Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

876,996 words | ISBN-10: 8170800978 | ISBN-13: 9788170800972

This Sanskrit edition of the Skandapurana. It 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.

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nārada uvāca |
tato'haṃ dharmavarmāṇaṃ procya tiṣṭheddhanaṃ tvayi |
kṛtyakāle grahīṣyāmītyāgamaṃ raivataṃ girim || 1 ||
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āsaṃ pramuditaścāhaṃ paśyaṃstaṃ girisattamam |
āhvayānaṃ narānsādhūnbhūmerbhujamivocchritam || 2 ||
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yasminnānāvidhā vṛkṣāḥ prakāśaṃte samaṃtataḥ |
sādhuṃ gṛhapatiṃ prāpya putrabhāryādayo yathā || 3 ||
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muditā yatra saṃtṛptā vāśaṃte kokilādayaḥ |
sadgurorjñānasaṃpannā yathā śiṣyagaṇā bhuvi || 4 ||
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yatra taptvā tapo martyā yathepsitamavāpnuyuḥ |
śrīmahādevamāsādya bhakto yadvanmanoratham || 5 ||
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tasyāhaṃ ca gireḥ pārtha samāsādya mahāśilām |
śītasaurabhyamaṃdena prīṇīto'ciṃtayaṃ hṛdi || 6 ||
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tāvanmayā sthānamāptaṃ yadatīva sudurlabham |
idānīṃ brāhmaṇārthe'haṃ kurve tāvadupakramam || 7 ||
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brāhmaṇāśca vilokya me ye hi pātratamā matāḥ |
tathā hi cātra śrūyaṃte vacāṃsi śrutivādinām || 8 ||
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na jalottaraṇe śaktā yadvannauḥ karṇavarjitā |
tadvacchreṣṭho'pyanācāro vipro noddharaṇakṣamaḥ || 9 ||
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brāhmaṇo hyanadhīyānastṛṇāgniriva śāmyati |
tasmai havyaṃ na dātavyaṃ na hi bhasmani hūyate || 10 ||
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dānapātramatikramya yadapātre pradīyate |
taddattaṃ gāmatikramya gardabhasya gavāhnikam || 11 ||
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ūṣare vāpitaṃ bījaṃ bhinnabhāṃḍe ca goduham |
bhasmanīva hutaṃ havyaṃ mūrkhe dānamaśāśvatam || 12 ||
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vidhihīne tathā'pātre yo dadāti pratigraham |
na kevalaṃ hi tadyāti śeṣaṃ puṇyaṃ praṇaśyati || 13 ||
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bhūrāptā gaustathā bhogāḥ suvarṇaṃ dehameva ca |
aśvaścakṣustathā vāso ghṛtaṃ tejastilāḥ prajāḥ || 14 ||
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ghnaṃti tasmādavidvāṃstu bibhiyācca pratigrahāt |
svalpaka kenāpyavidvāṃstu paṃke gauriva sīdati || 15 ||
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tasmādye gūḍhatapaso gūḍhasvādhyāyasādhakāḥ |
svadāraniratāḥ śāṃtāsteṣu dattaṃ sadā'kṣayam || 16 ||
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deśe kāla upāyena dravyaṃ śraddhāsamanvitam |
pātre pradīyate yattatsakalaṃ dharmalakṣaṇam || 17 ||
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na vidyayā kevalayā tapasā vāpi pātratā |
yatra vṛttimime cobhe tadvi pātraṃ pracakṣate || 18 ||
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teṣāṃ trayāṇāṃ madhye ca vidyā mukhyo mahāguṇaḥ |
vidyāṃ vināṃdhavadviprāścakṣuṣmaṃto hi te matāḥ || 19 ||
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tasmāccakṣuṣmato vidvāndeśe deśe parīkṣayet |
praśrānye mama vakṣyaṃti tebhyo dāsyāmyahaṃ tataḥ || 20 ||
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iti saṃciṃtya manasā tasmāddeśātsamutthitaḥ |
āśrameṣu maharṣīṇāṃ vicarāmyasmi phālguna || 21 ||
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imāñchlokāngāyamānaḥ praśrarūpāñchṛṇuṣva tān |
mātṛkāṃ ko vijānāti katidhā kīdṛśākṣarām || 22 ||
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paṃcapaṃcādbhutaṃ gehaṃ ko vijānāti vā dvijaḥ |
