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 || 158 ||
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śrīmārkaṇḍeya uvāca |
tato gacchetparaṃ tīrthaṃ saṅgameśvaramuttamam |
narmadādakṣiṇe kūle sarvapāpabhayāpaham || 1 ||
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dhanadastatra viśrānto muhūrtaṃ nṛpasattama |
pitṛlokātsamāyātaḥ kailāsaṃ dharaṇīdharam || 2 ||
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pratyayārthaṃ nṛpaśreṣṭha hyadyāpi dharaṇītale |
kṛṣṇavarṇā hi pāṣāṇā dṛśyante sphaṭikojjvalāḥ || 3 ||
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vindhyanirjharaniṣkrāntā puṇyatoyā saridvarā |
praviṣṭā narmadātoye sarvapāpapraṇāśane || 4 ||
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saṅgame tatra yaḥ snātvā pūjayetsaṅgameśvaram |
aśvamedhasya yajñasya phalaṃ prāpnotyasaṃśayam || 5 ||
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ghaṇṭāpatākāvitanaṃ yo dadetsaṅgameśvare |
haṃsayuktavimānastho divyastrīśatasaṃvṛtaḥ || 6 ||
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sa rudrapadamāpnoti rudrasyānucaro bhavet |
dadhi bhakte na devasya yaḥ kuryālliṅgapūraṇam || 7 ||
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sikthasaṃkhyaṃ śive loke sa vasetkālamīpsitam |
śrīphalaiḥ pūrayelliṅgaṃ niḥsvo bhūtvā bhavasya tu || 8 ||
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so'pi tatphalamāpnoti gataḥ svarge nareśvara |
akṣayā santatistasya jāyate saptajanmasu || 9 ||
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snapanaṃ devadevasya dadhnā madhughṛtena vā |
yaḥ karoti vidhānena tasya puṇyaphalaṃ śṛṇu || 10 ||
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dhṛtakṣīravahā nadyo yatra vṛkṣā madhusravāḥ |
tatra te mānavā yānti suprasanne maheśvare || 11 ||
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patraṃ puṣpaṃ phalaṃ toyaṃ yastu dadyānmaheśvare |
tatsarvaṃ saptajanmāni hyakṣayaṃ phalamaśnute || 12 ||
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sarveṣāmeva pātrāṇāṃ mahāpātraṃ maheśvaraḥ |
tasmātsarvaprayatnena pūjanīyo maheśvaraḥ || 13 ||
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brahmacaryasthito nityaṃ yastu pūjayate śivam |
iha jīvansa deveśo mṛto gacchedanāmayam || 14 ||
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śive tu pūjite pārtha yatphalaṃ prāpyate budhaiḥ |
yogīndre caiva tatpārtha pūjite labhate phalam || 15 ||
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te dhanyāste mahātmānasteṣāṃ janma sujīvitam |
yeṣāṃ gṛheṣu bhuñjanti śivabhaktiratā narāḥ || 16 ||
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saṃnirudhyendriyagrāmaṃ yatrayatra vasenmuniḥ |
tatra tatra kurukṣetraṃ naimiṣaṃ puṣkarāṇi ca || 17 ||
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yatphalaṃ vedaviduṣi bhojite śatasaṃkhyayā |
tatphalaṃ jāyate pārtha hyekena śivayoginā || 18 ||
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yatra bhuñjati bhasmāṅgī mūrkho vā yadi paṇḍitaḥ |
tatra bhuñjati deveśaḥ sapatnīko vṛṣadhvajaḥ || 19 ||
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viprāṇāṃ vedaviduṣāṃ koṭiṃ saṃbhojya yatphalam |
bhikṣāmātrapradānena tatphalaṃ śivayoginām || 20 ||
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saṅgameśvaramāsādya prāṇatyāgaṃ karoti yaḥ |
na tasya punarāvṛttiḥ śivalokātkadācana || 21 ||
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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 158

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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