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]

mārkaṇḍeya uvāca |
tataḥ krośāntare pārtha vāsavaṃ tīrthamuttamam |
vasubhiḥ sthāpitaṃ tatra sthitvā vai dvādaśābdakam || 1 ||
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dharo dhruvaśca somaśca āpaścaivānilo'nalaḥ |
pratyūṣaśca prabhāsaśca vasavo'ṣṭāvime purā || 2 ||
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pitṛśāpaparikliṣṭā garbhavāsāya bhārata |
nārmadaṃ tīrthamāsādya tapaścakruryatendriyāḥ || 3 ||
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ārādhayantaḥ paramaṃ bhavānīpatimavyam |
dvādaśābdāni rājendra tatastuṣṭo maheśvaraḥ || 4 ||
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pratyakṣaḥ pradadau tebhyastvabhīṣṭaṃ varamuttamam |
tataḥ svanāmnā saṃsthāpya vasavastaṃ maheśvaram |
jagmurākāśamāviśya prasanne sati śaṅkare || 5 ||
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tataḥ prabhṛti vikhyātaṃ tīrthaṃ tadvāsavāhvayam |
tasmiṃstīrthe mahārāja yo bhaktyā pūjayecchivam |
yathālabdhopahāraiśca dīpaṃ dadyātprayatnataḥ || 6 ||
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śuklapakṣe tadāṣṭamyāṃ pratyahaṃ vāpi śaktitaḥ |
aṣṭau varṣasahasrāṇi sa vasecchivasaṃnidhau || 7 ||
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tataḥ śivālayaṃ yāti garbhavāsaṃ na paśyati |
puṣpairvā pallavairvāpi phalairdhānyaistathāpi vā || 8 ||
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pūjayeddevamīśānaṃ sa dainyaṃ nāpnuyātkvacit |
sarvaśokavinirmuktaḥ svargaloke mahīyate || 9 ||
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ekāhamapi kaunteya yo vasedvāsaveśvare |
pāparāśiṃ vinirdhūya bhānuvaddivi modate || 10 ||
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viprāṃśca bhojayedbhaktyā dadyādvāsāṃsi dakṣiṇām || 11 ||
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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 223

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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