರ್ಯ ರತ್ನಸೋಪಾನೈರ್ಜ್ಞಾನವಾಪೀ ಕಲಾವತೀ ॥ ೧೩ ॥

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:
પ્રીણયિત્વા નરપતિઃ પારણાં કૃતવાંસ્તતઃ ।
સંસ્કાર્ય રત્નસોપાનૈર્જ્ઞાનવાપી કલાવતી ॥ ૧૩ ॥

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:
പ്രീണയിത്വാ നരപതിഃ പാരണാം കൃതവാംസ്തതഃ ।
സംസ്കാര്യ രത്നസോപാനൈര്ജ്ഞാനവാപീ കലാവതീ ॥ ൧൩ ॥

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