bahurūpāṃ striyaṃ kartumekarūpāṃ ca vatti kaḥ || 23 ||
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ko vā citrakathābaṃdhaṃ vetti saṃsāragocaraḥ |
ko vārṇavamahāgrāhaṃ vetti vidyāparāyaṇaḥ || 24 ||
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ko vāṣṭavidhaṃ brāhmaṇyaṃ vetti brāhmaṇasattamaḥ |
yugānāṃ ca caturṇāṃ vā ko mūladivasānvadet || 25 ||
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caturdaśamanūnāṃ vā mūlavāsaraṃ vetti kaḥ |
kasmiṃścaiva dine prāpa pūrvaṃ vā bhāskaro ratham || 26 ||
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udvejayati bhūtāni kṛṣṇāhirivavetti kaḥ |
ko vāsminghorasaṃsāre dakṣadakṣatamo bhavet || 27 ||
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paṃthānāvapi dvau kaścidvetti vakti ca brāhmaṇaḥ |
iti me dvādaśa praśrānye vidurbrāhmaṇottamāḥ || 28 ||
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te me pūjyatamāsteṣāmahāmārādhakaściram |
ityahaṃ gāyamāno vai bhramitaḥ sakalāṃ mahīm || 29 ||
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te cāhurduḥkhadāḥ khyātāḥ praśrāste kurmahe namaḥ |
ityahaṃ sakalāṃ pṛthvīṃ viciṃtyālabdhabrāhmaṇaḥ || 30 ||
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himādriśikharāsīno bhūyaściṃtāmavāptavān |
sarve vilokitā viprāḥ kimataḥ kartumutsahe || 31 ||
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tato me ciṃtayānasya punarjātāmatistviyam |
adyāpi na gataścāhaṃ kalāpagrāmamuttamam || 32 ||
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yasminviprāḥ saṃvasaṃti mūrtānīva tapāṃsi ca |
caturāśītisāhasrāḥ śrutādhyayanaśālinaḥ || 33 ||
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sthāne tasmingamiṣyāmītyuktvāhaṃ calitastadā |
khecaro himamākramya paraṃ pāraṃ gatastataḥ || 34 ||
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adrākṣaṃ puṇyabhūmisthaṃ grāmaratnamahaṃ mahat |
śatayojanavistīrṇaṃ nānāvṛkṣasamākulam || 35 ||
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yatra puṇyavatāṃ saṃti śataśaḥ pravarāśramāḥ |
sarveṣāmapi jīvānāṃ yatrānyonyaṃ na duṣṭatā || 36 ||
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yajñabhājāṃ munīnāṃ yadupakārakaraṃ sadā |
satāṃ dharmavatāṃ yadvadupakāro na śāmyati || 37 ||
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munīnāṃ yatra paramaṃ sthānaṃ cāpyavināśakṛt |
svāhāsvadhāvaṣaṭkārahantakāro na naśyati || 38 ||
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yatra kṛtayugastārthaṃ bījaṃ pārthāvaśiṣyate |
sūryasya somavaṃśasya brāhmaṇānāṃ tathaiva ca || 39 ||
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sthānakaṃ tatsamāsādya praviṣṭo'haṃ dvijāśramān |
tatra te vividhānvādānvivadaṃte dvijottamāḥ || 40 ||
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parasparaṃ ciṃtayānā vedā mūrtidharā yathā |
tatra medhāvinaḥ kecidarthamanyaiḥ prapūritam || 41 ||
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vicikṣipurmahātmāno nabhogatamivāmiṣam |
tatrā haṃ karamudyamya prāvocaṃ pūryatāṃ dvijāḥ || 42 ||
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kākārāvaiḥ kimatairvo yadyasti jñānaśālitā |
vyākurudhvaṃ tataḥ praśrānmama durviṣahānbahūn || 43 ||
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brāhmaṇā ūcuḥ |
vada brāhmaṇa praśrānsvāñchrutvā'dhāsyāmahe vayam |
paramo hyeṣa no lābhaḥ prakṣānpṛcchati yadbhavān || 44 ||
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ahaṃ pūrvikayā te vai nyaṣedhaṃta parasparam |
ahaṃ pūrvamahaṃ pūrvamiti vīrā yathā raṇe || 45 ||
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tatastānbravaṃ praśrānahaṃ dvādaśa pūrvakān |
śrutvā te māmavo caṃta līlāyaṃto munīśvarāḥ || 46 ||
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kiṃ te dvija bālapraśnairamībhiḥ svalpakairapi |
asmākaṃ yannihīnaṃ tvaṃ manyase sa bravītvamūn || 47 ||
