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.


निर्ययौ पावने मार्गे क्रोशत्सु स्वर्गसद्मसु ॥ ४ ॥

niryayau pāvane mārge krośatsu svargasadmasu || 4 ||

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.

Pavana, Marga, Kroshat, Svarga, Sadman,

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: “niryayau pāvane mārge krośatsu svargasadmasu
  • niryayau -
  • pāvane -
  • pāvanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pāvana (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    pāvana (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • mārge -
  • mārga (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    mārga (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    mārgā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • krośatsu -
  • krośat (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    krośat (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
    kruś -> krośat (participle, masculine)
    [locative plural from √kruś class 1 verb]
    kruś -> krośat (participle, neuter)
    [locative plural from √kruś class 1 verb]
  • svarga -
  • svarga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    svarga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sadmasu -
  • sadman (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    sadman (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print 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:
নির্যযৌ পাবনে মার্গে ক্রোশত্সু স্বর্গসদ্মসু ॥ ৪ ॥

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:
ನಿರ್ಯಯೌ ಪಾವನೇ ಮಾರ್ಗೇ ಕ್ರೋಶತ್ಸು ಸ್ವರ್ಗಸದ್ಮಸು ॥ ೪ ॥

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:
નિર્યયૌ પાવને માર્ગે ક્રોશત્સુ સ્વર્ગસદ્મસુ ॥ ૪ ॥

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:
നിര്യയൌ പാവനേ മാര്ഗേ ക്രോശത്സു സ്വര്ഗസദ്മസു ॥ ൪ ॥

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