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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| adhyāya || 69 ||
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śrīmārkaṇḍeya uvāca |
tato gacchettu rājendra maṅgaleśvaramuttamam |
sthāpitaṃ bhūmiputreṇa lokānāṃ hitakāmyayā || 1 ||
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toṣitaḥ parayā bhaktyā śaṅkaraḥ śaśiśekharaḥ |
caturdaśyāṃ gururdevaḥ pratyakṣo maṅgaleśvaraḥ || 2 ||
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brūhi putra varaṃ śubhraṃ taṃ te dāsyāmi maṅgala || 3 ||
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maṅgala uvāca |
prasādaṃ kuru me śambho pratijanmani śaṅkara |
tvadaṅgasvedasambhūto grahamadhye vasāmyaham || 4 ||
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tvatprasādena īśāna pūjyo'haṃ sarvadaivataiḥ |
kṛtārtho hyadya saṃjātastava darśanabhāṣaṇāt || 5 ||
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sthāne'smin devadeveśa mama nāmnā maheśvaraḥ |
evaṃ bhavatu te putretyuktvā cāntaradhīyata || 6 ||
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maṅgalo'pi mahātmā vai sthāpayitvā maheśvaram |
ātmayogabalenaiva śūlināpūjayattataḥ || 7 ||
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sarvaduḥkhaharaṃ liṅgaṃ nāmnā vai maṅgaleśvaram |
tatra tīrthe tu vai rājanbrāhmaṇānprīṇayetsudhīḥ || 8 ||
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sapatnīkānnṛpaśreṣṭha caturthyaṅgārake vrate |
patnībhartārasaṃyuktaṃ vidvāṃsaṃ śrotriyaṃ dvijam || 9 ||
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vratānte caiva gaurdhuryaiḥ śivamuddiśya dīyate |
prīyatāṃ me mahādevaḥ sapatnīko vṛṣadhvajaḥ || 10 ||
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vastrayugmaṃ pradātavyaṃ lohitaṃ pāṇḍunandana |
dhūrvahau raktavarṇau ca śubhraṃ kṛṣṇaṃ tathaiva ca || 11 ||
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chatraṃ śayyāṃ śubhāṃ caiva raktamālyānulepanam |
dātavyaṃ pāṇḍavaśreṣṭha viśuddhenāntarātmanā || 12 ||
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caturthyāṃ tu tathāṣṭamyāṃ pakṣayoḥ śuklakṛṣṇayoḥ |
śrāddhaṃ tatraiva kartavyaṃ vittaśāṭhyena varjitaḥ || 13 ||
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pretā bhavanti suprītā yugamekaṃ mahīpate |
saputro jāyate martyaḥ pratijanma nṛpottama || 14 ||
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tasya tīrthasya bhāvena sarvāṅgaruciro nṛpa |
maṅgalaṃ bhavate vaṃśo nāśubhaṃ vidyate kvacit || 15 ||
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bhaktyā yaḥ kīrtayennityaṃ tasya pāpaṃ vyapohati || 16 ||
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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 69

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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