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 |
evaṃ munīndrāḥ kathite prabhāve śaṃkareṇa tu |
punaḥ papraccha sā devī kṛtāṃjalipuṭā satī || 1 ||
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devyuvāca |
devadeva jagannātha kṣetratīrthamaya prabho |
prabhāsakṣetramāhātmyaṃ vistarātkathayasva me || 2 ||
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kathaṃ tuṣyasi martyānāṃ kṣetre tatra vicetasām |
japtaṃ dattaṃ hutaṃ yaṣṭaṃ tapastaptaṃ kṛtaṃ ca yat |
prabhāse tu mahākṣetre kasmāttatrākṣayaṃ bhavet || 3 ||
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jātyaṃtarasahasreṣu yatpāpaṃ pūrvasaṃcitam |
tatkathaṃ kṣayamāpnoti tanmamācakṣva śaṃkara || 4 ||
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yadi prabhāsaṃ sarveṣāṃ tīrthānāṃ pravaraṃ matam |
kimanyairbahubhistatra karttavyaṃ tīrthavistaraiḥ || 5 ||
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ekaṃ yadi bhavettīrthaṃ mano niḥsaṃśayaṃ bhavet |
bahutve sati tīrthānāṃ mano vicalate nṛṇām || 6 ||
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tasmātsarvaṃ parityajya tīrthajālaṃ savistaram |
prabhāsasyaiva māhātmyaṃ kathayasva sureśvara || 7 ||
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kṣetrapramāṇaṃ sīmāṃ ca kṣetrasāraṃ hi yatprabho |
vaktumarhasi tatsarvaṃ paraṃ kautūhalaṃ hi me || 8 ||
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īśvara uvāca |
śṛṇu devi pravakṣyāmi kṣetrāṇāṃ kṣetramuttamam |
sarvakṣetreṣu yatkṣetraṃ prabhāsaṃ tu priyaṃ mama || 9 ||
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prabhāse tu parā siddhiḥ prabhāse tu parā gatiḥ |
yatra saṃnihito nityamahaṃ bhadre nirantaram || 10 ||
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tasya pramāṇaṃ vakṣyāmi sarvasīmāsamanvitam |
kṣetraṃ tu trividha proktaṃ tatte vakṣyāmyanukramāt || 11 ||
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kṣetraṃ pīṭhaṃ garbhagṛhaṃ prabhāsasya prakīrtyate |
yathākramaṃ phalaṃ tasya koṭikoṭiguṇaṃ smṛtam || 12 ||
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kṣetraṃ tu prathamaṃ proktaṃ tacca dvādaśayojanam |
pañcayojanamānena kṣetrapīṭhaṃ prakīrtitam || 13 ||
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garbhagṛhaṃ ca gavyūtiḥ karṇikā sā mama priyā |
kṣetrasīmā pravakṣyāmi śṛṇu devi yathākramam || 14 ||
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āyāmavyāsataścaiva ādimadhyāntasaṃsthitam |
pūrve taptodaka svāmī paścime mādhavaḥ smṛtaḥ || 15 ||
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dakṣiṇe sāgarastadvadbhadrā nadyuttare matā |
evaṃ sīmāsamāyuktaṃ kṣetraṃ dvādaśayojanam || 16 ||
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etatprābhāsikaṃ kṣetraṃ sarvapātakanāśanam |
tanmadhye pīṭhikā proktā pañcayojanavistṛtā || 17 ||
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nyaṃkumanyapareṇaiva vajriṇyāḥ pūrvatastathā |
māheśvaryā dakṣiṇataḥ samudrottaratastathā || 18 ||
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āyāmavyāsataścaiva pañcayojanavistaram |
pīṭhametatsamākhyātamatho garbhagṛhaṃ śṛṇu || 19 ||
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dakṣiṇottarato yāvatsamudrā tkauraveśvarī |
pūrvapaścimato yāvadgomukhāccāśvamedhikam |
etadgarbhagṛhaṃ proktaṃ kailāsānmama vallabham || 20 ||
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atrāntare tu deveśi yāni tīrthāni bhūtale |
vāpīkūpataḍāgāni devatāyatanāni ca || 21 ||
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sarāṃsi saritaścaiva palvalāni hradāstathā |
tāni medhyāni sarvāṇi sarvapāpaharāṇi ca || 22 ||
