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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viśvāmitra uvāca |
etatte sarvamākhyātaṃ yatpṛṣṭo'smi narādhipa |
bālamaṃḍanamāhātmyaṃ sarvapātakanāśanam || 1 ||
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yatraikasminnapi snāne kṛte pārthivasattama |
sarveṣāṃ labhyate puṇyaṃ tīrthānāṃ snānasaṃbhavam |
māghamāse trayodaśyāṃ śuklapakṣa upasthite || 2 ||
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ānarta uvāca |
kasmācchakrasya saṃsthānaṃ paṃcarātraṃ dharātale |
nādhikaṃ jāyate teṣāṃ yathānyeṣāṃ divaukasām || 3 ||
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varṣāṃte kāni cāhāni yeṣu śakro dharātale |
samāgacchati ko māsa etatsarvaṃ bravīhi me || 4 ||
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viśvāmitra uvāca |
śrūyatāmabhidhāsyāmi kathā menāṃ dharādhipa |
paṃcarātrātparaṃ śakro yathā na syāddharātale || 5 ||
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āsītpūrvaṃ bṛhatkalpe jayatsenaḥ sureśvaraḥ |
trailokyasya samastasya svāmī dānavadarpahā || 6 ||
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trailokye sakale pūjāṃ bhajamānaḥ sadaiva hi |
kasyacittvatha kālasya gautamasya muneḥ priyā || 7 ||
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ahilyānāma bhāryā'bhūdrūpe ṇāpratimā bhuvi |
tāṃ dṛṣṭvā cakame śakraḥ kāmadevavaśaṃ gataḥ || 8 ||
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nityameva samāgatya svargalokātsa kāmabhāk |
gautame nirgate rājansamididhmārthameva hi |
darbhārthaṃ phalamūlārthaṃ svayameva mahātmabhiḥ || 9 ||
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atha tasya samācakhyau nārado munisattamaḥ |
śakrasya ceṣṭitaṃ sarvaṃ tathāhilyāsamudbhavam || 1 ||
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tacchrutvā sahasā tūrṇaṃ gautamo gṛhamabhyagāt |
yāvatpaśyati deveśaṃ saha patnyā samāgatam || 11 ||
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śakro'pi gautamaṃ dṛṣṭvā palāyanaparāyaṇaḥ |
nirjagāmāśramāttasmādvivastro'pi bhayākulaḥ || 12 ||
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ahilyāpi bhayatrastā dṛṣṭvā bhartāramāgatam |
adhomukhī sthitā rājaṃstadā vyākuliteṃdriyā || 13 ||
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gautamo'pi ca taddṛṣṭvā samyagbhāryāviceṣṭitam |
dadau śāpaṃ mahārāja kopasaṃraktalocanaḥ || 14 ||
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yasmācchakra pāpakarma kṛtamīdṛgvigarhitam |
bhāryā me dūṣitā sādhvī tasmādavṛṣaṇo bhava || 15 ||
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sahasraṃ ca bhagānāṃ te vaktre bhavatu mā ciram |
yena tvaṃ viplavaṃ yāsi trailokye sacarācare || 16 ||
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aparaṃ martyaloke'tra yadyāgacchasi vāsava |
pūjākṛte tato mūrdhā śatadhā te bhaviṣyati || 17 ||
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evaṃ śaptvā ca taṃ śakraṃ tato'hilyāmuvāca saḥ |
kopasaṃraktanetrastu bhartsayitvā muhurmuhuḥ || 18 ||
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yasmātpāpe tvayā karma kṛtametadvigarhitam |
tasmācchilāmayī bhūtvā tvaṃ tiṣṭha vasudhātale || 19 ||
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tataḥ sā tatkṣaṇājjātā tasya bhāryā śilātmikā |
indro'pi ca parityakto vṛṣaṇābhyāṃ tathā'bhavat || 20 ||
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sahasrabhagacihnastu vaktradeśe babhūva ha || 21 ||
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atha meroḥ samāsādya kaṃdaraṃ vijanaṃ hariḥ |
savrīḍaḥ sevate nityaṃ na jagāma nijāṃ purīm || 22 ||
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tato devagaṇāḥ sarve sodvegāstena varjitāḥ |
no jānaṃti ca tatrasthaṃ kandarānveṣaṇe ratāḥ o || 23 ||
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pīḍyaṃte dānavai raudraiḥ svarge jāte virājake || 24 ||
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etasminnantare jīvaḥ śakrāṇyā bhayabhītayā |
sodvegayā paripṛṣṭaḥ kva gato'tha puraṃdaraḥ || 25 ||
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atha jīvaściraṃ dhyātvā dṛṣṭvā taṃ jñānacakṣuṣā |
jagāma sahito devaiḥ provācātha suniṣṭhuram || 26 ||
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kimitthaṃ rājyabhogāṃstvaṃ tyaktvā vijanamāśritaḥ |
kiṃ tvayā vihitaṃ dhyānaṃ kiṃ raudraṃ saṃśritaṃ tapaḥ || 27 ||
