The Skanda Purana

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

This page describes Greatness of Pulastyeshvara (Pulastya-ishvara) which is chapter 210 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 two hundred tenth chapter of the Prabhasa-kshetra-mahatmya of the Prabhasa Khanda of the Skanda Purana.

Chapter 210 - Greatness of Pulastyeśvara (Pulastya-īśvara)

Īśvara said:

1-2. Thereafter, O great goddess, a pilgrim should go to the excellent shrine of Pulastyeśvara situated within a distance of five Dhanus to the north of Mārkaṇḍeya shrine.

O goddess, by viewing that deity and by worshipping it in accordance with injunctions, a man becomes released from the sins accumulated in the course of seven births. There is no doubt about it.

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