The Skanda Purana

by G. V. Tagare | 1950 | 1,763,776 words

This page describes Karttikamasa-mahatmya which is section 4 of the English translation of the Skanda Purana, the largest of the eighteen Mahapuranas, preserving the ancient Indian society and Hindu traditions in an encyclopedic format, detailling on topics such as dharma (virtous lifestyle), cosmogony (creation of the universe), mythology (itihasa), genealogy (vamsha) etc.

Section 4 - Kārttikamāsa-māhātmya

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The Kārttikamāsamāhātmya (Kārttikamāsa-māhātmya) has 36 chapters.

The present volume being Vaiṣṇavakhaṇḍa of Skandapurāṇa, the months of Kārttika, Mārgaśīrṣa and Vaiśākha are glorified due to the prescription of Vaiṣṇava Vratas in them.

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