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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munaya ūcuḥ |
cakāra kena vidhinā janmasnānaṃ śriyaḥ pateḥ |
anyānapyutsavānsarvānvidhivadbrūhi no mune || 1 ||
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nāradena purā proktaṃ sarvaṃ te munisattama |
sa hi veda tamaḥpāre brahma brahmasuto muniḥ || 2 ||
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tatsarvaṃ brūhi tattvena mune krautūhalaṃ hi naḥ |
aho bhāgyaṃ narapateriṃdradyumnasya bho mune || 3 ||
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tasya tāvati karmāṃte atyadbhutamidaṃ mahat |
na śrutā hi na dṛṣṭā hi pratimā dārunirmitā || 4 ||
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sajīvatanuvatsākṣādvāraṃ dadyānmanuṣyavat |
smāraṃsmāraṃ bhagavataścaritaṃ pāpanāśanam || 5 ||
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caritaṃ tasya nṛpaterdurlabhaṃ martyavāsinām |
na santoṣo'sti bhagavañśṛṇvatāṃ no mahāmune || 6 ||
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tadvadānukrameṇāsmānyātrāḥ sarvāghanāśanāḥ |
yāsāṃ saṃdarśanādvāso vaikuṇṭha iti niścitam || 7 ||
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yātrāmāhātmyavaktāsau yatsākṣānmadhusūdanaḥ |
tanno vada mahābhāga jagatāṃ hitakāmyayā || 8 ||
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jaiminiruvāca |
jyeṣṭhasnānaṃ pravakṣyāmi śṛṇudhvaṃ munayo'dhunā |
jyeṣṭhaśukladaśamyāṃ tu vrataṃ saṃkalpya vāgyataḥ || 9 ||
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prātarutthāya kurvīta paṃcatīrthavidhānataḥ |
mārkaṃḍeya vaṭaṃ gatvā ācamya prayataḥ pumān || 10 ||
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prārthayecchaṃkaraṃ natvā kṛtāṃjalipuṭo'grataḥ || 11 ||
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atitīkṣṇa mahākāya kalpāṃtadahanopama |
bhairavāya namastubhyamanujñāṃ dātumarhasi || 12 ||
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tataḥ praviśya tīrthaṃ tu vaidikaiḥ paṃca vāruṇaiḥ |
aghamarṣaṇasūktena trirāvṛttena vā dvijāḥ |
snātvā yathāvatsnāyīta mantreṇānena cāṃtataḥ || 13 ||
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namaḥ śivāya śāṃtāya sarvapāpaharāya ca |
snānaṃ karomi deveśa mama naśyatu pātakam || 14 ||
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saṃsārasāgare magnaṃ pāpagrastamacetanam |
trāhi māṃ bhaganetraghna tripurāre namo'stu te || 15 ||
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evaṃ snātvā bahirgatvā dhautavāsā sapuṇḍrakaḥ |
devānṛṣīnpitṝṃścaiva tarpayitvā yathāvidhi || 16 ||
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praviśya śaṃkarāgāraṃ spṛṣṭvā vṛṣaṇayorvṛṣam |
mantreṇānena bho viprāḥ sarvakratuphalaṃ labhet || 17 ||
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dharmaścatuṣpādyajñastvaṃ svarṇaśṛṃgastrayīvapuḥ |
gopate vāharūpastvaṃ śūlinaṃ tvāṃ namāmyaham || 18 ||
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aghoramantreṇa tataḥ pūjayedvṛṣavāhanam |
pañcabrahmabhirṛgbhistu saṃspṛśelliṃgamuttamam || 19 ||
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aṃguṣṭhena spṛśelligaṃ muṣṭinā śaktimeva ca |
pūjayitvā tu vidhivatstutvā devaṃ puradviṣam || 20 ||
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daśānāmaśvamedhānāṃ phalaṃ prāpnotyanuttamam |
mārkaṃḍeyavaṭe snātvā dṛṣṭvā devaṃ tu śaṃkaram || 21 ||
