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.


श्रवणद्वादशीं पुण्यां रोहिण्यां चाष्टमीं शुभाम् ।
शयनोत्थापनीं चैव नरः कृत्वा प्रयत्नतः ॥ ३६ ॥

śravaṇadvādaśīṃ puṇyāṃ rohiṇyāṃ cāṣṭamīṃ śubhām |
śayanotthāpanīṃ caiva naraḥ kṛtvā prayatnataḥ || 36 ||

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.

Shravanadvadashi, Punya, Rohini, Shubha, Shubh, Shayana, Utthapani, Nara, Nri, Kritva, Kritvan, Prayatnatah,

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: “śravaṇadvādaśīṃ puṇyāṃ rohiṇyāṃ cāṣṭamīṃ śubhām
  • śravaṇadvādaśīm -
  • śravaṇadvādaśī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • puṇyām -
  • puṇyā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    puṇ -> puṇyā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
  • rohiṇyām -
  • rohiṇi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    rohiṇī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • cāṣ -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ṭam -
  • ṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ṭā (noun, feminine)
  • ī -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    e (noun, masculine)
  • im -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • śubhām -
  • śubhā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    śubh (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • Line 2: “śayanotthāpanīṃ caiva naraḥ kṛtvā prayatnataḥ
  • śayano -
  • śayana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śayana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śayanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • utthāpanīm -
  • utthāpanī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • naraḥ -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • 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]
  • prayatnataḥ -
  • prayatnataḥ (indeclinable)

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:
শ্রবণদ্বাদশীং পুণ্যাং রোহিণ্যাং চাষ্টমীং শুভাম্ ।
শযনোত্থাপনীং চৈব নরঃ কৃত্বা প্রযত্নতঃ ॥ ৩৬ ॥

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:
ಶ್ರವಣದ್ವಾದಶೀಂ ಪುಣ್ಯಾಂ ರೋಹಿಣ್ಯಾಂ ಚಾಷ್ಟಮೀಂ ಶುಭಾಮ್ ।
ಶಯನೋತ್ಥಾಪನೀಂ ಚೈವ ನರಃ ಕೃತ್ವಾ ಪ್ರಯತ್ನತಃ ॥ ೩೬ ॥

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:
શ્રવણદ્વાદશીં પુણ્યાં રોહિણ્યાં ચાષ્ટમીં શુભામ્ ।
શયનોત્થાપનીં ચૈવ નરઃ કૃત્વા પ્રયત્નતઃ ॥ ૩૬ ॥

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:
ശ്രവണദ്വാദശീം പുണ്യാം രോഹിണ്യാം ചാഷ്ടമീം ശുഭാമ് ।
ശയനോത്ഥാപനീം ചൈവ നരഃ കൃത്വാ പ്രയത്നതഃ ॥ ൩൬ ॥

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