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.


कृत्वा पापसहस्राणि पश्चात्सन्तापमेति वै ।
प्रभासे तु वियुज्येत न सोंऽतकपुरीं व्रजेत् ॥ ७४ ॥

kṛtvā pāpasahasrāṇi paścātsantāpameti vai |
prabhāse tu viyujyeta na soṃ'takapurīṃ vrajet || 74 ||

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.

Kritva, Kritvan, Papa, Sahasra, Pashcat, Pashca, Santapa, Prabhasa,

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: “kṛtvā pāpasahasrāṇi paścātsantāpameti vai
  • kṛtvā -
  • kṛtvā (indeclinable)
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛtvan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pāpa -
  • pāpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pāpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sahasrāṇi -
  • sahasra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • paścāt -
  • paścāt (indeclinable)
    paśca (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    paśca (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • santāpam -
  • santāpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    santāpa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    santāpā (noun, feminine)
  • eti -
  • eti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    i (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • Line 2: “prabhāse tu viyujyeta na soṃ'takapurīṃ vrajet
  • prabhāse -
  • prabhāsa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    prabhāsa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    prabhāsā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • vi -
  • vi (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    vi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    vi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ve (noun, masculine)
    (noun, feminine)
    (noun, masculine)
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vi (Preverb)
  • yujyeta -
  • yuj (verb class 7)
    [optative passive third single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Cannot analyse soṃ'takapurīm*vr
  • vrajet -
  • vraj (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]

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:
কৃত্বা পাপসহস্রাণি পশ্চাত্সন্তাপমেতি বৈ ।
প্রভাসে তু বিযুজ্যেত ন সোংঽতকপুরীং ব্রজেত্ ॥ ৭৪ ॥

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:
ಕೃತ್ವಾ ಪಾಪಸಹಸ್ರಾಣಿ ಪಶ್ಚಾತ್ಸನ್ತಾಪಮೇತಿ ವೈ ।
ಪ್ರಭಾಸೇ ತು ವಿಯುಜ್ಯೇತ ನ ಸೋಂಽತಕಪುರೀಂ ವ್ರಜೇತ್ ॥ ೭೪ ॥

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:
કૃત્વા પાપસહસ્રાણિ પશ્ચાત્સન્તાપમેતિ વૈ ।
પ્રભાસે તુ વિયુજ્યેત ન સોંઽતકપુરીં વ્રજેત્ ॥ ૭૪ ॥

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:
കൃത്വാ പാപസഹസ്രാണി പശ്ചാത്സന്താപമേതി വൈ ।
പ്രഭാസേ തു വിയുജ്യേത ന സോംഽതകപുരീം വ്രജേത് ॥ ൭൪ ॥

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