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phalaṃ prāpnotyavikalaṃ rājasūyāśvamedhayoḥ |
ante śivasya sālokyaṃ prāpya jñānaṃ tato naraḥ || 22 ||
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kramācca labhate muktiṃ jagannāthaprasādataḥ |
tato maunī vrajeddevaṃ nārāyaṇamanāmayam || 23 ||
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taddakṣiṇasthitaṃ viṣṇurūpaṃ nyagrodhamuttamam |
darśanādapi pāpānāṃ pāpasaṃhatināśanam || 24 ||
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taṃ dṛṣṭvā praṇameddūrādbhāvayanpuruṣottamam |
pradakṣiṇaṃ tataḥ kuryādimaṃ mantramudīrayan || 25 ||
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amarastvaṃ sadā kalpa viṣṇorāyatanaṃ mahat |
nyagrodha hara me pāpaṃ viṣṇurūpa namo'stu te || 26 ||
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namo'stvavyaktarūpāya mahāpralayasthāyine |
ekāśrayāya jagatāṃ kalpavṛkṣāya te namaḥ || 27 ||
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stuvañjapettu tadbhaktyā mūle tasya janārdanam |
koṭijanmaśatodbhūtapāpādeva vimucyate || 28 ||
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tacchāyākramaṇenāpi niṣpāpo jāyate naraḥ |
tataḥ suparṇaṃ praṇamedyānarūpaṃ hareḥ puraḥ || 29 ||
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sthito bhaktinato viṣṇoḥ kṛtāṃjalipuṭo mudā |
chandomaya jagaddhāmanyānarūpa trivṛdvapuḥ || 30 ||
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yajñarūpa jagadvyāpinprīyamāṇāya te namaḥ |
stutvetthaṃ garuḍaṃ pāpānmucyate'nekajanmajāt || 31 ||
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vāṅmanaḥkarmaniyato gacchedevaṃ viciṃtayan |
praviśya devatāgāraṃ kṛtvā taṃ triḥ pradakṣiṇam || 32 ||
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pūjayenmantrarājena sūktena puruṣasya vā |
dvādaśākṣaramaṃtreṇa yatra vā jāyate ruciḥ || 33 ||
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pūjādhikāriṇaḥ sarve brahmakṣatraviśastataḥ |
anyeṣāṃ darśana bhaktyā tayornāmānukīrtanāt || 34 ||
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paṃcopacāravidhinā pūjayetparameśvaram |
kṛtāṃjalipuṭo bhūtvā idaṃ stotramudīrayet || 35 ||
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devadeva jagannātha saṃsārārṇavatāraka |
bhaktānugrāhaka sadā rakṣa māṃ pādayornatam || 36 ||
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jaya kṛṣṇa jagannātha jaya sarvāghanāśana |
jayāśeṣajagadvaṃdya pādāṃbhoja namo'stu te || 37 ||
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jaya brahmāṃḍakoṭīśa vedaniḥśvāsavātaka |
aśeṣajagadādhāra paramātmannamo'stu te || 38 ||
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jaya brahmeṃdrarudrādi devaughapraṇatārtinut |
jayākhilajagaddhāmannaṃtaryāminnamo'stu te || 39 ||
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jaya nirvyājakaruṇāpāthodhe dīnavatsala |
dīnānāthaikaśaraṇa viśvasākṣinnamo'stu te || 40 ||
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saṃsārasiṃdhusalile mohāvartte sudustare |
ṣaḍūrmikuladuṣpāre kukarmagrāhadāruṇe || 41 ||
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nirāśraye nirālaṃbe niḥsāre duḥkhaphenile |
tava māyāguṇairbaddhamavaśaṃ patitaṃ tataḥ || 42 ||
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māṃ samuddhara deveśa kṛpāpāṃgavilokanaiḥ |
