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.


पित्रा चारायणेनापि ताभ्यां संप्रेरितेन वै ।
आमुष्यायणपुत्राय दत्ते नारायणाय हि ॥ ११८ ॥

pitrā cārāyaṇenāpi tābhyāṃ saṃpreritena vai |
āmuṣyāyaṇaputrāya datte nārāyaṇāya hi || 118 ||

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.

Pitri, Carayana, Api, Tad, Prerita, Amushyayana, Putra, Datta, Datti, Narayana,

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: “pitrā cārāyaṇenāpi tābhyāṃ saṃpreritena vai
  • pitrā -
  • pitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • cārāyaṇenā -
  • cārāyaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • tābhyām -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
  • sam -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • preritena -
  • prerita (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    prerita (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • Line 2: “āmuṣyāyaṇaputrāya datte nārāyaṇāya hi
  • āmuṣyāyaṇa -
  • āmuṣyāyaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āmuṣyāyaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • putrāya -
  • putra (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    putra (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • datte -
  • datta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    datta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    dattā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    datti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    (verb class 3)
    [present middle third single]
  • nārāyaṇāya -
  • nārāyaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    nārāyaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]

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:
পিত্রা চারাযণেনাপি তাভ্যাং সংপ্রেরিতেন বৈ ।
আমুষ্যাযণপুত্রায দত্তে নারাযণায হি ॥ ১১৮ ॥

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:
ಪಿತ್ರಾ ಚಾರಾಯಣೇನಾಪಿ ತಾಭ್ಯಾಂ ಸಂಪ್ರೇರಿತೇನ ವೈ ।
ಆಮುಷ್ಯಾಯಣಪುತ್ರಾಯ ದತ್ತೇ ನಾರಾಯಣಾಯ ಹಿ ॥ ೧೧೮ ॥

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:
પિત્રા ચારાયણેનાપિ તાભ્યાં સંપ્રેરિતેન વૈ ।
આમુષ્યાયણપુત્રાય દત્તે નારાયણાય હિ ॥ ૧૧૮ ॥

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:
പിത്രാ ചാരായണേനാപി താഭ്യാം സംപ്രേരിതേന വൈ ।
ആമുഷ്യായണപുത്രായ ദത്തേ നാരായണായ ഹി ॥ ൧൧൮ ॥

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