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yatra tatra naraḥ snātvā svargaloke mahīyate |
kṣetrasya prathamo bhāgo medhyo māheśvaraḥ smṛtaḥ || 23 ||
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dvitīyo vaiṣṇavo bhāgo brahmabhāgastṛtīyakaḥ |
tīrthānāṃ koṭirekā tu brāhme bhāge vyavasthitā || 24 ||
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vaiṣṇave koṭirekā tu tīrthānāṃ varavarṇini |
sārddhakoṭistu saṃproktā rudrabhāge ca madhyataḥ || 25 ||
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evaṃ devi samākhyātaṃ tatkṣetraṃ hi tridaivatam |
guhyādguhyataraṃ kṣetraṃ mama priyataraṃ śubhe || 26 ||
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tisraḥ koṭyo'rddhakoṭiśca kṣetre proktā vibhāgataḥ |
yātrā tu trividhā jñeyā tāṃ śṛṇuṣva varānane || 27 ||
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raudrī tu prathamā yātrā vaiṣṇavī ca dvitīyikā |
brāhmī tṛtīyā saṃkhyātā sarvapātakanāśinī || 28 ||
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brāhme vibhāge saṃproktā icchāśaktirvarānane |
kriyā ca vaiṣṇave bhāge dvitīye tu prakīrtitā || 29 ||
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raudre bhāge tṛtīye tu jñānaśaktirvarānane |
yadi pāpo yadi śaṭho yadi naiṣkṛtiko naraḥ || 30 ||
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nirmuktaḥ sarvapāpebhyo madhyabhāge vasettu yaḥ |
himavaṃtaṃ parityajya parvataṃ gaṃdhamādanam || 31 ||
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kailāsaṃ niṣadhaṃ caiva merupṛṣṭhaṃ mahādyutim |
ramyaṃ triśikharaṃ caiva mānasaṃ ca mahāgirim || 32 ||
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devodyānāni ramyāṇi naṃdanaṃ vanameva ca |
svargasthānāni ramyāṇi tīrthānyāyatanāni ca |
tāni sarvāṇi saṃtyajya prabhāse tu ratirmama || 33 ||
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yastatra vasate devi saṃyatātmā samāhitaḥ |
trikālamapi bhuṃjāno vāyubhakṣasamo bhavet || 34 ||
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vighnairāloḍyamāno'pi yaḥ prabhāsaṃ na muṃcati |
sa muṃcati jarāṃ mṛtyuṃ janmacakramaśāśvatam || 35 ||
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janmāṃtaraśatairdevi yogo vā yadi labhyate |
mokṣasya ca sahasreṇa janmanāṃ labhyate na ca || 36 ||
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prabhāse tu mahādevi ye sthitā kṛtaniścayāḥ |
ekena janmanā teṣāṃ mokṣo naivātra saṃśayaḥ || 37 ||
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prabhāse tu sthitā ye vai brāhmaṇāḥ saṃśitavratāḥ |
mṛtyuṃjayena saṃyuktaṃ japaṃti śatarudriyam || 38 ||
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kālāgnirudrasāṃnidhye dakṣiṇāṃ diśamāśritāḥ |
jñānaṃ cotpadyate tatra ṣaṇmāsābhyaṃtareṇa tu || 39 ||
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śivastu procyate vedo nāmaparyāyavācakaiḥ |
tasya cātmasvarūpaṃ tu śatarudraṃ prakīrtitam || 40 ||
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kalpeṣu vedāśca punaḥpunarāvartakāḥ smṛtāḥ |
maṃtrāścaiva tathā devi muktvā tu śatarudriyam || 41 ||
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īḍyaṃ caiva tu maṃtreṇa māmeva hi yajaṃti ye |
prabhāsakṣetramāsādya te muktā nātra saṃśayaḥ || 42 ||
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samaṃtro'maṃtrako vāpi yastatra vasate naraḥ |
so'pi yāṃ gatimāpnoti yajñairdānairna sādhyate || 43 ||
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asmikṣetre svayaṃbhūśca sthitaḥ sākṣānmaheśvaraḥ |
rudrāṇāṃ koṭayaścaiva prabhāse saṃvyavasthitāḥ || 44 ||
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dhyāyamānāstathoṃkāraṃ sthitāḥ someśadakṣiṇe || 45 ||