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tatoti vismitaścāhaṃ manyamānaḥ kṛtārthatām |
teṣāṃ nihīnaṃ saṃciṃtya prāvocaṃ prabravītvayam || 48 ||
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tataḥ sutanunāmā sa bālo'bālo'bhyuvāca mām |
mama maṃdāyate vāṇī praśnaiḥ svalpaistava dvija |
tathāpi vacmi māṃ yasmānnihīnaṃ manyate bhavān || 49 ||
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sutanuruvāca |
akṣarāstu dvipaṃ cāśanmātṛkāyāḥ prakīrtitāḥ || 50 ||
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oṃkāraḥ prathamastatra caturdaśa svarāstathā |
sparśāścaiva trayastriṃ śadanusvārastathaiva ca || 51 ||
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visarjjanīyaśca paro jihvāmūlīya eva ca |
upadhmānīya evāpi dvipaṃcāśadamī smṛtāḥ || 52 ||
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iti te kathitā saṃkhyā arthaṃ caiṣāṃ śrṛṇu dvija |
asminnarthe ceti hāsaṃ tava vakṣyāmi yaḥ purā || 53 ||
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mithilāyāṃ pravṛtto'bhūdbrāhmaṇasya niveśane |
mithilāyāṃ purā puryāṃ brāhmaṇaḥ kauthumābhidhaḥ || 54 ||
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yena vidyāḥ prapaṭhitā vartaṃte bhuvi yā dvija |
ekatriṃśatsahasrāṇi varṣāṇāṃ sa kṛtādaraḥ || 55 ||
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kṣaṇamapyanavacchinnaṃ paṭhitvā gehavānabhūt |
tataḥ kenāpi kālena kauthumasyābhavatsutaḥ || 56 ||
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jaḍavadvarttamānaḥ sa mātṛkāṃ pratyapadyata |
paṭhitvā mātṛkāmanyannādhyeti sa kathaṃcana || 57 ||
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tataḥ pitā khinnarūpī jaḍaṃ taṃ samabhāṣata |
adhīṣva putrakādhīṣva tava dāsyāmi modakān || 58 ||
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athānyasmai pradāsyāmi karṇāvutpāṭayāmi te || 59 ||
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putra uvāca |
tāta kiṃ modakārthāya paṭhyate lobhahetave |
paṭhanaṃnāma yatpuṃsāṃ parāmārthaṃ hi tatsmṛtam || 60 ||
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kauthuma uvāca |
evaṃ te vadamānasya āyurbhavatu brahmaṇaḥ |
sādhvī buddhiriyaṃ te'stu kuto nādhyeṣyataḥ param || 61 ||
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putra uvāca |
tāta sarvaṃ parijñeyaṃ jñānamatraiva vai yataḥ |
tataḥ paraṃ kaṃṭhaśoṣaḥ kimarthaṃ kriyate vada || 62 ||
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pitovāca |
vicitraṃ bhāṣase bāla jñāto'trārthaśca kastvayā |
brūhi brūhi punarvatsa śrotumicchāmi te giram || 63 ||
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putra uvāca |
ekatriṃśatsahasrāṇi paṭhitvāpi tvayā pitaḥ |
nānātarkānbhrāṃtireva saṃdhitā manasisvake || 64 ||
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ayamayaṃ cāyamiti dharmo yo darśanoditaḥ |
teṣu vātāyate cetastava tannāśayāmi te || 65 ||
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upadeśaṃ paṭhasyeva naivārthajño'si tattvataḥ |
pāṭhamātrā hi ye viprā dvipadāḥ paśavo hi te || 66 ||
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tatte bravīmi tadvākyaṃ mohamārtaṃḍamadbhutam || 67 ||
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akāraḥ kathito brahmā ukāro viṣṇurucyate |
makāraśca smṛto rudrastrayaścaite guṇāḥ smṛtāḥ || 68 ||
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ardhamātrā ca yā mūrdhni paramaḥ sa sadāśivaḥ |
evamoṃkāramāhātmyaṃ śrutireṣā sanātanī || 69 ||
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oṃkārasya ca māhātmyaṃ yāthātmyena na śakyate |
varṣāṇāmayutenāpi graṃthakoṭibhireva vā || 70 ||
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punaryatsārasarvasvaṃ proktaṃ tacchrūyatāṃ param |
aḥkārāṃtā akārādyā manavaste caturdaśa || 71 ||
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svāyaṃbhuvaśca svārocirauttamo raivatastathā |