tatra magnaṃ suraśreṣṭha suprasādaprakāśaka || 43 ||
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eka eva jagannātha bandhustvaṃ bhavabhīruṇām |
bubhukṣā ca pipāsā ca prāṇasya manasaḥ smṛtau || 44 ||
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śokamohau śarīrasya jarā mṛtyurvapurbhavaḥ |
tvatsṛṣṭau tādṛśo nāsti yo dīnaparipālakaḥ || 45 ||
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avatīrṇosi lokānāmanugrahadhiyā vibho |
pūrṇakāmasya te nātha kimanyatkāraṇaṃ kṣitau || 46 ||
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tvatpādapadmamāsādya na ciṃtāsti jagatpate |
yataste caraṇāṃbhojaṃ caturvargekasādhanam || 47 ||
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darśanātsarvalokānāṃ sarvavāṃchā phalapradam |
tataḥ sīradhvajaṃ śeṣamantreṇa paripūjayet || 48 ||
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dvādaśākṣaramantreṇa nāmnā vā praṇavādinā |
ekāgramānaso bhūtvā praṇipatya prasādayet || 49 ||
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jaya rāma sadārāma saccidānadavigraha |
avidyāpaṃkarahita nirmalākṛtaye namaḥ || 50 ||
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jayākhilajagadbhāradhāraṇaśramavarjita |
tāpatrayavikarṣāya halaṃ kalayase sadā || 51 ||
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prapannadīnatrāṇāya sphuṭanetrasaroruha |
tvameveśa parāśeṣakaluṣakṣālanaprabhuḥ || 52 ||
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prasannakaruṇāsiṃdho dīnabandho namo'stu te |
carācarāphaṇāgreṇa dhṛtā yena vasundharā || 53 ||
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māmuddharāsmādduṣpārādbhavāṃbhodherapārataḥ |
parāparāṇāṃ paramaparameśa namo'stu te || 54 ||
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stutvaivaṃ nāgarājānaṃ balaṃ musaladhāriṇam |
pūjayejjagatāmādikāraṇāṃ bhadralocanām || 55 ||
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stutvā jayāṃ tāṃ bho viprāḥ praṇipatya prasādayet |
jaya devi mahādevi prasīda bhavatāriṇi || 56 ||
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sukhāraṇi śritavatāṃ jaya saṃtuṣṭikāriṇi |
kāryaṃ kāryasvarūpāṇāṃ kāraṇānāṃ ca kāraṇam || 97 ||
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dhāraṇāṃ dhāryamāṇānāṃ tvāmādiṃ praṇamāmyaham |
vakṣaḥsthalasthitāṃ viṣṇoḥ śaṃbhorarddhāṃgadhāriṇīm || 58 ||
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padmayoni mukhābjasthāṃ praṇamāmi jagatpriyām |
sṛṣṭisthitivināśādikarmaṇāṃ paramātmanaḥ || 59 ||
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tvamekā śaktiratulā tvāṃ vinā so'pi neśvaraḥ |
tvāṃ sarvalokajananīṃ viṣṇumāyāṃ tapasvinīm || 60 ||
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subhadrāṃ bhadrarūpāṃ tāṃ mūlabhūtāṃ namāmyaham |
tataḥ sāgarasnānāya prārthayetpuruṣottamam || 61 ||
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namaste bhagavanviṣṇo jagadvyāpiṃścarācara |
nirvighnaṃ siddhimāyātu siṃdhusnānaṃ mama prabho || 62 ||
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namaste jagatāmīśa śaṃkhacakragadādhara |
dehi deva mamānujñāṃ tava tīrthaniṣevaṇāt || 63 ||
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tato maunaṃ vrajedviṣṇuṃ ciṃtayansaritāṃ patim |
ugrasenaṃ sthitaṃ mārge anujñāpya samāhitaḥ || 64 ||
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ugrasena mahābāho valavannugravikrama |
