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 devaṃ trailokyapūjitam |
vṛṣadhvajeśvaraṃ nāma sthitaṃ dakṣiṇatastathā || 1 ||
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yattadakṣaramavyaktaṃ paraṃ yasmānna vidyate |
yogagamyamanādyaṃtaṃ vṛṣabhadhvaja saṃmitam || 2 ||
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sarvāścaryamayaṃ devi buddhigrāhyaṃ nirāmayam |
viśvataḥ pāṇipādaṃ ca viśvato'kṣiśiromukham || 3 ||
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taṃ ca devaṃ ciraṃ sthāṇuṃ vṛṣabhadhvajasaṃjñitam |
pṛthurmarucca bharataḥ śaśabindurgayaḥ śibiḥ || 4 ||
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rāmoṃ'barīṣo māṃdhātā dilīpo'tha bhagīrathaḥ |
suhotro raṃtidevaśca yayātiḥ sagarastathā || 5 ||
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ṣoḍaśaite nṛpā dhanyāḥ prabhāsaṃ kṣetramāśritāḥ |
vṛṣadhvajeśamārādhya yajñairiṣṭvā divaṃ gatāḥ || 6 ||
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satyaṃ vacmi hitaṃ vacmi sāraṃ vacmi punaḥpunaḥ |
asāre dagdhasaṃsāre sāraṃ tatra śivārcanam || 7 ||
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punarjanma punarmṛtyuḥ punaḥ kleśaḥ punarjarā |
aharaharghaṭīnyāyo na kadācidapīdṛśaḥ || 8 ||
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tadā śvetasya saṃsāragrantheratyantadurbhidaḥ |
paraṃ nirmūlavicchedi kriyatāṃ tadbhavārcanam || 9 ||
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tasya cintāmaṇirgehe tasya kalpadrumaḥ kule |
kuberaḥ kiṃkarastasya bhaktiryasya śive sthitā || 10 ||
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seyaṃ lakṣmīḥ purā puṃsāṃ seyaṃ bhaktiḥ samīhitā |
seyaṃ śreyaskarī mūrtirbhaktiryā vṛṣabhadhvaje || 11 ||
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puṣpaiḥ paṃcabhirapyatra pūjayitvā maheśvaram |
daśānāmaśvamedhānāṃ phalaṃ prāpnoti mānavaḥ || 12 ||
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vṛṣabhastatra dātavyo vṛṣabhadhvaja saṃnidhau |
sarvapātakanāśārthaṃ samyagyātrāphalepsubhiḥ || 13 ||
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iti śrīskāṃde mahāpurāṇa ekāśītisāhasryāṃ saṃhitāyāṃ saptame prabhāsakhaṃḍe prathame prabhāsakṣetramāhātmye vṛṣabhadhvajeśvaramāhātmyavarṇanaṃnāma viṃśatyuttaradviśatatamo'dhyāyaḥ || 220 ||
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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 220

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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