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bṛhaspatervacaḥ śrutvā bhagavaktraḥ puraṃdaraḥ |
provāca lajjayā yukto dīno bāṣpapariplutaḥ || 28 ||
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nāhaṃ rājyaṃ kariṣyāmi trailokye'pi kathaṃcana |
paśya me yādṛśī jātā hyavasthā gautamānmuneḥ || 29 ||
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sahasrabhagacihnena kathaṃ vaktreṇa tānaham |
devānsaṃbhāvayiṣyāmi paulomīṃ ca tathā śivam || 3 ||
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martyalokodbhavā pūjā naṣṭā mama bṛhaspate |
gautamasya muneḥ śāpātkasmiṃścitkāraṇāṃtare || 31 ||
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tacchrutvā devarājasya bṛhaspatiruvācaha |
duḥkhena mahatā yuktaḥ sarvairdevaiḥ samāvṛtaḥ |
gautamasya samīpe ca gatvā provāca taṃ svayam || 32 ||
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etacchakraparityaktaṃ trailokyamapi cākhilam |
pīḍyate dānavairvipra naṣṭayajñotsavakriyam || 33 ||
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naiṣa vāṃchati rājyaṃ svaṃ lajjayā parayā yutaḥ |
tasmādasya prasādaṃ tvaṃ yathāvatkartumarhasi |
anugraheṇa śāpasya mama vākyāddvijottama || 34 ||
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tacchrutvā gautamaḥ prāha na me vākyaṃ bhavenmṛṣā |
na vākyaṃ lopayiṣyāmi yaduktaṃ svayameva hi || 35 ||
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tataḥ provāca te viṣṇuḥ svayaṃ cāpi maheśvaraḥ |
tathā devagaṇāḥ sarve vinayāvanatā sthitāḥ || 36 ||
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anyathā brahmaṇo vākyaṃ na te kartuṃ prayujyate |
tasmātkuruṣva viprendra śāpasyānugrahaṃ hareḥ || 37 ||
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dṛṣṭvā tanmanaso dārḍhyaṃ surā viṣṇupurogamāḥ |
brahmaṇoṃ'tikamabhyetya tasmai sarvaṃ nyavedayan || 38 ||
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śāpaṃ śakrasya saṃjātaṃ tathā tasmānmahāmuneḥ || 39 ||
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yathā viḍaṃbanā jātā devarājasya garhitā |
tathā ca dānavaiḥ sarvaṃ trailokyaṃ vyākulīkṛtam || 40 ||
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yathā na kurute rājyaṃ vrīḍitaḥ sa śacīpatiḥ |
tacchrutvā padmajastūrṇaṃ hariśaṃbhusamanvitaḥ || 41 ||
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jagāma tatra yatrāste duḥkhitaḥ pākaśāsanaḥ |
gautamaṃ ca samānīya tatraiva ca pitāmahaḥ || 42 ||
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tataḥ provāca pratyakṣaṃ devānāṃ vāsavasya ca |
ayuktaṃ devarājena vihitaṃ munisattama || 43 ||
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yatte pradūṣitā bhāryā kāmopahatacetasā |
na te doṣo'sti yacchaptaśchidre cāsminpuraṃdaraḥ |
paraṃ praśasyate nityaṃ munīnāṃ paramā kṣamā || 44 ||
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yathā trailokyarājyaṃ svaṃ prakaroti śatakratuḥ |
tvayā svayaṃ prasādena tathā nītirvidhīyatām || 45 ||
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dattvā'sya vṛṣaṇau bhūyo nāśa yitvā bhagānimān |
martyaloke gatiścāsya yathā syāttatsamācara || 46 ||
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tacchrutvā vacanaṃ teṣāṃ sa munirdevagauravāt |
vṛṣaṇau meṣasaṃbhūtau yojayāmāsa tau tadā || 47 ||
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tānbhagānpāṇinā spṛṣṭvā cakre netrāṇi sanmuniḥ |
tataḥ provāca tāndevāngautamaśca mahātapāḥ || 48 ||
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sahasrākṣo mayā śakro nirmitoyaṃ surottamāḥ |
sa meṣavṛṣaṇaścāpi svaṃ ca rājyaṃ kariṣyati |
śobhā'sya netrajā vaktre suramyā saṃbhaviṣyati || 49 ||
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puṃstvaṃ ca meṣajotthābhyāṃ vṛṣaṇābhyāṃ bhaviṣyati |
na ca martye gatiścāsya pūjārthaṃ saṃbhaviṣyati || 50 ||
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etasminnantare jātaḥ sahasrākṣaḥ puraṃdaraḥ |
śobhayā parayā yukto munestasya prabhāva taḥ || 51 ||
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tataḥ saṃgṛhya pādau ca gautamasya mahātmanaḥ |
provāca vacanaṃ śakraḥ sarvadevasamāgame || 52 ||
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durlabhā martyalokotthā pūjā brāhmaṇasattama |
sā me tava prasādena yathā syāttatsamācara || 53 ||
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trailokyapatijā saṃjñā mā nāśaṃ yātu me dvija |
prasādāttava sā nityaṃ yathā syāttadvidhīyatām || 54 ||