labdhvā varaṃ suprasannātsamudrataṭamāsthitaḥ || 65 ||
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tīrtharājakṛtasnānasusaṃpūrṇaphalaprada |
siṃdhusnānaṃ kariṣyāmi anujñāṃ dātumarhasi || 66 ||
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tato gaccheddvijaśreṣṭhāḥ svargadvāraṃ tataḥ param |
yena devāḥ samāyāṃti kṣetre'sminpuruṣottame || 67 ||
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bhūsvarge jagadīśasya darśanāya dinedine |
svargāvatāramārgeṇa tatrasthau vāṃ namāmyaham || 68 ||
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māmapyūrdhvaṃ nayetāṃ vai sākṣiṇau karmaṇāṃ satām |
sāgarāṃbhaḥ samutpannau śreṣṭhau sarvaguṇānvitau || 69 ||
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madhyena yuvayoryāmi svargadvāramapāvṛtam |
prārthayitvā tato gacchettīrtharājasya saṃnidhim || 70 ||
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yaṃ dṛṣṭvā dūrataḥ pāpānmucyate mahato dhuvam |
prakṣālitakarāṃghrika ācāṃtaḥ śuciviṣṭare || 71 ||
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āsīnaḥ prāṅmukhobhūtvā likhenmaṃḍalamagrataḥ |
caturasraṃ caturdvāraṃ catuḥsvastikakoṇakam || 72 ||
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tanmadhye vilikhetpadmamaṣṭapatraṃ suśobhanam |
tato'ṣṭākṣaramaṃtraṃ tu karayośca tanau nyaset || 73 ||
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ṣaḍbhirvarṇaiḥ ṣaḍaṃgānāṃ nyāsaḥ prokto manīṣibhiḥ |
śeṣau kukṣau ca pṛṣṭhe ca nyastavyau ca tataḥ punaḥ || 74 ||
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pādayorjaṃghayorūrvoḥ sphicośca pārśvayoḥ punaḥ |
nābhau pṛṣṭhe bāhuyugme hṛdi kaṇṭhe ca kakṣayoḥ || 75 ||
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oṣṭhayoḥ karṇayorakṣṇorgaṃḍayornāsayostathā |
bhruvorlalāṭe śirasi maṃtravarṇānyathākramam || 76 ||
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vinyasya vyāpakaṃ sarvairnyāsaṃ kuryātsamāhitaḥ |
prāṇāyāmatrayaṃ kuryānmūlena paṃcaviṃśatim || 77 ||
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badhnīyātkavacaṃ divyaṃ sarvapāpāpanodanam |
pūrve māṃ pātu goviṃdo vārijākṣastu dakṣiṇe || 78 ||
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pradyumnaḥ paścime pātu hṛṣīkeśastathottare |
āgneyyāṃ narasiṃhastu nairṛtyāṃ madhusūdanaḥ || 79 ||
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vāyavyāṃ śrīdharaḥ pātu aiśānyāṃ ca gadādharaḥ |
ūrdhvaṃ trivikramaḥ pātu adho vārāharūpadhṛk || 80 ||
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sarvatra pātu māṃ devaḥ śaṃkhacakragadādharaḥ |
nārāyaṇo manaḥ pātu caitanyaṃ garuḍadhvajaḥ || 81 ||
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pātu me buddhyahaṃkārau triguṇātmā janārdanaḥ |
iṃdriyāṇi sadā pātu daityavarganikṛntanaḥ || 82 ||
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evaṃ baddhvā ca kavacaṃ niṣpāpo jāyate pumān |
ṣoḍaśairupacāraiśca manasā kalpitairnaraḥ || 83 ||
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puruṣottamaṃ pūjayitvā yathāvadvidhito dvijāḥ |
āvāhya maṇḍale tasmindevadevamanāmayam || 84 ||
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pūjayitvā vidhānena yathāśaktyupabṛṃhitaiḥ |
ātmānaṃ tīrtharājasya devadevasya ciṃtayan || 85 ||
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evaṃ baddhāṃjalipuṭamimaṃ mantramudīrayet |
sudarśana namaste'stu koṭisūryasamaprabha || 86 ||
