The Skanda Purana

by G. V. Tagare | 1950 | 2,545,880 words

This page describes Avantikshetra-mahatmya which is section 1 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 1 - Avantīkṣetra-māhātmya

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The Avantīkṣetramāhātmya (Avantī-kṣetra-māhātmya) has 71 chapters and details the Ujjain Tirtha region.

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