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brahmāṃḍodaramadhye tu yāni tīrthāni suvrate |
someśvaraṃ gamiṣyaṃti vaiśākhasya caturdaśī || 46 ||
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manobuddhirahaṃkāraḥ kāmakrodhau tathā'pare |
ete rakṣaṃti satataṃ someśaṃ pāpanāśanam || 47 ||
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na sā gatiḥ kurukṣetre gaṃgādvāre tripuṣkare |
yā gatirvihitā puṃsāṃ prabhāsakṣetravāsinām || 48 ||
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tiryagyonigatāḥ sattvā ye prabhāse kṛtālayāḥ |
kālena nidhanaṃ prāptāstepi yāṃti parāṃ gatim || 49 ||
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tadguhyaṃ devadevasya tattīrthaṃ tattapovanam |
tatra brahmādayo devā nārāyaṇapurogamāḥ || 50 ||
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yoginaśca tathā sāṃkhyā bhagavaṃtaṃ sanātanam |
upāsate prabhāsaṃ tu madbhaktā matparāyaṇāḥ || 51 ||
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aṣṭau māsānvihāraḥ syādyatīnāṃ saṃyatātmanām |
eke ca caturo māsānaṣṭau vā niyataṃ vaset || 52 ||
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prabhāse tu praviṣṭānāṃ vihārastu na vidyate |
atra yogaśca mokṣaśca prāpyate durlabho naraiḥ || 53 ||
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tasmātprabhāsaṃ saṃtyajya nānyadgacchettapovanam |
prabhāsaṃ ye na sevaṃte mūḍhāste tamasā vṛtāḥ || 54 ||
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viṇmūtraretasāṃ madhye saṃbhavaṃti punaḥpunaḥ |
kāmaḥ krodhastathā lobho daṃbhaḥ staṃbho'tha matsaraḥ || 55 ||
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nidrā taṃdrā tathā'lasyaṃ paiśunyamiti te daśa |
ete rakṣaṃti satataṃ someśaṃ tīrthanāyakam || 56 ||
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na prabhāse mṛtaḥ kaścinnarakaṃ yāti kilbiṣī |
yāvajjīvaṃ naro yastu vasate kṛtaniścayaḥ || 57 ||
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agnihotraiśca saṃnyāsairāśramaiśca supālitaiḥ |
tridaṃḍairekadaṃḍaiśca śaivaiḥ pāśupatairapi || 58 ||
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etairanyaiśca yatibhiḥ prāpyate yatphalaṃ śubham |
tatsarvaṃ labhyate devi śrīsomeśvarayātrayā || 59 ||
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eko hyarcayate liṃgaṃ tapasyati tathāparaḥ |
tayormadhye tu śreṣṭho yaḥ someśaṃ ca prapūjayet || 6 ||
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yattadyoge ca sāṃkhye ca siddhāṃte paṃcarātrike |
anyaiśca śāstrairvijñeyaṃ prabhāse saṃvyavasthitam || 61 ||
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liṃge caiva sthitaṃ sarvaṃ jagadetaccarācaram |
tasmālliṃge sadā devaḥ pūjanīyaḥ prayatnataḥ || 62 ||
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mamaiva sā parā mūrtiḥ śrīsomeśākhyayā sthitā |
tena caiṣā tmanātmānamārādhanaparo hyaham || 63 ||
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anekajanmasāhasrairbhramamāṇastu janmabhiḥ |
kastāṃ prāpnoti vai muktiṃ vinā someśapūjanāt || 64 ||
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yatkiñcidaśubhaṃ karma kṛtaṃ mānuṣabuddhinā |
tatsarvaṃ vilayaṃ yāti śrīsomeśvarapūjanāt || 65 ||
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anekajanmakoṭībhirjaṃtubhiryatkṛtaṃ hyagham |
tatsarvaṃ nāśamāyāti śrīsomeśvarapūjanāt || 66 ||
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tīrthāni yāni loke'sminsevyaṃte pāpamokṣibhiḥ |
tāni sarvāṇi śuddhyarthaṃ prabhāse saṃviśaṃti hi || 67 ||
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yo'sau kālāgnirudrastu procyate vedavādibhiḥ |
so'yaṃ bhairavanāmnā tu prabhāse saṃvyavasthitaḥ || 68 ||
