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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śrīprahlāda uvāca |
dhanyāstu naralokāste gomatyāṃ tu kṛtodakāḥ |
pūjayiṣyaṃti ye kṛṣṇaṃ ketakītulasīdalaiḥ || 1 ||
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na teṣāṃ saṃbhavo'stīha ghorasaṃsā ragahvare |
teṣāṃ mṛtyuḥ punarnāsti hyamaratvaṃ hi te gatāḥ || 2 ||
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anyatra vai yatīnāṃ tu koṭīnāṃ yatphalaṃ bhavet |
dvārakāyāṃ tu caikena bhojitena tato'dhikam || 3 ||
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atītaṃ varttamānaṃ ca bhaviṣyadyacca pātakam |
nirddahennāsti saṃdeho dvārakā manasā smṛtā || 4 ||
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jñātvā kaliyuge ghore hāhābhūtamacetanam |
dvārakāṃ ye na muñcanti kṛtārthāste narottamāḥ || 5 ||
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mṛtānāṃ yatra jaṃtūnāṃ śvetadvīpe sthitiḥ sadā || 6 ||
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agniṣvāttā barhiṣada ājyapāḥ somapāśca ye |
ekaviṃśatiḥ pitṛgaṇā dvārakāyāṃ vasaṃti te || 7 ||
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puṣkarādīni tīrthāni gaṃgādyāḥ saritastathā |
kurukṣetrādi kṣetrāṇi kāśyādīnyūṣarāṇi ca || 8 ||
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gayādipitṛtīrthāni prabhāsādyāni yāni ca |
sthānāni yāni puṇyāni grāmāśca nivasaṃti vai || 9 ||
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kāśyādipuryo yā nityaṃ nivasaṃti kalau yuge |
nityaṃ kṛṣṇasya sadane pāpināṃ muktide sadā || 10 ||
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vaiśākhaśukladvādaśyāṃ prabodhinyāṃ śeṣataḥ |
vaiśākhyāṃ daityaśārdūla kalpādiṣu yugādiṣu || 11 ||
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caṃdrasūryoparāgeṣu manvādiṣu na saṃśayaḥ |
vyatīpāteṣu saṃkrāṃtau vaidhṛtau daityanāyaka || 12 ||
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tilodakaṃ ca yaddatta tatsthale pitṛbhaktitaḥ |
tatsarvamakṣayaṃ proktaṃ gomatyāṃ snānapūrvakam || 13 ||
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ye'tra śrāddhaṃ prakurvaṃti piṃḍadānapuraḥsaram |
teṣāmatrākṣayā tṛptiḥ pitṝṇāmupajāyate || 14 ||
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iti śrīskāṃde mahāpurāṇa ekāśītisāhasryāṃ saṃhitāyāṃ saptame prabhāsakhaṇḍe caturtha dvārakāmāhātmye gomatīsnāna kṛṣṇapūjana yatibhojana dāna śrāddhādisatphalavarṇanaṃnāmaikacatvāriṃśo'dhyāyaḥ || 41 ||
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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 41

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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