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.


लिंगं महाप्रभावं तु दर्शनात्पापनाशनम् ।
कपिलोनाम राजर्षिर्यत्र तप्त्वा महातपः ॥ २ ॥

liṃgaṃ mahāprabhāvaṃ tu darśanātpāpanāśanam |
kapilonāma rājarṣiryatra taptvā mahātapaḥ || 2 ||

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.

Linga, Mahaprabhava, Darshana, Papanashana, Kapila, Una, Rajarshi, Yatra, Mahatapa, Mahatapas,

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: “liṃgaṃ mahāprabhāvaṃ tu darśanātpāpanāśanam
  • liṅgam -
  • liṅga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    liṅgā (noun, feminine)
  • mahāprabhāvam -
  • mahāprabhāva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mahāprabhāva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mahāprabhāvā (noun, feminine)
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • darśanāt -
  • darśana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    darśana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • pāpanāśanam -
  • pāpanāśana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “kapilonāma rājarṣiryatra taptvā mahātapaḥ
  • kapilo -
  • kapila (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kapila (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kapilā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ūnām -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    ū (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    ū (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    ū (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    ūnā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rājarṣir -
  • rājarṣi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yatra -
  • yatra (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yatra (indeclinable)
    yatra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • taptvā -
  • tap -> taptvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tap]
    tap -> taptvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tap]
  • mahātapaḥ -
  • mahātapas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahātapas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    mahātapa (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:
লিংগং মহাপ্রভাবং তু দর্শনাত্পাপনাশনম্ ।
কপিলোনাম রাজর্ষির্যত্র তপ্ত্বা মহাতপঃ ॥ ২ ॥

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:
ಲಿಂಗಂ ಮಹಾಪ್ರಭಾವಂ ತು ದರ್ಶನಾತ್ಪಾಪನಾಶನಮ್ ।
ಕಪಿಲೋನಾಮ ರಾಜರ್ಷಿರ್ಯತ್ರ ತಪ್ತ್ವಾ ಮಹಾತಪಃ ॥ ೨ ॥

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:
લિંગં મહાપ્રભાવં તુ દર્શનાત્પાપનાશનમ્ ।
કપિલોનામ રાજર્ષિર્યત્ર તપ્ત્વા મહાતપઃ ॥ ૨ ॥

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:
ലിംഗം മഹാപ്രഭാവം തു ദര്ശനാത്പാപനാശനമ് ।
കപിലോനാമ രാജര്ഷിര്യത്ര തപ്ത്വാ മഹാതപഃ ॥ ൨ ॥

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