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.


सैकोनविंशतिशतं तीर्थान्येकैकशो द्विजाः ।
स्तबकेषु कृतं तीर्थं द्विशतं सचतुर्दशम् ॥ २६ ॥

saikonaviṃśatiśataṃ tīrthānyekaikaśo dvijāḥ |
stabakeṣu kṛtaṃ tīrthaṃ dviśataṃ sacaturdaśam || 26 ||

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.

Saika, Navin, Shati, Shatin, Shata, Tirtha, Ekaikashah, Dvija, Stabaka, Krit, Krita, Dvishata, Saca, Dasha,

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: “saikonaviṃśatiśataṃ tīrthānyekaikaśo dvijāḥ
  • saiko -
  • saika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • navi -
  • navin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    navin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    nu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • iṃ -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • śati -
  • śatī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    śatin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    śatin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • śatam -
  • śata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śatā (noun, feminine)
  • tīrthānye -
  • tīrtha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ekaikaśo* -
  • ekaikaśaḥ (indeclinable)
  • dvijāḥ -
  • dvija (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    dvijā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “stabakeṣu kṛtaṃ tīrthaṃ dviśataṃ sacaturdaśam
  • stabakeṣu -
  • stabaka (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • kṛtam -
  • kṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṛtā (noun, feminine)
    kṛt (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second dual]
  • tīrtham -
  • tīrtha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • dviśatam -
  • dviśata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dviśata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • saca -
  • saca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tur -
  • tur (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    tur (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • daśam -
  • daśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    daśa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    daśā (noun, feminine)
    daśan (noun, masculine)
    daśan (noun, neuter)

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:
সৈকোনবিংশতিশতং তীর্থান্যেকৈকশো দ্বিজাঃ ।
স্তবকেষু কৃতং তীর্থং দ্বিশতং সচতুর্দশম্ ॥ ২৬ ॥

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:
ಸೈಕೋನವಿಂಶತಿಶತಂ ತೀರ್ಥಾನ್ಯೇಕೈಕಶೋ ದ್ವಿಜಾಃ ।
ಸ್ತಬಕೇಷು ಕೃತಂ ತೀರ್ಥಂ ದ್ವಿಶತಂ ಸಚತುರ್ದಶಮ್ ॥ ೨೬ ॥

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:
સૈકોનવિંશતિશતં તીર્થાન્યેકૈકશો દ્વિજાઃ ।
સ્તબકેષુ કૃતં તીર્થં દ્વિશતં સચતુર્દશમ્ ॥ ૨૬ ॥

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:
സൈകോനവിംശതിശതം തീര്ഥാന്യേകൈകശോ ദ്വിജാഃ ।
സ്തബകേഷു കൃതം തീര്ഥം ദ്വിശതം സചതുര്ദശമ് ॥ ൨൬ ॥

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