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.


दत्तं पात्रमतिक्रम्य यदपात्रे प्रतिग्रहः ।
तद्दत्तं गामतिक्रम्य गर्दभस्य गवाह्निकम् ॥ ६८ ॥

dattaṃ pātramatikramya yadapātre pratigrahaḥ |
taddattaṃ gāmatikramya gardabhasya gavāhnikam || 68 ||

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.

Datta, Patra, Atikramya, Yat, Yad, Apatra, Pratigraha, Tad, Tat, Gardabha, Gavahnika,

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: “dattaṃ pātramatikramya yadapātre pratigrahaḥ
  • dattam -
  • datta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    datta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dattā (noun, feminine)
    (verb class 3)
    [imperative active second dual]
  • pātram -
  • pātra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pātra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • atikramya -
  • atikramya (indeclinable)
  • yad -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • apātre -
  • apātra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • pratigrahaḥ -
  • pratigraha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “taddattaṃ gāmatikramya gardabhasya gavāhnikam
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • dattam -
  • datta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    datta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dattā (noun, feminine)
    (verb class 3)
    [imperative active second dual]
  • gām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    go (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [injunctive active first single]
    (verb class 3)
    [injunctive active first single]
  • atikramya -
  • atikramya (indeclinable)
  • gardabhasya -
  • gardabha (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    gardabha (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • gavāhnikam -
  • gavāhnika (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative 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:
দত্তং পাত্রমতিক্রম্য যদপাত্রে প্রতিগ্রহঃ ।
তদ্দত্তং গামতিক্রম্য গর্দভস্য গবাহ্নিকম্ ॥ ৬৮ ॥

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:
ದತ್ತಂ ಪಾತ್ರಮತಿಕ್ರಮ್ಯ ಯದಪಾತ್ರೇ ಪ್ರತಿಗ್ರಹಃ ।
ತದ್ದತ್ತಂ ಗಾಮತಿಕ್ರಮ್ಯ ಗರ್ದಭಸ್ಯ ಗವಾಹ್ನಿಕಮ್ ॥ ೬೮ ॥

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:
દત્તં પાત્રમતિક્રમ્ય યદપાત્રે પ્રતિગ્રહઃ ।
તદ્દત્તં ગામતિક્રમ્ય ગર્દભસ્ય ગવાહ્નિકમ્ ॥ ૬૮ ॥

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:
ദത്തം പാത്രമതിക്രമ്യ യദപാത്രേ പ്രതിഗ്രഹഃ ।
തദ്ദത്തം ഗാമതിക്രമ്യ ഗര്ദഭസ്യ ഗവാഹ്നികമ് ॥ ൬൮ ॥

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