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.


स्वर्धुनी स्पर्शमात्रेण महापातकसंततिः ।
यत्र संक्षयति क्षिप्रं तां काशीं को न संश्रयेत् ॥ ४१ ॥

svardhunī sparśamātreṇa mahāpātakasaṃtatiḥ |
yatra saṃkṣayati kṣipraṃ tāṃ kāśīṃ ko na saṃśrayet || 41 ||

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.

Svardhuni, Sparshamatra, Mahapataka, Santati, Yatra, Kshayat, Kshipram, Kshipra, Kashi, Kah,

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: “svardhunī sparśamātreṇa mahāpātakasaṃtatiḥ
  • svardhunī -
  • svardhunī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • sparśamātreṇa -
  • sparśamātra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sparśamātra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • mahāpātaka -
  • mahāpātaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • santatiḥ -
  • santati (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    santati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “yatra saṃkṣayati kṣipraṃ tāṃ kāśīṃ ko na saṃśrayet
  • yatra -
  • yatra (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yatra (indeclinable)
    yatra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṅ -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    sam (Preverb)
  • kṣayati -
  • kṣi -> kṣayat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √kṣi class 1 verb]
    kṣi -> kṣayat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √kṣi class 1 verb]
    kṣī -> kṣayat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √kṣī class 1 verb]
    kṣī -> kṣayat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √kṣī class 1 verb]
    kṣi (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
    kṣī (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • kṣipram -
  • kṣipram (indeclinable)
    kṣipra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṣipra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṣiprā (noun, feminine)
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • kāśīm -
  • kāśī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • ko* -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṃ -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sam (Preverb)
  • śrayet -
  • śri (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]

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:
স্বর্ধুনী স্পর্শমাত্রেণ মহাপাতকসংততিঃ ।
যত্র সংক্ষযতি ক্ষিপ্রং তাং কাশীং কো ন সংশ্রযেত্ ॥ ৪১ ॥

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:
ಸ್ವರ್ಧುನೀ ಸ್ಪರ್ಶಮಾತ್ರೇಣ ಮಹಾಪಾತಕಸಂತತಿಃ ।
ಯತ್ರ ಸಂಕ್ಷಯತಿ ಕ್ಷಿಪ್ರಂ ತಾಂ ಕಾಶೀಂ ಕೋ ನ ಸಂಶ್ರಯೇತ್ ॥ ೪೧ ॥

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:
સ્વર્ધુની સ્પર્શમાત્રેણ મહાપાતકસંતતિઃ ।
યત્ર સંક્ષયતિ ક્ષિપ્રં તાં કાશીં કો ન સંશ્રયેત્ ॥ ૪૧ ॥

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:
സ്വര്ധുനീ സ്പര്ശമാത്രേണ മഹാപാതകസംതതിഃ ।
യത്ര സംക്ഷയതി ക്ഷിപ്രം താം കാശീം കോ ന സംശ്രയേത് ॥ ൪൧ ॥

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