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.


मणिकर्ण्यां कृतस्नानो मणिकर्णीश वीक्षणात् ।
जननी जठरावासे वसतिं न लभेन्नरः ॥ ४ ॥

maṇikarṇyāṃ kṛtasnāno maṇikarṇīśa vīkṣaṇāt |
jananī jaṭharāvāse vasatiṃ na labhennaraḥ || 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:

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.

Manikarni, Krita, Isha, Vikshana, Janani, Jathara, Asa, Vasati, 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: “maṇikarṇyāṃ kṛtasnāno maṇikarṇīśa vīkṣaṇāt
  • maṇikarṇyām -
  • maṇikarṇī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • kṛta -
  • kṛta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṛta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [injunctive middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second plural], [injunctive middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 5)
    [injunctive middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [injunctive middle third single]
  • snāno -
  • maṇikarṇī -
  • maṇikarṇī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • īśa -
  • īśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    īśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vīkṣaṇāt -
  • vīkṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • Line 2: “jananī jaṭharāvāse vasatiṃ na labhennaraḥ
  • jananī -
  • jananī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    janani (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • jaṭharāvā -
  • jaṭhara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • āse -
  • āsa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    āsa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ās (verb class 2)
    [present middle first single], [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
  • vasatim -
  • vasati (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    vasati (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • labhen -
  • labh (verb class 1)
    [optative active third 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:
মণিকর্ণ্যাং কৃতস্নানো মণিকর্ণীশ বীক্ষণাত্ ।
জননী জঠরাবাসে বসতিং ন লভেন্নরঃ ॥ 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:
ಮಣಿಕರ್ಣ್ಯಾಂ ಕೃತಸ್ನಾನೋ ಮಣಿಕರ್ಣೀಶ ವೀಕ್ಷಣಾತ್ ।
ಜನನೀ ಜಠರಾವಾಸೇ ವಸತಿಂ ನ ಲಭೇನ್ನರಃ ॥ 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:
મણિકર્ણ્યાં કૃતસ્નાનો મણિકર્ણીશ વીક્ષણાત્ ।
જનની જઠરાવાસે વસતિં ન લભેન્નરઃ ॥ 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:
മണികര്ണ്യാം കൃതസ്നാനോ മണികര്ണീശ വീക്ഷണാത് ।
ജനനീ ജഠരാവാസേ വസതിം ന ലഭേന്നരഃ ॥ ൪ ॥

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