Avantyakhanda, aka: Āvantyakhaṇḍa, Avantya-khanda; 1 Definition(s)

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Āvantyakhaṇḍa (आवन्त्यखण्ड):—The Āvantya-khaṇḍa of the Skandapurāṇa consists of two sections

  1. Avantikṣetramāhātmya (71 chapters)
  2. Caturaśītiliṅgamāhātmya (84 chapters) and
  3. Revākhaṇḍa (232 chapters)
Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

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