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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| sūta uvāca |
purā kalpe bhagavatā etatkṣetramanuttamam |
rudreṇa brahmaṇe dattaṃ tuṣṭena dvijasattamāḥ || 1 ||
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yadā tu sthāpitaṃ liṃgaṃ hāṭakeśvarasaṃjñitam |
devaiḥ prītena rudreṇa pradattaṃ brahmaṇe punaḥ || 2 ||
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etatkṣetraṃ tadā dattaṃ śaṃbhunā ṣaṇmukhasya ha |
rakṣaṇārthaṃ hi viprāṇāṃ kalikālādidoṣataḥ || 3 ||
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brahmaṇā prārthitenedaṃ svayamādimamuttamam |
pitrādiṣṭastu gāṃgeyastatra vāsamathākarot || 4 ||
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kārtikyāṃ kṛttikāyoge yaḥ kuryātsvāmidarśanam |
saptajanma bhavedvipro dhanāḍhyo vedapāragaḥ || 5 ||
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mahāsenasya devasya prāsādaṃ sumanoharam |
uccaiḥ sthitaṃ sarvaloke pātukāmamivāṃbaram || 6 ||
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tacchrutvā vibudhāḥ sarve kautukādetya satvaram |
vīkṣāṃcakrustato gatvā dṛṣṭvā medhyatamaṃ puram || 7 ||
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prāsādasyottare deśe prācye deśe tathā dvijāḥ |
yajñakriyāsamāraṃbhāṃścakurviprairyathoditān || 8 ||
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iṣṭvā ca vibudhāḥ sarve dattvā tebhyaśca dakṣiṇām |
jagmustriviṣṭapaṃ hṛṣṭā labdhvā tatsthānajaṃ phalam || 9 ||
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tatastu devayajanaṃnāma tasya babhūva ha |
yadanyatra śataṃ kṛtvā kratūnāṃ phalamāpnuyāt |
tadatraikena labhate kratunā dakṣiṇāvatā || 10 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Chapter 75

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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