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.


शूलेश्वरप्रभावेन मुच्यते ब्रह्महत्यया ।
विमानानां सहस्रेण मृतो याति परं पदम् ॥ १४ ॥

śūleśvaraprabhāvena mucyate brahmahatyayā |
vimānānāṃ sahasreṇa mṛto yāti paraṃ padam || 14 ||

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.

Shuleshvara, Prabhava, Ina, Brahmahatya, Vimana, Sahasra, Mrita, Yat, Yati, Param, Para, Pada,

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: “śūleśvaraprabhāvena mucyate brahmahatyayā
  • śūleśvara -
  • śūleśvara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śūleśvara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prabhāve -
  • prabhāva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
  • ina -
  • ina (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ina (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • 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]
  • brahmahatyayā -
  • brahmahatyā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 2: “vimānānāṃ sahasreṇa mṛto yāti paraṃ padam
  • vimānānām -
  • vimāna (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    vimāna (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    vimānā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • sahasreṇa -
  • sahasra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sahasra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • mṛto* -
  • mṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    mṛ -> mṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √mṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √mṛ class 6 verb]
  • yāti -
  • yāti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yāti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yāti (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    yāt (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yāt (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • param -
  • param (indeclinable)
    para (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    para (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • padam -
  • pada (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]

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:
শূলেশ্বরপ্রভাবেন মুচ্যতে ব্রহ্মহত্যযা ।
বিমানানাং সহস্রেণ মৃতো যাতি পরং পদম্ ॥ ১৪ ॥

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:
ಶೂಲೇಶ್ವರಪ್ರಭಾವೇನ ಮುಚ್ಯತೇ ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಹತ್ಯಯಾ ।
ವಿಮಾನಾನಾಂ ಸಹಸ್ರೇಣ ಮೃತೋ ಯಾತಿ ಪರಂ ಪದಮ್ ॥ ೧೪ ॥

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:
શૂલેશ્વરપ્રભાવેન મુચ્યતે બ્રહ્મહત્યયા ।
વિમાનાનાં સહસ્રેણ મૃતો યાતિ પરં પદમ્ ॥ ૧૪ ॥

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:
ശൂലേശ്വരപ്രഭാവേന മുച്യതേ ബ്രഹ്മഹത്യയാ ।
വിമാനാനാം സഹസ്രേണ മൃതോ യാതി പരം പദമ് ॥ ൧൪ ॥

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