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janānāṃ duṣkṛtaṃ sarvaṃ kṣetramadhye vyavasthitaḥ |
bhairavaṃ rūpamāsthāya nāśayāmi sureśvari || 69 ||
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jagatsarvaṃ caritvā tu sthito'haṃ sacarācaram |
tena bhairavanāmāhaṃ prabhāse saṃvyavasthitaḥ || 70 ||
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agninā yatra taptaṃ tu divyābdānāṃ caturyugam |
meghavāhanakalpe tu tatra liṃgaṃ babhūva ha || 71 ||
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agnimīḍeti vedoktaprabhāvaḥ surasuṃdari |
kālāgnirudranāmā ca devaiḥ sarvairudāhṛtam || 72 ||
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agnīśāneti deveśi nāmatritayamucyate |
kalpekalpe tu nāmāni kathituṃ naiva śakyate |
asaṃkhyatvācca kalpānāṃ brahmaṇā ca varānane || 73 ||
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evaṃ caiva rahasyaṃ ca mahāgopyaṃ varānane |
snehānmahatyā bhaktyā ca mayā te parikīrtitam || 74 ||
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ekatastu jagatsarvaṃ karma kāṃḍe pratiṣṭhitam |
yajñadānatapohomaiḥ svādhyāyaiḥ pitṛtarpaṇaiḥ || 75 ||
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upavāsairvrataiḥ kṛtsnaiścāṃdrāyaṇaśataistathā |
ṣaḍrātraiśca trirātraiśca tīrthādigamanaiḥ paraiḥ || 76 ||
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āśramairvividhākārairyatibhirbrahmacāribhiḥ |
vānaprasthairgṛhasthaiśca vedakarmaparāyaṇaiḥ || 77 ||
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anyaiśca vividhākārairlokamārgasthitaiḥ śubhaiḥ |
na tatpadaṃ paraṃ devi śakyaṃ vīkṣayituṃ kvacit || 78 ||
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yāvanna cārcayeddevi someśaṃ liṃganāyakam |
līlayā vāpi tairdraṣṭuṃ tatpadaṃ durlabhaṃ param || 79 ||
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pūjito yairjagannāthaḥ someśaḥ kila bhairavaḥ |
tiryagyonigatā ye tu paśupakṣipipīlikāḥ || 80 ||
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antarjjalagatā ye tu kṛmikīṭapataṃgakāḥ |
sthāvarā jaṃgamāścānye manuṣyāḥ paśavaḥ striyaḥ || 8 || |
bālā vṛddhāstathā ṣaṇḍhāḥ śvānagarddabhavāyasāḥ |
caṃḍālāḥ puṣkasāḥ śūdrā mlecchā ye'nye viyonijāḥ || 82 ||
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mūrkhāstu paṇḍitāścāpi ye cānye kutsitā bhuvi |
te sarve muktimāyāṃti prabhāse ye mṛtāḥ śubhe || 83 ||
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kālānalasya rudrasya kālarājena cāgninā |
dagdhāste jantavaḥ sarve prabhāse ye mṛtāḥ śubhe || 84 ||
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durllabhaṃ tu mama kṣetraṃ prabhāsaṃ devi pāpinām |
na tatra labhate mṛtyuṃ pāpātmā lokavaṃdite || 85 ||
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mayā dakṣiṇabhāge ca vighneśaḥ saṃpratiṣṭhitaḥ |
uttare daṇḍapāṇistu kṣetrametacca rakṣati || 86 ||
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tathānye gaṇapāḥ sarve madājñāvaśavartinaḥ |
kṣetraṃ rakṣaṃti deveśi teṣāṃ nāmāni me śṛṇu || 87 ||
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mahābalastu caṇḍīśo ghaṃṭākarṇastu gomukhaḥ |
vināyako mahānādaḥ kākavaktraḥ śubhekṣaṇaḥ |
ekākṣo dundubhiścaṃḍastālajaṃghastathaiva ca || 88 ||
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bhūmidaṃḍaśca caṃḍaśca śaṃkukarṇaśca vaidhṛtiḥ |
tālacaṇḍo mahātejā vikaṭāsyo hayānanaḥ || 989 ||
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hastivaktraḥ śvānavaktro biḍālavadanastathā |
siṃhavyāghramukhāścānye vīrabhadrādayastathā || 90 ||
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vināyakaṃ puraskṛtya deva devaṃ kaparddinam |
