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.


विलयं यांति पापानि जन्मकोटिकृतान्यपि ।
वृथा संन्यासिनां पुण्यं वृथा च वनवासिनाम् ॥ १४९ ॥

vilayaṃ yāṃti pāpāni janmakoṭikṛtānyapi |
vṛthā saṃnyāsināṃ puṇyaṃ vṛthā ca vanavāsinām || 149 ||

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.

Vilaya, Yantin, Yanti, Papa, Janma, Janman, Kotikrit, Vritha, Samnyasin, Punya, Vanavasin,

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: “vilayaṃ yāṃti pāpāni janmakoṭikṛtānyapi
  • vilayam -
  • vilaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • yānti -
  • yāntin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yāntin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    yāntī (noun, masculine)
    yāntī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    yāntī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • pāpāni -
  • pāpa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • janma -
  • janma (indeclinable)
    janma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    janman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • koṭikṛtā -
  • koṭikṛt (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • nyapi -
  • nyapi (Preverb)
  • Line 2: “vṛthā saṃnyāsināṃ puṇyaṃ vṛthā ca vanavāsinām
  • vṛthā -
  • vṛthā (indeclinable)
    vṛthā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • saṃnyāsinām -
  • saṃnyāsin (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    saṃnyāsin (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • 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]
  • vṛthā -
  • vṛthā (indeclinable)
    vṛthā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vanavāsinām -
  • vanavāsin (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    vanavāsin (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print 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:
বিলযং যাংতি পাপানি জন্মকোটিকৃতান্যপি ।
বৃথা সংন্যাসিনাং পুণ্যং বৃথা চ বনবাসিনাম্ ॥ ১৪৯ ॥

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:
ವಿಲಯಂ ಯಾಂತಿ ಪಾಪಾನಿ ಜನ್ಮಕೋಟಿಕೃತಾನ್ಯಪಿ ।
ವೃಥಾ ಸಂನ್ಯಾಸಿನಾಂ ಪುಣ್ಯಂ ವೃಥಾ ಚ ವನವಾಸಿನಾಮ್ ॥ ೧೪೯ ॥

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:
વિલયં યાંતિ પાપાનિ જન્મકોટિકૃતાન્યપિ ।
વૃથા સંન્યાસિનાં પુણ્યં વૃથા ચ વનવાસિનામ્ ॥ ૧૪૯ ॥

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:
വിലയം യാംതി പാപാനി ജന്മകോടികൃതാന്യപി ।
വൃഥാ സംന്യാസിനാം പുണ്യം വൃഥാ ച വനവാസിനാമ് ॥ ൧൪൯ ॥

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