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.


अजपा नाम गायत्री योगिनां मोक्षदायिनी ।
अस्याः संकल्पमात्रेण नरः पापैः प्रमुच्यते ॥ ५८ ॥

ajapā nāma gāyatrī yogināṃ mokṣadāyinī |
asyāḥ saṃkalpamātreṇa naraḥ pāpaiḥ pramucyate || 58 ||

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.

Ajapa, Naman, Gayatri, Gayatrin, Yogin, Mokshada, Ayin, Ayini, Asi, Iyam, Idam, Sankalpa, Atra, Nara, Nri, Papa, Pram, Pra, Ucyat,

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: “ajapā nāma gāyatrī yogināṃ mokṣadāyinī
  • ajapā* -
  • ajapa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    ajapā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • nāma -
  • nāman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • gāyatrī -
  • gāyatrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    gāyatrin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yoginām -
  • yogin (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    yogin (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • mokṣadā -
  • mokṣada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mokṣada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mokṣadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ayinī -
  • ayinī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    ayin (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “asyāḥ saṃkalpamātreṇa naraḥ pāpaiḥ pramucyate
  • asyāḥ -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    asī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    iyam (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • saṅkalpam -
  • saṅkalpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    saṅkalpā (noun, feminine)
    saṅkalpa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ātreṇa -
  • ātra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • naraḥ -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • pāpaiḥ -
  • pāpa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    pāpa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • pram -
  • pram (indeclinable)
    pra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    prā (noun, feminine)
  • ucyate -
  • uc -> ucyat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √uc class 4 verb]
    uc -> ucyat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √uc class 4 verb]
    vac (verb class 2)
    [present passive third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [present passive third 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:
অজপা নাম গাযত্রী যোগিনাং মোক্ষদাযিনী ।
অস্যাঃ সংকল্পমাত্রেণ নরঃ পাপৈঃ প্রমুচ্যতে ॥ ৫৮ ॥

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:
ಅಜಪಾ ನಾಮ ಗಾಯತ್ರೀ ಯೋಗಿನಾಂ ಮೋಕ್ಷದಾಯಿನೀ ।
ಅಸ್ಯಾಃ ಸಂಕಲ್ಪಮಾತ್ರೇಣ ನರಃ ಪಾಪೈಃ ಪ್ರಮುಚ್ಯತೇ ॥ ೫೮ ॥

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:
અજપા નામ ગાયત્રી યોગિનાં મોક્ષદાયિની ।
અસ્યાઃ સંકલ્પમાત્રેણ નરઃ પાપૈઃ પ્રમુચ્યતે ॥ ૫૮ ॥

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:
അജപാ നാമ ഗായത്രീ യോഗിനാം മോക്ഷദായിനീ ।
അസ്യാഃ സംകല്പമാത്രേണ നരഃ പാപൈഃ പ്രമുച്യതേ ॥ ൫൮ ॥

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