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ajñānatimirāṃdhasya viṣṇormārgaṃ pradarśaya |
evaṃ saṃprārthya bho viprāstīrtharājajalāṃtike || 87 ||
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jānubhyāmavaniṃ gatvā praṇamedbhaktibhāvitaḥ |
tīrtharāja namastubhyaṃ jalarūpāya viṣṇave || 88 ||
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jīvanāya ca jaṃtūnāṃ paraṃ nirvāṇahetave || 89 ||
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agniśca te yonirilā ca dehe retodhā viṣṇoramṛtasya nābhiḥ |
upaimi te rūpamananyahetumānaṃdasaṃpannamapranupraviśya || 90 ||
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iti mantraṃ paṭhanviprāḥ praviśejjalamadhyataḥ |
āvāhayettīrtharājaṃ bhāvayañjagatāṃpatim || 91 ||
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jalādhīśaṃ kṛtasnānaphaladāne'taḥ sthitam |
aghamarṣaṇasūktena nārāyaṇayutena ca || 92 ||
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trirāvṛttena kurvīta pañcavāruṇakena ca |
sakṛdāvāhanādīni ṣaḍaṃgānyabhiṣecane || 93 ||
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āvāhanaṃ pura proktaṃ sannidhānamathocyate |
snāturiṣṭaphalaprāptau sānnidhyaparikalpanam || 94 ||
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antaḥśuddhyarthamācāmetpītvā tadabhimaṃtritam |
bāhyāvayavaśuddhyarthaṃ mārjayetkuśavāriṇā || 95 ||
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aṃtarbahirviśuddhyarthaṃ mantrapūtena vāriṇā |
trīnaṃjalīnmūrdhni siṃcetsiṃdhau nāṃtarjale japaḥ || 96 ||
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triḥ snānāyātsvakṛtāghāni koṭijanmakṛtāni ca |
plāvitāni jale tasminbhāvayannaghanāśanam || 97 ||
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utthāyācamya vidhivatprārthayenmantramuccaran |
tvamagnirjagatāṃ nātha retodhāḥ kāmadīpanaḥ || 98 ||
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pradhānaṃ sarvabhūtānāṃ jīvānāṃ prabhuravyaya |
amṛtasyāraṇistvaṃ hi devayonirapāṃpate || 99 ||
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vṛjinaṃ hara me sarvaṃ tīrtharāja namostu te |
janmakoṭisahasreṣu yatpāpaṃ pūrvamarjitam || 100 ||
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tadaśeṣaṃ layaṃ yātu dehi me brahma śāśvatam |
snātvāpi ca tatastīramuttīryācamya vāgyataḥ || 101 ||
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dhārayedvāsasī śukle puṃḍrakānujjvalākṛtīn |
śaṃkhacakragadāpadmatilakāni ca bhaktitaḥ || 2 ||
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devānpitṝnyathānyāyaṃ ciṃtayanbhagavaddhiyā |
tarppayedvidhivadviprāḥ samyagavyagramānasaḥ || 3 ||
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tataḥ pūrvavadālikhya maṇḍalaṃ cottarāmukhaḥ |
pūjayenmūlamantreṇa mantrairebhiśca bhaktitaḥ || 4 ||
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nārāyaṇaṃ caturbāhuṃ śaṃkhacakragadādharam |
dharāramābhyāṃ sahitaṃ kevalaṃ vā dvijottamāḥ |
dhyātvāṃtaryāgasaṃtuṣṭaṃ bahirāvāhayettataḥ || 5 ||
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āgaccha paramānaṃda jagadvyāpiñjaganmaya |
anugrahāya deveśa maṇḍale sannidhiṃ kuru || 6 ||
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carācaramidaṃ sarvaṃ jagadatra pratiṣṭhitam |
tadantasthastvameveśa āsanaṃ kalpayāmi te || 7 ||
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yasya pādāṃbuje dhaute dharmeṇa brahmarūpiṇā |
