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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mahādeva uvāca |
kāyāvarohaṇasyāpi utpattiṃ śṛṇu pārvati |
yasyāḥ śravaṇamātreṇa na naraḥ kāyavānbhavet || 1 ||
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brahmaṇaḥ sṛṣṭikāmasya manovarvaisvateṃ'tare |
dakṣastva jāyatāṃguṣṭhāddakṣiṇātsa prajāpatiḥ || 2 ||
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vāmādajāyatāṃguṣṭhādbhāryā tasya mahātmanaḥ |
tasyāṃ pañcāśataṃ kanyāḥ sa evājanayatprabhuḥ || 3 ||
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tāḥ sarvāścānavadyāṃgīḥ kanyāḥ kamalalocanāḥ |
putrikāḥ sthāpayāmāsa naṣṭaputraḥ prajāpatiḥ || 4 ||
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dadau sa daśa dharmāya kaśyapāya trayodaśa |
divyena vidhinā devi saptaviṃśatimiṃdave || 5 ||
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rohiṇī vallabhā jātā tasya candrasya sarvadā |
ṣaḍviṃśatikṛte candraḥ śapto dakṣeṇa pārvati || 6 ||
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caṃdreṇāpi tathā śapto dakṣaḥ prācetasaḥ kṛtaḥ |
ayajatso'śvamedhena bhūtvā prācetasātmajaḥ || 7 ||
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nāmaṃtrito'haṃ mohena dakṣeṇa parvatātmaje |
tatra devanikāyānāṃ yajñabhāgānaśeṣataḥ || 8 ||
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havyavāhastadā yukto vahanmaṃtraiḥ samīritaḥ |
tvayā dṛṣṭo viśālākṣi nirālaṃbeṃ'bare sthitaḥ || 9 ||
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smaraṃtyā pūrvavairaṃ tu vijñapto'haṃ tvayā priye |
tvaṃ devaḥ sarvadevānāṃ gatiśca śaraṇaṃ tathā || 10 ||
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tvaṃ yajñastvaṃ vaṣaṭkāro hotā'dhvaryustvameva ca |
tvayā vinā kathaṃ yajño varttate sarvadevapa || 11 ||
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devānāṃ bhāgadheyāni vahatyagnirayaṃ bhayāt |
sagarvaścāvaliptaśca dakṣaḥ prācetasaḥ kila || 12 ||
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anusmaranpūrvavairaṃ naiva dāsyatyaśāsitaḥ |
kāyahīnaśca karttavyo dakṣo vahnistathaiva ca || 13 ||
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ye ca yajñe samānītā devā dakṣasya śaṃkara |
te sarve kāyarahitāḥ kāryā stripurasūdana || 14 ||
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evamukte tvayā devi mayāpyuktaṃ varānane |
pūrvajanmani dakṣo'yaṃ pitā tava śucismite || 15 ||
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vahniścādeśakārī ca devāḥ krīḍanakāḥ priye |
madīyaṃ vacanaṃ śrutvā kṛtaḥ krodhastvayā priye || 16 ||
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lalāṭe bhrukuṭīṃ kṛtvā procchvasaṃtyā punaḥpunaḥ |
krodhātkareṇa nāsāgraṃ marditaṃ bahuśastadā || 17 ||
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tasminsaṃmardyamāne tu nāsāgre parvatātmaje |
jātā strī bhrukuṭīvakrā caturdaṃṣṭrā trilocanā || 18 ||
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baddhagodhāṃgulitrā ca kavacābaddhamekhalā |
sakhaḍgā sadhanuṣkā ca satūṇā sapatākinī || 19 ||
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sahasrāsyā śatabhujā sahasracaraṇodarī |
pratikūlaiḥ padairdevi kaṃpayaṃtī tathā bhuvam || 20 ||
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kṛtaṃ nāma tvayā devi tāṃ dṛṣṭvā ca tamomayīm |
bhadrakālī ca māyā ca sarvalokanamaskṛte || 21 ||
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mayā sṛṣṭastu puruṣastādṛśo lomaharṣaṇaḥ |
sa cāpi prāṃjalirbhūtvā māmuvāca punaḥpunaḥ |
ājñāpaya sureśāna kiṃ karomi jagatprabho || 22 ||
