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.


यत्र काश्यां शवत्वेपि जंतुर्नाशुचितां व्रजेत् ।
अतस्तत्कर्णसंस्पर्शं करोम्यहमपि स्वयम् ॥ ९१ ॥

yatra kāśyāṃ śavatvepi jaṃturnāśucitāṃ vrajet |
atastatkarṇasaṃsparśaṃ karomyahamapi svayam || 91 ||

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.

Yatra, Kashi, Kashya, Shavas, Shavat, Vepi, Jantu, Nri, Ashucita, Atah, Tat, Tad, Karna, Samsparsha, Aha, Asmad, Api, Svayam,

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: “yatra kāśyāṃ śavatvepi jaṃturnāśucitāṃ vrajet
  • yatra -
  • yatra (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yatra (indeclinable)
    yatra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kāśyām -
  • kāśi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    kāśī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    kāśyā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    kāś -> kāśyā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √kāś class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kāś class 4 verb], [accusative single from √kāś]
    kaś -> kāśyā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √kaś class 1 verb]
  • śavat -
  • śavas (noun, masculine)
    śavas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    śav -> śavat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √śav class 1 verb], [vocative single from √śav class 1 verb], [accusative single from √śav class 1 verb]
    śu -> śavat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √śu class 1 verb], [vocative single from √śu class 1 verb], [accusative single from √śu class 1 verb]
  • vepi -
  • vepī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • jantur -
  • jantu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • aśucitām -
  • aśucitā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • vrajet -
  • vraj (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “atastatkarṇasaṃsparśaṃ karomyahamapi svayam
  • atas -
  • ataḥ (indeclinable)
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • karṇa -
  • karṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṃsparśam -
  • saṃsparśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    saṃsparśā (noun, feminine)
  • karomya -
  • kṛ (verb class 8)
    [present active first single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • svayam -
  • svayam (indeclinable)

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:
যত্র কাশ্যাং শবত্বেপি জংতুর্নাশুচিতাং ব্রজেত্ ।
অতস্তত্কর্ণসংস্পর্শং করোম্যহমপি স্বযম্ ॥ ৯১ ॥

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:
ಯತ್ರ ಕಾಶ್ಯಾಂ ಶವತ್ವೇಪಿ ಜಂತುರ್ನಾಶುಚಿತಾಂ ವ್ರಜೇತ್ ।
ಅತಸ್ತತ್ಕರ್ಣಸಂಸ್ಪರ್ಶಂ ಕರೋಮ್ಯಹಮಪಿ ಸ್ವಯಮ್ ॥ ೯೧ ॥

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:
યત્ર કાશ્યાં શવત્વેપિ જંતુર્નાશુચિતાં વ્રજેત્ ।
અતસ્તત્કર્ણસંસ્પર્શં કરોમ્યહમપિ સ્વયમ્ ॥ ૯૧ ॥

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:
യത്ര കാശ്യാം ശവത്വേപി ജംതുര്നാശുചിതാം വ്രജേത് ।
അതസ്തത്കര്ണസംസ്പര്ശം കരോമ്യഹമപി സ്വയമ് ॥ ൯൧ ॥

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