tāmasaścākṣuṣaḥ ṣaṣṭhastathā vaivasvato'dhunā || 72 ||
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sāvarṇirbrahmasāvarṇī rudrasāvarṇireva ca |
dakṣasāvarṇirevāpi dharmasāvarṇireva ca || 73 ||
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raucyo bhautyastathā cāpi manavo'mī caturdaśa |
śvetaḥ pāṃḍustathā raktastāmraḥ pītaśca kāpilaḥ || 74 ||
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kṛṣṇaḥ śyāmastathā dhūmraḥ supiśaṃgaḥ piśaṃgakaḥ |
trivarṇaḥ śabalo varṇaiḥ karkaṃdhura iti kramāt || 75 ||
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vaivasvataḥ kṣakāraśca tāta kṛṣṇaḥ pradṛśyate |
kakārādya hakārāṃtāstrayastriṃśacca devatāḥ || 76 ||
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kakārādyāṣṭhakārāṃtā ādityā dvādaśa smṛtāḥ |
dhātā mitro'ryamā śakro varuṇāścāṃśureva ca || 77 ||
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bhago vivasvānpūṣā ca savitā daśamastathā |
ekādaśastathā tvaṣṭā viṣṇurdvādaśa ucyate || 78 ||
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jaghanyajaḥ sa sarveṣāmādityānāṃ guṇādhikaḥ |
ḍakārādyā bakārāṃtā rudrāścaikādaśaiva tu || 79 ||
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kapālī piṃgalo bhīmo virupākṣo vilohitaḥ |
ajakaḥ śāsanaḥ śāstā śaṃbhuścaṇḍo bhavastathā || 80 ||
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bhakārādyāḥ ṣakārāṃtā aṣṭau hi vasavo matāḥ |
dhruvo ghoraśca somaśca āpaścaiva nalo'nilaḥ || 81 ||
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pratyūṣaśca prabhāsaśca aṣṭau te vasavaḥ smṛtāḥ |
sau haścetyaśvinau khyātau trayastriṃśadime smṛtāḥ || 82 ||
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anusvāro visargaśca jihvāmūlīya eva ca |
upadhmānīya ityete jarāyujāstathāṃḍajāḥ || 83 ||
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svedajāścodbhijāśceti tata jīvāḥ prakīrtitāḥ |
bhāvārthaḥ kathitaścāyaṃ tattvārthaṃ śrṛṇu sāṃpratam || 84 ||
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ye pumāṃsastvamūndevānsamāśritya kriyāparāḥ |
ardhamātrātmake nitye pade līnāsta eva hi || 85 ||
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caturṇāṃ jīvayonīnāṃ tadaiva parimucyate |
yadābhūnmanasā vācā karmaṇā ca yajetsurān || 86 ||
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yasmiñchāstre tvamī devā mānitā naiva pāpibhiḥ |
tacchāstraṃ hi na maṃtavyaṃ yadi brahmā svayaṃ vadet || 87 ||
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amī ca devāḥ sarvatra śraute mārge pratiṣṭhitāḥ |
pāṣaṇḍaśāstre sarvatra niṣiddhāḥ pāpakarmabhiḥ || 88 ||
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tadamūnye vyatikramya tapo dānamatho japam |
prakurvaṃti durātmāno vepate marutaḥ pathi || 89 ||
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aho mohasya māhātmyaṃ paśyatāvijitātmanām |
paṭhaṃti mātṛkāṃ pāpā manyaṃte na surāniha || 90 ||
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sutanuruvāca |
iti tasya vacaḥ śrutvā pitābhūdativismitaḥ |
papraccha ca bahūnpraśrānsopya vādīttathātathā || 91 ||
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mayāpi tava prokto'yaṃ mātṛkāpraśra uttamaḥ |
dvitīyaṃ śrṛṇu taṃ praśnaṃ paṃcapaṃcādbhutaṃ gṛham || 92 ||
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paṃcabhūtāni pañcaiva karmajñāneṃdriyāṇi ca |
paṃca paṃcāpi viṣayā manobuddhyahameva ca || 93 ||
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prakṛtiḥ puruṣaścaiva pañcaviṃśaḥ sadāśivaḥ |
pañcapañcabhiretataistu niṣpannaṃ gṛhamucyate || 94 ||
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dehametadidaṃ veda tattvato yātyasau śivam |
bahurūpāṃ striyaṃ prāhurbuddhiṃ vedāṃtavādinaḥ || 95 ||
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sā hi nānārthabhajanānnānārūpaṃ prapadyate |