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tato devi mayājñapto bhāvaṃ jñātvā tvadīyakam |
kṛtvā nāma manojñaṃ tu vīrabhadra iti smṛtaḥ || 23 ||
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vīrabhadra mamādeśādbhadrakālyā sahānayā |
prācetasātmajaṃ dakṣaṃ sagarvaṃ sahadaivatam || 24 ||
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vidhvaṃsaya gaṇādhyakṣa sayajñaṃ saparigraham |
dattaṃ mayā mahatsainyamasaṃkhyeyaguṇasya ca || 25 ||
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tvayāpi bhadrakālyāstu dattaṃ sainyaṃ bhayāvaham |
kapālakartrikāhastaṃ mātṝṇāṃ gaṇamakṣayam || 26 ||
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tatastau tena sainyena mahatātisamāvṛtau |
jagmatustatra yatrāste dakṣaḥ prācetaso yajan || 27 ||
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devaiḥ parivṛto devi sadasyairbrāhmaṇaiḥ saha |
tato devāḥ suruddhāste tena sainyena pārvati |
viśrabdhā maṃtrapūtaṃ tu pibaṃtaḥ somamadhvare || 28 ||
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trinetreṇa triśūlena tridaśādhipa īśvaraḥ || trā |
sitaḥ sahasā śakro gaṇenādhvaramadhyagaḥ || 29 ||
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yamākhyena gaṇenaiva yamakalpaprabheṇa ca |
somapāne prasaktaśca yamaścākarṣito'dhvare || 30 ||
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pāśena varuṇo baddhaḥ pāśena gaṇapena tu |
paścimāśādhipo vīraḥ prāṇena parameśvari || 31 ||
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tāḍito'nila evātha uttare naravāhanaḥ |
uttarāśādhipo devi nidhānaiḥ sahito'dhvare |
vīrabhadraniyuktāste cakruryuddhaṃ sudāruṇam || 32 ||
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atha yuddhaṃ cakāro ccairbhadrakālī bhayāvahā |
vikarālī mahākālī kālikā kalaśodarī || 33 ||
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prajvālajvalanākārā śuṣkamāṃsātibhairavā |
etāścānyāśca śataśo naramālāvibhūṣaṇāḥ || 34 ||
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kapālakartrikāhastā jaghnurdevagaṇāstadā |
iti mātṛgaṇaṃ kruddhaṃ mardayaṃtaṃ surāstadā |
dṛṣṭvābhyupagatā devāstuṣitā yuddhalālasā || 35 ||
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kecicca cikṣipuḥ śaktīḥ kecitprāsāṃstathāpare |
kecicca tomaraistīkṣṇaiḥ kecitkhaṅgaiśca paṭṭiśaiḥ || 36 ||
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arddito mātṛsaṃghastu pīḍitāḥ pramathā yadā |
bhadrakālī tadā kruddhā gadayā śaravṛṣṭibhiḥ || 37 ||
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khaḍgādibhiḥ ṣaḍarkāṃśuḥ pīḍayāmāsa saṃyuge |
bhagasya netre pūṣṇastu daśanāḥ sūditā mukhāt || 38 ||
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karāndinakarasyaiva caraṇau bhāskarasya ca |
muśalena hatā ye'ṣṭau vasavo raṇakovidāḥ || 39 ||
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vamanto rudhiraṃ te'pi naṣṭā jarjara mastakāḥ |
videhāśca kṛtā yuddhe tuṣitā raṇagarvitāḥ || 40 ||
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baddhaḥ prācetaso dakṣaḥ pāśena sudṛḍhena ca |
śeṣāśca tridaśā bhītā brahmāṇaṃ śaraṇaṃ gatāḥ || 41 ||
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vṛttāṃtaḥ kathitaḥ sarvo vistareṇa yathā tathā |
ādyā ye tuṣitā devā videhāścaiva te kṛtāḥ || 42 ||
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naṣṭāśca vasavo devāḥ pīḍitā bhāskarā raṇe |
na jñāyate sahasrākṣo na yamo na dhaneśvaraḥ |
varuṇo yādasāṃ nāthaḥ kva gataḥ parameśvaraḥ || 43 ||
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bhadrakālyā hataṃ sarvaṃ vīrabhadragaṇena ca |
