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 koṭīśvaramanuttamam |
tasmāduttarato devi koṭīśamiti viśrutam || 1 ||
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pāpaghnaṃ sarvajaṃtūnāṃ paśupāśavimokṣadam |
purā pāśupatā devi kapāleśvarasaṃnidhau || 2 ||
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tapaḥ kurvaṃti vipulaṃ bhasmoddhūlitavigrahāḥ |
jaṭāmukuṭasaṃyuktā muṃjamekhaladhāriṇaḥ || 3 ||
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śāṃtāḥ sarve jitakrodhā brāhmaṇāḥ śivayoginaḥ |
tapaḥ kurvaṃti tatrasthā vyāpya kṣetraṃ caturddiśam || 4 ||
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koṭisaṃkhyā mahādevi mantrajāpyaparāyaṇāḥ |
samyaksaṃsthāpya te liṃgaṃ kapāleśasamīpagam || 5 ||
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tataste pūjayāṃcakrustalliṃgaṃ bhaktisaṃyutāḥ |
tatastuṣṭo mahādevo muktiṃ teṣāṃ dadau haraḥ || 6 ||
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ṛṣayaḥ koṭisaṃkhyātāstasminsiddhā yataḥ priye |
tena koṭīśvaraṃ liṃgaṃ nāmnā khyātaṃ dharātale || 7 ||
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yastaṃ pūjayate bhaktyā koṭīśvaramanāmayam |
sa koṭimantrajāpyasya phalaṃ prāpsyati mānavaḥ || 8 ||
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hiraṇyaṃ tatra dātavyaṃ brāhmaṇe vedapārage |
koṭihomaphalaṃ tasya samyagyātrāphalaṃ bhavet || 9 ||
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iti śrīskāṃde mahāpurāṇa ekāśītisāhasryāṃ saṃhitāyāṃ saptame prabhāsakhaṇḍe prathame prabhāsakṣetramāhātmye koṭīśvaramāhātmyavarṇanaṃnāma caturadhika śatatamo'dhyāyaḥ || 104 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Chapter 104

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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