ekādaśa tathā koṭyo niyutāni trayodaśa || 91 ||
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arbudaṃ ca gaṇānāṃ ca prabhāsaṃ kṣetramāśritāḥ |
dvāridvāri pracaṃḍāste śūlamudgarapāṇayaḥ || 92 ||
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prabhāsakṣetraṃ rakṣaṃti devadevasya vai gṛham |
na kaścidduṣṭabuddhyā tu praviśediti saṃsthitiḥ || 93 ||
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śatakoṭigaṇaiścāpi pūrvadvāri tu saṃvṛtaḥ |
aṭṭahāso gaṇo nāma prabhāsaṃ tatra rakṣati || 94 ||
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kālākṣo bhīṣaṇaścaṃḍo vṛto'ṣṭādaśakoṭibhiḥ |
ghaṃṭākarṇagaṇo nāma dakṣiṇaṃ dvāramāśritaḥ || 95 ||
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paścimadvāramāśritya sthitavānviṣṭaro gaṇaḥ |
daṇḍapāṇiḥ sthitastatra devadevasya cottare || 96 ||
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yogakṣemaṃ vahannityaṃ prabhāse bhāvitātmanām |
bhīṣaṇākṣastathaiśānyāmāgneyyāṃ chāgavaktrakaḥ || 97 ||
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nairṛtyāṃ caṃḍanādastu vāyavyāṃ bhairavānanaḥ |
nandī caiva mahākālo daṇḍapāṇirvināyakaḥ || 98 ||
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eteṅgarakṣakā madhye śatakoṭigaṇairvṛtāḥ |
evaṃ rakṣaṃti bahavo hyasaṃkhyeyā gaṇeśvarāḥ || 99 ||
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kalikalmaṣasaṃbhūtyā yeṣāṃ copahatā matiḥ |
na teṣāṃ tadbhavedgamyaṃ sthānamardhendumaulinaḥ || 100 ||
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gaṃdharvaiḥ kinnarairyakṣairapsarobhistathoragaiḥ |
siddhaiḥ saṃpūjya deveśaṃ someśaṃ pāpanāśanam || 101 ||
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antardhānaṃ gatairnityaṃ prabhāsaṃ tu niṣevyate |
saptalokeṣu ye santi siddhāḥ pātālavāsinaḥ |
pradakṣiṇaṃ te kurvaṃti someśaṃ kālabhairavam || 102 ||
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pṛthivyāṃ yāni tīrthāni puṇyānyāyatanāni ca |
lākuliṃ bhārabhūtiṃ ca āṣāḍhiṃ daṇḍameva ca || 103 ||
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puṣkaraṃ naimiṣaṃ caiva amareśaṃ tathāparam || |
bhairavaṃ madhyamaṃ kālaṃ kedāraṃ kaṇavīrakam || 104 ||
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haricaṃdrastu śaileśastathā vastrāṃtikeśvaraḥ |
aṭṭahāsaṃ mahendraṃ ca śrīśailaṃ ca gayā tathā || 105 ||
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etāni sarvatīrthāni devaṃ someśvaraṃ prabhum |
pradakṣiṇaṃ prakurvaṃti tatra liṃgaṃ stuvaṃti ca || 106 ||
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brahmā janārdanaścānye ye devā jagati sthitāḥ |
agniliṃgasamīpasthāḥ saṃdhyākāle stuvaṃti ca || 107 ||
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ṣaṣṭikoṭisahasrāṇi ṣaṣṭikoṭiśatāni ca |
sarve someśvaraṃ yāṃti māghakṛṣṇacaturddaśīm || 108 ||
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tasminkāle ca yo dadyātsomeśe ghṛtakambalam || 109 ||
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ghṛtaṃ rasaṃ tilāndugdhaṃ jalaṃ caṃdrādhivāsitam |
ekatra kṛtvā kāśmīramityetadghṛtakaṃbalam || 110 ||
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śivarātryāṃ tu karttavyametadgopyaṃ mama priyam |
evaṃ kṛte ca yatpuṇyaṃ gadituṃ tanna śakyate || 111 ||
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tatra dakṣiṇabhāge tu svayaṃ bhūtavināyakam |
prathamaṃ pūjayeddevi yadīcchetsiddhimātmanaḥ || 112 ||
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ūṣarāṇāṃ ca sarveṣāṃ prabhāsakṣetramūṣaram |
pīṭhānāṃ caiva pīṭhaṃ ca kṣetrāṇāṃ kṣetramuttamam |
sandehānāṃ ca sarveṣāmayaṃ saṃdeha uttamaḥ || 113 ||
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ye kecidyoginaḥ saṃti śatakoṭipravistarāḥ |
