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.


पापघ्नी चाष्टमी प्रोक्ता कृष्णस्यातीव वल्लभा ।
कृता कलौ युगे पुत्र द्वारका मोक्षदायिनी ॥ १८९ ॥

pāpaghnī cāṣṭamī proktā kṛṣṇasyātīva vallabhā |
kṛtā kalau yuge putra dvārakā mokṣadāyinī || 189 ||

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.

Papaghni, Prokta, Krishna, Ativa, Vallabha, Krit, Krita, Kala, Kali, Yuga, Putra, Dvaraka, Mokshada, Ayin, Ayini,

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: “pāpaghnī cāṣṭamī proktā kṛṣṇasyātīva vallabhā
  • pāpaghnī -
  • pāpaghnī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • cāṣ -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ṭam -
  • ṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ṭā (noun, feminine)
  • ī -
  • ī (noun, feminine)
    ī (noun, masculine)
    i (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • proktā -
  • proktā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kṛṣṇasyā -
  • kṛṣṇa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    kṛṣṇa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • atīva -
  • atīva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    atīva (indeclinable)
  • vallabhā -
  • vallabhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “kṛtā kalau yuge putra dvārakā mokṣadāyinī
  • kṛtā -
  • kṛt (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    kṛt (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    kṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    kṛ -> kṛtā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
  • kalau -
  • kala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kali (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • yuge -
  • yuga (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • putra -
  • putra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    putra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dvārakā* -
  • dvāraka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    dvārakā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • mokṣadā -
  • mokṣada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mokṣada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mokṣadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ayinī -
  • ayinī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    ayin (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

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:
পাপঘ্নী চাষ্টমী প্রোক্তা কৃষ্ণস্যাতীব বল্লভা ।
কৃতা কলৌ যুগে পুত্র দ্বারকা মোক্ষদাযিনী ॥ ১৮৯ ॥

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:
ಪಾಪಘ್ನೀ ಚಾಷ್ಟಮೀ ಪ್ರೋಕ್ತಾ ಕೃಷ್ಣಸ್ಯಾತೀವ ವಲ್ಲಭಾ ।
ಕೃತಾ ಕಲೌ ಯುಗೇ ಪುತ್ರ ದ್ವಾರಕಾ ಮೋಕ್ಷದಾಯಿನೀ ॥ ೧೮೯ ॥

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:
પાપઘ્ની ચાષ્ટમી પ્રોક્તા કૃષ્ણસ્યાતીવ વલ્લભા ।
કૃતા કલૌ યુગે પુત્ર દ્વારકા મોક્ષદાયિની ॥ ૧૮૯ ॥

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:
പാപഘ്നീ ചാഷ്ടമീ പ്രോക്താ കൃഷ്ണസ്യാതീവ വല്ലഭാ ।
കൃതാ കലൌ യുഗേ പുത്ര ദ്വാരകാ മോക്ഷദായിനീ ॥ ൧൮൯ ॥

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