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.


एष ते कथितो देवि प्रभावः पापनाशनः ।
शूलेश्वरस्य देवस्य अथोंकारेश्वरं शृणु ॥ ३८ ॥

eṣa te kathito devi prabhāvaḥ pāpanāśanaḥ |
śūleśvarasya devasya athoṃkāreśvaraṃ śṛṇu || 38 ||

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.

Esha, Tad, Yushmad, Kathita, Devi, Devin, Prabhava, Papanashana, Shuleshvara, Deva, Atha, Atho, Unkara, Ishvara,

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: “eṣa te kathito devi prabhāvaḥ pāpanāśanaḥ
  • eṣa -
  • eṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    eṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single], [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
    iṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • kathito* -
  • kathita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kath -> kathita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √kath class 10 verb]
  • devi -
  • devī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    devin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    devin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • prabhāvaḥ -
  • prabhāva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pāpanāśanaḥ -
  • pāpanāśana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “śūleśvarasya devasya athoṃkāreśvaraṃ śṛṇu
  • śūleśvarasya -
  • śūleśvara (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    śūleśvara (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • devasya -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    deva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    div (verb class 1)
    [present active second single]
  • atho -
  • athā (indeclinable)
    atho (indeclinable)
    atha (indeclinable)
  • uṅkāre -
  • uṅkāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    uṅkāra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • iśvaram -
  • iśvara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    iśvara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śṛṇu -
  • śru (verb class 5)
    [imperative active second 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:
এষ তে কথিতো দেবি প্রভাবঃ পাপনাশনঃ ।
শূলেশ্বরস্য দেবস্য অথোংকারেশ্বরং শৃণু ॥ ৩৮ ॥

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:
ಏಷ ತೇ ಕಥಿತೋ ದೇವಿ ಪ್ರಭಾವಃ ಪಾಪನಾಶನಃ ।
ಶೂಲೇಶ್ವರಸ್ಯ ದೇವಸ್ಯ ಅಥೋಂಕಾರೇಶ್ವರಂ ಶೃಣು ॥ ೩೮ ॥

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:
એષ તે કથિતો દેવિ પ્રભાવઃ પાપનાશનઃ ।
શૂલેશ્વરસ્ય દેવસ્ય અથોંકારેશ્વરં શૃણુ ॥ ૩૮ ॥

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:
ഏഷ തേ കഥിതോ ദേവി പ്രഭാവഃ പാപനാശനഃ ।
ശൂലേശ്വരസ്യ ദേവസ്യ അഥോംകാരേശ്വരം ശൃണു ॥ ൩൮ ॥

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