by G. V. Tagare | 1950 | 1,763,776 words
This page describes The Greatness of the Confluence of Kara and Narmada [Karanarmada] which is chapter 24 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. This is the twenty-fourth chapter of the Reva-khanda of the Avantya-khanda of the Skanda Purana.
Śrī Mārkaṇḍeya said:
With a desire to kill the Daityas, Viṣṇu formerly rubbed his hands and took up the discus. From his perspiration the excellent river began to flow and joined Revā. By taking the holy ablution there, one is rid of all sins.