dharmasyaikasya saṃyogādbahudhāpyekikaiva sā || 96 ||
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iti yo vede tattvārthaṃ nāsau narakamāpnuyāt |
munibhiryaśca na proktaṃ yanna manyeta daivatān || 97 ||
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vacanaṃ tadbudhāḥ prahurbaṃdhaṃ citrakathaṃ tviti |
yacca kāmānvitaṃ vākyaṃ paṃcamaṃ vāpyataḥ śruṇu || 98 ||
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eko lobho mahāngrāho lobhātpāpaṃ pravartate |
lobhātkrodhaḥ prabhavati lobhātkāmaḥ pravartate || 99 ||
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lobhānmohaśca māyā ca mānaḥ stambhaḥ pareṣsutā |
avidyā'prajñatā caiva sarvaṃ lobhātpravartate || 100 ||
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haraṇaṃ paravittānāṃ paradārābhimarśanam |
sāhasānāṃ ca sarveṣāmakāryāṇaāṃ kriyāstathā || 101 ||
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sa lobhaḥ saha mohena vijetavyo jitātmanā |
dambho drohaśca niṃdā ca paiśunyaṃ matsarastathā || 102 ||
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bhavantyetāni sarvāṇi lubdhānāmakṛtātmanām |
sumahāṃ tyapi sāstrāṇi dhārayaṃti bahuśrutāḥ || 103 ||
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chettāraḥ saṃśayānāṃ ca lobhagrastā vrajaṃtyadhaḥ |
lobhakrodhaprasaktāśca śiṣṭācārabahiṣkṛtāḥ || 104 ||
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antaḥkṣurā vāṅmadhurāḥ kūpāśdhannāstṛṇauriva |
kurvate ye bahūnmārgāṃstāṃstānhetubalanvitāḥ || 105 ||
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sarvamārgaṃ viluṃmapaṃti lobhājjātiṣu niṣṭhurāḥ |
dharmāvataṃsakāḥ kṣudrā muṣṇaṃti dhvajino jagat || 106 ||
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ete'tipāpino jñeyā nityaṃ lobhasamanvitāḥ |
janako yuvanāśvaśca vṛṣādarbhiḥ prasenajit || 107 ||
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lobhakṣayāddivaṃ prāptāstathaivānye janādhipāḥ |
tasmāttyajaṃti ye lobhaṃ te'tikrāmaṃti sāgaram || 108 ||
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saṃsārākhyamato'naye ye grāhagrastā na saṃśayaḥ |
atha brāhmaṇabhedāṃstvamaṣṭo viprāvadhāraya || 109 ||
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mātraśca brāhmaṇaścaiva śrotriyaśca tataḥ param |
anūcānastathā bhrūṇa ṛṣikalpa ṛṣirmuniḥ || 110 ||
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ete hyaṣṭau samuddiṣṭā brāhmaṇāḥ prathamaṃ śrutau |
teṣāṃ paraḥ paraḥ śreṣṭho vidyāvṛttaviśeṣataḥ || 111 ||
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brāhmaṇānāṃ kule jāto jātimātro yadā bhavet |
anupetaḥ kriyāhīno mātra ityabhidhīyate || 112 ||
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ekoddeśyamatikramya vedasyācāravānṛjuḥ |
sa brāhmaṇa iti prokto nibhṛtaḥ satyavāgghṛṇī || 113 ||
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ekāṃ śākhāṃ sakalpāṃ ca ṣaḍbhiraṃgairadhītya ca |
ṣaṭkarmanirato vipraḥ śrotriyonāma dharmavit || 114 ||
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vedavedāṃgatattvajñaḥ śuddhātmā pāpavarjitaḥ |
śreṣṭhaḥ śrotriyavānprājñaḥ so'nūcāna iti smṛtaḥ || 115 ||
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anūcānaguṇopeto yajñasvādhyāyayaṃtritaḥ |
bhrūṇa ityucyate śiṣṭaiḥ śeṣabhojī jiteṃdriyaḥ || 116 ||
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vaidikaṃ laukikaṃ caiva sarvajñānamavāpya yaḥ |
āśramastho vaśī nityamṛṣikalpa iti smṛtaḥ || 117 ||
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ūrdhvaretā bhavatyagryo niyatāśī nasaṃśa yī |
śāpānugrahayoḥ śaktaḥ satyasaṃdho bhavedṛṣiḥ || 118 ||
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nivṛttaḥ sarvatattvajñaḥ kāmakrodhavivarjitaḥ |
dhyānasthāniṣkriyo dāṃtastulyamṛtkāṃcano muniḥ || 119 ||
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evamanvayavidyābhyāṃ vṛttena ca samucchritāḥ |
triśuklānāma vipreṃdrāḥ pūjyante savanādiṣu || 120 ||
