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.


मान्यः पूज्यश्च सर्वत्र आवां मूर्खौ निरर्थकौ ।
एतद्धि गोधनं सर्वं त्रितो दास्यति सन्मखे ॥ १४ ॥

mānyaḥ pūjyaśca sarvatra āvāṃ mūrkhau nirarthakau |
etaddhi godhanaṃ sarvaṃ trito dāsyati sanmakhe || 14 ||

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.

Mani, Manya, Pujya, Sarvatra, Asmad, Murkha, Nirarthaka, Etad, Godhana, Sarvam, Sarva, Tritah, Trita, Sat, Sad, Makha,

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: “mānyaḥ pūjyaśca sarvatra āvāṃ mūrkhau nirarthakau
  • mānyaḥ -
  • mānī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    mānya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    mān -> mānya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √mān class 1 verb], [nominative single from √mān class 10 verb]
    man -> mānya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √man class 4 verb], [nominative single from √man class 8 verb], [nominative single from √man]
  • pūjyaś -
  • pūjya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    pūj -> pūjya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √pūj class 10 verb]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sarvatra -
  • sarvatra (indeclinable)
  • āvām -
  • au (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    au (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative dual]
  • mūrkhau -
  • mūrkha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • nirarthakau -
  • nirarthaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “etaddhi godhanaṃ sarvaṃ trito dāsyati sanmakhe
  • etaddh -
  • etad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • godhanam -
  • godhana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    godhana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sarvam -
  • sarvam (indeclinable)
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • trito* -
  • tritaḥ (indeclinable)
    trita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dāsyati -
  • (verb class 1)
    [future active third single]
    (verb class 3)
    [future active third single]
    (verb class 2)
    [future active third single]
    (verb class 4)
    [future active third single]
  • san -
  • sat (indeclinable)
    sat (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    sad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    sad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • makhe -
  • makha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    makha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    makhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    makh (verb class 1)
    [present middle first 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:
মান্যঃ পূজ্যশ্চ সর্বত্র আবাং মূর্খৌ নিরর্থকৌ ।
এতদ্ধি গোধনং সর্বং ত্রিতো দাস্যতি সন্মখে ॥ ১৪ ॥

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:
ಮಾನ್ಯಃ ಪೂಜ್ಯಶ್ಚ ಸರ್ವತ್ರ ಆವಾಂ ಮೂರ್ಖೌ ನಿರರ್ಥಕೌ ।
ಏತದ್ಧಿ ಗೋಧನಂ ಸರ್ವಂ ತ್ರಿತೋ ದಾಸ್ಯತಿ ಸನ್ಮಖೇ ॥ ೧೪ ॥

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:
માન્યઃ પૂજ્યશ્ચ સર્વત્ર આવાં મૂર્ખૌ નિરર્થકૌ ।
એતદ્ધિ ગોધનં સર્વં ત્રિતો દાસ્યતિ સન્મખે ॥ ૧૪ ॥

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:
മാന്യഃ പൂജ്യശ്ച സര്വത്ര ആവാം മൂര്ഖൌ നിരര്ഥകൌ ।
ഏതദ്ധി ഗോധനം സര്വം ത്രിതോ ദാസ്യതി സന്മഖേ ॥ ൧൪ ॥

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