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tacchrutvā lajjayāviṣṭaḥ kṛpayā cātha sanmuniḥ |
tamūce sarvadevānāṃ pratyakṣaṃ pākaśāsanam || 55 ||
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paṃcarātraṃ ca te pūjā martyaloke bhaviṣya ti |
ananyāṃ tṛptimabhyeṣi yathā caiva tu vatsaram || 56 ||
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yatra deśe pure grāme paṃcarātraṃ mahotsavaḥ |
tatra saṃvatsaraṃ yāvannīrogo bhavitā janaḥ || 57 ||
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ādhayo vyādhayo naiva na durbhikṣaṃ kathaṃcana |
na ca rājño vināśaḥ syānnaiva loke'sukhaṃ kvacit || 58 ||
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yatra sthāne maho bhāvī tāvakaśca puraṃdara |
prabhūtapayaso gāvaḥ prabhaviṣyaṃti tatra ca |
subhikṣaṃ sukhino lokāḥ sarvopadravavarjitāḥ || 59 ||
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indra uvāca |
yadyevaṃ śaradi prāpte sarva sattvamanohare |
saptacchadasamākīrṇe bandhūkasuvirājite || 60 ||
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mālatīgandhasaṃkīrṇe navasasyasamākule |
caṃdrajyotsnākṛtoddyote ṣaṭpadārāva saṃkule || 61 ||
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kumudotpalasaṃyukte tatra syātsumahotsavaḥ |
yena bālo'pi vṛddho'pi saṃhṛṣṭastatsamācara || 62 ||
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gautama uvāca |
adya śravaṇanakṣatre tava datto mahotsavaḥ |
vaiṣṇave puṇyanakṣatre sarvapāpavivarjite || 63 ||
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tvayā me dharṣitā bhāryā pauṣṇe nakṣatrasaṃjñite |
tasminbhaviṣyati vyaktaṃ tava pātaḥ puraṃdara || 64 ||
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yenaiṣā māmakī kīrtistāvakaṃ vaktu karma tat |
vikhyātiṃ yātu loke'tra na kaścitpāpamācaret || 65 ||
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śravaṇādīni paṃcaiva nakṣatrāṇi pṛthakpṛthak |
tava pūjākṛte paṃca kratutulyāni tāni ca |
bhaviṣyaṃti na saṃdehaḥ sarvatīrthamayāni ca || 66 ||
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yo yaṃ kāmamabhidhyāya pūjāṃ tava kariṣyati |
viśeṣātphalapuṣpaiśca sa taṃ kṛtsnamavāpnuyāt || 67 ||
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paraṃ mūrtirna te pūjyā kutrāpi ca bhaviṣyati |
tvayā me dūṣitā bhāryā brāhmaṇī prāṇasaṃmatā || 68 ||
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tasmādvṛkṣodbhavāṃ yaṣṭiṃ brāhmaṇā vedapāragāḥ |
tāvakaiḥ sakalairmaṃtraiḥ sthāpayiṣyaṃti śaktitaḥ || 69 ||
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paṃcarātravidhānena yathānyeṣāṃ divaukasām |
tataḥ saṃkramaṇaṃ kṛtvā pūjā martyasamudbhavā |
tvayā grāhyā sahasrākṣa tṛptiścaiva bhaviṣyati || 70 ||
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yo yathā caiva te yaṣṭiṃ suptāmutthāpayiṣyati |
tasya tasyādhikā siddhiḥ saṃbhaviṣyaṃti vāsava || 71 ||
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paṃcarātravratarato yo brahmacaryaparāyaṇaḥ |
prakariṣyati te pūjāṃ phalapuṣpairyathoditaiḥ || 72 ||
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paradārakṛtātpāpātsa sarvānmuktimeṣyati || 73 ||
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namaḥ śakrāya devāya śunāsīrāya te namaḥ |
namaste vajrahastāya namaste vajrapāṇaye || 74 ||
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mantreṇānena yaścārghyaṃ tava śakra pradāsyati |
paradārakṛtaṃ pāpaṃ tasya sarvaṃ prayāsyati || 785 ||
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yaścedaṃ tava saṃvādaṃ mayā sārdhaṃ puraṃdara |
kīrtayiṣyati sadbhaktyā tathaivākarṇayiṣyati || 76 ||
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tasya saṃvatsaraṃ yāvannaiva rogo bhaviṣyati |
tacchrutvā vibudhāḥ sarve tathetyuktvā praharṣitāḥ || 77 ||
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jagmuḥ śakraṃ samādāya punarevāmarāvatīm |
gautamo'pi nijā vāsaṃ gataḥ kopasamāśritaḥ || 78 ||
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iti śrīskānde mahāpurāṇa ekāśītisāhasryāṃ saṃhitāyāṃ ṣaṣṭhe nāgarakhaṇḍe hāṭakeśvarakṣetramāhātmya indramahotsavavarṇanaṃnāma saptottaradviśatatamo'dhyāyaḥ || 207 ||
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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 207

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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