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.


यस्तं पूजयते भक्त्या चैत्रषष्ठ्यां सुभावतः ।
शुक्लायां तस्य संतुष्टिं कुरुते बर्हिवाहनः ॥ ४२ ॥

yastaṃ pūjayate bhaktyā caitraṣaṣṭhyāṃ subhāvataḥ |
śuklāyāṃ tasya saṃtuṣṭiṃ kurute barhivāhanaḥ || 42 ||

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.

Yasta, Pujayat, Bhaktya, Bhakti, Caitrashashthi, Subha, Atah, Shukla, Tad, Santushti, Kuruta, Barhivahana,

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: “yastaṃ pūjayate bhaktyā caitraṣaṣṭhyāṃ subhāvataḥ
  • yastam -
  • yasta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    yasta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    yastā (noun, feminine)
    yas -> yasta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √yas class 4 verb]
    yas -> yasta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √yas class 4 verb], [accusative single from √yas class 4 verb]
  • pūjayate -
  • pūj -> pūjayat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √pūj class 10 verb]
    pūj -> pūjayat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √pūj class 10 verb]
    pūjayat (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    pūjayat (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    pūjayat (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    pūj (verb class 10)
    [present middle third single]
  • bhaktyā -
  • bhaktyā (indeclinable)
    bhakti (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • caitraṣaṣṭhyām -
  • caitraṣaṣṭhī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • subhāva -
  • subh (verb class 6)
    [imperative active first dual]
    subha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ataḥ -
  • ataḥ (indeclinable)
  • Line 2: “śuklāyāṃ tasya saṃtuṣṭiṃ kurute barhivāhanaḥ
  • śuklāyām -
  • śuklā (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • santuṣṭim -
  • santuṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • kurute -
  • kurutā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kuruta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kuruta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [present middle third single]
  • barhivāhanaḥ -
  • barhivāhana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative 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:
যস্তং পূজযতে ভক্ত্যা চৈত্রষষ্ঠ্যাং সুভাবতঃ ।
শুক্লাযাং তস্য সংতুষ্টিং কুরুতে বর্হিবাহনঃ ॥ ৪২ ॥

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:
ಯಸ್ತಂ ಪೂಜಯತೇ ಭಕ್ತ್ಯಾ ಚೈತ್ರಷಷ್ಠ್ಯಾಂ ಸುಭಾವತಃ ।
ಶುಕ್ಲಾಯಾಂ ತಸ್ಯ ಸಂತುಷ್ಟಿಂ ಕುರುತೇ ಬರ್ಹಿವಾಹನಃ ॥ ೪೨ ॥

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:
યસ્તં પૂજયતે ભક્ત્યા ચૈત્રષષ્ઠ્યાં સુભાવતઃ ।
શુક્લાયાં તસ્ય સંતુષ્ટિં કુરુતે બર્હિવાહનઃ ॥ ૪૨ ॥

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:
യസ്തം പൂജയതേ ഭക്ത്യാ ചൈത്രഷഷ്ഠ്യാം സുഭാവതഃ ।
ശുക്ലായാം തസ്യ സംതുഷ്ടിം കുരുതേ ബര്ഹിവാഹനഃ ॥ ൪൨ ॥

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