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.

[English text for this chapter is available]

| śṛṇu vyāsa paraṃ tīrthaṃ bhuvi vikhyātamuttamam |
kuṭumbeśvareti vikhyāto nāmnā caiva maheśvaraḥ || 1 ||
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tasya tīrthavaraṃ tīrthaṃ sarvatīrthaphalapradam |
yasmiṃstīrthe naraḥ snātvā kuṭumbī jāyate dhuvam || 2 ||
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kuṭumbārthaṃ tapastepe purā dakṣaḥ prajāpatiḥ |
nāradena purā vyāsa putraṣaṣṭirvivāsitā || 3 ||
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prajākāmaḥ sa dharmātmā suciraṃ vratamācarat |
sapatnīko mahātejā nirāhāro jitendriyaḥ || 4 ||
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asmiṃstīrthe śuciḥ snāto japanbrahma sanātanam |
varṣāṇāmayutaṃ vyāsa tapastepe sudāruṇam || 5 ||
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tena tīrthaprasādena labhetsa bahulāṃ prajām || pra |
jāpatiriti khyāto jāto dakṣaḥ pratāpavān || 6 ||
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brahmā'pi tatra vai paścāttapaḥ kṛtvā suduṣkaram |
niṣkalaṃ kamalaṃ rūpaṃ prāptavāṃstatkṣaṇādvidhiḥ || 7 ||
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mahādevo'pi tatraiva prāptavānbrahmaṇaḥ padam |
caturmukhadharaṃ liṃgaṃ dṛśyate'dyāpi sattama || 8 ||
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bhadrapīṭhadharā devī bhadrakālīti viśrutā |
tatraiva ca sadā vyāsa krīḍati sma dhṛtavratā || 9 ||
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dvāre tiṣṭhati tatraiva bhairavaḥ kṣetrapālakaḥ |
pādena khaṃjatāṃ yātaḥ purā daityavarārditaḥ || 10 ||
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putravatpālito devyā sadā tiṣṭhati tatsthale |
ye te devagaṇāḥ sarve tasmiṃstīrthe pratiṣṭhitāḥ || 11 ||
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ṛṣayo'pi mahābhāgāḥ sadā parvaṇiparvaṇi |
āyāṃti caiva saṃdhyārthaṃ bahuputraprade sare || 12 ||
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asmiṃstīrthe sadācārāḥ snānaṃ kurvanti ye narāḥ |
na teṣāṃ durlabhaṃ kiṃcijjāyate janmajanmani || 13 ||
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mahābādhāsu ghorāsu mahāmārīṣu tatparaiḥ |
havanaṃ kriyate nityaṃ sarṣapai rājikairyavaiḥ || 14 ||
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pāyasai rvividhairbhogaisteṣāṃ doṣo na jāyate |
durbhikṣe rājyabhraṃśe ca saṃgrāme bhṛśadāruṇe || 15 ||
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pūjayetkṣettrapālaṃ ca sarvā'padi samāhitaḥ |
sarvaduḥkhavi nirmukto jāyate nā'tra saṃśayaḥ || 16 ||
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snātvā kuṭuṃbake tīrthe pūjayitvā maheśvaram |
dānaṃ kūṣmāṃḍakaṃ dadyādbrāhmaṇāya tapasvine || 17 ||
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sauvarṇamaṇi muktābhirvāso'laṃkārasaṃyutam |
dhanadhānyasamāyuktaḥ kuṭuṃbī jāyate naraḥ || 18 ||
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phālgune ca site pakṣe yā vai caturdaśī bhavet |
trayodaśīyutā vyāsa śivarātristathocyate || 19 ||
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taddine ca naraḥ snātvā rātrau jāgaraṇaṃ caret |
bilvodakena gaṃdhena bahupuṣpaphalaistathā || 20 ||
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dhūpairdīpaiśca naivedyairvāso'laṃkārakādibhiḥ |
pūjayedyo naro bhaktyā girīśaṃ sagaṇaṃ param || 21 ||
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tasya pāpaṃ kṣayaṃ yāti śivaloke mahīyate |
dvādaśaikādaśīpuṇyaṃ labhate bhuvi mānavaḥ || 22 ||
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aśvamedhaphalaṃ tasya jāgare ca kṣaṇekṣaṇe |
tatastu prātarutthāya snānadānādikāḥ kriyāḥ || 23 ||
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kṛtvā tu vidhivadvyāsa śivapūjā'rcanaṃ tathā |
viprāṃśca bhojayetsapta tasya puṇyaphalaṃ śṛṇu || 24 ||
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kapilānāṃ savatsānāṃ sahasrāṇi caturdaśa |
vājapeya sahasrasya phalaṃ prāpnoti nānyathā || 25 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Chapter 67

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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