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.


तथान्यमुत्सवं पुण्यं वृत्ते शक्रमहोत्सवे ।
दीपप्रतिपन्नामाऽसौ तत्र भावी महोत्सवः ॥ २२ ॥

tathānyamutsavaṃ puṇyaṃ vṛtte śakramahotsave |
dīpapratipannāmā'sau tatra bhāvī mahotsavaḥ || 22 ||

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.

Tatha, Utsava, Punya, Vritta, Vritti, Shakramaha, Dipa, Pratipanna, Asi, Asu, Adah, Tatra, Bhavin, Bhavi, Mahotsava,

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: “tathānyamutsavaṃ puṇyaṃ vṛtte śakramahotsave
  • tathānya -
  • tatha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • utsavam -
  • utsava (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • puṇyam -
  • puṇya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    puṇya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    puṇyā (noun, feminine)
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √puṇ class 10 verb], [accusative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
  • vṛtte -
  • vṛtta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vṛtta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    vṛttā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vṛtti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    vṛt -> vṛtta (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √vṛt class 1 verb]
    vṛt -> vṛtta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √vṛt class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √vṛt class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √vṛt class 1 verb], [locative single from √vṛt class 1 verb]
    vṛt -> vṛttā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √vṛt class 1 verb], [vocative single from √vṛt class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √vṛt class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √vṛt class 1 verb]
  • śakramaho -
  • śakramaha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śakramaha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • utsave -
  • utsava (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “dīpapratipannāmā'sau tatra bhāvī mahotsavaḥ
  • dīpa -
  • dīpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pratipannām -
  • pratipannā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • ā' -
  • asau -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    asi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    asu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • bhāvī -
  • bhāvī (noun, masculine)
    bhāvī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    bhāvin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahotsavaḥ -
  • mahotsava (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:
তথান্যমুত্সবং পুণ্যং বৃত্তে শক্রমহোত্সবে ।
দীপপ্রতিপন্নামাঽসৌ তত্র ভাবী মহোত্সবঃ ॥ ২২ ॥

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:
ತಥಾನ್ಯಮುತ್ಸವಂ ಪುಣ್ಯಂ ವೃತ್ತೇ ಶಕ್ರಮಹೋತ್ಸವೇ ।
ದೀಪಪ್ರತಿಪನ್ನಾಮಾಽಸೌ ತತ್ರ ಭಾವೀ ಮಹೋತ್ಸವಃ ॥ ೨೨ ॥

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:
તથાન્યમુત્સવં પુણ્યં વૃત્તે શક્રમહોત્સવે ।
દીપપ્રતિપન્નામાઽસૌ તત્ર ભાવી મહોત્સવઃ ॥ ૨૨ ॥

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:
തഥാന്യമുത്സവം പുണ്യം വൃത്തേ ശക്രമഹോത്സവേ ।
ദീപപ്രതിപന്നാമാഽസൌ തത്ര ഭാവീ മഹോത്സവഃ ॥ ൨൨ ॥

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