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 |
duḥśīlo'pi ca tatkṛtvā gurornāmnā śivālayam |
nimbeśvara iti khyātaṃ dakṣiṇāṃ diśamāśritam || 1 ||
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cakāra parayā bhaktyā tatpādābjamanusmaran |
tathā tasya tu bhāryā yā nāmnā śākaṃbharī smṛtā || 2 ||
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svanāmāṃkā tatra durgā tathā saṃsthāpitā tayā |
tatastu taddhanaṃ tābhyāṃ kiciccheṣaṃ vyavasthitam || 3 ||
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pūjārthaṃ devatābhyāṃ ca brāhmaṇebhyaḥ samarpitam |
bhikṣābhujau tato jātau dampatī tau tataḥ param || 4 ||
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kasyacittvatha kālasya duḥśīlo nidhanaṃ gataḥ || 5 ||
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śākaṃbharyapi tatkāyaṃ gṛhītvā havyavāhanam |
praviṣṭā nṛpaśārdūla nirvikalpena cetasā || 6 ||
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tato vimānamāruhya varāpsaraḥsusevitam |
gatau tau dvāvapi svargaṃ saṃprahṛṣṭatanūruhau || 7 ||
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etaṃ duḥśīlajaṃ yastu paṭhedākhyānamuttamam |
sa sarvairmucyate pāpairajñānavihitairnṛpa || 8 ||
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iti śrīskānde mahāpurāṇa ekāśītisāhasryāṃ saṃhitāyāṃ ṣaṣṭhe nāgarakhaṇḍe hāṭakeśvarakṣetramāhātmye nimbeśvaraśākaṃbharyutpattimāhātmyavarṇanaṃ nāma pañcasaptatyuttaradviśatatamodbhayāyaḥ || 275 ||
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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 275

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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