punāti tadbhavā gaṃgā jagatpādyaṃ dadāmyaham || 8 ||
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anarghyaratnaghaṭitacūḍāmaṇikarotkaraiḥ |
brahmādayaḥ pādapadmaṃ ciṃtayaṃti dine dine |
anarghyāyajagaddhāmne arghyametaddadāmyaham || 9 ||
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ācāṃtastīrtharājo vai yenāgastyasvarūpiṇā |
tasmai suvāsitaṃ vāri dadāmyācamanīyakam || 110 ||
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yaḥ prāpya madhusaṃparkaṃ cakarṣa jalarūpiṇam |
aśeṣāghavikarṣāya madhuparkaṃ dadāmyaham || 11 ||
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yaḥ kroḍarūpamāsthāya pralayārṇavaviplutām |
ujjahāra dharāmetāṃ snapayāmi tamaṃbhasā || 12 ||
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brahmāṃḍakoṭayo yasya viśvarūpasya saṃvṛtiḥ |
ācchādanāya sarveṣāṃ pradade vāsasī śubhe || 13 ||
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vinā yenānuṣṭhito'pi yajñaḥ syādakṛto dhruvaḥ |
tasmai yajñeśvarāyedamupavītaṃ prakalpaye || 14 ||
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yadaṃgasaṃgamāsāya śobhaṃte bhūṣaṇāni vai |
viśvālaṃkṛtaye tasmai bhūṣaṇāni prakalpaye || 15 ||
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yadaṃgasaṃsparśimarutsaṃgānmalayajā drumāḥ |
sugaṃdharasasaṃpannāstasmai gaṃdhānulepanam || 16 ||
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yasya saṃcitanādeva saumanasyaṃ hatāṃhasām |
tasmai sumanasāṃ mālāṃ sugaṃdhāṃ parikalpaye || 17 ||
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yaṃ citte sthiramādāya bhavāgniparidhūpanam |
jahāti tasmai pradade sugaṃdhaṃ dhūpamuttamam || 18 ||
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svatejasākhilamidaṃ dīpitaṃ yasya bhāsataḥ |
tasmai dīpapradīptāya dīpametaṃ dadāmyaham || 19 ||
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carācaraṃ jagatsarvamatti yo yaśca bhāvayet |
anena ca punaḥ puṣṭau tasmādannaṃ nivedaye || 120 ||
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yadīyamukharāgeṇa sahajāvāsitena ca |
mohitāḥ surasuṃdaryastasmai tāṃbūlamuttamam || 21 ||
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pradakṣiṇaprakamaṇādbhavāṃgaṇavivarttanam |
haṃti yaḥ karuṇāṃbhodhistaṃ namāmi jagadgurum || 22 ||
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maṃtrāstu kathitā hyeta upacāraiḥ pṛthakpṛthak |
āvāhya ciṃtayeddevaṃ bahiḥsaṃsthitamātmanaḥ || 23 ||
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ratnasihāsanaṃ dattvā tatrāsīnaṃ viciṃtayet |
pādapadmadvaye dadyātpādyaṃ śyāmākapaṃkajaiḥ || 24 ||
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dūrvāparājitābhyāṃ ca saṃskṛtaṃ mūlamaṃtraṇāt |
sauvarṇe rājate vāpi tāmre vā śaṃkha eva vā || 25 ||
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arghyaṃ saṃskṛtya vidhivadvāricaṃdanapuṣpakaiḥ |
yavadūrvākuśāgraiśca phalasiddhārthakaistilaiḥ || 26 ||
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dūrvākuśāgrairdevasya mūrdhni siṃcettadagrataḥ |
sāvaśeṣaṃ kṣipedbhūmāveṣo'rghavidhirīritaḥ || 27 ||
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jātīphalairvā kaṃkolairlavaṃgaiḥ saṃskṛtaṃ jalam |
dadyādācamanārthaṃ tu madhuparkaṃ tato dadet || 28 ||
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madhusarpiryutaṃ gavyaṃ dadhi kāṃsye hi nirmale |
