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.


इदं पठेद्यो नियतं मनुष्यः कृतभावनः ।
तस्य भक्तिः शिवे कृष्णे निश्चला जायते धुवम् ॥ ३८ ॥

idaṃ paṭhedyo niyataṃ manuṣyaḥ kṛtabhāvanaḥ |
tasya bhaktiḥ śive kṛṣṇe niścalā jāyate dhuvam || 38 ||

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.

Idam, Yah, Niyata, Manushi, Manushya, Kritabhava, Asmad, Tad, Bhakti, Shiva, Shivi, Krishna, Nishcala, Jayat, Dhu,

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: “idaṃ paṭhedyo niyataṃ manuṣyaḥ kṛtabhāvanaḥ
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • paṭhed -
  • paṭh (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • yo* -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • niyatam -
  • niyata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    niyata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    niyatā (noun, feminine)
  • manuṣyaḥ -
  • manuṣī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    manuṣya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kṛtabhāva -
  • kṛtabhāva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṛtabhāva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • naḥ -
  • na (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative plural], [dative plural], [genitive plural]
  • Line 2: “tasya bhaktiḥ śive kṛṣṇe niścalā jāyate dhuvam
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • bhaktiḥ -
  • bhakti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • śive -
  • śiva (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    śiva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    śivā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    śivi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    śivi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • kṛṣṇe -
  • kṛṣṇa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kṛṣṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kṛṣṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • niścalā* -
  • niścala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    niścalā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • jāyate -
  • jai -> jāyat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √jai class 1 verb]
    jai -> jāyat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √jai class 1 verb]
    jai (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
    jan (verb class 4)
    [present middle third single]
  • dhuvam -
  • dhū (noun, feminine)
    [accusative 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:
ইদং পঠেদ্যো নিযতং মনুষ্যঃ কৃতভাবনঃ ।
তস্য ভক্তিঃ শিবে কৃষ্ণে নিশ্চলা জাযতে ধুবম্ ॥ ৩৮ ॥

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:
ಇದಂ ಪಠೇದ್ಯೋ ನಿಯತಂ ಮನುಷ್ಯಃ ಕೃತಭಾವನಃ ।
ತಸ್ಯ ಭಕ್ತಿಃ ಶಿವೇ ಕೃಷ್ಣೇ ನಿಶ್ಚಲಾ ಜಾಯತೇ ಧುವಮ್ ॥ ೩೮ ॥

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:
ઇદં પઠેદ્યો નિયતં મનુષ્યઃ કૃતભાવનઃ ।
તસ્ય ભક્તિઃ શિવે કૃષ્ણે નિશ્ચલા જાયતે ધુવમ્ ॥ ૩૮ ॥

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:
ഇദം പഠേദ്യോ നിയതം മനുഷ്യഃ കൃതഭാവനഃ ।
തസ്യ ഭക്തിഃ ശിവേ കൃഷ്ണേ നിശ്ചലാ ജായതേ ധുവമ് ॥ ൩൮ ॥

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