Svargakhanda, Svarga-khanda, Svargakhaṇḍa: 2 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Svargakhaṇḍa (स्वर्गखण्ड):—[=svarga-khaṇḍa] [from svarga > svar] n. Name of the 3rd book of the Padma-purāṇa.
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 62 - The Merit of Reciting the Padma Purāṇa, Svargakhaṇḍa < [Section 3 - Svarga-khaṇḍa (section on the heavens)]
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
2. The Padma Purāṇa < [Preface]
The backdrop of the Srikanthacarita and the Mankhakosa (by Dhrubajit Sarma)
Part 2 - Source of the poem [Śrīkaṇṭhacarita] < [Chapter II - The Śrīkaṇṭhacarita]
The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
Part 1 - Bhūvanakoṣa: Geography of Seven Continents (saptadvīpā) < [Chapter 8 - Geographical data in the Matsyapurāṇa]
Shri Gaudiya Kanthahara (by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)