teṣāṃ kṣetre prabhāse tu ratirnnānyatra kutracit || 114 ||
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liṃgādīśānabhāge tu saṃsthitā surasundari || 115 ||
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mayā yā kathitā tubhyamumā nāma kalā śubhā |
sā satī procyate devi dakṣasya duhitā purā || 116 ||
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dakṣakopāccharīraṃ tu saṃtyajya paramā kalā |
himavaṃtagṛhe jātā umānāmnā ca viśrutā || 117 ||
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tena devi tvayā sārddhaṃ tatrasthā varadāḥ smṛtāḥ |
navakoṭyastu cāmuṃḍāstasminkṣetre sthitāḥ svayam || 118 ||
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caitre māsi sitāṣṭamyāṃ tatra tvāṃ yadi pūjayet |
eka viṃśatijanmāni dāridryaṃ tasya no bhavet || 119 ||
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amā somena saṃyuktā kadācidyadi labhyate |
tasyāṃ someśvaraṃ dṛṣṭvā koṭiyajñaphalaṃ labhet || 120 ||
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etatkṣetraṃ mahāguhyaṃ sarvapātakanāśanam |
rudrāṇāṃ koṭayo yatra ekādaśa samāsate || 121 ||
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dvādaśātra dineśānāṃ vasavo'ṣṭau samāgatāḥ |
gandharvayakṣarakṣāṃsi asaṃkhyātā gaṇeśvarāḥ || 122 ||
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umāpi tatra pārśvasthā sarvadevaistu saṃstutā |
nandī ca gaṇanātho yo devadevasya śūlinaḥ || 123 ||
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mahākālasya ye cānye gaṇapāḥ saṃti pārśvagāḥ |
gaṃgā ca yamunā caiva tathā devī sarasvatī || 124 ||
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anyāśca saritaḥ puṇyā nadāścaiva hradāstathā |
samudrāḥ parvatāḥ kūpā vanaspataya eva ca || 125 ||
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sthāvaraṃ jaṃgamaṃ caiva prabhāse tu samāgatam |
anye caiva gaṇāstatra prabhāse saṃvyavasthitāḥ || 126 ||
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na mayā kathitāḥ sarva uddeśena kvacitkvacit |
bhaktyā paramayā yukto devadevi vināyakam |
tṛtīyaṃ pūjayettatra vāṃchetkṣetraphalaṃ yadi || 127 ||
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dvādaśaivaṃ tathā cāṣṭau catvāriṃśacca koṭayaḥ |
nadīnāmagnitīrthasya dvāre tiṣṭhaṃti bhāmini || 128 ||
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nirmālyalaṃghanaṃ kiṃcidajñātādyadi vai kṛtam |
tatsarvaṃ vilayaṃ yāti agnitīrthasya darśanāt || 129 ||
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devi kiṃ bahunoktena kṣetrametanmahāprabham |
na te varṇayituṃ śakyaṃ kalpakoṭiśatairapi || 13 ||
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ye cāṃtarikṣe bhuvi ye ca devāstīrthāni vai yāni digaṃtareṣu |
kṣetraṃ prabhāsaṃ pravaraṃ hi teṣāṃ someśvaraṃ devi tathā variṣṭham || 131 ||
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ye cāṃḍajāścodbhijāścaiva jīvāḥ sasvedajāścaiva jarāyujāśca |
devi prabhāse tu gatāsavo'tha muktiṃ paraṃ yāṃti na saṃśayo'tra || 132 ||
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iti nigaditametaddevadevasya citraṃ caritamidamaciṃtyaṃ devi te śaṃkarasya |
kalikaluṣavidāraṃ sarvaloko'pi yāyādyadi paṭhati śṛṇoti stauti nityaṃ ya ittham || 133 ||
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iti śrīskāṃde mahāpurāṇa ekāśītisāhasryāṃ saṃhitāyāṃ saptame prabhāsakhaṃḍe prathame prabhāsakṣetramāhātmye kṣetrapramāṇavarṇanaṃ nāma caturtho'dhyāyaḥ || 4 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Chapter 4

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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