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.


प्राप्ते कलियुगे घोरे क्व विष्णुः पृथिवीतले ।
यं दृष्ट्वा परमां मुक्तिं यास्यामो मुक्तबन्धनाः ॥ ३६ ॥

prāpte kaliyuge ghore kva viṣṇuḥ pṛthivītale |
yaṃ dṛṣṭvā paramāṃ muktiṃ yāsyāmo muktabandhanāḥ || 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.

Prapta, Prapti, Kaliyuga, Ghora, Kva, Vishnu, Prithivitala, Yah, Parama, Mukti, Muktabandhana,

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: “prāpte kaliyuge ghore kva viṣṇuḥ pṛthivītale
  • prāpte -
  • prāpta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    prāpta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    prāptā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    prāpti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • kaliyuge -
  • kaliyuga (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • ghore -
  • ghora (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ghora (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ghorā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • kva -
  • kva (indeclinable)
  • viṣṇuḥ -
  • viṣṇu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    viṣṇu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pṛthivītale -
  • pṛthivītala (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • Line 2: “yaṃ dṛṣṭvā paramāṃ muktiṃ yāsyāmo muktabandhanāḥ
  • yam -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • paramām -
  • paramā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • muktim -
  • mukti (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • yāsyāmo* -
  • (verb class 2)
    [future active first plural]
  • muktabandhanāḥ -
  • muktabandhana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    muktabandhanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

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:
প্রাপ্তে কলিযুগে ঘোরে ক্ব বিষ্ণুঃ পৃথিবীতলে ।
যং দৃষ্ট্বা পরমাং মুক্তিং যাস্যামো মুক্তবন্ধনাঃ ॥ 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:
ಪ್ರಾಪ್ತೇ ಕಲಿಯುಗೇ ಘೋರೇ ಕ್ವ ವಿಷ್ಣುಃ ಪೃಥಿವೀತಲೇ ।
ಯಂ ದೃಷ್ಟ್ವಾ ಪರಮಾಂ ಮುಕ್ತಿಂ ಯಾಸ್ಯಾಮೋ ಮುಕ್ತಬನ್ಧನಾಃ ॥ 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:
પ્રાપ્તે કલિયુગે ઘોરે ક્વ વિષ્ણુઃ પૃથિવીતલે ।
યં દૃષ્ટ્વા પરમાં મુક્તિં યાસ્યામો મુક્તબન્ધનાઃ ॥ 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:
പ്രാപ്തേ കലിയുഗേ ഘോരേ ക്വ വിഷ്ണുഃ പൃഥിവീതലേ ।
യം ദൃഷ്ട്വാ പരമാം മുക്തിം യാസ്യാമോ മുക്തബന്ധനാഃ ॥ ൩൬ ॥

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