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.


मुच्यते सर्वपापैस्तु बहुजन्मकृतैरपि ।
एवं च विप्र यो यात्रां पंचेशानीं समारभेत् ॥ १२ ॥

mucyate sarvapāpaistu bahujanmakṛtairapi |
evaṃ ca vipra yo yātrāṃ paṃceśānīṃ samārabhet || 12 ||

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.

Sarvapapa, Bahu, Janmakrita, Api, Evam, Eva, Vipra, Yah, Yatra, Panca, Panci, Ishani,

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: “mucyate sarvapāpaistu bahujanmakṛtairapi
  • mucyate -
  • muc (verb class 6)
    [present passive third single]
    muc (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
    muñc (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
  • sarvapāpais -
  • sarvapāpa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    sarvapāpa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • bahu -
  • bahu (indeclinable)
    bahu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    bahu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bahu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • janmakṛtair -
  • janmakṛta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    janmakṛta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
  • Line 2: “evaṃ ca vipra yo yātrāṃ paṃceśānīṃ samārabhet
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vipra -
  • vipra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vipra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yo* -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yātrām -
  • yātrā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • pañce -
  • pañca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    pañca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    pañcā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pañci (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    pañc (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative active second single]
  • īśānīm -
  • īśānī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Cannot analyse samārabhet

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:
মুচ্যতে সর্বপাপৈস্তু বহুজন্মকৃতৈরপি ।
এবং চ বিপ্র যো যাত্রাং পংচেশানীং সমারভেত্ ॥ ১২ ॥

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:
ಮುಚ್ಯತೇ ಸರ್ವಪಾಪೈಸ್ತು ಬಹುಜನ್ಮಕೃತೈರಪಿ ।
ಏವಂ ಚ ವಿಪ್ರ ಯೋ ಯಾತ್ರಾಂ ಪಂಚೇಶಾನೀಂ ಸಮಾರಭೇತ್ ॥ ೧೨ ॥

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:
મુચ્યતે સર્વપાપૈસ્તુ બહુજન્મકૃતૈરપિ ।
એવં ચ વિપ્ર યો યાત્રાં પંચેશાનીં સમારભેત્ ॥ ૧૨ ॥

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:
മുച്യതേ സര്വപാപൈസ്തു ബഹുജന്മകൃതൈരപി ।
ഏവം ച വിപ്ര യോ യാത്രാം പംചേശാനീം സമാരഭേത് ॥ ൧൨ ॥

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