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.


सर्वासां प्रकृतीनां च कथितः पापनाशकः ।
चातुर्मास्येऽथ संप्राप्ते सोऽप्यनंतफलप्रदः ॥ ४२ ॥

sarvāsāṃ prakṛtīnāṃ ca kathitaḥ pāpanāśakaḥ |
cāturmāsye'tha saṃprāpte so'pyanaṃtaphalapradaḥ || 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:

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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.

Sarva, Prakriti, Kathita, Papanasha, Kah, Caturmasya, Atha, Samprapta, Samprapti, Sah, Api, Apya, Anantaphala, Prada,

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: “sarvāsāṃ prakṛtīnāṃ ca kathitaḥ pāpanāśakaḥ
  • sarvāsām -
  • sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • prakṛtīnām -
  • prakṛti (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kathitaḥ -
  • kathita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kath -> kathita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √kath class 10 verb]
  • pāpanāśa -
  • pāpanāśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pāpanāśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kaḥ -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “cāturmāsye'tha saṃprāpte so'pyanaṃtaphalapradaḥ
  • cāturmāsye' -
  • cāturmāsya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    cāturmāsya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    cāturmāsyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
  • samprāpte -
  • samprāpta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    samprāpta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    samprāptā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    samprāpti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    samprāpti (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • so' -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    so (noun, feminine)
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • apya -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    apya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • anantaphala -
  • anantaphala (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    anantaphala (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pradaḥ -
  • prada (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:
সর্বাসাং প্রকৃতীনাং চ কথিতঃ পাপনাশকঃ ।
চাতুর্মাস্যেঽথ সংপ্রাপ্তে সোঽপ্যনংতফলপ্রদঃ ॥ 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:
ಸರ್ವಾಸಾಂ ಪ್ರಕೃತೀನಾಂ ಚ ಕಥಿತಃ ಪಾಪನಾಶಕಃ ।
ಚಾತುರ್ಮಾಸ್ಯೇಽಥ ಸಂಪ್ರಾಪ್ತೇ ಸೋಽಪ್ಯನಂತಫಲಪ್ರದಃ ॥ 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:
સર્વાસાં પ્રકૃતીનાં ચ કથિતઃ પાપનાશકઃ ।
ચાતુર્માસ્યેઽથ સંપ્રાપ્તે સોઽપ્યનંતફલપ્રદઃ ॥ 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:
സര്വാസാം പ്രകൃതീനാം ച കഥിതഃ പാപനാശകഃ ।
ചാതുര്മാസ്യേഽഥ സംപ്രാപ്തേ സോഽപ്യനംതഫലപ്രദഃ ॥ ൪൨ ॥

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