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.


दरिद्रोपहता यद्वद्धनं वांछंति मानवाः ।
पितरस्तद्वदिच्छंति क्षुत्क्षामाश्चन्द्रसं क्षयम् ॥ ३४ ॥

daridropahatā yadvaddhanaṃ vāṃchaṃti mānavāḥ |
pitarastadvadicchaṃti kṣutkṣāmāścandrasaṃ kṣayam || 34 ||

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.

Daridra, Upahata, Yadvat, Hana, Han, Vanchat, Vanchanti, Manava, Pitri, Tadvat, Icchat, Icchanti, Kshutkshama, Candra, Kshaya,

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: “daridropahatā yadvaddhanaṃ vāṃchaṃti mānavāḥ
  • daridro -
  • daridra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    daridra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    daridrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • upahatā* -
  • upahata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    upahatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • yadvaddh -
  • yadvat (indeclinable)
  • hanam -
  • hana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    hana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    hanā (noun, feminine)
    han (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • vāñchanti -
  • vāñch -> vāñchat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √vāñch class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √vāñch class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √vāñch class 1 verb]
    vāñch -> vāñchantī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √vāñch class 1 verb]
    vāñch (verb class 1)
    [present active third plural]
  • mānavāḥ -
  • mānava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 2: “pitarastadvadicchaṃti kṣutkṣāmāścandrasaṃ kṣayam
  • pitaras -
  • pitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • tadvad -
  • tadvat (noun, masculine)
    tadvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • icchanti -
  • iṣ -> icchat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √iṣ class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √iṣ class 6 verb], [accusative plural from √iṣ class 6 verb]
    iṣ -> icchantī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √iṣ class 6 verb]
    iṣ (verb class 6)
    [present active third plural]
  • kṣutkṣāmāś -
  • kṣutkṣāma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kṣutkṣāmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • candra -
  • candra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    candra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sam -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kṣayam -
  • kṣaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṣaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṣayā (noun, feminine)

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:
দরিদ্রোপহতা যদ্বদ্ধনং বাংছংতি মানবাঃ ।
পিতরস্তদ্বদিচ্ছংতি ক্ষুত্ক্ষামাশ্চন্দ্রসং ক্ষযম্ ॥ ৩৪ ॥

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:
ದರಿದ್ರೋಪಹತಾ ಯದ್ವದ್ಧನಂ ವಾಂಛಂತಿ ಮಾನವಾಃ ।
ಪಿತರಸ್ತದ್ವದಿಚ್ಛಂತಿ ಕ್ಷುತ್ಕ್ಷಾಮಾಶ್ಚನ್ದ್ರಸಂ ಕ್ಷಯಮ್ ॥ ೩೪ ॥

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:
દરિદ્રોપહતા યદ્વદ્ધનં વાંછંતિ માનવાઃ ।
પિતરસ્તદ્વદિચ્છંતિ ક્ષુત્ક્ષામાશ્ચન્દ્રસં ક્ષયમ્ ॥ ૩૪ ॥

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:
ദരിദ്രോപഹതാ യദ്വദ്ധനം വാംഛംതി മാനവാഃ ।
പിതരസ്തദ്വദിച്ഛംതി ക്ഷുത്ക്ഷാമാശ്ചന്ദ്രസം ക്ഷയമ് ॥ ൩൪ ॥

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