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.


तस्मात्सर्वप्रयत्नेन विधिं पश्येत्सुभावतः ।
परितुष्टो भवेत्कृष्णो यात्रा च सफला भवेत् ॥ २० ॥

tasmātsarvaprayatnena vidhiṃ paśyetsubhāvataḥ |
parituṣṭo bhavetkṛṣṇo yātrā ca saphalā bhavet || 20 ||

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.

Tasmat, Tad, Sarvaprayatna, Vidhi, Subha, Atah, Paritushta, Krishna, Yatra, Yatri, Saphala,

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: “tasmātsarvaprayatnena vidhiṃ paśyetsubhāvataḥ
  • tasmāt -
  • tasmāt (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
  • sarvaprayatnena -
  • sarvaprayatna (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • vidhim -
  • vidhi (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    vidhi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • pa -
  • pa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śyet -
  • śā (verb class 4)
    [optative active third single]
  • subhāva -
  • subha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    subh (verb class 6)
    [imperative active first dual]
  • ataḥ -
  • ataḥ (indeclinable)
  • Line 2: “parituṣṭo bhavetkṛṣṇo yātrā ca saphalā bhavet
  • parituṣṭo* -
  • parituṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • kṛṣṇo* -
  • kṛṣṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yātrā -
  • yātrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    yātṛ (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yātṛ (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saphalā* -
  • saphala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    saphalā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third 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:
তস্মাত্সর্বপ্রযত্নেন বিধিং পশ্যেত্সুভাবতঃ ।
পরিতুষ্টো ভবেত্কৃষ্ণো যাত্রা চ সফলা ভবেত্ ॥ ২০ ॥

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:
ತಸ್ಮಾತ್ಸರ್ವಪ್ರಯತ್ನೇನ ವಿಧಿಂ ಪಶ್ಯೇತ್ಸುಭಾವತಃ ।
ಪರಿತುಷ್ಟೋ ಭವೇತ್ಕೃಷ್ಣೋ ಯಾತ್ರಾ ಚ ಸಫಲಾ ಭವೇತ್ ॥ ೨೦ ॥

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:
તસ્માત્સર્વપ્રયત્નેન વિધિં પશ્યેત્સુભાવતઃ ।
પરિતુષ્ટો ભવેત્કૃષ્ણો યાત્રા ચ સફલા ભવેત્ ॥ ૨૦ ॥

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:
തസ്മാത്സര്വപ്രയത്നേന വിധിം പശ്യേത്സുഭാവതഃ ।
പരിതുഷ്ടോ ഭവേത്കൃഷ്ണോ യാത്രാ ച സഫലാ ഭവേത് ॥ ൨൦ ॥

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