pātre sthitaṃ ca pihitaṃ pātreṇānyena tādṛśā |
susaṃskṛtaṃ phalayutaṃ snapane jalamucyate || 29 ||
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paṭṭakauśeyakāpāsanirmite vāsasī śubhe |
yathāśakti pradeye ca vittaśāṭhyaṃ na kārayet || 130 ||
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hārakeyūramukuṭagraiveyādikabhūṣaṇam |
yathāśakti yathāsthānaṃ devasyāṃge niveśayet || 31 ||
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upavītaṃ harerdadyātpaṭṭasūtravinirmitam |
kārpāsamathavā viprā gaṃdhacaṃdanasaṃskṛtam || 32 ||
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caṃdracaṃdanakastūrīkuṃkumairanulepanam || 33 ||
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tulasīdalamālāṃ ca jātīpaṃkajacaṃpakaiḥ |
aśokacchurapunnāganāgakesarakesaraiḥ || 34 ||
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anyaiḥ sugaṃdhaiḥ kusumairmālā mālyamathāpi vā |
muktakāni ca puṣpāṇi dadyāddevasya mūrddhani || 35 ||
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mālā sā prapadīnātu mālyaṃ kaṃṭhorusaṃmitam |
garbhakaṃ keśamadhye tu mūrdhni puṣpāṃjaliṃ kṣipet || 36 ||
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saguggulvagurūśīrasitājyamadhucaṃdanaiḥ |
dhūpaṃ dadyātsugaṃdhāḍhyaṃ dīpaṃ gosarpiṣā śubham |
karpūragarbhayā vartyā tilatailena vā dadet || 37 ||
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akhaṃḍitasamuddhautaṃ śālitaṃḍulanirmitam |
supakvamannaṃ surabhi sarpiṣā ca suvāsitam || 38 ||
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saurabheyadadhikṣīrapakvaraṃbhāsitāyutam |
nānāvyaṃjanasaṃkīrṇaṃ sopadaṃśaṃ sapūpakam || 39 ||
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nānāphalayutaṃ hṛdyaṃ sugaṃdhaṃ surasaṃ navam |
naivedyaṃ devadevasya prasthādūnaṃ na śasyate || 140 ||
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dhūpe dīpe ca naivedye snāne'rghe madhuparkake |
vastre yajñopavīte ca dadyādācamanīyakam || 41 ||
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anyatra kevalaṃ vāri saṃskṛtaṃ tvaupacārikam |
naivedyāṃte tvācamanaṃ dadyācca karaghṛṣṭikam || 42 ||
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sagaṃdhacaṃdanaṃ viprāstāṃbūlaṃ ca dadettataḥ |
sakarpūralavaṃgailājātīkramukasaṃyutam || 43 ||
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aṣṭottaraśataṃ japtvā mūlamaṃtramananyadhīḥ |
stutvā pradakṣiṇaṃ kṛtvā prārthayetpuruṣottamam || 44 ||
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devadeva jagannātha sarvatīrthapravarttaka |
sarvatīrthamayaścāsi sarvadevamaya prabho || 45 ||
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tvatprasādānmayā tīrtharāje snānaṃ hi yatkṛtam |
tadastu saphalaṃ deva yathoktaphalado bhava || 46 ||
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siṃdhurājastvaṃ ca vibho dravarūpo'syasaṃśayam |
pāpālaye nimagnaṃ māṃ paritrāhi namo'stu te || 47 ||
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itthaṃ prapūjya deveśaṃ nārāyaṇamanāmayam |
tīrtharājakṛtasnānaḥ sarvatīrthaphalaṃ labhet || 48 ||
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gavāṃ koṭipradānena kratukoṭikṛtena ca |
koṭibrāhmaṇabhojyena mahādānaiśca koṭiśaḥ |
yatpuṇyaṃ karmiṇāṃ proktaṃ tadanena hi labhyate || 49 ||
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dhyānaṃ dānaṃ tapo jāpyaṃ śrāddhaṃ ca surapūjanam |
