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 devīṃ śālakaṭaṃkaṭām |
sāvitryā dakṣiṇe bhāge raivatātpūrvataḥ sthitām || 1 ||
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mahāpāpopaśamanīṃ sarvaduḥkhavināśanīm || pūjitāṃ sarvagandharvaiḥ sphuraddaṃṣṭrograbhīṣaṇām || 2 ||
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mahāpracaṇḍadaityaghnīṃ paulastyena pratiṣṭhitām |
mahiṣaghnīṃ mahākāyāṃ kṣetre prābhāsike sthitām || 3 ||
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māghe māse caturdaśyāṃ yastā mārādhayennaraḥ |
sa bhavetpaśumāndhīmāṃllakṣmīvānputravānsudhīḥ || 4 ||
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yastāṃ paśupradānena santarpayati bhaktitaḥ |
balipūjopahāraiśca sa syācchatru vivarjitaḥ || 5 ||
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iti śrīskānde mahāpurāṇa ekāśītisāhasryāṃ saṃhitāyā saptame prabhāsakhaṇḍe prathame prabhāsakṣetramāhātmye śālakaṭaṃkaṭā māhātmyavarṇanaṃnāmāṣṭaṣaṣṭyuttaraśatatamo'dhyāyaḥ || 168 ||
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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 168

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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