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.

[English text for this chapter is available]

īśvara uvāca |
tato gacchenmahādevi tṛtīyāṃ catvarapriyām |
lalitāpūrvadigbhāge daśadhanvaṃtare sthitām || 1 ||
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kṣetradūtīṃ mahāraudrīṃ rudraśaktiṃ mahāprabhām |
kṣetrarakṣāvidhau tatra mayā muktāṃ tu madhyataḥ || 2 ||
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koṭibhūtasamāyuktā mahākāyā mahāprabhā |
jīrṇe gṛhe tathodyāne prāsādāṭṭālake pathi || 3 ||
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catvareṣu ca sarveṣu kṣetra madhyasthitā satī |
rātrau paryaṭate devī bhūtānāṃ koṭibhirvṛtā || 4 ||
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mahānavamyāṃ yastatra nārī vātha naropi vā |
nānāpūjopacāraiśca pūjayedvidhivacchubhām || 5 ||
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tasya tuṣṭā'khilānkāmānsādevī saṃpradāsyati |
daṃpatyorbhojanaṃ tatra deyaṃ yātrāphalepsubhiḥ || 9 ||
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iti saṃkṣepataḥ proktaṃ māhā tmyaṃ pāpanāśanam |
kṣetradūtyāstṛtīyāyāḥ śrutamaiśvaryakārakam || 7 ||
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iti śrīskāṃde mahāpurāṇa ekāśītisāhasryāṃ saṃhitāyāṃ saptame prabhāsakhaṇḍe prathame prabhāsakṣetramāhātmye catvarādevīmāhātmyavarṇanaṃnāma dviṣaṣṭitamo'dhyāyaḥ || 62 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Chapter 62

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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