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.


महामहोत्सवं कृत्वा यावत्पूर्णा तिथिर्भवेत् ।
तत्रान्नदानं बहुशः कृत्वामत्प्रीतये नरः ॥ २२ ॥

mahāmahotsavaṃ kṛtvā yāvatpūrṇā tithirbhavet |
tatrānnadānaṃ bahuśaḥ kṛtvāmatprītaye naraḥ || 22 ||

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.

Mahamaha, Utsava, Kritva, Kritvan, Yavat, Purna, Tatra, Annadana, Bahushah, Bahusha, Asmad, Priti, Nara, Nri,

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: “mahāmahotsavaṃ kṛtvā yāvatpūrṇā tithirbhavet
  • mahāmaho -
  • mahāmaha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahāmaha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahāmahā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • utsavam -
  • utsava (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • kṛtvā -
  • kṛtvā (indeclinable)
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛtvan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yāvat -
  • yāvat (indeclinable)
    yāvat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yāvat (noun, masculine)
    yāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • pūrṇā -
  • pūrṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pṝ -> pūrṇā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √pṝ class 3 verb], [nominative single from √pṝ class 6 verb], [nominative single from √pṝ class 9 verb]
  • Cannot analyse tithirbhavet
  • Line 2: “tatrānnadānaṃ bahuśaḥ kṛtvāmatprītaye naraḥ
  • tatrā -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • annadānam -
  • annadāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • bahuśaḥ -
  • bahuśaḥ (indeclinable)
    bahuśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kṛtvā -
  • kṛtvā (indeclinable)
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛtvan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mat -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [ablative single]
  • prītaye -
  • prīti (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
  • naraḥ -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]

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:
মহামহোত্সবং কৃত্বা যাবত্পূর্ণা তিথির্ভবেত্ ।
তত্রান্নদানং বহুশঃ কৃত্বামত্প্রীতযে নরঃ ॥ ২২ ॥

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:
ಮಹಾಮಹೋತ್ಸವಂ ಕೃತ್ವಾ ಯಾವತ್ಪೂರ್ಣಾ ತಿಥಿರ್ಭವೇತ್ ।
ತತ್ರಾನ್ನದಾನಂ ಬಹುಶಃ ಕೃತ್ವಾಮತ್ಪ್ರೀತಯೇ ನರಃ ॥ ೨೨ ॥

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:
મહામહોત્સવં કૃત્વા યાવત્પૂર્ણા તિથિર્ભવેત્ ।
તત્રાન્નદાનં બહુશઃ કૃત્વામત્પ્રીતયે નરઃ ॥ ૨૨ ॥

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:
മഹാമഹോത്സവം കൃത്വാ യാവത്പൂര്ണാ തിഥിര്ഭവേത് ।
തത്രാന്നദാനം ബഹുശഃ കൃത്വാമത്പ്രീതയേ നരഃ ॥ ൨൨ ॥

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