siṃdhurāje kṛtaṃ sarvaṃ koṭikoṭiguṇaṃ bhavet || 150 ||
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api naḥ sa kule kaścitsiṃdhusnāyī bhaviṣyati |
devebhyaśca pitṛbhyaśca dāsyate ca tilodakam || 51 ||
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kraṃdaṃti sarvapāpāni saṃbhrāṃtāḥ sarvapātakāḥ |
aniṣṭāni palāyante siṃdhusnānodyatasya vai || 52 ||
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anyatīrthe kṛtaṃ pāpaṃ siṃdhutīre vinaśyati |
siṃdhutīre kṛtaṃ pāpaṃ sidhusnāne vinaśyati || 53 ||
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siṃdhusnānarataṃ nityaṃ dṛṣṭvaiva yamakiṅkarāḥ |
diśo daśa palāyante siṃhaṃ dṛṣṭvā yathā mṛgāḥ || 54 ||
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yamo'pi bhītastaṃ dṛṣṭvā praṇipatya prapūjya ca |
na śaknoti tadā sthātuṃ tasyāgre puṇyakarmiṇaḥ || 55 ||
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vāṃchaṃti devatā nityaṃ mānuṣyaṃ prāpnuyāmahe |
samyakchu ddhatanvo bhūtvā siṃdhusnānaṃ labhemahi || 56 ||
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merumandaramātro'pi rāśiḥ pāpasya karmaṇaḥ |
siṃdhusnānena dagdhaḥ syāttūlarāśirivānalāt || 57 ||
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apsu nārāyaṇaṃ devaṃ snānakāle smaretsadā |
sākṣādviṣṇusvarūpe'tra siṃdhau caiva viśeṣataḥ || 58 ||
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brahmaghno vā surāpo vā goghno vā pañcapātakī |
sarve te niṣkṛtiṃ yāṃti siṃdhusnānānna saṃśayaḥ || 59 ||
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kapilākoṭidānācca sindhusnānaṃ viśiṣyate |
sakṛtsiṃdhvavagāhena kulakoṭiṃ samuddharet || 160 ||
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sarvatīrtheṣu yatpuṇyaṃ sarveṣvāyataneṣu ca |
tatphalaṃ labhate sarvaṃ sindhusnānānna saṃśayaḥ || 61 ||
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ya icchetsaphalaṃ janma jīvitaṃ śrutameva vā |
sa pitṝṃstarpayetsiṃdhumabhigamya surāṃstathā || 62 ||
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catvāraḥ sulabhā vedāḥ saṣaḍaṃga padakramāḥ |
sulabhāni kurukṣetre dānāni vividhāni ca || 63 ||
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cāṃdrāyaṇāni kṛcchrāṇi tapāṃsi sulabhānyapi |
agniṣṭomādayo yajñāḥ sulabhā bahudakṣiṇāḥ || 64 ||
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sindhutoyaiśca salilairdurlabhaṃ pitṛtarpaṇam |
māsaṃ tarpaṇamātreṇa piṃḍānāṃ pātanena ca || 65 ||
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sindhau vai pitaraḥ sarve vimānānsūryavarcasaḥ |
sindhutarpaṇasaṃtuṣṭāḥ śrāddhapiṃḍasutarpitāḥ |
āruhya sahasā yāṃti brahmalokaṃ sanātanam || 66 ||
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ādyaṃtayorjagannāthaṃ pūjayitvā yathāvidhi |
tīrtharāje'bhiṣicya svaṃ naraḥ syānmuktibhājanam || 67 ||
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tatastīrthavisargaṃ ca kṛtvā śuddhamanāḥ pumān |
rāmaṃ kṛṣṇaṃ subhadrāṃ ca natvā rūpaṃ vicintayet || 168 ||
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iti śrīskāṃde mahāpurāṇa ekāśītisāhasryāṃ saṃhitāyāṃ dvitīye vaiṣṇavakhaṇḍe puruṣottamakṣetramāhātmye triṃśo'dhyāyaḥ || 30 ||
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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 30

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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