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.


पठेन्नामसहस्रं तु स्तवराजमथापि वा ।
गजेन्द्रमोक्षणं चैव पथि गच्छञ्छनैः शनैः ॥ ३५ ॥

paṭhennāmasahasraṃ tu stavarājamathāpi vā |
gajendramokṣaṇaṃ caiva pathi gacchañchanaiḥ śanaiḥ || 35 ||

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.

Namasahasra, Stavaraja, Athapi, Gajendramokshana, Pathin, Pathi, Gacchat, Shanaih, Shana,

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: “paṭhennāmasahasraṃ tu stavarājamathāpi
  • paṭhen -
  • paṭh (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • nāmasahasram -
  • nāmasahasra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nāmasahasra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • stavarājam -
  • stavarāja (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • athāpi -
  • athāpi (indeclinable)
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Line 2: “gajendramokṣaṇaṃ caiva pathi gacchañchanaiḥ śanaiḥ
  • gajendramokṣaṇam -
  • gajendramokṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • pathi -
  • pathin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [locative single]
    pathī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    pathī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    pathī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • gacchañch -
  • gacchat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • śanaiḥ -
  • śanaiḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    śana (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    śana (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • śanaiḥ -
  • śanaiḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    śana (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    śana (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental 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:
পঠেন্নামসহস্রং তু স্তবরাজমথাপি বা ।
গজেন্দ্রমোক্ষণং চৈব পথি গচ্ছঞ্ছনৈঃ শনৈঃ ॥ ৩৫ ॥

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:
ಪಠೇನ್ನಾಮಸಹಸ್ರಂ ತು ಸ್ತವರಾಜಮಥಾಪಿ ವಾ ।
ಗಜೇನ್ದ್ರಮೋಕ್ಷಣಂ ಚೈವ ಪಥಿ ಗಚ್ಛಞ್ಛನೈಃ ಶನೈಃ ॥ ೩೫ ॥

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:
પઠેન્નામસહસ્રં તુ સ્તવરાજમથાપિ વા ।
ગજેન્દ્રમોક્ષણં ચૈવ પથિ ગચ્છઞ્છનૈઃ શનૈઃ ॥ ૩૫ ॥

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:
പഠേന്നാമസഹസ്രം തു സ്തവരാജമഥാപി വാ ।
ഗജേന്ദ്രമോക്ഷണം ചൈവ പഥി ഗച്ഛഞ്ഛനൈഃ ശനൈഃ ॥ ൩൫ ॥

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