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.


गोप्रतारेश्वरं नाम तदग्रे तीर्थमुत्तमम् ।
अपुत्रोपि तरेद्यत्र स्नातो वैतरणीं सुखम् ॥ ३६ ॥

gopratāreśvaraṃ nāma tadagre tīrthamuttamam |
aputropi taredyatra snāto vaitaraṇīṃ sukham || 36 ||

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.

Gopratara, Ishvara, Naman, Tad, Tat, Agre, Agra, Agri, Tirtha, Uttamam, Uttama, Yatra, Snata, Snat, Vaitarani, Sukham, Sukha,

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: “gopratāreśvaraṃ nāma tadagre tīrthamuttamam
  • gopratāre -
  • gopratāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
  • iśvaram -
  • iśvara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    iśvara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • nāma -
  • nāman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • agre -
  • agre (indeclinable)
    agra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    agra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    agrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    agri (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • tīrtham -
  • tīrtha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • uttamam -
  • uttamam (indeclinable)
    uttama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    uttama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uttamā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “aputropi taredyatra snāto vaitaraṇīṃ sukham
  • Cannot analyse aputropi*ta
  • tared -
  • tṝ (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • yatra -
  • yatra (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yatra (indeclinable)
    yatra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • snāto* -
  • snāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    snā -> snāta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √snā class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √snā class 2 verb], [ablative single from √snā class 2 verb], [genitive single from √snā class 2 verb], [nominative single from √snā class 4 verb]
    snā -> snāt (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √snā class 2 verb], [genitive single from √snā class 2 verb]
    snā (verb class 2)
    [present active third dual]
  • vaitaraṇīm -
  • vaitaraṇī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • sukham -
  • sukham (indeclinable)
    sukha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sukha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sukhā (noun, feminine)

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:
গোপ্রতারেশ্বরং নাম তদগ্রে তীর্থমুত্তমম্ ।
অপুত্রোপি তরেদ্যত্র স্নাতো বৈতরণীং সুখম্ ॥ ৩৬ ॥

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:
ಗೋಪ್ರತಾರೇಶ್ವರಂ ನಾಮ ತದಗ್ರೇ ತೀರ್ಥಮುತ್ತಮಮ್ ।
ಅಪುತ್ರೋಪಿ ತರೇದ್ಯತ್ರ ಸ್ನಾತೋ ವೈತರಣೀಂ ಸುಖಮ್ ॥ ೩೬ ॥

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:
ગોપ્રતારેશ્વરં નામ તદગ્રે તીર્થમુત્તમમ્ ।
અપુત્રોપિ તરેદ્યત્ર સ્નાતો વૈતરણીં સુખમ્ ॥ ૩૬ ॥

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:
ഗോപ്രതാരേശ്വരം നാമ തദഗ്രേ തീര്ഥമുത്തമമ് ।
അപുത്രോപി തരേദ്യത്ര സ്നാതോ വൈതരണീം സുഖമ് ॥ ൩൬ ॥

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