bhagnaśca yajñayūpo vai vidhvastaṃ kalaśaṃ tadā || 44 ||
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pradīpitā mahāśālā bhagnaṃ vai yajñatoraṇam |
teṣāṃ tu vacanaṃ śrutvā brahmā lokapitāmahaḥ |
ājagāma kṛpāviṣṭo yatrāhaṃ mandare sthitaḥ || 45 ||
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stutiṃ kṛtvā madīyāṃ tu vākyamuktamidaṃ tadā |
ādyā ye tuṣitā devā videhāścaiva te kṛtāḥ || 46 ||
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bhadrakālyā mahādeva vasavo jarjarīkṛtāḥ |
pīḍitā bhāskarā yuddhe śeṣā naṣṭā diśo gatāḥ || 47 ||
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kāyāvarohaṇaṃ deva tuṣitānāṃ kathaṃ bhavet |
brahmaṇo vacanaṃ śrutvā mayā proktaṃ varānane || 48 ||
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mahākālavane kṣetre gacchantu tuṣitāstvamī |
lakuṭīśo gato yatra kāyāvarohaṇādgra ham || 49 ||
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brāhmaṇāśca mamādeśāccatuḥśiṣyaiḥ samanvitāḥ |
dvāpare samatikrāṃte prāpte kaliyuge tathā || 50 ||
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tatra kāyamanuprāptā mama śiṣyā mamo pamāḥ |
avasaṃta kṣitau dhanyā rakṣaṇārthaṃ dvijanmanām || 51 ||
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kṣetrasya dakṣiṇe tasya vidyate liṃgamuttamam |
sarvasaṃpatkaraṃ divyaṃ siddhānāṃ kāya dāyakam || 52 ||
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prasādāttasya liṃgasya kāyānprāpsyaṃtyamī surāḥ |
madīyaṃ vacanaṃ śrutvā gatāste tuṣitāḥ priye || 53 ||
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muditā brahmaṇā sārddhaṃ yatra talliṃgamuttamam |
prasādāttasya liṃgasya prāptaṃ kāyamanuttamam || 54 ||
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punaste tādṛśā jātāstuṣitā yādṛśā'bhavan |
ato devaiḥ kṛtaṃ nāma kāyāvarohaṇeśvaraḥ |
samīhitaprado nityaṃ khyāto devo bhaviṣyati || 55 ||
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ye gatvā dakṣiṇāmāśāṃ devaṃ kāyāvarohaṇam |
paśyanti parayā bhaktyā yamasteṣāṃ pitā bhavet || 56 ||
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janmakoṭisahasraistu yatpāpaṃ samupārjitam |
tatsarvaṃ nāśamāyāti darśanādeva nānyathā || 57 ||
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svakarmaṇā gatā ye ca narake pitaro gaṇāḥ |
darśanāttasya liṃgasya teṣāṃ muktirbhaviṣyati || 58 ||
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ye paśyaṃti prasaṃgena devaṃ kāyārohaṇam |
na teṣāṃ punarāvṛttiḥ kalpakoṭiśatairapi || 59 ||
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sparśanāttasya liṃgasya pāpinopi hi ye narāḥ |
te yāsyaṃti paraṃ sthānaṃ sarvapāpavivarjitam || 60 ||
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śāṭhyena pūjito devaḥ kāyāvarohaṇeśvaraḥ |
dadāti rājyaṃ bhogāṃśca svargalokaṃ sanātanam || 61 ||
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dvādaśyāṃ ye prapaśyaṃti snātvā kāyāvarohaṇam |
te bhittvā brahmasadanaṃ yāsyanti paramāṃ gatim || 62 ||
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eṣa te kathito devi prabhāvaḥ pāpanāśanaḥ |
kāyāvarohaṇeśasya bilveśvaramatho śṛṇu || 63 ||
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iti śrīskāṃde mahāpurāṇa ekāśītisāhasryāṃ saṃhitāyāṃ pañcama āvaṃtyakhaṃḍe caturaśītiliṅgamāhātmya umāmaheśvarasaṃvāde kāyāvarohaṇeśvaramāhātmyavarṇa naṃnāma dvayaśītitamo'dhyāyaḥ || 82 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Chapter 82

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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