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ityevaṃvidhavipratvamuktaṃ śrṛṇu yugādayaḥ |
navamī kārtike śuklā kṛtādiḥ parikīrtitā || 121 ||
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vaiśākhasya tṛtīyā yā śuklā tretādirucyate |
māghe pañcadaśīnāma dvāparādiḥ smṛtā budhaiḥ || 122 ||
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trayodaśī nabhasye ca kṛṣṇā sā hi kaleḥ smṛtā |
yugādayaḥ smṛtā hyetā dattasyākṣayakārakāḥ || 123 ||
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etāścatasrastithayo yugādyā dattaṃ hutaṃ cākṣayamāśu vidyāt |
yugeyuge varṣaśatena dānaṃ yugādikāle divasena tatphalam || 124 ||
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yugādyāḥ kathitā hyetā manvādyāḥ śrṛṇu sāṃpratam |
aśvayukchuklanavamī dvādaśī kārtike tathā || 125 ||
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tṛtīyā caitramāsasya tathā bhādrapadasya ca |
phālgunasya tvamāvāsyā pauṣasyaikādaśī tathā || 126 ||
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āṣāḍhasyāpi daśamī māghamāsasya saptamī |
śrāvaṇasyāṣṭamī kṛṣṇā tathāṣāḍhī ca pūrṇimā || 127 ||
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kārtikī phālgunī caitrī jyeṣṭhe pañcadaśī sitā |
manvaṃtarādayaścaitā dattasyākṣayakārakāḥ || 128 ||
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yasyāṃ tithau rathaṃ pūrvaṃ prāpa devo divākaraḥ |
sā tithiḥ kathitā viprairmāghe yā rathasaptamī || 129 || || dra ṛ || 4 ||
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tasyāṃ dattaṃ hutaṃ ceṣṭaṃ sarvamevākṣayaṃ matam |
sarvadāridryaśamanaṃ bhāskaraprītaye matam || 130 ||
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nityodvejakamāhuryaṃ budhāstaṃ śrṛṇu tattvataḥ |
yaśca yācaniko nityaṃ na sa svargasya bhājanam || 131 ||
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udvejayati bhūtāni yathā caurāstathaiva saḥ |
narakaṃ yāti pāpātmā nityodvegakarastvasau || 132 ||
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ihopapattirmama kena karmaṇā kva ca prayātavyamito mayeti |
vicārya caivaṃ pratikārakārī budhaiḥ sa cokto dvija dakṣadakṣaḥ || 133 ||
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māsairaṣṭabhirahnā ca pūrveṇa vayasāyuṣā |
tatkarma puruṣaḥ kuryādyenāṃte sukhamedhate || 134 ||
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arcirdhūmaśca mārgau dvāvāhurvedāṃtavādinaḥ |
arciṣā yāti mokṣaṃ ca dhūmenāvartate punaḥ || 135 ||
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yajñairāsādyate dhūmo naiṣkarmyeṇārcirāpyate |
etayoraparo mārgaḥ pākhaṃḍa iti kīrtyate || 136 ||
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yo devānmanyate naiva dharmāṃśca manusūcitān |
naitau sa yāti paṃthānau tattvārtho'yaṃ nirūpitaḥ || 137 ||
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ite te kīrtitāḥ praśrāḥ śaktyā brāhmaṇasattama |
sādhu vā'sādhu vā brūhī khyāpayātmānameva ca || 138 ||
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Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Chapter 5

Cover of edition (2007)

The Skanda-Purana
by G. V. Tagare (2007)

(23 Volumes) - Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.

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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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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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Cover of Gujarati edition

Skanda Mahapurana (Gujarati)
by Sahitya Sangam, Ahemdabad (2017)

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Cover of edition (2015)

Shri Skanda purana (Malayalam)
by M.P. Pillai kaniyanthara (2015)

(Condensed/Summary) - Devi Book Stall, Kodungallur

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