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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īśvara uvāca |
tato gacchenmahādevi kapileśvaramuttamam |
tasyaiva pūrvadigbhāge nātidūre vyava sthitam || 1 ||
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liṃgaṃ mahāprabhāvaṃ tu darśanātpāpanāśanam |
kapilonāma rājarṣiryatra taptvā mahātapaḥ || 2 ||
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saṃprāptaḥ paramāṃ siddhiṃ pratiṣṭhāpya maheśvaram |
devasāṃnidhyamīśānaṃ tasmiṃlliṃge sadā hariḥ || 3 ||
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śuklapakṣe caturdaśyāṃ sarvalokahitārthataḥ |
saptakṛtvo mahādevaṃ someśaṃ kapileśvaram |
yaḥ paśyetprayato bhūtvā sa godānaphalaṃ labhet || 4 ||
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tiladhenuṃ ca yo dadyāttasmiṃstīrthe samāhitaḥ |
tilasaṃkhyāyugānyeva sa svarge vasati priye || 5 ||
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iti śrīskānde mahāpurāṇa ekāśītisāhasryāṃ saṃhitāyāṃ saptame prabhāsakhaṇḍe prathame prabhāsakṣetramāhātmye kapileśvaramāhātmyavarṇanaṃ nāma tripañcāśo'dhyāyaḥ || 53 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Chapter 53

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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